He Is Risen Indeed

The 2021 Crystal Beach Easter Sunrise Service was an unforgettably beautiful celebration. A very large crowd of worshipers showed up early to find a spot on the sand facing the huge new stage with the sunrise in full view. The Sunrise Service was not able to host everyone last year due to the pandemic, but this year, folks came from far and wide to praise and celebrate as Easter Sunday rose in


To Edith and Trish Smith

By Linda Elissalde

It is never fun to say good-bye,
And if we had one wish,
We would pick out our favorite star to beg,
Stay here dear Edith and dear Trish.


Recreational Boating Safety – Keep Back 500 Feet

Bob CurrieBy Bob Currie, Recreational Boating Safety Specialist
U. S. Coast Guard Auxiliary Base Galveston Flotilla
Everyone who drives a car has seen this warning on the back of emergency vehicles, especially fire trucks: Keep Back 500 Feet. That doesn’t mean you have to stay back 500 feet all the time- just when the vehicle is responding to an emergency. Ships and boats don’t display such


Chamber Awards Banquet


The 2021 Annual Bolivar Peninsula Chamber of Commerce Awards Dinner will be held Tuesday April 13th, 2021 at Jose’s Cantina. Get your tickets at the Chamber office, 1750 Hwy 87 Crystal Beach Monday thru Friday from 10am to 3pm. Tickets are $25 per person if purchased in advance. Seating will be limited. For more information, call 409-684-5940.


TPWD announces flounder closure

The Texas Parks & Wildlife Department is closing flounder fishing from Nov. 1 to Dec. 15. This notice was published on the TPWD website.

“During the statewide fishing regulation process in 2020, the Commission approved an annual Nov. 1 – Dec. 15 closure of the flounder fishery but delayed the implementation of this regulation until 2021. That closure will now


Adopt-A-Beach Spring Cleanup

Mark your calendar for the Texas Adopt-A-Beach 2021 Coastwide Spring Cleanup on Saturday, April 17th. ON-LINE VOLUNTEER REGISTRATION is now open, or volunteers may register on-site at the Crystal Beach Fire Station, 930 Noble Carl Road in Crystal Beach, between 8:30 am and 9:00 am. Be sure to wear closed-toe shoes and sunscreen, bring water and wear a hat. Gloves and trash bags will be provided.


Miss Bee’s Bolivar Buzz

By Shannon Williams
It has been a Monday in every sense of the word and it is still not over. It was just crazy; a whole group of my employees got their medical insurance cancelled for no reason. As you know, medical insurance is as good as gold for many of us and to be without it is very scary. I have spent the better part of the day trying to find out who entered


What’s Cookin’

By Georgia Osten
Cooking – One of my most favorite things to do! Don’t get me wrong, I’m not saying I’m a fantastic cook, not even a great cook! But, I do enjoy getting there in the kitchen and going after it. Especially with wine, a glass or two that is! I have several cookbooks, and several are my favorites. You can tell when they automatically open up to the


Upcoming Events

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Tuesday, April 13
COC Awards Banquet


Saturday, April 17
Adopt A Beach Spring Cleanup


Saturday, April 24
PSP Watermelon Crawl


Wednesday, May 5
Gulf Coast Herb Fair


Friday-Sunday, May 7-9
Texas Crab Festival



Lemonade Day

The Galveston Regional Chamber of Commerce announced that Lemonade Day Galveston County will take place during the entire month of July. “Lemonade stands symbolize the American dream,” said Gina M. Spagnola, president and chief executive officer of the Galveston Regional Chamber of Commerce. “The program empowers kids to pursue their dreams and goals—and with achievement comes


BP Lighthouse Krewe Poster Contest for Mardi Gras 2022

Bolivar Peninsula Lighthouse Krewe kicks off their Poster Design Contest For Mardi Gras 2022. The theme is “RIO CARNIVAL”. All Ages, Members & Non-Members are invited to enter! Winner will receive $100, an official 2022 BPL Krewe T-shirt, bragging rights, and exposure on the Lighthouse Krewe website, Facebook page and possible other media. Deadline for entry


TCF Coloring Sheet

Calling all artists ages 12 and under! The Texas Crab Festival is just around the corner, and the coloring contest is ready for your artistic touch. Bring your colored crab flier to the festival and receive a Free Lemonade. Then explore the grounds and enjoy the many rides and games set up just for you!

CLICK HERE to print the 2021 TCF Coloring Sheet

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