Swimming Pool, 700 Clark Parkway: swim lessons, water exercise and lap swimming. Open daily except Monday. Open swim: Tuesday through Thursday,1- 2 p.m., Friday through Sunday, 1 to 6 p.m. Lap swim: noon to 1 p.m. Call 749-2416 for more lap swim hours and information. • Computer Center, Monday – Friday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.; Saturday 10 a.m.-2 p.m.; closed Sunday. Hours subject to volunteer availability. 430 N. Alister St. Free e-mail. 749-4011. • Art Center for the Islands: Classes, workshops. 749-7334. • The University of Texas at Austin Marine Science Institute (UTMSI) Visitors Center: Open Monday - Friday, 9 a.m. -- 5 p.m. Free. • Port Aransas Museum, Alister at Brundrett street. 1 - 5 p.m. Thursday - Saturday. • Trolley: 10 a.m. - 5:55 p.m. Wave down anywhere along the route from Roberts Point Park to Beach Access Rd 1A and State Hwy. 361 South. Maps, schedules available at the Tourist Bureau. • Flexi-B bus service between Port Aransas and Corpus Christi by appointment.Call City Hall, 749- 4111 to make reservations. Picks up passengers at 7:30 a.m. and 10:00 a.m. Mon. – Fri. and at 10 a.m. Sat. Leaves Corpus Christi at 3:30 p.m. Mon. – Sat. $1.25 each way. Del Mar and TAMU-CC students ride free.
WEEKLY • Free Wetland Education Center tours, UTMSI, 10 a.m. Tues. and Thurs. (Tours cancelled on Oct. 12, 14, 19, 21 and 26.) • Port Aransas Running Club and Walkers, Too, 7 a.m., Tues., Wed., Thurs., community park swimming pool parking lot. Contact Steve Canion, 749-3388. • Rotary Club, noon Thurs., Pelican’s Landing Restaurant, 337 N. Alister St. • Adult water exercise classes, 60 minutes, 8:30 a.m., 9:30 a.m. and noon, Tues.-Fri., community park swimming pool, 700 Clark Parkway. • Alcoholics Anonymous open meeting, 8 p.m. Monday through Sunday, Sharp Pavilion behind Trinityby the-Sea Episcopal Church, 433 Trojan. 749-6449. • Adult tennis, 7:30 a.m. Mon., Wed., Fri., and 7 p.m. Mon. and Wed., PAISD courts on Station Street. Free, no partner needed. Call Murray 749-4861 or 749-5131. • Port Aransas Museum tours of the
Little Chapel on the Hill, first and third Friday and Saturday of each month at 10 a.m. Call or visit the museum for reservations, 749-3800. • Story Time, 10:30 – 11 a.m. Sat., Bill Ellis Memorial Library, 749-4116. • Port A Pens, 10-noon Mon., Bill Ellis Memorial Library, 710 W. Ave. A. • Port Aransas Volleyball Assoc. Mon., H.G. Olsen Elementary School gym, 100 Station St. • Birding on the Boardwalk, guided bird walk with Nan Dietert, 9 a.m., Wed. 749-4158. • Friends of the Library, alternating Wednesdays at the library, 710 W. Ave. A, 6 p.m. • Kiwanis Club, noon Wed., Jay’s Seafood and Spaghetti Works, 710 State Hwy. 361. • Project FREE Free, anonymous and confidential testing for HIV, hepatitis-C, syphilis, gonorrhea and chlamydia, 10 a.m., first and third Tuesday of every month,JELM Center office,113 S. Alister St. Walk-ins O.K.
• Low Impact Aerobics, 8 a.m., Mon., Wed., Fri., JELM Center at Community Presbyterian Church, 113 S. Alister St.
• Meditation class, 6:30 p.m., alternating Thursdays at the small pavilion in Roberts Point Park.
• VFW Pool Tournament, 7 p.m., Wed., VFW, 311 N. Alister St.
THURSDAY, OCTOBER 7 Free movie, UTMSI Visitor Center, 3 p.m., ‘Planet Earth: Ocean Deep,’ 60 min. Subject to cancellation without notice. • Meditation class, 6:30 p.m. Small pavilion in Roberts Point Park.
FRIDAY, OCTOBER 8 • Parrot Heads ‘Wings Over Port A: A Beach Ball,’ registration 5 p.m. Sandcastle Condominiums, 800 Sandcastle Drive. (See story Page 6A.) • Sunset Sounds, 7 p.m. Patsy Jones Amphitheater in Roberts Point Park. (See story this page.)
SATURDAY, OCTOBER 9 • Yoga on the Beach, 8 a.m. Horace Caldwell Pier. (See story Page 9A.) • South Texas Music Fest – Chili and Barbecue Cook-off, 9 a.m. Sharkeys Beach Club, 2600 State Hwy. 361. (See story this page.) • Game Night at the Computer Center, 4 p.m. to midnight. 430 N. Alister St. (See story Page 6A.) • Parrot Heads ‘Wings Over Port A: A Beach Ball,’ 7 p.m. Conference center at Sandcastle Condominiums. (See story Page 1B.)
SUNDAY, OCTOBER 10 • Parrot Heads ‘Wings Over Port A: A Beach Ball,’ farewell brunch 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Member’s home. (See story Page 1B.) • Heron ‘hatching,’ 4 to 6 p.m. Gulf Shores Condominium, 6021 State Hwy. 361. (See story this page.)
MONDAY, OCTOBER 11 • WIC representatives, 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. Family Center IGA parking lot, 416 S. Alister St. (See story Page 9A.) • Free movie, UTMSI Visitor Center, 3 p.m., ‘Planet Earth: Fresh Water,’ 60 min. Subject to cancellation without notice. • Marlin Athletic Booster Club, 6 p.m. Port Aransas High School library. (See story Page 6A.)
TUESDAY, OCTOBER 12 • Port Aransas Garden Club, 9:30 a.m. Port Aransas Community Center, 408 N. Alister St. (See story this page.) • Free movie, UTMSI Visitor Center, 3 p.m., ‘Planet Earth: Ice Worlds,’ 60 min. Subject to cancellation without notice. • Animal Friends of Port Aransas, 5:30 p.m. Aransas Harbors Clubhouse, 230 S. Cutoff Road. (See story 11A.) • Ellis Memorial Library Book Club discussion group, 6:30 p.m. Library, 710 W. Ave. A. (See story this page.)
WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 13 • Free movie, UTMSI Visitor Center, 3 p.m., ‘Planet Earth: Jungles,’ 60 min. Subject to cancellation without notice.
ON THE HORIZON Oct. 16 • Centennial Celebration
• PA Art About Oct. 18 • Marlin Booster Club
Spirit Dinner Oct. 21-23 • Harvest Moon Regatta Oct. 30 • Reunion of Locals from
the 1970s and 1980s The Island agenda is free of charge to non-profit organizations of Port Aransas for announcements of meetings and special events. To list an event or meeting, call 749-5131 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org BEFORE NOON TUESDAY.