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. • Alcoholics Anonymous open meeting, 8 p.m. Monday through Sunday, Sharp Pavilion behind Trinityby the-Sea Episcopal Church, 433 Trojan. 749-6449.
WEEKLY • Free Wetland Education Center tours, UTMSI, 10 a.m. Tues. and Thurs. • 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. • 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. (Note: Tours are suspended for chapel refurbishing.) • 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, 7 p.m., alternating Thursdays, Girl Scout hut, 739 W. Ave. A
• VFW Pool Tournament, 7 p.m., Wed., VFW, 311 N. Alister St.
THURSDAY, DECEMBER 2 • Free movie, UTMSI Visitor Center, 3 p.m., ‘The Life of Birds: To Fly or Not to Fly,’ 55 min. Subject to cancellation without notice.
FRIDAY, DECEMBER 3 • Art Center for the Islands’ Christmas Party and art reception, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. 323 N. Alister St. (See story this page.)
SATURDAY, DECEMBER 4
• Annual Carolers Afloat and Boat Lighting Parade, Fred Rhodes Memorial Pavilion in Roberts Point Park at 6 p.m. (See story Page 1A.) • Presbyterian Women’s annual Christmas Shoppe, 8 a.m. to noon, Pollock Center, 113 S. Alister St. (See story Page 4A.) • Trinity-by-the-Sea Episcopal Church Christmas bazaar, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the parish hall, 433 Trojan Ave. (See story Page 4A.) • Free Red Skelton Marathon, city council chambers at the Civic Center, 710 W. Ave. A, noon. (See story this page.)
SUNDAY, DECEMBER 5 • Art Center for the Islands’ Middle and High School Student Art Show, 2 to 4 p.m. 323 N. Alister St. (See story this page.) • Mark Young benefit, 5 p.m.Moby Dick’s Restaurant, 517 S. Alister St. (See story Page 12A. )
MONDAY, DECEMBER 6 • H.E.L.P. series tour of Texas AgriLife Research Mariculture Lab, 2 p.m. (See story this page.) • KPAB Christmas Party, from 6 to 8 p.m., at the Community Center, 408 N. Alister St. (See story this page.) • Free movie, UTMSI Visitor Center, 3 p.m., ‘The Life of Birds: The Demands of the Egg,’ 55 min. Subject to cancellation without notice.
TUESDAY, DECEMBER 7 • Free movie, UTMSI Visitor Center, 3 p.m., ‘The Life of Birds: The Mastery of Flight,’ 55 min. Subject to cancellation without notice.
WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 8 • Free movie at UTMSI Visitor Center, 3 p.m., ‘The Life of Birds: Signals and Songs,’ 55 min. Subject to cancellation without notice.
ON THE HORIZON Dec. 9: • Disney’s Aladdin, Jr.
• Deadline to enter garden
club Christmas lights contest Dec. 11: • Yoga on the Beach