2012-06-14 / Island Agenda


DAILY • Port Aransas Community Park Swimming Pool, 700 Clark Parkway: Open Tuesday-Sunday. Hours: Water exercise: Tuesday-Friday 8:30 a.m. and noon. Open swim: Tuesday- Sunday, 1-6 p.m. Lap swim (shared time): Tuesday-Friday, noon-7 p.m.; Saturday-Sunday noon-6 p.m. Swim team: Tuesday-Friday, 8-9:30 a.m., Tuesday and Thursday, 5:30-7 p.m. Youth lessons, Tuesday-Friday for 2 weeks each session, 9:40-10:20 a.m. or 10:30-11:10 a.m. Sessions are June 12-22, July 3-13, July 24-Aug. 3. Private and semi-private lessons also available. Call Harriet at the pool, 749-2416, for more 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. • Farley Boat Works, Ave. C near Cut-off Rd. 1-5 p.m. Thursday - Saturday. Boat work done Tues.-Fri., 6 p.m.-?

• 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 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, 7 p.m. Monday through Sunday and noon Tuesday and Wednesday, Sharp Pavilion behind Trinity-by-the-Sea Episcopal Church, 433 Trojan. 749-6449. • Alcoholics Anonymous, noon, Monday through Friday. St. Joseph Catholic Church parish hall, 100 Station St. Nonsmoking.

WEEKLY • Free Wetland Education Center tours, UTMSI, 10 a.m. Tues., Thurs., Sat. 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 9:30 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 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., 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. • VFW 8-Ball Pool Tournament, 7 p.m., Wed., VFW, 311 N. Alister St. Free hot lunches, 12:30 p.m., Sun., Grace Community Church, 1801 S. 11th St. • VFW meetings, 11 a.m., third Monday of month, VFW. • VFW Ladies’ Auxiliary, 11 a.m., second Tuesday of month, VFW. • Low impact aerobics, 8-9 a.m., Mon.-Wed.-Fri. JELM.


THURSDAY, JUNE 14 • Free movie at UTMSI Visitor Center, 3 p.m., ‘Tales from the Wild: Cara the Sea Turtle’ 30 min.* • Parrot Heads meeting, 6:30 p.m., Gall’s home. Call 749- 5141 before 5 p.m. for directions.

FRIDAY, JUNE 15 • Powder Puff Tournament registration, 5 p.m., Woody’s Sport Center. (See story page 4B.) • Texas Game Wardens Tournament registration, 5 p.m., Roberts Point Park. (See story Page 5B.)

SATURDAY, JUNE 16 •Texas Game Wardens Association Tournament, 6 a.m., Dennis Dryer Municipal Harbor. (See story Page 5B.) • Powder Puff Tournament, 6:30 a.m., Woody’s Sport Center. (See story page 4B.) •Third Saturday art sale, Port Aransas Art Center, 11 a.m. - 5 p.m. (See story this page.) • PAHS 80’ Reunion, Sharkeys, 7-10 p.m. (See story this page.)

SUNDAY, JUNE 17 • Happy Father’s Day!

MONDAY, JUNE 18 • Free movie at UTMSI Visitor Center, 3 p.m., ‘‘LIFE: Fish,’ 60 min.* • Birding 101, Leonabelle Turnbull Birding Center, 9 a.m. (See story Page 7A.)

TUESDAY, JUNE 19 • Free movie at UTMSI Visitor Center, 3 p.m., ‘Nature’s Most Amazing Events: The Great Feast,’ 50 min.*

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 20 • Free movie at UTMSI Visitor Center, 3 p.m., ‘Shark Week: Prehistoric Shark,’ 45 min.*

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 southjetty@centurytel.net BEFORE NOON MONDAY.

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