2015-07-09 / Island Agenda

Island Agenda


• Port Aransas Community Park Swimming Pool, 700 Clark
Parkway: Open swim: Tue.- Sun. 1-6 p.m.; Lap swim: Tue.-Fri.
7:30 a.m.-6 p.m., Sat. and Sun. 12-6 p.m. Closed Monday. Call
361-749-2416 for more information.
• Computer Center, Free internet. 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. 749-4011.
• Port Aransas Art Center: Classes, workshops. 749-7334. Hours:
11 a.m.-5 p.m., Monday-Saturday, 12-4 p.m., Sunday.
The University of Texas at Austin Marine Science Institute
(UTMSI) Visitor Center: Open Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.,
Saturday 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Sunday 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Home of Estuary
Explorium, learn about local estuaries. Free.
• Port Aransas Museum, Alister at Brundrett Street. 1-5 p.m.
Thursday - Saturday.
• Farley Boat Works, Ave. C near Cut-off Rd. Open Tuesday-Saturday, 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Second Saturday parties the second
Saturday of every month.
• Shuttle: 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, 8 p.m. Daily, Sharp
Pavilion behind Trinity-by-the-Sea Episcopal Church, 433 Trojan.
• Alcoholics Anonymous, noon, Monday through Friday. St.
Joseph Catholic Church parish hall, 100 Station St. Non-smoking.
• Sober Sisters, 8 p.m., Tuesdays, parish hall, Trinity-by-the-Sea
Episcopal Church, 433 Trojan. 749-6449.
• Al-Anon, 7 p.m., Wednesdays, library, Trinity-by-the-Sea Episcopal Church, 433 Trojan. 749-6449.


Free Wetland Education Center tours, UTMSI, 10 a.m. Tues.,
• Rotary Club, noon Thursday, Stingray’s, 401 Beach St.
• Water exercise, Tuesday-Friday, noon. Port Aransas Community
Park pool. $2 per class.
Total body aquacize, Tuesday, Thursday 7:30 a.m., Saturday 12
p.m., total body workout to upbeat music, Port Aransas Community
Park pool. $2 per class.
• Deep water aerobics, Wed. and Fri. 11 a.m. Aerobic exercising
with belts to keep afloat in deep end of pool. Port Aransas Community Park pool. $2 per class.
• Mom and Tot time, Tue. - Fri. 10:30-11:30 a.m. Port Aransas
Community Park pool. $2 for adult.
* Private, semi-private and adult swim lessons, available. Port
Aransas Community Park pool. Call 749-2416.
• 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 Chapel on the Dunes, first and
third Saturday of each month at 9:15 a.m. Call or visit the museum
one day in advance for reservations, 749-3800.
• Story Time, Stories read by request everyday by library staff
members Carol Hammond and Geene Dewveall, Bill Ellis Memorial
Library, 749-4116.
• Birding on the Boardwalk, guided bird walk with Nan Dietert,
9 a.m., Wed. 749-4158.
• Kiwanis Club, noon Wednesday, Stingray’s, 401 Beach St.
• VFW 8-Ball Pool Tournament, 7 p.m., Wed., VFW, 311 N.
Alister St.
• VFW meetings, 11 a.m., third Wednesday of month, VFW.
• VFW Ladies’ Auxiliary, 11 a.m., third Tuesday of month, VFW.
• VFW Shuffleboard Tournaments, 2 p.m. Wednesday, VFW.
• VFW Group Shuffleboard. Fridays, 2 p.m., Mondays, 7 p.m.,
• Aerobics, 8-9 a.m., Mon.-Wed.-Fri. JELM.
Beach Walk, 9 a.m. near Horace Caldwell Pier at the end of
Beach Street, fourth Friday of every month.
Yoga on the Beach, 8 a.m., at the end of Beach Street, second
Saturday of every month.
Community Women’s Bible Study, 9:30-11 a.m., every Wednesday at First Baptist Church of Port Aransas. Child care available.
Call or text 830-322-1888 for more information.

This Week

Thursday, July 9

• 80th Deep Sea Roundup, registration begins at 2 p.m., Civic
Center. (See story page 1A.)
• PHoPA, membership meeting 6:30 p.m., Island Hotel, 2607
State Hwy. 361.

Friday, July 10

• 80th Deep Sea Roundup. (See story page 1A.)
• Sunset Sounds concert, 7 p.m. (See story this page.)

Sunday, July 12

• Wine, Whine and Design painting workshop, 5 p.m. (See story
Page 8A.)

Tuesday, July 14

• Ellis Memorial Book Club meeting, 6 p.m. (See story Page

On the Horizon

July 17-19 Outboard Fishing Tournament
• July 24-25 Hope Devlin Kids’ Fishing Tournament
• Aug. 5-9 Texas Legends Billfish Tournament
• Aug. 7 First Friday reception
• Aug. 7-8 Majek Boat Owners Tournament
• Aug. 8 Farley Boat Works Second Saturday
• Aug. 21-23 Texas Women Angler’s Tournament
• Sept. 4 First Friday reception
• Sept. 12 Farley Boat Works Second Saturday
• Sept. 18-19 Anglers on Wheels Fishing Tournament
• Sept. 19 Conquer the Coast Bicycle Race

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 news@portasouthjetty.com BEFORE NOON FRIDAY.

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