2017-02-16 / Island Focus

Staying busy

Winter Texans find lots to do here


Clockwise from above: A group composed largely of Winter Texans take part in a dance night, sponsored by the Port Aransas Parks and Recreation Department, at the Community Center; playing a card game at Sea Shell Village are Carol Leonard, left, of Estherville, Iowa, and Becky Guminga of Pequot Lakes, Minn.; folks chow down at a pot luck dinner in the rec hall at Pioneer RV Resort; at a quilting session at the Joint Effort Leisure Ministries headquarters are, from left, Kairouan Moffet of Barney, N.D.; Mary Weber of Dodgeville, Wis.; Valeria Rupp of Cherokee, Iowa; and Wendy Triplett, a resident of North Padre Island since 2012, when she moved from Winona, Minn.; and Bob Reed of Westcliffe, Colo., sings as part of the Port A Rockers, a band composed partly of Winter Texans, during a show at Bernie’s Beach House, where Winter Texan revelers were kicking up their heels. 
Staff photo by Lee Harrison Clockwise from above: A group composed largely of Winter Texans take part in a dance night, sponsored by the Port Aransas Parks and Recreation Department, at the Community Center; playing a card game at Sea Shell Village are Carol Leonard, left, of Estherville, Iowa, and Becky Guminga of Pequot Lakes, Minn.; folks chow down at a pot luck dinner in the rec hall at Pioneer RV Resort; at a quilting session at the Joint Effort Leisure Ministries headquarters are, from left, Kairouan Moffet of Barney, N.D.; Mary Weber of Dodgeville, Wis.; Valeria Rupp of Cherokee, Iowa; and Wendy Triplett, a resident of North Padre Island since 2012, when she moved from Winona, Minn.; and Bob Reed of Westcliffe, Colo., sings as part of the Port A Rockers, a band composed partly of Winter Texans, during a show at Bernie’s Beach House, where Winter Texan revelers were kicking up their heels. Staff photo by Lee Harrison Winter Texans find a wide variety of activities waiting for them when they visit Port Aransas each year. Here’s some photographic evidence.



Staff photo by Dan Parker Staff photo by Dan Parker

Staff photo by Dan Parker Staff photo by Dan Parker

Staff photo by Dan Parker Staff photo by Dan Parker

Staff photo by Dan Parker Staff photo by Dan Parker

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