2017-10-05 / Island Agenda

Island Agenda

Again, the following are activities that would be happening in Port Aransas. However, post-Hurricane Harvey, some are on hold. Call to confirm.

Meanwhile, the cleanup continues.

Daily

• Port Aransas Community Park Swimming Pool, 700 Clark
Parkway: Open swim: Tue.-Thur.,Sun. 1-6 p.m.; Fri.-Sat., 1-8
p.m. Lap swim and exercise: Tue.-Thur., 7 a.m.-6 p.m., Fri., 7
a.m.-8 p.m.; Sat. 12-8 p.m. 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,104 N. Alister
St., 749-7334. Hours: 11 a.m.-5 p.m., Monday-Saturday,closed
Sunday.
The University of Texas at Austin Marine Science Institute (UTMSI) Marine Science Education 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, 716 W. Ave. C, near Cut Off Rd. Open
Tuesday-Saturday, 8:30 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.
749-6449.
• Alcoholics Anonymous, noon, Monday through Friday. Community Presbyterian Church, 113 S. Alister St. Non-smoking.

Weekly

ACTIVITIES/ENTERTAIN MENT

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.
• RPG Game Night, Every Friday and Saturday. Open to 16 to
college age. Play Pathfinder, Star Wars RPG and Mutants and
Masterminds beginning at 4 p.m. in the Girl Scout Hut, 739 W.
Ave. A. Free.
• Story Time, Stories read by request during library hours by staff
members Carol Hammond and Geene Pavelec, Bill Ellis Memorial
Library, 700 W. Ave. A, 749-4116.
• VFW Open Pool, 12-10 p.m., Sundays, VFW, 311 N. Alister St.
• VFW Shuffleboard Tournaments, 1 p.m. Wednesdays and
Saturdays, VFW.

FITNESS

• Adult tennis, Morning at 7:30 a.m. on Monday, Wednesday,
Friday. Evening matches are at 7 p.m. Mon. and Wed., PAISD
courts on Station Street. Free, no partner needed. Call Murray
749-4861 or 749-5131.
• Deep water aerobics, Tues.-Fri. 11 a.m. Aerobic exercising with
belts to keep afloat in deep end of pool. Port Aransas Community
Park pool. $2 per class.
• Fitness Classes: Interval Training: High Intensity, Mon., Wed.,
Fri., 6:30 a.m.; Low Impact: Tuesday and Thursday at 5:30 p.m.;
$3 drop in session, $30 for 15 sessions. Classes temporarily at
Beach Street Fitness, 104 Beach St. Call Karen Decker, (361)
800-1759 for information.
• Tone and Shape with Weights Tuesdays and Thursdays at 5:30
p.m. Weight training with instructor Karen Decker in the PAISD
High School weight room, 100 S. Station St. Call Decker, (361)
800-1759 for information. $3 per class.
• Pickleball, A racket sport for two to four players. Court is
marked off at the Port Aransas Community Park inline skate rink.
Equipment is available for check-out at pool during hours. Free.
Qigong, 6 p.m. Wednesdays at the pavilion in Charlie’s Pasture,
the end of Port Street. Moving meditation. $3 per class.
Total Body Aquacize, Tuesday-Friday, 7:30 a.m.,Saturday noon,
total body workout to upbeat music, Port Aransas Community Park
pool. $2 per class.
• Water exercise, Tuesday-Friday, noon. Port Aransas Community
Park pool. $2 per class.

MEETINGS

• Celebrate Recovery. Adults, 6 p.m., Tuesdays, First Baptist
Church Fellowship Hall; high school age, 6 p.m., Sundays, at the
Pate’s house; junior high age, 5:30 p.m., Sundays, FBC youth
building.749-6479.
• Rotary Club, noon Thursday, Conference room at Alister Square
Inn, 122 S. Alister St.
• Sober Sisters, 7 p.m., Tuesdays, parish hall, Trinity-by-the-Sea
Episcopal Church, 433 Trojan. 749-6449.
• VFW meetings, 10:30 a.m., third Wednesday of month, VFW.
• VFW Auxiliary, 11 a.m., third Tuesday of month, VFW.
• Youth Development Foundation of Port Aransas, noon
Wednesday, Stingrays Taphouse and Grill, 401 Beach St.

NATURE ACTIVITIES

• Birding on the Boardwalk, guided bird walk with Nan Dietert,
9 a.m., every Wednesday. 749-4158.
• Nature Walks at Mustang Island State Park, Wednesdays at
9 a.m. Guided beach combing and bird walk with park naturalist.
Walks begin at headquarters, $5 park entrance fee.
Free Wetland Education Center tours, UTMSI, 10 a.m. Tuesday, Thursday.

This Week

Thursday, Oct. 5

• Continue post-Hurricane Harvey cleanup.

Friday, Oct. 6

• First Friday, Port Aransas Art Center, 5:30-7:30 p.m. See story.

Saturday, Oct. 7

• Free pizza party for Port Aransas children at Schlitterbahn, noon - 4 p.m. See story.

Tuesday, Oct. 10

• Free mental health seminar, 6-8 p.m. Trinity-by-the-Sea Episcopal Church. See story.

Oct. On the13 Sneak Peek Registration,Horizon
PAISD
Oct. 13 Sunset Sounds
Oct. 16 PAISD re-start of school
Oct. 21 Old Town Festival

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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