Category: Event

Beach-N-Biker Fest 2015 photo gallery

By DINA ARÉVALO Port Isabel-South Padre Press editor@portisabelsouthpadre.com Want the whole story? Pick up a copy of the Port Isabel-South Padre Press, or subscribe to our E-Edition by clicking here. Tweet

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UPDATE: Arturo Galvan Coastal Park groundbreaking location change

Special to the PRESS NOTICE: Due to predicted inclement weather, Saturday’s Arturo Galvan Coastal Park “Living Shoreline” Groundbreaking will be relocated to the Inez C. Martinez Multipurpose Instructional Building on the Derry Elementary School campus. The ceremony will start at 3 p.m. Mayor Joe E. Vega and the Port Isabel City Commission cordially invite the public …

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Rain or shine: Texas-sized beach cleanup Saturday!

Volunteers needed for Adopt-A-Beach Spring Cleanup Special to the PRESS Saturday’s Texas General Land Office Adopt-A-Beach Spring cleanup will take place rain or shine, so come on out and be a part of the nation’s biggest all-volunteer coastal cleanup. The 2015 Texas General Land Office Adopt-A-Beach Spring Cleanup takes place at 30 of Texas’ most popular tourist …

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Beach-N-Biker Fest roars onto Island this weekend

By DINA ARÉVALO Port Isabel-South Padre Press editor@portisabelsouthpadre.com That rumble that can be heard in the distance signals the arrival of one of South Padre Island’s biggest events of the year: Beach-N-Biker Fest 2015. Hundreds of bikers are expected to roll onto the Island, riding everything from cruisers, to choppers, to cafe racers and sport bikes. …

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Music by the Bay set for March 7

Music by the Bay

By MARTHA McCLAIN Special to the PRESS January 29, 2015 Plans are currently in the making for this year’s Laguna Vista Live-Music by the Bay community outdoor concert from 5-9 p.m. Scheduled for March 7 at Roloff Park in Laguna Vista, headliner for the evening of live music is Hector Guzman and the Allnighters. Roloff Park fronts the Laguna …

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It’s in the Sand!

Sandcastle Days

Some of the more beautiful and impressive scenes at this weekend’s Sandcastle Days at Clayton’s Beach Bar and Grill on South Padre Island are pictured here, including an awe-inspiring “cyborg” sculpture shown right. (Staff photos by Ray Quiroga) Tweet

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LITTLE WALKERS: Local children raise breast cancer awareness

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Grown-ups weren’t the only folks observing National Breast Cancer Awareness Month this past weekend. Students, as well as a number of parents, at Garriga Elementary also took part in a walk of their own Friday as students dressed in pink and carried signs calling for the demise of breast cancer. The participants walked from Garriga …

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National Night Out

National Night Out

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Dancin’ in the streets

By LAUREN LAUGHLIN Special to the PRESS The City of Port Isabel along with the Museums of Port Isabel and the Port Isabel Economic Development Corporation team up to put on a day of festivities for the community. On Saturday, Oct. 29 the park behind the Museum of Port Isabel was full of tents, children …

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Laguna Madre locals go pink

By LAUREN LAUGHLIN Special to the PRESS October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month and the residents of Port Isabel and South Padre Island show their support by going pink. Throughout the month, there have been many events supporting breast cancer awareness, such as the Walk for Women and Zumbathon. Port Isabel schools have also …

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