Category: South Padre Parade

Techno-Logic: His Legacy – Remembering Steve Jobs

Techno-Logic

By 8-Bit Jay Special to the Parade “Your time is limited, so don’t waste it living someone else’s life. Don’t be trapped by dogma — which is living with the results of other people’s thinking. Don’t let the noise of others’ opinions drown out your own inner voice. And most important, have the courage to …

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Kayaking 101: Rodbenders LLM Kayak Fishing Guide Service… Manny Torres

Kayaking 101

By TONY CROUCH Special to the Parade This week’s article is about a fellow kayaker, one great fisherman and a really good friend. Manny Torres has only been kayak fishing for three years now, but he instantly fell in love with the sport. He has managed to become one of the few Kayak fishing guides …

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From the Past: El Jardin Girl Scouts

El Jardin girl scouts

By RENE TORRES Special to the Parade “Come right over! I’ve got something for the girls of Savannah, and the world, and we’re going to start tonight!? Juliette Gordon Low phoned her cousin, N.A. Pape in 1912. On March 12, 1912, a group of 18 girls from Savannah, Georgia met in what would be the …

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Great Outdoors: Let’s go camping and fishing

Great Outdoors

By JIM FOSTER Special to the Parade How many times have you said, “This summer we will do some camping”? Well, it’s October, and you say the camping gear is still in the garage? The heat and dry weather may be an excuse; however, fall is here and the temperatures are falling, so let’s dust …

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Nature Niche: Face to Face with Dolphins

Nature Niche

A dolphin face is a face we all love. But out on the Laguna Madre Bay, a dolphin face is not seen as often as the dorsal fin of the dolphin. My favorite request to our dolphins out there is to show me their face, and sometimes they oblige. What a beautiful face, indeed. How …

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Outdoor Living: Camping

By JIM FOSTER Special to the PRESS How many times have you said, “This summer we will do some camping?” Well, it’s October, and the camping gear is still in the garage.  The heat and dry weather may be an excuse, however, fall is hear and the temperatures are falling, so let’s dust off the …

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Joan Sebastian to play State Farm Arena Saturday

Special to the Parade Known as “The People’s Poet” and “The King of Jaripeo,” Joan Sebastian is said to be one of the most influential Mexican performers of all time and will be at the State Farm Arena in Hidalgo on Oct. 8. With three Grammy awards, five Latin Grammys, and a number of Latin …

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Sandcastle Days to feature Trash Art Contest

Trash Art Contest pic1

Special to the Parade The 24th annual Sandcastle Days slated for Oct. 19-23 on South Padre Island is happy to welcome back the Unlitter Campaign’s annual Trash Art Contest. Picking up trash not only improves the neighborhood but also provides the unlitterer with free sculpture materials. Open to all, trash sculptures must be free-standing and …

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Birding center offers wildlife cruise along Laguna Madre

Wildlife cruise

Special to the Parade The South Padre Island Birding & Nature Center is offering a cruise up the Laguna Madre Bay aboard the “Explorer” on Saturday, Oct. 8, to view the wildlife that calls the bay their home. Birds, dolphins, and fish will be pointed out by on-board naturalists while attendees enjoy the sights and …

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Author schedules book signing in San Benito

Get Out of the Way

Special to the Parade Author Daniel Dinges will hold book signing events in Harlingen and San Benito this October. The “Get Out of the Way” author will be in at at the San Benito Public Library on 101 W. Rose St. from 1-3 p.m. on Oct. 8. Dinges, a resident of Harlingen, will be available …

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