Tag: South Padre Island

Winter Outdoor Wildlife Expo coming Feb. 9

Special to the Parade The Winter Outdoor Wildlife Expo, sponsored by St. Andrew’s by the Sea Episcopal Church, is scheduled on Saturday, Feb. 9 at the South Padre Island Convention Centre. Doors open at 8 a.m. with opening presentations beginning at 8:30 a.m. Jonathon Wood’s Live Raptor Show feature will be followed by a day …

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Winterfest scheduled at Schlitterbahn Wednesday

Special to the Parade The Schlitterbahn Beach Waterpark invites the public to its all day music festival, Winterfest, on Wednesday, January 30, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Schlitterbahn Waterpark. Winterfest will count with over half a dozen live music acts. James Marvell will perform Beatles classics and the 60s hit he recorded …

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Annual chili, bean cook-off adds Mercado

Special to the Parade Walk for Women presents SPICE, or the South Padre Island Chili Expo, on February 2 at Louie’s Backyard. A new event, the Mercado will be located on Laguna Boulevard between Marlin Street and Ling Street at 10 a.m. Vendors will offer art, jewelry, ceramics and a variety of other crafts. The …

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Lapeyre seeks plea deal

By CRAIG ALANIZ Reporter/Photographer press@portisabelsouthpadre.com  A plea deal has been worked out for a fatal DWI case that happened on South Padre Island in February 2011. Darla Lapeyre is expected to plead guilty to negligent homicide in March. Jimmie Anklam, a tourist from Michigan visiting South Padre Island in 2011 when his motorcycle was hit …

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SPI Kite Fest coming in February

Special to the Parade It seems like only yesterday that Bill and Susie Doan of B&S Kites hosted the first ever SPI Kite Fest. As the years passed by, the festival grew and in 2010 they were awarded Kite Festival of the Year by Kite Trade Association International. What started out as a mere ‘fun …

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