Monthly Archives: July 2014

Looking For Something to Do With the Kids This Summer?

      Awesome Inventions Camp  The Awesome Invention Camp at The Children’s Museum of Brownsville is a great way to introduce science using fun, hands on experiments!  Each day will focus on one of the components of STEAM (Science, … Continue reading

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The Beachcombers Art Show is This Weekend!

You won’t want to miss this art show! It is awesome!

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SPI Board of Realtors & TREPAC Trustee Meets with Senator Eddie Lucio, Jr.

Laurie Gaudi (Pres.), Marcus Phipps (Pres. Elect), Lindsey Martinez (Assoc. Executive), Therese Eaton (Director), Senator Eddie Lucio, Jr. , Linda Zuniga (Past Pres.), Alta Monroe (South Region 11 TREPAC Trustee), Gayle Hood (Treas.), and Shirley Donahue (Director) .

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Port Isabel Event Center Grand Opening Slated for July 26

There will be no more delays – the show must go on. Officials with the City of Port Isabel will host a grand opening ceremony for the Events & Cultural Center (ECC) on July 26th.  

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NEW FBO Opens at Valley International Airport

If you are looking for a new location to accommodate your private or commercial aviation needs, check out the new FBO in Harlingen.

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FREE Seminar for Mexicans Owning in the U.S.

There will be a free seminar for Mexicans owning property in the U.S. on Friday, July 25th at the Birding Center. Check out the information below:

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Amber solar lighting installed at Sea Turtle Inc.

Sea Turtle, Inc. held a ceremonial lighting of the first amber, solar-paneled light fixture to be installed on South Padre Island. Amber is the color of their energy and the light that will lead the way in creating an ideal setting … Continue reading

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Selfie Picture Contest with New Sandcastle Sculpture at VIA

Selfie picture contest is starting now through August 29th at the Valley International Airport. Read the details below.

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Restaurant Impossible Coming to PadreRitaVille

Have you ever watched the TV show “Restaurant Impossible?” They are looking for volunteers to be a part of this show! Check this out:

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Surfrider Foundation has a New Book Tour for”Surf Texas” Tonight!

Check this out tonight!!     Surfriders and Friends, Please join us and Kenny Braun, Author and Photographer of the new spectacular 144 page photo book “Surf Texas” Saturday July 19th at 6PM at Harpoon’s Surf Bar and Grill for the South … Continue reading

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Have You Wondered What the Ropes and Posts are for on the Beach in South Padre?

The Public Works crews installed the posts and ropes to delineate the vehicle traffic lane on the narrow parts of the beach. These lanes are needed so that the Police and Beach Patrol personnel can maneuver safely during peak times … Continue reading

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SPI Play App

Have you ever seen the “SPI Play” App? It has information on a variety of South Padre Island businesses that you will enjoy investigating. Search for it on your phone or go to this link: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/playspi!/id568657998?ls=1&mt=8

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MEOWS, MUTTS, and MARGARITAS is Always FUN!!!

    If you are looking for some fun on Sunday, July 20th, you won’t be able to beat this party! It is an awesome fundraiser for the Laguna Madre Humane Society too.

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Want to Help Sponsor the Victory Golf Tournament?

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Love Playing Golf? Sponsor a Good Cause!

This should be a fun tournament!

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Anti-Litter Beach Program is Ongoing

Due to increased beach-goers on the north end of the beach, part-time Code Enforcement Inspectors are now assisting Litter Patrol Officers to keep the beach as litter free as possible. Volunteers met with approximately 1,181 people this past weekend. Thank … Continue reading

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SOUTH PADRE Receives Award of Excellence

Keeping Texas Beautiful, in partnership with the Texas Department of Transportation TxDOT, has awarded the prestigious Governor’s Community Achievement Awards GCAA to ten Texas communities with the best grassroots environmental programs in the state each year. Environmental Health Director, Victor … Continue reading

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Get the South Padre Island Sea Turtle, Inc App!

Sea Turtle, Inc. has an App!! You can search on your iPhone or iPad or go to https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/sea-turtle-inc./id684084791?mt=8

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JULY 10TH Meet the Author Series at Paragraphs

Meet the Author Series at Paragraphs Thursday, July 10, 2014   2 – 4 pm “Dear Elsa,” Book signing and discussion with poet & author, PW Covington   Sunday, July 20, 2014   1-3 pm “Surf Texas” Discussion and reception with author, Kenny Braun … Continue reading

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Notice of Public Meeting to Discuss Beach Maintenance in South Padre

The City of South Padre Island will be holding a public meeting to discuss the Beach Maintenance Program.  Main points of discussion will include: what the City is doing to maintain the City’s beaches and dunes; how the city is … Continue reading

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The Turtles are Hatching!

  It is that time of the year for Turtle, Inc. to start releasing those baby turtles. For a schedule on the releases, check out this webpage: http://www.seaturtleinc.org/nest-conservation/hatchling-releases/   If you have never seen a release, you are in for a treat. … Continue reading

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Fun at the Gladys Porter Zoo in July!

What: Animal Play Day  When: July 6th  Where: Gladys Porter Zoo Stop by the Zoo on Animal Play Day to watch animals interact with enrichment items that are given to them by our zookeepers. The theme for this Animal Play … Continue reading

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July 4th Beach Parade Pictures in South Padre!

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4th of July Celebration in Laguna Vista at 4:30PM

  Want to celebrate the 4th in Laguna Vista?

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July 4th in Port Isabel!

Want something to do on the mainland side of the causeway instead of fighting the crowds in South Padre Island? Port Isabel Patriotic Spirit Celebration! Friday, July 4, 2014 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. FREE Family FUN! Parade (Start Garriga … Continue reading

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2014 South Padre 4th of July Beach Parade

COME CELEBRATE JULY 4TH on SPI!  SEE FLYER BELOW! This is a FUN parade!    

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