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2016 Lighthouse Establishment Cinema Movie Schedule Announced

Lighthouse Establishment Cinema (LHEC) at the historic Port Isabel Lighthouse! Fridays, June & July, 9:30 p.m. FREE to the public!

The Lighthouse Establishment Cinema will begin Season 12 on June 3, 2016! NINE movies are scheduled for FRIDAYs in JUNE & JULY, starting at 9:30 p.m. The public is invited to bring lawn chairs, blankets, picnics and friends and family for a memorable evening on the grounds of the historic Port Isabel Lighthouse.

All movies start on Friday at 9:30 p.m. just after the South Padre Island Fireworks display over the Laguna Madre Bay.

Thanks to everybody who participated in our 2016 Lighthouse Establishment Movie Survey! Here are the winners…

June 3: Minions
June 10: Inside Out
June 17: Avengers Age of Ultron
June 24: Good Dinosaur

July 1: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
July 8: Max
July 15: Star Wars The Force Awakens
July 22: Zootopia
July 29: Batman vs Superman Dawn of Justice

Schedule is subject to change. Rain dates will be announced. Visit our Facebook page for the most up-to-date information.

For more information, contact the Museums of Port Isabel at 956/943-7602 or email Museum Administrator, Jeannie Marie A. Flores at jrivera@copitx.com. NO ADMISSION CHARGE. Concessions available.THANKS to the Museums of Port Isabel, the City of Port Isabel, the Port Isabel Economic Development Corporation and our generous sponsors! If you would like to participate in a sponsorship, call the Museums of Port Isabel, Jeannie Marie A. Flores at 956/943-7602 or email jrivera@copitx.com.

Lighthouse Establishment Cinema (LHEC) at the historic Port Isabel Lighthouse! Fridays, June & July, 9:30 p.m. FREE to the public!

“ANNIE” movie on Friday! Thursday Fireworks! & TIFT!

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ANNIE at the Lighthouse!

The last show of Season 11 at the Lighthouse Establishment Cinema is this Friday, July 31th at 9:30 p.m., with “ANNIE” (http://on.fb.me/1JPXpwt). Bring your lawn chairs and blankets and make a summertime memory with DSC_4409your family at the Port Isabel Lighthouse! For more information call the Port Isabel Visitors Center at 956/943-0755. 2015 schedule, EVERY Friday in June & July at 9:30 p.m.

The Lighthouse Establishment Cinema is sponsored by: Quik Stop, Texas Pack, Inc., City of Port Isabel, Port Isabel Economic Development Corporation & Museums of Port Isabel.

This a FREE, family friendly event. Concessions available.

Thursday Night Fireworks Over The Bay!

Thursdays through September 3rd at 9:15 p.m. Lots of viewing areas in Port Isabel! Port Isabel Historic Lighthouse Park, the longest lighted pier in Texas at Pirate’s Landing Fishing Pier, the Black Dragon CruisesPelican Station!Sponsored in part by Black Dragon Cruises.

 

tift-logo-20076th Texas International Fishing Tournament (TIFT) starts July 29th and runs through August 2nd. Register and fish from a pier or a beach or a jetski or a boat, just grab a pole and join the fun! For more information visithttp://bit.ly/1HceBdQ.

Proudly sponsored in part by the City of Port Isabel and the Port Isabel Economic Development Corporation.

Sunday, August 2, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Port Isabel Antique & Flea Market. Beulah Lee Park on Highway 100. Dozens of dealers & thousands of deals! March – October: 1st Sunday of the Month. 1st & 3rd* Sunday 9a-4p November – February. FREE ADMISSION! For more information: Gloria Bates 956/455-6798.

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The Texas International Fishing Tournament dates back to 1934 and introduced anglers across the nation to the outstanding sportfishing opportunities in both bay and offshore waters! It is one of the largest and oldest saltwater tournaments on the Texas Gulf coast and ranked in the world’s top 10 billfish tournaments. Here’s a look at kids at play in TIFT…54 years ago in 1961!

PLANES: Fire & Rescue! movie on Friday! Thursday Fireworks! A look at our history…

fb_20150724_lhecPLANES: Fire & Rescue at the Lighthouse!

Season 11 of the Lighthouse Establishment Cinema continues Friday, July 24th at 9:30 p.m., with “PLANES: Fire & Rescue” (http://on.fb.me/1dKt49g). Bring your lawn chairs and blankets and make a summertime memory with your family at the Port Isabel Lighthouse! For more information call the Port Isabel Visitors Center at 956/943-0755. 2015 schedule, EVERY Friday in June & July at 9:30 p.m.

JULY 24: PLANES (FIRE & RESCUE)
JULY 31: ANNIE

The Lighthouse Establishment Cinema is sponsored by: Quik Stop, Texas Pack, Inc., City of Port Isabel, Port Isabel Economic Development Corporation & Museums of Port Isabel.

DSC_4409Movies will be projected on the side of the lighthouse every Friday in June and July at 9:30 p.m. This a FREE, family friendly event. Concessions available.

THURSDAY NIGHT FIREWORKS OVER THE BAY!

Thursdays through September 3rd at 9:15 p.m. Lots of viewing areas in Port Isabel! Port Isabel Historic Lighthouse Park, the longest lighted pier in Texas at Pirate’s Landing Fishing Pier, the Black Dragon CruisesPelican Station! Sponsored in part by Black Dragon Cruises.

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MUSEUMS TELLING OUR STORIES. Thursday, July 23 at the Treasures of the Gulf Museum.

The Museums of Port Isabel and the Laguna Madre Museum Foundation are proud to present its “Telling Our Stories” Series of 2015 on Thursday, July 23, at the Treasures of the Gulf Museum at 7pm. (317 E. Railroad Ave.)

Topic: A Video Presentation on the History of T.I.F.T. by Ms. Barbara (Bobbie) Wells.

“Telling Our Stories” is an educational program aimed to preserving the heritage of the City of Port Isabel and the Laguna Madre area. Our goals are to preserve and educate our local and natural history through presentations and exhibits. The program is co-sponsored by the Museums of Port Isabel and the Laguna Museum Foundation. “Telling Our Stories” is presented on the fourth (4Th) Thursday of each month from January through September at the Treasures of the Gulf Museum. Admission is FREE.

Sponsored By:  Port Isabel Merchants Association

For more information on Telling Our Stories or to help sponsor an event, contact Jeannie Marie A. Flores at (956) 943-0755 or visit www.portisabelmuseums.com or you may also send an email to jrivera@copitx.com.

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ISLA BLANCA PARK in the 1960s!

This week’s Facebook post of the Past was this shot of Isla Blanca Park in the 1960s.

Facebook Question: Remember this? On South Padre Island, in Isla Blanca Park, in the 1960s!

Andy Sanchez: Yes I do. This where the family would set up the spread, so when we got back from swimming we ate.

See all the comments and add your own here:  http://on.fb.me/1JMIxnP.

Maleficent at the Lighthouse! Thursday night Fireworks! & Up Coming Events!

MALEFICENT at the Lighthouse!

Season 11 of the Lighthouse Establishment Cinema continues Friday, July 10th at 9:30 p.m., with “MALEFICENT” (http://on.fb.me/1dKt49g). Bring your lawn chairs and blankets and make a summertime memory with your family at the Port Isabel Lighthouse! For more information call the Port Isabel Visitors Center at 956/943-0755. 2015 schedule, EVERY Friday in June & July at 9:30 p.m.

JUNE 5: FROZEN
JUNE 12: BIG HERO 6
JUNE 19: LEGO MOVIE
JUNE 26: GODZILLA
JULY 3: SMURFS II
JULY 10: MALEFICENT
JULY 17: SPIDER MAN II
JULY 24: PLANES (FIRE & RESCUE)
JULY 31: ANNIE

The Lighthouse Establishment Cinema is sponsored by: Quik Stop, Texas Pack, Inc., City of Port Isabel, Port Isabel Economic Development Corporation & Museums of Port Isabel.

Movies will be projected on the side of the lighthouse every Friday in June and July at 9:30 p.m. This a FREE, family friendly event. Concessions available.

ATTRACTIONS: Plan a visit to the Museums of Port Isabel at the Port Isabel Historical Museum, the Treasures of the Gulf Museum, the Port Isabel Lighthouse or Keepers Cottage!SHOPPING: Browse any of our unique shops with new arrivals for that special trinket or souvenir or collectible, have a great meal in our restaurants or cafes, fish from the pier or take a charter and take in the view of the beautiful Laguna Madre Bay. ACCOMMODATIONS: Then extend your visit! See our accommodations here> http://bit.ly/1FnUt7B.

Pictured right: The fish painting by local artist Angel Hernandez on the Port Isabel Event & Cultural Center. Its design was created to compliment the fish mural over 110 years old on the Champion Building (Port Isabel Historical Museum).

THURSDAY NIGHT FIREWORKS OVER THE BAY!

Thursdays through September 3rd at 9:15 p.m. Lots of viewing areas in Port Isabel! Port Isabel Historic Lighthouse Park, the longest lighted pier in Texas at Pirate’s Landing Fishing Pier, the Black Dragon CruisesPelican Station!Sponsored in part by Black Dragon Cruises.

MUSEUMS TELLING OUR STORIES. Thursday, July 23 at the Treasures of the Gulf Museum.

The Museums of Port Isabel and the Laguna Madre Museum Foundation are proud to present its “Telling Our Stories” Series of 2015 on Thursday, July 23, at the Treasures of the Gulf Museum at 7pm. (317 E. Railroad Ave.)

Topic: A Video Presentation on the History of T.I.F.T. by Ms. Barbara (Bobbie) Wells.

“Telling Our Stories” is an educational program aimed to preserving the heritage of the City of Port Isabel and the Laguna Madre area. Our goals are to preserve and educate our local and natural history through presentations and exhibits. The program is co-sponsored by the Museums of Port Isabel and the Laguna Museum Foundation. “Telling Our Stories” is presented on the fourth (4Th) Thursday of each month from January through September at the Treasures of the Gulf Museum. Admission is FREE.

Sponsored By:  Port Isabel Merchants Association

For more information on Telling Our Stories or to help sponsor an event, contact Jeannie Marie A. Flores at (956) 943-0755 or visit www.portisabelmuseums.com or you may also send an email to jrivera@copitx.com.

COMING IN AUGUST…

76th Texas International Fishing Tournament (TIFT) starts July 29th and runs through August 2nd. Register and fish from a pier or a beach or a jetski or a boat, just grab a pole and join the fun! For more information visithttp://bit.ly/1HceBdQ.

Proudly sponsored in part by the City of Port Isabel and the Port Isabel Economic Development Corporation.

Sunday, August 2, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Port Isabel Antique & Flea Market. Beulah Lee Park on Highway 100. Dozens of dealers & thousands of deals! March – October: 1st Sunday of the Month. 1st & 3rd* Sunday 9a-4p November – February. FREE ADMISSION! For more information: Gloria Bates 956/455-6798.

A LOOK AT OUR HISTORY… SEA ISLAND on SOUTH PADRE ISLAND

Sea Island on South Padre Island! A look back at the brand new hotel on the Gulf of Mexico with the newly oiled entrance road. The completion of the first Queen Isabella Causeway in 1954 brought a construction boom on South Padre Island!  http://on.fb.me/1JMIxnP

Thursday Fireworks! Smurfs 2! Patriotic Spirit Celebration! Antique & Flea Market!

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Take a long weekend in Port Isabel starting with the THURSDAY NIGHT FIREWORKS, then Season 11 of the Lighthouse Establishment Cinema continues Friday, July 3rd with “THE SMURFS 2”, Patriotic Spirit Celebraton & Parade on July 4th and Sunday brings the Antique & Flea Market! Plan a visit the Museums of Port Isabel, or our unique shops with new arrivals for that special trinket or souvenir or collectible, have a great meal in our restaurants or cafes, fish from the pier or take a charter and take in the view of the beautiful Laguna Madre Bay. Then extend your visit! See our accommodations here> http://bit.ly/1FnUt7B.

fb_thursday-fireworksTHURSDAY NIGHT FIREWORKS OVER THE BAY!

Thursdays through September 3rd at 9:15 p.m. Lots of viewing areas in Port Isabel! Port Isabel Historic Lighthouse Park, the longest lighted pier in Texas at Pirate’s Landing Fishing Pier, the Black Dragon CruisesPelican Station! Sponsored in part by Black Dragon Cruises.

insta_20150703_event2015 LIGHTHOUSE ESTABLISHMENT CINEMA: “THE SMURFS 2”

Season 11 continues on July 3rd at 9:30 p.m. at the historic Port Isabel Lighthouse. This is a free event and open to the public. Conessions are available. For more information call the Port Isabel Visitors Center at 956/943-0755. 2015 schedule, EVERY Friday in June & July at 9:30 p.m. Facebook: http://on.fb.me/1GLT3p3.

JUNE 5: FROZEN
JUNE 12: BIG HERO 6
JUNE 19: LEGO MOVIE
JUNE 26: GODZILLA
JULY 3: SMURFS II
JULY 10: MALEFICENT
JULY 17: SPIDER MAN II
JULY 24: PLANES (FIRE & RESCUE)
JULY 31: ANNIE

The Lighthouse Establishment Cinema is sponsored by: Quik Stop, Texas Pack, Inc., City of Port Isabel, Port Isabel Economic Development Corporation & Museums of Port Isabel.

Movies will be projected on the side of the lighthouse every Friday in June and July at 9:30 p.m. This a FREE, family friendly event. Concessions available.

july4th-fb-event(2015)2015 PORT ISABEL PATRIOTIC SPIRIT CELEBRATION.

Saturday, July 4th from 10 a.m. to 1 pm. in Washington Park.

GAMES ~ VENDORS ~ FOOD ~ Free Hotdogs ~ MUSIC ~ CONTESTS ~ (Costume~Sack Race~Hotdog Eating~Best Float~Watermelon Seed Spitting). PARADE ~ Start: Garriga Elementary. To South Shore Drive. End: Washington Park.

Sponsored by: The City of Port Isabel, Beautification Committee, Port Isabel Economic Development Corporation, Museums of Port Isabel.

The 2nd Annual Port Isabel Patriotic Spirit Celebration PARADE will feature: Port Isabel Little Lakers Basketball Team, Long Island Village Golf Club Carts, Daniella Murchison, Port Isabel Fire Dept., Port Isabel Police Dept., Port Isabel Beautification Committee Mobile, Funshine Daycare, Port Isabel Underdogs Basketball Team and more!

PARADE ENTRY: Robert Salinas 956/943-0705 or edcadministrator@copitx.com.
VENDOR INFO: Jeannie Flores 956/943-0755 or museumdirector@copitx.com.

SPONSORS: H. E. B., BLUE MARLIN, City of Port Isabel Beautification Committee, Port Isabel Economic Development Corporation & City of Port Isabel.

Sunday, July 5th, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Port Isabel Antique & Flea Market. Beulah Lee Park on Highway 100. Dozens of dealers & thousands of deals! March – October: 1st Sunday of the Month. 1st & 3rd* Sunday 9a-4p November – February. FREE ADMISSION! For more information: Gloria Bates 956/455-6798.

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This week on Facebook our look at the past featured Billy Boomerang. Here, pictured in December 1977, Billy Boomerang was a fixture on the beach near the Jetties Restaurant where he demonstrated and sold his handcrafted boomerangs. Locals knew him from the church he attended or shops he frequented around Lighthouse Square or thumbing a ride to South Padre Island or fishing for sharks from the jetties… Join in the conversation and trip down memory lane on our Facebook post: http://on.fb.me/1R11Uxs.

Port Isabel: Summer is ON! Lighthouse Movie Friday & Thursday Fireworks!

DSC_3434-2Summer is ON at the Shoreline in Port Isabel!


Suggested TO-DO! Season 11 of the Lighthouse Establishment Cinema continues Friday, June 12th with “BIG HERO 6” or take in the THURSDAY NIGHT FIREWORKS,
visit the Museums of Port Isabel, or our unique shops with new arrivals for that special trinket or souvenir or collectible, have a great meal in our restaurants or cafes, fish from the pier or take a charter and take in the view of the beautiful Laguna Madre Bay. Then extend your visit! See our accommodations here> http://bit.ly/1FnUt7B.

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THURSDAY NIGHT FIREWORKS OVER THE BAY!

Thursdays through September 3rd at 9:15 p.m. Lots of viewing areas in Port Isabel! Port Isabel Historic Lighthouse Park, the longest lighted pier in Texas at Pirate’s Landing Fishing Pier, the Black Dragon Cruises, Pelican Station! Sponsored in part by Black Dragon Cruises.

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2015 LIGHTHOUSE ESTABLISHMENT CINEMA, June 12 “BIG HERO 6”

Season 11 continues on June 12th at 9:30 p.m. at the historic Port Isabel Lighthouse. This is a free event and open to the public. Conessions are available. For more information call the Port Isabel Visitors Center at 956/943-0755. 2015 schedule, EVERY Friday in June & July at 9:30 p.m.

Thanks to all who participated in our movie survey! Here’s the Season 11 movie line up:

JUNE 5: FROZEN
JUNE 6: HOME
JUNE 12: BIG HERO 6
JUNE 19: LEGO MOVIE
JUNE 26: GODZILLA
JULY 3: SMURFS II
JULY 10: MALEFICENT
JULY 17: SPIDER MAN II
JULY 24: PLANES (FIRE & RESCUE)
JULY 31: ANNIE

The Lighthouse Establishment Cinema is sponsored by: Quik Stop, Texas Pack, Inc., City of Port Isabel, Port Isabel Economic Development Corporation & Museums of Port Isabel.

Movies will be projected on the side of the lighthouse every Friday in June and July at 9:30 p.m. This a FREE, family friendly event. Concessions available.

MUSEUMS TELLING OUR STORIES. Thursday, June 25 at the Treasures of the Gulf Museum.

The Museums of Port Isabel and the Laguna Madre Museum Foundation are proud to present its “Telling Our Stories” Series of 2015 on Thursday, June 25, at the Treasures of the Gulf Museum at 7pm. (317 E. Railroad Ave.)

Topic & Speaker: To Be Announced.

“Telling Our Stories” is an educational program aimed to preserving the heritage of the City of Port Isabel and the Laguna Madre area. Our goals are to preserve and educate our local and natural history through presentations and exhibits. The program is co-sponsored by the Museums of Port Isabel and the Laguna Museum Foundation. “Telling Our Stories” is presented on the fourth (4Th) Thursday of each month from January through September at the Treasures of the Gulf Museum. Admission is FREE.

Sponsored By:  Laguna Madre Museum Foundation

For more information on Telling Our Stories or to help sponsor an event, contact Jeannie Marie A. Flores at (956) 943-7602 or visit www.portisabelmuseums.com or you may also send an email to jrivera@copitx.com.

PORT ISABEL VISITOR CENTER.

The Port Isabel Visitor Center (in the Lighthouse Keeper’s Cottage) is now open. Hours of operation are Monday – Saturday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Phone: 956/943-0755.

Port Isabel Lighthouse Summer Hours start on Monday, June 1.
Sunday – Thursday: 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Friday: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Saturday: 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Regular hours (9 a.m. – 5 p.m.): will resume September 1. Tickets for the lighthouse and museums can be purchased on site.

2015 SUMMER CAUSEWAY RUN Set for June 6th.

Congratulations to ALL the participants, both runners and walkers! Over 1,100 took the challenging adventure in the first Summer Causeway Run & Fitness walk on Saturday! Plans are underway for the 2016 event scheduled for June 4th.
Run results: http://bit.ly/1eV8y76
Facebook event page: http://on.fb.me/1eV8xQL
Finish line video: http://bit.ly/1MBTUwT. Runners: to find your finish line video clip, click on the above Run Results link, find your name and click on “Finish Video”.
Brownsville Herald article: http://bit.ly/1Miqcwa
Event photos: http://bit.ly/1GskPft

For more information on the Longest Causeway Run & Fitness Walk contact the Port Isabel Chamber of Commerce at (956) 943-2262 or email director@portisabel.org.