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.


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.


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.

museum, telling our stories

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.

11705152_10153501108379752_5113101952133857465_nA LOOK AT OUR HISTORY!

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.

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