Telling Our Stories on Thursday. Queen Isabella Market Day, Earth & Arbor Day Coming Soon.

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 “Charro Days in Brownsville presented by Dr. Knopp at the Museums Telling Our Stories on Thursday at the Treasures of the Gulf Museum, 7 p.m.

The Museums of Port Isabel and the Laguna Madre Museum Foundation are proud to present its “Telling Our Stories” Series of 2015 on Thursday, March 26th, at the Port Isabel Event & Cultural Center, 309 East Railroad Avenue at 7pm. This month’s topic will be on “Charro Days in Brownsville” by Dr. Anthony Knopp.

Dr. Knopp is an Emeritus Professor of History at the University of Texas at Brownsville, where he has served since 1976.  A native of St. Paul, MN, he obtained a doctorate in History from Texas Tech University.  Dr. Knopp is a past President of the Brownsville Historical Association and presently serves on the BHA Board of Directors.  Dr. Knopp is the author of several books on local and border history and co-authored the book entitled “Charro Days in Brownsville”.

Please join us for an entertaining evening with Dr. Knopp presenting history of “Charro Days in Brownsville”. All locals and visitors are welcomed to attend this free presentation. Complimentary drinks and hors d’oeuvres will be provided.

“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.

COMING IN APRIL…

beulah lee park, vendors, free admission, port isabel antique & flea market
April 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 Bates956/455-6798.

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Queen Isabella Market Day to be held on Saturday, April 11. The City of Port Isabel hosts an annual Market Day at the lighthouse in April! Vendors, music, food and family fun! Admission to the lighthouse and the museums is just $1.00 each all day Saturday! For more information call Jeannie Flores at 956/943-7602 or email museumdirector@copitx.com.
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Earth & Arbor Day Celebration. Saturday, April 25. Mayor Joe E. Vega & The Port Isabel City Commission & Beautification Committee present 7th Annual Earth/Arbor Day Celebration. Saturday Apil 25, 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Beulah Lee Park in Port Isabel on Highway 100. FREE! PUBLIC INVITED! FREE Hotdogs & Drinks! Hands-On Activities! Educational Booths! 75 Oak Trees Given Away. Call 956/943-2682 for more information.