On-Going Programs

Birding on the Boardwalk

Guided birding tour for anyone, novice to expert, with local guide Nan Dietert. Every Wednesday starting at 9 am, at the Leonabell Turnbull Birding Center at the trolley stop near the south end of Ross Ave. Year round, no charge.

Beachwalk Adventure

Meet Shirley Fischer under the purple flag and comb Port A's beaches for shells and other treasures on the 4th Friday of each month starting at 9 am from the Horace Caldwell Pier at the end of Beach St. Year round, no charge.

Yoga on The Beach

Nancy Myers conducts a yoga class on the 2nd Saturday of the month starting at 8 am next to the Horace Caldwell Pier at the end of Beach St. No Charge.

In case of bad weather, the instructor will take participants that show up to an inside location for the class.


LAB TOURS

H.E.L.P. Series Health/Ecology/Lifestyle/Preparation - FREE and sponsored by Port Aransas Parks and Recreation Department

** Next tour of the Texas A&M AgriLife Mariculture Lab will be: Monday, March 17, 2 pm.

This working lab develops and commercializes shrimp and sea urchin farming industries for Texas and the US; develops sea urchin feed and production technology for biomedical and ecotoxicological research; develops starfish feed and production for regeneration and stem cell production; and evaluates fishery processing, biofuel/biodiesel, and grain crops as nutritional replacements in shrimp feeds.

[For tours, space is limited, and pre-registration is required. Contact Community Program Coordinator Pam Greene at pamg@cityofportaransas.org or 749-4158 to reserve space. Meet at 1:50 pm at Civic Center parking lot, 710 W. Ave A to carpool.]



Sunset Sounds

Enjoy an evening of musical entertainment as the sun sets over the Corpus Christi Ship Channel. 2nd Friday of the month (unless otherwise noted) from April through October, 7-9 pm at Patsy Jones Amphitheater in Roberts Point Park. Bring your lawn chair and your favorite beverage. No charge.

2014 Season
Now scheduling the 2014 season. Check back for full schedule soon.



Island Fishing Workshops
FREE! 1pm
Taught by Parks & Recreation Grounds Supervisor Mike McClure


April 25, 1pm
Meet at Marker 40 on the beach.
Topic: fishing for whiting

May 30, 1pm
Meet at the south jetties on the beach.
Topic: fishing for trout

June 27, 1pm
Meet at the Port Aransas Nature Preserve at Charlie's Pasture.
Topic: fishing for whiting

July 25, 1pm
Meet at Patsy Jones Amphitheater in Roberts Point Park ship channel side.
Topic: cast netting and rigging

August 29, 1pm
Meet at bulkhead by the gate to the Port Aransas Nature Preserve at Charlie's Pasture on Port Street.
Topic: fishing for redfish

September 26, 1pm
Meet at bulkhead by the gate to the Port Aransas Nature Preserve at Charlie's Pasture on Port Street.
Topic: fishing for redfish

Call 749-4158 for more info.
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