Saturday, Feb. 9, South Padre Island Convention Center is the Winter Outdoor Wildlife Expo. Doors open at 8:00 am with opening presentations beginning at 8:30 am. Jonathon Wood’s Live Raptor Show featured, followed by a day of more than 20 seminars about the natural wonders of the Laguna Madre and South Texas including: fly fishing, bay fishing, surf fishing, kayak fishing, local and worldwide birding, pelicans, dolphins, turtles, native plants, butterflies, shelling and more.
Admission is $3. Group discounts are available. Free coffee. Refreshment stand items available. New Bucket Raffle will have items valued at $300 or more. The traditional Silent Auction featuring donated items is open all day for bids.
Exhibits by non-profit environmental and wildlife organizations and vendors featuring local businesses, activities and artists, plus a special are of games of skill for children. Proceeds, after expenses, will be donated to the Boys and Girls Club of the Laguna Madre.
This event is sponsored by St. Andrew’s by the Sea Episcopal Church. For additional information, contact Ralph Ayers at 943-3630 or firstname.lastname@example.org