Betsy A.'s blog

Blue Santa Garage Sale

Clipart from Jupiterimages of Police HatLa Porte Police Department and their Citizens Police Academy Alumni Association will be hosting a Blue Santa Garage Sale in the front parking lot of the Police Department, 3001 N. 23rd St., on Saturday, April 21, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. For more information, contact Robyn Galleon at 281-842-3162. 

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World War II Display

Photograph of World War II display in case at libraryThis month, the library display case features memorabilia from World War II, provided by library patron Paul Schupska. There are some touching items—like a Mother’s Day card that reads: “To My Son in the Service on Mother’s Day.” Stop by to see this interesting tribute to our armed forces.

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Friends of Houston Public Library Book Sale

Clipart from Jupiter Images of man at Book SaleThe 34th Annual Bargain Book Sale sponsored by the Friends of Houston Public Library will be held April 13-15, 2012 in Exhibit Hall B at the George R. Brown Convention Center, 1001 Avenida de las Americas, Houston.
The specific times are:

Friday, April 13, 4:30 pm – 9:00 pm (members only, see below)
Saturday, April 14, 9:00 am – 5:00 pm (general public)
Sunday, April 15, 11:00 am – 4:00 pm (general public, also “Bag Day”, see below)

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Annual Quest for the Chocolate Chicken

Clipart of chicken dancingIt’s time again for the one, the only, La Porte Chocolate Chicken Scavenger Hunt! Join us Wednesday, April 4 at 3:15 p.m. For school-age children.

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The Romance Continues

Photo of Sylvan Beach entrance provided by La Porte Bay Area Heritage SocietyAn article about Sylvan Beach written by La Porte Assistant Police Chief Ronald Parker, a student at the University of Houston-Downtown,has been published in this year’s edition of Touchstone[Vol. XXXI, ©2012 The Texas State Historical Association]. Touchstone is the undergraduate research journal of the Walter Prescott Webb Historical Society,the college-level educational program of the

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