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Sweet Charity Now on Stage at Island ETC
Charity's a girl in love with being in love! And YOU'LL be in love with this show! Don't miss Neil Simon's Broadway smash, Sweet Charity, on stage at Island ETC now thru August 16th!

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If you haven't been to Galveston lately, now is the perfect time to experience some of the island's unique attractions - at a price you can't refuse. Select four or more participating attractions and save up to 40% off retail price. How's that for making an easy getaway easier?
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Since so much will be happening in Galveston for the holiday season, Santa is spending this summer on the island to make sure it all gets done! This summer, be sure to visit with Santa at a variety of events across the Isle - and enter for a chance to win big!
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The Curt Miller Magic & Comedy Show has dazzled over 50,000 people at Moody Gardens, changing the show each year with new illusions. The show returns to the beautiful Moody Gardens Hotel in Galveston, Texas July 26 thru August 1. Don't miss it!
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It's Island Time!
With summer now in full blossom, there's never been a better time to make your plans for an Island getaway!

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Down a Lazy River
Ever considered a River Cruise? Lorraine certainly is, now that she’s spoken with a friend who recently returned from 15 days along the Rhine, Main and Danube Rivers cruising from Amsterdam to Budapest.

Top Five Things To Do Before Summer Ends
In the interest of helping you end the summer on a high note - or at least without resorting to putting the kids on leashes - here are my top five things to do in Galveston before the summer ends.

Single Ticket Sales Begin August 4th at The Grand
Single ticket sales for The Grand’s 2014-2015 "Celebrate With The Grand!" Performing Arts Season begin Monday, August 4th. Tickets may be purchased at The Grand’s Box Office, 2020 Postoffice Street, by calling 409.765.1894, 800.821.1894, or online at www.thegrand.com.

Tall Ship ELISSA Training: Sailors Needed
Would be sailors enthralled with the idea of spending time aboard Galveston’s 1877 iron barque Elissa can learn the ropes and hoist the sails – training for hardy volunteers to take the 19th century tall ship on the high seas.

The More Things Change
Lorraine and some “frequent floater” buddies were talking recently about how things have changed since we began cruising lo these many years ago.

A Century of Galveston Art at Rosenberg Library
Galveston’s Rosenberg Library is offering a glimpse of historic Galveston – marine scenes, landscapes, still life and more – through the eyes and hearts of island artists.

The Summer in Instagrams
We've pulled together 25 of our favorite Instagrams from the summer. Take a look back at how great the season has been so far!

Kevin Scott Named New Galveston Historical Foundation President
Galveston Historical Foundation (GHF) membership on Friday, July 11th approved the selection of Kevin Scott as board president for 2014-2015.

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Galveston's Grand 1894 Opera House is presenting a series of exciting performances - sure to have you laughing in the aisles, tapping your feet, and clapping your hands.
 

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Rosenberg Library features monthly Treasures of the Month featuring an array of interesting topics from the Island's history.
 

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Artist Boat is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to promoting awareness and preservation of coastal margins and the marine environment through the disciplines of the sciences and the arts. Check out their fall schedule - online now!
 

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While there is a lot to do in Galveston, it's also a place where it feels comfortable to do little. At 10.4 miles long, the seawall lining the Gulf of Mexico is the world's longest continuous sidewalk and attracts walkers, joggers, bicyclists, surfers, sunbathers, skaters and sightseers year-round. It's a great place to exercise or just sit to watch a flock of brown pelicans skim across the waves at sunset.
 

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Clean Galveston has been around since 1982 when it was started to help with litter abatement and city beautification. Since then it has spent countless dollars on projects to keep Galveston as clean and beautiful as possible.
 

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