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Day of the Dead & Halloween Celebration @ the Museums! 10/31 6 – 9 p.m.

8 October 2019

Day of the Dead & Halloween Celebration Day of the Dead & Halloween Celebration at the Port Isabel Museums! Thursday, October 31st. Open house ~ Original Play by Gloria Bates & Cast ~ Reception with food & drink ~ Exhibits & More!

Museum of Port Isabel • 309 E. Railroad Ave. • Port Isabel • 956/943-7602
Exhibit / Altar Exhibit application: dod-altar-registration

Telling Our Stories: Original Play by Gloria Bates “Milagra Maria, the Angel of the Lighthouse” 1/28

27 January 2016

 

Museums of Port Isabel Telling Our StoriesMuseums Telling Our Stories. Thursday at the Treasures of the Gulf Museum

The Museums of Port Isabel and the Laguna Madre Museum Foundation are proud to present its “Telling Our Stories” Series of 2016 on Thursday, January 28, at the Treasures of the Gulf Museum at 7pm. (317 E. Railroad Ave.)

TOPIC: Original play by Gloria Bates, “Milagra Maria, the Angel of the Lighthouse”.

Gloria Bates was born in Beloit, Wisconsin where she spent her formative years growing up in the mid-west of the 1930s.  During her college years at the University of Wisconsin, Gloria and friends played in a bandTelling Our Stories: "Milagra Maria", an original play by Gloria Bates called the “Stardusters” they formed in high school and set about entertaining at various venues, Gloria on her trusty Gibson.  In the early 1960s, Gloria and husband Bob and sons Rod and Rex made a trip to south Texas.  In the late 1960s a teaching position in the migrant program in Mercedes made the move permanent and eventually the family moved to Bayside and then to Port Isabel where the family operated Seagull Imports.

Always the entertainer, Gloria continued to take every opportunity to sing and play and then incorporated both talents to play writing.  Upon retiring in November of 2010, Gloria turned her creative talents towards the canvas and has painted a variety of subjects including Day of the Dead, local scenes of cultural interest and is involved in commission work.  Several galleries in South Texas successfully feature Gloria’s work.

“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 Madre 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.

The Museums of Port Isabel and the Laguna Madre Museum Foundation are proud to present its “Telling Our Stories” Series of 2016 on Thursday, January 28th, at the Treasures of the Gulf Museum, 308 Queen Isabella Blvd. @ 7pm. This month’s topic will be on “Milagra Maria, the Angel of the Lighthouse, a play by Gloria Bates.

January’s Telling Our Stories to feature Gloria Bates “Gone To Texas” Program 1/23 7p

15 January 2014

The Museums of Port Isabel and the Laguna Madre Museum Foundation are proud to present its “Telling Our Stories” Series of 2014 on Thursday, January 23th, at the Treasures of the Gulf Museum, 317 East Railroad Avenue at 7:00 pm. This month’s topic will be on “Gone to Texas Tales: G. T. T. ”, a play by Gloria Bates.

Gloria Bates was born in Beloit, Wisconsin where she spent her formative years growing up in the mid-west of the 1930s.  During her college years at the University of Wisconsin, Gloria and friends played in a band called the “Stardusters” they formed in high school and set about entertaining at various venues, Gloria on her trusty Gibson.  In the early 1960s, Gloria and husband Bob and sons Rod and Rex made a trip to south Texas.  In the late 1960s a teaching position in the migrant program in Mercedes made the move permanent and eventually the family moved to Bayside and then to Port Isabel where the family operated Seagull Imports.

Always the entertainer, Gloria continued to take every opportunity to sing and play and then incorporated both talents to play writing.  Upon retiring in November of 2010, Gloria turned her creative talents towards the canvas and has painted a variety of subjects including Day of the Dead, local scenes of cultural interest, and is involved in commission work.  Several galleries in South Texas successfully feature Gloria’s work.

Please join us for an entertaining evening with Gloria Bates’ “Gone to Texas Tales: G. T. T.”. 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 last Thursday of each month from January through September at the Treasures of the Gulf Museum. Admission is free.

Sponsored by: The Museums of Port Isabel

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.

Telling Our Stories~ True Life Stories from the Mexican Revolution 9/27 6:30p

11 September 2012

The Museums of Port Isabel and the Laguna Madre Museum Foundation are proud to present its “Telling Our Stories” Series of 2012 on Thursday, September 27th, at the Treasures of theGulfMuseum,317 East Railroad Avenue at 6:30pm. This month’s topic will be on “True Life Stories from the Mexican Revolution”.

Gloria Bates was born inBeloit,Wisconsinwhere she spent her formative years growing up in the mid-west of the 1930s.  During her college years at theUniversityofWisconsin, Gloria and friends played in a band called the “Stardusters” they formed in high school and set about entertaining at various venues, Gloria on her trusty Gibson.  In the early 1960s, Gloria and husband Bob and sons Rod and Rex made a trip to southTexas.  In the late 1960s a teaching position in the migrant program in Mercedes made the move permanent and eventually the family moved to Bayside and then to Port Isabel where the family operated Seagull Imports.

Always the entertainer, Gloria continued to take every opportunity to sing and play and then incorporated both talents to play writing.  Upon retiring in November of 2010, Gloria turned her creative talents towards the canvas and has painted a variety of subjects including Day of the Dead, local scenes of cultural interest, and is involved in commission work.  Several galleries inSouth Texassuccessfully feature Gloria’s work.

Please join us as we learn about “True Life Stories from the Mexican Revolution”. 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 ofPort Isabeland 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 last Thursday of each month from January through September at the Treasures of theGulfMuseum. Admission is free.

Sponsored by: Mr. Scott Friedman
“Pirate’s Landing Restaurant” 

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.

Telling Our Stories~ Gloria Bates & “Tres Lloronas” 1/26 6:30p

25 January 2012

A play by Gloria Bates “Tres Lloronas” ~ Two Shows

The Museums of Port Isabel and the Laguna Madre Museum Foundation are proud to present its “Telling Our Stories” Series of 2012 on Thursday, January 26, at the Treasures of the Gulf Museum, 317 East Railroad Ave at 4:00 and 6:30pm. This month’s topic will be a theatrical play “Tres Lloronas”, written by Gloria Bates and performed by Gloria Bates and friends.

“Tres Lloronas”, sad, tragic love stories, written by Gloria Bates is the legend of La Llorona, the weeping woman and is timeless. This story has been told in the Latin American countries for as long as legends have existed. The popular folk legend is about a woman who killed her children as revenge for the man that betrayed her love. She is forever searching the rivers and streets at night looking for her lost cildren. Parents used the story as a warning to keep their children in late at night, and also away form the rivers to avoid falling in and drowning.

Cast: Dona Margarita Champion de Orive (Carol Plumb); Luna Maria Zamora de Trevino (Gloria Bates); Cuca Adelita Zapata de Romero (Cathy Shelton). Circa: 1880s and returning to the present time in Port Isabel, Texas in the City Cemetery during “Day of the Dead” Celebration.

Please join us as we are entertained by “Tres Lloronas”. All locals and visitors are welcomed to attend this free presentation. Complimentary drinks and hors d’oeuvres will be provided, following the program.

“Telling Our Stories” is an educational program aimed to preserve the heritage of the City of Port Isabel and the Laguna Madre area. Our goals are to preserve and educate out local and natural history through presentations and exhibits. The program is co-sponsored by the Museums of Port Isabel and the Laguna Madre Museum Foundation. “Telling Our Stories” is presented on the last Thursday of each month from January through September at the Treasures of the Gulf Museum. Admission is FREE.

Sponsored by: Museums of Port Isabel

For more information on “Telling Our Stories” or to help sponsor an event, contact Jeannie Marie A. Flores at 956-943-7602 or visitwww.portisabelmuseums.com or you may also send an email tomuseumdirector@copitx.com.

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