Who doesn’t love a good circus featuring lions, tigers, elephants, clowns and family fun?
Well, the Bayside Lions will present its annual circus this weekend — just in time for Spring Break — with a parade to kick things off at 6:30 p.m. today. The parade will begin at Clifton by the Sea and end at Sullivan Pharmacy.
The circus will be at 1:30 p.m., 4:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Saturday; and 1:30 p.m. and 4:30 p.m. Sunday at Bayshore Park, 5437 FM 646, in San Leon.
Advance tickets are $12 per adult (get one free child’s ticket per adult), additional children tickets are $6 each in advance (today only). Tickets are $16 per adult and $10 per child the day of the circus. Tickets can be bought at locations in Bacliff, which include Sullivan Pharmacy, Amegy Bank, Bacliff MUD, Todd & Associates, San Leon Liquor and Ziegler’s in Dickinson.
For information, call 832-731-2132 or 281-802-0877.
Outdoors events on deck
For those of you looking for something to do outdoors this weekend, here are a few events to check out:
The Friends of League City Seniors Foundation will have its 10th annual citywide wellness walk at 7 a.m. Saturday at Walter Hall Park, 807 state Highway 3 N., in League City. Awards will be given. To register, visit http://leaguecitywellnesswalk.org or in person at Hometown Heroes Park, 1001 E. League City Parkway. For information, contact Lydia Rodriguez, firstname.lastname@example.org or 281-554-1183.
The Galveston County Audubon and Galveston Island Nature Tourism Council will sponsor a birding field trip at 8 a.m. Saturday to East Beach. For information, call Greg Whittaker, 409-683-4101, or Alice Anne O’Donell, 409-771-3660.
And for those of you wanting to spruce up the garden, the Galveston County Master Gardeners will offer its “Bonsai” class from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Saturday at the Galveston County AgriLife Extension Building at Carbide Park, 4102-B Main St., in La Marque. The class will cost $25 per person (space is limited to the first 10 registrants). RSVP required. To RSVP, visit aggie-horticulture.tamu.edu/galveston or call 281-534-3413.
Spring break at Moody Gardens
Make sure you take the kiddos and family out during spring break to Moody Gardens as they will be offering new attractions, experiences and discounts on a variety of events/attractions at the popular venue at 1 Hope Blvd. in Galveston.
From movies such as “Rogue One: A Star Wars Story” and “Amazing Mighty Micro Monsters 3D,” to dinosaurs, Moody Gardens has more than enough to keep you entertained all in one location.
For tickets and information, visit www.moodygardens.org or call 800-582-4673.
Art in the Depot
The Dickinson Historical Society will sponsor its Art in the Depot painting exhibit and sale by local artists from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and from noon to 3 p.m. Sunday at the Dickinson Historical Railroad Center, 218 FM 517 W., in Dickinson. Admission is free. For information, call 281-534-4367.
Shrimp boil fundraiser
The Planters Bunch will have its annual shrimp boil from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday at the Milton Pines Pavilion, 4100 Mason Drive, in the Sea Isle Subdivision, in Galveston. Proceeds will benefit The Lighthouse Charity Team. For information, call Denise Stevenson, 832-657-6564.
Quartet set to perform
The OSMOSIS String Quartet, all the way from Leipzig, Germany, will make its island debut at 7 p.m. Thursday at First Lutheran Church, 25th and Winnie streets, in Galveston.
The free concert will feature the quartet playing movements such as Haydn’s String Quartet in C Major, Opus 76, Number 3: Shoastakovich’s String Quartet Number 7 in F-sharp Minor, and Schumann’s Piano Quintet in E-flat Major; Opus 14.
For information, contact Don Hermanson, email@example.com or 713-621-8304.
Don’t forget ...
Don’t forget to “spring forward” at 2 a.m. Sunday as daylight saving time begins. Have a great weekend!