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The Galveston County Daily News: Fun

January 20, 2017

Fun

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Oak Ridge Boys set to perform Saturday, Sunday at The Grand

The Oak Ridge Boys will be back on the island with performances at 7:30 p.m. Saturday and 3 p.m. Sunday at The Grand 1894 Opera House, 2020 Postoffice St., in Galveston.

  • icon Posted: January 19

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Thursday 01/19/2017
'The Founder' sheds light on a fascinating history
Posted: January 19, 2017

There isn’t any brilliant filmmaking here, Michael Keaton (“Birdman”) doesn’t land the performance of the year.

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Yaga's Chili Quest and Beer Fest kicks off today
Posted: January 19, 2017

The eighth annual Yaga’s Chili Quest & Beer Fest will kick off with a Night Party from 8 p.m. to 10 p.m. today at Yaga’s Café, 2314 Strand St., in Galveston.

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Charlie & The Regrets set to perform tonight
Posted: January 19, 2017

Charlie & The Regrets will be performing its robust and eclectic collection of bohemian-infused honky-tonk music at 8:30 p.m. today at the Old Quarter Acoustic Café, 413 20th St., in Galveston.

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Tuesday 01/17/2017
Pomegranates are a tart treat with multiple uses
Posted: January 17, 2017

How abruptly the festive season ended — one day those shiny red orbs were sparkling brightly and now they’re gone. Christmas? No, I’m talking about the pomegranate season, which ended earlier than usual this year, leaving fans of the tart fruit searching the stores for one last treat.

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Win a ride on Rosenberg Library's Mardi Gras float
Posted: January 17, 2017

Twelve lucky kids will win a rare opportunity to ride on a Mardi Gras float in the 13th annual Firefighters Children’s Parade at 2 p.m. Feb. 26.

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Care of freeze-damaged plants
Posted: January 17, 2017

When did our landscapes move north? Are we not situated on the balmy Gulf Coast of Texas? Should our USDA Plant Hardiness Zone Map rating be changed?

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Galveston County Lemonade Day kick-off set for Thursday
Posted: January 17, 2017

The Galveston Regional Chamber of Commerce is inviting all students in the region to register for Galveston County Lemonade Day at the kickoff in conjunction with Step Up for Education from 5 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Thursday at the Central Middle School Media Arts Academy, 3014 Sealy Ave., in Galveston.

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Unsafe vapors
Posted: January 17, 2017

E-cigarettes are easy to buy but can hook kids on nicotine. Parents may try electronic cigarettes to help themselves to quit smoking. Teens may try them because they think they are safer than regular cigarettes.

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