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Sept. 30th: It’s “Turtle-y” Fun, Turtles About Town

Have Fun, Make a Difference at the Turtles About Town: The Art of Saving Sea Turtles Fundraising Event

September 30th, 6-9pm, come out to The Bryan Museum, 1315 21st St., Galveston, for some fun! The Art of Saving Sea Turtles is a celebration of local Texas sea turtles and the Galveston Turtles About Town community art project. This will be a perfect fall evening backdrop of a magnificent European-inspired design of intricate metalwork and beautiful emerald-green glass all nestled in lush, curated gardens.

There will be appetizers, beer and wine, a silent auction, Jewerly Mystery Boxes and a program.

Join the fun at the elegant Bryan Museum Conservatory as they showcase Turtle Island Restoration Network’s endangered Kemp’s Ridley sea turtle conservation efforts. Advance tickets required and tickets are $100 and may be purchased at Eventbrite. For more info go to tinyurl.com/TurtlesAboutTown.

The Art of Saving Sea Turtles is inspired by Turtles About Town – a community-based project that showcases the city of Galveston and the conservation efforts of Turtle Island Restoration Network while boosting economic growth and tourism. “Working with the residents and visitors of Galveston Island, we ensure protection of sea turtles and a broad defense of the ocean habitat. Each 5-foot 3-inch sea turtle sculpture is painted and adorned by a local artist to create public art within the city that brings awareness and charm to our island.”

Proceeds benefit Turtle Island Restoration Network’s local sea turtle conservation and rescue programs. Learn more about Turtle Island Restoration Network at seaturtles.org.

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