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March 23rd: Sin City of the South Tour & More Fun Events

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March 23rd, 30th (3:30-4:30pm): Sin City of the South Tour – Explore Galveston’s Free State period from 1920-1958 with this hour long driving tour. Learn the history of gambling, bootlegging, and prostitution in Galveston. Sites on the tour include the former site of the Balinese Room, the Falstaff Brewery, the Red Light district, and more. Tickets are $17. This will commence at Ashton Villa, 2328 Broadway, Galveston.

March 31st (1-2pm): DIY Miniature Fairy Gardening Workshop – Come and explore the art of miniature gardening and the art of imagination. In this fun hands-on class, you will be shown creative ways to make your own magical garden. Workshop fee is $40 per person, which includes a container, accessories, and instructions. Space is limited. To make your reservation and prepay, call (409)763-4713 or visit Tom Thumb Nursery, 2014 45th St., Galveston, by March 27th. Contact sales@tomsthumbnursery.com for more info.

April 11th (4:30-7:30pm): Poetry Workshop with Bill Moran – This poetry workshop will be led by Houston poet Bill Moran. Poetry workshops are free and open to the public. Iconoclast Sessions II – Student Poetry will take place immediately after this event. All students and youth are welcomed and encouraged to share their poetry during the Iconoclast Session. For more information about our program visit IconoclastArtists.org. This will be held at Galveston Artist Residency, 2521 Ships Mechanic Row, Galveston. The cost is free to attend.

April 20th (8-1oam): Cha! Cha!’s Egg-Cellent Easter Adventure at the Rainforest Cafe – Have Breakfast with the Easter Bunny. Starting at 8am, visit with the Easter Bunny and Cha! Cha! to a Breakfast Buffet featuring carving station with ham, waffles, omelets with choice of fillings, scrambled eggs, bacon, pork sausage, turkey sausage, French toast, hash browns diced with peppers and onions, fresh fruit platter, assorted cold cereal, mini muffins and donuts, and biscuits with sausage gravy. There will be an Easter Egg Hunt and Easter Basket raffle, goodie bags for the kids and more fun. Rainforest Cafe is located at 5310 Seawall Blvd., Galveston. Tickets are $14-$21 and available through eventbrite.com.

June 8th (1-5pm): KiFest Kids International Festival – The Kids International Festival is a family-oriented event that provides a place to gather with family and friends to learn about other cultures through art, cuisine, music, and cultural dance groups. The Kids International Festival was created to embrace diversity and to promote unity like no other kid festival. It also features live performers and cultural dance groups. This will be held at 2302 Strand St., Downtown Galveston. This is free to attend. More info is available on eventbrite.com.

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