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Endangered Whooping Cranes: A Celebration of Life

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ACTIVITY LEVEL: Active
Love to learn in a small-group setting? This collection of programs has at most 10-24 participants.
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EasyFor people looking to exercise their minds more than their bodies. There’s minimal walking and not too many stairs.
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Sue Gallagher Jan 09, 2015 at 01:50 PM

I am attending the Feb. 15 program. I am flying into San Antonio at 1pm on the 14th and am interested in ride-sharing either from SAT or Corpus Christi. I am planning to rent a car, but am flexible if a ride is available from either SAT or CC, of if you would like to share costs. Thanks!


Nancy Jan 03, 2015 at 01:22 PM

Hello. I'm attending the 1/25 program and would like to share a ride/taxi. I arrive in Corpus Christi 1/24 at 3:30 p.m. I can stay overnight in Corpus Christi or go to Port Aransas that day but travel to Port Aransas on 1/25 desirable. Thanks. Nancy
David Martin Jan 03, 2015 at 04:25 PM

Nancy, we will have a compact rental car and can pick you up in Corpus Christi around 2 pm for the trip to Port Aransas. Should be able to stuff you and a small suitcase into the back seat.
Nancy Jan 04, 2015 at 01:10 PM

Thank you. That's great. Any suggestions about where we can meet? Nancy
David Martin Jan 04, 2015 at 05:29 PM

We will let you pick the pick-up stop as you will be w/o transportation. We have never been to Corpus Christi.
Nancy Jan 05, 2015 at 12:57 PM

I called the visitor's bureau and they recommended the Omni hotel which is on Interstate 37. I will be in the hotel lobby. Address is 900 North Shoreline Blvd. Does that sound okay?
David Martin Jan 05, 2015 at 01:08 PM

OK. 2pm on 1/25, we will look for you in the hotel lobby.
Nancy Jan 05, 2015 at 03:51 PM

Yes. Thank you. See you then.
Nancy Jan 24, 2015 at 12:04 PM

My flight today 1/24 has been delayed. I'd like to stay in touch via cell. My # is 530-592-8078. Would you give me yours? Nancyu


Marybeth M. Dec 20, 2014 at 05:18 PM

I am attending the 1/25 to1/30 program. Would like to find people to share taxi on 1/30. I need to be at the Corpus Cristi airport by 9am.
David Martin Dec 21, 2014 at 01:43 PM

We will have a compact rental car with us this entire week so probablly stuff you and your small suitcase into the back seat and have you at the airport/Corpus Christi at 9am on 1/30/14.
Marybeth M. Dec 22, 2014 at 09:42 AM

That sounds great! I will see you in January and we can work out the details then. Thanks.
David Martin Jan 17, 2015 at 10:54 AM

Looks like about a 45 minute drive to airport so will need to leave motel by 8:15 am at the latest.
Marybeth M. Jan 19, 2015 at 08:22 AM

Okay, thanks. I will probably be ready by 8. See you on Sunday.
Marybeth M. Jan 20, 2015 at 11:50 AM

Marybeth M. Jan 20, 2015 at 11:50 AM

Marybeth M. Jan 20, 2015 at 11:52 AM

Hi, David. Unfortunately I am going to have to cancel my trip. I do appreciate your help in getting a ride to the airport. Maybe I will meet you another time.
David Martin Jan 20, 2015 at 02:21 PM

Sorry about this. Hope all is well with you. Thanks for letting us know.


David Martin Dec 01, 2014 at 12:23 AM

Wife & I fly into San Antonio Saturday, 1/24/15, arrive 2 pm. Will rent car, generally heading toward Corpus Christi & a motel. Could spend night at program motel in Port Aranas. Only driver would need to return car and taxi back on Sunday, saving $. Willing to share car and taxi expenses. ALSO participating in Signature City San Antonio program #1981. Will rent car Friday, Jan 30 and spend two days getting to San Antonio w/ motel somewhere. Willing to share car and taxi (for one) expenses as above.


Marker Marshall Jan 08, 2014 at 06:05 PM

Anyone on the Jan 26 Whooping Cranes program want to bird with me afterwards? I've got a rental car until Feb 7 & will be headed down to Brownsville for 3 nights, then 4 nights at the Alamo Inn near McAllen, flying out of Corpus Christi at 4 pm Feb 7. --Marker Marshall (Ms.)


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