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27th Annual Mardi Gras Ball for Special People: "We're Feeling Artsy"

Moody Gardens Volunteer Services

Sunday, February 10, 2013 from 12:00 PM to 4:00 PM (PST)

Galveston, TX

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Each year Moody Gardens® hosts the Mardi Gras Ball for Special People, which provides the opportunity for people with disabilities to safely enjoy the spirit and fun of Mardi Gras.  


FREE admission for people with special needs, thier immediate family and/or caregivers with RSVP.


Enjoy food, refreshments, live music, beads, costume and dance contests, pictures, face painting arts & crafts and more.


Please note: Group home attendees must wear ID with name and organization.    



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When & Where

Moody Gardens Convention Center
Hope Blvd
Galveston, TX 77554

Sunday, February 10, 2013 from 12:00 PM to 4:00 PM (PST)

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Moody Gardens is a public, non-profit educational destination utilizing nature in the advancement of rehabilitation, conservation, recreation, and research. 

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  News and Updates
Wednesday, February 6, 2013 - 2:57 PM

The Nesquick Bunny said he would stop by and say hi!

Tuesday, February 5, 2013 - 11:27 AM

The Lion, Tinman and Scarecrow will make an appearance! Make sure you check out the Wizard of OZ 4-D Expierence now at Moody Gardens!

Monday, February 4, 2013 - 12:29 PM

We hit 1,500 attendees today!  Still lots to do but it is going to be a blast!  We hope you're ready to have some fun!!

Thursday, January 24, 2013 - 11:10 AM

Local artist, Derek Anderson will be on site to create portraitures!

Friday, December 7, 2012 - 10:09 AM

It is official, Ronald McDonald will be at the event!

Thursday, November 29, 2012 - 7:53 AM

UTMB Caring Clowns have confirmed that they will be at the ball making balloon hats, animals etc... They are always a lot of fun!  Thanks UTMB Caring Clowns!

Wednesday, November 28, 2012 - 2:53 PM

 Space Center Houston has confirmed that Gazer the Star and Cosmo the Moon will be at the ball!  Thanks Space Center Houston!


Wednesday, November 28, 2012 - 2:40 PM

We have a band!  Space Monkey is one of the hottest coverbands to hit the Houston music scene in 2012.

With a well-crafted set list and excellent live sound, Space Monkey manages to captivate audiences, becoming a crowd favorite with each and every performance. Space Monkey offers a wide range of all genres of music sure to please any crowd! 

I hope you are all ready to have a great time!

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