Members of Mardi Gras Krewes brought beads and invitations to Galveston City Council on Thursday. The first to appear was Z Krewe. Listen: RealPlayer MP3
Mayor Lyda Ann Thomas asked for the other groups to come to the podium in order. First was the Krewe of Gambrinus, then Babalu, followed by the Firefighter's Children's Parade Krewe and
Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority.
"We've definitely been beaded," Thomas said. "Which I definitely appreciate."