Coming Attractions

February 5

  • The UTRGV Flute Studio Recital premieres at 7 p.m. on the UTRGV Patron of the Arts page on www.youtube.com. Students and faculty members of the UTRGV Flute Studio, under the direction of Dr. Krista Jobson, celebrates the work of the studio members studio while preparing students for their full recitals, auditions, competitions, and juries.

February 9

  • The International Museum of Art & Science Homeschool Days: Engineering begins at 2 p.m. for 3rd to 5th graders to learn the basics of mechanical engineering through simple mechanics. An activity kit is provided, but supplies like scissors, glue, and writing and coloring tools are not included. Registrants will be emailed a pickup confirmation, a digital copy of the lesson, and the webinar link. Cost is $6 for IMAS members and $10 for general registration. Registration is required; space is limited. Kit pickup is Friday, Feb. 5, from 2 to5 p.m. and Saturday, Feb. 6, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Call 956-681-2800 for questions.

February 12

  • The International Museum of Art & Science (IMAS) invites the community to a special story time with librarians from McAllen Public Library Lark Branch and a Lunar New Year celebration video premiering at 3 p.m. on the IMAS Facebook page. The video will include a look into previous Lunar New Year festivals at the IMAS, the Korean light sculpture exhibit, Taiwanese videos and community submissions. Call IMAS at 956-681-2800 for more information.

February 20

  • Cody Johnson’s Under the Stars concert is coming to HEB Park, 1616 S. Raul Longoria Rd. in Edinburg. For VIP info, call 956-827-8349 or 956-454-6358. Tickets are available at hebparkrgv.com or the venue’s box office.

March

March 3

  • This is the deadline date for entries in the 2021 “Treasures of the Texas Coast Children’s Art Contest.” All Texas students (public, private, and home-schooled) in grades K-6 are invited to participate. Artwork should be based on the theme “Treasures of the Texas Coast” and portray why the Texas coast is important or noteworthy to the participating student. The top 40 pieces of art will appear in a 2022 calendar which will be distributed throughout the state. All entries must be postmarked by Wednesday, March 3, 2021. For more information, guidelines, prize information and an entry form for the art contest, visit the Adopt-A-Beach website at www.texasadoptabeach.org.

March 6

  • The RGV Hispanic Chamber of Commerce’s South Texas Sporting Skeet Shoot will be held at Mi Ranchito Sporting Clays, Hwy. 281 and Old Fountain Rd. in Linn San Manuel. Registration begins at 8 a.m. Clays start flying at 9:15 a.m. Shooters provide their own gun, ammunition, hear and eye protection. Breakfast and lunch will be provided. Door prizes, bucket drawings and a live auction round out the event. Fees are $300 for a three-person team, Annie Oakley is $20 per person, and Mulligans are $10 each, with a maximum of four per shooter. Bell Pepper Shots are $20 per person. Prizes are $900 for first place, $600 for second and $300 for third. Overall high top male and female shooters receive $100 each. Youth division, age 17 and under, receive a first place buckle for the male and female shooters. For more informatio or to become a sponsor, call 956-928-0060.

March 9

  • The International Museum of Art & Science Homeschool Days: Women in Science begins at 2 p.m. for 3rd to 5th graders to experiment with matter in different forms and learn about women scientists from the past and present. An activity kit is provided, but supplies like scissors, glue, and writing and coloring tools are not included. Registrants will be emailed a pickup confirmation, a digital copy of the lesson, and the webinar link. Cost is $6 for IMAS members and $10 for general registration. Registration is required; space is limited. Call 956-681-2800 for questions. Kit pickup is Friday, March 5, from 2 to5 p.m. and Saturday, March 6, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Call 956-681-2800 for questions.

March 25

  • The Texas Center for the Book is continuing its the #TXBookChat series continues with How to Participate in Read Across Texas. Get the inside scoop on how to participate in this year’s statewide community read on the theme of Recovery. The program lasts about 30 minutes and offers a quick look into different aspects of the state’s literary world. It begins at 11 a.m. via Zoom. Registration is required at www.tsl.texas.gov/txbookchat.

April

April 6

  • The International Museum of Art & Science Homeschool Days: Zoology begins at 2 p.m. for 3rd to 5th graders to experiment with matter in different forms and learn about women scientists from the past and present. An activity kit is provided, but supplies like scissors, glue, and writing and coloring tools are not included. Registrants will be emailed a pickup confirmation, a digital copy of the lesson, and the webinar link. Cost is $6 for IMAS members and $10 for general registration. Registration is required; space is limited. Call 956-681-2800 for questions. Kit pickup is Friday, April 2, from 2 to5 p.m. and Saturday, April 3, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Call 956-681-2800 for questions.

April 15

  • The Texas Center for the Book is continuing its the #TXBookChat series continues with National Student Poet of the Southwest: Texan Ethan Wang. Join the 2020 National Student Poet of the Southwest for a poetry reading and discussion of his work. The program lasts about 30 minutes and offers a quick look into different aspects of the state’s literary world. It begins at 11 a.m. via Zoom. Registration is required at www.tsl.texas.gov/txbookchat.

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