Coming Attractions

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.

February 27

  • The Heroes with Heart 5K run/walk event is a virtual experience recognizing first responders, law enforcement officers and healthcare workers who have survived heart disease as the 5K ambassadors. Registration is $35 per person and includes a T-shirt, medal and bib. Group pricing is available for teams. Proceeds benefit local charities. To meet the 5K ambassadors, the charities the event supports, or to explore 5K routes, visit STHSActive.com. For more information, contact Kassandra Rodriguez at 956-388-2020 or at [email protected]

March 2

  • The staff at Speer Memorial Library in Mission will host a virtual discussion of the book “Educated” via Zoom at 5:30 p.m. in Spanish and at 6:30 p.m. in English. A link for the virtual meeting will be sent to all who sign up. Speer Memorial Library was the recipient of the Texas Reads Grant and will make free copies available, while supplies last, to people who sign up for book discussions. For more information, or to sign up, call 956-580-8754 or send an email to [email protected]xas.us and include your name, telephone number.

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

  • Keep McAllen Beautiful (KMB) will be celebrating Arbor Day with an event for participants to take part in a 5K and 10K runs or 25-mile or 100-kilometer bike tour. The event will be held virtually and participants can set their own date, place, and time to get in those miles. All events are $25. Revenue from the event will help KMB raise funds for tree plantings and trees to be given away. Register at www.keepmcallenbeautiful.org or call 681-4562 for more information.
  • 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 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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