April 23 – Youth can join the International Museum of Art & Science’s STEAM virtual program “Afterschool Adventures with IMAS” to celebrate Earth Day with two sessions. In the Kinder to 5th grade workshop at 3 p.m., participants will create a nature mobile, and the 6th to 12th grade workshop at 4 p.m., they will create a leaf lantern. Each program offers free workshop kits for participating children that include activity supplies and extra treats. Learners can pursue topics in depth and explore their interests in these Afterschool Adventures throughout the year. Go to theimasonline.org to sign up.
April 23-24 – The Edinburg World Birding Center presents the Decomposition Timeline Trail from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. to learn how single-use plastic items utilized daily for convenience can last longer than a lifetime on. The trail will be open during regular business hours, and participation is free with regular park admission. The EWBC is at 714 Raul Longoria Rd. Call 956-381-9922 for information.
April 24-25 – The public is invited to the two-day San Benito Food Court Festival with a variety of food vendors selling their delicacies along the shores of the city’s resaca at 705 N. Bowie St. The event is complete with outdoor music and runs from 12 to 6 p.m. on Saturday and 2 to 6 p.m. on Sunday. Admission is free. For more information, go to cityofsanbenito.com.
April 27 – The UTRGV Patron of the Arts presents the UTRGV Master Chorale performing selections from Bach’s St. John Passion at 7 p.m. on YouTube.com. Join Dr. Sean Taylor and guests for a special pre-concert discussion on Zoom at 6:40 p.m. at utrgv.zoom.us/j/82099862048#success. The performance includes a selection of choruses, solos, and chorales from Bach’s St. John Passion. The UTRGV Master Chorale, under the direction of Molly Getsinger and Sean Taylor, will be joined by Alium Spiritum, soloists Jason Vest, Daniel Hunter-Holly, Shayna Tayloe, Sean Taylor and Michael Young, and a chamber orchestra.