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May 15 & 29– Bentsen-RGV State Park Bird Walks are scheduled twice this month at 8:30 a.m. The park is located at 2800 S. Bentsen Palm Dr. in Mission. Programs are free with park admission. Meet at the tram turnaround at park headquarters. Call ahead to confirm program schedule and details at 956-584-9156.

May 19– Explore the nocturnal world at Bentsen-RGV State Park, 2800 S. Bentsen Palm Dr. in Mission, with the Creatures of the Night program at 7:30 p.m. Reservations are required. Programs are free with park admission. Meet at the tram turnaround at park headquarters. Call ahead to confirm program schedule and details at 956-584-9156.

May 21– Reading with a Ranger at 10:30 a.m. meets at La Familia Nature Center near the park entrance. The park is located at 2800 S. Bentsen Palm Dr. in Mission. Programs are free with park admission. Call ahead to confirm program schedule and details at 956-584-9156.

May 24– The Wild Wellness program that blends exercise, meditation and nature awareness at 9 a.m. The park is located at 2800 S. Bentsen Palm Dr. in Mission. Programs are free with park admission. Meet at the tram turnaround at park headquarters unless otherwise specified. Call ahead to confirm program schedule and details at 956-584-9156.

May 28– Geared for all ages, the aquatic science program “What’s in this Water?” demonstrating the chemical and biological components of the water.  It begins at 1:30 p.m. Reservations are required. Programs are free with park admission. Meet at the tram turnaround at park headquarters. Call ahead to confirm program schedule and details at 956-584-9156.

June 1 – The next IMAS Museum from Home workshop takes a look at art history. Youth participate through a live Zoom webinar hosted by an IMAS educator to lead them through a hands-on lesson. Supplies are included in an activity kit to be picked up via curbside on the Saturday prior to the workshop. Cost is $6 for IMAS members and $12 for others. Sessions are at 2 p.m. for 3rd through 5th grades and 3:30 p.m. for 6th through 12th. For more information, call 956-681-2800.  IMAS is at 1900 Nolana Ave., McAllen.

 

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