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Events Calendar

August 21– The Derek Matlock Baseball Academy is holding two Prospect Camps for ages 14 and up. Both run from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and will be at held at 905 N. Sugar Rd., Edinburg. Visit camps.jumpforward.com/UTRGVCamps/ to sign up.

August 23 –A Lunch & Learn workshop in English will be held from 12 to 1 p.m. at Casa de Palmas Hotel in McAllen. Hosted by Chase Bank and the Rio Grande Valley Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, the workshops focus on small business needs. This week’s workshop topic is Marketing in a Digital World. Reservations are required by calling the RGVHCC office at 956-928-0060.

August 25– The RGV Hispanic Chamber of Commerece will host a Legislative Update luncheon from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Radisson Hotel, 2721 S. 10th St., McAllen.  Update sfrom state legilsators will be presented with a question and answer session. Tickets are $50 per person or $600 for a table for eight.  Call 956-928-0060 to purchase tickets or for more information.

August 27 – The International Museum of Art & Science (IMAS) presents its 43rd Collage Annual Gala to be held at the museum from 6 to 11 p.m. The black-tie gala fundraiser features silent and live auctions, an open bar and live entertainment. Sponsorships and donations of live and silent auction items are being sought by the Collage committee. Individual tickets will be available in early July. Early access to table reservations is available now through sponsorship. Visit theimasonline.org/collage or contact Anastasia Perez at 956-681-2815 or Aylaia Sifuentes at 956-681-2817 for more information.

August 30 –A Lunch & Learn workshop in Spanish will be held from 12 to 1 p.m. at Casa de Palmas Hotel in McAllen. Hosted by Chase Bank and the Rio Grande Valley Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, the workshops focus on small business needs. This week’s workshop topic is Planning for a Healthy Business. Reservations are required by calling the RGVHCC office at 956-928-0060.

September 13 –A Lunch & Learn workshop in Spanish will be held from 12 to 1 p.m. at Casa de Palmas Hotel in McAllen. Hosted by Chase Bank and the Rio Grande Valley Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, the workshops focus on small business needs. This week’s workshop topic is Power of Capital. Reservations are required by calling the RGVHCC office at 956-928-0060.

September 16 – The Women’s Committee of the RGV Hispanic Chamber of Commerce and the City of Edinburg will host the annual Latina Leadership Conference at the DHR Conference Center in Edinburg.  Key topics include Protecting Your Legacy, Healthcare Post Dobbs – the decision that Overturned Roe vs. wade; Mental Wellness, Adapting to Technology, and more. Sponsorships, reserved tables for 8 at $600 and tickets at $50 can be purchased at rgvhcc.org/events. The ticket price includes breakfast, lunch, self-defense tactics, drawing prizes and more. For sponsorship information, call the RGVHCC office at 956-928-0060.

September 20 –A Lunch & Learn workshop in Spanish will be held from 12 to 1 p.m. at Casa de Palmas Hotel in McAllen. Hosted by Chase Bank and the Rio Grande Valley Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, the workshops focus on small business needs. This week’s workshop topic is Navigating Your Cash Flow. Reservations are required by calling the RGVHCC office at 956-928-0060.

September 27 – A Lunch & Learn workshop in English will be held from 12 to 1 p.m. at Casa de Palmas Hotel in McAllen. Hosted by Chase Bank and the Rio Grande Valley Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, the workshops focus on small business needs. This week’s workshop topic is Business 201. Reservations are required by calling the RGVHCC office at 956-928-0060.

October 20 –The Idea Public Schools annual dinner and auction fundraiser, “Reach for the Stars,” begins at 6:30 p.m. at the Mission Events Center, 200 N. Shary Rd. The black-tie formal event features a complimentary valet service and music along with the dinner and auction – all followed by an after party. Sponsorships range from $2,500 to $50,000. Individual tickets are $300. For more information, or to secure a sponsorship by Friday, Sep. 30, contact Rose Marques at 956-373-2102 or via email at rose.marques@ideapublicschools.org.

Summer Weekly

Tuesday

  • It’s Flashlight Night through Aug. 30 at Quinta Mazatlán World Birding Center, 600 Sunset Ave., McAllen. Search for creatures of the night during this family-friendly activity from 8:30 to 10 p.m. Park admission is $5 at quintamazatlan.ticketleap.com.

Wednesday

  • Join experienced naturalist Angelina Vasquez with the Frontera Audubon Society, 1101 S. Texas Blvd. in Weslaco for a guide bird walk through the thicket at 9 a.m. weekly. Admission is $5 for nonmembers and free for members.Call 956-968-3275 for information.

Thursday

  • Stretch and strengthen with Yoga on the Lawn at Frontera Audubon Society, 1101 E. Texas Blvd. in Weslco, at 6 p.m. Admission is $8 per person. Bring a yoga mat and be alerted on changes in class schedule, class promos or special events by texting @YogaFAS to the number 81010 to subscribe.

Friday

  • Take a relaxing Morning Bird Walk through Aug. 26 at Quinta Mazatlán World Birding Center, 600 Sunset Ave., McAllen. Geared for all ages, from 8:30 to 10 a.m., join John Brush, urban ecologist to explore the varieties in the native habitat. Park admission is $5 at quintamazatlan.ticketleap.com.

Saturday

  • Kids can join in the Nature Nuggets from 10 to 11 a.m. for ages 2 to 6 or Discovery Days for age 7 and up from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. at Quinta Mazatlán World Birding Center, 600 Sunset Ave., McAllen. For Nature Nuggets, kids and parents will enjoy a nature-inspired book, along with a walk, talk and craft. Park admission is $5 at quintamazatlan.ticketleap.com.

 

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