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Coming Attractions

June 30-July 9

  • The Pharr Community Theatre, presents The Wonderful Ice Cream Sui tin multiple performances. The one-act play, in English, runs from June 30 through July 9 for six shows on Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 p.m. and Sundays at 3 p.m., at Pharr Community Theater, 213 W. Newcombe Ave., Pharr. Tickets are $8 in advance and $12 at the door, upon availability. Seating is limited to 55 persons per show. The play is equivalent to a PG-13 movie. For advance tickets and more details, go to pharrcommunitytheater.com or text 956-655-9308.

July 4

  • The 95th Annual McAllen Independence Day Celebration begins with an early morning 4K race, a patriotic program, immediately followed by the Main Street Parade and the Freedom Festival at Archer Park.  Music, food, and games will be highlight and concludes with a concert and fireworks extravaganza. The 4K race is part of the McAllen Marathon Scott Crane Running Series and runners who complete all five of the races will receive a series medal.  Registration is open at mcallenmarathon.com and the registration fee is $30.

July 4

  • South Padre Island’s Fourth of July celebration which will kick off beachside with a parade in the sand and end with a display of fireworks over the bay. The fun begins with the Walking Beach Parade at 9:30 a.m. at Beach Access #8 and ends at Beach Access #4, where visitors can enjoy complimentary watermelon and water, along with other giveaways. Spectators will take in the fireworks display over the bay at 9:15 p.m. For more information, visit sopadre.com.

July 7

  • The next Edinburg Police Department summer Movies with a Cop outdoor screening will be “Sonic the Hedgehog.” It begins at 8 p.m. at Edinburg Municipal Park Field #1. Bring blankets or chairs for seating and snacks to munch on. The event is free and open to the public. There will be pre-screening activities and opportunities to interact with Edinburg’s police officers.

July 14

  • The next Edinburg Police Department summer Movies with a Cop outdoor screening will be “League of Super Pets.”It begins at 8 p.m. at Edinburg Municipal Park Field #1. Bring blankets or chairs for seating and snacks to munch on. The event is free and open to the public. There will be pre-screening activities and opportunities to interact with Edinburg’s police officers.

July 21

  • The next Edinburg Police Department summer Movies with a Cop outdoor screening will be “Addams Family.”It begins at 8 p.m. at Edinburg Municipal Park Field #1. Bring blankets or chairs for seating and snacks to munch on. The event is free and open to the public. There will be pre-screening activities and opportunities to interact with Edinburg’s police officers.

July 28

  • The next Edinburg Police Department summer Movies with a Cop outdoor screening will be “Frozen.”It begins at 8 p.m. at Edinburg Municipal Park Field #1. Bring blankets or chairs for seating and snacks to munch on. The event is free and open to the public. There will be pre-screening activities and opportunities to interact with Edinburg’s police officers.

August 4

  • The next Edinburg Police Department summer Movies with a Cop outdoor screening will be “Brave.”It begins at 8 p.m. at Edinburg Municipal Park Field #1. Bring blankets or chairs for seating and snacks to munch on. The event is free and open to the public. There will be pre-screening activities and opportunities to interact with Edinburg’s police officers.

August 11

  • The next Edinburg Police Department summer Movies with a Cop outdoor screening will be “Monsters, Inc.”It begins at 8 p.m. at Edinburg Municipal Park Field #1. Bring blankets or chairs for seating and snacks to munch on. The event is free and open to the public. There will be pre-screening activities and opportunities to interact with Edinburg’s police officers.

November 3

  • The first performance of the Valley Symphony Orchestra 2023-24 seasons takes place at the McAllen Performing Arts Center. Maestro Peter Dabrowski conducts the concert featuring Beethoven’s high-spirited Symphony No. 7 alongside Mussorgsky’s haunting “A Night on Bald Mountain.” To become a VSO sponsor, contact the VSO office at 956-661-1615 or via email at hello@valleyorchestra.org. For general information or tickets, go to valleyorchestra.org.

December 1

  • The annual holiday favorite, “A Touch of Frost,”returns for its 23rd year with the Valley Symphony Orchestra under the direction of Maestro Peter Dabrowski. It features the Valley Symphony Chorale conducted by Dr. Sean Taylor, director of choral studies at UTRGV. The holiday program will include the Symphony’s signature arrangement of Feliz Navidad, along with selections from “The Nutcracker” and Handel’s “Messiah.” It takes place at the McAllen Performing Arts Center. To become a VSO sponsor, contact the VSO office at 956-661-1615 or via email at hello@valleyorchestra.org. For general information or tickets, go to valleyorchestra.org.

 

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