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February 22– The next International Museum of Art & Science early childhood learning and play is Dot Your ABCs for toddlers ages one through five. Families will receive free admission for the workshop. More information and pre-registration is available at theimasonline.org/young-adventurers.

February 22-23– Black History Month Revival will be held at 6:00 p.m. at Faith Fellowship Church, 600 S. 21stSt. in McAllen. Host will be Bishop Michael A Smith along with guest speaker, Bishop Felton Harris from House of Prayer and Praise Ministries in Richwood, TX.

February 29– The next Wild Wellness program at Bentsen RGV State Park, 2800 S. Bentsen Palm Dr., begins at 8:30 a.m. All scheduled programs are free with park admission.  Participants will meet at the tram turnaround at park headquarters. Programs are subject to cancellation. Contact park staff at 956-584-9156 for more information and updates.

March 6– The RGV Hispanic Chamber of Commerce “Women of Distinction” awards dinner and expo will be held from 6 to 8:30 p.m. at the Mission Event Center, 200 N. Shary Rd. Tickets are $50 per person and $600 for a table of eight. Member vendor tables are $150 and $250 for vendor non-members. To purchase a reserved table, vendor table and for sponsorship information, contact Cissy Saenz, event director, at the RGVHCC at 956-928-0060.

March 6– This is the deadline for the Texas General Land Office to accept admissions for the 28th Annual Treasures of the Texas Coast Children’s Art Contest. The contest encourages all public, private, and homeschooled Texas students in kindergarten through sixth grade to enter. Artwork should be based on the theme “Treasures of the Texas Coast” and depict what makes the Texas coast important to each individual student. All entries must be postmarked by March 6 and sent to Texas General Land Office, Adopt-A-Beach Program: Children’s Art Contest 2024, P.O. Box 12873, Austin, TX 78711-2873. For more information, entry and artwork guidelines, and to secure an entry form, visit AdoptABeach.org.

March 15 – This is the deadline date to apply for a scholarship offered by the Rio Grande Valley Detachment of the Marine Corps League honoring local U.S. Marine Sergeant Juan Calderon Jr. who made the ultimate sacrifice while serving as a member of 3d Battalion 1st Marine Regiment, on Aug. 2, 2004. He died while conducting Security and Stability operations in the Al Anbar province of Iraq. The scholarship is open to children of U.S. Marines and other veterans living in Hidalgo and Cameron Counties. It can be used for undergraduate or technical training at accredited institutions. The official application and full criteria can be found by visiting mclrgv.org/scholarship.

March 21– The next International Museum of Art & Science early childhood learning and play is Nature Bugs for toddlers ages one through five. Families will receive free admission for the workshop. More information and pre-registration is available at theimasonline.org/young-adventurers.

April 2– The next International Museum of Art & Science early childhood learning and play is Block-A-Thon for toddlers ages one through five. Families will receive free admission for the workshop. More information and pre-registration is available at theimasonline.org/young-adventurers.

May 15– The next International Museum of Art & Science early childhood learning and play is Space Adventure for toddlers ages one through five. Families will receive free admission for the workshop. More information and pre-registration is available at theimasonline.org/young-adventurers.

 

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