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June 13 – The Freedom of Information Foundation of Texas (FOIFT) is holding an Open Government Seminar from 1 to 4:30 p.m. featuring training in state open meeting and public records laws. The event will be held at the County Commissioners Court Chambers, Annex III, 100 E. Cano St., in Edinburg. Reservations are encouraged, but…

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June 4-5 The UTRGV Ballet Folkloric presents Ouroboros: Re-Imagining Mexican Folk Dance on at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday and for a Sunday matinee at 2 p.m. at the UTRGV Performing Arts Complex, 1201 W. University Dr., Edinburg. Ticket prices are $15 for adults, $10 for students and senior citizens, and $5 for children. For more information, call 956-665-2230 or…

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June 5– Orchid grower Phillip Hamilton will be the guest speaker at the next Tip of Texas Orchid Society meeting at 2 p.m. at the Valley Nature Center, 301 S. Border in Weslaco. Hamilton, owner of Bredren Orchids in Florida, was born and raised in Jamaica where he inherited his father Claude’s passion for orchids…

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Death Notices

Sonia Aguirre MISSION – Sonia Aguirre, 53, passed away on Saturday, May 28, 2022, at Methodist Hospital in San Antonio. Maria De Hoyos LA JOYA – Maria De Hoyos, 89, passed away on Saturday, May 21, 2022, at her home. Jerome Elstad MISSION – Jerome D. Elstad, 90, passed away on Saturday, May 21, 2022,…

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Lynn Burton MISSION – Lynn Ann Burton, 65, passed away on Saturday, May 21, 2022, at her home. Silveria Cardenas MISSION – Silveria Rendon Cardenas, 67, passed away on Thursday, May 19, 2022, in McAllen. Maria Corpus MISSION – Maria E. Corpus, 83, passed away on Monday, May 23, 2022, at Mission Regional Medical Center.…

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May 28 The Museum of South Texas History, 200 N. Closner Blvd. in Edinburg, premieres three videos at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. in the Courtyard Gallery. In conjunction with the Rio Grande Legacy Exhibition, the series explores the themes of South Texas’s pre-colonization landscape, its role in the Underground Railroad, and the culture of…

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May 28– Geared for all ages, the aquatic science program “What’s in this Water?” at Bentsen-RGV State Park demonstrates 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…

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Death Notices

Mercedes Aranda MISSION – Mercedes Aranda, 97, passed away on Wednesday, May 4, 2022, at her home. Rafaela Benavides ALTON – Rafaela B. Benavides, 70, passed away on Saturday, May 7, 2022, at Solara Hospital in McAllen. Luis Castro MISSION – Luis Castro, 36, passed away on Saturday, May 7, 2022, at his home. Maria…

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May 21 & 31 The City of McAllen invites the public to discover McAllen’s cultural heritage on a bus tour of historic city sites and landmarks on one of two trolley tours. Space is limited and registration is required. May 21, the tour runs from 10 to 11 a.m., and on May 31, from 11…

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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–…

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