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March 2, 2022 - Events Calendar

March 3

Interested in starting your own vegetable garden? Not sure where to start? Ask an experienced farmer for tips and tricks on how to begin and maintain your own garden at the Nature Speaker Series! Quinta Mazatlán World Birding Center is honored to host UTRGV research farmer Stephanie Kasper on Thursday March 3rd from 6 p.m.-7 p.m. for a special presentation on sustainable agriculture and growing food in the Rio Grande Valley. Tickets are $5 per person. Pre-purchased tickets recommended. Tickets available for purchase at www.quintamazatlan.ticketleap.com.

March 4

The Food Bank RGV will host their Farm Dinner from 5:30 to 9 p.m. The dinner is a five-course meal and benefits the Food Bank’s on-site farm and supports its mission to continue to provide chemical-free produce to clients and the community. Visit www.foodbankrgv.com for more information.

March 4-6

Back by popular demand, the Harlingen Community Theatre (HCT) will hold a reprise performance of The Marvelous Wonderettes. The reprise performances will be held for one last weekend. This smash Off-Broadway hit takes you to the 1958 Springfield High School prom, where we meet Betty Jean, Cindy Lou, Missy, and Suzy: four girls with hopes and dreams as big as their crinoline skirts. The performances will be held at 7:30 p.m. on Friday and Saturday with a matinee performance on Sunday at 2:30 p.m. Tickets are $25 with an additional $2 transaction fee for debit/credit card transactions. Reservations are also accepted online at www.harlingencommunitytheatre.org. Call (956) 412-7529 for more information or visit their website.

March 5

The Lipan Apache Tribe of Texas invites you to their 52nd Annual NDE DAA (Spring) Lipan Apache Tribe of Texas Homecoming Pow Wow from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. at the Alton Recreation Center, 349 Dawes Ave. in Alton. A Badger Run and Ceremony will be held prior to the event at 7:30 a.m. Dancing and presentations will be held throughout the day. A Grand Entry will be done at 1 and 7 p.m. At the grand opening ceremonies, dancers will follow the guard into the arena dressed in beautiful regalia. Closing ceremonies will begin at 9:30 p.m. Celebrate and experience American Indian culture, history, drumming, singing and dancing from tiny tots to seniors. Vendors will be selling Native food, art, crafts, jewelry, supplies and wares. There will also be raffles and cake walks. The event is free.

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South Texas College Theatre and Dance welcomes the first ever dance theatre production by a new Dance Collective. The premiere production Resilience will run on Saturday, March 5, at 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Performances will take place at STC’s Cooper Center for the Performing Arts Main Stage Theater at 3201 W. Pecan Blvd. in McAllen. General admission tickets cost $5. In order to allow for the recommended social distancing, all STC Theater and Dance events are held at reduced capacity. Seating is limited. So advanced purchasing is encouraged. Tickets can be bought online at www.southtexascollege.edu/go/theatre. For additional information about the show, special accommodations, or for group rates, call (956) 872-2301 or email jrodriguez@southtexascollege.edu.

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Keep McAllen Beautiful would like to invite you to the 11th annual Arbor Day Celebration. Get active, celebrate trees, and enjoy the beautiful RGV spring weather. The Arbor Day Celebration is a fun-filled day where anyone can participate in a timed 5K or 10K run, there is also a kid’s 2k run and a 25-mile bike tour. There is also an option of a Family Social Ride for organized groups and virtual options. The event will feature a vendor area, educational activities for kids, free trees, music, and much more. The event will be held from 7 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the McAllen Municipal Park, 1921 N. Bicentennial Blvd. Register at www.keepmcallenbeautiful.org or call (956) 681-4562 for more information.

March 6

The Museum of South Texas History presents “Women on the Warfront,” a spotlight exhibit available for viewing now through April 3. The exhibit will be supported by a Sunday Speaker Series presentation by the same name on Sunday, March 6 at 2 p.m. It will be presented by Melissa J. Peña, collections and exhibits coordinator at MOSTHistory. The exhibit commemorates Women’s History Month and highlights women and the roles they performed during wartime. “Women on the Warfront” features photos, uniforms, and an oral history of Angélica González García.Museum hours are Tuesday to Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. For more information about the exhibit, please contact Melissa Peña at (956) 383-6911 or mjpena@mosthistory.org.

March 7

Acclaimed vocalist Michael Evans will be performing his Michael Bublé tribute show live at Christian Fellowship Church, 901 N. Loop 499, Harlingen, on Monday, February March 7, at 7:30 p.m. For ticket information, visit the association’s website at www.HarlingenConcert.com or call (956) 392-9757.

March 9

The Rio Grande Valley Gid-R-Done Bluegrass Band, made up of Valley Winter Texans, will perform from 4 to 6 p.m. at the Roadrunner RV Park, 1222 Chavez Rd. in Alamo. This event is a fundraiser for St. Jude. All performance proceeds to St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital. This will be their last performance of the season.

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