A refreshing exhibition at the International Museum of Art & Science, Natural Expressions: Collected Landscapes from the IMAS Vault celebrates visual artists who observed the natural scenes and creatively recorded what they saw. Explore the beauty of those vivid scenes and learn more about these works of art with guest curator Mary Nettie Rodriguez in this intimate gallery talk on Sunday, October 8, at the IMAS from 2 to 3 p.m. with a second talk on Saturday, December 9, at 2 p.m.
Quinta Mazatlán is honored to present a Screening of “Deep in the Heart” the very first Texas Wildlife Documentary, narrated by Matthew McConaughey and directed by Ben Masters, Thursday, October 12th. The film celebrates what makes Texas unique through visually stunning footage of its diverse landscapes and remarkable wildlife behavior that cannot be found anywhere else in the world. Joining for a special presentation is Cinematographer Christian von Preysing.
Join Mission Historical Museum as Noe Torres presents an interesting topic on Saturday, October 14th at 11 a.m. Admission is free to the public. Sweets and light refreshments will be served. Also happening that morning is the museum’s Solar Eclipse Lawn Party, in which the Sharyland Aviation Club will present the public with neat tools to experience the Solar Eclipse, reaching 92% maximum at 11:59 p.m.
The Food Bank RGV proudly announces H-E-B Hunger Relief as the Title and Presenting sponsor for the 17th Annual Empty Bowls Luncheon and Silent Auction. H-E-B Hunger Relief's remarkable commitment to the cause shines through their generous donation, which provides 100,000 meals to those at risk of hunger in the Rio Grande Valley.
Bentsen State Park has fun and informative programs for all ages. Scheduled programs are free with park admission. Reservations are required for some programs, marked with an asterick. All programs will meet at the tram turnaround at park headquarters unless otherwise specified. Please call ahead to confirm program schedule and details at 956-584-9156. Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park is located on 2800 South Bentsen Palm Drive in Mission, Texas.
Park Grounds Open 7am-10pm; Park Store Open 8 a.m.–5 p.m.
Tram Transportation Service 9am-4pm Thurs. – Sun.; Trams leave from HQ on the hour.
Special Event: Solar Eclipse Watch Party – Saturday 10/14 @ 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Hawk Watch – Daily from 9-11 a.m. @ Hawk Tower
Reading with a Ranger - Saturday 10/7 @ 10:30 a.m. @ La Familia Nature Center
*Wild Wellness – Thursday 10/19 @ 8:30 a.m.
*Jr. Ranger Club – Saturday 10/21 @ 2 p.m.
McAllen, TX – The International Museum of Art & Science (IMAS) is thrilled to announce the return of its highly anticipated Día de los Muertos Festival and Market at the Museum, supported by H-E-B Helping Here, Whataburger, and Lisa Chapa, M.D. & Jon Joanis. This exciting cultural celebration marks the beginning of IMAS' fall season programming and promises a day of vibrant festivities for the whole community. The Festival will be held on Saturday, October 7, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
MISSION, TX – Get ready for a day of heroism, inspiration, and community spirit at the 14th Annual Mission Pink Walk Run for Breast Cancer Awareness & Treatment.
On Saturday morning, October 14, at 7 a.m., Mission Regional Medical Center will transform into a vibrant hub of love and support for those affected by breast cancer. This family-friendly event promises a memorable experience with prizes, music, food vendors, educational presentations, and much more.
ITheatre at the Tower opens for Auditions this week, Tuesday, September 5th and Thursday, September 7th from 6:30PM-8PM, located at 120 S. Kansas, Weslaco, TX 78596. This season’s production is “The Invasion of Earth as it began in Grover’s Mill, New Jersey” by J.R. Mimbs.
“The play is based around the infamous 1938 radio broadcast of The War of the Worlds. This event caused widespread panic because many people believed that it was real news. The play is focused on how people react to this event. Some, panic some turn on each other and others hold on to their humanity. Almost 100 years later and it is still a good reflection of ourselves” shared Steve Urbina, Director of ITheatre.
BROWNSVILLE, TEXAS — Gladys Porter Zoo will have special discount admission prices for three select weekends only. Guests can rack up some impressive savings with 60 to75 percent off regular admission rates and see the new zoo babies that have recently debuted, including a baby orangutan, baby capybaras, baby flamingos and an adorable baby red-flanked duiker.
Admission for Brownsville residents will be only $4 per adult (ages 14+) and $3 per child (ages 2 to 13) on September 8th, 9th, and 10th. The following weekend on September 15th, 16th, and 17th, discount days will be held for residents of Cameron County, Willacy County, and Matamoros, Mexico. Admission will be $6.00 per adult and $4 per child.
Fun and informative programs for all ages are always available at Bentsen-RGV State Park. Scheduled programs are free with park admission. Reservations required for some programs (marked with an *). All programs will meet at the tram turnaround at park headquarters unless otherwise specified. Please call ahead to confirm program schedule and details at (956) 584-9156. Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park is located on 2800 South Bentsen Palm Drive in Mission, Texas.