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The migration and plight of the Monarch

20221026 National Butterfly Center JMB 0156 webIf you have been doing any car travel recently, you are no doubt experiencing a different kind of roadkill. You have probably noticed on your car's grill work the remains of the orange-colored wings and bodies of the Monarch Butterfly. Those remains really make a mess on the front or our cars. How sad it is that so many of these beautiful migrating butterflies will never reach their wintering sanctuary in the state of Michoacan, Mexico.

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Frontera Fest is back

20221026 Frontera Skaggs DSC 1188 webFrontera Audubon’s Frontera Fest is back for another evening of delicious food, cold drinks, amazing music and fun. Join Frontera Fest for a fun Friday, October 28 at 7 p.m. on the back lawn of the historic Skaggs House.

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IMAS recognizes local talent in Juried Art Show

20221026 IMAS Art Best In Show Berry Fritz webThe International Museum of Art & Science (IMAS) is hosting its 2nd Annual Members’ Juried Art Show currently on display through the end of December. The exhibition was juried by Diane Milliken Garza, Ph.D. Executive Director, Brownsville Community Foundation Commissioner, Texas Commission on the Arts and features original artwork submitted by IMAS members. The work of 90 local member artists can be viewed now through December 31 in the Cardenas Gallery of the IMAS.

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McAllen Public Library announces South Texas Book Festival

20221026 south texas book festival webAfter two years of celebrating virtually, McAllen Public Library is excited to welcome the community to its in-person ninth annual South Texas Book Festival, which will span several days, taking place from October 27 and running through October 31, at the McAllen Public Library, 4001 N. 23rd St. The festival is free and open to the public and will feature a diverse group of national, regional, and local authors who will participate in readings and panel discussions, as well as crafts, food trucks, and other fun activities.

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MHC present speakers for lecture series

20221026 MHC Beyond Borders webMcAllen Heritage Center is excited to share their next museum event. On Saturday, November 5th, the center will be hosting the editor and two authors of ‘Living Beyond Borders, Growing up Mexican.’ The event is part of their lecture series.

There will be reading selections by editor Margarita Longoria, and authors Sylvia Sanchez Garza and Dr. Trinidad Gonzalez.

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Creep on Over to Boo at the Zoo

20221026 GPZ webThe Gladys Porter is excited to announce that its 31st Annual Boo at the Zoo will once again be hosted as an in-person event. The public is invited to come out to the Zoo for some Halloween fun. 

This year’s spooktacular extravaganza is set for Sunday, October 30th, and Monday, October 31st, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. on both nights. Zoo members are allowed into the event an hour early at 5 p.m.

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