The Rio Grande Valley Gid-R-Done Bluegrass Band wants to send a huge thank you to the Valley parks and venues for hosting them this year, and previous years. With the help of attendees to their events, the band was able to raise over $45,000 this season. The funds will be donated to St. Jude’s Research Hospital.
The Edinburg Chamber of Commerce has named Orange Grove RV Park as its March 2022 Member of the Month. Orange Grove RV Park, is located on 5005 TX-107, Edinburg.
Orange Grove RV Park has been servicing the Winter Texan Community for over 45 years.
The McAllen Art Walk will kick-off the Irish Fest on Friday, April 1, at the McAllen Incubator, located at 601 N Main St; premiering the gallery exhibit for the month of April. The exhibit is a multimedia and interactive art experience created by a team of Rio Grande Valley artists in all types of mediums, from classic acrylic on canvas to textural projections, photography, and guided storytelling.
By William Renner, Reference Librarian
Join Speer Memorial Library in Mission on Tuesday, April 5, for a discussion of the book The Great Quake, to take place in the library’s Community Room at 6:30 p.m. Everyone is welcome to attend and discuss the book.
The Museum of South Texas History (MOSTH) will host the Sunday Speaker Series presentation, “Preserving Culture with Native Plants,” featuring Manuel Sabino, grounds and landscaping manager, at 2 p.m. on April 3.
The presentation and tour will highlight native plants in Will Looney Legacy Park and throughout the museum grounds. Guests will see plants firsthand and learn their names, regional history and common herbal and medicinal uses.
McAllen’s Sunset Live outdoor music festival returns with a Tex-Mex Country R&B musical celebration on Saturday, April 9, at the McAllen Convention Center Oval Park, 700 Convention Center Blvd. After a brief pause these past two years, the concert series, which features local musical groups, as well as other regional and national bands, which has been a staple in McAllen for the last eight years returns in its full capacity. Admission and parking to the concert is free and is open to the whole family, including pets.
NAS KINGSVILLE – The 2022 Wings Over South Texas (WOST) Air Show is almost here – and it promises to be a great one.
The feature act is the U.S Navy’s Blue Angels, but many more acts will also perform.
Times and acts are subject to change, but the show is expected to open with a parachute jump by the U.S. Army’s Silver Wings Jump Team, with World Aerobatics Champion Rob Holland in the air as well.
Dive deeper into the fish ecology of South Texas. Fish play an important role in recycling nutrients back into their environment and are essential for the survival and overall health of aquatic ecosystems. Join us March 24th at 6 p.m. for a special presentation focusing on “A century of change to the fish assemblages and flow regime in the Rio Grande/Rio Bravo with Dr. Chris Taylor.
March has been declared as “National Pet Vaccination Month” to help encourage pet parents to keep their pets up to date on vaccinations to improve the health of our pets in our community and ensure they can find their way home should they become lost.
The Camille Playhouse will present Jekyll and Hyde for two weekends in April. Friday and Saturday shows (April 1, 2, 8, and 9) are at 8 p.m. Sunday Matinee showings (April 3 and 10) are at 2 p.m.