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.
Read more: Speer hosts April book discussion
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.
Read more: MOSTH presents a garden tour
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.
Read more: Concert series returns live
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.
Read more: WOST Air Show takes off April 2
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.
Read more: Quinta Mazatlán presents Fish Ecology with Dr. Taylor
Observing its 49th anniversary, Alamo Rec-Veh Park treated its residents to four fun-filled days, just as it has each year since its 45th celebration.
This year’s anniversary activities included crowning its king and queen, along with their court, two dances, a parade, several meals, a fishing derby, a Super Bowl party, a bake sale, and an auction.
Read more: Alamo Rec-Veh Park celebrates with 49th Anniversary Extravaganza
Our local golf courses have been attracting a lot of attention. It seems that most every golf course has made some improvement - more holes, water fountains or a re-sodding of the greens.
Some of us may not be golfers, but it must be a great game. Golfing is a fun way to exercise and a fun way to enjoy your friends and the outdoors. Now that we are having beautiful, sunshiny days, it is time to enjoy the wonderful South Texas weather.
Read more: Let's Play Golf