At the annual teddy bear give away that was held on March 3, Bonham’s Bears gave away 400 bears to five local organizations. Bonham’s Bears is based at Green Bay South in La Feria.
The organizations donated to were Family Crisis Center, Children’s Bereavement Center Rio Grande Valley, Rainbow RGV Community Partners, Loaves and Fishes of the RGV, and City of Harlingen Fire Department Station Two.
Read more: Bonham’s Bear supports local organizations
Thousands of people walked the downtown streets of Weslaco, celebrating what may have been the nicest day of the year to date, in honor of the 1015 onion.
They ate, drank and were entertained – or entertaining - as the much-loved onion, known as the “million-dollar baby” took center stage at the annual festival that returned after a COVID-19 pandemic halt.
Read more: Onion was center of attention at Onion Fest
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.
Read more: Winter Texan band thanks local venues
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.
Read more: Orange Grove honored by Edinburg
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.
Read more: Art Walk kicks off Irish Fest
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