EDINBURG, Texas — A new temporary exhibit titled “Borderlands-An Illustrated History by José Cisneros” will open in the Cell Block Gallery in the 1910 Jail at the Museum of South Texas History on Tuesday, July 5.
Looking to beat the heat inside while giving back to the community? La Plaza Mall invites guests to let their artistic side run wild at the Paint Party benefitting the Food Bank of the Rio Grande Valley. On Saturday, July 9th from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. visitors can get their creative juices flowing while supplying the Food Bank of the Rio Grande Valley with bowls for their annual Empty Bowls fundraiser.
The Food Bank RGV is in urgent need of monetary donations to ensure food-insecure children are fed this season. In response to the growing demand and need in the community, the Food Bank RGV has kicked-off its ‘Help Kids Get Through the Summer’ campaign.
Producer Paquin Entertainment Group proudly announces Beyond Van Gogh: The Immersive Experience is coming to McAllen starting on November 18, 2022 for a limited engagement at the McAllen Convention Center. Tickets go on sale starting today, June 15.
The International Museum of Art & Science (IMAS) presents an exhibition curated by UTRGV MFA Alumnae Cristina Correa and Fatima Lai presenting works by high school art students from IDEA Public Schools San Juan and Brownsville ISD’s Rivera High School. The exhibit entitled Student Crossroads: Contemplating Uncovered Spaces will be exhibited at the IMAS through July 10.
Join Quinta Mazatlan for a fun, mindful outdoor Yoga Play in the Park with Music and Craft Activities for all ages on Thursday, June 9th from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Bring yoga mats or towels, and get ready to become one with nature through yoga, meditation and singing bowls.
Written by Kay Ledbetter, TAMU
Watch parties and individuals alike are invited to join the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service this summer for the free 2022 Virtual Dinner Tonight Healthy Cooking School, presented by South Plains District 2 counties.
South Texas College kicks off its 14th Annual South Texas Ceramic Showdown, "The Future is Fluid. Is Function Fixed?” with a reception as well as two days of demonstrations, art talks and a month-long exhibit for the community.
The exhibit will be on view from June 6 to July 1, at the college's STC Pecan Campus Art Gallery. The gallery and ceramic studio are located at 3201 West Pecan Blvd., Building B in McAllen.
McAllen will once again host the 2022 Texas Regional Bank McAllen Amateur Golf Championship at the Champion Lakes Golf Course, Friday, June 24 through Sunday, June 26, at the famed municipal golf course (formerly Palm View Golf Course), located at 2701 South Ware Road. This year’s defending champion is Luke Antonelli, from San Antonio, Texas.
EDINBURG, Texas — The Museum of South Texas History commemorates Memorial Day with the Sunday Speaker Series presentation, “The Letters of Freddy González,” featuring Museum CEO Francisco Guajardo, Ph.D., and Juan J. Gonzales at 2 p.m. Sunday, May 29.
Everyone has an inner Superhero power, what’s yours? Quinta Mazatlán invites you to the new quarter mile Superhero Trail through the Woods. Valley artists Celerino Castillo and Gaby Rico have created over 75 life size painted wood PEGS of comic book Superheroes that have been placed along the trails. As you walk the trail you will also see 6’ tall famous comic book covers that will be accompanying the artistic PEGS. The trail will end with our real life superheroes and their vehicles. Join the park on Thursday, June 2nd for the opening date of Thursday Family Fun Nights from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Quinta Mazatlan.
Tish Hinojosa is returning to the Valley for a Live Concert in the Park at Quinta Mazatlan on May 12. Tish Hinojosa has drawn numerous critical accolades for her borderless approach to music, blending Mexican folk and country music with a modern/singer/songwriter approach with touches of pop.
EDINBURG, Texas — Several letters written by Medal of Honor Recipient Sgt. Alfredo “Freddy” González will be on display at the Museum of South Texas History for the first time from May 3 to Sept. 5.
“Letters Home – Part of the Sgt. Freddy González Letters Collection” spotlight exhibit will feature a portion of Sgt. González’s letters donated by his mother, Dolia González, in 2020. Copies of the letters will be on display only.
The City of Edinburg will host “Printed Pueblos & Personas De Pura Cultura” a group art exhibit featuring the work of seven Rio Grande Valley natives: Cecilia Sierra, Clarissa Martinez, Corinne Whittemore, Jessie Burciaga, Jesus De La Rosa, Michael Flanagan and Michel Flores Tavizon. The exhibit is on display through May 25th, at the Dustin Michael Sekula Memorial Library. The library, through its Cultural Arts Division, hosts a variety of free exhibits and public programs throughout the year that showcases local artists.
Written by Paul Schattenberg, TAMU
As wildflowers, including the state flower the bluebonnet, return to the Texas landscape and on roadsides throughout the state, many people will want to take this opportunity to get some photos of their colorful display.
Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service experts are reminding those who want to take wildflower photos to be careful of traffic and respect private property and nature in their quest for that perfect picture.
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