Winter Texan Times

JANUARY 19, 2022 22 WINTER TEXAN TIMES NOWAVAILABLE ONLINE 2021 Park Directory Winter Texan TIMES Serving Winter Texans FromMission To South Padre Island Since 1987 Published By: Park Directory RIO GRANDE VALLEY MOBILE HOME & RV 2021-2022 EDITION Winter Texan TIMES Serving Winter Texans FromMission To South Padre Island Since 1987 Published By: 2021-2022 Edition 2021 Rio Grande Valley Visitors Guide National Rural Letter Carriers The National Rural Letter Carriers will be meeting at Ann’s Restaurant on Wednesday, January 19. The meeting will start with registration at 9 a.m., with the program at 9:30 a.m. Lunch will be afterwards. Attendees will be ordering off the menu. For more information contact Edward Soetaert at (816) 390-6379 or 3M Retirees and Friends Welcome 3M Retirees and Friends will meet on Wednesday, January 19 at 10:30 a.m. at Victoria Palms Restaurant in Donna. Call Louise at (612) 916-9236 for information. (This will be held the third Wednesday through March) Annual Fayette County, IA Reunion Fayette County, Iowa residents will meet Thursday, January 20 at Mr. Gattis, 4100 N. 2nd St., McAllen, at 11 a.m. For more information call Violet, (319) 230-2746. Kanabec County, Minnesota Residents of Kanabec County, Minnesota will have a reunion on Tuesday, January 25, at 11 a.m. at Gatti’s Pizza, 4100 N. 2nd St., McAllen. For questions, call Judy Sundet at (320) 282-6845. Magic Valley Retirement PEO The Magic Valley Retirement P.E.O. group will meet on Tuesday, January 25, 11:30 a.m. at Mr. Gattis in McAllen. The address is 4100 N. 2nd Street, McAllen. Please call Connie Garrels at (402) 641-0125 to make a reservation or if you have any January 21-23 SPI Market Days will be held at the South Padre Island Convention Center. Doors will be open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday. The market will feature fine art, handcrafted jewelry, clothing, arts and crafts, gourmet food mixes, product demos, pet items, live music and more. There will also be door prizes. Parking is free, but there is a $1 admission fee. Visit for more information. January 22 You can guess a lot about an animal’s life when you inspect real skulls from mammals, birds, and reptiles. Edinburg Scenic Wetlands will host Mystery Skull from 10 to 11 a.m. to investigate some mystery skulls with the help of their naturalist educator. Participation is free with paid admission or membership. For more information, call (956) 381-9922. January 23 A Polka Service will be held at 9:30 a.m. at Our Savior Lutheran Church. The church is located at 1105 Fern Ave. in McAllen. January 24 High-energy “living room” swing band, Black Market Trust, is bringing their intricate harmonies and Rat Pack-style comedy to Christian Fellowship Church, 901 N. Loop 499, Harlingen, on Monday, January 24, at 7:30 p.m. For ticket information, visit the association’s website at or call (956) 392-9757. January 25 Speer Memorial Library will host a book discussion of The Woman’s Hour in the community Room at 6:30 p.m. Some copies of the book will be available for check out to those who sign up for the discussion. Call (956) 580-8754 for more information. The library is located at 12th and Kika De la Garza in Mission. ********** Save the date for the Llano Grande Quilting Bee’s 12th Annual Quilt Show, Gems of the Valley, to be held Tuesday, January 25, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Hynes Event Center 2215 East West Blvd (off Mile 2 West) in Mercedes. The Bee’s Opportunity Quilt is queen size measuring 88” x 99” and is sparkling with cream and blue blocks. Tickets can be purchased from any Bee member or at the show. If you have any questions or need additional information, please contact just2jackson@gmail. com or (956) 272-5923. EVENTS From pg. 20 See REUNIONS pg. 24