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15 WINTER TEXAN TIMES OCTOBER 26, 2022 2407 E. Griffin Pkwy. – Mission, TX GENERAL DENTISTRY EXCEPTIONAL CARE SINCE 1982 Now Accepting Allwell from Superior Healthplan For dental care you can trust and have confidence in Come See Us At Sharyland Dental Care New Patient Exams only $159 • Includes all necessary x-rays • Oral Cancer Screening • Intra-oral Photos • Comprehensive Exam • Periodontal Screening No Dental Insurance? NO PROBLEM! 956-581-2773 MEDICALSERVICESDIRECTORY Festival, for marketing, publicity, and communication at the 65th Annual International Festivals and Events Association Convention and Awards Ceremony, held last month in McAllen, as well as the Branding Iron Award from the Texas Library Association. “I would like to give special thanks to our sponsors, H-E-B Helping Here, the McAllen Orthodontic Group, and the McAllen Public Library Advisory Board for their generous contributions to the South Texas Book Festival, which allows us to host this event for free for our community,” concluded Horan. MHM holds Día de los Muertos Festival Join the Mission Historical Museum (MHM) on Saturday, October 29th, from 4 p.m. – 9 p.m. as they celebrate their annual Día de los Muertos Festival. This year’s Day of the Dead festival will consist of various attractions. Enjoy what locals have to offer as artisan and food vendors take over the street selling artisan crafts and traditional Hispanic meals and desserts. Entertainment featuring local and international talent will bring the festival to life. Featured attractions include an exhibition in the annex building including a community altar exhibit, and their first ever 500m callejoneada (a walking serenade) celebrating life and death. The MHM is a non-profit organization that aims to not only preserve local history but to celebrate the local culture as well. Every year, the museum hosts folklife festivals that indulge in local traditions including the Día de los Muertos Festival (Day of the Dead Festival). MHM collects, preserves, exhibits, and promotes the history and cultural heritage of Mission and its surrounding communities. MHM is located at 900 Doherty Avenue and is open Wednesday through Friday, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. and every second Saturday of the month, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. For more information on this program or any upcoming events contact the museum at (956) 5808646, check out the website www. and/or follow on Facebook. MHC present speakers for lecture series McAllen Heritage Center is excited to share their next museum event. On Saturday, November 5th, the center will be hosting the editor and two authors of ‘Living Beyond Borders, Growing up Mexican.’ The event is part of their lecture series. There will be reading selections by editor Margarita Longoria, and authors Sylvia Sanchez Garza and Dr. Trinidad Gonzalez. About the Book In this mixed-media collection of short stories, personal essays, poetry, and comics, this celebrated group of authors share the borders they crossed, the struggles they have pushed through, and the two cultures they continue to navigate as Mexican Americans. Living Beyond Borders is at once an eye-opening, heart-wrenching, and hopeful love letter from the Mexican American community to today’s young readers. The event will be held at 2 p.m. on November 5th. Refreshments will follow until 4 p.m. and books will be available for purchase. The center is located at 301 S. Main St. There is free parking at the rear of the building. Call (956) 6871904 or for more information and other events. Courtesy Photo Courtesy Photo