Events from April 18 - April 24

Wednesday

April 18

 

Edwards Abstract & Title Co.

South Mission Property tour in the Plantation and Cimarron.

Greater Mission Chamber of Commerce, 202 W. Tom Landry St. - Mission

9 a.m.

 

My Name is Chinedu

Comedy,

Cine El Rey, 311 S. 17th St. - McAllen

$15

8 p.m.

 

Beginner's Yoga

Program is designed to provide every person with the tools to become healthier physically, mentally and emotionally. Bring a yoga mat or exercise mat, towel or small blanket.

McAllen Nature Center, 4101 W Business 83 – McAllen

$1 suggested donation

6 p.m.

 

Garden Walk

See green plants and vibrant flowers and learn names and uses, especially native plants. The one-hour stroll will help attendees learn how to fit plants into their garden at home.

Quinta Mazatlan World Birding Center, 600 Sunset Dr. - McAllen

10 a.m.

 

COOP Ale Works

Cask-it DNR Pint Night, first pour comes with glass.

Roosevelt's at 7, 821 N. Main St. - McAllen

6 p.m.

 

Leadership McAllen

Second Recruitment Mixer. Learn about eligibility and requirements to join the organization.

Bodega Tavern & Kitchen, 2901 N. 10th St. - McAllen

5:30 p.m.

 

Veteran's Expo 2018

3 campuses, 3 days. Open to all veterans, spouses of veterans and their dependents. Visit with organizations that provide services to veterans and their families.

South Texas College, 3201 W. Pecan Blvd. - McAllen

11 a.m. - 1 p.m.

 

Saint Arnold's Pint Night

Benefitting the Alzheimer's Association San Antonio and South Texas chapters.

Grain to Glass, 5921 N. 23rd St. - McAllen

6 p.m.

 

McAllen Mayor's Prayer Luncheon

Featuring T.C. Stallings, actor, speaker and author.

McAllen Convention Center, 700 Convention Center Blvd. - McAllen

$25

11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

 

Artist Lecture

Goldsmith Artist Nanz Aalund will present a lecture on apprenticeships based on her book.

UTRGV School of Art, 2412 S. Closner Blvd. - Edinburg

Free

6 p.m.

 

Thursday

April 19

 

UTRGV Earth Fest

This year is a focus on Food Security, a global issue that hits close to home. There will be three panels made up of 12 speakers.

UTRGV Ballroom, 1201 W. University – Edinburg

10 a.m.

 

Yoga Under the Oaks

This yoga program is designed to provide every person with the tools to become healthier physically, mentally and emotionally. Adults and mature children only. Bring a yoga mat or exercise mat, towel or small blanket.

McAllen Nature Center, 4101 W Business 83 – McAllen

$1 suggested donation

 

4th Annual Joining Forces

CASA Hidalgo County presents a conference that will showcase distinctive local and national presenters.

Edinburg Conference Center, 118 Paseo Del Prado – Edinburg

Free

8 a.m.

 

MOSTHistory Happy Hour

Birthday Celebration. Bodega Tavern & Kitchen will cater, L&F Distributors will provide the craft beer. Music by The Landlocked Pirates.

Museum of South Texas History, 200 N. Closner, Edinburg

$15

6 p.m.

 

Ribbon Cutting

Hot Yoga Studio

516 N. Shary Rd. Ste. E – Mission

5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.

 

State of the City Address

Mayor Richard Molina will deliver the annual state of the city for Edinburg. The presentation brings residents, city staff and civic leaders together to reflect on city accomplishments from the past year and review plans for the future.

Edinburg City Hall Courtyard, 415 W. University Dr. - Edinburg

Free to the public

6 p.m.

 

Beer School 101

The third session of beer school. The class will feature different beer styles from different breweries around the country and world.

HEB, 2700 W. Freddy Gonzalez – Edinburg

6:30 p.m.

 

NHPO – RGV

April Networking Event,

Double Tree Suites by Hilton, 1800 S. 2nd St. - McAllen

6 p.m.

 

420 Fest

Music by Sunglasses and Mushrooms, Sheba's Dream, Mind Over Matter and Ocean Breeze Avenue. Comedy by Rudy Barba and Mario Superstar Salazar.

Cine El Rey, 311 S. 17th St. - McAllen

$10

8 p.m. - 2 a.m.

 

Lunar Heart

with Pacific Notion, Pinky Swear, Modern Studies and The Shakes

Yerberia Cultura, 613 S. 17th St. - McAllen

$5 all ages

9 p.m.

 

Friday

April 20

 

Tacos 'n Tequila Craft Cocktail Showcase

10 local restaurants creating custom craft cocktails with Embajador Tequila. Restaurants include Santa Fe Steakhouse, The Republic of the Rio Grande, Salt, House Wine & Bistro, Infusions and Bodega to name a few.

McAllen Chamber of Commerce, 1200 Ash Ave. - McAllen

$20

7 p.m.

 

Stand up Paddleboard Workout

30 minute SUP Workout will include two laps around the lake with a stationary workout in between.

Town Lake at Firemen's Park, 201 N. 1st St. – McAllen

$10

6 p.m.

 

Sunset Yoga

This yoga program is designed to provide every person with the tools to become healthier physically, mentally and emotionally. Adults and mature children only. Bring a yoga mat or exercise mat, towel or small blanket.

McAllen Nature Center, 4101 W Business 83 – McAllen

$1 suggested donation

6:15 p.m.

 

Paddle and Pedal Town Lake

Boat Rental Fees 30 minutes include 2-seater pedal boat $10, 4-seater pedal boat $20, Single Kayak $10, double kayak $20, stand up paddleboard $10.

Town Lake at Firemen's Park, 201 N. 1st St. – McAllen

4 p.m.

 

Ribbon Cutting

Gingerbread House Learning Center Montessori

1723 W. Griffin Pkwy, Mission

12:30 p.m.

 

OPUS Orchestra

Under the direction of William Buhidar.

STC Cooper Center, 3200 Pecan Blvd. - McAllen

5 p.m.

 

Saturday

April 21

 

Nolan Preece

Chemigrams, images seem to arise mysteriously, visually present yet materially tenuous.

IMAS, 1900 Nolana Ave – McAllen

10 a.m.

 

Record Store Day 2018

Local Djs will be on hand spinning, Chulita Vinyl Club will be playing some of their favorites. Bring your favorite records to share.

Grain to Glass, 5921 N. 23rd St. - McAllen

4 p.m.

 

Tai Chi in the Park

Wear comfortable clothing and flexible shoes and bring water. Please be prompt. In the event of rain the program will be canceled.

McAllen Nature Center, 4101 W Business 83 – McAllen

$1 suggested donation

8 a.m.

 

Stand up Paddleboard Workout

30 minute SUP Workout will include two laps around the lake with a stationary workout in between.

Town Lake at Firemen's Park, 201 N. 1st St. – McAllen

$10

6 p.m.

 

Toddler Play Dates

Bees, from flowers to honey, tots will learn how bees are our helpers.

Edinburg Scenic Wetlands & World Birding Center, 714 S. Raul Longoria Rd. - Edinburg

9:30 a.m.

 

The Palms Awards 2018

High school theater awards.

McAllen Performing Arts Center, 801 Convention Center Bvd. - McAllen

$15

7 p.m.

 

Sizzling in the Tropics

Bar-B-Q Cook Off, Music by Lauren Corzine Music, Arzalez, Southern Ashes and BucknCrazy Band. Children under 10 years and younger accompanied by an adult eat free.

McAllen Chamber of Commerce, 1200 Ash Ave. - McAllen

$20

Noon – 5 p.m.

 

Honey & Salt Album Release Show

A three piece indie-mathy-proggy-rock band from Austin.

Yerberia Cultura, 613 S. 17th St. - McAllen

$6

8 p.m.

 

Sunday

April 22

 

Ballet Folklorico UTRGV

A free workshop for all high school juniors and seniors and UTRGV students interested in joining our nationally recognized dance company.

UTRGV 1201 W. University Dr.

1 p.m.

 

Sunset Meditation

This meditation program will explore simple techniques to reduce stress and increase well-being. Bring a yoga mat if desired.

McAllen Nature Center, 4101 W Business 83 – McAllen

$1 suggested donation

 

Nature Photography Workshop

The workshop by Mujtaba H Naqvi and John Less is designed for photographers and nature lovers of all ages as an introduction to photography, local birds and butterflies.

Allstate Insurance Agency, Leonor Almaguer, 2008 E. Griffin Pkwy – Mission

8 a.m.

 

Sunday Speaker Series

433 Spanish & Mexican Land Grants

Museum of South Texas History, 200 N. Closner Blvd. - Edinburg

Included with price of admission

2 p.m.

 

Wind Ensemble

The program includes Ron Nelson's Rocky Point Holiday, Herman Bellstedt's Napoli, Igor Stravinksy's The Firebird, Steven Bryant's Ecstatic Waters and Claude T. Smith's Flight.

UTRGV Performance Arts Complex, 1201 W. University Dr. - Edinburg

$5

3 p.m.

 

Symphonic Band

UTRGV Performance Arts Complex, 1201 W. University Dr. - Edinburg

$5

5 p.m.

 

Monday

April 23

 

Scott Roeder

Presents a tuba centered chamber music concert as he performs with friends and colleagues from UTRGV.

UTRGV Performing Arts Complex, 1201 W. University

free

7 p.m.

 

Women's Self Defense Class

Gracie Barra offers a Women's self defense class every Monday. Instruction will include self-awareness & physical escape techniques that will be different each class. Wear workout clothes.

Gracie Barra McAllen, 1701 W. Dove – McAllen

Free

7 p.m. - 8 pm.

 

Sunset Meditation

This meditation program will explore simple techniques to reduce stress and increase well-being. Bring a yoga mat if desired.

McAllen Nature Center, 4101 W Business 83 – McAllen

$1 suggested donation

6 p.m.

 

Beginner's Yoga

Program is designed to provide every person with the tools to become healthier physically, mentally and emotionally. Bring a yoga mat or exercise mat, towel or small blanket.

McAllen Nature Center, 4101 W Business 83 – McAllen

$1 suggested donation

6 p.m.

 

Tuesday

April 24

 

McAllen District 2 Town Hall Meeting

Hosted by Commissioner Joaquin JJ Zamora. Topics include McAllen Bond Election, illegal dumping, neighborhood clean ups, traffic, transit improvements and city parks.

Lark Community Center, 2601 Lark Ave. - McAllen

6 p.m.