Weekly Events from May 16 - May 22

Wednesday

May 16

 

Willie Barcena

to perform at Wednesday Night Comedy with Mario Salazar.

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

$17

7 p.m. - 10 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.

 

James Hardie Siding & Trim Expo

The latest siding and trim by James Hardie, the best composite siding on the market. Lunch will be provided. Multiple prizes will be given away.

Matt's Cash & Carry Building Materials, 404 E. Exp. 83 – Pharr

11 a.m. - 1 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.

 

A Reading

of Liana Andreasen's “The Fall of Literary Theory”

Schneider's German Gasthaus & Beergarden, 5507 N. Ware Rd.

6:30 p.m.

 

Twisted X Brewing Co. Pint Night

A brewery from Dripping Springs, they offer an array of small-batch beers. Pint glass with first pour of Gulf Kolsch and Whoa-Mango IPA.

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

6 p.m.

Thursday

May 17


Spring Musical at St. Paul 

The Princess and the Pea will be presented by students in grades 5 - 8. The musical director is Katie Drefs. 

St. Paul Lutheran Church, 300 W. Pecan Blvd. - McAllen 

Free

7 p.m. 

 

Poetry Slam

Top Hat Theatre Company presents its inaugural poetry slam.

La Joya Juarez Lincoln, 7801 W. Mile 7 Line. - Mission

6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.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

 

NHPO – RGV Networking Event

The Centennial Club

1410 Austin Ave. - McAllen

6 p.m. - 9 p.m.

 

RGV Partnership Meet & Greet Mixer

Meet the team of the RGV Partnership and its members. RSVP at (956) 968-3141.

Hawthorn Suites by Wyndam, 4801 W. Exp. 83 – McAllen

5:30 p.m.

 

Nomadic

Classic jazz tunes with a hip modern twist performing songs by Herbie Hancock, Joe Henderson, Miles Davis and a few originals.

Simon Sez, 2007 Orchid Ave – McAllen

10 p.m.

 

Friday

May 18

 

Guerra de Chistes

Members of the television show will perform. Radames de Jesus, Juan Carlos Casasola, Juan Carlos “El Borrego” Nava and La Wanders Lover.

McALlen Performing Arts Center, 801 Convention Center Blvd. - McAllen

$35 - $55

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.

 

STFC 46

MMA Cage Fighting.

McAllen Convention Center, 700 Convention Center Blvd. - McAllen

$13 - $75

8 p.m.

 

Hank Williams Jr.

State Farm Arena

2600 N. 10th St. - Hidalgo

$55 - $119

8 p.m.

 

Mariachi

End of School year celebration. UTRGV Mariachi Aztlan and the UTRGV Mariachi Juvenil Aztlan.

UTRGV Performing Arts Complex, 1201 W. University – Edinburg

$5

7 p.m.

 

Coffee Connections

Network over a complimentary coffee, hosted by the Greater Mission Chamber of Commerce.

The Loretto at Mission, 1233 E. Griffin Pkwy – Mission

8:30 a.m. - 10 a.m.

 

Volumes & Upon a Burning Body

special guests The White Noise, Convictions, Taken By Tides and The Hero Prevails.

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

$25

6 p.m.

 

Saturday

May 19

 

Caifanes

State Farm Arena

2600 N. 10th St. - Hidalgo

$35 - $95

8:30 p.m.

 

Urban Bricks Pizza Bar

Grand opening with free pizza from 12 p.m. - 2 p.m. Win free pizza for a year.

3400 W. Exp. 83 STE 730 – McAllen

Noon

 

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.

 

Three Dog Night

McAllen Performing Arts Center

801 Convention Center Blvd. - McAllen

$35 - $55

8 p.m.

 

Kids to Park Day

Fossil Dig. A hands on fossil excavation activity. For more information call (956) 381-9922.

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

$2 members, $4 non members

2 p.m. - 3 p.m.

 

Jazz Night

with Red Light Lounge

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

8 p.m. - 10 p.m.

 

Gary Hobbs

Prim's Place

741 Main St. - Alamo

$15 before 9 p.m., $20 after

 

Maximum Over Drive

A GM Brand Only Event.

Edinburg Motorsports Park, 15920 N. Exp. 281 – Edinburg

5 p.m. - 9 p.m.

 

RGVFC vs Swope Park Rangers

HEB Park

1616 S. Raul Longoria Rd. - Edinburg

5:30 – 10 p.m.

 

The Rovers

Playing a combination of classic rock, eighties, country and a variety of Irish music.

Bourbon St. Grill, 4800 N. 10th St. - McAllen

10 p.m.

 

Clarion Mobile Paint Party

Paint empty bowls for Food Bank RGV. Snacks, paint brushes, paint and extras will be provided.

Clarion Inn McAllen, 1401 S. 10th St. - McAllen

11 a.m. - 2 p.m.

 

The Holophonics (Denton, Texas)

A band keeping the dream of the 90s alive with the power of Third Wave Ska

Simon Sez, 2007 Orchid Ave – McAllen

$6

Doors, 9 p.m.

 

Toddler Play Dates

Seeds. Tots will learn how seeds grow and change into something extraordinary.

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

$2 members, $4 non members

9:30 a.m.

 

Sunday

May 20

 

Tiki Night

Service Industry Night will have a tropical twist. Chris J. Galicia will be bartending, Los Surfvivers will jamming and a n entire pig will be roasted. Get a wristband for all you can eat at this luau.

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

7 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

 

Sunday Speaker Series

The Journal of Dewitt Clinton Thomas, viewpoints and observations of a man dead for more than 100 years.

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

Included with price of admission

2 p.m. - 3 p.m.

 

Monday

May 21

 

This is Texas Tour

Will feature appearances from UT Austin Longhorns coaches and other special guests. Lots of Longhorn pride.

Edinburg Conference Center at Renaissance, 118 Paseo del Prado Ave – Edinburg

$25 member, $35 non-member

6 p.m. - 8 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

May 22

 

Cinemaniacs Double Feature

Psycho & Friday the 13th

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

Free

6 p.m.