Weekly Events from Aug. 15 - Aug. 21

Wednesday

August 15

 

McAllen Police Department

MPL Kids hosts the police department for a presentation about how they work a community.

McAllen Public Library, 4001 N. 23rd St. - McAllen

2 p.m. - 3 p.m.

 

Real Ale Brewing Co. Pint Night

Featuring Brewhouse Brown Ale, Pinsetter and other classic styles. Free glass with first pour.

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

6 p.m.

 

Meet the Bears

Football season is back and PSJA Bears will be on hand to meet their fans.

PSJA Stadium, 601 E. Kelly St. - Pharr

6 p.m. - 8 p.m.

 

Southern Star Brewing Pint Night

Southern Star JFK Pint night will feature Conspiracy Theory and Blood Belt. Free glass with first pour.

Whistling Duck, 1603 E. Griffin Pkwy – Mission

6 p.m. - 10 p.m.

 

Thursday

August 16

 

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

 

Nature Journaling

Feel the wonders of nature as you quietly meditate and reflect while drawing and writing about what you see, situated in the Ebony Grove.

Quinta Mazatlan, 600 Sunset Blvd. - McAllen

$3

6:30 p.m.

 

Legislative Report Card Luncheon

Congressional and state updates on the recent session will be presented by elected officials. An open mic session will be made available for comments and questions by those in attendance.

Cimarron Country Club, 1200 S. Shary Rd. - Mission

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

 

MHS Soaring Eagles

Meet the Eagles' coaching staffs and athletes for Football, Volleyball, Cross Country, Cheerleading, High Flyers and Band.

Tom Landry Stadium, West 15th St. - Mission

7 p.m. - 9 p.m.

 

MOSTHistory Happy Hour: Contraband and Corridos

Guests will learn about smuggling along the Rio Grande during the Prohibition Era by UTRGV Professor George Diaz. There will be a four-round smuggling interactive tour.

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

$15

6 p.m. - 8 p.m.

 

NHPO-RGV August Event

A networking opportunity

Pepper's at Uptown, 4620 N. 10th St. - McAllen

6 p.m. - 8 p.m.

 

Spiderman Night

David Moellendorf is the real life Spiderman, an arachnologist Arachnid expert who has a tarantula species named after him. Dave will have his unique collection of Arachnoids which include spiders, scorpions, tarantulas and more.

Quinta Mazatlan, 600 Sunset Dr. - McAllen

$3

7 p.m. - 8 p.m.

 

Friday

August 17

 

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.

 

The Eight Eights Show

Dueling piano show with laughs, singing and fun.

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

$5

8 p.m.

 

Movie with A Cop

Sing

Edinburg Municipal Park, 714 S. Raul Longoria Rd. - Edinburg

Free

8 p.m. - 11 p.m.

 

Tejano Boys

Rinky Dinkys

18608 N. FM 493 – Edinburg

9 p.m. - 2 a.m.

 

Meet & Greet

Dr. Maria M. Vidaurri, Sharyland Superintendent.

Mission Event Center, 200 N. Shary Rd. - Mission

6 p.m. - 8 p.m.

 

Magik Dance

A show featuring Flamenco, Jazz Luigi and Modern Jazz Dance performaned by the Abraham Lezama Dance Show Company.

Edinburg Auditorium, 415 W. McIntyre St. - Edinburg

$8

7 p.m. - 9 p.m.

 

Saturday

August 18

 

The Eight Eights Show

Dueling piano show with laughs, singing and fun.

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

$5

8 p.m.

 

Summer Songbirds

Wander the trails on a guided walk with an experienced birdwatcher. Learn how to use binoculars, identify birds by sight and sound.

Quinta Mazatlan, 600 Sunset Blvd. - McAllen

Included with price of admission

8:30 a.m.

 

RGVFC vs Energy FC

HEB Park

1616 S. Raul Longoria Rd. - Edinburg

$5 and up

5:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.

 

Southern Ashes

Rinky Dinkys

18608 N. FM 493 – Edinburg

9 p.m.

 

Musica con Beto

Join Congressman Beto O'Rourke for music by Arzalez.

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

Free

1:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

 

Chingo Bling Puro Hustle Tour

Fresh off the success of his Netflix Special: They Can't Deport US All, Chingo and his compadres are coming to make you laugh with brand new material. Two shows.

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

$30 - $40

7 p.m. & 10 p.m.

 

Sunday

August 19

 

Boat & Fish Town Lake

Bring the family and pedal boat, kayak or stand-up paddleboard. Available for rent for increments of 30 minutes. All Riders required to wear a life vest. Fishing catch and release only.

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

$10 - $20

4 p.m. - sunset

 

PAW Patrol Live

Race to the Rescue

McAllen Performing Arts Center, 801 Convention Center Blvd.

$15 - $38

5 p.m.

 

Bilingual Storytime

McAllen Public Library

4001 N. 23rd St. - McAllen

5 p.m. - 6 p.m.

 

Sunday Speaker Series

En Espanol, with Jesus Correa, a local historian from Starr County. Gutierrez-Magee Expedition 1812-1841.

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

Included with price of admission

2 p.m. - 3 p.m.

 

Monday

August 20

 

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

August 21

 

The Karate Kid

Hosted by JAR Films, a free screening of the 1984 film.

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

6 p.m.

 

Flashlight Nights

Search wild creatures of the night like scorpions, spiders, frogs, snakes, owls and more. You are encouraged to bring a flashlight, bug spray and to wear outdoor clothing.

Quinta Mazatlan, 600 Sunset Dr. - McAllen

$3

8:30 p.m.