Weekly events from Sept. 5 - Sept. 12

Wednesday

September 5

 

Public Speaking Workshop

For three consecutive Wednesdays participants will learn and practice podium courtesies, public speaking techniques, how to introduce speakers, present a prepared speech and respond to an impromptu topic.

Pharr Memorial Library, 121 E. Cherokee Ave. - Pharr

Free

11:50 a.m.

 

Wednesday Night Comedy

Hypnotist Gary Conrad headlines, with host Steven Sosa and special guests Mark Mayham and Christian Oviedo.

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

$10

8:30 p.m.

 

Delirium Brewery Pint Night

Brewed by Brewery Huyghe, Delerium Tremens is a Belgian Strong Pale Ale that is slightly malty. Free glassware with first pour.

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

6 p.m.

 

Real Ale Pint Night

From Blanco, Texas, representatives from the brewery will be on hand giving out swag and talking about all the new things happening at the brewery.

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

6 p.m.

 

Ramona: This Too Shall Pass

The RGV premiere, and opening night of the South Texas International Film Festival.

UTRGV Performing Arts Complex, 1201 W. University – Edinburg

6 p.m.

 

Thursday

September 6

 

September Aggie Happy Hour

The Quarter New Orleans Kitchen & Tap Room

100 E. Nolana Ave. - McAllen

5:30 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

 

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.

 

STXIFF Industry Mixer

Hosted by the Edinburg Arts Foundation, The Edinburg Chamber, Edinburg Arts and the City of Edinburg. Recommended for those to break into the independent film industry. Purchase includes appetizers and a margarita from the bar.

Echo Hotel & Conference Center, 1903 S. Closner – Edinburg

$10

10 p.m. - 1 a.m.

 

Regional Film Screening

“Tejano” movie premier.

Cinemark Movie Bistro, 2001 W. Trenton – Edinburg

$8

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

 

Friday

September 7

 

Hikes

Return to McAllen with DeZorah, Yruama.

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

$10

9 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.

 

Art Walk

Walk to the McAllen Creative Incubator, several art galleries will open for the night.

McAllen Creative Incubator, 601 N. Main St. - McAllen

7 p.m.

 

Los Huracanes del Norte

Pharr Events Center

3000 N. Cage Blvd. - Pharr

$38 - $60

7 p.m.

 

Saturday

September 8

 

A&M vs Clemson Watch Party

Hosted by the Hidalgo – Starr County A&M Club.

Nuri, 7600 N. 10th St. - McAllen

6 p.m.

 

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

 

Saturday Storytime

Hosted MPL Kids

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

2 p.m. - 3 p.m.

 

Taco Madre Comedy Jam

Boggus Ford Events Center

3000 N. Cage Blvd. - Pharr

$20

8 p.m.

 

Bird and Nature Walk

Stroll through the trails with an expert naturalist.

Quinta Mazatlan, 600 Sunset Dr. - McAllen

8:30 a.m.

 

Can Release Party

Big River Brewery

505 W. Nolana – Pharr

4 p.m.

 

The 2018 Tigres Texas Tour

A double header of soccer when Tigres plays Atlas FC followed by RGVFC Toros vs. Real Monarchs.

HEB Park, 1616 S. Raul Longoria – Edinburg

5 p.m. - 11 p.m.

 

Sunday

September 9

 

2018 McAllen Stair Climb

A tribute to the 343 firefighters who lost their lives on 9/11. Participants will climb 110 flights of stairs in their honor. www.mcallenstairclimb.com

Chase Bank, Neuhaus Tower, 200 S. 10th St. - McAllen

7:30 a.m.

 

Grandparents Day at IMAS

Create personalized postcards for grandparents.

International Museum of Art & Science, 1900 W. Nolana.

1 p.m. - 5 p.m.

 

Monday

September 10

 

Two Countries, One Lie

Jose Sierra will present about the various treaties between Mexico and the United States dealing with the injustices done to Tejanos by both governments.

Speer Memorial Library, 801 E. 12th St. - Mission

10 a.m. - 12 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.

 

Revolutionize The RGV

A forum on the future of progressive politics in the region. Speakers included Jackelyn Trevino, Sofia Rivera Pena, Danny Diaz, John Michael Torres, Andres Bernal and Ocasio Cortez. Moderated by Dr. Ken Buckman.

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

7 p.m. - 9 p.m.

 

Tuesday

September 11

 

ArtLab: Still Life Drawing

Each month, we'll learn about two different artists, how they made art and why.

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

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

 

Dr. Kinsella Piano – UTRGV

STC Music Department presentation

STC Cooper Center, 3200 Pecan Blvd. - McAllen

7:30 p.m. - 9 p.m.