Two local nonprofit organizations, Lenguas del Rio and Mujeres Poetas Internacional, are joining efforts to stage the first International Women's History Month Festival on Saturday, March 27, at Archer Park in McAllen from 3 to 5 p.m.

The festival will consist of poetry by local authors, dance from the Latin Prestige Academy and information by Migrant Health Promotions among others. The Festival is absolutely open to the public and free of charge.