Jan. 3 - Jan. 9

Wednesday

January 1

Wasatch Brewery Pint Night

The event will feature their Polygamy Porter, an American Porter with a smooth and chocolaty, easy-drinking brown porter.

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

6 p.m.

Sierra Nevada Pint Night

Over the years many Sierra Nevada beers have found their way to UDH to the point where they will always be welcomed. The California beer makes its 2018 debut for a pint night.

University Drafthouse, 2405 W. University Dr. - Edinburg

7 p.m.

Olivia Arrington

The comedienne headlines Wednesday Night Comedy.

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

$20

8:30 p.m.

Bird and Nature Walk

A staff naturalist will lead a half mile walk to explore birds, butterflies and plants. Loaner binoculars are available free of charge. No experience needed.

McAllen Nature Center, 4101 W Business 83 – McAllen

$1 suggested donation

8:30 a.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.

Thursday

January 4

Aggie Happy Hour

Hosted by the Hidalgo – Starr County A&M Club the event will either take place inside or outside.

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

5:30 p.m.

A Legacy of Wildlife Conservation

Special Guest Richard Moore will be on hand with his latest documentary “Frank Yturria, A Legacy of Wildlife Conservation.” The Yturria Ranch was established nearly 160 years ago.

Quinta Mazatlan, 600 Sunset Dr. - McAllen

$3

6 p.m.

Color Under the Oaks for Adults

Stop and de-stress with coloring pages for adults. Colored pencils and crayons will be available in the serene picnic area under the big live oaks. In the event of extreme temperatures the program will be cancelled and the site will be closed.

McAllen Nature Center, 4101 W. Highway 83. - McAllen

$1 suggested donation

Noon – 2 p.m.

Code Academy

Hosted by Code RGV this is a beginners intro to WordPress with Max. The class will teach you how to set up your own free, basic WordPress website. Free pizza and drinks will be provided.

The Old Church Winery, Main Street. - McAllen

7 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

8:30 a.m.

Bird Walk

Join John and Sue Thursday Dec. 7 through Saturday Dec. 9 for a bird walk.

Santa Ana National Wildlife Refuge, 3325 Green Jay Rd. - Alamo

$5 admission

8:30 a.m.

Friday

January 5

Paramount's Laser Spectacular

Featuring the Music of Pink Floyd

State Farm Arena, 2600 N. 10th St. - Hidalgo

$17

8 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.

Saturday

January 6

Senior Saturday: Into the Artist's Studio

A special tour in one of the museum's fine art exhibitions. Following the tour participants will have the opportunity to explore art techniques during a hands-on workshop. This month participants will learn about paint-making techniques as they make traditional egg tempera. Light pastries, coffee and tea provided.

International Museum of Art & Science, 1900 Nolana Ave. - McAllen

$2 members, $7 non-members Ages 55+

10 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

Kayaking at Santa Ana NWR

Welcome the new year by paddling the headquarters pond at Santa Ana NWR. Event included in price of admission to refuge.

Santa Ana National Wildlife Refuge, 3325 Green Jay Rd. - Alamo

$5

8:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Fiesta Mexicana 2018

The second annual Fiesta Mexicana concert will feature music, dance and culture from Mexico. Artists combine pre-hispanic cultural with diverse ethnic, majestic sounds and folk traditions. Tickets available at Hermes Music and BootJacks valley wide. Showtimes at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m.

Edinburg Auditorium, 415 W. University Drive – Edinburg

$15 - $35

Edinburg Out of the Darkness Walk

Hosted by the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention – South Texas Chapter. Registration begins at 8 a.m.

Edinburg Municipal Park

10 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Shinrin-Yoku

The Japanese practice of soaking up the sights, smells and sounds of nature to promote health. Take a guided journey through the gardens to open senses and relax minds. Free for members.

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

$3 adults, $2 seniors

2 p.m. - 3 p.m.

Noodle Fest 2

Revenge of the Noodles will bring out the most prestigious noodle eaters and pair it with local music. Noodle vendors include Mas Noodles, Motoramen, Bad Ramen, Strange Noodles, Dragon Warrior Noodle. Bands include Dezorah, Mannequin Mishap, Grayson, Tremble Out and more.

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

$10

5 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.

Sunday

January 7

A Huevo Brunch!

As always the Barbacoa y Big Red continues along with new menu items and vegan options. Drink special $2 mimosas. All ages welcomed.

Suerte Bar & Grill, 301 S. 17th St. - McAllen

11 a.m. - 3 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

6 p.m.

Monday

January 8

38th Annual Golden Age Olympics

McAllen Parks & Recreation, 1000 S. Ware Rd. - McAllen

8 a.m. - 5 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

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

January 9

Team GoMission Launch Party

Join the Greater Mission Chamber of Commerce new and improved Team GoMission. Details of the new diplomats program will be provided including great and unique changes.

Whistling Duck, 1603 E. Griffin Pkwy – Mission

4 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

8:30 a.m.