Weekly Events from April 4 - April 10

Wednesday

April 4

 

Workshop: Speaking for Influence & Impact

Whether it's for 15 minutes or hour long keynote, the ability to connect and communicate will be essential to effectively reaching the audience. Hosted by Dream Big Facility, learn how to speak in public.

Greater Mission Chamber of Commerce, 202 W. Tom Landry St. - Mission

Free

9 a.m. - 11 a.m.

 

Hawk Watch

The hawk watch station will be staffed daily until April 15. Using keen eyesight, binoculars and spotting scopes, birders will keep track of the number of raptors migrating north.

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

8 a.m. - 1 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.

 

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.

 

Prairie Artisan Ales Pint Night

Featuring Americana, Vous Francais, Phatasmagoria Double IPA and Prairie & Friends.

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

6 p.m.

 

Buddy

Witness Buddy Holly's story explode onto the stage in a toe-tapping, hand-clapping extravaganza.

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

$42 - $62

7:30 p.m.

 

Citrus Hiring Event

searching for Farm Agricultural and Farm Tractor Operator jobs.

Workforce Solutions, 2719 W. University Dr. - Edinburg

9 a.m.

 

Thursday

April 5

 

GMCC & RGVision Mixer

Honoring Rene Capistran and NTB Charities.

The Bryan House, 1113 E. Mile 2 – Mission

$20

6 p.m. - 8 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

 

Fresh Start Nutrition Life Ribbon Cutting

A business that promotes healthy living and an active lifestyle.

6101 S. Cage Blvd. Ste. 121 – Pharr

2:30 p.m.

 

South Texas Senior Summit

Health screenings, dancing, door prizes and more.

Boggus Events Center, 3000 N. Cage Blvd. - Pharr

8 a.m. - 3 p.m.

 

Patron of the Arts UTRGV

Christopher Adkins, cello & Stacy Kwak, piano featuring music by Bach, Chopin and music inspired by fairy tales.

UTRGV Performing Art Complex, 1201 W. University

$10 GA, $5 seniors, students.

7 p.m.

 

Friday

April 6

 

Communication Arts Festival

Get to the know the communication, public relations and media industries by connecting with media professionals and entrepreneurs.

South Texas College, 3201 W. Pecan

9 a.m. - 3 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.

 

Zane Williams

Live with special guest Wreckless Texas. First come, first serve seating. Doors 8 p.m.

Hillbilly's, 6000 N. 10th St. - McAllen

$5

8 p.m – 2 a.m.

 

The Rumble

Live at Roosevelt's at 7

821 N. Main St. - McAllen

8 p.m. - 11 p.m.

 

Valley Symphony Orchestra

Forbidden Pleasures of Carmina Burana

McAllen Performing Arts Center, 801 Convention Center Blvd.

$35 - $55

8 p.m.

 

Social Media Survival Tactics

Tools to help you thrive presented by Triggers Media. Format will be lunch and learn classes.

Grindstone Coworking, 506 W. University Dr. - Edinburg

$15

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

 

Saturday

April 7

 

Light Up the Night 5k

Team Mario's Autism 5k hosted by Team Mario. First 500 participants receive ticket to Toros game.

HEB Park, 1616 S. Raul Longoria Rd. - Edinburg

6 p.m.

 

10th Annual Brew-Seum

Now in its 10th installment A Night at the Brewseum will have over 150 different beers to sample along with local restaurants offering up some eats. Powell Brothers will take the stage.

IMAS, 1900 Nolana Ave. - McAllen

$70

6 p.m.

 

Jazz Night

Rio Cruzado and Red Light Lounge will perform.

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

8 p.m.

 

Pharr HUB Cook-Off
IBCA sanctioned.

Food Bank RGV, 724 Cage Blvd. - Pharr

1 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.

 

Pharr HUB FEST

Carnival rides, entertaining performances and live music from local and international groups. There will be music, food, and fun for the family.

Downtown Pharr, 118 S. Cage Blvd. - Pharr

$5 after 5 p.m.

4 p.m. - Midnight

 

IHRA Drag Racing

Out of town competitors include Dragster, Door Slammers Jr., Rice Rockets

Edinburg Motorsports Park, 15920 N. Exp 281 – Edinburg

4 p.m.

 

4th Allstate Art Exhibit

A celebration of art and poetry with Leslie Perez, Carlos Villarreal, Gaby Rico, Lionel Castillo, Mujtaba Naqvi, Renato de la Garza and Turgo Rojare.

Almaguer Insurance Agency, 2008 E. Griffin Pkwy – Mission

7 p.m.

 

National Beer Day

Also two-year anniversary day. A new menu will be rolled out.

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

11 a.m. - midnight

 

Rabble Rouser Brewing Company

Two-year anniversary party. Featuring new ales, food, live music. A 21+ event

Rabble-Rouser Brewing Company, 301 E. Cedar Ave. - McAllen

6 p.m.

 

Sol De Oro & Sol Azteca

Mariachi Sol de Oro and Grupo Folkorico Sol Azteca

Alejandro Saenz Performing Arts Center, 604 Coyote Dr. - La Joya

$8

2 p.m., 7 p.m.

 

BeYoutiful

It's a girl thing conference. The mission is to inspire young women to live extraordianry lives in the midst of life challenges and social pressures. Visit itsagirlthing.org for more information. Julie Carrier will be the feature speaker.

BT Church. 2001 Trenton Rd. - McAllen

$25

9 a.m. - 4 p.m.

 

Sunday

April 8

 

NuDega SIN

Service industry night with special guest Chef Gabriel Fuentes from Nuri McAllen. Love & Magick will perform while Renato Hernandez with Holiday Wine & Liquor behind the bar.

Bodega Tavern & Kitchen, 2901 N. 10th St. Ste. A/B – McAllen

7 p.m.

 

IMAS Brews & Brunch

$3 craft beer from the night before. Beer Yoga. Food Trucks.

IMAS, 1900 Nolana Ave. - McAllen

12 p.m. - 4 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

 

WrestleMania 34

Viewing Party

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

Free

5 p.m. - 11 p.m.

 

Monday

April 9

 

Percussion Chamber Ensemble

Under the direction of Mark Joseph Ramirez. Featuring works by Michael Burritt, Joseph Harchanko, Nigel Westlake, Mark Ramirez and others.

UTRGV Performance Arts Complex, 1201 W. University – Edinburg

$5

7 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.

 

Sophomore Recital

Aaron Serna, Piano & Joseph Esquivel, Voice

STC Cooper Center, 3200 Pecan Blvd. - McAllen

7:30 p.m.

 

Tuesday

April 10

 

Theatre People

New short comedies by Eric Wiley.

Studio Theatre (Room 107) ELABS – UTRGV Edinburg

$7

7:30 p.m.

 

Jose Suarez
Upcoming artist attending UTRGV will have an opening reception. 
Sekula Library, 1906 S. Closner Blvd. - Edinburg 
6 p.m.