Events for April 11 - 17

Wednesday

April 11

 

Town Hall Meeting

For new PSJA Collegiate High School opening August 2018. Current 8th Grade Students can apply.

PSJA Early College Auditorium, 805 W. Ridge Rd. - San Juan

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

 

Kristen Lindner

Comedy show with special appearance by Freddy G.

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

$10

9:30 p.m.

 

Battle of the Beers

Great Divide Yeti vs 903 Sasquatch

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

6 p.m.

 

512 Brewing Company Pint Night

Featuring Smash Mosaic IPA, Nine, a farmhouse saison, CAB, tripel and a Pecan Porter.

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

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.

 

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.

 

Theatre People

New short comedies by Eric Wiley.

UTRGV Edinburg Liberal Arts bld. 1201 W. University – Edinburg

$7

7:30 p.m.

 

UTSA Alumni Mixer

Just an excuse to get together with fellow alumni in the Rio Grande Valley.

Reserve at Social, 205 Conquest Blvd. - Edinburg

5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

 

Thursday

April 12

 

Social Mixer

An opportunity to network and promote your business. Hosted by Pharr EDC

Hampton Inn & Suites, 300 W. Nolana Loop – Pharr

5 p.m.

 

Leadership Game Night

A fun and interactive way to strengthen leadership skills.

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

$10

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

 

Loteria Night

With Palm Valley Animal Center. Raising funds to benefit the animal shelter.

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

50 cents each card

7 p.m. - 11 p.m.

 

Capilla del Rio Grand

Opening celebration with the Valley Wedding Pages. Showcasing 2018 Annual Planning Guide vendors with special guest David Tutera.

6506 E. Highway 83, Rio Grande City

Free

6 p.m.

 

Dr. Quantz – UTRGV

Hosted by the STC Music Department

STC Cooper Center, 3200 Pecan Blvd. - McAllen

Free

7:30 p.m.

 

Friday

April 13

 

David Tutera, The Entertaining Expert

Luncheon, presentation, fashion show, door prizes, photo op, book signing. Fashion Show by Tiscareno Bridal Couture.

McAllen Convention Center Ballroom, 801 Convention Center Blvd. - McAllen

$45

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

 

Mystery Giveaway Night

Friends & Family Four Pack, includes four tickets, four hot dogs and four drinks. First 250 fans will receive free mystery items.

UTRGV Baseball Stadium, 920 N. Sugar Rd. - Edinburg

$25 per family

7 p.m.

 

Little River Band

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

$60 - $110

8 p.m.

 

UTRGV Viola Fest

Featuring Hong Mei Xiao, viola.

UTRGV Perfomring Arts Complex, 1201 W. University – Edinburg

$15 GA, $10 Seniors, $5 Students

7 p.m.

 

Saturday

April 14

 

First Anniversary Bash

Fresh beer release honoring one-year anniversary, live music, giveaways and more. Q'ing it Up BBQ and Il Forno Pizza food trucks.

Big River Brewery, 505 W. Nolana Loop – Pharr

3 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.

 

IHRA Drag Racing Event

See local racing teams take on out of town competitors.

Edinburg Motorsports Park, 15920 N. Exp 281 – Edinburg

4 p.m. - 10 p.m.

 

CodeRGV Geekout

VIP Dinner and Concert featuring One More Time, a tribute to Daft Punk.

HEB Park, 1616 S. Raul Longoria – Edinburg

$100

6:30 p.m. - midnight

 

UTRGV Exhibition Reception

Organized by students. Meet and greet with artists.

Upper Valley Art League, 921 E. 12th St. - Mission

Free

7 p.m.

 

Sunday

April 15

 

54th Birthday Party

The South Texas Mustang Club and Spikes Ford of Mission invite all Mustang owners to a show n shine.

Spikes Ford, 805 E. Exp. 83 – Mission

3 p.m. - 7 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

 

Sergiu Schwartz, violin

Distinguished Performers Series. Shwartz's international concert appearances have taken him to major music centers on four continents.

UTRGV Performing Arts Complex,, 1201 W. University Dr. - Edinburg

$15 adults, $10 seniors, $5 students.

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

 

5th Annual Selena Night Block Party

This year the event will be held at three locations. All ages welcome at Suerte from 6 p.m. - 9 p.m. Twenty-one and over after 10 p.m. at all venues.

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

$5

6 p.m. - 2 a.m.

 

Jackie Robinson Day

Celebrate the 71st anniversary of Jackie Robinson's Major League debut as the UTRGV Vaqueros host Grand Canyon. Limited quantities of posters will be available.

UTRGV Baseball Stadium, 920 N. Sugar Rd – Edinburg

Gates open at 11 a.m.

 

RGV Wedding & Quince Expo

the largest showcase of special event vendors of South Texas. Book all services in an afternoon.

McAllen Convention Center, 700 Convention Center Blvd. - McAllen

12 p.m.

 

Monday

April 16

 

STC Music Faculty Showcase Recital

STC Cooper Center, 3200 Pecan Blvd. - McAllen

Free

7:30 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.

 

Member Spotlight Mixer

Upper Valley Art League, network with business professionals.

Greater Mission Chamber of Commerce, 202 W. Tom Landry – Mission

Free

5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

 

Guitar Ensemble

Under the direction of Professor Hector Rodriguez. The musical journey will include works by Celso Machado, Ignacio Cervantes and Eduardo Martin.

UTRGV Performing Arts Center, 1201 W. University Dr. - Edinburg

$5 general admission

7 p.m.

 

Tuesday

April 17

 

Clerks & Mallrats Double Feature

Join the Cinemaniacs Movie Club for their monthly double feature. Free pizza from Armando's Pizza.

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

Free

6 p.m.

 

Trying Science (ATX)

An original 4-piece Math Rock band from Austin, Texas.

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

$5

8 p.m.