Events from April 25 - May 1

Wednesday

April 25

 

Lender's Brunch & Business

Sponsored by LiftFund, the event features updates about U.S. SBA products, business development services available for small businesses and information sharing amongst peer lenders.

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

9 a.m.

 

Rio Grande Valley Regional College Fair

Over 60 colleges from across the country are expected to attend.

Edinburg Wellness Center, 315 E. Palm Dr. - Edinburg

5:30 p.m. - 8:30 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.

 

E – Commerce Basics

Presented by the UTRGV Small Business Development Center (SBDC), the event is designed to give participants a better understanding of electronic commerce.

Edinburg Chamber, 602 W. University Dr. - Edinburg

10 a.m.

 

Veteran's Expo 2018

Open to all veterans, spouses of veterans and their dependents of veterans. Visit with organizations that provide services to veterans.

South Texas College, Building F – Weslaco

11 a.m. - 1 p.m.

 

RGVFC vs Orange County

HEB Park

1616 S. Raul Longoria Rd. - Edinburg

$5 and up

6 p.m.

 

Karbach Brewing Pint Night

Hop Delusion with Mango along with Big & Bright IPA. Grab a glass with first pour.

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

6 p.m.

 

Garden Walk

See green plants and vibrant flowers with the local garden expert. Learn about native plants and how they fit into personal gardens.

Quinta Mazatlan, 600 Sunset Dr. - McAllen

$3

10 a.m.

 

Thursday

April 26

 

I&E Network

How to Sell in Amazon, A networking event for inventors and entrepreneurs that meets every fourth Thursday.

McAllen Chamber of Commerce, 1200 Ash Ave. - McAllen

Free

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

 

RGV Hispanic Chamber

Speed Networking.

Clarion Inn, 1401 S. 10th St. - McAllen

$12 non members, Free members

6 p.m.

 

The Elephant Man

The production will run all weekend at 8 p.m. and will include a matinee on Sunday at 2 p.m. The show is based on the life of John Merrick, who lived in London during the latter part of the 19th Century and was admitted to Whitechapel Hospital.

STC Cooper Center, 3200 Pecan Blvd. - McAllen

$5

8 p.m.

 

Walk for Water

With Stella Artois and water.org. Shuttle from London to L&F Distributors and Walk back in solidarity for access to clean water for everyone. This year the campaign Stella Chalice is featuring Mexico.

London Grill & Tavern, 129 E. Nolana Ave – McAllen

$10 for chalice, complimentary first pour

6 p.m.

 

Reading Between the Wines

Wines curated and explained by local expert Dr. Robert Ballinger. There will be bucket raffles and music featuring the Magic of Mariachi by Dr. Steven Schneider. Efforts are to make sure children and students receive new free books to motivate them to read for pleasure.

Old Church Winery, 700 N. Main St. - McAllen

$35

6:30 p.m.

 

Sextile (Los Angeles)

Support by Super, The Objects and Lake Wash

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

$7 all ages

8 p.m.

 

Friday

April 27

 

Lunch and Learn

Facebook's new algorithm is spelling danger for some business owners. We'll teach you how to navigate this new change with ease.

Grindstone Coworking, 506 W. University Dr. - Edinburg

$12

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

 

VIPF Poetry Slam Night

A contest whereby random people from the audience are chosen as judges and poets compete in several rounds until a winner is crowned.

Buffalo Wild Wings, 4424 N. 10th St. - McAllen

7 p.m. - 10 p.m.

 

South Texas Comic Con

A pop culture celebration where fans of comic books, fantasy, sci-fi and gaming can meet artists, like Jay Mewes, Bam Margera, Marky Ramone, Yara Han, Greg Baldwin, Dean Cain and Kristian Nairn, aka Hodor from Game of Thrones.

McAllen Convention Center, 801 Convention Center Blvd. - McAllen

Tickets available at Southtexascomiccon.com

Noon – 6 p.m.

 

Zoe

McAllen Performing Arts Center

801 Convention Center Blvd – McAllen

$66 - $86

8:30 p.m.

 

McAllen Rotary Crawfish Boil

Featuring Cody Johnson and Roger Creager. Enjoy crawfish and beer provided by Glazers.

Las Palmas Race Park, 9809 N. Taylor Rd. - Mission

$75

6:30 p.m.

 

In This Moment

Pharr Events Center

3000 N. Cage Blvd. - Pharr

$32.50

6:30 p.m.

 

Brass Ensemble

This concert will feature student brass ensembles from the UTRGV School of Music. The Concert will have a setting from small chamber groups to large ensemble.

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

$5

7 p.m.

 

The Second After

with Bleacher Days

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

$7 presale, $10 door, All ages

8 p.m.

 

Saturday

April 28

 

Rave of Thrones

Featuring Kristian Nairn, aka Hodor. Official South Texas Comic Con After Party.

McAllen Convention Center, 701 Convention Center Blvd. - McAllen

$25

8 p.m. - Midnight

 

Maluma

State Farm Arena

2600 n. 10th St. - Hidalgo

$129 - $160

8 p.m.

 

University Choir

The mostly unaccompanied concert will include compositions by classical composers as well as living composers from America, Latin America and Europe.

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

$5

7 p.m.

 

Discovery Day – Earth Rocks

Learn about the difference between rocks and minerals, metals and stay for a crafts by painting a rock.

Quinta Mazatlan, 600 Sunset Blvd. - McAllen

$3

2 p.m. - 3 p.m.

 

Revolver Tap Take Over

and BBQ, Meet and greet with brewmaster Grant Wood from Granbury, Texas.

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

4 p.m.

 

Saturday Lecture Series

Featuring Dr. Robert Bradley, “The Unbearable Uselessness of the modern art featured in the current exhibition Retooled: Highlights from the Hechinger Collection.

IMAS, 1900 Nolana Ave. - McAllen

Price of admission

2 p.m. - 4 p.m.

 

Gatos Locos

Ranch House Burgers, 409 N. Bryan Rd. Ste. 105 – Mission

8 p.m.

 

Nitro Circus Live

Features an all-star roster of over 30 world-class athletes loaded with the best riders in freestyle motocross performing the biggest tricks in action sports.

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

$30 - $100

6 p.m. - 9 p.m.

 

Sunday

April 29

 

Sunday Speaker Series

Aztechtopia, The adventures of the Aztec Gods by Pedro Larez, featuring Gerald A. Padilla.

Museum of South Texas History, 200 N. Closner Blvd. - Edinburg

2 p.m. - 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.

 

24 Hour Film Dash Results

See the RGV Filmmaker's talent on the big screen.

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

$10

5:30 p.m.

 

Monday

April 30

 

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.

 

Tuesday

May 1

 

Hidalgo Rally

With Beto O'Rourke and special guest Bobby Pulido

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

5 p.m.

 

STC Jazz Ensemble

Under the direction of Daniel P. Cather.

STC Cooper Center, 3200 Pecan Blvd. - Edinburg

7:30 p.m.