Weekly Events from May 2 - May 8

Wednesday

May 2

 

Mother's Day Shopping

at Kendra Scott, benefitting Boys & Girls Club of McAllen. 20 percent of sales will benefit the club.

Kendra Scott, La Plaza Mall – McAllen

5 p.m. - 8 p.m.

 

MAC Nite

The creative community is invited to showcase live music, spoken word, poetry or what ever is on your mind.

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

9 p.m. - 2 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.

 

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.

 

Harry Potter Movie Afternoon

A screening of Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone.

McAllen Public Library, 4001 N. 23rd St. - McAllen

4:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

 

Legal Draft Pint Night

Smash & Grab IPA and Bock Trial will be featured. First pour comes with glass.

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

6 p.m.

 

Wednesday Night Comedy

Scotty Peterson Headlines with Special Guests Grady Pruitt, Lexi Morris and Christian Oviedo. Hosted by Roy Gomez.

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

$10

8:30 p.m. - 11:30 p.m.

 

US Border Patrol Hiring Event

Workforce Solutions, 2719 W. University Dr. - Edinburg

9 a.m. - 1 p.m.

 

STC Chamber Winds Concert

Under the direction of Dr. Benjamin Coy and Dr. Michael Gersten.

STC Cooper Center, 3200 Pecan Blvd. - McAllen

7:30 p.m.

 

Thursday

May 3

 

Peter Cetera

Formerly of the band Chicago.

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

$57 - $149

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

 

Cinco De Mayo Dinner Tonight

Healthy Cooking School with Texas A&M Agrilife Extension Service. For more information visit hidalgo.agrilife.org

Old Church Winery, Main Street. - McAllen

Free

6:30 p.m.

 

Empty Bowls Fiesta Party

DoubleTree Suites by Hilton

1800 S. 2nd St. - McAllen

5:30 p.m.

 

Lunar Heart

with Pacific Notion, Pinky Swear, Modern Studies and The Shakes.

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

$5 all ages

9 p.m.

 

Friday

May 4

 

Master Facebook Ads Workshop

Join the Force and Master Facebook ads. A hands on learning workshop to help benefit by hitting target audiences. Bring your own laptop with wifi capability.

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

Free

10 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.

 

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.

 

Cinco De Mayo

The 7th Annual City of Edinburg Cinco de Mayo Celebration with Grupo Internacional Constelacion, folklorico presentations, mariachi exhibitions, traditional runway show, children's show with games and prizes. For more information call (956) 383-6246 or visit edinburgarts.com

City Hall Courtyard, 411 W. University

Free

6 p.m. - 11 p.m.

 

Art Walk McAllen

The Incubator and its tenants will have exhibitions on display. Other locations on Main Street will feature art as well.

Main Street – McAllen

7 p.m. - 9 p.m.

 

May the Fourth be With You

Featuring 2018 No Label Hop Solo Glassware. First pour of No Label Side Haze gets the glass or just come in wearing anything Star Wars and take the glass home. Star Wars costumes are eligible to win prizes and gift cards. There will also be a Star Wars themed menu.

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

6 p.m.

 

Tuba de Mayo

A celebration of international Tuba Day and Cinco de Mayo. No tickets required. For questions call (956) 665-3881.

UTRGV Library Auditorium, 1201 W. University – Edinburg

7 p.m.

 

May the Fourth be With You

Craft and Scavenger Hunt. For more information call (956) 681-3010.

McAllen Public Library, 4001 N. 23rd St. - McAllen

4 p.m.

 

May the Force – Glass Night

Featuring Star Wars Tiki Glasses. A random selection of glassware featuring R2-D2, Yoda, Boba Fett, Darth Vader, Stormtroopers and Chewbaca. While supplies last.

Quarter New Orleans Kitchen & Tap Room, 100 E. Nolana Ave. - McAllen

7 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.

 

McAllen Jewelry & Gift Show

Shop from Jewelry, beads, fashion accessories, health and beauty. Through Sunday May 6.

McAllen Convention Center, 700 Convention Center Blvd. - McALlen

Free

10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

 

STC Choir Ensemble

Piano / Voice Studio Concert

STC Cooper Center, 3200 Pecan Blvd. - McAllen

Free

7:30 p.m.

 

Saturday

May 5

 

We're Going Out Tour

Featuring Nick Guerra, Jorge DJ Cooch Marroquin and Rawle D. Lewis. Two Shows

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

$8 - $17

10 p.m.

 

Cinco De Mayo Block Party

Drink specials all night at Suerte, Tres, Love Buzz and Thirsty Monkey.

301 S. 17th St. - McAllen

6 p.m. - 2 a.m.

 

STC Percussion Concert

Directed by Ron F. Schermerhorn III.

STC Cooper Center, 3200 Pecan Blvd. - McAllen

Free

8 p.m. - 9 p.m.

 

FeldFest McAllen

A full day of featuring world-class wines, foods, special prices, giveaways, samplings of all kinds.

Feldmen's Market Center, 100 N. 10th St. - McAllen

Free entry

11 a.m. - 5 p.m.

 

Tony Perez Band

Ranch House Burgers II

408 N. Bryan Rd. Ste. 105 – Mission

8 p.m.

 

Sunday

May 6

 

Barbacoa y Big Red Brunch

All ages welcomed.

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

 

Chamber Music Concert Nights

A variety of small string ensembles performing baroque and romantic repertoire for violin, viola, cello and keyboard. The program includes Tomaso Albinoni, Bach, Michel Corrette and Antonin Dvorak.

McAllen Public Library, 4001 N. 23rd St. - McAllen

6:30 p.m.

 

Sunday Speaker Series (Spanish)

El Libro de Matrimonios de la Parroquia de Nuestra Senora de Loreto de Burgos 1750-1860 featuring Carlos Martin Herrera de la Garza.

Museum of South Texas History, 200 N. Closner – Edinburg

Included with Price of Admission

2 p.m. - 3 p.m.

 

Monday

May 7

 

2018 Hurricane Awareness Tour

Ask questions about how Hurricane Hunters fly their missions and see the planes.

McAllen Miller International Airport, 2500 S. Bicentennial Blvd. - McAllen

Free

2 p.m. - 5 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.

 

Tuesday

May 8

 

Poker Night

at the Tilted Kilt to win prizes.

Tilted Kilt, 4117 W. Exp. 83 – McAllen

8 p.m.

 

A Night of Music at St. Paul

St. Paul Lutheran Church and the Royal Academy of Music Piano Program of McAllen will present “A Night of Music” with Concert Pianist Francisco Rocafuerte and Mezzosoprano Maria Avalos.

The Corner of Pecan Blvd and Col. Rowe (2nd St.)

Free will donation

7 p.m.

 

Brown Bag Luncheon

Celerino “Cele” Castillo, 3rd. A Vietnam and Chicano Artist. For more information call Vivian (956) 330-8594.

Dustin Sekula Library, 1906 S. Closner Blvd. - Edinburg

Free

12 p.m.