VOX: Voices for Planned Parenthood presents a benefit performance of The Vagina Monologues Saturday, March 20, at 7 p.m. at the UTPA Jeffers Theatre in the Communications building.

Admission for the event will be $10 and proceeds benefit Planned Parenthood Association of Hidalgo County, Texas, Inc., Mujeres Unidas and V-Day 2010. Tickets are available at Planned Parenthood, 916 E. Hackberry, McAllen or at the door.

On Saturday, March 27, a poetry reading will be held at Savory Perks, on the corner of Texas Boulevard and S. 10th Street in Weslaco from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m.

Ms. Josie Bustos Mixon, a native of Mission and a survivor of both child and domestic abuse, will lead the poetry reading. The community is welcome to participate.