Summer Event Calendar
June 10 - City of Harlingen presents Blues on the Hill at McKelvey Park. The event will be held from 7 to 10 p.m. Free admission and parking. There will be food and drinks available.
June 15 – Quinta Mazatlan presents Birds of Prey from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Sky King Falconry will demonstrate the athleticism and speed of raptors living in the Rio Grande Valley with a lie demonstration. This program is part of the Thursday Night Live series that takes place every Thursday evening through August. Quinta Mazatlan is located at 600 Sunset in McAllen. For more information, call (956) 681-3370.
June 16 – The McAllen VA will host a blood drive from 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at their McAllen VA Clinic, 901 E. Hackberry Ave. Walk-in’s will be accepted, or you can schedule your appointment at Portal .::. Home (vitalant.org).
June 17 – You are invited to the McAllen Public Library for Bill Rich’s presentation of “Passion Flower Diaries” as part of their Texas Master Naturalist Series from 3 to 4 p.m. at 4001 N. 23rd St. Participants will learn how to grow these native, insect loving and beautifully flowered vines. Attendees receive a free outdoor magnifying glass, while supplies last. Register for the presentation by calling (956) 681-3000.
June 17 – The Museum of South Texas History presents Summer Saturday at the Museum, an adventure through the Rio Grande Legacy exhibition, 1910 Jail and a makeshift store called La Bodega, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on June 17, June 24, July 1 and July 8. Admission to Summer Saturdays at the Museum is free from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. Regular admission fees apply after 12 p.m. FRIENDS of MOSTHistory receive free admission as a benefit of their FRIENDship. For more information about becoming a FRIEND or the program, please visit www.mosthistory.org today. The museum is located at 200 N. Closner Blvd. in Edinburg. Call (956) 383-6911 for more information.
June 20 – Harlingen VA will host a Blood Drive from 9 a.m. to noon at their Outpatient Clinic at 2106 Treasure Hills Blvd, in Harlingen. Walk-in donations will be accepted, or you can schedule an appointment by visiting their portal Portal .::. Sites (vitalant.org).
June 22-24 – South Texas College Theatre and Dance will host their second annual South Texas Latinx Play Festival. The festival will be held at the STC’s Cooper Center for the Performing Arts at 3200 W. Pecan Blvd. in McAllen. The even showcases new plays written by Latinx playwrights throughout the US. Three plays have been selected to have a staged reading during the festival and directed by a theatre director along with a cast from the Rio Grande Valley. Each play will have a talkback with the playwright, director, and cast after the reading. Festival passes cost $10 and include admission to all three staged readings and a performance of Somewhere In The Miles. Festival passes can be purchased online at www.southtexascollege.edu/go/theatre. For additional information about the show, call (956) 872-2301 or email email@example.com.