November 8 – McAllen Public Library will host the discussion “Making Recipes with Fat Better for You” at 2 p.m. as part of their Diabetes Month series. Call ahead to register at (956) 681-3000. The McAllen Public Library is located at 4001 N. 23rd St.
November 9 – The VA Texas Valley Coastal Bend Health Care System is celebrating Veterans Day with a Benefits Fair, BBQ, and prize giveaways from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at McAllen VA Clinic, 901 E. Hackberry. Call (956) 291-9093 for more information.
November 9, 11, 12 & 18 – STC Theater and Dance starts their season off with Puffs or Seven Increasingly Eventful Years at a Certain School of Magic. The show begins at 7:30 p.m. on Nov. 9 and 11, 2 p.m. on Nov. 12 and 18. Tickets are $5. For more information, visit southtexascollege.edu/go/theatre. All productions will be held at STC’s Cooper Center for Performing Arts, located at 3200 W. Pecan Blvd. in McAllen.
November 8-12 – The 30th Annual Rio Grande Valley Birding Festival will be held at the Harlingen Convention Center, 701 Harlingen Heights Dr. For the full calendar of events, visit www.rgvbf.org.
November 11 – The Brownsville Farmers Market will be held at 9 a.m. at Linear Park, E. 6th St. and E. Ringgold St. The event is held every Saturday.
November 11 – Firemen’s Park in McAllen will host the Growing Growers Farmers Market at 9 a.m. The park is located at 201 N. 1st St. The event is held every Saturday.
November 11 – The McAllen Farmers Market will be held at the McAllen Public Library from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. The event is held every Saturday. The library is located at 4001 N. 23rd St. For more information visit mcallenfarmersmarket.com.
November 11 – There will be a painting in the Gallery event from 2 to 4 p.m. at IMAS with educator and artist Edgar Cortez. Participants will be guided through a landscape acrylic painting as they learn more about the importance of foreground, middle and background in art. Light refreshments will be provided. Registration is $20 and includes admission. Visit their website at www.theimasonline.org for more information.
November 11 – The Harlingen Farmers Market is held every Saturday, mid-October through mid-June, from 3 to 4:30 p.m. at Tyler Ave. and 2nd St. The event features a wide variety of fresh, local produce, baked goods, music and more. For more information visit harlingenfarmersmarket.com.