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March 10, 2021 - Events Calendar

March 12

UTRGV Patron of the Arts presents a Cold War Recital. Join them for a performance of Dr. Kenneth Saxon’s Cold War Recital. The program is built around the Second Piano Sonata of Shostakovich and Aaron Copland’s Piano Variations and includes music by Mozart, Rachmaninoff, and a newly commissioned work by Kawai Shiu. The music is infused with poetry and texts that bring into vivid relief the voices of composers living in the shadow cast by the Super Powers. Subscribe to their YouTube Channel or find them on Facebook, https://www.facebook.com/utrgvpatron/, to view the show.

March 13

“Begin to Birdwatch,” which is all about the joy of birds and how to get started on your birdwatching journey, including tips and tricks for identifying birds is being offered on March 13th at 10 a.m. Advanced registration required via Ticketleap; search for “Begin to Birdwatch” or “Quinta Mazatlan.” Quinta Mazatlán thanks visitors for following the most current COVID-19 safety guidelines while visiting the park. For more information on Quinta Mazatlán, follow on Facebook and Instagram or call (956) 681-3370.

Now through March 28

IMAS presents Max Vityk’s Warriors of Light on exhibit in the main gallery. In this series Vityk investigates the narrative elements and figures of ancient rock engravings and mythological and folk symbols. The exhibit is comprised of 12 large acrylic paintings. Find out more information online at theimasonline.org.


The Mission Food Park will be open weekly Thursday through Sunday. Thursday will be from 4 to 10 p.m., Friday 4 p.m. to 12 a.m., Saturday 2 p.m. to 12 a.m. and Sundays will be open from 2 p.m. to 10 p.m. Mission Food Park, powered by the Mission EDC, is located at the CEED building on Bryan Road and U.S. Business 83. The site is the permanent location of Jitterz coffee bar and local brewery 5x5 Brewing Co., which will be operating during the food park hours. The food park will host a variety of food trucks including Queenie, Motoramen, Sahadi’s, and Pineapple Ninjaz. Hours and regular updates of vendors will be on their Facebook page, www.facebook.com/MissionFoodPark, and website, www.missionfoodpark.com/.

The Senior Texas Slow Pitch Fun Softball League, geared for players over 55, will be meeting weekly at 9 a.m. at West Side Park on Ware Road in McAllen. The B League (intermediate ability) will be meeting on Mondays and Wednesdays. The A League (more competitive) will be meeting on Tuesdays and Thursdays. For more information, call Fred at (956) 897-6961 or Ed at (956) 581-2254.

Every first and third Friday of the month, from 5 to 9 p.m., Edinburg will host Food Trucks N’ Tunes at McIntyre Promenade. Parking will be at city hall, 415 W. University Dr. Dogs on a leash are welcome. For more information, call (956) 383-6246 or visit www.edinburgarts.com.

If you have an event coming up, please submit to news@wintertexantimes.com. Please include contact information, social distancing requirements and any additional information that would be helpful to the community.