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March 23: The next performance in the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley Distinguished Performers Series features cellist David Finckel and pianist Wu Han at 7 p.m. in the Performing Arts Complex on the Edinburg campus. Finckel and Han rank among the most dynamic and influential forces in classical music today. Not included in season membership, tickets are $15 general admission, $10 for seniors and $5 for students. For questions, call 956-665-3881.

March 23 – Sign up is underway for the Tom Landry Golf Classic hosted by the Greater Mission Chamber of Commerce. It will be held at Cimarron Country Club, 1200 S. Shary Rd. in Mission. Tournament day registration begins at 7 a.m. for the 8 a.m. tee-off. Registration for teams of three is $500, and includes course fees, golf cart, gift bags, breakfast and lunch. For $20, players can purchase two mulligans. Proceeds benefit the GMCC, and a portion of the proceeds will benefit the annual Mission C.I.S.D. Back-to-School Bash to buy school supplies for students in need. To become a tournament sponsor, or to pre-register, call 956-240-4047 or email events@missionchamber.com.

March 24-25: Based on a true story, the Harlingen Community Theatre presents Always...Patsy Cline. Show times are 7:30 p.m. on Saturday and 3 p.m. on Sunday. Tickets are $15 for adults and $5 for students under age 18. Tickets are sold one hour before show time, and seating begins 30 minutes prior to the curtain time. The theater is located at 1209 Fair Park Blvd. Call 956-412-7529 for information or email playhousefairpark97@gmail.com.

March 25: UTRGV will hold its Cello Festival concert at 4:30 p.m. at the UTRGV Performing Arts Complex, located at 1201 W. University Dr. in Edinburg. Admission is free.

April 6: The final concert of the Valley Symphony Orchestra season will feature the Valley Symphony Chorale and guest vocalists Heather Phillips – soprano, Brian Yeakley – tenor, and Lee Poulis – bass, in Forbidden Pleasures of Carmina Burana at 8 p.m. at the McAllen Performing Arts Center. Single tickets for all concerts are currently on sale and range in price: orchestra, $58; front of the house, $48; and back of the house, $38. For tickets, visit valleyorchestra.org or stop by the McAllen Performing Arts Center box office weekdays from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

April 7-8, 14-15 – Laguna Atascosa National Wildlife Refuge (LANWR) will offer two additional public hunts for exotic species including nilgai antelope, feral hogs and fallow deer. Forty permits will be issued for each hunt, available on a first-come, first-served basis at the Refuge Office from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. March 5 through 9, or until all permits are sold, whichever comes first. Permits will be $60 each, payable by cash only. Hunters will be limited to purchasing one permit per person. Their office is located at 22817 Ocelot Rd, Los Fresnos. Phone 956-748-3607 for info.

April 11-14: The UTRGV Department of Theatre’s spring Studio production presents “Theatre People,” an original play by Eric Wiley, set to run April 11 to 14 at 7:30 p.m. and 2 p.m. on April 15. Performances are held in the Albert L. Jeffers Theatre and the Studio Theatre in the Edinburg Liberal Arts Building South (ELABS) at the corner of University Drive and Sugar Road. For subscription information or tickets, school matinees, groups and special accommodations, contact Elva Galvan, University Productions Box Office, at 956-665-3581, or email her at elva.galvan@utrgv.edu.

April 21 – Celebrate Earth Day in the dirt at Quinta Mazatlan. Volunteers can give back to nature in a community service event from 8:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. Groups must register in advance. Quinta Mazatlan is at 600 Sunset in McAllen. Call 956-681-3370 for information.

April 26-28: The spring season of UTRGV’s Department of Theatre concludes with the Theatre for Young Audiences production of “The Stinky Cheese Man and Other Fairly Stupid Tales,” by John Glore. It will run April 26 to 28 at 7 p.m. and at 2 p.m. on April 29. School matinees will also be available. Performances are held in the Albert L. Jeffers Theatre and the Studio Theatre in the Edinburg Liberal Arts Building South (ELABS) at the corner of University Drive and Sugar Road. For subscription information or tickets, school matinees, groups and special accommodations, contact Elva Galvan, University Productions Box Office, at 956-665-3581, or email her at elva.galvan@utrgv.edu.

April 26-29: The 2017-18 South Texas College Theatre season wraps up with Bernard Pomerance’s moving drama “The Elephant Man.” It will be staged at the Cooper Center located on the Pecan Campus, 3201 W. Pecan Blvd. in McAllen. All Sunday matinee productions are ASL interpreted by student interns. Individual ticket prices for Main Stage productions are $5 for students/faculty/senior citizens/military and $10 general admission. Studio productions are $5 general admission. Tickets can be purchased online at kioskportal.southtexascollege.edu/marketplace.aspx.

Wednesday

• Upper Valley Art League, Clay/Pottery Group, 9 a.m. to noon, 921 E. 12th Street, Mission. Participants furnish their own clay or contribute toward purchase. No instructor, no fee. UVAL membership required – $30 annually. Info: 583-2787.

• Upper Valley Art League, Open Painting, any medium, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., 921 E. 12th St., Mission. No instructor, no fee. UVAL membership required – $30 annually. Info: 583-2787.

• Neighborhood Farmer’s Market, Bryan House, 1113 E 2 Mile Line, Mission, 3-7 p.m.

• Quinta Mazatlan Native Garden Tours, (Feb.-April) all ages, chat and walk with a garden expert; 10-11 a.m.; included in admission; 600 Sunset, McAllen; for info, call 956-681-3370.

Thursday

• Quinta Mazatlan Healing in Nature with yoga and interval exercises led by Sabrina Lartz; 9-10 a.m. Included with admission; 600 Sunset, McAllen; call 956-681-3370.

• Quinta Mazatlan Art in Nature Tour, stroll Forest Sculpture Trail Tour with 30 native animal sculptures created by artist Douglas Clark, 10-11 a.m.; included with admission; 600 Sunset, McAllen; call 956-681-3370.
• Pharrmers Market at the Food Bank RGV, 724 N. Cage Blvd. in Pharr, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.; call 956-904-4525 or email chbueno@foodbankrgv.com.

Friday

• Upper Valley Art League, Clay/Pottery Group, 9 a.m. to noon, 921 E. 12th Street, Mission. Participants furnish their own clay or contribute toward purchase. No instructor, no fee. UVAL membership required – $30 annually. Info: 583-2787.

• Upper Valley Art League, Paper Crafting Group, 6 to 8:30 p.m., 921 E. 12th St., Mission. No instructor, no fee. UVAL membership required – $30 annually. Info: 583-2787.

• Quinta Mazatlan Adobe Mansion Tour (Feb.-April), 10-11 a.m.; included with admission; 600 Sunset, McAllen; for info, call 956-681-3370.

• Quinta Mazatlan Songbird Stroll, walk through the Tamulipan thorn forest observing and hearing birds with expert naturalists; 8:30-10 a.m.; included with admission; 600 Sunset, McAllen; for info, call 956-681-3370.

Saturday

• Upper Valley Art League Photographic Art Group, 11:30 a.m., first Saturday of the month, 921 E. 12th Street in Mission. Group Leader: Phyllis Leverich. UVAL membership required – $30 annually. Info: 583-2787.

• Quinta Mazatlan Citizen Science Program, families with all ages, get hands-on learning about the Valley’s plants and animals while contributing to science; 10-11 a.m.; included with admission; 600 Sunset, McAllen. For info, call 956-681-3370.

• Quinta Mazatlan Discovery Days, all ages, visit the Discovery Museum for a nature presentation and craft, different theme each month, 11-12 p.m.; $3 fee per person; 600 Sunset, McAllen; for info, call 956-681-3370.
• Resaca City Market Days; third Saturday, monthly; shopping, food, live music; 9 a.m.-3 p.m; Batts & Sam Houston Streets, San Benito. For info: 956-361-9111.

Weekends

• McAllen Farmers Market, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., McAllen Public Library, 4001 N. 23rd St.

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