Category Archives: Community Events

Hidalgo County Holds Jewelry Auction

Hidalgo County jewelry auction

Hidalgo County will hold a Webcast Auction of court awarded jewelry at the Hidalgo County Administration Building Purchasing Department Sept. 16. Buyers must register with AMT Auctions at Bidding starts on Sept. 15 at 10 a.m. and ends when the last item sells. Potential buyers may view items in person at the Purchasing Department Sept. 15, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. (closed noon- 1 p.m.). The building address…

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Valley Environmental Summit Coming to SPI

Valley Environmental Summit

The Valley Environmental Coalition hosts the 12th annual Valley Environmental Summit Oct. 1, 2021 at the South Padre Island Convention Centre. “Sailing Towards a Cleaner Environment” brings people together to identify environmental issues within the Rio Grande Valley. In addition attendees work to develop solutions to those issues. The summit is open to the general public, political leaders, neighborhood associations, non-profits, businesses and students. The event has multiple speakers in…

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City of McAllen Hosts 9/11 Remembrance Ceremony


City of McAllen officials and the McAllen Fire Department will host a 9/11 Remembrance Ceremony Sept. 11 at 9 a.m. at the McAllen Central Fire Station, 201 N. 21st Street. The public is invited to join the McAllen Fire Department and first responders as they pay tribute to those that gave it all so others may live. City leaders will make remarks on the anniversary of 9/11 during the Remembrance…

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Salvation Army Feeds First Responders Sept. 10

first responder

The Salvation Army in Harlingen will provide an appreciation luncheon for all first responders Sept. 10 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. This event is completely free for any and all first responders in the community. The Salvation Army asks any first responders not in uniform to present their credentials. First responders may eat inside the facilities at 119 E. Monroe in Harlingen or they can take it with them.…

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McAllen Holiday Parade Returns in December

(photo USAF Honor Guard)

McAllen city officials recently announced the return of the McAllen Holiday Parade for Dec. 4. Stepping off the parade at 6 p.m. at McAllen Veterans Memorial Stadium is the U.S. Air Force Parade Element Honor Guard and Drill Team. “A lead step-off sets the tone of the parade and creates excitement for the rest of the floats and bands as they march down the parade route,ˮ said McAllen Mayor Javier Villalobos. …

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UTRGV Athletics Hosts Youth Clinics, Matches

The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley Department of Intercollegiate Athletics and City of Brownsville will soon be hosting youth clinics and athletic events, all of which are presented by Chick-fil-A Boca Chica. The women’s soccer team will host a free youth clinic on Aug. 13 from 4:30-6:15 p.m. followed by an intrasquad match at 7 p.m. at Brownsville Sports Park. The clinic is open to girls ages 10-18 who are…

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Hidalgo County Holds General Merchandise Auction

Hidalgo Surplus Aug 2021

Hidalgo County will hold a webcast auction of general merchandise at two area locations Aug. 10. The webcast auction consists of general merchandise, such as computers, office furniture and bicycles. Items are available to view in person at Palmer Pavilion (301 E. Hackberry, McAllen) and Robert’s Warehouse (317 North Closner, Edinburg). Viewing hours at both locations on Aug. 9 are 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., with a closure from noon…

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IMAS to Honor City of McAllen at Collage Gala

The International Museum of Art & Science presents its 42nd Collage Annual Gala Aug. 28. The IMAS will be honoring the City of McAllen for its steadfast support of the museum and its mission for 54 years. Each year, the funds raised through Collage help the museum fulfill its mission by presenting a wide range of engaging art and science exhibits. It also presents cultural events and educational programs to all…

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Edinburg Chamber Hosts Evening Outdoor Market

The Edinburg Chamber is shifting gears by transitioning its outdoor market to a late afternoon/early evening event. The Sunset Member Market takes place Aug. 19 from 3-7 p.m. at the Historic Edinburg Chamber Depot, 602 W. University Drive. The free event will allow attendees to discover new products and services from different members of the Edinburg Chamber. Vendors will have products such as food, coffee, clothing,  jewelry, home decor and…

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Workforce Wednesday Kicks Off Aug. 4

The Harlingen Economic Development Corporation and Workforce Solutions Cameron begin hosting a series of mini-job fairs Aug. 4. The job fairs will take place every other month. The Workforce Wednesday series will help many regional companies fill available positions in various industries. The job fairs will host up to six employers and each fair will be industry-specific. “The Workforce Wednesday jobs fairs are the perfect opportunity to bring together our…

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