Tag Archives: Christmas

TSC Brings Holiday Magic to Elementary School

All 263 students at Rosa E. Del Castillo Elementary School received gifts this season from TSC’s Angel Tree Toy Distribution. (photo TSC)

Texas Southmost College recently delivered toys to the children of Rosa E. Del Castillo Elementary School in Brownsville to help make Christmas a little brighter.  Every year, TSC selects a different elementary school that will benefit from the Angel Tree Toy Drive hosted by TSC Student Life. The drive garners hundreds of donations from TSC students, faculty and staff over the course of several weeks.  This year, TSC was able…

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McAllen PD “Christmas For Kids” Accepting Toy Donations

Christmas For Kids

McAllen Police Department is holding its “Christmas for Kids” for local children in need and is seeking donations. The McAllen Chamber of Commerce is accepting donations of new, unwrapped toys to deliver to the department. The drop box location is at 1200 Ash Avenue. Hour of acceptance are 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. Toy distribution takes place Dec. 23 at the McAllen Convention Center. The event will…

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Holidays Light Up Trail at Quinta Mazatlán

Thousands of candle luminaries will soon line the trails of Quinta Mazatlán in McAllen to celebrate the winter holidays around the world. ILLUMINA Fest 2020 takes place on Dec. 16-19 from 6 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. nightly with more than 30 art installations sharing the light of the world. The outdoor exhibits celebrate Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa and the Chinese New Year. It also features a Native American tipi village, the…

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McAllen Celebrates the Season With Drive-Thru Experience

The City of McAllen is reimagining Christmas in McAllen this year with the South Pole Illuminated Drive and Theatre Experience. The McAllen Convention Center District will transform into a one-mile drive-thru holiday show of millions of lights and sound. “It has been a year of cancelled events, but one thing was for sure: the City of McAllen was not going to cancel Christmas,” said Mayor Jim Darling. “I am so happy…

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A Year-Round Christmas Tradition

A group of Barn White employees with owners Page Moore and Leslie Ewers and jeweler Andrea Barnett.

It’s the most wonderful time of the year … Christmas! One of the first things that comes to mind when you think of Christmas is the decorations. And nothing is more iconic than the tree with just the right combination of garland, tinsel and, of course, the perfect ornaments. Ornaments can add just the right touch to your tree, and Barn White carries hundreds of unique and beautiful ornaments. Barn…

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