6th Annual Administrative Professionals Day, Wednesday 11am-1pm, McAllen Convention Center. Fashion show and luncheon. Tickets: $25.
The Coathangers (Atlanta), Wednesday 8pm, Yerberia Cultura. Tickets: $7 online. All ages.
Leadership McAllen Recruitment Mixer, Thursday 5:30-7:30pm, Infusion Eats & Drinks. Learn more about this great civic organization and how to apply.
Trapped Documentary Screening, Thursday 6pm, Cine El Rey.
No Place To Call Home Tour 2016, Thursday 7:30pm, Thirsty Monkey. Mothersound (Los Angeles, CA), And The Hero Prevails, Surmount, Commonplace and XVI perform. $5 cover 21+ (add $3 for 18+).
Harvey McLaughlin & The BottomFeeders / Lloronas (SATX), Thursday 9pm, Space 16th. With local support from Fantastico, The Low Ends, Pazuzu and The Follies. $5, all ages.
Da Bomb Music Festival 11, Thursday 10pm, The Flying Walrus. Live bands including Monstruo Bohemio, The Riverside Boys and more perform outside while hip-hop takes over the indoor stage, featuring Mic Melt, Evolve, C-Styles and more. No cover.
One Night Only Tour, Thursday 10pm, Simon Sez. Music and comedy for a good cause, headlined by Steven Stellar and Spare Parts. Benefit for the Garcia family, whose daughter is fighting cancer. $8, 21+.
South Texas Comic Con, Friday-Sunday, McAllen Convention Center. Friday: 12pm-8pm, Saturday 11am-7pm, Sunday 11am-6pm.
Peter Murphy – ‘Stripped’, Friday 8pm, Yerberia Cultura. The frontman of post-punk legends Bauhaus performs an intimate show. Tickets: $25, all ages.
Battle of the Bands: Round 3, Friday 9pm, Thirsty Monkey. Dythalla, Raging Thrill, Era Divide and more battle it out for prizes. $5 cover 21+ ($10 for 18-20) with ID.
Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Pre-Launch Party, Friday 10pm, Mansion McAllen. Come early for the Roca Patron tasting 10-11pm, then stick around to meet the designers and models that will be a part of the following week’s events. No cover, 21+.
The Big Sit, Saturday 6am-8pm, Edinburg World Birding Center. Birders gather to hear or see as many species as possible from a single spot inside the wetlands. Free entry.
Great Texas Birding Classic Big Sit, Saturday 8am-5pm, Quinta Mazatlan. QM also participates in the statewide competition. Free with general admission.
Arbor Day Celebration, Tree Planting and Picnic, Saturday 8am-2pm, McAllen Nature Center. Free, but donations are encouraged to support the purchase of native plants.
American Diabetes Association Tour de Cure Spin-A-Thon, Saturday 8:30-11:30am, Gold’s Gym Mission. “Join us at our annual ADA Spin-A-Thon! 3 Heats: 8:30am/9:30am/10:30am
Your $20 donation includes ADA goodie bag! Tickets can be purchased at front desk Gold’s Gym Mission.”
BLOOM RGV – A New Expectant Mom Brunch, Saturday 9am-noon, Edinburg Regional Medical Center. Tickets available online starting at $11.24.
1st Annual High School Mariachi Band Competition and Cookoff, Saturday 9am-2pm, Bert Ogden Fiesta Chevrolet (Edinburg). Mariachi competition starts at 9am. Cookoff entry fee: $150. Proceeds benefit the Food Bank of the RGV.
RGV – International TableTop Day, Saturday 9am-5pm, St. Mark UMC. Play everything from card games to board games and more. Free event.
Doggie Day at the Pool, Saturday 11am-4pm, Los Encinos Pool. Let your dogs enjoy the pool for the afternoon! $1.50 per dog (max 2), owners are free.
Bark ‘N Bowl IV, Saturday 2-4pm, Flamingo Bowl. Annual fundraiser for Inspirational Pets of South Texas. $20 per person.
Harlingen Cinco De Mayo Celebration, Saturday 4-7pm, Gutierrez Park. Mariachi Sol Azteca and more perform.
Got Faith Music Festival, Saturday 4pm-midnight, State Farm Arena. Newsboys, Hawk Nelson, Tenth Avenue North and more perform.
2nd Annual Autism Awareness Event, Saturday 7pm, The Dog House (Brownsville). Wear blue and bring donations to support Autism Speaks. Live music by 88 Problems, plus DJ Cyfa.
South Padre Island Sand Crab Nighttime Run, Saturday 8pm, Clayton’s Beach Bar & Grill (SPI). The annual nighttime beach run returns.
Lunatic Productions Presents, Saturday 8pm, Thirsty Monkey. Severance, Anialator, Belligerency and more. $5 for 21+ ($10 for 18-20).
Chelsea Wolfe, Saturday 8pm, Cine El Rey. With A Dead Forest Index. Tickets: $18. All ages.
Pedal 2 Padre 2016, Sunday 8am, Brownsville Event Center. 30 mile ride from Brownsville to SPI.
We’re starting to collect summer camps and activities for kids and adults for our annual Summer Guide! Submit them for free here.