CASA Superhero 5K, 7am, Edinburg Municipal Park. Run this 5K in your best superhero costume for fun and prizes! Registration is $20 for adults and $10 for kids (ages 6-12) with discounts for larger groups. Benefiting CASA of Hidalgo County, working to support foster kids in our region. Contact 956-381-0346 for info or to register.
Summer Sandcastle Contests, 9am-3pm, Hilton Garden Inn (SPI). Demonstrations, lessons and contests.
Brownsville Farmers Market, 9am-noon, 6th St & Harrison. Brownsville has its own farmer’s market each week, across the street from Gladys Porter Zoo.
Discover The Dinosaurs, 10am-8pm, McAllen Convention Center. This huge travelling show is a fun, hands-on, educational look at the age of dinosaurs for the whole family. Tickets start at $17 for adults, $12 for kids.
The Market at McAllen, 10am-1pm, McAllen Public Library.
Say No To Drugs Dance-Off, 10am, UTPA Wellness & Recreation Sports Complex (Edinburg). Hosted by the Palmer Drug Abuse Program. $15.
Geocaching Workshop, 10am-noon, Quinta Mazatlan. Learn how to use GPA technology to find hidden treasures. $5 per person, registration required.
South Texas Cattlemen’s Round Up, 10am, Edinburg Livestock Auction. Live auctions of barbeque pits, picnic tables and much more, benefiting Driscoll Children’s Hospital.
Fooducation Movie Series, 1pm, McAllen Public Library. Donations welcome for this monthly film series. This month’s feature is Hungry For Change.
2nd Annual Pharr Back To School Bash, 2-6pm, Boys & Girls Club of Pharr.
Gone Fishing Tournament, 3pm, Adolph Thomae Park (Arroyo City). The Veterans of the RGV Armed Forces Senior NCO Club hosts this ninth annual tournament, benefiting their high school scholarship fund.
Memories In Broken Glass – McAllen EP Release Show, 5pm, Fall Back Records. Austin’s Wake The Colossus and Waco’s The Day After Roswell are joined by locals At War With Androids, A City Called Home & many more. $7 cover.
Blues on the Hill, 7pm, McKelvey Park (Harlingen). Featuring John Nemeth, Stone Free and Six Strings Down. Free.
Taffelmusik Summer Concert Series, 7pm, UTB Arts Center (Brownsville). This Brownsville string quartet performs weekly in July & August. This final concert of the season is a Tribute to the Beatles, featuring Surrealistas Band.
Moonriser 5K, 7pm, Westside Park.
Doublespeak: An Original Play with Music, 7:30pm, UTPA Library Media Theater (Edinburg). Thirteen O’Clock Theatre presents this original play, built on improv and dealing with questions and issues we face in the Valley every day. Presale tickets are $7 ($10 at the door).
Pharr Community Theater presents La Zapatera Prodigiosa, 7:30pm, Carnahan Auditorium (Pharr). “What happens when a young woman marries an older man in a small town?” Tickets are $7.
7th Annual Perseid Meteor Shower Party, 8pm, Bentsen-RGV State Park (Mission). A night of fun nature activities and live entertainment for the whole family. $5 for adults, free for children.
Enanitos Verdes, 8pm, Pharr Events Center.
2 Pistols, 9pm, Yacht Club. Presale tickets start at $15 for the Tampa, FL-based rapper.
Evil Eyes (A Tribute to Dio), 9pm, Cypress Lounge. With Ratchet Dolls and Metalstorm. Tickets $12.
Doublespeak: An Original Play with Music, 2pm, UTPA Library Media Theater (Edinburg). Last chance to see this production.
Pharr Community Theater presents La Zapatera Prodigiosa, 3pm, Carnahan Auditorium (Pharr). Last chance to see this production.
Discover The Dinosaurs, 10am-7pm, McAllen Convention Center. Last chance to catch this travelling exhibit.
Lupita D’Alessio, 8pm, Pharr Events Center. Tickets start at $65.
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