Jamming Miles For Janet, 7am, San Benito Resaca Trail. This 5K run/walk benefits Driscoll Children’s Hospital. Individual entry is $20.
Hunger Action Month Volunteer Day, 8am-noon, Food Bank of the RGV (Pharr). Last year, we had a great turnout of first-time volunteers for this HAM event. We’re hoping to bring even more people this year!
Penitas White Wing Festival Community Wellness 5K, 8am-noon, Penitas Veterans Memorial Park. $10 entry fee until race day ($15 day of).
4th Annual Ride for Autism, 10am-1:30pm, Elsa Industrial Park. The Villistas Motorcycle Club hosts this event, with a cook-off, car & bike show and fun for the whole family. Families with autistic children are invited.
The Market at McAllen, 10am-1pm, McAllen Public Library.
Doggie Day at the Pool, 1-4pm, Los Encinos Pool. $1 per pup.
Fooducation Movie Series, 1pm, McAllen Public Library. This month’s film is “Fast Food, Fast Profits.”
Reel Series Seminars: Mexican Films & Their Influence on South Texas, 1pm, McAllen Heritage Center. Local author and film archivist Rogelio Agrasanchez Jr. will discuss Mexican films and their influence on the RGV and sign his books on the subject. Free.
Cryptic Camouflagers, 2:30-4pm, Edinburg World Birding Center. Learn about animals that can camouflage themselves. Included in regular admission.
3rd Annual Pachanga in the Park, 4-11pm, Washington Park (Port Isabel). Food, dancing, costumes, music and much more fun for the whole family. Free.
Brownsville Zombie Walk & Pub Crawl, 5pm, Washington Park (Brownsville). A great excuse to explore historic downtown Brownsville, with an after party at Tequilas Restaurant and Bar with live music and more.
6th Annual Night at the Museum, 7-11pm, Children’s Museum of Brownsville. The theme for this year’s benefit for the CMoB is “Under The Big Top”. Food, auctions and fun will be on tap.
Texmaniacs, 7pm, Louie’s Backyard (SPI). The free SPI Fall Concerts on the Bay Series continues.
SNu: FSS Fest, 8pm, Someone’s Studio (Weslaco). Secrets Told in Silence, Suicide Drive, Wakening Phase and more perform.
McAllen Punks Invade Harlingen, 10pm, Hop Shop (Harlingen). Forfall, Krux, The Daily Grind and Pazuzu perform. No cover 21+.
The Return of The Sight of Impact, 10pm, Simon Sez. Rock Angels presents: The Sight of Impact, Kennedy Curse, Hackberry Ln and Doom Desire. $3 cover, 21+.
Queen Isabella Causeway Collapse 12th Anniversary Memorial, 9am, near the Causeway entrance on the South Padre Island side.
Mexican Independence Day Celebration, 11am-7pm, Lon C Hill Fair Park (Harlingen). A full day of free family fun, topped off with a civic ceremony “El Grito” at the Harlingen Municipal Auditorium.
Sunday Speaker Series: “The Plan de San Diego” with Drs. Charles H. Harris III & Louis R. Sadler, 2-4pm, Museum of South Texas History. The authors delve into their history of a proposed rebellion of Mexican and Mexican-Americans in 1915 that aimed to establish a new Hispanic republic. Included in regular admission.
Metalachi, 9pm, Rodz Sports Theater (Edinburg). With Rachet Dolls. Tickets are $10. 956-720-4700.
Hunger Action Month continues with big events all throughout September. Find out more and get involved.