McAllen Mayor’s Prayer Luncheon 2017, Tuesday 11:30am-1pm, McAllen Convention Center. Mayor Darling will speak at this annual event.
Dine Around McAllen, Tuesday 5-10pm, L&F Distributors. The RGV Restaurant Assocation will take you to Bodega, Europa and PJ Pies. $65 per person.
Fashion Show & Luncheon, Wednesday 11am-1pm, McAllen Convention Center. McAllen honors the 2017 Administrative Professional of the Year. Tickets $20/$25.
STC Theatre presents Oedipus Rex, Thursday-Sunday, STC Cooper Center. The famous Greek play comes to STC. Shows are 8pm except for the Sunday matinee. GA: $5.
7th Annual Night Out, Thursday 5-8pm, International Museum of Art & Science. Celebrate the history of our city with McAllen Public Utility. Free and family friendly.
MOSTHistory Happy Hour: Contraband & Corridos, Thursday 6-8pm, Museum of South Texas History (Edinburg). Explore the museum and enjoy happy hour and appetizers. GA $15, members $10.
Metal Monthly Presents: Awakening, Thursday 9pm, Cine El Rey. Wrayth, Secrets Told In Silence, Adversity Breeds Malice and I Am Heir perform. $5 presale tickets go directly to the bands you buy them from. $10 at the door. All ages.
Ruben Farias, The Shakes, OK Robot, Thursday 9pm, Yerberia Cultura. With Five Before Midnight and Mind Over Matter. $5 cover.
South Texas Comic Con, Friday-Sunday, McAllen Convention Center. Comics, cosplay, vendors, celebrity guests and much more over three days. Schedule: Friday: 12pm-12am, Saturday: 11am-12am, Sunday: 11am-6pm.
Improv Comedy Registration Fair, Friday 5:30-7:30pm, Grind Coffee Co (Edinburg). Register for and learn more about upcoming Basic Improv Comedy Courses for kids, teens and adults. Limited spots in each class. The six week course starts May 1st.
Austin Songwriters in the Round, Friday 7-10pm, The Prelude Songwriters Club (Harlingen). Jaimee Harris, Tom Meny, Jane Ellen Bryant, Christina Cavazos and local artist Pam Oliver Munoz perform. Free, all ages.
Red Beard (Canary Islands), Friday 8pm, Yerberia Cultura. With Harvey McLaughlin (SATX), Costello and The Escapade. $6, all ages.
EWBC GTBC Big Sit, Saturday 6am-6:30pm, Edinburg Scenic Wetlands & World Birding Center. The Texas-wide bird watching challenge comes to Edinburg.
Mujeres Unidas Walk In Her Shoes 5K Run/Walk, Saturday 7:30am, Edinburg Municipal Park. $25 per person or $20 each if you have a team of 10 or more. There will also be a 1K Heel Challenge for men. Info: (956) 630-4878.
5K Annual Incredible Kidz 5K and 1 Mile Fun Run, Saturday 8am, McKelvey Park (Harlingen). Benefiting Sunny Glen Children’s Home. Registration is $25 for the 5K, $15 for the 1 mile (13 & up) and free for 12 & under.
McAllen Spring Cleaning Day, Saturday 8am-5pm, locations across McAllen. The City of McAllen will place large trash bins around the city for residents to dispose of large items and debris they can’t fit in their usual bins, for free. The Monitor has a full list of locations.
RGV Great Strides 5K Run/Walk, Saturday 8-11am, UTRGV Rec Center (Edinburg). Fun, family-friendly 5K run/walk benefiting the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation.
Bowl for Kids Sake 80’s Bowl, Saturday noon-3pm, Flamingo Bowl. All proceeds benefit Big Brothers Big Sisters of South Texas RGV.
2nd Annual Crafts for a Cause, Saturday 6-10pm, Historic Alonzo Building (Brownsville). Sample craft beers and food in downtown Brownsville, plus silent auctions and more. Benefits Autism United-Rio Grande Valley. Tickets: $20.
Live Music and More at Grind, Saturday 7-10pm, Grind Coffee Co (Edinburg). Site Stewarts, Tuesdae Lateral and Heather and Emily perform. Art & jewelry by Rory, Andrea. Free.
Skank for Choice, Saturday 7:30pm, Yerberia Cultura. Benefit for the Frontera Fund featuring: The Lost Project (SATX), Fantastico, Sheba’s Dream, plus more live entertainment and food. $4 before 8:30pm, $7 after.
RGV FC Toros vs OKC Energy FC, Saturday 7:30pm, H-E-B Park (Edinburg).
Dirty Dancing, Saturday 8pm, McAllen Performing Arts Center. Tickets start at $35.
In the Round: Tom Meny, Benny Ybarra & Angel Rodriguez, Saturday 8-11pm, The Prelude Songwriters Club (Harlingen). An intimate concert in downtown Harlingen. Free, all ages.
Somos Musica Fest, Saturday 8:30pm, Cine El Rey. Apache Pistol, The Shakes, The Riverside Boys and Omarstereo perform. $5 advance tickets.
Spring Brunch, Sunday 11am-3pm, SALT – New American Table. The high end restaurant will have a seasonal food and drink menu for this brunch. Reservations can be made online or by calling 956-627-6304.
Studio Sundays, Sunday 2-3pm, International Museum of Art & Science. IMAS launches monthly, hour-long art workshops on the last Sunday of the month February-May. This month’s workshop is “Watercolor Painting”. $3 members, $10 non-members. RSVP by calling (956) 682-0123.
Bone Thugs-N-Harmony, Sunday 7pm, Boggus Ford Events Center (Pharr). Chamillionaire, Lloyd Banks, Mike Jones, Slim Thug and Z-Ro also perform. Tickets start at $38.
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