CHACHALACA Volunteer Mornings, 8-11am, Quinta Mazatlan. I volunteered this past Wednesday and it was great to be in a beautiful sanctuary, hidden in plain view. It’s hard work but as I learned, the work is never truly done.
23rd Annual Texas Hunters & Sportsman’s Expo, 10am-7pm, McAllen Convention Center. Admission is $10 for adults, $8 for seniors & free for kids under 12.
The Market at McAllen, 10am-1pm, McAllen Public Library. Yes, it’s still open all summer. Our weekly market brings together local produce, artisan food, arts & crafts and more.
1st Annual Bark ‘n Bowl, 2-4pm, Flamingo Bowl. $20 per person supports pet therapy in our community.
Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey: Fully Charged Gold Edition, 3:30pm & 7:30pm, State Farm Arena.
International Cultural Summer Fiesta, 4-10pm, Hidalgo Memorial Park. A battle of the bands, cosplay, zombie run and much more is part of this community event sponsored by the Hidalgo International Cultural Arts Committee.
The Texas Takedown Tour, 5pm-midnight, Fall Back Records. Like Monroe, Against the Archaic, Ashes of Alaska, Texas, Oh Broken Remedy, Far From Embrace, Last Action Hero, And The Hero Prevails and Secondhaven will also perform. $6 cover.
Taffelmusik Summer Concert Series, 7-10pm, UTB Arts Center (Brownsville). This Brownsville string quartet performs weekly in July & August. Concert 3 is a baroque contert with piantist Dr. Francisco Rocafuerte.
Sunsetter 5K, 7pm, Palm View Golf Course.
EMS 20: A New Level, 8pm, Cypress Lounge. Aggravator (San Antonio), Among the Desecrated, Endless Cemetery, Fed of Me, Heaven Holocaust and more perform. $6 cover.
McAllen Parks & Recreation: Movies in the Park, 8:30pm, Westside Park. Free films for the whole family. This week’s film is Brave.
S.T.M.P. presents Hammerwhore, 9pm, The Hop Shop (Harlingen). The speed metal/thrashers are joined by Belligerency, Panteon and Redemption by Cutting Fists. Free for 21+, $5 cover for 18-20.
Nueva Luz Foundation Benefit Show, 9:30pm, Aces North. Rock Angels Productions has brought together this benefit for the new nonprofit, which supports foster children in the RGV. Exile the Damned, Affliction of Sin & Metalstorm perform. No cover.
Undermine Authority, 10pm, Mike’s Taste of Chicago Pizzeria (Brownsville). With Cutters and Happy Hour.
23rd Annual Texas Hunters & Sportsman’s Expo, 11am-6pm, McAllen Convention Center. Last chance.
Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey: Fully Charged Gold Edition, 1:30pm & 5:30pm. Last chance.
A Chinese Dance Potpourri with Mary Shingler, 2-3:30pm, International Museum of Art & Science. The renowned dancer will perform a variety of traditional Chinese dances. Included in general admission.
SummerBash 2013, 4pm, The Cubby Hole (Edinburg). Squirrel Cat, Grayson, Jungle Bodies, Seafoam Green, Hit The Lip and more perform on 2 stages. $3 cover.
Tribute to Rey Duran, 6-9pm, Edinburg Conference Center at Renaissance. The dancer and teacher will be honored with dancing & music. Tickets are $20, and the money will go towards Duran’s dream of a establishing a nonprofit dance academy.
Upper Meets Lower: Valleywide Bike Ride, 6:30-8:30pm, Arroyo Park (Harlingen). Social cyclists from McAllen and Brownsville will meet up in this first-ever event.
Free Yoga Class in the Park, 7pm, Archer Park.
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