Category: South Padre Parade

Horoscope (Week Beginning Oct. 30)

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By HOLIDAY MATHIS Special to the Parade Passionate, mysterious Venus and imaginative, inspiring Neptune work so well together when they want to. Right now, they just don’t want to. There’s a rub between what you dream for yourself and what you are motivated to do about it. It will be challenging to get congruent, but …

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Tide Chart (Oct. 27 – Nov. 2)

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SurfCast (Oct. 27 – Nov. 2)

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Editor’s Letter: Get some sand in your shoes!

Michael Rodriguez

By MICHAEL RODRIGUEZ South Padre Parade paradeeditor@portisabelsouthpadre.com When I was a kid, I hated getting sand in my shoes, down my shirt, in my hair… you name the place and it got there. It was just one of those things, ya know? Some kids hate meat loaf, and some love it. Some adore the beach …

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2011 Sandcastle Days underway

Lucinda Wierenga

By SCARLET O’ROURKE South Padre Parade editor@portisabelsouthpadre.com The 2011 Sandcastle Days are underway and are expected to excite seasoned and new visitors this year with an array of displays, activities, vendors and more. The event is slated for Oct. 19-23 and will be located on the beach near Clayton’s Bar and Grill, on the north end …

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Valley Symphony Orchestra Opens 2011-12 Chamber Series Concerts

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Special to the Parade The acclaimed Valley Symphony Orchestra, Peter Dabrowski, Music Director, recently announced its first chamber series concert of the 2011-12 season to be held Saturday, Oct. 22 at 8 p.m. inside the International Museum of Art and Sciences (IMAS) in McAllen. The program will consist of cellist Tido Janssen and pianist Stacy …

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Pow Wow brings food, fun and dance to McAllen

Special to the Parade The South Texas Indian Dancers invite the public to its 22nd Annual South Texas (Way South) Pow Wow, slated for Oct. 21-22. Enjoyment will be shared as cake walks, raffles, American Indian jewelry, dream catchers, arts and crafts, beads and more will all be available at the event. Indian dancers from …

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Conjunto Fest to celebrate 20 years

Los Angeles del Sur

Special to the Parade The Narciso Martinez Cultural Arts Center will host the 20th Annual Conjunto Festival Friday-Sunday, Oct. 21-23. This three-day event is a one of a kind event in the country attracting over 3,500 people for a celebration of live Texas Mexican conjunto music. The 20th Annual Conjunto Festival will honor the women …

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Downtown Harlingen walking tours available throughout fall, winter

Downtown Harlingen

Special to the Parade Experience Harlingen the green and eco-friendly way: on a walking tour of the historic downtown. Downtown Harlingen announced walking tours on Saturday mornings during the fall and winter. The walking tours will depart from Java Café, 204 E. Jackson, at 9 a.m. and will last approximately one hour. The tours are …

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Volunteers sought for upcoming ‘Spooktacular’ event

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By MICHAEL RODRIGUEZ South Padre Parade paradeeditor@portisabelsouthpadre.com The name of the event says it all: “A Spooktacular Halloween in the Park.” The second annual event is slated Saturday, Oct. 29 from 6-9 p.m. at Rangerville Park, located on 1101 Rangerville Road, in Harlingen. The event will feature a haunted trail, booths for trick-or-treating and business, …

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