Tag: San Benito

Women’s Voices to be presented March 16

Special to the Parade The Narciso Martinez Cultural Arts Center’s Writers’ Forum in San Benito is sponsoring “Women’s Voices” on March 16 as part of International Women’s Month. The event will feature a number of area women writers who will read from their original work and two art exhibits by women artists. The women authors …

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Texas independence to be celebrated Saturday

By FRANCISCO E. JIMENEZ South Padre Parade San Benito will remember the Alamo on Saturday, March 9, during the fifth annual Texas Independence Day Celebration, to be held at the municipal fairgrounds off FM 510. “Hopefully this year it will be bigger and better,” said Jack Ayoub of the Texas Heritage and Independence Celebration Association …

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Hippie Dinner Dance set at RV Resort

South Padre Parade The Palmdale RV Resort in San Benito will be hosting a Hippie Dinner Dance on Saturday, March 9. Scheduled from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m., the event will feature music by James Marvell and his wife Faye. Marvell was featured on the 1969 Mercy hit, “Love Can Make You Happy.” Those attending …

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Texas Independence Day Celebration coming

Special to the Parade The sounds of firing muskets and cannon blasts will fill the air at the fifth annual Texas Independence Day Celebration here on Saturday, March 9. Battle skirmishes and reenactments by living historians will culminate with the Battle of the Alamo, Battle of Bexar and finally the final clash, the Battle of …

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Local cities unite to fight Brownsville

By MARTHA McCLAIN Special to the PRESS Leaders of small cities in Cameron County are uniting to fight the long-running land-grab movement by Brownsville. Tuesday night, Laguna Vista town leaders met to approve a resolution calling upon State Rep. Rene Oliveira and State Sen. Eddie Lucio Jr. to “take all steps necessary, including, but not limited …

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Noe Pro set to perform at Valentine’s Dance

Special to the Parade The Texas Conjunto Music Hall of Fame and Museum presents the Seventh Annual Valentine’s Dance, “Noche de Ronda,” featuring Noe Pro and The Band. The dance is scheduled from 8 p.m. to 12 midnight Saturday, Feb. 9, at the San Benito Knights of Columbus Hall, 826 E. Stenger St. Presale admission …

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