Tag: South Texas

Arts Center to host ‘Feria Estudiantil’

Special to the Parade Prospective students from Matamoros will be able to learn more about the educational opportunities available to them at “Feria Estudiantil 2013,” scheduled from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 2, at the University of Texas at Brownsville Arts Center. The Spanish-language student fair was planned in partnership by The Office …

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Harlingen Gospel Singing Concert scheduled

Special to the Parade The Third Annual Harlingen Gospel Singing Concert will be held from 3 to 5 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 2, at the Marine Military Academy Auditorium in Harlingen. Performing will be ALL4Him from Oklahoma City as well as other performers. The event is a fundraiser, in which donations will be accepted for Sunny …

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Rediscover Port Isabel in new book

Special to the Parade New to Arcadia Publishing’s popular Images of America series is Port Isabel by local author Valerie D. Bates. The book boasts more than 200 vintage images and memories of days gone by. The book will be available for sale on Monday, February 4. In the 1830s, a small community known as …

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Weslaco mixer to showcase photographers

Special to the Parade The Weslaco Area Chamber of Commerce and the Weslaco Economic Development Corporation will be hosting a “Things to See and Do in Weslaco” mixer from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, February 6, at the Weslaco Business Visitor and Event Center. The mixer is free and open to the public and will …

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‘Meet the Author’ to feature Doner

Special to the Parade Meet the Author at Paragraphs, located at 5505 Padre Blvd. at South Padre Island, will feature Kim Doner, author and illustrator, in a book discussion, reception and signing from 1 to 3 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 7 Doner was born in Tulsa, OK., and is a graduate of Tulsa University with a …

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LMAG invites public to anniversary party

Special to the Parade The Laguna Madre Art Gallery is having a party from 4 to 7 p.m. on Thursday, February 7, and you are invited! The gallery opened for business one year ago and members will be celebrating the gallery’s first anniversary with food and entertainment. Port Isabel Chamber of Commerce Ambassadors and South …

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Winter Outdoor Wildlife Expo coming Feb. 9

Special to the Parade The Winter Outdoor Wildlife Expo, sponsored by St. Andrew’s by the Sea Episcopal Church, is scheduled on Saturday, Feb. 9 at the South Padre Island Convention Centre. Doors open at 8 a.m. with opening presentations beginning at 8:30 a.m. Jonathon Wood’s Live Raptor Show feature will be followed by a day …

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Chip-O-Tex Wood Carving Show set in February

Special to the Parade The Chip-O-Tex Wood Carvers Club Annual Wood Carving Show will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 8, and from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 9. Carving and turning demonstrations, including carving vendors will be present as well as food and beverages available. The event, …

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Santoyo returns to bullring as matadora

Special to the Parade Nineteen-year-old classical lady matador Karla Santoyo returns by popular demand for the second world class bullfight at 4 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 10. Her debut on Jan. 13 was a grand outing for the young lady who is aiming at becoming the fourth active woman matador in the world. She performed in …

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Winter Texan Appreciation Day set at wildlife refuge

Special to the Parade Santa Ana National Wildlife Refuge is holding a Winter Texan Appreciation Day on Saturday, February 16, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., with free refuge entrance, refreshments, door prizes and nature tram rides. The refuge opened in 1943, which makes it the oldest public nature site in the Rio Grande Valley. …

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