Calendar of Events (Aug. 31 – Sept. 2)

STANDING CALENDAR
Cameron County
Date: Monday to Friday
Time: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Event: Volunteers Sought
Where: Food Bank of the Rio Grande Valley Inc.
More Info: (956) 682-8101

Date: Monday to Friday
Time: 8 a.m. to 4:45 p.m.
Event: Recycling
Where: Paper Recycling Center, City Service Center, 925 W. Stenger, San Benito

Date: Every Monday and Wednesday
Time: 9 to 11 a.m.
Event: Free coffee and donuts
Where: All Saints Episcopal Church, 499 N. Reagan St., San Benito

Date: Every first Tuesday
Event: Writers Forum
Where: Narciso Martinez Cultural Arts Center, 255 E. Stenger St., San Benito
More Info: (956) 350-3905

Date: Every second and fourth Saturday
Time: 12 to 2 p.m.
Event: Saturday Movie Matinee
Where: San Benito Public Library, 101 W. Rose St., San Benito
More info: (956) 361-3860

Date: Every Friday
Event: Story Time at the Library for Head Start students
Where: San Benito Public Library, 101 W. Rose St.
More Info: (956) 361-3860

Date: Every Saturday
Time: 9 a.m. to noon
Event: Brownsville Farmers’ Market
Where: 6th Street Linear Park, across from Gladys Porter Zoo
More Info: Visit www.brownsvillefarmersmarket.com

Date: Ongoing
Event: Volunteers Sought
Where: Amenity Hospice, Inc.
More Info: (956) 361-5100

Date: Ongoing
Event: Mentors Sought
Where: Valley International Community Development Corporation
More Info: (956) 399-3777

Date: Upcoming
Event: Ms. South Texas Senior America Pageant 2015
More Info: (956) 357-1636 or visit www.mssouthtexassr.com

Mid to Upper Valley
Date: Every Wednesday
Event: Des Moines, Iowa East High School Meetings
Where: Junction Cafe, 1/2 Block South of Expressway 83 on the Corner of Cage (US 281) and Park Street, Pharr
More Info: (956) 781-6611

Date: Every Saturday
Time: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Event: Texas Food Revolution
Where: 519 S. 17th Street at Alhambra, McAllen
More Info: (956) 203-4152 or visit www.texasfoodrevolution.com

Date: Every Saturday
Time: 10 a.m. and 2 p.m.
Event: Grace Heritage Ranch Tours
Where: Willacy County near Santa Monica
More Info: www.GraceHeritageRanch.com or Facebook.com/VisitGHR

BY DATE
Cameron County
Date: Sept. 12
Time: 7 p.m.
Events: Hispanic Heritage Month Celebration
Where: Narciso Martinez Cultural Arts Center, 225 E. Stenger St., San Benito
More Info: (956) 465-7876

Date: Sept. 27
Time: 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Event: Family Crisis Center Champagne Brunch, SIlent Auction and Raffle
Where: Texas State Technical College Cultural Arts Center, Harlingen
More Info: (956) 423-9304

Date: Oct. 4
Time: 7 to 10 p.m.
Event: Tunes by the Trail
Where: WH Heavin Amphitheater, 705 N. Bowie St., San Benito
More Info: (956) 361-3804, ext. 301

Date: Oct. 7
Time: 6 to 9 p.m.
Event: San Benito Police Department National Night Out
Where: Heavin Memorial Park on the resaca
More Info: (956) 361-3880

Date: Oct. 11
Time: 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Event: San Benito Market Days
Where: Downtown San Benito on Batts Street and the railroad tracks
More Info: (956) 361-3804, exts. 302 and 304

Date: Oct. 11
Time: 6:30 p.m.
Events: Closing event for Hispanic Heritage Month Celebration
Where: Narciso Martinez Cultural Arts Center, 225 E. Stenger St., San Benito
More Info: (956) 350-3905

Date: Oct. 24 to 26
Time: Friday, Saturday, Sunday
Event: Narciso Martinez Conjunto Festival
Where: Plaza de San Benito, 225 E. Stenger St., San Benito
More Info: (956) 367-0335

Date: Nov. 1
Time: 6:30 p.m.
Event: Dia de los Muertos: Author’s Night Readings at the Writer’s Forum
Where: Narciso Martinez Cultural Arts Center, 225 E. Stenger St., San Benito
More Info: (956) 350-3905

Date: Nov. 8
Time: 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Event: San Benito Market Days
Where: Downtown San Benito on Batts Street and the railroad tracks
More Info: (956) 361-3804, exts. 302 and 304

Date: Nov. 11
Time: 8:50 a.m.
Event: Veterans Day March and Ceremony
Where: Procession begins at City Hall, 485 N. Sam Houston Blvd.; extends downtown Sam Houston and ceremony to be held at Veterans War Memorial
More Info: (956) 399-7464

Date: Nov. 22
Time: 10 p.m.
Event: 2nd Annual Indian Cultural Pow Wow, presented by the Texas Heritage and Independence Celebration Association
Where: San Benito Veterans Memorial Academy Sonny Brazil Agricultural Complex
More Info: (956) 367-3155 or visit happybirthdaytexas.com.

Date: Dec. 6
Time: TBA
Event: Stars of San Benito High School Showcase
Where: Narciso Martinez Cultural Arts Center, 225 E. Stenger St., San Benito

Date: Dec. 13
Time: 6 to 10:30 p.m.
Event: Longest Lighted Christmas Parade
Where: Downtown Sam Houston Boulevard in San Benito
More Info: (956) 361-3804, ext. 301

Date: Dec. 13
Time: TBA
Event: Christmas Bazaar
Where: Heavin Resaca Trail, W.H. Heavin Memorial Park and Amphitheatre, San Benito
More Info: (956) 361-3804, ext. 301 or visit www.cityofsanbenito.com

Date: Dec. 13
Time: 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Event: San Benito Market Days
Where: Downtown San Benito on Batts Street and the railroad tracks
More Info: (956) 361-3804, exts. 302 and 304

Date: Dec. 18
Time: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Event: Christmas Open House
Where: San Benito Municipal Building, 401 N. Sam Houston Blvd., San Benito

Mid to Upper Valley
Date: Nov. 25
Time: 7 p.m.
Event: Willie Nelson and Family
Where: Pharr Events Center, 3000 N. Cage Blvd., Pharr
More Info: (956) 402-4500

Date: Dec. 31
Time: 7 p.m.
Event: PharrNOW! Live
Where: Pharr Events Center, 3000 N. Cage Blvd., Pharr
More Info: (956) 402-4500

EDITOR’S NOTE: The San Benito News Community Calendar covers events in Cameron County cities, including San Benito, Harlingen and Brownsville as well as portions of Hidalgo County.

 

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