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Archive for April, 2011

Weslaco Come see the live Ocelot


Valley Nature Center Presents Breakfast Event for Education Programs

Come see the live Ocelot!!

WHERE: Weslaco Chamber of Commerce Visitors Center

Bring the whole family!!

$20 adults

$10 under 12

Call 956-969-2475 for more information. Reserve your tickets today!!

Free Coffee and Breakfast Items at 9:00am

Live Ocelot Program at 9:30am

Silent Auction Featuring Ocelot Items

Photos with the Ocelot Mascot!

Less than 50 ocelots left in the wild in the U.S.!!

Edinburg on Wheels

Saturday March 5, 2011

The Edinburg Convention and Visitors Bureau along with the Edinburg Chamber of Commerce will host the 9th Annual “Edinburg on Wheels” Saturday March 5, 2011 at the Depot located at 602 W. University Drive. Registration begins at 8:00 a.m. and the 5 mile bike ride begins at 9:00 a.m. The first 100 participants to register will receive a FREE t-shirt and goodie bag. For more information on this family friendly event, contact the Edinburg Chamber of Commerce at 956-383-4974.

Grow’n Growers

Local Growers will be showcasing fresh organic vegetables and demonstration from local restaurant chefs.

Date: April 23

Time: 9:00 AM-12:00 PM

Location: McAllen Creative Incubator
1001 S. 16th St
Mcallen, Texas 78505

Address: 1001 S. 16th

Nature Tour

Get to know McAllen from a different perspective by taking a nature tour of the town. A naturalist guide and artist will accompany two buses at 8:30 a.m. Saturday, April 23, to Laguna de Paz and the botanical gardens.
The buses will depart from the McAllen Chamber of Commerce and then head over to Laguna de Paz where tourists will get to sketch from the banks of the water with artist Sue Sill.
Then take a stroll with naturalist Mary Thorne to learn about the birds and plants of the gardens.
WHEN: 8:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. Saturday, April 23
WHERE: McAllen Chamber of Commerce, 1200 Ash Ave.
COST: $5, adults; $2, children (18 and younger)
BUY TICKETS: Parks and Recreation office, 1000 S. Ware Road, McAllen
CALL: (956) 681-3333