Spring Break is around the corner! How are you planning to keep your young ones busy? There’s a TON of stuff going on across the RGV, so we rounded up some ideas from our contributing writers to get you started.
Show your reading spirit and honor the good doctor by wearing something red and white on March 2nd and join Rio Grande Valley Moms Blog on Instagram (along with millions of others) and show us a glimpse of your RAAD (Read Across America Day)!
March 14th – 19th • 11:30 am-3:000 pm
501 E. Ringgold Street #5 (Dean Porter Park) • Brownsville, TX
Join CMB for a collaborative art project, 11:30 am & 3 pm daily!
March 12th & March 19th • 11am – 3pm
1316 E. Expressway 83 • McAllen, TX
Free craft activity for ages 3 and up. Drop in from 11 am – 3 pm on Saturdays!
March 14th – 18th • 9 am – 5 pm
1900 W Nolana Ave • McAllen, TX
**IMAS has joined Museums for All, offering $1.00 admission for up to four people when you show a WIC or EBT card.**
IMAS Fun Days: Operation Imagination
March 14th – 18th • 9 am- 4 pm
Hands-on art and science projects, plus fun presentations and more.
NON-MEMBERS: $40 Full Day $20 Half Day
MEMBERS: $36 Full Day $18 Half Day
EXTRAS: $5/day Before OR After Care $8/day Before AND After Care
Full Day sessions are from 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Please bring a brown lunch bag.
Half Day sessions are from 9:00 a.m. -12:00 p.m. or 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Before Care from 8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m., After Care from 4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Tipsy Canvas Art Camp– Brownsville & McAllen
March 14th – 17th • 9 am – 12 pm
Brownsville: 1425 E Ruben Torres Blvd Ste. B
McAllen: 800 N Main St #430
Painting, snacks, and a casual art show— plus a free painting apron.
RATES: $125 for all 4 days, or $35/ day. Sign up at least a week in advance.
March 14th – 18th • 7:30 am – 5:30 pm
702 Culllen Street (The Legacy Center) • Edinburg, TX
Register NOW for this awesome day camp, featuring hands-on science and technology activities.
Saturday, March 5, 2016 from 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. (while books last)
South Middle School Gymnasium • 601 Freddy Gonzalez Drive • Edinburg, TX 78539
Stop by to receive free books for every child in your family to take home and keep forever. ECISD is working with First Book, a national nonprofit organization, and Edinburg AFT, the local school employees union, to get free books to kids. Each member of the First Book network will be able to select 20 books to take home (as long as books last). Families will be able to select 5 books to take home per child.Event Page
March 11 – 20, 2016
Saturday, March 12th • 7 – 8 pm
Las Palmas Community Center • 1921 N. 25th Street • McAllen, TX
A fun run for ages 2 – 7 years. (Registration ends March 9th)
March 19th • 2pm – 6pm
Edinburg Scenic Wetlands • 714 Raul Longoria Road • Edinburg, TX
Use your imagination to build your own fairy homes and enjoy a presentation on how aniamls build their own shelters. Admission is FREE.
$4 per fairy home participant, includes natural materials bundle / $1 for additional bundles. Fairy Garden Class is $20, and includes take home fairy garden. Registration Required. For more information or to register, please call (956)381-9922 or visit us at www.EdinburgWBC.org.
March 19th • 9 am
PSJA ISD Stadium • 700 E Gore AveRegister Now
March 14th – 18th • 3 – 6 pm
Municipal Pool • 1921 N. Bicentennial BLvd • McAllen, TX
Music, games, prizes and more for all ages, even teens. Entry is $2.50/person
March 19th • 7pm
West Side Park • 1000 S. Ware Road • McAllen, TX
Celebrate World Down Syndrome Day with a FREE showing of Minions in the park.
714 Raul Longoria Road, Edinburg, TX
Monday – Saturday • 8am – 5pm
Visit the nationally-recognized World Birding Center for birds, butterflies, and native plant trails.
Monday – Sunday • 8am – 5pm (and 6:30 on Fri.)
4101 W Business Highway 83 • McAllen, TX
The Nature Center just announced their March programs, including Wednesday yoga, Friday night hikes, and family hikes on Saturday!
Tuesday – Saturday • 8am – 5pm
600 Sunset Drive • McAllen, TX
Historic Mansion with birding, butterflies, and easy nature trails. Plus, activities for kids.
March 15 – March 18th • 8am – 5 pm
3301 S International Blvd • Weslaco, TX
Family events happening all day long, plus a different, special activity each day from 2:30 – 4 pm.
Call 956-381-9922 to register.
Also, check out the City of McAllen Parks and Recreation McFun 2016 Events Guide for more ongoing spring events, activities, and classes! And don’t forget our guide to Splash Parks across the RGV.
What are you planning? Share any events we missed in the comments below!