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LUPE, UTRGV farmworker movement exhibition on display at Alamo museum

The city of Alamo’s museum is hosting a new exhibit depicting the influence of the farmworker movement titled “El Movimiento Continúa: Cultivando Nuestras Semillas,” or “The Movement Continues: Cultivating Our Roots,” officials announced.

Friendship of Women in Brownsville to hold gallery walk, wine and cheese social

The community non-profit organization Friendship of Women, Inc. will celebrate its work through an event called “The Power of Hope” on Thursday at the George Ramirez Performing Arts Academy, 543 E 11th St., in downtown Brownsville.

Teach for America Educator Profile: Haylin Luna

Haylin Luna is a 2021 Corps Member with Teach For America. She’s currently finishing her second year teaching AP Chemistry and AP Physics (both standard and Dual Language) at PSJA Collegiate School of Health Professions.

Photo Gallery: McAllen ISD high schoolers battle in annual Tech Wars event

High school students at McAllen ISD participated in its annual Tech Wars on May 16 at DQ Fan Field at McAllen Veterans Memorial Stadium.

Cardboard boat regatta charts course for fun in Edinburg

EDINBURG — The U.S.S. Danger Zone set sail early Friday evening with Maverick and Goose rowing through uncharted waters, racing their way from either side of the pool.

Brownsville Historical Association holds rummage sale fundraiser

BROWNSVILLE — The parking lot outside the Brownsville Heritage Museum bustled with activity Saturday as passersby walked along the tables piled with items, books and appliances for the Brownsville Historical Association’s Clutter for a Cause fundraising event.

Beer fest coming to Harlingen Field

HARLINGEN — Harlingen Field is set to stage the summer’s frothiest celebration as city leaders gear up to tap into barrels of craft beer from across Texas for the city’s newest festival.

Village in the Valley preparing for Juneteenth celebration

Village in the Valley will be hosting its third annual Juneteenth Perfecting Unity Celebration in observance of the oldest nationally celebrated commemoration of slavery’s end.

Mother’s Day events planned in Edinburg and McAllen

The Edinburg Parks and Recreation Department is hosting a "Mommy and Me" event on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Edinburg Parks and Recreation Center, 315 E. Mark S. Pena Drive.

COMMENTARY: Dear future child — A mom’s letter details ongoing adoption journey

Dear future child: Your brother was born a few months after my 37th birthday. He was a long-awaited blessing and is my best little friend. You’re going to love him, too.