Brownsville’s festive ambience sets the mood for an exciting and fun vacation for the whole family. From our Charro Days festivities in February, to our Latin Jazz Festival in October, it’s no wonder Brownsville is Always a Fiesta!

May
1
Wed
2019
Zumba & Toning @ Downtown Rec Center
May 1 @ 8:30 AM – Jul 31 @ 9:30 AM
Zumba & Toning @ Downtown Rec Center

Schedule: Monday- Friday

Bored with the treadmill? Those who enjoy a group workout atmosphere should check out our free Zumba and toning class! The program runs all year round except for holidays.

May
11
Sat
2019
An Art Exhibit: Impressions from Brownsville @ Heritage Museum, Vezzeti Room
May 11 @ 10:00 AM – Jul 27 @ 4:00 PM
An Art Exhibit: Impressions from Brownsville @ Heritage Museum, Vezzeti Room

In honor of Preservation Month, Juan Velez, Historic Preservation Officer and BHA Board Member will exhibit a collection of art work featuring historic buildings of Brownsville.

Impressions from Brownsville an Art Exhibit by Juan Velez @ Heratige Museum, Vezzetti Room
May 11 @ 10:00 AM – Jul 27 @ 4:00 PM
Impressions from Brownsville an Art Exhibit by Juan Velez @ Heratige Museum, Vezzetti Room

Brownsville native, Juan Velez, exhibits his collection of artwork featuring historic buildings.  In honor of Preservation Month, the BHA hopes to inspire and educate visitors of the architectural gems displayed.  All artwork is available for purchase and a portion of the sales benefit the Brownsville Historical Association.

 

Jun
1
Sat
2019
New Colobus Monkey Exhibit: Opening Summer 2019 @ Gladys Porter Zoo
Jun 1 @ 9:00 AM – Aug 31 @ 5:00 PM
New Colobus Monkey Exhibit: Opening Summer 2019 @ Gladys Porter Zoo

Colobus Monkey Facts!

  1. The name “Colobus” is derived from the Greek word for “mutilated,” because unlike other monkeys, colobus monkeys do not have thumbs.
  2. Colobus monkeys complex stomachs enable them to digest mature or toxic foliage that other monkeys cannot.
  3. Colobus babies are born completely white. They don’t start developing their distinguished black and white coat until several weeks after birth.
  4. When jumping from tree to tree, these monkeys can leap a distance of more than 19-7 feet!
  5. Colobus troops consist of multi-female families that practice allomothering. This means that all females in the troop will take turns caring for the young.
Jun
3
Mon
2019
Learn to Swim @ Tony Gonzalez Pool
Jun 3 – Aug 8 all-day

The Learn to Swim Program is taught at both Sams Pool and Tony Gonzalez Pool. There are 5 sessions during the summer season. Register online! or in person at both pool locations.

Brownsville Events, Upcoming Events
Learn to Swim @ Sams Memorial Pool
Jun 3 – Aug 8 all-day

The Learn to Swim Program is taught at both Sams Pool and Tony Gonzalez Pool. There are 5 sessions during the summer season. Register online! or in person at both pool locations.

Brownsville Events, Upcoming Events
Lit Program @ Rec Center
Jun 3 @ 8:00 AM – Aug 9 @ 4:00 PM
Lit Program @ Rec Center

**Schedule: Monday – Friday for the months of June 3 – August 9**

LIT and LIIT

2 summer programs offered by City of Brownsville Parks and Recreation Department.

Both programs are open to teenagers (14-17 years of age). Both programs are an excellent opportunity for teens to build their resumes, learn work related skills, and enjoy a fun & safe summer parks & recreation setting.

*Job Training

*Field trips

*Breakfast & Lunch

*Team building skills

*Fun & Recreation

Lit Program @ Tony Gonzalez Park
Jun 3 @ 8:00 AM – Aug 9 @ 4:00 PM
Lit Program @ Tony Gonzalez Park

**Schedule: Monday – Friday for the months of June 3 – August 9**

LIT and LIIT

2 summer programs offered by City of Brownsville Parks and Recreation Department.

Both programs are open to teenagers (14-17 years of age). Both programs are an excellent opportunity for teens to build their resumes, learn work related skills, and enjoy a fun & safe summer parks & recreation setting.

*Job Training

*Field trips

*Breakfast & Lunch

*Team building skills

*Fun & Recreation

Summer Safari @ Gladys Porter Zoo
Jun 3 @ 9:00 AM – Aug 31 @ 5:00 PM
Summer Safari @ Gladys Porter Zoo

What is your child doing this summer? Why not spend the summer learning at the Zoo? Each day includes fun-filled activities for kids starting at age 4. This exciting summer program offers sessions full of games, stories, Zoo tours, and up-close encounters with animals.

Jun
10
Mon
2019
Junior Rangers Outdoor Adventure Program @ Oliveira Park Gym
Jun 10 @ 8:00 AM – Aug 9 @ 4:00 PM
Junior Rangers Outdoor Adventure Program @ Oliveira Park Gym

Schedule: Every Week (Mon-Fri) of the month of June to August!

Weekly Registration: Ages between 6-17 to register

Play, Create, Explore Outdoor Recreation Games, Field Trips, and Arts & Crafts

Breakfast provided by BISD

 

 

 

Jul
10
Wed
2019
Paramount of Eternity solo exhibition by Bartosz Beda @ Brownsville Museum of Fine Art
Jul 10 – Sep 7 all-day
Brownsville Events, Upcoming Events

Paramount of Eternity is the title of my upcoming solo exhibition at the Brownsville Museum of Fine Art in Texas. The myth of Sisyphus inspired the title, and that is where I would like to begin. As we know from mythology, Sisyphus was a cruel Greek king whose punishment entailed pushing a gi-ant rock up a steel hill, only to find it rolling back down when he neared to the top.

Jul
15
Mon
2019
Summer Rec Program: Action Land @ Rec Center
Jul 15 @ 8:00 AM – Jul 19 @ 4:00 PM
The City of Brownsville Parks and Recreation Department Summer Recreation Program is a safe, fun, supervised program for children.
Our activities range from indoor & outdoor sports, recreational games, arts & crafts, and more!  Your child will make new friends, learn skills, and make excellent summer memories.
Breakfast and Lunch is provided by BISD.
The program is intended for children between the ages of 6-17.
The program is currently offered at two park locations.
The program has 10 sessions this summer.
*Extended Program*
Monday – Friday:
4PM – 6PM
+ Optional $10 Fee
Brownsville Events, Upcoming Events
Summer Rec Program: Action Land @ Tony Gonzalez Park
Jul 15 @ 8:00 AM – Jul 19 @ 4:00 PM
The City of Brownsville Parks and Recreation Department Summer Recreation Program is a safe, fun, supervised program for children.
Our activities range from indoor & outdoor sports, recreational games, arts & crafts, and more!  Your child will make new friends, learn skills, and make excellent summer memories.
Breakfast and Lunch is provided by BISD.
The program is intended for children between the ages of 6-17.
The program is currently offered at two park locations.
The program has 10 sessions this summer.
*Extended Program*
Monday – Friday:
4PM – 6PM
+ Optional $10 Fee
Brownsville Events, Upcoming Events
Art and Music Summer Camps @ the BMFA – Session VI @ Brownsville Museum of Fine Art
Jul 15 @ 9:00 AM – Jul 19 @ 3:00 PM
Art and Music Summer Camps @ the BMFA - Session VI @ Brownsville Museum of Fine Art

Art and Music Summer Camps – Session VI
Come and enjoy doing arts and crafts, and playing you favorite instrument (Piano, Violin or Guitar) Breakfast, Lunch, T-Shirts and Certificate included.
Scholarships available. Limited spots.

Jul
16
Tue
2019
Summer Camp @ Resaca De La Palma State Park
Jul 16 @ 7:30 AM – Jul 19 @ 1:00 PM

A Summer Camp for kids 9-13 years of age

Come explore Resaca De La Palma State Park for 4 days of fun! Campers participating will leave with many life skills that will make them more confident in the great outdoors.

Camp Includes:

  • Dailyswag
  • Snacks
  • Angler Certification
  • Firebuilding
  • Hiking
  • Shelter building
  • Fishing
  • Nature Tram Tour
  • Crafts
Brownsville Events, Upcoming Events
Jul
17
Wed
2019
Everything in its Right Place, solo exhibition by Stephanie Gonzalez @ Brownsville Museum of Fine Art
Jul 17 – Sep 7 all-day
Everything in its Right Place, solo exhibition by Stephanie Gonzalez @ Brownsville Museum of Fine Art

Stephanie enjoys creating mixed media abstracts works that reflects emotions, graphics design work, murals and interior designs. In her work, she uses mix media such as coffee, wine, aerosol paint, watercolors, acrylics, oil pastels and china ink.

Everything in its Right Place, solo exhibition by Stephanie Gonzalez @ Brownsville Museum of Fine Art
Jul 17 @ 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Everything in its Right Place, solo exhibition by Stephanie Gonzalez @ Brownsville Museum of Fine Art

Opening Reception

Stephanie enjoys creating mixed media abstracts works that reflects emotions, graphics design work, murals and interior designs. In her work, she uses mix media such as coffee, wine, aerosol paint, watercolors, acrylics, oil pastels and china ink.

Jul
20
Sat
2019
Lunada Artisan Market @ Linear Park
Jul 20 @ 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Lunada Artisan Market @ Linear Park

The Artisan Market will feature: Glass Garden Art, Mexican Curios, Wood Furniture, Plants, Jewelry, Vintage Collectibles, Mexican and Peruvian Clothing, Metal Yard Art, Crochet, Bows, Wind chimes, and MUCH MUCH MORE! We will also be presenting a movie in the park!

You don’t want to miss this! Lawn seating: Bring your lawn chairs and blankets.

MOVIE BEGINS AT 8:00 PM

 

Jul
22
Mon
2019
Summer Rec Program: Tech Town @ Rec Center
Jul 22 @ 8:00 AM – Jul 26 @ 4:00 PM
The City of Brownsville Parks and Recreation Department Summer Recreation Program is a safe, fun, supervised program for children.
Our activities range from indoor & outdoor sports, recreational games, arts & crafts, and more!  Your child will make new friends, learn skills, and make excellent summer memories.
Breakfast and Lunch is provided by BISD.
The program is intended for children between the ages of 6-17.
The program is currently offered at two park locations.
The program has 10 sessions this summer.
*Extended Program*
Monday – Friday:
4PM – 6PM
+ Optional $10 Fee
Brownsville Events, Upcoming Events
Summer Rec Program: Tech Town @ Tony Gonzalez Park
Jul 22 @ 8:00 AM – Jul 26 @ 4:00 PM
The City of Brownsville Parks and Recreation Department Summer Recreation Program is a safe, fun, supervised program for children.
Our activities range from indoor & outdoor sports, recreational games, arts & crafts, and more!  Your child will make new friends, learn skills, and make excellent summer memories.
Breakfast and Lunch is provided by BISD.
The program is intended for children between the ages of 6-17.
The program is currently offered at two park locations.
The program has 10 sessions this summer.
*Extended Program*
Monday – Friday:
4PM – 6PM
+ Optional $10 Fee
Brownsville Events, Upcoming Events
Art and Music Summer Camps @ the BMFA – Session VII @ Brownsville Museum of Fine Art
Jul 22 @ 9:00 AM – Jul 26 @ 3:00 PM
Art and Music Summer Camps @ the BMFA - Session VII @ Brownsville Museum of Fine Art

Art and Music Summer Camps – Session VII
Come and enjoy doing arts and crafts, and playing you favorite instrument (Piano, Violin or Guitar) Breakfast, Lunch, T-Shirts and Certificate included.
Scholarships available. Limited spots.

Wizardly World of Magic (Ages 9-11) @ Children's Museum of Brownsville
Jul 22 @ 9:00 AM – Jul 26 @ 3:00 PM
Wizardly World of Magic (Ages 9-11) @ Children's Museum of Brownsville

The wizarding world comes to life in this magical camp! Which house is in your destiny? Make your own wand, attend potions classes and herbology! Discover the science behind the magic of it all and more!

Jul
24
Wed
2019
Time Travelers Camp @ Historic Brownsville Museum
Jul 24 @ 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Brownsville Events, Upcoming Events

REGISTRATION MUST BE COMPLETED IN PERSON at the Historic Brownsville Museum (641 E. Madison St.)

Deadline to register is JULY 13, 2019 by 4 p.m.

 

A Times Traveler Camp will be offered for children ages 8-12  at the Historic Brownsville Museum. The event is limited to 20 children and the deadline to register is July 13, 2019.

Time Travelers Summer Camp @ Brownsville Historical Association
Jul 24 @ 9:00 AM – Jul 26 @ 12:00 PM
Time Travelers Summer Camp @ Brownsville Historical Association

Time Travelers wanted!!! The Brownsville Historical Association will be leading a summer camp for children ages 8-12! Anyone interested please call 956-548-1313 for more information.

Jul
25
Thu
2019
Time Travelers Camp @ Historic Brownsville Museum
Jul 25 @ 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Brownsville Events, Upcoming Events

REGISTRATION MUST BE COMPLETED IN PERSON at the Historic Brownsville Museum (641 E. Madison St.)

Deadline to register is JULY 13, 2019 by 4 p.m.

 

A Times Traveler Camp will be offered for children ages 8-12  at the Historic Brownsville Museum. The event is limited to 20 children and the deadline to register is July 13, 2019.