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!
John Webb’s sculptures exhibited in this show have been selected from a number of different series of works.
Charles Neumann began his studies into art by chance. He did not have the benefit of taking art courses in high school but took his first art class as an elective course in Photography at Laredo Community Colege.
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This year the PCI Coalition is collaborating with the US Border Patrol of Fort Brown to raise awareness of the rebuilding of shattered lives of survivors affected by line-of-duty deaths through partnerships with law enforcement and the community.
“Each year, between 140 and 160 officers are killed in the line of duty and their families and co-workers are left to cope with the tragic loss. C.O.P.S. provides resources to help them rebuild their shattered lives. (www.nationalcops.org)”.
The U.S. Border Patrol and partners have collaborated to host “Back the Blue” in efforts to raise awareness of the families who that have had to endure the ultimate sacrifice. 90% of the proceeds will go directly to the organization C.O.P.S to continue to sustain their support programs, retreats, and efforts to comfort the families who have lost their lives in the line-of-duty. The remaining 10% of the proceeds will go to the PCI Coalition in efforts to sustain their youth group program aimed to prevent underage drinking and prescription drug abuse. Engaging our youth early allows them to build leadership skills and communicate effectively to raise awareness of the challenges they face on a daily basis.
Every Saturday in the months of July to September. Increase your fitness and knowledge as you accompany an experienced guide looking for the many birds that inhabit our 1200-acre park.
Program fee included with park admission:
Adults: $4, Children 12 and Under: Free.
In the event of inclement weather, the program will be postponed.
The City of Brownsville Public Health Department in partnership with the Cameron County Department of Health & Human Services and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention invite the community to attend Zika Action Day, from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m., Saturday, September 23, 2017 at the Southern Pacific Linear Park & Historic Battlefield Trail, E. 6th Street and E. Ringgold Street, Brownsville, Texas.
Zika Action Day will include demonstrations on how to take steps to prevent Zika, such as wearing EPA-registered insect repellent and long-sleeved shirts and pants, installing or repairing window screens, removing or treating standing water, and using condoms to reduce sexual transmission.
The Texas Adopt-A-Beach program began in the fall of 1986, when 2, 800 volunteers picked up 124 tons of trash. Since then, more than 489,000 volunteers have removed more than 9,200 tons of trash from Texas beaches. The Texas Adopt-A-Beach program is an all-volunteer effort to remove trash from Texas beaches and waterways and to increase public awareness of the problem of marine debris and beach litter. Twice each year volunteers check in at sites along the coast to pick up.