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Apr
11
Tue
2017
Exhibit: Mapping the Development of Brownsville @ Brownsville Heritage Museum
Apr 11 @ 10:00 AM – Jul 1 @ 2:00 PM
Exhibit: Mapping the Development of Brownsville @ Brownsville Heritage Museum | Brownsville | Texas | United States

Visit our exhibit exploring the development and defining borders of Brownsville through maps and aerial photographs. This exhibit will display an array of maps, from early settlements of Brownsville to modern times, illustrating not only the growth of our city but the evolution of map making and geographical accuracy. Some of the more notable illustrations to be put on display include maps of Fort Brown along with that of the Mexican-American war, Cameron County map defining land grants, State of Texas maps, Sanborn Maps, and other portrayals of Brownsville. Take a trip through time with maps of the development of the Brownsville area.

May
27
Sat
2017
RGV Family Summer Adventure Challenge @ Laguna Atascosa National Wildlife Refuge
May 27 – Aug 24 all-day
RGV Family Summer Adventure Challenge @ Laguna Atascosa National Wildlife Refuge | Los Fresnos | Texas | United States

RGV Family
Summer Adventure Challenge
May 27 – August 26

Get outside and enjoy the outdoors with the Family Summer Adventure Challenge. Families with children visit different nature centers, parks and refuges of the Rio Grande Valley to complete fun challenges in nature. From riding a bike, to photographing birds, there are challenges for everyone’s interests and abilities. Once you complete the challenges and submit your journal, your family will be placed in a drawing for the opportunity to win cool prizes. Registration is available throughout the summer during operating hours, and at participating nature sites, or you can register on-line at NatureChallenge.tamu.edu

Jun
10
Sat
2017
Children’s China Exhibit @ Children's Museum of Brownsvile
Jun 10 @ 10:00 AM – Sep 17 @ 5:00 PM
Jun
12
Mon
2017
Summer Safari Camps/Classes @ Gladys Porter Zoo
Jun 12 – Aug 10 all-day
Summer Safari Camps/Classes @ Gladys Porter Zoo | Brownsville | Texas | United States

What is your child doing this summer? Why not spend an exciting summer learning at the Zoo? Summer Safari is just the place for your little one. Each day includes fun-filled activities such as animal encounters, puppet shows, games, stories, crafts, sing-a-longs, and tours. Breakfast, lunch, and snacks are provided each class day.There are morning and afternoon options for classes. Each class runs for two days. Camps run all day, Monday thru Thursday with the Starlight Sleepover on Friday. Choose by topic, date and grade level. Parents can and are encouraged to join campers for the Starlight Safari Sleepover, only.

To register, please contact the Education Dept. at 956-548-9453 or [email protected] A full schedule of classes and camps is available on our website.

The Pyramid Volleyball Camp @ St Joseph Academy
Jun 12 – Jun 29 all-day
The Pyramid Volleyball Camp @ St Joseph Academy | Brownsville | Texas | United States

Each athlete will be taught the proper mechanics for every facet of the game. Passing, attacking, and defensive strategies will all be addressed throughout the program. The level of camp the athlete attends will dictate the intensity and information that is being presented. Camps will be held at SAINT JOSEPH ACADEMY.

Jun
19
Mon
2017
Art & Music Camp Session 2 @ Brownsville Museum of Fine Art
Jun 19 – Jun 23 all-day
Art & Music Camp Session 2 @ Brownsville Museum of Fine Art | Brownsville | Texas | United States

It is time for #BMFA Summer Camps. Art, Violin, Guitar & Piano Classes.

Session II
Art Classes: Expressive line Ilustration, Portraiture, Plaster of Paris Mask, Oil Pastel, Foil Embossing.
Music Classes: Violin, Guitar & Piano
Schedule: Monday – Friday
Hour: 9am – 4pm

Students will receive both Art and Music Instruction, all materials/supplies, musical instruments, breakfast, lunch, t-shirt, and certificate of completion is included with your fee.

$150 per Week
Scholarships Available

Ages 6 – 15 years old.

Call for more information (956) 542-0941
Or stop by to register your children.

San Miguel de Allende , The Mexican Hill Town
Jun 19 – Jun 24 all-day

the Mexican Hill town is picturesque with the Gothic style pink cantera stone Cathedral, landmark of San Miguel. Flower filled patios and bubbling fountains at every turn, the historic downtown, with facades of Colonial times. Pack your walking shoes and bring plenty of film! Includes: 3 nights in San Miguel de Allende, Tours to Guanajuarto, Queretaro & Dolores Hidalgo. Passport or Passport Card required

 

Summer REC Program @ Rec Center & Gonzalez Park
Jun 19 – Jun 23 all-day

Play, Create, Explore indoor & outdoor sports, recreation games, Field Trips, Arts & Crafts, Public Speakers, Spirit Weeks.

Rec Center: 1338 E. 8th Street

Gonzalez Park: 34 Tony Gonzalez Drive

 

Summer Rec Program Flyer. Indoor and Outdoor Sports, Recreational Games, Arts & Crafts. June 12 to August 18.
Jun
21
Wed
2017
Disney’s Mulan @ Camille Playhouse
Jun 21 @ 7:00 PM – Aug 6 @ 9:00 PM
Disney’s Mulan @ Camille Playhouse | Brownsville | Texas | United States
DISNEY’S MULAN COMES TO THE CAMILLE PLAYHOUSE
Stage Adaptation of Animated Film
Set to Premiere in Conjunction with Children’s China

Beginning June 21st, The Camille Playhouse will host weekly performances of a theatrical adaptation of the Disney classic Mulan.

The production aims to be an entertaining theater experience that is fun for the entire family. Featuring a cast composed of the Playhouse’s summer guest artists, the show faithfully follows the plot and features all songs from the 1998 Disney animated feature film. Scheduled to run concurrently with the Children’s China exhibit hosted by the Children’s Museum of Brownsville, Camille’s stage performances will add a theatrical touch to the overall theme and lively festivities.

“We have a fantastic cast ready to pour their hearts into performing the wonderful story and musical pieces of Mulan,” said Chris Ikner, Executive Artistic Director of the Camille Playhouse. “We’re looking forward to putting on a memorable show that honors and celebrates Chinese culture through the legend of Mulan and her heroic deeds.”

The first performance is set to premiere on Wednesday, June 21st, with additional performances running every Wednesday until August 6th. For more information, please contact the Camille Playhouse at (956) 542-8900.

501 E. Ringgold St, #1 Dean Porter Park, Brownsville TX 78520 | 956-548-8900 | camilleplayhouse.net

 

Jun
23
Fri
2017
Chess Tactics Friday @ Brownsville Royal Knights Chess Center
Jun 23 all-day
Chess Tactics Friday @ Brownsville Royal Knights Chess Center | Brownsville | Texas | United States

A day of pure chess tactics.
Friday June 23 * 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Cost: $45.00 per student
Join the Royal Knights Chess Team

Jun
24
Sat
2017
Pollinator Day @ Laguna Atascosa National Wildlife Refuge
Jun 24 @ 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Pollinator Day @ Laguna Atascosa National Wildlife Refuge | Los Fresnos | Texas | United States

Discover some of our local pollinators and the benefits they provide. A variety of free educational materials will be available to take home (while supplies last).

Bird and Nature Hike @ Resaca de la Palma State Park
Jun 24 @ 8:30 AM – 9:30 AM
Bird and Nature Hike @ Resaca de la Palma State Park | Brownsville | Texas | United States

Every Saturday in the months of April to June. 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.

Brownsville Farmers’ Market @ Linear Park
Jun 24 @ 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Brownsville Farmers’ Market @ Linear Park | Brownsville | Texas | United States

The Brownsville Farmers’ Market is held year-round from 9:00 a.m. to noon every Saturday morning. We are located at Linear Park in beautiful Brownsville, Texas, along 6th Street between Ringgold and Harrison. The Brownsville Farmers’ Market offers a great selection of farm-fresh fruits and veggies, herbs, flowers, raw honey, gulf coast shrimp, baked goodies, homemade jams, handcrafted soaps, and much more! Come early for the best selection! The Brownsville Farmers’ Market is across the street from the Gladys Porter Zoo, next to the Brownsville Museum of Fine Arts (which offers free admission during market hours) and just a couple blocks’ walk from Dean Porter Park and the Children’s Museum. Bring the family and make a day of it!

LUNADA Artisans’ Market @ Linear Park
Jun 24 @ 6:00 PM – 10:00 PM
LUNADA Artisans' Market @ Linear Park | Brownsville | Texas | United States

Entertainment, Glass Garden Art, Mexican Curios, Wood Furniture, Plants, Jewelry, Vintage Collectibles, Mexican and Peruvian Clothing, Metal Yard Art, Crochet, Bows, Windchimes, and much much more!

Lawn Seating: Bring your Lawn Chairs or Blankets.

The Longest Day – Team ROCA – ROCA Event @ Carlotta K Petrina Cultural Center
Jun 24 @ 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
The Longest Day - Team ROCA - ROCA Event @ Carlotta K Petrina Cultural Center | Brownsville | Texas | United States

We have one more great event for the The Longest Day. This is a FREE event, but donations are accepted. A presentation of the 10 signs (bilingual), a performance from the Buena Vida Choice Neighborhood Paper Orchestra, Groupo Folklorico “Telpochcalli” and paper flower making workshop. We hope to see you all there.
#endalz
#thelongestday

Jun
25
Sun
2017
Native Plant Tour @ Resaca de la Palma State Park
Jun 25 @ 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Native Plant Tour @ Resaca de la Palma State Park | Brownsville | Texas | United States

Discover the edible, medicinal and common uses of local plants with one our Park Rangers.

Program fee included with Park Admission:
Adults: $4
Children 12 and under: Free

Jun
26
Mon
2017
Art & Music Summer Camp Session 3 @ Brownsville Museum of Fine Art
Jun 26 – Jun 30 all-day
Art & Music Summer Camp Session 3 @ Brownsville Museum of Fine Art | Brownsville | Texas | United States

Session 3
Art Classes: Glue Drawing, Pastel, Marbling, Printmaking, Mosaic, Watercolor
Music Classes: Violin, Guitar & Piano
Schedule: Monday – Friday
Hour: 9am – 4pm

Students will receive both Art and Music Instruction, all materials/supplies, musical instruments, breakfast, lunch, t-shirt, and certificate of completion is included with your fee.

$150 per Week
Scholarships Available

Ages 6 – 15 years old.

Call for more information (956) 542-0941
Or stop by to register your children.

Summer REC Program @ Rec Center & Gonzalez Park
Jun 26 – Jun 30 all-day

Play, Create, Explore indoor & outdoor sports, recreation games, Field Trips, Arts & Crafts, Public Speakers, Spirit Weeks.

Rec Center: 1338 E. 8th Street

Gonzalez Park: 34 Tony Gonzalez Drive

 

Summer Rec Program Flyer. Indoor and Outdoor Sports, Recreational Games, Arts & Crafts. June 12 to August 18.
Beansprout Science Camp @ Children's Museum of Brownsville
Jun 26 @ 9:00 AM
Beansprout Science Camp @ Children's Museum of Brownsville | Brownsville | Texas | United States

Young children love exploring the world around them. Give your little beansprout a chance to experience a STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math) science camp designed just for 3-4 year olds. We will be conducting safe, age appropriate experiments in Physics, Engineering, Chemistry, Art, and Math. Your little Einstein or Madame Curie will love it!

Lego Camp 1 @ Children's Museum of Brownsville
Jun 26 @ 1:00 PM – Jun 30 @ 4:00 PM
Lego Camp 1 @ Children's Museum of Brownsville | Brownsville | Texas | United States

Play with over 70,000 Legos at the camp just for kids who love Legos! With daily Lego free play and directed Lego challenges, your child will definitely get to display his or her creativity and engineering skills while having tons of fun!

Jun
27
Tue
2017
8th Annual Mobile Recreation Unit Summer Tour 2017 @ City Parks
Jun 27 @ 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Come out and have some fun! The Mobile Recreation Unit provides a fun and safe alternative to a dull summer day. Check out the tour listings to see when our Mobile Recreation vehicle and crew will be in your neighborhood:

City of Brownsville Parks & Recreation Mobile Recreation Unit. 8th Annual Summer Tour 2017 Flyer.
Southmost Branch Library: Movie Day @ Southmost Branch Library
Jun 27 @ 4:30 PM – 7:00 PM
Southmost Branch Library: Movie Day @ Southmost Branch Library | Brownsville | Texas | United States

Join the Brownsville Public Library for Movie Day! Visit the library website for book information and times.

Hot 9 Sun Downers @ Valley International Country Club
Jun 27 @ 5:30 PM
Jun
28
Wed
2017
Disney’s Mulan @ Camille Playhouse
Jun 28 @ 7:00 PM – Aug 13 @ 9:00 PM
Disney’s Mulan @ Camille Playhouse | Brownsville | Texas | United States
DISNEY’S MULAN COMES TO THE CAMILLE PLAYHOUSE
Stage Adaptation of Animated Film
Set to Premiere in Conjunction with Children’s China

Beginning June 21st, The Camille Playhouse will host weekly performances of a theatrical adaptation of the Disney classic Mulan.

The production aims to be an entertaining theater experience that is fun for the entire family. Featuring a cast composed of the Playhouse’s summer guest artists, the show faithfully follows the plot and features all songs from the 1998 Disney animated feature film. Scheduled to run concurrently with the Children’s China exhibit hosted by the Children’s Museum of Brownsville, Camille’s stage performances will add a theatrical touch to the overall theme and lively festivities.

“We have a fantastic cast ready to pour their hearts into performing the wonderful story and musical pieces of Mulan,” said Chris Ikner, Executive Artistic Director of the Camille Playhouse. “We’re looking forward to putting on a memorable show that honors and celebrates Chinese culture through the legend of Mulan and her heroic deeds.”

The first performance is set to premiere on Wednesday, June 21st, with additional performances running every Wednesday until August 6th. For more information, please contact the Camille Playhouse at (956) 542-8900.

501 E. Ringgold St, #1 Dean Porter Park, Brownsville TX 78520 | 956-548-8900 | camilleplayhouse.net