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Serving Winter Texans From Mission To South Padre Island Since 1987 Vol. 30, No. 17 © 2016-2017 www.wttrgv.com Thursday, February 16, 2017

Charro Days is Feb. 19-26

La Joya folklórico, mariachi host fiesta celebration

By Jim Brunson The high school that started a nationwide movement celebrating the heritage of music and dance from Mexico, Spain and Latin America is celebrating the program’s 35th anniversary, with a two-day fiesta. In 1982 La Joya High School started

a mariachi and folkloric dance program that soon earned the school national honors, including a trip to the White House to perform for the president of the United States – not once but twice. This weekend on Feb. 18 and 19, La Joya High School Mariachi Los Coyotes and Folklórico Tabasco will be celebrat-

ing their 35 years with performances at the Alejandro “Alex” H. Saenz Performing Arts Center in La Joya. As the La Joya tradition of excellence continues, the community always looks forward to their annual concerts, but this See La Joya Mariachi pg. 31

La Joya High School Mariachi Los Coyotes The annual Charro Days Festival, held annually in Brownsville, kicks off Sunday, Feb. 19 at 12 p.m. with a Baile Del Sol Street Dance featuring food live music and folkloric dancers. The event takes place at 455 Elizabeth Street in See Charro Days pg. 35

Fiesta Edinburg Feb. 23-26

Fiesta Edinburg will be moving to a new location this year at H-E-B Park located at 1616 S. Raul Longoria Rd. in Edinburg. The Festival will run February 23-26 and will have major attractions such as the Heart of America Carnival, See Fiesta Edinburg pg. 6

Great entertainment planned for Valley Star 2016 MMMM VVVVVVVV YYYY! Awards Saturday The Valley Star Awards Show has some of the Valley’s top entertainers lined up to perform as awards are presented for Entertainer of the Year and other top entertainer awards. Performing at this year’s show will be Bill Chrastil, Mario, Sherwin and Pam Linton, Leslie Blasing, Susan Hudson Carman and the Edinburg Folkloric Dancers. Competition for the awards has been exciting and Winter Texans requested their ballots earlier this year so they could be sure to vote for their favorites. On Saturday, Feb. 18 the Valley Star

McAllen Travel & Health & Wellness Expo Feb. 21-22 By Henry Miller There will be many unique vendors on hand at the Travel & Health & Wellness Expo at the McAllen Convention Center from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday, Feb. 21-22. The Expo was originally known as the International Travel Show and was held See McAllen Expo pg. 35

Bill Chrastil

See Valley Star Awards pg. 20

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Laughing Bird returns to RGV

Two different shows this year: The RED show and the GREEN show. Come see both! (Janey’s hilarious red dress number is in both shows.)

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Tupelo and Janey Wing Kenyon have been performing their unique blend of music and comedy together since 1978. They have traveled from Alaska to South America, from California to Carolina and from Europe to Asia, performing at fairs, festivals, universities, resorts, cruise ships and community concerts. Laughing Bird show is a lively mix of original contemporary folk music with overtones of country, bluegrass, and light acoustic rock. At their performance, they perform original songs that will “wow” the audience, songs of the heart, and songs that make people laugh. The overall effect is an informal, light-hearted and intimate show to make everyone feel good. Laughing Bird’s songs are carefully crafted to include compelling lyrics accompanied by accomplished acoustic musicianship. Tupelo plays 6 and 12-stringacoustic guitar, dobro, mandolin, banjola, harmonica, and a toe-tapped tambourine. Janey plays mountain dulcimer, bass guitar, banjo and various percussion instruments. Tupelo and Janey both enjoy singing, and most of their songs feature tight harmony arrangements. Their show is spirited with surprises such as off-thewall comedy, a nine-inch dancing clog doll, and even a little yodeling. Tupelo and Janey have recorded 15

albums through the years and a concert DVD featuring their original songs. Their latest album titled, “Still a Mystery” was recently released. CDs and DVDs are available at their performances, and from their website, www.LaughingBirdMusic. com. Original, refreshing, and captivating is a good description of Laughing Bird’s show, but their real magic is the warm, genuine, and unpretentious energy they project from the stage. Sometimes hilarious, sometimes heart-touching, Tupelo and Janey clearly love what they do, and it shows! Come relax, laugh, and enjoy the way Laughing Bird makes the audience feel. Good Tunes . . . Good Times! Music . . . Laughter . . . Fun! Laughing Bird can be seen Feb. 16 at Winter Ranch RV in Alamo; Feb. 18, Tropic Winds, Harlingen; Feb. 19, Magic Valley, Weslaco; Feb. 22, Mission Bell, Feb. 23, Casa Del Sol, Donna; Feb. 24, Circle T, Mission, Feb. 25, Fiesta Village, Mission; Feb. 26, Lakewood RV Resort, Harlingen, 6:30 p.m.; Feb.28, Tropic Star Resort, Pharr; Mar. 2, Texas Trails, Pharr, Mar. 3, River Bend, Brownsville, Mar. 4,Bentsen Grove, Mission; and Mar. 5, Siesta Village, Weslaco.


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Golden Oldies Show features all-star cast Three of the Valley’s Favorite Entertainers – Susan Carman, John Sager and Greg Jones – have once again teamed up to create a popular show they put on annually called the “Golden Oldies Show.” John Sager, who has been Male Vocalist of the Year several times at the Valley Star Awards and was also voted Entertainer of the Year, will be one of the headliners. He was born in Quebec, Canada, he was adopted and raised in Ohio where he showed his musical talents early on. He began piano lessons at 9 years old and learned trombone and tuba in the band. He sang in the high school choir and was named Best Vocalist his junior and senior years. While he was a member of the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Deshler, a Sister sent him a letter about a singing contest to aid battered women. At her request, he sent in a demo tape and was selected as one of the top ten. Encouraged by this success he went on to enter the Toledo Idol contest in 2003 where he opened for B.J. Thomas and received a standing ovation for his performance. In 2004 he opened for Bobby Rydell and received another standing ovation. In 2009 he moved to Branson where he worked at Mel’s Hard Luck Diner and then Jackie B. Goode’s Uptown Cafe where he gets to sing every day. In 2010 his CD “Living the Dream” was voted Best CD of Branson. He was also named Best Male Vocalist of Branson. In 2011 he was also named Best Male Vocalist of the Year and his gospel CD, “Hope, Love and Faith,” was Best Gospel CD for Branson. Susan Hudson Carman Susan Hudson Carman toured with the USO who entertained troops in the United States, Greenland and Canada. In 2012 was inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame in 2012 and was also named Female Vocalist of the Year by Valley Star Awards. Known for her ability to deliver a song, Susan Hudson Carman is a former USO entertainer. In addition to entertaining troops in the United States, she traveled to Greenland. In the mid-70s she was opening for CMA Entertainer of the Year Charlie Rich. In 1988, she defeated 2500 females for the title Ms. Country Music America. The award was presented by Tammy

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Wynette on the Grand Old Opry Stage. She also appeared on the television show, “Hee Haw.” She has also produced songs for several major record labels and has been the subject (and on the cover) of several music industry magazines. In 1991 Susan Hudson Carman moved to Branson, Missouri where she has appeared in numerous shows including the Ferlin Huskey Show, The Starlighters, Elvis and the Superstars, the Ladies of Motown and Fountains of Faith. Greg Jones Greg Jones’ interest in music began at the age of 3 when he performed on stage for the first time with Leon McAuliffe and his orchestra in Coffeyville, Kansas. While in college he was lead singer for a quartet that sang Top 40 music. After college he hit the road and opened for such stars as Tony Bennett, Ben Vereen, and the Mills Brothers. Greg toured the country for many years with show bands, quartets, trios, and his own “one-man band show.” Greg’s vocal range has allowed him to sing lead and harmony with several groups. His love for all kinds of music has enables him to sing everything from country, pop, oldies, show tunes, standards, and gospel. He also plays keyboards, and guitar, and his variety music is all family oriented with good clean music, comedy and fun. He was the recipient of the 2011 Country Gospel Music Association Male Artist Award. While living in Branson Greg performed at Silver Dollar City, Treasure Lake RV Resort and with Barbara Fairchild at the Starlight Theatre. He and Jodi Miller sang at several Veterans Day celebrations. He has also opened for Jeff and Sheri, Easter, Gold City and in Harmony. In the last few years he has played in RV parks in California, Arizona, and Texas along with performances at festivals and churches around the country. All three musicians have a record of outstanding performances. Golden Oldies can be seen Feb. 20 at Casa Del Valle Resort at 2 p.m. and at 7 p.m.; March 5 at Park Place Estates at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m.; and March 13 at Paradise South in Mercedes at 2 p.m. Tickets are $12 in advance and $15 at the door. Purchase the tickets at the parks.

Medical Services............. pg. 32-33 Events Calendar......................pg. 8 Business Guide.....................pg. 36 Parks Calendar......................pg. 10 Coupon Index........................pg. 42 Taste of the Valley........... pg. 22-23 Classifieds....................... pg. 37-43 WintertainerTM................. pg. 26-29


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Schlitterbahn Beach Resort Presents

John Sager Mario Rosales Dinner & Show - February 21, 2017

Dinner & Show - February 23, 2017

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From Fiesta “Mardi Gras” Parade, Conjunto and Folklorico Competition, Family Fun Zone, Contacto Animal, regional food, arts/crafts plus top notch entertainment including country superstar Josh Turner and Los Cadetes de Linares de Rosendo Cantu. Fiesta Edinburg, the Edinburg Chamber’s largest celebration, is a fun quality of life event for the city of Edinburg and the Rio Grande Valley, Admission to enter on Friday and Saturday is $10 per person. Parking is free. Concert tickets are sold separately. Events open Thursday for the young at heart with the Heart of America Carnival from 6 to 10 p.m. On Friday the gates open at 5 p.m. and the Contacto Animal Show is at 8 p.m. In the Fiesta Amphitheater Lauren Corzine will perform at 6 p.m. Eddie Saenz takes the stage at 7:15 and the Powel Brothers perform at 8:30. At 10 p.m. Josh Turner takes the stage. On Saturday the Fiesta Edinburg Pa-

pg. 1 rade begins at 10 a.m. at the county courthouse parking lot, and moves down Closner south to Cats Stadium. At noon the park gates open. A Family Fun Zone will operate from 1 p.m. to 7 p.m. A Folklorico and Conjunto Invitational Competition will take place from 1:30 to 5 p.m. At 3, 6 and 8 p.m. the Contacto Animal Show will be presented. At 6 p.m. in the Fiesta Amphitheater, Resplandor will perform. At 7:15 p.m. Notable takes the stage. At 8:40 p.m. Zamorales comes on stage and at 10 p.m. Los Cadetes Rosendo Cantu finish off the night. On Sunday the Heart of American Carnival will be open from 4 to 10 p.m. Don’t miss the Fiesta Mercado Food Court and the Beverage Garden. Concert tickets are sold separately at www.edinburg.com but they include free admission to the Fiesta. For more information, call (956) 3834974.

Los Fresnos PRCA rodeo is Feb. 17-19 Get ready for the riding, roping and the $12 to $15 in advance or $18 at the gate.

other excitement that goes with the 28th annual Los Fresnos PRCA (Professional Rodeo Cow boys Association) Rodeo to take place Friday, Feb. 17 through Sunday, Feb. 19. Feb. 17 at 9 a.m. there will be a performance of competitors who will not be performing in the main rodeo event. Also on Friday, the Tejano Boys will perform a free concert, weather permitting. The rodeo begins at 8 p.m. and advance tickets purchased online cost $12 to $15 for reserved seating. Ticket prices increase to $18 the day of the event, both online and at the gate. On Saturday, Feb. 18 at 6 p.m. the PRCA Rodeo and a Wade Bowen Concert will take place. Reserved seating tickets are $30 in advance or $35 at the gate and ticket admission includes the concert by Wade Bowen, weather permitting. The final PRCA Rodeo will be held on Sunday, Feb. 19 at 3 p.m. Reserve tickets

Purchase tickets early and save by going to www.lfrodeo.com. At the same time (Feb. 17-19) the Cameron County Fair and Livestock Show will take place so youth can showcase their agricultural products. On Friday the event includes judging of junior beef cattle, lambs, goats, market steers, shop projects and all home show divisions. At 8 p.m. there will be a Los Fresnos Rodeo and Calf Scramble. On Saturday at 8 a.m., the fair starts with market hogs followed by baked goods. There will be a rodeo and calf scramble at 6 p.m. Rabbits will be judged on Sunday at 9 a.m. followed by a Livestock Judging Contest and Reserve Rodeo and Calf Scramble at 3 p.m. The Los Fresnos Rodeo and Fair Grounds are located at 500 E. Ocean Blvd. in Los Fresnos. For more information call 1-855-537-6336.


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EVENTS

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“An intoxicating, exciting journey, as Cinderella, Little Red Ridinghood and their various fairy-tale friends venture in and out of the woods in a fascinating musical mix of mayhem, magic and mania.”

FEBRUARY 24, 25, 26 & MARCH 3, 4, 5 Harlingen

Friday at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at 1:00 p.m. & 7:30 p.m Sunday at 3:00 p.m.

Community Theatre Adults $20.00 Students (18 yrs. & under) $10.00 “Where Valley Stars Shine Brightly!” harlingencommunitytheatre.org

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Feb. 16 -- Quinta Mazatlan, 600 Sunset Drive, McAllen, presents “Best of South Texas Wildlife” by Richard Moore, 6 p.m., $3. Feb. 17 -- Brownsville Heritage Museum, 1325 E. Washington St., Winter Walking Tour: Old Charro Days Parade Route.,11 a.m., $10. Feb. 17 -- Historic Brownsville Museum, 641 E. Madison St., presents Historical Happy Hour; Viva Charro Days! 5 p.m., $5. Feb. 17-19 – All Valley Boat Show, McAllen Convention Center, Fri., 12 p.m. to 9 p.m., Sat., 10 a.m. to 9 p.m., Sunday, 12 p.m. to 6 p.m. Admission, Adults, $9, seniors $8 $5 Friday for senior citizens. Feb. 18 -- Downtown Harlingen Walking Tour, 9 a.m. leaves from J.B.’s café, 204 Jackson Street. Feb. 18-19 – La Joya High School presents Spring Folkloric and Mariachi concert, Sat., 2 p.m. & 7 p.m., Sun. 7 p.m. at the Alejandro “Alex” H. Saenz Performing Arts Center, 604 N. Coyote Dr., La Joya. Call (956) 323-2897 or (956) 323-2898 for information. Feb. 18 -- Downtown Harlingen Walking Tour, 9 a.m. leaves from J.B.’s café, 204 Jackson Street. Feb. 18 -- Historic Brownsville Museum, 641 E. Madison St., presents book signing, “The Enchilada Queen Cookbook. For information, call (956) 5415560. Feb. 19 -- The Charro Days Baile Del Sol Street Dance will kick off the annual Charro Days Celebration in Brownsville at 12 p.m. at 455 Elizabeth Street in Brownsville. Admission is free. Feb. 19 -- “A Little Bit of Mexico” will be presented at 7:30 p.m. at the Texas Southmost College Arts Center in Brownsville. Tickets are $20 for adults with $5 discount for senior citizens; call (956) 546-4486 for tickets. Purchase tickets at Charro Days Headquarters, 455 E. Elizabeth Street, Brownsville. Feb. 21 -- Window to the Past-Historical Society Speakers Series, 210 E. Heywood, San Benito 6 p.m. Free admission. Feb. 21-22 -- McAllen Travel &Health & Wellness Expo, McAllen convention Center. 8: 30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Feb. 23 -- The Brownsville ISD Children’s Charro days Parade will begin at 2:30 on Elizabeth Street in downtown Brownsville. Feb. 23 -- Noche Mexicano featuring Noe Pro, folklorico dancers and Mariachi 7 Leguas will be presented at 6 p.m.at the Jacob Brown Auditorium, 600 International Blvd. $25 per person; purchase tickets at Charro Days Headquarters, 455

E. Elizabeth Street, weekdays, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. (956) 542-4245. Feb. 23 -- Quinta Mazatlan presents “1960’s Starr County Melon Strike” by Daniel Blue Tyx., 6 p.m., $3. Feb. 23-25 -- Brownsville Heritage Complex and Historic Brownsville Museum will be closed for Charro Days. Feb. 23-25 -- Sombrero Festival, Brownsville, Washington Park, Brownsville. $10. Feb. 23-25 -- Fiesta Edinburg will take place at the new HEB Park, 1616 S. Raul Longoria Road. Josh Turner performs Feb. 24. Feb. 24 -- Charro Days Illuminated Night Parade 7 p.m. on Elizabeth Street in Downtown Brownsville. Feb. 24-26 -- Laguna Madre Art Show &Sale will be held at the South Padre Island Convention Center, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday Admission is free with entry to SPI Market Days. Feb. 24-26 -- State Farm Arena presents Monster Jam, Fri., 7:30 p.m., Sat. and Sun., 2 p.m. & $ 7:30 p.m. Feb. 24-Mar 5 -- Harlingen Community Theater, 1209 Fair Park Blvd., presents “Into the Woods,” featuring favorite fairytale characters, Tickets are $15. Feb. 25 -- Charro Days Costume Ball, featuring Little Joe & La Familia, The Federales and Mariachi 7 Leguas at 8 p.m., Jacob Brown Auditorium, 600 International Blvd. Brownsville, Tickets $25.; purchase at Charro Days headquarters, 455 E Elizabeth St, Brownsville, weekday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., (956) 542-4245. Feb. 25 -- Downtown Harlingen Walking Tour, 9 a.m. leaves from J.B.’s café, 204 Jackson Street. Feb. 25 -- Quinta Mazatlan, 600 Sunset Blvd, McAllen, presents “wildlife in Love,” 2 p.m., $5. Feb. 25 -- Charro Days Color Guard Parade, 12:30 p.m. in downtown Brownsville on Elizabeth Street. Feb. 25 -- Charro Days Grand International Parade, 1 p.m. on Elizabeth Street in downtown Brownsville. Feb. 25-26 -- Juarez-Lincoln Sat., 2 p.m.& 7 p.m., Sun., 2 p.m., at the Alejandro “Alex” H. Saenz Performing Arts Center, 604 N. Coyote Dr., La Joya. Call (956) 323-2897 or (956) 323-2898 for information. Feb. 27 -- University Symphony Orchestra, TSC Arts Center, 7:30 p.m. Mar. 1-4 -- UTRGV Theater Arts Complex, Edinburg, presents a musical, “Bonnie and Clyde” Mainstage, Admission $15; Thurs. to Sat., 7:30 p.m., Sun 2 p.m. Call (956) 665-2634.


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La Joya ISD Presents La Joya High School Grupo Folklorico “Tabasco” and Mariachi “Los Coyotes” presents Orgullo y Tradición 2017.

Saturday, Feb. 18, 2017 at 2pm & 7pm Sunday, Feb. 19, 2017 at 2pm Pre-show starting at 10am on Saturday and Sunday. You may purchase your tickets at the Alejandro “Alex” H. Saenz Performing Arts Center ticket booth Monday - Friday starting from 9:00AM - 12:00PM and 1:00PM - 3:00PM. Remaining tickets for the shows will be sold at the door one hour prior to the start of each performance. Tickets are general admission and are $8.00 (no credit/debit cards accepted). Get your tickets early! You may call (956) 323-2896 for more information.

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EDITOR’S NOTE: Items for the Parks Calendar must be open to the public activities in the parks only and must be submitted by park owners, managers or activity directors. Listings must come from the park and are to be submitted on the Winter Texan Times Parks Calendar Submission Form. Request this form from the Winter Texan Times office. Multiple activities may be submitted on the park’s letterhead, provided the same information is provided in the format of the Submission Form. We do not accept listings for reviews, workshops, lessons or dance classes. Submission deadline is Thursday noon, one week prior to the publication date. Send to: Winter Texan Times, P.O. Box 399, Mission, Texas 78573-0399 or email to parkscal@ wintertexantimes.com. Thursday, February 16 Mabel’s Clinic Silent Auction & Breakfast - Southern Comfort Resort, Weslaco, 7am, for more information call 956-6383158. Biscuits & Gravy - Lamplighter Park, Mission, 7-9am, $4pp. Craft Sale - Aladdin Villas, Mission, 8am-Noon, breakfast and lunch available 7am-Noon, for more information call 605940-9956. Pink Ribbon Golf Rally - Cottonwood Country Club, Harlingen, 8am-3pm, tournament, silent auction, raffle, luncheon-

$40; luncheon only- $12 at 1pm, all money stays in the RGV for exams and women with breast cancer. Country Jam - El Valle Del SołEl Valle de la Luna, Mission, 9-11am, for more information call 956-585-5704. Bluegrass Jam - Lamplighter Park, Mission, 9-11am, biscuts & gravy served 7am-9am. Bible Study - Tropic Winds MH & RV Resort, Harlingen, 10-11am, for more information call 956-423-5484. Lunch - Bentsen Grove Resort, Mission, 11am-12:30pm, burgers and more, for more information call 956-585-0703. Pancakes - The Grove Subdivision, San Juan, 11am-1pm, choose from menu of pancakes, waffles, eggs, and sausages, all the coffee you can drink, BYOTS, for further information call 956-781-1840. Style Show - Paradise Resort Estates, Pharr, 11:30am, lunch served, advance tickets required, for more information call 956-702-1891. Music Swap Meet - Bentsen Grove Resort, Mission, 11:30am-3:30pm. Country & Western Jam - Bentsen Grove Resort, Mission, 12:30-3pm, for more information call 956-585-0703. Country Music Jam - Pharr South Park, Pharr, 12:30-3pm, lunch available from See PARKS CALENDAR pg. 11

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From pg. 10 11:30am, free admission, concessions open til 2pm, homemade ice cream bars available during intermission, musician/ singer singup starts at 11:30am- first come, call 479-981-0526 for more information. Big Band/ Rock Jam - Paradise Resort Estates, Pharr, 12:30-3pm, no jam Feb.16th, for more information call 956223-9359. Country Jam - Dixieland Retirement Community MH and RV Park, Harlingen, 12:45-3pm, all instruments and styles are welcome, refreshments are served, lots of door prizes. Jam Sessions - Siesta Retirement Village Park, Weslaco, 1-3pm, lunch available noon to 1:00 P.M., all are welcome, bring your instrument and/or voice, enjoy a fun afternoon, for information call 956447-9906. Jam Sessions - W&I Resort, Mission, 1-3pm, sloppy joes will be served 11:30am-12:30pm, cookies, bars, and popcorn, for more information call 612868-9689. Jam - Shady Acres MH & RV Resort, Donna, 1-3pm. Country Jam - Bluebonnet RV Park, Mission, 1-3pm, featuring returning favorite, Chuck Mathis, public is invited. Big Band Jam - Dream Valley Ranch, Mission, 1-3pm. Happy Hour Dance - Pine to Palm Resort, Weslaco, 3-5pm, Brenda Cohn, doors open at 2:30 p.m., pass the hat, BYOB, pop available, donations for ice

- Snow to Sun Park, Weslaco, 3-4:30pm, Regan James, pass the hat, BYOB, free ice. Happy Hour - Southern Comfort Resort, Weslaco, 3-5pm, Amigo’s, for more information call 956-638-3158. Dance - Sunshine (Encore) RV Resort, Harlingen, 3:30pm, Can/Am, for more information call 956-425-7448. Thursday, Burger, Chicken, Pork Night - Eldorado Acres RV Park, Palmview, 4-5:30pm, 1/3 lb. burger or large chicken breast or porkloin sandwich, homemade slaw, fried potato wedges- $5.50 each, tea or lemonade free with meal, for more information call 956-585-6718. Fish Fry - Llano Grande Lake Park Resort and Country Club, Mercedes, 4-6pm, $9.25pp all you can eat, in the Hynes Event Center. Soup Supper - Bit-O-Heaven RV Park, Donna, 4:30pm, all you can eat, $3pp, BYOTS, dessert for sale, for more information call 603-396-2786. Pancake Supper - Lemon Tree RV Inn, Mission, 4:30-6pm, BYOTS. Country Jam - Restful Valley Ranch, Mission, 5:30-7:30pm. Entertainment - Trophy Gardens, Alamo, 6pm, Greg Jones, $8pp, doors open 1 hr. before showtime, concessions available. Jam Session - Palm Gardens, Harlingen, 6-8:30pm, acoustic jam, no amplified instruments. Entertainment - Alamo Rec-Veh Park, 6:30pm, Rolando, for more information call 956-783-5440 or 956-279-2698. See PARKS CALENDAR pg. 12

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Big Band Jam - La Hacienda Estates, Alamo, 6:30-8:30pm, coffee & cookies available at intermission for a donation, pop and ice cream bars for sale, for more information call Diane- 956-683-5160. Entertainment - Tropic Winds MH & RV Resort, Harlingen, 7-9pm, Jason Whorlow Show, advance tickets $6pp, at the door $7pp. Dance - Victoria Palms Resort, Donna, 7pm, Regan James, $5 pp, margarita and soda set-ups available, free popcorn and ice, BYOB concessions open, for more information call 956-782-3263. Dance - Mission Bell Resort, Mission, 7-10pm, Texas Wheels, concession available, for more information call 605-6106114. Entertainment - Paradise Resort Estates, Pharr, 7pm, John Sager, $7pp, door opens at 6:15pm, for more information call 956-502-5207. Karaoke - Pharr South Park, Pharr, 7-9:30pm, everyone welcome to come and sing or just to listen, free admission, bring your own refreshments, call 956787-0847 to learn how to enter the park. Show - Eldorado Acres RV Park, Palmview, 7-9pm, Clayton Watson, $6pp, for more information call 956-581-6718. Entertainment - Winter Ranch RV Resort, Alamo, 7-9pm, Laughing Bird, $8pp. Dance - Alamo Palms MH & RV Park, 7-10pm, Renaissance Rockers, $10pp, BYOB, set-ups available, also popcorn, for more information please call 830-6131616.

8am-Noon, breakfast & lunch available. Annual Craft Sale - Alamo Rose RV and MH Resort, 8am-Noon, concession/ lunch available. Flea Market Sale - Tropical Valley Acres, Mission, 8am-2pm, breakfast & lunch available, bake sale and raffle. Craft Fair - San Juan Gardens, 8amNoon. Vendor Fair - Aladdin Villas, Mission, 9am-1pm, for more information call 956802-2904. Jam - Texan Mobile Home Park, McAllen, 9-11am. Square Dance - Casa del Valle Park, Alamo, 10am. Soup & Salad Bar - Bentsen Grove Resort, Mission, 11am-12:30pm. Country Jam - Casa del Sol, Donna, Noon-3pm, lunch available from 10:45 a.m. to 12 noon, jammers provide snacks during jam for donations, for more information call 956-464-9024. Country Music Jam - Trail’s End RV Park, Weslaco, 12:30-3pm, lunch will be served from 11:30am to 12:15pm for a small fee. Jam - Green Gate Grove, Mission, 1pm, Rock N Roll lunch at 11:30 a.m., Jam starts at 1 p.m., contact Martin 636459-5458 for more information. Jam - Split Rail RV Park, Mission, 1pm, with John & Sara, cookies & coffee served. Country Jam - McAllen Mobile Park, 1-3:30pm, dessert & coffee served, for more information call 956-688-6812. Variety Jam - Bentsen Palm RV Park, Mission, 1-3pm, homemade goodies.

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Jam - Tropic Winds MH & RV Resort, Harlingen, 1-3pm, for more information call 956-423-5484. Jam - Llano Grande Lake Park Resort and Country Club, Mercedes, 2-4pm, in the Rec. Hall. Jam Session - Llano Grande Lake Park Resort and Country Club, Mercedes, 2-4pm, in the Rec. hall. Happy Hour - Snow to Sun Park, Weslaco, 3-4:30pm, Larry & Mona, pass the hat, BYOB, free ice. Happy Hour - Victoria Palms Resort, Donna, 3-5pm, Diego, pass the hat, margarita and soda set-ups available, free popcorn and ice, BYOB concessions open, for more information call 956-7823263. Fish Fry with Happy Hour - Sunshine (Encore) RV Resort, Harlingen, 4pm, happy hour starts at 4pm, dinner at 5:30pm, $7pp in advance or $8 at the door, for more information call 956-425-7448. No fish fry on first Friday of the month. Pancake Supper - Emerald Grove Park, Harlingen, 4:30-5:30pm, eggs, bacon or sausage, $3.25pp. Friday Night Jam Sessions - Hidden Valley Ranch RV & MH Park, Mission, 5:30pm, Refreshments available starting at 4:30 p.m. Acoustic Show - Val Verde RV Park, Donna, 6pm, Vern Young, pass the hat. Dance - Tropic Star RV Resort, Pharr, 6:15pm, Sock Hop with “DJ Dan” sponsored by the Softball Team, doors open at 6:15, call Cheryl at 956-787-5773 for more information. Show - 1015 RV Park, Weslaco, 6:30pm, Southern Anthem, $6pp, for more information call 956-968-7516.

Dance - Citrus Valley RV Park, McAllen, 7-10pm, Shake, Rattle & Roll, $6pp, door prizes, and popcorn. Dance - Victoria Palms Resort, Donna, 7pm, Bushrider Dave, $7 pp, margarita and soda set-ups available, free popcorn and ice, BYOB concessions open, for more information call 956-782-3263. Dance - Valley View Estates, Mission, 7-10pm, Sweetwater, for more information call Birdy at 916-813-9635. Dance - Bentsen Palm RV Park, Mission, 7-10pm, Michael Andrew, $5pp, BYOB, ice & soda available. Entertainment - Circle T RV Park, Mission, 7pm, Helen Russel, $6pp, for more information call Linda at 956-279-2698. Big Band/ Rock & Roll Jam - Palm Shadows RV/MH Park, Donna, 7-9pm, for more information call 507-273-3895. Dance - Winter Ranch RV Resort, Alamo, 7-10pm, Country Roland Jr., $5pp. Dance - Big Valley Trailer Park, Donna, 7-10pm, Carlos R. Canas, $5pp, free ice and popcorn, singles and public welcome. Entertainment - Rio Valley Estates MH & RV Resort, Weslaco, 7pm, Swingin’ Cajun Style (The Landry’s), $6pp. Dance - Pharr South Park, Pharr, 7-10pm, Barefoot Becky, $10pp at the door. Dance - Texas Trails RV Resort, Pharr, 7-10pm, Diego, $5pp, delicious burgers, chips & soft drinks, singles welcome. Entertainment - Eastgate RV & MH Park, Harlingen, 7pm, Ralph Kuster, advance tickets $6pp, at the door $7pp, advance ticket salesare from WednesdaySee PARKS CALENDAR pg. 13

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From pg. 12 Friday, 10am-1pm, doors for the show open at 6pm. Dance - Bentsen Grove Resort, Mission, 7-10pm, Ralph & The Cruisers, $10pp. Dance - Quiet Village II, Donna, 7-9:30pm, The Kenastons, $5pp, soda, water & ice available. Show - Country Palms RV Park, San Juan, 7pm, Sherwin & Pam Linton, $6pp. Dance - Dream Valley Ranch, Mission, 7-9pm, Daddy D Three. Valentine’s Dance - Magic Valley Park, Weslaco, 7-10pm, The Agency, $10pp in advance. Saturday, February 18 Breakfast - Chimney Park, Mission, 7-9am, join us for a relaxing breakfast & a view of the Rio Grande! Menu varies weekly at a very reasonable price, please bring your placesetting, call the office 956-585-5061 for more information. Breakfast - Eldorado Acres RV Park, Palmview, 7-8:30am, pancakes, eggs to order, homemade sausage, gravy w/ biscuits, fresh hasbrowns, bacon or sausage or ham, meals starting at $2.50, free coffee with meal, for more information call 956-581-6718. French Toast Breakfast - Restful Valley Ranch, Mission, 7-8:30am, $3pp, bring your own table service. Park Sale/ Breakfast Burritos - The Grove Subdivision, San Juan, 7am-Noon, breakfast served in the hall, baked goods, crafts and a quilt raffle at 11:30 in the hall. Biscuits & Gravy - Bentsen Grove Re-

sort, Mission, 7-8:30am. Al You Can Eat Pancakes - Alamo Paradise Acres, 7-9am, $2.50pp, biscuits & gravy $3pp. Entertainment - Chimney Park, Mission, 7-9am, J.C. Harrison, $7pp, snacks & set-ups available, call 956-585-5061 for more information and for advanced tickets. Breakfast - Paradise Park, McAllen, 7:30-9am, serving pancakes, sausage or ham, eggs, biscuits and gravy, applesauce, grits, and toast. Saturday Morning Breakfast - El Valle Del SołEl Valle de la Luna, Mission, 7:309am, all you can eat pancakes, choice of ham or sausage, biscuits & gravy, free coffee, $4pp, please bring table service. Breakfast - Paradise Resort Estates, Pharr, 7:30am, for more information call 361-230-4383. Breakfast - Aladdin Villas, Mission, 7:30-9am, choice of pancakes, waffles or french toast and sausage or ham with applesauce and coffee, $4pp, for more information call 612-240-8969. Pancake Breakfast - Sunshine (Encore) RV Resort, Harlingen, 7:30-9:30am, for more information call 956-425-7448. Breakfast - Pleasant Valley Resort, Mission, 7:30-9am, for more information call 956-580-2940. Craft and Patio Sale - Hidden Valley Ranch RV & MH Park, Mission, 8amNoon, Refreshments & lunch will be available at the same time, for more information call 956-580-4477. Craft Sale & Flea Market - Tradewinds RV Resort, Mission, 8am-Noon, public is See PARKS CALENDAR pg. 14

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Back Pain and Sciatica Workshop Reveals How to Naturally Heal Back Pain and Sciatica For Good. Do you suffer with back pain or leg pain when you stand or walk? Do you have pain when you sit for long periods or drive? Do you experience pain, numbness or tingling into your butt, groin or down your leg? Does your back ever “go out” if you move the wrong way? Are you afraid your pain will get worse if you don’t do anything about it? If you have answered YES to any of the above questions (or have a stubborn spouse who is in denial) – the Lower Back and Sciatica Workshop may be a life changing event for you… “Amy and Frank did an outstanding job on my right leg and lower back, I feel so good that I can now put on my socks on my own and enjoy my time with my family.” - Reyes Garcia “Lately I am not paying a cleaning lady because I can do it myself!”- Roberta Barriere II “Now I can sleep the night through without pain.”- Marilyn Eisenmenger Hello, Back pain and sciatica can completely ruin your life. I’ve seen it many times. • It can make you lean on the shopping cart when walking through the grocery store (how embarrassing)… • It can take your focus away on enjoying your life…like spending time with your children or grandchildren… • It can mess up your work or force you to do a job you don’t want to do… • It can ruin your travel plans… • And it can take away your ability to live life…having to rely on others…or to wait for you to sit down for a minute. And less movement and enjoying of life can lead to depression, increased stress and a sedentary lifestyle (mostly sitting…not moving much) which leads to bigger health problems…and life problems. Here at Pure Physical Therapy, the Sciatica and Lower Back Specialists have helped 100’s of people from right here in McAllen, and the rest of Hidalgo County who have suffered needlessly with lower back pain and sciatica. It’s our SPECIALTY. By request, I’m hosting a Sciatica and Lower Back Pain Workshop here at Pure Physical Therapy in McAllen Saturday, February 25, 2017 from 10 A.M. to 12 P.M. Register now at: Link: purept.ptworkshops.com/mcallen/workshop?source=wtt If you’re confused about what to do and looking for answers, here’s some of what you’ll learn: • The Single Biggest #1 Mistake back pain and sciatica sufferers make which actually stops them from healing… • The 3 Most Common Causes of Lower Back Pain and Sciatica… • A Sure-Fire Way to Pick the Right Treatment for the Cause of Your Pain (and save you a ton of time and money) • How a problem in your back can cause pain, numbness or tingling in your leg… • What successful treatment and permanent relief looks like without the side effects of medications, injections or surgery. How Do I Register for the Lower Back Pain and Sciatica Workshop? Call our office to register at (956) 994-8880. When you register, we will mail you The Lower Back Pain and Sciatica Worksheet which you will bring with you to the event. We only have 40 seats available for the event…and this will be promoted on Face Book and mailed out to the general public. So if you would like to attend, be sure to register now…Call (956) 994-8880. How Much Is It to Attend? The event is FREE. Please call to register as spots fill fast As a Special Bonus…the first 10 people to call and register for the event will receive a $10.00 gift card. All 40 attendees for the Sciatica and Lower Back Pain Workshop will receive a Special Report: “The Top 10 Burning Questions for Sciatica”.

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From pg. 13 welcome, donuts & coffee in the morning, lunch will be from 10:30 a.m-noon serving home-made tacos, sloppy joes and pies, for more information call 715379-8937. Patio Sale - Alamo Rec-Veh Park, 8am-Noon, call Linda for more information 956-279-2698. Craft Show - Sunshine (Encore) RV Resort, Harlingen, 8am-Noon, in Friendship Hall, for more information call 956425-7448. All Park Yard Sale - Bentsen Grove Resort, Mission, 8am-Noon. Show, Tell & Sell Show - Bentsen Grove Resort, Mission, 8am-Noon. Rummage Sale - Mobile Gardens Park, Mission, 8am-Noon, coffee and a vaiety of coffee cakes will be available at the Rec. hall. Patio Sales - Resaca Bend RV Park, San Benito, 8am-Noon, blue on hitch, brake buddy, wheel chucks and etc. Yard & Bake Sale - Roadrunner RV Resort, Alamo, 8am-Noon, around the park, bake sale in hall. Lunch - Bentsen Grove Resort, Mission, 11am-12:30pm. Craft Sale - Eastgate RV & MH Park, Harlingen, 11:30am-2:30pm, fun stuff and door prizes. Jam - Winter Ranch RV Resort, Alamo, Noon, lunch served from 11am- Noon, jam begins at noon, great good and music. Country Jam - Green Gate Grove, Mission, 12:30pm, lunch at 11a.m., contact Tom Jones 956-584-1561 for more information. Jam - Weslaco Trailer Park, Weslaco, 12:30-3pm, lunch served from 11am12:30pm, for more information call 320808-9589. Jam - Big Valley Trailer Park, Donna, 12:30-3pm, everyone welcome, refreshments served. Big Band/ Rock & Roll Jam - McAllen Mobile Park, 1pm, desserts & coffee served at intermission, musicians & vocalist by invitation only, for more information call Pat at 956-874-5041. Big Band Jam - Texas Trails RV Resort, Pharr, 2-4pm, concession available. Entertainment - Mission Bell Resort, Mission, 6pm, Valley Star Awards Show, 6 entertainers,11 awards to entertainers chosen by Winter Texans, $15 pp, sandwiches and concessions available, for more information call Billie at 865-2532514. Open Music Jam - AmeriCana RV Park, Mission, 6-8pm, everyone is welcome including acoustic, held in the main club house, light snack is served, no cost, contributions accepted. Country Jam - Val Verde RV Park, Donna, 6:30pm. Entertainment - Tropic Winds MH & RV Resort, Harlingen, 7-9pm, Laughing Bird Show, advance tickets $6pp, at the door $7pp. Dance - Hidden Valley Ranch RV & MH Park, Mission, 7-10pm, Pure Country with Ken Thompson, $6pp, doors open one hour prior to dance, BYOB, soda, ice, and popcorn available. Dance - Snow to Sun Park, Weslaco, 7-10pm, Richard Lynch Band, $7pp, BYOB, and free ice.

p.m., BYOB, concessions and set ups available. Entertainment - Fiesta Village, Mission, 7pm, John Sager (variety music), ice cream & ticket sales begin at 6 p.m., $8 pp, for more information call 507-2510172. Entertainment - Mission West Resort, 7pm, Helen Russell & Company- dance, $6pp, concessions available. Dance - Lakewood RV Resort, Harlingen, 7-9pm, Tavie Spivey, $6pp, for more information call 956-357-5498. Dance - Tropical Valley Acres, Mission, 7-10pm, Arnie Wolf and Gang, $10pp, refreshments available, BYOB. Dance - Paradise Resort Estates, Pharr, 7pm, Agency, $10pp advance tickets, for more information call 956-283-8035. Dance - Country Sunshine, Weslaco, 7pm, Ralph & The Cruiser’s, $10pp, for more information call 956-638-3158. Dance - El Valle Del SołEl Valle de la Luna, Mission, 7-10pm, South TX Whiskey Band, $5pp, for more information call 956-585-5704. Dance - Encore’s Paradise South RV Park, Mercedes, 7pm, Cindy Renee, $6pp. Dance - Enchanted Valley Ranch, Mission, 7-10pm, The Castaways, soda and water for sale, ice free. Entertainment - Wagon City North, Mission, 7pm, Those Were the Days, $6pp. Entertainment - Roadrunner RV Resort, Alamo, 7-9:30pm, The Chamberlins, $5pp, concessions available, call 712259-2222 for more information. Dance - Leisure World Community, Weslaco, 7-10pm, Roger Kenaston Band, $6pp. Entertainment - Winter Haven Park, Pharr, 7pm, Big Clayton, $6pp. Sunday, February 19 Church Service - Restful Valley Ranch, Mission, 8:15am, everyone is welcome, non-denominational, Pastor Hedtke. Church Services - Bentsen Grove Resort, Mission, 8:30am, Non denominational church service with Pastor Jesse Hernandez. Bible study follows the service. Church Service - Oleander Acres, Mission, 8:30-9:30am, non-denominational, Pastor Doug Rogland, for more information call 262-497-4241. Church Service - Rio Valley Estates MH & RV Resort, Weslaco, 8:30am, Tom Cassidy leads service, non-denominational, all welcome. Church Services - Southern Comfort Resort, Weslaco, 8:45-10am, Non-Denominational Church services, everyone is welcome. Church Services - Winter Haven Park, Pharr, 8:45am, non-denominational services, with Pastor Robert Kracht, communion first Sunday of each month, everyone welcome. Church Service - San Juan Gardens, 8:45am, Pastor Len Mitchell. Non-denominational Worship Service - Citrus Valley RV Park, McAllen, 9-10am, Pastor Jim Troutman, Communion service 1st Sunday of the month. Church Services - Chimney Park, Mission, 9am, everyone is welcome to attend then join us for coffee and cookies after See PARKS CALENDAR pg. 15


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From pg. 14 the Service, call park office 956-585-5061 for more information. Church Service - Hidden Valley Ranch RV & MH Park, Mission, 9am, coffee & refreshments available at 8:30 a.m., services with Pastor Cliff Stewart. Church Service - Fiesta Village, Mission, 9-10am, Pastor Bob Pueblos. Church Service - Alamo Palms MH & RV Park, 9am, Non-denominational service with Pastor Brian Dent. Non denominational Church - Circle T RV Park, Mission, 9-10am, choir practice Wednesdays at 2pm. Worship Service - Big Valley Trailer Park, Donna, 9-10am, Pastor Roy Gee. Church Service - Casa del Valle Park, Alamo, 9am, for more information call Donna at 651-775-6071. Church Services - Eastgate RV & MH Park, Harlingen, 9am, in South hall, Pastor David Squire, Communion first Sunday of each month, everyone welcome. Church Service - Lakewood RV Resort, Harlingen, 9:20-10:30am, Pastor Lee Tracey. Church Service - Peñitas RV Park, Peñitas, 9:30-10:30am, Pastor Gebhart’s fourteenth year. Church Service - Tropic Winds MH & RV Resort, Harlingen, 9:30-10:30am, Non-Denominational service. Church Service - Pharr South Park, Pharr, 9:30-10:30am, non denominational, everyone welcome, Pastor Dr. Gerald Parriott, coffee fellowship following service. Church Service - Country Palms RV Park, San Juan, 9:30-10:30am, non-denominational, everyone welcome. Church Services - Gateway RV & MH Park, Raymondville, 9:30-10:30am, non-denominational worship services, Chaplain Dick Baggett, park phone 956689-6658. Church Services - Paradise Resort Estates, Pharr, 10am, non-denominational service. Church Service - AmeriCana RV Park, Mission, 10-11am, everyone is welcome, come as you are, nondenominational service. Church Service - Split Rail RV Park, Mission, 10am, coffee & donuts prior to service. Church Services - Sunshine (Encore) RV Resort, Harlingen, 10am, hymn sing in the evening at 5pm, for more information call 956-425-7448. Church Services - Lemon Tree Estates, Mission, 10am, Non- Denominational services with Pastor Bob Kracht, communion first Sunday of the month. Traditional Lutheran Church Service LCMS - Pleasant Valley Resort, Mission, 10:30am, Rev. Tom Hedtke. Jam - Fiesta Village, Mission, 1:303:30pm, old time and country music, for more information call 763-242-7214. Jam - Eldorado Acres RV Park, Palmview, 1:30-3:30pm. Variety Jams - Tropical Valley Acres, Mission, 1:30-3:30pm, refreshments available. Entertainment - Gateway RV & MH Park, Raymondville, 2-4pm, Bill Chrastil, $7pp. Dance - Tropic Winds MH & RV Re-

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From pg. 15 bassadors of Grace, $3pp. Monday, February 20 Craft Show - Mission Bell Resort, Mission, 8am-Noon, for more information call 605-610-6114. Weslaco Farmer’s Market - Encore’s Paradise South RV Park, Mercedes, 9-10:30am. Auction Consignment - Bentsen Grove Resort, Mission, 9am-Noon. Jam - Green Gate Grove, Mission, 9:30-11:30am, New musicians, instruments only, for more information contact Annette at 248-921-6867. Jam & Lunch - Alamo Rec-Veh Park, 12:30pm, Jay & Tammy, lunch at 11 am, for more information call 956-783-5440 or 956-279-2698. Jam Sessions - Southern Comfort Resort, Weslaco, 12:30pm, light lunch available at 11:00 a.m. for purchase, for more information call 956-638-3158. Jam Session - Palm Gardens, Harlingen, 1-3pm, country music, amplified instruments ok. Music Jam - Sunwest Park, Harlingen, 1-3pm, everyone welcome, refreshments, and bring a friend. Jam - Winter Haven Park, Pharr, 1-3pm, directed by Glenn “Buddy” Collins, free admission, snacks, coffee, cookies available, jammers by invitation only. Come and enjoy music and social time. Country Jam - Wagon City North, Mission, 1-3pm, for more information call LeRoy Kuhler 515-802-9421. Country Side Jam - Countryside RV

a variety of lunches each week, concessions available during the jam, for more information call 918-916-0541. Jam Session - Alamo Palms MH & RV Park, 1pm, for more information call 955787-7571 or 956-369-1049. Country Western Jam Sessions - Citrus Valley RV Park, McAllen, 1-3pm, everyone welcome. Country Jam - Texas Trails RV Resort, Pharr, 1-3pm, concession available. Bluegrass & Country Jam - Yellow Rose RV, La Feria, 1:30-3:30pm, music is acoustic. Happy Hour - Snow to Sun Park, Weslaco, 3-4:30pm, Diego Saurina, pass the hat, BYOB, free ice. Meals - Mission West Resort, 3:305:30pm, charbroiled hamburgers, chicken, french fries, onion rings, and beverages, for more information call 956-585-0624. Pork Loin Dinner - Bentsen Grove Resort, Mission, 4:30-6pm. Burgers - Paradise Park, McAllen, 5-6pm. Country Jam - Mission West Resort, 5:30pm, concessions available. Country Jam - Lamplighter Park, Mission, 5:30-8pm, dinner is served from 4pm- 5:30pm before jam, $5pp. Country Jam - The Grove Subdivision, San Juan, 6-8:30pm, light lunch available for donation, for further information call 956-781-1840. Bingo - Emerald Grove Park, Harlingen, 6-7pm, 50 cent per card. Entertainment - Palm Shadows RV/ MH Park, Donna, 7pm, 4 His Glory, for more information call 956-464-3326.

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Entertainment - Lemon Tree RV Inn, Mission, 7-9pm, Spittin’ Image, $6pp. Dance - Rio Valley Estates MH & RV Resort, Weslaco, 7-9:30pm, Country Roland Jr., $6pp, singles are welcome. Entertainment - Aladdin Villas, Mission, 7pm, Wade Landry, $7pp. Tuesday, February 21 Biscuits & Gravy - Bentsen Grove Resort, Mission, 7-8:30am. Pancake Breakfast - Emerald Grove Park, Harlingen, 7-8am, eggs, bacon or sausage, $3.25pp. Craft & Yard Sale - Bluebonnet RV Park, Mission, 8am-Noon, breakfast & lunch available, for more information call 661-609-8873. Craft Fair - McAllen Mobile Park, 8am-Noon, lunch available. Auction - Bentsen Grove Resort, Mission, 9am. Lunch - Bentsen Grove Resort, Mission, 11am-12:30pm, burgers & more. Country Jam - Bit-O-Heaven RV Park, Donna, Noon-2:30pm, refreshments, donations, popcorn & soda for sale, for more information call 603-396-2786. Ladies Luncheon - Heritage Square, Mission, Noon, Magician/ Illusionist Roger Wayne Deppard, tickets in advance $10pp at Lots G-12 or O-2, doors open at 11:30am. Country Jam - Casa del Valle Park, Alamo, 12:30pm, for more information call 956-783-5008. Jam - Paradise Park, McAllen, 1-3pm, everyone welcome, lunch available from 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Jam - Oleander Acres, Mission, 1-3pm, Ray & Gynger, best cake in the Valley at half time, for more information call 262-

497-4241. Jam - J-5 Mobile Home Park, Mission, 1-3pm, Marion Price, coffee & cookies served. Jam - Lakewood RV Resort, Harlingen, 1-3pm. Open Jam - Magnolia Park, Donna, 1-3pm, lunch available at 11:30am. Music Jam - Roadrunner RV Resort, Alamo, 1-3pm, lunch at 11am-1pm. Music Jam - Val’s Kountry Corral, Mission, 1-3pm, light lunch. Bluegrass Jam - Kenwood RV Park, La Feria, 1:30pm, bring your own instruments, voice or both, cookies & refreshments available at break. Happy Hour - Snow to Sun Park, Weslaco, 3-4:30pm, Lynn Dvorak, pass the hat, BYOB, free ice. Happy Hour - Bit-O-Heaven RV Park, Donna, 3:30-5pm, Diego, pass the bucket, BYOB, snacks, popcorn & soda for sale, for more information call 603-396-2786. Country Music Jam - Enchanted Valley Ranch, Mission, 5:30-7:30pm, meal served before 4 p.m. to 5 p.m., for more information call 956-874-8674. Show - Tropic Star RV Resort, Pharr, 6:15pm, Gordy & Debbie, doors open at 6:15, call Cheryl at 956-787-5773 for more information. Country Jam - Country Palms RV Park, San Juan, 6:30-8:30pm. Show - Green Gate Grove, Mission, 7pm, Daddy D’s Show, $6pp, contact Carol 708-946-2435 for more information. Dance - Victoria Palms Resort, Donna, 7pm, The Fugitives, $6 pp, margarita and soda set-ups available, free popcorn See PARKS CALENDAR pg. 17


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From pg. 16 and ice, BYOB concessions open, for more information call 956-782-3263. Bingo - Paradise Resort Estates, Pharr, 7pm, snack bar opens at 5:30pm. Entertainment - Siesta Retirement Village Park, Weslaco, 7pm, Razz-Ma-Tazz Spring Show, tickets $5pp, popcorn, soft drinks and ice cream bars available, doors open at 6 p.m., for more information call Dick/Gayle 956-969-3558. Entertainment - Country Sunshine, Weslaco, 7pm, Tim & Catrina Show, $7pp, for more information call 956-6383158. Show - Texas Trails RV Resort, Pharr, 7-9pm, Mario, tickets $8pp. Entertainment - Wagon City North, Mission, 7pm, Absolutely Country, $6pp. Bingo - Restful Valley Ranch, Mission, 7pm. Entertainment - Trail’s End RV Park, Weslaco, 7pm, Richard Lynch Band, $7pp. Dance - Paradise Park Resort, Harlingen, 7-10pm, Diego, $5pp. Show - Bentsen Grove Resort, Mission, 7pm, Bill Chrastil, $7pp. Rock-N-Roll Jam - Casa del Valle Park, Alamo, 7pm, there will be meals starting at 5pm before the jam. Entertainment - Fig Tree RV Resort, Harlingen, 7pm, Southern Anthem, $6pp. Wednesday, February 22 Biscuits & Gravy - Bentsen Grove Resort, Mission, 7-8:30am. Big Breakfast - Enchanted Valley Ranch, Mission, 7:30-9am, biscuits &

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Bluegrass Jams - Bentsen Palm RV Park, Mission, 9-11am, Homemade goodies. Health Fair - Oleander Acres, Mission, 10:30am-Noon, mobile medical clinic will be here, for more information call 262-497-4241. Women’s Bible Study - Tropic Winds MH & RV Resort, Harlingen, 11am12:30pm, for more information call 956423-5484. Weight Watchers Meeting - Palm Shadows RV/MH Park, Donna, 11:30am1pm, for more information call 956-4643326. Lunch - Chimney Park, Mission, 11:30am-12:30pm, join us for lunch and enjoy the views along the Rio Grande, menu varies weekly at a great price, for information call the park, 956-585-5061. Jam - Sunshine (Encore) RV Resort, Harlingen, 12:30pm, for more information call 956-425-7448. Variety Jam - Paradise Resort Estates, Pharr, 12:30-3pm, with Bob Dollie, lunch served, opens at 11:30am. Jam - Eastgate RV & MH Park, Harlingen, 1pm, for more information call 956423-3137. Hobby Show - Country Sunshine, Weslaco, 1-3pm, for more information call 956-638-3158. Music Jam - Chimney Park, Mission, 1-3pm, enjoy the music and fun and the view of the Rio Grande, snacks available, lunch served at 11:30am, call park office for more information 956-585-5061. Music Jam - Alamo Paradise Acres, 1-3pm, coffee & lunch available.

pass the hat. Happy Hour - Encore’s Paradise South RV Park, Mercedes, 3:30-5pm, Regan James, pass the hat, BYOB. Hamball Dinner - Restful Valley Ranch, Mission, 4-6pm, cost is $7pp, tickets need to be purchased in advance, bring your own table service. Pancake/Biscuit & Sausage Gravy Supper - Big Valley Trailer Park, Donna, 4:30-6pm, $5pp all you care to eat, also includes eggs and applesauce, bring own table service. Hamburger Night - Pleasant Valley Resort, Mission, 5-6pm, hamburger, chicken or hot dog with chips, drink and dessert, $5pp, for more information call 956-5802940. Spaghetti Dinner Fundraiser - Oleander Acres, Mission, 5pm, for our First Responders Program, call 262-497-4241 for reservations. Karaoke - Llano Grande Lake Park Resort and Country Club, Mercedes, 5pm, bar & concessions available. Jam - Circle T RV Park, Mission, 6pm, concession available starting at 4 pm, for more information call 956-585-1461. Karaoke - Paradise Resort Estates, Pharr, 6:30pm, snack bar opens at 5:30pm, for more information call 712-621-6477. Entertainment - Bit-O-Heaven RV Park, Donna, 6:30-8:30pm, Jason Whorlow- Pianist, $6pp, popcorn, ice cream & soda for sale, for more information call 603-396-2786. Karaoke - Tropical Valley Acres, Mission, 6:30pm. Entertainment - Pine to Palm Resort,

door. Entertainement - Mission Bell Resort, Mission, 7pm, Laughing Bird, $7 pp advance tickets or $8 pp at the door, concession available, for more information call 605-610-6114. Old Time Variety Dance - Fiesta Village, Mission, 7-10pm, Midwest Bellows & Brass, $5 pp, BYOB, set-ups and ice available, for more information call 956585-9264. Entertainment - McAllen Mobile Park, 7pm, Bill Chrastil, $6 pp. Dance - Mission West Resort, 7pm, Regan James & Hired Hand Band, $6pp, free popcorn & ice, other concessions available. Concert Series - Sunshine (Encore) RV Resort, Harlingen, 7pm, December ‘63, advance tickets $12 general seating and $15 preferred, at the door $15 general seating and $18 preferred, for more information call 956-425-7448. Entertainment - Gateway RV & MH Park, Raymondville, 7-9pm, Betty Rydell, $7pp. Entertainment - VIP La Feria RV Park East, La Feria, 7pm, Spitting’ Image, $7pp. Entertainment - Paradise Park Resort, Harlingen, 7pm, Pat Davidson- Magician, $6pp. Show - Bentsen Grove Resort, Mission, 7pm, Greg Jones, $6pp. Entertainment - Countryside RV Park, Donna, 7-9pm, Richard Lynch Band, $7pp at the door, concessions available. See PARKS CALENDAR pg. 18

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Dance/ Show - Country Palms RV Park, San Juan, 7pm, Ron Z & Friends, $6pp. Entertainment - San Juan Gardens, 7pm, Orphan Train Program with Dorothy Lund Nelson, $5pp, refreshments served, open to public. Thursday, February 23 Biscuits & Gravy - Lamplighter Park, Mission, 7-9am, $4pp. Country Jam - El Valle Del SołEl Valle de la Luna, Mission, 9-11am, for more information call 956-585-5704. Bluegrass Jam - Lamplighter Park, Mission, 9-11am, biscuts & gravy served 7am-9am. Bible Study - Tropic Winds MH & RV Resort, Harlingen, 10-11am, for more information call 956-423-5484. Lunch - Bentsen Grove Resort, Mission, 11am-12:30pm, burgers and more,

San Juan, 11am-1pm, choose from menu of pancakes, waffles, eggs, and sausages, all the coffee you can drink, BYOTS, for further information call 956-781-1840. Ladies High Tea & Luncheon - Enchanted Valley Ranch, Mission, 11:30am, advance tickets until Feb. 16th, $7pp, bring tea cup, hats welcomed, gluten free food available. Country & Western Jam - Bentsen Grove Resort, Mission, 12:30-3pm, for more information call 956-585-0703. Country Music Jam - Pharr South Park, Pharr, 12:30-3pm, lunch available from 11:30am, free admission, concessions open til 2pm, homemade ice cream bars available during intermission, musician/singer singup starts at 11:30am- first come, call 479-981-0526 for more information. Big Band/ Rock Jam - Paradise Resort Estates, Pharr, 12:30-3pm, for more information call 956-223-9359.

Calling all aspiring filmmakers 55 years and older!

South Texas Tourism and Winter Texan Times present “Life in the Rio” Smart Phone Video Contest. Gather your favorite people and create a 45-60 second film showing your love for the Rio Grande Valley and all it has to offer. Show your favorite activity, your friends and why you love retirement in the RGV. 1st prize will be $200 in cash and a Happy Senior gift basket, 2nd and 3rd prizes consist of a Happy Senior gift basket. Deadline to submit your video will be at 5 p.m. February 24th, 2017 by email to southtexastourism@gmail.com. Videos will be judged by South Texas Tourism board members. No purchase necessary. For all rules and more details visit southtexastourism.com.

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12:45-3pm, all instruments and styles are welcome, refreshments are served, lots of door prizes. Jam Sessions - Siesta Retirement Village Park, Weslaco, 1-3pm, lunch available noon to 1:00 P.M., all are welcome, bring your instrument and/or voice, enjoy a fun afternoon, for information call 956447-9906. Jam Sessions - W&I Resort, Mission, 1-3pm, sloppy joes will be served 11:30am-12:30pm, cookies, bars, and popcorn, for more information call 612868-9689. Jam - Shady Acres MH & RV Resort, Donna, 1-3pm. Country Jam - Bluebonnet RV Park, Mission, 1-3pm, featuring returning favorite, Chuck Mathis, public is invited. Big Band Jam - Dream Valley Ranch, Mission, 1-3pm. Happy Hour - Snow to Sun Park, Weslaco, 3-4:30pm, Regan James, pass the hat, BYOB, free ice. Concert - Country Sunshine, Weslaco, 3pm, ‘December ‘63’, Tribute to Frankie Valle & 4 Seasons, $14/$12pp in advance or $15pp at the door, for more information call 956-638-3158. Dance - Sunshine (Encore) RV Resort, Harlingen, 3:30pm, Can/Am, for more information call 956-425-7448. Thursday, Burger, Chicken, Pork Night - Eldorado Acres RV Park, Palmview, 4-5:30pm, 1/3 lb. burger or large chicken breast or porkloin sandwich, homemade slaw, fried potato wedges- $5.50 each, tea or lemonade free with meal, for more information call 956-585-6718.

Fish Fry - Llano Grande Lake Park Resort and Country Club, Mercedes, 4-6pm, $9.25pp all you can eat, in the Hynes Event Center. Soup Supper - Bit-O-Heaven RV Park, Donna, 4:30pm, all you can eat, $3pp, BYOTS, dessert for sale, for more information call 603-396-2786. Pancake Supper - Lemon Tree RV Inn, Mission, 4:30-6pm, BYOTS. Country Jam - Restful Valley Ranch, Mission, 5:30-7:30pm. Jam Session - Palm Gardens, Harlingen, 6-8:30pm, acoustic jam, no amplified instruments. Big Band Jam - La Hacienda Estates, Alamo, 6:30-8:30pm, coffee & cookies available at intermission for a donation, pop and ice cream bars for sale, for more information call Diane- 956-683-5160. Dance - Tropic Winds MH & RV Resort, Harlingen, 7-9pm, Leslie Blasing, $8pp. Dance - Pine to Palm Resort, Weslaco, 7-10pm, Richard Lynch, doors open at 6:30 p.m., $10pp, BYOB, pop available, door prizes, donations for ice and popcorn. Dance - Mission Bell Resort, Mission, 7-10pm, Texas Wheels, concession available, for more information call 605-6106114. Dance - Alamo Rec-Veh Park, 7pm, Regan James, for more information call 956-783-5440 or 956-279-2698. Entertainment - Bentsen Palm RV Park, Mission, 7pm, Sherwin & Pam LinSee PARKS CALENDAR pg. 19

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From pg. 18 ton, $5pp. Entertainment - Paradise Resort Estates, Pharr, 7pm, Ralph Kuster, $7pp, door opens at 6:15pm, for more information call 956-502-5207. Concert - Country Sunshine, Weslaco, 7pm, ‘December ‘63’, Tribute to Frankie Valle & 4 Seasons, $14/$12pp in advance or $15pp at the door, for more information call 956-638-3158. Karaoke - Pharr South Park, Pharr, 7-9:30pm, everyone welcome to come

787-0847 to learn how to enter the park. Show - Eldorado Acres RV Park, Palmview, 7-9pm, William Florian These Were The Days, $8pp, for more information call 956-581-6718. Entertainment - Winter Ranch RV Resort, Alamo, 7-8:30pm, Southern Anthem, $7pp. Dance - Alamo Palms MH & RV Park, 7-10pm, Swing Street, $7pp, BYOB, setups available, also popcorn, for more information please call 830-613-1616.

Pioneer & Ranching Crafts Day in Edinburg The Museum of South Texas History in Edinburg, a museum chronicling the heritage of South Texas and Northeastern Mexico, invites the community to celebrate Pioneer & Ranching Crafts Day on Feb. 18 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. This community festival began more than 25 years ago and continues to offer a day filled with entertainment and demonstrations that illustrate the crafts and traditions of early farming and ranching in South Texas and northeastern Mexico. This year’s theme will include the history of saddles from the early days of Spanish exploration throughout the lands

of the Rio Grande to the modern days of working vaqueros. Families can also experience the history of live ranch-style cooking and craft demonstrations with music and dance performances. The Pioneer & Ranching Crafts Day event is included in regular museum admission: $7 adults, $5 seniors with ID (ages 62+). For more information on the event call (956) 383-6911. The Museum of South Texas History is located at 200 N. Closner Blvd. on the Hidalgo County Courthouse square in downtown Edinburg.

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From Awards, the Winter Texan version of the Academy Awards, will be announced in a show starting at 6 p.m. at Mission Bell Resort, 1711 E. Bus. 83, Mission. Tickets are $15 and are available at Mission Bell Resort, the Winter Texan Times and can be ordered by phone at (865) 253-2514. Leslie Blasing is a “homegrown” entertainer, originally from Hondo, Texas, who could be singing in Branson with the some of the other entertainers who come to the Valley each year, but she likes it here at the Island. She works in a variety of clubs on South Padre Island and adds a few Winter Texan parks to her schedule each season. She is immensely popular with Winter Texans who voted her Female Vocalist of the Year from 2013 to 2016 and Entertainer of the Year from 20142016 in the Valley Star Awards. Susan Hudson Carman was 2012 Female Vocalist of the Year. In her younger years she was a member of the USO and traveled around the United States and Canada United States entertaining troops. She has worked with notables like Charlie Rich, Ferlin Huskey, Tammy Wynette and had a role on the television show, “Hee Haw.” In 1998 she was named Ms. Country Music America, defeating 2500 other hopefuls. She has lived in Branson, Missouri since 1991, appearing in shows like the Starlighters, Elvis and the Superstars, the Ladies of Motown and Fountains of

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pg. 1 Faith. Bills Chrastil, of Lincoln, Nebraska, was the 2016 Male Vocalist of the Year. Bill does a number of special tributes to well-known performers in his show, including Conway Twitty, Willie Nelson, Neill Diamond, and Bruce Springsteen (using the voice of Elmer Fudd). The second half of his shows are usually dedicated to Elvis. An entertainer with 30 years of experience, he has rapidly gained popularity in the Rio Grande Valley since his arrival three years ago. Mario Rosales in known for his tribute

to Rodney Dangerfield, and for his singing voice. Mario can hit those low notes no one else can reach. He sings an array of music styles from classic country to Frank Sinatra and anything in between. He lived and worked most of his life as a voiceover artist and stand-up comic in Hollywood. In 2004 he moved to Branson where he worked in several shows and developed his Rodney Dangerfield tribute. Recently, he moved to Las Vegas to be closer to his children and works in the club there when not in the Rio Grande Valley. Sherwin Linton and his wife Pam, are entertainment phenomena. In his 62 years as an entertainer, (he started at age 16), he has yet to miss a single show. Though

Sherwin was entertaining long before Pam joined him on his show and later married him, their voices – with his deep, rich sound and her high sweet sound – complement each other greatly. Sherwin is known for coming on stage in all black and saying “Hello, I’m not Johnny Cash.” He sings Cash’s music so authentically people not paying close attention might think it actually was Johnny Cash. A special addition to this year’s entertainment is the Edinburg Folkloric Group which has entertained in a number of Winter Texan parks across the Valley. It is bound to be a great show and everyone wants to know who won the awards for this year. Come out and join the fun!

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Feb 17 - Feb 19, 2017 2017 will mark the 28th anniversary of the Los Fresnos PRCA Rodeo. We’re honored to have you as our guest as we celebrate this occasion. Join us Friday February 17th, Saturday February 18th, and Sunday February 19th for some Wild West Family Fun. Feb. 17 – 9am Slack Performance no cost this event is the overflow of competitors that will not be performing in the main rodeo event. Feb. 17 8pm Friday Night PRCA Rodeo with a Free concert by the The Tejano Boys Reserved Seating $12 - $18 Feb. 18 6pm Saturday Night PRCA Rodeo and Wade Bowen Concert Reserve Seating $30 - $35 at the gate Feb. 18 3pm Sunday Afternoon PRCA Rodeo Reserve tickets $18 at the gate Purchase tickets early and save go to www.lfrodeo.com

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LaDawn brings variety performances to RGV resorts

Over her career, LaDawn has studied piano, guitar and violin, but her real focus has been her voice. In pursuit of improving her vocal capabilities, she has worked with many vocal coaches, including internationally renowned soprano, Kristine Ciesinski. Though most of her adult years were spent raising her six children, LaDawn continued working on her musical career. She auditioned for and was hired by CONSONO, a choral ensemble led by Dr. Paul Busselberg that performs in the Houston area. At the same time, she would perform with amazing characters at the local Honky-tonks around northwest Houston. LaDawn was raised in a French Canadian home and later lived for a time in Panama. “Altogether, it really gave me a broad musical versatility that comes through in my selections for my shows.” When asked what type of music she sings, LaDawn is quick to reply that she loves to sing everything. Her shows consist of a wide variety of hits from over the years including songs by artists such as Dolly Parton, Doris Day, Celine Dion, Whitney Houston, and Connie Francis. For LaDawn performing is not so much about the genre as it is about presenting the very best performance that

she can. “When I perform I love to share my voice and energy with others. It’s all about everyone having fun, including me. I try to bring a little bit of glitz and sparkle too!” Although new to the Rio Grande Valley, LaDawn’s 2018 schedule is quickly filling up. In addition, she has been invited to perform on the Goldwing Express second annual cruise next year on February 5-9. She has four shows that she will be doing for the 2018 season: Her Christmas Show begins with some fun and laughs and transitions to a more traditional Christian theme. Her Sentimental Journey Show starts with music from the 40s and travels through to the 80s. Her Worldwide Melodies Show is a collection of popular songs that have an international theme to them. Her Rock n’ Country Show highlights hit songs from the 50s and 60s. LaDawn’s outlook on the future is very positive, “I’m so excited. God has been very good to me. And I’m taking a deep breath because I know I’m at the beginning of my second wind.” This season, you can see LaDawn perform Feb. 16, Tip O Texas, Pharr; and Feb. 18 at 4 Seasons Mobile & RV, Brownsville. All shows begin at 7 p.m.

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Coming directly from Italy, Emidio and Lisetta Milano introduced pizza to the Valley over 60 years ago. It was such a hit that local stores were soon asking the Milano’s to make pizzas they could freeze and sell to their customers. Soon the customers were asking the family to open a pizza place. In 1955, they opened their first restaurant on their front porch with “four tables and ten broken chairs.” In 1960, son Lino returned to Italy and married Giovanna Corrente, who eventually became known as “Mama Milano.” They grew the business into the well-known restaurant it is today. Now Giovanna and her three children own it. Today, the restaurant features a variety of Italian foods, many of which are made with ingredients imported from Italy. When the Winter Texan Times visited recently, we started our meal with an order of bruschetta. It was delicious! The olive oil had a light flavor and the bread was homemade, as is all the bread served at Milano’s. The bread was followed by garden fresh vegetable salads with Italian and raspberry dressings made in the restaurant. Then we were served two entrees, which Norma Reyes and I chose to

share. The first was Pollo Marsala, a pan-seared breaded chicken breast topped with sautéed mushrooms, grape tomatoes, and prosciutto in a Marsala wine sauce. The second entrée was Pasta Casino with a Gorgonzola cream sauce with mushrooms, onions, peperoncini peppers and diced tomatoes with slices of baked chicken breast on top. It sat on a bed of bowtie pasta. Both were excellent. We both liked the taste of the Pollo Marsala best. But the spicy sauce of the Chicken Casino was excellent as well and would be favored by those looking for something slightly spicy. We ended our meal with Angela’s cheesecake, which is not your average cheesecake. It had a pecan crust and coconut pudding filling that was covered with a layer of cheesecake and served with cherry sauce. Excellent! Besides the entrees we tried, Milano’s has a line of those famous pizzas

that got them started, several soups and salads including the traditional Italian minestrone soup. There are a number of pasta dishes coupled with chicken and various kinds of seafood. Pork chops and rib eye steaks are also available. And look for traditional desserts like tiramisu and spumoni ice cream. Milano’s is open Tuesday through Saturday from 5 to 10 p.m. and Sunday from 5 to 9 p.m. Be sure eating at Milano’s is on the bucket list of things to do in the Rio Grande Valley while you are here! Call 956-9683677 for information.

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South Texas Tourism videos wanted

The “Life in the Rio” Smart Phone Video Contest presented by South Texas Tourism and the Winter Texan Times is now underway. And if you have not yet submitted your smart phone video, you still have time to enter the contest – and help promote the Rio Grande Valley to other folks up north who don’t know how much fun we have here on the Rio Grande. Keep those videos running at Winter Texan activities and send yours to South Texas Tourism. The videos should be 45 to 60 seconds long and depict a way in which Winter Texans are having fun in the Rio Grande Valley. No private businesses or

company logos can be displayed. RV Parks can be mentioned if this is where the activity is being filmed. There will be activities throughout the Valley this week that will make prime video opportunities. Don’t forget the upcoming Fiesta Edinburg. This Saturday the Valley Star Awards Show will be held in Mission. A little later in the month there will be a weeklong celebration of Charro Days in Brownsville with a variety of activities. You could record your visit to the birding centers around the Valley and the National Butterfly Center in Mission. Or take a video of one of the many activities

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in the RV Parks – or of your favorite entertainer. The deadline for submission of videos is March 8 at 4 p.m. Email videos to southtexastourism@gmail.com along with the name of the person submitting it, physical address, email, and phone number. The prize for the best video is $200 and a Hap-

py Senior gift basket. Second and third place winners will receive Happy Senior gift baskets. The winner will be announced March 10 at the McAllen Chamber of Commerce and the winner has 10 days to claim his or her prize. For all rules and more details, visit southtexastourism.com online.

BorderFest will feature the USA as the theme of this year’s celebration. Normally, BorderFest choses a different country for the theme each year, bringing a bit of its culture and history to the Rio Grande Valley. In light of the current political climate the organizers decided to celebrate our own country, highlighting the things that make us all proud to be American. As such there will be a 45-foot replica of the Statue of Liberty in the center of Liberty Square, where there will also be informative displays of American icons, as well as a Broadway Stage with live performances. In addition, there will be a Sea Lion Splash show, a White Tiger Discovery, an interactive Kidz Science Lab, a motorcycle stunt show and much more.

It will be three days of music, food, and family fun. The festival is run by volunteers and BorderFest is currently seeking Winter Texan volunteers to donate their skills, time and talent. According to Shalimar Madrigal with BorderFest, Winter Texans are needed to be ticket sellers and takers, and to work as liaisons between merchants in booths and the BorderFest staff. “We have teenagers who volunteer who do the heavy work but mature adults are needed in positions that require handling of money and acting as booth supervisors, seeing that merchandise is replenished and that things run smoothly. For more information, call Volunteer Coordinator Rebecca Gonzalez at (956) 843-7400.

St. Baldric’s Foundation is asking for volunteers to take part in the world’s largest fundraising event for childhood cancer. Every year men, women and children give up their locks of hair to raise money for childhood cancer research. Children in treatment typically lose their hair so volunteers shave their heads in public as a bold act of solidarity. Each year 175,000 children worldwide are diagnosed with cancer and it remains the number one killer of children in the US and Canada. One in 285 children will develop cancer by age 20.

Winter Texans who would like to volunteer for this cause will volunteer to shave or collect donations from local businesses, their friends and their families to support lifesaving childhood cancer research. The shaving event will take place Feb. 26 at 1:15 p.m. at the Edinburg Conference Center at Renaissance, 118 Paseo Del Prado, Edinburg. For more information, call Cristie Esparza at (956) 3623203 or to volunteer to shave call Wayne and Pat Chapman at (804) 212-6631. Or email Shave@fly-web.us.

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The Marine Military Academy in Harlingen will hold its annual Iwo Jima Parade Saturday, Feb. 18 at 10 a.m. on the MMA Parade Ground. This year marks the 72nd anniversary of the Battle of Iwo Jima during World War II. Open to the public, this event is a tribute to the courage and sacrifice made by The Greatest Generation to preserve freedom around the world. Because of the subtropical climate of South Texas, MMA is the only organization in the country that holds a battalion-size parade on the actual anniversary (Feb. 19, 1945) of the Battle of Iwo Jima. Last year, more than 350 people attended this event. There will be special reserved seating for Iwo Jima survivors in front of the parade stand, which directly faces the historic Iwo Jima Monument. During the parade, the Iwo Jima survivors will join the MMA superintendent for the ceremonial pass in review. Event-goers are encouraged to stop by the Iwo Jima Museum & Gift Shop after the parade to watch a video depicting the Battle of Iwo Jima. They are also encouraged to view the Iwo Jima Monument and the gravesite of Cpl. Harlon Block before or after the parade. Since April 1982, MMA has been home to the Iwo Jima Monument. The magnificent statue depicts six Marines raising the

American flag on Feb. 23, 1945, during the Battle of Iwo Jima. Block, the Marine depicted at the base of the flagstaff, was a native of Weslaco, Texas. For more information on the Iwo Jima Parade, call (956) 421-9225 or e-mail atkinson@MMA-TX.org.

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Welcome home, Winter Texans!

Join us for live music & dancing every Wednesday night with Bottom Line Band at 7pm. Catch up with old friends and make some new ones, too!

Every Friday at noon Lunch 10:45am Friday Night Dances – 7pm - $5 Country Jam 6pm Feb. 17 • Bill Chrastill BUFFET BREAKFAST Food Available 4 - 6pm Feb 18 • $5 • 8am Concession Available • BYOB 50’s / 60’s DANCE • 7pm Feb. 24 • Roger Kenaston Band SHOWS – 7PM Looking for Coordinator for Fri. Feb. 24 - The Agency $10 Feb. 19 • Ambassors • $5 Thursday Night Rock N Roll Jam Mar. 3 • The Classics • $6 Fri. Mar. 2 - Carlos Canas $6 Feb. 23 • Laughing Bird • $6 Fri. Mar. 10 - Leslie Blasing $8 Mar. 10 • Diego Saurina Feb. 26 • Southern Anthem • $6 ENTERTAINMENT • 7pm Entertainment • 7pm Craft Sale DANCES - 7PM La Dawn - DIVA Feb. 17 Feb. 17 • 8am - 12noonTuesday Feb. 16 • Richard Lynch Band • $7 Thurs. Feb. 16 - $6 20 • Butch Danielski • Hoedown • $5 Winter Texan Orchestra Performance Entertainment -7pm - $7 Razz Ma Tazz • Freewill Feb. Mar. 2 • Bottome Line • $6 Tues. Feb. 21 - Donation Feb. 21 • Dave & Daphne Doors Open at 6pm for all events Feb. 18 Gordy & Debbie Variety Show Feb. 28 • Spittin’ Image CRAFT SHOW Thurs. Feb. 23 - $7 Gordy & Debbie • $7pp (Mardi Gras Show) Mar. 6 • 8am-12noon John Sager Mar. 14 • Ralph Kuster (Irish Show) Tues. Feb. 28 - $8 Feb. 25 LADIES LUNCH John Sager • Mar. 8 • 12 Noon Razz Ma Tazz Quilt Show Southern Anthem • $7pp Thurs. Mar. 2 - Donation Mar. 8 • 12noon - 3pm • $2 Advance tickets available for all events Dick and Ginny Bidwell, Activity Director Gregg & Suzi Haskell Activity Directors Cindy & Rick - Activity Directors Beverly Girardot - Activity Team 400 N. Val Verde Rd. - Donna, TX 78537 938 S. Alamo Road, Alamo, TX 101 East Sioux Road • Pharr 4770 N. Mayberry Road, Mission 956-464-9024 956-783-2605 (956) 787-6461 956-580-7654

Mission West RV Park Dance Every Wednesday with Regan and Hired Hand Band Wednesday’s 7pm -10m •$6pp

FISH FRY EVERY FRIDAY AT 5PM JANUARY AND FEBRUARY

The Tradition Continues

HAMBURGER NIGHT!!! Every Monday 3:30pm Followed by a Country Jam

Continuing with our new Mesquite Char broiled burgers as well as our famous grilled burgers. New Jam Specials this year. #1 Burger, fries and tea/ coffee $5 $4 #2 Cheeseburger, fries, and tea/ coffee $5.50 $4.50 Followed by a country jam.

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Saturdays Every Sat. 1-4pm – Boomerang Billy’s (weather permitting) Sundays Every Sun. 1-4pm - Boomerang Billy’s - SPI (weather permitting) Feb. 19 – Valley View Estates, Mission – 7pm Mondays Feb. 20 The Big Hits if 60’s & 70’s, Pt Isabel Event Center 4pm Info 956-943-0719 VIP $15 & Gen Adm. $10 Tuesdays Every Tues. Feb. 21 & 28 Louis’s Backyard, SPI – 3-6:30pm Feb. 21 – The Coral Reef Breakfast Club, SPI 9-11am Wednesdays Every Wed. – Palm Street Pier SPI – 1-4pm Thursdays Every Thurs. – The Coral Reef – 1-3pm Feb. 23 – Tropic Winds, Harlingen, Dance – 7pm, BYOB Check websites for updates & information: www.chuckandleslie.com www.LesliePresents.com For bookings email Leslie at: LBlasing@rgv.rr.com or call 956-761–4347. Venues & times are subject to change without notice.


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Feb. 17 Biscuits Ralph & the Cruisers - $10 & Gravy Feb. 18 • Agency • $10 Feb. 16 • Casa del Sol Resort Advanced Ticket Mar.Wed., 3 Renaissance Reckers - $9 Nov. 2 - 7am-8:30am Feb. 25 • Hot Rods • $5 400 N. Val Verde • Donna Country Jam Mar. 4 Lauging Bird - $6 adv $7 at Door Feb. 17 • Bentsen Palm Village RV Thurs., Nov. 3, 10 - 12:30-3:00pm ENTERTAINMENT TELL- & SELL& more Lunch SHOW, 11:00-12:30pm Burgers Resort Feb. 16 • John Sager • $7 All You Feb. Can Eat Pancakes & French Toast 18 – 8am - 12pm 2500 S. Bentsen Palm Dr. • Mission Feb. 19 • Jake Cortez Mon., Nov. 7 Sausage available 4:30-6:00pm Biscuits & Gravy 7-8:30am Feb. 23 • Ralph Kuster • $7 Feb. 18 • Snow to Sun Resort DANCE • 7-10PM LunchBurgers & More 1701 International Blvd. • Weslaco CRAFT SALE Fri., Nov. 11 - Diego - $6.00 Feb. 19 • Texas Trails Resort Feb. 28 • 8am - 12 noon 11am-12:30pm CRAFT SALE Luncheon Served 501 W. Owassa Rd. • Pharr Sat., Nov. 12 - 8:00am - 12:00pm FRIDAY DANCES • 7PM-10PM Biscuits &Gravy - 7:00-8:30am Feb. 21 • Trails End Park JAMS • 12:30PM 24 – GoldenBurgers Era - $6 LunchFeb. 11:00-12:30pm & More 2001 S. Texas Blvd. • Weslaco Every Wed. Variety w/Bob Dolle CHURCH SERVICES 8:30AM AUCTION Every Thurs. Rock & Roll Big Band Feb. 22 • Country Side Park Sun., Nov. 6 - Non denominational Monday Feb.Hernandez 20 Lunch served at 11:30am 100 N. Valley View Rd. • Donna Services with Jesse Bible Study - 9:30am KARAOKE • Every Wednesday’s Feb. 23 • Pine to Palm Resort Consignment 9am – 12noon All EVENTS OPEN TO THE PUBLIC 802 S. International Blvd. • Weslaco 6:30 - Snack Bar Open Peggy Creach,Feb. Co-Director Tuesday 21 Kathy Tyler, Co-Director Feb. 24 • Bit o Heaven EVERY SUNDAY • Church Services Biscuits &585-0703 Gravy 7-8:30am Non-Denominational - 10am 1051 W. US Highway 83 • Donna Auction - 9am Movies – 7pm – Free Feb. 26 • Magic Valley Park See web page for movie of the week Lunch – Burgers & More 2300 E. Highway 83. • Weslaco Snack Bar Open 11am – 12:30pm Feb. 28 • Paradise Park EVERY TUESDAY BINGO 7pm • Snack Bar Open at 5:30pm 1201 N. Expressway 77 • Harlingen COUNTRY JAM Every Thursday 12:30-3:00pm 956-223-9359 - Del Briggs Richardlynchband.com pharrparadisepark.sharepoint.com Lunch 11:00-12:30pm 513-377-3203 Burgers & more Feb 16 • Music Swap Meet BIT O HEAVEN Original, Exciting, FUN, & Different! RV & MOBILE HOME PARK 11:30 – 3:30pm Laughing Bird Music & Comedy Show: ENTERTAINMENT 1051 W Bus Hwy 83 Thurs, Feb 16: Winter Ranch - Alamo - GREEN • Donna, TX 78537 Feb. 21 Bill Chrastil - $7 For Tickets, call: 956-783-4587 Sat, Feb 18: Tropic Winds - Harlingen - GREEN EVERY TUESDAY Feb. 22 Greg Jones - $6 For Tickets, call: 956-423-5484 SESSIONS • 12:00pm -2:30pm MONDAY NIGHT DINNER 4:30-6PM COUNTRY JAM Sun, Feb 19: Magic Valley - Weslaco - GREEN Lunch For Sale at 11am Happy Hour with Diego • 3:30-5 pm For Tickets, call: 956-968-8242 Feb. 20 Pork Loin *Donations BYOB/Popcorn & Soda for Sale Wed, Feb 22: Mission Bell - Mission - RED Feb. 27 Baked Ham EVERY WED. • ENTERTAINMENT 6:30PM For Tickets, call: 956-585-4833 SEW & TELL SHOW Thurs, Feb 23: Casa del Sol - Donna - RED Popcorn/Soda/ Ice cream bars for sale Feb. 22 - Jason Whorlow • $6 For Tickets, call: 956-464-9024 Sat. Feb. 25 9am – 12noon Mar. 1 - Roger Wayne Illusionist • $6 Fri, Feb 24: Circle T - Mission - GREEN Lunch – Burgers & More Mar. 8 - Wilson String Band • $6 For Tickets, call: 956-585-5381 Mar. 15 - Kellie Marie • $5 11am – 12:30pm Sat, Feb 25: Fiesta Village - Mission - GREEN EVERY THURS. • SOUP SUPPER For Tickets, call: 956-585-9264 WTTA SHOW 4:30pm • $3 ALL YOU CAN EAT/BYOTS Sun, Feb 26: Lakewood - Harlingen - RED Dessert For Sale Sun. Feb. 26 2 – 3pm For Tickets, call: 956-423-1170 EVERY FRIDAY • DANCE Public Viewing Tues, Feb 28: Tropic Star - Pharr - GREEN 7-10pm • Popcorn/Soda for sale For Tickets, call: 956-787-5773 LUNCH • 11AM -12:30PM Feb 17 - The Hitman - $5 Thurs, March 2: Texas Trails - Pharr - RED Feb 24 - Richard Lynch Band - $7 Fri. Feb. 17 Soup & Salad Bar Feb 28 - (Tues) Southern Ashes/Mardi Gras Ball - $8 For Tickets, call: 956-782-7886 *Costumes/Prizes/Food/Reservations Suggested Fri, March 3: River Bend - Brownsville - RED BISCUITS & GRAVY For Tickets, call: 956-547-9933 EVERY SUNDAY KARAOKE Wed., Feb. 22 • 7 - 8:30am 5pm • ALL WELCOME Sat, March 4: Bentsen Grove - Mission - RED

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All EVENTS OPEN TO THE PUBLIC Peggy Creach, Director Kathy Tyler, Director

Feb 19 - (Sun) Louie Jets & Friends Country Band 1-3pm Free Show/Ice Cream Social-Donations

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Second Friday Every Month • 8am - Noon

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Second Saturday Every Month • 8am - Noon SUSAN THOMAS, ACTIVITY DIRECTOR 603-396-2786

For Tickets, call: 956-585-0703 Sun, March 5: Siesta Village - Weslaco - RED For Tickets, call: 956-969-3558 Note: All shows are at 7:00 except Feb 26 - 6:30

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Two different shows this year: The RED show and the GREEN show. Come see both! (Janey’s hilarious red dress number is in both shows.)

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CRAFT SHOWS

Happy Hour Dances 3-4:30PM

Monday - Diego (Seating Limited) Tuesday - Lynn Dvorak Wednesday - Gid-R-Done (3/1) Wednesday - Carlos Canos (2/22) Thursday - Regan James Friday - Larry & Mona (2/17) Friday - Hitman (2/24)

Saturday Night Dances (7-10PM) Feb. 18 Richard Lynch Band $7 PP Feb. 25 Dixon & Co. Band $6 PP Mar. 4 Bottomline Band $6 PP Entertainment Shows 7PM

Feb. 19 - Spittin’ Image Show $8 PP

March 4 • 8 am - noon

Division of WILDER CORPORATION

Feb. 17 - Sip-N-Share - TBD (5-7pm or Later) Feb. 24 - Senior Prom - TBD Mar. 3 - Diego - $6 Mar. 10 - Jul and The Chrome Wheels - $7 Mar. 17 - The Jets - $7 Mar. 24 - Leslie Blasing - $7

Enjoy the Winter Season in the Rio Grande Valley

DANCES

KARAOKE

Feb. 18, March. 4 &18

Saturday in the Ballroom from 6:30 - 9:30pm

JAMS

Every Wednesdays – 2-4pm

SHOWS FOR 2017

Feb. 22 - Roger Wayne - $6 Mar. 1 - John Sager - $7 Mar. 5 - Golden Oldies - $15 door

(Identical Twins Music & Comedy)

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Mar. 8 - Helen Russell & Co. - $6

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Linda Anklam Activity Director • 956-565-1506

Llano Grande Upcoming Events February 16, 2017-February 26, 2017

Online Tickets Now Available at www.hyneseventcenter.com

FISH FRY ALL-YOU-CAN EAT

Feb. 16 No Fish Fry Thursday Feb. 23, HYNES EVENTS CENTER

Jam Session 2-4pm • Rec. Hall Feb. 17, Feb 24

ENTERTAINMENT SCHEDULE

Thursday, Feb. 16 & Friday, Feb. 17 • 7:00 pm Presenting The Bellamy Brothers • $30 per person Sunday, Feb. 19 • 7:00 pm The Billy Chrastil Show • $7 per person Monday, February 20 • 7:00 pm William Florian $8 per person Friday, February 24 • 7:00 pm Wade Landry $7 per person Sunday, February 26 • 7:00 pm At The Hynes Event Center – Doors Open at 6:00 pm – Bar and Concessions Available Please no outside food or drinks

Wed., Feb. 22 • 5pm

Karaoke with Harry and Judy BYOB Bar and Concessions Available

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ALL SUMMER COME JOIN US! Feb. 24Sweetwater - Smokin’ Gun Mar. Sweetwater Apr. 1, May 3 6, -June 3, July 1, Aug. 5, Sept. 2,• Singles & Oct. 7 Food Available Welcome Jealous Heart Variety Apr. 8, May 13, June Shows 10, July 8, Aug. 12, Sept. 9, & Oct. 14 Feb. 19 Richard Lynch • 7 PM • $7 Route 66 Feb. 21 Mario • 7 PM • $8 Apr. 15, June 17, July 29, & Sept. 16 Feb. 26 John Sager • 7 PM • $8 Marshall Law Band Apr. 22 May 20 Feb. 28 Heart to&Heart • 7 PM • $6 Diego Mar. 2 Laughing Bird • 7 PM • $7 Apr. 29, May 27, June 24, July 22, Mar. 5 Texas Ramblers PM Aug. 19, Sept. 23, •&3-5 Oct. 28• FREE Mar. 7Smoking Hitman •Gun 7 PM • $5 July 15, Aug. 26, &Anthem Oct. 21 Mar. 19 Southern George & The Texas Outlaws Dinner/Show • 6 PM • $8 Sept. 30 BYOB - Concessions Available

Feb. 18 • Diego • $5 Feb. 25 • Steven May • $5 Mar. 4 • Agency • $9 7 pm to 10 pm – Setups Available

ENTERTAINMENT

Greg Jones - Feb 16 • $8 Jay & Tammy Variety Show Feb 19 • $8 JC Bullock • Feb. 26 • $6 Helen Russell & Co. • Mar. 5 • $6 Jason Whorlow • Mar. 12 • $7

CRAFT SHOW

FRIDAY DANCES Feb.NIGHT 17 - Diego

Country Jam

Tami Anderson Activity Director Every Monday pm TX 501 W. Owassa Rd. 1Pharr, 956-782-7886 Big Band Jam

Sat., Feb. 28 • 8am - 12noon 800 SH 495 Alamo, TX 78516 956-685-5300 Terry & Gayle Steinbeck Activity Directors

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The Sherwin & Pam Linton Show featuring Dick “Grandpa McCoy” Moebakken

Classic Country & Rock-N-Roll and America’s #1 Tribute to Johnny Cash Feb 17

Country Palms (7:00 pm)

San Juan

Feb.18

Valley Star Awards

Mission Bell

Feb.19

Split Rail (7:00 pm)

Mission

Feb. 20

La Copa Hotel (4:30 pm)

McAllen

Feb. 23

Bentsen Palms (7:00 pm)

Mission

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Alamo Feb. 26 Winter Ranch (3:00 pm) Special Country Gospel Music Show at Winter Ranch Feb. 27

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Enchanted Valley (7:00 pm) Mission

March 4 Paradise Park (7:00 pm)

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March 5 Citrus Valley (6:30 pm)

McAllen

Wednesday, February 22 Karaoke Dinner • 4-6:00 pm Spaghetti with meat sauce, vegetable, breadsticks, ice tea or coffee

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Brownsville Women’s Connection Luncheon Brownsville, Texas Woman’s Connection Luncheon will be held Feb. 16 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Valley International Country Club. There will be a Charro Days Style show and performance and a lunch buffet. Charro Days attire encouraged. RSVP to Outlook.com. or www.Facebook.com/BrownsilleTxWomensConnection or Sarah at (956) 2958536. Parkers Prairie, Minnesota Winter Texans from Parkers Prairie and surrounding areas will hold their annual gathering Thursday, Feb. 16, at 9 a.m. at El Dorado Restaurant, 755 Main Street, in Alamo. Call Deb Koebernick for questions at (320) 766-4103. Rathbun Lake, Appanoose County reunion Rathbun Lake/Appanoose County will hold their annual reunion Feb. 16 at 11:30 a.m. at Mr. Gatti’s, 4100 N. 2nd Street, McAllen. For information call Thressa Robinson at (641) 437-1149. Submarine Veterans Submarine Veterans will meet for lunch at 11 a.m. on Thursday, Feb. 16 at Junction Café, 11 S. Cage Blvd., Pharr. For more information, call (715) 305-040. Minnesota Winnebago Owners The Minnesota Winnebago Club invites all owners, and friends to meet at Mr. Gatti’s Pizza, 4100 N. 2nd Street, McAllen on Thursday, Feb. 16, at 1:30 p.m. Call (612) 578-2854 for questions. Cherokee, Iowa Winter Texans from Cherokee, Iowa will meet for a buffet lunch on Friday, Feb. 17 at Harold’s Country Kitchen, 2111 E. Bus. 83 in Donna at11 a.m. Former Cherokee residents and guests are welcome. Questions? Call (712) 229-0284. Rio Grande Valley Iowa Reunion All Iowans are welcome to a reunion on Friday, Feb. 17 at 11 a.m. at Nomad Shrine Club, 1044 E. Nolana Loop, Pharr. Doors open at 8:30 a.m. Pay $10 for breakfast at the door. To donate a door prize contact Linda Bonar at (319) 6532675 or email chia70@cloudburst19.net. Schuyler County, Missouri Breakfast The Annual Schuyler County, Missouri Breakfast will be held Feb.18 at 8 a.m. at Junction Café in Pharr. For questions call (956) 451-6266. Teamsters Reunion A Teamsters Reunions will be held Saturday, Feb. 18, at Ann’s Restaurant on Bus. 83 in San Juan at 10 a.m. There will be a discussion on pensions. Call (262) 749-4001 for information. South Dakota All Valley Potluck South Dakota All Valley Potluck Sunday, Feb, 19, from noon to 3 p.m. at Paradise Park, 100 E. Hackberry in McAllen.

Sandwich and drink provided, BYOT and dish to share. Call (605) 271-7675. Wisconsin Reunion A Wisconsin Reunion (formerly Walworth County) reunion will be held at Harold’s Kountry Kitchen, 2111E. Bus. 83, Donna on Monday, Feb. 20 at1 p.m. Come one, come all. Call (262) 749-4001 for information. Polk, Barron & Burnett Counties Wisconsin Residents of Polk, Barron and Burnett Counties, Wisconsin will have a reunion, Monday, Feb. 20 at11 a.m. at Mr. Gatti’s Pizza, 4100 N. 2nd street, McAllen. For information call Judy Silge at (651) 3562365. Lois Club Is your name Lois? Come to the annual Lois Club meeting and have lunch with people named Lois. It will be held Tuesday, Feb. 21, at 11 am. at Golden Corral Restaurant in Weslaco, on Exp. 83 off Texas Blvd. No reservations required. For questions call Lois Tobin at (956) 781-0555. FCRV Winter Texans FCRV Winter Texans will meet for lunch Tuesday, Feb. 21, at Riverside Club, 214 Chimney Rd. in Mission. Make reservations with choice of five meals with Nany Herberholz (956) 532-4259 or nanron5350#yahoo.com. Nodoway County, Missouri Residents of Nodoway County, Missouri and surrounding areas will meet Feb. 21 at 11 a.m. at Mr. Gatti’s, 4100 N. 2nd St., McAllen. Retired Nurse’s Luncheon A Retired Nurse’s Luncheon for all Winter Texan RNs and LVNs will be held Feb. 21. at Peter Piper Pizza, 3101 E. Expressway 83, Weslaco. Call Jan Bergman at (956) 781-8485 or (956) 532-1223. Winnebago/Worth Counties, Iowa Faribault County, Minnesota Residents of Winnebago and Worth Counties in Iowa and Faribault County, Minnesota will have a reunion Tuesday, Feb 21, at 11:30 a.m. at Mr. Gatti’s Pizza, 4100 N. 2nd Street, McAllen. For info call Jim at (806) 683-2816. Excel Owners luncheon All past and present Excel owners from Iowa are invited to a luncheon at Mr. Gatti’s, 4100 N. 2nd St., McAllen on Feb. 22 at 11 a.m. For further information, call (641) 425-3283. Fulton County, Illinois Residents of Fulton, County, Illinois will meet for lunch at Ann’s Restaurant Feb. 23 at noon. For more information, call Gerald Wright at (309) 368-8729. Yooper Roundup The annual Yooper Roundup Luncheon will be held Monday, Feb. 27 at Harold’s Kountry Kitchen, 2111 E. Bus.

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83 in Donna. Registration begins at 11 a.m. with the meal served at noon. For questions call Linda at (956) 486-1618. Dazzling Dolphin Style Show The Dazzling Dolphins of South Padre Island hold their annual Red Hat luncheon and style show On Feb. 28 at 11 a.m. at Schlitterbahn. Magic Valley P.E.O. Group The Magic Valley Retirement P.E.O. Group will meet at noon on Tuesday, Feb. 28, at the Echo Hotel in Edinburg. P.E.O members visiting the Valley are invited to attend. For reservations call Myrna Craft at (660) 424-4527. TPFC TPFC and all telephone retirees are invited to the annual luncheon on Feb. 28 at 11 a.m. at Mr. Gatti’s, 4100 2nd St., McAllen. All retirees and former employees are invited to attend. For questions call (525) 280-8088. Armstrong Retirees Armstrong Retirees will meet for lunch on Wednesday, Mar.1, at 11:30 a.m. at Ann’s Restaurant in San Juan. Call Al Ensley at (515) 360-5992 or Dick Overholser at (515) 321-4034 for information. DeKalb County, Illinois Residents of DeKalb County and surrounding areas will meet February 22 at 11:30 a.m. at the Riverside Club, 214 East Chimney Rd., Mission. For more information contact Jim Lock at 708-2976230.

Southern Anthem

gets better each year With a child prodigy fiddle player in 11-year-old Logan, members of Southern Anthem quipped they feared they would soon be known as the Logan Pausewang Back-up Band. Logan improves every year he plays. Taking lessons from Wade Landry has not hurt either. He plays many good fiddling songs but his trio of “Folsum Prison Blues,” “A-Train” and “Orange Blossom Special” produced a robust burst of applause from an obviously pleased audience, nodding their heads approvingly at the amount of talent he was displaying. But there is no need for Southern Anthem to fear. Mikaela, 16, has a very strong lead voice on all songs she sings, and Derek’s voice is maturing at 17. He does a great job on the “Auctioneer” song. Mom, Wendy, makes great harmony with Mikaela and also sings lead. She plays several musical instruments. With 4-yearold Miranda making her debut on stage this year, the band has a bright future. They won Inspirational Group of the Year at the Gatesville Music Festival and also received the Texas Star Award. They appeared in Branson last year and plan to return again this summer. For more information, call Wendy Pausewang at (254) 718-8505.

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Need a new boat for bay fishing? There is no better place to look for that boat than the 31st Annual All Valley Boat show to be held Feb. 17-19 at the McAllen Convention Center, 700 Convention Center Blvd., off Ware Road in McAllen. All sorts of boats will be on display. According to Ray Elizondo they will range from 15-foot to 27-foot boats for different fishing conditions. “Most of the boats on display will be bay boats,” said Elizondo. “Look for shallow water boats that can operate in water as shallow as three inches to three feet. There will be deck boats and pontoon boats. Some of the larger boats are designed for families, or up to 10 people, and have shades on top to block the sun. There will also be boats equipped to fish

in tournaments for the serious fishermen.” Elizondo said there would not be any yachts on display, but the average fisherman looking for a fishing boat, he should be able to find just what he needs. In addition to the display of boats, there will be door prizes and a virtual sailfish fishing tournament going on. Admission is $9 and on Friday Senior Citizens will get in for $5. They also receive a $1 discount on Saturday and Sunday. The show opens at 12 p.m. and runs until 9 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 17. It opens Saturday, Feb. 18, at 10 a.m. and runs until 9 p.m. and it is open on Sunday, Feb. 19 from 12 p.m. to 6 p.m. Don’t miss this opportunity to see the best fishing boats the Valley has to offer.

According to Sue Dodd of Hidden Valley Ranch in Mission, on Friday, Feb. 24, a special patriotic jam is planned. Any and all Jammers are invited to come and participate and perform a patriotic song or another song of their choosing. Jammers are asked to wear red, white and blue that night. Hidden Valley can seat up to 350 people and they hope to fill the hall with pa-

triotic jammers! That night will also be a night to support the Penitas Food Pantry. Sharon Child, manager, lives in Hidden Valley and will come to the jam. Non-perishable food supplies are requested. After Winter Texans leave Sharon struggles to keep enough food for people she serves, which can be several hundred per week. Please do not bring monetary gifts.

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for more than 30 years. Last year, the Expo expanded to include the Wellness and Health Expo and now has more than 60 exhibitors. With many more exhibits, free admission and the combined attraction of both travel industry and health profession exhibitors the show is expected to draw good attendance. Some of the travel exhibitors visitors can expect to see at this year’s Expo include Chuck Olsen Tours & Cruises, San Luis Potosi and Durango, Mexico, Broadway McAllen, Corpus Christi CVB, Port Lavaca, Ron Hoover RV & Marine, Osprey Cruises and Breakaway Cruises, and many more. Then there are other “different” exhibitors who will be at the Expo as well – such as K9 Training Center. Marty Vielma and his wife Leslie Garbutt Vielma, owners of the K9 Training Centre located in Edinburg, are among the many exhibitors with booths at this year’s Expo. Marty and Leslie will not only demonstrate some training dogs, but will also teach the human side when it comes to assessing the right dog for the right purpose when looking for a service dog. Whether is be for law enforcement, or a companion for someone who struggles with PTSD, or as a hiking companion, the K9 Training Center help provide the right dog for the right situation.

“We will be focusing on service dogs and emotional support dogs and educating the public on the different type of service dogs and how to properly select the right dog for certain services,” said Marty, a Valley native who met his Canadian wife in dog training school. “People have a tendency to want to use a dog they’ve rescued or have had but a lot has to do with their genetics and their disposition where they may not be suitable. It’s not fair then to the dog to put it through that type of training.” Marty said that he and Vilma try to go beyond just the training aspect of their business. They started the business because they are dog lovers and they work together to help find forever homes for dogs and humans to unite. As an example, they may find that the dog they are assessing for the Canadian officer is a perfect match. They’ll send photos and give an assessment to the potential owner. If he’s interested in the dog, he can hire the K9 Centre to train the dog – but he doesn’t have to. “That’s the option the person has,” Marty said. “If they want to have the dogs trained, that would be their option. We could also try to find them a trainer near their area, get them training. It’s the option we give the people. It’s not just to get business but to get dogs a forever home.

FEBRUARY 16, 2017 I WINTER TEXAN TIMES 35 There will be a wide variety of other businesses with booths at the Expo including Las Vegas Nights. “We offer the experience of Las Vegas and we come to you,” said Gene Denby, owner of Las Vegas Nights, which has been running in the Rio Grande Valley for the past four years and he has run the business overall for 25 years. “We take casino

parties all over the place. We have black jack tables, roulette tables, slot machines, Flamingo show girls, Elvis and other impersonators. It’s the full experience.” For more information and for an updated list of exhibitors, entertainers and more, visit www.internationaltravelshow. com.

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Brownsville. Admission is free. On Sunday, Feb. 19, A Little Bit of Mexico (a 21+ event) will take place at Texas Southmost College. Reserve seats are $20 with a $5 discount for senior citizens. There is a pre-program reception at 6 p.m. and the program starts at 7:30 p.m. Purchase tickets at Charro Days headquarters, 455 E. Elizabeth Street, Brownsville. On Thursday, Feb. 23, the Brownsville Independent School District Children’s Charro Days Parade begins at 2:30. All parades go down Elizabeth Street through Historic Downtown Brownsville. On Thursday, Feb. 23, Noche Mexicano features Noe Pro, folkloric dances and Mariachi 7 Leguas and food. Tickets are $25 per person and are required at the door. Purchase tickets at Charro Days headquarters. Friday, Feb. 24, a Charro Days illumi-

nated Night Parade will be held at 7 p.m. on Elizabeth Street. On Saturday, Feb. 25, the Grand International Charro Days Parade will begin with a Color Guard Parade at 12:30 p.m. followed by the regular parade at 1 p.m. On Saturday, Feb. 25, the Charro Days Fiesta Costume Ball will begin at 8 p.m. Five-time Grammy Winner Little Joe & La Familia, The Federales and Mariachi 7 Leguas will perform. Tickets are $25 per person and are required at the door. Purchase tickets at Charro Days headquarters. The annual Sombrero Fest will take place Feb. 23-25 in Washington Park, at the intersection of 7th and Madison Streets in downtown Brownsville. Admission is $10 daily.


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NISHED, LARGE wrap around deck, two sheds, new washer and dryer, $18,500, Bluebonnet Resort Lot #242, call 913–731-3022. 38’, TRIPLE CANOPY, 2 sheds, four fruit trees, ready to move in, own lot, Quiet Village II Lot #11, Donna, $22,500, call 210–485– 6003. 1994 PARK MODEL, RIVER Ranch Resort on Arroyo River, 1 bedroom, furnished, enclosed Texas room, asking $18,000, call 402– 430–6819. 2002 CHARIOT 14X36, covered patio, carport, furnished, washer, dryer, AC/heat, 8x10 shed, Palm Shadows RV Park, Donna, Lot #166, call 816–916–9332 or 956– 461–0061. 1985 CREE TRAILER FOR sale 12x34’, Texas room/bedroom 100 sq.ft., has double steel roof, includes washer, gas dryer, large hot water heater, lots of cupboards and storage, large bathroom, includes lots of extras, has 34x11 patio with steel roof, $8,500 OBO, call 956– 897-0111, Sleepy Valley Resort, Lot #454.

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2006 FRANKLIN PARK MODEL, shed, 2 car parking awning, good shape, was $18,000 now $12,000, Bluebonnet Park Lot 328, North Bentsen Palm Drive, call 226–246– 4366. 1978 PARK MODEL AT Oleander Acres, contact Ray Burton, call 956–458–6021, motivated seller. FOR SALE FRANKLIN 1994, attached patio, new flooring, $14,000, Palm Shadow RV park, call 515–357–7007. FOR SALE TIP out RV remodeled, new flooring, texas room, $10,000, must see, Palm Shadow RV park, call 515–357-7007. PARADISE PARK MCALLEN Lot #285, 12x34 plus, 2 bay windows, 1bdrm/1ba, fully furnished, wood floors, china cabinet, laundry and covered deck are ceramic tiled, call 715–927–7713. 1999 TOWN & COUNTRY 13x35, W/D, fully furnished, 12x26 deck, shed, awning, $13,000 OBO, call 262–349–8383. 1998 TOWN & COUNTRY 744 sq.ft., $22,900, electric, immaculate, fully furnished, washer & dry-

er, 2 full baths, 30 gal. water heater, add-on 14x24, living area, call 810–701–3091 or 903–804–8104. FOR SALE 12’x32’ park home, new wood floors, new roof, new hot water heater, large shed, washer, dryer, ref., large covered deck, 12x32 carport, must see Circle T Park, 1820 Clay Tole St., Mission, TX, call 715–896–0343. 1996 PARK MODEL, 1 Bedroom, 1 Bath, Lemon Tree RV, Mission, fully equipped, asking $17,000, call 563–920–3701. HARLINGEN, 98 TRAVEL Trailer with custom design Texas room, covered porch and steel roof, excellent condition, located in a unique incredibly beautiful tropical resort call Posada Del Sol Lot 74, available Feb.1, $4,995, call 214– 680-8603 or 913–370–3311. 2000 KROPF 12X34 with 13x14 attached storage room, insulated extended awning, carport, metal roof in 2015, washer/dryer, 2 new LazyBoy recliners, patio furniture, no pets ever, very nice, clean unit, $28,000, call 618–731–1140 or 618–246-4610.

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1998 QUAIL RIDGE 12x36, insulated carport, shed, new metal roof, flooring and AC/Heat pump, washer, dryer, furnished, El Dorado Acres Lot #11, $16,900 or OBO, call 989–329–0475. 2000 DUTCH PARK, 36 ft. covered patio, large shed, completely furnished, just bring toothbrush, start housekeeping, Lot 54 in Orange Grove RV Park, Edinburg, Texas, call 303–949–2852. 1998 36X11 CHARIOT Eagle Park model, fully furnished, 10x36 carport, 6x8 portable building, $11,000, call 419–438-3332. COMPLETE RV SERVICE center! Texas Trader RV has all your RV parts and service needs, warrantys, insurance claims and all other RV service needs. Call Juan today for free estimate, 956–797-3000. TEXAS TRADER RV will sell your RV, call Mark today for free appraisal, 956–797-3000. WANTED TO BUY park models, 1999 or newer, must be in good shape, call 712-395–1810, ask for John. I PAY CASH for your travel trailers, park models, fifth wheels, mo-

bile homes and cars. I’ll make you a good deal. Call Jerry Garcia at 956–929–3842.

Scooters FOR SALE MOBILITY SCOOTER Go-Go scooter, 4 wheels, new, only used twice, 2 batteries, charger included, horn and lights, call 309–255–8610. TZORA EASY TRAVEL HANDICAP scooter, airline friendly, foldable, suitcase sized, perfect for traveling, like new, $850 OBO, call 716–668–2454.

Services PROTECT YOUR PERSONAL CITRUS trees, certified applicator will treat per schedule, free consultation, call Dave at Valley Citrus Rescue 956–221–4097. DON’T SETTLE FOR low CD rates, get competitive interest rates and tax deferred growth with WoodmenLife Annuities, for more information contact Raul Ramirez at 956–467–8286. HANDYMAN SERVICES IN-

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CLUDING remodeling, repairs, painting, carpentry, over 35 year of experience, call 870–615-0089 or 870–615–4579. GOLF CART REPAIR, 25 years serving the Valley, insured & factory trained, 956-580–3370. MASSAGE AND BODYCARE by Nicole, starting at $15, call 956– 624–2126. FOR APPLIANCE REPAIR and Handyman- 55+ years experience, call Don at 956–584–7817. NIKKY’S CARPET CLEANING: $75 any size RV or Park Model and $25 first room, $17.50 each additional room. Great upholstery rate. Satisfaction Guaranteed. 956–266–1369.

Travel Trailers 32 FOOT AMERICA STAR travel trailer with large slideout, call 580– 309–0045. 2010 CEDAR CREEK COTTAGE, 40 ft. travel trailer, 3 slides, 40x31’ double roof, 36x16 metal awning, dual air furnace, fiberglass shower, full size range, oven fireplace, 8x12 shed, washer, dryer, refrigerator,

sofabed, recliners, move in ready, reasonable offers call 956–4953295. 2014 ROCKWOOD “MINI” 23ft., electric awning, jack, ducted air, heat, large bathroom, was $13,900, now $12,900 OBO, call 956–584– 8196. 2000 26’ NASH TRAILER, teal interior, 1 slideout, couch, dinette, 1 year old steel metal carport, 16 ft. new awning, plus extras, was $7,500, now reduced, OBO, call 918–633–8415 or 956–585–3805. 1994 8’X39’ TRAVEL Trailer, living room tip out, 4’x10’ bedroom tip out, 4’x8’ washer/dryer, finished add-on room 12’x16’, heat pump new last year 50” Amps, metal roof covered patio, Gateway RV park Lot 416, Raymondville, friendly people, low rent $7,000, selling for health reasons, call 217–779–4381. 2012 OPEN RANGE JOURNEYER 33’, great floorplan, 3 slides, new tires and flooring, asking $26,000, call 956–424–6660. COMPLETE RV SERVICE center! Texas Trader RV has all your RV parts and service needs, warrantys, insurance claims and all other


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Wanted I BUY ANTIQUES: 50 years plus, glass, brewery, sports, linens, art, etc., call Phil on S.P.I at 563–329– 0266. WANT TO BUY 2008 or newer Suburban or Yukon XL, low miles, clean, prefer 4x4, call 956-9293842.

CLEAN DIESEL PUSHERS, class B & C motor homes, Swenson RV Minot, N.D. & La Feria, TX, call Darold Swenson at 701-471–2215 or 956–433–5733. GERMAN, JAPANESE, U.S WW2 MILITARIA guns, swords, helmets, medals, etc., top cash paid, collector, 712-310–0905. DODGE DIESEL TRUCK with 4-Wheel Drive, also 25–100 horse power tractor, prefer with motor & 4-Wheel Drive, call 618–780–5824 or 618–315–0415. I PAY CASH for your travel trailers, park models, fifth wheels, mobile homes and cars. I’ll make you a good deal. Call Jerry Garcia at 956–929–3842.

COUPON INDEX Milano’s .............................. pg. 23 Mobile Home 2nd Street Bistro ................pg. 22 Rubbercoat ........................ pg. 39 Ann’s Restaurant ................pg. 39 National Lube ....................pg. 17 Nikky’s Carpet Cleaning ..pg. 40 Air Control A/C & Heating, Inc ........................pg. 36 Pirates Landing .................pg. 23 American Discount Hearing....Pg. 31 Pure Physical Therapy........pg. 14 Basil Asia ....................................pg. 23 Tint on Wheels ..................pg. 36 Denny’s ...............................pg. 22 Tony Roma’s .......................pg. 22 Dra Manuela Gutierrez ............pg. 36 Victoria Palms Rest. ..........pg. 22 Encore ................................pg. 11 Wilder’s ...............................pg. 21 Gattis Pizza ........................ pg. 36 Le Peep........................................pg. 23

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