YOUTH FINANCIAL CONFERENCE
Border Federal Credit Union’s Youth Financial Conference will take place July 16-July 19. This conference, for youth ages 14-18, provides guest speakers and presentations on social media and technology, motivation, budgeting, credit and loans, how to buy a car and more. There are two sessions each day. There is a $25 fee, refundable with 100 percent attendance. Register at any BFCU location or at www.borderfcu.com
LUNCH N LEARN
The Del Rio Chamber of Commerce will host a Lunch N Learn event July 17 from noon to 1 p.m. in the chamber board room. Learn how to deliver effortless customer service and become more comfortable when having to speak about your company in a public setting. Free to chamber members with lunch provided. $20 for non-members.
WHAT’S FOR LUNCH?
“What’s for Lunch?” is celebrating Culinary Arts Month with LUNCH! Bring your favorite summertime main course, side, salad or dessert and join us from noon to 1 p.m. If you’d like to share your recipe, please submit a copy to Ms. Galvan by 7/12/18. You can email it to firstname.lastname@example.org or drop it by the library during regular hours.
BEERS FOR BETO
The next Beers for Beto in Del Rio will be Thursday, July 19, from 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. at the Blue Oasis Bar and Grill, 3806 Veterans Blvd. This monthly event is for local Beto supporters to come together and get updates on the campaign. There will also be a special video message from Beto.
DANCE COMPANY 5K RUN/WALK
The Del Rio High School Dance Company 5K Fun Run/Walk will take place Saturday, July 21, beginning at 8 a.m. at Buena Vista Park, 1300 Kings Way. Onsite regustration will be held from 7-7:55 a.m. Fee is $25 for adults, $10 for youth ages 6-121, and kids 5 and under are free. You can also preregister for $20 with any dance company members. Medals awarded to top finishers in each age category. Questions? Call 830-765-7585.
AARP SMART DRIVER CLASS
AARP Smart Driver Class will be held on Saturday, July 21 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Memorial Room at the VVRMC (hospital) 801 Bedell. Please call 830-719-2510 to register.
FRIENDS OF THE VVCL
Friends of the Val Verde County Library will hold their monthly business meeting from noon to 1 p.m. in the Small Conference Room.
The Del Rio Chamber of Commerce’s July mixer will be July 26 at The Bank & Trust, 1200 Veterans Blvd., from 5 to 7 p.m.Theme is Hawaiian Luau.
MOVIE AT THE MUSEUM
The Whitehead Memorial Museum, 1308 S. Main St., will host Movie at the Museum Friday, July 27, from 8:45 p.m. to 10:45 p.m. This is a free event, but visitors should bring their own chairs. A concession stand will be available. The movie will be “Despicable Me 3”.
SWTJC STEM CAMPS
Southwest Texas Junior College is hosting free Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) Youth camps in Uvalde, Crystal City, Eagle Pass, and Del Rio during July. Interested youth from the surrounding communities are invited to participate and engage in hands-on STEM activities. Youth camps for ages 9 to 11 will be held in Del Rio on July 30 and 31. Youth camps for ages 12 to 14 will be held in Del Rio on August 1 and 2. All camps will be held on the SWTJC campuses. Space is limited, and interested participants are encouraged to apply early at https://library.swtjc.edu/stem.
TOWN HALL WITH BETO O’ROURKE
There will be a town hall with Congressman Beto O’Rourke Saturday, Aug. 4, at 6 p.m. at the Plaza Hall, 405 Cantu St. O’Rourke is challenging Ted Cruz for the US Senate this November.
CHAMBER COFFEE CONNECTIONS
Whataburger, 2113 Veterans Blvd., will host Chamber Coffee Connections on Aug. 15 beginning at 8 a.m. This networking opportunity encourages Del Rio Chamber of Commerce members to inform other chamber members on what services they provide.