The Del Rio Chamber of Commerce presents the annual Business Showcase. This year’s theme is “It’s a Jungle Out There!” The event will be held at the Del Rio Civic Center Thursday, Sept. 27, from noon to 5 p.m., and is free to the public. The Business After Hours Mixer will follow from 5 to 7 p.m.
WHAT'S FOR LUNCH?
Paul & Guillermina Stover will be reviewing “Famous Father Girl” by Jamie Bernstein, daughter of famous American composer Leonard Bernstein. Join us from noon to 1 p.m. in the Large Conference Room.
TITLE I PARENT MEETING
The Del Rio High School’s Annual Title I Parent Meeting will be Thursday, September 27, from 5:30 - 6 p.m. and Friday, September 28, from 9 – 10 a.m. in Room #611. The Title I Program, Title I Funds, as well as Parental Involvement Requirements will be discussed.
The Boys and GirlsClub of Del Rio will hold registration for its volleyball league until Sept. 28, from 2 to 6 p.m. each day, at the Boys and Girls Club. The league is for girls ages 7 to 12. Fee is $50, payable by casHier’s check or money order only. A copy of the child’s birth certificate is required. Coaches are also needed for the league. For more info, please call Robert Kiniskey at 830-469-9390 or call 830-775-9827.
EXERCISE AND YOUR HEART
Val Verde Regional Medical Center is offering a free presentation on “Exercise and Your Heart.” Melinda Martinez, RN will share the benefits of being fit and how to exercise safely. Friday, Sept. 28, 10 to 11 a.m. in the Memorial Board Room, front entrance of VVRMC, 801 N. Bedell. For more information call Cardiac Rehabilitation, 830.778.3702.
RUNNING WITH THE BULLS
Early registration for the 8th Annual Running with the Bulls 5K fundraiser will take place Saturday from 3 to 6 p.m. at Rudy’s BBQ. The race itself will be held Oct. 20 beginning at 9:20 a.m. at the Southwinds Marina at Lake Amistad. For more information, call 830-719-0122.
LITTLE MARKET AT GREENWOOD
The next Little Market at Greenwood Park will be Saturday, Sept. 29. This month it will be the Tacos and Piñatas Market, a free event for the entire family, so come out and shop, eat and support local businesses. Piñatas will be for kids and the event is pet friendly too. The market will be from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Greenwood Park, 501 S. Griner St.
BLACKBEARD THE PIRATE
The Del Rio Council for the Arts presents “Blackbeard the Pirate” Saturday at 3 and 5:30 p.m. at the Paul Poag Theatre, 746 S. Main St. Doors open at 2:30 and 5 p.m. Tickets are $5 and are available at the Firehouse, 120 E. Garfield and at the door. Children 5 and under get in free. This a production of the Missoula Children’s Theatre.
Val Verde Regional Medical Center will host the inaugural Mariposa Brunch, Sept. 30, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Ramada Inn Ballroom. Cost is $35 per person and includes brunch and one Mimosa, though others will be available for purchase. This event benefits the HOPE Cancer Resource Room. To purchase tickets, contact Stacey Covarrubias at 830-778-3852 or email@example.com.
THE COUNTRY STORE
“The Country Store”, one day only, Saturday, Oct. 6, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall, 100 Spring St. Homemade frozen casseroles, baked goods, crafts and more. All proceeds go to feed the hungry in our community.
DEALING WITH DEMENTIA
Val Verde Nursing and Rehabilitation Center will be hosting a support educational program for family members and care-takers of elders suffering with Dementia, presented by Dr. Arnulfo Ojeda. Meeting will commence at 10 a.m., Saturday, Oct. 6, at 100 Herrmann Drive. For questions call 830 775-7477 ask for Bertha Perez or Elizabeth Calderon. This presentation is free to the public.
There will be a clean-up of the San Felipe Cemetery on Saturday, Oct. 13, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. This notice is for all those who may have loved ones resting in the San Felipe Cemetery and any others who may be interested in helping as a community service. If you can spare one or two hours on this date, please, we desperately need your help. If nothing else, please make an effort to come and clean your own property.
FEAST OF SHARING MEETING
The next Feast of Sharing meeting will be Thursday, Oct. 25, at 5:30 p.m. at the Del Rio Civic Center’s Cottonwood Room. This year’s Feast of Sharing event will be held at the civic center on Sunday, Nov. 11.
There will be an event to recognize veterans and their family members. An appreciative luncheon, with door prizes, will be held Saturday, Oct. 27, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., at the VFW, 1307 E. 1st St. This event is sponsored by the Lions Clubs and all veterans organizations. For more information, please call Gloria Klasen, Del Rio Host Lions, at 830-313-0937.
The annual Monster Mash, presented by the Del Rio Main Street Program, will be held Saturday, Oct. 27, from 6 to 11 p.m., in historic downtown Del Rio. There will be games, costume contest, food trucks, booth vendors, DJ dance party, castle bounce and more as well as Haunted House. Free admission. Proceeds benefit the Del Rio Main Street Program.
Las Vegas headliner Donny Edwards and Fever: An Authentic Tribute to Elvis, comes to Del Rio Oct. 27 at 7 p.m. a the Paul Poag Theatre. Advance tickets through Oct. 25 are $25-35; at the door will be $30-$40. Purchase tickets at paulpoagevents.com or call 830-774-3277.