Del Rio High School will be hosting a very important meeting today from 9 to 10 a.m. in the school cafeteria. Topic of meeting will be on the importance of students daily Attendance. Presenters will be Dr. Alanna Talamantez-Elizondo – DRHS Assistant Principal in charge of attendance, Lourdes Garcia – DRHS Attendance Clerk and Terry Longoria – DRHS Attendance Secretary.
MOVIE AT THE MUSEUM
The final Movie at the Museum event will be held today at the Whitehead Memorial Museum, 1308 S. Main St., from 8:45 p.m. to 10:45 p.m. The final movie will be “The Emoji Movie.” Free admission, but a concession stand will be available. Bring your own seats.
The Consulate of Mexico in Del Rio, the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, Hernán LLC and the National Chamber of the Tequila Industry, invite the community to the opening ceremony of the “México de mis Sabores” photo exhibit, which will be held today at 7 p.m. at the Transportation Department’s lobby (100 W Odgen St).
TAKE A KID FISHING
Those youth who have pre-registered for this year’s Take-A-Kid Fishing event need to come by Gattis Pizza, beside Motel 6, between noon and 8 p.m. today, and pick up a button to be eligible for door prizes. There will be no sign-ups on the day of the event, Saturday.
MEETING ON DEMENTIA
Val Verde Nursing and Rehabilitation Center will be hosting an educational program by Dr. Arnulfo Ojeda for family members and care-takers of elders suffering with Dementia. The meeting will commence at 10 a.m., Saturday at 100 Herrmann Drive. For questions call 830 775-7477 ask for Bertha Perez or Elizabeth Calderon. This presentation is free to the public.
Join the Casa de la Cultura this weekend as they welcome XINACHTLI grupo de Danza tradicional Azteca-Mexica,ceremonia de Mayahuel Saturday from 10:30 p.m. until sunrise Sunday at the Casa de la Cultura (830)768-2287.
MAKE YOUR OWN CHORIZO
Armpit Of Texas.com will be teaching us how to make our own CHORIZO. This Saturday 10:30 a.m. class will be free but you must register our seats will be limited. Call the Casa de la Cultura today at (830)768-2287.
The Val Verde County Library will be closed for Labor Day.
The International Good Neighbor Council will hold its monthly meeting on Tuesday, Sept. 4 at the Ramada Inn Sun Blossom Room at 7 p.m. All members and guests please make plans to attend this important meeting. We will have an update on the 2018 Fiesta de Amistad as well as the IGNC International Convention to be held during Fiesta de Amistad October 18 through 20, 2018.
RIBBON CUTTING AND STREET FESTIVAL
Texas Community Bank will host a ribbon cutting and street festival Wednesday from 5 to 8 p.m. for its newest branch and community center on Pecan Street.
1st Thursday Book Club will be reviewing their August 2018 book selection, “The High Tide Club” by Mary Kay Andrews. Join us from noon to 1 p.m. in the Large Conference Room.
SPECIAL EXHIBIT FRIDAY
Friends of the Casa Exhibition, la Casa invites you not only to attend but participate in this special exhibit Friday, September 7th Music by La Gente Vinyl Club. Bring new original work paintings, drawings, pottery, needlework, poetry, etc by Sept. 3 to be a part of this show. Casa de la Cultura (830)768-2287.
RAMS FOOTBALL TICKETS
Pre-sale tickets for Friday’s Del Rio Rams football home opener against San Angelo Central begin Tuesday and continue through Friday. Tickets at Guys Gym at Del Rio High are $6 for general admission, $3 for students. Tickets will be available at the high school and Del Rio Freshmen and Middle School from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. each day and 9 a.m. to noon on Friday at the freshmen and middle school campuses. All tickets at the gate will be $8.
FIRST FRIDAY AT LEE-BUNCH
Lee-Bunch Studio Gallery, at 100 Greenwood, presents the unveiling of “El Vaquero” bronze sculpture by artist and sculptor Raul Ruiz of San Angelo during the First Friday Art Walk from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. Call Bunch for more information concerning the art walk at 830-774-3456.
Texas A&M AgriLife Extension will host a workshop on living gluten-free Sept. 13 at 4 p.m. at the Dink Wardlaw, 300 E. 17th St. RSVP to Raquel Rodriguez at 830-774-7591.
last chance forever
Last Chance Forever, presented by The Bird of Prey Conservancy, will be held Tuesday, Sept. 18, from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., at the Dr. Alfredo Gutierrez Jr. Amphitheater, 1105 W. De La Rosa St. This is a free program. It is an educational opportunity to learn more about birds of prey and the role they play in the environment.
LUNCH N LEARN
The Del Rio Chamber of Commerce presents Lunch N Learn, creating advertisements for your business using Canva, Sept. 20 in the chamber board room from noon to 1 p.m. Lunch provided/ This will be presented by Abram Rodriguez, Border Federal Credit Union marketing/PR manager.
There will be a ribbon cutting and re-grand opening for Toyota of Del Rio, 3617 Veterans Blvd., on Sept. 20 at 5 p.m.
Tractor Supply in Del Rio is looking for local vendors to participate in its fall Farmers Market event Saturday, Sept. 22. Vendors with expertise in everything from homegrown produce, fresh eggs and baked goods to crafts, candles and furniture are encouraged to sign up by through TSCEventPartners.com or by contacting the Del Rio-area store. Vendor registration closes Wednesday, Sept. 19.
CREEK CLEAN UP
The Casa de la Cultura and Texas Parks and Wildlife- Devils River are teaming up once again for our Creek Clean up. Meet up at the Casa de la Cultura and we can split up in groups from there. Make sure to bring gloves, bags or any tools that can help you grab trash better. Our parks seem clean but our goal is to go into the creek and clear up the bags, cans, plastic, shopping carts and any random items that should not be in our water. Meet up time is 9 a.m.
FREE SPANISH LANGUAGE CLASS
Val Verde Regional Medical Center is offering a FREE, Spanish language Diabetes Self-Management Course. There are 6 consecutive evenings of class from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at VVRMC, 801 N. Bedell, in the Education Conference Room at the old main entrance. Classes begin on Tuesday, Sept. 25 and end on Tuesday, Oct. 30. This course provides everything you need to help people get control of your health. Everyone is welcome. You must pre-register by calling 830-778-3652.
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.
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, or George Sosa, County Veterans Service Office, at 830-774-7548.