TODAY

LUNCH N LEARN

The Del Rio Chamber of Commerce presents Lunch N Learn, creating advertisements for your business using Canva, today 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.

WHAT'S FOR LUNCH?

What’s for Lunch? @ VVCL celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month with the video presentation: “La Escuelita de Dona Tomasita”. Join us in the Multipurpose Room today from noon to 1 p.m.

RIBBON CUTTING

There will be a ribbon cutting and re-grand opening for Toyota of Del Rio, 3617 Veterans Blvd., today at 5 p.m.

INTERAGENCY MEETING

The September Interagency Meeting, hosted by Val Verde Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, will take place today from noon to 1 p.m., at the Texas Community Bank Community Room, 401 Pecan St. Lunch will be provided. RSVP by calling 830-775-7477.

FRIDAY

RAMS FOOTBALL

TICKETS

Pre-sale tickets for Friday’s Del Rio Rams football game against San Antonio Harlan 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.

HEALTH CARE WORKSHOP

A health care planning workshop for veterans and their families or caregivers will be held Friday, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., at the VFW, 1307 E. 1st St. The workshop will include a review of the VA Advance Directive form and help you explore who would be an appropriate health care agent and how to be sure your wishes are known. For more info, call 830-774-7548.

NORTH HEIGHTS MEETING

A public meeting of the North Heights Elementary Campus Intervention Team will be held on September 21 beginning at 5:30 p.m., in the North Heights Elementary Cafeteria, 2003 N. Main St.

SATURDAY

FARMERS MARKET

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.

O’ROURKE AND THE CASTROS

Come join Congressman Beto O’Rourke in Del Rio! Beto wants to meet you and share details on how we can keep Texas moving forward. Please join us to talk about this historic race for the US Senate. With special guests: Joaquin and Julian Castro! Saturday, September 22 11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m., at the Whitehead Memorial Museum 1308 S. Main St.

ADVENTURE RACE

Adventure Race XIV will be held Sept. 22 beginning at 9 a.m. at Laughlin Air Force Base. The three discipline race - run, bike and row - will begin at the base and end at the Southwinds Marina at Lake Amistad. one person, duos, xtreme and relay teams can participate. Register now at www.xladventurerace.com. There is a fee to participate.

SMITHSONIAN MAGAZINE MUSEUM DAY

The Whitehead Memorial Museum, 1308 S. Main St., will host free admission on Saturday, Sept. 22, as part of Smithsonian Magazine’s annual Museum Day. You must present a coupon for free admission. Download yours at smithsonian.com/museumday

MONDAY

AUDITION CALL

Del Rio Council for the Arts presents Missoula Children’s Theatre audition call for all actors betwen the years of 5 and 18 for their next show “Blackbeard the Pirate.” Audition call will be Monday, Sept. 24 at 4:30 p.m. at Paul Poag Theatre, 746 S. Main St. Call the Firehouse for more information - 830-775-0888.

SEPTEMBER 25

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.

SEPTEMBER 27

BUSINESS SHOWCASE

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.

SEPTEMBER 28

VOLLEYBALL LEAGUE

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 chasier’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.

SEPTEMBER 30

MARIPOSA BRUNCH

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 stacey.covarrubias@vvrmc.org.

OCTOBER 27

VETERANS APPRECIATION

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, o

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