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Maratón de McAllen, ¡Prepárate!

Participa el domingo 14 de diciembre del 2014 en el Maratón completo de 26.2 millas, en el Medio Maratón de 13.1 millas, o en el Maratón  Relay (5-personas) 26,2 millas, organizado por la ciudad de McAllen. Todas las carreras darán inicio a las 7:00 am en el Complejo de fútbol De Leon, localizado en la calle 34th y Buddy Owens.

Invitamos a amigos y familiares a unirse a una caminata, con la brisa del Sur de Texas, cruzando a través de las calles sombreadas de McAllen para tener una experiencia inolvidable. Diviertete apoyando a tus seres queridos como espectador o como voluntario.

La fecha límite para registrarse es el viernes 12 de diciembre del 2014 a las 5:00 p.m. Para recoger su número de participante con todo su paquete, deberá presentar identificación el sábado 13 de Diciembre de 10:00 a.m. a 9:00 p.m., en el McAllen Boys & Girls Club ubicado en 4501 N. 34th St.  La Expo cierra a las 6:00 p.m.

Eventos:

*   Maratón

*   Medio Maratón

*   Maratón Relay (5 personas) 

 

Maratón - Mayores de 18 años

Medio Maratón y Relay - Mayores de 14 años

Tiempo máximo para el Maratón es de 7 horas

Más información en: http://www.mcallenmarathon.com

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Latina Hope Pogram in McAllen

 

The Latina Hope Program is designed to facilitate the learning, networking and acting of micro-entrepreneurs who want to start a new micro-business and advance their business idea to a more tangible and profitable point. We hope to see you the first and third Wednesday of the Month, from 9am-11am at Calvary Baptist Church, 1600 Harvey St, McAllen. For more information contact Yajaira Villarreal at 956-682-2871 or Laura Robles at 956-687-2787.

El Programa Latina Hope está diseñado para facilitar el aprendizaje, la creacion de redes y la actuacion de los micro-emprendedores que desean iniciar un nuevo micro-negocio y avanzar en su idea de negocio a un punto mas tangible y rentable. Esperamos verle el primer y tercer miércoles del mes, de 9am a 11am en la Iglesia Bautista Calvario, 1600 Harvey St, McAllen. Para mas informacion comuniquese con Yajaira Villarreal al 956-682-2871 o Laura Robles al 956-687-2787.

Latina Hope Session Dates 2014

Rodizio Grill, nuevo restaurante brasileño en McAllen

Es un auténtico restaurante brasileño de carnes a la parrilla y excelentes ensaladas gourmet. Recientemente, abrió sus puertas en McAllen,  en el 83 Citrus Grove Plaza. Las carnes incluyen carne de res como Picaña, aves en diferentes presentaciones, cerdo, cordero y hasta mariscos. Para aquellos que son conscientes de su salud, este lugar ofrece opciones 95% libres de gluten y una barra de ensaladas! Rodizio Grill, no sólo ofrece excelentes opciones de comida, sino también ofrece bebidas brasileñas especiales y tradicionales, como la caipirinha.

Este concepto se inició en los Estados Unidos en el estado de Colorado en 1995 y es bien reconocido por ser el ganador de varios premios culinarios.

Para reservaciones y más información: http://www.rodiziogrill.com o al tel: 956-627-6520. 

Buen provecho!

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New Brazilian Restaurant in McAllen

Rodizio Grill is an authentic Brazilian stakehouse recently opened in McAllen at the 83 Citrus Grove Plaza. This restaurant offers excellent gourmet salads and over a dozen rotisserie grilled meats. Meats include beef such as picanha, poultry in different presentations such as frango agri-doce, pork, lamb and even seafood. For those who are health-conscious this place offers 95% gluten free options and an open salad bar! Not only Rodizio Grill offers excellent food options, but also offers traditional brazilian special drinks such as the well known caipirinha.

This concept started in the United States in the state of Colorado in 1995 and is well recognized through the United States winner of several culinary awards. Now this new concept is brought to the city of McAllen contributing to the extenze diversification that the city has in culinary options. 

This new option of dinning is an excellent opportunity that will surprise your beloveds in any special occasion.

For more information about menu, reservations, and special accommodations enter http://www.rodiziogrill.com or call 956-627-6520. 

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Hoy inicia el Tax Free Day

Del 8 al 10 de Agosto de 2014, no se pagaran impuestos (tax) en prendas de vestir, calzado, utiles escolares y mochilas que tengan un valor menor a $100 dlls (en cada producto), lo que trae un ahorro a los compradores de $8 dlls por cada $100 dlls que gastan.

La exención NO INCLUYE los artículos que se han definido como maletas, maletines, bolsas de atletismo / lona / gimnasio, bolsos de la computadora, bolsos o mochilas enmarcadas.

 

No te pierdas esta oportunidad  de surtir el guardaropa de tus hijos en su regreso a clases.

Nos vemos en McAllen!

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Join us for VIVA McAllen Streets 2014

 

2nd Annual BBQ Cook-off

 

The McAllen Crime Stoppers invite the local community to come out and enjoy Viva McAllen Streets on Saturday, August 9th, 2014.

VIVA McAllen Streets was formed with the goal of promoting fitness, safety and healthy living by partnering with the City of McAllen. With the city's help and local transportation departments, this community event also promotes safety on the streets with the campaign "Run, Ride & Share". Together, the McAllen Crime Stoppers, the McAllen Police Department and McAllen Transit & Traffic Departments host VIVA so families across the region can enjoy a safe place to exercise and play.

Event Details

This year's VIVA event is jam-packed with fun outdoor activities for friends and family. The McAllen Crime Stoppers along with the MCPD Cycling Team have organized the Darling's Pedal Against Crime in 60 mile, 40 mile and 25 mille distances, which sets off from the McAllen Convention Center to the rural roads of La Joya. The Crime Stoppers from McAllen and La Joya ISD Campus are hosting the local favorite Cowboy Q'ing Against Crime Cook-Off. This activity is sanctioned by the International Barbecue Cookers Association (IBCA) for the best chefs in South Texas. The last of the runs, hosted by the McAllen Crime Stoppers, is the 10K Run for Justice, a run and walk through some of McAllen's safest and family-friendly neighborhoods.

VIVA McAllen Streets is presenting two special treats this year. Metro Kids Station, hosted by Metro McAllen, is a series of events such as Caricatures with Marie Antoinette, ZUMBA with Mary Zuviri, a Bike Rack Completion Swag Pack and a Mini bus rodeo. The first Border Wars Team Shootout is also scheduled. This is a CrossFit Team Competition hosted by locally-based Ranger CrossFit.

Check out the schedule of events:

Friday, August 8th

  • 12:00 PM – 8:00 PM: Race packet pick-up for each event
  • 12:00 PM: Cowboy Q'ing Cook-Off kicks into gear as cook-off teams start to set up behind the McAllen Convention Center

Saturday, August 9th

  • 5:30 AM – 7:00 AM: Race packet pick-up for late registration
  • 7:00 AM: 60 Mile Darling's Dare Cycling Ride | Main Stage Music
  • 7:30 AM: 10K Family Run and Walk
  • 8:00 AM: 40 Mile Darling's Dare Cycling Ride | Border Wars Team Shootout
  • 8:30 AM: 25 Mile Darling's Dare Cycling Ride
  • 9:00 AM: Presentation on Main Stage | Kids Bike Rodeo | McGruff's Kid Run | Cowboy Q'ing Against Crime Cook-Off
  • 10:00 AM: Kids Bike Rodeo
  • 11:00 AM: Main Stage Music | Kids Bike Rodeo
  • 4:00 PM: Border Wars Team Shootout Ends
  • 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM: Cowboy Q'ing Cook-Off Award Presentations

For more information about each activity and registration information, please visit the VIVA McAllen Streets' website.

McAllen, show your work at Hinovations Art Gallery Frida Fest 2014

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For the second time, Hinovations Art Gallery in McAllen will be hosting the International Frida Fest 2014. The exhibit will open on September 5, and will remain on display thru September 26. The fest will include an art exhibit entitled “Frida Homage”, an auction, poetry reading and local hand-made craft vendors.

Hinovations is asking local artists to submit their work for the Frida Homage. Local businesses can also participate by donating items for the silient auction. Those businesses that participate will be recognized for their generosity. 

Funds raised during this event will be utilized to provide marketing and supporting materials for future art exhibits and cultural events.  

Interested artists and vendors wishing to participate can contact Gallery Director, Raquel Hinojosa at 956-688-6461 or request Exhibit Submission Form via email at hinovationsartgallery@gmail.com.  

 

"The Biggest Ticket in Town!" in McAllen

McAllen: Do you like the Art and enjoy Plays?  Then Albert L. Jeffers Theater is for you!.  For more information call at 956-665-3581.
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mcAllen: Torneo Infantil Anual de Pesca “Fishing Derby”

Patrocinado por Academy Sports + Outdoors y el Departamento de Parques y Recreación de la Ciudad de McAllen

Fecha:                                  Sábado 2 de Agosto 2014

Hora:                                     9:00 a.m.  -  11:00 a.m.

Lugar:                                   Parque Oval

                                            McAllen Convention Center

Pre- Registro                        $3 dlls por niño

Registro en el Parque            $ 5 dlls por niño

 

Favor de traer su propia caña de pescar, ya que habrá solamente una cantidad limitada para los primeros que lleguen y no traigan sus equipos.

 

 

 

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OMNICON 2014 en McAllen

Omnicon está aquí otra vez! Este evento de dos días está lleno de acción. Ven con tus amigos a disfrutar, a conocer y a saludar a los invitados especiales.  

Habrá concursos increíbles, juegos y sitios de compras

Viernes 1 de Agosto 2014

10:00 a.m. hasta Medianoche

Sábado 2 de Agosto 2014

10:00 a.m. hasta la 1:00 a.m.

Lugar: McAllen Convention Center

            700 Convention Center Blvd

Mas información en: www.omnicononline.com

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