1. April 30 – Native Plant Tour

11:00am – 12:00pm

Location: 4101 W US Highway 83, McAllen, Texas 78501

Event description:

“Join a staff naturalist for a walk on the trails and through the native plant gardens, exploring the benefits of native plants. The walk will be tailored to the participants’ interests in edible plants, backyard gardening, wildscaping, and more.

Native plants are adapted to our climate, soil ecology, and seasons of drought! Native plants are also much more beneficial to our wildlife, including many being host plants (food) for caterpillars of the butterflies that many of us enjoy. Native plants provide beneficial food and cover to many species of birds as well.

Admission is $1/person suggested donation and public programs are free of charge unless otherwise noted.”

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2. May 2 – Access’s Spring 2018 Wrap-Up and Potluck w/ URGE!

12:00pm – 1:30pm

Location: ESTAC 1.102 UTRGV Edinburg

Event description:

“Access for Sex-Ed and URGE (Unite for Reproductive and Gender Equity) are coming together to host our End-Of-The-Semester parties!
Access for Sex-Ed and URGE have had one of the most productive semesters ever!
Come debrief and unwind with us as we celebrate such a successful spring 2018.
Potluck-style so bring your favorite dish!
We’ll be having a Peter Piper Pizza party so come thru! #FreeCondomsAndPizza”

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3. May 3 – Scholarship Workshop for DREAMers

6:00pm – 8:00pm

Location: 875 S Sam Houston Blvd. Suite D, San Benito, TX 78586

Event description:

“Are you a High School Senior who is a DREAMER and need help paying for college? LUPE will be a hosting a scholarship workshop for undocumented & DACA students Thursday, May 3, 2018, at 6:00 PM. If you or someone you know needs help paying for college. Stop by and learn about all the opportunities available to you.

Next:  National Coming Out Day

Register at https://lupenet.org/ScholarshipWorkshop

***If possible please bring a laptop and writing materials***
If you need to borrow a laptop make sure to email abrahamd@lupenet.org in advance.”

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4. May 5 – Drag Out HIV! Fundraiser for PRIDE

9:00pm – 2:00am

Location: 613 S 17th St, McAllen, Texas 78501

Event description:

“Join the queens of Drag Out HIV! as we come together to raise funds for PRIDE in the Park – PRIDE = POWER!!

VAC South Texas will be on site offering FREE and Confidential HIV testing!!
If you haven’t picked up your DOH! Calendar, now is the time to snag one!!

There are plenty of surprises in store for this show! Stay tuned!! 😉

Hosted by Beatrix Lestrange

Featuring Live Performances by
Aeon Mavis York
Jazelle Andrews (Phabian Elle)
Brooklin Mars (Eric Reyna)
Asa Brooks

Doors at 9PM
All Ages
$5 Cover! (All proceeds benefit PRIDE in the Park – PRIDE = POWER, STEP South Texas Equality Project)”

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