Mother’s Day is coming up, and we’ve got you covered. We’ve gathered six different ways you can celebrate your mom, step-mom, older sibling, grandmother, or any mother figure. We included events before and during Mother’s Day to celebrate all week.
Here are some ingredients for a perfect day!
Pre-Mother’s Day (before Sunday)
1. Free Mother’s Day Portrait drawings!
Date: Thursday, May 10 at 6 PM
Location: Terra’s Bar & Grill, 915 E Elizabeth, Brownsville, Texas 78521
Event description: “Bring your mom for a delicious meal and get a free portrait drawing!”
2. Thursday Storytime – We Love Mom!
Date: Thursday, May 10 at 11 AM
Location: The Storybook Garden, 260 S Texas Blvd, Ste 106, Weslaco, Texas 78596
Event description: Join us for storytime! We’ll celebrate mom and make a special craft for her! The craft activity is suitable for ages 3 – 5; however, all ages are welcome!
3. Mother’s Day Class
Date: Saturday, May 12 at 7 PM
Location: The Ceramics Arts Studio- Brownsville, 1400 Palm Blvd Suite 2, Brownsville, Texas
Event description: “$30 per canvas. Snacks and BYOB allowed”
4. Free Mother’s Day Zumba Class
Date: Saturday, May 12 at 9 AM
Location: Healthy Tots of Brownsville/Dr. Maria Mariano, 2804 Southmost Rd., Brownsville, Texas 78521
Event description: “Good day! Come join us for a FREE Mothers’ Day Zumba class this Saturday 5/12/2018 at 9:00AM! It will be at the clinic – 2804 Southmost Road. Everyone is welcome so invite your friends and family! See you there!!!”
Mother’s Day (Sunday)
5. MOM Animal Play Day
Date: Sunday, May 13 at 9 AM – 3:30 PM
Location: Gladys Porter Zoo, 500 Ringgold St, Brownsville, Texas 78520
Event description: “M.O.M. stands for Missing Orangutan Mothers. Mother’s Day is the perfect day to celebrate and pay tribute to orangutan mothers. The orangutans’ rainforest home is literally being wiped out to make way for oil palm plantations— leaving hundreds of helpless orangutans with nowhere to go.
The MOM Campaign is a positive way to bring attention to the crisis facing these beautiful red apes by encouraging people to help protect them.
This Mother’s Day staff from all departments across the zoo will come together to offer enrichment activities and treats to our very own Orangutan mother and daughter. Schedule will follow times below:
Information and activity tables will be located under the palapa between our Orangutan Island and Nilgai exhibit from 9am-3:30pm. This event is free with the purchase of paid general admission or Zoo membership.”
6. Mother’s Day Farm to Table
Date: Sunday, May 13 at 11 AM
Location: Yahweh’s All Natural Farm & Garden, 19833 Morris, Harlingen, Texas 78552
Event description: “Grown, Prepared and Served to you by your local farmers.
Treat Mom to a All Organic 4 course meal
Featuring our certified organic feed farm chicken, Certified organic vegetables
Beautiful atmosphere, wonderful flavors and great people
Chicken Breast 18.00
Chicken Enchilada 15.00
Advance Payment and Reservation required. Seating limited
Cash Check or Charge”
7. Mother’s Day Brunch at Roosevelt’s at 7
Date: Sunday, May 13 at 11 AM – 2 PM
Location: 821 N Main St, McAllen, Texas 78501
Event description: “JOIN US FOR OUR ANNUAL MOTHERS DAY BRUNCH. $25 BUFFET PLUS $2 MICHELADAS & MIMOSAS. STARTING AT 11AM ON MAY 13TH.
*ALL AGES WELCOME”
8. Mother’s Day Brunch at Bodega
Date: Sunday, May 13 at 11 AM – 4 PM
Location: 2901 N.10th St Suites A/B, McAllen, Texas 78501
“Bring your ma’s in for brunch and let us do the cooking; ya’ll enjoy yourselves. We’ll be whipping up special dishes (as well as drinks) for this special day celebrating all of the important mothers in our lives.”
9. Mother’s Day Art Workshop at IMAS
Date: Sunday, May 13 at 2 PM
Location: 1900 Nolana Ave, McAllen, Texas 78504
“Celebrate Mother’s Day at IMAS! Join us for a guided tour through our fine art galleries followed by a watercolor workshop led by IMAS Artist Jorge Cruz. Explore the engaging art work of Cynthia Minet and learn watercolor painting techniques as you create a work of art to take home. Coffee, tea and light pastries provided. All supplies included. All ages welcome.
$5 for IMAS Members
$10 for Non-Members
Call today to register. Spaces are limited.”
10. Mother’s Day Free Family Yoga
Date: Sunday, May 13 at 4 PM
Location: 201 N 1st St, McAllen, Texas 78501
“Celebrate Mother’s Day with YogaPlay! Join us for a free session of family yoga for the whole family to enjoy.
Class will be full of fun yoga activities for families with children ages 4 and over. We will do all sorts of fun yoga poses. From partner poses to group poses and all the fun silliness that come with it. This activity will be a great opportunity to enjoy and strengthen the bond between parents and children while they support each other through fun and play.
Please register to reserve your family’s spot by clicking the link below. Space is limited.”
11. BBQ at home
Let’s be real! You can never go wrong with a great family barbecue.
12. Go to the beach!
South Padre Island is always calling! Take your mother figure and have a nice relaxing day by the water.
Recent Los Topx Chicx guest, Sadie Hernandez, let us know her Mother’s Day plans on Twitter:
Lolz my fam always takes my mom to SPI https://t.co/v2AbXhTXhb
— sadie la guatosa (@sadieeehdz) May 2, 2018
How do you celebrate Mother’s Day? Are you planning an event and want to see it listed here? Let us know in the comments!