The purpose of this group is to share family-friendly FREE or LOW COST Events in the RGV Area! Invite your friends!
The community group members are all welcome to post local events in the RGV that would be of interest to moms, dads, and kids!
The International Museum of Art & Science is a Smithsonian Affiliate and fully accredited by the American Alliance of Museums. IMAS is the premier art and science museum of South Texas and contains over 50,000 square feet of exhibit space. The IMAS galleries host a number of revolving art and science exhibits each year. The museum provides a unique opportunity for visitors to participate in hands-on science exhibits and to learn about original works of art while encouraging creativity and innovation. The IMAS permanent collection includes more than 2,000 natural history and geology specimens and 4,500 folk art and textile objects. The 1,500 fine art works in the permanent collection reflect many countries and artistic movements beyond Mexico, dating from the 16th century to the present.
This group is a safe place where RGV Moms can find support, resources, encouragement and friendship from other moms in our community. We come here to share and relate, seek advice, celebrate joy, empathize difficulties, and be honest. This group is being moderated by RGV Moms Blog – http://www.RGVMomsBlog.com
- 10 Full-Sized Lighted Multi-Sports Fields
- 5 Full-Sized Lighted Softball Baseball Fields
- 5 Sand Volleyball Courts
- 3 Outdoor Basketball Courts
- 2 Lakes (.75 acre North & 5 acre South)
- 1 Full-Sized Lighted Multi-Sports Turf Field
- 1 BMX Bike & RC Dirt Track
- 1 Skate Park Concrete Bowl (16,000 ft)
- 1 Walking/Jogging Asphalt Trail (2.5 miles)
- 1 Playground Area
MOPS (Mothers of Preschoolers) helps connect mothers with each other during the preschool years and beyond. We meet the first and third Thursday of the month at BT McAllen from 9:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Childcare is provided. Our meetings include brunch, small groups and either a craft, panel discussion or guest speaker.
Welcome to our Mother’s Day Out program. We give Mom’s of babies 3 months to pre-k the opportunity to have a morning off, while providing children a safe, fun, learning environment consisting of bible stories, arts and crafts and music.
Introducing children to a world of learning through creative hands-on interactive exhibits, workshops and activities.
A 40-acre wetlands oasis in the midst of a lively urban landscape, the Edinburg Scenic Wetlands offers watchable wildlife year-round in a setting friendly to birds, butterflies and other water-loving creatures. The grounds offer three acres of paths and butterfly gardens, a large lake for wildlife viewing, Dragonfly pond, discover pond and indoor kids’ area and gift shop. You can check out Junior Ranger packs filled with activities and materials to help your little ones explore South Texas nature!
Fireman’s Park is an oasis in the middle of McAllen. It boasts a pond with walking track, restrooms, kids’ playground and B-cycle station. Rentals are available on weekends for paddle boats, kayaks and stand-up paddle boards. The barbecue pavilion is capable of serving 250 people. The pavilion features a refrigerator, indoor grill, restrooms, and can be rented through the Parks & Recreation Department. The park also has a playground area and sand volleyball court.
FIT4MOM is the nation’s leading prenatal and postnatal fitness program, providing fitness classes and a network of moms to support every stage of motherhood. From pregnancy, through postpartum and beyond, our fitness and wellness programs help make moms strong in body, mind, and spirit. In addition to our workouts, we also offer Mom’s Night Out, playgroups for kids, and participate in charity work.
First class is always free!
Stay connected with us on Facebook, Instagram, and TikTok @FIT4MOMmcallen
The Gladys Porter Zoo is an oasis nestled in the center of Brownsville, Texas. With 27 acres of lush tropical plants and some 1,500 animals, the Gladys Porter Zoo is known for its successes in breeding endangered species of wildlife.
Park amenities include a 1.2 walking trail, covered picnic shelters, soccer fields, restrooms, and a playground area.
Park amenities include a 1-mile walking trail, 80 acres, 4 lit softball fields, 2 soccer fields, fishing pong and pier, 2 basketball courts, handicap-accessible playground, covered picnic shelters, park pavilion, barbecue pit, and restrooms.
An online neighborhood group for those in the Lower Valley of South Texas, sponsored by RGV Moms Blog Check out the blog for more connection opportunities! http://www.RGVMomsBlog.com
This group is a safe place where RGV Moms can find support, resources, encouragement and friendship from other moms in our community. We come here to share and relate, seek advice, celebrate joy, empathize difficulties, and be honest.
If you are interested in helping as a Mombassador for this group or would like more information, email us at [email protected].
Amazing Coffee with a lot of activities for everyone in the RGV! Open Mic Night on Saturdays!
Book Club Meetings every month! Chess Club for kids and adults, Painting Classes often and more!
McAllen local Coffee House!
The McAllen Public Library is dedicated to connecting our community with books, DVDs, family-friendly programs and events, and more! Visit our children’s department to learn about upcoming events and the resources we have available for you and your family.
The multi-use facility includes eight fields and one championship field which meets the needs of various sports including soccer, football, rugby, and ultimate Frisbee as well as numerous community and special events including the annual McAllen Marathon. In addition to the fields, the park’s amenities include practice fields, lighted tennis courts, a basketball court, playground, water feature, concession area, and restroom facilities. A permit is required for use of this facility.