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McAllen Nature Center

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4101 U.S. 83 Business
McAllen, TX 78501 United States
(956) 681-3333 http://www.mcallen.net/departments/parks/mcallen-nature-center

July 2019

Art in the Park

July 21 @ 7:15 pm - 8:15 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:15 pm on Sunday, repeating until July 28, 2019

McAllen Nature Center, 4101 U.S. 83 Business
McAllen, TX 78501 United States
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Join a staff member for a fun arts & craft activity each week!

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Sunset Botany Tour

July 22 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Monday, repeating until October 28, 2019

McAllen Nature Center, 4101 U.S. 83 Business
McAllen, TX 78501 United States
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$1.00

Join a staff botanist 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…

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Sunset Yoga

July 22 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Friday, repeating until August 9, 2019

An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Monday, repeating until August 12, 2019

An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until August 7, 2019

McAllen Nature Center, 4101 U.S. 83 Business
McAllen, TX 78501 United States
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$1.00

Our yoga program is designed to provide any person with the benefits of yoga practice. Yoga has immense benefits beyond the mat- intentional breathing relieves stress and tension within the body and mind while the physical movement increases circulation and range of motion in a gentle and gradual way. You do not have to be flexible or fit to do yoga! With personalized instruction and custom poses to work for any body type and skill level. Yoga will support you…

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Run in the Woods

July 23 @ 7:15 pm - 8:15 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:15 pm on Tuesday, repeating until July 30, 2019

McAllen Nature Center, 4101 U.S. 83 Business
McAllen, TX 78501 United States
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Join a staff member for a run around a 1/2 mile loop. Complete one or more loops, and run at your own pace. FREE!

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Exploring Geocaching

July 24 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until August 28, 2019

McAllen Nature Center, 4101 U.S. 83 Business
McAllen, TX 78501 United States
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Geocaching is a new-age scavenger hunt! Geocaches are small, enclose capsules hidden in strange places, that are located with a smartphone or handheald GPS. Some geocaches can be as small as a thimble, and others as big as a lunchbox! All you need is a smartphone (and to download the app) in order to find geocaches around the RGV, around the country, and around the world! The device will take you close to the cache, but then it's searching with…

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Intro to Poi (Art of Fire Spinning)

July 26 @ 6:15 pm - 7:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:15 pm on Friday, repeating until August 30, 2019

McAllen Nature Center, 4101 U.S. 83 Business
McAllen, TX 78501 United States
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$1.00

Poi is a term used to describe a performance art and the equipment used to perform the art. It originated with the Maori people of New Zealand. The art involves swinging tethered weights in a variety of rhythmical and geometrical patterns. Poi can be made from different materials, handles, weights, and effects (such as LED lights). Poi is considered a rhythmic and active music therapy which has a multitude of physical, mental, and emotional benefits likened to other musical therapies…

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Tai Chi Under The Oaks

July 27 @ 8:00 am - 9:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 8:00 am on Saturday, repeating until December 28, 2019

McAllen Nature Center, 4101 U.S. 83 Business
McAllen, TX 78501 United States
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Tai Chi has positive effects on balance control, fitness and flexibility. Elderly and people with disabilities can also work within their limits. Wear comfortable clothing and flexible shoes, and bring water. Please be prompt. This program is offered every Saturday. In the event of rain, the program will be canceled. Park admission is $1/person suggested donation. The program is provided free of charge

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Beginners Butterfly Walk

July 27 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Saturday, repeating until October 26, 2019

McAllen Nature Center, 4101 U.S. 83 Business
McAllen, TX 78501 United States
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Join us for a nice stroll around the center to learn about butterflies! We have recorded over 80 species on our site and you don't have to know them all to enjoy these wonderful insects. We can loan you binoculars free of charge and you can bring a camera as well! (In the event of rain or extreme temperatures, the program will be cancelled and the site will be closed.)

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