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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

May 2019

Sunset Yoga

May 20 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Monday and Wednesday, repeating until May 29, 2019

McAllen Nature Center, 4101 U.S. 83 Business
McAllen, TX 78501 United States
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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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Sunset Botany Tour

May 20 @ 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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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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Exploring Geocaching

May 22 @ 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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Friday Bird & Nature Walk

May 24 @ 8:30 am - 10:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 8:30 am on Friday, repeating until May 31, 2019

McAllen Nature Center, 4101 U.S. 83 Business
McAllen, TX 78501 United States
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Join a staff naturalist for a 1 mile walk to explore birds, butterflies, plants, and whatever else happens to cross our path! To date, 225 species of birds have been documented onsite. Loaner binoculars are available free of charge. No experience necessary! In the event of rain or extreme temperatures, the program will be cancelled and the site will be closed. Admission is a $1/person suggested donation. Public programs are provided free of charge.

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Tai Chi Under The Oaks

May 25 @ 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

May 25 @ 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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Art in the Park

May 26 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Sunday, repeating until May 26, 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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June 2019

Run in the Woods

June 4 @ 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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