National Brownie Day
Decorate a free brownie between 11:30a.m. and 1 p.m. Tuesday on the Student Union lawn. For more information, call Student Involvement at 882-5111.
Christmas tree ighting
A tree lighting ceremony will take place at 7 p.m. Wednesday in the Casa Bella Clubhouse on the Brownsville campus. Refreshments will be served. For more information, call Housing and Residence Life at 882-7191.
Blind Tennis Workshop
The Department of Health and Human Performance will host a blind tennis workshop from 1 to 3 p.m. Wednesday in the Health and Physical Education II Building gym on the Edinburg campus. Attendees will experience what it’s like to play tennis by relying on hearing rather than sight. For more information, contact Zasha Romero, associate professor in the Department of Health and Human Performance, at 665-2881 or at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Social Work Open House
The Department of Social Work will host an open house for undergraduate students interested in taking social work courses next spring. The event will take place from 5 to 6 p.m. Thursday in Salón Cassia on the Brownsville campus.
City Commissioner Rose Gowen will conduct a presentation. Refreshments will be served.
Erosion response plan forum
Cameron County will host the second public forum on its erosion response plan from 6 to 8 p.m. Dec. 15 in the Cameron County Commissioners’ Courtroom, located at 1100 E. Monroe St. The project team will suggest details of the plan, including setback guidelines where coastal construction should occur, public beach access improvements and dune/beach management practices. The public may present opinions, suggestions and concerns. The plan is scheduled to be completed by March 31 and the next public workshop will be held in early February. For more information, contact Lillian Johnson, project manager for Peter A. Ravella Consulting LLC, at (512)968-6816 or at email@example.com.
Health care town halls for the deaf
UTRGV will continue to conduct town hall meetings with deaf and hard of hearing residents throughout the Valley to find out what health care services they would like to see offered in the community. The meetings will take place from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. and will be hosted in the following locations: Dec. 17 in Speer Memorial Library Community Room, 801 E. 12th St. in Mission; Jan. 7, Port Isabel Community Center, 213 Yturria Street in Port Isabel; Jan. 12, UTRGV Salón Cassia in Brownsville;and Jan. 19 in the Raymondville Rural Technical Center, 700 FM 3168.
–Compiled by Monica Gudiño and Andrea Torres