Vaquero Ice Cream Bar
Ice cream will be served from noon to 1 p.m. today in the Main Building courtyard on the Brownsville campus. For more information, call the Student Union at 665-7989.
Auditions for ‘The Miracle Worker’
UTRGV’s University Theatre, in agreement with Samuel French, will host auditions for ‘The Miracle Worker’ by William Gibson from 5 to 9 p.m. today and Tuesday in the Studio Theatre on the Edinburg campus. Those interested must prepare a monologue and be ready to read from the script. People who bring headshots and résumés will be seen first. For more information, contact Lecturer Richard Edmonson at firstname.lastname@example.org
‘The Hobbit’ presentation
The Theatre for Young Audiences of UTRGV will present “The Hobbit,” a play adaptation by Patricia Gray based on the classic by J.R.R. Tolkien. The show opens at 7 p.m. Thursday at the Albert L. Jeffers Theatre in the Arts and Humanities building on the Edinburg campus. Additional shows are at 7 p.m. Friday, 2 and 7 p.m. Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday. Admission is $3 per person. For more information, call 665-3581.
Keep Mcallen Beautiful
Volunteers are needed from 8 a.m. to noon Sunday to help clean up after the Holiday Parade in McAllen. Participants will gather on the corner of Bicentennial and Cedar streets (across from JJ’s Party House). For more information, call Program Coordinator Chris Lash at 681-4562.
MLK Day of Service
Online registration is underway for the Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service, scheduled from 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Jan. 18. Service projects will be hosted at various locations throughout the Rio Grande Valley. To register, visit https://utrgv.collegiatelink.net/form/ start/84422.
BPUB offering scholarship
The Brownsville Public Utilities Board will award 10 scholarships to graduating high school seniors through its Project SHARE Scholarship program. Applicants must live in a household with a minimum of one year of utility service with BPUB at the application deadline date. Students may apply for the scholarship online at www. brownsville-pub.com/about-us/share. The deadline to apply is 5 p.m. March 4, 2016. For more information, contact BPUB via email at projectshare@ brownsville-pub.com or visit the BPUB website.
–Compiled by Monica Gudiño