There is plenty to do this week in the Concho Valley. Celebrate Mardi Gras, there is a big chili cook-off, theatre performances, The San Angelo Rodeo continues, plus a lot more as you can see from this weeks list of events and activities…

The JPW Learning Center's February Parent Education Meeting is being held this evening at 6:30 pm. Dallas Swafford with ASU's Disability Office will talk about 'Preparing Your Student With Disabilities for College'. This is a free event and parents, students, and teachers are invited. RSVP by calling 655-2331.

You're invited to enjoy Miss Abigail's Guide to Dating, Mating & Marriage with performances now through February 21st at the Angelo Civic Theater. Let Miss Abigail take you back to a simpler time. This smash off-broadway hit will keep you laughing all night long!! For more information, call 325-949-4400.

The 16th Annual Meals For The Elderly Mardi Gras Celebration is this Tuesday, Feb. 9th from 5:30 until 9 pm at the McNease Convention Center. Enjoy a fun evening of games, great food, a Texas Hold 'Em Poker Tournament, a huge silent auction, and much more. Advance tickets are available now at mealsfortheelderly.org.

The Alzheimer's Association Volunteer Educators will present 'Know The 10 Signs-Early Detection Matters' at 10:30 am this Tuesday, Feb 9th at the Area Agency on Aging, 2800 W. Loop 306, Suite A. Seating is limited and registration is required for this free seminar. Call 1-800-272-3900 to reserve your spot.

Be Theatre presents Five Course Love now through February 21st with a special Dinner Theatre performance on February 14th at 6 pm. For more information, call 325-716-4125.

The Tom Green County Crisis Intervention Unit is recruiting volunteers for their upcoming training class beginning this Saturday, Feb. 13th. If you would like to be a civilian first responder who helps others who are victims of crime and crisis, call Sandy or Rita at 658-3921 for registration information.

Give your sweetheart a very special gift this year with a 'Singing Valentine' from the award winning Twin Mountain Tonesmen! A Quartet will sing a special song and deliver a rose & card with your personal message. Make your reservation now with any Tonesman or by calling 450-3729.

If you love Horses and people, become a volunteer with Sonrisas Trails Therapeutic Riding. Volunteer training starts this Tuesday, Feb 9th. For more information, call 949-4837.

All this week, Angelo Back & Rehab is offering you a great deal as they raise money to help support Habitat For Humanity. Its ‘Doctors With A Heart’ where all new patients can get a complete exam and initial x-rays for just $20.00 today through this Friday the 12th. Call 949-1600 to schedule your appointment.

The Valentine’s Weekend Chili Cookoff will be at the Water Valley Park this Saturday and Sunday, Feb. 13th and 14th. Enjoy 2 days of chili cooking fun, raffles, pot luck supper on Saturday night and much more. Call 650-1854 or go to casichili.net for more information.

Join Kickin’ Country 103.1 for plenty of Rodeo fun all the way through February 20th. There is so much to enjoy….The PRCA Rodeo performances that feature the best of the best in competition, The Midway with lots of rides and food, the Beer Barn with live performances Friday & Saturday nights. The Livestock Show with many exhibits to enjoy and so much more. Be sure to stop by our Kickin’ Country 103.1 building in front of the beer barn as we give some cool stuff away! For more information, go to sanangelorodeo.com or call 653-7785.

This Saturday, February 13th, it’s Family Day at the San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts from 10 am – 3 pm. Admission is free and this months event includes ‘Family Day Lunar New Year’. Learn all about the Lunar New Year with fun activities and games. For more information, call 325-653-3333.