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Updated: August 17, 2016

Weekend Fun

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Whales: Giants of the Deep MAY 27 - SEPTEMBER 4 WITTE MUSEUM

SO MUCH MORE TO DIVE INTO Whales: Giants of the Deep dives into San Antonio this summer! Bring the family for this hands-on interactive and immersive exhibit. Explore the latest research about the marine animals from their evolution and biology to the important role they play in human cultures. The exhibition uses an engaging blend of science, storytelling and innovative interactive galleries that give visitors the opportunity to discover more about the world of whales and what lives in the oceans’ depths. OPEN DURING MUSEUM HOURS Whales: Giants of the Deep is presented by The Will Smith Charitable Foundation and is generously supported by the City of San Antonio Department of Arts & Culture. The exhibition was developed by the Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa.

Wild Weather MAY 27 - AUGUST 4 Witte Museum, San Antonio

The following is a severe weather alert from the Witte Museum. Tornadoes, hurricanes, heat waves, thunderstorms and severe winter storms will be affecting visitors until September 4. Wild Weather reveals how scientists are working to better forecast these events and help mitigate the impact on communities, infrastructure and lives. Experience extreme weather patterns from the safety of the exhibition hall and discover the effects of climate change from around the globe and learn how you can weather the storm! OPEN DURING MUSEUM HOURS.

Natural Beauty: Fiesta of Land, Water, and Sky THRU AUG 13 10AM

The Witte Museum’s 2017 Fiesta exhibition celebrates our Texas Heritage. Land, water, and sky have shaped our relationship to this place we now call Texas for millennia and serve as an underlying theme for the permanent exhibitions at the museum. From rolling prairies filled with wild flowers to starry skies that spark the imagination, this exhibition will explore the theme of land, water, and sky through the museum’s collection of coronation robes. The Witte Museum 3801 Broadway

Central Cinema Summer Film Series: Dance Off Bro June 4, 2017 to July 30, 2017 FREE

Join us in the Central Auditorium from 2-4pm every Sunday in June and July. On July 30 there will be a special performance by Kathy Marfin’s Dance School with John Robert Mack. Central Library 600 Soledad 210-207-2500

Farmers Market at the Cibolo 9:00 am - 1:00 pm FRI-SUN FREE

The mission of The Farmers Market at the Cibolo is to provide area residents the opportunity to buy Hill Country grown and produced products and support local farmers and specialty vendors. If it’s homemade, handmade or fresh and tasty, you can get it at the Farmers Market at the Cibolo. Herff Farm 33 Herff Road Boerne, TX 78006 (830) 249-4616

A Book Drive for SA Reads JUNE 5 - AUGUST 18

The SAReads Book Bank provides books for children and their families throughout Bexar County, many of which are receiving books for the first time. You can help by organizing an independent book drive through your school, workplace or organization. What We Accept New or gently used books Books for children in pre-school through high school. Download a guide to appropriate books for each age range. Bilingual (Spanish) books. Firstmark Credit Union locations in San Antonio (drop off sites) San Antonio, TX 78232 (210) 308-7858 kelleyf@firstmarkcu.org

Contra & Community Barn Dance--All are Welcome! NOW - DECEMBER 8, 2018

Traditional Anglo-American dance, with LIVE MUSIC, brought over by immigrants from England, Ireland, Scotland and France and made uniquely American in New England during the 1800's and 1900's. NO PARTNER NEEDED nor any lessons; every dance is taught. This style of dance involves walking briskly in time to the music and can be learned in about 15 minutes. Wheelchair users can also do many of the dances. Live music provided by local bands includes Celtic, Appalachian, Western tunes with some occasional Cajun and Blues. Come try it! Money-back guarantee. No smokin' no drinkin'--just FUN! $6.00

San Antonio Youth Literacy Presents: Camp Read-Aloud FREE June 12, 2017 and August 3, 2017 FREE

Help the San Antonio Youth Literacy staff create a fun adventure each week with an exciting read-aloud book and follow-up activities! You will be helping coordinate games, crafts, and writing workshops for Kinder to 3rd grade students! Staff will guide you on how to prepare and stimulate the children in each activity center. Come join the fun and help kids continue to read over the summer! Ella Austin Community Center and Guadalupe Community Center San Antonio, TX San Antonio Youth Literacy (210) 299-1533 Mondays, 10:15 am - 11:30 am Thursdays, 1:15 pm - 2:30 pm

Central Cinema Summer Film Series: Dance Off Bro JUNE 4 - JULY 30 FREE

Join us in the Central Auditorium from 2-4pm every Sunday in June and July. On July 30 there will be a special performance by Kathy Marfin’s Dance School with John Robert Mack. Central Library 600 Soledad San Antonio , TX 78222 210-207-2500

Junie B. Jones, the Musical JUNE 16 - JUNE 25

It's time for first grade, and Junie B. can't wait to see all her old friends! But over the summer old friends have drifted away, and new ones have moved to town. Junie B. soon learns that things don't always stay the same, and that doesn't have to be a bad thing. Please see our website www.magiktheatre.org for additional show dates and times. Charline McCombs Empire Theatre Tickets 226 N. St. Marys Street San Antonio, TX 78205 (210) 227-2751info@magiktheatre.org 

Summer Art Exhibits JUNE 16 - AUGUST 18

The San Antonio Public Library is giving you more reasons to visit the library this summer with eclectic art! Five local visual artists—Jason Pearce Willome, Allison C. Valdivia, Brittany Ham, Antonio Cantu and Julian Acosta—will display their work at Parman, Great Northwest, Cortez, Forest Hills and Memorial branch libraries respectively. Exhibits will be on display during branch hours; visit mysapl.org for dates.

 

FRIDAY

BLOOD DRIVE

FlightSafety International 9027 Airport Blvd.815 AM

MDV Spartan Nash232 0 Roosevelt12PM 

Can Survive Cuisine © Learn about Culinary Medicine 11am

Fad Diets: The Role of Plant Foods In Popular Diets Dr. Michael Wargovich and Chef Iverson Brownell return to the garden featuring a lecture and culinary demo with tastings from their Can Survive Cuisine partnership, focusing on the powerful and delicious experiences from culinary medicine. Combine the science of food and nutrition with the joy of innovative cooking to prevent chronic inflammation and improve overall health! Program fee: $35.00 (members $31.50)San Antonio Botanical Garden 555 Funston Place

Job Fair at Viva Villa 1PM

Viva Villa is hosting a one-day hospitality job fair. Viva Villa will be hiring part-time and full-time to fill 20 positions in the restaurant. Come dressed to impress and bring two forms of identification, as interviews will be conducted on-site. La Familia Cortez Restaurants HR Office 800 Dolorosa Suite 205

Planetarium Shows at the Scobee Education Center (EVERY FRIDAY) 630PM

Scobee Planetarium is open every Friday evening (except special events and holidays). Ticket sales begin at 6:00 pm. If weather permits, the observatory is opened after the last public show to observe celestial objects through the refracting telescope. Visit https://www.facebook.com/scobeeplanetarium for schedule and information. Scobee Education Center and Planetarium 1300 San Pedro

Free Outdoor Movie: Boy and The World 83O PM FREE

Free Movies to start at dusk. Bring picnic, lawn chairs, and blankets. Subject to weather cancellation. Check our website for updates. The story of a changing world through the eyes of a curious child, Boy and the World depicts a clash between village and city, nature and industry, the rich and the poor.San Antonio Museum of Art200 W Jones Ave, San Antonio, TX 78215

Nocturnal Dances 10PM FREE

Summer nights are for welcoming invigorating experiences! Please join the Chamber Orchestra of San Antonio's Millennial Committee on a night filled with classical music from Latin American composers. La Cantera Hill Country Resort 16641 La Cantera Parkway San Antonio, TX 78256 210.558.6500

SATURDAY

BLOOD DRIVE

City of San Antonio: John Igo Library 13330 Kyle Seale Pkwy. 10AM

Kirby's Steakhouse 123 N. Loop 1604 East 10AMSan Antonio, TX 78249 

Arts and Craft Event 8AM 

Arts and Craft Event Jewelry, paintings turkey legs and more. Grace Cathedral Church 1001 W Huisache San Antonio Texas , TX 78201 (210) 878-9534 Stoscanouhc@yahoo.co 

Get Healthy at Hardberger 8AM FREE

Come out and join us for our Annual Fit Family Challenge Big Event, Get Healthy at Hardberger presented by BlueCross BlueShield of Texas. The event will take place Saturday, June 24, 2017, from 8-10 A.M at Phil Hardberger Park West. The event will also include fitness instruction, rock climbing, fitness walk, boot camp, laser tag, health screenings, Zumba and it's all for FREE! Participants will also be entered into a Grand Prize drawing for a chance to win $1,000. So bring the family, get a little exercise and have some fun with us! Register online for your chance to win a FREE Fitbit at FitFamilyChallenge.com! Phil Hardberger Park West 8400 N.W. Military Hwy San Antonio, TX 7823 210-492-7472   

Educate Texas Hispanic Education Fair 830AM FREE

The Texas Baptist Hispanic Education Initiative is having their first education fair in San Antonio! This will be an event open to the community with the main focus being on bring education awareness to Hispanics. There will be workshops for parents of preschoolers all the way through parents of High school Seniors. There will also be workshops for college students, and the best of all, we will be awarding ten $1,000 scholarships! Food will also be provided to the first 250 people. Life Church of San Antonio 2483 W Southcross Blvd San Antonio, TX 78211 (956) 545-5298

Pearl Brewery Farmer’s Market 9AM FREE 

Legacy Farmers Market 10AM FREE

Local farmers, food artisans, crafters and more. Find the best local produce and hidden gems in the area. Come by and see us! Every weekend from 10am-3pm. Northeast corner of 1604/281N

National Iced Tea Month 10AM

Mint and flower infused teas Family Drop-In Programs (free with admission) Saturdays, 10AM-Noon Join us for some hands-on family fun! Programming will vary but will include activities such as planting a seed to take home, creating a simple craft, taking part in garden exploration and/or a nutritional activity. San Antonio Botanical Garden 555 Funston Place

Market Saturdays 10AM FREE

We'll be hosting our produce market at Primal Juice and Smoothies this Saturday from 11:00AM - 3:00PM. Our friends from Hill Country Apothecary, Your Fitnesss 365, and more will be joining us as well. Come get your fresh produce at rock bottom prices and skip the long lines at the grocery store. Primal Juice and Smoothies 9703 Bandera Rd, Ste 106 San Antonio, TX 78250 (210) 803-0710

SUNDAY 

Brad Phipps and Family Benefit BBQ

Sunday, June 25 at 12 PM - 6 PM The Geronimo Village Hall (STA 121)

2096 Talley Rd, San Antonio, TX 78253(located between Wiseman & Potranco).

Brad is the San Antonio firefighter who was seriously injured at the Ingram Road Shopping Center Fire on May 18, 2017. Sponsored by District 2 Firefighters Association. Brisket/Sausage Plates: $10.00, Dessert Tickets: $1.00, All items Cash Only. All proceeds will go to the Phipps Family Silent Auctions & Raffles For additional information go to: https://m.facebook.com/fundraiserforbrad/?tsid=0.8814784634085692&source=result

or contact Ken Lemanski @ (210) 860-3991

BLOOD DRIVE 

United Methodist Church 3460 Roy Richard Dr. 9AM

St. Brigid Catholic Church 6907 Kitchene 9AM

Chapel Hill United Methodist Church 4114 SW Loop 410 9AM

Summit Christian Center 2575 Marshall Road 930AM 

Legacy Farmers Market 10AM FREE

Local farmers, food artisans, crafters and more. Find the best local produce and hidden gems in the area. Come by and see us! Every weekend from 10am-3pm. Northeast corner of 1604/281N

World Dance of the People (EVERY SUNDAY) 1PM FREE thru - DECEMBER 17

Enjoy fascinating rhythms and interesting dance steps from around the World! We learn international folk dances from dozens of countries--from France to Bolivia, from New Zealand to Sweden, from Serbia to South Africa! Usually, fresh fruit is provided for refreshments. Savor the different musical heritages of the world and enjoy some exercise as well! International Folk Culture Center 411 SW 24th St. (210) 867-0692

San Antonio Liederkranz 125th no-cost Anniversary Concert 3PM FREE

The San Antonio Liederkranz is celebrating 125 years with a free concert at the Tobin Center for the Performing Arts on Sunday, June 25, 2017 at 3 p.m. The largest men’s German choir of its type in the U.S. was formed in 1892 as the choir of St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in downtown San Antonio. The concert is free with general seating, but tickets must be ordered starting May 25 on the Tobin Center website at www.tobincenter.org/. Associate members get VIP seating. For more information on the San Antonio Liederkranz, contact Mark Mueller mamuellersr@hotmail.com, Ken Martinez at 210-845-7400, or visit www.saliederkranz.org or its Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/saliederkranz/. Tobin Center for the Performing Arts 115 Auditorium Cir San Antonio, TX 78205 (210) 223-8624


 

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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