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Posted: August 17, 2016

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NEW MOVIES: Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets, Girls Trip, Dunkirk, First Kill

Alamo Kiwanis Club Charites Presents Fiesta Noche del Rio  

Fiesta Noche del Rio is a summer outdoor performance on the River Walk featuring the songs and dances of Mexico, Spain, Argentina and Texas. The show happens every Friday & Saturday through August 13th. Since 1957, the show has been seen by more than one million visitors from around the world and raised more than $2.75 million for local children’s charities. Tickets are also available at all HEB stores in the customer service department. They will also be available from 12 noon – 8:00 p.m. on the day of the show at the River level of the Arneson Theater and at the gate prior to the show, beginning at 6:00 p.m. For more information, please contact us at akc@alamo-kiwanis.org or http://www.eventbrite.com/e/fiesta-noche-del-rio-2016-60th-season-weekend-tickets-22556198196?ref=ebtnebtckt 

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

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

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

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 NOW – AUG 13TH

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

San Antonio Youth Literacy Presents: Camp Read-Aloud JUNE 12 - AUGUST 3 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

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.

 

 

Shrek, The Musical JUNE 30 - JULY 30

"Once upon a time, there was a little ogre named Shrek...." And thus begins the tale of an unlikely hero who finds himself on a life-changing journey alongside a wisecracking Donkey and a feisty princess who resists her rescue. Throw in a short-tempered bad guy, a cookie with an attitude and over a dozen other fairy tale misfits and you've got the kind of mess that calls for a real hero. Luckily, there's one on hand... and his name is Shrek. Sponsored by The Jefferson Woodlawn Lake Community Development Corporation Friday & Saturday at 7:30 PM Sunday at 3:00 PM Woodlawn Theatre 1920 Fredericksburg Rd 210-267-8388

THURSDAY

BLOOD DRIVE 

Security Service FCU 7323 Hwy 90 W 930AM

Meadow Burke Products 8521 FM 1976 Converse, TX 11AM

Humana Direct Marketing 8119 Datapoint 2PM

 

San Antonio Job Fair 9am

Texas Professional Career Event - Sales & Management Specific Here at HireLive, we take a personal approach when working with both companies looking to hire and candidates in search of a career change. Our specialized hiring events and services are the ideal way for both employers and job seekers to meet face-to-face in comfortable and professional environments. This is your opportunity to interview face to face with best-in-class companies seeking sensational candidates. Meet With Hiring Managers on July 20th! San Antonio Thursday, July 20th 9:00am – 12:30pm DoubleTree by Hilton 37 NE Loop 410 (at McCullough) San Antonio, TX 78216 Parking: Complimentary Frequent Openings Include: Inside and Outside Sales Representatives, Account Executives and Managers, Retail and Sales Managers, Insurance Sales, Customer Service, Mortgage Brokers, Financial Planner, Retail Sales, and more! Many companies offer: • Base + Uncapped Commission Pay Structure • Full Benefits, 401K, Stock Options • Opportunity for Immense Growth • Flexible Schedules Please bring 15 Resumes, and dress business professional. This is a free event for job seekers. More companies register daily. Please check our website for a complete list. DoubleTree by Hilton 37 NE Loop 410

    

FRIDAY

BLOOD DRIVE

Briscoe Western Art Museum 210 W. Market Street 2102994499 9AM

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

SATURDAY

BLOOD DRIVE

Boerne PLT Community Drive 1381 S. Main Street Boerne, TX 9AM

Male Medical Group 14615 San Pedro 9AM

Lifetime Fitness 5639 Worth Parkway 10AM

St. Peter the Apostle Catholic Church 119 W Kronkosky Boerne, TX 4PM

 

Pearl Brewery Farmer’s Market 9AM FREE 

arOMa-Jasmine and orange blossom 10AM

Instructors: Carrie Edmond and Chef Dave Terrazas Experience aromatherapy-based mindfulness practice and learn restorative relaxation techniques. Watch a culinary demo using the same aromatic essence! No experience necessary. Please bring a mat! All ages welcome. $15 ($13.50 members) per person. San Antonio Botanical Garden 555 Funston Place ( 210) 536-1400

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

2017 Junior Chef Competition 11AM FREE

Junior Chef Competition with two teams of 6 student competing for the grand prize of a back-to-school shopping spree. A Master Chef styled competition where skills and creativity are put to the test. Sam Houston High School Culinary Arts Building 4635 East Houston Street (210) 978-7900 

National Day of the Cowboy 12PM FREE

The Briscoe Western Art Museum celebrates National Day of the Cowboy with a free community event for all ages. Highlights include museum tours, live Texas music, 'Cowpoke games', bandana screen printing, a cowboy artist-in-action, authentic Chuck Wagon cooking and much more! All ages are welcome and admission is free so mosey on down with your family and friends on Saturday, July 22th. Briscoe Western Art Museum, Library Portal210 W. Market Street

Casino Night and Texas Hold'Em 7PM 

Join us on July 22 from 7pm to 10pm for an evening of fun at the 9th Annual Casino Night and Hold’Em Tournament. Tickets are $40.00 per person; the food and beverage are included. This year the Texas Hold’Em Tournament will benefit St. Anthony Alum, SAFD Fire Lt. Max Weltens as he continues to battle cancer. Entry fee for Texas Hold’Em is $50, seating is limited, and Casino Night ticket must be bought to play in the tournament. Max Weltens Class of 1990 Lt. in SAFD Married with 6 children Battling Esophageal Cancer since Dec 2016 Currently prepping for chemo and radiation treatment that will last 6 weeks at MD Anderson in Houston Money being raised to assist with personal and medical needs. Event will be held in the St. Anthony Gymnasium 21 and over please. "The University of the Incarnate Word provides reasonable accommodation with adequate notice. To request disability accommodation for this event, visit www.uiw.edu/ada." St. Anthony Gym 3200 McCullough Ave (210) 832-5632

SUNDAY 

BLOOD DRIVE

St. Peter the Apostle Catholic Church 119 W Kronkosky Boerne, TX 845AM

Holy Name Catholic Church 3814 Nash Blvd. 945AM

 

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

    

Seeking Mindfulness in Art (smART) 10AM

Inner Self Portrait Drawing Instructors: Stacey Morrison, Carrie Edmond Wellness through art! This innovative series by artist and educators Stacey Morrison and Carrie Edmond combines art and mindfulness into an experience that will help attendees be their most creative while being present in the moment. Fee: $35 ($31.50 members) Includes materials fee. Ages 9 and up San Antonio Botanical Garden 555 Funston Place

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

TOBIN OPEN HOUSE 2PM

The Tobin Center for the Performing Arts once again opens its doors to the community, offering San Antonio a day of discovery and discounts, on Sunday, July 23rd from 2-6pm for the venue’s annual FREE Open House event. Discover, explore, experience and visit with all that call The Tobin Center home, including Resident Companies, Tobin Catering and the rest of the Tobin Team. This free event features pop-up performances, guided discovery tours of the world-class venue, food and beverage sampling, and incredible Open House Ticket DISCOUNTS. This special day of engaging in the arts offers San Antonio an opportunity to explore upcoming performing arts at a discount! Discounts are being offered on subscriptions to each of the Tobin Center’s 2017-18 Series (Broadway, Off-Broadway, and Dance) and on a huge selection of soon to come engaging performances presented by The Tobin Center and its local Resident Companies. Special Open House Ticket Discounts are available on in-person purchases and there will be NO Service Fees during this event, from 2-6pm. 

For more information visit https://www.tobincenter.org/box-office/2017-07/tobin-center-open-house-2017


 

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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