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Posted: August 17, 2016

Weekend Fun

NEW MOVIES: Happy Death Day, The Foreigner, Marshall, Professor Marston & The wonder Woman

NFL: Cleveland Browns @ Texans 12pm Sunday, Cowboys @ San Francisco 325pm Sunday

COLLEGE FOOTBAL: OU @ TEXAS 11A, UTSA @ NORTH TEXAS STATE 6PM, LAMAR @ UIW 6PM

ZOO BOO @ SAN ANTONIO ZOO 6PM Weekend Days, September 30 - October 29

San Antonio Zoo® hosts its family friendly, non-spooky Halloween celebration, Whataburger® Zoo Boo! Held Saturdays and Sundays through October 29 from 9 a.m. - 6 p.m., the zoo will be decked out with Halloween fun complete with trick-or-treat stations, a fun hay maze, pumpkin painting, dance parties, and plenty of games. Families can even enjoy a ride on the Zoo Boo! Express. Little ghouls and goblins are encouraged to wear their best costume* for a chance to be in a costume contest. Whataburger® Zoo Boo! is included with standard zoo admission and FREE for zoo members

73rd Annual Floresville Peanut Festival FRI- SUN 

Friday afternoon begins with a Kiddie Parade for children and their friends to show off their floats and costumes, with the winners invited to participate in the Big Parade on Saturday. Friday night features a Street Dance featuring local talent. Food concessions with the finest favorite festival foods, ranging from pizza to gorditas. Saturday is the grand party, beginning with the Floresville Peanut Festival Parade at 10:00 a.m. The day's activities also include the annual raffle, arts and crafts vendors, various musical and dance groups, local talent and various entertainment located on several stages around the peanut square and carnival -- fun activities for the whole family to enjoy. Tours of the Wilson County Historical Jailhouse Museum are available. Peanut products such as peanut brittle, homemade peanut butter, peanut cookies, roasted peanuts (shelled and salted), pies and ice cream are all available to satisfy your peanut palate. The evening continues with a Street Dance provided by local talent. Food concessions remain open to quench your hunger and thirst. You will not forget the Floresville Peanut Festival and once you visit you will want to come back every year. Make plans now to attend during the second full weekend in October. Don't miss it! 

First Friday Fun every First Friday thru Dec 31 5pm 

Special guest vendors & artists, food trucks, fire spinners, acrobats, comedians, musicians, you never who'll be here so come explore & share our Southtown's Fabulous First Friday bashes. The Urban Farm Stand 1423 So. Presa 210.702.0898 Urbanfarnstand@gmail.com

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

Bee-lingual Bees Parent-child Spanish Classes SEPTEMBER 2 - OCTOBER 7 $150.00

Come and enjoy our 6-week session of parent-child Spanish classes at the NISD Community Center. You can register on their website: http://www.campusce.net/nisdyouthprograms/course/course.aspx?cat NISD Adult and Community Center 6632 Bandera Rd - Building C, Room C116

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

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

That Day: Pictures of the American West thru Dec 10th

The Briscoe's Fall photographic exhibition features seventy-two dramatic images by legendary photographer Laura Wilson as she explores a West defined by diverse communities outside the suburban middle-class. This exhibition introduces us to worlds that are framed equally by beauty and violence, reflecting the artist’s challenge to today’s homogenized America. Wilson’s subjects range from legendary West Texas cattle ranches to impoverished Plains Indian reservations to lavish border-town cotillions. The exhibition is free with Museum admission. Briscoe Western Art Museum 210 W. Market Street 2102994499

Of Texas Rivers & Texas Art thru Nov 26th

Of Texas Rivers and Texas Art uses contemporary representational art as a vehicle to pique visitors’ curiosity about the state’s water resources, while creating meaningful opportunities to learn about how Texas rivers directly impact residents’ daily lives, industrial activity, the economy, recreation and wellness, and agriculture. Witte Museum 3801 Broadway 210-357-1900 

San Antonio Pets Alive SEPTEMBER 23 - OCTOBER 29

San Antonio Pets Alive! (SAPA!) needs you! SAPA! has taken in 250 dogs and cats from areas ravaged by Hurricane Harvey. The extra animals in our care means we need extra help. We expect recovery to take months and need the support of our community so that we can continue help in the wake of this natural disaster. SAPA! is in need of volunteers to do things like walk dogs, help with light cleaning, and kitty care. Get started today, it's easy to make a BIG difference! Email Jason Hernandez at volunteer@sanantoniopetsalive.org Volunteers needed San Antonio Pets Alive 9107 Marbach Rd. #109 (210) 960-6260

San Antonio College to Stage Diary of Anne Frank OCTOBER 12 - OCTOBER 22

The Department of Fine Arts at San Antonio College (SAC) will present the classic drama The Diary Anne Frank, written for the stage by Wendy Kesselman and directed by SAC Drama Professor Charles Falcon, as the first production of the 2017-18 theatre season. Showtimes for The Diary of Anne Frank are Thursday, Oct. 12, to Saturday, Oct. 14, at 7:30 p.m., Sunday, Oct. 15, at 2:30 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 19, to Saturday, Oct. 21, at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, Oct. 22, at 2:30 p.m. San Antonio College - McAllister Auditorium 2104860255

Cabaret the Musical OCTOBER 13 - OCTOBER 29

Fridays, 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm, Saturdays, 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm, Sundays, 3:00 pm - 5:30 pm Performing Arts San Antonio 15705 San Pedro 210-557-1187

Arbol de la Vida: Voces de Tierra Workshops thru Oct 27th Free

The mission of the Arbol de la Vida: Voces de Tierra project is to celebrate San Antonio’s ranching heritage through the eyes of the community. This true community public art project will bring the San Antonio community together to artistically help carve and give form to our shared story. Made by the community for the community, this iconic sculpture will celebrate our world heritage site of San Francisco de la Espada, and bring focus to the rich natural and cultural environment that surrounds it. The sculpture will enrich the lives of the people of San Antonio and enhance the makeup of its diverse community one story at a time for many future generations to come. “Margarita’s work, which has been rapidly gaining national attention, provides a wonderful addition to San Antonio’s Mission Reach collection” stated Robert Amerman SARF’s Executive Director. “As a regional Latina artist with depth in local San Antonio projects via her Artpace residency, Margarita’s collaboration-­‐ based projects continue to extend and enhance our discussions surrounding the manifest strengths found in our layered culture. Margarita’s work serves as a bridge and an embrace.” Community Opportunities The project will have three distinct community opportunities: Part 1) A series of four storytelling dialogues throughout the city in which the public is welcome to provide, or to come listen to fascinating stories told by our very own community members, Part 2) A series of workshops in which the public can fabricate clay sculptures inspired by the community’s stories which will be added to the Arbol de la Vida, and Part 3) A coming together and unveiling celebration to honor our cultural history, our diversity, our creativity, and our newly bonded community. The Part 1 storytelling charlas/dialogues has been completed. Registration is required Part 2, the sculpture Workshops, scheduled for the summer/fall of 2017. Interested participants can learn more and register here: http://www.margaritacabrera.com/portafolio/arboldelavidamission/

Mission San Francisco de la Espada 10040 Espada (915) 309-5957 holguin.nidia@gmail.com

Rise and Shine at Pearl Park OCTOBER 5 - NOVEMBER 18 FREE 7AM

Rise & Shine at Pearl Park" with a free daily fitness series brought to you by The Good Kind and sponsored by MBS Fitness + Pearl. M- All-Level Yoga* T- Intro Crossfit/ Bootcamp W- All-Level Mat Pilates* TR- Intro Crossfit/ Bootcamp F- Meditation* Work up an appetite for breakfast specials from The Good Kind. Monday and Wednesday: Yoga Avocado Toast or Coconut Chia Pudding, paired with a cup of Golden Milk, a Cold Pressed Juice or a Smoothie. $12 Tuesday and Thursday: X-Fit Paleo Bowl paired with a Cold Pressed Juice or a Smoothie Power Bowl, paired with a Cold Pressed Juice or a Smoothie. $12 Friday Meditation: Coconut Chia Pudding or a warm slice of Morning Glory Bread, paired with a cup of Golden Milk, a Cold Pressed Juice or a Smoothie $12 Full menu: eatgoodkind.com More info about MBS at http://mbsfitness.net/ * Bring your own mat.

2theXtreme: MathAlive! Thru January 7th 

See mathematics come to life through six interactive galleries. Experience how math is applied in life, whether in design, application or use, behind the things we love most – video games, sports, design, music, entertainment, space and robotics. Design and play your own video game, edit your own animated movie, compete against others in a mountain bike race and program and control Curiosity, NASA’s next Mars rover – all using mathematics! Witte Museum 3801 Broadway 210-357-1900

FRIDAY

For the Kids Dance Marathon at UTSA’S Annual Zumba-thon! 

Join us Friday Oct 13th @ 6:30pm-8:30 for a high-energy dance party and is a ton of fun! UTSA students and the general public are invited to participate in our high energy dancing event. FTK Zumba includes dancing, food, a ring toss, and costume contest. This year’s theme is slumber Party and all of the profits from this event go to children and their families in San Antonio that are battling pediatric cancer. Contact information (979) 743-1410 and via email is ftkcommunityengagement@gmail.com

 

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: The Birds 7pm @ San Antonio Botanical Garden 555 Funston Place

Crystal by Cirque du Soleil 730 pm AT &T

SATURDAY

Family Fest and 5K Run/Walk for Kidneys 7AM

Family Fest and 5K Run/Walk for Kidneys is a free event to raise awareness of kidney disease and the need for organ donation. Walkers of all ages are invited to join the fun by walking individually or forming a team. Nelson Wolff Stadium 5757 W. US 90 (210) 739-9778 walk@txkidney.org

The 5th Annual Purple Run 8AM

October is National Domestic Violence Awareness month. Nationally 1 in 4 females will be affected by domestic violence in their lifetimes. 74% of all Texans have experienced some form of domestic violence or have a friend or family member who has experienced it. Bexar County has the HIGHEST rate of reported domestic violence per capita in Texas, along with one of the highest in the nation. Designed for the entire family to run/walk/roll in honor of victims, survivors and all those who lost their lives to domestic violence. Six Flags Fiesta Texas (210) 930-3669 linda.canizales@fvps.org

Blood Drive

Boerne Wal-Mart Platelet Drive 1381 S. Main Street

H-E-B Plus: #621 Boerne, Boerne TXc11am

H-E-B: #494 Culebra @ 1604, San Antonio, TX 11am

Northside Lions Club, San Antonio 2:30 pm - 5:15 pm

Pearl Brewery Farmer’s Market 9AM FREE

City of San Antonio Office of Historic Preservation (210) 207-0035.Pearl Stable 307 Pearl Parkway 

Texas Pollinator BioBlitz 9AM FREE

The Pollinator BioBlitz is a statewide effort to spread awareness about pollinators and pollinator habitat. A goal is to encourage planting of native, nectar-producing plants and pollinator gardens in communities, schools and backyards across Texas. Phil Hardberger Park has three butterfly habitats, including a designated Monarch waystation and a butterfly hatch house. The park is a great place to learn how to identify and record butterflies. Participants use nature apps on their smartphones to survey butterflies traveling south through the Central Flyway. Phil Hardberger Park Urban Ecology Center 8400 NW Military Hwy 210-492-7472

Walk for Children with Apraxia 9AM

The Childhood Apraxia of Speech Association of North America’s (CASANA) Walk for Children with Apraxia of Speech will take place on October 14th at 9:00AM at Walker Ranch Heritage Park. Walks for Apraxia have been held for 10 years in cities all over the country, but this will be the FIRST ONE ever in the Alamo City! Apraxia of Speech is a neurological disorder that causes children to have great difficulty planning and producing the muscle movements needed for speech. The Walk for Apraxia will provide an opportunity for San Antonio area families to come together, to educate the community, and to raise awareness as well as funds to benefit CASANA programs and research. The event will have several fun activities starting at 8:00AM for all ages to enjoy. Register in advance here casana.apraxia-kids.org/SanAntonioWalk or you may also register the day of the Walk. Walker Ranch Heritage Park 12603 West Avenure

Native Plant Walk 9AM FREE

Come join us as Joan Miller leads this exciting look into the world of native plants. Participants will not only learn how to identify these plants, they will also look at the many uses of natives in Eco Centro’s landscape, including rain gardens, pollinator habitat, four seasons gardens, and wildlife habitat. William R. Sinkin Eco Centro 1802 N. Main Ave. 210-486-1874

Community Rummage Sale 9am FREE

King of Kings Lutheran Church 13888 Dreamwood at Nacogdoches San Antonio, TX 78233 (210) 656-6508

Boerne Book & Arts Fest 10AM FREE

The Boerne Book & Arts Fest will be held on Saturday, October 14th from 10 am to 4 pm, on the grounds of the Patick Heath Public Library in Boerne. There will be many panel discussions featuring popular authors and artists. There will also be entertainment all day on our Amphitheater Stage. Check out our facebook page for more details: @BoerneBookFestival Patrick Heath Public Library 451 N. Main St., Bldg 100 (830) 249-3053

Friends of Tobin at Oakwell Library Book Sale and Author Signing 10AM

The Friends of Tobin at Oakwell Library are having a book sale! There will be books, dvds, music cds and more. Most items priced 50 cents- $1.00. Proceeds from this sale help support programs and projects at the Tobin at Oakwell Library. Author Martha Miller will also be selling and signing her book 'Times new Roman: how we quit our jobs, gave away our stuff & moved to Italy' at 11:00am. Venue Tobin at Oakwell Branch Library 4134 Harry Wurzbach 210-207-9040

Eva's Heroes Texas Hold 'Em Poker Tournament 1030AM

Last year’s event sold out with more than 200 players participating, so register now for the Texas Hold ‘Em Poker Tournament hosted by Martin Phipps and benefitting Eva’s Heroes, which serves teens and young adults with intellectual special needs. The final table (last remaining nine players) will play at Eva’s Heroes Celebrity Casino Night on Thursday, October 26 at the Witte Museum. Prizes include two complimentary tickets to Celebrity Casino Night ($600 value) for each finalist and a trip to Las Vegas and other great prizes. Check-in starts at 10:30 a.m. with “cards in the air” at noon. Complimentary lunch served from 10:30 a.m. to 11:45 a.m. Register online for $250 or $300 walk-up if space is available. Paramour 102 9th Street

Super Saturday: Can You Dig It? 12pm

In honor of National Archeology Month, the Witte Museum is inviting you to come explore Texas Deep Time with some good friends and a trowel! Come see what lies beneath the sediment and uncover a wealth knowledge at our 3rd Annual Can You Dig It? Super Saturday! Witte Museum 210-357-1900

Altar Building Workshop 12PM FREE

An altar building workshop for kids 8-15yrs to teach the cultural significance of altars for Dia de los Muertos. This event is free to kids but requires registration. Please call TexPop 210-858-8935 to register. TexPop (South Texas Museum of Popular Culture) 1017 E. Mulberry St (210) 858-8935

7th Annual Great Northwest Car Show 5pm FREE

San Antonio’s largest Home Owners Association is proud to sponsor it’s 7th annual car show. Shine up those tires, wax up that car and display it at the GNW car show on October 14th from 5pm to 9pm. We will have food and beverage vendors on hand as well as entertainment. This is a good opportunity to show off your ride, or check out some out, and enjoy good clean family fun. Registrations will be accepted up to the date of the event, but early registration ensures your place. Register at the Great Northwest office - 8809 Timberwilde Dr. 

Free Outdoor Movie: The Sandlot 7PM Yanaguana Garden at Hemisfair 434 South Alamo street

KENNY LATTIMORE @ the Carver Community Cultural Center 226 North Hackberry 8pm

 

SUNDAY 

BLOOD DRIVE

Genesis - Town & Country Manor 625 N. Main Street Boerne, TX 830AM

FCE Benefits 4615 Walzem Rd. 830AM

St. Cecilia's Catholic Church 125 West Whittier 845AM

Calvary Baptist Church 6142 FM 78 9AM

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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