San Antonio — FRIDAY IS APRIL 1ST – APRIL FOOL’S DAY!
FIESTA SAN ANTONIO!
FRI: OYSTER BAKE, A TASTE OF NEW ORLEANS, ALAMO HEIGHTS NIGHT 2002, FIESTA DE LOS REYES [MARKT SQUARE]
SAT: OYSTER BAKE, A TASTE OF NEW ORLEANS, FIESTA DE LOS REYES [MARKT SQUARE]
TEXAS VALERO OPEN THRU SUN
144 of the world’s top professionals will take on the The Oaks course at TPC San Antonio and compete for their share of the $7.9 Million purse. Walter Hagen, Byron Nelson, Sam Snead, Arnold Palmer, Ben Crenshaw, Lee Trevino, Nick Price, Justin Leonard, Zach Johnson, Adam Scott, and Jordan Spieth have all been crowned Texas Open champ. Who will be the next to put on the Champion’s boots? https://valerotexasopen.com/
SAT: FRI: TRAILBLAZERS@SPURS 730PM, SUN: TRAILBLAZERS@SPURS 6PM, TUE: SPURS@NUGGETS 8PM, THURSZ: SPURSS@TIMBERWOLVES 7PM, SAT:WARRIORS@SPURS TBA,
SUN: SPURS@MAVERICKS TBA
Building Buddies 10AM
Grab your hard hat and put on your safety vest — the Building Buddies need your help! The Building Buddies traveling exhibition portrays a small community where everyone is busy working on their homes. Different characters, “buddies”, invite young children to play, explore, collaborate, create and learn while improving the “neighborhood”. The exhibition is a playful and iconic interactive immersive environment. The durable modular design of the exhibit is easy to assemble and can be configured to fit various space configurations. The DoSeum, $14
10:00 AM - 05:00 PM, every day through May 01, 2022. (210) 212-4453
Briscoe Spring Break Roundup thru May 19, 2022
Hit the trail and head West without ever leaving the River Walk during Briscoe Western Art Museum’s Spring Break Roundup. With arts and crafts, scavenger hunts and earthquakes, capture the excitement and adventure of the West for your spring break, learning about Western lifestyle and seeing the stories shared through Western art brought to life. Briscoe’s Spring Break Roundup offers children and caregivers different activities to enjoy together Thursday, Friday and Saturday of spring break. The come and go program includes activities that celebrate the heritage and culture of the American West. Different activities are being featured each day, giving everyone the opportunity to explore the West in a variety of ways. Spring Break Roundup is included in museum admission, with no charge for craft supplies and no reservations required. However, caregivers must accompany participating children for each activity.
Briscoe Western Art Museum, Free with museum admission. Children 12 and under are always free! 11:00 AM - 03:00 PM, every day through Mar 19, 2022.
Any Baby Can 18th Annual Walk for Autism 8AM FREE
This fun-filled event is scheduled Saturday, April 2, 2022 from 8 a.m.-12:30 p.m. at Texas A&M University-San Antonio, and brings together hundreds of participants and community partners from across San Antonio, Bexar County, and South Texas to raise awareness of autism spectrum disorder. As an Official Fiesta® San Antonio Event, the Annual Walk for Autism will provide a safe and inclusive environment where all families can enjoy autism-friendly activities, food trucks, entertainment, and critical resources. This will be ABC’s first in-person Walk for Autism in 2 years due to COVID-19, and we are very excited to bring this event back to the San Antonio community. We invite you to register for the Any Baby Can Walk for Autism and create a Walk team at https://runsignup.com/abcwalkforautism. Registration is FREE. We have created several FUNdraising opportunities this year, to include the VIP Village. Teams that raise $1,500 and more will have special access to our indoor VIP reception area. Teams will enjoy refreshments, giveaways, and VIP treatment. We hope you can join us!
Huebner Oaks Farmers Market 9AM FREE
Located in: Huebner Oaks Center Address: 11745 I-10W
THE PEARL FARMERS MARKET 9AM FREE The Pearl is now charging for parking!
Community Summer Workout Series including yoga, Zumba and boot camp 9AM FREE
The community Summer Workout Series is a weekly outdoor workout series that will run throughout the summer. Each week a different workout class will be held including yoga, Zumba and boot camp. Our series is fantastic for beginners to get started, to help you get back into the groove, or a fun way to meet new people and exercise. Build your strength, endurance, and have fun with the Bienestar Summer Workout Series! All ages and ability levels are welcome! Labor Street Park 436 Labor St, 210-663-3833
24th Annual Low Vision EXPO 9AM FREE
Do you or someone you know struggle with vision loss? Come to the 24th Annual Low Vision Expo to learn about all of the incredible resources that are available to help! Hands-on demonstrations, health and wellness screenings a fun exploratory learning area for children with visual impairments, special presentation on apps that can help make life easier and much more! EXPO is presented by Owl Radio, the San Antonio Lighthouse for the Blind and Visually Impaired, Retina Consultants of Texas and the San Antonio Founders Lion’s club.
Embassy Suites Brooks City Base
Fiesta de los Niños 10 AM FREE
Fiesta de los Niños is a tech Fiesta for the “Pint-Sized Folks.” A parade will lead the way through Port San Antonio at noon, and there’s lots more to do. Children can enjoy games, STEM activities and rides, all in a safe, alcohol-free environment. Port San Antonio and the San Antonio Museum of Science and Technology (SAMSAT) and partners from the community will host an array of technology demonstrations and hands-on activities for all ages. These will include video gaming, cybersecurity, robotics, virtual reality, aerospace technology and more.
Mission Reach Flotilla Fiesta 10AM FREE
The San Antonio River Foundation, in partnership with the San Antonio River Authority, invites you to participate in the Official Kayaking Event of Fiesta San Antonio, the Mission Reach Flotilla Fiesta. This year’s event will take place on Saturday, April 2nd, at Padre Park from 10:00 am-2:00 pm. This Official Fiesta event gives attendees the opportunity to paddle the San Antonio River with kayaks provided by Mission Kayak. This community-centric event is designed to bring awareness to the recreational opportunities along the Mission Reach of the San Antonio River.
Fiesta Especial Inclusion Parade 10AM FREE
Since 2011, the Fiesta Especial Inclusion Parade has worked to ensure that there’s a Fiesta experience that’s inclusive of people with all types of abilities. INCLUSION is involvement and empowerment, where the inherent worth and dignity of all people are recognized. An inclusive community promotes and sustains a sense of belonging; it values and practices respect for the talents, beliefs, backgrounds, and ways of living of its members. Spectators are invited to bring a chair or blanket, find a spot along the route and enjoy watching the parade go by... at no cost to the family. Free games and activities are available for parade spectators to enjoy in the parking lot of the Windcrest City Hall and food and beverages will be available for sale. The Fiesta Especial® Parade will take place on the first Saturday of Fiesta®. Starting from The City of Windcrest’s City Hall, around the Golf Course and winding through the neighborhoods, displaying and celebrating the Fiesta® Spirit. Parade Registration and Spectator information available online at fiestaespecial.com/parade Spectators are welcome to enjoy the parade free of charge. Parade Entries are $50/entry or Free for Nonprofit Organizati
Garden Day: How does your Garden Grow? 11AM FREE
Join us at the historic Voelcker Homestead to take a peek at our Butterfly Learning Center and Children’s Vegetable Garden, and learn about what plants to use this season and other garden tips to take home. For gardeners of all ages! Phil Hardberger Park Conservancy
Medal Mania 11AM FREE
There’s no time for a siesta because it’s time for Fiesta at Main Plaza! Join us on Saturday, April 2nd, from 11 AM – 3 PM. Experience a wide range of vendors, food, drinks, and take advantage of our FREE face painting booth. Bring your medals and checkout the Fiesta Trading Post to trade and/or show off your medals. While you drink and shop you’ll enjoy festive music from Mariachi Las Alteñas and Mariachi Azul de San Antonio. Don’t forget to stop by the Main Plaza Conservancy booth and get a free medal when you show us your best, “Viva Fiesta!”. Grab your friends, family, or favorite medal sash and meet us at Main Plaza!
VILLANOVA VS. KANSAS 5:09PM
UNC VS. DUKE 7:49PM
William H. Taft HS Jazz Festival 7PM
The Taft Jazz Festival features the best from our communities public school jazz ensembles in San Antonio and beyond. Featuring guest artist Andre Hayward on trombone, the Taft Jazz Ensemble will perform a number of historical stylistic jazz charts while also announcing award winners from a whole day of competition. Want to know more? Visit us at www.TaftRaiderBand.org to learn more information!
Urban-15 Groups 1st Annual Illuminated Bike Parade 9PM FREE
This Fiesta season, INCOGNITO will feature the 1st Annual Illuminated Bike Parade with a procession of beautifully illuminated decorative bikes . Join us for live music from URBAN-15′s invigorating dance and drum ensemble, Carnaval de San Anto. This year’s INCOGNITO will be at the historic ELMENDORF LAKE PARK located at 3700 W. Commerce San Antonio TX 78207. Event is free to the public. Guests are encouraged to bring folding chairs and blankets.
THE PEARL FARMERS MARKET 10AM FREE: The Pearl is now charging for parking!
Interested in volunteering? The San Antonio Food Bank needs your help
The San Antonio Food Bank is asking the community to help sign up for volunteer shifts throughout the summer to keep up with the demand for food assistance.
The San Antonio Food Bank’s volunteer opportunities range from being in the sorting room, warehouse, garden, farm areas, community kitchen, and even at the off-site community kitchen at Haven for Hope. Whether you’re an individual, group, or company there are many opportunities to volunteer. Join us and choose a volunteer opportunity at: www.safoodbank.org/volunteer
Blood donations, especially types O negative and positive, are still urgently needed
Health officials said there is not enough blood on hand to treat trauma cases and patients who need emergency surgeries and procedures. The facilities are open during daylight hours. Same-day appointments and walk-in donations are being accepted. Officials said donors can call 210-731-5590 for information or to make an appointment, or they can visit SouthTexasBlood.org.
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