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Written by evrard on Jun 22, 2014
Due to financial restrictions, NOWCastSA will be closed Monday, June 23 through Sunday, June 29, 2014.  All staff will be on furlough, except volunteer interns working on special projects. NOWCastSA has recently achieved amazing milestones. NOWCastSA's webcast of First Lady Michelle Obama's visit to College Signing Day on May 2 was so popular it was cross-posted on the White House Blog and temporarily broke our site.  NOWCastSA is on target to quadruple its donor base this year. 
Written by Martha Reyna on Jun 18, 2014
San Antonio's 5th World Refugee Day was celebrated on June 21 from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.  at the St. Francis Episcopal Church, 4242 Bluemel Rd.   There will be food, live music,  entertainment, vendors selling hand-made crafts, and area businesses will provide information about their services and products. The family-friendly event is organized by the non-profit organization, Center for Refugees Services.  
Written by San Antonio Pub... on May 30, 2014
The San Antonio Public Library (SAPL) changes lives through the transformative power of information, imagination and ideas. As a community gathering place and setting for engaging discussion, SAPL celebrates the cultural diversity of the San Antonio community. During the month of June, we specifically recognize the impact that lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender individuals have had on history locally, nationally, and internationally.
Written by City of San Antonio on May 30, 2014
In a continued effort to bring new life to overlooked or vacant downtown buildings, the Department for Culture & Creative Development (DCCD) announces a new series of temporary X MARKS THE ART storefront installations now on display in 13 historic downtown properties along East Houston, East Commerce, and Soledad streets. The series, titled “Redrawing the City,” comprises 18 unique installations curated by local artist and Texas State University Associate Professor of Art Joey Fauerso. X MARKS THE ART is managed by Public Art San Antonio, a division of the DCCD.
Written by lcarter on May 24, 2014
Update: TEDxSanAntonio extended its speaker application deadline to July 20 for the for the event to be held at Rackspace Global Headquarters on Saturday, Oct. 18. The theme for  2014 is “Ideas in Action.”