Where can you find all the back-to-school events, health fairs and clinics where you can get free backpacks and school supplies, free and low-cost immunization shots? On NOWCastSA's bit.ly/KISSMap. Click the boxes at the top to search for events by date, or type your address in the search field to find the event closest to you. Click on the marker for event details and directions to get there by car or public transportation.
Written by Sofia Briones on Aug 3 2022 - 12:38pm
Stock your shelves with surplus art supplies and other goodies from past McNay programs. Items include found objects, paper, paints, and more. Proceeds support education programs. The sale takes place in the Jones Building located behind the museum. A limited number of shoppers will be allowed in the sale at a time. Bring your own shopping bag! Click here for more information.
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Aug 17 2017 - 6:28pm
NOWCastSA is launching a month-long crowd-funding campaign to raise $15,000 to fund maps filled with information. Click here to go to the campaign The maps help kids, seniors and the whole community know more.
Written by B Kay Richter on Aug 21 2016 - 10:25pm
On your typical day in San Antonio, about 2,800 people are homeless, according to the San Antonio Metropolitan Ministries (SAMMinistries), an interfaith ministry dedicated to helping the homeless and those at risk of becoming homeless.
Written by Jeremy Cash on Aug 21 2016 - 10:00pm
The mood in the Esperanza Peace and Justice Center was celebratory and somber during a community meeting called to discuss transgender expression and the rights of transgender children in Texas public schools. (Scroll down to see photos from the event.)
Written by Amanda Evrard on Aug 9 2016 - 6:47pm
It's back to school time again, and children of all ages are required to receive minimum immunizations in order to be eligible to attend school in Texas. Why are minimum vaccinations required? And what makes these and other vaccines important? NOWCastSA sat down with Dr. Dennis Conrad for a conversation on immunizations to find out.
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Aug 2 2016 - 10:58pm
This week’s Edge features a neighborhood coalition pushing back at the city and developers, the healthy eating program, ¡Por Vida! teams up with food trucks, the latest on the Zika virus and our mobile-friendly school supplies and immunizations map.
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Jul 21 2015 - 2:47pm
The Edge: Helping you catch up and get ahead San Antonio’s heritage extends long before the Spanish Missions
Written by nancypjohnson on Aug 24 2011 - 12:17pm
Thousands of San Antonio students missed out on welcoming the new school year with their classmates because they didn't have the state-required vaccinations.Pascual Gonzalez, Northside Independent School District Executive Director of Communications, said 1,849 students were sent home on the first day of school because they didn't have the state-required immunizations.