Press Release from the office of Bexar County Commissioner Tommy Calvert Bexar County Commissioner Tommy Calvert, the Commissioner who represents the property the Alamo is located on, is advancing the Bexar County Commissioners Court’s motion to include accurate and diverse voices for the Alamo to be an Epicenter of healing on slavery and white supremacy by inviting the authors of the New York Times best selling book, Forget the Alamo to a forum and book signing at the Bexar County Commissioners Court, Thursday, July 29 at 7 p.m. in the historic double height courtroom.
Written by esperanzacenter on Jul 19 2021 - 12:26pm
The Esperanza Peace and Justice Center in collaboration with Jewish Voice for Peace San Antonio Chapter and San Antonio for Justice in Palestine, announce the film screening of ‘The Present’ directed by Farah Nabulsi, followed by a discussion.
Written by City of San Antonio on Jul 8 2021 - 1:23pm
For the past 16 months, the City of San Antonio Department of Human Services Homeless Division has worked alongside Corazón San Antonio, Centro San Antonio, SAPD's HOPE Team, Municipal Court staff, and other partners to operate a resource hub for unsheltered homeless clients in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The Downtown Resource Hub was located at San Fernando Gym, providing food, COVID vaccinations, showers, hygiene items, information on COVID-19, masks, case management, ID Recovery, clothing, and connection with community resources.
Written by esperanzacenter on Jul 1 2021 - 5:20pm
Join CineFestival, the Guadalupe Cultural Arts Center, and the Esperanza Peace and Justice Center for a screening of “At the Ready,” directed by Maisie Crow!
Written by Laura Hernande… on Jun 29 2021 - 10:20am
The 27th Annual Balcones Heights Jazz Festival is proud to announce the addition of a simmering summer jazz concert on July 16 from 7:30 p.m.-10:30 p.m. to its year-long concert series. This summer’s free concert will feature San Antonio’s Joe Posada Trio, who will open up the show, with national headliners Nils and Johnny Britt performing at the Wonderland of the Americas Amphitheatre in Balcones Heights.
Written by City of San Antonio on Jun 22 2021 - 1:25pm
County Offices will be closed in observance of Independence Day Monday, July 5, 2021. Independence Day is a federal holiday in the United States commemorating the adoption of the Declaration of Independence on July 4, 1776. The Continental Congress declared that the thirteen American colonies regarded themselves as free and independent states, the United States of America, and were no longer connected to the British Crown. The Congress actually voted to declare independence two days earlier, on July 2. NOTABLE CELEBRATIONS
Written by Vivian Lopez on Jun 21 2021 - 2:54pm
This past Sunday June 20, 2021, besides being Father’s Day, was also World Refugee Day. Many refugees come from places such as the Middle East, Africa, and Southeast Asia who are seeking a better quality of life. The American Dream is very real to them as they come ready to work and are eager to raise their families in a safe place. Listen to Ayad Al- Kaisi’s story, a refugee from Iraq, as he came to San Antonio and received help from the Center for Refugee Services.
Written by City of San Antonio on Jun 19 2021 - 12:33pm
Gospel Vision Music Ministries will be honoring first responders at Comanche Park on Saturday, July 3. For more information please call Rev. James Robinson at (210) 777-1463.
Written by City of San Antonio on Jun 15 2021 - 12:30pm
City Hall and most municipal offices will be closed on Friday, June 18, 2021 to observe Juneteenth. The City of San Antonio adopted Juneteenth as a City holiday as part of the Fiscal Year 2021 budget and will be observe it for the first time this coming Friday. Public safety and emergency services will remain in operation, and curbside garbage pickup will not be effected (Yes, you may still need to take the trash out). Other City services will operate as follows:
Written by Vivian Lopez on Jun 14 2021 - 12:47pm
Treat your partner, or family, to a night of magic at The Magicians Agency Theatre. Enjoy a night of enchantment in our magical theatre. After the show, browse our all new magic shop and take home some of the magic. Tickets will be very limited, so book now to avoid disappointment. www.magiciansagency.com