From a press release from San Antonio's District 5 Office: The District 5 Office is hosting a celebration at the Cassiano Park pavilion of the 1938 Pecan Shellers’ Strike, one of the largest strikes in Texas history. The event will feature artwork from Burbank High School students, music, and several speakers including Emma Tenayuca’s niece, Sharyll Teneyuca. The celebratory event follows a City Council meeting on Thursday, which unanimously approved the ordinance to designate the Emma Tenayuca Memorial Way on Cevallos Street from Interstate 35 to Probandt.
Written by Vivian Lopez on Jan 27 2023 - 11:11am
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Cary Clack, an Express-News Editorial Writer and Columnist, was the keynote speaker for the 2023 Martin Luther King Jr. March. Read his full biography here. Watch the San Antonio Express-News video of the keynote address below:
Written by Vivian Lopez on Jan 20 2023 - 2:00pm
Join NOWCastSA, Northwest Vista College, and the San Antonio peaceCenter for the 18th annual Blessing of San Antonio Peacemakers on Jan. 29 at 3 p.m. The event will take place at Northwest Vista College’s Palmetto Center for Performing Arts for the first time since the peaceCenter transitioned its leadership and location to the college. The historic transition last spring was a culmination of shared values in hopes of moving the organization forward. From a press release from Northwest Vista College:
Written by urban15 on Jan 12 2023 - 3:13pm
Guidelines for consideration in The 2023 Mega Corazon Poetry Festival:
Written by Levi Garcia on Jan 9 2023 - 1:34pm
From the DreamWeek website: DreamWeek invites you to participate in their 2nd annual Freedom Walk! The Freedom Walk honors Martin Luther King Jr. 's work, the journey and milestones that took place for freedom, and features stops along the way where those major milestones will be dramatized! The event will conclude with notable local and national guest speakers. This event is free! Click here for registration.
Written by Levi Garcia on Jan 8 2023 - 9:59am
From the Visitsanantonio Website: The San Antonio Botanical Garden’s Betty Kelso Center invites you to witness the music of the SOLI Chamber Ensemble! Ringing in 2023 with Woven, a unique, upcoming performance on January 16, featuring composers who weave the sounds and spirit of their cultural heritages into contemporary classical works. Woven will also feature works by Bohdana Frolyak, Shawn Okpebholo, and Gabriela Lena Frank, and the world premiere of CONFLUX by San Antonio-native Niccolo Athens.
Written by Sofia Briones on Jan 3 2023 - 3:41pm
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From the Texas Public Radio website: The Good Kind Southtown will host a Christmas Toys for Tots Fundraiser! Join this family-friendly, holiday fun with FREE live trivia throughout the event, as well as a full bar and food menu. This fundraiser requires no ticket, however, you can get 10% off your tab all month at The Good Kind when you donate a new, unwrapped toy for their drive! If you can’t make it on the 20th, toy drop-offs will continue to be available from the restaurant with 10% off anytime!
Written by Levi Garcia on Dec 16 2022 - 9:08am
Information derived from SAMMinistries website:
Written by Robert Gonzales on Dec 14 2022 - 3:41pm
The Natural Bridges Caverns is celebrating this holiday season with Christmas carols, campfires, a reindeer maze, and much s’more. The fun and festivities will begin on December 1 and end on December 23. Activities are scheduled throughout the day, from 4:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m. Ticket prices vary. For additional information, click here.