Replay Video: Councilman Ron Nirenberg delivered a State of District 8 Address at the Phil Hardberger Park Urban Ecology Center on Feb. 15. The program began with remarks from San Antonio City Manager Sheryl Sculley who updated audience on growth, innovation, finance.
Written by Rebecca Espinoza on Jan 31 2011 - 12:28pm
UPDATED for 2021: Where you can get free help preparing your income taxes? Check out the map of Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) offices in San Antonio. Note: Because of the 2021 Winter Storm disaster, the IRS has extended tax filing deadline to June 15, 2021. Individuals and households who earned up to $55,000 in total income last year are eligible for free income tax preparation and electronic filing.
Written by Denise Guerra on Oct 11 2021 - 11:36am
TAME (Texas Alliance for Minorities in Engineering) club offers family STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) events that provide students and families a chance to find out about STEM classes, summer camps, after-school programs, and scholarships. TAME also offers a robotics competition program for grades 6-12. There is no cost for registering for a TAME club in K-12 schools.
Written by Denise Guerra on Oct 11 2021 - 11:30am
The San Antonio Texas Pre-Freshmen Engineering program has released the LCATS (Lunar Caves Analog Test Sites) registration deadline for K-12 schools for the 2021-2022 year. The San Antonio Texas Pre-Freshmen Engineering program is an academic enrichment summer program offered to middle and high school students interested in pursuing STEM based careers.
Written by Sofia Briones on Oct 7 2021 - 5:28pm
The League of Women Voters of San Antonio is launching a Youth Contest for high school and post-secondary undergraduate and graduate students. Winners will receive a $100 gift card, have their work published on the LWVSAA website, and will be highlighted on social media. For more information on how to participate click here.
Written by San Antonio Pu… on Sep 30 2021 - 9:25pm
With the adoption of the Fiscal Year 2022 budget by City Council, San Antonio Public Library (SAPL) will no longer charge overdue fines for materials returned late to the library. Discontinuation of fines will be effective beginning October 1, 2021. SAPL’s elimination of overdue fines is an important change that breaks down financial barriers to access library services and resources.
Written by Beth Graham on Sep 29 2021 - 3:38pm
Book lovers will be glad to hear that the BookCellar Used Book Store, operated by the Friends of the San Antonio Public Library to benefit the library, is reopening at 11 a.m. on Friday, Oct. 1. The store, located in the basement of the Central Library, 600 Soledad, San Antonio, Texas 78205, has been closed for 18 months after being shut down by COVID-19 in March 2020.
Written by Denise Guerra on Sep 27 2021 - 9:41am
Girls Inc. provides after-school stem clubs for girls in middle school in San Antonio. Called the Fast Forward Program, Girls Inc. is currently offering girls in 6th-7th grade access to STEM activities, STEM guest speakers, and visits to college campuses to learn about scholarships & programs once a month. Registration for Fast Forward ends on October 1st. More information can be found here: https://www.girlsincsa.org/programs-2/stem-programs/. Girls Inc.
Written by Denise Guerra on Sep 27 2021 - 9:07am
BEST robotics is a national organization with local chapters nationwide focused on sponsoring robotic competitions for high school and middle school youth.San Antonio has a local chapter called SA Best.Volunteers are currently being accepted for involvement in SA Best. Volunteers are currently being accepted to participate as judges and referees for their online game day on November 6th, 2021.
Written by Denise Guerra on Sep 27 2021 - 8:21am
The Women in Aviation Alamo Chapter are hosting an online STEM event (Girls in Aviation Day) virtually on Oct. 30, 2021 from 10:30 a..m-12:00 p.m. The event will be providing leading guest speaker talks from women in the aerospace and aviation industries and hands-on virtual activities to engage and excite young girls in pursuing careers in the aviation and aerospace industries.