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06.30.2016

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McNay ArtStrolls: Making Faces

Bring your little CASA friends ages infant to 2 years for an ArtStroll themed stroller tour and related sensory playtime at the McNay Art Museum located on 6000 North New Braunfels Avenue, San Antonio, TX 78209. ArtStroll will be on July 1 at 10 am for children under 12 months and 11 am for children 12 months to 2 years.

ArtStroll is free for CASA Advocates and their kids and $10 per adult for non-Advocates.If you are able to attend, please notify the McNay staff at the front desk that you are an Advocate with your CASA kids and you’ll get in free!

McNay Free Family Day: Summer Spectacular!

Head on over to the McNay on July 24 from 1-4 pm for a vintage escape with your CASA kids without leaving San Antonio! Experience the sights and sounds of Coney Island in a carnival atmosphere! Enjoy circus performers, art activities, and free admission to Coney Island: Visions of an American Dreamland, 1861–2008!

The Summer Spectacular is a free event, so there is no purchase necessary to attend.

CASA and Full Force Foundation Art and Soul

CASA and Full Force Foundation are partnering up for an Art and Soul on July 26th from 3 – 5 pm at their offices located on 16414 U.S. 281 Access Rd Suite 150, San Antonio, TX 78232. Full Force Foundation was founded by Scott and Marth Barnes and was last year’s Gallery of Hope title sponsor!

 Join us for a creative and unique art project exploring the artist we have within us all. We’ll be working on Modern Construction Paper Square Piece where we’ll use construction paper to create unique expressions of our creativity. The Art and Soul project allow us to spend quality time with our CASA kids and provide a special, safe place to engage and interact with the children we continue to serve – all while creating beautiful art work!

Snacks and drinks will be provided by the Full Force Foundation for all of those attending! If you’re interested in bringing your CASA kids, please RSVP to kunger@casa-satx.org by July 22nd. Hope to see you there!

ONGOING OPPORTUNITIES:

Visit the Witte Museum every Tuesday for free!

Every Tuesday from 3-8 pm, the Witte Museum is free for you and your CASA kids. Be sure to take advantage of all of the enhanced activities and programs for free!

The Witte Museum is a staple of San Antonio and showcases science, natural history, health, and heritage of early South Texas and the surrounding environments. Free admission includes entrance to all permanent exhibits, the South Texas Heritage Center, and the HEB Body Adventure.

For more information about the Witte Museum and their other events, check their website here!

Hemisfair Conservancy

Every week, the Hemisfair Conservancy has plenty of fun events you can take part of with your CASA kids! Parking is free in the SAISD Parking lot.

Monday 10am-12pm: Imagination Playground with Big Blue Blocks 

Thursday 10am-12pm: Story Time and Take-a-Book, Leave-a-Book Library.

Tobin and H-E-B Cinema in the Plaza

The 2nd Friday of every month has a FREE movie experience on the Tobin River Walk Plaza at the Tobin for you and your CASA kids! Make sure to bring your blanket/lawn chair and join the Tobin and CASA for a free Friday night movie!

This month’s feature is on Friday, July 8th and you can RSVP here on their Facebook page.

You can find more movie dates and times on their Facebook events page for the next Cinema in the Plaza.

San Antonio Museum of Art

The San Antonio Museum of Art offers free admission twice a week on Tuesdays from 4:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. and Sundays from 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Children 12 and under are always free.

Visit their website for more unique events and opportunities!

Slab Cinema Offers Free Outdoor Movies!

Want to take your CASA kid to a unique movie experience? Slab Cinema, a local movie company, offers movies in the unique outdoor locations all over the city that you can take part of! The films are sponsored by local organizations around San Antonio like the San Antonio River Authority, the City of San Antonio, and the San Antonio Museum of Art (SAMA).

You can find all of the show times here!