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08.04.2017

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Back to School Fair!

August 4, 2017 at 10am

Just in time for back to school, Presa Community Center is hosting the 2nd Annual FREE, FAMILY FRIENDLY, Back-to-School Fair.

COME for your free haircuts, backpacks and health screenings. 
ASK a panel of doctors any of your health-related questions. PARTICIPATE in the Mobile Fitness CONNECT with local agencies and programs at the Fair. TAKE HOME a bag of groceries at our food distribution.

For general information or to Volunteer contact the center, 210-532-5295.

Click HERE for details!

Great Fun on the Great Lawn!

August 5, 2017 at 11 am

Join us on the Great Lawn for classic lawn games, croquet, bean bag toss, hula hoops, parachute play and more! Afterward cool off in the splash pad or by enjoying handmade paletas at Paleteria San Antonio. Click HERE for more information!

San Antonio Back to School Expo!

August 5, 2017

Doors open at 9 am

Everything back to school. Free immunizations, free school supplies, free backpacks, free haircuts, health screenings, and interactive areas. Open to the public, free parking.

Click HERE for details

Barrio Block Party and Art Festival

On August 5th at 6 pm

Barrio Block Party and Art Festival 

Come have some fun before it's back to school time!!! Live Music, free art workshops, and the return of our Steam Roll Press!!! 
Youth and Community Art Vendors and the yummiest of street treats for sale!

Click HERE for details

TPR Presents WHEN I GROW UP!

Saturday August 12, 2017

Doors open at 1 pm

“What do you want to be when you grow up?” It’s a question full of possibility, hope, and wonder. It’s also the inspiration for this summer’s TPR family event, When I Grow Up, featuring a host of mentors sharing their stories, tools, and experience with children and young teens at the San Antonio Garden Center on Saturday, August 12. 

Bring your children or grandchildren to this free event from 1 p.m. - 3 p.m. that day and meet a filmmaker, a ballet dancer, a zoologist, a musician, an engineer, a journalist, a lemonade entrepreneur (really!) and other professionals who are eager to visit with you!

There’ll be snacks provided by KIND Bars, and fun activities that will keep kids engaged and learning while they’re at the event. 

Join us and learn about all the possibilities there are out there When I Grow Up!

Click HERE for details.

Art in the park with ARTPACE!

Saturday August 12, 2017

Start at 11 am

Hemisfair’s Second Saturday Art in the Park series presents free art workshops for kids ages 4-12. Each workshop features one artist who exhibited at Artpace. This month, children will work with Artpace Educators to learn about artist Larry Bamburg and create textured images based on his unique aesthetic.

Click HERE for details.

Mission Marquee Family Film Series!

Saturday August 19, 2017

Start time 7 pm

Welcome to the Urban Jungle! Join us for a FREE screening of Disney's Zootopia (PG)

Proudly brought to you by City of San Antonio World Heritage Office. We welcome the entire community out to this free, fun-filled event. 

In a city of anthropomorphic animals, a rookie bunny cop and a cynical con artist fox must work together to uncover a conspiracy.

Load up your lawn chairs, blankets and snacks to enjoy during the movie. Venue opens at 7 p.m. and movie will begin 15 minutes after dusk. Food via local food trucks also available for purchase, and FREE popcorn courtesy of City Base Entertainment.

Pet Friendly! Free admission!

Click HERE for details.

Fall Vegetable Gardening for Kids!

Saturday August 26, 2017

Start time 10 am

Your children will have fun learning the basics of vegetable gardening. This popular class will include "little" hands-on planting and seeding tips as well as craft activities. Milberger's Kids Gardening Classes are designed for children. Kids Gardening Class at Milberger's are a hands-on, fun-in-the-garden workshop on gardening designed for children 5 to 10. Milberger's Nursery provides the materials and classes are free but call to reserve a spot because class size is limited: 210-497-3760.

 

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!

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!

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