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01.01.2017

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Teen Craft Night

It's time to get crafty; the first Monday of every month is Teen Craft Night! This event is held by The San Antonio Library, on Monday, January 2 from 6:30 – 8PM. Enjoy this monthly offering with your CASA teens, ages 13-18, at The Great Northwest Library location, on 9050 Wellwood San Antonio, TX 78250. No RSVP or admission required!


Toddler Time!

Toddlers actively participate in stories, music and movement enhancing their social, emotional and language development. This event is held at Landa Library located on 233 Bushnell San Antonio, TX 78212 on Tuesday, January 3 from 11-11:45am. Recommended for children 18 to 36 months. No RSVP or admission required!


Art Class with Artpace

Artpace San Antonio offers free family-friendly art classes. The projects are designed to connect families with contemporary art. Join the fun at the Forest Hills Library, located on 5245 Ingram Rd. San Antonio, TX 78228 on Saturday, January 14 from 1-3PM. Suggested age for kids is 9-12 years old.

Classes meet every second Saturday of the month!


Come and Go Crafts

Enjoy time with your CASA kids and enjoy free arts and crafts! Visit the Central Library, located on 600 Soledad San Antonio, TX 78205 anytime from 9am-5pm on Saturday, January 21 for some leisurely bonding time. No RSVP or admission required!


2017 Asian New Year Celebration

The Institute of World Cultures is hosting a FREE 2017 Asian New Year Celebration! The event is On January 31, from 11:30 am to 1: 30pm, at The University of Incarnate Word’s Rosenberg sky room, located on 847 E Hildebrand Ave, San Antonio, TX 78212. Enjoy delicious Asian cuisine, wonderful performances and a truly cultured experience! For more information call (210) 805-5820.




ONGOING OPPORTUNITIES:

Visit the McNay for Free


The McNay Museum has provided free passes for CASA Advocates to take their CASA children.  Passes can be picked up at the CASA office.


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!


San Antonio Aquarium

The San Antonio Aquarium offers free admission to all foster children.  The San Antonio Aquarium welcomes everyone to enjoy the unique interactive experiences found within, and is especially excited to introduce children and families to the world beneath the ocean’s surface.  Guests are encouraged to hand feed sharks, rays, birds, and fish, or to get up close and personal with many of the reptiles and other animals on exhibit. 

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