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02.01.2018

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Art Strolls- McNay Art Museum

February 2, 2018

11:00 am -12:00 pm

Location: McNay Art Museum, 6000 N New Braunfels Ave, San Antonio, TX 78209

First Friday of the month: Enjoy a program specifically for infants, toddlers and their caregivers. Tour the museum and participate in a related playtime.

Meet at 10 am for children under 12 months; 11 am for children under 2 years. See calendar listings for upcoming program dates. Call 210.805.1765 for more information. 

Details at https://www.mcnayart.org/learn/family-programs

 

Free Admission at the McNay

February 4, 2018

12:00pm-5:00pm

Location: McNay Art Museum, 6000 N. New Braunfels Ave, San Antonio, TX 78209

FREE DICKSON-ALLEN FOUNDATION First Sundays of the Month (noon−5 pm): Free general admission. Special exhibition access is $10 on First Sundays.

Details at https://www.mcnayart.org/visit/hours-and-admission

 

Mardi Gras River Parade and Festival

February 10, 2018

1:00pm- 6:00pm

Location: Arneson River Theater, 418 Villita St, San Antonio, TX 78205

A procession of decorated floats transforms the River Walk into a floating Mardi Gras celebration. Krewes of costumed revelers and live entertainment celebrate San Antonio style. Enjoy live music, entertainment, and food trucks. The public is encouraged to come dressed in masks, costumes, and beads. Free admission. Live Music & Entertainment, 1-6 p.m. (Arneson River Theatre)*River Parade: 4-6 p.m. (2 ½ mile downtown area of the River Walk) 

Details at https://www.thesanantonioriverwalk.com/events/Bud-Light-Mardi-Gras-on-the-River-Walk

 

FREE Second Sunday at Institute of Texan Cultures

February 11, 2018

12:00pm-4:00pm

Our public and family programs provide kids and their families with enjoyable and educational activities in a casual, fun setting! Year of the Dog, 12 pm-4pm (FREE)

Details at http://www.texancultures.com/educator_center/public_programs/

 

Toddler Art Play-McNay Art Museum

February 16, 2018

10:30am-11:30am

Location: McNay Art Museum, 6000 N New Braunfels Ave, San Antonio, TX 78209

Mini museum visit meets creative playtime for children under 5. Reserve space online or by calling 210.805.1768. This program is free with museum admission. 

Details at https://www.mcnayart.org/learn/family-programs

 

SNOWFEST & Carnival

February 17, 2018

3:00pm 9:00pm

Location: Universal City Park, 305 North Blvd

Children 2 and under are free. Admission includes All-you-can-ride carnival tickets for only $10 per child and $5 per adult.  All night long, your ticket allows you unlimited access to the carnival rides and inflatables!  We have expanded the carnival with new rides including human hamster balls, monkey maze, and the kite flyer. And of course the highlight of the event is the custom built 4 lane snow slide! Hungry? There are several booths selling refreshments including hamburgers, hot dogs, sausage wraps, kettle corn, turkey legs, funnel cakes, pizza, roasted corn, etc. Entertainment for this year includes music, dancers, and Stunt Juggler Matt Tardy at 6:00 pm! Parking Info - There is limited parking available at the park. Please use one of the designated parking lots and take the shuttle to Snowfest! Shuttles are available from the following locations: First Baptist Church Universal City, 1401 Pat Booker Rd. & Randolph Plaza, 940 Pat Booker Rd.

Details at https://www.universalcitytexas.com/694/Snowfest

 

Family Art Play- McNay Art Museum

February 25, 2018

1:00 pm-3:00 pm

Location: McNay Art Museum, 6000 N New Braunfels Ave, San Antonio, TX 78209

Family Art Play is a program for families that involves looking carefully at works of art and investigating a studio or performance component afterwards. McNay members reserve space by calling 210.805.1768 by noon Friday before the program. Nonmembers pick up remaining passes the day of the program. All family programs are free with museum admission.

Details at https://www.mcnayart.org/learn/family-programs

 

Please See Below for recurring free events:

 

FREE ADMISSION AT THE MCAY

February 1, 2018, February 8, 2018, February 15, 2018, February 22, 2018

4:00pm-9:00pm

Location: McNay Art Museum, 6000 N New Braunfels Ave, San Antonio, TX 78209

 

FREE H-E-B Thursday Nights (4−9 pm): FREE general admission. Special exhibition access is $10 on Thursday nights.

Details at https://www.mcnayart.org/visit/hours-and-admission

 

FREE FAMILY NIGHT AT THE DOSEUM

February 6, 2018

5:30 -07:30 pm      

Location: DOSeum, 2800 Broadway St, San Antonio, TX 78209      

EVERY FIRST TUESDAY OF THE MONTH, Tips for making your visit as enjoyable as possible:

  • The first 1,500 guests will be admitted; please arrive early to ensure entry. When we reach capacity a sign will be posted outside The DoSeum.
  • Parking is limited; please plan accordingly
  • No outside food allowed inside The DoSeum
  • Please limit stroller use or use umbrella strollers only inside the museum

Details at https://www.thedoseum.org/default.aspx?p=155345&evtid=595373:1/2/2018

 

Miss Anastasia’s Wild and Wacky Pre- Weekend TWIGLET Storytime

February 2, 2018, February 9, 2018, February 16, 2018, February 23, 2018

10:30 am-11:30 am

Location: The Twig Bookshop, 306 Pearl Pkwy, Suite 106 San Antonio TX, 78215

 Come join Miss Anastasia at The Twig for a seriously fun storytime and a delightful craft. Young and old TWIGLETS will get a real kick out of her highly entertaining storytelling. Her Storytime is EVERY Friday at 10:30AM. All ages welcome.

http://www.thetwig.com/friday-storytime

 

FREE Tuesday Nights at the Briscoe

February 6, 2018, February 13, 2018, February 20, 2018, February 27, 2017

Location Briscoe Museum, 210 W Market St, San Antonio, TX 78205

Free Museum Admission from 4-9pm every Tuesday.

Details at http://www.briscoemuseum.org/visit-the-briscoe/hours-admission

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