T.O.P.S., or Take Off Pounds Sensibly, meets at 10 a.m. (weigh-in 9-9:45 a.m.) inside House of Prayer Lutheran Church, 10226 Ironside Drive. For more, call Carolyn at 210-415-0937.
Brook Hollow Branch Library, 530 Heimer Road, hosts events about the Holocaust. On Jan. 19, the film “Casablanca” will be shown from 3-5 p.m. Four days later, Amber Garcia from the Holocaust Memorial Museum of San Antonio will speak from 6:30-7:30 p.m. For more, call 210-207-9030.
The alliance gathers at 7 p.m. in Stone Oak Methodist Hospital, 1139 E. Sonterra Blvd., classrooms No. 1 and No. 2. The hospital is just off U.S. 281 North. For more and to confirm the date, call Art Downey, alliance president, at 210-497-8873.
This cancer support group for young-adult survivors (ages 20-40) and their loved ones meets from 6:30-8 p.m. at La Madeleine, 722 N.W. Loop 410, Suite 201. For more, contact Jennifer Carrera at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 210-575-6950.
The Winston School San Antonio, 8565 Ewing Halsell Drive, will host a workshop from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. discussing child development in a digital world, with keynote lecturer Kaveri Subrahmanyam. Cost varies. For more and to register, visit http://www.winston-sa.org/outreach/learning-symposium.cfm.
Gary Poole leads an 8-11 a.m. tutorial and trail walk from Hardberger Park’s Urban Ecology Center, 8400 N.W. Military Highway (western entrance). No registration required. Though free, a $3 donation, $5 per family, is suggested. For more, visit https://www.philhardbergerpark.org/events/nature-programs/2625-nature-walk-rocks-soil-and-plant-life.
Composer Sonido Barroco will entertain at the Barshop Jewish Community Center, 12500 N.W. Military Highway. The JCC is on the Campus of San Antonio Jewish Community. For more, including times, contact Allison Cornwell at 210-302-6828.
Brook Hollow Branch Library, 530 Heimer Road, hosts Amanda Shelton’s healthy cooking class from 6-7 p.m. The program, called “New Year, New You,” is presented by the San Antonio Food Bank. All supplies will be provided. Registration is required. For more, call 210-207-9030.
Historical entertainer Tom Jackson drops by Hardberger Park’s Urban Ecology Center, 8400 N.W. Military Highway (western entrance), from 10 a.m. to noon to portray Teddy Roosevelt, the conservation president. No registration required. Though free, a $3 donation, $5 per family, is suggested. For more, visit https://www.philhardbergerpark.org/special-events/2648-teddy-roosevelt-the-conservation-president.
Horticulturist David Rodriguez leads a home-gardening series from 6:30-8:30 p.m. on selected Wednesdays at the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Office, 3355 Cherry Ridge Drive, Suite 208. The 10-session class, with guest speakers, will cover a variety of topics. Cost is $15 for one session or $75 for the entire workshop. For more including registration, visit https://www.bexarmg.org.