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The Good Kind Southtown, 1127 S. St. Mary’s St., hosts Wednesday Vibes in the Garden. Experience music, yard games and more from 6-10 p.m.

Editor’s note: The calendar is current as of press time, but some events may have been postponed or canceled due to coronavirus concerns. Access to public meetings may be limited or streaming only. Check with the listed contacts for updates.

CITY COUNCILS/SCHOOL DISTRICTS

Alamo Heights: 5:30 p.m. June 8, 22; 6116 Broadway           

Olmos Park: 6 p.m. June 17; 120 W. El Prado Drive

Terrell Hills: 5 p.m. June 8; 5100 N. New Braunfels Ave.       

San Antonio ISD: 5:30 p.m. June 15; 406 Barrera St.

Alamo Heights ISD: 6 p.m. June 25; 7101 Broadway

North East ISD: 5:30 p.m. June 8; 8961 Tesoro Drive

JUNE 3 & JULY 1   

ALAMO HEIGHTS CHAMBER OF COMMERCE

Luncheons are in a private room at Paesanos Lincoln Heights, 555 E. Basse Road. Arrive by 11:30 a.m. for a meet and greet; a guest speaker follows at noon. Cost is $25. For updates or cancellations, call 210-822-7027 or visit http://alamoheightschamber.org/.

JUNE 3 & JULY 1- SPROUTING AT THE GARDEN

San Antonio Garden Center, 3310 N. New Braunfels Ave., holds a 9:30 a.m. social time, followed by 10 a.m. program. Public is welcome. For updates or cancellations, email info@sanantoniogardencenter.org or call 210-824-9981.

JUNE 4 & JULY 2 – NUTRITION DISCUSSION

Live with Nature meets from 10-11:30 a.m. at San Antonio College’s Sinkin EcoCentro, 1802 N. Main Ave. Free sessions might include health tips, recipes and plant swaps. For updates or cancellations, call 210-492-4620.

JUNE 4 & JULY 2 – AUDUBON SOCIETY   

The San Antonio Audubon Society meets at 7 p.m. in the San Antonio Zoo Education Center, 3903 N. St. Mary’s St. For updates or cancellations, visit saaudubon.org or www.facebook.com/saaudubon/.

JUNE 4 & JULY 2 – ALAMO CITY GUARDS, CAMP 1325

The chapter meets at 7 p.m. in the Fiesta Room at Luby’s, 911 N. Main Ave. Members and guests are welcome to eat at 6 p.m.; no reservations required. For updates or cancellations, visit www.alamocityguards.com.

JUNE 5, 18 – OUTDOOR MOVIES

Free monthly, outdoor films are shown after sunset at the San Antonio Museum of Art, 200 W. Jones Ave. (June 5), and Confluence Park, 310 W. Mitchell St. (June 18). For more including cinema titles, plus updates or cancellations, visit https://www.slabcinema.com/.

JUNE 5, 19 & JULY 3PEARL ROTARY

The club meets on alternating Fridays at 11:30 a.m. inside The Culinary Institute of America, 312 Pearl Parkway. For updates or cancellations, call 210-913-7448.

JUNE 6, 13 & JULY 4 – ART FANS

Southtown Arts District First and Second Saturday Markets take place at The Artisan, 1103A S. Presa St., from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. For updates or cancellations, email shop@theartisansatx.com or call 210-962-5560.

JUNE 11 – GARDEN GAB

The San Antonio Herb Society holds a social time at 6:30 p.m., followed by a program at 7 p.m., at San Antonio Garden Center, 3310 N. New Braunfels Ave. For updates or cancellations, visit www.sanantonioherbs.org.

JUNE 11 – SONS OF CONFEDERATE VETERANS, CAMP 153

Hood’s Texas Brigade, Camp 153, gathers at 7 p.m. in Chester’s Hamburgers, 1006 N.E. Loop 410. No reservations required. For updates or cancellations, visit www.hoodstexasbrigade.net.

JUNE 12-AUG. 8 – FIESTA NOCHE DEL RIO

The 64th annual extravaganza takes place from 8:30-10 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays at the Arneson River Theatre, 418 Villita St., featuring music and dance performances influenced by such locales as Mexico, Spain, Argentina, the Caribbean, and Texas. For updates or cancellations, visit https://www.thesanantonioriverwalk.com/events/fiesta-noche-del-rio.

JUNE 12 – OPEN-AIR CINEMA

See “A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood” at 8 p.m. at Will Naylor Smith River Walk Plaza, Auditorium Circle. There will be concessions and a cash bar. Bring lawn chairs and/or blankets. For updates or cancellations, visit https://www.tobincenter.org/box-office/2020-06/beautiful-day-neighborhood.

JUNE 13  – BEGINNERS’ BIRD WALK

Led by Barbara Sykes, the San Antonio Audubon Society free outing begins at 8 a.m. at the Judson Nature Trails start point, 246 Viesca St. in Alamo Heights. Nonmembers welcome; binoculars can be provided. For updates or cancellations, call 210-342-2073 or visit saaudubon.org or www.facebook.com/saaudubon/.

JUNE 13 – MUSIC TO MY EARS

Agarita Chamber Players’ second season of free entertainment includes a 7:30 p.m. performance at the Chapel of the Incarnate Word, 4503 Broadway, accompanied by members of the San Antonio Symphony. For updates or cancellations, visit https://www.agarita.org/.      

JUNE 13 – OFF AND RUNNING

The fourth annual La Cerveza Run 5K & 10K takes place at Concepción Park, 602 Theo Parkway. For times, updates or cancellations visit https://www.andiamorp.com/cervezarun.

JUNE 15-20 – DANCE COMPETITION

Henry B. González Convention Center, 900 E. Market St., hosts the national dance competition “Talent on Parade.” For times, plus updates or cancellations, visit https://www.sahbgcc.com/.

JUNE 20 – TEXAS BIRD-WALKING WORKSHOP

Meet at 9 a.m. at the San Antonio Botanical Garden, 555 Funston Place, in the Greenwood Breezeway of the Halsell Welcome Building; the bird walk begins at 9:15 a.m. For registration costs, plus updates or cancellations, visit https://www.sabot.org/walks/.

JUNE 20 – THE PEOPLE’S CLINIC

The Estela Avery Education Center inside Confluence Park, 310 W. Mitchell St., is home to traditional healing practices from 1-5 p.m. For updates or cancellations, visit https://sariverfound.org/events/the-peoples-clinic/.

JUNE 20 – FAMILY DAY

Rescheduled from March 14, Villa Finale: Museum & Gardens presents a workshop from 10:30 a.m. to noon for kids at the River House on the grounds of the Edward Steves Homestead, 509 King William St. Children ages 5-12 will learn about toys from the Victorian era, and then get to make rag dolls. Admission is $5. All supplies included. Space is limited. To purchase tickets, plus updates or cancellations, visit villafinale.org or call 210-223-9800.

THROUGH JUNE 21  – BABY CARRIER EXHIBIT

Fertility, Blessings and Protection: Cultures of Baby Carriers at the Institute of Texan Cultures, 801 E. César E. Chávez Blvd., emphasizes the love and affection of parenthood. For updates or cancellations, visit https://www.texancultures.com/exhibit/baby-carriers/.

JUNE 23 – NATIVE PLANT SOCIETY OF TEXAS

The next gathering features a plant exchange at 6:30 p.m., followed by a 7 p.m. program, at Lions Field Adult Center, 2809 Broadway. For updates or cancellations, visit http://npsot.org/wp/sanantonio/.

JUNE 24 – LEARN ABOUT ANIMALS

Wildlife Rescue & Rehabilitation offers a series of educational, interactive workshops for children ages 8-10 from 6-8 p.m at the Sherman Animal Care Complex, 1354 Basse Road. For updates or cancellations, visit wildlife-rescue.org.      

JUNE 27 – ARMED FORCES RIVER PARADE

Rescheduled from May 16, celebrate the annual Armed Forces River Parade while viewing the event from the River Walk. Patriotic music will accompany 25 floats from 6-7 p.m. Admission is free. There is also a 5-6 p.m. concert at the Arneson River Theatre, 418 Villita St. This year’s parade theme is “United We Stand.” For updates or cancellations, visit https://www.thesanantonioriverwalk.com/events/armed-forces-river-parade.   

JUNE 28 – ROLL ‘EM

The Barshop Jewish Community Center will present a Mini Film Festival at Regal Alamo Quarry Stadium 16, in the Alamo Quarry Market, 255 E. Basse Road. Showings include “When Hitler Stole Pink Rabbit,” “Golden Voices” and “Incitement.” For movie times, tickets, updates or cancellations, visit www.jccsanantonio.org/filmfestival or call 210-302-6820.

JUNE 30-JULY 7 – GOD BLESS AMERICA

Bud Light Stars, Stripes & Lights turns Independence Day into a weeklong celebration along the River Walk. For updates or cancellations, visit https://www.thesanantonioriverwalk.com/events/bud-light-stars-stripes-lights.

JUNE/JULY

THAT’S ENTERTAINMENT

The Aztec Theatre, 104 N. St. Mary’s St., hosts numerous acts. Performances include Jonny Lang (June 4); Reel Big Fish, The Aquabats (June 8); El Show en Vivo de Bely y Beto (June 10); Led Zepplin 2 (June 13); Heather McMahan (June 26-27); and Hombres G (July 1). For show times, tickets, updates or cancellations, visit www.theaztectheatre.com/.     

JULY 3-6 – FOURTH OF JULY ARTISAN SHOWS

Vendors display and sell handmade merchandise along the River Walk extension, close to Shops at Rivercenter, 849 E. Commerce St., 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. Friday through Sunday, and 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday. For updates or cancellations, visit www.thesanantonioriverwalk.com.

THROUGH JULY 5 – SELENA FOREVER

The McNay Art Museum, 6000 N. New Braunfels Ave., shows an exhibition titled Selena Forever/Siempre Selena. For updates or cancellations, visit https://www.mcnayart.org/.

THROUGH JULY 26 – CALLING ALL ART LOVERS

The Briscoe Western Art Museum, 210 W. Market St., presents its annual extravaganza called Night of Artists. This year’s multiple events focus on celebrating the beauty and spirit found in the West. During the COVID-19 outbreak, the art sale is online. For more and updates, visit BriscoeMuseum.org or call 210-299-4499.

THROUGH SEPT. 6 – RIDE ‘EM COWBOY

The Briscoe Western Art Museum, 210 W. Market St., hosts Still in the Saddle, an exhibit and film series examining the Hollywood Western from 1969-1980. For updates or cancellations, visit https://www.briscoemuseum.org/.

THROUGH SEPT. 7 – DINOSAUR EXHIBIT

The Witte Museum, 3801 Broadway, presents Pterosaurs: Flight in the Age of Dinosaurs. This display examines the only vertebrate to develop the ability to fly besides birds and bats. For updates or cancellations, visit https://www.wittemuseum.org/.

TUESDAYS IN SUMMER – MOVIES BY MOONLIGHT

Sponsored by the San Antonio Center City Development Department, Travis Park, 301 E. Travis St., hosts an outdoor, free showing of “Aladdin” (June 2); “Spiderman: Far From Home” (June 9); “Secret Life of Pets 2” (June 16); “The Sandlot” (June 23); “Descendants” (June 30); and “Mulan” (July 7). Bring picnics, chairs and blankets. Enjoy food trucks and kids’ activities, plus free parking after 5 p.m. at city-operated garages, lots, and meters. The fun starts at 7 p.m.; movies begin at dusk. For updates or cancellations, visit https://www.slabcinema.com/free-outdoor-films/travis-park.

TUESDAYS – ROTARY CLUB

The Alamo Heights Rotary Club meets at noon in the Petroleum Club on the seventh floor of the north building in Energy Plaza, 8620 N. New Braunfels Ave. Public welcome. For updates or cancellations, visit http://www.ahrotary.org/.

TUESDAYS AND SATURDAYS – OLMOS BASIN FARMERS MARKET

San Antonio Farmer’s Market Association offers area growers’ farm-fresh produce from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at 100 Jackson Keller Road. For updates or cancellations, visit sanantoniofarmersmarket.org.

TUESDAYS AND SATURDAYS – OPEN HOUSE

The Maverick Carter House, 119 Taylor St., conducts guided tours of the historic home at 10 a.m., 11:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. For updates or cancellations, visit maverickcarterhouse.org.

WEDNESDAYS – GOOD VIBES

The Good Kind Southtown, 1127 S. St. Mary’s St., hosts Wednesday Vibes in the Garden. Experience music, yard games and more from 6-10 p.m. For updates or cancellations, visit https://eatgoodkind.com/events/wednesday-vibes-in-the-garden/.

WEDNESDAYS – ALAMO HEIGHTS TOASTMASTERS

The chapter meets at 7 p.m. in the Administration Building (Room AD 225) in the University of the Incarnate Word, 4301 Broadway. RSVP appreciated, but not required. For updates or cancellations, visit alamoheights.toastmastersclubs.org.

THURSDAYS – KIWANIS MEETING

The Alamo Kiwanis Club gathers from noon to 1 p.m. in the Fiesta Room at Luby’s, 911 N. Main Ave. Meetings open to everyone. Each week features an invited speaker. For updates or cancellations, visit www.alamo-kiwanis.org.

WEEKENDS – PEARL FARMERS MARKET

Pearl Park, 312 Pearl Parkway, offers seasonal produce and freshly cooked and prepared foods from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday. During the COVID-19 outbreak, the market will distribute food online for curbside pickup. For updates or cancellations, visit atpearl.com/farmers-market.

SUNDAYS – ONLINE YOGA CLASS

During the coronavirus pandemic, free sessions, normally 10-11 a.m. at Confluence Park, 310 W. Mitchell St. will be online. Focus on the fundamentals of yoga and mindfulness with practice designed for all levels. For more and to participate live at 10 a.m., visit https://www.facebook.com/MobileOm, or any time after on Mobile Om’s YouTube channel.

SUNDAYS – ALAMO HEIGHTS-AREA FARMERS MARKETS

Vendors offer farm-fresh selections and more at The Alamo Heights Farmers Market, 255 E. Basse Road, Suite 130, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the parking lot in front of Whole Foods Market in Alamo Quarry. For updates or cancellations, call 210-704-8212 or contact AlamoHeightsFarmersMarket@gmail.com. Also, Four Seasons Markets runs a vendor-oriented operation from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. inside the Carousel Court shopping center, 1888 Nacogdoches Road. For updates or cancellations, visit www.fourseasonsmarkets.com.

ONGOING – EDUCATION RESOURCE FOR KIDS

The DoSeum, closed during the coronavirus outbreak, has launched online children’s learning activities called DO it at Home. For more, visit https://www.thedoseum.org/Do-it-at-home.

ONGOING – GOODWILL PICKUPS

Goodwill Industries offers donation pickup services for large amounts of clothing, household items and furniture at Bexar County residences. For more, call 210-271-8881 or fill out pickup forms at https://www.goodwillsa.org/donate/home-pickup.

ONGOING – NORTH STAR MALL WALKERS

This group of (mainly) seniors enjoys the mall’s pleasant temperatures and smooth flooring to exercise most mornings inside 7400 San Pedro Ave. Participants gather just before 8 a.m. at the food court, and set off singly or in pairs or groups – it’s unstructured. The free activity is open to all. On Thursdays, from 8-9 a.m. meet for coffee and a speaker discussing a topic of general interest. For updates or cancellations, call Ed Dylla at 210-219-1057.

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