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“Voyage to the Deep,” an interactive exhibit about deep-sea life and exploration, is on view at The DoSeum. Courtesy photo/The DoSeum

CITY COUNCILS/SCHOOL DISTRICTS

Alamo Heights: 5:30 p.m. June 14, 28; 6116 Broadway

Terrell Hills: 5 p.m. June 14; 5100 N. New Braunfels Ave.                          

Olmos Park: 6 p.m. June 16; 120 W. El Prado Drive   

San Antonio ISD: 5:30 p.m. June 8, 22; 406 Barrera St. 

Alamo Heights ISD: 6 p.m. June 10; 100 Woodridge St.

North East ISD: 5:30 p.m. June 14; 8961 Tesoro Drive      

JUNE 2, JULY 7

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 social time; a guest speaker follows at noon. Cost is $25. For updates, call 210-822-7027 or visit http://alamoheightschamber.org.

JUNE 2

SPROUTING AT THE GARDEN

The San Antonio Garden Center, 3310 N. New Braunfels Ave., hosts meetings starting with a 9:30 a.m. social time and a 10 a.m. program. The public is welcome. For updates, call 210-824-9981 or email info@sanantoniogardencenter.org.

JUNE 3

‘THE SITTER’

Blue Star Contemporary, 116 Blue Star St., hosts “The Sitter,” an exhibit highlighting works by artists to build conversations about the subjects’ actions. For updates, visit https://bluestarcontemporary.org.   

Loc Huynh’s painting, “Mom Making Pho,” is part of “The Sitter,” a new exhibition at Blue Star Contemporary. Courtesy image/Blue Star Contemporary

THROUGH JUNE 4

T-SHIRTS AND THE SA RIVER

June 4 is the deadline for submissions in a T-shirt design contest the San Antonio River Authority is holding as part of a fall river symposium organized with the San Antonio River Foundation. The contest is open to anyone who meets eligibility requirements and follows the contest guidelines at http://www.sariverauthority.org. The winner receives a cash prize and the design printed on the back of the official shirt for the symposium, Sept. 24-26.

JUNE 5

WINE FEST

Tower of the Americas, 739 E. César Chávez Blvd., hosts its third annual Wine Fest from 2-5 p.m. Enjoy wine samples from 24 Sonoma, California, country wineries alongside appetizers and live entertainment around the tower’s base. Mingle with winery owners and winemakers. Admission is $45 presale, $50 day of event, and $40 for Landry’s Select Club members. Military members receive discounted admission while buying admission at the gate. Parking is first come, first served in the tower parking lot. For more, visit https://www.eventbrite.com/e/tower-of-the-americas-wine-fest-tickets-151086047435?aff=ebdssbdestsearch.

JUNE 5

’SELF-CONCEPTS’

Presa House Gallery, 725 S. Presa St., presents Rio Grande Valley artist Josie Del Castillo’ oil paintings in her solo exhibit, “Self-Concepts,” at Presa House Gallery, through June 26. An opening reception will be held 7-11 p.m. June 5. For more, visit http://http://presahouse.com.

JUNE 5   

CALLING ALL 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, email shop@theartisansatx.com or call 210-962-5560.

JUNE 5

VIRTUAL NATURE TALK

Tune in to Zoom and hear Michelle Camara, owner of the Southern Wildlife Rehabilitation Center, discuss the unusual animals under her care and how they rehabilitate after injury 9-10 a.m. Talk presented by Phil Hardberger Park Conservancy. Registration is required at: https://www.philhardbergerpark.org/calendar-events/southern-wildlife-rehab

Mobile Om presents free yoga classes Sunday mornings at Confluence Park. Anyone may participate in person or virtually. Courtesy photo/San Antonio River Foundation

JUNE 6

VIRTUAL YOGA

Mobile Om presents free yoga classes from 10-11 a.m. Sundays at Confluence Park, 310 W. Mitchell St. Those interested in participating remotely may do so by following the livestream at youtube.com/mobileom. For more, visit https://sariverfound.org/events.  

JUNE 10

UNCORK TO SUPPORT

Learn more about the Texas wine scene and help support San Antonio-area families affected by cancer by participating in the inaugural Uncork to Support, a virtual wine-tasting experience 7-9 p.m. Shelly Wilfong — wine educator, writer and host of the podcast “This is Texas Wine” — will discuss pairing options with some of the Lone Star State’s favorite foods. An online auction is included. For more, visit http://www.UncorktoSupportTXOF.com or call 972-490-2909.

JUNE 13

WOMEN RESHAPING ART

The McNay Art Museum, 6000 N. New Braunfels Ave., hosts a drive-thru celebration of the exhibit “Limitless! Five Women Reshape Contemporary Art” from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., including fun activities for the family. Capacity is limited. For more, call 210-805-1768 or email education@mcnayart.org.

JUNE 16

LEARN ABOUT EYE HEALTH

San Antonio Chapter of Hadassah holds a Zoom discussion about eye health at 7:30 p.m., featuring local optometrist and Hadassah member Dr. Erin Nevelow. Also, viewers are invited to an interactive part of the Zoom program where they have an opportunity to receive a free package of lens cleaner sheets and a chance to win a Max & Louie’s restaurant gift card. For more, email Marion Bernstein at hlb@texas.net by June 13.

JUNE 17-27

FIESTA

Following last year’s cancellation due to COVID-19, Fiesta San Antonio is scheduled to return June 17-27, kicking off with Taste of the Republic 5-9 p.m. at the Marriott Plaza San Antonio conference center, 555 S. Alamo St. More than 12 local chefs will interpret the “Six Food Republics of Texas.” Advanced ticket sales only. Attendees are asked to wear a mask, undergo a temperature check and practice physical distancing. For tickets and other Fiesta event updates, check https://fiestasanantonio.org.

Taste of the Republic at Marriott Plaza San Antonio on June 17 helps to kick off Fiesta. Courtesy image/Fiesta San Antonio Commission

JUNE 18

FAMILY FILM SCREENING

The San Antonio Museum of Art, 200 W. Jones Ave., presents a screening of the movie “Hugo” at 7 p.m. Admission is free — first come, first served. For more, visit https://www.samuseum.org.

JUNE 19

ART IN THE PARK

The Art of Four presents Art in the Park, a new Juneteenth event, 6-10 p.m. at Legacy Park, 103 W. Houston St. Activities include Buffalo Soldiers, San Antonio poet laureate Andrea “Vocal” Sanderson, San Antonio Ballet School, DJ Jevonchi, and other local artists and artisans, all with a focus on the past, present and future of the Juneteenth holiday. Admission is free and anyone may attend. For more, visit https://www.eventbrite.com/e/the-art-of-four-presents-juneteenth-at-legacy-park-tickets-157953008701

JUNE 20

LOCALS DAY 

The Briscoe Western Art Museum, 210 W. Market St., presents Locals Day, when visitors may enjoy art and culture for a 50% discount off general admission from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. For more, visit https://www.briscoemuseum.org or call 210-299-4499.

JUNE 22

NATIVE PLANT SOCIETY OF TEXAS

San Antonio chapter gatherings featuring a 6:30 p.m. plant exchange, followed by a 7 p.m. program, are usually at Lions Field Adult Center, 2809 Broadway, but over Zoom during the pandemic. For updates, visit http://npsot.org/wp/sanantonio/.

JUNE 26 & 27

ZOO FIESTA

The San Antonio Zoo, 3903 N. St. Mary’s St., hosts Festival de Animales, a Fiesta-themed celebration of animals, culture and Latin American cuisine. Festival admission is included with standard gate costs; zoo members get in free. Visit https://sazoo.org/zoo-events/festival-de-animales.

THROUGH SEPT. 25

‘DEEP’ UNDER THE SEA

The DoSeum, 2800 Broadway, hosts “Voyage to the Deep,” an interactive exhibit that submerges visitors into a deep-sea adventure. Children learn about ocean exploration, submarines and more. For updates and other details, visit http://www.thedoseum.org.

THROUGH NOV. 2

KAHLO EXHIBIT

The San Antonio Botanical Garden, 555 Funston Place, presents “Frida Kahlo Oasis,” a rendition of the artist’s iconic blue home, Casa Azul. For updates, visit http://sabot.org/frida.

JUNE    

LIVE MUSIC AT SAM’S

Sam’s Burger Joint, 330 E. Grayson St., hosts numerous performers including Satisfaction, the International Rolling Stones Show (June 2); The Texas Gentlemen (June 3); Elton Dan and the Rocket Band (June 4); The Gunslingers (June 6); Carolina Story, Joshua Ray Walker (June 9); Cordovas, Great Peacock (June 10); Ruben V (June 11); Black Joe Lewis & the Honeybears (June 12); Rachel Laven (June 17); Rob Baird (June 18); The Damn Torpedoes (June 19); Mothership: Tribute to Led Zeppelin (June 25); and Q: The Music of Queen (June 26). For times, costs and updates, visit http://www.samsburgerjoint.com/calendar.

JUNE 

ON WITH THE SHOW!

Although limited by the COVD-19 pandemic, the Tobin Center for the Performing Arts, 100 Auditorium Circle, hosts physically distanced events. They include the San Antonio Symphony (8 p.m. June 4 and 5); Classical Music Institute (7:30 p.m. June 12 and 16, 7 p.m. June 17, 8 p.m. June 18, 4 p.m. June 20, 6 p.m. June 25, 7:30 p.m. June 26); wellness activities 9-10 a.m. first, third and fourth Saturdays, 7-8 p.m. third Wednesdays; and comedian Gabriel Iglesias (June 23-July 11). For tickets or updates, visit https://www.tobincenter.org.

THROUGH JUNE 13

BEER-CAN ART 

Pabst Blue Ribbon Studios, 1112 S. St. Mary’s St., hosts a display of select beer-can designs by 25 emerging artists as part of the brewing company’s annual competition. The gallery is open from 4-10 p.m. for First Friday events, and noon to 6 p.m. on weekends. Physical distancing enforced. For updates, visit https://pabstblueribbon.com/blue-ribbon-studios.

THROUGH JUNE 18

ARTIST-IN-RESIDENCE APPLICATIONS SOUGHT

The DoSeum is accepting applications for their fifth annual Artist-in-Residence program (AIR). For this year’s AIR exhibition, The DoSeum seeks a local or regional visual or multidisciplinary artist experienced with working in miniatures or miniature scenery. The artist’s installation will complement “DoSeum Express: Tiny Trains and Tolleys,” a new holiday exhibit featuring working train sets. Application deadline is June 18. For more, email Meredith Doby at mdoby@thedoseum.org or visit https://www.thedoseum.org/artist-in-residence.

THROUGH JUNE 30                                 

‘LIMINAL STRANDS’

Southwest School of Art, 300 Augusta St., hosts “Liminal Strands,” an exhibit of works by students completing SSA’s bachelor of fine arts program, through June 30. Viewing is by appointment only. For details, visit http://www.swschool.org.

THROUGH JULY 3

‘CHARLOTTE’S WEB’

The Magik Theatre, 420 S. Alamo St., hosts performances of E.B. White’s classic tale 7 p.m. Fridays, 2 and 7 p.m. Saturdays, and 2 p.m. Sundays through July 3. For tickets and other details, visit http://www.magiktheatre.org.

The Magik Theatre is hosting performances of “Charlotte’s Web” on weekends through July 3. Courtesy photo/Magik Theatre

JULY 3

OAK PARK-NORTHWOOD CELEBRATES

Oak Park-Northwood Neighborhood Association holds a community Fourth of July parade beginning at 9:15 a.m. at Northwood Presbyterian Church, 518 Pike Road. Afterward, anyone may enjoy refreshments and other family friendly activities on the church grounds.

JULY 3

ALAMO HEIGHTS 4TH

A Fourth of July community parade begins at 10 a.m. at the Episcopal Diocese of West Texas, 111 Torcido Drive, and ends there, followed by singing of patriotic songs.

JULY 4

TERRELL HILLS PARADE

Terrell Hills’ Independence Day parade starts at 10 a.m. at Eldon Road and Ivy Lane, followed by a community picnic on Geneseo Parkway. 

JULY 4

MONTE VISTA PARADE

Monte Vista Historical Association’s Independence Day festivities begin at 9 a.m. at La Fonda on Main, 2415 N. Main Ave., where participants and attendees may get free breakfast tacos while supplies last. MVHA’s parade starts at 10 a.m. at North Main and West Craig Place. The parade proceeds on West Magnolia Avenue, onto Belknap Place and back to La Fonda. Immediately afterward, there’ll be awards for several parade entries, but no picnic this year. Parking available in the La Fonda lots. Social distancing is encouraged; masks are encouraged when social distancing cannot be achieved.

THROUGH SEPT. 6

‘EXTREME CREATURES’

Witte Museum’s current exhibit “Extreme Creatures: Life at the Limits” explores the diversity of the natural world and the power of natural selection to shape exceptional responses to the challenges, and opportunities, of life on Earth. For more, visit WitteMuseum.org. 

THROUGH SEPT. 6

‘STILL IN THE SADDLE’

Briscoe Western Art Museum, 210 W. Market St., presents “Still in the Saddle: A New History of the Hollywood Western,” an exhibition and a series of activities exploring classic Western films in the context of then-current events, including the turbulent 1960s. Upcoming events include a screening of “Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid” at 1 p.m. May 30 featuring food truck fare, sweet treats, and free beer from Ranger Creek Brewing & Distilling; and a screening of “Little Big Man” at 1 p.m. June 20 with free admission for dads. For more, visit https://www.briscoemuseum.org or call 210-299-4499.

THROUGH SEPT. 6

FREE MUSEUM ADMISSION 

Part of the Blue Star Museums program, four area museums offer free admission to active military, veterans, and their families (up to five guests) through Labor Day, Sept. 6: Blue Star Contemporary, 1400 S. Alamo St.; McNay Art Museum, 6000 N. New Braunfels Ave.; San Antonio Museum, 200 W. Jones Ave.; Villa Finale: Museum and Gardens, 401 King William St.

THROUGH SEPT. 19

MCNAY ART DISPLAY

Installations at the McNay Art Museum, 600 N. New Braunfels Ave., include “Limitless! Five Women Reshape Contemporary Art.” For more, plus other gallery works or updates, visit https://www.mcnayart.org/exhibitions/.  

THROUGH SEPT. 30

UNIQUE RIVER EXPERIENCE

The San Antonio River Walk Association, in partnership with the city and the San Antonio River Authority, offers River Walk kayaking on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays. For reservations or updates, visit http://www.thesanantonioriverwalk.com/events/kayaking-river-walk/.

THIS SUMMER

‘CAMP SHOWBIZ’

Magik Theatre, 420 S. Alamo St., will host kid thespian camps and performances. COVID-19 safety protocols enforced during stage productions with in-person audiences. For updates, plus upcoming shows, visit http://magiktheatre.org/shows/mainstage-shows.

THIS SUMMER

CATHOLIC WOMEN’S CONFAB

Pilgrim Center of Hope invites women of all faiths to a Catholic Women’s Conference July 16 and 17 at the Phoenician Ballroom, 6070 Babcock Road. For more, visit www.CWCSanAntonio.com or call 210-521-3377.

THIS SUMMER

RESTAURANT WEEKS

Nonprofit Culinaria seeks participants for San Antonio Restaurant Weeks Aug. 14-18. Participants agree to offer patrons a three- or four-course fixed price menu — $20 for lunch and/or dinner for $35 or $45. Restaurants must offer both dine-in and take-out options. Proceeds benefits Culinaria. For more, visit CulinariaSA.org.

MONDAYS

VEGAN AND SARA

The Good Kind Southtown, 1127 S. St. Mary’s St., hosts Vegan & Sara, a vegan-food concept, weekly from noon to 9 p.m. For updates, visit https://eatgoodkind.com. 

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. For updates, visit http://www.ahrotary.org/. 

TUESDAYS AND SATURDAYS

OLMOS BASIN FARMERS MARKET

The San Antonio Farmer’s Market Association offers farm-fresh produce from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at 100 Jackson Keller Road. For updates, visit http://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, visit http://maverickcarterhouse.org. 

WEDNESDAYS

MOVIES AND FRIENDS 

In concert with Slab Cinema, The Good Kind Southtown, 1127 S. St. Mary’s St., hosts physically distanced, open-air cinema at 7 p.m. For movies or updates, visit https://www.slabcinema.com or https://www.facebook.com/goodkindsouthtown.       

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, visit http://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. For updates, visit http://www.alamo-kiwanis.org.

FRIDAYS AND SATURDAYS

FIESTA NOCHE DEL RIO

Alamo Kiwanis Club presents Fiesta Noche del Rio at 8:30 p.m. at the Arneson River Theater in La Villita, 418 Villita St., on Friday and Saturday nights from June 11 through August 7. No shows on June 25 or 26. There will be mariachis, singing, dancing, and snacks to enjoy. Proceeds benefit local children’s charities. For more, visit http://fiestanochesa.com.

SATURDAYS

OUTSIDE MARKET

The Good Kind Southtown, 1127 S. St. Mary’s St., hosts weekly bazaars featuring local vendors from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. For updates, visit https://eatgoodkind.com/upcoming-events/.

SATURDAYS

PEARL FARMERS MARKET

Find seasonal produce and freshly cooked and prepared foods from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Curbside pickup continues through online ordering at http://pearlfarmersmarketcurbside.com. For updates, visit http://atpearl.com/farmers-market. 

SUNDAYS

BRUNCH AND MORE

The Good Kind Southtown, 1127 S. St. Mary’s St., hosts a meal and music from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. For updates or cancellations, visit https://www.facebook.com/GoodKindSouthtown/events/.

SUNDAYS

PEARL MAKERS MARKET

Local artisans and makers sell their handmade culinary-inspired wares from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. each Sunday at Pearl. For updates, visit http://atpearl.com.

SUNDAYS

GET CANINES MICROCHIPPED

Dogs receive free microchipping by Animal Patrol from 8:30 a.m. to noon at the City Council District 1 Field Office, 1310 Vance Jackson Road. Please bring valid ID. For updates, visit https://www.facebook.com/RobertoTrevinoD1/.  

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 the Alamo Quarry Market. For updates, 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 http://www.fourseasonsmarkets.com.

ONGOING 

HOPSCOTCH

Inside the Travis Park Plaza Building, 711 Navarro St., Hopscotch features art installations from local, national and international artists Fridays through Sundays. COVID-19 safety measures and capacity limits are enforced. Free parking at the Travis Park Plaza garage. For tickets, times or updates, visit http://www.letshopscotch.com.

ONGOING

NOCHES DE FRIDA

On select Thursdays from 6 to 9 p.m., Summer Nights at San Antonio Botanical Garden, 555 Funston Place, returns as Noches de Frida, featuring docent- and self-guided tours of the “Frida Kahlo Oasis” exhibit, cash bars, food, music and more. For more, visit https://www.sabot.org/calendar.

ONGOING

WANT A TOUR?

Previously interrupted by the coronavirus pandemic, Villa Finale Museum & Gardens, 401 King William St., has reopened its grounds. Visits are free and open to the public from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. For updates, call 210-223-9800 or visit https://villafinale.org.     

ONGOING

GOODWILL PICKUPS 

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

ONGOING

NEVER TOO OLD TO LEARN 

North East Independent School District Community Education presents seminars, tutorials and workshops featuring courses for all ages. Most classes are taught in NEISD facilities or the district’s Community Learning Center, 8750 Tesoro Drive. For costs, updates or cancellations, visit https://communityed.neisd.net or call 210-407-0140.

ELSEWHERE IN SAN ANTONIO

ONGOING

DRIVING OLDER PERSONS

Northeast Senior Assistance, 2903 Nacogdoches Road, needs volunteers to drive seniors to appointments. For updates, call 210-967-6372.

ONGOING

HOLISTIC HEALING

Institute for Cultural & Healing Traditions offers Independent Scholars’ evenings and sessions on integrative holistic healing 7 p.m. each Thursday. The evenings are focused solely on the topic of presentation, and are intellectually stimulating, free, and open to the public, or co-learners, who actively participate bringing their ideas and critique to the presenter. Until a physical venue is announced, discussions are held online. Download https://bluejeans.com/930272748?src=join_info. Meeting ID: 930 272 748. Phone number is +1.408.419.1715

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