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A Day in Old Mexico and Charreada, a Fiesta event, takes place June 20 and 27 at Rancho del Charro. Courtesy photo/Asociación de Charros de San Antonio

SCHOOL DISTRICTS

Harlandale ISD: 6:15 p.m. June 21; 102 Genevieve Drive

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

Southside ISD: 6 p.m. June 17; 1460 Martinez Losoya Road

JUNE 3

‘THE SITTER’

Blue Star Contemporary, 116 Blue Star St., hosts “The Sitter,” an exhibit highlighting works by artists using contemporary portraiture and figuration to build narratives and generate conversation around the subjects’ actions. For updates, visit https://bluestarcontemporary.org.   

JUNE 4

OUTDOOR CONCERT

The Good Kind Southtown, 1127 S. St. Mary’s St., hosts Michael Martin & The Infidels from 8-11 p.m. as part of the First Friday music series. For updates, visit https://eatgoodkind.com/upcoming-events.

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. See drawings, handcrafted items, prints, paintings, ceramics, sculptures, photographs and more. For updates the free event with music, email shop@theartisansatx.com or call 210-962-5560.

JUNE 10

SOUTH SAN ANTONIO CHAMBER

The South San Antonio Chamber of Commerce holds a networking breakfast 7:30 a.m. at Don Pedro Mexican Restaurant, 1526 S.W. Military Drive. Cost is $15 for members, $20 for nonmembers. For updates, visit https://www.southsachamber.org or call Jessica Furdock at 210-533-1600.

JUNE 18

SHOW ME YOUR MASK

This official Fiesta event encourages community members to design and create their own unique festive mask to show off in competition 5-7 p.m. at Palo Alto College, 1400 W. Villaret Blvd. Admission is free. Mask-wearing is mandatory and social distancing is recommended. For more, call 210-486-3954 or email plopez136@alamo.edu or visit http://www.alamo.edu/pac.

JUNE 19

FARMERS MARKET

A farmers’ and artisans’ market begins at 9 a.m. at Mission Marquee Plaza, 3100 Roosevelt Ave. For updates, call 210-207-3905 or visit https://www.missionmarquee.com/EVENTS/Farmers-Artisan-Markets.

JUNE 19

CHANCLAS Y CERVEZAS

The Greenline, 2532 Sidney Brooks Drive, is the place to be for this official Fiesta event that runs 5-10 p.m. Festivities include a chancla-throwing contest, food vendors, and music. Admission is $15. Proceeds will benefit Brooks Gives Back. Capacity will be limited to 500 people at all times. Face masks and social distancing are highly encouraged. For more, visit http://www.livebrooks.com.

Chanclas y Cervezas, a Fiesta event, takes place June 19 at The Greenline at Brooks. Courtesy photo/Brooks

JUNE 19

FLOATING FOR FIESTA

The Mission Reach Flotilla Fiesta, an official Fiesta event, takes place 10 a.m.-2 p.m., beginning and ending at the Mission County Park trailhead, 841 VFW Blvd. Participants paddle the San Antonio River, and learn more about efforts to restore the area’s ecosystem and enhance recreational opportunities for the community. Mission Adventure Tours provides kayaks to use for free. For more, visit http://www.sariverfound.org/sarf-events/mission-reach-flotilla-fiesta.

JUNE 20 & 27

A DAY IN OLD MEXICO

Asociación de Charros de San Antonio offers Fiesta-goers a chance to explore the customs and family traditions of Mexican horsemanship 3-5:30 p.m. at Rancho del Charro, 6126 Padre Drive. The family friendly event includes food, ballet folklorico performances, live mariachi music, and a charreada, which pre-dates and partially inspired the American rodeo. Admission is $20. For more, call 210-385-2167 or visit www.sacharros.org.

JUNE 26

CELEBRATION OF TRADITIONS POW WOW

This Fiesta event celebrates Native American traditions and cultures with education, dance and fashion 11 a.m.-4 p.m. at Mission County Park, 6030 Padre Drive. For more, visit www.unitedsanantoniopowwow.org or call 210-508-7865.

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 protocols enforced. For updates or cancellations, visit https://pabstblueribbon.com/blue-ribbon-studios.

MONDAYS

VEGAN & 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

The Rotary Club of San Antonio South normally meets at noon on the second floor of Stinson Municipal Airport, 8535 Mission Road. However, during the COVID-19 pandemic, sessions may take place over Zoom. For updates, visit https://portal.clubrunner.ca/8149.

TUESDAYS

Mobile Om offers yoga classes 6-7 p.m. each Tuesday at Camp Outpost, 1811 S. Alamo St. Fees are $10 for a single class, $75 for 10 classes. For more, visit https://mobileomtx.com.

WEDNESDAYS

OPEN-AIR CINEMA

In concert with Slab Cinema, The Good Kind Southtown, 1127 S. St. Mary’s St., presents physically distanced, open-air cinema. Films start at 7 p.m. Cost is $8. For movies, updates or cancellations, visit https://www.slabcinema.com or https://www.facebook.com/goodkindsouthtown.       

SATURDAYS

OUTSIDE MARKET

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

SATURDAYS

YOGA AT TANDEM

Mobile Om offers yoga classes 9:30-10:30 a.m. every Saturday at Tandem, 310 Riverside Drive. Fees are $10 for a single class, $75 for 10 classes. For more, visit https://mobileomtx.com.

SUNDAYS

YOGA ALONG THE RIVER

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

SUNDAYS

BRUNCH AND FITNESS

The Good Kind Southtown, 1127 S. St. Mary’s St., offers brunch and musical entertainment from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Also, come at 10 a.m. for exercise. For updates, visit https://www.facebook.com/GoodKindSouthtown/events/.

ONGOING  

MISSION MARQUEE PLAZA 

Experience culture, art, education and more on the historic grounds of Mission Marquee Plaza, 3100 Roosevelt Ave. Also, until November, the seasonal, outdoor film series has returned. Movies begin 15 minutes after sundown. Bring lawn chairs and blankets. For  times, plus updates or cancellations, visit https://www.missionmarquee.com/EVENTS/Cultural-Community-Events.

ONGOING

ADULT-EDUCATION CLASSES

The San Antonio Independent School District offers free online classes through its Adult and Community Education Department. Sessions include courses in citizenship, basic computer skills in Spanish, plus certifications in customer service and information technology. For updates and to register, call 210-554-2453 or 210-554-2450 or visit http://www.saisd.net/ace.

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.

ELSEWHERE IN SAN ANTONIO

ONGOING

KIDNEY SCREENING

The Texas Kidney Foundation is offering free, drive-up testing in the parking lot at 4204 Gardendale St., Suite 106. To make an appointment, call 210-396-8440. To fill out a form in advance, visit https://bit.ly/TKFScreening. For more about the Texas Kidney Foundation, visit http://www.tx.kidney.org.

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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