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100+ Free Things for Kids and Families to do in San Antonio this Summer (2015)

100+ free things to do in San Antonio this summer, 2015

Having fun together in the Alamo City this summer doesn't have to cost a fortune. Here's San Antonio Mom Blogs' list of more than 100 FREE, family-friendly activities to enjoy during summer 2015 in San Antonio! Free Tech Camps for Kids Apple These three-day, free Apple camp sessions teach kids, ages 8-12, how to use iMovie to make their own films. Sign up to be notified when registration opens. Microsoft Microsoft hosts free Youthspark Summer Camps at their La Cantera store for kids, … Continue reading

How high-tech manikins help keep our kids healthy

High-fidelity manikins at Children's Hospital of San Antonio train nurses and physicians

Children's Hospital of San Antonio (CHofSA) continued its trend of impressing San Antonio parents when they recently opened their state-of-the art Simulation Center. Home to 10 manikins (adults, juniors, and babies), the center covers nearly 7,000 … Continue reading

Free entree this Saturday (5/16) at VertsKebap

VertsKebap comes to San Antonio in May 2015

Recently craving a juicy burger, piled high with cheese and sautéed mushrooms, I drove over to what used to be Smashburger. Imagine my surprise when in its place instead was a new sign and establishment: VertsKebap. Say, what???  Not knowing what … Continue reading

Free admission to SeaWorld & Aquatica for Texas preschoolers and teachers (deadline approaching!)

SeaWorld San Antonio offers free passes for Texas preschoolers and teachers in 2015

Disclosure: I’m a SeaWorld Wildside blogger. I receive complimentary passes for my family and other perks throughout the year. All opinions are mine. There are just two weeks left for Texas preschoolers and teachers to take advantage of SeaWorld … Continue reading

Culinaria events the whole family will love

Culinaria events for families

Disclosure: I received compensation for this post in the way of tickets to some of Culinaria's events. However, all opinions are mine. Don't miss the giveaway below for four tickets to the Food Truck Event on Thursday, May 14! **** UPDATED TO ADD: … Continue reading

As Templeton tells it: Maverick Dog Park

As Templeton tells it: learn all about the new Maverick Dog Park in San Antonio

Coming soon to San Antonio: Maverick Dog Park: a state-of-the-art, ecologically-conscious, sustainable, community-funded dog park just north of downtown San Antonio. I could fill you in on all of the details but I think I’ll let my BFF (best … Continue reading

70+ Vacation Bible Schools: mapped for easy search

70+ Vacation Bible Schools in San Antonio, mapped for easy search!

Today, San Antonio Mom Blogs welcomes local blogger and guest contributor* Sara Phillips, with Sensibly Sara, who compiled this comprehensive list of more than 70 VBS in San Antonio. She also created this super helpful map that allows you to search … Continue reading

Free fun for Mother’s Day 2015

Free Mother's Day fun in San Antonio in 2015

This Mother's Day, spend lots of time with mom, but not lots of money! Here are some free, fun things you can do to celebrate Mother's Day in San Antonio this weekend. Know of others? Share them in the comments. Saturday, May 9, Wonderland of the … Continue reading

Free in San Antonio: May 2015

Free, family-friendly fun in San Antonio this May

May's going to be a busy month full of fantastic FREE fun your whole family will love. Be sure to check back often as I'll continue to add awesome free events as I find them. **** Recurring free events: Take a trolley around downtown San … Continue reading

What’s the big deal about The Big Give S.A.?

The Big Give SA

Working at the San Antonio Symphony in the early 90s gave me a soft spot for nonprofits. When you witness, firsthand, the devotion nonprofit employees bring to their cause, you can’t help but be impressed. As part of the Symphony’s marketing staff, I … Continue reading

50+ free Fiesta events for families in 2015

50+ FREE, family-friendly Fiesta San Antonio events in 2015

Fiesta San Antonio, the Alamo City's biggest and most colorful celebration, offers more than 50 free events for families to attend! San Antonio Mom Blogs brings you a comprehensive guide to all of the free fun your family can have during Fiesta San … Continue reading

Everything you need to know about the 2015 San Antonio Book Festival

Everything you need to know about the San Antonio Book Festival 2015

Authors, Ideas, Imagination! You’ll find them all at the 3rd Annual San Antonio Book Festival, a free, family-friendly event taking place this Saturday, April 11, in the heart of downtown San Antonio. Now entering its third year, the festival … Continue reading

Cardboard Kids San Antonio: preventing child abuse

Preventing child abuse in Bexar County: Cardboard Kids SA

They're colorful. They're creative. Each one is unique. And some are even downright adorable. They're Cardboard Kids and they have a special mission to accomplish: to bring awareness to child abuse in Bexar County. On Thursday, April 9, thanks to … Continue reading

Hosting your child’s birthday party at Top Golf

Throw a kids' birthday party at Top Golf San Antonio

Guest contributor Lisa Curbello* wrote today's post. She and her business were featured on San Antonio Mom Blogs in February of 2015. We're excited to welcome her as a guest contributor! Accompanying photographs are courtesy of Top Golf.  Every … Continue reading

Tour San Antonio’s Asian Gardens

Take a tour of San Antonio's Asian Gardens

Guest contributor Angie Cronin* wrote today's guest post and took all accompanying photographs. You can find Angie blogging at Kimchi Mamas. This time of year is an especially great time to explore the gardens of San Antonio! “But I’ve already … Continue reading

Free in San Antonio: April 2015

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Check out San Antonio Mom Blogs' list of FREE, family-friendly fun happening this April and don't miss our very special post with all of the FREE, family-friendly fun you can have at Fiesta! **** Recurring free events: Take a trolley around … Continue reading

Six surprising benefits of summer camp

The six surprising benefits from summer camp

Disclosure: This post is sponsored by T Bar M Camps, a non-denominational Christian sports and adventure camp with locations in New Braunfels, Texas and on Lake Travis near Austin. Over 10,000 people experience T Bar M adventure every … Continue reading

A visit to the Hill Country Science Mill

A visit to the Hill Country Science Mill in Johnson City, Texas, a STEM center for kids and families

Today, San Antonio Mom Blogs welcomes guest contributor Melanie Mendez-Gonzales from ¿Qué Means What?. Our familia loves everything STEM-related (science, technology, engineering, and math) so we were eager to check out the Hill Country Science … Continue reading

A week of Spring Break giveaways!

San Antonio Mom Blogs' Week of Spring Break Giveaways!

Sure, next week boasts more than 50 fun, entertaining, educational, and family-friendly things to do in San Antonio for Spring Break. But wouldn't it be cool to win FREE tickets to some of them this week? San Antonio Mom Blogs' Week of Spring … Continue reading

Free in San Antonio: March 2015

Free family-friendly activities in San Antonio during March 2015

March welcomes spring to San Antonio with tons of free, family-friendly events and activities. Enjoy the weather and the free fun, all month long! DON'T MISS OUR: 50+ Things to Do During Spring Break in San Antonio post!  Free fitness events … Continue reading

Meet The Bra Chick: Your New Breast Friend

Bra fitting appointments and parties in San Antonio with The Bra Chick, Lisa Curbello

Disclosure: I received a complimentary bra fitting and one complimentary bra for the purposes of reviewing this experience. All opinions are mine. Your BRA. Yeah, I said it. It’s something you probably don’t think or talk much about anywhere with … Continue reading

Spring 2015 consignment sales in San Antonio

Spring consignment sales in San Antonio, spring 2015

Pretty soon we'll pack away our, say it with me, “winter” clothes and pull out our colorful shorts, tank tops, and bathing suits for the approaching warmer weather. If you're in need of spring and summer kids' clothes, baby care items, toys, and … Continue reading

Our 2015 San Antonio Summer Camp Guide

San Antonio Mom Blogs' 2015 Summer Camp Guide

Introducing the San Antonio Mom Blogs' 2015 Summer Camp Guide! This year's Guide features the best San Antonio camps for your kids, from sports and the outdoors, to the arts, to science and technology, and much more. These summer camps vary in … Continue reading

50+ things to do during Spring Break in San Antonio

50+ things to do during Spring Break in San Antonio: Your Guide to Family Fun!

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! Wait. You thought that was Christmas? No! Here in South Texas, Spring Break is truly the most wonderful time of the year. Rarely cold and almost never too hot, Spring Break weather in San Antonio is … Continue reading

Paid market research opportunity for men and women in San Antonio

Think Group Austin has paid market research opportunities in San Antonio

  This post is sponsored by Think Group Austin.  As a prior participant in a Think Group Austin focus group in San Antonio in 2014 this year, I wholeheartedly recommend working with them. Here's their latest study for which you may … Continue reading