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Free in San Antonio - April 2017

April is the best time of year in San Antonio. The flowers are blooming, the weather is fine, Fiesta and a flurry of free events are happening all over town to entertain you and your family. Are you ready for a month full of fun (and free!) events?! Take a look at our huge list below:

We’ve made every effort to ensure that this list is accurate and up-to-date, however, some venues/events/activities make changes without notifying us. We recommend contacting them before visiting to be 100% sure that their free offerings are still available.

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Tuesdays, Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays, San Fernando Cathedral, Main Plaza, 115 N. Main, 78205, at 9:00 p.m., 9:30 p.m., 10:00 p.m.
San Antonio | The Saga. This free video art installation, created by Xavier De Richemont, plays three times a night, weather permitting, on Tuesdays, Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays on the facade of San Fernando Cathedral.

Wednesdays, McAllister Park in the Dog Park/McAllister/Salado Creek Trailhead, Sunset
The San Antonio League of Sidewalk Astronomers (SALSA) offers free stargazing to the public every Wednesday evening beginning at sunset.

Wednesdays, 20079 Stone Oak Pkwy, Ste 3120, 78258 OR 22211 IH 10 West, Ste 1107A, 78257, 6:00 p.m.
Free weekly group run with iRun. Strollers and/or dogs welcome. Each location has a route with 3 to 5 mile turnarounds, but runners can choose any distance they want.

Fridays, The Twig Book Shop, 306 Pearl Parkway, Suite 106, 78215, 10:00 a.m. and 11:00 a.m.
Miss Anastasia’s Wild and Wacky Pre-weekend Twiglet Storytime is held twice on Fridays during the summer. Enjoy a wild and wacky story time session with Miss Anastasia and make a delightful craft. All ages welcome.

Saturdays, 2602 NW Loop 1604, BLDG 1, Ste.106, 78248, 6:30 a.m.
Free weekly group run with iRun. Strollers and/or dogs welcome. Each location has a route with 3 to 5 mile turnarounds, but runners can choose any distance they want.

Free in San Antonio this April

Saturday, April 1: Phil Hardberger Park West (Urban Ecology Center Gathering Hall), 8400 N.W. Military Highway, 78231, 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Snakes Alive! Ever wonder what a snake feels like? Hold a friendly snake and learn about reptiles as the South Texas Herpetology Association presents reptile information and live animals from Blaine Eaton. Kid-friendly activity is included. No registration is required. Free to attend but a donation of $3 per person or $5 per family is appreciated.

Saturday, April 1: Home Depot locations around San Antonio, 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
FREE, once-a-month workshops for kids, ages 5 – 12 at participating Home Depot stores. This week, your child will build a Bunny Basket. Kids’ workshops are on a first come/first served basis. Register your child online ahead of time to make sure there is room available.

Saturday, April 1: The Alamo, 300 Alamo Plaza, San Antonio, Texas 78205, 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
First Saturday at The Alamo! On the first Saturday of every month, the grounds of the Alamo are transformed back in time to the 1830s. Join us for a full day of living history fun that the whole family will enjoy. Learn about life in frontier Texas with special demonstrations and crafts.

Saturday, April 1: Friedrich Wilderness Park, 21395 Milsa, 78256, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Meander along the trails of Friedrich Wilderness Park during the First Saturday Hike with Texas A&M Forrester, Mark Kroetze. Discover ways of identifying trees, including key features such as leaf structure, bark, canopy, flowers, fruit, and more. Suggested donation: $3 per person, or $6 per family. RSVP required at FOSANA.org. For more information, call 210-207-3782 or email nicole.mcleod@sanantonio.gov.

Saturday, April 1: Freeman Coliseum Expo Hall, 3201 E Houston St., 78219, 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Join us for Carfest! How-to workshops & maintenance tips from the pros, shopping, door prizes, music, a BBQ cook-off, a kids’ corner and more!

Saturday, April 1: Hemisfair, 434 S Alamo St, 78205, 10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Work up a sweat, get fit and bust a move with a FREE Zumba class from MIX FIT SA. You’ll love this high energy dance workout.

Saturday, April 1: Hemisfair, 434 S Alamo St, 78205, 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Big bubbles, little bubbles, all bubbles welcome on the lawn during our Super Fun First Saturday event – Bubbles! Perfect Springtime Fun!

Saturday, April 1: Lakeshore Learning, 327 NW Loop 410, 78216, 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Free craft for kids. This week kids create a April Showers Craft.

Saturday, April 1: 9001 Hollering Vine, Schertz, 78154, 12:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
The Crossvine presents Home Grown Saturdays! Get your bike tuned up and learn about essential safety and maintenance from bike shop pros. Then go ride around on our miles of trails.

Saturday, April 1: Collins Garden Library, 200 N. Park, 78204, 2:00 p.m.
Symphony at SAPL: San Antonio Symphony musician shares their talents and love of music with children of all ages. Find more dates and locations for Symphony performances at local library branches here.

Saturday, April 1: Parman Library, 20735 Wilderness Oak, 78258, 2:00 p.m.
Symphony at SAPL: San Antonio Symphony musician shares their talents and love of music with children of all ages. Find more dates and locations for Symphony performances at local library branches here.

Saturday, April 1: Schaefer Library, 6322 US Hwy 87 East, 78222, 2:00 p.m.
Symphony at SAPL: San Antonio Symphony musician shares their talents and love of music with children of all ages. Find more dates and locations for Symphony performances at local library branches here.

Saturday, April 1: Hemisfair, 434 S Alamo St., 78205, 4:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.
Learn to grow your own plants for food and fun with Gardopia Gardens! Gardening is a great way to get outdoors and provide healthy food for your family. This month’s topic is seedlings and transplants.
Did you start your seedlings in March? Do you need to strengthen your sprouts? We’ll offer a hands-on display showing you easy techniques to make your veggies structurally sound.

Sunday, April 2: San Antonio Museum of Art, 200 W. Jones, 78215
Free admission to the San Antonio Museum of Art (10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.)
AND
First Sundays for Families*: The Art of Nature! (11:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.)
Let nature be your muse for drawings, paintings and collages inspired by elements of the natural world found in the museum’s collection. Kids 12 and under get free admission. After 12:00 p.m., adults pay $10 each.

Sunday, April 2: Freeman Coliseum Expo Hall, 3201 E Houston St., 78219, 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Join us for Carfest! How-to workshops & maintenance tips from the pros, shopping, door prizes, music, a BBQ cook-off, a kids’ corner and more!

Monday, April 3: Yanaguana Gardens, 434 S Alamo St, 78205, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Imagination Playground at Hemisfair. This free, organized play event at Yanaguana Garden takes place every Monday from 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Tuesday, April 4: Whole Foods Quarry Market, 255 E Basse Rd #130, 78209, 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Join Whole Foods at the Quarry Market Cafe, the first Tuesday of every month, for the Kids Club Story Time. There will be a story, a snack and some fun activities! This monthly event is free – register here.

Tuesday, April 4: Hemisfair, 434 S Alamo St., 78205, 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Story Time at the Book Garden: Come for a story under the big shady trees, stay for a creative activity, and walk away with a book from our FREE Book Garden!

Tuesday, April 4: Witte Museum, 3801 Broadway, 78209, 3:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Free Tuesdays at the Witte with no admission.

Tuesday, April 4: San Antonio Museum of Art, 200 W. Jones, 78215, 4:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Free admission to the San Antonio Museum of Art.

Tuesday, April 4: The Briscoe Western Art Museum, 210 W. Market Street, 4:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Free Tuesday Nights at the Briscoe Western Art Museum! Everyone gets in free on Tuesday nights from 4:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. to enjoy special programs, music, and more. And, remember: during all other open days/times, the Briscoe offers free admission, year-round, to children 12 and under and to all active military and their families (up to 4 people).

Tuesday, April 4: The DoSeum, 2800 Broadway, 78209, 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Free admission to The DoSeum on the first and third Tuesday of every month! Only the first 1,200 guests will be admitted so arrive early. Parking is free but limited – another good reason to be there early. Remember: no outside food allowed and umbrella strollers only inside the museum. The cafe will be open with food and drinks for sale.
PLEASE NOTE: the times have changed back to 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. 

Wednesday, April 5: Cibolo Nature Center, Herff Farm, 33 Herff Rd, Boerne, TX, 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
CNC: Little Explorers! Little Explorers will come for fun and adventure using their five senses to discover nature. They will listen to stories, sing songs, play games, explore the outdoors, and make crafts to take home. $5 per family. For more information, contact Stephanie Colvard at stephanie@cibolo.org or 830-249-4616.

Wednesday, April 5: Raymond Rimkus Park, 6440 EversRd., 78238, 9:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
SAAA members will have telescopes set up to show you various objects in the night sky at this Star Party. Astronomers will be setup in the large parking lot near the intersection of Cherryleaf St. and Poss Road. **This is a free event open to the public, however it is dependent on the weather so if it is cloudy or raining the event will be canceled. Check the SAAA Facebook page for updates.

Wednesday, April 5: Krispy Kreme (1117 North Loop 1604 East, 78232 | 12328 IH 10 West, 78230 | 2703 S.E. Military Dr., 78223), 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Free Family Night at Krispy Kreme: donut decorating, crafts, and games for all ages.

Friday, April 7: San Antonio Botanical Gardens, 555 Funston Pl, 78209, 5:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
In celebration of National Public Gardens Day, the San Antonio Botanical Garden will be open with free admission sponsored by Tesoro. The public is invited to bring a picnic and experience the Garden after hours. Enjoy a fun evening at the Garden including: Art in the Garden exhibitions on view by George Tobolowsky and Alyson Shotz | Performances by Ballet San Antonio -“Eternal Love” and “La Bamba” | Fiesta-themed picnic contest | Culinary demos – Aguas Frescas (Strawberry Watermelon Rose, Ginger Chamomile Lemonade, Horchata Cinnamon Vanilla, and Honeydew Spearmint) | Plant your own cilantro to take home | Special pop-up with Honeysuckle Teatime serving unicorn milkshakes (available for purchase)

Friday, April 7: Hemisfair, 434 S Alamo St., 78205, 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Every First Friday we bring the Hemisfair Art Market to the park, plus music, food and fun activities to keep your whole family moving!

Friday, April 7: Hemisfair, 434 S Alamo St., 78205, 7:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
Join Camp Gladiator as they host a FREE Friday evening fitness camp that promises a fun and motivating environment where men and women of all ages and fitness levels can push themselves to reach their goals. There is no fee for these classes. Camp Gladiator’s mission is to positively impact the physical fitness and ultimately the lives of as many people as possible!

Friday, April 7: Stinson Airport, 8535 Mission Rd., 78214, 8:00 p.m.
Join Slab Cinema for Movies by Moonlight. The movie is Amelia. Get there early for a good spot. The movie will start at dusk.

Saturday, April 8: San Antonio Public Library, 600 Soledad St., 78205, 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
The San Antonio Book Festival is a FREE, annual, daylong event that unites readers and writers in a celebration of ideas, books, libraries, and literary culture. Featuring more than 100 authors, the Festival offers programming for all ages and draws thousands to downtown San Antonio at the Central Library and Southwest School of Art for author presentations, panel discussions, book sales and signings, recipe demonstrations, children’s and teen activities, food trucks, and a vibrant marketplace. Author presentations are held indoors while outdoors the Festival grounds are active with book sales, signings, children’s story time, learning projects, family activities, and a zone for teens, “Geektown.”

Saturday, April 8: Cibolo Nature Center, Herff Farm, 33 Herff Rd, Boerne, TX, 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
CNC: Kids Club – See Seeds Sprout! Spring has sprung at the Farm. Come learn and see how seeds sprout and make a fun grass head to take home! For kids from 3 to 103. $5.00 per family. No drop offs, please. For more information, contact Stephanie Colvard at stephanie@cibolo.org or 830-331-8596.

Saturday, April 8: Inspire Art, 200 Queen Anne Court, San Antonio, Texas 78209, 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Free Family Art Day takes place at Inspire Art every second Saturday of the month.

Saturday, April 8: 903 W Martin St., 78207, 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Safe Kids Day is a day to celebrate kids and take action to keep kids safe. Many people are surprised to learn injuries from car crashes, fires, drownings, poisonings, falls and more are the number one threat to kids in the United States. Throughout the world, one million children die of injuries each year, and nearly every one of these tragedies is preventable. Join us and help make every kid a safe kid! We’ll have games, fun, prizes, cool activities, learning opportunities and more. Tickets are free and available now!

Saturday, April 8: Trader’s Village, 9333 SW Loop 410 near Old Pearsall Road, 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Join Trader’s Village for an Easter Eggstravaganza. Parking is $4.

Saturday, April 8: Wonderland of the Americas, 4522 Fredricksburg Rd., 78201, 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Princess Fest is a free family event! Meet Princesses and Villains at Wonderland of the America’s, see live shows, shop, snack & revel in the Fantasy Faire enchantment and get your photo taken with Darth Vader at His tea party!

Saturday, April 8: Lakeshore Learning, 327 NW Loop 410, 78216, 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Free craft for kids. This week kids create a Up, Up & Away! Kite.

Saturday, April 8, Mission County Park, 6030 Padre Dr., 78214, 11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
2017 Mission Reach Float Fest! The 2nd annual free event on the Mission Reach section of the San Antonio River is sure to become a family favorite. The public is encouraged to decorate their kayaks, canoes or paddle boards, wear a costume, or wear a fun and festive hat and paddle a one (1) mile portion of the Mission Reach paddling trail where guest judges will look at all the entries (be sure to register here if you plan to decorate and float!). In addition to viewing the watercraft decorating competition, the public will be invited to enjoy other festivities that include music, outdoor and educational activities, mobile food truck vendors, and more.

Saturday, April 8: Hemisfair, 434 S Alamo St, 78205, 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Every second Saturday of the month, MIX FIT SA will be offering a FREE kid-friendly fitness class. Join us for youth field activities. Come get moving on the Great Lawn!

Saturday, April 8: Trader’s Village, 9333 SW Loop 410 near Old Pearsall Road, TBD
Join Trader’s Village and the Ragin’ Cajun Festival! Bring your Mardi Gras attire to dance the afternoon away. Great Cajun music that will have you dancing from 12:30 – 4:30pm on Saturday and Sunday. Bring your lawn chairs and dancing shoes and have a fun day dancing, eating, and shopping. Parking is $4.

Saturday, April 8: Travis Park, 301 E. Travis St., 78205, 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Enjoy an evening of dance in a unique outdoor setting with Travis Park and Ballet San Antonio’s third annual Ballet in the Park. A class and a question and answer session will take place from 6 – 7 p.m., followed by a performance at 7 p.m. Be sure to bring your chairs or blankets. This event is free and open to the public. Perfect for the entire family!

Saturday, April 8: 9001 Hollering Vine, Schertz, 78154, 6:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
The Crossvine presents Home Grown Saturdays! Gather your family and friends and head to the Schertz Ballpark for a classic baseball movie on the big screen on the field! The feature movie is Field of Dreams. Hayride – Baseball Kids’ Crafts – Fun on the field. Bring your blankets, chairs, and picnics. Concessions available for purchase.

Saturday, April 8: Hemisfair Park, 434 South Alamo, 78205, 7:00 p.m.
Join Slab Cinema for Movies by Moonlight. The movie is Cars. Get there early for a good spot. The movie will start at dusk.

Sunday, April 9: Institute of Texan Cultures, 801 E. Cesar Chavez Blvd., 78205, 12:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Free admission on the second Sunday of each month. Join the Institute of Texan Cultures for a family friendly Fiesta program! There will be some great hands-on opportunities and music performances from student mariachi groups from Harlandale ISD and Burbank HS.

Sunday, April 9: Witte Museum, 3801 Broadway St., 78209, 11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
The 2017 San Antonio Science Fiesta is free and fun! There will be food & drink, music, fun science activities, science posters and more!

Sunday, April 9: Trader’s Village, 9333 SW Loop 410 near Old Pearsall Road, TBD
Join Trader’s Village and the Ragin’ Cajun Festival! Bring your Mardi Gras attire to dance the afternoon away. Great Cajun music that will have you dancing from 12:30 – 4:30pm on Saturday and Sunday. Bring your lawn chairs and dancing shoes and have a fun day dancing, eating, and shopping. Parking is $4.

Monday, April 10: Yanaguana Gardens, 434 S Alamo St, 78205, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Imagination Playground at Hemisfair. This free, organized play event at Yanaguana Garden takes place every Monday from 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Tuesday, April 11: Hemisfair, 434 S Alamo St., 78205, 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Story Time at the Book Garden: Come for a story under the big shady trees, stay for a creative activity, and walk away with a book from our FREE Book Garden!

Tuesday, April 11: Santikos Palladium, 17703 W Interstate 10, 78257, 12:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Road to the Races Nationwide Tour is making a stop in San Antonio! Take a photo with the CARS 3 stars – Lightning McQueen, Cruz Ramirez and Jackson Storm, see exclusive film footage and take part in themed activities!

Tuesday, April 11: Witte Museum, 3801 Broadway, 78209, 3:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Free Tuesdays at the Witte with no admission.

Tuesday, April 11: San Antonio Museum of Art, 200 W. Jones, 78215, 4:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Free admission to the San Antonio Museum of Art.

Tuesday, April 11: The Briscoe Western Art Museum, 210 W. Market Street, 4:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Free Tuesday Nights at the Briscoe Western Art Museum! Everyone gets in free on Tuesday nights from 4:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. to enjoy special programs, music, and more. And, remember: during all other open days/times, the Briscoe offers free admission, year-round, to children 12 and under and to all active military and their families (up to 4 people).

Wednesday, April 12: Cibolo Nature Center, Herff Farm, 33 Herff Rd, Boerne, TX, 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
CNC: Little Explorers! Little Explorers will come for fun and adventure using their five senses to discover nature. They will listen to stories, sing songs, play games, explore the outdoors, and make crafts to take home. $5 per family. For more information, contact Stephanie Colvard at stephanie@cibolo.org or 830-249-4616.

Wednesday, April 12: Krispy Kreme (1117 North Loop 1604 East, 78232 | 12328 IH 10 West, 78230 | 2703 S.E. Military Dr., 78223), 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Free Family Night at Krispy Kreme: donut decorating, crafts, and games for all ages.

Friday, April 14: 100 Auditorium Circle, 78205, 7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
H-E-B Cinema on the Plaza. Bring your lawn chairs or blankets to the Plaza under the glow of the Tobin Center and enjoy Star Wars: Rogue One! The plaza will open an hour before the movie starts. No outside food or drinks are allowed, but concessions will be available for purchase- including full bar service. No Pets Please.

Friday, April 14: Hemisfair, 434 S Alamo St., 78205, 7:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
Join Camp Gladiator as they host a FREE Friday evening fitness camp that promises a fun and motivating environment where men and women of all ages and fitness levels can push themselves to reach their goals. There is no fee for these classes. Camp Gladiator’s mission is to positively impact the physical fitness and ultimately the lives of as many people as possible!

Friday, April 14: Bulverde Community Park, 475 Brand Rd., Bulverde, TX 78163, 8:00 p.m.
Join Slab Cinema for Movies by Moonlight. The movie is Moana. Get there early for a good spot. The movie will start at dusk.

Saturday, April 15: Hemisfair, 434 S Alamo St, 78205, 10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Work up a sweat, get fit and bust a move with a FREE Zumba class from MIX FIT SA. You’ll love this high energy dance workout.

Saturday, April 15: Lakeshore Learning, 327 NW Loop 410, 78216, 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Free craft for kids. This week kids create a Celebrate Spring! Treat Basket.

Saturday, April 15: 9001 Hollering Vine, Schertz, 78154, 12:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
The Crossvine presents Home Grown Saturdays! Our Schertz first responders will be stopping by to teach practical safety. We’ll have hot dogs, drinks, and plenty of lights and sirens.

Monday, April 17: Yanaguana Gardens, 434 S Alamo St, 78205, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Imagination Playground at Hemisfair. This free, organized play event at Yanaguana Garden takes place every Monday from 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Tuesday, April 18: Hemisfair, 434 S Alamo St., 78205, 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Story Time at the Book Garden: Come for a story under the big shady trees, stay for a creative activity, and walk away with a book from our FREE Book Garden!

Tuesday, April 18: Witte Museum, 3801 Broadway, 78209, 3:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Free Tuesdays at the Witte with no admission.

Tuesday, April 18: San Antonio Museum of Art, 200 W. Jones, 78215, 4:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Free admission to the San Antonio Museum of Art.

Tuesday, April 18: The Briscoe Western Art Museum, 210 W. Market Street, 4:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Free Tuesday Nights at the Briscoe Western Art Museum! Everyone gets in free on Tuesday nights from 4:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. to enjoy special programs, music, and more. And, remember: during all other open days/times, the Briscoe offers free admission, year-round, to children 12 and under and to all active military and their families (up to 4 people).

Tuesday, April 18: The DoSeum, 2800 Broadway, 78209, 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Free admission to The DoSeum on the first and third Tuesday of every month! Only the first 1,200 guests will be admitted so arrive early. Parking is free but limited – another good reason to be there early. Remember: no outside food allowed and umbrella strollers only inside the museum. The cafe will be open with food and drinks for sale.
PLEASE NOTE: the times have changed back to 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. 

Wednesday, April 19: Cibolo Nature Center, Herff Farm, 33 Herff Rd, Boerne, TX, 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
CNC: Little Explorers! Little Explorers will come for fun and adventure using their five senses to discover nature. They will listen to stories, sing songs, play games, explore the outdoors, and make crafts to take home. On the 3rd Wednesday, special guest Mother Nature will be there for story time. $5 per family. For more information, contact Stephanie Colvard at stephanie@cibolo.org or 830-249-4616.

Wednesday, April 19: Krispy Kreme (1117 North Loop 1604 East, 78232 | 12328 IH 10 West, 78230 | 2703 S.E. Military Dr., 78223), 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Free Family Night at Krispy Kreme: donut decorating, crafts, and games for all ages.

Wednesday, April 19: TriPoint, 3233 N St. Mary’s St., 78212, 6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Student Loan Debt has topped $1.3 trillion dollars nationwide, three times the amount from a decade ago. This free My Education Solutions workshop is for graduates, students and parents to learn which forgiveness programs you qualify for.

Saturday, April 22: Hemisfair, 434 S Alamo St, 78205, 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Join MIX FIT SA every fourth Saturday for High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT), to have fun while maximizing your calorie burn. There’s no better place to work out than in the park, so get out to this FREE event and get moving!

Saturday, April 22: Rosedale Park, 303 Dartmouth, 78237, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Kids’ Day in the Park, presented by KLRN! Katerina Kittycat from Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood welcomes kids to this free, outdoor celebration that commemorates the Week of the Young Child. For more information, visit klrn.org or call 270-9000.

Saturday, April 22: Chris Park, 111 Camp St., 78201, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Come experience the magic and wonder of bubbles at San Antonio’s first ever Bubble Fest in CHRISpark, hosted by the Linda Pace Foundation with local non-profit Spare Parts. The family-fun event will increase creative and cultural awareness in San Antonio. During Bubble Fest, participants will create bubble makers inspired by artist Rivane Neuenschwander’s whimsical and ephemeral artwork. Bubble “stations” will be set up throughout the park to inspire play and activate the park as a visual art green and eco-friendly space. Guests will enjoy music and live storytelling with San Antonio-based acclaimed artist duo Hills and Caralyn Snyder.

Saturday, April 22: Lakeshore Learning, 327 NW Loop 410, 78216, 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Free craft for kids. This week kids create a Earth Day Watering Can Craft.

Saturday, April 22: Trader’s Village, 9333 SW Loop 410 near Old Pearsall Road, TBD
Join Trader’s Village for their Aloha Fiestaval! Great Hawaiian food and entertainment will be the focus of this great event. Fire dancers will end the excitement each day. A great area for the kids will be a huge sand box where they can make believe they are at the beach. More info coming soon! Parking is $4.

Saturday, April 22: 9001 Hollering Vine, Schertz, 78154, 12:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
The Crossvine presents Home Grown Saturdays! Celebrate Earth Day by stopping by to learn more about landscaping in central Texas. Plus pick out a free small pot and plant to take home.

Saturday, April 22: Johnston Library, 6307 Sun Valley Dr., 78227, 2:00 p.m.
Symphony at SAPL: San Antonio Symphony musician shares their talents and love of music with children of all ages. Find more dates and locations for Symphony performances at local library branches here.

Saturday, April 22: Landa Library, 233 Bushnell, 78212, 2:00 p.m.
Symphony at SAPL: San Antonio Symphony musician shares their talents and love of music with children of all ages. Find more dates and locations for Symphony performances at local library branches here.

Saturday, April 22: Potranco Library, 8765 State Hwy 151, 78245, 2:00 p.m.
Symphony at SAPL: San Antonio Symphony musician shares their talents and love of music with children of all ages. Find more dates and locations for Symphony performances at local library branches here.

Saturday, April 22: Hemisfair Park, 434 South Alamo, 78205, 7:00 p.m.
Join Slab Cinema for Movies by Moonlight. The movie is Dodgeball. Get there early for a good spot. The movie will start at dusk.

Sunday, April 23: Trader’s Village, 9333 SW Loop 410 near Old Pearsall Road, TBD
Join Trader’s Village for their Aloha Fiestaval! Great Hawaiian food and entertainment will be the focus of this great event. Fire dancers will end the excitement each day. A great area for the kids will be a huge sand box where they can make believe they are at the beach. More info coming soon! Parking is $4.

Monday, April 24: Yanaguana Gardens, 434 S Alamo St, 78205, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Imagination Playground at Hemisfair. This free, organized play event at Yanaguana Garden takes place every Monday from 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Tuesday, April 25: Hemisfair, 434 S Alamo St., 78205, 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Story Time at the Book Garden: Come for a story under the big shady trees, stay for a creative activity, and walk away with a book from our FREE Book Garden!

Tuesday, April 25: Witte Museum, 3801 Broadway, 78209, 3:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Free Tuesdays at the Witte with no admission.

Tuesday, April 25: San Antonio Museum of Art, 200 W. Jones, 78215, 4:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Free admission to the San Antonio Museum of Art.

Tuesday, April 25: The Briscoe Western Art Museum, 210 W. Market Street, 4:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Free Tuesday Nights at the Briscoe Western Art Museum! Everyone gets in free on Tuesday nights from 4:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. to enjoy special programs, music, and more. And, remember: during all other open days/times, the Briscoe offers free admission, year-round, to children 12 and under and to all active military and their families (up to 4 people).

Wednesday, April 26: Cibolo Nature Center, Herff Farm, 33 Herff Rd, Boerne, TX, 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
CNC: Little Explorers! Little Explorers will come for fun and adventure using their five senses to discover nature. They will listen to stories, sing songs, play games, explore the outdoors, and make crafts to take home. $5 per family. For more information, contact Stephanie Colvard at stephanie@cibolo.org or 830-249-4616.

Wednesday, April 26: Krispy Kreme (1117 North Loop 1604 East, 78232 | 12328 IH 10 West, 78230 | 2703 S.E. Military Dr., 78223), 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Free Family Night at Krispy Kreme: donut decorating, crafts, and games for all ages.

Friday, April 28: Hemisfair, 434 S Alamo St., 78205, 7:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
Join Camp Gladiator as they host a FREE Friday evening fitness camp that promises a fun and motivating environment where men and women of all ages and fitness levels can push themselves to reach their goals. There is no fee for these classes. Camp Gladiator’s mission is to positively impact the physical fitness and ultimately the lives of as many people as possible!

Saturday, April 29: Rancho de las Cabras, 375 County Road 144, Floresville, 78114, 8:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Take a break from Fiesta activities in San Antonio to join park rangers for a morning of exploration at Rancho de las Cabras! The site, which is part of San Antonio Missions National Historical Park, was the ranch associated with Mission Espada. This event is a wonderful opportunity to learn why the site is protected by the National Park Service. Experts will lead three programs during the event, but the public is also welcome to explore on their own! Fiesta de las Cabras is free and family-friendly. Participants should bring water and snacks and dress for the weather. Parking on site is limited, carpooling is encouraged. The event is weather permitting.

Saturday, April 29: Lakeshore Learning, 327 NW Loop 410, 78216, 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Free craft for kids. This week kids create a Little Ladybug! Teacher Appreciation Craft.

Sunday, April 29: Trader’s Village, 9333 SW Loop 410 near Old Pearsall Road, TBD
Join Trader’s Village for KidsFest! There will be live entertainment, balloon characters, face painting and more. Parking is $4.

Sunday, April 30: Trader’s Village, 9333 SW Loop 410 near Old Pearsall Road, TBD
Join Trader’s Village for the Rio Festival! Dance to the beat of a different drummer. Great music will be your favorite salsa and merengue tunes that will start at 12:30 p.m. This is your opportunity to be in a fiesta parade. Wear your favorite costume and comfy shoes and join us. Parking is $4.

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Did I miss something? Let me know!

Sara Phillips from San Antonio blog Sensibly SaraSara Phillips writes about her kids and husband, recipes, life, and activities on her blog, Sensibly Sara. She also enjoys writing reviews and hosting giveaways. Sara and her family live in San Antonio, TX.

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