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Free in San Antonio: April 2018

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It’s time for Free in San Antonio April! Can you believe it’s already Spring?! Take advantage of this great weather and awesome free San Antonio events with our list of Free in San Antonio.

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.

Recurring Free Events in San Antonio

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, 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

Sunday, April 1: San Antonio Museum of Art, 200 W. Jones, 78215
Free admission to the San Antonio Museum of Art (11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.)

Sunday, April 1: McNay Art Museum, 6000 N. New Braunfels, 78209, 12:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Enjoy free general admission at the McNay every first Sunday of the month courtesy of the Dickson-Allen Foundation! If there is a special exhibition at this time, the special exhibition fee will still apply to adults.

Monday, April 2: Yanaguana Gardens, 434 S Alamo St, 78205, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Budding engineers and architects, join us on the Great Lawn for free-play with the Imagination Playground Big Blue Blocks. Building and playing with Big Blue Blocks is a FREE all-ages activity!

Tuesday, April 3: 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 3: 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.

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

Tuesday, April 3: 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 3: 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 3: 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 4: 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.

Thursday, April 5: Dave & Busters, 849 E Commerce St. Ste 741, 78205, 3:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Come out to Dave & Buster’s Rivercenter and see why we are the perfect venue for Grad nights, post proms, senior breakfasts, end of year banquets, FUNdraising Events! There will be team members available to show you our private spaces, answer questions about lock in events, and show you what an amazing experience Dave & Buster’s is for guests of all ages. RSVP by April 2, 2018 – complimentary food & Games will be provided.

Thursday, April 5: McNay Art Museum, 6000 N. New Braunfels, 78209, 4:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Join the McNay Art Museum every Thursday to enjoy free general admission courtesy of H-E-B! Remember: kids and teens always get in free. If there is a special exhibition at this time, the special exhibition fee will apply to adults.

Friday, April 6: Hemisfair, 434 S Alamo St., 78205, 5:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Hemisfair is turning 50 and this whole weekend is about CELEBRATION! Join us for a Kick-Off Ceremony at the Institute of Texan Cultures from 5pm-6pm, with pomp and ceremony! Enjoy openings of “VIVA Hemisfair” and “VIVA ITC”exhibits, recognition of the Texas Heritage Award winners and the official start to Hemisfair’s 50th Anniversary Celebration – ¡VIVA HEMISFAIR!

Saturday, April 7: Phil Hardberger Park East,  13203 Blanco Road, 78216, 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Insectmania! Alamo Area Master Naturalist and Honey Creek Natural Area Coordinator, Holly Camero, will provide a hands-on program about the insect Family. Kid friendly activity included. A donation to the Phil Hardberger Park Conservancy of $3 per individual or $5 per family is suggested.

Saturday, April 7: 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 Window Birdhouse. 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 7: 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 7: Mission Marquee Plaza, 3100 Roosevelt Ave., 78214, 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Farmers & Artisan Market! Guests will be able to purchase fresh goods from locally-sourced farmers. The San Antonio Food Bank Mobile Mercado will be on-site hosting healthy cooking demos and nutrition education sessions. Browse through a variety of local artisan vendors. Enjoy live music performances, food trucks, fun family activities, plus much more! In partnership with the YMCA, the Markets will offer FREE Community Fitness Classes.

Saturday, April 7: Hemisfair, 434 S Alamo St, 78205, 10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.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 7: Hemisfair, 434 S Alamo St, 78205, 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Join us every first Saturday for SUPER FUN SATURDAYS! These free activities are staff-led exercises in creativity and fun! Get out to the park and get moving!

Saturday, April 7: Hemisfair, 434 S Alamo St., 78205, 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Hemisfair’s Art in the Park series presents free art workshops for kids ages 4-11. Each workshop features a fun, themed art activity. Please dress to dance comfortably outdoors. Parental supervision required, seating provided. Please allow extra time for parking, as the workshop begins promptly at 11 am. To find us once you arrive, just follow the “Art in the Park” signs!

Saturday, April 7: Lakeshore Learning, 327 NW Loop 410, 78216, 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Free craft for kids. This week kids create April Showers.

Saturday, April 7: Hemisfair, 434 S Alamo St., 78205, 12:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Viva Hemisfair! Hemisfair is turning 50 and this whole weekend is about CELEBRATION! Join us Saturday for an all-day festival of heritage and culture!

Saturday, April 7: The Greenline, 2532 Sidney Brooks, 78235. 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Dust off your bustier, work on your washing machine moves, and get ready for a bidi bidi bom bom edition of Flyte! Camera! Action!
It’s the “Selena” movie! The fun begins at 5:30 pm with live music featuring Amanda Solis as a Selena tribute artist, Selena-themed Zumba presented by MIX FIT SA, giveaways, and cascarones battle. Dine on food from theBombay Salsa Co. food truck, plus enjoy drinks and free popcorn.

Sunday, April 8: 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. Explore Texas Freedom Colonies through engaging family presentations, activities and more. The day will include a lecture and slideshow on Texas Freedom Colonies.

Sunday, April 8: Hemisfair, 434 S Alamo St., 78205, 12:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Viva Hemisfair! Hemisfair is turning 50 and this whole weekend is about CELEBRATION! Join us for an all-day festival of heritage and culture!

Monday, April 9: Yanaguana Gardens, 434 S Alamo St, 78205, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Budding engineers and architects, join us on the Great Lawn for free-play with the Imagination Playground Big Blue Blocks. Building and playing with Big Blue Blocks is a FREE all-ages activity!

Tuesday, April 10: 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 10: 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.

Tuesday, April 10: Witte Museum, 3801 Broadway, 78209, 3:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Free Tuesdays at the Witte with no admission.

Tuesday, April 10: 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 10: 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).

Friday, April 13: Stinson Airport, 8535 Mission Rd., 78214, 6:30 p.m.
Join Slab Cinema for Movies by Moonlight. The movie is The High and Mighty. Get there early for a good spot. The movie will start at dusk.

Friday, April 13: Bulverde Community Park, 29815 Bulverde Ln., 78163, 6:30 p.m.
Join Slab Cinema for Movies by Moonlight. The movie is CARS 3. Get there early for a good spot. The movie will start at dusk.

Friday, April 13: San Antonio Botanical Garden, 555 Funston Pl., 78209, 6:30 p.m.
Join Slab Cinema for Movies by Moonlight. The movie is Sunset Blvd. Get there early for a good spot. The movie will start at dusk.

Friday, April 13: 100 Auditorium Circle, 78205, 6:00 p.m. and 8:30 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 COCO! 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. *Note* There will be two showings tonight!

Saturday, April 14: Elmendorf Lake Park, 3700 W Commerce St., 78207, 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Enjoy a Free day at the Park! and join the San Antonio Parks and Recreation Department for this exciting family-friendly festival that celebrates nature through hands-on fun for all ages. Enjoy a special presentation on dinosaurs of Texas by Dinosaur George, make nature inspired art, learn about honey bees, and stop by the pollination station! Tree adoptions while supplies last! Everyone welcome.

Saturday, April 14: Cibolo Nature Center, meet at Visitor’s Center, 140 City Park Road, Boerne, 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
FARM: Kids Club! Join us as we create fantastic works of art using nature as a medium and an inspiration! We’ll get hands on by using our fingerprints, too! For kids from 3 to 103. $5.00 per family suggested donation. For more information, contact Stephanie Colvard at stephanie@cibolo.org or 830-331-8596.

Saturday, April 14: San Pedro Springs Park, 1315 San Pedro Ave., 78212, 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Kids’ Day in the Park, presented by KLRN! Stop by to meet and greet The Cat in the Hat! Enjoy games, activities, and entertainment as you play outdoors with your family and friends! This event is free and open to the public.  For more information, visit klrn.org or call 270-9000.

Saturday, April 14: The Greenline, 2532 Sidney Brooks, 78235. 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Are you ready to experience the Greenline? Join Brooks as we open San Antonio’s newest urban linear park with the Greenline Experience, a festival featuring live music, activities and outdoor fun

Saturday, April 14: Lakeshore Learning, 327 NW Loop 410, 78216, 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Free craft for kids. This week kids create a My Earth Day Promise.

Saturday, April 14: Central Library, 600 Soledad, 78205, 2:00 p.m.
Symphony at SAPL: San Antonio Symphony musician shares their talents and her love of music with children of all ages. Find more dates and locations for Symphony performances at local library branches here.

Saturday, April 14: Pruitt Library, 5110 Walzem Rd., 78218, 2:00 p.m.
Symphony at SAPL: San Antonio Symphony musician shares their talents and her love of music with children of all ages. Find more dates and locations for Symphony performances at local library branches here.

Saturday, April 14: 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.

Sunday, April 15: 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 16: Yanaguana Gardens, 434 S Alamo St, 78205, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Budding engineers and architects, join us on the Great Lawn for free-play with the Imagination Playground Big Blue Blocks. Building and playing with Big Blue Blocks is a FREE all-ages activity!

Tuesday, April 17: 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 17: 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.

Tuesday, April 17: Witte Museum, 3801 Broadway, 78209, 3:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Free Tuesdays at the Witte with no admission.

Tuesday, April 17: 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 17: 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).

Thursday, April 19: McNay Art Museum, 6000 N. New Braunfels, 78209, 4:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Join the McNay Art Museum every Thursday to enjoy free general admission courtesy of H-E-B! Remember: kids and teens always get in free. If there is a special exhibition at this time, the special exhibition fee will apply to adults.

Thursday, April 19: Hemisfair, 434 S Alamo St., 78205, 4:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Join us for the official opening of Fiesta 2018! Enjoy live entertainment, greet Official Fiesta Royalty and special guests. Buy, sell or trade Fiesta pins and medals at Pin Pandemonium. Join the fun as cascarónes are broken and the crowd proclaims “Viva Fiesta!” to kick off the Alamo City’s biggest, best festival. Admission is free.

Saturday, April 21: Voelcker Homestead, Salado Creek Greenway, 78248, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Learn about native wildflowers and the butterflies that need them. Learn the difference between host plants and nectar sources. Get up close on a walk through the garden. Master Naturalist Drake White presents. A donation of $3 per person or $5 per family is suggested. Call 210-207-3782.

Saturday, April 21: Yanaguana Gardens, 434 S Alamo St, 78205, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Join us on the Great Lawn for free-play with the Imagination Playground Big Blue Blocks every third Saturday. Build whatever is in YOUR imagination. All budding Engineers and Architects welcome!!

Saturday, April 21: Mission Marquee Plaza, 3100 Roosevelt Ave., 78214, 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Farmers & Artisan Market! Guests will be able to purchase fresh goods from locally-sourced farmers. The San Antonio Food Bank Mobile Mercado will be on-site hosting healthy cooking demos and nutrition education sessions. Browse through a variety of local artisan vendors. Enjoy live music performances, food trucks, fun family activities, plus much more! In partnership with the YMCA, the Markets will offer FREE Community Fitness Classes.

Saturday, April 21: Hemisfair, 434 S Alamo St, 78205, 10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.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 21: Chris Park, 111 Camp St., 78201, 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Come experience the magic and wonder of bubbles at San Antonio’s second annual 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 enjoy a variety of fun and engaging Bubble Stations in an effort to celebrate its beautifully landscaped spaces and visual experiences.

Saturday, April 21: Hemisfair, 434 S Alamo St., 78205, 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Hemisfair’s Art in the Park series presents free art workshops for kids ages 4-11. Each workshop features a fun, themed art activity. Please allow extra time for parking, as the workshop begins promptly at 11 am. To find us once you arrive, just follow the “Art in the Park” signs!

Saturday, April 21: Lakeshore Learning, 327 NW Loop 410, 78216, 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Free craft for kids. This week kids create My Art Portfolio.

Saturday, April 21, Mission County Park, 6030 Padre Dr., 78214, 11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
2018 Mission Reach Float Fest! The 3rd 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 21: 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 21: Brook Hollow Library, 530 Heimer, 78232, 2:00 p.m.
Symphony at SAPL: San Antonio Symphony musician shares their talents and her love of music with children of all ages. Find more dates and locations for Symphony performances at local library branches here.

Saturday, April 21: Cody Library, 11441 Vance Jackson Rd., 78230, 2:00 p.m.
Symphony at SAPL: San Antonio Symphony musician shares their talents and her love of music with children of all ages. Find more dates and locations for Symphony performances at local library branches here.

Saturday, April 21: Schaefer Library, 6322 US Hwy 87 East, 78222, 2:00 p.m.
Symphony at SAPL: San Antonio Symphony musician shares their talents and her love of music with children of all ages. Find more dates and locations for Symphony performances at local library branches here.

Saturday, April 21: Cypress Point Park, Schertz, TX, 78132, 6:30 p.m.
Join Slab Cinema for Movies by Moonlight. The movie is Dr. Seuss’ The Lorax. Get there early for a good spot. The movie will start at dusk.

Sunday, 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.

Sunday, April 22: Chris Park, 111 Camp St., 78201, 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Come experience the magic and wonder of bubbles at San Antonio’s second annual 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 enjoy a variety of fun and engaging Bubble Stations in an effort to celebrate its beautifully landscaped spaces and visual experiences.

Monday, April 23: Yanaguana Gardens, 434 S Alamo St, 78205, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Budding engineers and architects, join us on the Great Lawn for free-play with the Imagination Playground Big Blue Blocks. Building and playing with Big Blue Blocks is a FREE all-ages activity!

Tuesday, April 24: 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 24: 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.

Tuesday, April 24: Witte Museum, 3801 Broadway, 78209, 3:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Free Tuesdays at the Witte with no admission.

Tuesday, April 24: 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 24: 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).

Thursday, April 26: McNay Art Museum, 6000 N. New Braunfels, 78209, 4:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Join the McNay Art Museum every Thursday to enjoy free general admission courtesy of H-E-B! Remember: kids and teens always get in free. If there is a special exhibition at this time, the special exhibition fee will still apply to adults.

Saturday, April 28: Phil Hardberger Park West (Urban Ecology Center), 8400 N.W. Military Highway, 78231, 8:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.
This month’s wildflower walk honors long-time Native Plant Society member and mentor, Lottie Millsaps. Floyd Waller from the Native Plant Society leads the group along the park trails, identifying and discussing a plethora of wildflowers enjoying the spring sun. Come learn with this accomplished local expert. No registration is required. Free to attend but a donation of $3 per person or $5 per family is appreciated.

Saturday, April 28: Hemisfair, 434 S Alamo St., 78205, 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Hemisfair’s Art in the Park series presents free art workshops for kids ages 4-11. Each workshop features a fun, themed art activity. Please dress to dance comfortably outdoors. Parental supervision required, seating provided. Please allow extra time for parking, as the workshop begins promptly at 11 am. To find us once you arrive, just follow the “Art in the Park” signs!

Saturday, April 28: Lakeshore Learning, 327 NW Loop 410, 78216, 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Free craft for kids. This week kids create a Basket of Flowers.

Sunday, April 28: 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.

Monday, April 30: Yanaguana Gardens, 434 S Alamo St, 78205, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Budding engineers and architects, join us on the Great Lawn for free-play with the Imagination Playground Big Blue Blocks. Building and playing with Big Blue Blocks is a FREE all-ages activity!

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