10 Free Events Happening This Week

Jive Town Screening

Wed 4/6

Bunny Hat Productions will be presenting a special screening of the vintage web series Jive Town based loosely on the talented fashionista Agosto Cuellar and his infamous old vintage store, Jive Refried, once located in Southtown. Additionally, a brand new short film - a faux season #2 trailer of Jive Town will also be screened along with a few other gems from local filmmakers Agosto Cuellar, Kimberly Suta and Eric Lopez. Free, 8pm, Wed, Friendly Spot, 943 S. Alamo, (210) 224-2337


Suicide Kings

Thu 4/7

Avery (Henry Thomas) and his wealthy young Ivy League friends kidnap former Mafia boss Charlie (Christopher Walken) in an attempt to pay the $2 million ransom on the kidnapping of Avery's sister. Their plan starts to unravel as Charlie attempts to psychologically manipulate them against each other causing the men to suspect each other in Avery's kidnapping. Free, 7pm, Thu, Santikos Bijou, 4522 Fredericksburg, (210) 734-4552www.santikos.com

The Muppet Movie

Fri 4/8

Come out and enjoy the original Muppet Movie that made Kermit a star! Bring your lawn chairs, blankets and snuggle up under the soft glow of the night sky with Kermit and the gang at the Tobin Center. Free, 8pm, Fri, Tobin Center, 100 Auditorium Circle, (210) 223-8624www.tobincenter

Art For Their Sake

Fri 4/8

Please join The Society for Animal Rescue & Adoption for "Art for Their Sake" at High Wire Art Gallery for an evening of art, beer, wine, food, and fundraising. The event will feature animal-themed art from a variety of San Antonio Artists for a silent art auction/exhibition along with some adorable dogs up for adoption. Artists include: Mignon Harkrader, Jessica DeCuir, Margaret Craig, Rebecca Dietz, James Moore, George Zupp and many more.
Free, 6pm, Fri, High Wire Arts Gallery, 326 W. Josephine,
(210) 827- 7681,

West Fest- Featuring Patricia Vonne

Sat 4/9

Broaden your culture and artistic side with a day at West Fest featuring performing arts events, art exhibits, educational workshops, and local cultural entrepreneurs in the culinary and retail art sectors. Patricia Vonne will be closing out the event with her latest album, Viva Bandolera, which is a
compilation of Spanish songs collected from her five previous albums
exploring her experience as a Tejana.
Free, 12pm-6pm, Sat, Guadalupe Cultural Arts Center, 723 S. Brazos St.
(210) 271-3151,

SoFlo Market 3 Year Anniversary

Sat 4/9

Come check out an array of talented artists and makers offering their unique handmade creations, local homegrown products, and special vintage finds! Enjoy food from local food trucks, live music and DJ, all with a very urban feel. This pet and family-friendly event will have a Fiesta Hat Contest, giveaways, decorated Fiesta booth contest and much more! Free, 10am, Sat, SoFlo Market, 1344 S. Flores, (210) 379- 4638, facebook.com/events

SA Urban Pets Fiesta

Sat 4/9

Invite your pets to come out and celebrate fiesta with a pet costume contest, photo booth, fiesta medals, adoptions, info and vendor booth, food trucks, music, and a Farmers Market too! This family and pet-friendly event will be supporting the animal no-kill initiative as well as benefiting local animal rescue efforts. Free, Sat, 10am, Good Earth Farm to Market, 2659 Eisenhauer Rd., (210) 446-7466, sa-urbanpetmarket.com

Poetry Reading by Sharon Olinka

Sat 4/9

Gallery 20/20 is proud to host a poetry reading by Sharon Olinka. Olinka will read from her new book titled Old Ballerina Club. The reading coincides with Gallery 20/20's exhibition "In Line," featuring drawings by Gloria Brockman and metal sculptures by Sarah T. Roberts. Free, 3pm, Sat, Gallery 20/20, 1010 S. Flores #108, (210)473- 8331, gallery.artstudiosonline.com

Mission Reach Flotilla Festival 

Sat 4/9 

The San Antonio River Foundation & San Antonio River Authority have partnered to bring you the Mission Reach Flotilla Festival kicking off with the Mission Reach Flotilla parade where registered participants will compete in a decorated kayak and canoe contest. Following the Flotilla enjoy an evening of live music from The Peterson Brothers Band, Finding Friday, Los Nahuatlatos, Los Texmaniacs and Jimmy Gonzalez y Groupo Mazz as well as arts and crafts vendors and a variety of delicious food and beverages. Free, 2pm, Sat, Mission County Park, 6030 Padre Dr., (210) 281-1878sariverfoundation.org

Christopher Cook and Emmy Rose

Sun 4/10

Join Christopher Cook as he takes you down a musical journey of melancholy tunes reflecting defiance and redemption representing his Texas roots.   Emmy’s harmonium adds an old-world resonance to their music bringing to light their musical flair of being human and simply living life. Free, 1pm, Sun, The Cove, 606 W.Cypress St., (210) 227-2683thecove
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