10 Free Events Happening This Week

Briscoe Book Club: "Loteria" by Mario Alberto Zambrano

Tue 4/12

Applying the popular Latin American card game of chance, Zambrano paints a haunting portrait of a young girl’s joy, pain, and the events that led to her family’s demise. Join for lively discussion on great works of fiction and non-fiction inspired by the broad and diverse experiences of the American West.
Free, 6:30pm, Tue, Briscoe Western Art Musuem, 210 W. Market St.,
(210) 299-4499,

Art Fit: Art + Exercise

Tue 4/12

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San Antonio Museum

Relieve your stress with a little exercise and art! Come out and enjoy a quick gallery talk on fitness in the visual arts along with some kettle-bell exercises and a jog down the beautiful river. Runners of all levels are welcome and will be led by Run Wild Sport's very own personal coaches.
Free, 6:30pm, Tues, San Antonio Museum of Art, 200 W. Jones Ave.,
(210) 978- 8100,

125th Fiesta Fiesta 

Thu 4/14

Come out and celebrate the opening ceremony of Fiesta with an extravaganza of one hundred and twenty-five celebrations taking place in Alamo Plaza. Featuring a colorful procession of Fiesta Commission organizations, the Fiesta Fiesta Parade will showcase Fiesta attraction representatives parading through Alamo Plaza recreating the event where Fiesta began – a fantastic Flower Battle. Dance to the tune of marching bands and flower-laden dancers as the city gears up for another exciting Fiesta! Free, 5-9pm, Thu, Alamo Plaza, 300 Alamo Plaza, (210) 207- 3029, fiesta-sa.org.

The Ghost Wolves

Fri 4/15

Austin based duo Carley and Jonathan Wolf will be rocking their ferocious, primal sound that defines their band name, The Ghost Wolves. Their new LP ‘Man, Woman, Beast’ will be released on Nashville’s Plowboy Records May 27th drawing inspiration from delta blues, loud garage rock, and American roots music. Free, 9pm, Fri, The Mix, 2423 N. St. Marys, (210) 735- 1313, 

Bibliotech Fiesta Kick-Off

Sat 4/16

Bexar County BiblioTech is having their first Fiesta Kick-Off introducing the first all -digital library in the c0unty! Come out and enjoy a fun family-friendly community event bringing everyone together in celebration of Fiesta and literacy awareness in the city. Free, 12pm-5pm, Sat, San Juan Square, 1938 S. Zarzamorabexarbibliotech.org

El Rey Fido XIV Coronation 

Sat 4/16

Meet the canine royalty of San Antonio at the El Rey Fido XIV Coronation! The San Antonio Humane Society will crown the 2016 El Rey Fido and celebrate the Royal Court at the Grand Hyatt San Antonio. Free, 10-11am, Sat, Grand Hyatt San Antonio, 600 East Market St., (210) 224- 1234, sahumane.org

Celebrations of Traditions of Pow Wow

Sat 4/16

Celebrate the Traditions of the Pow Wow and participate in the American Indian culture, dance and music representing tribal traditions. Bring the whole family and share in the opportunity to engage and educate each other as the Native people share their rich heritage! Free, 10-4pm, Sat, Woodlawn Gymnasium, 1103 Cincinnati Ave, (210) 207-3114fiesta-sa

Slab Cinema presents: Inside Out

Sat 4/16

Bring the whole family out and enjoy Hollywood Park Mayor's Movie Night with the inventive, creative Disney Pixar movie, Inside Out. Follow young  Riley's emotional journey as she is uprooted from her Midwest life and moved to San Francisco causing conflict as she learns to adjust to a whole new city, house, and school.
Free, 7pm, Sat, Hollywood Park, 2 Mecca Dr., facebook.com/events

Deco District Arts and Music Festival

Sun 4/17

Come out and celebrate at the Historic Deco District with music, art, live performances by local and national musicians of all ages, street vendors, and diverse food for all to enjoy! Free, 12pm-8pm, Sun, Deco District, 1800 Fredericksburg Rd., (210) 226- 5611, fiesta-sa.org

Natya Margam - Dance Expressions 

Sun 4/17

Natyanjali Presents Natya Margam – Dance Expressions is a compilation from Natyanjali’s Temple Dance of India. – A Universal Language collection representing a range of work from traditional to innovative classical choreographies. This event highlights the journey of fourteen dancers through the path of joyful & devotional movement, describing the Gods & Goddesses of India in their glorious expressions. Free, 3pm, Sun, Carver Community Cultural Center, 226 N. Hackberry, (210) 207- 7211, facebook.com

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