10 Free Events Happening This Week

Reading with Ana Castillo 

Tue 5/24

Join Xicana feminist, novelist, poet, short story writer, essayist, playwright, mother and activist, Ana Castillo, for a reading from her new memoir Black Dove. Black Dove takes an honest look into Castillo's life as a daughter of immigrants in Chicago and as the mother of a troubled Chicano youth in a nation full of racism, police brutality and mass incarceration.
Free, 7pm, Tue, Guadalupe Theater, 1301 Guadalupe,
(210) 271- 3151, guadalupeculturalarts.org

In Dylan Town: A Fan's Life

Tue 5/24

In conjunction with Pruitt Library’s week of “Dylan Days” (celebrating Bob Dylan’s 75th birthday), Southwestern University associate professor David Gaines signs copies of his memoir examining Dylan fandom. Free, Tue, 2pm, Pruitt Library, 5110 Walzem Rd., (210) 650-1122, mysapl.org

Live at Ocho: Money Chicha

Wed 5/25

Join Austin group Money Chicha as they combine the psychedelic sounds of guitars, percussion and cumbia rythms that will take you back to sixties Peru.
Free, 8pm, Wed, Hotel Havana, 1015 Navarro St., 
(210) 222-2008

Learn & Remember Keynote Speaker - Dr. Bernd Wollschlaeger

Thu 5/26

Join Dr. Bernd Wollschlaeger as he discusses his book, "A German Life: Against All Odds Change is Possible". The story describes
his struggle growing up in Germany in the shadow of his father, a highly-decorated WWII German military officer. Free, 6pm, Thu, Central Library, 600 Soledad, (210) 207-2500, mysapl.org


Fri 5/27

The International Academy of Music and the Arts; the IAMA Coffee House is presenting a four artists show of San Antonio’s local artists, Israel Rico, Karen Faye, Angela Swensen, and Clyde D. Lewis. Join for an evening of artwork displaying different works and different backgrounds showcasing the "Stylez" of each artist. Free, The IAMA Coffee House and Music Academy,
1627 Broadway St., (210) 669-4277,

King Pelican with Del -Vipers

Sat 5/28

Come out and enjoy the infectious and colorful rock n roll by King Pelican. With their latest release, "Matador Surfer" this three band trio will be blasting the stage with their new century surf melodies alongside special guest, The Del-Vipers. Free, 10pm, The Mix, 2423 N. St.Marys, (210) 735-1313, 

Slab Cinema- Despicable Me

Sat 5/28

Bring the whole family out for the hilarious animated film, Dispicable Me presented by Slab cinema. Supervillain Gru (Steve Carell) devises a plan to steal the moon with the help of his army of little yellow minions, arsenal of weapons and war machines. Gru makes ready to eliminate all who stand in his way until he meets his greatest challenge when three adorable orphan girls (Miranda Cosgrove, Dana Gaier, Elsie Fisher) want to make him their dad. Free, Sat, 7pm, Gilbert Garza Park, 1450 Mira Vista,
(210) 207- 3239,

Trinity Market 

Sat 5/28

The Trinity Market is a community of students, farmers, and entrepreneurs who are dedicated to providing food and wellness education. The Market strives to be economically, socially, and environmentally sustainable providing access to fresh, locally sourced food. The Market also accepts Supplemental Nutritional Assistance (SNAP) benefits as well as Tiger Bucks to encourage weekly participation by community and students.
Free, Sat, 9am,  Trinity University Campus, 609 N. Campus Drive,
(210) 999-8331

The Great Love Drop 

Sun 5/29

The Great Love Drop is a world-wide love letter dropping event hosted by the Love Letter Library offering 500 free love letters to be dropped throughout the San Antonio area. The event will be held on the lawn in front of The Twig Book Shop along with gluten-free pastries, free yoga classes and a photo booth. Bring the whole family, friends, as well as your pets! Free, 10am, Sun, The Twig, 306 Pearl Pkwy, Ste 106, (210) 826- 6411, theloveletterlibrary.com

Central Within Reach: Riverwalk Art Tour 

Sun 5/29

Walk and enjoy art with a free guided walking tour designed by librarians to introduce patrons to the artistic beauty of Downtown San Antonio. This art tour begins with Central Library's Fiesta Tower and includes much of the fabulous public art along the Museum Reach of the Riverwalk. Space is limited to 6 patrons and online registration is required. Free, 8am, Sun, Central Library, 600 Soledad, (210) 207- 2500, mysapl.org

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