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Lattes on the Library

Tue., June 25, 10 a.m.-12 p.m.
Tusculum Brewing Company 236 S. Main Street, Boerne Boerne


Join the staff of the Patrick Heath Public Library this morning for coffee, pastries and conversation at "Lattes on the Library" hosted by Tusculum Brewing Company, which is located at 236 South Main Street in Boerne. The special guest is author Liza Farrow-Gillespie. Her book is "A Voyage of Heart and Song," about her around the world navigation in a sailboat. The title of the talk is "Navigating the World, Navigating Cancer." (830) 249-3053

The Socialist Manifesto with Bhaskar Sunkara

Tue., June 25, 6:30 p.m.
Esperanza Peace & Justice Center 922 San Pedro, San Antonio San Antonio


Join a discussion with Jacobin's founding editor, Bhaskar Sunkara. In "The Socialist Manifesto: The Case for Radical Politics in an Era of Extreme Inequality," Sunkara explores socialism's history since the mid-1800s and presents a realistic vision for its future, and why the socialist tradition still matters today. Copies of "The Socialist Manifesto," and Jacobin publications will be available for purchase. (210) 228-0201

Essential Oil 101 & Make Your Own Oil

Wed., June 26, 7-8 p.m.
The Farmacy Botanical Shoppe 11950 Starcrest Dr Ste 205, San Antonio Northwest

Buy Tickets$25

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Curious about essential oils and how CBD wellness can benefit you? Find out at this interactive session! Special take-home oil included! Enjoy a fun and informative session on the basics and benefits of essential oils & CBD and how they can improve your health. The event will be capped off with the opportunity to make your own Himalayan sea salt infusion! All materials will be provided. Space is limited and the event will fill up fast - reserve your spot today! (210) 840-5233

Now Write Screenwriting Workshop

Wednesdays, 6-8 p.m. Continues through June 26
Olmos Perk 5223 McCullough, San Antonio Olmos Park

Buy Tickets$15-$45

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Award-winning screenwriter and Now Write editor Laurie Lamson is packing this workshop with valuable insights and tools to help take your screenwriting to the next level. During 4 meetings in June, the workshop will discuss seven crucial steps for developing an organic dramatic story structure, and apply them to pitches/projects of participants and existing movies for deeper understanding. The event will also explore some of the most common screenwriting problems, with creative ways to address them. (310) 447-1789

Good Poems at the Good Kind

Sun., June 30, 4 p.m.
The Good Kind Southtown 1127 S St Mary's St, San Antonio Central


Trinity University professor and recent San Antonio Poet Laureate Jenny Browne has curated an ongoing series of poetry readings at The Good Kind’s picturesque Southtown location. This month, the series returns with a stacked lineup, featuring none other than Naomi Shihab Nye, San Antonio’s beloved local poet and recently crowned Young People’s Poet Laureate, who will be reading from her latest book, The Tiny Journalist. Joining Nye are San Antonian Evan Beaty and San Marcos’ Vanessa Couto Johnson, who recently released her first full-length collection pungent dins concentric. While the event kicks off at 4 p.m., the readings will not commence until 5 p.m., so it’s safe to arrive fashionably late. (210) 439-0030

Sun Poets Writing Workshop

Second Thursday of every month, 7 p.m.
Barnes & Noble (San Pedro Crossing) 321 N.W. Loop 410, #104, San Antonio San Antonio


Poets of all experience levels are welcome to share their works in progress. (210) 342-0008

Lattes on the Library

Tue., July 16, 10 a.m.-11:30 p.m.
Tusculum Brewing Company 236 S. Main Street, Boerne Boerne


Join the staff of the Patrick Heath Public Library for "Lattes on the Library" at Tusculum Brewing Company in Boerne. They'll provide pastries and coffee. The special guest is author Michael J. Sullivan from St. Mary's University. He'll be speaking about his book titled Earned Citizenship. (830) 249-3053

Lattes on the Library

Tue., July 23, 10 a.m.-11:30 p.m.
Tusculum Brewing Company 236 S. Main Street, Boerne Boerne


Join the staff of the Patrick Heath Public Library for "Lattes on the Library," at Tusculum Brewing Company in Boerne. They'll offer coffee and pastries. Today's featured guest is local historian Bryden Moon, who will have a presentation on "The Story of the Bergmann Family." (830) 249-3053

Native Plant Society of Texas San Antonio Monthly Meeting: A New Paradigm: Restoring Landscapes with Agriculture

Tue., July 23, 6:30-8:45 p.m.
Lion's Field Clubhouse 2809 Broadway St, San Antonio San Antonio

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Conserving and planting native plant species is only one important ingredient in regenerative, holistic agriculture practices. Managing livestock grazing systems which leads to improved soil health and plant diversity results in soil and water conservation and creation of habitat. Travis Krause, co-founder of Parker Creek Ranch and Ranch Consulting & Marketing Solutions shares the successes and failures in restoring ecological function at Parker Creek Ranch with the use of regenerative agriculture. Learn more about the ranch on Travis Krause's weekly blog. https://www.thepastoralist.blog/ And the Parker Creek Ranch Website https://www.parkercreekranch.com/ (325) 716-8212

“In Response to the River” Creative Writing Workshops

Tuesdays-Thursdays, 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Continues through Aug. 1
Confluence Park 310 W Mitchell St, San Antonio San Antonio

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Gemini Ink’s Writers in Communities program and the San Antonio River Foundation are hosting a free creative writing workshop for 4th-8th graders at Confluence Park. In this workshop, students will explore, celebrate, and reflect on the San Antonio River and its role in the community, producing a handmade zine comprised of their own original poems and short stories under the guidance of local writers such as poets Andrea “Vocab” Sanderson and Carol Gonzales. Two sessions are offered: July 23-July 25 and July 30-August 1 from 8:30am-12:30pm. (210) 734-9673

Iyanla Vanzant: Acts of Faith Remix Tour

Sun., July 28, 7 p.m.
Tobin Center for the Performing Arts 100 Auditorium Circle, San Antonio River Walk

Buy Tickets$39.75-$84.50

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Fresh off the success of her 2018 Get Over It! Tour, Iyanla Vanzant, celebrated spiritual teacher, New York Times best-selling author, legendary speaker, and Emmy Award-winning television personality, known as the host of Iyanla Fix My Life on OWN returns to the stage in 2019 with her Acts of Faith Remix Tour. This landmark inspirational and interactive event celebrates the updated 25th-anniversary edition of Vanzant's internationally acclaimed bestseller. (210) 223-8624

Brian Kilmeade: America— Great From the Start

Sat., Nov. 16, 7 p.m.
Tobin Center for the Performing Arts 100 Auditorium Circle, San Antonio River Walk

Buy Tickets$45-$210

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In celebration of the release of his sixth book, Sam Houston and the Alamo Avengers, Fox & Friends co-host, leading nationally syndicated radio host, and New York Times bestselling author, Brian Kilmeade, brings his well-known humor and commentary to the stage for his live show, America: Great from The Start. A unique evening of conversation, where Brian will tackle some of the day’s hottest political topics, share exclusive stories from his own path to success, and for the first time on stage discuss Sam Houston. Every ticket purchase comes with a copy of the book, Sam Houston and the Alamo Avengers. (210) 223-8624

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