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Hunger Action Month Special

Through Sept. 30, 10 a.m.-9 p.m.
Eastside Kitchenette 2119 I-35, San Antonio East Side

The Eastside Kitchenette has teamed up with the San Antonio Food Bank to raise funds for the non-profit organization in honor of Hunger Action Month throughout September! This is an opportunity to help the Food Bank turn San Antonio Orange to raise awareness about hunger. They invite you to dine with us & pair your meal with their Orange Julius cocktail. For every drink sold they will donate $1 to the Food Bank. $1 can provide 7 meals for someone in need. (210) 507-2568

Monthly Cultural Dance Workshops

Mondays-Sundays. Continues through Dec. 21
Smash Dance 6883 Bandera Rd, San Antonio Leon Valley

Buy Tickets$10

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Join a cultural dance workshop and be a part of the diversity Project SMASH offers. Ranging from the styles of Afro-Beats to belly dance and others in between, Smash Dance's instructors will take you on a dancing journey around the world. Donation proceeds allow Project SMASH to continue offering dance scholarships to members of the community who could otherwise not afford classes. Project SMASH also gives back to the community by partnering with other local, non-profit organizations to provide dance fitness services at their facilities. (210) 201-2873

2019 San Antonio Congenital Heart Walk

Sat., Sept. 21, 7:30 a.m.-5 p.m.
San Antonio Zoo 3903 N. St. Mary's St., San Antonio San Antonio

The 2019 San Antonio Heart Walk is a fundraiser benefiting The Children’s Heart Foundation and includes a family-friendly walk, music, activities, games, food, special guests, researcher remarks, entertainment and community. The event is open to the public. Event activities end at 11am. Guests may enjoy the zoo until 5pm as a part of the $15 minimum fundraising/donation requirement. (847) 634-6474

Hill Country Shrimp and Music Fest

Sat., Sept. 21, 2-10 p.m.
Agricultural Heritage Museum 102 City Park Rd, Boerne Boerne

Buy Tickets$20-$100

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Shrimp of all kinds, live music for all tastes and family-friendly fun. Enjoy a vast selection of shrimp from local food trucks while you watch and cheer-on High School Culinary Arts Students and Home Cooks as they compete in the Food Challenge judged by local celebrities. Live music from Headliner Ruben V and Sonic Radio along with other artists from various genres. The kids will have a blast in the kids’ area, featuring magicians, face painters and fun games and activities for all ages.

Boerne Retailers Style Show & Shopping Event

Sat., Sept. 21, 6-9 p.m.

Buy Tickets$50

@ The Bevy Hotel, 101 Herff Rd.
The Boerne retailers have come together, to offer one-stop-shopping with many of your favorite shops, a runway event with all the latest local fashions, plus food and drink. For a wonderful girls' night out! All benefitting the Kendall County Womens Shelter.

Fuerza Ford Tour

Sun., Sept. 22, 11 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Traders Village SW Loop 410 & Old Pearsall Road, San Antonio San Antonio

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The Fuerza Ford Tour is coming to Traders Village. Register at the event to receive a $750 private offer toward a new Ford vehicle purchase or lease. Get behind the wheel of Ford Truck's powerful F-Series lineup and experience a selection of hands-on activities including: Ride & Drives, Hands-on Trailering featuring Pro Trailer Backup Assist and Technology and Camera Demonstrations. $20 will be donated to a local charity for each test drive. Visit to learn more about the tour. (210) 6238383 (FAX); (210)

YTAC Sixth Annual Queso Bowl

Sun., Sept. 22, 1-5 p.m.
Social Spot 930 Broadway, San Antonio Downtown

Buy Tickets$30

Come enjoy beer, generously provided by Corona San Antonio, live music and a variety of queso recipes from the best chefs in San Antonio, who will becompeting to take home the title of Queso Bowl Champion. All proceeds from the event will benefit YTAC San Antonio powered by ThriveWell and will raise money to support cancer research, patient assistance and their families. This is a kid and dog friendly event.

“Don’t Trash Where You Splash” River Cleanup Program

Tuesdays, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. and Sundays, 1-4 p.m. Continues through Oct. 31

To keep the rivers of Texas Hill Country River Region pristine, groups of travelers with 6+ people can sign up to clean a section of the Frio, Sabinal and Nueces Rivers. Volunteers will be awarded $10/person, per hour of approved scheduled cleanup, which will be donated to a charity of their choice. Groups must fill out an application in advance and sign a waiver. (830) 232-4310

Parent's Night Out

Tue., Sept. 24, 6-8 p.m.
The Cherrity Bar 302 Montana St, San Antonio East Side

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Have you had "The Talk" with your kids? Join Healthy Futures of Texas at Cherrity Bar for a Parent's Night Open Mic! Meet other people in the community who have talked to their teens about sex and relationships, share experiences, share advice and maybe share story or two on a stage made just for you. Healthy Futures wants parents to know that they're here to support them. Whether it's puberty, their first romance or finding a clinic on their college campus, Healthy Futures can help you guide your kids toward a healthy, happy future. (210) 559-0421

Millennial Movement: Financial Literacy Workshop & Business Opportunity

Tuesdays, 7-8 p.m.

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@ Grit, Grind & Grace, Agency, 6322 Sovereign Dr.
Join us as we discuss the importance of finances, resources and tools to help you start your 2019 off on the right track and also about the amazing business opportunity with PHP Agency. (210) 816-1632

Beer Release at Cherrity Bar

Wed., Sept. 25, 6-8 p.m.
The Cherrity Bar 302 Montana St, San Antonio East Side

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Dorćol is supporting RFRSA with an Oktoberfest beer release! RFRSA is a featured nonprofit of the month at The Cherrity Bar. Don't forget to drop your coins off in the box before you leave! (210) 559-0421

LEAPS 2019: Innovation and Impact

Fri., Sept. 27, 7:30 a.m.-4 p.m.
Whitley Conference Center 285 Oblate Dr., San Antonio Downtown

Buy Tickets$130-$250

Join the San Antonio Association for Talent Development (ATD) for its annual learning and performance summit with keynote speaker, Dr. Pamela Meyer, author of The Agility Shift and from Workplace to Playspace. Her fresh new perspectives and actionable ideas will inspire you to become more agile and innovative every day. She'll be joined by more than a dozen speakers sharing their expertise in breakout sessions on leadership development, technology and training delivery. (210) 882-2850

12th Annual SNIPSA Race for the Rescues 5K

Sat., Sept. 28, 8-11 a.m.
Alamo Heights Swimming Pool 250 Viesca, San Antonio San Antonio

Buy Tickets$20-$40

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Join SNIPSA for their 12th Annual Race for the Rescues. The race is the top fundraising effort for SNIPSA. Proceeds from the race provide funding for homeless and abandoned animals and spay/neuter outreach, all right here in the San Antonio community. Race participants are encouraged to bring their dogs! (210) 237-9400

Evening of Elegance Gala in honor of Reverend Carolyn Stovall Gilbert and Missionaries With the Vision

Sat., Sept. 28, 5:15-11 p.m.
Plaza Club 100 W. Houston #2100, San Antonio San Antonio

Buy Tickets$100

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Family and partners of Missionaries With the Vision celebrates 26 years in ministry and the 70th birthday of its founder, Reverend Carolyn Stovall Gilbert. This black tie gala will be hosted by the Plaza Club and will include a deluxe dinner, theater and live music. Join the MWTV family in celebrating this dynamic missionary and her vision. A portion of the proceeds will bless the honoree and MWTV ministsty. Visit the MWTV website to RSVP by September 10. (210) 227-6988

Liquor, Beer & Wine Fest

Sat., Sept. 28, 7-11 p.m.
Freeman Coliseum Expo Hall 3201 E Houston St, San Antonio Downtown

Buy Tickets$60-$250

The Largest Whisky & Liquor Tasting in the World takes place in SAN ANTONIO, bringing together distillers from around the globe alongside local restaurant chefs, to share their finest spirits and foods. In this all-inclusive, one-of-a-kind night, beverage and foodie enthusiasts can mingle with industry influencers while enjoying high stakes fun. Discover the art and science of all spirits & culinary treasures in the company of connoisseurs and spirits celebrities. Get your tickets on Eventbrite or at your local Gabriel's Liquor or Dons & Bens! Proceeds from this event benefit the Rey Feo Scholarship Foundation.

Purple Palooza

Sun., Sept. 29, 7-10 p.m.
Lion & The Rose (The Rim) 17627 La Cantera, San Antonio San Antonio

Join the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network (PANCAN) of San Antonio as they kick off fund raising for their annual 5K, PurpleStride. Enjoy dinner, music, raffles, games and sign up for and/or donate to PurpleStride. Also, 10% of the nights proceeds from the bar will go to help research for pancreatic cancer. For more information visit

La Cantera Resort & Spa Goes Pink to Benefit WINGS

Tue., Oct. 1, 4-11:45 p.m.
La Cantera Resort & Spa 16641 La Cantera Pkwy., San Antonio San Antonio

To bring light and focus to Breast Cancer Awareness, the landscaping on Plaza San Saba will cast a rosy glow. There will be live music every Thursday combined with specialty drinks and special offers throughout the resort. The proceeds will benefit WINGS, which provides health care services to women with breast cancer. For more information, visit (210) 558-6500

Mountainfilm on Tour- San Antonio

Thu., Oct. 3, 6:30-9:30 p.m.
Confluence Park 310 W Mitchell St, San Antonio San Antonio

Buy Tickets$50

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Mountainfilm on Tour- San Antonio is coming to Confluence Park on the evening of Thursday, October 3rd. Experience a selection of culturally rich, adventure-packed and inspiring documentary films. Presented by the San Antonio River Foundation, this film festival will galvanize stewardship and awaken your love of nature. Paired with delightful morsels and libations, your night by the River will be one of discovery and change. Proceeds benefit the San Antonio River Foundation's vision to inspire stewardship. (210) 224-2694

Live With Nature Nutrition

Thu., Oct. 3, 10:30-11:30 a.m., Thu., Nov. 7, 10:30-11:30 a.m. and Thu., Dec. 5, 10:30-11:30 a.m.
William R. Sinkin EcoCentro 1802 N Main Avenue, San Antonio Downtown

Guests who are interested in exploring the power of nutrition and exchanging ideas and information are welcomed to join the William R. Sinkin EcoCentro's Live with Nature Nutrition. (210) 486-0417

St. Thomas More Fall Festival

Sat., Oct. 5, 9 a.m.
Saint Thomas More School 4427 Moana Dr, San Antonio East

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Mark your calendar for a day of fun and entertainment for the entire family. St. Thomas More Church is having their annual Fall Festival featuring carnival games, food vendors, live entertainment, bingo, a DJ, a silent auction, a raffle to win a $5,000 Visa Gift Card and more. (210) 655-5070

Salvation Army Women's Auxiliary Fashion Event

Sat., Oct. 5, 10 a.m.-2:30 p.m.
Omni Hotel 9821 Colonnade Blvd, San Antonio San Antonio

Buy Tickets$75

Join San Antonio's savvy shoppers at the 40th annual Fashion Event where you will find incredible buys on fashions and accessories. Refresh your wardrobe with like-new designer and popular fashions in a wide range of sizes at a fraction of original prices. Go early to shop the boutique and silent auction then brunch with friends while local celebrities and models take to the runway. All proceeds support local Salvation Army programs for those in need. Purchase your tickets in advance at or call 210-352-2000 ext. 79030. (210) 352-2000 x79030

Conjunto Tardeada

Sun., Oct. 6, 3-7 p.m.
Galeria E.V.A. 3412 S. Flores St., San Antonio Southtown

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Support the Conjunto Heritage Taller at Galeria E.V.A.'s annual Conjunto Tardeada which serves as their largest student showcase of the year - featuring accordion and bajo sexto students as well as their instructors. You can purchase raffle tickets for a chance to win a Hohner Corona II accordion. Join them in honoring their 2019 Conjunto Honoree, Alamo Music Center, for their contributions to conjunto musid. There will be music by Los Callejeros De San Anto, Bene Medina y Su Conjunto Aguila, Lorenzo Martinez and Ramon "Rabbit" Sanchez and the Conjunto Heritage Taller Student Showcase. A $5 donation is recommended. 2102128560

San Antonio Humane Society Friends for Life Luncheon

Wed., Oct. 9, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.
Witte Museum 3801 Broadway, San Antonio San Antonio

Buy Tickets$125-$15,000

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This annual event benefiting the San Antonio Humane Society and is a celebration of the lifelong connections made between human and pet. The luncheon brings community members together to rally around the cause of educating the community and helping to protect and improve the lives of dogs and cats in San Antonio and its surrounding areas. The event raises funds for the pets at the SAHS through ticket sales, a raffle, a silent auction and various sponsorships generously provided by local individuals and organizations. (210) 226-7461

“Wild Devils” Presented by The Devils River Conservancy

Wed., Oct. 9, 6:30 p.m.
Witte Museum 3801 Broadway, San Antonio San Antonio

Buy Tickets$150

Join the Devils River Conservancy for a special evening celebrating the wide-open space, dark star-riddled skies and pristine blue waters of the Devils River. The event will open with an opportunity to peruse the Witte Museum’s ‘People of the Pecos’ and south Texas exhibits, proceeded by a buffet dinner, silent auction and a film presentation of ‘Me, My Dad and the Devils,’ Directed by Sophia Kleberg and Ben Masters. All funds raised will benefit the Devils River Conservancy, a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization dedicated to the protection and preservation of the last wild and pristine river in Texas, the Devils River. (512) 482-4412

Leashes for Life 2019

Thu., Oct. 10, 6:30-9:30 p.m.
Magnolia Halle 10319 Huebner Rd, San Antonio Northwest

Buy Tickets$65

Celebrating 10 years of keeping pets in their homes, the evening will feature food and a silent auction. Proceeds benefit DaisyCares programs. Sponsorships for the tickets are available. 2108722343

Kinetic Kids Hootenanny

Fri., Oct. 11, 6:30-9:30 p.m.
Pearl Stable 312 Pearl Pkwy. #2, San Antonio San Antonio

Mark your calendars now to join Kinetic Kids for their annual highfalutin affair. In 2018, they raised over $300,000 thanks to some very generous Hootenanny donors. Guests last year enjoyed the culinary creations of Rosemary’s Catering, inspirational entertainment by our Kinetic Kids and keynote speaker, an exciting round of the Heads & Tails game and not-to-be-missed live and silent auctions. They put the "fun" in fundraising at this event so they can continue to provide sports and recreational programs for children of all (dis)abilities! 210.371.3323

4th Annual Texas Hold’em Charity Poker Tournament

Sat., Oct. 12, 10:30 a.m.
Security Service Event Center 15000 I-10, San Antonio San Antonio

Founded in 2017, the Texas Hold’em event was created to raise funds for several local charities benefiting children. One hundred percent of the money raised this year will be donated to Brighton Center, SA YES, CC YES, Austin YES, and Kindness Daily. Top prizes include entry to 2020 WSOP Main Event, plus a trip for two to Las Vegas and three night stay at the Bellagio, amongst other notable prizes. (210) 490-2554

Academia Americas Annual Dia De La Raza Commemoration

Sat., Oct. 12, 11 a.m.-2 p.m.
Guadalupe Theater 1301 Guadalupe, San Antonio San Antonio

Buy Tickets$60

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This year Academia America will have the honor of inducting Rosie Castro, Martha Tijerina, Victor Soto and Ramon Vasquez y Sanchez into the Chicano Hall of Fame. The activists will receive an award for their outstanding and unselfish service to the San Antonio’s community. Academia America is a non-profit organization, so the event will be part of a fundraising lunch to help the organization continue the work they do for the community. 2109106363

A Taste of Success Casino Night

Fri., Oct. 18, 7-11 p.m.
Witte Museum 3801 Broadway, San Antonio San Antonio

Buy Tickets$100

Dress for Success San Antonio and Career Gear San Antonio celebrates their 7th Annual A Taste of Success Casino Night and invites you to join in remembering the Tropicana nights. Featuring fabulous cuisine and libation tastings from San Antonio’s top restaurants, silent auctions and casino gambling, they guarantee a night full of great music, dancing, laughs and cherished memories. All proceeds support unemployed women and men by offering them the clarity, clothing, competencies, confidence and connections to attain meaningful and sustainable employment. Tickets or sponsorships can also be purchased over the phone. (210) 737-1515

San Antonio Beer Festival

Sat., Oct. 19, 12-6:30 p.m.
Dignowity Park 701 Nolan, San Antonio San Antonio

Buy Tickets$30-$70

The San Antonio Beer Festival, founded in 2005, is San Antonio’s original beer fest, pouring 400+ premium and craft beers from 125+ breweries from around the world. Beyond beer, the San Antonio Beer Festival features music, games, wines, ciders, food trucks, food booths, local vendors and more. (210) 533-3036



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