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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

PuroSlam Poetry ft. DJ Donnie Dee

Every other Tuesday, 9:30 p.m.-12 a.m.
The Mix 2423 N St. Mary's, San Antonio Central


PuroSlam is a weekly poetry competition open to anyone with original content. Audience members serve as judges, hecklers and arbiters of taste, at least for the night. Free Speech 100%, cash and prizes awarded. DJ Donnie Dee spins. So bring a thick skin and your best stuff and show San Anto what you got! Sign up 9:30, slam 10ish. (210) 735-1313

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

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

Community Conversation: Teens and Remaking LGBTQ Identity

Thu., Aug. 15, 6:30-7:30 p.m.
McNay Art Museum 6000 N. New Braunfels Ave., San Antonio San Antonio


Based on interviews conducted at an LGBTQ youth drop-in center, Sociologist Mary Robertson wrote Growing up Queer: Kids and the Remaking of LGBTQ Identity. Aimed at youth and their families, this program, moderated by Robertson, recognizes the changing ways youth are identifying their genders and sexualities and the importance of support from family, friends and schools. (210) 824-5368

Conversation: On Warhol, Self-Portraits, and Gender

Thu., Aug. 22, 6:30-7:30 p.m.
McNay Art Museum 6000 N. New Braunfels Ave., San Antonio San Antonio


By creating self-portraits in drag, Andy Warhol modified and experimented with gender and identity. Colleagues, curators, and friends José Carlos Diaz, Chief Curator, The Andy Warhol Museum, and René Paul Barilleaux, McNay Head of Curatorial Affairs, discuss the artist and his image. (210) 824-5368

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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