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German Swap Meet at Krause's Cafe

Wed., Sept. 18, 4-9 p.m.
Krause's Cafe 148 S Castell Ave, New Braunfels New Braunfels

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Need Dirndl, Lederhosen, Steins, Jaeger Hut or costumes for the upcoming Oktoberfest? Have extra dirndls or lederhosen laying around? Bring your German gear to Krause’s for a swap meet. Krause's Polka Band will start at 6pm and play until 9pm. This is a great opportunity to buy, trade or sell with others in the community. (830) 625-2807

Central Library Presents: Feliz cumpleaños, El Santo! at El Luchador Bar

Wed., Sept. 18, 6:30-9 p.m.
El Luchador 622 Roosevelt Ave, San Antonio Southtown

There are wrestlers, there are luchadores, and then there's El Santo! Join the San Antonio Public Library as they partner with El Luchador Bar to screen the digitally restored film 'El Santo contra el Cerebro del Mal' in celebration of El Santo’s 102nd birthday. Stay after the film for Luchador mask making, trivia and cake cutting! 35 years after his death, El Santo remains an iconic symbol whose enduring popularity with the Mexican public transformed him from a superhero into a national hero. (210) 207-2500

Merkaba Presents Lyn-Z's Riverwalk Revue

Wed., Sept. 18, 7 p.m.
Merkaba 111 W Crockett St Suite #205, San Antonio Downtown

Enjoy some dancing, lip-syncing and happy hour specials for this special occasion. (210) 212-4770

Prostate Health & Cancer Awareness

Wed., Sept. 18, 7-8 p.m.
Sexology Institute and Boutique 707 S St Mary's, San Antonio Southtown

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As men age, so does their risk of developing prostate problems. Prostate cancer is the 2nd leading cause of cancer deaths in men with one in five receiving a prostate cancer diagnosis in his lifetime. Fortunately, many men can live long, healthy and sexually active lives by working with their physician on prevention and early detection techniques. Urologist and male reproductive health expert, Dr. Timothy Hlavinka, returns to the Sexology Institute to discuss sexual health and functioning in aging men, and to teach you how to watch for signs of an unhealthy prostate. (210) 487-0371

14th Annual Canstruction Design/Build Competition

Mondays-Sundays, 9 a.m.-10 p.m. Continues through Sept. 21
North Star Mall 7400 San Pedro Ave, San Antonio San Antonio

North Star Mall will host the 14th Annual Canstruction® design/build competition as one of the San Antonio Food Bank’s Hunger Action Month events to raise awareness and funds for hunger relief. From Monday, September 9, through Sunday, September 21, massive structures built using cans of food by the city’s most noted architecture, engineering and contracting firms will be on public display at North Star Mall. All canned goods used to create unconventional art exhibits at North Star Mall will be donated to the San Antonio Food Bank at the close of the competition. (210) 340-6627

Monthly Cultural Dance Workshops

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

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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

Freiheit Village Farmers Market

Wednesdays, 3-7 p.m. Continues through Dec. 18

@ Freiheit Village, 2032 Central Plaza New Braunfels, Texas
A family friendly afternoon and evening filled with shopping, delicious food and live entertainment.

Introduction To Straight Defined Community

Wednesdays, 7-8:30 p.m. Continues through Dec. 18
Century Building 84 NE Interstate 410 Loop # 113, San Antonio Northwest

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The Centuray Building will discuss and explain the definition of a Straight Defined Community. A Straight Defined is a community that holds many communities under its branch that is privately ran based on memberships. Century was designed to support everyday living as well as businesses whether you're established or building.

12-Step Meeting for Compulsive Overeaters

Wednesdays, 7:30-8:30 p.m. Continues through March 25
Episcopal Church of Reconciliation 8900 Starcrest Dr, San Antonio San Antonio

The Episcopal Church of Reconciliation is offering a free weekly 12-step recovery program from compulsive overeating, binge eating and other eating disorders. Newcomers are welcome to the program. (210) 637-7203

Live It Up CKD Education and Support Workshops

Thu., Sept. 19, 8 a.m.-4 p.m.
Whitley Theological Center 284 Oblate Dr, San Antonio San Antonio

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Each year, Texas Kidney Foundation invites patients, caregivers and families living with Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) to a day of empowerment and support. Physicians, leaders in kidney studies, motivational speakers, dietitians and wellness experts join forces to motivate CKD patients and families, arming them with the knowledge and tools needed to live their best lives. (210) 396-8440

Design Workshop: Well-Traveled

Thu., Sept. 19, 6-7:30 p.m.
Living Spaces 4239 N Loop 1604 W, San Antonio San Antonio

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Learn how to style your home to perfection during Living Spaces's monthly design workshops. At each session, their expert design specialists will focus on a trending style topic and offer tips and tricks for how to bring that theme into your space. This workshop will teach you how to get the globally inspired look without leaving home. 8772667300

Merkaba Presents Adam Cruz Trio and DJ Bobby James

Thu., Sept. 19, 7 p.m.
Merkaba 111 W Crockett St Suite #205, San Antonio Downtown

Join Merkaba with some live music by the Adam Cruz Trio and DJ Bobby James. (210) 212-4770

Outdoor Film Series: Nacho Libre

Thu., Sept. 19, 7-10 p.m.
Mission Marquee Plaza 3100 Roosevelt, San Antonio San Antonio

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The City of San Antonio World Heritage Office will host the annual Outdoor Movie Series at Mission Marquee Plaza. Guests will be able to enjoy a screening of 'Nacho Libre' along with themed activities, food trucks, vendors, entertainment and more. With plenty of lawn space, visitors are encouraged to bring lawn chairs, blankets and snacks to enjoy during the movie. (210) 554-1000

Thursday's Happiest Happy Hour

Thursdays, 4-7 p.m.
Rosella at The Rand 114 E Houston St., San Antonio Downtown

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Join Rosella's at the Rand every Thursday for their Happiest Happy Hour featuring a $5 food and drink menu. DJ Cruz will be providing the tunes all evening. (210) 595-1410

36th Annual Jazz’SAlive

Fri., Sept. 20, 5-11 p.m. and Sat., Sept. 21, 10 a.m.-11 p.m.
Travis Park 301 E. Travis St., San Antonio San Antonio

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This 36th annual, free, outdoor, music, arts, culture and heritage festival Jazz’SAlive returns with two days of jazz music that showcases stellar headliners including five-time Grammy winner Dianne Reeves. Jazz'SAlive is a free community event produced by The San Antonio Parks Foundation on behalf of The City of San Antonio. Everyone is invited to enjoy Travis Park with great music, food and festivities for all ages. (210) 207-3677


Third Friday of every month, 7:30-9 p.m.
H-E-B Central Market 4821 Broadway St, San Antonio San Antonio

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Central Market hosts a monthly Mensa gathering in the second floor meeting room. For more information contact Bob Bevard at (210) 695-2700 or (210) 695-2700

Party on the Tower Plaza

Fridays, 7-11 p.m. Continues through Oct. 25
Tower of the Americas 739 E Cesar Blvd, San Antonio San Antonio

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Join Tower of the Americas for free concert Fridays every week starting June 7! Listen to the best local sounds of San Antonio from 7 - 11 pm. Bring the whole family to enjoy music ranging from Tejano to country hits, blues, pop and more! 210.223.3101

Trivia Nights

Fridays, 7-9 p.m.
Hermann Sons Rathskeller Bar 525 S St Mary's St, San Antonio Southtown

Check out Hermann Sons Rathskeller Bar's awesome happy hour prices, good company, fun trivia host and show off your brains for a chance to win bar gift cards (and bragging rights). Topics include sports, science, food and beverage, pop culture, geography, entertainment and everything in between or out-of-bounds. Bring a friend, a team or just yourself for a great time in the basement bar. There will be specials starting at $2 and complimentary popcorn on trivia Friday. Free parking behind building during bar hours of operation. Outside food is welcome. There is a beer and wine bar and outside liquor is prohibited. 2102265432

Redlight Jazz

Fridays, 8-10:30 p.m.

Enjoy live jazz music from RedLight Jazz along with some craft beer at The Corner. (210) 267-5479

The Get Down

Fridays, 10 p.m.-2 a.m.
Southtown 101 101 Pereida, San Antonio San Antonio

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TheGetDown at Southtown 101 is offering a DJ party for all to enjoy. The event repeats every Friday night and is for adults 21 and over only.

Dignowity Flea

Sat., Sept. 21, 9 a.m.-2 p.m.
Chica Verde 914 Nolan St., San Antonio Dignowity Hill

Check out an awesome group of treasure hunters and their fabulous finds. Books, plants, knic-knacs, home decor, planters, furniture, art, craft supplies, vintage clothing and so much more. Find super cool stuff at cheap prices. (915) 490-9579

Collectible, Antique and Coin Show

Sat., Sept. 21, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Wonderland of the Americas 4522 Fredericksburg, San Antonio San Antonio

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The event will highlight coins, paper currency, bullion, postcards, stamps, vinyl records, historical memorabilia, comics, militaria, sports cards, collectibles, jewelry, autographs, railroad memorabilia, old advertising, antiques of all kinds and much more. Vendors at the event will be there to buy, sell and trade as well as answer any questions that visitors might have. Also, enjoy free bingo to win cool prizes donated by your favorite sellers. The food court will have refreshments available and free parking will be available. N/A

Learn the Art of Bonsai

Sat., Sept. 21, 10-11 a.m.
The Garden Center 10682 Bandera Road, San Antonio San Antonio

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Ryan Odegaard of the San Antonio Bonsai Society will be at The Garden Center to talk about the art of bonsai. Learn all about containers, pruning, soil and how to make and care for your own bonsai out of typical nursery stock. This seminar will include a beautiful bonsai exhibit, demonstration, lecture and raffle. (210) 647-7900

Feliz Modern Moon Market

Sat., Sept. 21, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.
Feliz Modern 110 W Olmos Dr, San Antonio Olmos Park

A special event with Mood by Moss and local pop up vendors! 2106228364

Youth Climate Rally in Support of the Global Climate Strike

Sat., Sept. 21, 10 a.m.-1 p.m.
San Antonio City Council Chambers 114 W. Commerce, San Antonio San Antonio

From September 20-27, people worldwide will walk out of schools, workplaces and homes to urge an end to the age of fossil fuels. They are demanding climate justice for everyone. Join San Antonio's march to urge policymakers and individuals to take action to mitigate the climate crisis and urge the passage of the Climate Action & Adaptation Plan. Strikers are encouraged by the efforts of Greta Thunberg and her voyage to the UN Climate Action Summit. (210) 560-6597

To be Honest: Voices on Islam from an American City

Sat., Sept. 21, 6:30-8 p.m.
Tobin Center for the Performing Arts 100 Auditorium Circle, San Antonio River Walk

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The research by Trinity professors Sarah Kaufman, Habiba Noor and William Christ, explored San Antonio's honest perception of Islam during the 2016 U.S. presidential election. This 70-minute production presents an emotional, intimate and–at times–difficult look at San Antonians’ opinions about Islam and its place in American politics. They decided to deliver the research in a creative way: instead of a typical academic article, they constructed it into To Be Honest, directed by Trinity theatre professor Stacey Connelly. Discussion will follow. (210) 223-8624

Outdoor Film Series: Cesar Chavez

Sat., Sept. 21, 7-10 p.m.
Mission Marquee Plaza 3100 Roosevelt, San Antonio San Antonio

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The City of San Antonio World Heritage Office will host the annual Outdoor Movie Series at Mission Marquee Plaza. Guests will be able to enjoy a screening of 'Cesar Chavez' along with themed activities, food trucks, vendors, entertainment and more. With plenty of lawn space, visitors are encouraged to bring lawn chairs, blankets and snacks to enjoy during the movie. (210) 554-1000

InBalance Free Community Yoga

Third Saturday of every month, 10:30-11:30 a.m.
La Gloria at Dominion 21819 Interstate 10, San Antonio Northwest

This free Monthly Yoga class firmly believes in the importance of balanced minds and balanced bodies, making sure yoga isn’t confined to only these classes and or in a studio. The class aims to see fitness as an overall sense of well being that builds upon a sense of community. (210) 852-4020

Zumba in the Park

Third Saturday of every month, 9-10 a.m. Continues through Dec. 21
Tower of the Americas 739 E Cesar Blvd, San Antonio San Antonio

Move to the Latin beats with free Zumba lessons once a month at the Tower of Americas. Guests can enjoy free Zumba lessons from professional instructors, Salsa music, and more. (210) 223-3101

Farmers & Artisan Market

Third Saturday of every month, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Continues through Nov. 16
Mission Marquee Plaza 3100 Roosevelt, San Antonio San Antonio

The Harvey E. Najim Family YMCA will offer a free Community Zumba Class onsite, where all fitness levels are welcome. Guests will be able to purchase fresh goods from locally-sourced farmers and browse through a variety of local artisan vendors. The San Antonio Food Bank will be on-site hosting healthy cooking demos and nutrition education sessions. (210) 207-3905



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