In celebration of National Rivers Month, the San Antonio River Authority (SARA) teams up with the South Yuba River Citizens League’s Wild & Scenic Film Festival to screen a selection of national and international short films about nature, adventure, wildlife, environmental justice and conservation. Free, but limited to the first 200 attendees to arrive, the five-hour program highlights a number of shorts from 2014 — including Spaceship Earth Passenger Briefing (6:10pm), The Wilderness Act 50th Anniversary (8:42pm) and Monarchs & Milkweed (8:50pm) — as well as SARA General Manager Suzanne Scott’s TEDxSan Antonio 2014 talk “Confessions of the San Antonio River” and “The Mission Reach: Restoring the San Antonio River” (7:10-8:25pm). In addition to the films, the second annual event features information tables from a variety of environmental groups, including Alamo Area Master Naturalists, Sierra Club Alamo Group, Bat Conservation International, and Green Spaces Alliance of South Texas. For details and the full schedule, visit sara-tx.org.
2nd Annual San Antonio River Authority Environmental Film Fest Free (seating is limited to the first 200 attendees), 5-10pm Thursday, June 11, Santikos Bijou, 4522 Fredericksburg Rd., (866) 345-7272, sara-tx.org.
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