Kids can participate in 30 minute's of crafting fun with Michael's as they learn how to make silly critters out of crafting supplies. Register for sessions every half hour.
Caldecott winning author returns with Super Hair-o and the Barber of Doom, a comic-styled story of a boy with super powers, thanks to his Sampson-like hair, and what happens during a trip to the barber shop. Snacks will be provided during the signing.
Michael's helps you create your own superhero or imitate your favorite during 30 minutes of crafting fun. Register for sessions every half hour.
Come dressed for a mess and experience Vik Muniz’s curious photographs made with edible ingredients like marinara sauce and chocolate syrup. You and a child can create food-based compositions with photographer Mari Hernandez. McNay members can reserve a space by calling 210.805.1768 by noon Friday before the program. Nonmembers can pick up remaining passes the day of. All family programs are free with museum admission.
Michael’s celebrates National Drawing Day with30 minutes of crafting fun. Create a majestic crown that illustrates what you would do if you were King or Queen for a Day. The first 50 kids to sign up will receive a free sketch pad with drawing tips. All supplies are included. Register for a session every half hour.
Lauren Thompson's Mouse's First series recounts some of Thompson's childhood memories. Her picture books have gained major popularity amongst 2-5 year olds.
The LifeShine homeschool group presents their American history wax museum presentation and musical performances.
Featuring everyone’s favorite characters from one of television’s longest-running animated series, SCOOBY-DOO LIVE! MUSICAL MYSTERIES is set to thrill audiences. The musical features big numbers including the popular Scooby-Doo theme song, “Scooby-Doo, Where Are You?,” alongside original groovy tunes including “Round Every Corner” and “We’re Mystery Inc.” Filled with wacky new characters and uproarious antics it will surely have audiences, both young and old, on the edge of their seats in traditional Scooby-Doo fashion from the moment the lights go down. Performances will be held at 2 and 5pm.
One of Disney's most recent hits, Merida and her wild adventure with her mother/bear Queen Elinor screens at HemisFair Park. Preshow entertainment at 7:30pm.
Create your own Father's Day card with the help of Michael's. Register for sessions every half hour.
Fantastic fun for children small and tall, young and old, this day is devoted to crafty creations as families build their own masks and casts and learn all about scaled and feathered beasts from the past. Fossil experts will be there to teach you about your own collection of beastly left-behinds (fossils), so bring them with you!
Don't miss the chance to meet Curious George and start our Summer Reading at the store.
Dreamworks' hit about Gru trying to stay as the top villain and a father to three adopted daughters and a lot of minions screens tonight at HemisFair park. Preshow entertainment at 7:30pm
Create your own picture frame for Father's Day with assistance from Michael's. Register for sessions every half hour.
Come read fun books about Father's Day, such as Happy Father's Day by Mercer Mayer.
Warner Bros. classic rendition of the Thumbelina, the story of a girl the size of a thumb and her adventures with a fairy prince, returns to screen at HemisFair Park. Preshow entertainment at 7:30pm.
Discover the expansive uses of plants through this interative exhibit on wild Texas plants and how they have been used throughout history. This exhibit covers everything from medicinal purposes to edible plants and many unexpected plant uses through activities such as building a plant-based rope and cactus-tasting!
HemisFair Park presents The Ant Bully, the classic story of a boy gone bully to hero in a microscopic adventure alongside ants. Preshow entertainment at 7:30pm.
Kids can create their own hats for the 4th of July with help from the staff at Michael's. Register for sessions every half hour.
Kids can create their own Canada Day hat during 30 minutes of crafting fun. Register for sessions every half hour.
HemisFair Park presents Yogi Bear. Preshow entertainment at 7:30 pm
Based on a true story of a dog named Balto that saved children during the diphtheria epidemic in 1925, the classic animated movie with memorable characters like Boris, Muk, Luk, and Steele premieres at HemisFair Park. Preshow entertainment at 7:30pm.
Dr. Suess's tale of environmental awareness is brought to life with the help of Danny DeVito, Taylor Swift, Zac Efron, and Betty White. Preshow entertainment at 7:30pm.
The 1998 Pixar classic about the determination of an ant against the world returns to the big screen at HemisFair Park. Preshow entertainment at 7:30pm.
Madagascar 3, aka Afro Circus, marks the biggest escapade Alex, Marty, Glorio and Melman have pulled off while going international. Preshow entertainment at 7:30pm.
Nickelodeon's preschool music group and stars of the hit TV series 'The Fresh Beat Band' are giving fans one more chance to see them live as they hit the road again for 60 performances on their nationwide concert tour.
Round up your little ones on Wednesday mornings for a playdate at the San Antonio Museum of Art. SAMA Playdates cultivate, nurture, and inspire creativity while developing an appreciation of art and world cultures. Your toddlers will experience stories, gallery activities, hands-on art, movement, and music. Themes and activities vary from week to week, encompassing educational subjects such as family, nature, the human body, history, etc. Playdates are free with Museum admission, and materials are provided for all activities. Visit samuseum.org for more details.
Children, parents and caregivers can take part in fun, hands-on activities and create works of art together.
All kids will have the opportunity to run model trains at this event. New features for 2013 include a large US Army model garden (G) scale and Lego building
Children can visit the steam engine, caboose, dining car, and box car, as well as take part in oher train-related activities.
The Broaway Reach program is designed to encourage community appreciation and involvement in art, history and nature through its participating institutions: the Brackenridge Park Conservancy, the McNay Art Museum, the San Antonio Botanical Garden, the San Antonio Children's Museum, the San Antonio Museum of Art, the San Antonio Zoo and the Witte Museum. Each of the Reach's member organizations will be presenting exciting programs for all ages throughout the weekend!
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Artpace's You(th)Pace Teen Art Council encourages teens across Bexar County to explore the San Antonio art scene; work with artists; create art activities; and design their own collaborative program, exhibition, or project for the public. On Tuesday, the fifteen high-school students from 11 area schools present the culmination of the two semester-long program, a group show exploring themes of discovery and loss.
G. Tomas V presents the sixth edition of SA's "only body art competition." Hosted by Anthony "The Poet" Flores, "Fairytales & Fantasy" features 30 artists (including special guests Oscar Galvan Jr. and Raul Castellanos) creating live art on 30 models, plus music by DJ Techneek (10pm-2am), a live visual performance by Matari Productions (10:30pm), and a photo shoot (11pm-midnight) followed by the presentation of contestants at midnight. Rewarding first, second, and third places with trophies and other prizes, the contest also guarantees winners a spot in the 2014 Beyond the Canvas calendar.
Hello Studio hosts a screening of two videos written, recorded, and produced by Joe Raymond Vega, formerly of the band Xry. Exploring gender roles and sexuality, Vega's works speak to "those who indulge and are not afraid … everyone who has had to deal with racial or ethnic cruelty … straight, gay, and lesbian … outcasts of American society."
The AT&T Center hosts its first-ever outdoor rock festival on Memorial Day weekend. The full-day of rock music will feature a lineup of 15 bands and features: Guns N’ Roses, Alice in Chains, Bullet for my Valentine, Skillet, Halestorm, Asking Alexandria, All That Remains, Device, Clutch, The Sword, Young Guns, O’ Brother, The Heroine, and Memory of a Melody.
An innovative collaboration between the Office of Historic Preservation, the Department for Culture and Creative Development, and the Center City Development Office, the Center City Open House series is designed to showcase the potential of San Antonio’s vacant historic buildings.The inaugural event takes over a 1920s-era building at 201 West Commerce with a dynamic art display spanning the entire facade of the building (featuring artists Rex Hausmann, David Almaguer, and Kyle Martin), a performance of "Da Luz" by Ballet San Antonio, a "Barrio Couture" fashion presentation by local designer Agosto Cuellar, complimentary drinks courtesy of Freetail Brewery, and international hors d’oeuvres by Ming’s Thing.
Based in Monterrey, Mexico, alt-rock outfit Los Claxons — Mauricio Sanchez (voice and guitar), Ignacio Llantada (voice, guitar, and keys), Edgar Lozano (electric guitar), Pablo Gonzalez Sarre (bass and guitar), and Cesareo R. Castillo (drums) — has been nominated for two Latin Grammys and opened for Maroon 5.
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