This foundation was created in remembrance of Robb Elementary student Makenna Elord Selier and is dedicated to raising funds to provide scholarships for Senior High School students and Region 8 Seniors in the Uvalde community.
The National Compassion Fund (the San Antonio Area Foundation’s national partner) and the local steering committee in Uvalde released funds to 448 individuals who affected by the tragedy. Donations are accepted online and via mail.
This 501c(3) nonprofit organization was founded to create programs across the nation to help end violence on school campuses and communities. Tomorrow, the organization will honor the tragedy at Robb Elementary with a Walk for Uvalde in Temple, TX. RSVP to join the walk.
The charitable foundation was created by the Uvalde CISD to serve its community by collecting funds to support the construction of a new elementary school campus in the school district. Check out these three ways to support this organization.
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RootED in Movement | Tuesday, May 23 | 11:15 a.m. | Root Causes Medicine, 19026 Ridgewood Parkway Ste. 119, San Antonio | Free | Join a free circuit-styled class with trainer Tyler Pennypacker.
Classic Movie Showing | Tuesday, May 23 | 6-7:30 p.m. | Thousand Oaks Library, 4618 Thousand Oaks Dr., San Antonio | Free | Join the Thousand Oaks Library and its showing of “The Big Heat.”
San Antonio | The Saga: Welcome Back Celebration | Tuesday, May 23 | 6-11 p.m. | Main Plaza, 115 N. Main Ave., San Antonio | Free | Join the Main Plaza Conservancy for a night exploring San Antonio’s heritage featuring history booths, face painting, food + drink, live performance, and a candlelight tour of San Fernando Cathedral.
Wednesday, May 24
San Antonio Startup Day | Wednesday, May 24 | 8:30 a.m.-8:30 p.m. | Geekdom, 110 E. Houston St., 7th floor, San Antonio | Free | Join other local start-ups for a day of free lectures, networking, and resources to help you grow your company.
Schoolhouse Rock Live! | Wednesday, May 24 | Times vary | The Magik Theatre, 420 S. Alamo St, San Antonio | $18.50 | Come watch the Schoolhouse Rock gang help ease Tom’s nerves about his first day of teaching.
Singhs Vietnamese will open a second location on the northwest side of San Antonio near UTSA + Hills and Dales. The $250,000 location will feature a restaurant as well as a food commissary. Check out the renderings posted by design firm, Cognition Creative. The 1,000-sqft eatery is expected to open this October. (SA Current)
The Department of Energy awarded $98 million to five Texas-based companies, including one from San Antonio. Howard Midstream Energy Partners LLC received $3 million for its study around a system capable of moving 250 million metric tons of carbon dioxide into storage locations along the Gulf of Mexico from Texas to the Mississippi River. (SA Business)
Photography students from Robert G. Cole High School curated the newest exhibit at the San Antonio International Airport. “Puro San Antonio” features colorful photos of items near and dear to the hearts of San Antonians. The artwork is inspired by new artistic trends using paint chips and vibrant colors. Check it out in Terminal B the next time you fly out of SAT. (KENS 5)
Maluma is bringing his Don Juan World Tour to San Antonio this fall. The Latin pop artist took a year off to perfect his newest album — Don Juan — and is excited to perform his new songs to his fans. Tickets for the San Antonio show go on sale this Friday at 10 a.m. (KSAT 12)
The newest film fest to hit the Alamo City — Fido Film Fest is hosted by The Dog Guide San Antonio and features dog-themed movies, dog toys, drinks, and giveaways. Registration is required to attend the free event. Catch this film festival this summer at Legacy Park every third Saturday of the month.
San Antonio Parks and Recreation announced registration is open for the 2023 GetFitSA: Pride Hike & 5K at Pearsall Park. Participants have the option to register for either the 2.5K hike or the 5K run. Registration closes on Friday, June 9 with the event to follow on Saturday, June 10.
Did you attend one of the UTSA commencement ceremonies last weekend? Students flocked to the Alamodome in the most creative caps to walk the stages. Check out the creative caps and get your own inspo for your graduation cap.
Customers said goodbye to Martha’s Mexican Restaurant located in the medical center. The Mexican restaurant served the community for over 60 years. According to the owner, Martha’s was unable to keep its doors opened due to the economy and the pandemic. (SA Current)
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Catch a performance by the San Antonio Lion Dance Association this weekend at the UTSA Asian Festival. | Photo via UTSA Asian Festival
Have you attended the UTSA Asian Festival in the past? Good news, the family-friendly festival is back. This celebration was moved to May for Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month. The event will be held on Saturday, May 27 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the UTSA Downtown Campus.
Asian Festival will feature performances, entertainment, hands-on activities, and food that celebrates the diverse Asian diaspora represented in South Texas and San Antonio.
The San Antonio Lion Dance Association will kick off the event with a parade by event performers, UTSA Administration, and local dignitaries including Judge Peter Sakai.
Last week we asked you this question, and boy did you deliver. Almost half of you — 46.15% to be exact — beat the heat by taking a trip to the river. Followed by a pool day (34.62%) and spending a day at the lake (19.23%).
What happened to April showers bringing May flowers? I feel like it’s been raining for the entire month of May but I think it’s blue skies ahead from here on out. I bet we’ll be begging for rain in the next week or so when we’re pushing 90 degrees.
I took a a day trip to Fredericksburg this weekend to visit a few wineries and y’all wouldn’t believe the sight of all the beautiful wildflowers along I-10. I guess May showers brings June flowers?