Free in San Antonio - May 2018 | SanAntonioMomBlogs.com

It’s time for Free in San Antonio: May 2018! We are just flying through the year. Things are warming up and it’s time to head outside and enjoy everything San Antonio has to offer. Check out this month’s list of Free in San Antonio.

We’ve made every effort to ensure that this list is accurate and up-to-date, however, some venues/events/activities make changes without notifying us. We recommend contacting them before visiting to be 100% sure that their free offerings are still available.

Recurring Free Events in San Antonio

*NEW!* Wednesday, May 2 – Sunday, May 6: Market Square, 514 W Commerce St., 78207, 12:00 p.m.
The Historic Market Square celebrates San Antonio’s 300! Join them to celebrate San Antonio’s Commemorative Week and Cinco De Mayo at Market Square! Come enjoy Market Square’s food booths, working artists, specialty vendors, and entertainment out on the Plaza and in the Farmer’s Market. It’s a five-day fiesta of free, family friendly entertainment at The Historic Market Square!For more information, call (210) 207-8600 or visit www.marketsquaresa.com.

*NEW!* The DoSeum, 2800 Broadway St., 78209, 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. on Saturdays and 12:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. on Sundays in May
For the month of May, The DoSeum honoring educators with free admission every weekend for the entire month!
Details:
– Offer valid for every weekend in the month of May 2018
– Offer may not be combined with any other coupons or offers
– Offer valid for individuals who present their educator ID or documentation
– Offer not valid for online ticket purchases

Tuesdays, Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays, San Fernando Cathedral, Main Plaza, 115 N. Main, 78205, at 9:00 p.m., 9:30 p.m., 10:00 p.m.
San Antonio | The Saga. This free video art installation, created by Xavier De Richemont, plays three times a night, weather permitting, on Tuesdays, Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays on the facade of San Fernando Cathedral.

Wednesdays, 20079 Stone Oak Pkwy, Ste 3120, 78258 OR 22211 IH 10 West, Ste 1107A, 78257, 6:00 p.m.
Free weekly group run with iRun. Strollers and/or dogs welcome. Each location has a route with 3 to 5 mile turnarounds, but runners can choose any distance they want.

Fridays, The Twig Book Shop, 306 Pearl Parkway, Suite 106, 78215, 10:00 a.m. and 11:00 a.m.
Miss Anastasia’s Wild and Wacky Pre-weekend Twiglet Storytime is held twice on Fridays during the summer. Enjoy a wild and wacky story time session with Miss Anastasia and make a delightful craft. All ages welcome.

Saturdays, 2602 NW Loop 1604, BLDG 1, Ste.106, 78248, 6:30 a.m.
Free weekly group run with iRun. Strollers and/or dogs welcome. Each location has a route with 3 to 5 mile turnarounds, but runners can choose any distance they want.

Free in San Antonio this May

Tuesday, May 1: Cibolo Nature Center, Herff Farm, 33 Herff Rd, Boerne, TX, 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
CNC: Little Explorers! Little Explorers will come for fun and adventure using their five senses to discover nature. They will listen to stories, sing songs, play games, explore the outdoors, and make crafts to take home. $5 per family. For more information, contact Stephanie Colvard at [email protected] or 830-249-4616.

Tuesday, May 1: Witte Museum, 3801 Broadway, 78209, 3:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Free Tuesdays at the Witte with no admission.

Tuesday, May 1: San Antonio Museum of Art, 200 W. Jones, 78215, 4:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Free admission to the San Antonio Museum of Art.

Tuesday, May 1: The Briscoe Western Art Museum, 210 W. Market Street, 4:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Free Tuesday Nights at the Briscoe Western Art Museum! Everyone gets in free on Tuesday nights from 4:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. to enjoy special programs, music, and more. And, remember: during all other open days/times, the Briscoe offers free admission, year-round, to children 12 and under and to all active military and their families (up to 4 people).

Tuesday, May 1: The DoSeum, 2800 Broadway, 78209, 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Free admission to The DoSeum on the first and third Tuesday of every month! Only the first 1,200 guests will be admitted so arrive early. Parking is free but limited – another good reason to be there early. Remember: no outside food allowed and umbrella strollers only inside the museum. The cafe will be open with food and drinks for sale.
PLEASE NOTE: the times have changed back to 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. 

Wednesday, May 2: Krispy Kreme (1117 North Loop 1604 East, 78232 | 12328 IH 10 West, 78230 | 2703 S.E. Military Dr., 78223), 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Free Family Night at Krispy Kreme: donut decorating, crafts, and games for all ages.

Thursday, May 3: McNay Art Museum, 6000 N. New Braunfels, 78209, 4:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Join the McNay Art Museum every Thursday to enjoy free general admission courtesy of H-E-B! Remember: kids and teens always get in free. If there is a special exhibition at this time, the special exhibition fee will apply to adults.

Friday, May 4: San Antonio Museum of Art, 200 W. Jones, 78215, 10:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.
The San Antonio Museum of Art invites everyone to celebrate San Antonio’s Tricentennial and the arts with FREE admission to the Museum.

Friday, May 4: The Art Institute, 10000 W I-10, 78230, 2:00 p.m.
Come experience Star Wars Appreciation Day!

Friday, May 4: Northwest Vista College, 3535 N Ellison Dr., 78251, 7:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.
Celebrate May the Fourth with Northwest Vista. The movie is Star Wars: The Last Jedi. Get there early for a good spot. The movie will start at dusk. There will be food trucks, Chewbaca call, music and more! Dress up in your best Star Wars outfit for the costume contest for kids and adults.

Friday, May 4: Arneson River Theatre, 418 Villita St., 78205, 8:00 p.m.
Enjoy dance and music that hearken back to San Antonio’s Mexican cultural heritage with Bravo! Mi Cultura! in celebration of Cinco De Mayo.

Saturday, May 5: participating comic book stores
It’s FREE Comic Book Day! Click here to find a participating store.

Saturday, May 5: Home Depot locations around San Antonio, 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
FREE, once-a-month workshops for kids, ages 5 – 12 at participating Home Depot stores. This week, your child will build a Windmill Planter. Kids’ workshops are on a first come/first served basis. Register your child online ahead of time to make sure there is room available.

Saturday, May 5: Landa Library, Valero Pavilion, 233 Bushnell, 78212, 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Take the kids to one of San Antonio’s most beautiful parks every Saturday in May for Landa Gardens May Month.

Saturday, May 5: Phil Hardberger Park West (Urban Ecology Center), 8400 N.W. Military Highway, 78231, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Starting Out Wild: Nature Play Date! Bring your toddlers 1-4 years old for an active morning. Hands-on nature activities, crafts, movement, songs and reading of nature books. Fun for families with young children! Please bring your own snacks and drinks. No registration is required. Free to attend but a donation of $3 per person or $5 per family is appreciated.

Saturday, May 5: Mission Marquee Plaza, 3100 Roosevelt Ave., 78214, 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Farmers & Artisan Market! Guests will be able to purchase fresh goods from locally-sourced farmers. The San Antonio Food Bank Mobile Mercado will be on-site hosting healthy cooking demos and nutrition education sessions. Browse through a variety of local artisan vendors. Enjoy live music performances, food trucks, fun family activities, plus much more! In partnership with the YMCA, the Markets will offer FREE Community Fitness Classes.

Saturday, May 5: Heroes Stadium, 4799 Thousand Oaks, 78233, 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Bring the whole family out to Heroes Stadium to enjoy the free, 12th annual Girls Inc. RockIT Into The Future Science Festival! There will be hands-on science science activities and workshops geared toward girls, ages 6 – 18, to encourage them to ask questions and get involved with STEM.

Saturday, May 5: Hemisfair, 434 S Alamo St, 78205, 10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Work up a sweat, get fit and bust a move with a FREE Zumba class from MIX FIT SA. You’ll love this high energy dance workout.

Saturday, May 5: Hemisfair, 434 S Alamo St., 78205, 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Hemisfair’s Art in the Park series presents free art workshops for kids ages 4-11. Each workshop features a fun, themed art activity. Please dress to dance comfortably outdoors. Parental supervision required, seating provided. Please allow extra time for parking, as the workshop begins promptly at 11 am. To find us once you arrive, just follow the “Art in the Park” signs!

Saturday, May 5: Lakeshore Learning, 327 NW Loop 410, 78216, 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Free craft for kids. This week kids create Teacher Appreciation Flower.

Saturday, May 5: Trader’s Village, 9333 SW Loop 410 near Old Pearsall Road, 12:00 p.m.
Traders Village is celebrating Texas Largest Cinco de Mayo.   There will be live music and fun on many stages throughout Traders Village and a full afternoon of entertainment and live bands on two big stages plus on stages throughout the market.

Saturday, May 5: Hemisfair, 434 S Alamo St, 78205, 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Join us every first Saturday for SUPER FUN SATURDAYS! These free activities are staff-led exercises in creativity and fun! Get out to the park and get moving!

Saturday, May 5: Maverick Library, 8700 Mystic Park, 78254, 2:00 p.m.
Symphony at SAPL: San Antonio Symphony musician shares their talents and her love of music with children of all ages. Find more dates and locations for Symphony performances at local library branches here.

Saturday, May 5: Westfall Library, 6111 Rosedale Ct., 78201, 2:00 p.m.
Symphony at SAPL: San Antonio Symphony musician shares their talents and her love of music with children of all ages. Find more dates and locations for Symphony performances at local library branches here.

Saturday, May 5: Encino Library, 2515 E. Evans, 78259, 2:00 p.m.
Symphony at SAPL: San Antonio Symphony musician shares their talents and her love of music with children of all ages. Find more dates and locations for Symphony performances at local library branches here.

Saturday, May 5: Mission Marquee Plaza, 3100 Roosevelt Ave., 78214, 7:00 p.m.
Join Slab Cinema for Movies by Moonlight. The movie is COCO. Get there early for a good spot. The movie will start at dusk.

Saturday, May 5: Arneson River Theatre, 418 Villita St., 78205, 8:00 p.m.
Enjoy dance and music that hearken back to San Antonio’s Mexican cultural heritage with Bravo! Mi Cultura! in celebration of Cinco De Mayo.

Saturday, May 6: The Alamo, 300 Alamo Plaza, San Antonio, Texas 78205, 9:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
First Saturday at The Alamo! On the first Saturday of every month, the grounds of the Alamo are transformed back in time to the 1830s. Join us for a full day of living history fun that the whole family will enjoy. Learn about life in frontier Texas with special demonstrations and crafts.

Sunday, May 6: Hemisfair, 434 S Alamo St., 78205, 9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
Join Camp Gladiator as they host a FREE Sunday morning fitness camp that promises a fun and motivating environment where men and women of all ages and fitness levels can push themselves to reach their goals. There is no fee for these classes. Camp Gladiator’s mission is to positively impact the physical fitness and ultimately the lives of as many people as possible!

Sunday, May 6: San Antonio Museum of Art, 200 W. Jones, 78215
Free admission to the San Antonio Museum of Art (11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.)
AND
Family Day See + Do: Hello, Mummy! (1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.)
Walk like an Egyptian to this fun-filled family day inspired by the special exhibition, Egyptian Animal Mummies: Science Explores an Ancient Religion.  Write your name in hieroglyphs, paint Egyptian designs, and wrap your own mummy animal sculpture as you explore the fascinating world of ancient Egypt. Kids 12 and under get free admission. After 12:00 p.m., adults pay $10 each.

Sunday, May 6: Downtown San Antonio, 11:00 a.m – 4:00 p.m.
Everyone loves Síclovía, San Antonio’s free “play in the street” biannual event. Major city streets are closed to traffic so families can walk, run, ride bikes, and exercise together.

Sunday, May 6: McNay Art Museum, 6000 N. New Braunfels, 78209, 12:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Enjoy free general admission at the McNay every first Sunday of the month courtesy of the Dickson-Allen Foundation! If there is a special exhibition at this time, the special exhibition fee will still apply to adults.

Sunday, May 6: Trader’s Village, 9333 SW Loop 410 near Old Pearsall Road, 12:00 p.m.
Traders Village is celebrating Texas Largest Cinco de Mayo.   There will be live music and fun on many stages throughout Traders Village on Saturday and Sunday, May 5th and 6th. There will be a full afternoon of entertainment and live bands on both days on two big stages plus on stages throughout the market.

Monday, May 7: Yanaguana Gardens, 434 S Alamo St, 78205, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Budding engineers and architects, join us on the Great Lawn for free-play with the Imagination Playground Big Blue Blocks. Building and playing with Big Blue Blocks is a FREE all-ages activity!

Tuesday, May 8: Cibolo Nature Center, Herff Farm, 33 Herff Rd, Boerne, TX, 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
CNC: Little Explorers! Little Explorers will come for fun and adventure using their five senses to discover nature. They will listen to stories, sing songs, play games, explore the outdoors, and make crafts to take home. $5 per family. For more information, contact Stephanie Colvard at [email protected] or 830-249-4616.

Tuesday, May 8: Witte Museum, 3801 Broadway, 78209, 3:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Free Tuesdays at the Witte with no admission.

Tuesday, May 8: San Antonio Museum of Art, 200 W. Jones, 78215, 4:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Free admission to the San Antonio Museum of Art.

Tuesday, May 8: The Briscoe Western Art Museum, 210 W. Market Street, 4:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Free Tuesday Nights at the Briscoe Western Art Museum! Everyone gets in free on Tuesday nights from 4:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. to enjoy special programs, music, and more. And, remember: during all other open days/times, the Briscoe offers free admission, year-round, to children 12 and under and to all active military and their families (up to 4 people).

Wednesday, May 9: San Antonio Public Library, 600 Soledad St., 78205, 7:00 p.m.
Join Slab Cinema for Movies by Moonlight. The movie is Selena. Get there early for a good spot. The movie will start at dusk.

Wednesday, May 11: Bulverde Community Park, 29815 Bulverde Lane, Bulverde, 78163, 7:00 p.m.
Join Slab Cinema for Movies by Moonlight. The movie is COCO. Get there early for a good spot. The movie will start at dusk.

Friday, May 11: 100 Auditorium Circle, 78205, 6:00 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
H-E-B Cinema on the Plaza. Bring your lawn chairs or blankets to the Plaza under the glow of the Tobin Center and enjoy Selena! The plaza will open an hour before the movie starts. No outside food or drinks are allowed, but concessions will be available for purchase- including full bar service. No Pets Please.

Saturday, May 12: Landa Library, Valero Pavilion, 233 Bushnell, 78212, 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Take the kids to one of San Antonio’s most beautiful parks every Saturday in May for Landa Gardens May Month.

Saturday, May 12: Cibolo Nature Center, 140 City Park Road, Boerne, TX, 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Join us at the Nature Center for Kids’ Club and get outside to play with your family! Each month offers guided outdoor activities to explore and have fun in nature. For ages 3 to 103 (families with children of all ages, guardians must be present with minors). $5 per family.

Saturday, May 12: Lakeshore Learning, 327 NW Loop 410, 78216, 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Free craft for kids. This week kids create a Fun Memories Frame.

Saturday, May 12: Pan American Library, 1122 W. Pyron Ave., 78221, 2:00 p.m.
Symphony at SAPL: San Antonio Symphony musician shares their talents and her love of music with children of all ages. Find more dates and locations for Symphony performances at local library branches here.

Saturday, May 12: Thousand Oaks Library, 4618 Thousand Oaks, 78233, 2:00 p.m.
Symphony at SAPL: San Antonio Symphony musician shares their talents and her love of music with children of all ages. Find more dates and locations for Symphony performances at local library branches here.

Saturday, May 12: Mission Library, 3134 Roosevelt Ave., 78214, 2:00 p.m.
Symphony at SAPL: San Antonio Symphony musician shares their talents and her love of music with children of all ages. Find more dates and locations for Symphony performances at local library branches here.

Sunday, May 13: Hemisfair, 434 S Alamo St., 78205, 9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
Join Camp Gladiator as they host a FREE Sunday morning fitness camp that promises a fun and motivating environment where men and women of all ages and fitness levels can push themselves to reach their goals. There is no fee for these classes. Camp Gladiator’s mission is to positively impact the physical fitness and ultimately the lives of as many people as possible!

Sunday, May 13: Institute of Texan Cultures, 801 E. Cesar Chavez Blvd., 78205, 12:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Free admission on the second Sunday of each month. Explore Texas Freedom Colonies through engaging family presentations, activities and more. The day will include a lecture and slideshow on Texas Freedom Colonies.

Monday, May 14: Yanaguana Gardens, 434 S Alamo St, 78205, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Budding engineers and architects, join us on the Great Lawn for free-play with the Imagination Playground Big Blue Blocks. Building and playing with Big Blue Blocks is a FREE all-ages activity!

Tuesday, May 15: Cibolo Nature Center, Herff Farm, 33 Herff Rd, Boerne, TX, 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
CNC: Little Explorers! Little Explorers will come for fun and adventure using their five senses to discover nature. They will listen to stories, sing songs, play games, explore the outdoors, and make crafts to take home. $5 per family. For more information, contact Stephanie Colvard at [email protected] or 830-249-4616.

Tuesday, May 15: Witte Museum, 3801 Broadway, 78209, 3:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Free Tuesdays at the Witte with no admission.

Tuesday, May 15: San Antonio Museum of Art, 200 W. Jones, 78215, 4:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Free admission to the San Antonio Museum of Art.

Tuesday, May 15: The Briscoe Western Art Museum, 210 W. Market Street, 4:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Free Tuesday Nights at the Briscoe Western Art Museum! Everyone gets in free on Tuesday nights from 4:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. to enjoy special programs, music, and more. And, remember: during all other open days/times, the Briscoe offers free admission, year-round, to children 12 and under and to all active military and their families (up to 4 people).

Tuesday, May 15: Arneson River Theatre, 418 Villita St., 78205, 7:00 p.m.
Join Slab Cinema for Movies by Moonlight. The movie is The Three Amigos. Get there early for a good spot. The movie will start at dusk.

Thursday, May 17: McNay Art Museum, 6000 N. New Braunfels, 78209, 4:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Join the McNay Art Museum every Thursday to enjoy free general admission courtesy of H-E-B! Remember: kids and teens always get in free. If there is a special exhibition at this time, the special exhibition fee will apply to adults.

Thursday, May 17: Mission Marquee Plaza, 3100 Roosevelt Ave., 78214, 7:00 p.m.
Join Slab Cinema for Movies by Moonlight. The movie is Pee Wee’s Big Adventure. Get there early for a good spot. The movie will start at dusk.

Saturday, May 19: Yanaguana Gardens, 434 S Alamo St, 78205, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Join us on the Great Lawn for free-play with the Imagination Playground Big Blue Blocks every third Saturday. Build whatever is in YOUR imagination. All budding Engineers and Architects welcome!!

Saturday, May 19: Phil Hardberger Park West (Urban Ecology Center), 8400 N.W. Military Highway, 78231, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Color and Texture in Nature! BAlamo Area Master Naturalist, Christina Davis, presents during a nature walk along the trails near the Urban Ecology Center. Kid friendly activity included. No registration is required. Free to attend but a donation of $3 per person or $5 per family is appreciated.

Saturday, May 19: Mission Marquee Plaza, 3100 Roosevelt Ave., 78214, 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Farmers & Artisan Market! Guests will be able to purchase fresh goods from locally-sourced farmers. The San Antonio Food Bank Mobile Mercado will be on-site hosting healthy cooking demos and nutrition education sessions. Browse through a variety of local artisan vendors. Enjoy live music performances, food trucks, fun family activities, plus much more! In partnership with the YMCA, the Markets will offer FREE Community Fitness Classes.

Saturday, May 19: Trader’s Village, 9333 SW Loop 410 near Old Pearsall Road, 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Join Trader’s Village on May 14th and 15th for their first Asian Pacific Island Celebration. They will be celebrating Asian Pacific Island cultures of Old and New with stage entertainment, authentic cuisine, handcrafts, marital arts demonstrations, Sumo Wrestling and more. Entertainment will include Chinese Lion dancers, Hula Halau Ohana and Korean American Dance Groups. Parking is $4.

Saturday, May 19: Hemisfair, 434 S Alamo St, 78205, 10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Work up a sweat, get fit and bust a move with a FREE Zumba class from MIX FIT SA. You’ll love this high energy dance workout.

Saturday, May 19: Hemisfair, 434 S Alamo St., 78205, 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Hemisfair’s Art in the Park series presents free art workshops for kids ages 4-11. Each workshop features a fun, themed art activity. Please allow extra time for parking, as the workshop begins promptly at 11 am. To find us once you arrive, just follow the “Art in the Park” signs!

Saturday, May 19: Lakeshore Learning, 327 NW Loop 410, 78216, 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Free craft for kids. This week kids create Paper Bag Kite.

Saturday, May 19: Stinson Middle School, 13200 Skyhawk Dr., 78249, 12:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Northside ISD Story Fest 2018 is free and open to the public! There will be authors, illustrators, presenters, a book fair, Makerspace stations, book walk and more! All children must be accompanied by an adult.

Saturday, May 19: Brooks City Base, 7902 Challenger Dr., 78235. 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Come out to Flyte on the Greenline to enjoy a FREE music night at Brooks. We showcase a variety of music from our community starting with San Antonio’s very own, BobBassBand. Come hungry! The Sensational Salad Station is bringing their fresh flavor to top off the night.  Bring your own chairs. Dress is casual, so bring anyone and everyone!

Saturday, May 19: Mission Marquee Plaza, 3100 Roosevelt Ave., 78214, 7:00 p.m.
Join Slab Cinema for Movies by Moonlight. The movie is Wonder Woman. Get there early for a good spot. The movie will start at dusk.

Sunday, May 20: Hemisfair, 434 S Alamo St., 78205, 9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
Join Camp Gladiator as they host a FREE Sunday morning fitness camp that promises a fun and motivating environment where men and women of all ages and fitness levels can push themselves to reach their goals. There is no fee for these classes. Camp Gladiator’s mission is to positively impact the physical fitness and ultimately the lives of as many people as possible!

Sunday, May 20: Trader’s Village, 9333 SW Loop 410 near Old Pearsall Road, 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Join Trader’s Village on May 14th and 15th for their first Asian Pacific Island Celebration. They will be celebrating Asian Pacific Island cultures of Old and New with stage entertainment, authentic cuisine, handcrafts, marital arts demonstrations, Sumo Wrestling and more. Entertainment will include Chinese Lion dancers, Hula Halau Ohana and Korean American Dance Groups. Parking is $4.

Monday, May 21: Yanaguana Gardens, 434 S Alamo St, 78205, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Budding engineers and architects, join us on the Great Lawn for free-play with the Imagination Playground Big Blue Blocks. Building and playing with Big Blue Blocks is a FREE all-ages activity!

Tuesday, May 22: Cibolo Nature Center, Herff Farm, 33 Herff Rd, Boerne, TX, 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
CNC: Little Explorers! Little Explorers will come for fun and adventure using their five senses to discover nature. They will listen to stories, sing songs, play games, explore the outdoors, and make crafts to take home. $5 per family. For more information, contact Stephanie Colvard at [email protected] or 830-249-4616.

Tuesday, May 22: Witte Museum, 3801 Broadway, 78209, 3:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Free Tuesdays at the Witte with no admission.

Tuesday, May 22: San Antonio Museum of Art, 200 W. Jones, 78215, 4:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Free admission to the San Antonio Museum of Art.

Tuesday, May 22: The Briscoe Western Art Museum, 210 W. Market Street, 4:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Free Tuesday Nights at the Briscoe Western Art Museum! Everyone gets in free on Tuesday nights from 4:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. to enjoy special programs, music, and more. And, remember: during all other open days/times, the Briscoe offers free admission, year-round, to children 12 and under and to all active military and their families (up to 4 people).

Thursday, May 24: McNay Art Museum, 6000 N. New Braunfels, 78209, 4:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Join the McNay Art Museum every Thursday to enjoy free general admission courtesy of H-E-B! Remember: kids and teens always get in free. If there is a special exhibition at this time, the special exhibition fee will apply to adults.

Friday, May 25: The Purple Chair, 2302 Gruene Lake Dr. Suite C New Braunfels, Texas 78130, 7:00 p.m.
The Purple Chair will host Pajama Storytime on the last Friday of the month, put on your pajamas and join Miss Monique and for a calming story time right before bed.

Saturday, May 26: 100 Auditorium Circle, 78205, 9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.
UHS Fitness on the Plaza – Cross Training – Join Dr. Alexander Hutchison for a family-friendly high-intensity interval class with a series of body-weight exercises designed to work every muscles in your body. The objective is to teach some things that can be done on your own at home with little expense. Running, jumping, push-ups, and enough abs to make you crazy but feel alive and amazing. Please bring water, sunscreen, a towel, and a jump rope if you have one.

Saturday, May 26: Landa Library, Valero Pavilion, 233 Bushnell, 78212, 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Take the kids to one of San Antonio’s most beautiful parks every Saturday in May for Landa Gardens May Month.

Saturday, May 26: Hemisfair, 434 S Alamo St., 78205, 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Hemisfair’s Art in the Park series presents free art workshops for kids ages 4-11. Each workshop features a fun, themed art activity. Please dress to dance comfortably outdoors. Parental supervision required, seating provided. Please allow extra time for parking, as the workshop begins promptly at 11 am. To find us once you arrive, just follow the “Art in the Park” signs!

Saturday, May 26: Lakeshore Learning, 327 NW Loop 410, 78216, 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Free craft for kids. This week kids create a Hot Air Balloon Fun.

Saturday, May 26: Trader’s Village, 9333 SW Loop 410 near Old Pearsall Road, 1:00 p.m.
Head over to Trader’s Village and watch some of the best amateur boxers in Texas and great half time entertainment. You can also enjoy some great food for a small fee – Hot dogs, Snow Cones, Soft drinks, or Ice Cream; and other state fair type food. Parking is $4.

Saturday, May 26: Hemisfair, 434 S Alamo St., 78205, 1:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Head on out for the 2nd annual Texas Salsa Festival! Enjoy a beautiful day at Hemisfair while sampling salsas from the best commercial salsas, restaurants and locals in the state and vote for your favorite! Plus, live music, Salsa dancing and demos, art, interactive games and children’s activities, and plenty of authentic local SA cuisine, cold beer, wine, aguas frescas and more for purchase. The Texas Salsa Fest is an all ages, pet-friendly event happening rain or shine.

Saturday, May 26: Cortez Library, 2803 Hunter Blvd., 78224, 2:00 p.m.
Symphony at SAPL: San Antonio Symphony musician shares their talents and her love of music with children of all ages. Find more dates and locations for Symphony performances at local library branches here.

Saturday, May 26: Igo Library, 13330 Kyle Seale Pkwy., 78249, 2:00 p.m.
Symphony at SAPL: San Antonio Symphony musician shares their talents and her love of music with children of all ages. Find more dates and locations for Symphony performances at local library branches here.

Saturday, May 26: Memorial Library, 3222 Culebra, 78228, 2:00 p.m.
Symphony at SAPL: San Antonio Symphony musician shares their talents and her love of music with children of all ages. Find more dates and locations for Symphony performances at local library branches here.

Sunday, May 27: Hemisfair, 434 S Alamo St., 78205, 9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
Join Camp Gladiator as they host a FREE Sunday morning fitness camp that promises a fun and motivating environment where men and women of all ages and fitness levels can push themselves to reach their goals. There is no fee for these classes. Camp Gladiator’s mission is to positively impact the physical fitness and ultimately the lives of as many people as possible!

Monday, May 28: Yanaguana Gardens, 434 S Alamo St, 78205, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Budding engineers and architects, join us on the Great Lawn for free-play with the Imagination Playground Big Blue Blocks. Building and playing with Big Blue Blocks is a FREE all-ages activity!

Tuesday, May 29: Cibolo Nature Center, Herff Farm, 33 Herff Rd, Boerne, TX, 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
CNC: Little Explorers! Little Explorers will come for fun and adventure using their five senses to discover nature. They will listen to stories, sing songs, play games, explore the outdoors, and make crafts to take home. $5 per family. For more information, contact Stephanie Colvard at [email protected] or 830-249-4616.

Tuesday, May 29: Witte Museum, 3801 Broadway, 78209, 3:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Free Tuesdays at the Witte with no admission.

Tuesday, May 29: San Antonio Museum of Art, 200 W. Jones, 78215, 4:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Free admission to the San Antonio Museum of Art.

Tuesday, May 29: The Briscoe Western Art Museum, 210 W. Market Street, 4:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Free Tuesday Nights at the Briscoe Western Art Museum! Everyone gets in free on Tuesday nights from 4:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. to enjoy special programs, music, and more. And, remember: during all other open days/times, the Briscoe offers free admission, year-round, to children 12 and under and to all active military and their families (up to 4 people).

Thursday, May 31: McNay Art Museum, 6000 N. New Braunfels, 78209, 4:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Join the McNay Art Museum every Thursday to enjoy free general admission courtesy of H-E-B! Remember: kids and teens always get in free. If there is a special exhibition at this time, the special exhibition fee will apply to adults.

Thursday, May 31: McNay Art Museum, 6000 N. New Braunfels, 78209, 7:00 p.m.
Join Slab Cinema for Movies by Moonlight. The movie is Pee Wee’s Big Adventure. Get there early for a good spot. The movie will start at dusk.

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