Free in San Antonio: April 4-6, 2014

Now through Sunday, April 13, McDonald’s
Free small McCafe coffee during breakfast hours
Follow @McDGreaterSA on Twitter for details and use the hashtag: #SASmilesForCoffee

Now through Thursday, May 22
Dinosaur Days at San Antonio Branch Libraries
During the San Antonio Public Library’s free Dinosaur Days, kids five and under will get to use playdough with dinosaur stampers, cut-out dinosaurs to sort and match, find small plastic dinosaurs buried in a tub full of beans that they’ll “dig out” using chopsticks, and more.

Friday, April 4, 7:00 p.m., Pearl Amphitheater
Free Latino music concert: Echale at Pearl
Brown Sabbath y Bombasta

Friday and Saturday, April 4 & 5, 7:00 p.m., Travis Park
Free Ballet in the Park
Join Ballet San Antonio for performances that are free and open to the public at the newly revitalized Travis Park. Enjoy dance in a unique outdoor setting. Enjoy San Antonio’s food trucks. The varied program features excerpts from Don Quixote and various contemporary pieces. The perfect show for the entire family.

Friday, April 4, 6:00 p.m. – 12:00 a.m., Poteet Strawberry Festival
Free admission for KENS 5 Night

Saturday, April 5, 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., Central Library
San Antonio Book Festival
This free book festival for adults and children hosts over 90 authors and offers book sales, arts and crafts, and activities for kids

Saturday, April 5, 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m., Phil Hardberger Park
Spring Native Plant Walk (at the 
East-Salado Creek Classroom)
Presenter: Wendy Leonard, Park Naturalist will provide one walk starting at 9:15 a.m. She will provide information about many native plants and their adaptations along the trails in the park. Free native plant to the first 24 participants. Kid-friendly craft included.
(also free at Hardberger Park on Saturday, April 5: Zumba and Family-friendly yoga)

Saturday, April 5, 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m., San Pedro Springs Park
Kids’ Day in the Park
Over 7,000 people and 80 agencies participate as we “take over” San Pedro Springs Park. There is entertainment, photo opportunities with Daniel Tiger, and great energy.

Friday – Sunday, April 4-6, SAY Sí
Wings to Fly Young Playwright Festival
The ALAS Youth Theatre Company presents the Wings to Fly Young Playwright Festival, a collection of short plays written by emerging young writers from the San Antonio area. Audiences will enjoy a diverse array of new works written by our next generation of playwrights. Friday’s performance is a FREE preview. Full performances take place on Saturday and Sunday.

Friday, April 4, 2014 | 7 p.m.
Saturday, April 5, 2014 | 7 p.m.
Sunday, April 6, 2014 | 3 p.m.

$5 General Admission
Free for students and children

ALMOST FREE this weekend in San Antonio:

Friday – Sunday, April 4-6, Blossom Athletic Center Littleton Gym
The Northeast Independent School District Used Book Sale
This annual event, a favorite of book lovers across the city, sells used books and DVDs to benefit the local units, Council, the NEISD community and the city of San Antonio by offering books at a very low price, thus promoting literacy in the home. Paperbacks are .50 each. Hardbacks and DVDs are $1 each. Sunday is Bag Day (Fill your first bag for $15 and it’s ust $10 to fill each additional bag).