Free, family friendly fun in San Antonio in April 2016!

Special thanks to contributor Sara Phillips of Sensibly Sara* for creating this month’s Free in San Antonio: our list of free, fun, family-friendly events this April. 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.

Are you ready for a month full of fun (and free!) events?! Take a look at our huge list below but first, check out our fabulous and famous 50+ Free Fiesta Events for Families (2016) post:

More than 50 FREE, family-friendly Fiesta events in San Antonio

Recurring Free Events in San Antonio:

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, McAllister Park in the Dog Park/McAllister/Salado Creek Trailhead, Sunset
The San Antonio League of Sidewalk Astronomers (SALSA) offers free stargazing to the public every Wednesday evening beginning at sunset.

Fridays, The Twig Book Shop, 306 Pearl Parkway, Suite 106, 78215, 10:30 a.m.
Miss Anastasia’s Wild and Wacky Pre-weekend Twiglet Storytime.

Special Offer of Free Personal Training Appointment for San Antonio Moms:

Free Personal Training Appointments Available for Moms 7-Days a Week from 6am-6pm at MBS Fitness in Alamo Heights, 5025 Broadway (second floor). Call or email to schedule: (512) 920-2775 or [email protected]

Sign up before Mother’s Day to receive your free 30 minute personal training and goal assessment session to show you how to reach your fitness goals in the quickest, easiest and most efficient way possible. In just 30 minutes you will learn exactly what you need to do to get fit and healthy by working smarter, not harder. Tatum Rebelle is the founder of Total Mommy Fitness and has 15 years of experience working one-on-one with moms. There is no obstacle too big to overcome. No sales pitch or obligation to buy. Just a Mother’s Day gift for you to enjoy.

Free in San Antonio: April

Friday, April 1: Main Plaza, downtown San Antonio (at Commerce and Main), 11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Bring a brown bag lunch or buy lunch at a nearby food truck and enjoy Fresh Air Friday, which brings attention to the beginning of Ozone Season (April – October) in San Antonio, when air quality declines. Check out the exhibits on commuting options (to lessen air pollution), energy efficiency, sustainable living, and other related topics. Brochures, pamphlets, free samples and other promotional items will be given out during the event.

Friday, April 1: McNay Art Museum, 6000 N New Braunfels Ave, 78209, 7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Does your teen love art? Then they’ll love the McNay Art Museum’s FREE Teen Art Night, this Friday, April 1. There will be teen-led tours of the museum, performances by teen bands, and lots of art-making opportunities.
Register online to attend this free event.

Saturday, April 2: 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 Butterfly House. 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, April 2: Central Library & Southwest School of Art, 600 Soledad St, 78205, 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
The 4th Annual San Antonio Book Festival is absolutely FREE for everyone to attend! This year, check out the new kids’ area with a reading tent, hands-on art activities, free books, performances by The Magik Theatre and The Children’s Ballet of San Antonio, and more! Geektown, created just for teens, will enthrall with games, a visit to the Geekbus, hear and meet authors and get books signed, and more. And, of course, adults in the family can enjoy presentations and sessions with more than 90 authors. The San Antonio Book Festival has something for everyone in your family!

Saturday, April 2: 300 Alamo Plaza, 78205, 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
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 at First Saturday at the Alamo!

Saturday, April 2: Lakeshore Learning, 327 NW Loop 410, 78216, 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Free craft for kids. This week kids create a Hand Me a Pencil, Pal!

Saturday, April 2: Cortez Library, 2803 Hunter Blvd., 78224, 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Symphony at SAPL: San Antonio Symphony oboist Jennifer Berg shares her 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, April 2: Forest Hills Library, 5245 Ingram Rd., 78228, 2:00 p.m. – 2:50 p.m.
Symphony at SAPL: San Antonio Symphony clarinetist Stephanie Key share her talents and love of music with children of all ages. Find more dates and locations for Symphony performances at local library branches here.

Saturday, April 2: McCreless Library, 1023 Ada St., 78223, 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Symphony at SAPL: San Antonio Symphony bassist Nicholas Browne share his talents and love of music with children of all ages. Find more dates and locations for Symphony performances at local library branches here.

Sunday, April 3: San Antonio Museum of Art, 200 W. Jones, 78215
Free admission to the San Antonio Museum of Art (10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.)
AND
First Sundays for Families*: Faces in the Museum! (11:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.)
Explore the beauty and diversity of the human face in art across the museum’s collection through art activities including drawings, clay and more. Discover what faces tell us about the artists, their subjects and the viewers. Kids get free admission. After 12:00 p.m., adults pay $10 each.
*PLEASE NOTE* new time for First Sunday for Families beginning in January, 2016: 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Sunday, April 3: Bamberger Park, 12401 Babcock Rd., 78249, 10:30 a.m.
Join the SA Kids Family Nature Club at Bamberger Park for their April Adventure. The focus of this adventure will be the sights and sounds of nature. Please bring water, sunscreen, bug spray, light snacks and dress appropriately for the weather. Contact Toni at 903-926-6941 for any issues.

Sunday, April 3: Downtown San Antonio, 11:00 a.m – 3:00 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.

Monday, April 4, Yanaguana Gardens, 434 S Alamo St, 78205, 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Imagination Playground at Hemisfair. This free, organized play event at Yanaguana Garden takes place every Monday from 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Hemisfair puts out their Big Blue Blocks for children ages two and up. Hemisfair staff and volunteers lead organized play that is fun, active and educational.

Tuesday, April 5: Witte Museum, 3801 Broadway, 78209, 3:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Free Tuesdays at the Witte with no admission.

Tuesday, April 5: 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, April 5: 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, April 5: 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 1,500 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.

Wednesday, April 6: 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. For more information, contact Stephanie Colvard at [email protected] or 830-249-4616.

Wednesday, April 6: 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, April 7, Yanaguana Gardens, 434 S Alamo St, 78205, 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Book Garden and Story Time at Yanaguana Gardens at Hemisfair Park. Every Thursday in Yanaguana Gardens, bring your kids to Hemisfair for a fun, outdoor story time! Hemisfair staff provides a mobile book garden for kids to enjoy. Borrow books from the library to take home and bring books from home to donate to the library. And hear great stories each week.

Friday, April 8, Littleton Gym at Blossom Athletic Center, 12002 Jones Maltsberger, 78232, 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
NEISD Used Book Sale. Free admission and almost-free books and DVDs for sale. Hardback books and DVDs are priced at $1 and paperbacks at $0.50. Cash AND credit cards are accepted. Please, no checks. Admission is free.

Friday, April 8: Bulverde Community Park, 475 Brand Rd., Bulverde, TX 78163 6:30 p.m.
Join Slab Cinema for Movies by Moonlight. The movie is Inside Out. Get there early for a good spot. The movie will start at dusk.

Saturday, April 9: Medina River Natural Area Pavilion, 15890 Highway 16 S., 78264, 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Join us as Texas Parks and Wildlife bat education specialist Nyta Brown provides information on the life history of bats and where to find them. She will discuss the important role bats play in the South Texas ecosystem. The talk starts at 9:15 a.m. in the pavilion. No registration is required. A donation of $3 per individual or $5 per family is suggested. For more information call 210-207-3103.

Saturday, April 9, Rosedale Park, 303 Dartmouth, 78237, 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Kids’ Day in the Park, presented by KLRN! Buddy from Dinosaur Train welcomes kids to this free, outdoor celebration that commemorates the Week of the Young Child. For more information, visit klrn.org or call 270-9000.

Saturday, April 9, Littleton Gym at Blossom Athletic Center, 12002 Jones Maltsberger, 78232, 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
NEISD Used Book Sale. Free admission and almost-free books and DVDs for sale. Hardback books and DVDs are priced at $1 and paperbacks at $0.50. Cash AND credit cards are accepted. Please, no checks. Admission is free.

Saturday, April 9, Good Earth, 2659 Eisenhauer Rd., 78209, 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
SA Urban Pet Fiesta! Enjoy shopping for your pet, pet adoptions, pet fashion show, and more.

Saturday, April 9: Cibolo Nature Center, Herff Farm, 33 Herff Rd, Boerne, TX, 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Kids Club: Earth Day Celebration! We will have a party with snacks and fun activities to celebrate Earth Day for kids from 3 to 103. No drop-offs. Suggested donation of $5 per family.

Saturday, April 9: Lakeshore Learning, 327 NW Loop 410, 78216, 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Free craft for kids. This week kids create a Barnyard Buddy Pet.

Saturday, April 9: Blue Star Contemporary, 116 Blue Star, 78204, 12:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
You are invited to attend Blue Star’s Family Saturday event, sponsored by HEB. The event will focus on current exhibitions and bring together local artists and community organizations to offer creative activities. Kids will learn how to look at and understand contemporary art better through fun activities. These events are free and open to the public and visitors enjoy complimentary food and refreshments.

Saturday, April 9, Acequia Park, 8500 Mission Pkwy., 78223, 2:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.
2016 Mission Reach Float Fest! This inaugural free event on the Mission Reach section of the San Antonio River is sure to become a family favorite. The public is encouraged to decorate their kayaks, canoes or paddle boards, wear a costume, or wear a fun and festive hat and paddle a one (1) mile portion of the Mission Reach paddling trail where guest judges will look at all the entries (be sure to register here by April 1 if you plan to decorate and float!). In addition to viewing the watercraft decorating competition, the public will be invited to enjoy other festivities that include music, outdoor and educational activities, mobile food truck vendors, and more.

Saturday, April 9: Converse Park North, 8200 Spring Town, Converse, TX 78109 6:30 p.m.
Join Slab Cinema for Movies by Moonlight. The movie is Inside Out. Get there early for a good spot. The movie will start at dusk.

Saturday & Sunday, April 9 – 10: Trader’s Village, 9333 SW Loop 410 near Old Pearsall Road, TBD
Join Trader’s Village and the Ragin’ Cajun Festival! Bring your Mardi Gras attire to dance the afternoon away. Don Fontenot and Les Amis de la Louisiane will be providing great Cajun music that will have you dancing from 12:30 -4:30pm on Saturday and Sunday. Bring your lawn chairs and dancing shoes and have a fun day dancing, eating, and shopping. Parking is $4.

Sunday, April 10, Littleton Gym at Blossom Athletic Center, 12002 Jones Maltsberger, 78232, 11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
NEISD Used Book Sale. Free admission and almost-free books and DVDs for sale. Hardback books and DVDs are priced at $1 and paperbacks at $0.50. Cash AND credit cards are accepted. Please, no checks. Admission is free. Sunday is Bag Day! Purchase a bag and fill it to the top. $15.00 for the 1st bag, $10.00 each additional.

Sunday, April 10: Institute of Texan Cultures, 801 E. Cesar E. Chavez Blvd., 78205, 12:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m
Free admission
on the second Sunday of each month – Beyond Texan Cultures: Maasai Warriors of Kenya. Explore all that the Institute has to offer as well as world music, dance lessons, and crafts for the whole family.

Monday, April 11, Yanaguana Gardens, 434 S Alamo St, 78205, 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Imagination Playground at Hemisfair. This free, organized play event at Yanaguana Garden takes place every Monday from 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Hemisfair puts out their Big Blue Blocks for children ages two and up. Hemisfair staff and volunteers lead organized play that is fun, active, and educational.

Tuesday, April 12: Witte Museum, 3801 Broadway, 78209, 3:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Free Tuesdays at the Witte with no admission.

Tuesday, April 12: 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, April 12: 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, April 13: 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. For more information, contact Stephanie Colvard at [email protected] or 830-249-4616.

Wednesday, April 13: 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, April 14, Yanaguana Gardens, 434 S Alamo St, 78205, 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Book Garden and Story Time at Yanaguana Gardens at Hemisfair Park. Every Thursday in Yanaguana Gardens, bring your kids to Hemisfair for a fun, outdoor story time! Hemisfair staff provides a mobile book garden for kids to enjoy. Borrow books from the library to take home and bring books from home to donate to the library. And hear great stories each week.

Friday, April 15: Great Northwest Lodge, 8809 Timberwilde Dr., 78250, 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
Rain Gardens. Join this workshop designed to show and discuss the benefits of rain gardens and how they benefit water quality, wildlife and aesthetics. Live plants and activities to help plan your rain garden.

Saturday, April 16: Lakeshore Learning, 327 NW Loop 410, 78216, 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Free craft for kids. This week kids create a How Does It Grow? Greenhouse.

Saturday, April 16: Guerra Library, 7978 Military Drive West, 78227, 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Symphony at SAPL: San Antonio Symphony violinist Allyson Dawkins shares her 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, April 16: Igo Library, 13330 Kyle Seale Pkwy., 78249, 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Symphony at SAPL: San Antonio Symphony cellist Ken Freudigman shares his 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, April 16: Johnston Library, 6307 Sun Valley Dr., 78227, 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Symphony at SAPL: San Antonio Symphony bassoonist Sharon Kuster shares her 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, April 16: Hollywood Park, San Antonio, 78232, 6:30 p.m.
Join Slab Cinema for Movies by Moonlight. The movie is Inside Out. Get there early for a good spot. The movie will start at dusk.

Saturday & Sunday, April 16 – 17: Trader’s Village, 9333 SW Loop 410 near Old Pearsall Road, TBD
Join Trader’s Village and the second annual Aloha Fiestaval! Great Hawaiian food and entertainment will be the focus of this great event. Fire dancers will end the excitement each day. A great area for the kids will be a huge sand box where they can make believe they are at the beach. More info coming soon! Parking is $4.

Sunday, April 17: San Antonio Museum of Art, 200 W. Jones, 78215, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Free admission to the San Antonio Museum of Art.

Monday, April 18, Yanaguana Gardens, 434 S Alamo St, 78205, 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Imagination Playground at Hemisfair. This free, organized play event at Yanaguana Garden takes place every Monday from 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Hemisfair puts out their Big Blue Blocks for children ages two and up. Hemisfair staff and volunteers lead organized play that is fun, active and educational.

Tuesday, April 19: Witte Museum, 3801 Broadway, 78209, 3:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Free Tuesdays at the Witte with no admission.

Tuesday, April 19: 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, April 19: 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. Tonight the program includes a book club (at 5:30 p.m.) and a Gallery Talk (6:30 p.m.). 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).

April 19: 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 1,500 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.

Wednesday, April 20: 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. Explore how sees grow roots, stems, leaves, and flowers and how flowers make seeds to start it all over again! For preschoolers and their caregivers. COST: $5.00 per family. For more information, contact Stephanie Colvard at [email protected] or 830-249-4616.

Wednesday, April 20: 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, April 21, Yanaguana Gardens, 434 S Alamo St, 78205, 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Book Garden and Story Time at Yanaguana Gardens at Hemisfair Park. Every Thursday in Yanaguana Gardens, bring your kids to Hemisfair for a fun, outdoor story time! Hemisfair staff provides a mobile book garden for kids to enjoy. Borrow books from the library to take home and bring books from home to donate to the library. And hear great stories each week.

Saturday, April 23: Acequia, 8500 Mission Pkwy., 78223, 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Celebrate Earth Day on a wildflower hike along the San Antonio River! Learn about native wildflower species, citizen science programs, and ecosystem restoration. Plus, plant-your-own wildflower activity included! Registration suggested – contact Kayla Gasker at 210-302-3259 or [email protected]

Saturday, April 23: Lakeshore Learning, 327 NW Loop 410, 78216, 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Free craft for kids. This week kids create a April Showers Pop-Up Card.

Saturday, April 23, Liberty Bar, 1111 S. Alamo St., 78210, 11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. 
Liberty Bar Lawn Party. Taking place during the nearby King William Fair, this family-friendly event has no admission fee. Hang out on the lawn and enjoy live music in the pretty spring weather. Food and drinks will be for sale.

Saturday, April 23: Woodlawn Lake, San Antonio, 78201, 6:30 p.m.
Join Slab Cinema for Movies by Moonlight. The movie is Up. Get there early for a good spot. The movie will start at dusk.

Saturday, April 23: Cibolo Nature Center, Herff Farm, 33 Herff Rd, Boerne, TX, 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Junior Gardener’s Club: Worms! Come discover how wiggly worms help our plants grow and maybe take some home for your own garden! No drop-offs. Suggested donation of $5 per family.

Sunday, April 24: Trader’s Village, 9333 SW Loop 410 near Old Pearsall Road, TBD
Join Trader’s Village for the Rio Festival! Dance to the beat of a different drummer. Great music will be your favorite salsa and merengue tunes that will start at 12:30 p.m. This is your opportunity to be in a fiesta parade. Wear your favorite costume and comfy shoes and join us. Parking is $4.

Sunday, April 24: Texas A&M University – San Antonio, 1 University Way, 78224, 1:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Festival De Cascarones – Country music legend Tracy Lawrence will headline this event! RSVP by going to http://www.festivaldecascarones.com. Prizes to be won but you must be present to win! There’ll be food, drinks, games and a Kids’ Fun Zone! Free admission and free parking but please no coolers, outside food/beverages or canopies. Lawn chairs are allowed.

Sunday, April 24: Concordia Lutheran Church 16801 Huebner Road, 3:00 p.m.
The San Antonio Symphonic Band performs the world premiere of, “The Missions,” a piece by composer Charlie Hill which pays homage to the San Antonio Missions.

Monday, April 25, Yanaguana Gardens, 434 S Alamo St, 78205, 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Imagination Playground at Hemisfair. This free, organized play event at Yanaguana Garden takes place every Monday from 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Hemisfair puts out their Big Blue Blocks for children ages two and up. Hemisfair staff and volunteers lead organized play that is fun, active and educational.

Tuesday, April 26: Witte Museum, 3801 Broadway, 78209, 3:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Free Tuesdays at the Witte with no admission.

Tuesday, April 26: 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, April 26: 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. Tonight the program includes a book club (at 5:30 p.m.) and a Gallery Talk (6:30 p.m.). 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, April 27: 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. For more information, contact Stephanie Colvard at [email protected] or 830-249-4616.

Wednesday, April 27: 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, April 28, Yanaguana Gardens, 434 S Alamo St, 78205, 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Book Garden and Story Time at Yanaguana Gardens at Hemisfair Park. Every Thursday in Yanaguana Gardens, bring your kids to Hemisfair for a fun, outdoor story time! Hemisfair staff provides a mobile book garden for kids to enjoy. Borrow books from the library to take home and bring books from home to donate to the library. And hear great stories each week.

Saturday, April 30: Lakeshore Learning, 327 NW Loop 410, 78216, 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Free craft for kids. This week kids create a Thanks a Bunch Bouquet.

Saturday, April 30, Artpace, 445 North Main Avenue, 78205, 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Family Day at Artpace! For this free, family fun day, Artpace partners with the San Antonio Museum of Art, the Southwest School of Art, Gemini Ink, and local artists Chris Sauter and Katie Pell for hands-on art activities including designing cupcakes, creating a pop-up art installation, screen-printing, button making, and creating 3D hologram prisms.

Saturday, April 30: Landa Library, 233 Bushnell, 78212, 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Symphony at SAPL: San Antonio Symphony musicians share their talents and love of music with children of all ages. Find more dates and locations for Symphony performances at local library brancheshere

Which activity are you most looking forward to?

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