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Día de los Muertos in San Antonio

Día de los Muertos, or Day of the Dead, takes place on November 2 every year. In some communities, celebrations begin on November 1 for Día de los Inocentes, a day to honor children and infants who have passed away. Originating in Mexico, the holidays are a blending of Aztec and Catholic traditions dating back for centuries. […]

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San Antonio Scoop: A Guide to Events in October

October has plenty going on, thanks to seasonal festivities and holidays like Hispanic Heritage Month and Halloween. But this month we can also look forward to the grand opening of the new expansion at the San Antonio Botanical Garden. As cooler temperatures roll in, so do the fall festivals! Be sure to check out our [...]
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San Antonio Scoop: A Guide to August Events

This month's Scoop includes a section for Back-to-School events happening around town. Some include school supply giveaways as well as opportunities for donations. If you're looking for local school start dates, be sure to check out Inga's latest post: School Calendars for Districts in the San Antonio Area.  Enjoy your last few weeks of summer break! [...]
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4th of July Fireworks & Festivities in San Antonio

Fireworks and barbecues, parades and patriotism. During my childhood, I spent many 4th of July holidays in Comfort, TX (just a quick drive up I-10), taking part in their small-town parade and celebration in the park. The list below includes events in San Antonio and surrounding areas where you can make your own family memories. Have yourself […]

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San Antonio Scoop: A Mom’s Guide to June Events

Congratulations—you've made it! Summer is upon us and there is plenty to keep the kiddos busy this first month of summer. I'm always amazed at the variety of events. This month there are movies being shown everywhere and lots of outdoor options, as well as free showings at Santikos Theatres.  June 1–4June 5–11June 12–18June 19–25June 26–30OngoingJune [...]
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San Antonio Scoop: A Mom’s Guide to May

Hooray—it's May! Crank up the A/C and grab you water bottle! Am I right?! Outdoor movie season is practically year-round in San Antonio, but I'd say it officially kicks off this month with a lot of screenings popping up around town. You can check the full schedule on Slab Cinema's website. May 1–6May 7–13May 14–20May [...]
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Recycling Tips and Tricks for Busy Families

Recycling Tips & Tricks for Busy Families

Swag (reusable bags made from plastic bottles, a pencil made from recycled newspapers, and the 2016 Service Guide) from a recent Earth Day is Every Day workshop with the San Antonio Parks & Recreation and Solid Waste Management departments.   Moms, we all know we generally have a million things to do, dates to remember, [...]
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San Antonio Scoop: A Mom’s Guide to March Events

March is packed with events! And I suspect with Spring Break right around the corner, even more events will be popping up. Be sure to check back for updates. This month we've also included several fun events worth checking out in surrounding towns. Let's get outside, explore a new-to-you part of town, and enjoy the diversity of [...]
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