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Día de los Muertos in San Antonio: Celebrating Those Who Have Passed On

You might have noticed catrinas and sugar skulls everywhere lately. That’s because Día de los Muertos, or Day of the Dead, is on November 2. Celebrations generally 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 […]

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Mad Hatter’s Bash: Everything You Need to Know About Moms’ Night Out 2016

On Saturday, November 5, Alamo City Moms Blog—in partnership with University Health System—will host our fourth annual Moms' Night Out event at the San Antonio Central Library. If you've attended one of our MNO events, you know that an amazing night is being planned and we want you to have all the details. If you haven't had the pleasure yet [...]
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San Antonio Scoop: A Mom’s Guide to October

Y'all remember how October is always a busy month? It's seriously no joke. So let's skip the small talk and get to filling in our calendars, shall we? I'm already double- and triple-booked! OCT 1-7OCT 8-14OCT 15-21OCT 22-28OCT 29-31OngoingOCT 1-7 Saturday, October 1 SAAMOM's Children's Clothing and Equipment Sale, 8:00 A.M.–12:00 P.M. at Crown of [...]
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2016 Kellogg’s Tour of Gymnastics Champions Coming to San Antonio

Alamo City Moms Blog is thrilled to partner with the AT&T Center to bring you information on the Kellogg’s Tour of Gymnastics Champions making its way to San Antonio. Like many families across the nation, I was glued to the television during the 2016 Olympics women’s gymnastics competition. With movements that seemed to defy gravity, Team USA’s […]

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San Antonio Scoop: A Mom’s Guide to September

Congratulations! The back-to-school season has commenced, and we're all still standing. As you and your family settle into your routine, San Antonio has plenty in store. September is sort of like the calm before the fall festival season. Hispanic Heritage Month also kicks off in the middle of the month with Diez y Seis de Septiembre. [...]
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Better than Olive Garden: A Guide to Finding Italian Food in San Antonio

It's been nine years since my husband and I moved to San Antonio. In that time, we've sampled tacos al pastor from La Gloria, enjoyed brisket from Rudy's, and drank our fair share of aguas frescas. But in these nine years, we've struggled to find the Italian food we missed while living on the East [...]
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Summer Grand Tour of San Antonio Public Library Branches

This summer, my kids and I are participating in the Mayor’s Summer Reading Club at the San Antonio Public Library. We’ve done the program for several years in a row, but this year we are raising the bar. Our goal is to not just read the requisite number of books, but also enjoy the events that are part […]

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San Antonio Scoop: A Mom’s Guide to July

ACMB has taken your comments and suggestions into consideration and we've put together this new format for the San Antonio Scoop. We've now got things listed weekly and monthly, as there was not a clear winner based on the survey results. We hope you find this easy to use and share! As always, I will continue [...]
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4th of July Fireworks & Festivities in San Antonio

Wow—there is no shortage of Independence Day celebrations in and around San Antonio! Just look at the list below with 22 events so far. We’ve included a lot of smaller events taking place in the Hill Country and surrounding area if you’re up for a quick road trip. If we’ve missed any good ones, feel […]

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Summer Activities in San Antonio: Fun for Kids of Every Age

Summer is here! As San Antonio parents, we are always looking for great ways to keep our kids entertained during the dog days of summer. Alamo City Moms Blog has compiled a list of activities by age to keep your kids entertained all summer long! We might suggest an activity for a specific age group, [...]
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