Backpack and Book Giveaway

SAAACAM at La Villita 218 South Presa, San Antonio

SAAACAM is partnering with Starbucks, TaskUs and the Junior League of San Antonio for their first backpack and book giveaway. SAAACAM will also unveil its Little Lending Library. Visitors will be able to get a book and donate a book 7 days a week. This is a free event, however registration is required. Register today!

The 24th – Black History Film Series

Arneson River Theater 418 Villita Street, San Antonio

Bring your family and friends to enjoy movies under the stars on the beautiful San Antonio River.  A discussion plus Q and A will follow the film.  Unique food truck fare is available. The 24th is based on the true story of the Houston riot of 1917. The film features an African-American military regiment that is called the 24th in Houston, Texas. Despite their military service, the African-American soldiers are subjected to racial discrimination by the all white police force in Houston as well as from the local white people in Houston. The constant racial discrimination leads to a resistance...

“42” – Black History Film Series

Arneson River Theater 418 Villita Street, San Antonio

Bring the family, visit the food truck court and watch a movie. Hero is a word we often hear in the world of sports, but heroism is not always about achievements on the field of play. 42 tells the story of two men -- the great Jackie Robinson (Chadwick Boseman) and the legendary Brooklyn Dodgers manager Branch Rickey (Harrison Ford) -- whose brave stand against prejudice forever changed the world by changing the game of baseball. In 1946, Rickey signed Robinson to the team, breaking Major League Baseball's infamous color line. Facing racism from every side, Robinson demonstrated tremendous courage...

The Great Debaters – Black History Film Series

Arneson River Theater 418 Villita Street, San Antonio

Bring the family, visit the food truck court and watch a movie. A drama based on the true story of Melvin B. Tolson, a professor at Wiley College Texas. In 1935, he inspired students to form the school's first debate team, which went on to challenge Harvard in the national championship. Movie starts at dusk. Followed by a discussion. Reserve your seat below. SAAACAM is providing this film series as a public service, but it is neither a legal interpretation nor a statement of SAAACAM policy. The airing of the film series does not constitute an endorsement or recommendation by...