Juneteenth History Harvest

Navajo Civic Center Comanche Park, 2600 Rigsby Avenue, San Antonio

HISTORY IS OUR COLLECTIVE NARRATIVE! Share your story with us.  Bring your documents, church programs, newspaper clippings yearbooks, report cards, and anything else you can think of to be included in our history.  Record your story in our video booth.  Your story will be a part of our archive and be memorialized at the Texas A & M San Antonio Digital Library. For more information, contact curator@saaacam.org or call, 210.724.3350.

Juneteenth Block Party

Alamo Beer 202 Lamar, San Antonio

Let's Celebrate This event was birthed from a conversation in May 2020 during the period of social unrest in our country. The purpose is to provide the Black community an opportunity to come together and celebrate freedom, love and respect for our heritage with friends, family and the community as a sign of unity. Last year's event was a success in so many ways. There were over 500 people attended in compliance with the San Antonio Social Distancing Mandate. We will follow the mandate this year as well. Our goal is to highlight opportunities and resources that are relevant to...

Night at the Missions Juneteenth Fundraiser

Nelson W. Wolff Municipal Stadium 5757 W. Us Highway 90 Access Road, San Antonio

The San Antonio Missions play the NW Arkansas Naturals in a Juneteenth Fundraiser to benefit the Texas Kidney Foundation and SAAACAM. This event will celebrate the contributions African American players made to the sport of baseball. VIP Tickets include a meet and greet with the South Texas league Negro League Players, all-you-can-eat-buffet, The Invisible Diamond exhibit, access to the Negro League memorabilia silent auction, fireworks and fun!!! PARTNERSHIP OPPORTUNITIES!  

STEAMM Summer Sessions

Ella Austin Community Center 1023 North Pine Street, San Antonio

Calling all day campers! Join SAAACAM and 20 other organizations for a fun-filled, info-packed summer art the STEAMM Summer Sessions for ages 6 to 18 years old. Sessions are Monday through Friday and include breakfast, lunch and a snack. Registration is free and classes are filling fast. Be sure to review the camp offerings and register today!  

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...