Remembering Lincoln Elementary School History Harvest

Westside Education and Training Center 610 SW 41st Street, San Antonio

Help us write the history of Lincoln Elementary School! Bring photos, documents and artifacts to scan for a digital upload. Record an oral history and reconnect with old friends and classmates!

July Story Time in the Park “I Am Unique And Special”

Hemisfair 434 S. Alamo Street, San Antonio

Join us every first Tuesday for story time at Hemisfair.  Each month young explorers learn and play around the theme of being different while being included.  A short story is shared followed by a hands-on learning activity. This month's book is "I Am Unique And Special" by Dr. Walter Milton, Jr. and Joel A. Freeman, PhD. The book teaches youngsters that we all are unique and different in many wonderful ways, and that's what makes our world a truly beautiful place! We look forward to seeing you in the park!

Black History Film Series July – She Did That

The Little Carver 226 N. Hackberry, San Antonio

The doors to The Little Carver open at 5:30pm, and the film begins at 6pm. "She Did That." offers an intimate peek inside the lives of four Black women who continuously raise the glass ceiling for future generations. The film features vulnerable conversations with four change agents - Luvvie Ajayi (NYT best-selling author), Lisa Price (founder, Carol's Daughter), Melissa Butler (founder, The Lip Bar) and Tonya Rapley (founder, My Fab Finance.) Their powerful testimonies as to how grit and perseverance set the stage for success reminds audiences that Black women are indeed bosses in business, embarking on their own ventures...

Holy Redeemer Catholic Church History Harvest

Holy Reedemer Catholic Church 1819 Nevada St, San Antonio

The San Antonio African American Community Archive and Museum invites you to share your stories and bring items related to your church. Record your oral history or scan photos that you may have collected throughout the years. (Please note that you have the option of keeping your originals or donating to the museum collection.)   All are welcome! Please invite any friends, family, or former members that may have attended St. Peter Claver Church, as well!   Click here for more information on how to prepare for this event.

August Story Time in the Park “The Reflection In Me”

Hemisfair 434 S. Alamo Street, San Antonio

Join us every first Tuesday for story time at Hemisfair.  Each month young explorers learn and play around the theme of being different while being included.  A short story is shared followed by a hands-on learning activity. This month's book is "The Reflection In Me" by Marc Colagiovanni. The book is a story of self-love that teaches children that their physical layer is just that -- one layer -- and below it lies a rich tapestry of attributes that make them unique and wonderful! We look forward to seeing you in the park!

Black History Film Series August – My Nappy Roots: A Journey Through Black Hair-itage

The Little Carver 226 N. Hackberry, San Antonio

The doors to The Little Carver open at 5:30pm, and the film begins at 6pm.   "My Nappy Roots: A Journey Through Black Hair-itage" explores the politics, culture and history of African American hair. Is there such a thing as "Good and Bad" hair? The film uses the evolution of black hairstyles as a touchstone to address the broader struggle of African American people in their search for social control, identity and economic independence. Immediately following the film, join us for the lively panel discussion.   ADMISSION IS FREE, BUT REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED!

September Story Time in the Park “Dream Big, Little One”

Hemisfair 434 S. Alamo Street, San Antonio

Join us every first Tuesday for story time at Hemisfair.  Each month young explorers learn and play around the theme of being different while being included.  A short story is shared followed by a hands-on learning activity. This month's book is "Dream Big, Little One" by Vashti Harrison. The book is a story featuring 18 trailblazing black women in American history. We look forward to seeing you in the park!

Black History Film Series September – On These Grounds

The Little Carver 226 N. Hackberry, San Antonio

The doors to The Little Carver open at 5:30pm, and the film begins at 6pm. A viral video shows a white policeman throwing a Black teenager from her school desk. One woman helps the girl, faces the officer, and dismantles the system. Immediately following the film, join us for the lively panel discussion.   ADMISSION IS FREE, BUT REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED!

October Story Time in the Park “Parker Looks Up: An Extraordinary Moment”

Hemisfair 434 S. Alamo Street, San Antonio

Join us every first Tuesday for story time at Hemisfair.  Each month young explorers learn and play around the theme of being different while being included.  A short story is shared followed by a hands-on learning activity. This month's book is "Parker Looks Up: An Extraordinary Moment". The book tells the story of a young girl and her family, whose trip to a museum becomes an extraordinary moment. We look forward to seeing you in the park!

Black History Film Series October – The Green Book

The Little Carver 226 N. Hackberry, San Antonio

The doors to The Little Carver open at 5:30pm, and the film begins at 6pm.   In 1962, African-American classical pianist Don Shirley employs tough, out-of-work bouncer Frank "Tony Lip" Vallelonga to be his driver for a concert tour into the Deep South states. Tony accepts the job and they begin their trek armed with "The Negro Motorist Green Book," a guide for safe travel through America's racial segregation.... a ride that would change both their lives. Immediately following the film, join us for the lively panel discussion.   ADMISSION IS FREE, BUT REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED!