Advertisement
San Antonio

Family and learning events worth seeking out in San Antonio this week

If the playground, park and movie routine is getting a little tired, why not do something different with the kids this weekend? From a film festival to fencing, these events will win approval from everyone in the family.

Hoodline offers data-driven analysis of local happenings and trends across cities. Links included in this article may earn Hoodline a commission on clicks and transactions.


90-Second Newbery Film Festival

Attend the Newbery Film Festival Saturday afternoon at he Witte Museum. The festival features kid filmmakers who are tasked with creating a 90-second film that adapts a Newbery-award winning book. Mingle with authors and filmmaker at a reception following the screening.

When: Saturday, Feb. 9, 2-3:30 p.m.
Where: Witte Museum, 3801 Broadway St.
Price: Free

Click here for more details, and to register

Free Family Night

Tuesday is family night at the DoSeum! Be there by 4 p.m. to get your wristband to enter the STEM-focused children’s museum for free. The DoSeum is meant to spark a child's interest in learning and promote positive attitudes.  

When:  Tuesday, Feb. 5, 5:30 p.m.
Where: The DoSeum2800 Broadway
Price: Free

Click here for more details, and to register

Parade of Lanterns

The San Antonio River Walk Association invites you to view the start of the parade of lanterns, a two week event kicking off on Saturday. Each night, ten 26-foot long floats will meander down the river carrying illuminated lanterns in a shape of a panda, a dragon and more. 

When: Saturday, Feb. 9, 7 p.m.
Where: River Walk 
Price: Free

Click here for more details

50% Off One-Month Intro Fencing Package

Remember that resolution to try something new in 2019? Join the the Alamo Fencing Academy for four once-a-week classes at 50 percent off.  The introductory classes teach the basics of fencing, including swordplay and footwork. 

Where: 961 Isom Road, Northeast San Antonio
Price: $45 (50 percent discount off regular price)

Click here for more details, and to nab this deal

Up to 62% Off Music Lessons at Pop Band Academy of Music

Learn how to play the piano or guitar with this deal, in which you can get four one one-hour lessons at 58 percent off or eight lessons at 62 percent off. The academy has a unique teaching method and will provide all the instruments and materials you will need. 

Where: 8318 Jones Maltsberger Road
Price: $25 (58 percent discount off regular price)

Click here for more details, and to nab this deal