The best family and learning events in San Antonio this week

Looking for family-friendly events to keep the kids busy this week?

From a seminar on understanding and controlling money to deals on a soccer camp and standup paddleboarding, there's plenty to do when it comes to opportunities for learning and fun. Read on for a rundown of what to do this week.

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March Community Wealth Building Day

First, the San Antonio Association of Real Estate Brokers is hosting a financial workshop on Saturday at the Greater Ball Tabernacle AME Church. There will be three, free 90-minute sessions, including: Young Adult Financial Education; Investment Basics for Beginners; and First-Time Homebuyers Seminar. Breakfast and lunch will be served.

When: Saturday, March 9, 10 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
Where: Greater Ball Tabernacle AME Church, 111 Dunaff St.
Price: Free

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SoFlo Market

Next, don't miss the chance to shop from over 70 artists selling items for spring, Easter, summer and more on Saturday at the SoFlo Market. Expect to find handmade merchandise such as jewelry, soap, recycled art, home accessories, skincare and more.

When: Saturday, March 9, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
Where: SoFlo Market Warehouse, 1344 S. Flores St.
Price: Free

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50% Off a Standup-Paddleboard Lesson and Tour

Take a leisurely upright stroll along the San Antonio River with a standup paddleboard lesson in this deal, via Groupon, from Supstax. Instructors will teach participants how to operate a paddleboard before taking in the scenery of the river. The deal has options for either a 60-minute lesson, or a 30-minute lesson with a 60-minute guided tour of the river. 

Where: 100 E. Guenther, Central City
Price: $25 (50 percent discount off regular price)

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Up to 51% Off Soccer Camp at San Antonio Gladiators FC

in this deal, also through Groupon, introduce kids ages 4-6 to soccer, or improve the skills of kids ages 7-11 with a one-month soccer camp at San Antonio Gladiators FC. Twice a week from Monday-Thursday, trainers will teach players the basic fundamentals and rules of the game as well as conduct dribbling, passing and shooting drills to enhance players' skill levels. 

Where: 4553 N. Loop 1604 West, Northwest Side
Price: $69 (51 percent discount off regular price)

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50% Off at Aspire Violin Studio

Lastly, participants can learn how to play the violin with a half-price discount on lessons at Aspire Violin Studio. Whether you have never played or are an experienced artist, the lessons will either introduce participants to the instrument and enhance their playing ability.

Where: 14534 Perpetual, Rose Meadows
Price: $30 (50 percent discount off regular price)

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