Here's what to do in San Antonio this week

From a free comedy show to an African clothing pop-up shop, there's plenty to enjoy in San Antonio this week. Read on for a rundown of ideas for how to fill your calendar.

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10x Seminar: Single Cell - University of Texas San Antonio

10X Genomics is holding a seminar on Tuesday at the University of Texas San Antonio to discuss how its Chromium System can provide insight into previously inaccessible information regarding cell research. Keith Cockrum, the Technical Sales Specialist for 10x Genomics, is the featured speaker.

When: Tuesday, April 16, noon-1 p.m.
Where: University of Texas San Antonio, Bioscience Building, BSB 3.03.02
Admission: Free

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Learn to Code Workshop

Codeup is holding its monthly workshop for individuals who are interested in learning the basics of programming, including HTML and CSS, on Tuesday at LaunchSA. Previous experience in programming is not necessary and participants only need to bring their own computer to the free event.  

When: Tuesday, April 16, 6-9 p.m.
Where: LaunchSA, 600 Soledad St.
Admission: Free

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Free Show at Laugh Out Loud Comedy Club

Release some midweek stress with jokes and bits as the Fresh Drunk Stoned Comedy Tour makes a stop at the Lough Out Loud Comedy Club. The lineup features comedians Franco Harris, Matt Bellak and Tim Hanlon, and, while the show is free, there is a two item minimum purchase per person. 

When: Tuesday, April 16, 8-10 p.m.
Where: Laugh Out Loud Comedy Club, 618 N.W. Loop 410
Admission: Free

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Pakistani Mock Mehndi Celebration

The Pakistan Student Association at the University of Texas San Antonio is presenting the "Mock Mehndi" on Friday at the HUC Ballrooms. A Mehndi is a celebration at a Pakistani wedding and the event will include Pakistani dance performances, skits, food and more fun. Participants are also encouraged to dress in formal attire. 

When: Friday, April 19, 7-11 p.m.
Where: HUC Ballrooms HSU1.104 and 1.106, 1 UTSA Circle
Admission: $8

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African Design Pop-up Shop

Here is your chance to find African-inspired dresses, jackets, skirts and other clothing at the African Design Pop-up Shop on Saturday at the Holiday Inn Downtown - Market Square. All the merchandise is from Tribal by N and Accessories and is made by local vendors. 

When: Saturday, April 20, 10 a.m.-7 p.m.
Where: Holiday Inn Downtown-Market Square, 318 W. Cesar Cavez Blvd.
Admission: Free

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Get out there.

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