What’s Up in San Antonio - Weekend of September 30-October 3, 2021

San Antonio — College football

SAT:

TEXAS @ TCU 11AM

UNLV@UTSA 5PM

IWC@NW STATE 6PM

MS STATE@TEXAS A&M 6PM

NFL

JAGUARS @ BENGALS 7PM THURSDAY

TEXANS @ BUFFALO BILLS 12PM SUNDAY

PANTHERS @COWBOYS 12PM SUNDAY

BUCCANEERS @PATRIOTS 7PM SUNDAY

RAIDERS @ CHARGERS 7PM MONDAY

THURSDAY

Goodwill San Antonio FREE Community Career Fair

Goodwill San Antonio is hosting a FREE Community Career Fair on Thursday, September 30, 2021. The event is being held from 10 am to 1 pm at the TriPoint Event Center located at 3233 N. St. Mary’s Street 78212. More than 50 employers seeking to fill hundreds of both full and part-time positions will be in attendance representing organizations in the banking, construction, customer service, healthcare, hospitality and tourism, logistics, and manufacturing industries. Positions have an average pay rate of $12.50 an hour. Job seekers are asked to register at http://bit.ly/GCCREG. Attendees should dress professionally bring an updated résumé and photo identification, and be prepared for on-site interviews. For the health and safety of everyone in attendance, facemasks and social distancing will be required. Veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to attend. Job seekers have direct access to career coaching, resume writing, interview preparation, job search assistance, and connection to community resources to address basic needs by visiting a Goodwill San

Antonio Good Careers Center or scheduling a one-on-one appointment with a Goodwill Career Services Specialist by calling (210) 271-8880 or via email at GCCInfo@goodwillsa.org.

FRIDAY

StreetFare SA Kid’s Night Out 6PM FREE

Kid’s Night Out is COMING BACK! We’ve had so much fun at our past Kid’s Night Out events and we’re bringing it back! Thank you all for your continued support for the park- we appreciate it more than words can say. Stay tuned for the entertainment each month! Your kiddos will always be entertained with a giant bounce castle! Follow our Facebook to get udpates on additional entertainment! StreetFare SA 1916 Austin Highway, PHONE: 2107376767

https://www.facebook.com/streetfaresa

FRI-sAT

Celebrando 30 Años of the Guadalupe Dance Company Plaza Guadalupe 8PM

A weekend of celebratory festivities will begin with a special performance of Celebrando 30 años featuring the Guadalupe Dance Company and Mariachi Azteca de America on Friday, October 1, and Saturday, October 2 at 8pm. In-person tickets are available both days and there will be a live virtual ticket option on Friday, October 1. The evening will commemorate 30 years of dance, success, and evolution with repertoire staples and audience favorites from the Mexican states of Oaxaca, Guerrero, Jalisco, Veracruz, Tamaulipas, and Puebla.

The Guadalupe will be limiting capacity at 60%, masks are strongly encouraged, hand sanitization stations will be available, and please note entry will take a bit longer than usual as we will be administering temperature checks. Tickets will be $30 in honor of our 30 years. Thank you for your support.

Sat-Sun

Market Square PushRod Car Show 10AM

Vintage cars, Live Music, Festive Food, and Family-Fun

PBR U.S. BORDER PATROL INVITATIONAL PRESENTED BY ARIAT Sat Oct 2 - Sun Oct 3

The adrenaline-pumping action begins with Round 1 at 6:45 p.m. CT on Saturday night, where all riders will attempt one bull a piece. Round 2 and the championship round will start at 1:45 p.m. CT on Sunday.The Top 12 aggregate scorers from Rounds 1 and 2 will move on to the championship round and a chance at the event title. Returning to south Texas for the first time since 2021 season’s stop in Del Rio as a part of the American Roots Edition, PBR’s (Professional Bull riders) Top 30 riders in the world will buck into San Antonio and the AT&T Center October 2-3. The U.S. Border Patrol Invitational presented by Ariat is the elite tour’s first stop in San Antonio in nine years. Tickets for the PBR start at $15, and can be purchased at PBRTIX.com, Ticketmaster.com, and ATTCenter.com, or by phone by calling 800-732-1727.

SATURDAY

AccessAbility Fest 9AM FREE

AccessAbility fest offers a gateway to resources, opportunities and recreation for individuals facing barriers to their maximum level of independence due to a physical, developmental, sensory and/or mental health challenges.The 15th Annual AccessAbility fest will kick-off virtually featuring numerous activities, information sessions, and exhibitors with information, products, programs and services that promote independence and inclusion where individuals with disabilities live, work and play. This FREE celebration includes activities for the whole family to enjoy, demonstrations, webinars and more. Advanced registration is required to attend. Register to attend by visiting the following link: https://whova.com/portal/registration/acces_202110/ The festival is FREE and OPEN virtually for the public to attend. This event is for individuals of all abilities, including those with physical, developmental, sensory and/or mental health challenges! disABILITYsa

2107047262 mcawthon@disabilitysa.org disabilitysa.org

AbilitySTRONG 9AM FREE

2021 Parade Participation Date: Saturday, October 2nd, 2021 2021 Theme: Super Heroes...saving the world with unique abilities2021 Motto: My Ability Is Fierce Length: TBD Miles Speed: 2mph or less March Time: 45-60 Minutes Start: 9:00 AM. disABILITYsa

2107047262 mcawthon@disabilitysa.org disabilitysa.org

Huebner Oaks Farmers Market 9AM FREE

Located in: Huebner Oaks Center Address: 11745 I-10W

THE PEARL FARMERS MARKET 9AM FREE

Market at the Stables 10AM FREE

VENDORS | FACE PAINTING | SLIME STATION | GOOD FOOD | GOOD MUSIC | GOOD VIBES Bring your family, friends, neighbors and including your furry pets and enjoy good food, good music, good and good vibes; all while visiting and supporting local small businesses. Time: 10 am to 4 pm Location: 8765 Spring Cypress Rd (Stables Town Center at Spring Cypress and Champion Forest. We will be set up between Wendy’s and Handell Ice Cream) Slime Station for the kids. One of our local kidpreneurs will help your little one(s) own slime uncover the art of making their own slime. $2 slime kits available. To become a vendor e-mail KDAMarkets@hotmail.com or apply online at https://www.kdamarkets.com/become-a-vendor

Holly Days Arts & Crafts Fair 10AM FREE

The 30th Annual Holly Days Arts & Crafts Fair will be held on Saturday, October 2, 2021, from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. at Holy Trinity Presbyterian Church, 16245 Nacogdoches Road, San Antonio, TX 78247. Admission is free. All craft items are hand made. There will be 40 vendors present. Vendor applications are available on the church website: www.holytrinitypres.org. The proceeds will fund mission projects locally, nationally, and around the world. Holy Trinity Presbyterian Church 830-660-8350 ds.sanantonio@gmail.com

Boerne Book & Arts Festival 10AM  FREE

A one-day celebration of all things literary and arts in downtown Boerne, Texas. This year’s festival includes authors John Erickson, Katherine Landdeck and Patricia Portales, Mike Cox, Bruce Shackelford, James Collett, Charlotte Kahl and Cindy Weigand, among others! Performances include the Terpsichore Dance Company and a special author event with Diana López. Patrick Heath Public Library (830) 249-3053 creech@boernelibrary.org

Travis 2 Step with Wynn Williams, Bonn E Maiy & The 501s 4pm

The second annual Travis 2 Step returns to Travis Park on October 2, 2021 - free and open to the public! The event is a fundraiser for Travis Park to support free programming open to all.

Fans of all ages are welcome to enjoy a variety of local food options and performances by Texas country artist, Wynn Williams; rock-infused Americana songstress, Bonn E Maiy; and San Antonio-grown, classic country tribute band, The 501s.

John Jay High Reunion- all classes @ The Magic Time Machine

Magic Time Machine 7pm FREE

SUNDAY

THE PEARL FARMERS MARKET 10AM FREE

Mehregan Persian Autumn Festival 2021 12PM FREE @ LA VILLITA

A festival in celebration of Persian arts and culture with live performances, market, food, music and more! Mehr Foundation is proud to sponsor the second annual Mehregan Festival in celebration of Autumn harvest and Persian arts and culture. Mehregan is an ancient Iranian festival, dating back thousands of years. The word “Mehr” (in Mehregan) in the Persian language means kindness. Mehr represents knowledge, love, light and friendship. Mehregan is an Iranian festival celebrated in honor of Mithra, the divinity of covenant, and hence of interpersonal relationships such as friendship, affection and love. This years Mehregan Festival will include a vendor market, art exhibits, live performances and kids activities and much more. We hope you will join us for this festive event!

Fit & Flow @ Confluence Park 12pm FREE

Fit & Flow is a FREE event featuring a bike maintenance workshop led by REI and Mission Reach Bike Tour led by San Antonio Bike Tours held in-person at Confluence Park (310 W. Mitchell St) on October 3, 2021 from 12pm – 2pm.

SCHEDULE:

12:00 pm – bike maintenance workshop begins (REI)

12:45 pm – workshop concludes, bathroom break, fill up on water

1:00 pm – Mission Reach ride begins (SABT)

2:00 pm (approximately) – return to Confluence Park

Grab your bike and join us for San Pedro Creek Culture Park’s next Fit & Flow event at Confluence Park, where San Pedro Creek meets the San Antonio River. Brought to you by the San Antonio River Authority, this free event includes a beginner-level bike maintenance workshop and a guided, leisurely ride along the Mission Reach. Registration is required. Don’t forget to bring a helmet!

**Bikes and helmets not provided.

Register at https://www.eventbrite.com/.../fit-flow-bike-maintenance...

Don’t Cry For Me Argentina | Russell Hill Rogers Musical Evenings at San Fernando Cathedral 7PM FREE

Native of San Juan, Argentina, JP Jofre is an award-winning bandoneon player and composer praised as one of today’s leading artists by Great Performers at Lincoln Center. Argentinian singer Sofia Tosello and the JP Jofre Hard Tango Chamber Band join him for a dramatic season opener! (Updated Health & Safety Measures per event can be found on our website or Eventbrite.) Thank you to our Sponsors: Russell Hill Rogers Fund For The Arts, Texas Commission on the Arts, National Endowment for the Arts, City of San Antonio Department of Arts and Culture, Ford Foundation, Kronkosky Charitable Foundation, H-E-B, Brown Foundation, Elizabeth Huth Coates Charitable Foundation of 1992, Central Texas Pain Center, Joan and Herb Kelleher Charitable Foundation, and the Alice Kleberg Reynolds Foundation Russell Hill Rogers Musical Evenings at San Fernando Cathedral merges the historic architecture of the nation’s oldest continuously operating Catholic sanctuary with enchanting music of some of the finest, award-winning artists from around the globe! Musical Bridges Around the World 210.464.1534 http://www.musicalbridges.org

HALLOWEEN FUN

SEA WORLD’S “Howl –o- Scream”

6 Flags Fiesta Texas “Freight Fest”

Traders Village Corny Maze & Pumpkin Patch

John Jay Class of 1981 40th Year Reunion

Hello Class of ‘81! The Reunion Committee would like to invite you to our 40 year reunion.  It will be held on October 9, 2021.  We hope you can join us to relive our High School years with old friends and perhaps make new ones!  If you have not attended past reunions, we would love to see you.  For those who have previously attended, it will be great to catch up again. All of the information is shown below..  You can also find it on our John Jay Class of 1981 Facebook page.   Payments can be made by mailing a check to the address below (do people still use checks?) or by using the Cash App or Apple Pay.  For the Cash App, it is listed under #JJHSclassof81reunion.  If you want to use Apple Pay, please message Sandra Cook at 210-861-9780.  Please include your NAME and number of guests with your payment.  We ask you to make your payment as soon as possible so may get an idea of the number of attendees.  The Reunion Committee has also secured a special rate for the reunion at the host hotel.  Here is the link to make your reservation.

https://www.hilton.com/en/book/reservation/deeplink/?ctyhocn=SATHCHF&groupCode=JJC&arrivaldate=2021-10-08&departuredate=2021-10-10&cid=OM,WW,HILTONLINK,EN,DirectLink&fromId=HILTONLINKDIRECT

If you would like to update your contact information or have information on fellow Mustangs, please an email with updated contact information to:

johnjayclassof81@yahoo.com

We ask you include:

LAST NAME

FIRST NAME

MI

MAIDEN NAME

PHONE NUMBER

EMAIL ADDRESS

We sincerely hope you will make plans to join us!

Interested in volunteering? The San Antonio Food Bank needs your help

The San Antonio Food Bank is asking the community to help sign up for volunteer shifts throughout the summer to keep up with the demand for food assistance.

The San Antonio Food Bank’s volunteer opportunities range from being in the sorting room, warehouse, garden, farm areas, community kitchen, and even at the off-site community kitchen at Haven for Hope. Whether you’re an individual, group, or company there are many opportunities to volunteer. Join us and choose a volunteer opportunity at: www.safoodbank.org/volunteer

Blood donations, especially types O negative and positive, are still urgently needed

Health officials said there is not enough blood on hand to treat trauma cases and patients who need emergency surgeries and procedures. The facilities are open during daylight hours. Same-day appointments and walk-in donations are being accepted. Officials said donors can call 210-731-5590 for information or to make an appointment, or they can visit SouthTexasBlood.org.

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