Community Calendar

Monday:

  • Operation Christmas Child, the world’s largest Christmas project opens collection sites on Monday, November 17th through the 24th.  Visit Gem Industries, Shearer Hills Baptist Church, TriPoint Center and the Vineyard Church to drop off your gift filled shoebox for children.  Visit www.samaritanspurse.org for information.
  • The San Antonio Job Fair will be held Monday, November 17th from 11AM to 2PM at the Norris Conference Center, located at 4522 Fredericksburg Road.  Make sure to bring plenty of resumes and Dress for Success!  Job seekers can register at www.jobertising.com

Tuesday:

  • A Community Conversation event hosted by AARP Network of Age Friendly Communities will be held Tuesday, November 18th from 6 to 8PM at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church located at 4222 Southwest Loop 410. Reserve you spot today by calling 1-877-926-8300.
  • Secular Organization for Sobriety invites all who are struggling with Sobriety from alcohol, drugs, or compulsive eating to attend Tuesday Night meetings at 6:30PM. Call 210-838-3470 for location and information.

Wednesday:

  • San Antonio Association Health Underwriters will host a Continuing Education Class on Wednesday, November 19th from 11:30AM to 1PM at Maggiano’s Restaurant at The Rim.  ERISA and Fully Insured Markeplace will be discussed.  Call 210-802-5718 for information and registration.
  • Systema Russian Martial Art classes are held every Wednesday at 6:30PM at Hardberger Park. These classes are free and open to the public. Visit www.sanantoniosystema.com for more information.

Thursday:

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Friday:

  • A FREE Veterans legal clinic will be held Friday, November 21st from 2 to 4:30PM at the Audie Murphy V-A Hospital located at 7400 Merton Minter.  Veterans interested in services can call 210-212-3740 for an appointment.  

Saturday:

  • Start your holiday with L.E.G.S Turkey Trot 5K Run and Walk on Saturday, November 22nd at 9AM at the Pleasanton High School Track located at 831 Stadium Drive in Pleasanton.  Call 210-275-7479 for information and registration.
  • Friends of the Tobin Library at Oakwell will hold a fall book sale on Saturday, November 22nd from 10AM to 4PM at the library located at 4134 Harry Wurzbach Road.  About 5,000 used books, CDs, DVDs and Audiobooks will be available for sale.
  • The Hope is in Jesus Church will have a Christmas Arts and Crafts Show on Saturday, November 22 from 9AM to 4PM at the church grounds located at 2308 Cincinnati Street.  Bring the family and get started on your holiday gift list!
  • The Alamo Beard Club’s 3rd Annual Mustache Competition will be held Saturday, November 22nd at 7PM at the Hangar located at 8203 Broadway.  The cost to compete is 10-dollars with various competition categories. Proceeds benefit the San Antonio Food Bank.  Visit www.alamobeardclub.com for information.

Sunday:

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Miscellaneous:

  • The San Antonio Book Festival Fiction Contest for Authors in grades 7 through 12th are invited to submit an original fiction piece on the theme of “A Chest in the Attic…”  Deadline is January 12, 2015.  Only online word documents will be accepted.  Visit www.saplf.org/festival/fictioncontest for complete contest rules.
  • Adopt a Senior Pet Month continues through the end of the month at the Animal Defense League.  Pets over the age of 5 years can be adopted for a special adoption fee.  Visit www.adltexas.org to view the pets in need of homes or call 210-655-1481 for information.
  • The Country Miler, a 5K Fundraiser run-walk in honor of Johnny Ball will be held Saturday, November 22nd. Register today, visit www.JohnnyBallFoundation.org  Help the fight against brain cancer.
  • The San Antonio Police Department – Family Assistance Crisis Team is looking for men and women to assist victims of domestic violence by volunteering with the Victims Advocacy Office.  Make a six-month commitment, potential volunteers will receive training. Call 210-207-2305 for more information.
  • The Southwest Outreach for Older People are seeking volunteers to assist Adults that can no longer drive. If you would like to volunteer, call SWOOP at 210-558-0007.
  • The Copeland Senior Activity Center on the south side of town invite you to visit the facility and enjoy daily activities including Thai Chi, Bunco, Meditation and educational classes. Call 210-927-1112 for information.
  • The UTSA Small Business Development Center offers integrated, low-cost training and free counseling services to meet the needs of small business owners - to find out the classes that will be offered this week, call 210-458-2460.
  • The Jefferson Outreach for Older People can really use your help by sponsoring meals for seniors. You can sponsor a day, month or a year. For more information, call 210-734-5016.

High School Reunions:

  • The Edgewood High School Class of 1985 is planning their 30th Year Reunion.  If you are a 1985 graduate and would like to learn more about fund raisers, plans and the celebration date; call 210-852-6503 or 210-214-1808.

Calendar Information:

  • If you would like to have an event posted on our Community Calendar, please email KSAT12 Promotion Assistant Josie Rios at jrios@ksat.com.