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July 2018

A Line in the Sand: Stories from the US/Mexico Border

July 29 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Our Lady of the Lake University, 411 SW 24th St,
San Antonio, TX 78212 United States
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In August of 2005, Catholic Relief Services sent a team of five writers and actors to the Arizona-Mexico border to investigate the immigration crisis. They met with and spoke to people with the diverse interests and perspectives who were all trying to grapple with the urgent and volatile issues. THE LINE IN THE SAND was crafted from those contending voices, compiled from taped interview and transcripts. The play illustrates the complex struggle, the tension and the heartache that surrounds a…

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Sendero de lagrimas (Trail of Tears): Remembering the Trailer Tragedy Victims

July 29 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
RAICES, 1305 N Flores
San Antonio, TX 78212 United States
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Monday, July 23rd marked one year since ten immigrants lost their lives in the back of a trailer found at a local San Antonio Walmart. Sendero de Lagrimas: Remembering Victims of the Trailer Tragedy, is a vigil dedicated to pay tribute to those who lost their lives. This special event will also serve as a reminder of the plight of many, who find it necessary to risk the long journey from their home countries to live out the American dream.…

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August 2018

Pub Theology w/ John Garland & Eric Vogt “Border Update”

August 1 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Friendly Spot, 943 S Alamo St
San Antonio, TX United States
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A Special Summer Pub Theology! with Rev. John Garland & Rev. Eric Vogt.  “Becoming A Peace Builder” Come to The Friendly Spot Ice House, in the new Back Room (inside) at 7pm on Wed. Aug 1st! We will discuss the current events on the US-Mexico Border, how churches can assist families that were separated and how we all can become peace builders in our communities. Don’t miss out. Pub Theology San Antonio is led by Pastor Gavin Rogers and Bekah…

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Film Screening: Big Sonia

August 11 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Barshop Jewish Community Center, 12500 NW Military Highway
San Antonio, TX 78231 United States
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$10

In the last store in a defunct shopping mall, 91-year-old Sonia Warshawski - great-grandmother, businesswoman, and Holocaust survivor - runs the tailor shop she’s owned for more than thirty years. But when she’s served an eviction notice, the specter of retirement prompts Sonia to revisit her harrowing past as a refugee and witness to genocide. A poignant story of generational trauma and healing, Big Sonia also offers a laugh-out-loud-funny portrait of the power of love to triumph over bigotry, and…

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Poets for Peace

August 11 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Private Home, 13633 Bluffcircle
San Antonio, TX 78216 United States
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  Words and music to encourage, uplife & inspire. Featuring Kiley Jon Clark, Marisol Cortez, Chuck Gibbons & Pamela Ferguson.

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Conversation 360° at the Brick: Voting & Disability

August 14 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
The Brick at Blue Star, 108 Bluestar
San Antonio, TX 78204 United States
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Join disABILITYsa in conversation as we get together to openly discuss the benefits, challenges, barriers, and pathways to engaging in ​the San Antonio community while addressing the way each topic impacts our selves and neighbors who live with a disability. We'll take a look at voting and civic engagement. Voter registration will take place at this event, supported by the League of Women Voters of San Antonio The Conversation 360° creates an open and safe platform for an interactive dialog…

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Think Science: Bees

August 17 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Pearl Studio, 200 E. Grayson
San Antonio, TX 78215 United States
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Free – $5

Kids may run screaming from them at a picnic, but bees are nevertheless an important part of our ecosystem. They’re the world’s largest pollinator of food crops, and of course, they provide a delicious source of sweet nutrition to humans and Pooh bears alike. But over the past decade, alarming reports have arisen about declines in the bee population worldwide. What would a world without bees look like? Could we even begin to replace the work they do? And on…

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Black History of San Antonio: Movie Premiere- Walk on the River

August 17 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Carver Community Cultural Center,, 226 N. Hackberry
San Antonio, TX 78202 United States
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$10

Join us Friday August 17, 2018 for the first public showing of “Walk on the River- A Black History of the Alamo City.” In this independent film we take the time to document both the history and the contributions African Americans have made to the fabric of San Antonio, Texas from emancipation to the Civil Rights movement. We chronicle the the path of freed Blacks establishing communities, churches and schools in the 1800’s to thriving Black owned businesses that flourished…

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