What’s Up in San Antonio - Weekend of April 1-4, 2020

San Antonio — Good Friday – Easter Weekend

SPURS: THURS: HAWKS@SPURS 230PM, SAT: PACERS@SPURS 300PM, MON: CAVALIERS@SPURS 100PM, WED: SPURS@NUGGETS 300PM

VALERO TEXAS OPEN

Tournament details Date: Apr 1–4, 2021

Course: TPC San Antonio - AT&T Oaks Course

Watch on: NBC, GOLF

Purse: $7,700,000

Downtown San Antonio’s Good Friday passion play will return without crowds

San Antonio’s Passion of the Christ procession will return this week for Good Friday after being canceled last year, but Catholics will not gather en masse to commemorate the crucifixion. Instead, the public will watch the reenactment on TV. Jordan McMorrough, spokesman for the Archdiocese of San Antonio, said the passion play was prerecorded at San Fernando Cathedral and will be broadcast on Friday at noon and 6:30 p.m. on Catholic Television of San Antonio (Spectrum channel 15).

Traditional Easter weekend camping at SA parks prohibited again this year due to COVID-19, mayor says

San Antonio Mayor Ron Nirenberg has announced that traditional camping over Easter weekend will not be allowed for the second year in a row due to the coronavirus pandemic. Nirenberg said that while parks will be open to visitors during the daytime, they will not be open for overnight camping, but he encourages the public to visit parks, gather outdoors

Hello Kitty Cafe truck coming to San Antonio’s Shops at La Cantera this Easter weekend

The Hello Kitty Cafe Truck will once again roll into San Antonio. The truck will be at The Shops at La Cantera from 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Saturday near the entrance of Barnes and Noble. Fans can purchase limited edition baked goods and collectibles

Texas launches website to help people schedule COVID-19 vaccines

Visit getthevaccine.dshs.texas.gov or call 833-832-7067 to schedule an appointment

The Texas Department of Health and Human Services has launched an online platform to help people schedule appointments for COVID-19 vaccines. People can register online and then be notified by email or text with information on when and where to get the vaccine. Registrants will need to provide personal information like a name, date of birth, address, race and ethnicity, and a password to register with Texas Public Health Vaccine Scheduler. For those without internet access or need help signing up, call 833-832-7067. The call support center will be open daily from 7 a.m.-7 p.m. and will have translators available.

Texas to Open COVID-19 Vaccination to All Adults

City of San Antonio COVID-19 Hotline

The San Antonio Metropolitan Health District has opened a COVID-19 hotline for residents to ask questions about the virus. The hotline is available in English and Spanish. Residents can call 210-207-5779. (Monday-Friday 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.)  Information for the public is also available at: www.sanantonio.gov/health/2019ncoronavirus.

Information regarding COVID-19 is also available in American Sign Language at this link: http://sat.ahasalerts.com/ActiveAlerts.aspx?id=1334

BCSO is offering a $2K signing bonus for new detention cadets

The Bexar County Sheriff’s Office is hiring — and it’s offering a $2,000 signing bonus. The office hopes the incentive will attract applicants from out of town as well. To apply, those interested will have to take written and physical exams. The testing will take place from 8 a.m.-noon at the Tri-Point YMCA at 3233 N. St. Mary’s St. on the following dates: April 7, April 14

(210) 335 - JOBS (5627) BCSO.RECRUITING@BEXAR.ORG

Blood donors sought as San Antonio Metro Health declares blood emergency in city.

San Antonio, South Texas in blood shortage emergency. 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 Tuesday and Wednesday, but health officials said all blood drives have been canceled and the other donor rooms are not open. 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.

SATURDAY

Huebner Oaks Farmers Market 9AM FREE

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

THE PEARL FARMERS MARKET 9AM FREE

SUNDAY

Huebner Oaks Farmers Market 9AM FREE

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

THE PEARL FARMERS MARKET 10AM FREE

9th annual San Antonio Book Festival brings community together in free 3-day virtual gathering with nearly 200 authors

Online event runs April 9-11 https://sabookfestival.org/

The St. Louis Men’s Society is sponsoring

WILD GAME ONLINE AUCTION

Bidding Starts:  Sat., April 10, 2021, 9:00am, Bidding Ends:  Sat., April, 17, 2021, 9:00pm

Register to participate TODAY and be ready for bidding. Text ‘wildgameauction’ to 843.606.5995 to join our event https://event.gives/wildgameauction

*AUCTION SNEAK PEAK OPENS: Tues, March 30, 2021*

ABOUT ST. LOUIS MEN’S SOCIETY:

Founded on February 12, 1875, under the direction of Father Peter Richard, the St. Louis Roman Catholic Benevolent Association, has served the local community for over 146 years.  Commonly known as the St. Louis Men’s Society, the Society continues to be the nucleus of active participation in the St. Louis Catholic Church in Castroville, Texas.

This year’s Wild Game Auction will help provide funds to the St. Louis Catholic School for capital projects and student scholarships; college scholarships for our St. Louis Parish high school seniors; and other charitable and Society activities in the Parish, like Moye Retreat Center.

Contact Steve G. Persyn @210-422-5777 for more auction information

FIESTA de CHRISTO

Calvary Hills Baptist Church will have a “Fiesta de Christo” celebration, a FREE outdoor Family Friendly event Saturday April 17th 2-6pm. There will fun for all with food & live music. Locate at 910 W. Loop 1604 N. For details calvaryhillsbaptist.org

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