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Candidate Forum

Monday, January 18, 6 - 8 p.m.

The Christian Coalition of Bexar County has invited local primary election candidates briefly to address issues ranging from abortion and education to teacher unions and "smart meters." There will also be a short presentation by Rosemary Glass of Love of Truth Ministries and a special Martin Luther King Jr. award.

Location: Luby's, 911 N. Main Ave., San Antonio, Texas
Sponsored By: Christian Coalition of Bexar County

Hallmark University First Voice Luncheon

Tuesday, January 19, 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.

930 AM The Answer listeners are invited to attend the Hallmark University First Voice Luncheon at Alamo Toyota on January 19, 2015 to hear Congressman Lamar Smith provide a 21st Congressional District Update on subjects like Gun Control, Climate Change, Export-Import Bank, Planned Parenthood, Sanctuary Cities, EPA’s Power-grab, plus your questions. The event is free BY RSVP ONLY TO John@HeartofTexasRealty.com

Location: 18019 Hwy 281 N @ Loop 1604, San Antonio, TX 78232
Sponsored By: Heart of Texas Realty

Pro-Life Rally

Sunday, January 24, 1 - 2 p.m.

Pro-Life supporters will gather to hear speakers proclaim the dignity of human life.

Location: 115 Main Plaza, San Antonio, Texas

Trinkets and Treasures Resale Shop

Tuesday, February 2, 9:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

The Volunteer Services Council of the San Antonio State Hospital is opening their "Trinkets & Treasures Resale Shop” on February 2, 2016 between 9:30 am and 3:30 pm. Many gently used items are available at a very favorable price. • Women's, Men's, and Children's Clothing • Accessories / Shoes / Handbags • Bedroom and Kitchen Linens • Home Decor • Kitchen Items All proceeds benefit the patients at the San Antonio State Hospital (SASH). The Volunteer Service Council (VSC) of SASH is a 501 (c) 3 non profit organization whose mission is to improve the quality of life and support the rehabilitation and recreational needs of patients not funded through traditional government sources. Funds generated from this sale will support the various patient programs sponsored by the VSC of SASH.

Location: 6711 S New Braunfels Logan Hall, San Antonio, TX
Sponsored By: VSC of SASH

2016 Fiesta Especial Royal Court Coronation

Wednesday, February 17, 6 - 8:30 p.m.

Fiesta Especial Royal Court Coronation will recognize the individuals who participated in the Fiesta Especial Royal Court Leadership and Life Skills development program creating visibility for the leadership and contributions individuals with disabilities make in our community. This year's program participants raised $18,131 for programs and services benefiting individuals with disabilities in the local community. These individuals will spend the next four months representing the successes and abilities of people who are challenged by a disability. Come and celebrate with us! More Info: http://www.fiestaespecial.com/royal-court-coronation.html Cost: $15 per person

Location: Texas A&M University-San Antonio, Auditorium , One University Way, San Antonio, TX 78224
Sponsored By: Reaching Maximum Independence, Inc.

2016 Ladino Song Concert with RMI

Thursday, February 18, 7:30 - 9:30 p.m.

Celebrating Jewish Disability Awareness Month and the emerging Crypto-Jewish Experience with a Piano, Flute and Vocal Recital, Lecture & Reception on Thursday, February 18th, 2016 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $40/person or $75/couple (special discounted pricing for University Students) Concert of Ladino Song & Lecture performed by Flicka Rahn, Soprano | Rabbi Mara Nathan, Flautist | Ruth C. Friedberg, Pianist and Lecturer Hosted by Reaching Maximum Independence, Inc. and the Texas A&M University San Antonio Bilingual Education Student Organization Texas A&M University San Antonio Auditorium located at One University Way, 78224 Event Schedule 7:00pm Doors Open 7:30pm Recital 8:30pm Reception More information and tickets available online at http://www.rmihomes.org/ladino-concert.html #JDAIM16

Location: Texas A&M University San Antonio Auditorium, One University Way, 78224, San Antonio, Texas
Sponsored By: Reaching Maximum Independence, Inc. and TAMUSA BESO

2016 Fiesta Especial 5th annual Family FIESTAval

Saturday, April 2, 4 - 7 p.m.

5th Annual Royal Court FIESTAval a meet & greet for the Royal Court Please join Reaching Maximum Independence, Inc. and the Family Fiestaval Committee in a special engagement to meet the 2016 Fiesta Especial Royal Court. Food, Fun and Entertainment for the whole family. Food Trucks , Bake Sale, Snow Cones and popcorn. Activities and crafts for all ages...face painting, tamale demonstrations, pot painting, carnival games, photo booth and more. More Info: http://www.fiestaespecial.com/family-fiestaval.html Cost: FREE

Location: Mi Casa Tamales , 25930 Interstate 10 Frontage Rd, Boerne, TX 78006
Sponsored By: Reaching Maximum Independence, Inc.

2016 Fiesta Especial Celebration Day

Tuesday, April 19, 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.

The Fiesta Especial carnival experience takes place on Tuesday, April 19th in the Alamo Dome Parking Lot C from 10am - 3pm. You can ride all types of rides, play games, eat yummy food and participate in a Shoebox parade. This is an inclusive and educational experience that attracts special education classes, group homes and day programs from San Antonio and surround communities. ADVANCED RESERVATIONS ARE REQUIRED. No general admission will be provided at the entrance to the event. IDs are required DEADLINE for Individuals to register is Tuesday, April 12 at 5:00pm. More Info: http://www.fiestaespecial.com/celebration-day.html Cost: Free but must Register online to RSVP

Location: Alamo Dome parking Lot C , 100 Montana St. San Antonio, 78203
Sponsored By: Reaching Maximum Independence, Inc.

2016 Fiesta Especial Royalty Run 5K & Parade

Saturday, April 23, 8 a.m.

Dress in your most festive Fiesta® wear and help bring the sights, sounds and excitement of Fiesta® to the streets of Windcrest. Fiesta® Royalty Costuming is Encouraged! Dress in your brightest colors and adorn yourself with streamers and flower head pieces for this festive 5K run and 1 mile walk. The 5K Run and 1 mile walk will lead out with the Fiesta Especial parade following close behind. Kick back, relax and enjoy the Parade when you’ve finished your run or walk More Info: http://www.fiestaespecial.com/5k-and-parade.html Cost: FREE

Location: City of Windcrest , 8601 Midcrown Windcrest, 78239
Sponsored By: Reaching Maximum Independence, Inc.