Coming Attractions, Sep. 13, 2013
Sept. 13, 2013
Sept. 14 (Sat) — Changing Gears bicycle rally
10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Burbank High School, 1002 Edwards St.
The community is invited to this event promoting health and fitness through proper nutrition and exercise, including bike riding. Freebies will include bike repairs and T-shirts for the first 50 bike riders. There also will be door prizes, good food and bike registration. Event sponsors include the Burbank Bulldog Cycle Dawgs, SAISD and other organizations.
Sept. 16 (Mon) — School Board meeting
5:30 p.m. at Burnet Center, 406 Barrera St.
Sept. 17 (Tues) — ‘King Kong’ mural art contest winners announced
1 p.m. at Herff Elementary School, 996 S. Hackberry St.
Imitation not only is the sincerest form of flattery, but also could earn some Herff Elementary students treats from a neighborhood proprietor and school alumni. The recent start of school included an invitation issued by Cesar Cardenas, owner of King Kong Fruit Cup and More at 1431 E. César E. Chávez Blvd., for students to replicate his store’s outdoor mural. Winners will be chosen from each grade level for their depictions of the San Antonio skyline featuring pop culture’s favorite colossal gorilla atop the Tower of Americas, hoisting a raspa. All will receive T-shirts while the grand prize winner additionally will get a fruit cup and coupon book for use at the store. Cardenas also supports students at his alma mater by providing free fruit cups as attendance and good behavior incentives.
Sept. 21(Sat) — SAISD students participate in fourth-annual Historic Homeowner Fair
9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Pearl, 200 E. Grayson St.
Jefferson High School architecture students will serve as volunteers in the Kid’s Corner section of this event where homeowners can meet with preservation experts, knowledgeable tradesmen and city departments to learn about maintaining, caring for and restoring their historic houses.
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