Northeast San Antonio Metrocom Edition - May 2022


May & June events


MAY 21




The city of Schertz Parks and Recreation Department is partnering with Ben Pfeier, local rey expert and founder of Firey Conservation and Research, to host the 2022 Dark Skies & Fireies event. Pfeier, a Texas-certied master naturalist with a degree in biology from Texas State University, founded the nonprot Firey Conservation and Research in 2009. This event provides fun and educational programs for all ages, oering rey education and a chance to explore and catch local reies. Bring a chair and a buttery net. 7 p.m. Free. Crescent Bend Nature Park, 12780 W.. Schaefer Road, Cibolo. 210-619-1850.

Schertz Music and Movies in the Park returns for the summer, featuring a lineup of family-friendly movies and entertainment. The series was created by the Schertz Parks and Recreation Department to get the community to go out and enjoy local parks. Each year, the schedule includes six featured movies and two live music events at area parks. This year’s rst movie is “Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone” at a yet-to-be announced time, June 11, at Heritage Oaks Park, 11700 Long Leaf Parkway, Schertz. Attendees should bring lawn chairs and snacks. Free. Event locations change each scheduled date. 210-619-1850.

Country music artist Luke Prater will play the Blue Bonnet Palace at 9 p.m. June 4. LIVEMUSIC BLUE BONNET PALACE 17630 Lookout Road, Selma 210-651-6702 MAY 12 Two Steppin’ for Club Kids with Kyle Park, 8:30 p.m. JUNE 4 Luke Prater, 9 p.m. REAL LIFE AMPHITHEATER 16765 Lookout Road, Selma 210-714-4810 MAY 22 Zac Brown Band, 7 p.m. ERNIE’S PATIO BAR 200 Pfeil Road, Ste. 120, Cibolo 210-254-3271 (all shows 7 p.m.) MAY 12 Danny Ray Harris 13 DJ Chuy 14 Irie Tower 19 Charlie Weyler 20 DJ Big Cat 21 Europa Jazz 26 Chad Anderson 27 DJ Chuy 210-644-3348 (all shows 7 p.m.) MAY 13 Low Dog Band, Elora Valdez 14 The Unleaded, The Sundowns 20 Charlie Bravo, Unknown Soldiers 21 Starseed, Pop Rocks 27 Los Callejeros, Bobby G 28 The Sundowns, Mad Protocol JUNE 03 Unknown Soldiers, Elora Valdez 04 Pip Rocks, Tan Tan 28 Drew Brown Band SANTIKOS CIBOLO 18124 I-35, Cibolo COURTESY LUKE PRATER



MAY 06 THROUGH JUNE 30 HISTORICAL TIME CAPSULE The Schertz Historical Preservation Committee is asking residents to participate in the Schertz Time Capsule. The collection will consist of tangible and intangible items of historic value and interest. Items to be considered should be from the years 2020-22 that are personal, such as company writings, photos, space, technology, poetry or art. The time capsule will be opened at a city of Schertz/Schertz Historical Preservation Committee public ceremony in 2032. For more information, contact the SHPC. 210-651-0394. 13 JOIN THE FAMILY FUNAT CIBOLO’S SUMMER NIGHTS CONTRIBUTE TOA SCHERTZ Cibolo Summer Nights return in May, providing families an opportunity to enjoy dusk, good weather and activities. The event features food and beverage vendors and runs multiple times from May through August. Each night of the event oers a dierent theme and a list of family-friendly activities. An event schedule will be posted at a later date. 7-10 p.m. Free. Cibolo Multi Event Center, 210 S. Main St., Cibolo. 210-659-9900. 14 RUNA 5K FOR BRAIN TUMOR AWARENESS The Gabriella’s Smile Foundation is hosting the fth annual 5K Cupcake Run presented by Community First Health Plans. This run supports Brain Tumor Awareness Month and helps raise funds to provide support to those diagnosed with diuse intrinsic pontine glioma and pediatric cancer families. Runners will receive a cupcake following their run

along with a cupcake run medal. Online registration is encouraged as in-person registration will be limited. Ceremony begins at 7:55 a.m. $20 (children up to age 14), $35 (through May 12), $40 (May 12-14). Blue Bonnet Palace, 17630 Lookout Road, Selma. 210-670-6200. 14 FIND COMMUNITY IN MOTORSPORTS Military members and veterans are invited to race a high-performance car on an autocross course in Selma. Hosted by River City Community Church, race day begins at 7 a.m. Registration ends at 9 a.m. and races run until 5 p.m. Free for military members, veterans and others associated with the military through; $25 (members); $30 (nonmembers). 21 ATTEND LIVE OAK’S ARMED FORCES DAY PARADE The city of Live Oak will host the Armed Forces Day Parade in celebration of all branches of the military. This is a transition from having the Memorial Day Parade, which was last held in 2019. City Council on Feb. 8 decided the Armed Forces Day Parade would be a better avenue for attendance and group participation. 9 a.m. (parade staging), 10 a.m. (parade). Free. 210-653-9140. 30 ATTENDAMEMORIAL DAY CEREMONY The city of Cibolo will host a Memorial Day ceremony honoring veterans across the nation and community who have made the ultimate sacrice for the country. The ceremony will feature speakers including Cibolo Mayor Stosh Boyle. Time TBD. Free. Veterans Memorial Park, 3864 Cibolo Valley Drive, Cibolo. 210-659-9900.


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To kick o the day, the Cibolo Crossing Stampede 5K race will be held. Runners will wind along Ripps Kreusler Road and through Cibolo Crossing, a retail center. The rst 250 runners will get T-shirts and swag bags. After the race, Cibolo Mayor Stosh Boyle and Schertz Mayor Ralph Gutierrez will celebrate the Trail of Two Cities. 7-7:45 a.m. (packet pickup and late registration), 8 a.m. (race begins). $35 (before May 13), $40 (before May 20), $45 (day of race). Cibolo Crossing, 18124 I-35, Cibolo. The eighth annual Cibolo BBQ Cooko will bring live music, vendors and food to Cibolo Crossing. This event serves as a fundraiser with funds being allocated to scholarships and local charities that enrich the lives of underprivileged or high-risk children. As for the contest, categories include brisket, chicken, ribs, beans, cook’s choice and a “kidsque.” Contest winners will receive a monetary prize. For those who are unable to attend the event but still want to support the cause, an online auction will be available May 8-21. Cibolo Crossing, 18124 I-35, Cibolo.

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