For more than 90 years, the San Antonio Public Library has celebrated the talents of the city’s young writers with the Young Pegasus Poetry Competition. Open to poets 18 and under, the Young Pegasus Poetry Competition invites poets to submit their work, which is then reviewed by a panel of independent judges. The judges do not select a set number of winners. Instead, any poem submitted that is deemed worthy of publication is printed in the annual Young Pegasus Anthology.
Selected poets are invited to attend an awards ceremony in the spring where they receive an award certificate and a copy of the year’s anthology in which their work appears. The selected poems are read aloud during the ceremony, either by the poets themselves or a member of the judging panel.
For additional information on the Young Pegasus Competition, please contact:
Jennifer Velasquez, Coordinator of Teen Services
Viki Ash, Coordinator of Children’s Services
Submit your poems online at guides.mysapl.org/youngpegasus before December 15, 2018 to enter!
Come out to the art exhibit of summer-inspired paintings by local artist Karen Schaffenberger.
Hours to view the paintings are:
Mon 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Tue 12:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Wed 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Thu 12:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Fri – Sun 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Enjoy the Witte every Tuesday from 3:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. when general admission costs you nothing.
Visit the San Antonio Museum of Art (SAMA) for FREE, all ages, on Tuesdays from 4:00 pm to 9:00 pm! Visit the SAMA website to learn more about current exhibitions!
Join astronomers and other stargazers to observe the sky through large telescopes in an informational program with the San Antonio Astronomical Association. Happening every Wednesday, weather permitting, from just before sunset to 10:30 pm.
Teens 19 and under are always free at the McNay but bring the rest of the family for free every Thursday evening between 4-9 pm! Check out the McNay website for current exhibits and daily hours!
Looking to volunteer?
Join Boy With A Ball San Antonio (BWABSA) as they connect with the San Antonio community and build stronger neighborhoods through the LoveYourCity BWABSA Project.
Any and all skills are welcomed and celebrated! You must be at least 15 years old and go through a 3 hour orientation/training.
The LoveYourCity BWABSA takes place Saturday mornings at 11:00 AM
Follow the link to the website to sign up and learn more.
It’s fall fun for the whole family at the Traders Village Corny Maze. Experience San Antonio’s First ad Only “Corny Maze” with 10 acres of crazy mazes.
Inside the maze are 3 trails:
–Easy for little kids
–Medium (30min – 1 hour)
–Hard (1 1/2 hours – 2 hours)
FREE — Kids 2 & under
$10 — Maze Wristband (persons 3 & older)
$15 — Maze & All-Day Ride Wristband
Group Rate (20 or more) — $2 off Corn Maze
Group Rate MUST be purchased ONLINE ONLY!
Parking — $4 per vehicle
**Any ticket purchased is valid for ANY Weekend in October or November 2018.
**Due to inclement weather, some days the Corny Maze may not open. Please check our Facebook Page or call ahead: (210) 623-8383
Lots of Activities at the Traders Village Corny Maze:
–Pumpkin Patch (pictures, buy some to take home & paint)
–Petting Zoo (FREE with admission)
–Lots of Photo Ops
–Roasted Corn | Corn in a Cup | Popcorn
Saturday: 11 am – 8 pm (grounds close at 9 pm)
Sunday: 11 am – 5 pm (grounds close at 6 pm)
Need volunteer hours, like, right now? No worries!
Landa Library has same-day and one-time volunteer opportunities for teens 14-17 years old who need 4 or less hours!
Stop by and ask for Ms. Rebekah for more details.
And hey – do you need more than 4 hours or are looking for more of a long term volunteer opportunity?
We have that, too! Just ask.