This weekend might be Memorial Day weekend, but before you head out of town, take a morning to March Against Monsanto. The global-wide march takes place this Saturday, so find a march nearest you! When you get back from Memorial Day, take the family out to volunteer for National Trails Day or bring them to a Kids Cooking Class!
[AUSTIN] March Against Monsanto – Food Pride Parade
-Saturday, May 25th 9:30 am
-Gather at Brush Square Park, 409 E 5th St. 78701
The Austin Center for Peace and Justice has organized a community event, to educate and inform Texans about the threat to our farmers and our food supply. The Monsanto Protection Act was signed into effect in March. 250+ cities are participating in this global action. There will be music leading the March and select speakers at the State Capitol.
[AUSTIN] Kids Kitchen Cooking Class with Greenling
-Saturday, June 1st 10:30 – 12:30 a.m.
-EcoKids Pre-K, 8201 Cross Park Dr, 78754
Make a simple meal that your child will help prepare and enjoy eating! Kids will help chop, cut, and prepare this super colorful and nutritious meal. Everyone gets a sample, just in time for lunch! Parents will assist younger children. Children age 7 and older can be independent.
[AUSTIN] National Trails Day
-Saturday, June 1st, 8 am – noon
Join Austin Parks Foundation, Hill Country Conservancy, Texas Conservation Corps for our annual National Trails Day event by registering to volunteer for one of these projects. Every year hundreds of volunteers come out to one of our volunteer-led projects to help maintain Austin’s world class trail network.
[SAN ANTONIO] March & Rally Against Monsanto
-Saturday, May 25th 11:30 a.m.
-Pearl Brewery, 200 E Grayson
This Saturday San Antonio will protest along with others worldwide against the use of genetically modified (GM) seeds that have shown to lead to serious health conditions and the bill that allows the seeds to be sold. The march will begin at the Pearl Brewery at 11:30am and end at the Alamo, and the rally will begin at 1pm in the Alamo Plaza with featured speakers and entertainment.
[SAN ANTONIO] Slow Food South Texas Slow Session: Esquire Tavern
-Thursday, May 30th, 6:30 pm
- Esquire Tavern, 155 East Commerce Street, 78205
Join Slow Food for their Snail Sessions on the last Thursday of each month as they engage in some foodie therapy. This month, come learn about the oldest bar on the San Antonio Riverwalk and the longest wooden top bar in Texas. Enjoy happy hour specials until 7pm! RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Find out more about Slow Food South Texas!