5 things to do in San Antonio March 4-8

Camerata San Antonio will be in concert March 6 at the University of the Incarnate Word. (Courtesy Camerata San Antonio)
Camerata San Antonio will be in concert March 6 at the University of the Incarnate Word. (Courtesy Camerata San Antonio)

Camerata San Antonio will be in concert March 6 at the University of the Incarnate Word. (Courtesy Camerata San Antonio)

An International Women’s Day networking event and a chamber music concert highlight happenings around San Antonio during the first weekend of March.

March 4

Grand Hyatt San Antonio River Walk will host a happy hour networking event in honor of International Women’s Day by inviting local businesswomen to network and enjoy complimentary appetizers and drink specials at the hotel’s Bar Rojo. There will also be live music, and participants will be able to enter their business cards into a drawing for a two-night stay at Grand Hyatt San Antonio River Walk and various other raffle items. Reservations are required. 5-7 p.m. Free admission. https://barrojosanantoniowomensnetworkingevent.eventbrite.com

March 5

San Antonio Parks and Recreation and the San Antonio Food Bank are partnering to support food security efforts at a Jammin’ Jams fruit and nut tree adoption event. In addition to taking home a free fruit or nut tree, event participants will have the chance to take home a produce bag from the food bank. This is a drive-thru event; participants will remain inside their cars and are encouraged to wear a mask when interacting with staff and volunteers. 8 a.m.-noon or while supplies last. Free. Texas A&M University-San Antonio parking lot B, One University Way. 210-207-3108

March 6

Shavano Park will be the setting for a memorial 5K race organized to honor Lisa Starr Rosenstein, who was killed by a hit-and-run driver May 2, 2021. 8 a.m. Registration: adults $35-$40, free for children ages 10 and under who run with a paid adult. The race will start at 4350 Lockhill-Selma Road, run south along Lockhill-Selma, turn east onto De Zavala Road, then move into residential neighborhoods along Painted Post, Ripple Creek and Happy Trail before returning along the same path to 4350 Lockhill-Selma. https://solerssports.raceentry.com/lfr-memorial-5k-run/race-information

March 6

Nonprofit chamber music group Camerata San Antonio performs works by composers Frank Bridge and Samuel Coleridge-Taylor highlighting the end of the Victorian era. Masks are required inside the performance venue. 3-4:30 p.m. $20 per person. University of the Incarnate Word auditorium/Diane Bennack Concert Hall, 4301 Broadway St. 210-492-9519. https://cameratasa.org/tickets

March 8

Comal County Conservation Alliance will have a Zoom community program about protecting freshwater sources in Comal County. Jennifer Walker, deputy director with the National Wildlife Federation’s Texas Coast and Water Program, will be the speaker. 6-7:30 p.m. Free. www.comalconservation.org/upcoming-events.html

By Edmond Ortiz
Edmond joined Community Impact as a reporter in August 2021, helping to launch new editions in the San Antonio market. Edmond covers various beats in the North San Antonio coverage area. He previously was the main reporter for Local Community News, covering several areas in and around San Antonio, first as a freelancer and then staff member. Prior to that, Edmond was a community news reporter for Prime Time Newspapers and the San Antonio Express-News, including editing two community weeklies. He's a San Antonio native, and studied mass communications at San Antonio College and Texas State University.