Two community forums, back-to-back all-star football games, and a public celebration of Elvis Presley's birthday are among major events slated across the San Antonio area during the first weekend of January.

Older single professionals meetup

Single Professionals Network, a friendship group for singles age 55 and older, meets for conversation, libations, games and food.
  • Jan. 5, 4-6 p.m.
  • Free (admission)
  • Eggspectation, 402 N. Loop 1604 W., San Antonio
All-star football

Fans of high school football may watch two games featuring top high school football players—all in one day, in one place. The All-American Bowl showcases the nation’s best seniors, followed by the San Antonio Sports All-Star Football Game, which has standout local players in action.
  • Jan. 6, noon and 5 p.m. (kickoffs)
  • Admission for both games starts at $11.50, free for kids under age 2
  • Alamodome, 100 Montana St., San Antonio
Elvis' birthday celebration

La Hacienda de Los Barrios will host an Elvis Presley birthday party benefiting the Autism Treatment Center. The Rick Cavender Band will perform some of Elvis’ famed songs as attendees will enjoy food, a silent auction and Elvis trivia.Hollywood Park community forum

The town of Hollywood Park will invite residents to learn more about volunteer opportunities with the city’s boards, committees, council and other ways to get involved in the community.
  • Jan. 8, 7-9 p.m.
  • Free (admission)
  • City Hall, 2 Mecca Place
  • 210-494-2023
Brackenridge Park workshop

The city of San Antonio will host a community workshop regarding the future of Brackenridge Park. Participants will learn about the work of the Stakeholder Advisory Committee to develop new guiding principles and evaluation criteria. The city will also launch a new online survey at this meeting that will be available through the month of January.