San Antonio-area residents have lots of options for events to enjoy before the Fourth of July holiday.

Summer art exhibit

San Antonio Art League and Museum will host a new exhibit, “Summering at SAALM,” featuring 64 works from 32 artist members Gentileschi Aegis Gallery Association. The show pieces are designed to evoke feelings of summertime.
  • Through Aug. 16
  • Free (admission)
  • 130 King William St., San Antonio
Older single professionals meetup

Single Professionals Network, a friendship group for singles age 55 and older, meets for conversation, libations, games and food.
  • June 28, 4:30-6:30 p.m.
  • Free (admission)
  • Roo Pub, 19314 US 281 N., San Antonio
Music and crafts

Brook Hollow Library will host an event where Grammy-winning drummer Nina Rodriguez and multi-instrumentalist Stephanie Pedraza will lead attendees on a musical journey through Mexican mariachi and the sister cities connection between San Antonio and Guadalajara. 
  • June 29, 10:30-11:30 a.m.
  • Free (admission)
  • 530 Heimer Road, San Antonio
  • 210-207-9030
Box fan distribution

San Antonio District 10 City Council member Marc Whyte will invite residents to an Operation Project Cool event at the Northeast Senior Center. Residents will receive a free fan and learn safe methods for staying cool this summer. There will be representatives from several organizations and agencies, including CPS Energy and Meals on Wheels.
  • June 29, 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
  • Free (admission)
  • 4135 Thousand Oaks Drive, San Antonio
  • 210-207-8453
San Antonio Pride Festival

The city’s official Pride celebration will include a daylong festival at Crockett Park with food, entertainment, a health fair and vendors. A night parade will take place in the same area.
  • June 29, 11 a.m.-7 p.m. festival, 9 p.m. parade
  • $12-$15 festival, free to view the parade
  • Festival at 1300 N. Main Ave.; parade route is along North Main Avenue from Dewey Place to Euclid Avenue, San Antonio
Pet resource fair

San Antonio Animal Care Services will co-present the Summer Pet Wellness Resource Fair. Attendees may receive free pet food, pet ID tags, information and more. However, pets are not allowed at this event.
  • June 29, 9 a.m.-noon
  • Free (admission)
  • Frank Garrett Center, 1226 NW 18th St., San Antonio
  • 210-207-4738
Military expo

San Antonio District 9 City Council member John Courage will invite local military community members and connect them to essential services. There will be informational presentations, light snacks, and activities for kids.Arbor Park Market

The Arbor Park Market will feature dozens of vendors selling a variety of products, from crafts and jewelry to food, at the Arbor Park retail center parking lot.Collectors’ expo

Dozens of dealers and vendors will buy, sell and trade sports and nonsports cards and memorabilia, comic books, toys and other collectibles.
  • June 29-30, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
  • $10 one day, $15 both days
  • San Antonio Shrine Auditorium, 901 N. Loop 1604 W., San Antonio