You know its about time to help that poor NPR-lover pony up for the Texas Public Radio theyre always listening to. There are multiple levels of membership at different costs. Visit tpr.org to find out more.
This ones for that friend who is always coming up with tech-related business ideas. A one-year membership costs $25 and now you wont have to listen to all those (maybe) million-dollar ideas while they network with SA techies. Visit satechbloc.com for more information.
Want to give back? Volunteer or donate to Girls Inc., San Antonio, an organization that inspires all girls to be strong, smart, and bold. Through mentorship and programming, girls learn to grow in physically and emotionally safe places. For more information, visit girlsincsa.com.
Bringing San Antonians an array of thoughtful exhibitions and programming like the amazing Bodies Revealed exhibit a membership at the Witte Museum is a great gift for anyone, especially for the curious. There are multiple levels of membership with different costs. Visit wittemuseum.org for more info.
If you have friends who live in the downtown area who always complain about traffic, a B-Cycle membership could change their tune. With 55 B-Cycle stations and 450 bikes in downtown San Antonio, getting around should no longer be a problem. An annual membership is $80. Call (210) 281-0101 for more info.
Called the Netflix of magazines, Texture by Next Issue carries something for everyone, including Time, Sports Illustrated, Wired, Rolling Stone, The New Yorker and Entertainment Weekly. The basic package starts at $9.99 a month, and an extra $5 per month entitles you to unlimited access to all weekly magazines.
First made by Dalton Javier Avalos Ramirez in Reynosa, Mexico, piñatas in Trumps likeness are now available most anywhere theyre sold. Save your piñata for a birthday, a special occasion or whenever presidential campaign madness seizes hold of your body and you need to hit something.
How can you reach these keeeds? By giving the gift of reading. Volunteer to tutor kids with San Antonio Youth Literacys Reading Buddy Program. Information on the program and training is available at sayl.org/volunteer-with-sayl.
The Institute of Texan Cultures plays an important role in preserving Texas past, and members get tons of great perks: VIP invites to member events, 20 percent off items in the museum store and a discount on admission to special programs, to name a few. Call (210) 458-2300 for details.
Hundreds of thousands of stray dogs and cats wander San Antonios streets, so a short-term arrangement with a pooch or kitty in need is a huge gift. Find more information through San Antonio Pets Alive, the San Antonio Humane Society and the citys Animal Care Services department.