Volunteers are needed the annual City Neighborhood Paint Blitz on Saturday, April 27th. This year’s effort will target homes in the Belaire neighborhood. Volunteers age 15 and older are welcome. No painting experience is necessary, and supplies and tools will be provided. The yearly Blitz helps prevent blight in residential areas by sprucing up the homes of low-income residents. To sign up or for more information, contact Bob Salas at 325-655-0824.
Students who will be attending Kindergarten or Prekindergarten this fall are invited to visit their elementary schools during the week of May 6th through the 10th to enroll during the annual SAISD Kindergarten/Prekindergarten Round-Up. Registering students early allows parents and students the opportunity to visit the campus, meet the office staff, and ask any questions they may have. Parents can register their students at their home campus on any of those days between 8:00 am and 4:00 pm.
The Clarion Call for fourteen thousand Christians is slated for May 4th at San Angelo Stadium. Churches of all denominations across the Concho Valley have banded together to host the Clarion Call. Gates will open at 6 pm for an evening filled with music and inspirational speakers including Bishop Michael Sis, Bishop Joseph Garlington, Minister Gloria Pope as well as NFL and University of Texas star quarterback Colt McCoy. Anyone is welcome to attend at San Angelo Stadium on May 4th at 6 pm.
Fort Concho celebrates San Angelo’s diverse agricultural heritage on Saturday, April 27th, with a wide assortment of exhibits, demonstrations and children’s activities at its annual Frontier Day. Billed as a fun-filled morning for families at America’s best preserved frontier fort, the 2019 edition of Frontier Day will be from 7:30 a.m. until noon at Fort Concho and admission is free. San Angelo’s Lions Clubs will host a pancake breakfast with sausage and beverages at the event from 7:30 a.m.-11 a.m. The cost is $6 per person. Frontier Day is Fort Concho’s second-largest event behind its annual Christmas celebration.
The Concho Valley C.A.R.E.S. Coalition, The Alcohol & Drug Abuse Council, San Angelo Police, and partners will host a Prescription Drug Take-Back event on Saturday, April 27th, from 10 am till noon at ADACCV Cotton Lindsey Center at 3553 Houston Harte. The event is in conjunction with the National RX Take Back Day! Anyone can drop off unused or expired prescriptions or over the counter medications for proper disposal at no cost. Illegal substances, syringes/needles, inhalers or glass containers are not accepted.