TPR Events & Initiatives

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TPR presents Dare to Listen: Growing Pains - San Antonio's Intersection of Gentrification & Growth at 6:30 p.m., on Wednesday, June 27, 2018, at the Whitley Theological Center.



As the opioid crisis worsens, more Americans are looking toward alternative sources of pain relief, one of which is marijuana. Cannabis has been reported to alleviate pain and anxiety, and may benefit glaucoma and epilepsy patients.

At this Think Science event, TPR reporter Ryan Poppe moderates a discussion on medical marijuana, with special emphasis on CBD oil and other non-psychoactive properties of cannabis that may benefit patients. 


San Antonio is uniquely positioned to grow cybersecurity, an industry with no unemployment and valued in excess of $150 billion.

Located next door to the 24th Air Force and National Security Agency's Texas facility, San Antonio has access to top-tier cybersecurity university programs and have a developing portfolio of cybersecurity businesses. 

Think Science: Bees

May 17, 2018

Kids may run screaming from them at a picnic, but bees are nevertheless an important part of our ecosystem. They’re the world’s largest pollinator of food crops, and of course, they provide a delicious source of sweet nutrition to humans and Pooh bears alike. But over the past decade, alarming reports have arisen about declines in the bee population worldwide. What would a world without bees look like? Could we even begin to replace the work they do? And on a local level, how can we best ensure bees are free and safe to do Mother Nature’s work?


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Join TPR At Fest Of Tails

Mar 1, 2018

Fest of Tails, now in its 12th year, is a free family-friendly kite festival and dog fair! This ever popular event is set for Saturday, March 17, 2018 from 9 am - 4 pm at McAllister Park.

Celebrate the arrival of spring with family fun in the park! This event welcomes kite and dog enthusiasts from near and far. Dogs of all sizes and breeds, along with a sky full of kites, fill this day of fun! All guests are encouraged to bring a blanket and lawn chair to watch the spectacular sky views and to enjoy meeting new furry friends.