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Pioneer Day

April 30, 2012 0

Head over to Old Settler’s Park in Round Rock to celebrate pioneer days! You can participate in pioneer day tasks such as spinning cotton, making corn husk dolls, washing clothes, dipping candles, and playing games […]

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FREE Terra Toys Mother’s Day Craft

April 25, 2012 2

~Create your own Mother’s Day Card!~ Free event, for all ages. Come into Terra Toys on SUNDAY MAY 6th from 1pm-3pm to make your own Mother’s Day Card! Supplies like paper, glue, glitter, stickers and […]

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Composting for the Newbie

April 23, 2012 0

It’s spring. The grass is growing, trees are budding, flowers are blooming, and it’s time to whip the yard into shape. What do plants, trees, flowers, and shrubs like to grow in? Nice dark, rich, […]

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Truck-A-Palooza

April 20, 2012 0

Head out to Cedar Park to check out all kinds of big vehicles including fire trucks, rescue vehicles, military vehicles, and more. This fun family event benefits Beyond Batten Disease Foundation and Team Hope in […]

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Clarksville Family Fun Fest

April 20, 2012 0

Don’t miss the Clarksville Family Fun Fest this Sunday from 1-5 at the Pauline Brown Clarksville Neighborhood Center, 1807 West 11th. The festival will include a silent auction, live music, great food, and lots of […]

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Bullet Point Coffee Shop Review: Month 5

April 18, 2012 1

We’ve taken a small break on coffee shop reviews because Catherine hasn’t been visiting many, what with the new baby and all. I decided to review one I’ve been to several times lately, but will […]

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Raising Chickens

April 17, 2012 0

Learn all about raising backyard chickens at this coop tour and information session: How to build your coop Chicken breeds and uses Space requirements and City Ordinances Health and Wellness Hatching and raising babies Date: […]

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Celebrate Earth Day at Green Gate Farms

April 17, 2012 0

Head over to Green Gate Farms to enjoy a day-early Earth Day celebration complete with a farm stand, various classes and camps, pony cart rides, and more! Visit Green Gate Farms web site for more […]

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Phantoms and Vampires and Watts! Oh, My!

April 17, 2012 0

Earth Day is right around the corner (as in Sunday, April 22nd). Before you let out a collective groan, I am not going to make you feel guilty for not feeding your family all grass-fed, […]

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Celebrating Tax Day 2012

April 16, 2012 0

Ah, tax-filing time! Last year, I used this space to talk about tax day, including appreciating what good we do together with our tax dollars. I provided a pie chart—of how much goes to our […]

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Mama’s Make Fest

April 14, 2012 0

The fabulous Bernadette from Slow Family Living is hosting another Mama Crafty Night. Here’s an email I received from her with all of the details: Come on down once again to the child-free Children’s Museum […]

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Picking the Perfect Summer Camp

April 11, 2012 1

Let’s face it, picking a perfect summer camp is a daunting task for even a seasoned parent. If you add in multiple children with different interests, the task becomes even more challenging. Each parent that […]

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Featuring: Trish Morrison of MomCom Austin

April 3, 2012 7

I don’t remember exactly how or when I met Trish Morrison, but somehow it seems as though I’ve known her for a long time. Her smile is infectious, and she is the kind of person […]

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The Impact of Pre-K – Free Event April 12

April 2, 2012 2

Some years back, I started a day care search with a list from the now-defunct nonprofit Family Connections. The list showed all the licensed child care options within 5 miles of my house. I know, […]

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Huston-Tillotson Egg Hunt

April 2, 2012 0

Children of all ages are invited to hunt for the thousands of eggs hidden on the Huston-Tillotson campus. This Easter egg hunt features a $500 scholarship prize egg, prize eggs for school supplies and gift […]

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Central Christian Church Egg Hunt

April 2, 2012 0

Central Christian Church will be holding an Easter egg hunt before services on Easter Sunday. The Easter bunny will arrive at 9:45 on the front lawn for picture opportunities, and the egg hunt will begin […]

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Bethany Lutheran Church Egg Hunt

April 2, 2012 0

Bethany Lutheran Church will be celebrating Easter with an egg hunt, games, pony rides, animals, face painting, activities, and other events. This event is open to children up through 4th grade. The egg hunt will […]

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Cedar Park Heritage Festival

April 2, 2012 0

The Cedar Park Heritage Festival will be held at Elizabeth Milburn Park and will feature live country music with a dance. The festival will also include the Championship Hamburger Cook-off. Bring out the whole family […]

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Military Open House and Air Show

April 2, 2012 0

Bring your family out to Camp Mabry to see military equipment and vehicles, see air shows, run a 5K race, participate in a church service on post, view a traveling Vietnam memorial, and see WWII […]

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Hutto Crawfish Festival

April 2, 2012 1

Head out to downtown Hutto for live music, activities for the kids, crawfish-eating contests, and, of course, for crawfish, potatoes, and corn. Contact Stacey Dempsey at the Hutto Chamber of Commerce (512.759.4400 or Stacey@HuttoChamber.com) to […]

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Hands-On History at The Williamson Museum

April 2, 2012 0

The Williamson Museum holds interactive history lessons the 2nd Saturday of each month. Activities are open to kids of all ages. Check The Williamson Museum web site for more information about the theme for each […]

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BookPeople Story Times

April 1, 2012 0

BookPeople offers three story times a week. Check BookPeople’s events page to find out what books are coming up.

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Junior Dance Party

April 1, 2012 0

Baby Loves Disco is coming to Austin! Bring your 7-and-under kiddos over to Bar 96 to dance the afternoon away, make some crafts, and enjoy some pampering. Juice and snacks will be provided. There will […]

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April Pool’s Day

April 1, 2012 0

Central Texas Water Safety Coalition (CTWSC) is teaming up with the Southwest Branch of the YMCA here in Austin to provide some fun water safety games and activities. This event is free! Check the CTWSC […]

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Earth Day Celebration at McKinney Roughs

April 1, 2012 0

LCRA is celebrating Earth Day with its sixth annual festival at McKinney Roughs Nature Park. This event will be fun for the whole family. Activities will include hikes, nature crafts, and hands-on activities that teach […]

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Mighty Texas Dog Walk

April 1, 2012 0

Leash up the canine members of your family and head out to the 13th Annual Mighty Texas Dog walk. There will be a three-mile walk, goodies for the pooches, live music, and fun for everyone. […]

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Movie Night at the Metz!

April 1, 2012 0

Bring your lawn chairs or a blanket and head out to the Metz Recreation Center on Friday night to take in a family-friendly movie. This fun event includes free popcorn and drinks! The Metz Recreation […]

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Sensory Friendly Films

April 1, 2012 0

The AMC theatre in Barton Creek Mall is teaming up with Autism Society of America to create an opportunity for families affected by autism and sensory disorders to enjoy a movie in a safe and […]

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Alice in Wonderland

April 1, 2012 0

One World Theatre is presenting Alice in Wonderland…a perfect show for the whole family. The show starts at noon, and you can purchase tickets from the One World Theatre web site. Adult tickets are $12, […]

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Four-Legged Friends Extravaganza

April 1, 2012 0

Check out the 1ST annual Don’t Forget about Our Four Legged Friends Extravaganza at Metz Recreation Center! There will be lots of information and fun activities for your dog to enjoy. Contests begin at 11 […]