2015 Austin Music Mama Roundup
Austin Music Mama

April 2015 Austin Music Mama Picks

March 31, 2015 0

Have you recovered from SXSW yet? For those of you who chose to partake, you probably have some new bands for your playlist. If you chose to sit it out, you might be experiencing FOMO […]

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Austin Music Mama

2015 KGSR Unplugged at the Grove Lineup

March 30, 2015 0

This year marks the 22nd Anniversary of KGSR’s Unplugged at the Grove. Join KGSR every Thursday for 24 consecutive weeks at the iconic Shady Grove on Barton Springs Road for one of Austin’s longest running […]

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Austin Foodie Mama

Where to Find Gelato in Austin

March 30, 2015 1

There is something so fancy-feeling about eating gelato instead of ice cream (side note: refer to Serious Eats’ guide if you are trying to remember the differences between the two). My first time trying gelato […]

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Events

Event: Children’s Climate March

March 30, 2015 0

Junior Scout Troop 471 is organizing a Children’s Climate March for April 25th which is supported by two City Council Members, Save Barton Creek Association, the Sierra Club, the City of Austin Music Office, and […]

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Features

ThunderCloud Subs Announces 40th Anniversary Specials

March 30, 2015 1

ThunderCloud Subs, Austin’s first and favorite neighborhood sub shop, is celebrating its 40th anniversary with 1975 prices on classic sub sandwiches every Wednesday in April. Customers will save a whopping $2.89 off today’s price for […]

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Weekday Events

What’s Up Weekly: March 30 – April 3, 2015

March 29, 2015 0

Don’t wait until the weekend for fun! The What’s Up Weekly Planner post will help you find all the entertainment you need with your kids Monday through Friday! Happening All Week Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland […]

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Giveaways

Giveaway: KidoShoe Gift Certificates

March 28, 2015 1

KidOShoe is a centrally located shoe store that carries shoes for both small and large kids (up to size 6!). It’s locally owned and family operated with a hand-picked selection of well-made shoes from around […]

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Camps

2015 Summer Camp Guide

March 27, 2015 1

American Robotics Academy What does it take to create a remote controlled robot that can walk, drive and turn in any direction? Reach out for, grab, throw or release objects on? Move and act as […]

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Weekend Events

Weekend Events: March 27-29, 2015

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This post is sponsored by ZACH Theatre’s The Three Little Pigs, showing weekends through April 25, 2015. Happening All Weekend The Three Little Pigs at ZACH Theatre- Saturday, 11 a.m. and 2 p.m.; Sunday, 2 […]

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Austin Music Mama

Event: HONK!TX 2015

March 24, 2015 0

HONK!TX is a nonprofit, community-driven festival that brings brass bands from around the country to perform absolutely free in the public spaces of Austin, TX. This year’s festival will take place from March 27-29, 2015. […]

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Austin Theatre Mama

Event: Excused Absence Improv Festival For Kids

March 24, 2015 0

Excused Absence Improv Festival is taking place right here in Austin over the weekend of May 1st – 3rd. The Festival is an opportunity for students and educators to take Improv Comedy workshops, see quality performances and […]

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Austin Music Mama

Event: Texas Young Composers Concert

March 24, 2015 0

The Austin Symphony invited young Texas composers, ages 18 & younger, to participate in the ASO’s 5th Annual Sarah and Ernest Butler Austin Symphony Texas Young Composers Competition. Interested students submitted one full original (not […]

2015 LiveMom SXSW Wrap Up
Austin

SXSW 2015 Recap

March 23, 2015 0

Wow. We’ll definitely need more than a week to recover from our 2015 South by Southwest. We didn’t have a wristband nor badge, our kids were off for Spring Break, but we still packed in […]

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Austin Reading Mama

Event: Tales from Another Mother Runner Book Party

March 23, 2015 0

Part book tour event, part mother runner meet-up, this event celebrates the March 2015 debut of Tales from Another Mother Runner, the third book from Dimity McDowell and Sarah Bowen Shea (the authors of Run Like a […]

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Austin Travel Mama

Family Fun Announces Annual Travel Award Winners

March 23, 2015 0

Did Spring Break leave you with the travel bug? Are you itching to plan your next trip? FamilyFun magazine polled its readers from across the country to come up with lists of the best family-friendly […]

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Weekday Events

What’s Up Weekly: March 23-27, 2015

March 22, 2015 0

Don’t wait until the weekend for fun! The What’s Up Weekly Planner post will help you find all the entertainment you need with your kids Monday through Friday! Happening All Week Woodland Faerie Trail – […]

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Weekend Events

Event: 2nd Annual Robot Fashion Show at Barnes & Noble

March 20, 2015 0

Robots programmed by the award-winning Anderson and Eastside Memorial High School robotics teams strut their stuff in fashions crafted for the occasion by the University of Texas’ University Fashion Group! Designer Daniel Esquivel of Project […]

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Weekend Events

Weekend Events: March 20-22, 2015

March 19, 2015 0

It’s going to be a rainy weekend, at least through Saturday. When the sun comes back out on Sunday, be sure to head to The Domain from 3-7:30 p.m. for Rock + Chalk at The […]

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Giveaways

Giveaway: Rock + Chalk VIP Passes

March 18, 2015 0

Rock + Chalk at The Domain is scheduled for Sunday, March 22, from 3-7:30 p.m. with five bands performing family-friendly sets, a giant Chalk Art Zone and more! Children of all ages are invited to […]

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Events

Rain Change: Family Music Meltdown

March 17, 2015 0

Looking for a 2015 SXSW alternative that the whole family can enjoy?  Head to the A.B. Cantu Pan American Recreation Center in East Austin for the second annual Family Music Meltdown! Featuring a phenomenal lineup of family­-friendly […]

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Austin Music Mama

SXSW Event: 2015 KGSR Broadcasts at the W

March 17, 2015 0

KGSR is returning to W Austin for the fourth consecutive year for its SXSW Live Broadcasts. The shows will take place for four mornings, beginning on March 18th and ending on March 21st, and will […]

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Weekday Events

What’s Up Weekly Storytimes: March 16-20, 2015

March 15, 2015 0

Monday, March 16, 2015 Signing Storytime (Round Rock) –  10:00 a.m. Join the Baby Signing Time revolution. This class is geared toward children 0-5 years and their parents. Amy from the Signing Connection will lead […]

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Weekday Events

What’s Up Weekly: March 16-20, 2015

March 15, 2015 0

Don’t wait until the weekend for fun! The What’s Up Weekly Planner post will help you find all the entertainment you need with your kids Monday through Friday! Happening All Week Eco Light Garden – […]

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Camps

Good Friday Camps

March 13, 2015 0

It isn’t long after Spring Break that school is off again — for Good Friday on Friday, April 3rd. In case you are working that day, here are some camps we have found: Ashley’s Playhouse […]

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Events

MetroMoms Austin Spring Events

March 12, 2015 0

Our friends at MetroMoms have a few events coming up we thought you might like to know about: First, there is a Mom’s Night Out on March 25th. Grab your girlfriends for Game Night at […]

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Austin Travel Mama

Last-Minute Spring Break Escapes Ideas

March 12, 2015 0

Hooray for almost-Spring Break! If you have the kids and are off work, you likely fall into one of two camps: “Let’s check out some of the cool stuff that’s going on for SXSW!”…and hang […]

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Events

Spring Break Planner

March 12, 2015 1

I have about half of my spring break planned out. I am hoping to fill the other half with many hours of downtime and some unplanned adventures and expeditions in Austin. In case you need […]

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Weekend Events

Weekend Events: March 13-15, 2015

March 12, 2015 1

Happening All Weekend Alamo Kids Camp – Alamo Kids Camp returns to the Slaughter, Village and Lakeline Alamo Drafthouse locations this Spring Break! Four family-friendly movies will be showing from Saturday, March 14 to Sunday, […]

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Austin

Alamo Drafthouse Expands Youth and Family Programming

March 11, 2015 0

The Alamo Drafthouse is known for being a movie lover’s oasis, with its zero tolerance policy on cell phones and its combination of first-run movies, independent films and unique specialty programming. The company has made […]

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Austin Foodie Mama

Event: SXSW Austin Food Crawl

March 11, 2015 0

Austin-based food blogger A Taste of Koko, 365 Things To Do in Austin, the Austin CVB and Food Coma King are hosting the 3rd Annual ATX Food Crawl, the largest food crawl during SXSW. The […]

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Austin Music Mama

Austin Music Mama Special SXSW Edition

March 11, 2015 0

We are taking a break from our usual monthly music roundup post to bring you a list of our top picks for no wristband required/badge free events taking place during SXSW. We have at least […]

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Austin Music Mama

Updated YOU WHO Rock Show Lineup and GIVEAWAY

March 11, 2015 0

The lineup has been finalized for next week’s YOU WHO Rock Show for Kids at the Fader Fort, and to celebrate, we’re giving away two more tickets! This kid-friendly showcase will feature music from: The […]

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Austin Reading Mama

Local Author Reading List: Spike Gillespie

March 11, 2015 0

It’s hard enough for us parents to find time to read, let alone to decide what to read. Head to the library and it’s easy to get overwhelmed by the stacks upon stacks of interesting-sounding […]

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Events

Event: ATX Photowalk

March 11, 2015 0

Dust off your lenses and charge up your smartphones for the biggest photowalk through downtown Austin to happen during SXSW 2015! The ATX Photowalk is scheduled for  Saturday, March 14, 2015 at 10 am., and […]

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Austin Music Mama

KUTX Live at the Four Seasons SXSW Showcase

March 10, 2015 0

Kids up at the crack of dawn, even though it’s Spring Break? Make the best of it by heading down to the Four Seasons next week to hear some great music during the 2015 KUTX […]

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Reviews

Review: STAPLE! Independent Media Expo

March 10, 2015 0

STAPLE! Austin: The Independent Media Expo is over for 2015… which means my family is now waiting for the 2016 dates to be announced. What did our family get out of STAPLE! 2015? First and […]

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Events

Spring Break at the Bullock Museum

March 9, 2015 0

In town for Spring Break? Here’s what’s going on at the Bullock Museum: Sunday, March 15 Hubble 3D screening followed by special panel including Astronaut John Grunsfeld 8 pm followed by 30 min panel discussion […]

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Ask the Expert

Peanut Allergies: A Pediatrician’s Advice

March 9, 2015 0

These days we have so much information at our fingertips to help solve any parenting dilemma (admittedly, most of the times we may have too much). You could argue the Internet was both the best […]

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Weekday Events

Weekday Events in Austin: March 9-13, 2015

March 8, 2015 0

From storytimes to live music and more, What’s Up Weekly lays out all of the family-fun events happening each week in the Greater Austin-area. Happening All Week Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland – Monday, March 9 […]

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Austin Theatre Mama

March Theatre Roundup

March 6, 2015 0

There’s no doubt that Austin is flush with creative, artistic individuals. Beyond the live music shows that we’re so well-known for, Austin is also home to a thriving performing arts scene. While it make take […]

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