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What’s Buggin’ Ya, Texas?

June 4, 2012 0

Summer in Texas can come with a side of itchiness. There are many insects and plants that thrive during a Texas summer…and that can leave you scratching non-stop. Chiggers, mosquitoes, fleas and mites can leave […]

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Kid Shows at Ruta Maya

June 1, 2012 0

Sunday, June 3rd – Scotty Roo Sunday, June 10th – Laura Freeman and the Hey Lollies Tuesday, June 12th – The Boogers with special guest Mr. Leebot Sunday, June 17th – Staci Gray Sunday, June […]

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Second Saturdays are for Families

June 1, 2012 0

Second Saturdays bring hands-on art making workshops at Laguna Gloria where the crafts are inspired by the exhibitions on view. The fun starts at 11 and goes until 3 pm. Enjoy family-friendly performances, meet local […]

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Yomicon

June 1, 2012 4

YomiCon is Friday, June 8th from 3pm – 8pm at the Ruiz Branch Library. This free event is designed for teens who love manga anime video games cosplay card game Japanese culture **Register by June […]

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Painting at Kaleidoscope Toys

June 1, 2012 0

Kids 5 and up can get creative painting an underwater view. All materials are provided, and this activity is free. Kaleidoscope toys is located at 1601 South IH35 Ste 325, Round Rock TX 78664.

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View the Venus Transit

June 1, 2012 0

View this planetary feat through solar telescopes and with solar safe glasses at the roof top of the Robert Lee Moore Building on the UT Austin campus. The transit will begin around 5 p.m. and […]

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Scavenger Hunt at The Hideout

June 1, 2012 0

Sundays in June, head out to The Hideout a child-friendly improv show that includes a scavenger hunt! Guided by hidden clues and exciting games, you will help the actors decide where to go and what […]

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Many Fold Manifolds : Origami Exhibit

June 1, 2012 0

Robert J. Lang, origami artist, brings many of his sculptures to the McDermott Learning Center. On June 2nd, Lang will provide a 10 a.m. gallery walk and will lecture in the Center auditorium at 11:30 […]

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Insect Safari

June 1, 2012 0

Magnify, measure, and describe bugs in the terrain around Bear Creek. This event takes place in South Austin. You must register to learn the location and directions.

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2nd Street Soundcheck

May 31, 2012 0

Head down to the 2nd street district for live music, food, and family fun. This event is designed to promote ethical shopping and social responsibility and to promote hope. Visit 2nd Street Soundcheck to learn […]

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Lowe’s Build and Grow

May 31, 2012 0

Lowe’s Build and Grow club provides fun DIY projects for kids, allowing them to build creations they get to take home. These clinics fill up fast, so register early. Visit Lowe’s Build and Grow for […]

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Summer Survival Kit

May 21, 2012 0

School’s out in just under two weeks! We have a couple months of blissful freedom…time to be lazy, wake up late, lounge around the house, and just take it easy. And we all know that […]

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Metz Park : Free Movies

May 3, 2012 0

Enjoy a free family-friendly movie, popcorn, and drinks at Metz Park on Friday nights: 5/4 – The Muppets 5/11- Great Mouse Detective 5/18 – Adventures of Tin Tin 5/25 – The Fox and the Hound […]

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Hey Lolly Puppet Saturday at Spider House

May 3, 2012 0

Hey Lolly Productions will be having themed puppet shows at Spider House Cafe on Saturday mornings! 5/12 – Iris Saves the Land of Black and White 5/19 Armadillo Alice 5/26 Marionette Magic

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Kid’s Club : Whole Foods Market Lamar

May 3, 2012 0

Whole Foods Kids Club offers fun events for kids on Sunday afternoons: May 6th -Ole’! Celebrate Cinco de Mayo with a hand made sombrero and pinata. May 13th- Make Mom a special gift on her […]

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Deutschen Pfest

May 1, 2012 0

Head over to Pflugerville for the 37th annual Deutschen Pfest. Enjoy children’s games, shopping booths, a parade (on Saturday), live music, and pfun and excitement at the carnival all weekend long! The festival provides not […]

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Get Babied : Spring Spa Fest

May 1, 2012 0

Pregnant mothers and new mothers can get pampered at this fun event that includes free food, free drinks, and many seminars and workshops about all things baby. Bring dad and the kids; they can enjoy […]

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Austin Mini Maker Faire

May 1, 2012 0

A DIYer’s dream come true, the Austin Mini Maker Faire brings together hundreds of crafters to teach and be taught. Enjoy arts and crafts, science and engineering, food and music, and a whole lot of […]

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2012 Kerrville Folk Festival

May 1, 2012 0

Head out to Kerrville for lots of live music, canoe trips, bike rides, children’s events, great food, and other family-friendly events. This festival runs from May 24th thru June 10th. Check the festival schedule for […]

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Fiesta Amistad

May 1, 2012 0

Head out to Old Settler’s Park to enjoy great live music, lots of food, and family-friendly activities at Fiesta Amistad. Feel free to bring lawn chairs, but leave your ice chest/cooler at home. Admission for […]

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The Pecan Street Festival

May 1, 2012 0

Head down to 6th street for the bi-annual Pecan Street Festival, a wonderful Austin tradition that has taken place for 34 years. Enjoy great food, live music, and the opportunity to peruse and purchase thousands […]

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Violet Crown Festival

May 1, 2012 0

Head out to Brentwood Park to enjoy many family-friendly activities, live music, arts & crafts, and food! This event is sponsored by a non-profit; proceeds benefit community projects. Check out the music lineup here: http://violetcrowncommunity.org/music-lineup. […]

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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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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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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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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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