For the last several years, honey bee populations in North America have been declining rapidly. This decline is attributed to anything from “we have no idea” to drought, the use of neonicotinoids (pesticide), reduced habitat, […]
Spring has sprung. Not that you could tell by the recent weather. Brrrr. With spring-like weather back by this weekend, it will be just in time for the widest selection of farmer’s markets that the […]
The holidays are almost upon us and, in addition to the hustle and bustle of preparing for celebrations with family and friends, it’s also time to prepare for school-aged children to be on extended break […]
I am relatively new to this mom-of-a-school-aged-child thing. My oldest is in first grade. She was in public school for the second half of her kindergarten year, and she had perfect attendance. She’s been in […]
Camp Fire facilitators guide parents and their toddlers in fun nature stories and activities at various locations around town. Check the details below for locations, times, and other information. Where: Northwest District Park, 7000 […]
The second Saturday of each month, the AMOA-Arthouse hosts a family-friendly educational for kids between 2 and 11 and their parents/caregivers. Check the AMOA-Arthouse web site for details about each Second Saturday event.
Music Forever Music Together hosts events all around Austin. Check their calendar for upcoming event details. 9/8 Circus Chicken Dog 2PM Cedar Park Live Oak Unitarian Church 9/9 Circus Chicken Dog 11AM Baby Earth Store […]
All Austin area museums are open and admission is free on this day of rediscovery. Check the Austin Museum Partnership web site for information about participating museums, hours, and details about special events going on […]
Head out to Gamblin Field for a fun, family-friendly event with food, drinks, games, live music, and a kickball tournament to benefit the Kabhele School. Visit the Kabehle School web site for information about prices […]
Catch the Imagination Movers live at the Paramount! Check the Paramount web site for prices and other details.
It’s time, once again, to spend the day with everyone’s favorite talking steam train…Thomas! Check the Austin Steam Train web site for prices, schedules, and other details.
In a mere two weeks, school year 2012-2013 will begin! Are you ready? ! There’s still time to hit the sales for school supplies, lunch and snack items, and other miscellany. Tax-Free weekend is coming […]
July 14 – The Muppets, Treasure Island — This free event is sponsored by Colins Hope, American Red Cross (Central Texas Region), LCRA Nobody’s Waterproof, Colorado River Foundation, Surfrider Foundation, and Shade Project. August 11 […]
Lakeway Parade Celebrations in Buda Freedom 5k at Camp Mabry Westlake Parade NWACA Parade Tarrytown Parade and Picnic -parade participants gather at Exposition and Windsor at 7:30 a.m. Parade starts at 9 a.m. Round Rock […]
This fun summer event offers everything from face painting, to a poker tournament, to a dunking booth…all to raise funds for the Operation Blue Santa program. This family-friendly event is free of charge, but please […]
Zilker Theatre Productions presents The Sound of Music as a summer musical Thursday through Sunday starting at 8:30 p.m. at Sheffield Hillside Theatre. Check the web site for more details.
Head to the Bob Bullock Texas State History Museum for a series of free music events featuring Texas artists. Check the web site for more information. Source : Mr. Johnny’s Kid Events
Head out to Wimberly for live music, arts and crafts, and lots of concessions. Parking is $5. Source : Mr. Johnny’s Kid Events
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 […]
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 […]
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.
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 […]
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 […]
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.
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 […]
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 […]
Visit Joe McDermott’s Performances schedule for information about the locations for his upcoming events.
Kids 5 and under can try a Music with Mar. class for free on Friday, 5/25, at 10:30 a.m. at the Georgetown Library. Refer to Music with Mar. for more information about this class.
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
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]