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Preview: STAPLE! Offers Family-Friendly Fun Spotlighting Women in Comics and Indie Media

Posted by on Feb 27, 2015 in Austin, Events, Weekend Events | 0 comments

Preview: STAPLE! Offers Family-Friendly Fun Spotlighting Women in Comics and Indie Media

Does your kid love art, comic books, cartoons, or making their own books or zines? Then STAPLE! should be on your list of Austin events. The 11th annual STAPLE! Independent Media Expo is March 7th and 8th and it’s not to be missed! Instead of focusing on celebrity guests and charging high prices like some fan conventions, STAPLE! is a con with a family-friendly atmosphere spotlighting the actual creators of comics and graphic novels as well as art, and other fun stuff. What I’m most excited about is the focus of this year’s...

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Weekend Events: February 27- March 1, 2015

Posted by on Feb 26, 2015 in Weekend Events | 0 comments

Weekend Events: February 27- March 1, 2015

Cold, rainy weather is forecast for this weekend in Austin, Texas. Please be sure to check the event status before heading out to make sure it is not canceled as we do not update this list throughout the weekend. Stay warm! Happening All Weekend Opening Weekend of Three Little Pigs at ZACH Theatre- Friday, at 6:30 p.m. (Fry’s Fun Farm will be hosting a Petting Zoo and cookie reception at this show included with ticket!), Saturday, 11 a.m. and 2 p.m.; Sunday, 2 p.m. and 4:30 p.m. Take three little piglets, their devoted single-parent mom, and...

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SXSW Family-Friendly 2015 Event! 2nd Annual Family Music Meltdown

Posted by on Feb 26, 2015 in Austin Music Mama, Events, Weekday Events | 0 comments

SXSW Family-Friendly 2015 Event! 2nd Annual Family Music Meltdown

Looking for a 2015 SXSW alternative that the whole family can enjoy?  Head to Pan Am Park in East Austin for the second annual Family Music Meltdown! Featuring a phenomenal lineup of family­-friendly musicians, this one-day festival will take place on Wednesday, March 18, 2015, from 3:00 to 7:30 p.m. Admission and parking are FREE and no RSVP is required.  Just show up and be ready to dance the day away! Local and national acts will perform, including Big Don, The Jellydots, The Que Pastas, Gina Chavez, Ralph’s World, Koo Koo Kanga...

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Event: Jungle Jack Hanna Live Show, Discount and GIVEAWAY

Posted by on Feb 26, 2015 in Events, Giveaways | 0 comments

Event: Jungle Jack Hanna Live Show, Discount and GIVEAWAY

Go Into the Wild with Jungle Jack Hanna and all his animal friends this Sunday at the Paramount! The Paramount Theatre presents JACK HANNA: INTO THE WILD LIVE! Sunday, March 1st Doors @ 1:00pm | Show @ 2:00pm Paramount Theatre Enjoy 10% off tickets when you use code word ANIMAL.* Purchase Tickets Online Or call the box office at (512) 474-1221 to purchase tickets by phone. Jungle Jack Hanna’s live shows feature many of his favorite animal friends, not to mention hilarious stories and fascinating footage from his transcontinental adventures....

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Coming Soon: Easter Events at Lakeline Mall

Posted by on Feb 26, 2015 in Austin, Events | 0 comments

Coming Soon: Easter Events at Lakeline Mall

If you are already thinking about Easter, Lakeline Mall has some fun events coming up: The Easter Bunny will be available for visits March 6 – April 4, 2015 at Lakeline Mall in the Dillard’s Women’s Court. Children can visit with the Bunny and have photos taken. Save time and avoid the line by reserve a slot with your favorite Bunny online at http://simon.noerrbunny.com.   The Caring Bunny Experience takes place on March 22 from 9:30 am to 11:30 am so that children with special needs and their families can visit with the...

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Event: Dr. Seuss’s Birthday Celebrations

Posted by on Feb 23, 2015 in Events | 0 comments

Event: Dr. Seuss’s Birthday Celebrations

Seuss X Seuss West- A week-long Celebration of Dr. Seuss will take place at University Hills Branch Library, 4721 Loyola Lane, from March 2 – 7, 2015. Puzzles, games, prize drawing and geocache for adults and kids all week long! Monday, March 2, 6 PM Dr. Seuss Storytime: Dual Language 6:45 PM Dr. Seuss Birthday Party Celebrate Dr. Seuss’s birthday with snacks, games, crafts and more! Tuesday, March 3, 6:30 PM Help the Lorax Speak for the Trees Learn about recycling, mulching and composting Wednesday, March 4, 6:30 PM Start a...

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Event: Infinity + Infinity

Posted by on Feb 19, 2015 in Austin Music Mama, Events | 0 comments

Event: Infinity + Infinity

One of the hardest working mama musicians in this town, Elizabeth McQueen, is at it again. We’ve had her as a performer for the showcases we have put on during SXSW with Spare the Rock, Spoil the Child. We’ve seen her perform as part of the Soul of a Musician Series. We’ve listened to her DJ on KUTX. I assume she sleeps, but I’m not sure quite when that happens. She’s done, among other genres, jazz, country and rock and roll, and now she is venturing into new territory yet again. Elizabeth’s planning an...

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Weekend Events: February 13-16, 2015

Posted by on Feb 12, 2015 in Weekend Events | 0 comments

Weekend Events: February 13-16, 2015

Happening All Weekend Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland -  10 a.m. – 5 p.m.; Saturday, February 14 and Sunday, February 15, from Noon to 5:00 p.m. The Ransom Center celebrates 150 years of Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland with an exhibition for the curious and curiouser of all ages. Learn about Lewis Carroll and the real Alice who inspired his story. See one of the few surviving copies of the first edition of Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland. Discover the rich array of personal and literary references that Carroll...

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Event: It’s My Park Day

Posted by on Feb 12, 2015 in Events, Volunteer | 0 comments

Event: It’s My Park Day

Each year, the Austin Parks Foundation mobilizes thousands of volunteers across the city to improve parks and greenbelts throughout the city in their biggest volunteer event, It’s My Park Day. This year’s event will take place on Saturday, March 7, 2015. In 2014, volunteers contributed enough volunteer labor to represent over one quarter of a million dollars for Austin’s parks. Projects include trail clearing on the Shoal Creek Greenbelt, mulching on Boggy Creek, painting at Norwood Park and planting at West Austin...

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Event: Texas Breastfeeding Coalition Legislative Action Days

Posted by on Feb 12, 2015 in Events | 0 comments

Event: Texas Breastfeeding Coalition Legislative Action Days

Our friend Krisdee from Keep Austin Nursing in Public asked us to help get the word out about the two Legislative Action Days that The Texas Breastfeeding Coalition is hosting this spring: The first action day is February 18th and coincides with an exhibit of breastfeeding art, Mother Nature’s Masterpiece, including a Dirty Car Art event. The second is March 3rd and coincides with a House Resolution commemorating the 20th anniversary of Health and Safety Code 165, which asserts the Right to Breastfeed in public and establishes...

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