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Weekend Events: March 27-29, 2015

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

Weekend Events: March 27-29, 2015

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 p.m. and 4:30 p.m. Take three little piglets, their devoted single-parent mom, and a misunderstood Big Bad Wolf, and you’ve got the perfect “Great Big Little Broadway Show” for audiences ages 3 and up. Filled with humor, this endearing tale will leave you squealing with glee and howling with laughter! Tickets: $15 youth, $20...

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Event: HONK!TX 2015

Posted by on Mar 24, 2015 in Austin Music Mama, Weekend Events | 0 comments

Event: HONK!TX 2015

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. Performing an array of genres ranging from European Klezmer and Balkan, to New Orleans second-line brass music, spectacular bands will come from far and wide this year to transform everyday locations around Austin into organic stages, where the line between crowd and performers dissolves and music, mirth and mayhem are...

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Event: Excused Absence Improv Festival For Kids

Posted by on Mar 24, 2015 in Austin Theatre Mama, Weekend Events | 0 comments

Event: Excused Absence Improv Festival For Kids

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 participate in a number of Improv-related social events, including a guided student Improv Jam where the students have the chance to apply their lessons with other attendees. Excused Absence is produced by Austin-based youth Improv company, Move Your Tale at ColdTowne Theater and will include instruction from...

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SXSW 2015 Recap

Posted by on Mar 23, 2015 in Austin, Austin Music Mama, Events | 0 comments

SXSW 2015 Recap

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 a whole lot of fun! Here’s how our week went: Friday, March 13th: Wanted to take my kid to SXSW Create, but decided instead to get ready for our weekend road trip instead. Went with a friend after the kid was home with dad to the Do512Epic! Interactive Party and heard Delta Spirit, Brownout Presents Brown Sabbath and Holiday Mountain. We took...

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

Posted by on Mar 20, 2015 in Weekend Events | 0 comments

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

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 Runway Season 11 is a special guest at the event. Barnes & Noble Arboretum is proud to host the 2nd Annual Robot Fashion Show Bookfair, benefiting ausTIN CANS of Anderson High School and the Eastside Memorial robotics team. The Anderson and Eastside Memorial High School robotics teams compete...

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Weekend Events: March 20-22, 2015

Posted by on Mar 19, 2015 in Weekend Events | 0 comments

Weekend Events: March 20-22, 2015

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 Domain, a FREE family music showcase featuring local and national musicians. Be sure to check the links below for any event cancellations due to inclement weather. Happening All Weekend Pan Americana Festival – Friday, March 20 and Saturday, March 21, from 4-11 p.m. All ages show featuring performances by: Master Blaster Sound System, Celso Piña, Kinky, and Los...

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Rain Change: Family Music Meltdown

Posted by on Mar 17, 2015 in Events | 0 comments

Rain Change: Family Music Meltdown

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 musicians, this one-day festival will take place on Wednesday, March 18, 2015, from 3 to 7 p.m. Admission and parking are FREE and no RSVP is required.  Just show up and be ready to dance the day away! The full lineup includes both national and local acts! 3:00  Big Don 3:40  Gina Chavez 4:20  Koo Koo...

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SXSW Event: 2015 KGSR Broadcasts at the W

Posted by on Mar 17, 2015 in Austin Music Mama, Events | 0 comments

SXSW Event: 2015 KGSR Broadcasts at the W

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 feature and immense roster of talent that have traveled both near and far to play the music festival. Hosted by KGSR on-air personalities Andy Langer, Kristen Kurtis and Kelly Jordan, the event benefits Make-A-Wish Central & South Texas with a suggested donation of $5 at the door. My 8-year-old son and I went to the broadcasts for the first time...

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MetroMoms Austin Spring Events

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

MetroMoms Austin Spring Events

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 Moonie’s at Anderson Mill/183. Dinner is included and every mom who attends will take home a new board game. Games will range for players from age 3 to 93 so get all your friends to come along! This is always a super fun evening! On April 1st, a Behavioral Specialist from Cheer up Buttercups will be talking tantrums, mood swings and more at the...

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Spring Break Planner

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

Spring Break Planner

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 some ideas and inspiration for exploring activities in the greater Austin area this Spring Break, print out this handy Spring Break Activities for Kids sheet and attach to your fridge. Be sure to check back on LiveMom.com throughout the week for more event listings and updates. - Catch a Flick at Alamo Kids Camp - Alamo Kids Camp returns to the Slaughter,...

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