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Event: Ice Painting at The Contemporary Museum of Art

Posted by on Jul 30, 2015 in Events | 0 comments

Event: Ice Painting at The Contemporary Museum of Art

An item on the August Summer Fun Checklist for Kids is Ice Painting at Laguna Gloria’s Second Saturdays for Families! Every second Saturday of the month, The Contemporary Austin offers hands-on art-making workshops at Laguna Gloria, inspired by the exhibitions on view. Join us between 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. to see family-friendly performances, meet local artists, and make art to take home. Recommended for ages 2 to 11. Drop in and create! Ice Painting Chill out with other cool artists as we create drippy watercolor paintings using ice...

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Event: Living Springs 3rd Annual Full Moon Documentary Screening, 7/31

Posted by on Jul 30, 2015 in Events, Weekend Events | 0 comments

Event: Living Springs 3rd Annual Full Moon Documentary Screening, 7/31

Attend the 3rd Annual Full Moon Documentary Screening Series to watch all new content from the Living Springs project, an interactive documentary about Barton Springs. Footage will include “Cleaning Day,” a humorous behind-the-scenes look at the unique stewardship practices that contribute to making the Springs an amazing place for humans and endangered species alike. “Cleaning Day” features the Barton Springs lifeguards and staff and community volunteers from the Friends of Barton Springs Pool. Most people know Barton Springs...

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Event: TRACE Austin Ice Cream Social

Posted by on Jul 29, 2015 in Events, Weekend Events | 0 comments

Event: TRACE Austin Ice Cream Social

You’re invited to TRACE Austin’s annual Ice Cream Social! Chef Angel is whipping up tons of frosty sweets and treats for kids of all ages, plus housemade fido ice cream for our four-legged family members. Flavors to look forward to this year… Rainbow Sherbet (Chef Angel’s childhood favorite!) Nutella and Brownie Avocado Coconut Strawberry Cheesecake Sandwiches Chocolate Mint Sandwiches Passionfruit & Strawberry Swirl Blueberry & Crème Fraiche Swirl Admission is free! Guests are encouraged to bring school supply...

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Event: The Big Latch On at BabyEarth, 8/1

Posted by on Jul 28, 2015 in Events, Weekend Events | 0 comments

Event: The Big Latch On at BabyEarth, 8/1

The Big Latch On is a global event that aims to promote and support breastfeeding by having mothers across the world breastfeed their babies simultaneously. On Saturday, August 1, the Mothers’ Milk Bank at Austin will be partnering with BabyEarth to host a latch on at their Round Rock store from 9:30am-1:00pm. In addition to the latch on, this FREE, fun-filled event will feature lots of other exciting activities! SCHEDULE OF EVENTS: 9:30am: Doors open & registration begins for the Big Latch On participants. (To be included in...

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Event: Walk With A Doc at San Gabriel Park, 8/15

Posted by on Jul 28, 2015 in Events, Weekend Events | 0 comments

Event: Walk With A Doc at San Gabriel Park, 8/15

Join providers from Scott & White Healthcare – Round Rock for a brief informational discussion followed by a healthy two-mile walk through San Gabriel Park. Follow Chamber Way to the end and look for Walk With A Doc banners to participate. This free event features free pedometers, blood pressure screenings, t-shirts and healthy refreshments. Fun for the entire family! Walk with a Doc Saturday, August 15, 2015 9-10:30am San Gabriel Park 445 E. Morrow St. Georgetown, TX 78626 Follow Baylor Scott & White on Twitter:...

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Event: Carnival of Books at BookPeople, 8/8

Posted by on Jul 27, 2015 in Austin Reading Mama, Events, Weekend Events | 0 comments

Event: Carnival of Books at BookPeople, 8/8

BookPeople will be hosting a Carnival of Books on Saturday, August 8th to celebrate all things books and reading with raucous merriment, bookish carnival games, tons of giveaways, an epic family read-aloud with favorite kids stories, free books and, of course, CAKE!!! Schedule: HAPPENING ALL DAY LONG LITERARY TRIVIA Only the wisest of the wise, the nerdiest of the nerds, have conquered the infamous BookPeople literary trivia challenge. Conquer the riddles at each information desk and ye shall receive the eternal glory and loot that only the...

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Summer Movie Roundup: July 20-26, 2015

Posted by on Jul 20, 2015 in Events | 0 comments

Summer Movie Roundup: July 20-26, 2015

When you’re in need of a boredom buster for the kids and a break from the heat, there’s nothing better cooling down in a movie theater with some popcorn and some laughs. Even when it’s outside, it’s usually when it’s a little bit cooler, and there’s just something about the fresh air that makes the end of a long day that much more tolerable. Free and discounted summer movies offer a great way to keep the whole family entertained and occupied for a few hours, while giving mom and dad a little break. And lucky for...

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Event: Back to School Festival, 8/15

Posted by on Jul 17, 2015 in Events, Weekend Events | 0 comments

Event: Back to School Festival, 8/15

Kick off the 2015-2016 school year at the Mueller Back to School Festival! Enjoy the obstacle course, crafts, demonstrations, a photo booth, DJ and many more activities for kids of all ages. Mueller Austin will also be giving away AISD-recommended school supplies and hosting a community-wide book swap (bring a gently used book to take a gently used book!) When: Saturday, August 15th from 10am until noon Where: Browning Hangar, 4550 Mueller Blvd. Facebook...

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Event: Girl Improved’s Bad Spies and Jaded, July 9-18, 2015

Posted by on Jul 15, 2015 in Austin Theatre Mama, Events, Weekday Events, Weekend Events | 0 comments

Event: Girl Improved’s Bad Spies and Jaded, July 9-18, 2015

There’s a new theatre company in Austin which is on a mission to give girls the skills to write, produce and direct stories. Girl Improved matches adolescent girls with mentors to create work in which at least 50% of the leading characters are female, females have clear-cut goals which are not centered around romance and characters are multi-dimensional. Girl Improved recently caught the attention of Amy Poehler’s Smart Girls, who recently posted this article about the four girls behind the current double feature, Bad Spies and...

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Event: ArcAttack at The Long Center

Posted by on Jul 15, 2015 in Events | 0 comments

Event: ArcAttack at The Long Center

July Summer Fun Checklist for Kids Item: Attend ArcAttack at Long Center Seen on America’s Got Talent, ArcAttack is a performance art group that specializes in playing music through a combination of homemade, high-tech instruments and more traditional instruments such as guitar and bass. Part rock concert, part science experiment, the creators of ArcAttack unveil the science behind the spectacle. Combining their love of music with science, the group invites the audience to explore concepts such as electricity, voltage and current,...

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