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June Summer Fun Checklist Launch Party

Posted by on May 27, 2015 in Events | 0 comments

June Summer Fun Checklist Launch Party

With just a handful of school days left for Austin-area kids, it’s time to start thinking about all of the fun that’s in store this summer. The Summer Fun Checklist for Kids is chock-full of activities to keep kids active this summer. From swimming holes to museums to explore, storytimes and outdoor adventures, live music and more….. this summer is sure to be a blast! The Summer Fun Checklist for Kids will be released on June 1, 2015, but be sure to mark your calendars to come out and kickoff the summer fun at Kaleidoscope...

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Event: ‘The Mother Art’ Exhibit Explores Animal Architects, Starting June 6, 2015

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

Event: ‘The Mother Art’ Exhibit Explores Animal Architects, Starting June 6, 2015

Art.Science.Gallery. is proud to announce the opening of The Mother Art, an invitational group exhibition about the architects of the animal kingdom. A portion of the proceeds from this exhibit will be donated to Mission Blue, a global initiative of the Sylvia Earle Alliance to create a network of marine protected areas called Hope Spots. Many proposed Hope Spots are home to the largest animal-built structures on earth: coral reefs. Animals can be masons, potters, weavers, excavators and ecosystem engineers who build structures for shelter,...

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Summer Reading Programs Kickoff Events

Posted by on May 26, 2015 in Austin, Features, Weekday Events, Weekend Events | 0 comments

Summer Reading Programs Kickoff Events

Austin Public Library Kickoff- Saturday, May 30 at 1 p.m. Get the summer started off right and join in as we celebrate the start of our annual Summer Reading Program! We will begin with a performance from ELIZABETH KAHURA at 1 p.m. Ms. Kahura will take us on an African Safari which will be followed by crafts and activities. At 3 p.m., the Linder Elementary Mariachi group will perform so make sure to bring your dancing shoes! FREE! Ruiz Branch, 1600 Grove Blvd. Laura’s Library Summer Kickoff- Saturday, May 30, 10 a.m., Come join us as we...

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Event: The Contemporary Austin’s Picnic in the Park, May 31, 2015

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

Event: The Contemporary Austin’s Picnic in the Park, May 31, 2015

Bring a picnic and a blanket to the Contemporary Austin at Laguna Gloria for a delicious afternoon at the Sculpture Park! Discover newly commissioned artwork, including Robert Therrien‘s massive stainless steel piece, Looking Up, pictured above. Sample local treats by Pogue Mahone Pickles, Blackbird Bakery, and Mom and Pops, plus summery refreshments by High Brew Coffee, Independence Brewing Co., JuiceLand, Paula’s Texas Spirits, and Tito’s Handmade Vodka. Also featuring a cookie decorating activity station with the pros at...

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Event: 2015 Sound & Cinema Series

Posted by on May 26, 2015 in Events, Weekday Events | 0 comments

Event: 2015 Sound & Cinema Series

Sound & Cinema is back for 2015, and will once again feature unique pairings of classic Hollywood movies with amazing bands from different genres. This 6-event summer series will be held on the lawn at The Long Center. These events are free, family-friendly, and open to the public. Enjoy cold beers from Brown Distributing, or delicious cocktails from Deep Eddy Vodka & Jameson Irish Whiskey. Food trucks will open at 6pm each night, and the sunset concerts will start around 7pm. Movies will begin shortly after dark (around 8:30pm)....

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Event: Voyager Progressive Music Festival, June 13, 2015

Posted by on May 25, 2015 in Austin Music Mama, Events, Weekend Events | 0 comments

Event: Voyager Progressive Music Festival, June 13, 2015

Voyager is a music festival celebrating all forms of art that attempt to go “beyond the boundaries” and create something new. It was borne from a love of progressive music, which by definition is an exploration of new and interesting musical landscapes–that pulls in elements from varied musical styles, challenges conventions and makes use of advancements in instrument technology. We have a thriving and growing community of musicians and artists who are keeping the vision of progressive music alive by striving to move beyond the...

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Event: Photos de Mi Alma Photography Auction, June 11, 2015

Posted by on May 22, 2015 in Events, Weekday Events | 0 comments

Event: Photos de Mi Alma Photography Auction, June 11, 2015

Photographs are a glimpse of what may lie deep in the soul of a landscape, a seemingly everyday situation or a person. Good ones grab us by the imagination, they make us question, dream, think. Perhaps that is why Fotos de mi Alma, a photographic odyssey capturing Latino life through the lenses of professional and amateur photographers, is the most successful fundraiser for local nonprofit organization Latinitas. Latinitas is focused on informing, entertaining, and inspiring young Latinas to grow into healthy, confident, and successful...

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Weekend Events: May 22-25, 2015 {Memorial Day Weekend}

Posted by on May 21, 2015 in Weekend Events | 0 comments

Weekend Events: May 22-25, 2015 {Memorial Day Weekend}

Happy Memorial Day Weekend! It may prove to be another rainy one, so make sure to double check for cancellations on any outdoor activities before heading out. In case there’s too much wet weather to play outside, check out our list of Indoor Play Places in Austin Happening All Weekend: Close Assault: 1944- Saturday, May 23 and Sunday, May 24 at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m., Remember the true meaning of Memorial Day with this stirring look back at World War II. Close Assault 1944 honors the service and sacrifice of America’s veterans by...

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Event: MomCom Salon, A Primer on the Power of Motherhood, June 13, 2015

Posted by on May 21, 2015 in Events, Weekend Events | 0 comments

Event: MomCom Salon, A Primer on the Power of Motherhood, June 13, 2015

Bringing the community together to discuss the social, political, economic and cultural matters of motherhood. Join former and future speakers, attendees and supporters of MomCom, as we discuss the current state of motherhood and set the tone for future MomCom events. Highlights include: A discussion of hot topics concerning mothers within our city and across the world. Networking with other mothers and the people who believe in them. Insight on how moms are important and what we can do to harness our power for the greater good. A welcoming,...

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Event: Art After Six at The People’s Gallery, May 29, 2015

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

Event: Art After Six at The People’s Gallery, May 29, 2015

Stop by The People’s Gallery at City Hall for extended gallery hours and talks by artists from the 2015 exhibition! Artist talks begin at 6:15 pm in Boards & Commissions room. The gallery will be open for self-guided tours 6:00 – 8:00 pm. Artworks are on display on the first three floors. Pick up a gallery guide on the first floor. Featured artists: Faustinus Deraet, Leslie Kell, Philip Rogers The People’s Gallery is a program of the Cultural Arts Division, Economic Development Department. What: Art After Six @ The...

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