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Event: Listen To Your Mother Show

Posted by on Apr 18, 2014 in Events, Features | 0 comments

Event: Listen To Your Mother Show

Listen To Your Mother is a series of live stage readings that is performed across the nation in 32 cities. Now in it’s fourth year, the Austin Listen To Your Mother show has gathered 15 talented local writers who will read about- you guessed it- motherhood! Listen To Your Mother has become a Mother’s Day tradition in Austin and there are now two shows to choose from on Mother’s Day weekend: Thursday, May 8, 2014, from 7:00- 9:00 p.m. and Saturday, May 10, from 3:00- 5:00 p.m. Tickets are $15 in advance, $18 at the door. But...

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The Weekenders: Events for Austin Families, April 18-20, 2014

Posted by on Apr 17, 2014 in Weekenders | 0 comments

The Weekenders: Events for Austin Families, April 18-20, 2014

Pinocchio at ZACH Theatre- Friday, April 18 at 6:30 p.m.; Saturday, April 19 at 11:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m.  Step into Geppetto’s workshop for a delightful retelling of an ageless classic! Objects in Geppetto’s carpentry workshop become puppets in this imaginative play about love and family told through puppetry and illusion! Tickets: $16 adults, $14 youth. ZACH Theatre, 202 S. Lamar Blvd., Austin. Chaparral Ice Egg Hunt- Friday, April 18, from 6:30- 8:45 p.m. Join us for an Egg-Hunt themed skating party! The FREE egg hunt will be at...

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Event: Nui Organics Grand Opening Celebration

Posted by on Apr 17, 2014 in Events | 0 comments

Event: Nui Organics Grand Opening Celebration

Nui Organics is opening a new store in Austin! Join them on Earth Day, April 22, 2014, as they celebrate their grand opening with fun and games! Kids are fast and busy. Life is full of adventure and Nui offers clothing that keeps up. Nui organic merino wools and cottons keep them safe, dry and warm then launder easily in time for that next adventure. Baby booties, blankies, dresses and more are available for the smallest ones in your life with a selection of clothes available for the older kids in the family as well. Opening day celebrations...

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International Dance Day Classes at Ballet Austin

Posted by on Apr 16, 2014 in Events | 0 comments

International Dance Day Classes at Ballet Austin

On Sunday, May 4, 2014, Ballet Austin’s Butler Community School serves as the local venue for International Dance Day, an event to celebrate Dance, to revel in the universality of this art form, to cross all political, cultural and ethnic barriers and bring people together with a common language – Dance. Dance fans of all skill levels are invited to participate in featured International Dance Day classes covering beginner, intermediate, and advanced levels at Ballet Austin’s Butler Dance Education Center, 501 West Third Street. Ballet...

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Event: Art of Giving

Posted by on Apr 15, 2014 in Events | 0 comments

Event: Art of Giving

$5 is all it costs to feed a child seven meals. The 2nd Annual Art of Giving Event is set for Wednesday, April 23, 2014. This year, we are working hard to raise much need food donations and money for the Backpack Coalition of Round Rock and Backpack Pfriends Ministry. Both amazing organizations provide meals for children who go without on the weekends. And we are not talking about another country – let’s look right in our own backyard. It was a hard pill to swallow for me to hear that almost 1000 Round Rock ISD students do not...

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Paint Your Own Egg Event

Posted by on Apr 10, 2014 in Events | 0 comments

Paint Your Own Egg Event

Terra Toys invites you to paint your own wooden Easter egg! Come decorate to your heart’s content your own little wooden egg! All materials and supplies provided. One adult can accompany up to 3 children. This is a FREE event, suggested for ages 3 and up. Where: Terra Toys, 2438 W. Anderson Lane When: Friday, April11 from 3-5 p.m. Cost:...

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The Weekenders: Events for Austin Families, Aril 11-13, 2014

Posted by on Apr 10, 2014 in Weekenders | 0 comments

The Weekenders: Events for Austin Families, Aril 11-13, 2014

Movies Under the Stars – Friday, April 11. You have four FREE outdoor movies to choose from: Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory at 8 p.m. on the Whole Foods Rooftop Plaza (525 N Lamar Blvd, Austin). E.T. starting at dusk at Ski Shores Cafe (2905 Pearce Road, Austin). Planes at 7:30 p.m. in Robin Bledsoe Park (601 S. Bagdad, Leander). Planes at 8 p.m. in Elizabeth Milburn Park (1901 Sun Chase Blvd, Cedar Park). Baby Bloomers: Bugs Bugs Bugs- Saturday, April 12, from 9:00 – 10:00 a.m. From Butterflies to Beetles and...

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Sprouting Soon at the Wildflower Center: Luci and Ian Family Garden

Posted by on Apr 8, 2014 in Events | 0 comments

Sprouting Soon at the Wildflower Center: Luci and Ian Family Garden

The Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center has always been a great spot to get family photos in the bluebonnets and a leader in promoting the use of native plants in our landscapes. In 2012, the Center opened the Mollie Steves Zachry Texas Arboretum, the state’s largest native plant arboretum and a repository for significant trees from our state history, including a clone of Treaty Oak (and the location of dozens of inviting swings). Now, the Center is realizing the last part of its master plan with the opening of the Luci and Ian Family...

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Thinkery to Host Sensory Day

Posted by on Apr 7, 2014 in Events | 0 comments

Thinkery to Host Sensory Day

The Thinkery extends a special invitation to learners with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) or other sensory disorders to explore the museum with their families for Sensory Day from 3:00 to 7:00 p.m. on April 14, 2014. A typical visit to the Thinkery can be challenging for those who feel overwhelmed by large crowds and excessive stimuli. In acknowledgement of this, Thinkery galleries will be modified to reduce extra stimuli and ticket sales will be limited to reduce crowding. The museum is currently developing additional resources for...

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The Weekenders: Events for Austin Families, April 4-6, 2014

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The Weekenders: Events for Austin Families, April 4-6, 2014

Sesame Street Live – Make a New Friend- April 4, 10:00 a.m. and 7:00 pm; April 5, 10:30 a.m., 2:00 p.m. & 5:30 p.m. April 6: 1:00 pm & 4:30 p.m. No matter where you’re from or where you’ve been, everyone is special – so join in! Elmo, Grover, Abby Cadabby, and their Sesame Street friends welcome Chamki, Grover’s friend from India, to Sesame Street. Together, they explore the universal fun of friendship and celebrate cultural similarities, from singing and dancing, to sharing cookies! Join the fun and make a memory with your...

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