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Free Events at Terra Toys

Posted by on Jul 18, 2014 in Events | 0 comments

Free Events at Terra Toys

Looking for something fun to do in air conditioning? Head over to Terra Toys on Thursday, July 24, 2014, from noon- 6 p.m. for Christmas in July! Come sit on SANTA’S LAP!!! Yes, the real Santa Clause will be at Terra Toys for only ONE DAY! There will be tasty Christmas treats, wonderful christmas music and trivia, and instant snow demonstrations and giveaways all day! Like all Terra Toys events, this is a FREE event! Then, mark your calendars for SHARK WEEK AT TERRA TOYS! Terra Toys loves Sharks and will be celebrating all week long on...

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

Posted by on Jul 18, 2014 in Weekenders | 2 comments

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

Happening All Weekend: Zilker Summer Musical - Oklahoma! - Friday, July 11, Saturday, July 12, and Sunday, July 13 at 8:30 p.m. Set in a Western Indian territory just after the turn of the century, this high-spirited rivalry between the local farmers and cowboys provides a colorful backdrop for Oklahoma!, one of Rodgers & Hammerstein’s most cherished collaborations. Zilker Summer Musical productions are FREE and open to the public. Bring $5 for parking in Zilker Park. Zilker Hillside Theatre, 2201 Barton Springs...

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Deep Eddy Pool Splash Movie Nights

Posted by on Jul 16, 2014 in Events, Features | 0 comments

Deep Eddy Pool Splash Movie Nights

Survival in Austin during the summer months is made possible with air conditioning and swimming pools. Ok, splash pads, cold beer and margaritas also help, but pools and air conditioning are tops on my list for summer survival in Austin. After swimming recently in another city’s municipal pool, I realized just how lucky we are in Austin to have some really nice swimming pools and splash pads. Taking a swim in Deep Eddy is listed as one of the activities on the Summer Fun Checklist for the month of July! Each month this summer, kids have...

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Event: Literacy Luau at Bright Horizons Round Rock

Posted by on Jul 12, 2014 in Events | 1 comment

Event: Literacy Luau at Bright Horizons Round Rock

Join Bright Horizons at Round Rock for Hawaiian-themed literacy festivities on Wednesday, July 16, 2014 at the school’s Literacy Luau & Open House! Activities for families will include: Storytelling with local librarian Puppet show  Fun literacy activities for all ages Hula dancers and movement activities Families can also learn more about the Growing Readers at Bright Horizons and how the school incorporates literacy into the daily curriculum.   A big thanks to Bright Horizons at Round Rock for sponsoring this post...

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

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

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

Happening All Weekend: Zilker Summer Musical - Oklahoma! - Friday, July 11, Saturday, July 12, and Sunday, July 13 at 8:30 p.m. Set in a Western Indian territory just after the turn of the century, this high-spirited rivalry between the local farmers and cowboys provides a colorful backdrop for Oklahoma!, one of Rodgers & Hammerstein’s most cherished collaborations. Zilker Summer Musical productions are FREE and open to the public. Bring $5 for parking in Zilker Park. Zilker Hillside Theatre, 2201 Barton Springs...

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

Posted by on Jul 4, 2014 in Weekenders | 0 comments

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

Friday: 38th Annual Austin Symphony H-E-B July 4th Concert & Fireworks- Friday, July 4, gates at 4:00 p.m., concert at 8:30 p.m. and fireworks at 9:30 p.m. While Auditorium Shores is under construction, this show will move out to the Circuit of the Americas (COTA) this year. COTA will host a variety of fun, old-fashioned July 4th holiday activities, including interactive games and contests for the whole family. There are plenty of details regarding what is allowed to bring in and what is restricted. FREE! Free parking in Lot F, Up-close...

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Free and Discounted Summer Movies in Austin

Posted by on Jun 30, 2014 in Events | 0 comments

Free and Discounted Summer Movies in Austin

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.  Free 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 us, we’ve got plenty of free or discounted summer movie programs around Austin to choose from! And if you’re looking for more ways to keep the kids entertained, be sure to print out your own...

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The Weekenders: Events for Austin Families, June 27-29, 2014

Posted by on Jun 27, 2014 in Weekenders | 0 comments

The Weekenders: Events for Austin Families, June 27-29, 2014

Happening All Weekend: Alamo Kids Camp – Friday, June 27, Saturday, June 28, and Sunday, June 29. Showtimes vary. See Space Jam (Slaughter Lane), Curious George (Village), or Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga’Hoole (Lakeline). All Alamo Kids Camp screenings are FREE! Tickets are available at the box office on the day of the show, and seating is first come, first served. Only children age 3 and up are permitted to attend. Participating locations: Alamo Slaughter Lane, 5701 W. Slaughter Lane, Austin; Alamo Drafthouse...

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Roundup of 4th of July Festivals and Fireworks

Posted by on Jun 24, 2014 in Events | 0 comments

Roundup of 4th of July Festivals and Fireworks

“Oh say can you see” some star-spangled fun in your near future? Celebrating the 4th of July is hands-down one of the BEST things about summer! Can you remember the excitement of seeing fireworks as a child? Do you still feel that thrill today? I just love neighborhood parades, backyard grilling with friends and family, and wearing our red, white, and blue outfits to celebrate Independence Day. Seeing fireworks is also one of the July items on the Austin Summer Fun Checklist for Kids! Below, we’ve gathered listings of the...

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Event: Fantastic Magic Camp FREE Shows

Posted by on Jun 23, 2014 in Events | 0 comments

Event: Fantastic Magic Camp FREE Shows

The Fantastic Magic Camp brings back another year of full-day summer camp at Highland Mall, along with free magic shows for the community, all summer long! Summer shows begin at 2:00 p.m., Monday through Thursday, until August 21, 2014.  A priority seating area will be reserved for Fantastic Magic Camp campers. 2014 Schedule: June 19 – The Fantastic Kent Cummins une 23 – Black Bert June 24 – Bonzo Crunch (Clown) June 25 – Peter the Adequate June 26 – Gusto the Great June 30 – Cody Fisher July 1 – Close-Up Magic July 2 – Ian...

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