Weekly Planner: September 21-27, 2015

What’s happening this week in Austin? We’ve got plenty of family-friendly events all week long, including the weekend, to keep your family busy!

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Monday, September 21, 2015

Baby Bloomers: Nursery Rhymes – 9 a.m. to noon. Discover what happened when Humpty fell off the wall! We will attempt to put Humpty back together again, create egg shaker paintings, explore magical hatching eggs and much more! Austin Reptiles Show @ 10:30: Austin Reptiles Show presents a Reptile Adventure! Get ready for creepy crawly fun with snakes, lizards and turtles from around the world! Austin Reptile Shows will bring a dozen live reptiles to teach your kids about reptile diversity, adaptations, biology and conservation in this high-energy learning experience. Thinkery, 1830 Simond  Ave.

Signing Storytime with The Signing Connection (Round Rock) – 10:00am – 10:30am., Join the Baby Signing Time revolution! This class is geared for children 0-5 years and their parents. Amy from the Signing Connection will lead this storytime that incorporates classic children’s books to help you learn basic American Sign Language signs. FREE! Kaleidoscope Toys, 110 North IH35, Ste 375, Round Rock.

Mr. Will’s Music Class for Kids (Bee Cave) – 10-11 am. Mr. Will is back with his popular kid’s music class!  Kids get to sing along to old favorites and Mr. Will originals! FREE! Whole Foods, 12601 Hill Country Blvd., Bee Cave.

Storytime with Dr. Candra 11:00 am. Dr. Candra will captivate your children with stories, songs, dances, and games. FREE! Brilliant Sky Toys and Books, 701 S Capital of Texas Hwy, Ste D-480.

Books and Babies – 2 p.m., A lapsit storytime program especially for babies and their caregivers.  Very short stories are interspersed with songs, rhymes, and fingerplays for babies and parents.  A brief playtime follows. FREE! APL – Twin Oaks Branch.

Baby Play Group (Round Rock) – 3:30 – 4:15 pm.  We sing songs, play with musical instruments and let babies have lots of interactive, social, free-play time.  Since this class is designed for our smallest of customers to socialize, we encourage families with non-mobile, crawling and/or cruising babies to attend.  Older children are welcome to attend our free-time play, dance, music and story time classes. Baby Earth, 106 East Old Settlers Blvd., Round Rock.

Literature Live! Wild and Wacky Weather – 3:30 p.m., If you don’t like the weather in Texas, just wait a few minutes and it will change! Take a stroll through sunny songs, breezy stories, and wintry puppetry when Literature Live! presents their new show, Wild and Wacky Weather! FREE! APL – Spicewood Springs Branch.

YouthSpark Learn to Code – 4-6 p.m., Join our FREE, two-hour camp to discover the secrets to great game design as you check out the TouchDevelop Hub’s showcase of cool games – developed by programmers like you! After that, it’s your turn! First fix a Jetpack Jumper game via Microsoft Imagine on a Windows Phone or Surface Pro 3. The main character in the game is a crazy robot who is trying to make it through a maze of wacky obstacles. Then try out coding various games on TouchDevelop that provide key coding lessons and much, much more.  Reserve your spot and register today! The Microsoft Store in The Domain, 3309 Esperanza Crossing, Suite 104.

Rockin’ Kids Club: Science Club (Round Rock) – 4:30- 5:15 p.m., It’s science week at Round Rock Public Library. Elementary students, join us for some hands-on time to be curious and make discoveries. FREE! Round Rock Public Library, 216 E. Main Street, Round Rock.

Paws & Read (Pflugerville) – 6-7 p.m., Independent readers share a good book with a canine member of the Austin Dog Alliance. Grades K – 2. Free! Children register for a shared 15 minute slot. Two children can register for the same slot. They take turns reading and petting the dog. Registration begins 9/14. FREE! Pflugerville Public Library, 1008 W. Pfluger Street, Pflugerville.

Tuesday, September 22, 2015

Whole Foods Domain Kids Club – 9:30 – 10:30 a.m., Looking for something fun and free to do with the kids? Come to Kids Club every Tuesday at 9:30 am! We’ll have different crafts and/or story time each week. Appropriate for ages 2-5yrs old. Story-time is held in our community room upstairs (to the left of the elevators/stairway) and parental supervision is requested. FREE! Whole Foods, 11920 Domain Drive.

Books and Babies – 10 a.m., A lapsit storytime program especially for babies and their caregivers.  Very short stories are interspersed with songs, rhymes, and fingerplays for babies and parents.  A brief playtime follows. FREE! APL – North Village Branch.

Free Admission to Contemporary Austin at Laguna Gloria - 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Visit the exhibits and the grounds of the Contemporary Austin at Laguna Gloria for FREE! The Contemporary Austin, Laguna Gloria, 3809 West 35th Street.

Todler Storytime – 10:15 am. A storytime program designed for toddlers and their parents, featuring stories, songs, fingerplays, and games.  Ages 18 months – 3 years. FREE! APL – multiple locations.

Preschool Storytime – 11 am. Storytime for preschoolers and their parents featuring stories, songs, fingerplays, rhymes, and crafts.  FREE! APL – multiple locations.

Baby Day at The Alamo Drafthouse –  Movies before 2 p.m. The lights are up a bit, the sound is down a bit so moms and dads can head to the movies without the babies even knowing that they were at the movies. Infants are welcome to these shows, and of course, are allowed in for free. Take some time for yourself, pack up the kids, and head out to the Alamo Drafthouse for some much needed entertainment! Regular admission applies. Please note: Baby day is only on Tuesdays at the Alamo Village, Alamo South Lamar, Alamo Lakeline and Alamo Slaughter.

Puppet Skits (Round Rock) – 10:30 a.m., The Round Rock Library presents a puppet show featuring some of our favorite characters from children’s literature–including Elephant and Piggie, and even Little Miss Muffet. The show is best enjoyed by children ages 2 – 6 years old. FREE! Round Rock Public Library, 216 E. Main Street, Round Rock.

Tiger Tiger Storytime – 10:30 a.m., Today we are reading all our favorite stories about TIGERS today, starting with Mr. Tiger Goes Wild. We love their beautiful stripes, their velvety soft fur and their oh-so-terrifying toothiness. FREE! BookPeople, 603 N. Lamar Blvd.

Homeschool Kids: Tweens (Pflugerville) – 2-3 p.m., Informal enrichment activities that explore reading, science and art. For home school kids ages 9-12. Guest Speaker: Dr. Clark Wernecke will talk about Archaeology. FREE! Pflugerville Public Library, 1008 W. Pfluger Street, Pflugerville.

Crafternoon – 3:30 pm. Drop by the library and make a craft while you search for books, movies and music. We’ve got paper crafts, easy sewing and more fun projects for the whole family. We provide the supplies; you provide the creativity. FREE! APL – Howson Branch.

Pajama Storytime – 6:30 pm. Feel free to wear pajamas to this family storytime in the evening featuring stories, songs, rhymes, games, crafts, and other activities.  Recommended for ages 5 and under. FREE! APL – Willie Mae Kirk Branch.

Wednesday, September 23, 2015

Music with Mar (Round Rock)- 9:15 – 10:15 am. Music with Mar. is a class where a caregiver and child (ages birth through preschool) participate together in musical activities. These classes are focused on the four main areas of development – cognitive, social, motor and language. Classes are drop-in. Baby Earth, 106 East Old Settlers Blvd., Round Rock.

Sprouts at Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center – 10-11 am.  Bring your little ones to the Family Garden for our weekly Sprouts Preschool program that is geared towards ages 2-6. A Nature Play Guide will lead you through the Family Garden to explore all that it has to offer. Each program will include a hands on activity, story, nature walk and of course, nature play! New program theme each week. Themes and topics are age and seasonally appropriate. Please come dressed for the weather and don’t forget your water bottle! Included in cost of admission. Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center, 4801 La Crosse Ave.

All Ages Storytime - 10:15 am. Storytime featuring stories, songs, fingerplays, rhymes, and crafts. Recommended for ages 5 and under. FREE! APL –  Terrazas Branch.

Todler Storytime – 10:15 am. A storytime program designed for toddlers and their parents, featuring stories, songs, fingerplays, and games.  Ages 18 months – 3 years. FREE! APL – multiple locations.

Puppet Show Storytime – 10:30 a.m., Join the daring, dastardly, determined BookPeople Puppet Show Players for a puppet show all about dinosaurs! They’ll be performing Are the Dinosaurs Dead, Dad? and they are sure to bring the silly spectacular fun! FREE! BookPeople, 603 N. Lamar Blvd.

Literature Live! Wild and Wacky Weather – 10:30 a.m., If you don’t like the weather in Texas, just wait a few minutes and it will change! Take a stroll through sunny songs, breezy stories, and wintry puppetry when Literature Live! presents their new show, Wild and Wacky Weather! FREE! APL – Terrazas Branch.

Preschool Storytime – 11 am. Storytime for preschoolers and their parents featuring stories, songs, fingerplays, rhymes, and crafts.  FREE! APL – multiple locations.

Story Time with CJ the Explorer – 12:30 p.m., Join CJ. the Explorer for her Award Winning Story Time, featuring songs and sign language. Then stay and play in our free Play Zone full of hand-picked toys from around the world! FREE! All Things Kids @ The Domain, 3220 Feathergrass Court.

Bilingual Japanese Storytime – 3:30 p.m., Storytime programs introduce young children to books, rhymes, music and other fun activities. Austin Public Library offers programs matched to the typical attention spans and developmental levels of different ages of children.  FREE! APL – Hampton Branch at Oak Hill.

Crafts and Face Painting with GlitteeRee (Round Rock) – 4-6 p.m. Crafts and Face Painting by GlitteRee are included in regular admission. Safari Champ, 1400 East Old Settlers Blvd.,  # 200, Round Rock.

Community Night at The Thinkery - 4-8 p.m.,  Admission is by donation only. Entry is based on a first come, first served basis. The Thinkery, 1830 Simond Avenue.

Discovery! Board Games – 4:30 p.m., The Discovery hands on program explores all sorts of different topics, including science, literature, technology and more. Especially designed for our older kids (third graders and up), come back each week and learn something new! Join us this week and play some board games with your friends. FREE! Laura’s Library, 9411 Bee Cave Road.

Krispy Kreme Family Night – 6-8 p.m., Kids can decorate one FREE doughnut each, plus enjoy crafts and more. Krispy Kreme, 701 E Stassney Lane and 12586 Research Blvd, Austin.

Thursday, September 24, 2015

Storytime at Whole Foods  – 9:00 to 10:00 a.m., Bring the little ones, it’s story time! Each week we will feature a different story, interactive craft and healthy snack. FREE! Whole Foods, 4301 W. William Cannon.

The Signing Connection: Baby Sign and Play (Round Rock) – 9:30 am. Baby Sign & Play Classes provide an interactive learning session for child and parent to begin the path to learn basic sign language communication skills. Research has shown how pre-verbal children, who learn ASL, have reduced frustration and stress by being able to convey their needs and feelings. Learning Sign Language is a fun way for the whole family to learn a second language.  Baby Sign & Play is designed for children ages 0-3. Cost: $7 per class. Baby Earth, 106 East Old Settlers Blvd., Round Rock.

Puppet Skits (Round Rock) – 9:30 and 10:30 a.m., The Round Rock Library presents a puppet show featuring some of our favorite characters from children’s literature–including Elephant and Piggie, and even Little Miss Muffet. The show is best enjoyed by children ages 2 – 6 years old. FREE! Round Rock Public Library, 216 E. Main Street, Round Rock.

Free Admission at The Blanton – 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Thursdays are free to the public. FREE! Blanton Museum of Art, 200 E Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, Austin.Advertisement
AdvertisementTeddy Bear Clinic (Pflugerville) – 10:30 – 11:30 a.m., Story Time will be followed by a special guest from Scott & White Clinic – Pflugerville. Make an appointment for your child’s favorite teddy bear to have a check-up with Dr. Avni Shah. Register online beginning September 17. Appointment spaces with Dr. Shah are limited, but library staff and volunteers will be giving check ups to any teddy bears on the waiting list. FREE! Pflugerville Public Library, 1008 W. Pfluger Street.

Books and Babies – 2 p.m., A lapsit storytime program especially for babies and their caregivers.  Very short stories are interspersed with songs, rhymes, and fingerplays for babies and parents.  A brief playtime follows. FREE! APL – Spicewood Springs Branch.

Explorer’s Club: Lego Lab (Cedar Park) – 3:30 p.m., Free build Lego play at the library. FREE! Cedar Park Public Library, 550 Discovery Blvd., Cedar Park.

Literature Live! Wild and Wacky Weather – 3:30 p.m., If you don’t like the weather in Texas, just wait a few minutes and it will change! Take a stroll through sunny songs, breezy stories, and wintry puppetry when Literature Live! presents their new show, Wild and Wacky Weather! FREE! APL – Yarborough Branch.

Kids Club (Pflugerville) – 3:30 – 4:15 p.m., Children use their imagination to play games, retell stories, participate in book discussions, travel to different places, and/or make a craft. Today we will make Paper Bag Puppets. FREE! Materials available while supplies last.Ages 5-8. Pflugerville, Public Library, 1008 W. Pfluger Street, Pflugerville.

Minecraft Club – 4 p.m., Laptops are available. You can also bring your own or other mobile device that has Minecraft downloaded! | Recommended for ages 7 and up. FREE! APL – Twin Oaks Branch.

Girls Rock Austin Rock-a-thon – 6-10 p.m., Music will be provided by: Ume, Danger*Cakes, The Mrs. You can take advantage of great drink specials at the event and food while it lasts, plus the whole family will enjoy games, a photo booth and a kids arts & crafts corner from 6 to 7:30pm. All proceeds will go toward the organization’s mission of empowering girls and women through music and to provide scholarships for 50% of campers, as well as helping expand programming.  Tickets are $10 for 18 and up. Children under 18 get in for free. Cheer Up Charlie’s, 900 Red River Street.

Family Craft Night – 7 p.m., Bring the entire family for a FREE craft night, recommended for ages 6 and up. APL – Hampton Branch at Oak Hill.

Unplugged at the Grove: Jimmy LaFave–  8 pm. Join KGSR at Shady Grove on Barton Springs Road for one of Austin’s longest running free concert series. There’s still no cover charge, $3 Ziegenbock Drafts, and the best music, food, and fun you’ll experience under the clear, warm skies of Austin, Texas! Additional parking is available at the Bicycle Sports Shop right down the street at 517 S. Lamar Blvd. Shady Grove, 1624 Barton Springs Rd.

Friday, September 25, 2015

American Indian Heritage Day – 9 a.m. – 8:30 p.m., With House Bill 174, the Texas State Legislature named the last Friday in September American Indian Heritage Day, which recognizes the historic, cultural, and social contributions American Indian communities and leaders have made to the state. The day will feature a range of activities with dancing and drumming performances and interactive experiences for school groups during the morning and an evening program that celebrates the traditional and contemporary arts of Texas’s American Indian groups. FREE! Bullock Texas State History Museum, 1800 Congress Ave.

Homeschool Day at Austin Zoo – 9:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m., Enjoy a full day of educational fun presented by Austin Zoo and featuring the learning stations and activities that include a wildlife biologist, water conservationist, vision screening, urban biologist, Texas Museum of Science and Technology, and more. Be sure to bring a bag lunch and a drink to enjoy in our picnic grove. All ages. $5.00 for adults, $5.00 for children. Please call 512-288-5031 for reservations. Advance reservations are required to receive our special $5 rate. Prices at the door will be full priced. Austin Zoo, 10808 Rawhide Trail.

Sprouts at Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center – 10-11 am.  Bring your little ones to the Family Garden for our weekly Sprouts Preschool program that is geared towards ages 2-6. A Nature Play Guide will lead you through the Family Garden to explore all that it has to offer. Each program will include a hands on activity, story, nature walk and of course, nature play! New program theme each week. Themes and topics are age and seasonally appropriate. Please come dressed for the weather and don’t forget your water bottle! Included in cost of admission. Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center, 4801 La Crosse Ave

All Ages Storytime – 10:15 a.m., Storytime featuring stories, songs, fingerplays, rhymes, and crafts. FREE! Faulk Central Library.

Preschool Science: Fun with Pendulums (Round Rock)  – 10:30 – 11 a.m., The Round Rock Public Library presents a session of Preschool Science, a reading and play activity. We’ll be exploring pendulums, including everyone’s favorite pendulums: the swing and the wrecking ball. We’ll have a couple of books and songs, then break into stations so children can explore at their own pace alongside their caregivers. This event is for ages 18 months through six years old, and is designed to be shared with actively involved caregivers. You do not need to pre-register to attend unless you are bringing six or more children. FREE! Round Rock Public Library, 216 E. Main Street, Round Rock.

Storytime Art: Pancakes- 10:45 am. Storytime Art, or StArt! is a great opportunity for your young child to experience art! Storytimes are geared to the 3 – 5 year old preschooler, but some projects could easily translate into a Mommy and Me project for those a little younger. And, of course, anyone older is welcome, as well! Storytimes always include at least one book and a related art project, but often include surprises like songs, poems, and coloring pages. Cost is $12 per child, or buy a punch-card and get 6 classes for $60! The Art Garage, 11190 Circle Drive.

Music with Mr. Will - 12-12:30 pm. His sing-along style incorporates equal parts of teaching and performing for energetic young audiences. Infectious melodies combined with upbeat lyrics make him beloved among pre-schoolers and early-elementary students, who clap, march, jump and dance along to their favorite songs. Plus, the entire family can enjoy the music. FREE! Brilliant Sky Toys and Books, 701 S Capital of Texas Hwy, Ste D-480.

Story Time with CJ the Explorer – 12:30 p.m., Join CJ. the Explorer for her Award Winning Story Time, featuring songs and sign language. Then stay and play in our free Play Zone full of hand-picked toys from around the world! FREE! All Things Kids @ The Domain, 3220 Feathergrass Court.Advertisement

Fall Madness Comic Book Swap – 3-7 p.m., Bring your old comics in good condition and a bag for the new comics you’ll swap them out for! Upcycle old comic pages with bookmark and button crafts or watch a superhero cartoon. All attendees will receive one ticket for a comic (while supplies last) and can receive up to five tickets for donated comics in good condition. Light refreshments will be available. FREE! APL – Windsor Park Branch.

Terra Toys 35th Birthday – Noon – 6 p.m., Come celebrate Terra Toys’ 35th Birthday and the official grand opening of their new espresso bar, the Wind-Up! Enjoy FREE birthday cake, party games, drink specials, plus exclusive Terra Toys screen printed T-shirts and CDs! y is two days! RSVP 512-445-4489 for groups over 5 people. Terra Toys, 2438 W. Anderson Lane.

Movies in the Park: Cinderella (Cedar Park) – 7:30 p.m., Pack a picnic, bring lawn chairs and the entire family to watch Cinderella in the park! FREE! Elizabeth Milburn Park, 1901 Sun Chase Blvd., Cedar Park.

Saturday, September 26, 2015

Volunteer Opportunity during National Public Lands Day. Information here.

National Hunting and Fishing Day (Round Rock)-  8 a.m. – 1 p.m. Join Kids Outdoor Zone in celebrating the original outdoor challenge–National Hunting and Fishing Day. It will be a FREE family–event, with fun and educational hands–on activities that everyone will enjoy. This is a great way to introduce youth and newcomers to outdoor sports while teaching them about the important role that hunting and fishing play in Texas’ wildlife conservation programs. The Kids Outdoor Zone is a youth hunting, fishing and outdoor adventure ministry based in Austin, TX. Old Settlers Park, 3300 E Palm Valley Blvd, Round Rock.

Texas Teen Book Festival - 8:30 a.m. – 6 :30 p.m., The Texas Teen Book Festival is a one-day event that celebrates the teen reading experience by inviting teens to visit with many of the most popular and critically acclaimed Young Adult authors in the country. Check the complete schedule here. St. Edward’s University, 3001 S Congress Ave.

Dino Day – 10 a.m. – 2 p.m., Enjoy a fun filled day of exploration at Dinosaur Day at Champion Park on Saturday, September 26!  The event will be held from 10:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. and includes free hot dogs and chips while supplies last, an inflatable playhouse, and other activities for the children.  All the activities will be FREE and open to the public. Champion Park, 3830 Brushy Creek Rd.

Batman Day at Dragon’s Lair - 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Enjoy a day all about Batman with board game demos, Batman movie screenings, coloring contest for kids and more. FREE! Dragon’s Lair Austin, 2438 Anderson Lane, Suite B-1.

Barton Hill Farms Fall Festival and Corn Maze - 10 a.m. – 10 p.m.  Barton Hill Farms is set amongst 100-year-old cottonwood trees, rolling grassy hills and the picturesque Colorado River. The Fall Festival & Corn Maze is the perfect setting to let your kids enjoy true outdoor entertainment, including rides, games, a corn maze, pumpkin patch, local vendors and farm animals. Admission: General admission is $8* for ages 3 to 10 and $11* for ages 11 and up, and includes entry into the grounds, the corn maze, pumpkin patch, and slides. Barton Hill Farms, 1115 FM 969, Bastrop.

Pecan Street Festival – 11 a.m. – 10 p.m., Twice a year twenty-four blocks of 6th Street are transformed into The Pecan Street Festival. Featuring over 300 artists and original artisans, three stages of live music, a wide variety of ethnic and regional food, children’s workshops, a petting zoo, magic shows, title sponsors, interactive installments, and so much more; there is sure to be something for everyone to enjoy. Bring the family, bring the dog, love Austin, love Art. FREE!  6th Street from I-35 to Brazos.

Terra Toys 35th Birthday – Noon – 6 p.m., Come celebrate Terra Toys’ 35th Birthday and the official grand opening of their new espresso bar, the Wind-Up! Enjoy FREE birthday cake, party games, drink specials, plus exclusive Terra Toys screen printed T-shirts and CDs! y is two days! RSVP 512-445-4489 for groups over 5 people. Terra Toys, 2438 W. Anderson Lane.

Round Rock Ballet Folklorico Performance (Cedar Park) – 2-2:30 p.m., Join the library for a very special dance performance from Round Rock Ballet Folklorico. This outstanding dance group is dedicated to promoting authentic folklore from Mexico and has delighted audiences from all over Texas and many other states. Entertaining and fun for all ages! FREE! Cedar Park Public Library, 550 Discovery Blvd., Cedar Park.

Sunday, September 27, 2015

Barton Hill Farms Fall Festival and Corn Maze - 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.  Barton Hill Farms is set amongst 100-year-old cottonwood trees, rolling grassy hills and the picturesque Colorado River. The Fall Festival & Corn Maze is the perfect setting to let your kids enjoy true outdoor entertainment, including rides, games, a corn maze, pumpkin patch, local vendors and farm animals. Admission: General admission is $8* for ages 3 to 10 and $11* for ages 11 and up, and includes entry into the grounds, the corn maze, pumpkin patch, and slides. Barton Hill Farms, 1115 FM 969, Bastrop.

Pecan Street Festival – 11 a.m. – 8 p.m., Twice a year twenty-four blocks of 6th Street are transformed into The Pecan Street Festival. Featuring over 300 artists and original artisans, three stages of live music, a wide variety of ethnic and regional food, children’s workshops, a petting zoo, magic shows, title sponsors, interactive installments, and so much more; there is sure to be something for everyone to enjoy. Bring the family, bring the dog, love Austin, love Art. FREE!  6th Street from I-35 to Brazos.

Afternoon in the Garden: Children in History, Going Back to School in the Mid-1800s - 1-4 p.m., It’s September and the beginning of a brand new school year! Learn old-time weather sayings that pioneers used to help forecast the weather and see which signs of changing weather you can find throughout the Botanical Garden. Tour the Swedish cabin, watch blacksmiths at work and visit the Esperanza Schoolhouse to learn some new pioneer skills and practice calligraphy. Fashion a feather quill pen and write a letter to a loved one on antiqued paper, complimented with natural inks derived from local plants and resources, and then seal it with a traditional wax seal stamp as the icing on the cake! included with admission. Zilker Botanical Garden, 2220 Barton Springs Road. 

ZACH Theatre’s Winnie the Pooh – 2 p.m., Kids ages 3 and up will enjoy ZACH’s newest production that includes Pooh, Eeyore, Piglet, and Rabbit, too. This fun, musical adaptation of the beloved Winnie the Pooh stories is full of creative story telling, clowning, and physical comedy. Tickets: $20 for adults, $15 for kids. ZACH Theatre, 1510 Toomey Road.  –> Win tickets here!

Community Art Sunday – 2-5 p.m., Community Art Sunday celebrates community spirit through dance, music, food, gardening, parades, and inventing. Hosted at the Center for Creative Action, this inclusive, family-friendly event inspires creativity and well-being through workshops, interactive art experiences, and a performance by Tiarra Girls. Center for Creative Action, 2921 E. 17th St., Bldg. B. 

Austin School Rock Best of Season – 3 p.m., The Best of Season Summer show will have a sampling of songs from each show we had in our 2015 Summer Season. Tickets: $7. All proceeds go to the Allstar Program. The North Door, 502 Brushy Street.

Austin Symphonic Band Fall Concert in the Park-  7-8:30 p.m. The Austin Symphonic Band presents its traditional Fall concert in Zilker Park. Bring a snack and spread your blanket under the pecan trees at the beautiful Hillside Theatre. Then watch the stars come out as the band showcases music as big as the great outdoors. FREE! Zilker Hillside Theater,‎ 2201 Barton Springs Rd, Austin.

It’s time for Oktoberfest! There are many ways to sing along with the oompah bands starting now through November.  Click here for details.

CelebrateMark your calendars for Saturday, October 3rd for some FREE family fun at the only ACL Kiddie Limits after party in town – the Hush Hush Music Bash!

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Catherine Prystup founded LiveMom.com out of a desire to build a better community for Austin-area moms. She has three children, ages seventeen, eight and three years old.

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