What’s Up Weekly: August 4-8, 2014

Happening All Week

Alamo Kids Camp: Babe – Monday, August 4 – Thursday, August 7. Verify showtime before heading out. 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. No children under the age of 3 will be admitted (except on Baby Day, which is Tuesday, when all ages are welcome to attend). Families with loud children will be asked to leave. Alamo Drafthouse Slaughter, 5701 W Slaughter Ln, Austin.

Alamo Kids Camp: An American Tail – Monday, August 4 – Thursday, August 7. Verify showtime before heading out. 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. No children under the age of 3 will be admitted (except on Baby Day, which is Tuesday, when all ages are welcome to attend). Families with loud children will be asked to leave. Alamo Drafthouse Village, 2700 West Anderson Ln, Austin.

Alamo Kids Camp: Rango – Monday, August 4 – Thursday, August 7. Verify showtime before heading out. 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. No children under the age of 3 will be admitted (except on Baby Day, which is Tuesday, when all ages are welcome to attend). Families with loud children will be asked to leave. Alamo Drafthouse Lakeline, 14028 N US Hwy 183, Bldg F, Austin.

Cinemark Summer Movie Clubhouse: Rio 2 (Round Rock) – Monday, August 4 – Thursday, August 7 at 10:00 a.m. The Cinemark summer movie program offers 10 movies throughout the summer for only $1 per ticket. Cinemark Movies 8, 2132 N Mays St #800, Round Rock.

Summer Movie Series: Despicable Me – Monday, August 4 – Thursday, August 7 at 10:00 a.m. Cost: $1 per person. Southwest Theaters, 13729 Research Blvd, Ste 1500, Austin.

Free Magic Shows – Monday, August 4 – Thursday, August 7 at 2:00 p.m. 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. Highland Mall Center Court, 6001 Airport Blvd, Austin.

Free Admission at the Umlauf – Wednesday, August 6 – Friday, August 8 from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Through the generous donations of our community during Amplify Austin, the museum and garden will waive admission fees all summer long. Read about the Umlauf scavenger hunt for kids here. (Please note that the garden is closed on Monday and Tuesday.) FREE! Umlauf Sculpture Garden, 605 Robert E Lee Rd, Austin.

Monday

Baby Bloomers – Monday, August 4 from 9:00 a.m. to Noon. Friends age 0-3 and their families will focus on the letter E this week, using their ears and eyes to explore. Eggs, elephants and engineering will be featured and the Armstrong Community Music school will perform. Cost: Members $2.50 each / Non-Members $4.50 each. All people attending, regardless of age, must purchase a ticket. Purchase a ticket online as limited walk-up tickets will be available. The Thinkery, 1830 Simond Ave, Austin.

Bonzo Crunch – Monday, August 4 at 10:30 a.m. Get ready for a little bit of magic, juggling, comedy, and a whole barrel of festive family fun with Ringling Brothers’ Circus Ambassador of Laughter. FREE! Lake Travis Community Library, 1938 Lohmans Crossing, Austin.

Hola, Hola! Spanish Camp – Monday, August 4 at 10:30 a.m. ¡Hola, hola! Spanish Camp is fun, interactive and creative; you will want to come back to all of them. Ann Benson, expert in bilingual education, will teach you how to effectively use books as a tool to teach your child Spanish. Each parent will learn to read a Spanish book to their child and take it home for Spanish reinforcement. For parents & their children ages 0-5. FREE! Laura’s Library, 9411 Bee Cave Rd, Austin.

There’s Something Fishy Going on in Texas – Monday, August 4 at 1:00 p.m. Join Bill Balboa from Sea Grant Texas (a Texas A&M University and NOAA affiliated program) and learn about marine and coastal habitats. You’ll learn who, and what, lives there. This includes the different animals animals on the Texas and Gulf Coasts, as well as sharks and rays. You’ll even get to touch and see several common Texas marine species. Seating is limited at all programs. Please arrive a few minutes early to gain entrance. For ages 5 and up. FREE! APL – Southeast Branch, 5803 Nuckols Crossing Rd, Austin.

Marionettes with Don Harms (Round Rock) – Monday, August 4 at 6:30 p.m. Enjoy a magical performance of the classic fairy tale Cinderella, told using music and marionettes. Recommended for ages 4 and up. FREE! Round Rock Public Library, 216 E Main St, Round Rock.

Movie Mondays at Amy’s: Finding Nemo – Monday, August 4 at 8:30 p.m. It’s another awesome summer in Austin. Bring the kids out to free outdoor viewings of classic childhood mooovies every Monday night. Movie starts around dusk. Rated G. FREE! Amy’s Ice Creams, 5624 Burnet Rd, Austin.

Cinemark Summer Movie Clubhouse: Rio 2 – Tuesday, August 5 at 9:30 a.m. The Cinemark summer movie program offers 10 movies throughout the summer for only $1 per ticket. Cinemark Tinseltown 17, 5501 S IH-35 Frontage Rd, Austin.

Free Admission to Laguna Gloria – Tuesday, August 5 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Laguna Gloria, 3809 West 35th St, Austin.

Regal Summer Movie Express: Mr. Peabody & Sherman & Rio 2 – Tuesday, August 5 at 10:00 a.m. Admission is $1 and a portion of the proceeds will benefit the Will Rogers Institute. Regal Arbor 8 @ Great Hills, 9828 Great Hills Trail, Austin; Regal Westgate Stadium 11, 4477 S Lamar Blvd, Austin; and Regal Lakeline Mall 9, 11200 Lakeline Mall Dr, Cedar Park.

Cinemark Summer Movie Clubhouse: Rio 2 (Cedar Park) – Tuesday, August 5 at 10:00 a.m. The Cinemark summer movie program offers movies throughout the summer for only $1 per ticket. Cinemark Cedar Park, 1335 E Whitestone Blvd, Cedar Park.

Family Film Festival: Turbo (Bastrop) – Tuesday, August 5 at 10:00 a.m. Doors open at 9 a.m.; show begins at 10 a.m. Seating is limited. No reservations available. 50¢ per person. Lost Pines 8, 1600 Chestnut St, Bastrop.

Family Film Festival: Turbo (Georgetown) – Tuesday, August 5 at 10:00 a.m. Doors open at 9 a.m.; show begins at 10 a.m. Seating is limited. No reservations available. 50¢ per person. City Lights Theatre, 420 Wolf Ranch Pkwy, Georgetown.

French Legation Museum Children’s Storytime – Tuesday, August 5 at 10:00 a.m. Join in an exciting 30 minutes of reading and play on the museum grounds. Feel free to bring snacks, blankets, and your imagination. FREE! French Legation Museum, 802 San Marcos St, Austin.

Somos Amigos Storytime – Tuesday, August 5 at 10:30 a.m. Ann Benson, Founder/Director of Somos Amigos, a parent-child Spanish program, will lead this storytime celebrating summer vacation. Hear ¡Perros! ¡Perros! Dogs! Dogs! a story in English and Spanish about a pack of dogs of all sizes, colors, and shapes finding their way to a popular summer time vacation spot. Ann will have many Spanish songs and fingerplays ready for you and your little one to enjoy together. FREE! BookPeople, 603 N Lamar, Austin.

Visit with a Park Ranger – Tuesday, August 5 at 11:00 a.m. Are you interested in animals? Would you like to learn more about animals that live in Texas? Enjoy a special visit from a City of Austin Park Ranger who will share a story and information about animals that live in Texas. There will be a “touch table” where children will get to be up close and personal with furs and skulls. Seating is limited at all programs. Please arrive a few minutes early to gain entrance. All ages welcome. FREE! APL – Manchaca Road Branch, 5500 Manchaca Rd, Austin.

TEXplorations Family Storytime – Tuesday, August 5 at 11:00 a.m. Where will your imagination take you? At Family Story Time, 2-6 year olds will enjoy an experience just for them with hands-on activities, stories, songs, games, and more. This week, they’ll explore different kinds of jobs that Texans do and enjoy a visit from a very special guest. Storytime is FREE, but regular admission applies if you would like to visit the exhibits. Bullock Texas State History Museum, 1800 N Congress Ave, Austin.

Spike’s Whataburger Summer Tour – Tuesday, August 5 from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Meet Spike for your chance to win Round Rock Express tickets and prizes from the Express and Whataburger. FREE! Whataburger, 8300 N FM 620, Austin

Music with Mr. Will – Tuesday, August 5 at 11:30 a.m. Rock out with local children’s singer, “Mr. Will” Dupuy. FREE! Brilliant Sky Toys & Books, 701 S Capital of Texas Hwy Suite D-480, Austin.

Discovery! Wild Things Zoofari - Tuesday, August 5 at 4:30 p.m. The Discovery hands on program explores all sorts of different topics, including science, literature, and much more. This week, kids in 3rd grade and up can see real-life exotic animals up close and learn about them as well as their environments. FREE! Laura’s Library, 9411 Bee Cave Rd, Austin.

LEGO Mini Model Build – Tuesday, August 5 at 5:00 p.m. Learn how to build a cool LEGO Monkey model and take it home – for FREE! One per child. Event is open to children ages 6 to 14 only. Quantities are limited to approximately 250 per store and offer is good while supplies last only. LEGO Store, Barton Creek Square, 2901 S Capital of Texas Hwy, Austin.

Lego Lab – Tuesday, August 5 at 5:30 p.m. With LEGO, you can build anything you can imagine and tell any story you can dream up. Come to the Lego Lab to hear, see, make, and create different stories, all while building with LEGOs provided by the Library. Recommended for ages 5 and up. FREE! APL – Ruiz Branch, 1600 Grove Blvd, Austin.

Family Activity Night – Tuesday, August 5 at 6:30 p.m. Scrapbook your summer vacation. Bring in some photos of your summer and your own scrapbook pages and the library will provide the embellishments. FREE! Laura’s Library, 9411 Bee Cave Rd, Austin.

Wednesday

Whole Foods Kids Club – Wednesday, August 6 at 9:00 a.m. Join Tina for a great story and crafts for the kids. FREE! Whole Foods Arbor Trails, 4301 W. William Cannon, Austin.

Whole Foods Storytime – Wednesday, August 6 at 9:30 a.m. Enjoy a story reading, an activity, and a snack. All ages are welcome and parents can participate, too. FREE! Whole Foods Mezzanine, 525 N Lamar Blvd, Austin.

Cinemark Summer Movie Clubhouse: Rio 2 – Wednesday, August 6 at 9:30 a.m. The Cinemark summer movie program offers movies throughout the summer for only $1 per ticket. Cinemark Tinseltown 17, 5501 S IH-35 Frontage Rd, Austin.

Regal Summer Movie Express: Mr. Peabody & Sherman & Rio 2 – Wednesday, August 6 at 10:00 a.m. Admission is $1 and a portion of the proceeds will benefit the Will Rogers Institute. Regal Arbor 8 @ Great Hills, 9828 Great Hills Trail, Austin; Regal Westgate Stadium 11, 4477 S Lamar Blvd, Austin; and Regal Lakeline Mall 9, 11200 Lakeline Mall Dr, Cedar Park.

Itty Bitty Playtime & Yoga – Wednesday, August 6 at 10:00 a.m. Itty Bitty Playtime & Yoga is a playful, educational, and relaxing time for babies and toddlers up to 18 months. Learn new ways to connect with your with your baby through movement, stretching and song. Complimentary juice and coffee served. FREE! Millie & Mox, 5145 North FM 620, Ste B110, Austin.

Cinemark Summer Movie Clubhouse: Rio 2 – Wednesday, August 6 at 10:00 a.m. The Cinemark summer movie program offers movies throughout the summer for only $1 per ticket. Cinemark Cedar Park, 1335 E Whitestone Blvd, Austin and Cinemark Hill Country Galleria, 12812 Hill Country Blvd, Bee Cave.

Ms. Staci Storytime – Wednesday, August 6 at 10:30 a.m. Ms. Staci will be back to read some of her favorite stories and to sing some of your favorite songs. Don’t forget your dancing shoes. FREE! BookPeople, 603 N Lamar, Austin.

There’s Something Fishy Going on in Texas – Wednesday, August 6 at 11:00 a.m. Join Bill Balboa from Sea Grant Texas (a Texas A&M University and NOAA affiliated program) and learn about marine and coastal habitats. You’ll learn who, and what, lives there. This includes the different animals animals on the Texas and Gulf Coasts, as well as sharks and rays. You’ll even get to touch and see several common Texas marine species. Seating is limited at all programs. Please arrive a few minutes early to gain entrance. For ages 5 and up. FREE! APL – Howson Branch, 2500 Exposition Blvd, Austin.

Austin Summer Musical for Children Storytime – Wednesday, August 6 at 11:00 a.m. After a cyclone scoops them up with their Kansas farmhouse, Dorothy and her dog Toto find themselves transported to Oz. Special guests from Austin Summer Musical for Children will host this Wizard of Oz storytime. FREE! Barnes & Noble Arboretum, 10000 Research Blvd #158, Austin.Advertisement
Community Night – Wednesday, August 6 from 5-8:00 p.m. At the Thinkery, science and families play side by side. Every Wednesday the Museum stays open late for families to discover new ideas and learn together. Cost: Admission is by donation only, with a suggested $1 donation. The Thinkery, 1830 Simond Ave, Austin.

Krispy Kreme Family Night – Wednesday, August 6 from 6-8:00 p.m. Kids can decorate one FREE doughnut each, plus enjoy crafts, balloons, paper hats, coloring sheets and more. Krispy Kreme, 701 E Stassney Ln and 12586 Research Blvd, Austin.

Texas Radio Live – Wednesday, August 6 from 6-8:00 p.m. Texas Radio Live brings you the very best Texas music with performances from Texas musicians. This week, hear music by Ricky Stein and Steve Hamende. FREE but donations to support the KDRP Radio Mission are appreciated. Guero’s Oak Garden, 1412 S Congress Ave, Austin.

Family Movie Night: Cloudy With A Chance of Meatballs 2 – Wednesday, August 6 at 6:30 p.m. Rated PG. FREE! APL – Manchaca Road Branch, 5500 Manchaca Rd, Austin.

Blues on the Green – Wednesday, August 6 at 8:00 p.m. This year marks the 24th of the annual concert series KGSR’s Blues on the Green, consistently ranked as a top annual entertainment event. Zilker Park will be filled with thousands of people, blankets, lawn chairs, families and music lovers. This week, it’s Charlie Mars with Quiet Company. FREE! Zilker Park, 2100 Barton Springs Rd, Austin.

Thursday

Free Admission to The Blanton – Thursday, August 7 from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. FREE! Blanton Museum of Art, 200 E MLK Jr Blvd, Austin.

Storytime Tours at the Blanton – Thursday, August 7 at 10:30 a.m. These 30-minute thematic tours encourage young art lovers to look carefully and make connections between art, story, and life. Recommended for kids age 3-7 and their adult companions. Space is limited. Tickets available at the Visitor Service Desk. To read about storytime at the Blanton, click here. FREE! Blanton Museum of Art, 200 E Martin Luther King Junior Blvd, Austin.

KinderDance Class – Thursday, August 7 at 10:30 a.m. (for 2-year-olds) and at 11:00 a.m. (for ages 3-5). KinderDance encourages children to have fun and gain a love for learning by associating it with something that comes naturally — movement, music, dance, and fitness! Experience a FREE sample class. Rattan Creek Community Center, 7617 Elkhorn Mountain Trail, Austin.

Free Noon Concert – Thursday, August 7 at Noon. Take a 30-minute lunchtime break to hear 13 year-old Gelsomina Meglino on violin & piano and 8 year-old Daniel Meglino on cello & piano. FREE! Central Presbyterian Church, 200 E 8th St, Austin.

Super Smash Bros Brawl Tournament – Thursday, August 7 at 2:00 p.m. Are you ready to brawl? Compete in the 2014 Super Smash Bros Brawl Summer Tournament. All dates are seed tournaments for the Championship Finals at the Yarborough Branch Library on August 9. Super Smash Bros Brawl is rated T for Teens by the ESRB. All ages welcome. FREE! APL – Manchaca Road Branch, 5500 Manchaca Rd, Austin.

Crafternoon – Thursday, August 7 from 2-4:00 p.m. Don’t just sit around bored all summer. Get the DIY bug and create something awesome. Drop by the Library and make a craft while you search for books, movies and music. There will be paper crafts, easy sewing, and more fun projects for the whole family. The library provides the supplies; you provide the creativity. FREE! APL – Faulk Central Library, 800 Guadalupe St, Austin.

Fish Gallery Summer Reading Program – Thursday, August 7 at 3:30 p.m. Kids can enjoy a story, crafts, touch tanks, and a demonstration feeding in one of the large display tanks. FREE! Fish Gallery, 6500 N Lamar Blvd, Austin.

Yappy Hour on the Patio – Thursday, August 7 from 5-8:00 p.m. Enjoy live music on the dog-friendly patio. FREE! Whole Foods Domain, 11920 Domain Dr, Austin.

Family Science Night – Thursday, August 7 at 6:00 p.m. Families can enjoy a screening of the Disney Nature film African Cats. FREE! Wells Branch Library, 15001 Wells Port Dr, Austin.

Upcycle This – Thursday, August 7 from 6-8:00 p.m. Drop-in for this fun crafting workshop. Bring something to work on or participate in this month’s upcycled craft: pencil boxes made from cardboard. All supplies provided, just bring your imagination. FREE! Recycled Reads, 5335 Burnet Rd, Austin.

Live Music at Central Market North - Thursday, August 7 from 6:30-9:00 p.m. Elizabeth McQueen plays Jazz/Americana. FREE! Central Market, 4001 N Lamar Blvd, Austin.

Live Music at Central Market Westgate – Thursday, August 7 from 6:30-9:00 p.m. Jazz by Blackbird 3. FREE! Central Market Westgate, 4477 S Lamar Blvd, Austin.

Summer in the Park Concert (San Marcos) - Thursday, August 7 at 7:30 p.m. FREE concert featuring Terri Hendrix Band w/Lloyd Maines. San Marcos Plaza Park, 201 N CM Allen Pkwy, San Marcos.

The Sound of Music- Thursday, August 7 at 7:00 p.m. The Sound of Music is the 12th annual summer teen musical by the Christian Choral Society of Austin (CCSA).   Kathy Blair directs the 36 member cast and David Martin conducts a 21 piece professional orchestra . Tickets can be purchased online or at the door, and range in price from $9-$15. Brentwood Christian School, 11908 N. Lamar Blvd., Austin.

Unplugged at the Grove – Thursday, August 7 at 8:00 p.m. This year marks the 21st Anniversary of KGSR’s Unplugged at the Grove. This week, it’s Emily Bell. FREE! Shady Grove, 1624 Barton Springs Rd, Austin.

Zilker Summer Musical: Oklahoma! – Thursday, August 7 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. FREE! The City of Austin charges $5.00 per car for parking in Zilker Park. Zilker Hillside Theater,‎ 2201 Barton Springs Rd, Austin.

Friday

Alamo Kids Camp: An American Tail – Friday, August 8. Verify showtime before heading out. 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. No children under the age of 3 will be admitted. Families with loud children will be asked to leave. Alamo Drafthouse Slaughter, 5701 W Slaughter Ln, Austin.

Alamo Kids Camp: Rango – Friday, August 8. Verify showtime before heading out. 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. No children under the age of 3 will be admitted. Families with loud children will be asked to leave. Alamo Drafthouse Village, 2700 West Anderson Ln, Austin.

Alamo Kids Camp: Corpse Bride – Friday, August 8. Verify showtime before heading out. 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. No children under the age of 3 will be admitted. Families with loud children will be asked to leave. Alamo Drafthouse Lakeline, 14028 N US Hwy 183, Bldg F, Austin.

Fun Fridays – Friday, August 8 at 10:00 a.m. Sing! Dance! Play! Fun Fridays is a fun musical and entertainment hour featuring local Austin musicians. Complimentary refreshments will be served. FREE! Millie & Mox, 5145 North FM 620, Ste B110, Austin.

MamaCents Children’s Consignment Sale – Friday, August 8 from 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. Clothing, gear, furniture, maternity, books and educational supplies, and an amazing boutique area. Why shop retail when you can get the same things for 50-90% less? Admission is FREE! Frank Fickett Center, 12500 N IH 35, Austin.

Local & Live at the Visitor Center – Friday, August 8 from 4-6:00 p.m. Live and Local is a music series put on by the Austin Convention and Visitors Bureau. Hear some of the best music Austin has to offer. Each performance will provide the audience with a closer, more intimate experience with the artists, who will usually be playing solo or acoustic sets. This week, Little Brave performs. FREE! Austin Visitor Center, 603 E 4th St, Austin

Live Music at Central Market North – Friday, August 8 from 6:30-9:00 p.m. Soul/R&B by Soul Track Mind. FREE! Central Market, 4001 N Lamar Blvd, Austin.

Live Music at Central Market Westgate – Friday, August 8 from 6:30-9:00 p.m. Laura Otero sings Jazz/Colombian. FREE! Central Market Westgate, 4477 S Lamar Blvd, Austin.

Music in the Park (Pflugerville) – Friday, August 8 at 6:30 p.m. Cienfuegos performs a diverse array of Latin genres with a focus on traditional Cuban styles such as Son, Bolero, Guajira, and Cha-Cha. The energetic sounds of exciting salsa will have you up off your feet, dancing to their original compositions and traditional Latin standards. Food will be available for purchase beginning at 6:30 p.m. and the music starts at 7:30 p.m. Pfamily, pfriends, and pfurry pets welcome. Bring lawn chairs, blankets, and cash for food — or enjoy your own picnic. There’s even a playground on site for the kids. FREE! Pfluger Park, 515 City Park Rd, Pflugerville.

Music on the Square Summer Concerts (Georgetown) – Friday, August 8 from 6:30-8:30 p.m. This summer, enjoy live music on the Courthouse Square each Friday night. Pick up dinner at a downtown restaurant or bring your own picnic (no glass please). This week, enjoy Not Past 11 Jazz Band. FREE! Courthouse Square, Georgetown.

Planet Music: American Swing – Friday, August 8 at 7:00 p.m. This month’s Planet Music event will feature live music by Aunt Ruby’s Sweet Jazz Babies and a dance lesson by Samantha Garfield and Alex Gaw. Beginner dance lesson followed by live music, swing dance demos, and more. FREE and family friendly. Dougherty Arts Center, 1110 Barton Springs Rd, Austin.

Movies at the Pool: Free Willy – Friday, August 8 at 8:00 p.m. Bring your whole family to lie out on blankets under the night sky. Food trucks available from 6-8:00 p.m. Pool entry is free starting at 8 p.m. Free Willy begins at dusk. Rated PG. FREE and open to everyone. El Salido Pool, 11500 El Salido Parkway Austin.

Classic Cartoon Community Cinema: Scooby Doo – Friday, August 8 at 8:00 p.m. Come be a kid again while enjoying free popcorn, cereal, and cartoons. Be sure to bring blankets, towels, or folding chairs and everyone you know. Seating starts at 8:00 pm, showing starts at 8:30 p.m. Concessions are first come, first served, until they run out. FREE! The Fellowship at Scofield Farms, 12424 Scofield Farms Dr, Austin.

Zilker Summer Musical: Oklahoma! – Friday, August 8 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. FREE! The City of Austin charges $5.00 per car for parking in Zilker Park. Zilker Hillside Theater,‎ 2201 Barton Springs Rd, Austin.

In her life before kids, Emily held jobs as a zookeeper, a middle school teacher, and a tour bus driver in the wilds of Montana–not one of which prepared her for the adventures of motherhood. Now she’s living the good life in Austin with her husband, two sons and a Great Dane. When she’s not off gallivanting with her boys, you might find Emily baking up a mean batch of cupcakes, recalling obscure 80s song lyrics, or dreaming of peace and quiet.

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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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