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Footgolf: Austin Bucket List for 2015

August 31, 2015 0

We say it all the time, but we do truly believe it: Austin is an amazing place to raise a family. With this in mind, we’re on a mission to go discover all the things […]

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Weekly Event Planner: August 31 – September 6, 2015

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Monday, August 31, 2015 Baby Bloomers: Discovering Animals, Grasslands – 9:00am – noon. Join us as we wrap up our animal discovery month for Baby Bloomers! This week we will discover the animals of the grasslands. We […]


Sports Teams in Greater Austin

August 28, 2015 1

In a town full of fitness-conscious folks, it should come as no surprise that there are many sports fans among us. If you are itching to get your family out to a game, here’s a […]

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Austin Music Mama

Event: 2015 HAAM Benefit Day, 9/1

August 28, 2015 1

HAAM Benefit Day is a nationally recognized city-wide musical celebration that helps keep music in Austin alive and well. Businesses large and small take part on HAAM Benefit Day by agreeing to make a cash […]

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Austin Reading Mama

Local Author Reading List: Susanne Kerns

August 26, 2015 0

It’s hard enough for us parents to find time to read, let alone to decide what to read. Head to the library and it’s easy to get overwhelmed by the stacks upon stacks of interesting-sounding […]


Event: 2015 Austin Free Day of Yoga, 9/7

August 26, 2015 0

All day Monday, Labor Day, September 7, 2015 , participating studios across the Austin area offer free classes for Austin Free Day of Yoga. For the 17th year, Austin yoga teachers and studios have united […]

Austin Music Mama

ACL Festival Late Night Shows

August 25, 2015 0

The Official 2015 ACL Fest Late Night Shows have been announced! Whether you are going to ACL or skipping this year, there are now more opportunities to see over thirty shows from October 1-10 at […]


Bucket List: Wimberley Market Days

August 25, 2015 0

One of the oldest and largest outdoor markets in Texas is located a short drive from Austin in the beautiful town of Wimberely. Held on the first Saturday of the month from March to December, […]

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SXSW 2016 PanelPicker Favorites

August 24, 2015 1

It should come as no surprise that planning is well underway for the 2016 South by Southwest® (SXSW®) Conferences & Festivals. Since 2007, organizers have relied upon the SXSW community to give its input into […]

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Event: LBJ Birthday Celebration, 8/27

August 24, 2015 0

The LBJ Library will be offering free admission and cake on Thursday, August 27 to celebrate what would have been President Johnson’s 107th birthday. In addition, cupcakes will be served on the West Mall of […]

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Event: Simon Kidgits Back-to-Schoool Event, 8/22

August 20, 2015 0

WHAT: Families are invited to score an “A+” in preparedness and entertainment with Simon Kidgits Club’s Back-to-School event from 12-2 p.m. on Saturday, August 22 in Dillard’s Women’s Court. The afternoon will feature a variety […]


Cedar Rock Railroad

August 19, 2015 1

A ride on the Cedar Rock Railroad will delight train lovers of all ages. Tucked inside the Southwest Williamson County Park is an ultimate train-lovers paradise. The quarter-scale train takes passengers on a 1.3 mile ride through the shady park. […]


Giveaway: The Legends of Robin Hood

August 17, 2015 0

The authentic actors from Sherwood Forest Faire are once again storming the castle at Austin Scottish Rite Theater! Kids and grown-ups alike will enjoy the adventure and comedy of THE LEGENDS OF ROBIN HOOD: THE […]


Hill Country Science Mill

August 17, 2015 0

I was so excited when I found out that there was a new science museum opening nearby. My son is now 9 years old, and so he tends to be in the “in between” stage […]


Event: Central Austin Arts Block Party, 8/23

August 17, 2015 0

Ten of Austin’s best and brightest arts organizations invite you to an unprecedented joint effort – the Austin Arts Block Party celebrating the 2015-16 season, Sunday, August 23 at the Long Center. Ten of Austin’s […]

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Texas Day Trips

Cooling Off at Blue Hole in Wimberley

August 14, 2015 2

If you are willing to take a short road trip, it won’t take long to cool off in the refreshing, spring-fed waters of Cypress Creek at Blue Hole in Wimberley. The City of Wimberley runs […]

Austin Travel Mama

Exploring The DoSeum in San Antonio

August 13, 2015 0

Did you realize there is a new museum for kids in San Antonio? It’s called The DoSeum, and we went there recently with my 9-year-old son and his friend. The museum bills itself as “San […]

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End of Summer Fun For Teens at Alamo Drafthouse

August 13, 2015 0

Looking for some end-of-summer fun with your teens? Alamo Drafthouse Family has you covered, with a Taylor Swift Sing-along and a special Back to School Sing-along. All onscreen content is PG-13. Guests under 18 must […]


Event: Ballet Austin FREE Day of Dance, 8/30

August 12, 2015 0

Ballet Austin’s FREE Day of Dance is coming up on Sunday, August 30, 2015 from 1-5pm. Come Dance! will take place at Ballet Austin’s Butler Dance Education Center at 501 W. 3rd Street in the […]


Cool Down at an Austin-Area Splash Pad

August 12, 2015 0

Pools are great, but sometimes, splash pads are even better. Often adjacent to playgrounds, you can get a twofer by playing on the playground and then cooling off in the water. They are almost always […]

Our bucket list at the start of the summer. P.S. This is probably one of my most Pinterest-worthy efforts.

Ideas for End of Summer Fun in Austin

August 11, 2015 0

I don’t know about you, but there were weeks this summer when I didn’t think I was going to make it. In between trying to work, coordinating with my kid’s friends, getting all the normal […]

Austin Foodie Mama

Whole Foods Third Annual Kids Cooking Challenge

August 11, 2015 0

Got a kid who loves to cook? Enter for a chance to compete in Whole Foods’ third annual Whole Kids Foundation Kids Cooking Challenge! Children 13 and under, along with a parent, are invited to […]


Event: Cabela’s Great Outdoor Days

August 11, 2015 1

Celebrate the kick-off for Fall Hunting, Fishing and Camping with a fun-filled weekend at Cabela’s! On August 15 and 16, 2015, the Cabela’s in Buda will have huge sales, fun, free activities and educational seminars […]

Austin Music Mama

Event: RAS Day, 8/29

August 10, 2015 0

On August 29, award-winning artists Riders Against the Storm (RAS) will host the 2nd Annual RAS Day, presented by Loudmouth Rentals. The all day, family-friendly festival seeks to cultivate community, inspire unity and encourage rejuvenation […]

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Indoor Play at Hop N Happy

August 10, 2015 0

Looking for something fun to do with that kids that is also located indoors? Escape the heat, escape the rain… head to Hop N Happy, a locally owned indoor entertainment destination perfect for kids between […]

Austin Foodie Mama

Celebrate National S’Mores Day on August 10th

August 7, 2015 0

While it’s far too hot for old-fashioned s’mores around a campfire, there are many places in Austin to enjoy this nostalgic summer treat with the family. S’mores for breakfast Mary’s Cafe and Pop Shop Gelato […]


Bowling Alleys in Greater Austin

August 6, 2015 3

Strike! There’s nothing quite like the look on your little one’s face when he or she finally knocks all the pins down after watching countless gutter balls roll down the lane. Bonus: in the summer, […]

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Event: Sound & Cinema

August 6, 2015 0

Sound & Cinema features unique pairings of classic Hollywood movies with amazing bands from different genres on the lawn at The Long Center at 701 W. Riverside Drive. Image courtesy of The Long Center Don’t miss […]

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Take a Dip in Barton Springs Pool

August 5, 2015 0

Barton Springs Pool is the perfect place to cool off on a hot summer day. Some people are a bit intimidated by the 68-70 degree water, and you will observe shouts and squeals as swimmers […]

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Event: Nature’s Treasures 15th Anniversary Festivities

August 4, 2015 0

Nature’s Treasures is celebrating its 15th anniversary with two events. Starting Wednesday, August 5th, the store is sponsoring a Citywide Treasure Hunt. Fifteen rocks are hidden at 15 of Austin’s treasured iconic spots. Check Nature’s […]

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Event: Austin Summer Musical for Children

August 3, 2015 0

The Austin Summer Musical for Children (ASMC) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization whose goal it is to provide live musical theatre productions for the children of Central Texas as a way of fostering community, building […]

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