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Event: 2nd Annual Bike EAST Art Attack!

November 6, 2015 0

Bike E.A.S.T. is a social media-crazed, mostly serious art scavenger hunt, bike ride, and raffle supporting The Ghisallo Cycling Initiative and Big Medium. The event takes place on Sunday, November 15, 2015 from 11am-6pm. Bike […]


Shop Local: Holiday Markets and Craft Fairs

November 5, 2015 2

There’s never a shortage of local, handmade items to purchase for loved ones over the holiday season in Austin, Texas! With so many artists calling this city home, you are bound to come across that […]


KLRU Kids Announces New Schedule

November 4, 2015 0

Ch-ch-ch-changes! The KLRU Kids schedule will be revamped, starting Monday, November 2. Sesame Street will air at 9am on weekdays, while Curious George and Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood move up one hour. In the afternoon, Arthur […]

The winning design from the Junior Division in 2014. Photo from the City of Austin's website.

2015 Zilker Holiday Tree Art Contest

November 3, 2015 0

Calling all youth artists ages 5-10! The 2015 Zilker Holiday Tree Art Contest is open until Friday, November 13th at 5pm. Winners of both the Junior Division (5 – 7 years) and Senior Division (8 […]


Event: TEMPO Happenings in November 2015

November 3, 2015 0

If you haven’t checked out the 10 temporary art installations for the 2015 TEMPO project – don’t worry, there’s still time to see them all! Here’s a list of some special events & installations during […]


Event: Travis Heights Art Trail, 11/7 & 11/8

November 3, 2015 0

The Travis Heights Art Trail is this weekend, November 7 – 8 from 11am-5pm. This is a grassroots art show, created by and for the artists of Austin. Each year, this city gem showcases some […]

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Event: Springfree Trampoline Grand Opening, 11/21

November 3, 2015 0

The Springfree Trampoline Austin Grand Opening Celebration is scheduled from 1-4 p.m. on Saturday, November 21, 2015. Be sure to mark your calendars for this family-friendly event, featuring live music and a spectacular grand opening […]


Weekly Planner: November 2-7, 2015

November 1, 2015 0

Many thanks to KLRU for sponsoring the Weekly Planner! Take note: KLRU schedule changes, starting November 2nd, include Sesame Street airing at 9 a.m. on weekdays while Curious George, Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood and Arthur move […]


Event: Wurstfest 2015, 11/6-11/15

October 30, 2015 0

One of my family’s favorite fall festivals is coming soon: Wurstfest. The festival is a unique annual celebration rich in German culture and takes place near the headwaters of the beautiful Comal River in New […]

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5 Ways to Get Rid Of Halloween Candy

October 30, 2015 0

Depending on how many Halloween events your family attends, you will end up with anywhere from several fistfuls (highly unlikely) to an ungodly amount (more likely) of candy. Of course, you can choose to allow […]

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Talking to Kids About Aging Pets and Pet Loss

October 29, 2015 2

When you came home from the hospital, she was there to greet you, tail wagging. During a particularly rough day during the toddler years, he curled up in your lap, providing comfort. When you came […]

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Event: Home Slice Carnival O Pizza, 11/14

October 28, 2015 0

Another afternoon of pizza-themed zaniness in South Austin is right around the corner! The carnival is at once a celebration of the art of hand tossed pizza, a 10th birthday party for the restaurant and […]


Last-Minute Halloween Fun For the Family

October 28, 2015 0

Juicy Juice gave us some ideas for creative crafts your kids will enjoy with everyday items moms already have at home. Keep your little ones busy with these fun activities before going out to trick-or-treat. […]

2015 Austin Music Mama Roundup
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November 2015 Austin Music Mama Picks

October 27, 2015 0

When you are in the throes of mama-hood, it’s easy to forget that we live in the Live Music Capital of the World. It’s easy to forget how music can tell a story, lift you […]

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Local Author Reading List: Ali Katz

October 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 […]

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Weekly Planner: October 26 – November 1, 2015

October 25, 2015 0

Monday, October 26, 2015 Fall Fun at Sweet Berry Farm (Marble Falls)  –  8:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m., Harvest the fall fun at Sweet Berry Farm with  mazes, Berry Bouncers, pumpkin painting, stuff your own […]

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Feature: Denise M. Fulton, Painter

October 22, 2015 1

Here at LiveMom, we love meeting new moms (and dads) doing interesting things around town. Our monthly features give us an excuse to learn more about these hardworking Austinites. I think that all that museum-going […]

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Event: Neil Gaiman at the Long Center, 11/13

October 22, 2015 0

See author, blogger, screenwriter and new dad Neil Gaiman in what he claims will be “one of the last events I will do before I retire from public life” on November 13, 2015 at The […]


Event: FARE Walk for Food Allergy, 11/7

October 21, 2015 0

When my son was little, a girl in his playgroup was diagnosed with a gluten allergy. At the time, I didn’t know much about food allergies. Hearing her mom’s story and better understanding the way […]

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Event: ABCs of ATX Book Launch, 10/22

October 19, 2015 0

Join Author Kelly Sharp and Illustrators Joy Buran and Noelle Melody at Mockingbird Domestics on Thursday, October 22nd for a Book Launch of The ABCs of ATX. This children’s book will delight adults, too. Kelly, […]


Weekly Planner: October 19-25, 2015

October 18, 2015 0

Monday, October 19, 2015 Fall Fun at Sweet Berry Farm (Marble Falls)  –  8:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m., Harvest the fall fun at Sweet Berry Farm with  mazes, Berry Bouncers, pumpkin painting, stuff your own […]


Event: Austin Fan Fest 2015, 10/22-10/24

October 15, 2015 1

F1 is happening earlier in 2015 in Austin, and the 2015 Fan Fest kicks off the action downtown from Thursday, October 22nd until Saturday, October 24th, 2015. The City of Austin declared a two-year moratorium […]

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Explore Austin: 5 Best Parks in East Austin

October 15, 2015 0

Oh, Austin. From your people to your outdoor spaces to your laid-back vibe, it’s no wonder people are flocking to our town in droves. For parents, a great way to get out of the house […]

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Explore Austin: Hamilton Pool Preserve

October 14, 2015 0

One of the most picturesque spots in Central Texas is Hamilton Pool, but the Preserve is also one of the area’s worst-kept secrets. After a short hike down a rocky path alongside a creek lined […]

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