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Heading to ACL this weekend? Rock and Recycle!

October 11, 2019 0

For its third year, Austin Parks Foundation (APF) is presenting Rock & Recycle and Divert It! during both weekends of the Austin City Limits Music Festival at Zilker Park. Rock & Recycle seeks to enhance […]


Austin Families Give Back

October 9, 2018 1

On Saturday, November 17, Generation SERVE will host the 2nd annual Austin Families Give Back event at the Millennium Youth Entertainment Complex! Registration for Austin Families Give Back is now open. Free and open to […]


2018 Summer Fun Guide

May 14, 2018 1

Hot days and warm nights in Austin means that summer is here! If you’re looking for something fun to do in Austin this summer with your family, the 2018 Summer Fun Guide has 35+ activities […]


Summer Fun Launch Party

June 5, 2017 1

Celebrate the beginning of Summer at the Austin Summer Fun Checklist Launch Party, presented by LiveMom, AustinSummerFun.com, and Whole Foods Market, with sponsorship by the Austin Diagnostic Clinic! Worried about what to do with the […]


2017 Austin Summer Fun Checklist For Kids

May 29, 2017 1

Austin is chock-full of fun activities, and the summer months are no exception. From swimming in the crisp water at Barton Springs Pool to exploring weird places (The Cathedral of Junk), visiting Austin Museums, and […]


Outside Voice ARTtv at Maker Faire

May 10, 2017 0

Going to Maker Faire? Get Arty at the Outside Voice ARTtv Party! If you’re heading to Maker Faire Austin this weekend, be sure and check out the pop up art party Outside Voice is hosting […]


2017 Family Music Meltdown

February 28, 2017 0

Pack a picnic and bring your lawn blankets out to Pan Am Park on Wednesday, March 15, 2017, from 3-6:30 pm, for  the much-loved Family Music Meltdown, a free event for Austin-area families that is […]


2017 Austin Camp Guide

February 27, 2017 1

The kids will be out of school for summer break in no time! Get a head start on planning out their camp schedule with the 2017 Austin Camp Guide. American Academy of Robotics American Robotics […]


Make Your Own Valentine

February 1, 2017 0

Kids can make their own Origami Heart Valentines at Terra Toys on Thursday, February 9, 2017! Enjoy free Japanese cookies and special drink offers at the new Terra Toys Espresso bar! All supplies and instructions […]


Community Art Sunday

January 16, 2017 0

“Be a Courageous Ally” is the theme that will kick off Creative Action’s 2017 Community Art Sunday program on Sunday, January 22, 2017. It’s more important than ever to be an ally to our friends […]


Christine Messina: living the sweet life

November 2, 2016 0

Here at LiveMom, we love meeting new moms (and dads) doing interesting things around town. Our monthly Feature series give us an excuse to learn more about these hardworking Austinites! November’s featured guest is Christine […]


A day at Catch Air Austin

August 9, 2016 0

A rainy day weekend for parents with young kids can be a horrible thing, at least for me that’s the case! So, on a rainy Sunday a few weeks ago my son and I decided […]


Farmers Markets in the Greater Austin Area

July 22, 2016 0

While it might be nice for a while, we can’t subsist on just Goldfish and popsicles…at least, not all summer. Take advantage of your early risers to skip your usual weekend morning routine and get […]


Event: Keep Austin Playing

July 12, 2016 0

Keep Austin Playing is a city-wide interactive event that is put on through the Austin Parks and Recreation Department on July 14, 2016. Created by the Austin Parks and Recreation Department, this event aims to […]


Feature: Susan Thomson, documentary producer

June 1, 2016 0

Susan Thomson and I met on the first day of kindergarten for our sons, and I loved her warm smile immediately. She has two beautiful tow-headed children and a kind husband in the westlake area […]


Live Music Venues for Kids of All Ages

April 26, 2016 0

Living in the Live Music Capital of the World, there’s no escaping catching some live music around Austin. From restaurants to record stores, bars and clubs, grocery stores and coffee shops, we are lucky enough […]


The Weekenders: January 30-31, 2016

January 28, 2016 0

Saturday, January 30, 2016 Free Croissant at all Austin-area la Madeleine locations! Free Day of Dance – 9 a.m. to 10 p.m., Over 180 FREE dance classes offered all over the Austin area in Country, Swing, […]


Listen To Your Mother Taking Submissions Now

January 27, 2016 0

The LISTEN TO YOUR MOTHER show is in its 6th year in Austin, and will be live on stage May 7, 2016 at the AT&T Executive Education and Conference Center. LISTEN TO YOUR MOTHER is a national series of locally-produced […]


Weekenders: January 23 & 24, 2016

January 21, 2016 0

Saturday, January 23, 2016 Tree Talk Winter Walk – 9 a.m. – 5 p.m., Celebrate Texas trees in the Arboretum while learning about trees for your yard, ideal trees for wildlife, and tree care. We […]


Weekly Planner: January 18-24, 2016

January 17, 2016 0

Monday, January 18, 2016 Mr. Will’s Music Class at Whole Foods Kid’s Club (Bee Cave) – 10 a.m., Mr. Will plays classics, covers and original music. Kids can dance and sing to their hearts delight! […]

Austin Foodie Mama

Emancipet’s Sit Stay Day

January 13, 2016 0

Animal lovers and foodies, rejoice! Emancipet’s sixth annual Sit Stay Day, a unique fundraiser that lets pets and their humans stay in and enjoy homegrown Austin treats while raising money for pets in need, returns for 2016. Dozens of local businesses donate […]


Special Edition Weekender: December 11-13, 2015

December 10, 2015 0

Friday, December 11, 2015 Invincible Czars 6:30-9 p.m., The band plays The Nutcracker and more. FREE! Central Market, 4001 North Lamar Blvd. Ebenezer’s Journey: A Dickens’ Christmas Story – 7–10 p.m., This special interactive program based […]

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Weekly Planner: October 5-11, 2015

October 4, 2015 0

Monday, October 5, 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 […]

Weekend Events

The Weekenders: September 25 – 27, 2015

September 24, 2015 0

What’s happening this weekend in Austin? A lot, my friend! Friday, September 25, 2015 Fall Madness Comic Book Swap – 3-7 p.m., Bring your old comics in good condition and a bag for the new […]


Weekly Planner: September 21-27, 2015

September 20, 2015 0

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! Monday, September 21, 2015 Baby Bloomers: Nursery Rhymes – 9 a.m. to […]


Celebrate Oktoberfest 2015 in Austin

September 18, 2015 0

Save yourself some time and money by celebrating Oktoberfest in Austin instead of Munich! There are plenty of options to celebrate, most are kid-friendly, and all are sure to offer an abundance of fun. Easy […]


Weekly Planner: September 14-20, 2015

September 13, 2015 0

Monday, September 14, 2015 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 […]

Weekday Events

Weekly Event Planner: August 31 – September 6, 2015

August 30, 2015 0

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 […]


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 […]


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, […]


Ways to Watch the Bats Emerge at Dusk

July 31, 2015 0

There are several ways to see the bats emerge, and even other places than downtown to see them! When was the last time you saw the bats emerge at dusk? One of our town’s best […]

Austin Music Mama

August 2015 Family-Friendly Music Roundup

July 31, 2015 0

Austin is definitely a city that is filled with live music options for every taste. Whether your preference favors country, rap, rock, hip-hop, classical or indie, chances are you’ll find it in this city. It’s […]

Weekly Events

Weekly Planner: July 20-26, 2015

July 19, 2015 0

    Welcome to the all new Weekly Planner on LiveMom.com! We’ve combined our two most favorite weekly posts, The Weekenders (weekend events) and What’s Up Weekly (weekday events) into one! Wondering which family-friendly events […]

Weekday Events

Weekday Events: June 29 – July 3, 2015

June 28, 2015 0

Be sure to check out our monthly movie round up post for free and discounted summer movies! Monday, June 29, 2015 Baby Bloomers: Exploring the World– 9:00am – noon.This week we are going down under! […]


Weekend Events: June 26-28, 2015

June 25, 2015 0

Happening All Weekend Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream – Friday, June 26 and Saturday, June 27 at 8 p.m., For its 7th season, Young Shakespeare, Austin Shakespeare’s teen company, will transform Richard Garriott de Cayeux’s […]

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