Weekend Events: January 9-11, 2015

Friday, January 9, 2015

Creative Side Jewelry Academy Spring Open House- 4-8 p.m. Are you ready to start making your own jewelry? Creative Side Jewelry Academy offers classes for all levels! Join us for our Spring Open House and come see all that we have to offer. Join us in the studio, check out all the equipment and tools, and meet and mingle with instructors and students! Catch live jewelry making demonstrations, a short presentation by Creative Side Director, Courtney Gray and perhaps even get a little hands on time! Bring friends and family, lots of questions and be sure to wear your favorite jewelry pieces for discussion over wine and snacks. Come mingle with Austin’s jewelry community.  FREE! RSVP to info@creativeside.org. Creative Side Jewelry Academy, 321 W. Ben White Blvd, Ste. 204

Faces & Places of Asia Opening Reception6-8 p.m. Rama Tiru has traveled around the world and she believes her journey is ever evolving. This solo exhibition beckons viewers to join in this journey, to soak in an expansive visual display of the Asian continent. Tiru hopes the features of the faraway, both soil and society, will conjure memories of home for Asian immigrants and spark an interest in the minds of young Asian Americans and others to learn about places they may have never been but may now want to go. Refreshments provided. FREE! Asian American Resource Center, 8401 Cameron Rd, Austin.

Saturday, January 10, 2015

Hands on History: National Hobby Month (Georgetown)- 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. What is a Thaumatrope?  Learn about hobbies and toys of the past in celebration of National Hobby Month. Children will make their very own artwork to create a Thaumatrope. FREE! The Williamson Museum, 716 S. Austin Avenue, Georgetown.

Lonestar Dance Center FREE Day of Dance (Pflugerville)- 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. Thinking of signing your kiddo up for dance classes? This is a great day to have them try it out for FREE. Door prizes, complimentary breakfast, and more! Lonestar Dance Center for Performing Arts, 2606 FM 1825, Pflugerville.

Music Forever, Music Together at Kaleidoscope Toys- 10:30- 11:30 a.m. A FREE special music event for children ages 2-6 years!
Join us as we sing, dance, play simple percussion instruments, and explore rhythm and movement in this fun 30-minute introductory music class. Music Forever Music Together offers an internationally recognized, research-based music and movement program for infants, toddlers, preschoolers and the adults that love them. In our weekly classes we sing songs, dance, play with simple percussion instruments, have fun with chants, finger plays, rhythm games and a rich variety of other music and movement activities. Kaleidoscpoe Toys, 110 N. IH-35, Round Rock.

AdvertisementSecond Saturdays Are for Families: For the Birds- 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. Every second Saturday of the month, The Contemporary Austin offers hands-on art-making workshops at Laguna Gloria, inspired by the exhibitions on view. Join us between 11A–3P to see family-friendly performances, meet local artists, and make art to take home. Recommended for ages 2–11. Drop in and create! Did you know that Laguna Gloria is home to hundreds of species of birds (including peacocks)? Learn about the migratory habits of these winged creatures from the Travis Audubon Society, then make a winter habitat to take home to your feathered neighbors! Cost: $10 per family, $5 per member family. Laguna Gloria, 3809 West 35th Street.

BookKids Storytime: Paramount Theater Sneak Peek- 11:30 a.m. Our friends from the Paramount/Stateside Theaters will be here today to give us a sneak peek of their new show, The Musical Adventures of Flat Stanley! Stanley Lambchop is just like everyone else, but one night he makes a wish…and it comes true! In a whirlwind musical travelogue, Stanley – the ultimate exchange student – scours the globe to do something the world has never seen before, and learns that heroes come in all shapes and sizes. This show not only celebrates literacy and writing, but teaches young people about traveling the world and seeing what lies beyond their front doors! There will be stories, a Flat Stanley-making craft, and a drawing for tickets to the show – oh boy! Don’t miss it! FREE! BookPeople, 603 N. Lamar Blvd.

Sunday, January 11, 2015

Groundwork Music Orchestra at Cherrywood- 10 a.m. Join Groundwork’s Music- fun music for kids- 10 am every second Sunday of the month! FREE! Cherrywood Coffeehouse, 1400 East 38th 1/2 Street.

Ballet Austin’s Get Fit 2015-  1:30- 5:30 p.m. Come try a workout. Learn more about living an active & healthy life. Win prizes! It’s FREE! This is your opportunity to sample conditioning and fitness classes, try the Pilates reformers, learn more about living healthy in 2015, and have fun! Drop-ins are welcome. Signing up ahead of time enters you into an exclusive Get Fit prize drawing! FREE Classes at Get Fit: Arms & Abs, Ballet Fit, Ballet/Yoga Fit, Better Balance & Movement, Bollywood Fitness, Cardio Dance & Tone, CardioPOP! Top 40’s Dance Fitness, Feldenkrais®, Foam Roller Stretch, Lower Body Workout, Pilates Ballet Barre Booty Workout, New Year’s Resolution Body Burn Workout, Pilates Cardio, Pilates Mat Workout, Stretch & Tone, Vinyasa Flow Yoga, Yoga 101, Zumba®, Zumba Gold®, Zumba® for Families, Family Lion King Yoga, Family World Dance. Ballet Austin’s Butler Dance Education Center, 501 W. 3rd Street.

Free Family Fun at Art Garage- 2-4 p.m. Join us for some awesome Frozen-themed winter crafts, as well as specials on featured in-studio art projects. Drop in anytime between 2 and 4 pm to participate and yes Queen Elsa will be in attendance! FREE! The Art Garage, 11190 Circle Drive, Suite 202.


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