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    Drawing with Pastels with David Thornberry

    Presented by Dougherty Arts School at Dougherty Arts Center, Austin

    April 25, 2015

    Create dynamic pastels drawings through an understanding of basic color theory and instruction in the use of chalk pastels.  This workshop will demystify the use of color and increase your confidence!

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    Hatha Raja Series with Mike Matsumura

    Presented by Yoga Yoga

    April 5 - April 26, 2015

    Hatha Yoga is a general category that includes most physical yoga styles. It is one of the classical yogic systems that includes the practice of asanas (yoga postures) and pranayama (yogic...more

    Hatha Raja Series with Mike Matsumura

    Presented by Yoga Yoga

    April 5 - April 26, 2015

    Hatha Yoga is a general category that includes most physical yoga styles. It is one of the classical yogic systems that includes the practice of asanas (yoga postures) and pranayama (yogic...more

    17th Annual Dragon Boat Festival & Dumpling Festival

    Presented by Asian American Community Partnership and Asian American Cultural Center at Festival Beach, Austin

    April 25 - April 26, 2015

    The 17th Annual Dragon Boat Festival & Race and The 1st Dumpling Festival & Competition is a fun family event will be held on Saturday & Sunday, April 25 & 26 at Festival Beach,...more

    Underground Photography at Goat Cave with Shelley Wood

    Presented by Dougherty Arts School at Dougherty Arts Center, Austin

    April 28, 2015

    Join us for this exclusive opportunity to explore Goat Cave with your camera. If you are interested in learning basic techniques to successfully take photographs in caves or low light situations,...more

    Grant Writing: The Keys to Successful Proposals

    Presented by Austin Emerging Arts Leaders

    April 29, 2015

    Do you regard grant writing as the tedium that dare not speak its name?

    Frustrated by rejected grant proposals or just looking to improve your award?

    Not even sure where to...more

    Small Business Accounting

    Presented by City of Austin Small Business Development Program at Entrepreneur Center of Austin, Austin

    April 29, 2015

    Accounting provides the framework to evaluate the financial health and success of a business. Small Business Accounting is a practical introduction to basic accounting concepts and the primary...more

    Bird Nerds with Adrienne Hodge

    Presented by Dougherty Arts School at Dougherty Arts Center, Austin

    April 29, 2015

    The first part of the workshop will focus on the anatomy, movement and habitat of bird life at Lou Neff Point, a curve on the Lady Bird Lake Trail with a spectacular view of the downtown Austin...more

    Restorative Yoga for Life with Everitt

    Presented by Yoga Yoga

    May 1, 2015

    In this special 5-class series, of 2 hour classes, learn about the deeply healing benefits of restorative yoga.

    With more personalized attention, we’ll learn how set up specific...more

    "Eight Ways of Knowing: Research and Creative Nonfiction" with Ann McCutchan

    Presented by Writers' League of Texas

    May 2, 2015

    In this half-day session, participants will explore “eight ways of knowing" -- a rich assortment of research techniques and source materials that can be applied and deployed to...more

    BizAid Business Orientation

    Presented by City of Austin Small Business Development Program at Entrepreneur Center of Austin, Austin

    May 5, 2015

    MUST REGISTER!                         
    BizAid Business...more

    The Seven Most Important Secrets of Small Business Success

    Presented by City of Austin Small Business Development Program at Entrepreneur Center of Austin, Austin

    May 5, 2015

    The Seven Most Important Secrets of Small Business Success provides a practical template for the successful creation and operation of a small business. Whether you are a start-up still in the...more

    Hiring the Right People

    Presented by City of Austin Small Business Development Program at Entrepreneur Center of Austin, Austin

    May 7, 2015

    Formerly "Hire the Right Person the First Time"
    Of all the decisions business owners make, none impacts the effectiveness of their business more profoundly than hiring. Understanding how to...more

    Yoga for Birth and Delivery: A Special Event for Partners with Alice Duffy

    Presented by Yoga Yoga

    May 9, 2015

    As you prepare for the birth of your baby, find the support of our prenatal community. Join Alice Duffy, Registered Yoga Teacher and sought after local doula for an invaluable afternoon to share...more

    "Honing the Spark: Mapping Out Your Revision" with Charlotte Gullick

    Presented by Writers' League of Texas

    May 9, 2015

    In this session, we will create a roadmap for what is needed to revise your current book-length draft into an engaging manuscript. We will assess what we have and what is needed and create plans...more

    Family Day

    Presented by Harry Ransom Center at Harry Ransom Center, Austin

    May 9, 2015

    Visit Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and enjoy activities for the young and young at heart. Participate in writing activities with teaching artists from Austin Public Library...more

    Getting to the Heart of Meditation with Sheila Singh

    Presented by Yoga Yoga

    April 13 - May 11, 2015

    Cultivating the Four Sublime States

    Meditation is not perfecting a state of mind, but, rather, a gentle uncovering of our own capacity for love and compassion. In this four week series we...more

    High-Impact Marketing: 10 Low-Cost Strategies for Big Sales

    Presented by City of Austin Small Business Development Program at Entrepreneur Center of Austin, Austin

    May 12, 2015

    High-Impact Marketing: 10 Low-Cost Strategies for Big Sales Returns provides practical, step-by-step instruction in how to use low-budget marketing techniques to get your message out to your...more

    Stories from Deep in the Heart: McCallum Fine Arts Academy Listening Party

    Presented by Texas Folklife and McCallum High School Fine Arts Center at McCallum High School Fine Arts Center, Austin

    May 12, 2015

    Stories from Deep in the Heart: McCallum Fine Arts Academy Listening Party
    Event Date: Tue May 12, 2015 - 1:00PM to 2:30PM
    Venue: McCallum Fine Arts Academy...more

    BizAid Business Orientation

    Presented by City of Austin Small Business Development Program

    May 13, 2015

    MUST REGISTER!
    BizAid Business Orientation provides a general overview of opening a small business or re-evaluating an existing business during its growth. In this session, you will be...more

    Bird Nerds with Adrienne Hodge

    Presented by Dougherty Arts School at Dougherty Arts Center, Austin

    May 13, 2015

    The first part of the workshop will focus on the anatomy, movement and habitat of bird life at Lou Neff Point, a curve on the Lady Bird Lake Trail with a spectacular view of the downtown Austin...more

    Mindfulness Meditation Series with Sheila Singh

    Presented by Yoga Yoga

    April 10 - May 15, 2015

    Looking to slow down the pace of life? Wishing you could be more skillful and effective when facing the stress of modern day living? Wanting to live life more fully and authentically?
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    Daytrippers: San Antonio Missions

    Presented by Bob Bullock Texas State History Museum at Bob Bullock Texas State History Museum, Austin

    May 16, 2015

    Take a trip outside the Museum's walls and travel to San Antonio for a tour of several historic Spanish missions in the city. In the final weekend for the special exhibition ...more

    "Watch to Write: Lessons for Novelists in Thelma and Louise" with Les Edgerton

    Presented by Writers' League of Texas

    May 16, 2015

    Watching good movies can make you a better fiction writer.

    That’s the entire premise of this workshop. The power of visual storytelling can allow writing teachers to demonstrate...more

    INTERNATIONAL MULTICULTURAL FESTIVAL

    Presented by INTERNATIONAL MULTICULTURAL COMMUNITY and Austin Creative Alliance

    May 16, 2015

    Name of Festival:- International Multicultural Festival

    Date:- May 16th 2015

    Time:- 11am-6pm

    Cost: FREE

    Venue:- 2100 East 3rd St. 

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    The 21 Stages of Meditation with Gurucharan Singh Khalsa, PhD

    Presented by Yoga Yoga

    May 9 - May 17, 2015

    This transformational course is ideal for the long-time meditator as well as the beginning practitioner. No yoga experience or prior meditation practice is needed to benefit from this training....more

    Stoneware, Porcelain & Glaze with Eric Jackson

    Presented by Dougherty Arts School at Dougherty Arts Center, Austin

    April 14 - May 19, 2015

    All over the world, people make useful objects and figures out of clay. Become enthralled with the world's most humble and exalted medium. All skill levels are welcome in this class. ...more

    BizAid Business Orientation

    Presented by City of Austin Small Business Development Program at Entrepreneur Center of Austin, Austin

    May 19, 2015

    MUST REGISTER!
    BizAid Business Orientation provides a general overview of opening a small business or re-evaluating an existing business during its growth. In this session, you will be...more

    Underground Photography at Goat Cave with Shelley Wood

    Presented by Dougherty Arts School at Dougherty Arts Center, Austin

    May 19, 2015

    Join us for this exclusive opportunity to explore Goat Cave with your camera. If you are interested in learning basic techniques to successfully take photographs in caves or low light situations,...more

    Darkroom Essentials with Meg McLaughlin

    Presented by Dougherty Arts School at Dougherty Arts Center, Austin

    April 15 - May 20, 2015

    Designed for anyone interested in learning photographic fundamentals, this course will help students develop an understanding of photographic principles, history, and technology through darkroom...more

    Ceramics Independent Study

    Presented by Dougherty Arts School at Dougherty Arts Center, Austin

    April 15 - May 20, 2015

    This independent study is open to anyone with previous basic ceramic experience. Sign up if you have taken and completed four Dougherty Arts School ceramic classes or fill out an Independent Study...more

    BizOpen Orientation

    Presented by City of Austin Small Business Development Program

    May 20, 2015

    MUST REGISTER!

    The BizOpen Orientation provides a general overview of the potential steps in the City of Austin's development process. The objective is to help you identify which processes...more

    Roadmap to Success: How to Write a Business Plan

    Presented by City of Austin Small Business Development Program at Entrepreneur Center of Austin, Austin

    May 20, 2015

    You would never start out on a long road trip with no directions, so why would you start your business with no map to take you where you want to go? This course provides a practical, step-by-step...more

    Digital Photography 1 with Shelley Wood

    Presented by Dougherty Arts School at Dougherty Arts Center, Austin

    April 16 - May 21, 2015

    Do you have a digital camera and find it confusing? Discover how to take better pictures by understanding the elements of manual exposure and recognizing different qualities of light. The goal of...more

    Roots & Rhythms After School Drum Classes at HOUSTON ELEMENTARY

    Presented by Roots & Rhythms

    October 3, 2014 - May 22, 2015

    A free after-school arts in education program fosterinig positive ties to local communities, and open to any 4th or 5th grader at Houston Elementary currently registered with ACES After School....more

    Ceramics Independent Study

    Presented by Dougherty Arts School at Dougherty Arts Center, Austin

    April 17 - May 22, 2015

    This independent study is open to anyone with previous basic ceramic experience. Sign up if you have taken and completed four Dougherty Arts School ceramic classes or fill out an Independent Study...more

    DanceAbility and Alito Alessi to Offer Teacher Certification Training in Austin, TX 2015

    Presented by VSA Texas at Texas Performing Arts at The University of Texas at Austin - Winship Drama Building, Austin

    May 11 - May 22, 2015

    Body Shift is excited to announce that we will host world-renowned dancer and choreographer, Alito Alessi, co-founder of DanceAbility International, to present his acclaimed teacher certification...more

    Sankalpa: Moving through Asana as Meditation, Cultivating Your Intentions with Emily Liles

    Presented by Yoga Yoga

    May 22, 2015

    In this workshop we will focus on what it means to set an intention and how to do so in Asana, public classes, and daily life. We will use text from the Yoga Sutra to study the power of this...more

    Darkroom Independent Study

    Presented by Dougherty Arts School at Dougherty Arts Center, Austin

    April 17 - May 22, 2015

    This Independent Study is open to anyone with previous basic darkroom experience and upon approval of the Independent Study Form (see page 29). Sign up if you have taken and completed four...more

    Timeless Wisdom from a Master with Shiva Rudra Balayogi

    Presented by Yoga Yoga

    May 22, 2015

    Friday Night 7:00pm – 9:30pm
    Please reserve your space for this FREE event.

    Timeless wisdom and meditation with Shiva Rudra Balayogi. Learn the ancient practice of Jangama...more

    Hands-on Astronomy Classes

    Presented by Starry Sky Austin

    February 28 - May 23, 2015

    Are you curious about the night sky? Do you want to learn how to use a telescope and gain confidence in finding planets, stars and constellations? Join me for night time stargazing and learn about...more

    "Finding the Heart of Your Story" with Karleen Koen

    Presented by Writers' League of Texas

    May 23, 2015

    “One of the hardest things a writer has to learn is that ‘What’s going on?’ means precisely that….” Dwight Swain Techniques of the Selling Writer...more

    Open House at Go Dance North

    Presented by Go Dance Studio at Go Dance Studio, Austin

    May 23, 2015

    Join us at Go Dance North for a free celebration of social dancing and learn the basic steps for three of the most popular dances! Take one, two, or all three classes — no partner or...more

    Open House at Go Dance South

    Presented by Go Dance Studio (South Austin) at Go Dance Studio, Austin

    May 23, 2015

    Join us at Go Dance South for a free celebration of social dancing and learn the basic steps for three of the most popular dances! Take one, two, or all three classes — no partner or...more

    Open House at Go Dance Lakeway

    Presented by Go Dance Studio (Lakeway)

    May 23, 2015

    Join us at Go Dance Lakeway (conveniently located down the hill behind The Grove) for a free celebration of social dancing and learn the basic steps for three of the most popular dances! Take one,...more

    Spring Yoga Yoga at Republic Square Park FREE Every Wednesday

    Presented by Yoga Yoga at Republic Square, Austin

    April 1 - May 27, 2015

    Yoga Yoga is back for the Spring Edition of Yoga in the Park, in Alliance with the Austin Parks Foundation, on Wednesdays in April and May!

    Classes are held Wednesdays at 12pm - 1pm...more

    Quickbooks - Introduction

    Presented by City of Austin Small Business Development Program at Entrepreneur Center of Austin, Austin

    May 29, 2015

    Whether you are a brand new user looking to master the fundamentals of QuickBooks, or an existing user wishing to take your QuickBooks knowledge to another level, the QuickBooks Basic seminar can...more

    The Schoolyard Birds FREE Songwriting Workshop

    Presented by Attendance Records

    October 25, 2014 - May 30, 2015

    The Schoolyard Birds is a FREE songwriting workshop for kids ages 6-10 hosted by Attendance Records.

    Through the instruction and encouragement of our lead teacher and volunteers, students...more

    Sound Healing Concert with Paradiso and Rasamayi

    Presented by Yoga Yoga

    May 30, 2015

    Please join us for a very special sound healing experience with acclaimed Carnegie Hall didgeridoo artist Paradiso and singing bowl master alchemist Rasamayi. Paradiso and Rasamayi are...more

    The Austin Belly Dance Convention (ABDC)

    Presented by Amara Dances Presents

    May 29 - May 31, 2015

    The Austin Belly Dance Convention brings together dancers, musicians, vendors, and audiences from all over the world to Austin in order to celebrate the art of Middle Eastern dance. The...more

    BizAid Business Orientation

    Presented by City of Austin Small Business Development Program at Entrepreneur Center of Austin, Austin

    June 2, 2015

    MUST REGISTER!

    BizAid Business Orientation provides a general overview of opening a small business or re-evaluating an existing business during its growth. In this session, you will be...more

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