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    Kona Ice

    June 18 - August 20, 2014

    Join us this summer on Wednesdays from 2-3pm for a sno-cone from Kona Ice!  Enjoy your frozen treat after art camp, or during our open studio time for creating with clay, glass fusion, pottery, or mosaics!

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    Precious Metal Clay: Rings

    at Creative Side Jewelry Academy of Austin

    August 17 - August 22, 2014

    You don’t want to miss this one! Experience the possibilities of making RINGS with Precious Metal Clay (PMC).  PMC is pure silver suspended in an organic binder.  This is an...more

    Free Dance Classes - Two Step, Swing, Salsa!

    Presented by Go Dance Studio (South Austin)

    August 23, 2014

    Join us 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 experience...more

    Austin Improv Comedy Classes, Shows

    at The Hideout Theatre

    August 5 - August 23, 2014

    The Hideout Theatre has been offering improv classes to working actors, disgruntled engineers, college students, kids and all manner of Austinites since 1999. Hundreds of people have discovered...more

    Day of FREE Dance and Open House

    Presented by TexARTS at TexARTS Studios

    August 23, 2014

    TexARTS Association for the Performing and Visual Arts welcomes community members of all ages to an open house from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, August 23, 2014. The celebration will kick off...more

    Free Dance Classes - Two Step, Swing, Salsa!

    Presented by Go Dance Studio at Go Dance Studio

    August 23, 2014

     Join us 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 experience...more

    Free Dance Classes - Two Step, Swing, Salsa!

    Presented by Go Dance Studio at Go Dance Studio

    August 23, 2014

    Join us 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 experience...more

    Free Dance Classes - Two Step, Swing, Salsa!

    Presented by Go Dance Studio (Lakeway)

    August 23, 2014

    Join us 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 experience...more

    201: Custom and Mechanisms

    at Creative Side Jewelry Academy of Austin

    August 23 - August 24, 2014

    Spend 4 weeks advancing and refining your jewelry techniques.

    This course will reinforce what you've learned in Introduction to Jewelry/Soldering and continue to develop your...more

    Advanced Wax Working

    at Creative Side Jewelry Academy of Austin

    August 23 - August 24, 2014

    Work with wax wire, shank and sheet to build intricate rings or pendants to be cast in precious metal. Learn how to attach and carefully build up your design using small wax components. See the...more

    Have you seen a real Coqui?

    Presented by Puerto Rican Folkloric Dance at Puerto Rican Folkloric Dance and Cultural Center

    August 24, 2014

    Have you ever seen a real Coqui? Come meet live tree frogs from Puerto Rico as Jennifer Stabile of the San Antonio Zoo presents her conservation work that is helping to preserve our beloved...more

    Facing East: 48 Hours in the Life of East Austin (2014) Creative Opportunity

    Presented by DiverseArts Culture Works and New East Gallery at New East Arts Gallery

    August 22 - August 24, 2014

    Who: Competition is open to the public, hosted by DiverseArts Culture Works

    What: A Photo and Video Competition

    Where: An exhibition of selected works will be featured at New East...more

    Designing in Metal with Nancy Michalewicz

    Presented by Dougherty Arts School at Dougherty Arts Center

    July 21 - August 25, 2014

    Hammering, sawing, bending and soldering plus bezel setting stones are among the many techniques for producing beautiful metal jewelry and for making small sculptural pieces. Fabricated work is...more

    BizAid Business Orientation

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

    August 26, 2014

     
    MUST REGISTER!

    BizAid Business Orientation provides a general overview to opening a small business or re-evaluating an existing business during its growth. This course...more

    Using Social Media to Promote Your Business

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

    August 27, 2014

    Social media is more than Facebook and Twitter and is a great marketing tools when implemented well. Businesses throughout the world are using social media to increase their brand image and...more

    Open studio Mornings

    at Creative Side Jewelry Academy of Austin

    August 6 - August 27, 2014

    This is an ongoing opportunity now offered at Creative Side to keep you practicing your jewelry skills and techniques.

    Practice your craft alongside amazing sculptor, metalsmith and...more

    Weekly Wednesday's Workshops

    July 2 - August 27, 2014

    New for Summer 2014, we’re offering Weekly Wednesday Workshops to share some of our favorite new art projects with you and your family! These projects feature techniques, processes, and...more

    Simple Ring Making

    at Creative Side Jewelry Academy of Austin

    August 27, 2014

    Design and fabricate a rings in copper and brass or in sterling silver (available for purchase). Learn to apply beautiful texture with hammers and decorative metal stamps, adding your own personal...more

    Darkroom 1

    Presented by Dougherty Arts School at Dougherty Arts Center

    July 24 - August 28, 2014

    Perfect for beginning students interested in learning how to use a traditional 35mm manual camera and print photos in a darkroom. Learn photographic composition, exposure techniques and how to...more

    Digital Photography 1.5 with Shelley Wood

    Presented by Dougherty Arts School at Dougherty Arts Center

    August 14 - August 28, 2014

    Digital 1.5 will build upon your basic understanding of manual exposure increasing your ability to make creative and interesting images. The instructor will lead you through three assignments...more

    Wine and Marimba Music Party!

    Presented by Rattletree School of Marimba

    August 29, 2014

    Enjoy a night of fabulous wine, friends, fun casual marimba lessons, and special performances.  Wine and Music parties are always full of fun and surprises - new and old friends mix and...more

    Yoga at the UMLAUF

    Presented by Umlauf Sculpture Garden & Museum

    March 22 - August 30, 2014

    Join us for yoga in the Umlauf Sculpture Garden every Saturday from noon to 1pm! All levels of experience are welcome. Please, bring your own mat.


    Open Studio Afternoons

    at Creative Side Jewelry Academy of Austin

    August 10 - August 31, 2014

    This is an ongoing opportunity now offered at Creative Side to keep you practicing your jewelry skills and techniques.

    Practice your craft alongside amazing sculptor, metalsmith and...more

    BizAid Business Orientation

    Presented by City of Austin Small Business Development Program

    September 2, 2014

    MUST REGISTER! BizAid Business Orientation provides a general overview to opening a small business or re-evaluating an existing business during its growth. This course provides information on...more

    Austin School of Photography

    August 14 - September 4, 2014

    This is a comprehensive primer on practically everything a photographer needs to know in order to begin shooting with purpose. Think of this as the gateway to our more advanced classes....more

    BizAid Business Orientation

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

    September 9, 2014

    MUST REGISTER! BizAid Business Orientation provides a general overview to opening a small business or re-evaluating an existing business during its growth. This course provides information on...more

    QuickBooks - Introduction

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

    September 12, 2014

    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

    Mihrimah Ghaziya (The Nomadic Dancer) Comes to Austin during Her First U.S. Tour

    Presented by Amara Produces at Galaxy Dance Studios

    September 13 - September 14, 2014

    Study with internationally acclaimed dance artist Mihrimah Ghaziya of France, during her first U.S. Tour. In Austin, Mihrimah will teach 4 different World dance workshops: Georgian (a folk dance...more

    2014 Fall ACK Demo Days

    Presented by Austin Kayak (ACK)

    September 13 - September 14, 2014

     

    Outdoor retailer Austin Canoe and Kayak (ACK), a division of MSP Holdings, LLC., announces its 8th Annual Fall Demo Days & Outdoor Exposition. A total of four events will be...more

    Roadmap to Success: How to Write a Business Plan

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

    September 16, 2014

    2 Part: 9/16, 9/18. 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...more

    BizOpen Orientation

    Presented by City of Austin Small Business Development Program

    September 17, 2014

    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 are...more

    Texas Nonprofit Summit

    Presented by Greenlights for NonProfit Success at The Renaissance Hotel

    September 18 - September 19, 2014

    Join more than 700 nonprofit professionals and community leaders to experience an energizing, two days of learning and networking. Hear about nonprofit trends and innovations, and get to know...more

    Flair Symposium

    Presented by Harry Ransom Center at Harry Ransom Center

    September 18 - September 20, 2014

    "Cultural Life During Wartime, 1861–1865" Discover the cultural world of Union and Confederate painters, photographers, musicians, theater companies, and writers. Historians,...more

    Body Shift | Forklift danceworks

    August 16 - September 20, 2014

    For over 10 years, Forklift Danceworks and VSA Texas have been engaged in the world of mixed-ability improvisational dance. Everyone moves in unique and different ways, and Body Shift...more

    Franchise & Resources for Veterans

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

    September 23, 2014

    MUST REGISTER! Bring your lunch and learn the basics of franchising and other resources for veterans from an SBA representative.
    Time: 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
    Location: Entrepreneur Center...more

    BizAid Business Orientation

    Presented by City of Austin Small Business Development Program

    September 23, 2014

    MUST REGISTER! BizAid Business Orientation provides a general overview to opening a small business or re-evaluating an existing business during its growth. This course provides information on...more

    Learn Two Step, Swing, Salsa and more at Newcomer Night!

    Presented by Go Dance Studio (Lakeway)

    August 21 - September 25, 2014

    In this drop-in class, you’ll be introduced to the basic steps of two popular dances! Come on your own, bring a friend, or make it a date night with your sweetie. No experience or partner...more

    Learn Two Step, Swing, Salsa and more at Newcomer Night!

    Presented by Go Dance Studio (South Austin)

    August 22 - September 26, 2014

     In this drop-in class, you’ll be introduced to the basic steps of two popular dances! Come on your own, bring a friend, or make it a date night with your sweetie. No experience or...more

    Learn Two Step, Swing, Salsa and more at Newcomer Night!

    Presented by Go Dance Studio at Go Dance Studio

    August 23 - September 28, 2014

     In this drop-in class, you’ll be introduced to the basic steps of two popular dances! Come on your own, bring a friend, or make it a date night with your sweetie. No experience or...more

    Intro to Improv Class

    at ColdTowne Theater

    August 4 - September 29, 2014

    Learn the basic fundamentals of improv comedy and meet cool new people in the process.

    Our courses are designed to help students unlock their inner creativity in a fun and supportive...more

    Improv 101: Self-Expression & Self-Empowerment

    at The Institution Theater

    August 11 - September 29, 2014

    You are capable of more creativity than you realize. This class helps you let loose and get around the fears that might get in your way. Through acting exercises and improv games played in a safe...more

    QuickBooks - Introduction

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

    October 3, 2014

    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

    QuickBooks - Introduction

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

    October 3, 2014

     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...more

    Family Dance Workshop -- Glow in the Dark!

    Presented by Ballet Austin at AustinVentures StudioTheater

    October 5, 2014

    See excerpts from Not Afraid of the Dark - The Show That Glows!, learn a glow-in-the-dark movement phrase, and capture your shadow on a screen with the help of Ballet Austin dancers. Please bring...more

    Fall Body - Body Burn Workout

    Presented by Ballet Austin's Butler Community School at Ballet Austin

    September 9 - October 14, 2014

    This is the time to get your body in shape for the holidays ahead. Whether you want to get ahead of the holiday eating or want that toned shape for the holiday little black dress, this workout is...more

    Family Dance Workshop -- The Nutcracker

    Presented by Ballet Austin at AustinVentures StudioTheater

    November 16, 2014

    See excerpts from Austin's Holiday Tradition, Ballet Austin's The Nutcracker, and learn a movement phrase with the help of Ballet Austin dancers. Sessions A and B are identical....more

    Videodance™ - RUN THE WORLD by Beyoncé

    Presented by Ballet Austin's Butler Community School at Ballet Austin

    November 11 - November 25, 2014

     Not a dance technique class, but rather, Videodance focuses on 'workshopping dance'. Experience what it's like to put together a music video and dance it out with crowd!...more

    Merlin Works Improv Mixer (Free!)

    Presented by Merlin Works at The Long Center for the Performing Arts

    January 4 - December 6, 2014

    Merlin Works hosts monthly improv mixers first Saturdays 2pm – 4pm at The Long Center. The Mixer is a free, facilitated improv comedy jam intended to introduce the joy of improv to new...more

    Life Drawing Program

    Presented by Austin Art Space Gallery & Studios at Auditorium Shores

    July 7, 2014 - January 1, 2015

    Learn how to draw and paint with diffrent materials, using diffrent techniques to draw and panit life-like works of art!


    Family Dance Workshop -- A Journey Through Dance

    Presented by Ballet Austin at AustinVentures StudioTheater

    January 25, 2015

    See works from multiple dance genres  such as ballet, jazz, musical theatre, and modern, and learn a movement phrase with the help of Ballet Austin dancers. Recommended for ages 3 to 12 years...more

    Family Dance Workshop -- Swan Lake

    Presented by Ballet Austin at AustinVentures StudioTheater

    April 26, 2015

    See excerpts from Ballet Austin's iconic Swan Lake and learn a movement phrase with the help of Ballet Austin dancers. Recommended for ages 3 to 12 years old.


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