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    NMA Summer Camp 4: Radio VSA! Ages 15 & up for people with disabilities

    Presented by VSA Texas at AGE Building

    July 21 - July 31, 2014

    Instructor: Eric Clow and special guests Find out what it takes to be part of a radio team. Learn about the variety of departments - from news, public affairs and weather reporting, to music and the arts, talk shows, production and marketing. They all work together as a team to run a successful radio station. Join the team this July and help create a Radio VSA Texas pod cast of stories of interest to you! No ...more


    Newcomer Nights at Go Dance North

    Presented by Go Dance Studio at Go Dance Studio

    July 13 - August 3, 2014

    In this weekly drop-in class - plus guided practice party - you’ll be introduced to the basic steps of two popular dances in a group class, followed by a social dance party! You can practice...more

    Newcomer Nights at Go Dance North

    Presented by Go Dance Studio at Go Dance Studio

    July 13 - August 3, 2014

     In this weekly drop-in class - plus guided practice party - you’ll be introduced to the basic steps of two popular dances in a group class, followed by a social dance party! You can...more

    The Tax Man Cometh: Business Tax Obligations

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

    August 5, 2014

    Part of operating a business profitably consists of managing your tax reporting requirements correctly and managing your tax bills in the most advantageous ways. Both tax bills and penalties for...more

    The Tax Man Cometh: Business Tax Obligations

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

    August 5, 2014

    Part of operating a business profitably consists of managing your tax reporting requirements correctly and managing your tax bills in the most advantageous ways. Both tax bills and penalties for...more

    Craft

    Presented by Umlauf Sculpture Garden & Museum at Umlauf Sculpture Garden & Museum

    August 5, 2014

    Retro art with rad beer! Artist Gracelee Lawrence will lead you through the classic 1970's art of macrame while you sip on beverages from Austin Beerworks. At the end of the night, take home...more

    BizAid Business Orientation

    Presented by City of Austin Small Business Development Program

    August 5, 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

    Intermediate Fused Glass Jewelry with Robin Gary

    Presented by Dougherty Arts School at Dougherty Arts Center

    July 23 - August 6, 2014

    Turn up the heat one more time! Continue to learn the basics of fused glass along with basic jewelry assembly and wire wrapping projects. Projects to choose from include necklaces, earrings, cuff...more

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

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

    August 6, 2014

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

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

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

    August 6, 2014

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

    “A One-Week Exercise Program: Wingbeats II Workshop” with Scott Wiggerman

    Presented by Writers' League of Texas

    August 3 - August 7, 2014

    Get ready to exercise! Poet and editor Scott Wiggerman returns for his seventh time to the Writers’ League of Texas’s Summer Writing Retreat at Sul Ross State...more

    “Editing Your Way to Excellence: The Second Phase of Making Your Book Sing” with Carol Dawson

    Presented by Writers' League of Texas

    August 3 - August 7, 2014

    Finally finished writing that first draft? Ready for the fine-tuning process? Are you both glowing with gratification and trembling from terror?

    Welcome to the moment every writer must...more

    “Capturing Real Life: Long-Form Narrative in a Short-Form World” with Texas Monthly’s Michael Hall

    Presented by Writers' League of Texas

    August 3 - August 7, 2014

    Just when you thought that social media, blogs, and the modern-day short attention span were going to kill long-form narrative story telling, it’s doing better than ever. Long narratives,...more

    “The Art of Memoir: Discovering and Deepening Your Story” with Donna M. Johnson and Kirk Wilson

    Presented by Writers' League of Texas

    August 3 - August 7, 2014

    The task of the memoirist is to sift through events and memory to uncover the hidden patterns that shape a life. As one of five classes offered at the Writers’ League of...more

    “The Damned Rough Draft” with Karleen Koen

    Presented by Writers' League of Texas

    August 3 - August 7, 2014

    Are you working on the first draft of a novel and finding yourself helplessly stuck? Disorganized? Uninspired? Terrified? Well, then, welcome to the process known as the rough draft. If you can...more

    Digital Photography 1 with Shelley Wood

    Presented by Dougherty Arts School at Dougherty Arts Center

    July 24 - August 7, 2014

    Do you have a digital camera and find it confusing? The goal of this class is to understand your camera through these three assignments: Intro to Navigating Manual Exposure (aperture, ISO and...more

    Creative Action Summer Camps 2014 in Central and West Austin

    Presented by Creative Action at Hyde Park United Methodist Church

    June 9 - August 8, 2014

    Creative Action Summer Camps are among the most popular in Austin! That’s because our camps are not just fun; they also offer children a chance to grow and learn.

    Let their...more

    Roadmap to Success: How to Write a Business Plan

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

    August 8, 2014

    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

    Studio Sunday's

    August 10, 2014

    Our studio is YOUR studio! Come in and create on your own--- paint whatever you want! 
    For $20, we provide a 16" x 20" canvas and all the paint you can use! Come anytime...more

    BizAid Business Orientation

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

    August 12, 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...more

    Getting You LinkedIn for Successful Results!

    Presented by MUNDU Media, LLC

    August 13, 2014

    This session is part 1 of a 3 part series which includes discussion and interactive professional development in which participants will have the opportunity to:

    *Successfully complete a...more

    Esther's Follies School of Comedy Kid's Camp!

    Presented by Esther's Follies at Esther's Follies

    June 16 - August 15, 2014

    "Everyone should be able to do one card trick, tell two jokes, and recite three poems, in case they are ever trapped in an elevator."-Lemony Snicket

    This summer,...more

    Pot Shot Handbuilding with Clay: Whimsical Chicken

    August 16, 2014

    Learn two basic techniques of hand building (pinch pots and slabs) to create a whimsical little chicken to sit around your house or give to a friend. After making your chicken, you will learn how...more

    Improv 201: Scene Dynamics and Forms

    at The Institution Theater

    August 13 - August 17, 2014

    All improv scenes are about the dynamics between its characters. You’ll learn how the simplest moves can develop into fun and complex relationships. Those relationships develop into stories....more

    Jewelry 101: Rings and Bracelets

    at Creative Side Jewelry Academy of Austin

    August 16 - August 17, 2014

    Spend a full weekend learning the core techniques of jewelry making and the tools and equipment of a metalsmithing studio. 

    This course will cover the essentials of fabrication:...more

    Saucy Pouring Pots with Jennifer Hill

    Presented by Dougherty Arts School at Dougherty Arts Center

    August 18, 2014

    Funky, functional, fun! Learn to create great pouring pots for many uses; anything from a drizzling of soy sauce to a decanter for your favorite vino. The goal of this workshop is to explore...more

    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,...more

    BizOpen Orientation

    Presented by City of Austin Small Business Development Program

    August 20, 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...more

    Brain Trust: Brain Freeze

    Presented by Coldtowne Theater and The Hideout Theatre at ColdTowne Theater

    August 7 - August 21, 2014

     In the tradition of ZZ Top, Motorhead, Cream, Green Day and the Police, three of the most respected Improvisational actors in Austin combine to form a Power Rock trio of Improvised Theater...more

    FREE 3day Summer Camps 6/10 -8/20/14

    Presented by ArtFrog Art Academy

    June 10 - August 21, 2014

    We offer 3day Summer Camps for children 3-7 from 9-9:50am, children 7+ from 10-12pm, and teens/adults from 1-3pm all summer long. For weekly calendar go to our facebook...more

    iPad for Business

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

    August 21, 2014

    iPad For Business: Increase Sales, Lower Costs, and Improve Productivity with Cloud Computing provides hands-on, step-by-step instructions for showing you how to increase the value of the iPad as...more

    Camp Fire Summer Camp

    Presented by Camp Fire

    June 9 - August 22, 2014

    Camp Fire Summer Camp is 10 weeks of fun in nature! Each week of camp has a unique theme related to science and nature, with learning activities and field trips related to that theme. Camp Fire is...more

    QuickBooks - Introduction

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

    August 22, 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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

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