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    The Austin Belly Dance Convention

    Presented by Amara Produces

    June 23 - June 25, 2017

    Come sparkle and dance with us, y’all, at the Austin Belly Dance Convention 2017!

    28 Belly Dance, Music Classes, and Presentations with a variety of offerings to please all levels and styles! 

    2 Spectacular Evening Performance Programs: Friday evening's Keep Austin Shimmying Gala and Saturday evening's Austin Raqs Gala.

    The ABDC's Showcase on ...more


    WLT 2017 Agents & Editors Conference

    Presented by Writers' League of Texas at Hyatt Regency Austin, Austin

    June 30 - July 2, 2017

    The Writers' League of Texas Agents & Editors Conference is one of the nation's premier conferences for writers, bringing together more than 20 nationally-known agents and...more

    Marketing Essentials

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

    July 6, 2017

    MUST REGISTER!
     

    This class covers five essentials to marketing your small business. Marketing requires a blend of traditional and emerging practices, creativity, and 100%...more

    Summer Instrumental Workshop 2017

    Presented by School of Indian Percussion and Music

    July 4 - July 9, 2017

    The Summer Instrumental Workshop is taught by instructors Gourisankar (Tabla) and Indradeep Ghosh (violin). Any instrumental players are...more

    UNLEASHED ATX: A Mastermind Workshop for Enlightened Entrepreneurs

    Presented by Renee Trudeau & Associates at Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center, Austin

    July 14, 2017

    UNLEASHED ATX: A Mastermind Workshop for Enlightened Entrepreneurs

    Friday, July 14th, 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.,

    Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center, Austin, TX

    Are you...more

    Horticulture Arts

    Presented by VSA Texas and Mobile Art Program at AGE Building, Austin

    April 30 - July 16, 2017

    Nature-based classes with instructor Mary Kraemer: combining growing gardening materials with creative activities by using plants for art materials. A healthy therapeutic set of classes...more

    New Media Art and Sound Summit 2017

    Presented by Church of the Friendly Ghost

    July 14 - July 16, 2017

    Here we go again East Austin! A few days of local and visiting people you know making presentations of sound related projects.
    Get your 3 day event ticket for only $30!! ...more

    18th European Diabetes Congress

    Presented by Conference Series LLC

    July 17 - July 18, 2017

    It takes us immense pleasure to announce the conference that 18th European Diabetes Congress which is going to be held during July 17-18, 2017 at Lisbon, Portugal.
    Euro Diabetes 2017...more

    BizAid Business Orientation

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

    July 18, 2017

    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,...more

    The Love of China Summer Ballet Workshop

    Presented by The Love of China School of Dance

    July 17 - July 21, 2017

    Sara Paul will be teaching a ballet technique class followed by a modified version of the Esmeralda variation from the ballet La Esmeralda. While the full ballet is almost never...more

    Summer Film Camp

    Presented by Austin Film Festival

    June 5 - July 28, 2017

    Our Summer Film Camp is all about storytelling. We encourage aspiring filmmakers ages 9-18 to find and tell their own stories. Then we teach them how to turn those stories into their very own...more

    Musical Beginnings Summer Session

    Presented by Musical Beginnings

    June 12 - July 31, 2017

    A musical start in life makes learning fun and easy for young children. Music deepens the bond of love between parent and child like no other activity. In addition, early music supports brain...more

    BizAid Business Orientation

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

    August 1, 2017

    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,...more

    SBA- 504/CDC Loan Program

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

    August 1, 2017

    MUST REGISTER!
     

    The 504 Loan program is an economic development program that supports American small business growth and helps communities through business expansion and job...more

    ACC MBPT Summer Workshop for High School Students

    Presented by Music Business, Performance and Technology

    July 24 - August 4, 2017

    Session 1 (7/24 - 7/28)

    Session 2 (7/31 - 8/4)

    An introduction to audio production. Lecture and discussion on how a commercial "pop" song is conceived, constructed, and produced -...more

    How to Write a Business Plan

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

    August 10, 2017

    NOTE: FORMERLY TITLED "ROADMAP TO SUCCESS: HOW TO WRITE A BUSINESS PLAN"

    This course provides practical, step-by-step instruction in how to develop a business plan for a small...more

    Quickbooks - Advanced

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

    August 11, 2017

    MUST REGISTER!
     

    Now that you've mastered the processes of entering sales, expenses, payroll, sales tax, and inventory, it's time to take your QuickBooks usage to the next...more

    BizAid Business Orientation

    Presented by City of Austin Small Business Development Program

    August 15, 2017

    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,...more

    Understanding Business Taxes

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

    August 15, 2017

    NOTE: FORMERLY TITLED "THE TAX MAN COMETH: BUSINESS TAX OBLIGATIONS"

    Preparation of business tax returns can be very complex in light of ever-changing tax laws. This class can help...more

    BizOpen Orientation Live Webinar

    Presented by City of Austin Small Business Development Program at Online

    August 16, 2017

    MUST REGISTER!
     

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

    WLT 2017 Summer Writing Workshop

    Presented by Writers' League of Texas

    August 14 - August 19, 2017

    Ever want to step away from the constant distractions of everyday life and spend a week with your fellow writers immersed in your craft and drawing inspiration from the literary community? Here's...more

    BizAid Business Orientation

    Presented by City of Austin Small Business Development Program at Austin Public Library - University Hills, Austin

    August 23, 2017

    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,...more

    Thinkery21: Come and Make It

    Presented by Thinkery at Thinkery, Austin

    August 24, 2017

    Obsessed with Pinterest? Down to DIY? Mad for making? Come one, come all—Thinkery21. Grab a cocktail (and a glue gun!) and enjoy an evening of making, tinkering, designing and drinking...more

    Free Improv Mixer

    Presented by Merlin Works at Topfer Theater at ZACH Theater, Austin

    March 26 - August 27, 2017

    Merlin Works hosts free improv mixers on the fourth Sunday of every other month at the ZACH. The Mixer is a free, facilitated improv comedy jam intended to introduce new...more

    BizAid Business Orientation

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

    September 5, 2017

    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,...more

    Market Essentials

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

    September 7, 2017

    MUST REGISTER!
     

    This class covers five essentials to marketing your small business. Marketing requires a blend of traditional and emerging practices, creativity, and 100%...more

    Marketing Essentials

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

    September 7, 2017

    NEW CLASS!
     

    This class covers five essentials to marketing your small business. Marketing requires a blend of traditional and emerging practices, creativity, and 100% tenacity....more

    Small Business Recordkeeping

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

    September 12, 2017

    MUST REGISTER!
     

    NOTE: FORMERLY TITLED "RECORDKEEPING: BEYOND THE FILE CABINET."

    Paperwork? I don't have time to spend keeping up with details - I'm too busy...more

    BizOpen Orientation Live Webinar

    Presented by City of Austin Small Business Development Program at Online

    September 13, 2017

    MUST REGISTER!
     

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

    Manage Your Cash Flow

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

    September 14, 2017

    NOTE: FORMERLY TITLED "KEEP YOUR EYE ON THE BALL: MAKE YOUR CASH FLOW WORK FOR YOU." 

    Cash flow- you can live and die by it. Many small business owners get stuck in the day to...more

    Quickbooks- Introduction

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

    September 15, 2017

    MUST REGISTER!
     

    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...more

    How to Write a Business Plan

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

    September 19, 2017

    NOTE: FORMERLY TITLED "ROADMAP TO SUCCESS: HOW TO WRITE A BUSINESS PLAN."

    This course provides a practical, step-by-step instruction in how to develop a business plan for a small...more

    BizAid Business Orientation

    Presented by City of Austin Small Business Development Program at Austin Public Library - Carver Branch, Austin

    September 20, 2017

    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,...more

    Small Business Insurance 101: What you really need to know about how to protect your business

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

    September 20, 2017

    MUST REGISTER!
     

    This class will include tips on how to properly protect your business, whether you are just getting started or have been in business for many years. It will...more

    Google: Help Customers Find You!

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

    October 3, 2017

    MUST REGISTER!
     

    NOTE: FORMERLY TITLED "GOOGLE: MAKE SURE YOUR CUSTOMERS CAN FIND YOU."

    This introductory course provides hands-on, step-by-step instructions for...more

    Understanding Business Taxes

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

    October 6, 2017

    NOTE: FORMERLY TITLED "THE TAX MAN COMETH: BUSINESS TAX OBLIGATIONS."

    Preparation of business tax returns can be very complex in light of the ever-changing tax laws. This class can...more

    Understanding Business Taxes

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

    October 6, 2017

    NOTE: FORMERLY TITLED "THE TAX MAN COMETH: BUSINESS TAX OBLIGATIONS."

    Preparation of business tax returns can be very complex in light of the ever-changing tax laws. This class can...more

    Quickbooks- Intermediate

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

    October 10, 2017

    MUST REGISTER!
     

    This course is a more advanced look at how to use QuickBooks Pro to best meet your business' accounting needs. This course covers these advanced topics: sales...more

    Small Business Financing Workshop

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

    October 11, 2017

    MUST REGISTER!
     

    This informative session brings in expert U.S. Small Business Administration SBA lender Sue Malone to first introduce current trends in accessing capital for...more

    BizAid Business Orientation

    Presented by City of Austin Small Business Development Program

    October 18, 2017

    MUST REGISTER!
     

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

    Austin Film Festival & Conference

    Presented by Austin Film Festival at The Driskill Hotel, Austin

    October 26 - November 2, 2017

    Austin Film Festival & Conference showcases the very best that the city has to offer – convenient downtown venues, fun parties at Austin’s fine bars and restaurants, and community...more

    BizAid Business Orientation

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

    November 7, 2017

    ...more

    American World Dentistry

    Presented by Conference Series LLC

    November 13 - November 14, 2017

    ConferenceSeriesLLC  has been the gold standards for worldwide dental meetings for the last seven years, and we are very excited to expand in Europe, America and Asia Pacific continents....more

    BizAid Business Orientation

    Presented by City of Austin Small Business Development Program at Austin Public Library North Village Branch, Austin

    December 5, 2017

    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,...more

    Improv, Standup, Writing and Sketch Comedy Classes

    Presented by The New Movement at The New Movement, Austin

    Ongoing

    The New Movement is the only venue in Austin dedicated solely to studying the comedic process – our teachers have jump-started the careers of hundreds of performers, come see why! Our...more

    Body Choir

    Presented by Galaxy Dance Studios at Galaxy Dance Studios, Austin

    Ongoing

    BodyChoir is an introspective and interpersonally-guided educational experience, inspired by the foundational work of Gabrielle Roth's 5 Rhythms™ practice. Our doors are open to everyone...more

    Improv Zero-Free Intro Class

    Presented by The New Movement

    Ongoing

    It certainly seems that taking an improv comedy class would be nerve racking. We understand you may want to test drive before you sign up, that’s why we offer our FREE Improv Zero class...more

    Hatha Yoga

    Presented by Love Yoga Coop at Love Yoga Coop, Austin

    Ongoing

    Calling all artists, musicians, dancers, writers, actors, teachers, and conspirers!

    Looking to get in shape this year? Start by re-connecting to your creative self!

    This class is set...more

    Master Gardener Series - Square Foot Gardening

    Presented by TreeHouse

    Ongoing

    Join Master Gardener Wayne Schirner at TreeHouse to learn all about Square Foot Gardening methods! As part of his certification requirement to become a Master Gardener, Wayne conducted an...more

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