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    KIDS & FAMILY

    Jack and the Beanstalk

    Presented by Scottish Rite Theater at Austin Scottish Rite Theater, Austin

    March 21 - April 5, 2015

    Scottish Rite Theater revisits an old favorite in a modern setting. After selling the family car on Craigslist in exchange for magic beans, Jack ascends to new heights as he tries to make things right. Live music, puppets, and lots of action make this the perfect show for young kids. 

    Jack and the Beanstalk opens March 21 and closes April 5, Easter Sunday, in the historic Scottish Rite ...more


    Spring Egg- Stravaganza

    Presented by The City Of Cedar Park

    March 29, 2015

    Location: Milburn Park -1901 Sun Chase Blvd. Date: March 29, 2015 Time: 2:00 pm Fee: Free to the public Bring your basket to hunt for over 79,000 pieces of candy, prizes and goodies. Take your...more

    10th Annual Austin Spring Home and Garden Show

    Presented by Show Technology at Palmer Events Center, Austin

    March 27 - March 29, 2015

    Spring is right around the corner, which means it’s time for seasonal cleaning! Hundreds of Central Texas’ most trusted experts will convene for the 10th Annual Spring Austin Home and...more

    Sister's Easter Catechism

    Presented by The Long Center for the Performing Arts at The Long Center for the Performing Arts, Austin

    March 27 - March 29, 2015

    Celebrate the Easter Season with Sister as she answers the time worn questions of the season like “Why isn’t Easter the same day every year like Christmas?” and “Will...more

    Honk!TX

    Presented by Anthropos Arts

    March 29, 2015

    Honk!TX is a community-driven festival that brings brass bands from around the country to perform absolutely free in the public spaces of Austin, Texas. Students of...more

    !! PRFDance - Decima Workshop y Bombazo !!

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

    March 29, 2015

    Do you like singing Decima?  Do you wish you knew how to write one? 
    Don't miss this workshop by prize-winning Trovador, Ricky Villanueva,
    direct from Puerto Rico!...more

    Lexus Broadway in Austin Presents JERSEY BOYS

    Presented by Broadway Across America at Texas Performing Arts- Bass Concert Hall, Austin

    March 24 - March 29, 2015

    WHO:               Lexus Broadway in Austin at Texas Performing...more

    Round Top Festival Institute

    Presented by Round Top Festival Institute at Festival Concert Hall at Round Top, Round Top

    April 3, 2015

    Ray Wylie Hubbard will perform his very popular country-blues music on the Festival Concert Hall Stage. 


    Open Canopy

    Presented by Canopy

    April 4, 2015

    Open Canopy is a free monthly open house at the Canopy

    creative arts complex on the first Saturday of each month. Studios and

    galleries welcome the public to view current...more

    Texas VegFest

    Presented by Texas Veg Foundation at Fiesta Gardens, Austin

    April 4, 2015

    Texas VegFest

    Saturday April 4th, 2015

    11am to 6pm

    Fiesta Gardens ­ Austin, TX 2101 Jesse E. Segovia Street 78702

    Texas VegFest is a free public education event...more

    Easter Brunch Buffet

    Presented by The Russian House of Austin at Russian House, Austin

    April 5, 2015

    Celebrate Easter Sunday on April 5, 2015, by enjoying a special brunch buffet 11am-4pm along with unlimited mimosas/medovukha, live music 12.30 to 2:30, and an Easter egg hunt!

    Price:...more

    Round Top Festival Institute

    Presented by Round Top Festival Institute at Festival Concert Hall at Round Top, Round Top

    April 11, 2015

    TAMU Wind Symphony and Singing Cadets from A&M University. 


    SHAPE Diva Dash - Austin

    Presented by SHAPE Magazine at Walter E. Long Park, Austin

    April 11, 2015

    Discover your daring diva self at the SHAPE Diva Dash, where you’ll test your speed, strength, and agility along our 3-mile course dotted with up to a dozen obstacles. New this year: 2...more

    Tour The Talent

    Presented by Artists Alliance of the Hill Country

    April 11 - April 12, 2015

    Tour the Talent is a two-day Art Studio Tour in the Hill Country on April 11-12, 11 am to 6 pm. The 6 Art Studios, with over 30 diverse artists highlights Artists Alliance of the Hill...more

    Wine and Art Weekend

    Presented by San Marcos Main Street Program at Downtown San Marcos, San Marcos

    April 10 - April 12, 2015

    The San Marcos Main Street Program, Art Squared and the San Marcos Arts Advocates will host Wine and Art Weekend on Friday, April 10, from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. and Saturday, April 11, from 3 p.m. to 6...more

    The Trees of Govalle

    Presented by Forklift Danceworks

    April 11 - April 12, 2015

    Forklift Danceworks’ newest project is underway! Artistic Director Allison Orr and Associate Choreographer Krissie Marty are partnering with Austin's Parks and Recreation...more

    Orthodox Easter Brunch Buffet

    Presented by The Russian House of Austin at Russian House, Austin

    April 12, 2015

    Russian House is inviting you to celebrate Orthodox Easter with a traditional Russian buffet style meal that includes Pasxa, Kulich and much more.
    Sunday April 12, 2015
    11AM-4PM...more

    17th Annual Butterfly Festival

    Presented by EmilyAnn Theatre at Emily Ann Theatre, Wimberley

    April 18, 2015

    Join us for the 17th Annual Butterfly Festival
    Saturday, April 18, 9:00 - 5:00

    Fun for the entire family. Live release of 3500 butterflies (releases every...more

    JACOB'S LADDER

    Presented by Theatre en Bloc at George Washington Carver Museum - Boyd Vance Theater, Austin

    March 27 - April 19, 2015

    The WORLD PREMIERE PRODUCTION of JACOB'S LADDER is in association with the Jewish Community Center, Jewish Repertory Theatre, Scriptworks,and The Creative Fund.

    JACOB'S LADDER is a...more

    21st annual Louisiana Swamp Thing & Crawfish Festival

    Presented by Roadway Productions

    April 25, 2015

    If you want love Louisiana this is the event for you. We feature 8 Louisiana bands featuring Funk, Brass, Zydeco, Cajun, Blues music. In addition we bring in some amazing food vendors who selling...more

    2015 Sunset Valley ArtFest

    Presented by Sunset Valley Arts Commission

    April 25, 2015

    The Sunset Valley ArtFest is a free admission outdoor event that hosts many artists from the area, displaying varying forms of art, woodworking, oil paints, and jewelry. The festival also has live...more

    The Big Squeeze Finals

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

    April 25, 2015

    Texas Folklife and the Bob Bullock Texas State History Museum are pleased to announce that the Finals for the annual Big Squeeze accordion contest will take place at the museum on Saturday, April...more

    Family Dance Workshop -- Swan Lake

    Presented by Ballet Austin at AustinVentures StudioTheater, Austin

    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.


    Austin Busker Project stages

    Presented by Austin Busker Project and Art Alliance Austin

    April 25 - April 26, 2015

    For the second year, Austin Busker Project brings great local and international street performers to the Art City event in downtown Austin. Our lineup includes aerial acrobats, magicians,...more

    Curator’s Tour: Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland

    Presented by Harry Ransom Center at Harry Ransom Center, Austin

    April 29, 2015

    Join exhibition curator Danielle Brune Sigler for a tour of Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland on Wednesday, April 29, at 7 p.m. at the Harry Ransom Center.

     

    The Ransom...more

    Tapestry Singers Present Defying Gravity

    Presented by Tapestry Singers at St. Matthew's Episcopal Church, Austin

    May 2, 2015

    The women of Tapestry Singers present Defying Gravity, a concert exploring our dreams of taking flight. Featuring folk songs, pop music and traditional choral...more

    The Shakespeare at Winedale Spring Class performs Love's Labour's Lost

    Presented by Shakespeare at Winedale

    May 1 - May 2, 2015

    The Shakespeare at Winedale Spring Class performs Shakespeare’s Love’s Labour’s Lost

     

    WHAT:          ...more

    Oh, the Places You’ll Go! 25th Anniversary Exhibition

    Presented by Art on 5th at Art on 5th , Austin

    May 2, 2015

    Twenty-five years have passed since Dr. Seuss’s last book Oh, the Places You’ll Go! was published in 1990. In honor of this milestone, a special exhibition is being...more

    Into the Woods Jr.

    Presented by TexARTS at TexARTS Kam and James Morris Theater, Austin

    April 25 - May 3, 2015

    Cinderella, Rapunzel, Little Red Riding Hood, Jack (and his beanstalk), and the Witch all meet in this whimsical Stephen Sondheim musical. Featuring members of the TexARTS Youth Musical Theatre...more

    Mother's Day Brunch

    Presented by The Russian House of Austin at Russian House, Austin

    May 10, 2015

    Treat your Mom to a memorable experience at the Russian House this Mother's Day Brunch.
    Sunday, May 10 
    11am-4pm 
    $32 per person, $12.50-kids
    Unlimited Buffet...more

    WEST Austin Studio Tour at The Arc of the Arts Studio

    Presented by The Arc of the Capital Area

    May 9 - May 17, 2015

    Come out for Austin’s 4th annual WEST: a free, self-guided tour that champions the abundance of talent within Austin’s diverse creative community. Visit our studio on the tour and see...more

    The Big Bolt

    Presented by Pollyanna Theatre Company at The Long Center for the Performing Arts, Austin

    May 9 - May 17, 2015

    Pollyanna Theatre Company presents THE BIG BOLT by Holly Hepp-Galvan. This Pollyanna production will be written and designed specifically to appeal to the developmental and educational needs...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

    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

    2015 Texas 4000 Atlas Ride

    Presented by Texas 4000

    May 30, 2015

    The Texas 4000 ATLAS Ride is a 700+ person cycling event from Cedar Park to Lampasas where supporters can ride the first 25, 50 or 70 miles with the Texas 4000 team as they start their 70-day...more

    Young Adventurers Film Series: Alice in Wonderland

    Presented by Harry Ransom Center at Harry Ransom Center, Austin

    June 6, 2015

    The Harry Ransom Center’s Young Adventurers Film Series kicks off on Saturday, June 6, at 3 p.m. with Disney’s film Alice in Wonderland (1951).

     

    Drawing on Lewis...more

    Young Adventurers Film Series: James and the Giant Peach

    Presented by Harry Ransom Center at Harry Ransom Center, Austin

    June 13, 2015

    The Harry Ransom Center’s Young Adventurers Film Series continues on Saturday, June 13, at 3 p.m. with the stop-motion animated film James and the Giant Peach...more

    Young Adventurers Film Series: Coraline

    Presented by Harry Ransom Center at Harry Ransom Center, Austin

    June 20, 2015

    The Harry Ransom Center’s Young Adventurers Film Series continues on Saturday, June 20, at 3 p.m. with Henry Selick’s Coraline (2009).

     

    Based on Neil...more

    Special Olympics Comes to Austin

    Presented by Special Olympics

    June 22, 2015

    This summer, more than 20,000 people from all walks of life will unite in a journey across America, including many from right here in Austin. They’ll be part of a movement for respect and...more

    Mr Johnny Kids Music show

    Presented by Mr Johnny Productions

    June 25, 2015

    Bring the kids for a fun and interactive music show with scarves, rhythm sticks, bean bag animals and an endless stream of bubbles. Free | 512 494-1411 www.mrjohnny.com


    Shakespearience: A Shakespeare Day Camp for Kids

    Presented by EmilyAnn Theatre at Emily Ann Theatre, Wimberley

    June 15 - June 26, 2015

    Shakespearience: A Shakespeare Day Camp for Kids! (ages 5-11)

     Making Shakespeare accessible and fun for children. This year there will be 2 week-long camps. You are welcome to...more

    Young Adventurers Film Series: Where the Wild Things Are

    Presented by Harry Ransom Center at Harry Ransom Center, Austin

    June 27, 2015

    The Harry Ransom Center’s Young Adventurers Film Series concludes on Saturday, June 27, at 3 p.m. with Spike Jonze’s Where the Wild Things Are (2009).

     

    Adapted...more

    "Alice's Adventures in Wonderland"

    Presented by Harry Ransom Center at Harry Ransom Center, Austin

    February 10 - July 6, 2015

    The Ransom Center celebrates 150 years of "Alice's Adventures in Wonderland" with an exhibition for the curious and curiouser of all ages. Learn about Lewis Carroll and the real...more

    Stories Summer Institute Reception and Listening Party 2015

    Presented by Texas Folklife

    July 10, 2015

    6pm: Reception (light refreshments served) 
    7pm: Program Begins

    Special guest instructor: Folklorist and NPR & BBC radio producer Rachel Hopkin

    Local teachers,...more

    Ice Cream Festival

    Presented by Roadway Productions at Fiesta Gardens, Austin

    August 8, 2015

    Ice Cream – FREE Each attendee entering with paid admission receives 3 tickets to redeem with the ice cream vendors of his or her choice. The minimum sample size is 3 oz. Some booths, like...more

    Bat Fest

    Presented by Roadway Productions at Congress Avenue Bridge Bats, Austin

    August 22, 2015

    What will you see at Bat Fest this year? 1.5 million Mexican free-tailed bats emerging from under the bridge at dusk, 3 stages with live music, more than 75 arts & crafts vendors, delicious...more

    We Tell Stories in ASL

    Presented by VSA Texas

    March 3 - September 1, 2015

    7051 Village Center Drive Austin, TX 78731 Every first Tuesday of the month Dates for 2015 3/3, 4/7, 5/5, 9/1 Mindy Moore: vwbusmindy@aol.com


    We Tell Stories in ASL!

    Presented by VSA Texas at Austin Public Library - Twin Oaks Branch, Austin

    March 5 - September 3, 2015

    Twin Oaks Branch Library 1800 South 5th Street Austin, TX 78704 Every first Thursday of the month Dates for 2015 3/5, 4/2, 5/7, 8/6, 9/3, 10/8, 11/5, 12/3 Theron Parker: abcasl@yahoo.com


    Frank Reaugh: Landscapes of Texas and the American West

    Presented by Harry Ransom Center at Harry Ransom Center, Austin

    August 4 - November 29, 2015

    Frank Reaugh (1860–1945) is one of the Southwest’s earliest and most distinguished artists. Working in the vein of American Impressionism, Reaugh (pronounced “Ray”) devoted...more

    ImprovEd Shakespeare's Taming of the Shrew

    Presented by The ImprovEd Shakespeare Company at Austin Scottish Rite Theater, Austin

    March 28, 2015 - April 24, 2016

    Don’t Miss Your Chance to See
    ImprovEd Shakespeare’s Taming of the Shrew
    March-April, 2015

    FREE!!!

    9 performances, 6...more

    Storytime Art

    July 18, 2014 - July 15, 2016

    Storytime Art, or StArt! is a great opportunity for your young child to experience art! Storytimes are geared to the 3 – 5 year old preschooler, but some projects could easily translate into...more

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