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    KIDS & FAMILY

    ImprovEd Shakespeare's Henry IV (Part 1!)

    Presented by The ImprovEd Shakespeare Company presents Shakespeare For Kids By Kids at George Washington Carver Museum - Boyd Vance Theater, Austin

    November 9 - November 23, 2014

    Hey-ho! Get ye to our play! It's FREE!

    ImprovEd Shakespeare presents
    Shakespeare for Kids by Kids in "Henry IV (Part 1)"

    Frustrated with your parents? So was Prince Harry... only his dad was King. Join our troupe of youth players as they share the story of Harry before he became Henry V. Filled with breathless stage fights, clown-like antics and one irate kid. A perfect ...more


    23rd Annual Austin Powwow & American Indian Heritage Festival

    Presented by Great Promise for American Indians and City of Austin Cultural Arts Division

    November 8, 2014

    The Austin Powwow is a family friendly event that preserves the traditions, heritage and culture of American Indians in Texas. It is the largest one day Powwow in the United States and provides...more

    Veterans Day Parade & Event

    Presented by The City Of Cedar Park

    November 8, 2014


    Date: Saturday, November 8, 2014

    Location: Veterans Memorial Park, 2525 W. New Hope Drive
    Parade Time: 9:30 am
    Event Time: 11:00 am

    Come honor our veterans and...more

    23rd Annual Austin Native American Powwow

    Presented by Great Promise for American Indians at Tony Burger Center, Austin

    November 8, 2014

    Saturday, November 8th, is the Austin Powwow and Heritage Festival.  This day-long event draws up to 50,000 participants and audience members combined, and features approximately...more

    Children's Musical Workshop: Traditional Chinese Instruments

    Presented by Asian American Resource Center and Austin Parks and Recreation at Asian American Resource Center, Austin

    November 9, 2014

    Join us for this interactive, FREE event. Kids will enjoy a short performance and then may browse the different and even play with the instruments in this uniquely Asian musical...more

    Texas Master Chorale

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

    November 15, 2014

     Invited for the 3rd time at Round Top for another performance of classical and contemporary chorale works.


    Trash

    Presented by One World Theatre at One World Theatre, Austin

    November 15, 2014

     “Trash” is a puppet musical presented by Puppet Improv Project of Austin that tells a monster lesson for kids (and their adults) to reduce, reuse, and recycle. The story begins...more

    Thanksgiving Storytime and Crafts

    Presented by George Washington Carver Museum and Cultural Center and Austin Parks and Recreation at George Washington Carver Museum - Boyd Vance Theater, Austin

    November 15, 2014

    Enjoy some family time at the George Washington Carver Cultural Center! Stories of giving thanks and fun crafts to celebrate the festive fall season! RSVP to gaila.sims@austintexas.gov


    Harry Potter Fest

    Presented by The Blue Starlite Mini Urban Drive-in at Austin Film Studios

    November 5 - November 15, 2014

    This November, Blue Starlite Mini Urban Drive-In will host its inaugural Potter Fest! From Nov 5-15, the Blue will transform into Hogwarts where Potterheads can unite for evenings filled with...more

    Free To Be... You And Me

    Presented by TILT - a performance group at The Biscuit Brothers Fine Arts Farm, Austin

    November 7 - November 15, 2014

    Free To Be ... You And Me

    by Marlo Thomas and Friends

    It's been forty years since Marlo Thomas and friends launched Free To Be… You and Me into our public consciousness,...more

    Family Dance Workshop -- The Nutcracker

    Presented by Ballet Austin at AustinVentures StudioTheater, Austin

    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

    Family Improv Class (with 6 – 10 year olds)

    Presented by Merlin Works at ZACH Theatre, Austin

    September 28 - November 16, 2014

    Build skills of confidence, risk taking, letting go of mistakes, and being more present–as a family. Now everyone can get in on the fun with this improv comedy class for parents and kids to...more

    24th Annual Fossil Fest

    Presented by Paleontological Society of Austin

    November 15 - November 16, 2014

    Get your prehistoric ON at the Paleontological Society of Austin's 24th Annual Fossil Fest!  

    Our show theme this year, Discover Ice Age Texas, highlights...more

    “Kano” film screening and Q&A with director Umin Boya

    Presented by Asian American Resource Center at Asian American Resource Center, Austin

    November 17, 2014

    This film, which was a blockbuster success in Taiwan in 2014, depicts the multi-racial Kano baseball team from southern Taiwan overcoming extreme odds to represent the island in the 1931 Japanese...more

    Studio Spotlight -- The Nutcracker

    Presented by Ballet Austin at AustinVentures StudioTheater, Austin

    November 20, 2014

    Join us for an up-close and personal view of dancers rehearsing in the studio! Learn about Ballet Austin's The Nutcracker, our city's annual holiday tradition. Watch the dancers rehearse...more

    A Midsummer Night's Dream

    Presented by The Sarofim School of Fine Arts and Southwestern University at Jesse H. and Mary Gibbs Jones Theater, Georgetown

    November 14 - November 23, 2014

    Theatre for Young Audiences

    A magical tale of fairies, fools, falling in love, and comical mix-ups. The adventure takes place in mythical Athens, Greece and its enchanted forest. There are...more

    Nuncrackers

    Presented by EmilyAnn Theatre at Emily Ann Theatre, Wimberley

    November 6 - November 23, 2014

    The Little Sisters of Hoboken are at it again! This Nunsense Christmas musical will warm your heart with joy and giggles. For audiences of all ages . Directed by Karin Cunningham. Performed in the...more

    Creative Arts Society: FREE EXPRESSIONS

    Presented by Creative Arts Society at Dougherty Arts Center, Austin

    October 31 - November 29, 2014

    The Creative Arts Society of Austin is proud to announce their 15th Anniversary Exhibition: “FREE EXPRESSIONS”.
    The Exhibit will be at The Julia C. Butridge Gallery located in...more

    Amber & Nick Radio Hour

    Presented by Mr Johnny Productions and Scottish Rite Theater at Austin Scottish Rite Theater, Austin

    November 15 - November 30, 2014

    New Kids Vintage Radio Stage Show opens November 15th at Scottish Rite Theater: Amber & Nick Radio Hour

    12 year old Amber and brother Nick present a highly interactive, golden age...more

    Films of 1939: 'The Wizard of Oz'

    Presented by Harry Ransom Center at Harry Ransom Center, Austin

    December 4, 2014

    The Ransom Center’s series “Films of 1939” concludes with The Wizard of Oz on Thursday, December 4, at 7 p.m.

    In this early Technicolor classic directed by Victor...more

    Holiday Tree Lighting & Santa’s Workshop

    Presented by The City Of Cedar Park

    December 5, 2014

    On this magical night, join us in the tradition of lighting the tree. Over 60,000 lights illuminate the largest Live Oak Tree in Cedar Park. Santa's Workshop will kick off immediately...more

    Houston Chamber Ringers

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

    December 6, 2014

    Christmas Concert 


    The Nutcracker

    Presented by TexARTS

    December 6 - December 7, 2014

    TexARTS Youth Ballet Theatre presents the classic story of The Nutcracker! Come join a festive party and watch in wonder as the Sugar Plum Fairy hosts a dazzling array of dances! Special guest...more

    "The Nutcracker" Ballet

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

    December 13, 2014

    Danced by Children for Children of any Age 


    Drumming in Espanol with Roots & Rhythms Cultural Arts Program and Mariposas Spanish School for Kids

    Presented by Roots & Rhythms and Mariposas Spanish School for Kids

    October 18 - December 13, 2014

    This fun and exciting workshop in Spanish is geared for children ages 3-9 years old, and includes hands on activities, together with drumming and singing in Spanish. October workshop will feature...more

    Ebenezer's Journey

    Presented by Pioneer Farms at Pioneer Farms, Austin

    December 5 - December 13, 2014

    Experience the classic Dickens tale, “A Christmas Carol”, like never before as our actors take you into the story with an interactive theatrical presentation staged in the old...more

    Holiday Extravaganza

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

    December 13 - December 14, 2014

    The TexARTS Broadway Company stars in this holiday revue that features Rockette-style numbers, your favorite holiday hits, and a special appearance by Santa Claus! This perfectly wonderful...more

    Roots & Rhythms After-School Drum Classes at RODRIGUEZ ELEMENTARY

    Presented by Roots & Rhythms

    October 6 - December 15, 2014

    Ongoing, weekly, cultural arts and music education program fostering positive ties to local communities...free to any 4th graders at Rodriguez Elementary in Dove Springs who are currently enrolled...more

    Little Wing Music Classes

    Presented by Little Wing of Austin

    September 4 - December 18, 2014

     PUBLIC Little Wing class for ages 3.5 - 5. Held at Toybrary on Thursdays at 4:30 pm. Open to the public. Membership plan; First class free!

    Little Wing provides Music education for...more

    Oasis Health & Wellness Fair

    Presented by Oasis Health & Wellness Fair

    September 20 - December 20, 2014

    Hosted & Sponsored By Casa De Luz & The Integrity Academy
    Featuring:
    Holistic Product Vendors
    Wide Variety of Healing Practitioners
    Mind-Body Classes (Yoga, Tai...more

    Disney Junior Live!

    Presented by Frank Erwin Center at Frank Erwin Center, Austin

    December 21, 2014

    Disney Junior Live on Tour! Pirate and Princess Adventure is back by popular demand! The live stage show features characters from the smash hits “Sofia the First” and “Jake and...more

    A Child's Christmas In Wales 2014

    Presented by Alex Coke at First Presbyterian Church of Austin, Austin

    December 21, 2014

    A Child's Christmas In Wales

     

    Experience the music & magic of Texas jazz musicians Alex Coke, Suzi Stern, Rich Harney, and Evan Arredondo...more

    East Austin Handmade Arts Market @ The VORTEX

    Presented by The VORTEX at The VORTEX, Austin

    February 8 - December 27, 2014

    When: Saturdays beginning February 8th, 11am – 4 pm


    Where: The VORTEX, 2307 Manor Road, Austin, TX 78722

    Just in time for Valentine’s Day, The VORTEX will begin...more

    Exhibition: The Making of Gone With The Wind

    Presented by Harry Ransom Center at Harry Ransom Center, Austin

    September 9, 2014 - January 4, 2015

    Go behind the scenes of one of the classic films of Hollywood’s Golden Age. Featuring more than 300 rarely seen and some never-before-exhibited materials, the exhibition is drawn entirely...more

    Family Dance Workshop -- A Journey Through Dance

    Presented by Ballet Austin at AustinVentures StudioTheater, Austin

    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

    Baby Bloomers

    Presented by Thinkery at Thinkery, Austin

    February 5, 2014 - February 28, 2015

     Baby Bloomers is an opportunity for children age 0-3 and their families to experience the Thinkery together in an environment focused on early learners. Guided activities like Storytime,...more

    Click, Clack, Moo

    Presented by One World Theatre at One World Theatre, Austin

    March 28, 2015

    Cows that type? Hens on strike! Whoever heard of such a thing?' Farmer Brown cries. When his granddaughter Jenny comes for a visit, Farmer Brown declares the farm a 'tech-free zone.'...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.


    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

    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

    Art & Soul Austin

    Presented by Art & Soul Austin

    January 10, 2010 - October 15, 2016

    Traveling Art Enrichment Classes for ages 3-10 years old. Group art classes,Art Birthday Parties, and private lessons available.


    The Threefer

    Presented by The Hideout Theatre at The Hideout Theatre, Austin

    January 14, 2010 - Ongoing

    The Threefer is absolutely the best way to get a sample of what Austin improv has to offer. Troupes from every improv theater in town converge to perform here every Thursday, for only three...more

    SummerStock Austin

    Presented by Long Center for the Preforming Arts

    July 25, 2013 - Ongoing

    Dear SSA Friends,

    SummerStock Austin will open its ninth season this coming Thursday night, July 25th. We hope you will join us for PIPPIN, THE BREMEN TOWN MUSICIANS and SWING!

    So...more

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