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    KIDS & FAMILY

    Thinkery Community Night

    Presented by Thinkery at Thinkery, Austin

    January 22, 2014 - January 1, 2015

    At the Thinkery, science and families play side by side. Every Wednesday the Museum stays open late for families to discover new ideas and learn together. Enjoy the exhibits and educational programs facilitated by staff every Wednesday from 5-8 p.m.

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    Bah Humbug! A one-man Christmas Carol

    Presented by The Company Theatre and Dougherty Arts Center at Dougherty Arts Center, Austin

    December 22, 2014

    Now in its 12th amazing year! It's Charles Dickens "A Christmas Carol" with an amazing twist...one actor plays all the roles in this powerful tale of hope & compassion!...more

    VSA Texas 2014 Annual Art and Gift Show

    Presented by VSA Texas at AGE Building, Austin

    November 17 - December 24, 2014

    VSA Texas presents its annual Holiday Art and Gift Show at the AGE of Central Texas Building, Room 101, Austin, TX, 78705. The festive holiday art and gift show runs from November 17 to December...more

    Gingerbread Workshops

    Presented by Thinkery at Thinkery, Austin

    December 5 - December 24, 2014

    The beloved holiday tradition returns to the Thinkery this year. Gingerbread Workshops celebrate creative families in a fun and festive atmosphere. These hour-long workshops provide everything...more

    MERRY CHRISTMAS

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

    December 25, 2014

    Thursday, December 25th
    11 am - 10 pm
    Celebrate the Holidays with us and avoid the hassle of cooking all day. Enjoy the day with family and friends at the Russian House!
    A full...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

    A Miracle on 34th Street Classic Radiocast

    Presented by Penfold Theatre Company

    December 4 - December 27, 2014

    The players at the fictional KPNF radio station return to put their stamp on a brand new holiday classic - Miracle on 34th Street. As they bring to life the entire story through dozens of...more

    Austin's New Year 2015

    Presented by City of Austin Cultural Arts Division

    December 31, 2014

    Ring in the New Year at the City of Austin's free, family-friendly, community celebration!  Adults and kids are encouraged to Play, Make, and Glow in Bulter Park with interactive art...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

    Bach's Herd of Harpsichords V: Double Play

    Presented by La Follia Austin Baroque at First Presbyterian Church of Austin, Austin

    January 3 - January 4, 2015

    La Follia Austin Baroque presents
    Bach's Herd of Harpsichords V: Double Play

    The Herd returns in the fifth installment of this most popular concert series, featuring concertos...more

    Orthodox Christmas Celebration

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

    January 7, 2015

    Yes! There is such thing as Russian Christmas! We celebrate ours on January 7th. Mark your calendars for a festive buffet Wednesday, January 7th 4PM-10PM.
    Come to celebrate YOUR culture or...more

    Round Top Festival Institute

    Presented by Round Top Festival Institute

    January 17, 2015

    Organist Linda Patterson performs on the 1836 Henry Erben pipe organ along with her friends. 


    17th Annual Home and Garden Show

    Presented by Austin Home and Garden Show at Austin Convention Center, Austin

    January 16 - January 18, 2015

    The new year is coming up, which means it’s time to tackle those renovation resolutions! Hundreds of Central Texas’ most trusted experts will convene for the 17th Annual Austin Home...more

    Harlem Globetrotters 2015 World Tour

    Presented by Frank Erwin Center at Frank Erwin Center, Austin

    January 22 - January 23, 2015

    The iconic Harlem Globetrotters are coming to the Frank Erwin Center on Jan. 22-23 with their unrivaled family show, featuring some of the greatest athletes on the planet. With incredible ball...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

    Round Top Festival Institute

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

    February 14, 2015

    Valentine's Day Concert. Dick Smith and Friends. "From Broadway with Love!" 


    22nd Annual Austin Jugglefest

    Presented by Texas Juggling Society at Texas School For the Deaf, Austin

    February 20 - February 22, 2015

    Jugglefest is a three day regional festival open to all, with world class teachers and performers, workshops, games, demonstrations, prizes, public performances and open juggling for all levels....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

    Round Top Festival Institute

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

    March 14, 2015

    James Dick, concert pianist. Menotti, Beethoven, Poulenc, Ginastera. 


    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

    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. 


    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. 


    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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