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    KIDS & FAMILY

    Thinkery Community Night

    Presented by Thinkery at Thinkery

    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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    The Poet Sings

    September 18 - September 19, 2014

    Conspirare performs works set to poetry of Chilean poet Pablo Neruda. The program includes Ode to Common Things (1995) by Cary Ratcliff, premiering a new version by the composer for four-hand...more

    Too Many Stories!

    Presented by Scottish Rite Theater at Austin Scottish Rite Theater

    September 7 - September 21, 2014

    Too Many Stories! is the first offering in Scottish Rite Theater’s 2014-15 Children’s Season. With the help of the kids in the audience, a little girl named Callie outwits robbers Sam...more

    Bob Livingston's Cowboys & Indians @ Threadgill's WHQ

    Presented by Texas Music International at Threadgill's World Headquarters - South Austin

    September 26, 2014

    Award winning Texas musician Bob Livingston's Cowboys & Indians mixes rhythms, instrumentation, and insights from both East and West. They play songs & yodels from Texas and ragas...more

    Bubble Run - Austin

    Presented by Black Flag Events at Travis County Exposition Center

    September 27, 2014

     The BUBBLE RUN™ is 5km of frothy goodness! At each kilometer, participants will run through Bubble Zones and come out covered head to toe in colored bubbles and foam!


    Movies in the Park

    Presented by The City Of Cedar Park at Milburn Park

    September 19 - October 3, 2014

    Selected movies are shown at Elizabeth Milburn Park located at 1901 Sun Chase Blvd. Bring your blankets and lawn chairs as there will be plenty of grass area available. Concessions will not be...more

    SPIRIT

    Presented by The VORTEX at The VORTEX

    September 5 - October 4, 2014

    Limited seating. Advanced Purchase Recommended.


    2-for-1 admission Thursday and Sunday with donation of 2 cans for SafePlace


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    Family Dance Workshop -- Glow in the Dark!

    Presented by Ballet Austin at AustinVentures StudioTheater

    October 5, 2014

    See excerpts from Not Afraid of the Dark - The Show That Glows!, learn a glow-in-the-dark movement phrase, and capture your shadow on a screen with the help of Ballet Austin dancers. Please bring...more

    Harry the Dirty Dog

    Presented by One World Theatre at One World Theatre

    October 25, 2014

    Harry has everything a little white dog with black spots could want. There’s just one problem: he hates taking baths. He hates them so much, in fact, that one morning he runs away. After a...more

    A Tale of Robyn Hoode

    Presented by The Baron's Men and The Curtain Theater at The Curtain Theatre

    October 3 - October 25, 2014

    Based on three of the oldest Child Ballads, The Baron's Men proudly present A Tale of Robyn Hoode, an original work penned and directed by long-time Baron’s Men sharers Laura...more

    Central Texas SPCA BARKTOBERFEST

    Presented by Central Texas SPCA

    October 25, 2014

    Family-friendly fun kicks off with a pledge walk at 10:00 am (registration at 9:30). Festivities start at 10:30 AM and the event features a canine costume contest at 12:00 PM (noon).  Come...more

    Pioneer Farms Haunted Halloween: Disappearance

    Presented by Pioneer Farms at Pioneer Farms

    October 10 - October 25, 2014

    This year our Halloween Adventure addresses one of the greatest fears in the history of mankind. The fear of your loved ones, especially your children disappearing. This very real fear has...more

    Sydney Yeager’s Persistent Memory Exhibit

    Presented by Vaudeville Gallery

    August 29 - October 26, 2014

    Open to the public August 29-October 26 at The Gallery at Vaudeville, acclaimed artist Sydney Yeager will be showcasing her newest exhibit: Persistent Memory. Exploring fragmentation and...more

    FARE Walk for Food Allergy in Austin Texas

    Presented by FARE, Food Allergy Research and Education at Mueller Park

    November 1, 2014

     The FARE for Food Allergy is coming to Austin on November 1, 2014. Food Allergy Research & Education (FARE) works on behalf of the 15 million Americans with Food allergies, including all...more

    Step Out: Walk to Stop Diabetes

    Presented by American Diabetes Association

    November 8, 2014

    Step Out: Walk to Stop Diabetes is the American Diabetes Association’s signature fundraising walk. The event has been taking place for more than 20 years and has raised more than...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

    Texas Master Chorale

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

    November 15, 2014

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


    Family Dance Workshop -- The Nutcracker

    Presented by Ballet Austin at AustinVentures StudioTheater

    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

    Studio Spotlight -- The Nutcracker

    Presented by Ballet Austin at AustinVentures StudioTheater

    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

    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

    Houston Chamber Ringers

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

    December 6, 2014

    Christmas Concert 


    "The Nutcracker" Ballet

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

    December 13, 2014

    Danced by Children for Children of any Age 


    Disney Junior Live!

    Presented by Frank Erwin Center at Frank Erwin Center

    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

    East Austin Handmade Arts Market @ The VORTEX

    Presented by The VORTEX at The VORTEX

    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

    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

    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

    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

    Family Dance Workshop -- Swan Lake

    Presented by Ballet Austin at AustinVentures StudioTheater

    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.


    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

    January 14, 2010 - on going

    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 - on going

    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!

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