Texas Book Festival is excited to announce Kids on Congress, an avenue at the annual Festival on October 27 and 28 packed with a variety of kids events and entertainment. Children’s book and author highlights include Kazu Kibuishi, Matt de la Peña and Christian Robinson, and Mary Pope Osborne. This year’s children’s author lineup also includes Jacqueline Woodson, Dan Santat and Minh
Penfold Theatre Company presents a live, murder mystery dinner experience, The Most Fateful Tragedy of the Brushy Creek Lovers: an Investigation Spiritual, for Valentine’s Day weekend only, February 16-18, at the Rabb House in Round Rock.
In the latter years of the 19th century, tragedy struck the banks of Brushy Creek. The locals will give you mixed accounts of the unfortunate
For the fourth year in a row, Pollyanna Theatre is remounting their highly acclaimed production for children and families about Civil Rights, Liberty! Equality! And Fireworks! by Gregory S. Perrin. The performance is free to the public on Saturday, February 17th at 2:00 pm at the LBJ Library Auditorium located at 2313 Red River Street. The play is best suited for children grades 3
1,400 years ago, Bilal, a seven-year-old boy, with a dream of becoming a great warrior, is abducted into slavery with his sister and taken to a land far away from his home and thrown into a world where corruption and injustice rule all. Throughout his life he undergoes many hardships, through which he discovers an inner strength he did not
For young children, Halloween night is one of the best of the year. But trick-or-treating can be dangerous if kids and parents aren't careful. Families can visit participating stores at Round Rock Premium Outlets and collect treats for a fun and safe trick-or-treating experience on October 31.
Calling all ghouls and goblins! Costumed children under 12 are invited to join Round
JIGSAW is bringing back the iconic blood drive to save more lives than ever and Lionsgate is partnering with We Are Blood, the sole local source of blood for a ten-county area in Central Texas since 1952.
Donate blood at the donation center on 4300 N. Lamar Blvd on October 20th from 8am-5pm and receive a free ticket (while supplies last)
Have you heard about The Hive? It's a really cool place in Austin opening on October 23rd. A co-working, child care, coffee & beer kind of place. Sounds like a dream for remote workers & parents who need to get away.
Here are some more details about The Hive you need to know:
How it works
Open Seating: We also have a beautiful cafe
Come on out with your 2-legged and 4-legged companions for a fun filled day at the 10th Annual Dogtoberfest Austin at The Domain! The annual fundraiser supports local dog-rescue organizations. In 2016, over 6,000 people and their canine companions attended the event.
Dogtoberfest Austin includes more than 50 pet-related vendor booths, a silent auction, a canine costume contest, wiener dog races,
SYFY and Alamo Drafthouse are partnering to present the SYFY25 Screening Series, a fun-filled retrospective of genre classics to celebrate the network's upcoming 25th anniversary.
As part of that screening series, they've put together another amazing screening event: EVIL DEAD 2. In the woods. With America’s finest leading chin, Bruce Campbell, in attendance.
EVIL DEAD 2 is celebrating its 30 birthday, this
In honor of two epic films screening this Memorial Day weekend, Alamo Drafthouse Austin is pleased to announced the return of a much-requested favorite: Alamo Drafthouse Boat Parties.
On Saturday, May 27th, abandon all hopes of boredom for all ye brave enough to join the crew of the Alamo Drafthouse for the return of the greatest parrrrrrrrrty the high seas have
NEA Chairman Jane Chu and Blue Star Families CEO Kathy Roth-Douquet announced the eighth annual launch of Blue Star Museums, a collaboration among the National Endowment for the Arts, Blue Star Families, the Department of Defense, and more than 2,000 museums across America to offer free admission to the nation’s active duty military personnel, including National Guard and Reserve and
Central Texas’ most well-known children’s theatre company, Pollyanna Theatre, a resident company of the Long Center for the Performing Arts, presents the world premiere of Playing Possum: A Trickster Tale from Mexico by Holly Hepp-Galvan. This new play, best suited for children ages 5-9, opens May 12 - 21 at the Rollins Studio Theatre at the Long Center for the Performing Arts, 701 West
KEDI is a critically-acclaimed documentary about the lives of cats who roam freely throughout the metropolis of Istanbul and bring joy and purpose to the people they choose to love. The film has had a massively successful theatrical release, becoming the third highest grossing foreign language documentary ever, having garnered $2.4M, to date. KEDI will continue its theatrical run in
The Environmental Research & Education Foundation (EREF) – a non-profit organization that funds and directs scientific research and educational initiatives for sustainable waste management practices – in collaboration with the School Nutrition Foundation (SNF), has developed the School Cafeteria Discards Assessment Project (SCrAP) to quantify both food waste and related wastes (e.g. recyclables, to landfill) generated in cafeterias at private K-12
The Long Center for the Performing Arts is pleased to announce that Shopkins Live!, the first live theatrical production based on the phenomenally successful Shopkins toy brand will come to Dell Hall on October 21. The first national tour was jointly announced today by Gilles Paquin, President and CEO of Koba Entertainment, and Nicole Hardiman, Senior Licensing Manager at Moose
You're invited to the Grand Opening Event @ #NYXCosmeticsNorthStar on:
Friday, March 24 @ 10AM
Saturday, March 25 @ 10AM
Enjoy surprise giveaways + more!
The first 200 in line EACH DAY get a FREE BRUSH CUP* with a chance to win a $100 Shopping Spree + other prizes!** Plus, snag a FREE MINI TRAIN CASE with your $75+ haul!*** Avoid #FOMO and enjoy
The Domain is turning 10 this year so let’s celebrate with food, music, friends and lots of good cheer!
Area residents and visitors are invited to join The Domain in celebrating 10 years serving the community on Thursday, March 9. Throughout the day, mall management will be randomly surprising shoppers with Simon gift cards, Starbucks cards and more!
The celebration will continue
Pollyanna Theatre, resident theatre company of the Long Center, is remounting their highly acclaimed production for children and families about Civil Rights, Liberty! Equality! And Fireworks! by Gregory S. Perrin. The performance is free to the public on Saturday, February 18th at 2:00 pm at the LBJ Library Auditorium, located at 2313 Red River Street. The play is best suited
For the Tibetan Mastiffs living on Snow Mountain, a dog's life has a simple riff: Guard a peaceful village of wool-making sheep from the thuggish wolf Linnux (Lewis Black) and his rabid pack. To avoid distractions, Mastiff leader Khampa (J.K. Simmons) forbids all music from the mountain. But when Khampa's son Bodi (Luke Wilson) discovers a radio dropped by a passing airplane,
There she is! America’s favorite real life Miss Congeniality, the larger-than-life Jeanne Robertson and former beauty queen is returning to the Long Center. Once Miss North Carolina, Robertson has traded her crown for grins. This comedienne is bringing her life stories and loud laughs to Dell Hall February 3rd. Tickets are still available but going fast!
At 73 years young, Jeanne
This month, the Texas Museum of Science and Technology is launching a new, fun program for children under 5 and their caregivers called “Wee-Searchers.” Every 2nd and 4th Wednesday of the month from 9 – 10am, kids will have the chance to learn and explore new topics—from dinosaurs, to mummies, to astronauts, and more! Through play, stories and songs, “Wee-Searchers”
Start 2017 anew and find great solutions and inspiration to tackle those looming home and garden projects at the 19th Annual Austin Home & Garden Show. Turn your home and garden dreams into reality with new ideas, fresh tips, latest products and the hottest home trends January 13-15 at the Austin Convention Center, 500 East Cesar Chavez Street, Austin.
Austin Shakespeare hosts an afternoon of free Story Reading & Singing with Austin Shakespeare for adults and children ages 3 and up at the new Brentwood Social House with stories such as “The Emperor’s New Clothes” and the “Three Little Pigs” performed by professional actors. Brentwood Social House is a recently opened coffee/tea shop serving English and French baked goods with a
January 28 – February 5, 2017
Saturdays and Sundays at 2 p.m.
At the Rollins Studio Theatre at the Long Center for the Performing Arts 701 W. Riverside Drive, Austin, TX 78704
Tickets range from $10.50 - $13.50. Tickets may be purchased online by visiting http://www.pollyannatheatrecompany.org.
Discounts are available for groups of 10 people or more, and financial aid is available for families who
Frost invites families to come to the Austin-area Frost financial centers for a little holiday cheer and photos with a special guest: Santa Claus. Guests can enjoy holiday cookies and drinks in a festive holiday setting while kids get a chance to visit with Santa. Kids will also get a candy cane and can pose for pictures with St. Nick.