Young Artists Grant Program

The Texas Commission on the Arts (TCA) and the Texas Cultural Trust are accepting applications for the 2022 class of Young Masters. The joint initiative provides exemplary Texas-based art students in grades 8-11 with the financial help they need to pursue advanced...

Pollyanna Theatre Company’s Fall Season

Popular children’s theater company Pollyanna will continue to bring theater arts to children this fall by offering a variety of virtual and in-person performances for ages 3-12. “We want to make theater as safe and accessible as possible for our young audiences,...

Volunteer Opportunities

Any Baby Can (ABC) seeks volunteer help with seasonal at-home activities to support their clients. The nonprofit organization promotes family well-being, parent education and child development programs and services. Their mission is to educate, motivate and empower...

Dia de los Muertos

The local community is invited by the Mexican American Cultural Center (MACC) to share in a celebration of the family for Día de los Muertos. Participants can submit a photo, piece of artwork or a message to be included in a collective hanging art installation at the...

Ann Richard’s Marching Stars

The Ann Richards Marching Stars, the only all-female competitive marching band in the United States, was selected to perform in last year’s Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. When the parade was postponed, they were invited to come in 2021. Stephen Howard, Ann Richards...

St. Jude Walk/Run

virt  September was proclaimed National Childhood Cancer Awareness Month in 2012 to bring awareness to pediatric cancer, which remains the leading cause of death by disease for children under the age of 15. St. Jude, the only National Cancer Institute-designated...

National Child Passenger Safety Week Sept 19-25

September marks Baby Safety Month and serves as a reminder for parents to brush up on their car seat knowledge. And according to new Chicco research,* 60% of parents plan to take more family road trips in the coming year, making it critical that the baby is safe in...
Cover Kid Contest

Checkout the calendar to see what's coming up

2021 Young Writers Contest
Stepping Stone
Dance Discovery
Nitro Swim
Synergy Dance
Magic Basketball Club
Room Redo: Decorating With Kids in Mind

Room Redo: Decorating With Kids in Mind

  Whether you’re planning a nursery for a new baby, transitioning your toddler into a Big Kid Room, or redecorating a space for your tween or teen, the task can be daunting. You’ve studied HGTV, lost heaven-knows-how-many hours clicking through Houzz and made...

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Tried and True Tips for the Transition to Middle School

Tried and True Tips for the Transition to Middle School

Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, many parents and tweens did not have a normal transition into middle school during 2020 and 2021. So, this fall maybe your child’s first real, in-person middle school experience, and that can feel overwhelming for both of you. As your...

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Planet Denial

Planet Denial

  Fun fact. When Texans move back home after living abroad (abroad meaning anywhere but...

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Look Up!

Look Up!

Yesterday, as I sat on Mopac, fuming, as one does in Mopac traffic, I spied the Frost Bank Tower....

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