BASIS Ed Adds New Location

Acclaimed BASIS Charter School Network Announces Location of Second Austin Campus   The new ‘BASIS Austin’ will open in 2021, and is now accepting applications for grades 3-7   November 18, 2020 (Austin, TX) – The nationally-acclaimed network of BASIS Charter...

Austin Girl Power Expands Nationally through Latinitas’ Startup Chica Naciónal 2020

Latinitas, Austin's only bilingual STEM education nonprofit for nearly 20 years, gathered girls and teens of color for their first national Latinitas Startup Chica Conference. They joined other 9-18-year-old girls and teens from 15 states. Latinitas empowers all girls...

30th Annual Turkey Trot Is Open For Registration

Beloved Thanksgiving Day tradition benefits Caritas of Austin AUSTIN— This year is the 30th anniversary of the ThunderCloud Subs Turkey Trot, Austin’s favorite Thanksgiving day tradition with 100 percent of proceeds benefiting Caritas of Austin. And YES, it is...

YMCA Esports Tournament

No matter what kind of “football” you prefer, the YMCA has you covered. Sign up for the Y’s Madden20 or FIFA20 esports tournaments taking place on Friday, November 20 and “kick off” your holiday season with fun! FIFA20 and Madden20 tournaments are held only...

Texas Moms & Moms-To-Be Invited To “It Starts With Mom Live” Virtual Events

March of Dimes, the most recognized health charity and leading non-profit fighting for the health of all moms and babies, curates its inaugural 5-part virtual series, It Starts with Mom: Texas Edition. Bold, authentic diverse conversations about the issues that matter...

Master Gohring Tai Chi and Kung Fu Has Moved!

Master Gohring’s Tai Chi and Kung Fu, voted Readers’ Poll Favorite year after year since 2007, has relocated just down the road to 5775 Airport Blvd. Limited in-studio classes, as well as a combination of in-studio and virtual classes, are now being offered. With Kick...

The Little Persimmon Library

  The Little Persimmon Library featured on our November cover was built in 2017 by local high school theater teacher Aaron Johnson as a birthday gift to his wife, Kristin. He designed it to look just like the Johnson’s house. Kristin is a children’s librarian in...
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How Do You Make Big Change?  Start Local, Start Little

How Do You Make Big Change?  Start Local, Start Little

My first introduction to the world of politics came in first grade when talk on the playground suddenly shifted from debating four-square rules or who could run the fastest to, “Who are your parents voting for - Jimmy Carter or Ronald Reagan?” What stuck with me was...

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Hike, Bike and Trike Austin: Best Trails for All Ages

Hike, Bike and Trike Austin: Best Trails for All Ages

If you’re looking to safely venture beyond your backyard and soak up the cooler weather, try these places. These nature walks and hike and bike trails pack in a healthy dose of art, adventure and exercise – good for the whole family!   Laguna Gloria 3809 W. 35th St....

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Caring for Older Parents

Caring for Older Parents

Expert Caregiving Tips for Busy Parents Have you heard of the “sandwich generation”? If you’re an adult with young children who also provides care for an aging parent, you have found yourself smack dab in the middle of two warm, doughy slices of caring, generationally...

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Dressed To Kill

My mother hated Halloween. We never understood why. It started in July when the costume catalogues...

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Speed Aging

All I want to do is be a grandmother. I’ve got my name picked out: Nana. It’s not original but...

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The Breakup

The Breakup

Summer is winding down, so this past week I sat down with myself for a good long chat. It wasn’t...

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