Volunteer Opportunity

Does your family enjoy the summer tradition of the Zilker Hillside Theatre?  Here’s your chance to see a great show and help out at the same time. Austin Allies seeks volunteers to help set up the VIP area prior to the performances of Disney’s “Newsies” on August 4,...

New Book

Local author and teacher Nicholas Solis has published a new bilingual picture book, “My Town Mi Pueblo,” about two cousins from opposite sides of the US/Mexico border who visit each other’s towns and delight in their similarities and differences. Each spread features...

Teen Leaders

The Emma S. Barrientos Mexican American Cultural Center (ESB MACC) celebrated the fifth anniversary of their Teen Leadership Program, Caminos (“pathways”). Graduates of the 2022 program celebrated several accomplishments over the past year. Highlights include the...

Bullock Museum to Celebrate Namesake’s Birthday with Free Public Event

The Bullock Texas State History Museum will celebrate Bob Bullock's 93rd birthday with a free public event this Sunday, July 10 starting at 10 am. The event will honor the Museum's namesake with free exhibition admission, family-friendly activities, and sweet treats....

Free Museum Admission

The Bob Bullock Texas State History Museum will offer free exhibit admission to military families all summer. The museum will participate in the Blue Star Museums program, which provides free admission to the nation’s active-duty military personnel and their families...

New Picture Books

Local author Carmen Oliver has two new books coming out this fall. In “The Twilight Library,” illustrated by Miren Asiain Lora, the Night Librarian transports forest bugs and animals to the land of imagination with her magical tales. “Building an Orchestra of Hope:...

Round Rock ISD Recognized

Round Rock ISD has been honored with the Best Communities for Music Education designation. The recognition comes from the National Association of Music Merchants Foundation for the district’s outstanding commitment to music education. To qualify for the Best...
Young Writers Contest 2022

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7 SIMPLE WAYS TO REDUCE BACK-TO-SCHOOL ANXIETY

7 SIMPLE WAYS TO REDUCE BACK-TO-SCHOOL ANXIETY

A lot of kids feel anxious at back-to-school time, after a long summer full of fun. They are often the most anxious when they are about to go to a new school, are going through a transition year from elementary to middle school or middle to high school, or when a best...

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Fireworks Do’s and Don’ts

Fireworks Do’s and Don’ts

  Each year, in the month surrounding the Fourth of July, nearly 300 people are seen daily in U.S. emergency rooms for fireworks-related injuries, according to the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC). There were about 15,600 injuries and at least 18 deaths...

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Awesome Austin Theaters

Awesome Austin Theaters

Whether you have extroverts on your hands who love to be center stage or introverts who adore a good story unfolding before their eyes, take a peek into Austin’s theater scene. Many of them offer children’s shows, summer camps or improv to get the audience in on the...

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Wilted Dreams

Wilted Dreams

This summer, I planted my very own tomatoes. In June, they were doing great. The watering, sun and...

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So Long, Farewell

So Long, Farewell

Don’t you love the party scene in “The Sound of Music”? If you’re not familiar (we can no longer...

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Dawg Digs

Dawg Digs

She starts at the foot of the bed. Nighttime. The hubs and I are enjoying our evening ritual of...

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