West Nile Awareness

The family of a 13-year-old who died from West Nile encephalitis has founded an annual event to raise awareness of the West Nile virus and benefit the Wounded Warrior Project. The Cody Hopkins Invitational Bull Riding and Freestyle Bullfight will take place on Oct. 6...

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Charity Luncheon

Over 300 guests wearing red shoes joined Ronald McDonald House Charities of Central Texas (RMHC CTX) in early September for the annual Red Shoe Luncheon. During the presentation, guests not only learned about RMHC CTX’s programs but were also able to hear directly...

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New Music

Austin's SaulPaul has released a new album for children ages 5 to 12. "All Star Anthems" promotes social and emotional learning and features collaborations with young musicians including Alexia (age 12), Lil Mike (age 11), Jack (age 7) and groups of students from...

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Summer Reading Celebration

BookSpring recently celebrated the completion of its Summer Success reading program by partnering with Atlassian to give away new bikes at Galindo Elementary.  BookSpring’s Summer Success reading program is designed for 1st and 2nd grade students. “Summer is actually...

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Education Award Nominations

H-E-B is now accepting nominations for educators to apply for the 2019 H-E-B Excellence in Education Awards. Each year, these awards highlight a variety of educators who go above and beyond to make a difference in the lives of their students and communities. Public...

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Genes and School Success

Parents always worry about whether their children will do well in school, but a new study out of UT Austin says their kids probably were born with much of what they will need to succeed. The study, published in npj Science of Learning by researchers from UT Austin and...

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Free Museum Admission

Two opportunities for free museum admission are coming to Austin this September. Smithsonian Magazine will hold its nationwide Museum Day Live on Sept. 22. To download a ticket and get more information, visit smithsonianmag.com/museumday. A ticket is good for the...

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Academic Stress

Students transitioning into high school often see their grades drop, and while some shake it off, others internalize that stress. Researchers at UT Austin have concluded that how students think about themselves and their abilities could make the difference. In a paper...

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Austin on TV

The spotlight turns on an Austin-area family in the new A&E documentary “Deaf Out Loud.” The show follows three predominantly deaf families as they raise their children in a hearing world. The Garcias live near Georgetown and met when April was called to interpret for...

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Get Out and Move

Take advantage of these Austin-area events to stretch, run or skip your way to a healthy lifestyle. On Sept. 3, participating studios across the city will offer a Free Day of Yoga. The event kicks off with a group class at the Umlauf Sculpture Garden at 8 a.m. Visit...

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Encounters with Nature

Inspired both by her childhood experiences growing up in Colorado and by her role as co-chair of the YMCA’s Camp Moody capital campaign, Ellie Falcao and her family have set a goal to visit all 58 national parks. “Visiting Camp Moody for the first time was a...

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Comics Expo

The independent media expo STAPLE will take place Sept. 8 - 9 at the Millennium Youth Entertainment Complex. The event showcases over 200 artists and creators of independently-made comics, zines, art, crafts and games. Visitors can interact with artists and sit in on...

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Cafe Monet
McKinney Roughs
Main Event Birthdays For Kids
Round Rock Express Birthday Bash
Stepping Stone
Nitro Swim
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