Sales Tax Holiday

Texas families and businesses can save on the purchase of certain water- and energy-efficient products during the state’s sales tax holidays May 25 - 27. The Texas Comptroller’s office estimates shoppers will save about $12.6 million in state and local sales taxes...

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Summer Lunch Program

This summer, Austin ISD will serve anyone 18 years old and younger healthy meals at more than 50 campuses at no cost through the Summer Food Service Program. Both breakfast and lunch will be offered at all AISD summer meal sites. "Children need good nutrition...

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Summer Weather Tips

Spectrum News Chief Meteorologist Burton Fitzsimmons is reminding families of the importance of being prepared for severe weather this summer. His tips include: Flash flood, stay on high ground. Texas weather can turn from sunny to stormy in a hurry, and those storms...

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Free Admission for Heroes

As a thank you to military and first responders, all Schlitterbahn Waterparks are hosting American Heroes Week with FREE admission May 27 - June 2, 2019. Members of the military (both active duty and retired), police, firefighters, and EMTs will be welcomed at...

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National Accreditation

Kiddie Academy of Round Rock recently received accreditation by the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC). NAEYC sets research-based standards and provides resources to improve early childhood program quality and enhance the professional...

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Social-Emotional Learning

Nine Round Rock ISD schools have been recognized for excellence in social-emotional learning. The schools received the Capturing Kids’ Hearts National Showcase Schools award for the 2018-2019 school year from the Flippen Group. This award recognizes campuses that...

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Mother’s Day Concert

A free Mother's Day concert called Strings in the Park takes place May 12, 2019 at the lawn near Central Market. The concert pairs renowned string master Will Taylor with music legend Kevin Russell of Shinyribs and The Gourds for an afternoon of family-friendly music....

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Benefit Concert

A troupe of drummers will hold its annual benefit concert in May. The Drumsistas -- a group of more than 30 women drumming students of all ages -- will perform African music to benefit the Girls Empowerment Network (GEN). The concert takes place on May 18, 2019, at 7...

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Best Baker

A local pastry chef will represent Austin on the new season of Best Baker in America, premiering May 13, 2019, on Food Network. Yolanda Diaz is the executive pastry chef at Geraldine's inside the Hotel Van Zandt. In the show, nine bakers will compete over seven...

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Public Health

Advocates for childhood vaccination rallied at the state capitol building in April. Organized by Immunize Texas and the Immunization Partnership, the rally included remarks by legislators who support bills in favor of stronger laws to protect public health. Rekha...

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Art in the Evening

The Blanton Museum of Art at UT Austin has announced it will extend its hours on Friday evenings this summer. During the program, called Fridays Late Till 8, the Blanton will remain open until 8 p.m. every Friday from the beginning of May to the end of July. Visitors...

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Block Party

Goodnight Ranch will host its third annual Festival of Good on May 18. The public block party is free and features activities like balloon shapes, field day games, a petting zoo and face painting. Local food trucks will be on hand, as well. The event takes place from...

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