High School Musicals

Catch highlights from all the best high school musicals in one place at this year's Greater Austin High School Musical Theatre Awards on April 17 at 7:30 p.m. at the Long Center. Over 500 local students will take the stage to perform fully-executed numbers from shows...

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Design Contest

Children's hospital gowns can be boring and uncomfortable. To change that, the My Starlight Gown contest invites you to come up with a cheerful alternative. Hosted by Scholastic, Starlight Children's Foundation and Niagara Cares, the contest asks for original designs...

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BBQ and Family Fun

Get your tastebuds tuned up for judging. The Brushy Creek MUD in Round Rock will host its annual barbecue cook-off and family festival on May 4 as 35 teams compete for the top prize. Besides tasty meats hot off the grill, visitors can enjoy live tunes and a Kid Zone...

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Theatre for the Very Young

Zach Theatre is bringing a big hit for young children to its main campus. After a successful run with sold out performances at ZACH North, the play Wake Up, Brother Bear! will move to ZACH’s Whisenhunt stage, running March 24 through May 26, 2019. The production,...

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Lunch Balances Paid

A+ Federal Credit Union has donated more than $2,000 to Austin ISD schools to pay off overdue lunch balances as part of its yearlong A+ Gives program. The program is in celebration of its 70-year anniversary and is designed to give back to the communities that have...

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Advanced Placement Honor Roll

Catholic Schools in the Diocese of Austin was named to the College Board's AP District Honor Roll on March 13, 2019. The district is one of 373 school districts in the U.S. and Canada being honored. To be included on the honor roll, Catholic Schools in the Diocese of...

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Mall Overhaul

Barton Creek Square will get a significant renovation, both inside and out, beginning now and extending through the winter. Simon, the mall's owner, says the end result will be a brighter, more inviting atmosphere for shoppers. Retailers will remain open during...

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Period Supplies

The Austin Diaper Bank recently unveiled Bright Spot, a new program to supply period products to students who don’t have them. The program will take place at AISD’s Lanier High School and Burnet Middle School. “Shockingly, one in five students miss school each month...

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Building Community

Compassionate Austin will hold its New Story Festival on March 29-31 at Huston-Tillotson University. The gathering will host transformational experiences of art, music, spirituality, social action and connection, with headliners including Nadia Bolz-Weber, Rev. Angel...

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Community Service

Local teen Ian McKenna Goncalo was named one of Texas' top two youth volunteers of 2019 by The Prudential Spirit of Community Awards, a nationwide program honoring young people for outstanding acts of volunteerism. Goncalo will receive $1,000, a silver medallion and...

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Young Volunteers

The Little Hummingbird Society (LHS), one of the Austin Parks Foundation’s newest programs, kicked off 2019 with a volunteer project at Metz Neighborhood Park in February. Participants spread mulch around trees in the park, and LHS provided snacks, sunscreen, gloves...

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Free Art Exploration

The Blanton Museum of Art will host a free day-to-night community festival on March 30. The Blanton Block Party will fuse live music with world-class art and provide outdoor family art activities, access to local food trucks and tours throughout the day. Many of the...

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Thinkery 2019
McKinney Roughs
Main Event Birthday
The Coder School
AISD Special Needs Camp Guide
Forest Glen
Camp Champions
Austin Film Festival 19
Boys and Girls Club
Little Munchkins
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