Young Artists Grant Program

Young Artists Grant Program

The Texas Commission on the Arts (TCA) and the Texas Cultural Trust are accepting applications for the 2022 class of Young Masters. The joint initiative provides exemplary Texas-based art students in grades 8-11 with the financial help they need to pursue advanced...
Pollyanna Theatre Company’s Fall Season

Pollyanna Theatre Company’s Fall Season

Popular children’s theater company Pollyanna will continue to bring theater arts to children this fall by offering a variety of virtual and in-person performances for ages 3-12. “We want to make theater as safe and accessible as possible for our young audiences,...
Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteer Opportunities

Any Baby Can (ABC) seeks volunteer help with seasonal at-home activities to support their clients. The nonprofit organization promotes family well-being, parent education and child development programs and services. Their mission is to educate, motivate and empower...
Cotorros Inteligentes

Cotorros Inteligentes

Durante esta pandemia, podemos hacer dos generalizaciones sobre la vida social de los niños jóvenes: la actividad social en persona ha disminuido y el tiempo frente a la pantalla ha aumentado. Con la reducción del tiempo en persona, los niños han tenido menos...
A Tour of Local Libraries

A Tour of Local Libraries

No matter where you live in the Austin area, there are many amazing libraries to explore. Not only will you find countless books, media, music and resources but also a variety of in-person and online events to engage the entire family. Some general highlights found at...
Dia de los Muertos

Dia de los Muertos

The local community is invited by the Mexican American Cultural Center (MACC) to share in a celebration of the family for Día de los Muertos. Participants can submit a photo, piece of artwork or a message to be included in a collective hanging art installation at the...
Cotorros Inteligentes

Smart Chatterboxes

During this pandemic, we can make two generalizations about youth social life: in-person social activity has gone way down, and screen time has gone way up. With in-person time reduced, kids have had fewer chances to engage in free play, structured schooling and other...
Combatting Negative Effects of Screen Time

Combatting Negative Effects of Screen Time

  “I worry that my son spends too much time in front of screens, but there’s not much I can do, “ laments one Austin dad. “He plays games with his friends on the computer, does homework online and watches YouTube on his tablet. When you consider time spent on...
Playgrounds Aren’t Simply Child’s Play

Playgrounds Aren’t Simply Child’s Play

As tired parents of poor sleepers and early risers, my husband and I loved a good playground. We could find a bench, settle our weary bones and watch our kids enjoy being out in the fresh air. We might even occasionally rally to push a swing, accept a make-believe...
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