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...
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...
Ann Richard’s Marching Stars

Ann Richard’s Marching Stars

The Ann Richards Marching Stars, the only all-female competitive marching band in the United States, was selected to perform in last year’s Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. When the parade was postponed, they were invited to come in 2021. Stephen Howard, Ann Richards...
St. Jude Walk/Run

St. Jude Walk/Run

virt  September was proclaimed National Childhood Cancer Awareness Month in 2012 to bring awareness to pediatric cancer, which remains the leading cause of death by disease for children under the age of 15. St. Jude, the only National Cancer Institute-designated...
National Child Passenger Safety Week Sept 19-25

National Child Passenger Safety Week Sept 19-25

September marks Baby Safety Month and serves as a reminder for parents to brush up on their car seat knowledge. And according to new Chicco research,* 60% of parents plan to take more family road trips in the coming year, making it critical that the baby is safe in...
Free COVID-19 Testing Site

Free COVID-19 Testing Site

Round Rock ISD’s COVID-19 testing site will open on September 13. The District, in partnership with Curative, will offer free COVID-19 testing for all community members in the parking lot at the Raymond E. Hartfield Performing Arts Center, located at 5800 McNeil...
Little Hummingbird Society Tree Mulching

Little Hummingbird Society Tree Mulching

Join Austin Parks Foundation’s Little Hummingbird Society in giving back at the South Austin Senior Activity Center. Little Hummingbird Society offers kids a great way to learn about giving back to their community and the importance of Austin’s parks, trails and green...
Young Change Makers

Young Change Makers

Two Austin-area children will be featured in the new book series, Young Change Makers, written by Stacy C. Bauer and illustrated by Emanuela Ntamack. The series features trailblazing youth from around the world who are taking action to change communities in positive...
Backpacks Donated

Backpacks Donated

Through large donations and small drives, the leadership and staff at the local credit union TruWest donated backpacks filled with school supplies to Williams Elementary School in Southeast Austin. Additionally, 20 laptops and eight desktop computers were donated from...
Book Club

Book Club

Join Austin Allies for their monthly Book Club. The group meets every third Saturday at 12:30 p.m. This month, the club will meet up virtually on Saturday, September 18, to talk about Victoria Jamieson and Omar Mohamed’s middle-grade graphic novel, When Stars Are...
Talking Book Program

Talking Book Program

The Texas Talking Book Program is a free, statewide library service for people of all ages with qualifying physical, visual or reading disabilities. Books and magazines are available in large print, braille and digital audio. A digital talking book machine is provided...
New Children’s Garden Opens

New Children’s Garden Opens

  The Austin Parks and Recreation Department recently announced that the Alliance Children’s Garden, a new 2-acre recreational space within Butler Park, is officially open! The new space features nature-play elements, musical-play equipment, and...
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