Celebrate Earth Day

Celebrate Earth Day

This Thursday is Earth Day! Looking for an easy but meaningful way to celebrate with your family this year? The Parents Climate Community-Austin has put together a free Earth Month Eco-Challenge for kids ages 4 through 10. It comes with a list of activity ideas as...
Biologists Remind the Public Not to Touch Wildlife

Biologists Remind the Public Not to Touch Wildlife

AUSTIN- With more people enjoying the outdoors this spring season, you may start to notice more wildlife in your backyard, neighborhood or surrounding areas. Species including birds, deer and snakes are active this time of year and their young often stray or appear to...
Green Schoolyards

Green Schoolyards

  Austin Independent School District was featured in the Green Schoolyards America as one of the “Inspiring Case Studies” included in their library of COVID-19 resources. The use of outdoor learning environments supports physical distancing recommendations,...
SAFE Austin Events in April

SAFE Austin Events in April

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month and Child Abuse Prevention Month—SAFEoffers online events all month long With Sexual Assault Awareness Month and Child Abuse Prevention Month both in April, we have an opportunity to discuss these forms of violence and the ways...
Child Abuse Prevention Month With The SAFE Alliance

Child Abuse Prevention Month With The SAFE Alliance

Children thrive in safe, stable, nurturing families and communities. April is Child Abuse Prevention Month and a good time to remember that each of us can invest in a brighter future by strengthening children, youth and families before a crisis occur.   In the...
Keep Austin Beautiful Day

Keep Austin Beautiful Day

Keep Austin Beautiful Day will take place on April 10. Each April, Keep Austin Beautiful mobilizes hundreds of volunteers for an impressive day of community service throughout the greater Austin area. This year, individuals and members of the same household can...
Free Entrance To National Parks

Free Entrance To National Parks

  The National Park Service (NPS) will offer the following entrance fee-free days this year in their efforts to increase access, promote recreational opportunities and inspire conservation: April 17, the first day of National Park Week; August 4, the first...
Expanded Program

Expanded Program

Breakthrough Central Texas, a nonprofit organization that helps students become the first in their family to earn a college degree, will implement a program to improve postsecondary opportunities across an entire high school. The new program has enrolled all 150...
Charity Celebrates Twenty Years

Charity Celebrates Twenty Years

The Andy Roddick Foundation (ARF) is celebrating 20 years of philanthropy and accomplishing their most successful year to date. The charitable foundation provides children from underserved communities with high-quality learning and enriching experiences after school...
AISD Awarded Grant for the Arts

AISD Awarded Grant for the Arts

The Austin ISD Creative Learning Initiative has been approved for a $100,000 Grants for Arts Projects award from the National Endowment for the Arts. The Creative Learning Initiative is among 1,073 projects selected across the United States. This marks the fifth time...
Thinkery Reopens

Thinkery Reopens

Thinkery has opened its doors again for limited-capacity general admission as well as Saturday Baby Bloomers sessions! Reserved for children age 36 months and younger, Baby Bloomers features special programming designed specifically for toddlers.   All sessions...
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