Armadillo Christmas Bazaar

Armadillo Christmas Bazaar

The 44th Armadillo Christmas Bazaar will take place Dec. 13-24 at the Palmer Events Center. This Austin holiday shopping staple features nearly 200 curated local and touring artists and makers, live music, and local food. Attendees will find gifts in all price ranges...
Community Playground

Community Playground

In less than six hours, several organizations and many individuals came together to build a new playground in Wooten Neighborhood Park. On Nov. 6 more than 200 volunteers from the Michael & Susan Dell Foundation and the community, with support from Austin Parks...
Capitol Christmas

Capitol Christmas

Celebrate the start of your holiday season in downtown Austin at the 25th annual Downtown Holiday Stroll and KUT / KUTX Holiday Sing-Along on Sat., Dec. 7. The free festivities kick off at 5 p.m. with live music, a holiday market, photos with Santa, kids play area,...
Trail of Lights

Trail of Lights

Since it began in 1965, the Austin Trail of Lights has grown to be a can’t miss tradition and community-wide event that celebrates the spirit and the people that make Austin special. Starting as a small community gathering around a yule log in 1965, the Austin Trail...
Junior Youth of the Year

Junior Youth of the Year

At the 13th Annual Youth Leadership Conference hosted by the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Tarrant County in Arlington, Texas on Nov. 9 and 10, Boys & Girls Clubs of the Austin Area (BGCAA) Club member and middle schooler Marcelus M. competed in a regional...
Austin Parks Grants

Austin Parks Grants

Austin Parks Foundation (APF)’s 2019 fall community grantees will receive $199,000 in collective funding to improve various Austin parks, trails, and green spaces from their Austin City Limits Music Festival Park Grants Program. Projects implemented span across the...
Christmas Parade

Christmas Parade

On Saturday, Nov. 30, the 31st Annual Chuy’s Children Giving to Children Parade will be held, benefiting the Austin Police Department’s Operation Blue Santa. Enjoy giant inflatable balloons, festive holiday floats, famous children’s characters, spectacular...
Junior League Christmas Affair

Junior League Christmas Affair

Now in its 44th year, A Christmas Affair is a five-day holiday market that hosts more than 200 retail merchants from across the country and attracts more than 25,000 patrons.  The theme, “I’ll Be Home for Christmas,” celebrates Christmas spent with loved...
Viva La Vida

Viva La Vida

Mexic-Arte Museum’s 36th Annual Viva La Vida Festival and Parade is Austin’s largest and longest-running Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) event. Co-presented by the City of Austin, this year’s festival will take place on Saturday, Oct. 26 at 4th St. and Congress...
College Tuition

College Tuition

Open enrollment in the Texas Tuition Promise Fund, the state’s prepaid college tuition program, began Sep. 1, and runs through Feb. 29, 2020. The Texas Tuition Promise Fund offers parents and loved ones the chance to prepay a child’s future higher...
Roots & Wings Festival

Roots & Wings Festival

The City of Austin is gearing up for the annual Roots & Wings Festival on October 26 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Zilker Botanical Garden located at 2200 Barton Springs Rd. The Roots & Wings Festival is a community-wide celebration of Austin’s Arbor Day &...
Readathon Art Contest

Readathon Art Contest

The BookSpring 2020 Readathon Art Contest has been launched and runs through October 22, 2019. The contest is open to pre-kindergarten, elementary, and middle school student artists. Students are asked to get creative and design a galaxy-inspired logo for the 2020...
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