Austin Funky Chicken Coop Tour

Sat, 04/15/2017 - 10:00am to 4:00pm

Mark Your Calendars for the 9th Annual Funky Chicken Coop Tour, April 15, 2017. We’re keeping Austin weird and wonderful with this self-guided tour of poultry housing and garden areas. Coops are open for tour goers from 10:00am-4:00pm. Kids under 12 are free!! To learn more, apply to be on the tour, purchase advance tickets, and check out our cool chicken gift ideas visit our website and our sponsors, Callahan’s General Store and Buck Moore Feed and Pet Supply.

Austin Refugee Day Festival

Sun, 06/05/2016 - 11:00am to 4:00pm

The first annual Austin Refugee Day Festival is a city-wide event hosted by local agencies who serve refugee and migrant families.

This free event is open to the public and will be a fun park day for the community! It will include 5-on-5 soccer matches, kids’ activities including a Velcro wall, inflatable bounce houses, multi-lingual cartoons, face painting, outdoor games, information and resource booths, as well as a variety of food vendors on site!

Two Tons of Steel Plays La Cabana

Fri, 05/20/2016 - 7:00pm to 9:30pm

Two Tons of Steel Plays La Cabana


CASA Superhero Run

Sun, 09/18/2016 - 7:00am to 10:00am

Run, walk or fly to the 2016 CASA Superhero Run 5K and Kids 1K where you can be a superhero for children who've been abused or neglected. You choose what kind of superhero you will be: register for the race, donate to kids, fundraise for the cause, or do all 3!

Race day will feature our annual superhero costume contest, an obstacle course by BAM Academy to test your super strength and agility, special superhero guest appearances, villains to defeat, bounce houses, tasty food, amazing photo ops and lots of fun family activities!


8th Annual Austin Funky Chicken Coop Tour

Sat, 03/26/2016 - 10:00am to 4:00pm

Austin's Funky Chicken Coop Tour is back for an 8th year and this time we've really got something to crow about! The purpose of this tour is to encourage city residents to raise chickens at home by demonstrating the many ways that chicken (and other poultry) housing can be incorporated into urban residence without violating city ordinances or creating a nuisance. Our theme this year is Chickens as Zero Waste Heroes.

Spring Shine-A Whole Life Community Fair

Sat, 05/09/2015 - 11:00am to 4:00pm

You are cordially invited to SpringShine: A whole life community fair! 

Hand to Hold Baby Shower – Expecting a Bright Future for NICU Families

Fri, 11/14/2014 - 11:00am to 1:30pm

A beloved tradition, the baby shower celebrates the pending arrival of a new family member, but sometimes the arrival is too soon. For parents whose babies are born into neonatal intensive care (NICU) with critical and special needs, their expectant joy is lost amid the anxiety, fear and stress of being a NICU parent.

To honor all the families who have experienced life in neonatal intensive care and to provide new support and programs for families there today, Hand to Hold and its volunteers will host its first Baby Shower – Expecting a Bright Future for NICU Families.

FARE Walk for Food Allergy in Austin Texas

Sat, 11/01/2014 - 9:00am to 1:00pm

The FARE for Food Allergy is coming to Austin on November 1, 2014. Food Allergy Research & Education (FARE) works on behalf of the 15 million Americans with Food allergies, including all those at risk for anaphylaxis. With 15 million Americans affected, there are 15 million reasons to walk! FARE’s mission is to find a cure for food allergies, and to keep individuals with food allergies safe and included. This family-friendly event, presented by Mylan, seeks to raise funds and awareness for food allergy research, education, advocacy and awareness.


Cherrywood Art Fair

Sat, 12/07/2013 - 10:00am to Sun, 12/08/2013 - 5:00pm

Once again, the Chula League’s 12th annual Cherrywood Art Fair (CAF) has succeeded in cherry-picking the top artists and makers in Central Texas for its annual two-day event, perfect for celebrating the holiday spirit and the Maker Movement with unique, locally made art, live music and creative activities for the whole family.

Halloween Howl

Sat, 10/27/2012 - 5:30pm to 8:30pm

*Halloween Howl *

*Date:* Saturday, October 27nd, 2012****

*Time:* 5:30 PM-8:30 PM****

*Ages:* Families / All ages.****

*Fee:* $5 per person****

*Location:* Austin Nature & Science Center
                301 Nature Center Drive
                Austin, TX 78746

*Phone:* 512-974-3888****

*Website: *****


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