Baby Shower - Building Community, Compassion and Hope for NICU Families

Fri, 10/20/2017 - 11:00am to 1:00pm

A beloved tradition for growing families, baby showers are celebrations to welcome new life. Yet when one out of eight Austin babies arrive too soon, families’ dreams are replaced with painful realities: hospital life, anxiety, fear of loss, and the stress of life-or-death medical decisions, and more.

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 www.austincooptour.org and our sponsors, Callahan’s General Store and Buck Moore Feed and Pet Supply.

Caribe Night

Sat, 11/19/2016 - 8:00pm to Sun, 11/20/2016 - 12:30am

Esquina Tango is a local non-profit striving to share Latin Culture with all!! Join us for a night full of sounds of the Caribbean featuring:

  • Puerto Rican Folkloric Dance (Borinquen) - 8:30 pm
  • Wache (Colombia) - 10:30 pm

Bring your own Beverage


Inspiro Fest

Sat, 06/04/2016 - 2:00pm to 7:00pm

Inspiro Fest is a family friendly, community based event featuring live performance art, artisans/vendors, musicians, and artists. Free event! Suggested donation of $5 earns a raffle ticket to enter to win prizes, and additional raffle tickets are available. All proceeds benefit local arts and education.


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!

Tribute to Tony

Fri, 05/06/2016 - 7:00pm to 9:30pm

Two giants of the jazz world, trumpeter Bobby Shew and saxophonist Elias Haslanger, celebrate the life of their fellow jazzman Tony Campise at 7 p.m. Friday, May 6 with an evening of exceptional music. Concert included in season ticket package. Buy individual tickets ($50) online at http:// www.spicewoodarts.org or call 512-264-2820. Spicewood Vineyards is at 1419 Co. Rd. 409, Spicewood, TX. Wine will be available for purchase, and complimentary light fare and beverages at intermission



Mon, 06/13/2016 - 9:00am to Sat, 06/18/2016 - 4:00pm

Girls Empowerment Network’s Pathfinder Leadership Summit is a personal and professional development program aimed at giving 9th-12th grade girls a head start on their road to independence, college and career. Attendees will uncover their strengths.

• Find their unique strengths.
• Develop real world skills like interviewing and public speaking.
• Explore different industries and professions.
• Gain access to women leaders and professionals in the area.
• Create bonds and friendships with like-minded peers.


Mon, 06/20/2016 - 9:00am to Fri, 07/29/2016 - 4:00pm

Girls Empowerment Network’s summer day camp, campGEN, serves girls in grades 4-8. campGEN girls participate in fun, interactive workshops during weeklong sessions that are designed to help girls feel more confident as they navigate girlhood. Girls will gain new skills, new friendships and a new sense of self!

Rockin' the Vineyard with Matchmaker Band

Fri, 02/19/2016 - 6:00pm to 10:00pm

The Vineyard will be rockin’ when SAS favorite the Matchmaker Band returns to the Spicewood Vineyard Event Center for our annual scholarship fundraiser. This high energy 10 piece band with 4 unique vocalists, prides itself on getting their audiences out of their chairs and onto the dance floor. Their music spans from the Motown style of the 60’s & 70’s to the current hits of today, so you will definitely recognize a song or two.

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.


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