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Peter Pan Mini Golf an Austin must do
Peter Pan Mini Golf
Peter Pan mini golf is an Austin Must do. This place is great for kids but be aware lots of adults come here too. You can bring a cooler it is BYOB but NO GLASS is allowed. Parking is very limited. If you find a spot in the lot you are lucky. Overflow parking is available next door at...
Midway - Food Trucks with a Playground
The Midway Food Park
Midway is a field with food trucks, tables, chairs, bathrooms and a playground. It is BYOB (bring your own beer/wine/booze) plus many Friday and Saturday nights their is live music. It is also dog friendly. The food trucks can change so check out the website or the Midway facebook page prior to...
Bowling with kids
Westgate lanes has Bumpers that you can select for each bowler. We added bumpers to both of our kids lanes so when they were up to bowl they popped up and for the adults the went down. These are great for preventing gutter balls and keeping kids happy. Also since bowling balls are heavy there...
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Looking for playful sports activities for preschoolers in Cedar Park
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I'm looking for sports activities for preschooler in Cedar Park that focus on play rather than on teaching skills.
My daughter was in a volleyball program when she was 3 and all they did was teaching them the basic volleyball skills, i.e. bump, set, and spike. Way too early for a 3-year...
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A recommendation for everybody who needs passport photos:
We had to renew our daughter's passport. We got her passport photos taken at Walgreens. At the post office we were told that the US State Department may reject her picture since the background is rather pink than white, so we had her...
Good age for first music concert?
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I'm interested to hear when other parents felt their child was old enough to attend their first music concert (with them)? I'm always sort of surprised when I attend a concert in Austin and see younger children with their parents. So what do you feel is a good age and what was your child's first...
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Splash Pads In and Around Austin
Spring has sprung, temperatures are in the mid-70’s to mid-80’s. Warm enough for splash pad season, don’t you think? But, we’re not quite there yet. While the Georgetown and Round Rock splash pads open in April and March respectively, all other splash pads open the beginning of May.Anyhoooo, here’s your list.
Beyond the Grade – Keeping Music Alive in Austin Schools
Did you know that living in the ‘Live Music Capital of the World’ is not just an awesome treat for grown-ups but also for kids of every age, every background, and every ability? In addition to many music events and kids concerts throughout the year, Austin has a plethora of businesses and organizations that allow and help children to enjoy their natural birthright as musical beings. Beyond the Grade, one of Austin’s many nonprofit organizations serving children in the 512, made it its goal to “Keeping Music Alive in Austin Schools” and to provide music educational opportunities to students beyond the traditional classes offered in schools. Read more about Beyond the Grade programs.
Sample And Win Free Parent-Child Music & Movement Classes
Are you looking for things to do with your little one(s)? Then this might be for you. Music Forever Music Together is offering Mommy-and-Me / Parent-Child music and movement classes for children ages 0-5 this spring. Find out more about their upcoming free sample classes and enter for a chance to win 10 weeks of free classes.
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