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Just in time for spring break travel planning, San Antonio is bringing a taste of its rich and colorful culture to the capital city. Artists, dancers,  musicians and family attractions from the Alamo City will be at Barton Creek Square  on February 23 and 24 to give Austinites a preview of the vibrant and diverse San Antonio. 

Families are invited to join representatives from San Antonio’s most popular attractions and museums to learn about all the new and exciting developments in the city. 
February 19, 2019


Do you believe in magic? I do. I always have. And - I am fascinated with magicians. My husband smiled at me with a “I-wonder-who-has-more-fun”-smile when I took the girls to their first magic show and got them a magician box for their birthday (and he’s right, I secretly play with it when they’re at school - just kidding).

So, I was very excited to have Austin’s wonderful magician Peter the Adequate come to my daughter’s birthday party. I had seen his show before and I knew the kids would love his show. And they did. Read our review and take advantage of two special discounts just for Live Grow Play Austin readers.
February 19, 2019



It’s hard to believe, but it’s already time to think about summer camps. Registration for summer camps is open and many camps are known to fill up fast.

Whether your child is a first-time camper or a summer camp-pro, here are some things to consider when looking for the right camp for your little camper.
February 14, 2019


Looking for summer camps? Look no further and join the West Austin Chamber of Commerce for its second annual Summer Camp Fair on Monday, April 1st, 2019.  

This free, fun, family friendly event will feature over 80 booths with information from local summer camps and programs for children preschool age through high school.
February 11, 2019


Have you always wanted to be part of a piece of art? Here's your chance!

Explore different exhibit with colorful design elements from LED lights to live videos and music. Every art activation within the project requires participation from guests to explore the surreal surroundings in a playful manner.

Read on fore details and to enter our giveaway for a chance to win four free admission tickets.
February 8, 2019


So, the weekend before last was our daughter’s birthday weekend and since it was a long weekend, we made the trip to Grand Prairie near Dallas to check out the Epic Waters Indoor Waterpark.

Did we like it? Let’s just say: we spent 7 hours swimming, sliding, playing, eating, and relaxing!

Read our review and enter for a chance to win admission to the waterpark for a family of four!
February 1, 2019


Eating for a good cause - can it get any better? Take your other half or your bestie on a 3-hour culinary trip and meet some of Austin's top chefs, sommeliers, mixologists, and restaurant owners. 

Help make this event a success and support its mission to leave no kid hungry. Get your tickets and share the event with your friends. As a little Thank You: use our promo code to save 15% on your ticket (see bottom of the article for details). 
January 31, 2019


Does your child like to draw or to write? Here are some fun contests Texas students of all ages can show off their art or writing talent at.

The deadlines are approaching, so better get them going!
January 29, 2019


As Pablo Picasso once said "Every child is an artist". Let ArtBarnATX help your children bring out the artist in them! Fun and laughter guaranteed! Find out more about ArtBarnATX' camps, Kids Night Out, ceramics, splatter paint birthday parties & more.
January 28, 2019

STOP! Before you throw out that car seat, please read the below. 

If your child has just outgrown his or her car seat or if you have a car seat collecting dust in your garage or attic, consider the following options before filling our already jam-packed landfills.

1. Reuse - only an option if the car seat is not damaged and has not expired.
2. Sell, trade, or give away - only an option if the car seat is not damaged and has not expired.
3. Recycle - an option if the car seat is damaged or has expired.

Before we show you ways to recycle your car seat, here are some car seat guidelines. Read on.

January 25, 2019