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Listen up, parents of established or future prima ballerinas and ballet dancers: The Nutcracker, one of Austin’s favorite ways to celebrate the season, is back!

Ballet Austin’s annual production of The Nutcracker never disappoints, with hundreds of dancers, beautiful sets and costumes, and Tchaikovsky’s delicious score performed live by the Austin Symphony Orchestra. From a festive holiday party to an exotic court of sweets, watch as our young heroine, Clara, faces her fears, rescues her prince, and dreams big during the journey of a lifetime! Make memories to last a lifetime when you share this special holiday tradition with family and friends!
November 29, 2018

One of our Christmas traditions is the advent calendar. Our kids LOVE to open one little surprise every day in December.

This year, we're going to do something a little different (although we're still doing the usual advent calendar) and we challenge you to do the exact same: A Reverse Advent Calendar. What do you need to do? Read on.

November 26, 2018


Experience the ultimate night out at the newly remodeled iPic Theaters in The Domain.  With Premium Plus seating, chef-driven bites, and drinks that include beer, wine and exclusive cocktails, a night out at iPic is just what you need to get you through the holiday season.
 
November 16, 2018


The Holidays are getting real, don't miss The Domain's Holiday Launch Party! 

Enjoy a family-friendly holiday celebration with fun activities. Read on for more information.
November 12, 2018


Read on if your kids have a plethora of toys, but all they play with is the cardboard box from your last online shopping order.
Also read on if you’d love to get your child that shiny firetruck or that beautiful doll whose eyes open and close, but new toys are just not in your budget.

Toybrary Austin may just be just right for you.
November 8, 2018

Congenital Heart Defects are the number one kind of birth defect.

 
You may have heard about Late Night host Jimmy Kimmel sharing his family’s story: his newborn son Billy was diagnosed with a Congenital Heart Defect that required immediate open heart surgery. 

Congenital Heart Defects or Cardiovascular Disease (CVD) are fairly common. About 8 out of every 1,000 newborns – that’s about 40,000 babies every year in the United States – are born with a Congenital Heart Defect. Here's how you can help make a difference.

Here's how you can honor babies, moms, and heart healthy lives in a very special way.
November 5, 2018



Too much candy? Here’s what you can do.
November 1, 2018


Got the nerve for Nerf?

If you’ve ever wanted to battle with Nerf blasters in a fun, competitive atmosphere, now’s your chance. Check out Austin’s first indoor Foam Dart Sports Arena and enter for a chance to win an hour of free Nerf fun for the entire family.
October 25, 2018


Celebrating Halloween should not be a kid’s “privilege”, it should be a kid’s “right”.

Let’s face it: Halloween costumes aren’t cheap. While some costumes can be easily created with items many households have at home, most costumes come with a - for some families hefty - price tag.

Do you have Halloween costumes your child has outgrown of and that you'd like to donate? Or are you struggling to “pay the price of Halloween”? Read on to learn how Costume Connections (and you) can help.
October 19, 2018


If your preschooler insists on running everywhere on "Super Cat Speed!", pretends to use her "Super Owl Wings!", or ensures you that his "Super Lizard Grip!" will keep him from falling off any structures he may be climbing on, then they might totally flip over PJ MASKS Save the Day tour. Read on for more info about the event and how to enter for a chance to win a 4-pack of tickets to the show.
October 18, 2018