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Free Childcare Services At Select Travis County Voting Locations Provided By Babysitting Connection



Great news: Austin is experiencing a record-breaking early voting turnout!

Downfall: long lines and long waiting hours, which are strenuous for parents who need to bring their children along with them to the polls.

This is where Austin based babysitter agency Babysitting Connection comes into play. In order to make it easier for families to get to the polls and get their vote and voices heard, Babysitting Connection is offering free childcare for voters in line at select Travis County polling locations during early voting as well as on Election Day. Read on for details.
By Birgit Sund on October 21, 2020

Interactive Online Cooking Classes with Sticky Fingers Cooking [Free Classes]


Does your child like to cook or is your child interested in learning how to cook? Or do you want to involve your kids more in everyday housework and help you in the kitchen? Or are your own cooking skills rather mediocre and want someone else to take over 😉?

Here’s a way to inspire a love of healthy cooking in your child. Read on to learn more about interactive online cooking classes with Sticky Fingers cooking and how to register for free classes in August and September.

By Birgit Sund on August 17, 2020

These Are My Pants by Jane & Katelyn Plank [Book Review + Giveaway]

These are my Pants
We have a new book review! These are my Pants was written by Jane & Katelyn Park and illustrated by Aniqa Ashfaq. This is a cute, colorfully illustrated book about a young squirrel named Sam who learns the importance of sharing. This book is great for 3-6-year olds.

Read the book review of a fellow Live Grow Play Austin reader and enter for a chance to win your own copy.
By Erin Thompson on August 10, 2020

Free Children's Books - Live Grow Play Austin “Read and Share” Program


Listen up, bookworms and Moms and Dads of future bookworms! Does your kiddo love to read or love to listen when you read to them?

We receive many children’s book review requests and just can’t keep up with reviewing all the books ourselves anymore. We'd hate to turn the authors down since we love books and we love to support the awesome people who help educate and entertain our little ones.

We know that many of you are or have little book lovers at home, so we wanted to see if anybody would be interested in a “Read and Share” program, where you have the opportunity to receive free books in return for book reviews? Read on for details.
By Birgit Sund on July 21, 2020

Free Summer Food Service Program - Kids Eat Free This Summer

Many children in and around Austin participate in the free or reduced meals programs at their school. When school is over for the summer it can be an expensive time for many families.

Fortunately, many schools and organizations in and around Austin offer a Summer Food Service Program where children age 18 and under can visit a summer meal site throughout the summer while school is out of session to receive free meals, snacks and participate in fun activities. Read on for participating locations. 

By Birgit Sund on July 6, 2020

Stay Active with FREE Sportball Zoom Classes

Sportball's free Zoom Classes
Obviously, this is a difficult time for everybody and many local businesses are getting hit extremely hard. We therefore want to use our little platform and help in any way we can.

We asked local businesses to let us know of any products, services, or activities they're currently offering, that can help Austin families keep their kids busy and make this time as enjoyable as possible for their kids and their whole family. In the coming days, we will be introducing those offers on our blog. Sign up for our newsletter, so you don't miss any of these awesome deals.

Read about Sportball's free Zoom Classes.
By Birgit Sund on March 30, 2020

Free Movies In The Park In and Around Austin

It’s that time again! Movies in the park all over the 512!

Grab a blanket or a lawn chair, pack some snacks and drinks, check our list and head out to your favorite theater under the stars.

By Birgit Sund on March 11, 2020

West Austin Chamber of Commerce Summer Camp Fair

West Austin Chamber of Commerce Summer Camp Fair 2020
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 50 booths with information from local summer camps and programs for children preschool age through high school.
By Birgit Sund on March 6, 2020

Free Summer Camps In and Around Austin

It's never too early to start thinking about summer camps. Especially when registration for some summer camps are already open or closing soon or when they're free.

Free camps? Yes, there is such a thing as free camps. We've done quite some research to find camps in and around Austin (up to a 2.5 hr radius) that are not a financial burden to families, especially families that already have enough to worry about.

By Birgit Sund on February 24, 2020

Free Wood-Working Workshop for Kids at Home Depot

Have you ever taken your kids to the Home Depot Kids Workshops? If they like crafts and wood working, this is the perfect place to spend a fun Saturday morning and some quality time with your kiddos (and to unleash your inner lumberjack).

Read on for details, tips, and to see some of our master pieces.

By Birgit Sund on January 21, 2020

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