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Pools In And Around Austin That Are Open in September

Kids are back in school, summer is considered to be over, pools and splash pads are closed. Or maybe not?

Here’s a list of pools that are open during the month of September or even until late October. Read on.

By Birgit Sund on September 4, 2018

Spanish at Home - Aprendemos en familia - Learn Spanish With Book Written By Three Bilingual Moms [Book Review + Giveaway]


Thinking of introducing your child to the Spanish language, but would prefer to stay in your own home?
 
Spanish at Home - Aprendemos en familia, written by three Moms with different cultural experiences and roots, but connected by the language and their life in the USA, is a great book to introduce the Spanish language to kids in a fun and creative way. This book is geared towards non-native adults with an intermediate level of Spanish, raising children between zero and six years old in an English speaking household.

Read our review of the book and enter for a chance to win a copy of your own.
By Birgit Sund on September 4, 2018

Online Music Lessons With Austin Based Care2Rock


Have you always wanted to learn guitar but don’t know where to start? Or perhaps, you have a child at home starting a band who needs a little practice? Find out how Care2Rock can help!
By Birgit Sund on August 29, 2018

The Little Hummingbird Society - Program For Kids By The Austin Parks Foundation


The Austin Parks Foundation (APF) introduces the Little Hummingbird Society!

The program offers kids a great way to learn about giving back to their community and the importance of Austin’s parks, trails and green spaces through seasonal activity kits and special kids events including volunteer projects. Find out more.
By Birgit Sund on August 21, 2018

Taste Of North Austin - The Domain’s 11th Annual Food Festival [Giveaway]


Returning to its original location on Century Oaks Terrace between Macy’s and Neiman Marcus, The Domain’s 11th annual Taste of North Austin will feature delicious light bites and refreshing beverages from over 25 of the best restaurants in North Austin. In addition, enjoy cooking demonstrations, live music, and free children entertainment.

Find out more and enter for a chance to win a pair of wristbands and a $50 gift card to Xian Noodles. 
By Birgit Sund on June 5, 2018

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 our list.

By Birgit Sund on April 17, 2018

Summer Camp Series: Introducing ZACH Theatre Camps


Summer camp registration is open! Austin has a plethora of camps and many of them are filling up fast.

In the coming weeks leading up to summer, we'll be introducing different camps in our Summer Camp Series in order to give you an idea of what's available, and to help you find the right camp for your kiddos.

Today's featured camp is the ZACH Theatre Camps.  
By Birgit Sund on April 12, 2018

Go on a Wonderful, Whimsical Adventure with Crayola Experience [Giveaway]


This Friday, March 23, 2018, the long awaited, one-of-a-kind family attraction Crayola Experience, created by 114-year-old company Crayola, will open its doors to the public.

The colorful adventures of Crayola Experience help kids and adults alike explore art and technology, express their creativity and experience color in a whole new way. Read on for details and how to enter for a chance to win two free tickets to Crayola Experience.
By Birgit Sund on March 21, 2018

Introducing the Live Grow Play Austin Camp Guide


We are super excited to announce that we’ve rolled out our new Camp Guide!

The past few months we’ve been researching and reviewing camp guides currently available for camps in and around Austin and found that most guides are available in either print, as a PDF, or simply as an online list with no search functionality.

Many camp providers offer multiple camps and camp sessions for different age groups, with different themes, at different dates, at multiple locations, and at different prices.

So, to make it easy for you, we made the Live Grow Play Austin Camp Guide fully searchable by interest, camp type, camp location, camp dates, age of campers, and price. Check it out.
By Birgit Sund on March 1, 2018

How to Find the Right Summer Camp for Your Child



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.
By Birgit Sund on February 28, 2018

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