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Mermaid Swimming Classes Coming to Cedar Park [Giveaway]


"When I grow up I want to be a mermaid!"

Sound familiar? Then "mermaiding" might be the right thing for you and your mini-me’s. Find out what mermaiding is, where you can mermaid in Austin, and how you can enter for a chance to win a free mermaid lesson for your child and a friend. 
By Birgit Sund on September 20, 2018

Celebrate Back To School And Cool Off At The Hive


Who says summer is over? Get your hula skirts ready and cool off at the Back to School Luau Splash Bash at The Hive!

Enjoy water slides, toys, a food and drinks, snow cones, movies, and live music. Read on for details.
By Birgit Sund on August 21, 2018

STEM Open House at iFLY Austin


Are you ready for your school to take STEM Education to the next level? Join iFly Austin at their free STEM Open House event in September.

Let your kids explore the STEM principles behind their wind tunnel technology through a small presentation, test flights, and lab activities. Read on for details and how to register.
By Birgit Sund on August 20, 2018

Free Access To Fun Entertainment Venues In Austin, San Marcos, San Antonio, Waco [Giveaway]


Looking for some fun things to do with your kids this year?

Visit and enjoy some of Austin’s favorite indoor and outdoor activities without breaking the bank. We’ve partnered up with POGO Pass, a membership that provides you with 12 months of free access to fun entertainment venues in and around Austin. 

We’re giving away two POGO Passes to one lucky winner, read on for details. 
By Birgit Sund on May 11, 2018

Barton Hill Farm's New Spring Tradition: The Barton Hill Backyard Bash [Giveaway]


Barton Hill Farms, a scenic Texas farmstead on the banks of the Colorado River in Bastrop just 25 minutes from Austin, is well known for their pumpkin patch in October.

This May they’ll start a new tradition: the Barton Hill Backyard Bash! Take a break from the city with family and friends. Read more about the event and how to enter for a chance to win a family-4-pack of tickets.
By Birgit Sund on April 23, 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

The Largest Bounce House In The World is Coming to Austin [Giveaway]


The world’s largest bounce house ever assembled will make its way across the country from March to November of 2018, visiting 29 states and 59 major cities, and guess what: On April 13-15, 2018 The Big Bounce America will make a stop in Austin!

People of all ages are invited to get big-air on the basketball court, compete against one another on an obstacle course, and plummet from a giant slide into a massive ball pit outside the main structure. Find out more and enter our giveaway for a chance to win a family-4 pack of tickets.
By Birgit Sund on April 4, 2018

The Victory Cup Polo Match is Coming to Austin [Giveaway]


Do you love horses and have always wanted to attend a fancy horsey-event? Well, here’s your chance: The Victory Cup Polo Match is coming to Austin on Saturday, May 5th, 2018 (and we can get you in for free…).

The Victory Cup Polo Match, which has been called “The Best Kentucky Derby Party in Texas” is a kid friendly and pet friendly annually event. Guests enjoy taking in the majesty of the horses, the sights of beautiful people and the thrill of heart pounding polo! Find out more and how to enter for a chance to win VIP and general admission tickets to the event.
By Birgit Sund on April 3, 2018

Healthy Kids Running Series Cedar Park - Five Week Running Program for Kids Pre-K to 8th Grade [Giveaway]


Want to show and teach your kiddos that active lifestyles are fun, build confidence, and are a great way to meet new friends? Join the Healthy Kids Running Series in Cedar Park this spring! No matter your size, your speed, your athletic ability, or your competitive spirit, everyone fits right in. It is not a popularity contest; it is not ‘win at all costs.’

Register your child for the Healthy Kids Running Series, a five week running program in the spring and fall for kids from Pre-K to 8th grade. 
By Birgit Sund on March 20, 2018

Free Summer Camps In and Around Austin

Summer is coming...soon...well, in a few months. But, it's never too early to start thinking about summer camps. Especially when registration for some summer camps are already open and 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 March 6, 2018