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    Date: November, 4, 2018

    Time: 4-9 pm

    Location: AFS Cinema, 6259 Middle Fiskville Rd., Austin, TX 78752

    Tickets: https://autfest18.eventbrite.com

    At AutFest Texas we will raise awareness in a broader community about life with autism. Through film we can show a range of ages and abilities, challenges and triumphs, (however big or small), that living with autism can bring. Viewers can also witness the dedication and support needed to give individuals with autism the greatest chance of reaching their full potential. Through film, we tell our story.
    Event benefits Autism Society of Texas

    Contact: info@texasautismsociety.org

      The Inflatable Run & Festival Comes to Austin’s Travis County Expo Center on September 22, 2018

      1 Mile / 5K Inflatable Obstacle Course Includes Full Day of Entertainment with Costume Contest, Live Shows, Food Trucks, Carnival Games and a Gigantic Water Balloon Battle

      The most unique 5K run ever designed will be held at Austin’s Travis County Expo Center. The Inflatable Run is a family-friendly event featuring a mile-long course built entirely of kid-friendly, colorful, inflatable obstacles to duck under, bounce off, climb through, and slide down, which racers can run three times, for a total of 5K. The area will be packed with live music, food carts, carnival games, face painting, magic shows, inflatable Zorb balls to ride, a massive water balloon battle and a costume contest. Kids can also meet The Inflatable Run mascot, “Mr. Wacky”, who is, himself, an inflatable tube man. Ideal for families or even company gatherings, the Inflatable Run is suitable for all ages.

      DATE: September 22, 2018
      TIME: 8 AM – 4 PM
      LOCATION: Travis County Expo Center, TX 7311 Decker Lane, Austin TX 78724
      PRICES: Ticket prices start at $10 for adults and Free for youth under 12, depending on the ticket type
      PURCHASE TICKETS: https://www.theinflatablerun.com/austin/

      The event benefits Just Care More, a non-profit dedicated to improving the lives of underprivileged, foster and special needs youth. Parents and kids will race through the inflatable obstacle course, dance to live music, or indulge in a tasty treat, all while knowing profits from the run will be donated to a charity helping at-risk youth learn life lessons thru the discovery of hobbies and passions.

      ATTRACTIONS INCLUDE (Subject to Local Availability):
      · 1 Mile / 5K Inflatable Obstacle Course
      · Face Painting & temporary tattoo booth
      · Magic Shows
      · Live Music
      · Inflatable Zorb Balls
      · Water Balloon Battle
      · Pedal Cart Races
      · Carnival Games like skee ball, high striker, basketball, and more
      · Meet & Greet with Mr. Wacky
      · Costume Contest with Great Prizes

        Amazon’s Treasure Truck is rolling out the red carpet in your city this July for two free outdoor movie events. Movie goers of all ages can enjoy Fox Searchlight’s Isle of Dogs on July 14. Gather your friends and family and spend an evening under the stars celebrating all things fun and summer!

        Gates open at 6 p.m. to grab a popcorn snack and partake in entertainment, activities, games, giveaways, and fun provided by the Treasure Truck, available on a first-come, first-served basis. Movie will begin at 8 p.m. (light permitting).

          Amazon’s Treasure Truck is rolling out the red carpet in your city this July for two free outdoor movie events. Movie goers of all ages can enjoy Sony Pictures Home Entertainment’s Hotel Transylvania on July 7. Gather your friends and family and spend an evening under the stars celebrating all things fun and summer!

          Gates open at 6 p.m. to grab a popcorn snack and partake in entertainment, activities, games, giveaways, and fun provided by the Treasure Truck, available on a first-come, first-served basis. Movie will begin at 8 p.m. (light permitting).

            Join Ley Line and local artists on a musical journey around the world! Come prepared to sing, dance, create, learn, listen and play instruments as we explore music, rhythm and movement from Brazil, Latin America, West Africa and the United States!

              Republic Square is excited to announce their first FREE fitness series at the square. The series kicks off May 7th with free classes every Monday, Tuesday, & Wednesday throughout the month. All classes begin at 6:30pm.

              -Mondays: Find your inner wild with free yoga by Wild Heart Yoga! (May 7th, 14th, & 21st)

              -Tuesdays: Show your strength with free rowing and circuit training by Rō Fitness! (May 8th, 15th, 22nd, & 29th)

              -Wednesdays: Go Beyond the Barre with free classes by barre3! (May 9th, 16th, 23rd & 30th)

              May is National Physical Fitness month – help us celebrate in Austin style. Child-friendly activities will be provided each night, and all classes are free. We can’t wait to see you at the square!

                Check out Jelly Ellington, live on the Oak Garden Stage.
                FREE! All Ages!

                Jonathan “Jelly” Ellington is an American guitarist, singer, and songwriter based in Austin, TX by way of the mountains of Asheville, NC. His vocals are smooth and soulful with an edgy guitar style, chiming in elements of raw and expressive blues-based rocknroll. Jelly has developed a reputation for exciting and untamed live performances, and has shared the stage and recorded with Grammy Award-winning artists. He has been making his mark on the Austin scene, voted Top 10 “Best Guitarist” in 2018 Austin Chronicle Austin Music Awards. Jelly released his debut album All In and is currently taking the country by storm on tour supporting the release.

                  Lemonade Day is coming to Austin on Saturday, May 5th! Lemonade Day is a free, fun, experiential learning program that teaches kids how to start, own and operate their very own business – a lemonade stand. Anyone and everyone can be involved in Lemonade Day, though children operating their own Lemonade Day Businesses should be between school age and 18 years of age. Participants will have access to a host of resources, including mentors, investors, business partners and customers.

                  Fast Facts about Lemonade Day:
                  – The average profit per Lemonade Day stand in 2017 was $224 with many earning more.
                  – To-date, Lemonade Day has spread to over 67 cities in 23 states and three countries and encourages kids to learn about entrepreneurism through the experience.
                  -Once a participant earns enough to cover the cost of expenses, just like in real life, they are able to keep their profits.
                  – Lemonade Day encourages kids to spend some, save some and share some of their earnings—teaching additional lessons in money management and social responsibility.

                  If you would like to get involved with Lemonade Day, visit https://lemonadeday.org/austin and follow Lemonade Day Austin on social media at https://www.facebook.com/lemonadeday or @LemonadeDayATX.

                    THE SANDLOT 25th Anniversary Screening at the Texas Playboys’ sandlot presented by by The Rolling Roadshow

                    It’s no joke; THE SANDLOT first hit theaters 25 years ago this weekend, on April 1, 1993. To celebrate, we’re hosting an outdoor screening at Austin’s own (and only) actual sandlot venue, The Long Time, and we’re bringing in all sorts of extra fun to make it an experience like no other.

                    Admission to this event will include
                    A “Meet the Beast” photo booth
                    Food Trucks featuring hot dogs and other classic baseball fare
                    Pop Up Bars with beer, wine and more available for purchase
                    Live Music before the movie
                    An Amateur Wiffle Ball Home Run Derby contest
                    A campfire to roast ‘mallows for s’mores
                    A ticket to the screening of the film with seating on an actual sandlot!

                    FAQ & Info:
                    DOORS at 5:30 PM. Movie starts after sunset (7:50 PM or later)

                    Location:
                    The Long Time
                    5707 Dunlap Road North
                    Austin, TX 78725

                    https://www.thelongtime.com/

                    Full Access Admission $25 per person
                    Kids Full Access Admission $10 per child (12 and under)
                    Passes may be available at door until sold out. (NO Cash – Debit/credit ONLY)

                      Inherit Austin’s 16th Annual Egg-stravaganza returns to the beautiful French Legation on March 24. This year’s family-friendly event includes the traditional egg hunt, along with an egg roll, cascarones, music, and more. Join us to welcome the spring and explore this historic site. $10 tickets for adults and children are available online through Friday, March 23 at noon. Event-day tickets are $15. Tickets are available for purchase here: preservationaustin.org/check-out-2018-egg-stravaganza.