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    Stop by Poppy and enjoy a fun fitness event with Lillian June Wellness! Connect with other families in our community and let the kids play!

    Take some time for yourself and your family during the rush of the holiday season to sweat, stretch, and socialize!

    We will have coffee, Richard’s Rainwater, snacks, and room for the kids to run free. The workout will include a full-body cardio + strength session with a yoga cool down. Lorna Jane will be on site with free fittings and their latest apparel!

    $5 registration for the workout or $15 with child care (age 4 and under). Older kids are welcome to participate in the workout or place in Poppy’s fun play area. Space is limited to 25 adults so register today!

      Mark your calendar for Friday, Dec. 13th from 6-7:30pm for the Candy Cane Crawl on Aldrich Street

      This free, holiday event will feature:
      ✨Caroling from the Mueller Community Singers
      ✨Hot chocolate
      ✨Holiday photos opportunities
      ✨ Class pack specials from barre3
      ✨Chair massages and skin mapping from Massage Heights
      ✨15% off all holiday decor items Lilla & Beth

      ✨Flashlight Candy Cane Hunt
      –The hunt will be begin at 7pm. and end at 7:15pm.
      –Flashlights will be provided
      –There will be prizes for the person that finds the most candy canes and for the three people that find the candy-filled candy canes.

      🎁 Holiday costumes are encouraged! Stayed tuned for updates.🎁

      Parking is available at the McBee Street Garage for $1/hour

        Baby Art Photography Event! Bring your camera and loved ones. The theme this time is Sunken City — raise your child from the depths!

        Nappy Time Portrait’s new background art theme is Sunken City! Babies’ futures are full of possibilities. Many of their skills are still sleeping deep inside them, waiting to wake up. So our slogan this time is, “Raised from the Depths.” That’s how we were thinking when we created this background. As always, we’ve also created original costumes to fit the theme. You are also welcome to bring your own outfit and share your imagination.

        Nappy Time Portraits are parent participatory events. At Nappy Time Portraits, you are the photographer! Your baby will always have the special, comfortable expressions shown only to mommy. This creates rapport between you and your baby, puts a personal touch on the photos you take, and wrap your pictures in a feeling of accomplishment. Please share your memorable moments with us.

        Nappy Time Portraits events are held regularly in the Austin area. You provide the camera, we provide unique and original backgrounds, each with a rentable matching outfit.

        If you are not familiar with Nappy Time Portraits, please check some of our event photos, so you will know what you will get!

        0-2 years old works best.
        $20 includes costume rental
        We accept CASH only.

        Find us at Brentwood Social House, a baby and toddler friendly cafe with a lot of toys and picture books. Please take your time while waiting.

          Need an escape from the mundane routine?!? Cast away your worries and sail over to Delysia Chocolatier for a nautical inspired chocolate tasting.

          Our Sea salt cranberry hazelnut chocolate truffle showcases a unique twist to a classic with sweet cranberries and crunchy hazelnuts complimenting the pink himalayan sea salt. As you nibble on our Spiced seaweed chocolate truffle, feel the monotony of your daily routine fade away as you experience the crunch of the seaweed surrounded by the tanginess of the soy sauce dark chocolate infused center. Lastly, enjoy the blend of caribbean rum, Patron tequila, lime zest and mint in our Malibu lime mojito chocolate truffle as it whisks you away to breath-taking sunsets.

          Treat yourself to a luxurious indulgence at Delysia Chocolatier with our nautical inspired chocolate tasting.

            Music on the Square, a free summer concert series, returns to “The Most Beautiful Town Square in Texas” in Georgetown, just 25 miles north of Austin. These family-friendly, live music shows run Friday nights from June through August, with the exception of June 7, July 5, and August 2. There’s music for everyone including the Wilson String Band playing country rockabilly, Megatune playing reggae & Motown, Mike Hamilton playing saxophone jazz, and Lexxi Garza performing 80’s & 90’s covers.

            The music begins at 6:30 p.m. and wraps up around 8:30 p.m. (weather permitting). Every first Friday of the month, Georgetown also celebrates First Fridays Downtown, when merchants stay open later for evening shopping. Bring your own blanket, folding chair and snacks (no glass permitted), or check out the charming downtown restaurants and relish a relaxing summer evening.

              Looking for a free and family friendly event? Join us at Goodnight Ranch (a rich with personality 700-acre community in southeast Austin) for their 3rd Annual Festival of Good on Saturday, May 18th from 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. at Whitter Park located in the heart of the neighborhood.

              This free and open to the public block-party will feature activities like a petting zoo, face painting, a balloon maker, field day games and more! Attendees can enjoy lunch or snacks from local food trucks. Last year’s event was a hit and this year’s festival will be even better. We hope to see you there!

              To learn more about the Festival of Good and see a full list of vendors please visit:

                Children, it is time to put those art skills to the test for a chance to win amazing chocolate! Delysia Chocolatier will host our annual chocolate Easter egg decorating competition on Palm Sunday, April 14th.

                Children from all over Central Texas are invited to visit our Culinary Center. You will be given a white chocolate Easter egg & edible ink markers for creative decorating purposes. The decorated eggs will be photographed & posted on Delysia Chocolatier’s website, our community & followers will vote for their favorite. The top three eggs that receive the most votes by 11:59 p.m. on Sunday, April 21st will receive a golden egg filled with our chocolate truffles, barks, and molded chocolates. The winners will be announced on Facebook, Instagram, & Twitter on Monday, April 22nd.

                Parents, as your children decorate their eggs, you’re invited to kick back, relax and enjoy a complimentary drink at our Culinary Center. We look forward to you joining us!

                  Take a break from the SXSW festivities to relax and love on some goats!

                  Our event will be held on the beautiful lawn at a private residence in South Austin, TX.

                  The event is BYOM (bring your own mat), but we will have mats for rent for $5 each if you do not have your own. We will also supply the goats for loads of fun and laughter! We may event have a guest star or two like a potbelly pig or maybe even one of our French bulldogs!

                  We will be holding 3 yoga classes. Class times are 10:00 am, and 11:15 am, and 12:30 pm. There is limited space available for each class, so please register early! A ticket is required to attend or observe.

                  Class will run about 30-45 minutes with time at the end for pictures with the goats! Please do not arrive more than 15 minutes before your class time as check in only takes a few minutes and we want everyone to have enough time for pictures with our baby goats! Parking is available on the street in the neighborhood.

                  As with all our events, this event is kid friendly! All children must be monitored and children age 5 or older do require tickets.

                  All participants are required to sign a liability waiver/photo release before being allowed to participate.

                  We will have t-shirts and other merchandise available to purchase and credit cards are accepted.

                  **Please note: in the event of bad weather, we will be moving this event indoors or issuing rainchecks. No refunds will be issued**

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                    Mermaiding is the trendiest new activity for mermaids and mermen that is the perfect combination of fantasy and fitness! Learn to swim while wearing a real mermaid tail! Stay active and fulfil your mermaid dreams!

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                    Join our mermaid pod membership for progressive weekly lessons to stay fit and learn advanced mermaid moves!
                    If you’re just looking to dip your toes into the mermaid world, our one time trial classes are for you!