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    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.
    http://babyart.fun/

    If you are not familiar with Nappy Time Portraits, please check some of our event photos, so you will know what you will get!
    http://babyart.fun/new/pastevent.html

    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.

      Join the ultimate family-friendly urban scavenger hunt on Sunday, May 5, 2019. Proceeds benefit Central Texas children and teens with an ill parent. Teams of all ages welcome!
      The hunt starts at noon, with four hours for teams to do good deeds, complete challenges and visit various clue stops. Then gather from 4-6 p.m. for the after party at Zilker Lodge at Austin Sunshine Camps. Celebrate the winners, laugh at the photos and share stories over food and games.
      Plan now for an afternoon of laughter that will do your heart–and your community–good.
      Tickets are on sale now – buy your tickets today!
      All proceeds to benefit Wonders & Worries

        ARTS For Rural Texas ArtWalk is held the first weekend in May in collaboration with The Compound’s Arts Festival in Round Top. This art-filled weekend in Fayette County features the work of over 100 artists, displaying their creativity in a wide range of mediums. Both shows are juried events that benefit the projects and programs for children throughout Fayette County.

        Take advantage of not only the art, but all that is offered throughout the countryside from quaint and sophisticated B&Bs to fine art galleries, fine and countrified dining options and top notch music, performed in any number of venues from Fayetteville, Lagrange, and Round Top.

          Austin Tinkering School will celebrate 10 years of tinkering with the first ever TINKERFEST including hands-on activities for kids of all ages. Teachers will lead children in a PaperCraft: Open Make, artist Elena Eidelberg will teach large scale paper marbling, and kids can participate in a build-your-own succulent planter activity in the wood shop. Guest makers in three divisions will compete in the MAKER SHOWDOWN for a chance to win prizes. Plus, enjoy complimentary drinks from Guayaki Yerba Mate or purchase food from the Kebabeliscious food truck.

          Austin families: Are you ready to ROCK?! And READ?! Looking for some family-friendly live music to listen to during SXSW?

          Rock + Read is an annual music and book fest that takes place on the plaza in The Domain. This year’s event is happening on Saturday, March 16, 2019. This FREE, family-friendly event features live music from Koo Koo Kanga Roo, The Not-Its!, RIDERS AGAINST the STORM (RAS), and Red Yarn.

          In between music sets, kids will delight in stories being read on stage by authors Kat Kronenberg, Jason Gallaher and Scott Fitzgerald of Buddy Pegs. Be sure to visit the authors after their readings in the Do512 Family Book Tent where kids can buy their very own signed copy of their favorite book and make a scratch bookmark to take home.

          Recommended for kids ages 0-100!

          Additional activities include:
          Cookie Cutters Haircuts for Kids – Arboretum will be doing punk rock hairdos
          – Create Bedstock branded pillow cases with MyMusicRxAdvertisement– Ride bikes in the woombikesUSA and Buddy Pegs Bicycle Playground
          – Jump on a Springfree Trampoline Austin
          – Decorate cookies with Baked by Amys
          – Grab a bar from KIND Snacks

          RSVP: https://www.facebook.com/events/402556530289833/

          Thanks to Springfree Trampoline Austin for sponsoring the Rock + Read music lineup! Special thanks to our media sponsors: KUTX 98.9, Do512 Family and 365 Things Austin Family. Presented by Spare the Rock, Spoil the Child and LiveMom.