Queers kicking balls like it's a party. BYO refreshments and any snacks you wanna share. Remember, all are welcome to play – or cheer – and the space is pretty minimal so if you'll wanna pop a squat, bring a chair.
Summer camp activities like dodgeball, archery, and s'mores (plus a weekend-long color war), with film screenings & DJ dance parties in the evenings. You'll even be bunking together in cabins for the most authentic camp experience. Ticket cost includes food & booze for the weekend.
Calling all queer youth – aGLIFF and Austin School of Film are taking applications for two Queer Youth Media Projects this summer! Documentary Filmmaking: June 11 - 15; Narrative Filmmaking June 18 - 22. Students will delve into all aspects of filmmaking from creative to technical. Final projects will screen in September at aGLIFF's film fest. And is absolutely free! For all queer and allied youth!
The City is offering therapists free Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing training in exchange for working with sexual assault survivors through APD Victims Services. EMDR focuses on the disturbing emotions and symptoms that result from traumatic events and helps the brain organically move toward natural healing and positive mental health. As DNA backlogs are being addressed the need for more EMDR therapists is needed.
Flora from Green Gate Farms and vases from Era Ceramics – both businesses are owned or co-owned by women. Prices include a handmade ceramic vase of your choice and a locally grown flower arrangement. Preorders available starting May 5. Pickup: Sat.-Sun., May 12-13, noon-6pm.
The Garden Club of Austin will be celebrating their 61st annual Plant/Flower Show & Sale on June 2 & 3. The pubic is invited to participate (for free); all plant and/or flower entries must be submitted by Saturday, June 2.
Sea turtle nesting season on the Texas coast has officially begun. If you see a sea turtle heading for the dunes, a nest, or even the distinctive tracks, call the hotline so a trained volunteer can protect the site.
Dance Waterloo invites children ages 5-10 for a six-week program in the park, featuring 60 minutes of dancing with their favorite adult person. Each class is inspired by a storybook and designed to incorporate SEL (social-emotional learning).
The third annual Topgolf Tour is coming to Austin on Sept. 23. Play for a chance to win $50,000 and a ticket to the championship in Las Vegas. New this year is a military division, open to active duty and veteran members of the U.S. Armed Forces.
Lisa Davis captured history. Her photography, memorializing Austin's lesbian and queer music scene of the Nineties, is on exhibit at the Austin History Center. Don't miss this moment. Read our review on the show.
Back for year three! ABP is an extended weekend created to celebrate the talents, culture, and interests of Austin's Black LGBTQ communities. From parties to art shows, brunch crawls and yoga, Austin Black Pride is not to be missed!
The city's flagship Pride celebration starts off with the fest at Fiesta Gardens then flows into neon nighttime parade rolling from the Capitol all the way down Congress to 4th Street. Peeping the parade is free, but you gotta pay to enter the fest for its multitude of entertainers. Snag yours now.
Charles MacInerney teaches classes all over town but also offers private instruction and hosts retreats. Once a month for 18 years, he has also hosted Full Moon Yoga – a free outdoor yoga class. Go online for location and time details.