Interested in exploring a different way of being and living in the world instead of your head? Join the innovative class at MBCT Austin to learn how to be mindful in your daily life and respond to your feelings rather than react to them. You'll learn a unique approach to mindfulness meditation, a practice which has been scientifically proven to change brain chemistry and neuronal structure permanently for the better. The course includes eight (8) classes from 7:00-9:00p.m. on Wednesdays and a half day Saturday retreat. Next course begins April 24th.
The East Austin boutique is asking for handbag donations to help underserved youth in the area for the giveback initiative slated for Feb. 9. Open thy closet and see if there's anything that no longer sparks joy.
Taking donations through Feb. 1. The event takes place Feb. 9, 2-4pm. Free.
This interactive app-based exhibit offers photos from MLK's civil rights meetings with LBJ and audio speeches from the Austin Area Heritage Council’s MLK Oratory competition, plus special Six Square mini-docs of Austin’s African-American community. Discover for yourself at three different locations: the MLK statue at UT's East Mall, the south steps of the Capitol, and the George Washington Carver Museum.
Bluemercury is a cosmetics retailer opening their first store in Austin. Guests are invited to sip, shop, and enjoy complimentary treatments. They'll be donating 20% of sales to the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Austin Area.
Each month Fast Eddie's will feature a different theme, drink specials, and raffle prizes, leading up to the mother of all giveaways – a brand-new Chevy Camaro in the color of your choice. Ooooo eeeee!
This award honors an artist with a disability in Texas who, through a one-time creative act or a substantial record of achievement, embodies the spirit and vision of VSA Texas. Nominations are open to any artist with a disability over the age of 16 years in any discipline including visual art, dance, music, performance, craft, and writing.
The Parque Zaragoza Neighborhood Association is hosting its East Austin Coat Drive from Jan. 28 to Feb. 18 at Parque Zaragoza Recreation Center, South Austin Recreation Center, and Turner-Roberts Recreation Center.
Membership includes an epic Queen Tribute Concert T-shirt, 12 weekly rehearsals (the concert takes place in May; rehearsals start Feb. 10), fun group voice lessons, Ninja Mind Mastery Coaching to silence the inner critic and set your mind and voice free, and more! All ages welcome.
Athletes of all ages from all across the state will converge in the capital city for the 26th annual Winter Games, a series of statewide competitions in bowling, powerlifting, and volleyball. (Note: Volunteers are needed! No prior experience required.)
This Austin nonprofit for children’s theatre presents their first annual scholarship event featuring two performances of A, My Name is Alice. Ticket sales to these performances will help the school raise funds to support underserved children in the Austin area.
Austin Municipal Court and Downtown Community Court offer an amnesty program for individuals seeking to waive warrant fees, with multiple walk-in dockets scheduled Monday through Friday in February. See hours online.
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.