Join the first annual THAT Conference- Texas, a four-day summer camp for developers passionate about learning all things mobile, web, cloud, and technology. The full session line up is available on our website.
Come join everyone at Dripping Springs Fair and Rodeo over Memorial Day Weekend! Joining in for the fun is special musical guests Jake Hooker and the Outsiders. It will be an exciting show with fun shopping and delicious food. Complete details and tickets sales are available online.
Join NAMI Central Texas for a moderated mental health discussion with professor and activist Dr. King Davis, exploring the history of mental health care in Texas, its evolution, and inspirational plans for the future. Attendees can then visit the Bullock Museum's "Mind Matters" exhibit.
Thu., May 19, 6-9pm. $40, GA; $30, museum members.
For some of us, queso almost runs through our veins. We Are Blood partnered with Kerbey Lane Cafe to provide blood donors with vouchers for a free queso while supplies last, so schedule an appointment online or call 512/206-1266.
Other Worlds Film Festival's eighth annual screenwriting contest, part of its mission to encourage work in science fiction and horror, is accepting submissions. New this year is the "under 18" category for young'uns starting to learn the craft. Early-bird deadline is March 31; entry fees increase with each following deadline (each month until August).
The community is invited to provide feedback on a proposal to change the name of Pan American Neighborhood Park to Tony Castillo Pan American Neighborhood Park. An online survey is now open, and meetings will be held online May 19 and at the park May 21.
Survey open through June 4. Virtual meeting: Thu., May 19, 7pm. In-person meeting: Sat., May 21, 2100 E. Third
Have you wanted to learn about blacksmithing, archery, candlemaking, or knitting? The historic Pioneer Farms offers courses in all these and more. Check the calendar and sign up today to learn a fun new skill.
Each year, the city prepares a plan detailing the amount of federal funding to be allocated to various housing and public service programs. Give your feedback online or at a public hearing Tue., May 10, 6:30pm, with the Community Development Commission, or Thu., June 9, 10am, with City Council.
The public is invited to provide input on the city's plan to allocate federal funds dedicated to homelessness and housing instability, either online or at a public hearing May 10 with the Community Development Commission or June 9 with City Council.
All month, We Are Blood is rewarding blood and platelet donors with a limited-edition "Stick With Me" T-shirt when they bring a friend along to donate. Appointments required; make one online or call 512/206-1266.
The city has announced a round of attractive bonuses for summer employees including lifeguards and summer camp staff. Wages start at $15/hour, and bonuses range from $750 to $1,250 depending on qualifications. Get all the details and apply online soon!
Apply now; bonuses for employees starting by June 6
"Best of Austin" winners Get It Gals are back with tons of trivia nights planned for y'all, with several based on TV programs you may have binged over the last year for some reason. Stay tuned on their socials because they are all over the place.
Vs. Kansas. Friday's game will honor record-setting infielder Seth Johnson, who was inducted into the Hall of Honor in 2019. Saturday is Senior Day and features a postgame running of the bases for kids.
With Austin being in Stage 5 of the COVID-19 guidelines, it's a great time to hit the books and connect online. Austin Public Library has a variety of virtual book clubs and storytimes covering all ages and interests, and a library card provides access to electronic and hard copies of all kinds of materials.
A free community program for qualifying low-income families that focuses on preparing children ages 2-4 for school, while providing their caregivers with the tools to facilitate their child’s development. Classes are offered twice a week in English and Spanish and last one hour.
In collaboration with Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center, The Arc offers classes for adults with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities focusing on social-emotional growth, vocational studies, life skills, active recreation, and Texas nature.
Tuesdays & Thursdays, 9am-2pm. $150-300 per month.
Austin’s Palm District is located on the eastern edge of Downtown between I-35 and Trinity St., running from Rainey St. to 15th St. The city's Housing and Planning Department seeks public input on the future of the area as it develops the final Palm District Small Area Plan. Explore the area, take a survey, and ask questions on the city’s project website.