- May 26, 2016

Giveaway: Big Baby Bash & Family Jam

Big Baby Bash in Austin, TexasAttention all parents, both expectant and those of little ones from newborns on up to four-year-olds: The Big Baby Bash & Family Jam is back! And if you enter our giveaway (below), you could be one of 25 Free Fun in Austin readers to win FREE entry into the event!

BBchicksThis family-friendly event, happening from 10 AM – 2 PM on Sunday, June 5, 2016, offers prenatal to preschool parents support and education via seminars, workshops, hands-on demos and products presented by over 65 local and national vendors and experts. (Check out the full list of sponsors and exhibitors here.)

Highlights for parents include ten FREE, incredible talks and demos included in the price of admission, such as a baby-wearing demo from Babywearing International. Kids’ highlights include a bouncy house, music and Spanish classes, and so much more! You and your family can also look forward to raffle prizes as well as goodie bag giveaways to the first 100 attendees.

Tickets are on sale now for just $5 from Eventbrite, or for $10 at the door the day of the event (kids get in FREE!). A portion of all ticket sales along with 100% of the silent auction proceeds will benefit Austin Diaper Bank, a non-profit organization in Austin, Texas, that provides diapers to babies, toddlers and senior citizens in need.

BBshopping3When and Where:

Sunday, June 5, 2016
10 AM – 2 PM
Northwest Recreation Center (2913 Northland Dr., Austin 78731, just off 2222 & Mopac)

BBshopping2Schedule of Events:

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1. 10:30 AM — Anticipation and Planning
Doula: Phyllis Brasenell of Austin Born
Midwife: April Bullock of Birthwise
Ob-Gyn: Dr. Andrea Campaigne of Nurture OBGYN

2. 11:15 AM — The Newborn Years
Sleep: Paula Kovach, Sleep Consultant
Infant massage: La’arni Ayuma of Ayuma Healing Arts
Family Support: Rachel Ladov of Partners in Parenting

3. 12:00 — Toddlers: Who’s Terrible?
Brain & social development: Mandi Melendez of Nurture Family Counseling
Behavior: Heather Wallace of Empowered Parenting

4. 12:45 PM — Starting Preschool
Choices in alternative education
Teri Sperry, Alt Ed Austin (moderator)
The Little Yoga House
Austin Tinkering School
Woodland Schoolhouse

5. 1:30 PM — Your New Life as a Family
Postpartum support, couple bonding, sex and relationships
• Brian Salmon of Brian the Birth Guy
• Kirsten Brunner, Fresh Perspectives Counseling

All Day: Babywearing demo, photo booth, outdoor bouncy house, and raffles!

There will also be Family Yoga at 10:30; a Singalong at 11:15 with Miss Ariel; Infant & Toddler Tumbling at noon with Kinderdance; and a Spanish Singalong at 12:45 with Semillitas de Español.

The Big Baby Bash & Family Jam is produced by Liza Wilson of Toybrary Austin and Jessica Glorieux. Check out The Big Baby Bash & Family Jam on Facebook or email [email protected] for more information.


And now for the giveaway!

25 Free Fun in Austin readers will receive two FREE tickets to the Big Baby Bash & Family Jam on June 5, 2016 (and remember, kids get in free)! To enter this giveaway, simply fill out the form below. The giveaway will close on Thursday, June 2, 2016, at 11:59 PM. Twenty-five (25) winners will then be selected at random and contacted by email. Entry tickets will be available for pickup at the Big Baby Bash on 6/5/16 with photo ID. Prize will not be mailed. Official Rules.Loading…