- August 7, 2014

What’s Coming Up in August


The final month of summer is upon us! Are you ready for back to school time? Are you savoring these final days of later nights, less structure and lots of summer fun?

Get ready to celebrate the last hurrah of summer at the Back to School Music Bash on August 20, 2014, from 5-8 p.m., at the Thinkery. It’s FREE to get in, however, we are taking donations for Cap City Kids, a local charity that helps children get off to a good start by providing items needed for a successful school year.


More importantly, we still have a couple of weeks left to celebrate these last days of summer with 10 fun activities to do in the Austin area!

Complete five of the ten activities on the checklist, have your kiddo bring their checklist to the following businesses for prizes in the month of August:

Terra Toys: Surprise Grab Bag
One grab bag per child per month. Valid from June 1 to August 25, 2014.

Galaxy Cafe: FREE Kids Meal in August
Valid at Galaxy Cafe’s three Austin locations:
-The Triangle, 4616 Triangle Avenue;
– West Lynn, 1000 West Lynn;
– South Austin, 9911Brodie Lane
One per child, Valid August 1-25, 2014. Dine in Only.

The Little Gym: Spin the Prize Wheel & Take a FREE Class
Valid at The Little Gym Round Rock (3203 S. IH35) or The Little Gym Lakeline (14010 N. US Hwy183, Suite 440) One prize per child. Valid for redemption in June, July or August.

August Activities:

Blanton Museum
Fine Arts for Austin Families The Savvy Source Austin
Summer Programs at BlantonFreeFuninAustin.com

Barton Springs Pool
–Traci Shannon’s Bucket List: Barton Springs PoolLiveMom.com

Community Pools in Austin and Beyond Free Fun in Austin

Zilker Summer Musical’s Hillside Theatre
—  Zilker Summer MusicalRWeThereYetMom?
—  Oklahoma!- LiveMom.com

Amy’s Ice Creams
Free Amy’s Ice Creams TourFree Fun in Austin

5 Tips for Your Next Trip to the ThinkeryRWeThereYetMom?
The Thinkery: A PreviewLive Mom

Play for All Abilities Park in Round Rock
Play for All Abilities Park‘Round the Rock 
Round Rock’s Play For All Abilities Park – Live Mom

“I Love You So Much” Mural at Jo’s Coffee
Oh Snap! The Best Spots in Austin to Take PhotosThe Savvy Source Austin
Exploring Austin’s Street Art, Murals, and MosaicsFree Fun in Austin

Alamo Drafthouse Summer Kids’ Camp
Free and $1 Movies in August— Austin Summer Fun

Local Farmers’ Markets

Farmers Markets in AustinDo512 Families
Austin’s Downtown Farmers’ Market: More Than Just VeggiesFree Fun in Austin
Saturdays at the Cedar Park Farmers’ MarketFree Fun in Austin

Texas Memorial Museum
 — Exploring Natural History at the Texas Memorial MuseumFree Fun in Austin