East Austin band students play Stubbs with their Music Pro Mentors

On May 20th, performances on the Stubb’s Waller Creek Amphitheater will feature East Austin music students in grades 6–12 who have spent the last several months receiving individual instruction from some of Austin’s finest professional musicians through Anthropos Arts. Anthropos Arts’ music-education programs, now in their 13th year, pair students from Title I schools in […]

2012 Clear Your Clutter Day recap

As a result of this year’s Austin Chapter of the National Association of Professional Organizers (NAPO) clear your clutter day event and the 445 cars that dropped off items at Bethany United Methodist Church in support of Get Organized Month, several nonprofits received needed items. Austin Groups for the Elderly received 30 items including wheelchairs […]

APD recruiting for new officers

In these challenging economic times, where several employers are making cutbacks and consolidating, the Austin Police Department is currently recruiting and encourages all qualified applicants to apply. Applications are available for download for cadet classes starting in December 2012, April 2013 and August 2013. APD will continue to accept applications until all testing dates are […]

“Aspire To Be Me” Talent Showcase

On July 16th the African American Men and Boys Harvest Foundation (AAMBHF) hosts their second annual “Aspire to Be Me” fundraiser at Stateside at the Paramount , an “American Idol, Urban style” talent showcase. Native Austinite and rising star from Necessary Roughness, True Blood, and Desperate Housewives, Mehcad Brooks will host the evening and be […]

Benefit for the Boys and Girls Club and Amy Wedgworth Foundation

The Manifest Foundation, Nancy Lieberman Foundation, and several local Austin businesses are hosting a series of three fundraisers throughout the summer to help efforts of Boys and Girls Club of Austin and the Amy Wedgworth Foundation. The first event raised almost $7,000 toward the goal of $33,000. Part two of the three part Charity Fundraiser […]

East Austin Band students play at Stubbs with their Music Pro Mentors

 Anthropos Arts, an Austin-based nonprofit that offers opportunities for educational, social, and personal growth to underserved students in grades 6-12 held their Twelfth annual end-of-year concert at Stubb’s Waller Creek Amphitheater. The show featured performances by East Austin music students with their musician-mentors who had spent the last several months receiving individual instruction from some […]

The Umlauf Garden Party

The 13th Annual Umlauf Garden Party benefiting the museum’s education programs on April 28th, 2011, from 6:30-9:30 p.m. will celebrate the work of 20th-century American sculptor and Austin resident Charles Umlauf (1911-1994) while guests mingle in the grounds of the beautiful Umlauf Sculpture Garden, sip wine, and are treated to culinary creations prepared by twenty […]

Subiendo: The Academy for Rising Leaders

Subiendo is a five-day intensive leadership program on the University of Texas Campus open to 11th graders across the state of Texas. The academy will be held June 12th – 16th and is an opportunity for students to explore living on a University campus, as well as networking with nationally prominent community, political, and business […]

Teen Parent Mentor of Austin

The Teen Parent Mentor Network of Austin (TPMN) will be hosting a Kickoff Party and Silent Auction with items from local Austin retailers as an introduction to the Austin area on January 30, 2011 from 6-8 PM at the Old Pecan Street Café (504B Trinity Street in Downtown Austin).  The event is open to the […]

Zao hosts “A Night for Uganda”

Zao is hosting an event on December 3rd called “A Night for Uganda”. Every penny earned from this event will go to our orphanage in Uganda and we are also going to give 200 ex-child slaves in India Christmas. “A Night for Uganda” will be a fun filled night of food, drinks, great live music, […]