Free summer events

As summer comes to a close, and schedules begin to fill up, it’s important to continue the routine of frequent family fun. Start the upcoming school year on a high-note by checking out these upcoming family events in Austin!

 

Keep Austin Playing

Date: July 15th, 2015
Time: 3-7pm
Location: Palmer Events Center
Price: Free

Keep Austin Playing is an annual event hosted by Austin Parks and Recreation Department. This free event is an evening full of exciting, interactive games and healthy programs to get your kiddos moving. Events and game options include inflatable batting cages, bike rodeos, human foosball, obstacle courses, and a portable climbing wall.

More information here: http://family.do512.com/events/2015/7/15/keep-austin-playing

 

Family Yoga in the Park

Date: July 19th, 2015
Time: 11 am
Location: Wooldridge Square Park
Price: Free

The Little Yoga House leads this free, family friendly yoga event. Yogis of all ages and skill levels are welcome to join. The event is led by certified yoga instructors who are accustomed to leading a child and family centered class. All participants must bring their own mat.

More information here: http://www.austinparks.org/yoga.html

 

Bright Leaf Hikes

Dates: August 8th-9th, 2015
Time: 9am-11:30 am
Price: Free
Location: Bright Leaf Preserve

This free, guided hike is hosted by the Friends of Bright Leaf Foundation in the Bright Leaf Preserve. This family friendly hike is four miles long, taking approximately 2 1/2 hours to complete. The hiking trail is not suitable for strollers, and dogs are not allowed on the path. No registration necessary, simply dress weather appropriate, pack lots of water, and arrive ready for fun!

More information here: http://brightleaf.org/

Don’t forget! PCRR is now scheduling appointments for back-to-school checkups and physicals. Beat the rush by calling our office today:
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About the Author

Dr. Katalenas

Dr. Katalenas is a pediatrician and owner of The Pediatric Center of Round Rock and the author of the book "The Step Up Diet: From Scratch… The Quality, Quantity, and Timing Solution to Childhood Obesity", a guide to healthy cooking and eating for busy families.