From the chilly outdoor temperatures to the delicious, fatty foods, maintaining a healthy lifestyle during the winter season can be a challenge for any family – unless you plan ahead!

Get your family moving and grooving this winter season with these upcoming family events in Austin:

1. Ice Skating on The Plaza

Date: Now through January 9th, 2016
Time: 10AM – 9PM
Details: Skating on the Plaza is back for another winter season! Enjoy some physical family fun by visiting the rink at Whole Foods Market off of Lamar Blvd.
Click here for more details

2. Mueller Farmers’ Market

Date: January 10th, 2016
Time: 10AM-2PM
Details: “Austin mixed-use urban village Mueller and TexasFarmersMarket.org are collaborating to bring a new farmers’ market to East Austin. The Mueller Farmers’ Market will launch on Sunday, September 9 at Mueller’s historic Browning Hangar off Airport Boulevard. Over 40 Texas vendors will sell local seasonal produce, meats, cheeses, baked goods and specialty foods every Sunday from 10 AM to 2 PM.”
Click here for more details

3. Austin Marathon and Half Marathon

Date: February 14, 2016
Time: 7AM – 2PM
Details: “This year, AUSTIN GIVES MILES, the philanthropy program of the Austin Marathon and Half Marathon, is aiming to raise $250,000 for 25 local and national not-for-profits. You can help Central Texas non-profits advance their missions through community awareness and active fundraising.”
Click here to register for The Austin Marathon

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.