Posts in Family Activities
January 2019 Activities List for Families in Austin

Happy new year! As you transition back into normal life and are filling in your January calendar, be sure to check out Enriched Family’s January 2019 Austin Family Activities List. There are lots of fun activities and events to explore in Austin this month with your families.

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September Kids and Family Activities in Austin

We are swinging into fall, even though it still feels like summer in Austin! Now that we've had a couple of weeks to ease into the new school year, you may be looking for some fun, family activities to do in September... Check out Enriched Family's roundup of kids and family activities happening in the Austin area.

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August Kids and Family Activities in Austin

Summer is flying by! It is hard to believe that the kids will be back in school within a few weeks (this is a welcome idea to some of us work-from-home parents)! To help you get the most out of the remaining weeks of summer, check out Enriched Family's August roundup of kid and family activities happening in the Austin area.

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Austin Summer Fun Ideas

Hi all! Summer and extra hot weather will soon be upon us. This blog post focuses on a compilation of fun Austin area activities to keep you and your family busy (and hopefully sometimes cool) all summer long. Think swimming spots, splash pads, free museum days, kids eat free days, movie days, library days, family service activities, and so on.

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Austin Weekend Event: Nurture My Child Summer Camp Fair 2018

Check it out this weekend! Nurture My Child Summer Camp Fair 2018

When: Sunday, February 25th, 2018, 1-4pm

Details: The Nurture My Child Camp Fair is a friendly, community focused camp fair to help parents select the right summer camp for their child. Free admission and free parking. Fun, free, hands-on activities. Learn about spring break, summer, and overnight camps for ages 4-18. There will be over $10,000 worth of free camps and giveaways to win at the fair. 

Where: Norris Conference Center (2525 W Anderson Lane), Austin, TX

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January Activities for Kids and Families in Austin

There are always a ton of fun kids and family activities happening in the Austin area. Included in this post is a list of events and activities occurring in and around Austin in January. Many great activities are occurring this weekend, so check it out so you don't miss out. This list is by no means exhaustive; just a sampling of events that caught my eye that I wanted to highlight. Additional good sources for activity lists are included at the end of the post. 

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Fun Family Activity Idea: Pong to Pokémon @ The Bullock Museum

Came across this while looking for some fun family activities to do in Austin during the winter break. The Bullock Museum is currently running an exhibition, Pong to Pokémon: The Evolution of Electronic Gaming, that looks like fun for the whole family. Runs through March 2018.

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Día de los Muertos/Day of the Dead

On November 1st, the girls and I created our annual Día de los Muertos/Day of the Dead altar. 

Día de los Muertos is typically celebrated between Halloween and November 2nd in Mexico (where the holiday originated) and in many other Latin American countries, as well as among Latino communities in the United States. There are many similar traditions in other cultures as well. The general idea is that the separation between the living and the dead is lifted on All Hallows Eve (Halloween), All Saints Day, and All Souls Day (November 1st and 2nd) and the spirits of the dead return to visit the living.

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