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  • Beat the Heat With Yoga Yoga

    BeatTheHeatYogaYoga Yoga, invites you to Beat The Heat all summer long at Yoga Yoga and get the benefits of the Unlimited Pass in August for FREE! Purchase any 20 Class Pass before July 12 and get an unlimited pass for August for free. Get this summer special online or at any of their 4 locations.    Gurucharan Khalsa, Ph.D. Yoga gave you a new body. Now it's time to get your new mind! Here's a chance to study with one of the master teachers and researchers of yoga meditation. Learn how to train your mind and overcome your self-imposed limitations. Gurucharan Khalsa, Ph.D. is a trained psychotherapist who wrote the book that is used as part of a meditation training course for yoga teachers and students. And he will be at Yoga Yoga next month! Early Registration Extended Until May 1st.  •  Yoga Yoga, in alliance with the Austin Parks Foundation, presents Free Yoga in the Park in downtown Austin at Republic Square Park this April and May.  Classes are held Wednesdays at 12pm - 1pm and are FREE to all attendees. April 1, 8, 15, 22, 29. May 6, 13, 20, 27. Each week, a Yoga Yoga teacher will lead class a FREE CLASS in the beautiful Republic Square Park in downtown Austin.

  • Organic Chocolate Covered Strawberries from Peoples Rx

    Peoples Rx has their legendary Organic Chocolate Covered Strawberries just in time for Mother's Day! They have singles, half-dozens or dozens to brighten Mom's day!•  20% Off This Month Only! ZingiQOL by Thorne Research is an exciting new product that's been shown to work quickly and effectively for "morning sickness" experienced during pregnancy. Other suggested uses include motion sickness, chemotherapy-induced nausea and post-surgery nausea and vomiting. Find out what makes this pure, potent, stable extract of ginger so special!  •  All pharmacy locations will be open from 9-5 and both Wellness Centers will be CLOSED on Monday, May 25th in observance of Memorial Day.  •  Peoples Rx offers an array of health and wellness products, services, and informative practitioner talks at locations throughout Austin. 

  • Upcoming Events at Malvern Books

    Malvern Books Upcoming Events:  An Evening with Noel Crook & Kirk Wilson. Wed, May 6, 7:00 pm. A reading with poets Noel Crook and Kirk Wilson. Noel will be introducing her new collection, Salt Moon (Southern Illinois University Press).  ||  Hothouse Literary Journal Premiere. May 9, 2:00 pm. Be the first to get a FREE copy of this year’s Hothouse Literary Journal! As the official literary journal of UT’s Undergraduate English Department, Hothouse is a collection of poetry, fiction, and nonfiction written by UT English majors and Creative Writing students.  ||  Mother’s Day Reading with Revolution Writing Workshop. Sun, May 10, 2:00 pm. This all-women reading features writers from the Revolution Writing Workshop led by Abe Louise Young. Join us for poetry and prose about mothering, queer and straight parenting, being mothered and unmothered, sex, Mother Earth and more!  ||  Raw Paw Reading Series: Mind Maze. Weds, May 13, 7:00 pm. Join us for the Raw Paw reading series, which celebrates the release of a new issue of their poetry imprint, Mind Maze. Raw Paw was founded in Austin, Texas, in 2010. Their new poetry title, Mind Maze, is released every month and showcases twenty poems by one of Austin’s best—all wrapped in a patterned, screen-printed cover designed by Nicole Carleton.  ||  Novel Night with Richard Kendrick & Gary Hobbs, May 14, 7:00 pm. The fifth event in the Novel Night series, a monthly celebration of all things prose! Two published authors will read from their books and there’ll be an audience Q & A followed by an open mic for writers who have signed up to read from their unpublished short stories or novels. Closing out the night is “Book Talk,” in which an intrepid Malvern staff member will introduce you to one of our favorite prose titles and invite questions from the audience. Also worth noting: there will be snacks!

  • May Events at Spider House

    Spider House has great events throughout the month of May! Featured Upcoming Events: Monday, May 4th - SH*T's GOLDEN, 9:00 pm || Tuesday, May 5th - AUSTIN POETRY SLAM, 7:00 ||Tuesday, May 5th - AUSTIN MIC EXCHANGE, 11 pm. || Wednesday, May 6th - May Artist of The Month - WILDCAT APOLLO, 7 pm || Thursday, May 7th - Spider House Ballroom presents HONEY & SALT, 8 pm || Saturday, May 9th - A NIGHT AT THE OLD BORDELLO at Spiderhouse Ballroom, 9:30 pm || Sunday, May 10th - MOTHER's DAY CRAWFISH BOIL with Mike and the Moonpies, 3 pm.

  • May Performances at End of an Ear

    End of an Ear has a great line up of bands during the month of May. Upcoming Shows include:  May 2015 Art Show - Zachary Sprague.    Sat, May 2nd - Mikal Cronin Scavenger Hunt. First lucky treasure hunter can redeem the cassette for a prize pack which include vinyl copies of "MCIII" (clear vinyl) and "MCII" on vinyl and cassette, a Merge 25 Anniversary bag along with other goodies.   Sun, May 3rd, at 3 pm - End of An Ear will be spinning a test pressing of the upcoming Tallest Man On Earth "Dark Bird Is Home" out on May 12th (LP $15.99 / CD $9.99). Preorder now to get the Indie white vinyl version AND a FREE limited 7" - "1904" from their last record. •  End of an Ear is located in the South First IBIZ District.

  • Weekend Sale at Uptown Modern

    Uptown Modern has 20% Off Lounge Chairs & Dining Chairs Through Tuesday, May 7th.    Sidewalk Sale - Saturday, May 2, 11 am - 3 pm. Uptown Modern is doing spring cleaning and blowing out lots of projects, leftovers from estates, and excess merchandise. The object is to free up space, so no holds, no storage--take it away when you buy it on Saturday. •  Uptown Modern specializes in restored vintage Danish modern, European modern and American mid century modern furniture from the 1940s, 1950s, 1960s and 1970s.

  • May Events at BookPeople

    BookPeople has a full roster of great events in May! Upcoming Events: Friday, May 1, 7 PM: NEAL POLLACK, Repeat  •  Saturday May 2: Independent Bookstore Day  •  Sunday, May 3rd, 3 PM: ANNE BUSTARD, Anywhere But Paradise  •  Monday, May 4, 7PM: RACHEL BRATHEN, Yoga Girl  •  Wednesday, May 6, 7PM: AMELIA GRAY, Gutshot: Stories  •  Thursday, May 7, 7PM: JESSIE CLOSE, Resilience  •  Monday, May 11th, 7PM: KAMY WICOFF, Wishful Thinking  •  Tuesday, May 12th, 7 PM: SOPHIA ROSS, A Tale of Two Besties •  Thursday, May 14th, 7PM: KATHY & BECKY HEPINSTALL, Sisters of Shiloh    Friday, May 15th, 7PM: JESSICA HOPPER, The First Collection of Criticism by a Living Female Rock Critic    Wednesday, May 20th, 7PM: ASHER PRICE, Year of the Dunk: A Modest Defiance of Gravity  •  Thursday, May 21st, 7PM: CRAIG JOHNSON, Dry Bones (Walt Longmire #11)  •  Thursday, May 21st, 7PM: CRAIG JOHNSON, Dry Bones (Walt Longmire #11)  •  Tuesday, May 26th, 7PM: H.W. BRANDS, Reagan: The Life  •  Thursday, May 28th, 7PM: KRISTY TURNER, But I Could Never Go Vegan!  •  Readers loved "Ready Player One", the epic '80s-fueled ride through gaming culture, pop culture, love and intergalactic geekdom by Austin author Ernest Cline. They are positively stoked for Cline's next outer space gamer adventure, "Armada". Armada will be on the BookPeople shelves July 14th. Because Cline is a gracious & dynamite Austin author, he has offered to SIGN & PERSONALIZE every copy of Armada pre-ordered from BookPeople by June 24th!

  • Moving Special from Conveyance Moving & Storage

    Austin Conveyance Moving & Storage knows that summer can be a busy time for moving! To help out, they're offering $20 Off Your Next Move! Redemption Code: 536I-2ARYT-3. Expires 7/28/15. New customers only. Limit one per customer. Appointments or reservations may be required and are subject to availability. Present this offer before purchase. Cannot be combined with any other offer. No cash value or other redemption value. Other restrictions may apply — call for details, 512-585-5350!    Conveyance Moving + Storage provides responsible home, office, and commercial moving with upfront and simple options that ensure you have the move you are looking for. Their green business practices and "austintatious" ideals make them an easy choice for austinites looking for a residential or business moving company they can trust.

  • Mother's Day Gift with Purchase at InStep

    Mothers Day Promo 2015InStep is offering a free scarf with any purchase of $75 or more! Enjoy this Mother's Day gift April 30th through May 10th (select scarf styles, while supplies last).  •  InStep has two locations: Central at The Triangle, 4615 North Lamar Blvd, Suite 305, 78751; North at Gateway Courtyard, 9901 N. Capital of Texas, Suite 120, 78759. Open 10-6 Monday - Saturday, Open Sunday 12 - 5.

  • Farmgrass Fest presented by Wheatsville Coop

    Wheatsville Food Co-op is proud to be the offical title sponsor of Farmgrass Fest. May 3, 1pm-9pm, $20. Simmons Family Farm. Come out for a day of amazing music with The Gravy Brothers, Whisky Shivers, The Lost Pines & more out at the Simmons family farm in Niederwald, TX. All ticket proceeds to benefit the Growers Alliance of Central Texas, farmers emergency medical fund.  •  Truffle Making Workshop. Join chocolate maker Bob Williamson, co-owner of SRSLY Chocolate, as he teaches basic truffle making theory as we make our own handmade truffles! Each class attendee will make a ganache and then enrobe it in fine chocolate to construct an awesome truffle. Students will leave with an understanding of basic chocolate confection construction and, of course, their own handmade truffles. Perfect gift for mom! Saturday, May 9, 10am-12pm $35  S.Lamar Community Room.  •  Bike to Work Day - Refueling Station, Friday, May 15. 7am-9am.Stop by for a quick and delicious breakfast courtesy of some of your favorite local vendors! On-site guests include: KOOP Radio, Fine Southern Gentlemen, KIND Bar, East Austin Compost Peddlers, Performance Bicycles.  Bike to Work Day is presented by our friends at Bike Austin!  •  To The Moon. Tuesday, May 19. 7pm-9pm, 4001 South Lamar Community Room. A documentary about a cross-country bike tour of cooperatives (called Co-cycle) during the summer of 2012.

  • Beautiful Mothers' Day Finds From Things Celtic

    Things Celtic reminds you that Mother's Day is Sunday, May 10, 2015. Find unique, thoughtful gifts for Mom at Things Celtic! NEW: The "Celebrate Motherhood" Pendant. This elegant pendant celebrates the bond between mother and child. Handcrafted in U.S.A., by Deva Designs. Made of lead-free polished pewter, on a black cord. The pendant measures 1.5 inches long. You can find this pendant, and more in the "Celebrate" Collection, in their online store. Check out the Mother's Day Gifts section of their online store for more gift ideas!  •  Let Things Celtic help you get ready for the great festivals coming to Texas: Texas Scottish Festival and Highland Games, May 8th - 10th. Maverick Stadium, UTA Campus Arlington, TX. "The skirl of the Pipes, the cheers of encouragement for the Athletic events, and the swirling of the Highland Dancers reminds all Scots of our rich and glorious heritage." See www.texasscottishfestival.com for more information and to purchase tickets.  •  Scarborough Renaissance Festival, April 4 - May 25. Saturdays, Sundays, & Memorial Day Monday. A Renaissanced-themed festival, based during the reign of England's King Henry VIII. Scarborough Festival is a 35 acre "village" within a 167 acre site. Located 30 minutes south of DFW Metroplex in Waxahachie on FM 66 just off I-35E; 1 hour north of Waco. See www.srfestival.com for more information.

  • Save It, Don't Pave It! Rally with SOS

    Save Our Springs Alliance invites all concerned Austinites to their Save It, Don't Pave it! Rally. Come out this Saturday, May 2nd at 10:30 am, Roberta Crenshaw Pedestrian Bridge (under Mopac) to help STOP the proposed Mopac/45SW loop and the proposed Double Decker Toll Roads over Lady Bird Lake. The toll road authority plans to build FOUR TOLL LANES on MOPAC from Cesar Chavez to Slaughter Lane, including a double-decker bridge over Lady Bird Lake & Zilker Park with a flyover next to Austin High School. Their plan will expand MoPac to 12 lanes! (IH-35 has 8). If you love Austin and want to help protect Lady Bird Lake, Zilker Park, Barton Springs, the hike/bike trails, Austin High School and our downtown - be at the RALLY this Saturday, May 2nd, with elected officials, neighborhood, parks, and conservation leaders.

  • Free Class at Brite Ideas Aquaponics, Hydroponics & Organics

    Brite Ideas Aquaponics, Hydroponics & Organics invites you to join a FREE class at their South Austin location Saturday, May 2nd at noon. Sustainable Farming with Mushrooms - Logro Farms Presenting. This introductory class to sustainable farming with mushrooms will cover a wide variety of methods of utilizing fungi in the garden. Logro Farms will be discussing some of the best ways to use mushroom mycelium including amending your soil, recycling organic waste and growing mushrooms for food.

  • Dr. Seuss Show at Art on 5th

    Art on 5th Gallery is hosting Oh, the Places You'll Go! Dr. Seuss Show! Now – Saturday, May 16th, Reception: Saturday, May 2nd 7-9 pm. Join Art on 5th Saturday, May 2nd from 7-9pm for the World Premiere of the latest release in the Art of Dr. Seuss collection PLUS a special presentation at 7:30pm from Bill Dreyer, Director/Curator of The Art of Dr. Seuss. Twenty-five years have passed since Dr. Seuss’s last book Oh, the Places You’ll Go! was published in 1990. In his final book, Ted gathered his favorite unpublished sketches, pinned them up on the cork walls of his studio and then set about finding a way to make them connect. The result was the most powerful graphic work he had done in many years•  Looking for a truly one-of-a-kind gift? Browse Art on 5th's permanent exhibit of The Secret Work of Doctor Seuss.

  • May Talks From The Herb Bar

    The Herb Bar hosts Natural Talks every Saturday, from 10:30 to 11:30 am. Upcoming talks: Chinese Medicine & Food Energetics, May 2nd. Asian and Chinese traditional medicine approach food with the intention of promoting health and harmony for the body, mind and spirit. The taste of Chinese herbs include five flavors: sweet, sour, bitter, acrid, and salty. Learn to create meals and prepare foods that are in accordance to the five element theory and how they effect the physical body. Presented by Juliana Cumbo L.Ac., Gentle Japanese Acupuncture & Shiatsu.  ||  Get Nutritional Response Testing & Stop Feeling Sick! May 16th. Learn how your organ systems and nutritional deficiencies can combine to create many different symptoms leading to diseases and health problems. Nutritional Response Testing is non-invasive and proven to have a high level of accuracy in monitoring the energy response affecting specific organs. This system helps us identify exactly what the body needs, thereby creating strategies and dietary changes that can help break the cycle of seasonal allergy symptoms, food sensitivities, and other nagging health ailments. Attendees have the opportunity to schedule a complementary consultation and initial NRT. Presented by Joseph Strickland, Applied Clinical Nutritionist.  ||  Spiritual Hugs: Healing with the Heart of Mother. May 23rd. May is the month of Mother Mary, a beautiful time to experience her divine love and healing! Renee will share authentic, inspiring words and insights about Mother Mary. Join in as Renee leads a group demonstration of heart-centered energy healing. If you're ready to let go of a heavy heart, come experience the love of the Mother.Presented by Renee Deubner, Mother Mary's Journey & Pranic Energy Healer.  ||   Conviction Yoga. May 30th. Conviction Yoga was formed to create benefits that can be achieved from implementing a yoga program in Texas prisons.  The focus of the project is two-fold. It provides spiritual rehabilitation through Buddhist and other meditation techniques,while teaching Hatha and vinyasa yoga to help inmates find peace of mind through asana and pranayama practices. All of the techniques taught are designed to allow the inmate to do the practice within the confines of their cell. For the prison population, the benefits of yoga are endless. Presented by Jim Freeman, RYI in Hatha and Kundulini.

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