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The Business Success Center is hosting BOSS-Talks where inspiring entrepreneurs focus on sharing stories that you can use to organize your business for greater efficiency and profitability on Mar 27 from 12-1pm. This session features Chad Jewell, CEO of Austin Office Space who knows how to balance family, work, and community. Chad is also a proud family man, successfully balancing work and family and community involvement. From time to time, he even gets to work on his book. Hear his journey, thoughts on entrepreneurship, and be inspired.

BookPeople is excited to welcome author Lilly Singh on Apr 3 at 7pm signing her new book "How To Be A Bawse: A Guide to Conquering Life." Lilly Singh (aka Superwoman on YouTube) shares informative and inspiring essays on how to be a bawse, a.k.a a person who exudes confidence, turns heads, reaches goals, finds inner strength, gets hurt efficiently, and smiles genuinely because they’ve fought through it all and made it out the other side. In Lilly Singh’s world, there are no escalators. Only stairs.

Navidad Farms is hosting a spring open house - the first food tasting in their new country home! Stop by Apr 8 from 10am to 6pm for a garden food tasting event where all dishes are all made out of great Texas products. Appetizers, salads & dressings, desserts, peach tea and southern pecan coffee. They will even print the recipes out for you while you nose around the shop. (Mother's day is just around the corner - hint hint!). The event is complimentary but please bring a non-perishable food donation to benefit St. Vincent De Paul's food pantry at St. Martin De Porres Church, Dripping Springs.

Willie is for Everyone! Austin Scottish Rite Theater is proud to present this kid firendly Willie Nelson tribute on Mar 17 from 10am to 2pm. What's he next best thing to spending the day with Willie? Listening to his songs! Come on out for a kid-friendly musical tribute Austin’s most famous singer/songwriter performed by a mini-festival of our favorite kids’ music artists. Treat your family to live music, food, and lots of activities – including a professional hair-braiding station to honor Willie’s unique style. So grab your red bandana, and join Austin Scottish Rite Theater, LiveMom.com, KUTX’S Spare the Rock, Spoil the Child, Texas Dad Blog, AustinFamily, and Springfree Trampoline for a full lineup of some of Austin’s best musicians.

in.gredients will be hosting our 6th annual in.sessions live music showcase on Mar 17, 18 and 19. The three days of musical performances are free and open to the public. The Mar 17 lineup includes Elizabeth Devlin from Queens and a hip hop showcase from 4-8pm featuring local artists Clifton Dukes and Nicholas Azlon, as well as Allen Poe and James Lindsey from Kentucky. In celebration of St. Patrick's Day, Shannon Brewing Company will conduct a tap takeover with their fire-brewed Irish-Texan ales and complimentary glassware while supplies last.

Brite Ideas Aquaponics, Hydroponics & Organics is excited to offer their next class, Wicking Beds, Layering and Worms, at their South Austin location on Mar 18 at noon. Passive systems are sometimes the right way to go in areas with limited power. Wicking beds can have fantastic yields require less maintenance and reduced watering versus in-ground gardening. Learn how the right configuration, layering and worm care can develop a sophisticated system that thrives with little effort. So cool!
 

The Business Success Center Mentor Zone: Revenue Growth for Tech Businesses offers free individualized mentoring work session for light manufacturing and tech businesses. You will meet in private with one of the 2-3 person Profit Mover™ business expert teams who are all business owners themselves. After your session, you may be invited back to work with the whole team and to be part of a new video program on business building. No pre-starts or pre-sales businesses since each team will be focusing on how to make your unique business more profitable. You are invited to bring your partner or key staff with you. Mar 17 from 10am-12pm.

Mona Lisa's Closet is hosting a trunk show with Austin artist Ellen Hunt for AustinByAustin on Mar 11 from 11 to 4. Ellen Hunt's designs are unique and reflect a deep interest in materials, nature, and the creative process. Sip, snack and meet the artist with refreshements and take some a little something unexpected with a door prize!

 

End of an Ear has music in all of its glorious recorded forms. Sometimes they even have it live! Check out their upcoming shows Durand Jones & The Indications Mar 15 at 2pm, Knife in the Water Apr 2 at 2pm, and Julia Lucille Apr 9 at 4pm. Boogie boogie boogie!

 

People's RX is so much more than a friendly neighborhood pharmacy. They host a timely, cutting-edge health focused radio show on Saturdays KJCE 1370 AM from 9-10am and regularly host a series of classes at their north and south locations. Need to jump start your spring? This March, reboot and reenergize with their invigorating 3-Day Seasonal Cleanse. With this cleanse, healthy organ function is supported through a combination of herbal teas, nutrient-dense cold-pressed, organic juices and fresh smoothies.

With this cleanse, healthy organ function is supported through a combination of herbal teas, nutrient-dense cold-pressed, organic juices and fresh smoothies. - See more at: http://peoplesrx.com/out-with-the-old-in-with-the-juice/#sthash.nowBnR4Z.dpuf
With this cleanse, healthy organ function is supported through a combination of herbal teas, nutrient-dense cold-pressed, organic juices and fresh smoothies. - See more at: http://peoplesrx.com/out-with-the-old-in-with-the-juice/#sthash.nowBnR4Z.dpuf
With this cleanse, healthy organ function is supported through a combination of herbal teas, nutrient-dense cold-pressed, organic juices and fresh smoothies. - See more at: http://peoplesrx.com/out-with-the-old-in-with-the-juice/#sthash.nowBnR4Z.dpuf

Never before has community radio been as important as it is now in the current changing political environment. Each day that the KOOP volunteer programmers step up to the microphone and use it to reach your ears with their perspective. It is an active choice to BE HEARD and to believe in the importance of community. As little as $10 per month is enough to become a member of KOOP and get a Benefits Card and a stylish t-shirt. What more could you ask for (besides the unique and enriching radio you get every day for free)? Make a donation today....you won't regret it.

Brite Ideas Aquaponics, Hydroponics & Organics is hosting a class entitled Herbal Kombucha and Flavored Kombucha Vinegar with Jason Avent at their South Austin location on Mar 11 at noon.  Kombucha already has a wonderful array of functions such as probiotic and prebiotic. Learn how to make teas for kombucha and spiking after fermentation to bring out a wide range of functional benefits from herbal ingredients. Stop by to sample the new herbal kombuchas and get a SCOBY to start your own.
 

The Business Success Center presents a free seminar entitled Legal Eagles: Ask a Business Lawyer on Mar 15 from 12-1pm at Sherlocks Pub. Areas to be covered in the short legal overview by each panelist include business formation, contracts, employment law, intellectually property. Bring your questions or submit them in advance by March 10 to make sure they get covered. Panelists include Andrew Eisenberg, Partner, Lee & Hayes; Kate Lincoln-Goldfinch, Lincoln-Goldfinch Immigration Law; Paula Pierce, Law firm of Paula Pierc. Moderator and host Jan Triplett will lead an intense FAQ following the panel.

Mark your calendar for the Annual ABC Kite Festival on Mar 5. Free admission and a full day of activities and kite flying fun. Enjoy the 2 mile Fun Run in the morning, a kids concert at the Moss Fest stage, and compete in the Kite Showcase & Contest in the afternoon. Proceeds go to support causes - Communities In Schools and the Moss Pieratt Foundation. This event has roots that go all the way back to 1929!
 

Richards Rodriguez & Skeith are happy to announce that Daniel Riegel and Adriana Lopez-Ortiz have joined as partners. Daniel comes to Austin by way of Washington D.C., where he practiced complex commercial litigation at a large international law firm and clerked for the Honorable Colleen Kollar-Kotelly at the United States District Court for the District of Columbia. At RRS, Daniel focuses his practice on Commercial Litigation and Employment Law. Adriana returns from the Rio Grande Valley area and has rejoined their Business and Transaction group.

Helm Boots isn't just a company for well-made, stylish and comfortable boots anymore. They now have well-made, stylish and comfortable t-shirts too! You can't go wrong with these pre-washed styles in ATX heatherd, signature solids, or the one of a kind Grackle graphic shirt (which pays tribute to the official bird of Austin). Head on over to the store and try one on!

 

The Save Our Springs Alliance is participating in Amplify Austin, a 24 hour online giving program that helps local non-profits amplify their fundraising. The 24 hour period is Mar 2 to 3 but you can schedule your donation today! Please help SOS meet our $20,000 goal to continue our educational and advocacy work in 2017. Donations are needed to help educate 1,000 students during Barton Springs University 2017 and to support legal work to stop the extension of South Mopac over the recharge zone.

in.gredients will be hosting their Indiegogo Campaign Grand Finale Block Party on Mar 3 from 5-9pm. In conjunction with the finale, they are asking the community for a final surge of donations to reach their GROW in.gredients (aka SAVE in.gredients) campaign goal of $30,000. The free event will feature musical performancesby The Love Sprockets and Brand New Key. Local brewery Hops & Grain will be conducting a tap takeover, and they'll also be joined by the Mom & Pops popsicle cart. Donations through Indiegogo will be accepted at the event and special release thank you gifts.

These two BookPeople favorites will be here before you know it - pre-order now to reserve your spot! On Mar 7 at 7pm, George Sanders will be speaking about and signing his new book" Lincoln on the Bardo". On Mar 8 at 7pm, Jenny Lawson will be speaking and signing her new book "You Are Here: An Owners Manual for Dangerous Minds". And don't miss your chance to see Chelsea Clinton discussing "It's Your World" on Apr 22!

 

Mona Lisa's Closet has a great selection of new spring styles from Tangerine NYC that are perfect for our warm and breezy days here in Austin. These soft and silky fabrics have hand beading and beautiful prints. Stop by the store to see them in all their glory. While you are there, check out the March birthstone, Aquamarine. From the treasure chest of mystical mermaids, to the cases of Mona Lisa's Closet, these exquisite beryl stones bring light, life and luster to their settings. Aquamarines are exceptionally hard gems, with an outstanding vitreous (glass like) sheen.

We love our trees here in Texas but the leaves can sure be rough on the gutters. ABC Home and Commercial has the answer! Let their home improvement expeors clean your gutters with this simple offer: $175 for a one story home and $225 for a two story home. While you've got them on the line, ask about their power washing and window cleaning services. One stop shop for home maintenence!

 

Malvern Books is excited to host another round of Malvern's Multi-Verse on Feb 28 at 7pm, and this month features Pen2Paper, a disability-focused creative writing competition. Pen2Paper gives writers with disabilities a forum where they can share their work and brings awareness to disability issues through the arts. Also on Mar 3 at 7pm they're delighted to be celebrating the kick-off of Mathias Svalina’s Dream Delivery Service in Austin, in which Svalina takes subscribers and writes dreams, consisting of brief prose-poems or flash-fiction, for them every day for a month.
 

Spiderhouse Cafe and Ballroom has spring break week on lockdown. Starting Mar 13 and going all the way through Mar 19, Spiderhouse will be hosting a unique and amazing event each day of the week. No wristbands or badges required. Visit their website for event details, artists and RSVP info.

 

End of an Ear has some exciting preorders in the works right now. Spoon's "Hot Thoughts" LP is available to order (comes out Mar 17) in exclusive indie retail red vinyl for $17.99. Also check out Father John Misty's "Pure Comedy" (out Apr 7) in deluxe two LP colored vinyl in a die-cut customizable jacket for $38.99 and Childish Gambino's "Awaken, My Love!" (out Mar 27) for $49.99 including exclusive booklet, 2 x heavyweight 45 RPM LPs, virtual reality headset, glow in the dark cover, digital download and more.

Waterloo Records is so ready to get the SXSW party started! They have awesome line-ups on Mar 15, 16, 17, and 18. Hurray for the Riff Raff, Minus the Bear, Middle Kids, Spoon, The Shelters and many more. These killer show are brought to you by Honda Powersports, Aviator Nation, Monster Energy, 24 Diner, Collings Guitars, Mainstage Films and HAAM! Check their website for each day's lineup and put your dancing shoes on.
 

Brite Ideas Aquaponics, Hydroponics & Organics is hosting a free class showcasing Hydroponic Vegetables and Seedlings with Jason Avent at their south Austin location on Feb 25 at noon. Growing hydroponically can be a great way to get your gardening fix year around and grow transplants that you want instead of just the varieties the nurseries carry. Stop by to discover how the simplicity of hydroponics can make your garden grow- inside and out. Brite Ideas is the most reliable resource for aquaponic, hydroponic, organic, and biological growing systems.

Calling all dogs and their best friends to the 18th Annual Mighty Texas Dog Walk on Mar 4 at 10am. Benefiting Service Dogs, Inc., this family freindly mile stroll near Ladybird Lake will offer free samples of premier dog food and treats, free advice from Austin’s top vets and dog trainers plus canine agility, fantastical selfie backdrops and exciting team prizes and raffle items like SXSW full access wristbands, tickets to Alamo Drafthouse, jewelry from Kendra Scott and much more. Service Dogs transforms shelter dogs into lifesavers for Texans living with disabilities free of charge.  Learn more at www.servicedogs.org.

Whole Earth Provisions Co. will be hosting the Banff Mountain Film Festivalf, a two night film festival, at the Paramount on Feb 26 and 27. Ignite your passion for adventure, action sports and travel! The Banff Mountain Festival World Tour and Radical Reels present award-winning international short films and documentaries. See both shows: World Tour is on Feb 26 and Radical Reels on Feb 27. Tickets are available at Whole Earth Provision Co.’s Austin stores or online at the Paramount Theatre website. All proceeds benefit Texas State Parks. Details at http://www.wholeearthprovision.com/banff/

Austin First Financial is presenting Maximizing Social Security on Feb 16 from 630 to 830pm. Scott Campbell will discuss strategies for Social Security that can dramatically increase your odds of having a successful retirement. When to claim Social Security could be the most important financial decision you make, second only to HOW you claim Social Security. There are 81 different ways to claim benefits for a married couple and utilizing the appropriate strategy could increase a couple's lifetime benefit by over $250,000. This course will review Social Security rules, taxation, definitions and viability.

DC comic creator Greg Rucka will be at Dragon's Lair from 12 to 5pm on Saturday Mar 11, signing copies of Wonder Woman TP Volume 01 The Lies (Rebirth), which comes out just a couple of weeks before the event. He will also be signing his new book from Image, Old Guard #1 (MR). They will also have other fan favorites on hand such as Batwoman Elegy, Gotham Central, Lazaurs, Black Magick and more! Guests are welcome to bring other items from home to have him sign (within reason). How cool is that?

Join DogBoy's Dog Ranch on Feb 17 from 430 to 630pm for a date night at the dog park. Bring your sweetheart and/or furry friend and have a ball! If your pups are part of your family, this is will literally be fun for the whole family. Cost is $5 per person and it's BYOB. They look forward to seeing you and your loves there!

 

Waterloo Records has some killer shows coming up. Delbert McClinton, presented by Sun Radio, on Feb 16 at 5pm, Go Fever on Feb 23 at 5pm, Curtis McMurtry on Feb 26 at 4pm, Jesca Hoop on Feb 26 at 5pm, and Aaron Watson on Mar 2 at 6pm. See you there!

 

Austin First Financial is hosting a Baby Boomer Retirement Course on Feb 28 and Mar 7, from 6:30pm-8:30pm. Designed for the newly and soon to be retired, this course will cover topics such as asset risk, retirement income, and estate issues, and more. The curriculum is based on recent academic research and will explore in detail a fundamental shift in retirement planning that is effecting the Baby Boomer Generation and is designed as a comprehensive personal finance course for those who are focused on retirement and income optimization options and strategies.

Freestyle Language Center is offering Buy One/Get One Half Off when you register for their May Immersion Workshops (save more than $90)! This offer is valid from Feb 11-15. 1) Register yourself. 2) Forward your confirmation of full payment and include other person's email to info@freestylelanguagecenter.com. 3) Relax and let them work their magic! What a deal!

 

End of an Ear is excited to welcome Molly Burch for an in-store performace on Feb 17 at 6pm. She will be performing songs from her new LP/CD release entitled "Please Be Mine" which comes out the same day. End of an Ear is also excited about the No Idea Festival on Feb 16 - 19 here in Austin.

 

On Wednesday, Feb 15 at 7pm, Malvern Books is delighted to be hosting a reading from visiting poet Bruce Willard, who will be sharing work from his most recent collection, Violent Blues (Four Way Books). Bruce will be joined by poet Joe Brundidge. Violent Blues is a blues-harp album of words, a soundtrack of loss, introspection and renewal—one man’s search for intimacy and enduring music. Its poems are rooted in the natural world and tethered by concrete experience.
 

Vulcan Video ("Best Video Store in Austin"--The Austin Chronicle) is sub-leasing the westernmost quarter of their building and a private, employees only restroom large enough for additional storage. 1230 square feet sub-lease in the up and coming 78745 zip code that is xlose to End of an Ear, Blazer Tag, Radio Coffee and Central Market. The area is a blank slate so you can make it your own! Space includes a garage door perfect for easy loading or special events. Unlimited parking available. Price is $1.50 per square foot per month plus NNN. Contact Kristen Ellisor at kristen@vulcanvideo.com for more info.

BookPeople is proud to be part of the Anti-Defamation League's No Place for Hate initiative. Stop by the store to see their new permanent display in the store and help us spread their message.With titles like "We March", "I Dissent", "28 Days", and "Mr. Lincoln's Way", everyone can find something to educate themselves and open their minds.

 

Business Success Center is announcing their Mentor Zone program for pre-start and pre-revenue businesses on Feb 17 from 10am to 12pm. They offer free individualized mentoring work session for pre-start and pre-revenue businesses and the opportunity to meet in private with one of the 2-3 person Profit Mover™ business expert teams who are all business owners themselves. After your session, you may be invited back to work with the whole team and to be part of a new video program on business building.Each Profit Mover™ team will be focusing on how to make your unique business more profitable. You are invited to bring your partner or key staff with you. Apply and get deadlines here: http://bit.ly/Mentoringrequestquestionnaire by Feb. 10.

KOOP Radio is celebrating 22 years - celebrate with them during their Spring Membership Drive! Never before has community radio been as important as it is now with the changing political environment. They are expanding their news and public affairs programming and rolling out HD streaming this month, because information is more important than ever. Access to the deepest corners of the world and allow them to provide unique programming and information critical to those who care about social justice as well as the under-served. KOOP is local, community and a cooperative. Now is the time to recognize the role you play by financially supporting KOOP radio, staff and volunteers in making a difference in an uncertain world. The Spring Membership Drive begins on Feb 17, but you can always donate early!

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