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Join the SOS Alliance on Sat Jul 29 at 9:30am for the last Yoga at the Springs Program of the season. Meet under "Mother Pecan" outside the south gate of Barton Springs Pool of Robert E. Lee Rd. Please Bring your own mat and water bottle. Donations are appreciated. Please consider a tax-deductible donation to SOS today!

 

BookPeople is excited to welcome Brene Brown on Sept 19 at 7pm. Social scientist and three-time #1 New York Times bestseller Brené Brown has sparked a global conversation about the experiences that bring meaning to our lives – courage, vulnerability, love, belonging, shame, and empathy. In her new book, Braving the Wilderness, Brown redefines our understanding of what it means to truly belong in an age of increased polarization. Tickets will be available on Jul 19 at 11am.

 

Looking for something interesting to spice up your waiting area? CandyBite specializes in bulk candy machines and is looking for locations around town who are interested in hosting a candy machine. They offer quality triple canister candy machines and quality candy to go with them. All you need is a decent amount of foot traffic and a nice area to place the machine. CandyBite takes full responsibility of the machine and the candy as well as all servicing required of the machine. For additional information please contact me CandyBite at candybite.ng@gmail.com.

BookPeople is super excited to be celebrating the first ever Texas Independent Bookstore Day on Aug 5! This is a THANK YOU for you, the loyal customers, for shopping with us all year round -- they wouldn't be here without you! All the fun kicks off at 11:30am with storytime and keeps going all afternoon. Our friends from the Blanton Museum will be there to help us create some book-inspired art, plus they'll have a bookmark contest and a scavenger hunt in the store.
 

The first of the 3-part Diving Deep Summer Yoga Workshop Series at Studio Mantra will be Jul 16 from 1:30 to 3:30. Amy & Laura will share the finer points of what is commonly known as the "Vinyasa": Plank Pose, Chaturanga Dandasana, Urdhva Mukha Svanasana (Upward Facing Dog) and Adho Mukha Svanasana (Downward Facing Dog). Join this workshop where you will explore key actions within these poses, build strength to take into your yoga practice and cultivate a curiosity that will invite you to take your practice to new depths! $20 Before 7/9, $25 After 7/9 & at the door. 

Gusto Italian Kitchen + Wine Bar is proud to present a three part series of prix fixe menus, each featuring the cuisine from a different region of Italy, in partnership with the Austin Chamber Music Center’s Summer Festival. Jul 14 to 16 travel to Southern Italy for the second weekend of the Festival. Check out the seasonally inspired menu from Chef Justin Turner below and make your reservations now. The prix fixe menu offering will be available in addition to our full menu the entirety of every evening of the Festival.

Business Success Center is presenting a class entitled "When NOT to Crowdfund" with Sam Thacker & Francoise Luca, Business Finance Solutionson Sept 20 at noon at Sherlocks Pub. Crowdfunding is not for every business or for every funding need. There are times when it is the LAST option not the first. Before you make a decision to pursue this founding source, hear what our experts Sam Thacker and Francoise Luca of Business Finance Solutions have to say. Come early to eat (lunch is on your own) and bring cards to share along with your current success! RSVP here.

How will you bring your big ideas to life? At Exploring Entrepreneurship: Big Ideas hosted by the City of Austin Economic Development Department on Jul 27 at 6:30pm. This free event will feature three Texas artists sharing their journey on how they brought massive concepts to fruition and how it made a profound impact on their community and career. Learn best practices for your role as a project manager, working with public and private partners and resources for ambitious projects.
 

Richards Rodriguez & Skeith is happy to announce that Kathryn L. Turpin has joined RRS as a Partner in our transactional practice group. In addition to serving as in-house counsel for both large and small companies, Turpin's almost 20 years legal experience includes representing the business clients of law firms in Austin and Los Angeles. She has handled a wide variety of commercial transactions, including technology agreements, general business transactions, acquisitions and sales of businesses.
 

Adorable 1220 SF Commercially zoned house on busy corridor for lease! 3Br/2Ba house at 1503 W. Koenig Ln-, between Woodrow and Burnet featuring hardwood/tile floors, CACH, W/D connections. Ideal for offices/light services such as massage/body work,counseling and /or other professional services. Could also be an ideal work/live space with large back gated yard, with 3 car carport, small storage shed and private entrance. Listed for $2800 per month. Open to 1-3 year lease. Must pass financial and background check. Call Lynn at 512-461-2355 for more info/to schedule showing.

The Business Success Center is presenting BOSS Talks Business Tools: Standing Out in a Crowd on Jul 11 at noon. If you are in business or you are the business, this program will show you how to stand out in the minds and hearts of your market. Who should attend: business owners, business owners who hate sales, business owners who love to learn new sales processes, independent sales people, and sales managers. Be prepared to introduce yourself and add your thoughts. RSVP: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/boss-talks-business-tools-standing-out-in-a-crowd -tickets-33276831900
 

Ally Digitial is hosting a great class entitled the WebStore Bootcamp is part of their new educational initiative. The WebStore Bootcamp is a two-session, in-person workshop designed to help small business owners build and launch an eCommerce Store on Shopify. Held at Orange Coworking, sessions will be on Jul 19 and Jul 20 from 6pm to 9pm. Special AIBA member pricing of 1/3 OFF is available for the first 3 takers. That’s $99 OFF! Use this code on signup and get the bootcamp for only $198: AIBAVIP. http://webstorebootcamp.com/

Business Success Center presents Mentor Zone: Revenue Growth for Food & Hospitality Businesses on Jun 16 at 10am. Free individualized mentoring work session for food and hospitality 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. RSVP here.

CG&S is a family business whose lineage can be traced back through three generations of the Guerrero family. These days, they’re a lot more varied than a crew of brothers wielding wheelbarrows. They are looking for a savvy Office Manager who will ensure that their office runs like a well oiled machine and that tasks are completed accurately, delivered with high quality, and in a timely manner. Are you the right addition to the CG&S team? Contact Aida for more information at aida.pollard@CGSDB.COM.

Do you have Asperger's Syndrome or do you love someone with Asperger's Syndrome? Have you felt as if a successful life is out of reach for those with Asperger's Syndrome? The good news is not only can a person with Asperger's Syndrome survive, but actually live the most noteworthy and fulfilling life. This book from Free Media Press shows you exactly how.

 

In May 2017, according to the Austin Board of REALTORS® Market Report, single family home sales topped $1.2 billion dollars, setting an all time record. If you are considering selling your home, consider contacting Habitat Hunters. Now may be the right time.

 

On Jun 25 at 2pm, join BookPeople and Sarah McLean who will be speaking & signing her book, Power of Attention: Awaken to Love and Its Unlimited Potential with Meditation. This event will also include Austin's own Peace Box, a pop up meditation center, all day in the parking lot.  Come find a path to peace!

 

The summer is here and the outdoors is your new living room! ABC Home & Commercial has a great deal for this season. Get your concrete and stone driveway, patio and walkways professionally power washed for only $249, and they will clean out the gutters, on the same visit, for no additional charge. What a deal!

 

Costumes and Parties and BOOKS, oh my! Summer is officially here and BookPeople is kicking it off with prizes, costumes, and special guests! First Zilker Theatre Productions will bring the cast of this year's epic summer musical, The Wizard of Oz, to host a special storytime and judge an oz-themed costume contest. They have also partnered with AISD on the 5 Book Dive summer program to kick off summer reading season. Sponsored by Brain Quest to highlight their new summer activity books, it's all happening Jun 17 starting at 11:30am!

Things Celtic is thrilled to be celebrating 0 years serving the Austin community! The Consul General of Ireland, Adrian Farrell, cordially invites you to a reception to celebrate this anniversary Jun 26 from 7 to 9pm at the Consulate General of Ireland at 515 Congress, Suite 1720. RSVP by Jun 19 to attend.

 

TPeopleTalk, an Entrepreneur Education Series from PeopleFund, offers a unique opportunity to learn from successful entrepreneurs and community leaders. On Jun 15 at 11:30am at the Alamo Drafthouse at Mueller, come hear Amy Simmons of Amy's Ice Creams share her story. he success of Amy's is known worldwide from featured articles in Inc., Southern Living, Wall Street Journal, Newsweek, People, Fast Company, and features on Food Network, ABC and multiple reference university textbooks.

Next in the BOSS-Talks Series, presented by the Business Success Center, will be Jun 6 at noon and will focus on "Platinum Leads Every Time". Attract platinum profile leads and focus on them if you want to be more efficient and more profitable. . Business owners, business owners who hate to handle sales, business owners who love to learn new sales processes, and independent sales people should attend this talk with presenter: Jan Triplett. RSVP here.

Join this year's annual Women's Entrepreneurial Luncheon, showcasing local successful entrepreneurial women excited to share their business savvy and offer practical and real life advice. This premiere event, from the City of Austin Small Business Program, offers valuable insights and experiences to learn from, plus an inviting opportunity for networking. Get ready to be empowered and inspired! Event will be Jun 9 from 11:30 am to 1:00 pm at the Hyatt Regency Austin. The $45 includes lunch and parking. Purchase Your Tickets Today!

The City of Austin Economic Development department has so much to offer the local business community. In addition to the Women's Entrepreneurial Luncheon, they also offer many classes. Some of these classes include Supervisory Excellence on Jun 1, BizAid Business Orientation on Jun 6, Human Resources Basics on Jun 13, and many more. They are also taking applicaitons for the FastForward program now - don't miss out!

Austin Scottish Rite Theater is host a special performance on Sunday Jun 4 ONLY with Morgan Taylor and his character Gustafer Yellowgold. Since his creation by Morgan Taylor in 2005, Gustafer Yellowgold has become an international phenomenon, acclaimed by The New York Times, which described Gustafer as “A cross between ‘Yellow Submarine’ and Dr. Seuss.” Entertainment Weekly praised “The most infectious original songs. It’s like tapping into some pleasure center in the brain – both adult and kid… absurdly appealing.” Gustafer Yellowgold’s Show is a multi-media performance of live music, colored-pencil animations and storytelling.

Winstead presents Coffee & Compliance on Jun 7 from 830 to 930am. This discussion series with attorney Chris Schlag provide practical tools and insight on environmental, health, and safety public policies, regulatory requirements, and enforcement trends. Each month we’ll discuss relevant regulatory matters to help you keep your workplace safe, healthy, and in compliance. June's topic will be OSHA’s Regulatory Pulse under the Trump Administration. Coffee, light pastries and complimentary parking on location at the Frost Bank tower, Suite 2100.

Can't Commit to full summer course? Try a Saturday Cafe Package! Saturday Cafes are a cornerstone of the Freestyle Language program and truly propel language learners to proficiency! These 1.5 hr. conversation sessions offer interactive cultural opportunities to really engage and practice the language. Students who take advantage of this part of our model experience what it’s like to go from complete beginner to intermediate and advanced speakers! Join for a FREE TRIAL on Saturdays Jun 10 through Jul 22 at 11am.

in.gredients is kicking off summer with their First Friday Block Party on Jun 2 from 6-9pm. They will be featuring Ethan Azarian, Jeff Johnston and Little Marzan playing their soulful eclectic tunes and keepin' it weird. We'll also have face painting and local vendors including Pogue Mahone Pickles, The AfroGypsy, Texana Tea and more!

 

On May 27 at 1pm, Studio Mantra hosts Daniela Guthrie, who combines the wisdom of Ayurveda with the principles of functional nutrition, NLP, yoga, Chinese Medicine and Transformational Method Coaching to create a powerful method for living well. In "The Rhythm of the Doshas" Daniela will help you discover your DOSHA, your unique constitution, and how to keep yourself balanced as seasons of life shift around us. Explore how you can incorporate Ayurvedic principles into your daily routine to optimize your health so that you can reach your highest potential in all areas of your life. $30.

Waterloo Records is a go-to spot for new, fresh live music in grand ole Austin. Coming up, they will welcome Tigers Jaw on May 30 at 5pm, North Mississippi Allstars on Jun 2 at 5pm, Kay Odyssey on Jun 4 at 5pm, the Regrettes Jun 13 at 5pm, and RG Lowe on Jun 18 at 5pm. Always a party at Waterloo!

 

Gusto is excited to host the Winemaker Luncheon presented by KMFA on Wednesday Jun 14. This special four course luncheon will feature the wines of Cosimo Maria Masini Winery with special guests winemaker Francesco de Filippis and guitarist Matthew Gillen of the Butler School of Music. The luncheon is presented by KMFA Classical 89.5 and hosted by Dianne Donovan. A portion of the proceeds will benefit KMFA. See ticket info here.

Stop by Malvern Books for one (or more!) of these glorious FREE gatherings this weekend. May 26 at 7pm they will be hosting another edition of the I Scream Social featuring young women writers from the Austin community. On May 27 at 7pm you're invited to celebrate the launch of Jessica Reisman’s new novel, Substrate Phantoms. And on May 28 at 1pm they're celebrating the launch of Naomi Buck Palagi’s first poetry collection, Stone, with readings from Naomi, Jean Sotos, and Elizabeth Mason. Book lovers unite!

Brandon Rummel is a non-verbal young man with a disability who loves the Beatles. In fact, it was hearing The Beatles at a young age that inspired and motivated him to learn and communicate better. Today, he is 24 years old, and he comes to KOOP Radio every Monday to assist in the delivery of our Beatles-related radio show, Off the Beatle Path. On Monday, May 22 from 12-1pm, with the help of his electronic communication device (with a British accent!), he will host Off the Beatle Path for the second time, and this time, he will interview three people about their love of the Beatles. Tune in to KOOP Radio 91.7FM.

Memorial Day Spanish Day Camp at Mariposas Spanish School is available to all children ages 3-8 and registration is now open. Day camps are offered by Mariposas Instructors on some AISD holidays so that you don't have to find a sitter. They also serve as fundraisers for our continuing education. The camps are theme based, fun, and of course all done in Spanish. They will include outdoor games, music, art, Montessori lessons, and more! Camp is May 29 from 9am to 2:30pm and registration closes May 26.

Join in.gredients on the second and fourth Wednesdays of the month for in.dependent TRIVIA. Starting on May 24, they will be offering $2 CANS (!) from Austin Beerworks and Austin Eastciders every Wednesday night from 6-10pm. The first in.dependent TRIVIA was a rousing success, and we’re excited to keep it going with the next theme, “Occult Classics.”
 

Kick off the summer season with an awesome reading celebration! BookPeople is so happy to welcome authors Varian Johnson, Jennifer Ziegler, and Jonathan Fenske as part of Scholastic’s Summer Reading Road Trip. Join BookPeople for a day full of arts and crafts, giveaways, author signings, and special appearances from your favorite characters on Sunday, May 21 at 10 am.

Free Press Media is promoting the entire First Amendment by creating books, videos, collages, pamphlets, zines, and mp3s. Because you love satire, liberty, and freedom, choose Free Press Media Press's book "Mr. Free Speech Stud Bangs Miss Anita Sarkeesian" in English and Arabic. Available here: https://www.amazon.com/dp/15455722 16

 

There is always something amazing going on down at BookPeople. Like the Fierce Reads tour! It's always a blast when the Fierce Reads tour comes to town - join them Monday, May 15, at 7pm to hear from Scott Westerfeld, Erin Beaty, Taran Matharu, & Kristen Orlando. Graphic novels, spies, family legacies...these young adult authers know their stuff!

 

On May 13 at 2:30, Whole Earth Provision Co. is excited to welcome Carolyn Boyd, author of The White Shaman Mural, for a Meet the Author event at their Central North Lamar location. Dr. Boyd, an artist turned archaeologist, has spent over 20 years studying the White Shaman mural and other Lower Pecos rock art sites. Drawing upon her artist’s eye, as well as archaeological research, ethnohistory and art history, she offers her interpretation in The White Shaman Mural. Copies will be available for purchase and signing by the author.

At Studio Mantra, Mother's Day is MOTHER'S MAY! During the entire month of May, we'll be honoring ALL moms with a special treat: 60-Minute customized theraprutic massage and sugar foot scrub for for $69 (Reg. Price: $105!). Feel free to purchase this Mother's Day gift for each of the special Moms in your life, including yourself! Stop by the studio to purchase a gift card wrapped in a super cute Mantra gift bag, or click below to purchase an instant gift certificate you can print out or email directly to MOM. Fine Print: This offer can be purchased in May, but redeemed at any time by the recipient. This gift is for MOMS only!

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