What’s Up? Weekly: July 24-28, 2017

Looking for things to do in Austin this week? What’s Up Weekly highlights some of the exciting events featured on our Free Fun Calendar! Have an event to add to the calendar? Submit it here.

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Alamo Kids Camp Movies: The Iron Giant, Muppets from Space, The Spongebob Squarepants Movie, and Trolls. – Monday, July 24 – Friday, July 28; each movie has various days and showtimes. Alamo Kids Camp now has a “choose-your-own-ticket price” model ranging from $1-$5 per person – you choose the amount. This new model not only allows for tickets to be purchased online, in advance with reserved seating, but also 100% of ticket sales will be donated to local nonprofits helping families. Now, while you’re enjoying some summer movie fun, you’re also helping your local community. Confirm showtimes and reserve your tickets here. All ages will be admitted to this show but families with loud children will be asked to leave. Alamo Drafthouse, various locations.

Southwest Theaters’ Summer Movie Series: The LEGO Batman Movie– Monday, July 24 – Thursday, July 27 at 10:30 a.m. $1 per ticket. Southwest Theaters Lake Creek 7, 13729 Research Blvd, Ste 1500, Austin.

Cinemark Summer Movie Clubhouse: Megamind (Round Rock) – Monday, July 24 – Thursday, July 27 at 10:00 a.m. The Cinemark summer movie program offers 10 movies throughout the summer for only $1 per ticket. Cinemark Movies 8, 2132 N Mays St #800, Round Rock.

Monday

Baby Bloomers: Splash into Summer! – Monday, July 24 from 9:00 a.m. to noon. Summer is here, let’s give a big cheer! This month, soak up the sun while exploring all things summer. Children age 0-3 and their families are invited to explore and grow. Try something new each week or build on the previous week’s activities. Cost: Members $3 each / Non-Members $5 each. All people attending, regardless of age, must purchase a ticket. Purchase a ticket online as limited walk-up tickets will be available. The Thinkery, 1830 Simond Ave, Austin.

Early Literacy Playgroup – Monday, July 24 from 10:00 a.m. to noon. Escape the Texas summer heat and engage in a variety of early literacy based activities. Toys, board books, music, and a weekly craft will be provided. This is a come-and-go program recommended for ages 0-5 with a caregiver. FREE! APL – Carver Branch, 1161 Angelina St, Austin.

ASL Storytime – Monday, July 24 at 10:30 a.m. Storytime in American Sign Language for children 18 months – 6 years and their parents presented by Educational Resource Center on Deafness. FREE! APL – Twin Oaks Branch, 1800 S 5th St, Austin.

Crafternoon: Play with Clay – Monday, July 24 at 12:30 p.m. Stop by Laura’s for a creative afternoon. For ages 4-8. Supplies will be available for 50 children. FREE! Laura’s Library, 9411 Bee Cave Rd, Austin.

Crafternoon – Monday, July 24 at 2:00 p.m. Drop by the library and make a craft while you search for books, movies and music. The library has paper crafts, easy sewing, and more fun projects for the whole family. FREE! APL – Manchaca Road Branch, 5500 Manchaca Rd., Austin

Bernadette Nason Presents: Stone Soup – Thursday, July 24 at 2:00 p.m. Stone Soup is a powerful, uplifting tale about a hungry soldier who passes through a village in the hope of a good meal, but the villagers claim they have nothing to eat. However, with the soldier’s ingenuity and positive spirit, the villagers come together to make “stone soup” and learn a lesson in generosity and the power of unity. Recommended for ages 5-10. FREE! APL – Windsor Park Branch, 5833 Westminster Dr, Austin.

Power Rangers Glow Party – Monday, July 24 at 3:00 p.m. Illuminate your inner Power Ranger at this glow-in-the-dark dance party. You can dance, play with glow sticks, make crafts, and rock out to Power Ranger music. Costumes are encouraged. Recommended for ages 5-10. FREE! APL – Howson Branch, 2500 Exposition Blvd, Austin.

Tween STEAM: Paper Circuits – Monday, July 24 at 3:00 p.m. Explore science, technology, engineering, arts and math this summer with these activities offered in collaboration with the Thinkery. Combine creativity and circuitry to make your own artwork that lights up using copper tape, batteries, and LEDs. Recommended for ages 8-12. FREE! APL – Hampton Branch, 5125 Convict Hill Rd, Austin.

Harry Potter 20th Anniversary Celebration (18+) – Monday, July 24 from 5:30-8:30 p.m. Try to win the Harry Potter Trivia Contest, make your own personalized wand with Worthwitch School Austin, all while dressed in your house colors, best wizarding robes, or favorite muggle disguise. Adults only, please. FREE! APL – North Village Branch, 2505 Steck Ave, Austin.

Family Craft Night: Snowflake Ornaments (Pflugerville) – Monday, July 24 at 6:00 p.m. Children ages 5+ and adults will work together on a fun craft project. Materials available while supplies last. Space is limited. First come, first served. FREE! Pflugerville Public Library, 1008 Pfluger St W, Pflugerville.

Big Mega Workout (Ages 12+) –Monday, July 24 at 6:30 p.m. Attention all boot campers! Leave your weights at home and join Austinites from all over town for a fierce workout utilizing the grounds and architecture of the Long Center. All you need is a mat (or towel), some water, and yourself. If you’ve driven by the Long Center during the week, you’ve probably seen Camp Gladiator members running, jumping, and getting in shape against the best view in Austin. Now is your opportunity to join in on the fun! Ages 12+ only, please. Open to the public and FREE! The Long Center, 701 W Riverside Dr, Austin.

Evening Storytime (Round Rock) – Monday, July 24 at 6:30 p.m. This pajama-friendly reading activity is a fun combination of books, fingerplays, songs, and a short film for preschool children ages 3 to 6. FREE! Round Rock Public Library, 216 E Main St, Round Rock.

Wanderlust Summer at the Springs – Monday, July 24 at 7:30 p.m. Wanderlust is proud to present the 3rd Annual Summer at the Springs. Through July 24th, drop by Zilker every Monday at 7:30 p.m. for a FREE vinyasa class followed by FREE snacks and a FREE swim at the springs at 9:00 p.m. Bring your friends and celebrate summer together. All ages welcome. FREE! Zilker Hillside (on North side of the main Barton Springs entrance parking lot), 2100 Barton Springs Rd, Austin.

Tuesday

Kids Club – Tuesday, July 25 at 9:30 a.m. Kids ages 2-5 will enjoy snacks and a special storytime. Parental supervision is requested. FREE! Whole Foods Domain, 11920 Domain Dr, Austin.

LBJ Presidential Library Summer Storytime – Tuesday, July 25 at 10:00 a.m. Featured guests are Author Kathi Appelt and Illustrator Joy Fisher Hein of Miss Lady Bird’s Wildflowers: How a First Lady Changed America. A hands-on activity and book signing will follow the reading. For this storytime, the ideal age and/or grade level is seven years old or second grade. Admission into the library is FREE for all storytime participants. LBJ Presidential Library,  2313 Red River St, Austin.

Summer Kids Camp: An American Tail – Tuesday, July 25 at 10:00 a.m. Tickets will be given out on a first-come, first-serve basis starting at 9:00 a.m. The movie itself will start at 10:00 a.m. in one of the dine-in theaters. FREE! Moviehouse & Eatery, 8300 N FM 620, Bldg B, Austin.

Regal Summer Movie Express: Happy Feet Two and Cats & Dogs: The Revenge of Kitty Galore – Tuesday, July 25 at 10:00 a.m. Admission is $1 and a portion of the proceeds will benefit the Will Rogers Institute. Regal Westgate Stadium 11, 4477 S Lamar Blvd, Austin and Regal Gateway Stadium 16, 9700 Stonelake Blvd, Austin.

Shark Week Storytime – Tuesday, July 25 at 10:30 a.m. You wait all year round and it’s finally here… It’s SHARK WEEK, y’all! Learn cool facts about sharks and read some of BookKids’ favorite books about them, including Shark Dog!, a story about a truly unique pet who’s – you guessed it –  half dog, half shark! FREE! BookPeople, 603 N Lamar Blvd, Austin.

Sensory Storytime – Tuesday, July 25 at 11:15 a.m. Sensory Storytime features interactive books, singing, and music and will incorporate some sensory activities, like movement and bubbles. This program welcomes children of all abilities to create an inclusive environment. Recommended for ages 5 and under. FREE! APL – Carver Branch, 1161 Angelina St, Austin.

Pirate and Princess Party – Tuesday, July 25 3:00 p.m. Channel your inner princess and pirate. Create your very own princess or pirate name, “walk the plank,” and take photos in princess and pirate themed photo booths. Costumes are encouraged. Recommended for ages 5-10. FREE! APL – Twin Oaks Branch, 1800 S 5th St, Austin.

Literature Live! Presents: Wiley and the Hairy Man – Tuesday, July 25 at 3:30 p.m. In this adaptation of a traditional southern folktale, a young Bayou boy named Wiley is challenged to outsmart the Hairy Man, a scary creature who threatens all who come to his swampy home. Recommended for ages 5-10. FREE! APL – Old Quarry Branch, 7051 Village Center Dr, Austin.

Trailer Food Tuesdays – Tuesday, July 25 from 5-9:00 p.m. Sample delicious fare from Austin’s wide variety of food trucks and enjoy live music Muvva Erff in one convenient location featuring the best view in town. The downtown skyline is the backdrop as 14-16 of the city’s finest food trailers roll on to the Long Center terrace. Admission is FREE! Food and beverages available to purchase. The Long Center, 701 W Riverside Dr, Austin.

Civics 101: Affordability, Transportation, and CodeNEXT – Tuesday, July 25 from 6-8:00 p.m. The City of Austin is in the process of rewriting its land development code, which has been dubbed CodeNEXT. A land development code is basically a rule book for the city, explaining what can be built where. CodeNEXT will determine how Austin looks 10, 15, and even 50 years from now. It will affect everything from affordability to transportation. In other words, it’s a really big deal. Learn more about what CodeNEXT is and how you can get involved with the July Civics 101 Happy Hour. FREE! In.gredients, 2610 Manor Rd, Austin.

Pajama Storytime – Tuesday, July 25 at 6:00 p.m. Feel free to wear pajamas to this family storytime in the evening featuring stories, songs, rhymes, games, crafts, and other activities. Program length can vary. Recommended for children 5 and under. FREE! APL – Milwood Branch, 12500 Amherst Dr, Austin.

Family Night: Pajama Storytime – Tuesday, July 25 at 6:00 p.m. Night owls of all ages are invited to get comfy in your favorite pajamas, grab your sleepy toy, and hear the best bedtime stories ever. Milk and snacks are provided. FREE! Westbank Library, 1309 Westbank Dr, Austin.

Summer Hillside Concert Series – Tuesday, July 25 from 7-9:00 p.m. Enjoy performances from Devin Banda, Big Band Tejano, and Remedio. Family friendly and FREE! AB Cantu/Pan American Recreation Center, 2100 E 3rd St, Austin.

Wednesday

Austin Symphony Children’s Day Art Park: Nathalia – Wednesday, July 26 at 9:30 a.m. This is your last chance to check out this fun summer series. This exciting program features local musicians, dancers, storytellers, magicians, mimes, and crafts people. Youngsters can visit the Instrument Zoo (where they can see, touch, and try to play the instruments), talk to symphony musicians and hear them play their instruments, sing and clap along with the star of the show, and try their hands at different art projects under the Art Tent. This year, Austin favorite Bernadette Nason will act as Emcee and Storyteller. During the event’s final week, enjoy a performance by Nathalia. Admission is 50¢ per child; adults are FREE. Symphony Square Amphitheater, 1101 Red River St, Austin.

Kids Club – Wednesday, July 26 at 9:30 a.m. Kids of all ages will enjoy snacks, storytime, crafts, and more. Parental supervision is requested. FREE! Whole Foods, 525 N Lamar Blvd, Austin.

Regal Summer Movie Express: Happy Feet Two and Cats & Dogs: The Revenge of Kitty Galore – Wednesday, July 26 at 10:00 a.m. Admission is $1 and a portion of the proceeds will benefit the Will Rogers Institute. Regal Westgate Stadium 11, 4477 S Lamar Blvd, Austin and Regal Gateway Stadium 16, 9700 Stonelake Blvd, Austin.

Modern First Library Storytime – Wednesday, July 26 at 10:30 a.m. The Modern First Library honors books that reflect the diverse society of the 21st century, and this is a storytime to celebrate this wonderful initiative. BookPeople will be reading stories that build a thoughtful library, including one of their absolute favorite picture books—Kelly DiPucchio and Christian Robinson’s Gaston, which teaches us that family is about love, not appearances. FREE! BookPeople, 603 N Lamar Blvd, Austin.

Family Flicks: The Secret Life of Pets – Wednesday, July 26 at 3:00 p.m. Enjoy popcorn and a movie. Rated PG. FREE! Lake Travis Community Libray, 1938 Lohmans Crossing, Austin.

Community Night at The Thinkery – Wednesday, July 26 from 4-8:00 p.m. At the Thinkery, science and families play side by side. Every Wednesday the museum stays open late for families to discover new ideas and learn together. Cost: Admission is by donation only, with a suggested $1 donation. The Thinkery, 1830 Simond Ave, Austin.

Discovery! Circus Chickendog – Wednesday, July 26 at 4:30 p.m. Part dog show, part learning how to train your dog. Circus Chickendog is a fun look at six dogs doing scores of tricks with stories that teach the best training methods (all positive reinforcement). You’ll be inspired to train your own dog and know how to get started. Recommended for ages 5 & up. FREE! Laura’s Library, 9411 Bee Cave Rd, Austin.

Pajama Storytime – Wednesday, July 26 at 6:00 p.m. Feel free to wear pajamas to this family storytime in the evening featuring stories, songs, rhymes, games, crafts, and other activities. Recommended for children 5 and under. FREE! APL – Windsor Park Branch, 5833 Westminster Dr, Austin.

Sound & Cinema: Scott Pilgrim vs. The World + A Giant Dog – Wednesday, July 26 at 6:00 p.m. Sound & Cinema features unique pairings of classic movies with a diverse array of local musical guests. Each band plays a musical tribute to the night’s movie, followed by a screening of the film on the Alamo’s giant inflatable outdoor screen – all against the backdrop of the Austin skyline. This week, watch Scott Pilgrim vs. The World with music by A Giant Dog. Rated PG-13. Food trailers will open by 6:00 p.m. with food and beverages available for purchase. The sunset concert will begin at 7:30 p.m. The movie will immediately follow (around 9:00 p.m., or right after sunset). FREE! Long Center, 701 W Riverside Dr, Austin.

Texas Radio Live – Wednesday, July 26 from 6-8:00 p.m. Texas Radio Live brings you the very best Texas music with performances from Texas musicians. This week, hear performances from Mike Cross and Giulia Millanta. FREE but donations to support the Sun Radio Foundation are appreciated. Read about Catherine’s experience here. Guero’s Oak Garden, 1412 S Congress Ave, Austin.

101X Summer Cinema: Singles – Wednesday, July 26 at 8:00 p.m. 101X Summer Cinema has a new home at Stubb’s Waller Creek Amphitheater. Movie starts at dark, but get there early to stake out a spot. Bring blankets, folding chairs, and your party pants. Please, no outside food or drinks, alcohol, or pets. Street parking is FREE after 6:00 p.m. Rated PG-13. FREE! Stubb’s Waller Creek Amphitheater, 801 Red River St, Austin.

Thursday

Free Admission at The Blanton – Thursday, July 27 from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. The Blanton Museum offers free admission every Thursday. FREE! Blanton Museum of Art, 200 E Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, Austin.

Mothers’ Milk Bank at Austin Grand Opening – Thursday, July 27 from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Celebrate the Mother’s Milk Bank Grand Opening at this open house event. The ribbon cutting will take place at 10:30 a.m. but tours will be offered throughout the day. Take a stroll through the new office space, check out the incredible labs, and take a picture in front of the new mural. All ages welcome. FREE! Mothers’ Milk Bank at Austin, 5925 Dillard Circle, Austin.

Music & Movement – Thursday, July 27 at 11:00 a.m. Bring your favorite little one to stretch, sing, dance, and explore music with rhythm instruments. This workshop focuses on the Sing and Play recommendations for early literacy. which help develop gross motor skills, listening skills, and social skills, while introducing new vocabulary. Recommended for ages 3-5. FREE! APL – Howson Branch, 2500 Exposition Blvd, Austin.

Sensory Storytime – Thursday, July 27 at 11:15 a.m. Sensory Storytime features interactive books, singing, and music and will incorporate some sensory activities like movement and bubbles. This program welcomes children of all abilities to create an inclusive environment. FREE! APL – Ruiz Branch, 1600 Grove Blvd, Austin.

Free Noon Concert – Thursday, July 27 at Noon. Take a 30-minute lunchtime break to hear a concert from Eugenio Zapata on piano and mulitmedia. FREE! Central Presbyterian Church, 200 E 8th St, Austin.

Wild Things Zoofari – Thursday, July 27 at 2:00 p.m. Have a wild time with Wild Things Zoofari: Austin’s Petting Zoo. FREE! Lake Travis Community Library, 1938 Lohmans Crossing Rd, Austin.

Movie Matinee: The Good Dinosaur – Thursday, July 27 at 2:00 p.m. Rated PG. FREE! APL – Carver Branch, 1161 Angelina St, Austin.

Mariachi Amor – Thursday, July 27 at 2:00 p.m. Fun and festive traditional Mexican folk music played acoustically with violin, trumpet, guitarrón, vihuela, and voice. Recommended for ages 5-10. FREE! APL – University Hills Branch, 4721 Loyola Ln, Austin.

Kids Summer Film Fest: Storks – Thursday, July 27 at 2:00 p.m. Rated PG. FREE! APL – Old Quarry Branch, 7051 Village Center Dr, Austin.

Tween STEAM: Stop Motion Animation – Thursday, July 27 at 2:00 p.m. Explore science, technology, engineering, arts and math this summer with these activities offered in collaboration with the Thinkery. The library will supply the cameras, software, and materials for you to create a digital storytelling movie masterpiece. Recommended for ages 8-12. FREE! APL – Terrazas Branch, 1105 E Cesar Chavez St, Austin.

Literature Live! Presents: Wiley and the Hairy Man – Thursday, July 27 at 3:00 p.m. In this adaptation of a traditional southern folktale, a young Bayou boy named Wiley is challenged to outsmart the Hairy Man, a scary creature who threatens all who come to his swampy home. Recommended for ages 5-10. FREE! APL – Southeast Branch, 5803 Nuckols Crossing Rd, Austin.

Super Smash Bros. for Wii U Tournament – Thursday, July 27 at 3:00 p.m. Are you ready to smash? Compete in the annual Super Smash Bros. for Wii U Summer tournament. All dates are seed tournaments for the Championship finals at the Yarborough Branch on August 12. Sign-up begins 30 minutes prior to start time. The first 32 people to sign up are guaranteed a spot to play. FREE! APL – Cepeda Branch, 651 N Pleasant Valley Rd, Austin.

Pajama Storytime – Thursday, July 27 at 6:30 p.m. Feel free to wear pajamas to this family storytime in the evening featuring stories, songs, rhymes, games, crafts, and other activities. Recommended for children 5 and under. FREE! APL – Manchaca Road Branch, 5500 Manchaca Rd, Austin.

Unplugged at the Grove: Nakia and the Blues Grifters – Thursday, July 27 at 8:00 p.m. Experience Austin’s longest-running FREE live music series on Shady Grove’s beautiful pecan tree shaded patio. Unplugged will be featuring exceptional local, regional, and national acts. Shady Grove, 1624 Barton Springs Rd, Austin.

Zilker Summer Musical: The Wizard of Oz – Thursday, July 27 at 8:15 p.m. For more than a century, The Wizard of Oz has enchanted readers, theatre, and movie goers alike. Now, Zilker Theater Productions will bring this cultural treasure to the historic, outdoor theater at The Zilker Hillside. This summer, the ZTP team looks forward to welcoming over 45,000+ Hillside audience members to follow the yellow brick road “over the rainbow.” The “curtain” goes up right around dusk at 8:15 p.m., but arrive early with your low-backed chairs and blankets to get your spot. FREE but donations are gratefully accepted. Zilker Hillside Theater, 2206 William Barton Dr, Austin.

Friday

Magician John O’Bryant – Friday, July 28 at 2:00 p.m. The Reading Magic Show encourages children to read and help them realize that whatever they want to learn can be found in a book all while using magic, music, illusion, and audience participation. Recommended for ages 5-10. FREE! APL – Yarborough Branch, 2200 Hancock Dr, Austin.

Little Helpers: LCRA – Friday, July 28 at 2:00 p.m. Ages 4-8 are invited to meet community helpers, such as firefighters, police officers, dentists, energy workers, and learn how they can be helpers in their community. FREE! Wells Branch Community Library, 15001 Wells Port Dr, Austin.

Sweet Treats at Frost Bank – Lake Travis – Friday, July 28 from 2:30-5:30 p.m. Take a break from the heat and grab a sweet treat at Frost’s Lake Travis Financial Center. They’ll be serving shaved ice from Kona Ice to everyone who stops by. FREE! Lake Travis Financial Center, 12532 RM-2244, Austin.

Tween STEAM: littleBits Theme Park – Friday, July 28 at 3:00 p.m. Explore science, technology, engineering, arts and math this summer with these activities offered in collaboration with the Thinkery. Participants will create a carnival theme ride using littleBits gizmos and gadgets, recyclables, and more. Recommended for ages 8-12. FREE! APL – North Village Branch, 2505 Steck Ave, Austin.

Summer Reading Program Finale – Friday, July 28 from 4-6:00 p.m. Celebrate a successful summer reading program with cold treats from the Kona Ice truck and chill crafts. Plus, there will live music from Lisa Clark and guitarist Jacob Wise, and a prize drawing for the adult and teen reading winners. FREE! Lake Travis Community Library, 1938 Lohmans Crossing Rd, Austin.

Art After Six – “Inspired By Nature” – Friday, July 28 from 6-8:00 p.m. Be part of a discussion on how nature has historically served as one of artists’ greatest sources of inspiration, with 2017 People’s Gallery artists Jennifer Hill, Greta Olivas, and Daniel Rivera. Following the discussion, visitors are invited to tour The People’s Gallery for a special after-hours viewing. Family friendly and FREE! The People’s Gallery, 301 W 2nd St, Austin.

Community Cinema: Men in Black – Friday, July 28 at 7:30 p.m. Grab chairs and a blanket, bring family and friends, and enjoy a special screening of Men in Black. Arrive early to explore Community First! Village, pick your spot, and enjoy a family favorite on the big screen. Plus, stop by the Community Market to check out all the beautiful art and handcrafted products that Community First! residents make in the various micro-enterprise programs at the Village. Candy, popcorn, water, and sodas will be available for purchase (cash preferred). Concession sales and tips help Community First! friends who will be serving you to earn a modest living income. Movie begins around 8:30 p.m. Rated PG-13. Reserve your FREE tickets here. A donation of $5 is greatly appreciated. Community First! Village, 9301 Hog Eye Rd, Austin.

Purple Martin Party – Friday, July 28 from 8-9:30 p.m. Watch an acrobatic hurricane of birds as hundreds of thousands of purple martins “swirl” in the skies in and around the roosting site each evening. It’s better than the bats! This year, hundreds of thousands of birds will be at Texas Land & Cattle at the junction of I-35/290 around sunset. Please park on Clayton Lane and not the restaurant’s parking lot. Texas Land & Cattle is offering a free appetizer to each party who has dinner and mentions that they are there for the Purple Martins. Habesha, the Ethiopian Restaurant immediately north of Texas Land & Cattle, is offering dessert to each party who dines at their restaurant and specifically mentions that they are there for the Purple Martins. Lawn chairs, picnic blankets, cameras, and hats are highly recommended. Binoculars are optional. Read about Emily’s experience hereFREE! Texas Land & Cattle, 6007 I-35, Austin.

Zilker Summer Musical: The Wizard of Oz – Friday, July 28 at 8:15 p.m. For more than a century, The Wizard of Oz has enchanted readers, theatre, and movie goers alike. Now, Zilker Theater Productions will bring this cultural treasure to the historic, outdoor theater at The Zilker Hillside. This summer, the ZTP team looks forward to welcoming over 45,000+ Hillside audience members to follow the yellow brick road “over the rainbow.” The “curtain” goes up right around dusk at 8:15 p.m., but arrive early with your low-backed chairs and blankets to get your spot. FREE but donations are gratefully accepted. Zilker Hillside Theater, 2206 William Barton Dr, Austin.

Check out the Free Fun Calendar for even more ways to fill your week with fun.

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Jaelyn Penner
Jaelyn was born and raised in Kansas, but she got to Texas as soon as she could! After a few years of youthful fun in Dallas, Jaelyn decided to make her passion her career and headed to west Texas to make it happen. There, she honed her musical chops while studying Commercial Music, and then headed straight for Austin to help keep it weird. Once here, she unexpectedly found her soul mate, and loves that her husband and two boys are now her biggest fans! Besides being a musician, Jaelyn also works as a corporate event planner, is a self-proclaimed “celebratory expert” and a long-time foodie. She doesn’t feel complete unless she is keeping up with all the cool stuff Austin has to offer.
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