Austin Summer Fun Checklist for Kids: August Edition

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Entertain your kids this summer by exploring Austin! The Austin Summer Fun Checklist for kids encourages your kids to get out and explore all of the things in Austin they love while also encouraging them to find new favorites. With over 40 items on the checklist each month, there's a wide varietyt that will keep kids of all ages engaged. Once kids complete at least four items on their checklists, they can bring it into local businesses for free prizes and discounts.


<ul><li><p> Watch a movie on the City Terrace at the Long Center during Sound and Cinema (Aug. 12th)</p><p> Cool down indoors at Hop N Happy</p><p> Visit the reptiles at the Austin Zoo</p><p> Eat smores on National Smores Day (Aug. 10)</p><p> Take a photo in front of the I Love You So Much mural </p><p> Play in the shade at Springwoods Park</p><p> Take a ride on Austin Steam Trains Bertram Flyer </p><p> Cabelas Fall Great Outdoor Days Event (August 15-16)</p><p> Attend storytime art at The Art Garage</p><p> Celebrate your childs Inner Artist at Painting with a Twist in Cedar Park or Lakeway</p><p> Sample a veggie at the HOPE Farmers Market Sample Station</p><p> Make a robotic rattlesnake rattle at the Hill Country Science Mill</p><p> Listen to a storytime at BookPeople</p><p> Cool down with a gelato</p><p> Tour Long Center during Open House 2015 (Aug. 23rd)</p><p> Look for bats in the cave at Inner Space Caverns</p><p> Listen to Mr. Will perform at Brilliant Sky Toys and Books</p><p> Create Ice Painting at Contemporary Austin Laguna Gloria on Second Saturdays Are for Families (August 8th)</p><p> Go bowling</p><p> Visit the Austin Aquarium</p><p> Tour the UT Tower</p><p> Chill down and swim at Barton Springs</p><p> Visit UMLAUF Sculpture Garden</p><p> Eat lunch or dinner at one of Austins food trailers</p><p> Watch a movie at Cinemarks Summer Movie Clubhouse </p><p> Attend Signing Storytime at Kaleidoscope Toys</p><p> Watch artists at work at HOPE Outdoor Gallery </p><p> Visit the Austin Nature and Science Center</p><p> Get ready for back to school with a brand new hairdo from Sharkeys</p><p> Cool down at a splash pad</p><p> Watch Hairspray at Zilker Hillside Theater</p><p> Visit the Blanton Museum of Art </p><p> Get a burger and shake at Naus Enfield Drug</p><p> Play at Dick Nichols Park</p><p> Make a craft at Lakeshore Learning Center</p><p> Watch Austin Summer Musical for Children- Junie B. Jones </p><p> Check out the latest exhibit at LBJ Library and Museum</p><p> Listen to a storytime at your local library</p><p> Take a ride on the Cedar Rock Railroad</p><p>AUGUST How To Have Summer Fun:</p><p>1. Print the Summer Fun Checklist or pick up a copy of Austin Family magazine each month.</p><p>2. Complete at least 4 activities per month, then bring your checklist to any of the Summer Fun Checklist sponsors to get a PRIZE!</p><p>For complete rules and instructions, visit </p><p>TH</p><p>AN</p><p>K YO</p><p>UTO</p><p> OU</p><p>R</p><p>PA</p><p>RTNERS</p><p>Parents: Take photos of your child doing the activities and upload to Instagram for a chance to win awesome giveaways! Be sure to use #AustinSummerFun as a hashtag.</p><p>THINGA.COM/SUMMERFUN</p><p>$10Off Kids Cuts </p><p>13219 N Hwy 183 (valid only at this location)</p><p>Grab Bag with Candy &amp; Sticker</p><p>3220 Feathergrass Ct., Suite #120</p><p>Free Ice Cream Cone </p><p>at all Austin Area Locations</p><p>Free Poster (Redeemable Sundays at the HOPE Booth 11am - 3pm)</p><p>412 Comal Street</p><p>25% Off Bertram Flyer (coupon code: summerfun25)</p><p>401 E . Whitestone Blvd., C-100</p><p>Grab Bag</p><p>110 North IH 35, #375, Round Rock</p><p>Free Bag of Animal Food</p><p>13530 US-183 Suite #101</p><p>$2.00 off Exhibits Admission for up to four people.</p><p>1800 N. Congress Ave.</p><p>Grab Bag</p><p>The Village at Westlake, 701 S Capital of Texas Hwy D-480</p><p>$5 Off Painting Session For Kids</p><p> 12129 RR 620 N, Austin 1501 RR 620 N, Ste B, </p><p>Lakeway</p><p>All items must be redeemed by August 31, 2015</p></li></ul>