This week you'll find lots of family safety events, fun activities to enjoy with your children and some shopping savings. Enjoy!
Free car seat safety checks
Three out of every four car seats are used incorrectly. It is why each month Texans in Motion and Scott & White team up to provide free car seat safety checks. Here’s a list of upcoming ones in our area. For some locations you need to call ahead to schedule an appointment. Thanks Sherri for the updates.
- Taylor - Thursday November 21, 2013; 1pm - 4pm. Texas Army National Guard 1411 North Main St.,Taylor, TX 76574. A limited number of child safety seats are available to families in need. Please contact Taylor ISD Family Support Services at (512) 352-3910 to make an appointment.
- Burnet County - Wednesday 12/18/13 from 10:00am – 1:00pm. Marble Falls Area EMS Station 609 Industrial Blvd., Marble Falls – 78654. (830) 693-7277
- Hays County - Tuesday 12/10/13 from 10:00am – 1:00pm. Buda Fire Station #2 ,151 FM 2001, Buda – 78610. (512) 295-2232
- Llano County - Tuesday, 12/03/13 from 2:00pm – 5:00pm. United Methodist Church, 800 Wright St., Llano, TX – 78643. No appointment necessary.
- Travis County - Tuesday, 12/17/13 from 10:00am – 1:00pm. Scott & White Cedar Park West Clinic, 12129 FM 620 No. Austin, TX – 78750. (512) 336-3423
Tree lighting ceremonies
Yes, Santa and his helpers are already showing up around town. But Thursday, November 21st he’ll be at the Hill Country Galleria for the 7th Annual Tree Lighting event. It starts at 6 p.m. Enjoy music by The Vintage 15, face painting, and more. Santa will arrive at 7 p.m. to light the holiday tree, which will be followed by a FREE firework show! And here’s something you can’t do at a lot of other places -- starting this weekend, you can take your own photos with Santa under the holiday tree for FREE.
Then checkout the Domain tree lighting ceremony which takes place this Saturday, November 23rd. There will be lots of family fun activities from noon until 5pm and then the official event starts at 6pm. My co-anchor Tyler Sieswerda will host it all and Outside Voice and Phil Vasser will provide the music. It all takes place in front of Macy’s complete with a tree lighting and fireworks.
Fun event for gamers
Thursday, November 21, from 6 to 9 p.m. at Empire Control Room & Garage on 606 E. 7th St. you can take part in Game On Austin. The event is put on by the Austin Chronicle and SXSW Gaming and showcases local companies work. The goal is to give Austinites a chance to interact with art being made around them without the stuffiness and cost of a conference. In years past the event has featured popular titles as well as independent developers showing off more casual and experimental games, and this year will be no different with new and unreleased titles on display. FREE and open to the public. FREE pizza, while supplies last. For more information go here.
Our good friends at BeFrugal.com sent us some terrific retail and dining deals. Thanks Jen.
· Best Buy Free $50 Best Buy Gift Card w/ TiVo Roamio DVR, Plus free shipping. Expires: 11/24/2013
· Lacrosse.com Free Long Sleeve Tee With Any Order, Expires: 11/25/2013
· Starbucks Store Free Christmas Blend Tasting Cup, With 1lb Christmas Blend order. Expires: 12/1/2013
· Goodtimes Burgers Free Sweet Potato Bites, With the purchase of a large sandwich. Participating locations only. See offer for details. Expires: 11/26/2013
· Texas de Brazil Free Dessert & Non-Alcoholic Drink On 11/28, With purchase of regular price dinner. Participating locations only. See offer for details. Expires: 11/28/2013
· Waffle House Free Waffle From Monday-Friday, Participating locations only. See offer for details. Expires: 12/6/2013