Advanced Academic Services is part of the Austin Independent School District. This blog provides information, activities, and events regarding advanced academics and high ability children and teens. Smart without compromise. Potential without limits.

Wednesday, July 31, 2019

Umlauf Sculpture Garden Family Days

Join us for Family Day at the UMLAUF on Sunday, August 11th from 12 PM to 4 PM! Bring your whole family and enjoy a full day of fun activities. This event is free and open to the public!
Our monthly Family Days are designed for families and friends to explore and create. On the second Sunday of each month, we feature a line-up of activities for families to enjoy together.

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Sunday, July 28, 2019

Back to School Bash 08/03/19

On Aug. 3, Austin ISD, in collaboration with the city of Austin, will host its 14th Annual Back to School Bash and Safety Fair from 8 a.m.–noon at the Palmer Events Center. 

Wednesday, July 24, 2019

Manage Anxiety with These Strategies

Sometimes it can be helpful to have a quick visual reminder of strategies to manage stress and anxiety. Change can be really good, and if you remember some self-care strategies, it may be easier, too. 

Sunday, July 21, 2019

Making Memories of Summer in Austin!

As summer is heading into its last stretch before school begins in August, take advantage of making those great summer activities into photo opportunities!

A Picture is Worth a Thousand Words

Wednesday, July 17, 2019

Blues on the Green at Zilker Park

We’ll be at Zilker Park:

 July 17th | Aug 7th



Austin's favorite summer tradition is back for it's 29th season! ACL Radio's Blues on the Green invites music lovers out to Zilker Park to enjoy a family and pet friendly night of homegrown music in a relaxed atmosphere. Grab your family, friends, dogs, and blankets, and join us for Austin's largest FREE concert series!
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Sunday, July 14, 2019

Self-guided Walking Tours

11 expert-designed self-guided walking tours to explore Austin on foot at your own pace. You can also create your own self-guided walk to visit the city attractions which interest you the most. Get the app -

Wednesday, July 10, 2019

Movies in the Park: Space Jam 07/11/19

"Space Jam" will be shown at 8:45 p.m. at the Martin Middle School fields at 1621 Nash Hernandez Senior Rd. Free.

Sunday, July 7, 2019

Zilker Hillside: The Little Mermaid 07/12-08/17/19

Zilker Hillside Theater presents "The Little Mermaid" from 07/12-08/17/19 at 8:15 p.m. Admission is frree, donations accepted.

Wednesday, July 3, 2019

Pistons at the Park 07/07/19

Pistons at the Park is free car show the first Sunday of each month at the Austin's Park 'n' Pizza from 8-11 a.m.