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ON OUR RADAR: March 31, 2019

ENTERTAINMENT: Balloons Over Horseshoe Bay Resort will return for its seventh year on Easter weekend, April 20 – 21. Attendees will have the opportunity to watch 20 hot air balloons from across the nation ascend into the sky at the picturesque 7-acre Horseshoe Bay Resort while enjoying live music, food and a number of activities for children and adults alike. Attendees are advised to book early. Schedule is weather permitting and subject to change.

WELLNESS: Hiatus Spa + Retreat is celebrating Earth Month this April by asking guests to “Spa for a Cause” benefiting charity:water – guests can receive 20% off all Essential Services when they book “Spa for a Cause” branded services. Hiatus will also be offering a special water-conserving monthly retreat during April.

CHARITY: On Wednesday, March 27, St. David’s Foundation presented $1 million in matching funds to 72 St. David’s Foundation nonprofit grant partners that participated in Amplify Austin Day 2019. Grant partners raised over $4.5 million during the 24-hour period which took place this year on February 28 – March 1, 2019.

ENTERTAINMENT: Austin Parks Foundation released the schedule for the 2019 Movies in the Park, a series of free films shown outdoors at local Austin parks in partnership with Alamo Drafthouse Cinema’s Rolling Roadshow and presented by H-E-B . The full 2019 schedule, includes:

E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial @ Northwest District Park – March 29th, 8 p.m.

Zoolander @ Zilker Park (Monkey Tree) – April 12th, 8:15 p.m.

The Road to El Dorado @ Dick Nichols Park – May 3rd, 8:15 p.m.

The Little Mermaid @ Dove Springs Park – May 23rd, 8:30 p.m.

Clueless @ Palm Park – June 6th, 8:45 p.m.

Angels in the Outfield @ Parque Zaragoza Neighborhood Park – June 20th, 8:45 p.m.

Space Jam @ Martin Middle School Fields – July 11th, 8:45 p.m.

Freaky Friday @ Dottie Jordan Neighborhood Park – September 13th, 8:00 p.m.

Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire @ Duncan Neighborhood Park – October 17th, 7:30 p.m.

Written by Laura Villagran Johnson

Co-Founder and Creative Director,
Austin Social Planner

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