July 23, 2012

What's Up Weekly 7-23-12


Monday, July 23rd
  • Aqua Fitness, 9am at the Bastrop State Park pool. Ages 16 and up. Free for Bastrop YMCA members, $5/person for non-members. Register here or just show up.
  • Miniature Monet Class, 9-10am at the Bastrop Fine Arts Guild, located at 1009 Main Street in downtown Bastrop. This class, taught by Rich Earth Design Studio, is designed for 3 and 4 year olds who love to create art and make a mess! $6 per student. For more information, click here.
  • Core Control, 10-11am at the Kerr Community Center, located at 1308 Walnut in Bastrop. Ages 16 and up. Free for Bastrop YMCA members, $5/person for non-members. Free childcare. Register here or just show up.
  • Miniature Monet Class, 10:45-11:45am at the Bastrop Fine Arts Guild, located at 1009 Main Street in downtown Bastrop. This class, taught by Rich Earth Design Studio, is designed for 3 and 4 year olds who love to create art and make a mess! $6 per student. For more information, click here.
  • FREE Pool at Papa Woody's, 11am-midnight at Papa Woody's Icehouse, located at 147 E Old Hwy 20 in Paige.
  • Basic Yoga, 12:15-1:00pm at the Kerr Community Center, located at 1308 Walnut in Bastrop. Ages 16 and up. Free for Bastrop YMCA members, $5/person for non-members. Register here or just show up.
  • Miniature Monet Class, 1-2pm at the Bastrop Fine Arts Guild, located at 1009 Main Street in downtown Bastrop. This class, taught by Rich Earth Design Studio, is designed for 3 and 4 year olds who love to create art and make a mess! $6 per student. For more information, click here.
  • Zumbatomic, 3:30-4:30pm at the Kerr Community Center, located at 1308 Walnut in Bastrop. It's Zumba for kids! Ages 4-12. Free for Bastrop YMCA members, $5/child for non-members. Register here or just show up.
  • Zumba, 6pm at the Bastrop Church of Christ, located at 287 FM 20 in Bastrop. Ages 16 and up. Free for Bastrop YMCA members, $5/person for non-members. Register here or just show up.
  • Belly Dancing 7-8pm at the Bastrop YMCA program office, located at 1112 Main Street in Bastrop. Ages 16 and up. Free for Bastrop YMCA members, $5/person for non-members. Register here or just show up.

Tuesday, July 24th
  • Indoor Cycling, 8:30am at the Bastrop YMCA program office, located at 1112 Main Street in Bastrop. Ages 16 and up. Free for Bastrop YMCA members, $5/person for non-members. Free childcare. Register here or just show up.
  • Unique Antiques Dominos, 9am-4pm at Smithville Public Library. Come play dominos!
  • Trashmash Tuesday, 10am-12pm at the Bastrop Fine Arts Guild, located at 1009 Main Street in downtown Bastrop. Ages 5-9. Learn to make a unique modeling and crafting compound using recycled Styrofoam of any kind, which can be used to create jewelry, models or sculptures. $8 per student. For more information, click here.
  • Candle Making Craft, 10am-12pm at Smithville Recreation Center. $5/person.
  • Preschool Storytime, 10:30am at Elgin Public Library. Ages 3-5.
  • Lapsit, 10:45am at Elgin Public Library. Ages up to 2. 
  • Indoor Cycling, 12:15pm at the Bastrop YMCA program office, located at 1112 Main Street in Bastrop. Ages 16 and up. Free for Bastrop YMCA members, $5/person for non-members. Register here or just show up.
  • Trashmash Tuesday, 1-3pm at the Bastrop Fine Arts Guild, located at 1009 Main Street in downtown Bastrop. Ages 10 and up. Learn to make a unique modeling and crafting compound using recycled Styrofoam of any kind, which can be used to create jewelry, models or sculptures. $8 per student. For more information, click here.
  • Blood Drive, 12-6pm at Mina Masonic Lodge, located at 601 Main Street in Bastrop. Must be 18 or older and have a valid photo ID. No RSVP is necessary, but you can sign up online at www.inyourhands.org and use sponsor code: Bastrop.
  • Books & Bites Story Time, 12:30pm at Bastrop Public Library. Ages 6 and up. Bring your lunch.
  • Paint-A-Vase, 1:30-3:30pm. In this class, taught by Lea Cundy, students will get a chance to express their creativity through painting their own pottery. Ages 7-11. $10/child for Bastrop YMCA members, $20/child for non-members. Register here.
  • Monopoly, 2-4pm at Elgin Public Library.
  • Lego Contest, at the Bastrop Public Library. Deliver 2-5pm, Judging 5:30-6:30, Ceremony 7pm.
  • Bastrop 1832 Farmer's Market, 2-6pm at 1302 Chestnut Street in Bastrop. For more info, call (512) 360-4799 or visit http://www.bastrop1832farmersmarket.org.
  • Bilingual Storytime, 4:30pm at Elgin Public Library.
  • Cardio & Strengthening, 5:15pm at the Kerr Community Center, located at 1308 Walnut in Bastrop. Ages 16 and up. Free for Bastrop YMCA members, $5/person for non-members. Free childcare. Register here or just show up.
  • Indoor Cycling, 6pm at the Bastrop YMCA program office, located at 1112 Main Street in Bastrop. Ages 16 and up. Free for Bastrop YMCA members, $5/person for non-members. Register here or just show up.
  • Aqua Fitness, 6pm at the Bastrop State Park pool. Ages 16 and up. Free for Bastrop YMCA members, $5/person for non-members. Register here or just show up.

Wednesday, July 25th
  • Aqua Fitness, 9am at the Bastrop State Park pool. Ages 16 and up. Free for Bastrop YMCA members, $5/person for non-members. Register here or just show up.
  • Decoupage Day, 9:30am-12pm at the Bastrop Fine Arts Guild, located at 1009 Main Street in downtown Bastrop. Ages 5-9. Learn the art of decoupage, and leave with a few practice papers and a finished decoupages box. $12 per student. For more information, click here.
  • Core Control, 10-11am at the Kerr Community Center, located at 1308 Walnut in Bastrop. Ages 16 and up. Free for Bastrop YMCA members, $5/person for non-members. Free childcare. Register here or just show up.
  • Preschool Story Time, 10:30am at Bastrop Public Library.
  • Little Bookworms Storytime, 10:30-11:30am at Smithville Public Library.
  • Children's Summer Reading Program, 10:30-11:30am at Elgin Public Library. Ages 6-10.
  • Basic Yoga, 12:15-1:00pm at the Kerr Community Center, located at 1308 Walnut in Bastrop. Ages 16 and up. Free for Bastrop YMCA members, $5/person for non-members. Register here or just show up.
  • Decoupage Day, 1:00-3:30pm at the Bastrop Fine Arts Guild, located at 1009 Main Street in downtown Bastrop. Ages 10 and up. Learn the art of decoupage, and leave with a few practice papers and a finished decoupages box. $12 per student. For more information, click here.
  • Arts & Crafts, 4:30pm at Elgin Public Library. 
  • Cardio & Strengthening, 5:30pm at the Kerr Community Center, located at 1308 Walnut in Bastrop. Ages 16 and up. Free for Bastrop YMCA members, $5/person for non-members. Free childcare. Register here or just show up.
  • Indoor Cycling, 5:30pm at the Bastrop YMCA program office, located at 1112 Main Street in Bastrop. Ages 16 and up. Free for Bastrop YMCA members, $5/person for non-members. Register here or just show up.
  • Qikong, 6:30pm at the Bastrop YMCA program office, located at 1112 Main Street in Bastrop. Ages 14 and up. Free for Bastrop YMCA members, $5/person for non-members. Register here or just show up.
  • Tai Chi, 7:30pm at the Bastrop YMCA program office, located at 1112 Main Street in Bastrop. Ages 14 and up. Free for Bastrop YMCA members, $5/person for non-members. Register here or just show up.

Thursday, July 26th
  • Cedar Creek Band Oil Change Days, 7am-6pm at Lost Pines Toyota. Get your oil changed and help the Cedar Creek Band! Every Thursday in July, Lost Pines Toyota will donate $10 from every oil change to the Cedar Creek Band Boosters. Oil changes are $32.95 (includes 5 quarts of conventional oil). Just mention that you are there for the Cedar Creek Band and they will take care of the rest.
  • Indoor Cycling, 8:30am at the Bastrop YMCA program office, located at 1112 Main Street in Bastrop. Ages 16 and up. Free for Bastrop YMCA members, $5/person for non-members. Free childcare. Register here or just show up.
  • Open Studio, 10am-12pm at the Bastrop Fine Arts Guild, located at 1009 Main Street in downtown Bastrop. Ages 5-9. $6 per student. For more information, click here.
  • Line Dancing, 10-11am at the Kerr Community Center, located at 1308 Walnut in Bastrop. Ages 16 and up. Free for Bastrop YMCA members, $5/person for non-members. Register here or just show up.
  • Kreations Kamp, 10am-2pm at Riverbend Park in Smithville. Contact Stephanie Hofferek at stephaniehofferek@smithville.liveair.net for more info.
  • Caged Stone Pendant Class, 11am-12pm at StonesNSilver Studio & Bead Shop, located at 1289 E. Hwy 71 in Bastrop. $12 per person. Wrapping wire included. RSVP by calling (512) 237-4000. 
  • Indoor Cycling, 12:15pm at the Bastrop YMCA program office, located at 1112 Main Street in Bastrop. Ages 16 and up. Free for Bastrop YMCA members, $5/person for non-members. Register here or just show up.
  • Open Studio, 1-3pm at the Bastrop Fine Arts Guild, located at 1009 Main Street in downtown Bastrop. Ages 10 and up. $8 per student. For more information, click here.
  • Intro to Metal Art Jewelry Class, 2-5pm at StonesNSilver Studio & Bead Shop, located at 1289 E. Hwy 71 in Bastrop. $40 per person. Materials included. RSVP by calling (512) 237-4000.
  • Little Chef, 3:15-4:00pm at the Kerr Community Center, located at 1308 Walnut in Bastrop. Ages 3-4. Free for Bastrop YMCA members, $15/child for non-members. Register here. **Session is FULL!**
  • Junior Chef, 4:15-5:00pm at the Kerr Community Center, located at 1308 Walnut in Bastrop. Ages 5-7. Free for Bastrop YMCA members, $15/child for non-members. Register here.
  • Teen Summer Reading Program Closing Party, 5-7pm at the Bastrop Public Library in the Pressley Meeting Room. Ages 13-17. Local teen band "Small Town Heroes" will perform.
  • Bastrop County Fire Relief Taco Cabana Benefit Night, 5-9pm at the Bastrop Taco Cabana, located at 698 W. Hwy 71 in Bastrop. 20% of all Taco Cabana food sales from 5-9pm will go toward supporting the Bastrop County Fire Relief Distribution Center.
  • Smithville Cash Mob, 5:15pm, meet at the Gazebo for the "reveal" of the retail location, followed by shopping.
  • 3-Man Golf Scramble, 5:30pm at the Lost Pines Golf Course in Bastrop State Park. $15 per player. Come with a team or be assigned to a team when you arrive.
  • Cardio & Strengthening, 5:30pm at the Kerr Community Center, located at 1308 Walnut in Bastrop. Ages 16 and up. Free for Bastrop YMCA members, $5/person for non-members. Free childcare. Register here or just show up.
  • Aqua Fitness, 6pm at the Bastrop State Park pool. Ages 16 and up. Free for Bastrop YMCA members, $5/person for non-members. Register here or just show up.
  • Bingo, 6:30-8:30pm at the Elgin VFW, located at 118 Old Sayers Road in Elgin.
  • Movie Night, "The Vow," 7pm at Elgin Public Library.
  • "The Rocky Horror Show," 7:30pm at Playhouse Smithville, located at 110 Main Street in downtown Smithville. Tickets are $15 each and can be purchased online here or at the door.

Friday, July 27th
  • 11th Annual Child Victims Interventions and Investigations Conference, 8am-4:30pm at the Bastrop Convention Center. $50, includes a catered BBQ lunch from Bill Miller’s BBQ. Sponsored by the Children's Advocacy Center. Some topics may include: Drug & Gang Violence, Cultural Competency, Therapeutic Interventions for Traumatized Children,
    Mandatory Reporting, Texas Senate Bill 471, and more.
  • Core Control, 10-11am at the Kerr Community Center, located at 1308 Walnut in Bastrop. Ages 16 and up. Free for Bastrop YMCA members, $5/person for non-members. Free childcare. Register here or just show up.
  • Preschool Story Time, 10:30am at Bastrop Public Library.
  • Gumbo Friday, 11:30am-2:30pm at Lost Pines Toyota, located at 806 W. Hwy 71 in Bastrop. Stop in for a FREE bowl of gumbo!
  • Freedom Friday, 12:30-2:00pm at the Bastrop YMCA program office, located at 1112 Main Street in Bastrop. Arts & crafts. Ages 5-10. Free for Bastrop YMCA members, $10/child for non-members. Register here.
  • Indoor Cycling, 5:30pm at the Bastrop YMCA program office, located at 1112 Main Street in Bastrop. Ages 16 and up. Free for Bastrop YMCA members, $5/person for non-members. Register here or just show up.
  • "The Red Velvet Cake War," 7:30pm at the Bastrop Opera House, located at 711 Spring Street in downtown Bastrop. Tickets are $12 for Adults, $10 for Seniors, $7 for Students/Veterans/Active Military, and $5 for Children 14 and under. You may purchase tickets online here or at the door.
  • "The Rocky Horror Show," 7:30pm at Playhouse Smithville, located at 110 Main Street in downtown Smithville. Tickets are $15 each and can be purchased online here or at the door.
  • Family Football Movie Night, "Gridiron Gang," 8pm at Veterans Memorial Park in Elgin. FREE, but you are encouraged to bring a non-perishable food item or a new or gently used book. Food items will go to local food pantries, and the books will go to youth organizations. Help fight hunger and illiteracy!  
  • Night Hike, 8:30-9:30pm at Bastrop State Park. Join a naturalist to call for owls, watch for bats, listen for toads, and experience the park's trails after dark. Wear walking shoes and bring water, insect repellent, and a flashlight for this mile-long hike. Meet at the kiosk by the playground. Not recommended for children under the age of six. Free after park entry fees.
  • Stargazing at the Roughs, 9:30-11:00pm at McKinney Roughs Nature Park. The whole family can explore the galaxy together as an astronomer takes you on a tour of the Milky Way that's truly out of this world! For more info, click here.

Saturday, July 28th
  • Aqua Fitness, 8am at the Bastrop State Park pool. Ages 16 and up. Free for Bastrop YMCA members, $5/person for non-members. Register here or just show up.
  • Zumba, 9am at the Bastrop Church of Christ, located at 287 FM 20 in Bastrop. Ages 16 and up. Free for Bastrop YMCA members, $5/person for non-members. Free childcare. Register here or just show up.
  • Bastrop 1832 Farmer's Market, 9am-1pm at 1302 Chestnut Street in Bastrop. For more info, call (512) 360-4799 or visit http://www.bastrop1832farmersmarket.org.
  • River Valley Farmers' Market, 10am at Veterans' Memorial Park in Elgin. Fresh eggs, veggies, plants, and more!
  • End of Summer Celebration, 10am-12pm at Fisherman's Park in Bastrop. Games, crafts, and food in celebration of the close of the Bastrop Public Library's Summer Reading Program. FREE fun for all ages.
  • Qikong, 10am at the Bastrop YMCA program office, located at 1112 Main Street in Bastrop. Ages 14 and up. Free for Bastrop YMCA members, $5/person for non-members. Register here or just show up.
  • Tai Chi, 11am at the Bastrop YMCA program office, located at 1112 Main Street in Bastrop. Ages 14 and up. Free for Bastrop YMCA members, $5/person for non-members. Register here or just show up.
  • "Tree of Life" Pendant Class, 11am-1pm at StonesNSilver Studio & Bead Shop, located at 1289 E. Hwy 71 in Bastrop. $14 per person. Students provide beads and wire. RSVP by calling (512) 237-4000.
  • Reversible Flat Spiral Bracelet Class, 2-5pm at StonesNSilver Studio & Bead Shop, located at 1289 E. Hwy 71 in Bastrop. $18 per person. Materials not included. RSVP by calling (512) 237-4000.
  • Capoeira Maculele Fundraiser, 3pm at Vaquera Ranch, located at 414 Walnut Creek Road in Bastrop. Capoeira is a brazilian art that combines martial arts, acrobatics, music, and the brazilian culture into flowing, almost dance like movements. There will be food, drinks, various horse activities (including riding), games for all ages, and a Capoeira demonstration performed by the Capoeira Maculele Austin group.
  • Elgin Summer Movie Series, "The Light Bulb Conspiracy," 6pm at the Elgin Public Library in the Community Room. This film uncovers how planned obsolescence has shaped our lives. Local farmers will be present. AND "Enchanted" for children ages 5 and older will be shown in the children's section. Kids can bring a pillow and/or blanket and get comfortable for the movie. There will also be activity pages and snacks for the kids.
  • Smithville's Casino Night and Texas Hold 'Em Poker Tournament, 6:00-10:15pm at the Smithville Recreation Center, located at 106 Gazley Street in Smithville. Must be at least age 21 to attend. Tickets are $25 in advance or $30 at the door. Click here for more info.
  • Equestrian Visualization Clinic, 6:30-8:30pm at Inspired Riding in Smithville. Led by James Hazlerig of Harmony Hypnosis. Learn self-hypnosis to improve your riding and connection with your horse. Cost: $19 in advance or $24 at the door. RSVP by emailing Beth at inspiredriding@gmail.com by the morning of Friday, July 27th.
  • "The Red Velvet Cake War," 7:30pm at the Bastrop Opera House, located at 711 Spring Street in downtown Bastrop. Tickets are $12 for Adults, $10 for Seniors, $7 for Students/Veterans/Active Military, and $5 for Children 14 and under. You may purchase tickets online here or at the door.
  • "The Rocky Horror Show," 7:30pm at Playhouse Smithville, located at 110 Main Street in downtown Smithville. Tickets are $15 each and can be purchased online here or at the door.
  • Jazz Under the Stars, 7:30-10:00pm at the Hyatt Lost Pines Resort & Spa in the Ampitheater. The Hyatt Regency Lost Pines Resort and Spa is partnering with renowned jazz trumpeter and composer Hannibal Lokumbe and The Liberation Orchestra to host “Jazz Under The Stars,” a two-part summer concert series on Saturday, July 14th and Saturday, July 28th at the Hyatt Regency Lost Pines Amphitheater. Admission is FREE to guests and local residents.
  • Frog and Toad Watch, 8:30-9:30pm at Bastrop State Park. Help monitor Bastrop State Park’s amphibians. Learn how to identify these frogs and toads by sound and sight and then test your new skills at a nearby pond. Meet at the picnic area by the pool. Free after park entry fees.

Sunday, July 29th
  • "The Red Velvet Cake War," 2:30pm at the Bastrop Opera House, located at 711 Spring Street in downtown Bastrop. Tickets are $12 for Adults, $10 for Seniors, $7 for Students/Veterans/Active Military, and $5 for Children 14 and under. You may purchase tickets online here or at the door.
  • Jewelry Stringing Basics, 3-4pm at StonesNSilver Studio & Bead Shop, located at 1289 E. Hwy 71 in Bastrop. FREE!
  • Sensational Family & Friends Meeting, 3-5pm at Giggle N Jump, located at 1102 College Street in Bastrop. For families who have children with Sensory Processing Disorder. Call Sarah at (512) 740-1020 for more info.

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