Homeschool Action: Peace and Conflict in Asian America. Wednesday, January 9, 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. Learn in a nonthreatening classroom environment how wars have affected Japanese Americans and refugees from Vietnam and other conflict areas in Asia. Explore their lives through story time, games, and Peace Board craft activity. Ages: 6-12 Years Old. $3.00 per child. Pre-registration required, call or email to pre-register at aarc@austintexas,gov or call 512-974-1700.
Let the Colors Speak: Opening Exhibit Reception. January 18, 6 p.m. Hear from the artists and enjoy snacks and refreshments! Free and open to the public. Artists Rashmi Thakur and Supriya Kharod, both born in India and both proud Austinites now, document their individual journeys through watercolor and acrylic paintings. Drawing inspiration from the two communities they love, the artists seek to depict the colorful traditions, vibrant life, and diverse culture found in each.
Free Tax Prep & Filing. January 26 through April 25, various times. Foundation Communities’ free tax prep and filing clinic returns to the AARC and five other sites throughout Austin and Round Rock for tax season. The clinic is open to anyone who earns under $55,000. Walk-ins are wlecome, but appointments can be made online.