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September 2021:

Ice cream social was dropped off this weekend with a special note from Chicktime!
Leading a workshop really is this easy…
You should try it sometime!

August Update:

We were not able to make an in person workshop happen this month, but we were able to get our craft workshop together for drop off!
Hope the girls have fun over the weekend with an activity and snack just for them!

July Update:

We hope the girls loved what sent over….
🍕 pizza!!!
Things are looking like we will get to have an in person workshop in August…. stay tuned!!

June Update:

Games Galore! We hope the Settlement Home has a blast with our June Game Day drop off workshop!

May Update:

May’s Workshop was awesome!

Two of our three cottages participated!

  Jarisha and Lora from Chicktime San Marcos came and spoke via Zoom.

Shared snacks and a love note with the girls too

Here’s hoping for an in person workshop soon!

April Update:

For our Zoom workshops we drop off supplies one day….

And zoom the next with the girls at the Settlement Home.

We like to do the activity with them….

And feel so blessed when they have so much fun!

Tie-dye socks and masks were a hit!

March Update!

Dropped off supplies one day for our March Zoom workshop….

….And then just like that we had another fun workshop on another day.

Look at our artists showing off some of their work

February Update:

 

Thankful and blessed that we all survived Snovid 2021. Now we can focus on our upcoming Chicktime workshop and spending some quality time with our beloved non-for-profit charity The Settlement Home.

With the drop off complete we are excited to get a little craft time in. Let’s see what magical creations we can come up with. I can’t wait to pop in and see everyone this Saturday! 🍿🍿🍿🍿

January Update:

Our volunteers getting ready to meet with our charity partner! We had a wonderful time helping them to decorate journals and talk about the importance of journaling.

December Update:

Our cookie decorating supplies were dropped off and we had a wonderful zoom session for the cookie decorating workshop.

November Update:

Drop off for November workshop! Jigsaw puzzles for the girls to do while we visit with them on Zoom!

October Update:

So very happy to bless our kiddos with our October drop off workshop. They each get a goody bag of Halloween goodies, a tiny pumpkin to decorate (that they can keep forever because they are plastic), stickers, paints and paintbrushes. 

September Update:

We are so excited to “see” our kiddos on Zoom today! When I dropped off their workshop supplies for our Nail Polish Art (decorating pencils with nail polish). We also supplied them with some flower pots, foam to put in them, paints to decorate them and some cute flower stickers. We gave them a sweet treat. My eyes started to water when I pulled in – so wanting to be back in person but not until at least December.

August Update:

Baskets delivered for our poetry workshop on Saturday…complete with some yummy cake pops! 💗💗💗

July Update:

We’re not gonna let “Rona” stop us from spending time with our Settlehome Family. We were able to spread a little sunshine 🌞 by dropping off a goody basket for our girls! We can’t wait to virtually connect with them on Saturday.

Chicktime Austin is having  a Back to School Supply Drive…..Can you help us?

The Settlement Home sent us this needs list:

Pencils (not mechanical), colored pencils/crayons, hand sanitizer, tissues and composition notebooks ( no spirals).

reach out to

Jennifer 512-796-9261

Chicktime Austin will not be meeting in the month of May. As much as we miss our workshops and time with our Chicktime kids we want to keep everyone safe! We hope to resume things soon.

If you have any ideas on how you can love the girls from a distance like sending cards, snacks or activities….let us know. We will ask our charity partner how you can fulfill your idea and help you as much as we can be a blessing to our sweet girls!

Sending our love,
Chicktime Austin Leadership Team
#unstoppablelove

February Update:

Thank you to these volunteers! You make FUN happen at our workshops!

BINGO was a hit!

We also got to show our teens a little love with some Valentines goodies!

January Update:

Pillowcase Art led by Graciela was a HUGE Success.

Fifteen girls and 3 of us kept us pretty busy.

loved hearing the girls say things like, “so happy to see you; its been a long time!”

Love these days!

December Update:

Holiday party in the books! So much fun was had by all!

The group really enjoyed the gingerbread house decorating!

November Update:

The Paul Mitchell School of Austin came and blessed our teens with hair, makeup and nails!

It was so much fun to see how happy they are!

It was definitely a HUGE success!

October Update:

Create your own comic with Symone was a success!

It was so beautiful watching the girls really get into this workshop!

September 2019 Update:

We had the esteemed honor and pleasure of having Dress for Success come today and talk to the young ladies about the services they provide and the resources they have! What a blessing it was to have them share the good news Dress for Success had to offer! What an amazing time had by all! 🤗

August Update:

Another Chicktime Austin event in the record books! Our poetry writing was a success. Each participant was given a journal so they can begin their own path of self expression translating their own thoughts, feelings, and words into their own lyrical masterpiece. Our guest speaker, Symone Hernandez, encouraged the girls to write freely and from the heart! What a powerful and spiritual event.

#futurepoetsinourmidst

July Update:

We had a fun time learning how to organize our drawers and how to efficiently put away our laundry!

Thank you Joanne for teaching our girls this awesome life skill!

June Update:

Our Make Your Own Artwork Workshop was a HUGE success!

We had some new faces – both girls and volunteers! A great time was had by all!

May Update:

Card Making with Carol was a success…..the girls had so much fun.

See you next month!

April Update:

Chicktime Austin Volunteers Rock!

With their help, Our April event was an amazing experience!

Teaching the girls the importance of journaling…so humbling.

Come join us next month!

March Update:

Game day was a HIT! Not as many girls today, but we shared some good laughs and go to know each other better!

See you next month.

February Update:

Had an amazing first workshop! Our workshop leader shared her love of Ballet Folklorico! Thanks Kimberly Simpson for assisting!

If you are reading this please and in the Austin area~ we are in need of volunteers! Please join us!

Good News! We are excited to announce that the Chicktime movement is coming to Austin! If you would like more info about how you can bring joy to the children of our community, contact Jennifer at austin@chicktime.com today and keep watching this page and our Facebook for more info!