Austin Entertains

Austin Entertains supports the entrepreneurs and innovative women in the culinary arts by showcasing Austin’s most talented female chefs and bartenders and local winemakers, breweries and spirit purveyors. Austin Entertains has become a “who’s who” in the Central Texas food scene featuring chefs and bartenders from Austin’s most recognized and awarded restaurants and bars. Thank…

A Christmas Affair

The Junior League of Austin (JLA) returns to Palmer Event Center November 16 – 20 for A Christmas Affair 2022: Night of the Nutcracker. Kick off the holiday season and join in the spirit of giving with the 47th annual holiday market benefitting The Junior League of Austin’s signature programs and nonprofit community partners. With…

Coats for Kids Logo with Sponsors

Coats for Kids

November 30 – December 11, 2022, The Junior League of Austin (JLA) will hold the 36th annual Coats for Kids Distribution. Together with our long standing partners—Jack Brown Cleaners, iHeart Radio, and KVUE—The Junior League of Austin will provide over 35,000 warm winter coats to Central Texas children in need. The Junior League of Austin,…

Food in Tummies: feeding minds... growing bodies

FIT – Food in Tummies

FIT – Food in Tummies Through FIT, more than 250 JLA member volunteers commit approximately 200 hours to packing and delivering over 8,000 food items in backpacks to 1,000 Del Valle ISD students every week during the school year. Find out how to support FIT.


Kids In Cool Shoes

The Need for KICS: Without well-fitting, seasonally-appropriate shoes, children can’t participate in physical activity, walk to school, or even stay warm during the winter months. According to the nonprofit Shoes That Fit, being given a pair of new shoes improves school attendance by 44%, participation
in physical activity by 72%, and classroom behavior by 63%. KICS…

Capital Campaign

The Community Impact Center, located on Bluffstone Cove in northwest Austin, serves as a central hub to convene our membership and the community for civic engagement activities and special events. The Community Impact Center is a place where our members come together in partnership with the community, united by a resolve to “do something” in…


Done-In-A-Day is a series of concentrated projects that provide assistance to non-profit agencies by offering volunteers for community-based events on a short-term basis. Done-In-A-Day volunteers can help with events such as picnics, food bank distribution, holiday parties, egg hunts, 10K race water distribution, children’s shoe collection and delivery, and more.


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    Coats for Kids

    Nov 30, 2022 - Dec 11, 2022

    Mark your calendar for Coats for Kids 2022!

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    Austin Entertains

    The event sold out last year, and this year’s event will raise the bar with its food and beverage offerings, guest experience, and overall entertainment to help raise funds for the local Austin community.


  • The Junior League of Austin Takes Over Famed El Arroyo Sign

    posted on November 15, 2022

    What could possibly be better than chips, queso, and margaritas? How about providing a growing child with a new pair of shoes, healthy food to fill their tummies, or multiple coats for kids this holiday season? As part of its promotion for the annual holiday market A Christmas Affair, The Junior League of Austin (JLA)…

  • A Christmas Affair 2022 Night of the Nutcracker

    posted on November 4, 2022

      The Junior League of Austin (JLA) returns to Palmer Events Center Nov. 16–20 for A Christmas Affair 2022 Night of the Nutcracker. This holiday market, now in its 47th year, benefits JLA’s signature programs and non-profit community partners. Vendors from across the country descend on the Palmer Events Center every November for 5 days…

  • Fun Activities for This Fall Season

    posted on November 1, 2022

    Fall is officially here. It’s a season when things feel cozy and the activities are endless. Grab yourself a pumpkin spice latte, and take part in some fun activities around Austin before the holiday season begins!   Fall Festivals Austin and the surrounding areas have fall festivals that are fun for the whole family. They’re…

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