APOM hosts a monthly group meeting on the last Monday each month, except May and December. The meetings are held at 6:30pm at St. Martin's Ev Lutheran Church. Each meeting includes social time, a brief business meeting, a general meeting with speaker or activity, and then break out discussion groups for Expectants, New Parents, Toddlers, Preschoolers, Fun After Five, and Committees.
Come on down and check us out! It’s free to attend your first meeting.
Typical Meeting Schedule:
- 6:30 – 7pm: Dinner and refreshments
- 7 – 7:15pm: Introductions, announcements, and business meeting
- 7:15 – 8pm: Program or guest speaker
- 8 – 9pm: Discussion groups
- 9pm: Adjourn
October 29th, 2018
Guest Speaker - Michelle Cervantes, Director and Librarian at Round Rock Public Library
Topic - Reading with Multiples
We have all heard that reading to our kids is beneficial. But with so many kids how do we find the time and energy to read and how do we sort through the thousands of children's books available? And how do you ever finish a book when someone has to potty and someone needs a snack and someone wants to tell you about that thing that the picture on page 10 reminded them of?
Michelle Cervantes, Director and Librarian at Round Rock Public Library, will be here to discuss all these things and more.
A taco bar dinner will be provided with vegetarian and gluten free options available. Please RSVP as soon as possible so that we have an accurate count for food.
We meet at in the fellowship hall at St. Martin's Evangelical Lutheran Church, 606 W 15th St, Austin, Texas. The church is on the northeast corner of 15th St. and Rio Grande St. The fellowship hall can be accessed from the entrance facing 16th street.
From Mopac: Take the Enfield Street exit and turn east. Continue east on Enfield, which will become 15th street. Turn left (north) onto Rio Grande. You can park in either St. Martin's church parking lot or park parallel on 16th street or Rio Grande St. Street parking is free after 6:00 PM. Use the 16th street entrance to the church.
From IH-35: Take the 15th Street exit (235A). Turn west onto 15th street. Turn right (north) onto Rio Grande. You can park in either St. Martin's church parking lot or park parallel on 16th street or Rio Grande St. Street parking is free after 6:00 PM. Use the 16th street entrance to the church.
Besides our monthly meetings we’ve got a lot going on, and we’d love for you to be a part of it! Below is some information about a few of our programs and events. If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact us.
Austin Area POM Playgroups:
If you would like some adult conversation while getting your kids tired out please join one of our Austin area playgroups. Once you are a member of APOM you have access to playgroups all over town. Stick to one on your side of town or join other moms around and about Austin.
Mom’s/Dad’s Night Out:
Have lots of fun and make friends with fellow POMs! Want to bowl, watch a movie or go to your favorite local restaurant? All members receive notification of upcoming events via Facebook and BigTent.
ANNUAL AND SEMI-ANNUAL EVENTS
Twice Loved Consignment Sale:
Our Twice Loved consignment sale is a wonderful opportunity for APOM members and non-members to buy and sell outgrown clothing and gently used items. The sale is advertised and open to the public on the second day. This event will be held at the Austin Sports Center, 425 Woodward St, Austin, TX for our Fall 2018 event (October 19th and 20th) This sale happens twice a year, so please check back later for details and location for our Spring 2019 event.
You can find everything you need from maternity to high school. Top quality kids clothing from infant to size 16, gear, toys, books, feeding and bathing essentials, bikes, furniture, decor, maternity, and more. We inspect all items for quality and safety. Most items are 75% off or more! And don’t forget, members get early entry and access to all the goods!
There’s so much good stuff to say about our sale, that we can’t list it all here. That’s why we gave it it’s own website! Please go to twicelovedsale.com for more information. To find us on socail media, look us up on Facebook at @TwiceLovedbyAPOM.
Spring and Fall Family Events:
Join us for some fun for the whole family. We have two events held in the Spring and Fall each year. Meet other families just as special as yours and make some great memories with your little ones.
Each year APOM hosts a Silent Auction fundraiser. It features items donated by local businesses, merchants, and individuals. Members and their guests are invited to peruse the donated items and place bids.
Our last auction was held at The Highball. Guests enjoyed dinner, karaoke, and the chance to bid on some wonderful items. If you are interested in donating to our next Silent Auction, please contact our VP of Fundraising.
March of Dimes March for Babies Walk:
This event is near and dear to many of our members. Please join Team APOM as we raise money for this very important charity raising awareness of and support for premature birth around the country. Please visit marchforbabies.org for more information.