Last weekend before school starts … Celebrate with these fun things to do

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Circus Chickendog takes on "The Wizard of Oz" in "The Wizard of Dogs."

I know, I know. School is coming way too fast. So, let’s enjoy this weekend.

Here’s some fun things to do this weekend:

The new planetarium at the Texas Museum of Science & Technology will allow the museum to show different types of star shows as well as do star talks before.

The Texas Museum of Science & Technologyis hosting a star party on Friday night.

Friday

Texas Museum of Science & Technology Star Party. Every Friday in August, look at the stars in the parking lot. 8-10 p.m. Friday. Texas Museum of Science & Technology, 1220 Toro Grande Drive, Cedar Park. txmost.org.

Music and Movement. 11 a.m. Friday, Howson Branch.

Read to Bonnie the Dog. 11:30 a.m Saturday, Yarborough Branch.

Friday-Sunday

Circus Chickendog. “The Wizard of Dogz!” See this classic tale with dogs. $15. 1 p.m. Friday-Sunday. 1110 Barton Springs Road. chickendog.net

Saturday

Circus Chickendog takes on "The Wizard of Oz" in "The Wizard of Dogs."

Circus Chickendog takes on “The Wizard of Oz” in “The Wizard of Dogs.”

Bullock Museum. Summer Free Family Film Series: “The Secret of Nimh,” 2 p.m. Saturday. Bullock Museum, 1800 N. Congress Ave. thestoryoftexas.com.

Paramount Theatre Classic Film Series. “Mary Poppins,” 1 p.m. Saturday. $10 adults, $5 kids. Paramount Theatre, 713 Congress Ave. austintheatre.org.

Alamo Drafthouse. Kubo and the Two Strings” Family Party, 10 a.m. Saturday, Slaughter Lane. Reserve tickets for $1-$3 donation online. drafthouse.com.

Thinkery. “Tracking Termites.” For ages 4-7. 11:15 a.m., 1:15 p.m. and 3:15 p.m. Saturday. $8 per person. Baby Bloomers for ages birth to 3. 9 a.m. Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center, 9 a.m. Saturday with Music Forever, Music Together. $4.50. Thinkery, 1830 Simond Ave. Thinkeryaustin.org.

BookPeople story time. Back to School, 11:30 a.m. Saturday. BookPeople, 603 N. Lamar Blvd. bookpeople.com

Barnes & Noble Events: Lego Build Event. 4 p.m. Saturday, all locations. 11 a.m. Saturday story times at all locations: “Mira Forecasts the Future,” Saturday.

Back to School Bash. Activities to celebrate going back to school. 10 a.m. Saturday. Dove Springs Recreation Center, 5801 Ainez Drive.

Bat Fest. Celebrate our favorite winged mammals with music and activities, including those just for kids. $25, free kids 8 and younger. 4-11 p.m. Saturday. 100 Congress Ave. roadwayevents.com/event/bat-fest/

Saturday and Sunday

“Robin Hood and Maid Marian’s Wedding.” Sherwood Forest Faire presents this play. 11 a.m. Saturday and Sunday. $12 adults, $8 children. Scottish Rite Theater, 207 W. 18th St. scottishritetheater.org.

Sunday

Kids learn to do woodworking at The Thinkery. Photo by Hunter Douglas

Kids can take different workshops at The Thinkery. Photo by Hunter Douglas

“Simple Stitches.” For ages 4-7. Create a stuffed animal. 12:15 p.m. Sunday. $8 per person. “Polymer Wearables.” For ages 8 and older. 2:15 p.m. and 4:15 p.m. Sunday. $8 per person. Thinkery, 1830 Simond Ave. Thinkeryaustin.org.

Back to Hogwarts! Noon, every Sunday in August, Faulk Central Library.

StoryBook Dance Making. 2 p.m. Sunday, Recycled Reads Bookstore.


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