We’re looking forward to the long weekend, already. My teenagers will fill these three days with a lot of screen time, I’m sure, but here are some activities they could be doing and your kids, too.
Texas Museum of Science & Technology Star Party. Every Friday in September, 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.
Illustrator Angela Dominguez. 3:30 p.m. Friday, Hampton Branch library branch.
“Mary Poppins.” See everyone’s favorite nanny come to life. 7:30 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 2:30 p.m. Sunday. $29-$79. Zach Theatre’s Topfer Theatre, 202 S. Lamar Blvd. zachtheatre.org.
Baby Bloomers for kids infant to 3. Learn about the Alamo, 9 a.m. Saturday. $4.50. Thinkery, 1830 Simond Ave. Thinkeryaustin.org.
BookPeople story time with Angela Dominguez, who reads “Marta! Big and Small,” 11:30 a.m. Saturday. 603 N. Lamar Blvd. bookpeople.com
Saturday Family Movie: “Ghostbusters.” 2 p.m. Saturday, Windsor Park Branch.
Saturday and Monday
Thinkery. Little Builders! for kids 12 to 24 months. 9:45 a.m. Saturday and Monday; for kids 24 to 36 months, 10:45 a.m. Saturday and Monday, $20 one child and adult. Thinkery, 1830 Simond Ave. Thinkeryaustin.org.
Saturday and Sunday
Thinkery. Suminagashi Fabrics for kids 4 and older. Create Japanese marbled fabric. 11:15 a.m., 1:15 and 3:15 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. $8 child, $8 adult. Thinkery, 1830 Simond Ave. Thinkeryaustin.org.
Neill-Cochran House Museum. Sunday Funday. “Selfies on Paper.” Learn early photography techniques and make a pinhole camera. 1-4 p.m. Sunday. Free. Neill-Cochran House, 2310 San Gabriel St. nchmuseum.org.
BookPeople Jennifer Rustgi and Ashley White read “A Moon of My Own,” 2 p.m. Sunday. 603 N. Lamar Blvd. bookpeople.com.