At last, a beautiful weekend in Austin. Yes, it might rain a bit on Saturday morning and it will be windy on Sunday, but this is the kind of January weekend we love.
Here are a few things you can do:
Friday Movie Matinee, “The Goonies,” 2 p.m. Friday, Old Quarry Branch.
Baby Bloomers for kids infant to 3. Study light this month. 9 a.m. Saturday. Special guests throughout the month. $5. Thinkery, 1830 Simond Ave. thinkeryaustin.org
Umlauf Kids Kraft. Learn about portraits. 9-10:30 a.m. Saturday. grades kindergarten-second and 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Saturday. grades third-fifth. $15. Umlauf Sculpture Garden & Museum, 605 Robert E. Lee Road. umlaufsculpture.org.
BookPeople events. Pascal Simon, Bake Austin Kids. 2 p.m. Saturday. Story time Color Me Crazy. 11:30 a.m. Saturday. BookPeople, 603 N. Lamar Blvd. bookpeople.com.
Barnes & Noble 11 a.m. Saturday story times at all locations: “Nanette’s Baguette,” (with sign-language interpretation, Sunset Valley), Saturday.
Juntos Online Scavenger Hunt. 1 p.m. Saturday, Ruiz Branch.
Mommy, Daddy & Me Book Club, “Rosa,” by Nikki Giovanni. 11:30 a.m. Saturday, Carver Museum.
Nature Play Hour. Play in the Family Garden. 11 a.m. Saturdays. Wildflower Center, 4801 La Crosse Ave. wildflower.org.
Saturday and Sunday
Petri Dish Art. For ages 4 and up. 11:15 a.m., 1:15 p.m. or 3:15 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. $8. Thinkery, 1830 Simond Ave. thinkeryaustin.org
Zilker Botanical Garden. Faerie Luminaries. Create glass luminaries. $16. 11 a.m. or 2:30 p.m. Sunday. Zilker Botanical Garden: Auditorium, 2220 Barton Springs Road. zilkergarden.org.