What are you doing this weekend? Find things to do with the kids, April 6-9

“All Aboard” is on stage with Pollyanna Theatre Company at the Long Center.

Spend the weekend doing these fun family activities:

Thursday

GirlStart: Starry Nights. See the indoor planetarium. Free. 5:30 p.m. Thursday. GirlStart, 1400 W. Anderson Lane. girlstart.org.

Bullock Museum. Living History Days. Texas historical figures wander the museum. 10 a.m. Thursday. Bullock Museum, 1800 N. Congress Ave. thestoryoftexas.com

Movies in the Park: “Batman Returns,” 8 p.m. Thursday, Pease Park. austinparks.org.

Crafternoon. 3 p.m. Thursday, Carver Branch, Austin Public Library.

Hogwarts Spring Training Camps: Magic Maker Fair. For ages 7 and up. 5 p.m. Thursday, Yarborough Branch.

Literature Live! Presents “Little Peep.” 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Willie Mae Kirk Branch.

Million Mile Month 2017. 3:30 p.m. Thursday, Southeast Branch.

Thursday-Saturday

“All Aboard.” Pollyanna Theater presents this story for children 18 months to 4 years old about everything on wheels. 9:30 a.m. and 11 a.m. Thursday-Saturday. $6.50. The Long Center, 701 W. Riverside Drive. thelongcenter.org

The Legend of Rock Paper Scissors (Balzer +Bray/HarperCollins, $17.99) by Drew Daywalt and Adam Rex. Daywalt will be at BookPeople, April 7.

Friday

Bridging Cultures Storytime: Tom Thumb tales from Asia. With a treasure hunt and story time. 10 a.m. Friday. Asian American Resource Center, 8401 Cameron Road. asianamericancc.com.

Teen Flashlight Easter Egg Hunt. 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Friday. Dottie Jordan Recreation Center, 2803 Loyola Lane.

Teen Create: Rooftop Justus. Make art inspired by sculpture. 6-9 p.m. Friday. Jones Center, 700 Congress Ave. thecontemporaryaustin.org

Texas Museum of Science & Technology. Star Party. Look at the stars. 8 p.m. Friday. Texas Museum of Science & Technology, 1220 Toro Grande Drive, Cedar Park. txmost.org

BookPeople events. Drew Daywalt reads “The Legend of Rock Paper Scissors,” 6 p.m. Friday. BookPeople, 603 N. Lamar Blvd. bookpeople.com

Music & Movement. 11 a.m. Friday, Milwood Branch.

Thinkery. Tinkering Tots: Mini Music Makers! 9:45 a.m. Fridays for 2-year-olds; 10:45 a.m. Fridays for 3-year-olds through May 26. $20 a class. Thinkery, 1830 Simond Ave. thinkeryaustin.org

Saturday

Dell Children’s Medical Center 5K and Family Fun Fair. With fun health information booths and activities. 7:45 a.m. to 11 a.m. Saturday. 4900 Mueller Blvd. dellchildrens.net/5k

Dove Springs Recreation Center Easter Eggstravaganza. For toddlers to age 12. Free. 10 a.m. to noon Saturday. 5801 Ainez Drive.

Community Easter Egg Hunt. 10 a.m. to noon Saturday. $1 a child. Metz Recreation Center, 2407 Canterbury St.

Search for the Lost Eggs. Noon Saturday. Free. Dittmar Recreation Center, 1009 W. Dittmar Road.

Literature Live! Presents “Little Peep.” 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Willie Mae Kirk Branch; 11 a.m. Saturday, Ruiz Branch.

Contemporary Austin. For the Birds. Celebrate birds, make art and play games. 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday. Free. Laguna Gloria, 3809 W. 35th St. thecontemporaryaustin.org

BookPeople events. Cinda Williams Chima reads “Shadowcaster,” 2 p.m. Saturday. Story times: Mary Sullivan, 11:30 a.m. Saturday. BookPeople, 603 N. Lamar Blvd. bookpeople.com

Barnes & Noble Saturday story times at all locations: “The Legend of Rock Paper Scissors,” Saturday.

Made with Code. 1 p.m. Saturday, Manchaca Road Branch.

Bow Wow Reading with Bonnie the Dog. 11:30 a.m. Saturday, Yarborough Branch.

Saturday Family Movie “The Magnificent Seven.” 2 p.m. Saturday, University Hills Branch.

Thinkery. Baby Bloomers for kids infant to 3. Study the the sky. 9 a.m. Mondays and Saturdays. Special guests throughout the month. $5. Thinkery, 1830 Simond Ave. thinkeryaustin.org

David Peña as Gerald the Elephant and Amanda Clifton as Piggie in the 2017 production of “Elephant And Piggie: We Are In A Play!” at ZachTheatre. Photo by Kirk Tuck

Saturday-Sunday

“Elephant and Piggie: We Are in a Play!” The Mo Willems story comes to the stage. 2 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays through April 30. 11 a.m. Saturdays. $16-$21. Zach Theatre’s Kleberg Theatre, 1421 W. Riverside Drive. zachtheatre.org

“Jungle Book Jangal Ki Kahani.” Enjoy the original “Jungle Book” Bollywood style. $8-$12. 11 a.m. Saturday and Sunday. Scottish Rite Theater, 207 W. 18th St. scottishritetheater.org.

“The Wizard of Oz” Movie Party. 3:45 p.m. Saturday, noon Sunday, Alamo Drafthouse, Slaughter Lane. 7 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, Alamo Drafthouse Lakeline. drafthouse.com

Thinkery. Seed Surprises. Ages 4 and up. Make your own seed-spreading devices. 11:15 a.m. and 1:15 p.m. Saturday-Sunday. $8. Biomes in a Bottle. Ages 8 and up. Engineer a seed. 3:15 a.m. Saturday-Sunday. $8. Thinkery, 1830 Simond Ave. thinkeryaustin.org

Bianca Serra, 4, visited the Umlauf Sculpture Garden with her family where she prayed with a bronze statue of a nun. LAURA SKELDING / AMERICAN-STATESMAN

Sunday

“Love that Dog.” A play about a boy who hates poetry, but with the help of his teacher and his dog, he learns to love it. 3 p.m. Sunday. $16. Paramount Theatre, 713 Congress Ave. austintheatre.org.

Umlauf Sculpture Garden & Museum. Family Day. Celebrate Zilker Park at 100. 10-4 p.m. Sunday. Free. Umlauf Sculpture Garden & Museum, 605 Robert E. Lee Road. umlaufsculpture.org

Cathy Nickell reads “Arthur Zarr’s Amazing Art Car,” 1 p.m. Sunday, Barnes & Noble Arboretum.

Austin Ukestra Ukulele Group. 1 p.m. Sunday, Recycled Reads Bookstore.

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

BookPeople events. Dan Hanna reads “Pout Pout Fish Far from Home,” 11:30 a.m. Sunday; Kelly Jensen reads “Here We Are,” 5 p.m. Sunday. BookPeople, 603 N. Lamar Blvd. bookpeople.com

Zilker Park Free Day. The Austin Nature and Science Center, Barton Springs Pool, the Zilker Zephry, the Zilker Botanical Garden and the Umlauf Sculpture Garden will all be free in celebration of  the 100th Anniversary of Zilker Park. April 9


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