What are you doing with the kids in June? Plan the start of the summer now

Austin resident Serenity Ewald, 8, plays in a foam pit during Bubblepalooza last year. Jessalyn Tamez / AUSTIN AMERICAN-STATESMAN

Events

Woodland Faerie Trail. See fairy houses on this trail. Through July 30. Free with admission. Plus Moonlight Faerie Trail. 8-10 p.m. June 9-10. $6. Forts and Faerie Homes Workshop. 11 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. June 24. $18. Zilker Botanical Garden, 2220 Barton Springs Road. zilkergarden.org.

Domain Northside Kids. Come to the lawn at Domain Northside for activities for kids 18 months to 6 years old. Free. 10 a.m.-noon June 7. Reservations required, domainnorthside.com.

Bubblepalooza. It’s all about making bubbles. 9 a.m.-1 p.m. June 3. The Long Center, 701 W. Riverside Drive. thelongcenter.org

RED Arena Round-Up. Family fun and an inclusive rodeo play day with a petting zoo, bounce houses and mini horses. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. June 3. Free. Dripping Springs Ranch Park, 1042 Event Center Drive, Dripping Springs. redarena.org

From top left, Jennifer and Kevin Miller react as their daughter, Laurel, 4, center, takes part in an inertia game at the Bullock Texas State History Museum. DEBORAH CANNON / AMERICAN-STATESMAN

Museums

Bullock Museum. Living History Days. See historical figures dressed up. 10 a.m. June 1. Summer Free Family Film Series: “Matilda.” 2 p.m. June 3. H-E-B Free First Sunday: Road Trip. Special family programs throughout the museum. 10 a.m. June 4. Summer Free Film Series: “Alice in Wonderland.” 2 p.m. June 10. World Refugee Day. Celebrate different cultures. 11:30 a.m. June 17. Bullock Museum, 1800 N. Congress Ave. thestoryoftexas.com

Blanton Museum. 3ft Deep. For ages 3-5. Explore art and make art. 10 a.m. Tuesdays June 13-July 25. Artists and Authors. For ages 5-8. Hear a story and see and make art. 10:30 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. Thursdays, June 15-July 27. Deeper Dives. Ages 8-12. 10:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. Fridays, June 16-July 28. See the museum and make art. WorkLab. For all ages. Make art. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Wednesdays, June 14-July 26. Family Art Quest. For families with children ages 8-12. Have an adventure in the museum. 11:30 a.m. Wednesdays, June 14-July 26. Blanton Museum. 200 E. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. blantonmuseum.org.

Thinkery. Bricks and Blocks Bonanza. Build all kinds of things at night in the museum, plus free Hat Creek Burgers and Lick ice cream.6-9 p.m. June 3. $15. Baby Bloomers. For infant to 3. Learn about the sea all month long. 9 a.m. Mondays and Saturdays. Special guests throughout the month. $5. Shark Tank. For 4 and up. 11:15 a.m., 1:15 p.m., 3:15 p.m. June 3-4, June 17-18. $8. Build a Better Boat. For ages 4 up. 11:15 a.m. and 1:15 p.m. June 10-11, June 24-25. $8. For ages 8 and up. 3:15 p.m. June 10-11, June 24-25.Thinkery, 1830 Simond Ave. thinkeryaustin.org

Hill Country Science Mill. Trash to Treasure. Learn how to make art out of your toys, household items and recyclables with artist McKay Otto. Ages 8 and up. 11 a.m.-1 p.m. and 2-4 p.m. June 10. Free by reserve your spot at programs@sciencemill.org. Hill Country Science Mill, 101 S. Lady Bird Lane, Johnson City. sciencemill.org

Ai Weiwei Public Opening and Family Day. Celebrate with Contemporary Austin the arrival of two new sculptures by Ai Weiwei. Free. 10 a.m.-noon June 3. Waller Creek Delta, 74 Trinity Street near the Boathouse. thecontemporaryaustin.org

Contemporary Austin. Families Create: Exploradores Del Arte. 11 a.m.-3 p.m. June 10. Free. Laguna Gloria, 3809 W. 35th St. thecontemporaryaustin.org

Texas Museum of Science & Technology. Wee-Searchers for children 5 and younger. Learn about science through song, play and stories. 9 a.m. June 14 and 28. Science Saturday. Noon-4 p.m. June 24. Star Party. Look at the stars. 9 p.m. Fridays. Texas Museum of Science & Technology, 1220 Toro Grande Drive, Cedar Park. txmost.org

Wildflower Center. Sprouts. Hands-on preschool program. 10 a.m. Wednesdays and Fridays. Nature Play Hour. Play in the Family Garden. 11 a.m. Saturdays. Babies & Blooms Bootcamp. You bring the baby and work out. $15. 9:30 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays. Nature Nights. Explore different topics each Thursday in June. 6-9 p.m. Reptiles and Birds of Prey, June 8; Habitats, June 15; Pollinators, June 22; Water, Rocks and Mud, June 29; Wildflower Center, 4801 La Crosse Ave. wildflower.org

Umlauf Sculpture Garden & Museum. Family Day. 10-4 p.m. June 11. Free. Umlauf Sculpture Garden & Museum, 605 Robert E. Lee Road. umlaufsculpture.org

Carver Museum. Juneteen. Music, food, games and more. Noon-4 p.m. June 17. Carver Museum, 1165 Angelina St.

Toybrary Austin. Pirate and Mermaid Party with Austin Aquarium. 10:30 a.m. June 1. Date night babysitting. For ages 1-5. $25 first child, $10 siblings. 5-8 p.m. Saturdays. African Safari. Elizabeth Kahura brings Africa to the Toybrary. 10:30 a.m. June 9. $10. Daddy and Me Superhero Day. 10:30 a.m. June 17. Toybrary Austin, 7817 Rockwood Lane, Suite 101. toybraryaustin.com

 

Peanut, a baby elephant, is part of “Circus 1903, “a staged circus event using puppeteers that will visit Austin.
RALPH BARRERA/AMERICAN-STATESMAN

Theater

“Circus 1903: The Golden Age of Circus.” You can’t see the Ringling Bros. any more, but you can see this circus that includes animal puppets instead of animals. 7:30 p.m. June 6-8. $29-$89. The Long Center, 701 W. Riverside Drive. thelongcenter.org

“Clockwork Stories.” Flying Theater Machine presents this kids’ improv where you build a time machine. 2 p.m. Sundays through June 18. $5. The Hideout Theatre, 617 Congress Ave. hideouttheatre.com

The Austin Symphony Quintessentials Woodwind Quintet performs during the Austin Symphony Children’s Day Art Park. RICARDO B. BRAZZIELL / AMERICAN-STATESMAN

Music

Austin Symphony Hartman Concerts in the Park. 7:30 p.m. Sundays through June 4-Aug. 27. Free. The Long Center, 701 W. Riverside Drive. thelongcenter.org

Austin Symphony Children’s Art Park. A different musician plays each week. June 7, Beto and the Fairlaines; June 14, Joe McDermott and the Teddy Bear Picnic; June 21, Stacy Gray; June 28, Laura Freeman, The Hey Lollies; July 12, April & Amy; July 19, Mr. Will Music; July 26, Nathalia. 9:30 a.m. Wednesdays June 7-July 26 except July 5. 50 cents per child. Symphony Square, 1101 Red River St. austinsymphony.org.

Gustafer Yellowgold. A multimedia performance of music, colored-pencil animations and storytelling. 11 a.m. June 4. $10-$6. Scottish Rite Theater, 207 W. 18th St. scottishritetheater.org.

“Moana” will be at the library this summer. Disney

Movies

Sound and Cinema. Watch a movie and hear a concert at the same time on the lawn of the Long Center. 6 p.m. June 21 and June. 28. The Long Center, 701 W. Riverside Drive. thelongcenter.org

“Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory.” 1 p.m. June 17. $10-$6. Paramount Theater, 713 Congress Ave. austintheatre.org

“The Sound of Music.” 2 p.m. June 24. $10-$6. Paramount Theater, 713 Congress Ave. austintheatre.org

Movies in the Park: “Sister Act.” 8:45 June 1, (June 8 rain date). Free. Rosewood Park, 2300 Rosewood Ave. austinparks.org.

Alamo Drafthouse Kids Camp. “Sing.” 10:35 a.m. June 2-4, 10:40 a.m. June 5-8, Lakeline, 10 a.m. June 9, Village. “The Pirates! Band of Misfits.” 9:25 a.m. June 9-11, 10 a.m. June 11-15, Lakeline. “Zathura.” 10 a.m. June 16-18, 10:10 a.m. June 19-22, Lakeline. “Matilda.” 10 a.m. June 23-29, Lakeline, and 9:30 a.m. June 2-3, June 5, June 7, 10 a.m. June 4, June 6, June 8, Village. $1-$5 donation. Check online for future showings. drafthouse.com

Alamo Drafthouse PBS Kids: “Nature Cat: Ocean Commotion.” Noon June 10-11, Lakeline. drafthouse.com

“Cars 3” Family Party. 9 a.m. June 18. Lakeline, 10 a.m. June 17 Slaughter Lane. drafthouse.com

“Captain Underpants” Family Party. 10:10 June 3, Slaughter Lane. drafthouse.com

Flix Jr. Flix offers $2 children’s movies. 11 a.m. Wednesdays. “Madagascar 3,” June 7, “Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel,” June 14, “Night at the Museum 2,” June 21, “Rio 2,” June 28. 2200 S. Interstate 35, Suite B1, Round Rock. flixbrewhouse.com.

Regal Summer Movie Express. 10 a.m. Tuesdays and Wednesdays at Westgate Stadium 11 and Gateway Stadium 16. “Kung Fu Panda 3,” and “Ice Age: Collision Course,” June 6-7; “Trolls” and “Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked,” June 13-14; “Monster Trucks” and “Penguins of Madagascar,” June 20-21; “Rio” and “Boxtrolls,” June 27-28. Tickets are $1. regmovies.com/movies/summer-movie-express.

Cinemark Summer Movie Clubhouse. Offers $1 movies 10 a.m. Monday through Thursdays at Round Rock 8. “The Secret Life of Pets,” June 5-8, “The Lego Batman Movie,” June 12-15, “Trolls, June 19-22, “Shrek the Third,” June 26-29. cinemark.com/summer-movie-clubhouse.

“Wonder Woman” is being celebrated at Barnes & Noble in June. Clay Enos/Warner Bros.

Books

BookPeople events. Ryan Higa: “How to Write Good.” 7 p.m. June 1. Boldly Bookish Tour with Tara Altebrando, Sarah Tolcser, Emery Lord, and Brigid Kemmerer. 7 p.m. June 7. Kayla Olson: “The Sandcastle Empire.” 5 p.m. June 10. Summer Kickoff Party. Get excited about reading this summer. Noon June 17. Teen Summer Cosplay Camp. 1-3 p.m. June 21 and June 23. Cora Carmack: “Roar.” 6 p.m. June 24. Michael Merschel: “Revenge of the Star Survivors.” 2 p.m. June 24. Story times: Ramadan. 11:30 a.m. June 3. Milly McSilly. 10:30 a.m. June 6. Elephant and Piggie. 10:30 a.m. June 7. Father Knows Best. 11:30 a.m. June 10. Heartsong Music. 10:30 a.m. June 13. Coloring Party. 10:30 a.m. June 14. “Wizard of Oz.” 11:30 a.m. June 17. Armstrong Community Music School. 10:30 a.m. June 20. Tiny Tails Petting Zoo. 10:30 a.m. June 21. Adventures in Faraway Lands. 11:30 a.m. June 24. Modern First Library. 10:30 a.m. June 27. Ms. Staci. 10:30 a.m. June 28. BookPeople, 603 N. Lamar Blvd. bookpeople.com

Barnes & Noble Events: Wonder Woman Day. 10 a.m. June 3, all stores. Saturday story times 11 a.m. at all locations: “If You Ever Want to Bring a Circus to the Library, Don’t.” June 3. “Oh, the Places You’ll Go!” June 10. Father’s Day. June 17. Rainbow Fish. June 24.

At the library

Graphic Novel Book Club: “Kingdom Come.” 6 p.m. June 1, North Village Branch.

Bow Wow Reading with Bonnie the Dog. 11:30 a.m. Saturdays, Yarborough Branch; Read to Scout! 3:30 p.m. June 22, Old Quarry Branch.

Saturday Family Movie: “Rogue One.” Noon June 3, Carver Branch. “Trolls.” 2 p.m. June 3, Windsor Park Branch. “Doctor Strange.” 2 p.m. June 3, University Hills Branch. “The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water.” Noon June 10, Carver Branch. “Pete’s Dragon,” Noon June 17, Carver Branch; “Captain America: Civil War.” 2 p.m. June 17, University Hills Branch; “Independence Day: Resurgence.” 2 p.m. June 24, University Hills Branch.

Ice Cream Social. 1 p.m. June 3, Howson Branch.

Random Acts of Harping. 1 p.m. June 4, Recycled Reads Bookstore.

Camp Crafternoon. 3 p.m. Sundays. Faulk Central Library. 3 p.m. June 26, Old Quarry Branch.

Magician John O’Bryant. 3 p.m. June 4, Manchaca Road Branch; 2 p.m. June 7, Little Walnut Creek Branch; 2 p.m. June 19, Windsor Park Branch; 2 p.m. June 23, Terrazas Branch; 3 p.m. June 26, Howson Branch.

Captain Underpants and the Underwear Fair. 2 p.m. June 5, Windsor Park Branch; 3 p.m. June 8, Southeast Branch; 2 p.m. June 15, Willie Mae Kirk Branch; 3:30 p.m. June 28, North Village Branch.

Crafternoon. 2 p.m. June 5, Manchaca Road Branch; 2 p.m. June 26, Manchaca Road Branch; 3 p.m. June 27, Little Walnut Creek Branch.

Literature Live Presents: “Wiley and the Hairy Man.” 2 p.m. June 5, Spicewood Springs Branch; 2 p.m. June 6, Cepeda Branch; 2 p.m. June 8, Willie Mae Kirk Branch; 2 p.m. June 12, Windsor Park Branch; 2 p.m. June 15, University Hills Branch; 2 p.m. June 16, Terrazas Branch; 3 p.m. June 20, Twin Oaks Branch; 2 p.m. June 22, Pleasant Hill Branch; 2 p.m. June 23, Yarborough Branch; 3 p.m. June 25, Manchaca Road Branch; 6 p.m. June 26, Carver Branch; 2 p.m. June 28, Ruiz Branch; 2 p.m. June 29, Milwood Branch.

Sandbank Shadow Factory Presents: “Rapunzel.” 3 p.m. June 5, Howson Branch; 3 p.m. June 6, Twin Oaks Branch; 3 p.m. June 11, Manchaca Road Branch; 2 p.m. June 12, Spicewood Springs Branch; 2 p.m. June 14, Little Walnut Creek Branch; 3:30 p.m. June 20, Old Quarry Branch; 2 p.m. June 29, University Hills Branch; 2 p.m. June 30, Yarborough Branch.

Hey Lollies Present: “Iris Saves the Land of Black and White.” 6 p.m. June 5, Carver Branch; 2 p.m. July 7, Ruiz Branch; 3:30 p.m. June 13, Old Quarry Branch; 2 p.m. June 15, Milwood Branch; 3 p.m. June 18, Manchaca Road Branch; 2 p,m. June 25, Spicewood Springs Branch; 2 p.m. June 28, Little Walnut Creek Branch.

Elephant and Piggie Party. 3:30 p.m. June 6, Old Quarry Branch; 3 p.m. June 13, Twin Oaks Branch; 3:30 p.m. June 21, North Village Branch.

Sew Happy. For ages 10 and up. 5 p.m. June 6, Manchaca Road Branch.

Tabletop Tuesday: Family Board Game Night. 5:30 p.m. June 6, 13, Faulk Central Library.

Mariachi Amor. 2 p.m. June 7, Hampton Branch; 2 p.m. June 14, Ruiz Branch; 2 p.m. June 20, Cepeda Branch; 3 p.m. June 29, Southeast Branch.

Literature Live! “Predicts the Forecast: Fantabulous Finger Fun.” 3:30 p.m. June 7, North Village Branch; 3 p.m. June 19, Howson Branch.

Music and Movement. 11 a.m. June 8, Howson Branch; 11:30 p.m. June 14, Manchaca Road Branch; 11 a.m. June 15, Howson Branch; 3:30 p.m. June 19, Manchaca Road Branch; 11 a.m. June 22, Howson Branch; 11 a.m. June 29, Howson Branch.

Austin Opera Presents: Onsite Opera. 2 p.m. June 8, Milwood Branch; 2 p.m. June 13, Cepeda Branch; 3 p.m. June 15, Southeast Branch; 3 p.m. June 16, Yarborough Branch; 2 p.m. June 19, Spicewood Springs Branch; 2 p.m. June 201, Hampton Branch; 2 p.m. June 22, University Hills Branch; 3:30 p.m. June 27, Old Quarry Branch; 2 p.m. June 29, Pleasant Hill Branch; 2 p.m. June 30, Terrazas Branch.

Bernadette Nason Presents “Stone Soup.” 2 p.m. June 8, Pleasant Hill Branch; 2 p.m. June 21, Little Walnut Creek Branch; 2 p.m. June 22, Milwood Branch; 3 p.m. June 27, Twin Oaks Branch; 2 p.m. June 28, Hampton Branch.

Elizabeth Kahura Presents: Folktales for Africa. 2 p.m. June 8, University Hills Branch; 2 p.m. June 15, Pleasant Hill Branch; 2 p.m. June 21, Ruiz Branch; 2 p.m. June 27, Cepeda Branch.

Tween STEAM: Paper Circuits. 2 p.m. June 8, Howson Branch, 2 p.m. June 12, Manchaca Road Branch; Wire Wearables. 2 p.m. June 8, Carver Branch, 2:30 p.m. June 13, Milwood Branch, 2 p.m. June 14, Twin Oaks Branch; 3 p.m. June 27, Yarborough Branch; Makey Makey Madness. 3 p.m. June 9, Little Walnut Creek Branch; LittleBits Theme Park. 2:30 p.m. June 20, Milwood Branch; 3:30 p.m. June 23, University Hills Branch; Stop Motion Animation. 2 p.m. June 27, Windsor Park Branch, 2 p.m. June 29, Old Quarry Branch.

Teen Manga Book Club: “Attack on Titan.” 5:30 p.m. June 8, Little Walnut Creek Branch.

Camp Bluebonnet. Read books that could win the Bluebonnet Award. For grades 3-6. 1 p.m. June 9, Manchaca Road; 3 p.m. June 12, Old Quarry Branch; 1 p.m. June 16, Manchaca Road Branch; 3 p.m. June 19, Old Quarry Branch; 3 p.m. June 26, Old Quarry Branch.

Pirate and Princess Party. 2 p.m. June 9, Terrazas Branch; 3 p.m. June 12, Howson Branch; 3 p.m. June 22, Southeast Branch.

You are the Artist: Watercolor and Scratch Art. 2 p.m. June 9, Yarborough Branch. 6 p.m. June 19, Carver Branch; 2 p.m. June 22, Willie Mae Kirk Branch.

Friday Night Movie Matinee: “Jurassic World.” 3 p.m. June 9, Old Quarry Branch.

Arcade Night. 6 p.m. June 10, University Hills Branch.

Austin Ukestra, ukulele group. 1 p.m. June 11, Recycled Reads Bookstore.

Storybook Dance Making. 2 p.m. June 11, Recycled Reads Bookstore.

Echo and the Bats. 6 p.m. June 12, Carver Branch.

Family Movie Night: “Trolls.” 6:30 p.m. June 13, Twin Oaks Branch.

Power Rangers Glow Party. 3:30 p.m. June 14, North Village Branch; 2 p.m. June 29, Willie Mae Kirk Branch.

Movie Matinee: “Moana.” 4 p.m. June 14, Cepeda Branch; “Storks.” 2 p.m. June 15, Carver Branch; “The Secret Life of Pets,” 2 p.m. June 29, Carver Branch.

NBTween Book Club: “Me and Marvin Gardens.” 4 p.m. June 14, Howson Branch; “Raymie Nightingale,” 6 p.m. June 15, Twin Oaks Branch; “The Wild Robot,” 6 p.m. June 28, Spicewood Springs Branch.

That’s so Fandom: Manga/Anime Drawing Workshop. 7 p.m. June 14, Little Walnut Creek Branch; 2 p.m. June 17, Twin Oaks Branch, 2 p.m. June 30, Manchaca Road Branch; Facebook Live: Voice Action. 10:30 a.m. June 22, Facebook.

Teen Book Club: “Jellicoe Road.” 6:30 p.m. June 15, Spicewood Springs Road. “To Kill a Mockingbird,” 6:30 p.m. June 20, Howson Branch.

Family Craft Night. 6 p.m. June 21, Howson Branch.

Mother-Daughter Book Club “The Girl Who Drank the Moon.” 6 p.m. June 21, Hampton Branch.

Crafting for a Cause. 2 p.m. June 22, Carver Branch.

Kids Summer Film Fest: “Moana.” 2 p.m. June 22, Old Quarry Branch.


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