Beautiful sunny, weekend for family fun, June 9-11

Contemporary Art Museum’s Families Create event is Saturday at Laguna Gloria.
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Friday

Wildflower Center. Sprouts. Hands-on preschool program. 10 a.m. Fridays. Wildflower Center, 4801 La Crosse Ave. wildflower.org.

Toybrary Austin. African Safari. Elizabeth Kahura brings Africa to the Toybrary. 10:30 a.m. Friday. $10. Toybrary Austin, 7817 Rockwood Lane, Suite 101. toybraryaustin.com.

Tween STEAM: Makey Makey Madness. 3 p.m. Friday, Little Walnut Creek Branch.

Camp Bluebonnet. Read books that could win the Bluebonnet Award. For grades 3-6. 1 p.m. Friday, Manchaca Road.

Pirate and Princess Party. 2 p.m. Friday, Terrazas Branch.

You are the Artist: Watercolor and Scratch Art. 2 p.m. Friday, Yarborough Branch.

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

Star Party. Look at the stars. 9 p.m. Fridays. Texas Museum of Science & Technology, 1220 Toro Grande Drive, Cedar Park. txmost.org

Friday-Sunday

Woodland Faerie Trail. See fairy houses on this trail. Through July 30. Free with admission. Plus Moonlight Faerie Trail. 8-10 p.m. Friday-Saturday. $6. Zilker Botanical Garden, 2220 Barton Springs Road. zilkergarden.org.

Alamo Drafthouse Kids Camp. “Sing.” 10 a.m. Friday, Village. “The Pirates! Band of Misfits.” 9:25 a.m. Friday-Sunday, Lakeline, 9:30 a.m. Friday and 10 a.m. Saturday and Sunday, Slaughter Lane. “Matilda.”  10 a.m. Saturday Mueller and 8:45 a.m Sunday, Village $1-$5 donation. drafthouse.com.

Zilker Botanical Garden will have a moonlight fairy trail this weekend as well as the trail during the day. 
Credit: Zilker Botanical Garden

Saturday

Summer Free Film Series: “Alice in Wonderland.” 2 p.m. Saturday. Bullock Museum, 1800 N. Congress Ave. thestoryoftexas.com.

Thinkery. Baby Bloomers. For infant to 3. Learn about the sea all month long. 9 a.m. Saturdays. Special guests throughout the month. $5. 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. Saturday. Free by reserve your spot at programs@sciencemill.org. Hill Country Science Mill, 101 S. Lady Bird Lane, Johnson City. sciencemill.org.

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

Nature Play Hour. Play in the Family Garden. 11 a.m. Saturdays. Wildflower Center, 4801 La Crosse Ave. wildflower.org.

Toybrary Austin. Date night babysitting. For ages 1-5. $25 first child, $10 siblings. 5-8 p.m. Saturdays. Toybrary Austin, 7817 Rockwood Lane, Suite 101. toybraryaustin.com.

BookPeople events. Kayla Olson: “The Sandcastle Empire.” 5 p.m. Saturday. Story times: Father Knows Best. 11:30 a.m. Saturday. BookPeople, 603 N. Lamar Blvd. bookpeople.com

Barnes & Noble story time. “Oh, the Places You’ll Go!” 11 a.m. Saturday all locations.

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

Saturday Family Movie: “The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water.” Noon Saturday, Carver Branch.

Kayla Olson will be at BookPeople.

Saturday-Sunday

Build a Better Boat. For ages 4 up. 11:15 a.m. and 1:15 p.m. Saturday. $8. For ages 8 and up. 3:15 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Thinkery, 1830 Simond Ave. thinkeryaustin.org.

Alamo Drafthouse PBS Kids: “Nature Cat: Ocean Commotion.” Noon Saturday and Sunday, Lakeline. drafthouse.com.

Arcade Night. 6 p.m. Saturday, University Hills Branch.

Sunday

“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.

Austin Symphony Hartman Concerts in the Park. 7:30 p.m. Sunday. Free. The Long Center, 701 W. Riverside Drive. thelongcenter.org.

Camp Crafternoon. 3 p.m. Sundays. Faulk Central Library.

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

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

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


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