15 things to do this weekend with the kids, Jan. 26-28

It’s going to be a seasonal weekend, with some rain possible on Friday and Saturday, but Sunday looks amazing.  Factor that in when planning what to do with the kids. Here are 15 ideas of things happening in and around Austin:

The Harlem Globetrotters are coming to the Erwin Center in Friday.

  1. Harlem Globetrotters World Tour. Watch the Globetrotters do tricks with the basketball. 7 p.m. Friday. $19-$130. Frank Erwin Center, 1701 Red River St. uterwincenter.com
  2. Bullock MuseumPop-up Exhibit: Bullock Arcade. Play vintage video games. Friday-Sunday. Bullock Museum, 1800 N. Congress Ave. thestoryoftexas.com
  3. Wildflower Center: Winter Tree Fest. Kids activities include tree climbing in a safe way. 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. Wildflower Center, 4801 La Crosse Ave. wildflower.org
  4. Mad Science Daddy and Me Time. 10:30 a.m. to noon Saturday. $12 a child for ages 3-5. Toybrary Austin, 2001 Justin Lane. toybraryaustin.com
  5. Austin Film Society Sunday School. “Paper Moon.” 1 p.m. Sunday. Austin Film Society Theater, 6406 N. Interstate 35, Suite 3100. austinfilm.org
  6. “The Adventures of Enoughie (Las Aventuras de Enoughie).” This bilingual puppet show teaches kids about kindness and is a collaboration between Zach Theatre, Teatro Vivo, Glass Half Full Theatre and the Kindness Campaign.  11 a.m. Saturday, 2 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. More shows through February. Sign language, visual captions and sensory-friendly show Sunday. $14-$16. Mexican American Cultural Center, 600 River St. zachtheatre.org
  7. Hideout Theatre Presents: Improv for Kids. Join the cast in creating the story. 11 a.m. Sundays. $5. Hideout Theatre, 617 Congress Ave. hideouttheatre.org
  8. Thinkery. Art Bots. Ages 4 and older. 10:30 a.m., noon, 2 p.m. or 3:30 p.m. Saturday-Sunday. $8. Thinkery, 1830 Simond Ave. thinkeryaustin.org
  9. Thinkery. Exploring Seasons. 9:45 a.m. 2-year-olds, 10:45 a.m. 3-year-olds, Fridays through Feb. 23. $20 per class, $140 for the series. Thinkery, 1830 Simond Ave. thinkeryaustin.org
  10. Zach Theatre presents “The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe.” Head to Narnia in the C.S. Lewis tale. Various times Saturdays and Sundays through Feb. 25. $18-$24. Whisenhunt Stage, 1510 Toomey Road. zachtheatre.org

    Baby Bloomers this week at the Thinkery will focus on  dancing. Tamir Kalifa for American-Statesman

  11. Thinkery. Baby Bloomers. Boogie on Down in January. 9 a.m. Monday and Saturday. For birth to age 3.  $8. Thinkery, 1830 Simond Ave. thinkeryaustin.org
  12. Barnes & Noble 11 a.m. Saturdays story times at all locations: “Fancy Nancy: Oodles of Kittens,” Saturday.
  13. Express Yourself through Media and Technology. For ages 8 and older. 1 p.m. Saturday, Ruiz Branch.
  14. Bow Wow Reading with Bonnie. 11:30 a.m. Saturdays, Yarborough Branch.
  15. Saturday Movie Matinee: “The Emoji Movie.” 2 p.m. Saturday, University Hills Branch.

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