Watch kids with different abilities learn to surf and more family fun this weekend, April 6-8

Saturday, the weather will turn a bit chilly, and Friday it might rain. Sunday is going to be gorgeous. Keep that in mind as you’re planning your adventures with your family.

One cool event: A Walk on Water lets kids who have special needs learn to surf at NLand Surf Park. Most of the slots are filled up, but you can come watch and be inspired. A Walk on Water. Surf therapy for kids with special needs comes to NLand Surf Park. $5 to watch. 10 a.m. Sunday. 4836 E. Texas 71. awalkonwater.org

Children’s Picnic. Local food vendors and farmers, plus make your own eco pot; enjoy storytelling, music and an imagination station. 105 p.m. Sunday. Rosewood Park, 2300 Rosewood Ave. edibleaustin.com

Umlauf Sculpture Garden Family Day. Learn different forms of exercise as a family, plus make art. Noon to 4 p.m. Sunday. Free. Umlauf Sculpture Garden, 605 Robert E. Lee Road. umlaufsculture.org

Trail Foundation’s Birthday Party. Petting Zoo, birthday cake, music, family yoga and more. Free. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday. Festival Beach, 2101 Jesse E Segovia St.  thetrailfoundation.org

Insect Safari Hike on the Water Quality Protection Lands. Find and look up bugs in this family-friendly event. 10 a.m. Saturday. Register and then get directions. austintexas.gov/water/wildland

Alamo Drafthouse. “The Sandlot” Movie Party. Celebrate the 25th anniversary of this movie. 1 p.m. Sunday Lakeline and Slaughter Lane. drafthouse.com

Sherwood Forest Faire. Travel back in time to merry ol’ England with this fair. 10 a.m. to dusk, Sunday and Saturday. $12-$22. 1883 Old U.S. 20, McDade. sherwoodforestfaire.com

Safe Baby Academy. Learn how to care for your baby. In Spanish, 4 p.m. Monday, People’s Clinic, 1101 Camino La Costa. 9 a.m. Saturday. Seton Southwest Medical Center, 7900 FM 1826. austintexas.gov

Car seat check. 9 a.m. Tuesday, Dove springs Recreation Center, 5801 Ainez Drive. 9 a.m. Friday, Buda Fire Station 2, 151 FM 2001, Buda. austintexas.gov

 

Thinkery. Namaste and Play: Sense-ational: 9:45 a.m. (2-year-olds), 10:45 a.m. (3-year-olds), Fridays, through May 11. $20 a class, $140 for the series. Thinkery, 1830 Simond Ave. thinkeryaustin.org

Baby Bloomers: Spring has Sprung. Learn about light. 9 a.m. Saturday. For birth to age 3. $5. Thinkery, 1830 Simond Ave. thinkeryaustin.org

Decoding DNA. Ages 4 and up. 10:30 a.m., noon, 2 p.m. or 3:30 p.m. Saturday and Sundy. $8. Thinkery, 1830 Simond Ave. thinkeryaustin.org

Wildflower Center. Sprouts. Preschool program. 10 a.m. Wednesdays and Fridays. Free with admission. Nature Play Hour. 10 a.m. Saturdays. Free with admission to the gardens. Wildflower Center, 4801 La Crosse Ave. wildflower.org

The Williamson Museum on the Chisholm Trail. Chisholm Trail Day in Round Rock. Live cowboy music, Dutch oven cooking, hands-on activities and more. Free. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday. 8 Chisholm Trail, Round Rock. williamsonmuseum.org

“Pancho Rabbit and the Coyote.” Pancho Rabbit goes through dangerous journey with little help from his guide. 11 a.m. Saturday-Sunday. $8-$12. Scottish Rite Theater, 207 W. 18th St. $3 adults, $1 children. scottishritetheater.org

“The Smartest Girl in the World” is at Austin Playhouse.

Zach Theatre presents “Goodnight Moon.” The classic children’s book comes to the stage. 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. Saturdays and 2 p.m. Sundays through May 27. $18-$24. Kleberg Stage, 1421 Riverside Drive. zachtheatre.org

Austin Playhouse presents “The Smartest Girl in the World.” Two kids dream of helping their family by going on a game show. For grades second- through sixth-graders. Pick your price. 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. Saturday. Austin Playhouse at ACC’s Highland Campus, 6001 Airport Blvd., South Entrance. austinplayhouse.com

 

Charlie Rose and Dan Peeler read “Dragons of Romania: Star of Doom.” 2 p.m. Saturday.  BookPeople, 603 N. Lamar Blvd. bookpeople.com

BookPeople. 10:30 a.m. storytimes:  Imagination Station, Saturday. BookPeople, 603 N. Lamar Blvd. bookpeople.com

“Coco” is at the library on Saturday. Contributed by Disney/Pixar

Barnes & Noble 11 a.m. Saturdays, story times at all locations: “The Giving Tree.”

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

 

Art Smart: Celebrating Asian Dragons. 3:30 p.m. Friday, University Hills Branch.

 

Express Yourself with social media. 1 p.m. Saturday, Ruiz Branch.

Saturday Family Movie: “Coco.” 1 p.m. Saturday, St. John Branch.


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