Plan your weekend with the kids now with these Austin events, April 13-15

It will be nothing like last weekend — we promise. No sudden cold snap that made outdoor activities just icky. It might rain Friday morning, but then you’ll be good to go to be outside with your family.

Here are some events happening in and around Austin for little ones and teens alike:

Luke Keyes, of Austin Oddities was on hand to help kids and grown-ups in the art of super large bubble making much to the delight of his ever growing audience. Laguna Gloria Contemporary Art Museum holds Saturdays are for Families once a month. RALPH BARRERA/ AMERICAN-STATESMAN 2015

Contemporary Austin. Saturdays are for Families: Ships Ahoy. Enjoy a nautical-themed art-making day. 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday. Free. Laguna Gloria, 3809 W. 35th St. thecontemporaryaustin.org

Contemporary Austin. Teen Event: Destination Laguna. Explore the museum after hours with snacks and activities for teens. 6-9 p.m. Friday. Free for teens 13-18. Laguna Gloria, 3809 W. 35th St. thecontemporaryaustin.org

Science Mill. The Science of Sports. Test your balance, see how hard you can hit and more. 10 a.m. Saturday. Science Mill, 101 Lady Bird Lane, Johnson City. sciencemill.org

Emma S. Barrientos Mexican American Cultural Center. Sábados en Familia. 10 a.m. Saturday. Free arts and wellness programs for the whole family, plus free lunch. Emma S. Barrientos Mexican American Cultural Center. 600 River St. austintexas.gov/esbmacc

Williamson Museum. Hands-on History. Learn about the founding of Williamson County as the county celebrates 170 years, plus make a craft of the county namesake. Free. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday. Williamson Museum, 716 Austin Ave., Georgetown. williamsonmuseum.org

 

Sherwood Forest Faire is open on the weekends.

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

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

 

 

Totally Cool Totally Art Teen Art Exhibition. Through April 26. Free. Dougherty Arts Center, 1110 Barton Springs Road. austintexas.gov

Mexic-Arte Museum. Family Day: The Art of Resistance. Enjoy activities around the current exhibit. Free. Noon to 5 p.m. Sunday. Mexic-Arte Museum, 419 Congress Ave. mexic-artemuseum.org

“Pancho Rabbit and the Coyote.” Pancho Rabbit goes through a dangerous journey with little help from his guide. 11 a.m.  Saturday and 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.

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. Pick your price. 2 p.m. Saturday. Austin Playhouse at ACC’s Highland Campus, 6001 Airport Blvd., South Entrance. austinplayhouse.com

Thinkery. Seed Paper Making. Ages 4 and up. 10:30 a.m., noon, 2 p.m. or 3:30 p.m. Saturday-Sunday. $8. Thinkery, 1830 Simond Ave. thinkeryaustin.org

BookPeople events: Donna Janell Bowman reads “Abraham Lincoln’s Dueling Words.” 2 p.m. Sunday. BookPeople, 603 N. Lamar Blvd. bookpeople.com

Alamo Drafthouse. PBS Kids: Explore the Outdoors.”  10:15 a.m.  Saturday-Sunday, Lakeline. drafthouse.com

BookPeople events: Emma Berquist reads “Devils Unto Dust.” 6 p.m. Saturday. BookPeople, 603 N. Lamar Blvd. bookpeople.com

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

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

Wildflower Center. Sprouts. Preschool program. 10 a.m. Fridays. Free with admission. Wildflower Center, 4801 La Crosse Ave. wildflower.org

Wildflower Center. Nature Play Hour. 10 a.m. Saturdays. Free with admission to the gardens. Wildflower Center, 4801 La Crosse Ave. wildflower.org

 

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

Barnes & Noble Events: 11 a.m. Saturdays, story times at all locations: “Pig the Star,” Saturday.

 

“Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone” began the book and movie series.

Teen “Harry Potter” Club. 2 p.m.Sunday, Central Library.

Safe Baby Academy. Learn how to care for your baby. 9 a.m. Saturday, Seton Northwest Medical Center, 1113 Research Blvd. austintexas.gov

Car seat check.  9 a.m. Saturday, Covert Hutto Chevrolet, 1200 U.S. 79, Hutto. austintexas.gov

Teen Book Club: “Revolver.” 3 p.m. Saturday, Central Library.


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