What’s Up? Weekly: November 13-17, 2017


Whole Foods Kids Club
Tuesday, November 14 | at 9:30 a.m. | Whole Foods Domain, 11920 Domain Dr
Kids ages 2-5 will enjoy snacks and a special storytime. Parental supervision is requested. FREE!

Free Admission to Laguna Gloria
Tuesday, November 14 | from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. | The Contemporary Austin, Laguna Gloria, 3809 W 35th St

The Contemporary Austin Presents: Glowing Aliens
Tuesday, November 14 at 10:15 a.m. | APL – Carver Branch, 1161 Angelina St
Bring your little space cadet to a special literature-based program with the Contemporary Austin. You’ll read Your Alien by Tammi Sauer and then sculpt mini extra-terrestrials that will light up your life! FREE!

Milly McSilly Storytime!
Tuesday, November 14 at 10:30 a.m. | Book People, 603 N Lamar Blvd
The great Milly McSilly returns to BookPeople storytime for more magic, laughter, and silliness! She will be reading some of her favorite classic tales, like The Three Little Pigs, and has a bunch of goodies and fun activities planned for you– we heard there might even be some balloons! FREE!

Chinese-Language Storytime
Tuesday, November 14 at 10:30 a.m. | APL – Old Quarry Branch, 7051 Village Center Dr
Come for Chinese-language stories, songs, and finger-plays for preschoolers, young children, and their parents. No prior experience with Chinese is necessary to participate and introduce the language to young patrons. 中文故事会 每月第二个星期二 10:30 为儿童和家长提供中文故事, 儿歌, 音乐和其他有趣的互动环节. This unique Austin Public Library program is brought to you in partnership with Chinese with Meggie, Little Tiger Chinese Immersion School. FREE!

Sensory Storytime
Tuesday, November 14 | at 11:15 a.m. | APL – Carver Branch, 1161 Angelina St
Sensory Storytime features interactive books, singing, and music and will incorporate some sensory activities, like movement, and bubbles. This program welcomes children of all abilities to create an inclusive environment. Recommended for ages 5 and under. FREE!

Literature Live: The Elves and the Shoemaker
Tuesday, November 14 | at 3:30 p.m. | APL – Milwood Branch, 12500 Amherst Dr
A cold, lonely winter seems the fate of a poor shoemaker and his wife until the magic of the season intervenes. Join the Austin Public Library’s Literature Live! for happy surprises and fun in this traditional puppet show. Recommended for ages 5 and up. FREE!

Tuesday, November 14 at 3:30 p.m. | APL – Howson Branch, 2500 Exposition B
Drop by the library and make a craft while you search for books, movies, and music. They’ve got paper crafts, easy sewing, and more fun projects for the whole family. The library will provide the supplies; you provide the creativity. FREE!

Family Night: Leaf Lanterns
Tuesday, November 14 at 6 p.m. | Westbank Library, 1309 Westbank Dr
Create a fun fall craft! A mason jar, a little Modge Podge, a few fabric leaves — and voilà! You’ll make a beautiful autumn leaf lantern that’s bound to make your home cozy on any crisp fall evening! FREE!

Family Movie Night: Captain Underpants
Tuesday, November 14 | at 6 p.m. | APL – Twin Oaks Branch, 1800 S. 5th St
Two overly imaginative pranksters named George and Harold hypnotize their principal into thinking he’s a ridiculously enthusiastic, incredibly dimwitted superhero named Captain Underpants. Rated PG. FREE!

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About the Author

Jaelyn Penner
Jaelyn was born and raised in Kansas, but she got to Texas as soon as she could! After a few years of youthful fun in Dallas, Jaelyn decided to make her passion her career and headed to west Texas to make it happen. There, she honed her musical chops while studying Commercial Music, and then headed straight for Austin to help keep it weird. Once here, she unexpectedly found her soul mate, and loves that her husband and two boys are now her biggest fans! Besides being a musician, Jaelyn also works as a corporate event planner, is a self-proclaimed “celebratory expert” and a long-time foodie. She doesn’t feel complete unless she is keeping up with all the cool stuff Austin has to offer.