What’s Up? Weekly: July 18-22, 2016

Looking for things to do in Austin this week? Here are some of the exciting events featured on our Free Fun Calendar. Have an event to add to the calendar? Submit it here.

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Alamo Kids Camp: Babe – Monday, July 18 – Thursday, July 21. Alamo Kids Camp now has a “choose-your-own-ticket price” model ranging from $1-$3 per person – you choose the amount. This new model not only allows for tickets to be purchased online, in advance with reserved seating, but also 100% of ticket sales will be donated to local nonprofits helping families. Now, while you’re enjoying some summer movie fun, you’re also helping your local community. Confirm showtime and reserve your tickets here. No children under the age of 3 will be admitted (except on Baby Day, which is Tuesday, when all ages are welcome to attend). Alamo Drafthouse Slaughter, 5701 W Slaughter Ln, Austin.

Alamo Kids Camp: Minions – Monday, July 18 – Thursday, July 21. Alamo Kids Camp now has a “choose-your-own-ticket price” model ranging from $1-$3 per person – you choose the amount. This new model not only allows for tickets to be purchased online, in advance with reserved seating, but also 100% of ticket sales will be donated to local nonprofits helping families. Now, while you’re enjoying some summer movie fun, you’re also helping your local community. Confirm showtime and reserve your tickets here. No children under the age of 3 will be admitted (except on Baby Day, which is Tuesday, when all ages are welcome to attend). Alamo Drafthouse Village, 2700 W Anderson Ln, Austin. 

Alamo Kids Camp: The Boxtrolls – Monday, July 18 – Thursday, July 21. Alamo Kids Camp now has a “choose-your-own-ticket price” model ranging from $1-$3 per person – you choose the amount. This new model not only allows for tickets to be purchased online, in advance with reserved seating, but also 100% of ticket sales will be donated to local nonprofits helping families. Now, while you’re enjoying some summer movie fun, you’re also helping your local community. Confirm showtime and reserve your tickets here. No children under the age of 3 will be admitted (except on Baby Day, which is Tuesday, when all ages are welcome to attend). Alamo Drafthouse South Lamar, 1120 S Lamar Blvd, Austin.

Alamo Kids Camp: The Neverending Story – Monday, July 18 – Wednesday, July 20. Alamo Kids Camp now has a “choose-your-own-ticket price” model ranging from $1-$3 per person – you choose the amount. This new model not only allows for tickets to be purchased online, in advance with reserved seating, but also 100% of ticket sales will be donated to local nonprofits helping families. Now, while you’re enjoying some summer movie fun, you’re also helping your local community. Confirm showtime and reserve your tickets here. No children under the age of 3 will be admitted (except on Baby Day, which is Tuesday, when all ages are welcome to attend). Alamo Drafthouse Lakeline, 14028 N US Hwy 183, Bldg F, Austin.

Cinemark Summer Movie Clubhouse: The Sandlot (Cedar Park) – Monday, July 18 – Thursday, July 21 at 10:00 a.m. The Cinemark summer movie program offers 10 movies throughout the summer for only $1 per ticket. Cinemark Cedar Park1890 Ranch Shopping Center, 1335 E Whitestone Blvd, Cedar Park.

Cinemark Summer Movie Clubhouse: The Sandlot (Round Rock) – Monday, July 18 – Thursday, July 21 at 10:00 a.m. The Cinemark summer movie program offers 10 movies throughout the summer for only $1 per ticket. Cinemark Movies 8, 2132 N Mays St #800, Round Rock.

Free Admission at the Umlauf – Tuesday, July 19 – Friday, July 22 from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Through the generous donations of our community during Amplify Austin, the museum and garden will waive admission fees all summer long. Read about the Umlauf scavenger hunt for kids here. (Please note that the garden is closed on Monday.) FREE! Umlauf Sculpture Garden, 605 Robert E Lee Rd, Austin.

Monday

Baby Bloomers – Monday, July 18 from 9:00 a.m. to Noon. Children age 0-3 and their families are invited to make some amazing street art. Create different kinds of graffiti using familiar materials like spaghetti, shaving cream, water colors, and more. Inspired by the HOPE Outdoor Gallery, Baby Bloomers will create their own large scale art pieces. Plus, sing along with Miss Ariel at 10:30 a.m. Cost: Members $2.50 each / Non-Members $4.50 each. All people attending, regardless of age, must purchase a ticket. Purchase a ticket online as limited walk-up tickets will be available. The Thinkery, 1830 Simond Ave, Austin.

Dog Storytime – Monday, July 18 at 1:00 p.m. Handler Holly with dog Chula will read with kiddos or visit with them. Pre-readers and readers are welcome. No registration is required. Be sure to call the library (512.327.3045) to confirm if Chula is in and to ask for any last minute cancelations. FREE! Laura’s Library, 9411 Bee Cave Rd, Austin.

Crafternoon – Monday, July 18 at 2:00 p.m. Drop by the library and make a craft while you search for books, movies, and music. There will be paper crafts, easy sewing, and more fun projects for the whole family. The library provides the supplies; you provide the creativity. FREE! APL – Manchaca Road Branch, 5500 Manchaca Rd, Austin and APL – Carver Branch, 1161 Angelina St, Austin.

The Three Little Pigs – Texas Style – Monday, July 18 at 2:00 p.m. This delightful hand puppet show by Eulenspiegel Theatre is adapted from the classic fairy tale. Their version highlights local ecology by including a variety of plants and animals indigenous to the South and Central Texas regions. For ages 5 and up. FREE! APL – Spicewood Springs Branch, 8637 Spicewood Springs Rd, Austin.

Joe McDermott Concert – Monday, July 18 at 2:00 p.m. Award-winning children’s musician Joe McDermott is sure to put a smile on your face. Have a blast singing along to his silly songs. FREE! APL – Cepeda Branch, 651 N Pleasant Valley Rd, Austin.

You Are the Force – Monday, July 18 at 2:00 p.m. Join the library, you will, for an epic Star Wars adventure. Recommended for ages 5 and up. FREE! APL – Windsor Park Branch, 5833 Westminster Dr, Austin.

Positive RePercussions Family Rhythm Jam – Monday, July 18 at 4:00 p.m. Enjoy active rhythm-making activities where everyone is offered the opportunity to participate in the joy of actively making rhythm and music. Positive RePercussions provides all of the necessary instruments, no prior musical experience necessary. Recommended for ages 5 and up. FREE! APL – Howson Branch, 2500 Exposition Blvd, Austin.

Pajama Storytime – Monday, July 18 at 6:00 p.m. Feel free to wear pajamas to this family evening storytime featuring stories, songs, rhymes, games, crafts, and other activities. Children of all ages welcome. Seating is limited at all programs. Please arrive a few minutes early to gain entrance. FREE! APL – Carver Branch, 1161 Angelina St, Austin.

Preschool Zumba (Round Rock) – Monday, July 18 at 6:30 p.m. Preschoolers and their caregivers are invited to the library to increase stamina and strength through dance. FREE! Round Rock Public Library, 216 E Main St, Round Rock.

Tuesday

Kids Club with Miss Jodi – Tuesday, July 19 at 9:30 a.m. Kids ages 2-5 will enjoy snacks and crafts and/or a story. Parental supervision is requested. FREE! Whole Foods Domain, 11920 Domain Dr, Austin.

Summer Kids Camp: The Peanuts Movie – Tuesday, July 19 at 10:00 a.m. Tickets will be given out on a first-come, first-serve basis starting at 9:00 a.m. The movie itself will start at 10:00 a.m. in one of the dine-in theaters. Receive a free popcorn with this coupon. FREE! Moviehouse & Eatery, 8300 N FM 620, Building B, Austin.

Regal Summer Movie Express: The Book of Life and Hotel Transylvania 2 – Tuesday, July 19 at 10:00 a.m. Admission is $1 and a portion of the proceeds will benefit the Will Rogers Institute. Regal Westgate Stadium 11, 4477 S Lamar Blvd, Austin.

Free Admission to Laguna Gloria – Tuesday, July 19 from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. FREE! The Contemporary Austin, Laguna Gloria, 3809 West 35th St, Austin.

Armstrong Community Music School Storytime – Tuesday, July 19 at 10:30 a.m. Sing songs with one of the talented Early Childhood Development faculty members from the Armstrong Community Music School. An Armstrong teacher will engage your child with music and movement, plus they’ll read some stories for you too. Perfect for kids up to 6 years old. FREE! BookPeople, 603 N Lamar, Austin.

Stories and Percussion Tuesday, July 19 at 10:30 a.m. Percussion Things presents Stories Grandma Told Me: Tales and Fun for Families, a fast-paced, high-energy show that combines stories and sketch comedy with traditional percussion, designed to delight all ages. Featuring storyteller Catherine Whiteman and Percussionist Len Barnett, the program showcases dramatic, animated storytelling seamlessly joined with energetic percussion to create a dynamic experience for the whole family. FREE! Westbank Library, 1309 Westbank Dr, Austin.

Laura Freeman Music Show (Cedar Park)Tuesday, July 19 at 10:30 a.m. (toddlers) and 11:15 a.m. (preschoolers). Kids will love this fun music show. FREE! Cedar Park Library, 550 Discovery Blvd, Cedar Park.

Sensory Storytime – Tuesday, July 19 at 11:15 a.m. This special storytime features interactive books, singing, and music and will incorporate some sensory activities like movement and bubbles. It is geared toward children with special needs, their families, and friends. Children of all abilities and ages are welcome. FREE! APL – Carver Branch, 1161 Angelina St, Austin.

Teen Free Play Euro-Gaming – Tuesday, July 19 at 3:00 p.m. Like playing German-Style board games like Settlers of Catan, Pandemic, and Ticket to Ride? Or card games like SuperFight or Munchkin? Then bring your friends and play the library’s games (or bring your own). Recommended for ages 12 and up. FREE! APL – Faulk Central Library, 800 Guadalupe St, Austin.

Trailer Food Tuesdays – Tuesday, July 19 from 5-9:00 p.m. Sample the delicious food trucks of Austin in one convenient location featuring the best view in town. The downtown skyline is the backdrop as 14-16 of Austin’s finest food trailers roll on to the City Terrace. Add family-friendly live music and Austin’s Best Downtown View, and you’ve got a huge hit. Bring your picnic blanket, friends, and family. View the music and food truck lineup here. This event is FREE with food and drink available for purchase. The Long Center Terrace, 701 W Riverside Dr, Austin.

PJ Story Time – Tuesday, July 19 at 6:15 p.m. Wear your pajamas, have some milk and cookies, and snuggle in for a bedtime story. All ages welcome. FREE! Lake Travis Community Library, 1938 Lohmans Crossing, Austin.

Art Smart – Tuesday, July 19 at 6:30 p.m. Using literature as the inspiration of art, share a family art experience and make art together. Be creative as you explore different art forms and media. Recommended for ages 5 and older. Limited to first 40 participants. FREE! APL – Willie Mae Kirk Branch, 3101 Oak Springs Dr, Austin.

Family Laughter Yoga – Tuesday, July 19 at 6:30 p.m. During this fun and invigorating session adults and children will laugh, clap, play, breathe deeply, and stretch their bodies gently. FREE! Westbank Library, 1309 Westbank Dr, Austin.

Hillside Summer Concert Series – Tuesday, July 19 from 7-9:00 p.m. Head to the hillside for free, live music every Tuesday in July. Hear live music by Conjunto Cats, Jonny Martinez y Grupo Bravo, Buddy Lonesome, and Veronique Medrano. Bring the whole family, blankets, canned drinks, and lawn chairs, but please leave glass and radios at home. FREE! A.B. Cantu/Pan American Recreation Center, 2100 E 3rd St, Austin.

Astronomy on Tap – Tuesday, July 19 at 7:30 p.m. Astronomy on Tap ATX will have a Solar system lineup including the history of our Solar system and the mysterious Planet Nine by Dr. Adam McKay; the history of Moon landings by Spencer Martin; and installing instruments on Hubble Space Telescope with the help of astronauts by Cynthia Froning. Plus, Astronomy in the News, trivia, and some brand new giveaways. All ages welcome. FREE! The North Door, 502 Brushy St, Austin.

Wednesday

Children’s Day Art Park: Mr. Will– Wednesday, July 20 from 9:30-11:30 a.m. One thing Austin families can count on every summer is live music and fun galore at the weekly Children’s Day Art Park. From interaction with members of The Austin Symphony, who wander the crowds performing for children, to onstage jams by some of Austin’s most beloved children’s entertainers, it doesn’t get much better than these festive Wednesday mornings in the Symphony Square amphitheater. 50¢ per child. Adults are free. Symphony Square, 1101 Red River St, Austin.

Regal Summer Movie Express: The Book of Life and Hotel Transylvania 2 – Wednesday, July 20 at 10:00 a.m. Admission is $1 and a portion of the proceeds will benefit the Will Rogers Institute. Regal Westgate Stadium 11, 4477 S Lamar Blvd, Austin.

Tiny Tails to You Petting Zoo Storytime – Wednesday, July 20 at 10:30 a.m. If you’re a fan of chinchillas, bunnies, ducklings, guinea pigs, chickens, and stories then you’re in luck. Friends from Tiny Tails to You Petting Zoo will read stories and introduce some of the cutest, softest, most adorable little creatures in Austin. What a wonderful way to make new friends. FREE! BookPeople, 603 N Lamar, Austin.

Flying Theater Machine – Wednesday, July 20 at 10:30 a.m. Flying Theater Machine wants to make sure that everyone has a great time, so they mix it up with games, stories, music, juggling and a little bit of whatever they found in the closet. Because kids love to take part, they designed a show that gets kids involved, shouting out suggestions for the stories, and even coming up on stage to make it all happen. For ages 5 and up. FREE! Laura’s Library, 9411 Bee Cave Rd, Austin.

Brown Paper Puppet Lab  Wednesday, July 20 at 2:00 p.m. Join Literature Live! will teach you how to craft a variety of puppets out of nothing more than brown paper and a bit of masking tape. All supplies will be provided for this hands-on workshop. Recommended for ages 5 and up. FREE! APL – Hampton Branch, 5125 Convict Hill Rd, Austin.

Crafternoon – Wednesday, July 20 at 3:00 p.m. Drop by the library and make a craft while you search for books, movies, and music. There will be paper crafts, easy sewing, and more fun projects for the whole family. The library provides the supplies; you provide the creativity. FREE! APL – Little Walnut Creek Branch, 835 W Rundberg Ln, Austin.

Family Movie Wednesday: The Good Dinosaur (Cedar Park) – Wednesday, July 20 at 2:30 p.m. Rated PG. FREE! Cedar Park Library, 550 Discovery Blvd, Cedar Park.

Crowe’s Nest Farm Program – Wednesday, July 20 at 4:00 p.m. Learn about Raptors, also known as Birds of Prey, in this informative and educational program which features live birds. Recommended for ages 5 and up. FREE! APL – Manchaca Road Branch, 5500 Manchaca Rd, Austin.

Community Night at The Thinkery – Wednesday, July 20 from 4-8:00 p.m. At the Thinkery, science and families play side by side. Every Wednesday the museum stays open late for families to discover new ideas and learn together. Cost: Admission is by donation only, with a suggested $1 donation. The Thinkery, 1830 Simond Ave, Austin.

Discovery! Drones – Wednesday, July 20 at 4:30 p.m. Watch a small, consumer drone do aerial flips and tricks, and take pictures and video of the beautiful landscape surrounding Laura’s Library. If it rains, or is too windy, the demo will be indoors with limited stunts. Especially designed for elementary aged kids. FREE! Laura’s Library, 9411 Bee Cave Rd, Austin.

Krispy Kreme Family Night – Wednesday, July 20 from 6-8:00 p.m. Kids can decorate one FREE doughnut each, plus enjoy crafts, balloons, paper hats, coloring sheets and more. Krispy Kreme, 701 E Stassney Ln and 12586 Research Blvd, Austin.

Texas Radio Live – Wednesday, July 20 from 6-8:00 p.m. Texas Radio Live brings you the very best Texas music with performances from Texas musicians. This week, John Evans and Jeff Plankenhorn perform. FREE but donations to support the KDRP Radio Mission are appreciated. Read about Catherine’s experience here. Guero’s Oak Garden, 1412 S Congress Ave, Austin.

Summer Concerts In The Park (Cedar Park) – Wednesday, July 20 from 7-8:30 p.m. Bring a picnic and your blanket or lawn chairs to enjoy the sounds of summer from Zach Willard Band. FREE! Cedar Park Recreation Center, 1435 Main St, Cedar Park.

Strike Out Hunger with the Round Rock Express (Round Rock) – Wednesday, July 20 at 7:05 p.m. Help Strike Out Hunger with the Capital Area Food Bank by bringing two H-E-B branded canned goods in exchange for a FREE lawn ticket to watch the Express take on the Fresno Grizzlies. Dell Diamond, 3400 Palm Valley Blvd, Round Rock.

Sound & Cinema: Master Pancake Presents Footloose – Wednesday, July 20 at 8:00 p.m. Sound & Cinema 2016 features unique pairings of classic movies with a diverse array of local musical guests. Each band plays a musical tribute to the night’s movie, followed by a screening of the film on the Alamo’s giant inflatable outdoor screen – all against the backdrop of the Austin skyline. This week, watch Master Pancake present Footloose with music by The Urban Achievers Brass Band. Rated PG. Food trailers will open by 6:00 p.m. with food and beverages available for purchase. The sunset concert will begin at 8:00 p.m. The movie will immediately follow (around 9:00 p.m., or right after sunset). FREE! Long Center, 701 W Riverside Dr, Austin.

Thursday

Third Thursday at The Blanton – Thursday, July 21 from 10:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. In addition to offering free admission, The Blanton is open late and offers a variety of activities from yoga to live music. Find the complete schedule of events here. FREE! Blanton Museum of Art, 200 E Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, Austin.

Sensory Storytime – Thursday, July 21 at 11:15 a.m. This special storytime features interactive books, singing, and music and will incorporate some sensory activities like movement and bubbles. It is geared toward children with special needs, their families, and friends. Children of all abilities and ages are welcome. FREE! APL – Ruiz Branch, 1600 Grove Blvd, Austin.

Free Noon Concert – Thursday, July 21 at Noon. Take a 30-minute lunchtime break to hear the Blazing Bows Young Violin EnsembleFREE! Central Presbyterian Church, 200 E 8th St, Austin.

Thursday Matinee: Raiders of the Lost Ark  – Thursday, July 21 at 1:00 p.m. Rated PG. FREE! APL – Terrazas Branch, 1105 E Cesar Chavez St, Austin.

Hey Lollies Present Armadillo Alice – Thursday, July 21 at 2:00 p.m. Armadillo Alice is loosely based on Lewis Carroll’s Alice in Wonderland. Join Alice as she falls asleep at the library and turns into an armadillo! Soon she follows Jack Rabbit to the Land of the Library where she encounters singing books, an obnoxious mocking bird, and more. Recommended for ages 5 and up. FREE! APL – University Hills Branch, 4721 Loyola Ln, Austin.

Critterman – Thursday, July 21 at 2:00 p.m. Are you ready for a positively wild experience? Learn all about wildlife with Critterman and his animal ambassadors at this fun and educational program. FREE! Lake Travis Community Library, 1938 Lohmans Crossing, Austin.

Magik Theatre Presents Goldilocks and the Three Bears – Thursday, July 21 at 4:00 p.m. Bears, porridge, a house in the woods, and a nap, what could possibly go wrong? Find out as a young girl comes across the house in the woods and soon becomes very interested. As she enters, she helps herself to a bowl of porridge, a relaxing “break” on a chair, and a nap on a bed. Little does she know she’s visiting a house owned by the Bear family! Can Goldilocks wake up from her nap before the family comes home? Will she stay for dinner or will she be dinner? Find out in this fun-filled version of the classic story. Recommended for ages 5 and up. FREE! APL – Milwood Branch, 12500 Amherst Dr, Austin.

Pajama Storytime – Thursday, July 21 at 6:30 p.m. Feel free to wear pajamas to this family evening storytime featuring stories, songs, rhymes, games, crafts, and other activities. Children of all ages welcome. Seating is limited at all programs. Please arrive a few minutes early to gain entrance. FREE! APL – Manchaca Road Branch, 5500 Manchaca Rd, Austin.

Unplugged at the Grove: Griffin House – Thursday, July 21 at 8:00 p.m. Join KGSR every Thursday for 24 consecutive weeks at the iconic Shady Grove for one of Austin’s longest running FREE concert series. All ages welcome. Shady Grove, 1624 Barton Springs Rd, Austin.

Penfold in the Park: Comedy of Errors (Round Rock) – Thursday, July 21 at 8:00 p.m. Show up with a blanket or chair and enjoy Shakespeare’s breeziest and most farcical comedy, overflowing with slapstick, romance, word play, and mistaken identities. The show runs about one hour and forty minutes with intermission and is recommended for middle school ages and up. FREE but donations are appreciated. Round Rock Amphitheater, 301 W. Bagdad Ave, Round Rock.

Star Party (Bee Cave)  Thursday, July 21 from 8-10:00 p.m. Stargazing for all ages. Rain or shine. FREE! Old Bee Cave School House, 13333 TX-71, Bee Cave.

SCORE! Music, Movies and Mayhem  Thursday, July 21 from 8-11:00 p.m. The Texas Archive of the Moving Image (TAMI) invites you to an evening of music, movies and mayhem. Join TAMI as they debut SCORE!, a first-of-its-kind creative community collaboration featuring vintage films from their archival collection paired with live soundtracks scored by local Austin bands. The FREE flicks kick off at dusk with the swinging sounds of the Casa Loma Playboys and continues with the Moonsicles. The festivities wrap up with the Dead Music Capital Band. Pan Am Park, 2100 E 3rd St, Austin.

Shrek the Musical – Thursday, July 21 at 8:15 p.m. Zilker Theatre Production’s summer musical is a cherished Austin cultural event. Shrek The Musical brings the beloved characters from the popular animated films to life on stage. Irreverently fun for the whole family, Shrek proves that beauty is truly in the eye of the ogre. There is no charge for parking on Thursdays and Fridays. On Saturdays and Sundays, you must pay $5 per car at the meter. FREE; donations greatly appreciated. Zilker Hillside Theater, 2201 Barton Springs Rd, Austin.

Friday

Alamo Kids Camp: The Boxtrolls – Friday, July 22. Alamo Kids Camp now has a “choose-your-own-ticket price” model ranging from $1-$3 per person – you choose the amount. This new model not only allows for tickets to be purchased online, in advance with reserved seating, but also 100% of ticket sales will be donated to local nonprofits helping families. Now, while you’re enjoying some summer movie fun, you’re also helping your local community. Confirm showtime and reserve your tickets here. No children under the age of 3 will be admitted. Alamo Drafthouse Slaughter, 5701 W Slaughter Ln, Austin.

Alamo Kids Camp: Horton Hears a Who – Friday, July 22. Alamo Kids Camp now has a “choose-your-own-ticket price” model ranging from $1-$3 per person – you choose the amount. This new model not only allows for tickets to be purchased online, in advance with reserved seating, but also 100% of ticket sales will be donated to local nonprofits helping families. Now, while you’re enjoying some summer movie fun, you’re also helping your local community. Confirm showtime and reserve your tickets here. No children under the age of 3 will be admitted. Alamo Drafthouse Lakeline, 14028 N US Hwy 183, Bldg F, Austin.

Alamo Kids Camp: The Neverending Story – Friday, July 22. Alamo Kids Camp now has a “choose-your-own-ticket price” model ranging from $1-$3 per person – you choose the amount. This new model not only allows for tickets to be purchased online, in advance with reserved seating, but also 100% of ticket sales will be donated to local nonprofits helping families. Now, while you’re enjoying some summer movie fun, you’re also helping your local community. Confirm showtime and reserve your tickets here. No children under the age of 3 will be admitted. Alamo Drafthouse Village, 2700 West Anderson Ln, Austin.

Alamo Kids Camp: Minions – Friday, July 22. Alamo Kids Camp now has a “choose-your-own-ticket price” model ranging from $1-$3 per person – you choose the amount. This new model not only allows for tickets to be purchased online, in advance with reserved seating, but also 100% of ticket sales will be donated to local nonprofits helping families. Now, while you’re enjoying some summer movie fun, you’re also helping your local community. Confirm showtime and reserve your tickets here. No children under the age of 3 will be admitted. Alamo Drafthouse South Lamar, 1120 S Lamar Blvd, Austin.

Music & Movement – Friday, July 22 at 11:00 a.m. Bring your favorite little one to stretch, sing, dance, and explore music with rhythm instruments. Recommended for ages 3-5. FREE! APL – Howson Branch, 2500 Exposition Blvd, Austin.

Summer Meals for Kids and Teens (Round Rock) – Friday, July 22 at Noon. Kids and teens facing food scarcity during the summer months are welcome to enjoy a FREE, nutritious meal. The Library will try to meet anticipated demand for lunches. Lunches will be distributed first come, first served, to children ages 0–18 until all meals are gone. There is no enrollment, no proof of need required, and no cost for this program. Round Rock Public Library, 216 E Main St, Round Rock.

Crowe’s Nest Farm Program – Friday, July 22 at 2:00 p.m. Learn about Raptors, also known as Birds of Prey, in this informative and educational program which features live birds. Recommended for ages 5 and up. FREE! APL – Terrazas Branch, 1105 E Cesar Chavez St, Austin.

Joe McDermott Concert – Friday, July 22 at 2:00 p.m. Award-winning children’s musician Joe McDermott is sure to put a smile on your face. Have a blast singing along to his silly songs. FREE! APL – Yarborough Branch, 2200 Hancock Dr, Austin.

Music Under the Star – Friday, July 22 from 6-9:00 p.m. Bring the whole family, camp chairs, and blankets to enjoy live music by Quiet Company and Riders Against the Storm. Concessions available for purchase. FREE! Bullock Texas State History Museum, 1800 N Congress Ave, Austin.

Music On the Square (Georgetown) – Friday, July 22 at 6:30 p.m. The “Most Beautiful Town Square in Texas” will be the stage for FREE weekly Friday night concerts featuring regional musicians from June through August. Bring chairs or a blanket and beverages to enjoy music by Bob & Johnny. Georgetown Square.

Arcade Night – Friday, July 22 at 6:30-9:30 p.m. FREE fun for all ages featuring: 10 gaming systems including Wii, X-Box 360, and PS4; live action Pacman and Tetris; Minecraft LAN party; photo booth; trivia; popcorn and cotton candy. FREE! APL – University Hills Branch, 4721 Loyola Ln, Austin.

Music in the Park (Pflugerville) – Friday, July 22 from 7:30-9:30 p.m. Bring lawn chairs, blankets, picnic baskets, friends, and neighbors for a FREE evening of music, entertainment, and relaxation. This week’s performers are Charlie Pierce and Choctaw Wildfire. Food and drinks available for purchase. Pfluger Park, 515 City Park Rd, Pflugerville.

Movie Night at Community Cinema: Jurassic World (RSVP) – Friday, July 22 at 8:00 p.m. Grab chairs and a blanket, bring family and friends, and enjoy a special screening of Jurassic World. Arrive early to explore Community First! Village, pick your spot, and enjoy your favorite movie snacks. Candy, popcorn, water and sodas will be available for purchase (cash only). Concession sales and tips help Community First! friends who will be serving you to earn a modest living income. Event begins at 8:00pm, movie begins at sundown. FREE with RSVP. Community First! Village, 9301 Hog Eye Rd, Austin.

Purple Martin Party – Friday, July 22 from 8-9:30 p.m. Join Travis Audubon to watch a hurricane of birds as hundreds of thousands of Purple Martins “swirl” into their roosting site each evening. Binoculars are optional. Lawn chairs, cameras, and hats or umbrellas are recommended. FREE! Embassy Suites by Hilton Austin Central (parking lot), 5901 N IH-35, Austin.

Penfold in the Park: Comedy of Errors (Round Rock) – Friday, July 22 at 8:00 p.m. Show up with a blanket or chair and enjoy Shakespeare’s breeziest and most farcical comedy, overflowing with slapstick, romance, word play, and mistaken identities. The show runs about one hour and forty minutes with intermission and is recommended for middle school ages and up. FREE but donations are appreciated. Round Rock Amphitheater, 301 W. Bagdad Ave, Round Rock.

Shrek the Musical – Friday, July 22 at 8:15 p.m. Zilker Theatre Production’s summer musical is a cherished Austin cultural event. Shrek The Musical brings the beloved characters from the popular animated films to life on stage. Irreverently fun for the whole family, Shrek proves that beauty is truly in the eye of the ogre. There is no charge for parking on Thursdays and Fridays. On Saturdays and Sundays, you must pay $5 per car at the meter. FREE; donations greatly appreciated. Zilker Hillside Theater, 2201 Barton Springs Rd, Austin.

Check out the Free Fun Calendar for even more ways to fill your week with fun.

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