What’s Up? Weekly: June 13-17, 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: Charlie & The Chocolate Factory – Monday, June 13 – Thursday, June 16. 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. Tickets are available at the box office on the day of the show, and seating is first come, first served. 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: Curious George – Monday, June 13 – Thursday, June 16. 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. Tickets are available at the box office on the day of the show, and seating is first come, first served. 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: A League of Their Own – Monday, June 13 – Thursday, June 16. 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. Tickets are available at the box office on the day of the show, and seating is first come, first served. 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.

Cinemark Summer Movie Clubhouse: Alvin & The Chipmunks Road Chip (Cedar Park) – Monday, June 13 – Thursday, June 16 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: Alvin & The Chipmunks Road Chip (Round Rock) – Monday, June 13 – Thursday, June 16 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.

Heartsong Music Together Demo Classes (RSVP) – Tuesday, June 14 – Friday, June 17. Support your child’s development with Music Together. Parents and caregivers are invited to attend a free demo class to experience this rich, research-based music and movement program.  You will connect with your child, meet new friends, and learn fun ways to support your child’s development with music. View class schedule and reserve your FREE spot here. Heartsong Music, 2700 W Anderson Ln, Austin.

Free Admission at the Umlauf – Tuesday, June 14 – Friday, June 17 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, June 13 from 9:00 a.m. to Noon. Children age 0-3 and their families are invited to explore shapes with tall sky scrapers, create a garden, and build a ladder to the moon through the diverse work of artist Georgia O’Keeffe. Plus, Heartsong Music joins the fun. 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.

Lunch Bunch – Monday, June 13 at Noon. Children ages 6-10 are invited to bring lunches and listen to a great book. Lay back, relax, and enjoy lunch while listening to The Sasquatch Escape by Suzanne Selfors. Dessert will be provided. FREE! APL – Twin Oaks Branch, 1800 S Fifth St, Austin.

Crafternoon – Monday, June 13 at 12:30 p.m. Make something special for Dad, just in time for Father’s Day. The library is able to guarantee supplies for 50 children, ages 4-8. FREE! Laura’s Library, 9411 Bee Cave Rd, Austin.

Family Rhythm Jam – Monday, June 13 at 2:00 p.m. Join Positive RePercussions for 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 – Windsor Park Branch, 5833 Westminster Dr, Austin.

Jedi Training Camp – Monday, June 13 at 2:00 p.m. Join the fun, you will, for an epic Star Wars adventure where you will train to become the Jedi Master you were always meant to be. FREE! APL – Manchaca Road Branch, 5500 Manchaca Rd, Austin.

Crafternoon – Monday, June 13 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 – Carver Branch, 1161 Angelina St, Austin.

Music for Kids: Alyse Black – Monday, June 13 at 2:00 p.m. Alyse started out belting Billie Holiday tunes a cappella on the streets of Pike Place Market in Seattle for pocket change. Since then, she’s performed on NPR, recorded a commercial for Target, moved to Austin, won Billboard’s Annual Songwriting Contest, had several songs placed in movies and TV shows, garnered an endorsement deal with Fishman Amps, and toured the country. FREE! APL – Spicewood Springs Branch, 8637 Spicewood Springs Rd, Austin.

Literature Live! Presents Rumpelstiltskin – Monday, June 13 at 4:00 p.m. A miller’s daughter becomes a princess after spinning gold into straw, but now must pay a heavy price for her crown. Can she discover the name of the little man who helped her in time? Find out in this traditional puppet show. Recommended for ages 5 and up. FREE! APL – Howson Branch, 2500 Exposition Blvd, Austin.

Pajama Storytime – Thursday, June 13 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.

Mr. Will Concert (Round Rock) – Thursday, June 13 at 6:30 p.m. Join Mr. Will for a mix of interactive songs that incorporate animals, modes of transportation, movement, and names. Space is limited and is on a first-come/first-served basis. Ages 3 and up. FREE! Round Rock Public Library, 216 E Main St, Round Rock.

Tuesday

Kids Club with Miss Jodi – Tuesday, June 14 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: Annie – Tuesday, June 14 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. FREE! Moviehouse & Eatery, 8300 North FM 620, Building B, Austin.

Regal Summer Movie Express: Goosebumps and The Iron Giant – Tuesday, June 14 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, June 14 from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. FREE! The Contemporary Austin, Laguna Gloria, 3809 West 35th St, Austin.

Father Knows Best Storytime – Tuesday, June 14 at 10:30 a.m. In anticipation of Father’s Day, celebrate all the things that make our dads the coolest and most lovable guys around. Enjoy a reading of Knuffle Bunny and other stories all about dads, then make cute cards to celebrate your father. FREE! BookPeople, 603 N Lamar, Austin.

Unicorn Princess Storytime – Tuesday, June 14 at 10:30 a.m. Special storytime with Andrea from A Cat of Impossible Colour. FREE! All Things Kids @The Domain, 3220 Feathergrass Ct, Austin.

Staci Gray Concert – Tuesday, June 14 at 10:30 a.m. (toddlers) and 11:15 a.m. (preschoolers). FREE! Cedar Park Library, 550 Discovery Blvd, Cedar Park.

Sensory Storytime – Tuesday, June 14 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.

Mindfulness for Families: Mindful Fox – Tuesday, June 14 at 2:00 p.m. Mindful listening is an exercise in training our attention. Join Elizabeth Hoisington on a walk as she teaches us to “listen like a fox.” Then, make a fox mask to remind you to practice listening with “fox ears” at home. FREE! Westbank Library, 1309 Westbank Dr, Austin.

Hey Lollies Present Armadillo Alice – Tuesday, June 14 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 – Cepeda Branch, 651 N Pleasant Valley Rd, Austin.

PBS Kids at the Alamo: Nature Cat – Tuesday, June 14 at 4:00 p.m. The Alamo Drafthouse and our local PBS station are teaming up for a family screening of PBS KIDS’ latest show, along with themed activities and giveaways.  Enjoy three episodes from the new show on the big screen (including a sneak peak at two brand new episodes).  This is an all-ages show with Baby Day rules – noisy young fans won’t be asked to leave the theater.  Tickets are available online for a $1 – $3 donation. Alamo Lakeline, 14028 N US Highway 183, Bldg F, Austin and Alamo Drafthouse Slaughter, 5701 W Slaughter Ln, Austin.

Texas A&M Chemistry Road Show (10+) – Tuesday, June 14 at 5:00 p.m. Be dazzled by colorful reactions and polymers growing before your eyes. Without leaving your seats you will take part in experiments, make observations, and test hypotheses. You’ll learn that you know more about science than you ever may have guessed. For ages 10 and up. FREE! APL – Manchaca Road Branch, 5500 Manchaca Rd, Austin.

Family Activity Night: Felted Wool Landscapes – Tuesday, June 14 at 6:00 p.m. Watch the magic happen when wool fibers are put into a zip-loc baggie along with warm, soapy water and rubbed vigorously. The fibers weave themselves into a richly colored landscape that can be hung on the wall when dried. Flowers in a garden, mountains and clouds, or a forest of trees – whatever design you imagine can become a work of art in wool. FREE! Westbank Library, 1309 Westbank Dr, Austin.

Juneteenth Celebration (Pflugerville) – Tuesday, June 14 from 6-7:30 p.m. Celebrate Juneteenth a few days early with a short dance performance by the Copperfield Youth Group followed by a performance from local blues musician Jackie Venson. FREE! Pflugerville Public Library, 1008 W Pflugerville St, Pflugerville.

Family Movie Night: Labyrinth – Tuesday, June 14 at 6:30 p.m. Rated PG. FREE! APL – Twin Oaks Branch, 1800 S Fifth St, Austin.

Art Smart – Tuesday, June 14 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.

Amy’s Ice Creams Trick Olympics – Tuesday, June 14 at 7:00 p.m. The summer’s biggest blockbuster isn’t at a movie theater. It’s at Amy’s Ice Cream’s Trick Olympics, back for its 12th year of high flying, in your face, crowd pleasing action. FREE! Amy’s Ice Creams at The Grove, 9600 IH 35 Frontage Rd, Austin.

Wednesday

Children’s Day Art Park: Beto and the Fairlanes– Wednesday, June 15 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: Goosebumps and The Iron Giant – Wednesday, June 15 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, June 15 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.

Staci Gray Concert – Wednesday, June 15 at 10:30 a.m. Staci Gray will get you singing and dancing. FREE! Laura’s Library, 9411 Bee Cave Rd, Austin.

Terrence Taps – Wednesday, June 15 at 2:00 p.m. Be thrilled by some phenomenal tap dancing. Terrence incorporates educational concepts including phonics, music, rhythm, and the history of tap dancing into this amazing tap experience. Recommended for ages 5 and up. FREE! APL – Hampton Branch, 5125 Convict Hill Rd, Austin.

Crowe’s Nest Farm Program – Wednesday, June 15 at 2:00 p.m Learn about Raptors, also known as Birds of Prey, in this informative and educational program featuring live birds. Recommended for ages 5 and up. FREE! APL – Little Walnut Creek Branch, 835 W Rundberg Ln, Austin.

Brown Paper Puppet Lab – Wednesday, June 15 at 2:00 p.m. Brown paper puppets, tied up with string, these are a few of our favorite things. Join Literature Live! as they 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 – Ruiz Branch, 1600 Grove Blvd, Austin.

Family Movie Wednesday: Shaun the Sheep Movie (Cedar Park) – Wednesday, June 15 at 2:30 p.m. Rated PG. FREE! Cedar Park Library, 550 Discovery Blvd, Cedar Park.

The Three Little Pigs – Texas Style – Wednesday, June 15 at 4:00 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 – Manchaca Road Branch, 5500 Manchaca Rd, Austin.

Glow in the Dark Dance Party – Wednesday, June 15 at 4:00 p.m.Dance to fun music in black light with glow sticks and make-your-own glow stickers. Recommended for ages 5 and up. FREE! APL – North Village Branch, 2505 Steck Ave, Austin.

Community Night at The Thinkery – Wednesday, June 15 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! Potions with Dr. B – Wednesday, June 15 at 4:30 p.m. Students will discuss the fundamental principles of chemistry through various sensory stimulating demonstrations (e.g. explosions, liquid nitrogen ice cream, the production of slime, and instant snow). A few of the properly dressed students (long pants and closed-toe shoes) will be asked to assist Dr. B with some of the experiments. The lecture will conclude with a chemistry-themed circus designed to inspire students to focus on science and pursue a career in a chemistry-related field. FREE! Laura’s Library, 9411 Bee Cave Rd, Austin.

Krispy Kreme Family Night – Wednesday, June 15 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, June 15 from 6-8:00 p.m. Texas Radio Live brings you the very best Texas music with performances from Texas musicians. This week, Austin Meade and Robyn Shayne 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.

Strike Out Hunger with the Round Rock Express (Round Rock) – Wednesday, June 15 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 New Orleans Zephyrs. Dell Diamond, 3400 Palm Valley Blvd, Round Rock.

101x Summer Cinema Series: Wayne’s World – Wednesday, June 15 at 8:30 p.m. Arrive early at Central Market with your blankets, lawn chairs and appetites. Food specials in the café. Movie starts at dusk but you don’t want to lose your seat. Rated PG-13. Family friendly and FREE! Central Market, 4001 N Lamar Blvd, Austin.

Thursday

Third Thursday at The Blanton – Thursday, June 16 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.

Unicorn Princess Storytime – Thursday, June 16 at 10:30 a.m. Special storytime with Andrea from A Cat of Impossible Colour. FREE! All Things Kids @The Domain, 3220 Feathergrass Ct, Austin.

Sensory Storytime – Thursday, June 16 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, June 16 at Noon. Take a 30-minute lunchtime break to hear a guitar concert by Fred Springer. FREE! Central Presbyterian Church, 200 E 8th St, Austin.

Thursday Matinee: Guardians of the Galaxy – Thursday, June 16 at 1:00 p.m. Rated PG-13. FREE! APL – Terrazas Branch, 1105 E Cesar Chavez St, Austin.

Circus Chicken Dog (Cedar Park) – Thursday, June 16 at 1:30 p.m. and 2:45 p.m. Kids in grades K-5 will enjoy this fun show featuring juggling, magic, and dog tricks. FREE! Cedar Park Library, 550 Discovery Blvd, Cedar Park.

Literature Live! Presents Rumpelstiltskin – Thursday, June 16 at 2:00 p.m. A miller’s daughter becomes a princess after spinning gold into straw, but now must pay a heavy price for her crown. Can she discover the name of the little man who helped her in time? Find out in this traditional puppet show. Recommended for ages 5 and up. FREE! APL – Pleasant Hill Branch, 211 E William Cannon Dr, Austin.

Sandbank Shadow Factory Presents A Wild Goose Chase – Thursday, June 16 at 2:00 p.m. A Wild Goose Chase is a collection of breathtaking short shadow puppetry skits that make poetry exciting and fun for young audiences. Recommended for ages 5 and up. FREE! APL – University Hills Branch, 4721 Loyola Ln, Austin.

Crafternoon – Thursday, June 16 at 2:30 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 – Howson Branch, 2500 Exposition Blvd, Austin.

Family Rhythm Jam – Thursday, June 16 at 4:00 p.m. Join Positive RePercussions for 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 – Milwood Branch, 12500 Amherst Dr, Austin.

Nature Nights: Grow – Thursday, June 16 at 6-9:00 p.m. What do plants and animals need to grow? Discover how the life cycles of animals and plants vary and what it takes to sustain life, and learn how to grow native plants in your own backyard. Plus, author Suzanne Larry will sign Bluebonnet Babies in the Store. FREE! Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center, 4801 La Crosse Ave, Austin.

Pajama Storytime – Thursday, June 16 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: Alejandro Escovedo – Thursday, June 16 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.

Movies in the Park: Minions (Elgin) – Thursday, June 16 at 8:00 p.m. Bring the family, blankets, and/or lawn chairs. Concessions available for purchase. FREE! Elgin Memorial Park, 1127 N Main St, Elgin.

Shakespeare at Ramsey Park: The Winter’s Tale – Thursday, June 16 at 8:00 p.m. The annual tradition of Shakespeare at Ramsey Park continues in 2016 with William Shakespeare’s lovely fairytale, The Winter’s Tale, produced with minimal props, costumes, and lighting, focusing on storytelling and the wonderful language of Shakespeare. Family friendly and FREE! Ramsey Park, 4301 Rosedale Ave, Austin.

Friday

Fan Fare Friday – Friday, June 17 from 7:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. Help support Family Eldercare’s Summer Fan Drive and join KXAN’s Jim Spencer, KGSR, and BobFM on-air talent and a fantastic roster of local musicians (featuring Joe McDermott, Mr. Will, and The Wind The Wave). Drop off fans or funds and stick around for great food, live music, and fun for all ages. Donors bringing a fan or $15 donation can pile up delicious pancakes as a sweet reward for their generosity. (7-9:00 a.m.) AMD is hosting state of the art PlayStation, XBOX, and desktop games that kids can play (9:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.) Find the full event schedule here. Threadgill’s, 301 W Riverside Dr, Austin.

Brown Bear, Brown Bear Interactive Storytime (Round Rock) – Friday, June 17 at 9:30 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. Happy Face storyteller Lizzy Samples will perform a fun, interactive version of the book Brown Bear, Brown Bear. Best enjoyed by ages 1-5 years. FREE! Round Rock Public Library, 216 E Main St, Round Rock.

Summer Meals for Kids and Teens (Round Rock) – Friday, June 17 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.

You Are the Force – Friday, June 17 at 2:00 p.m. Join the fun, you will, for an epic Star Wars adventure. Recommended for ages 5 and up. FREE! APL – Terrazas Branch, 1105 E Cesar Chavez St, Austin.

Music for Kids with Mr. Will – Friday, June 17 at 2:00 p.m. Austin musician “Mr. Will” Dupuy energizes preschoolers — and their parents — with a collection of original and traditional songs. An in-demand natural showman who plays multiple instruments, Dupuy has a personality as big as his signature upright bass and as bright as his wide smile. FREE! APL – Ruiz Branch, 1600 Grove Blvd, Austin.

Music On the Square (Georgetown) – Friday, June 17 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 Blue Vibe. Georgetown Square.

Juneteenth Rhythm & Ribs Festival (Round Rock) – Friday, June 17 from 7:30-11:00 p.m. Enjoy music performances by DJ Cut Creator and Les and the Funk Mob. There will also be a health fair, moonwalks, clowns, games, food, retail vendors, and more. Admission is FREE! Old Settlers Park, 3300 Palm Valley Blvd, Round Rock.

Shakespeare at Ramsey Park: The Winter’s Tale – Friday, June 17 at 8:00 p.m. The annual tradition of Shakespeare at Ramsey Park continues in 2016 with William Shakespeare’s lovely fairytale, The Winter’s Tale, produced with minimal props, costumes, and lighting, focusing on storytelling and the wonderful language of Shakespeare. Family friendly and FREE! Ramsey Park, 4301 Rosedale Ave, Austin.

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

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