This week, you can listen to live music, see Wall-E under the stars, celebrate Earth Day, enjoy a multicultural celebration at the library, and enjoy family fun at the Red Poppy Festival in Georgetown, TX.
Top 5 Austin Family Events to Check Out This Week:
— Texas Community Music Festival @ Central Market North Lamar
All week long
Hear over 70 bands during this year’s festival. All performances are free and family-friendly. Genres include classical/symphonic, lots of jazz, swing, and Dixieland, world music, bluegrass, Americana, blues, funk, soul, r&b, even polka. Click here to view the schedule & lineup.
— Movies in the Park: Wall-E @ Wooldridge Square Park
Thursday, April 21, 8 p.m.
Movies in the Park is a series of free films brought to you by Austin Parks Foundation in partnership with Alamo Drafthouse. Bring your blanket, lawn chairs and a picnic dinner for a fun and relaxing evening. Alcoholic beverages, glass and styrofoam are not permitted, nor is smoking in the park.
— Wild Basin Earth Day Celebration @ Wild Basin Wilderness Preserve
Friday, April 22, 9 a.m. – 6 p.m.
All day long on Earth Day, you can stop by the the visitor center before hiking the trails for a photo booth, giveaways, and a kid-friendly scavenger hunt.
— A Day for Children @ Willie Mae Kirk Branch of the Austin Public Library
Friday, April 22, 10 a.m.
Circle round the globe with multi-cultural songs and stories from Mexico, Brazil, Africa, Hawaii, and the Native American Northwest/Southwest. This interactive presentation features a folktale book display, colorful costumed storytelling, flannels, song, drumming, rhythm clap, dance movement, a short shadow show; and is followed by easy ethnic pattern hand art. Free.
— Red Poppy Festival @ Georgetown Square
Friday, April 22, 6-9 p.m. (through the weekend)
The Red Poppy Festival is an annual tradition just north of Austin in historic Georgetown, TX featuring music, food, and fun. Arrive early and stay late for family-friendly entertainment, including a Kick-off Concert featuring Dysfunkshun Junkshun. View the full event schedule here. Free admission.
Have a fun week!