This week you can make cards for Mother’s Day, learn the ways of the Star Wars Jedi, celebrate Cinco de Mayo, watch Raiders of the Lost Ark in the park, and check out a new kid-friendly music series.
Top 5 Austin Family Events to Check Out This Week:
— I Love Mom Storytime @ BookPeople
Tuesday, May 3, 10:30 a.m.
In preparation for Mother’s Day, join BookPeople for readings of The Runaway Bunny and other stories all about moms and then making sweet cards to celebrate our own magnificent mothers.
— Star Wars Jedi Training Camp @ Yarborough Library
Wednesday, May 4, May 4
May the fourth be with you! Practice and expand your Jedi skills. The library will host crafts as well as a costume fashion show — so suit up Jedis (as well as those of you who prefer the dark side)! Recommended for ages 5-12.
— Cinco de Mayo Fiesta @ Montopolis Recreation Center
Wednesday, May 4, 6-8 p.m.
Join a free, community celebration with food, music, and crafts. There will be a short presentation of the design for the new Montopolis Recreation and Community Center.
— Raiders of the Lost Ark @ Palm Park
Thursday, May 5, 8:30 p.m.
You can watch the exciting adventures of Indiana Jones on the big screen under the stars as part of Austin Parks Foundation’s Movies in the Park series. Gather with friends and family for a picnic and a fun night outdoors. This film is rated PG, and is 1 hour and 55 min. If needed, a rain date is set for May 12.
— KUTX Live featuring Octopus Project @ Mueller Lake Park Amphitheater
Friday, May 6, 7 p.m.
KUTX presents a free, family-friendly music series featuring performances from kid-friendly Jarebear at 7 p.m. hosted by “Spare the Rock, Spoil the Child,” followed by a show from The Octopus Project at 7:45 p.m. Additionally, some of Austin’s favorite food trucks will be onsite. The event is free, and free parking is available in the Mueller garage, adjacent to The Thinkery.
Have a fun week!