This week you can attend a fairy tea party, meet birds of prey in the library, see a children’s play, explore the art museum and go to a Finding Dory party. Here’s just a few highlights of activities for kids in Austin…
Top 5 Austin Family Events to Check Out This Week:
— 18th Annual Fairy Tea Party @ Terra Toys
Tuesday, June 14 & Wednesday, June 15
Stop by the toy store in advance to get a free ticket for this annual event, with times available at 1 p.m., 1:45 p.m. & 2:30 p.m. Then head back in your most fantastical fairy, wizard or gnome costume for a tea party where you’ll get to make with a fairy craft, enjoy free tea & cookies, and play with other forest fairies and creatures! Tickets available in-store now. Up to three children can attend per one adult.
— Cowboy in the Kitchen @ The Long Center
Tuesday, June 14 – Saturday, June 18, shows at 9:30 a.m. & 11 a.m.
Pollyanna Theatre Company is back with another interactive theatre experience for young children. Cowboy in the Kitchen is the latest in their “Play & Play Series”, where kids ages 2-4 get to join in on the fun with the actors. Tickets are $6.50, which you can purchase online here.
— Crowe’s Nest Farm Program @ Little Walnut Creek Library
Wednesday, June 15, 2 p.m.
Learn about Raptors, also known as Birds of Prey, in this informative and educational program which features live birds. Free.
Designed for ages 5-8, these are thirty-minute literary adventures through the museum, weaving together storytelling and works of art. Tours are free & admission is free on Thursdays! Space is limited for tours. Complimentary tour tickets available at the Visitor Services Desk thirty minutes prior to the tours.
— Finding Dory Family Carnival @ Alamo Drafthouse South Lamar
Friday, June 17, 10 a.m.
To celebrate the release of Pixar’s Finding Dory, the Alamo Drafthouse is throwing a fun Family Carnival where kids can enjoy a fishing booth, memory match games, some silly run around games, and snap some pics in the “underwater” photo booth before watching the film. Admission is $12.50 and can be purchased online here. (Click here to enter to win tickets!)
- Do512 Family Days at the Thinkery
- Summer Reading Programs
- Free and Cheap Movies for Kids
- Pools & Splash Pad Schedules
Have a fun week!