Don’t miss Puff, The Magic Dragon at Scottish Rite Theater (final weekend!), get crafty at the Tie-Dye Workshop at The Art Garage, or spend a day with your fellow Austinites and Love Yo Community at the Hope Farmers Market.
— Did you know that today’s National Tortilla Chip Day? We’ll need some queso and salsa to celebrate after we head over the the special storytime at 10:30 a.m. at Faulk Central Library. Storytime featuring stories, songs, fingerplays, rhymes, and crafts.
— Shop for bargains at the ABC Oaks Children’s Consignment Sale from 9am – 2:30pm & 6pm – 8:30pm at Austin Oaks Church. The ABC Sale is one of the largest sales of gently used clothing for size newborn to 14, toys, furniture, books, strollers, and other baby gear in Austin.
— Celebrate National Engineers Week at the Hill Country Science Mill‘s Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Learn about the engineering design process and participate in fun, hands-on activities for both boys and girls, including making carriers to race down a zipline and building a giant kinetic mobile! Free activities with regular admission. $8.50 for kids; $10 for adults.
–It’s the last weekend to see Puff, the Magic Dragon at Austin Scottish Rite Theatre! Catch this family production at 11 a.m. or 1 p.m. (also tomorrow). This is a play for all ages with live music, puppets, and plenty of action! Tickets are $8 for children and $12 for ages 12 & up, which you can purchase online here or at the theater.
— Learn about Austin’s education options at the Austin Alternative School Fair held on the Whole Foods Market rooftop plaza from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. Visit with some of Austin’s most effective educators from innovative learning environments and enjoy hands-on activities for kids of all ages.
— Check out the Nurture My Child Camp Fair from 1-5 p.m. at the Norris Conference Center. This is a community focused camp fair to help parents select the right summer camp for their child. There will be thousands of dollars worth of giveaway prizes, including free weeks at camp and other Austin family fun. Free admission.
— Watch Mo William’s beloved characters Gerald and Piggie sing, dance and be all sorts of silly in Elephant and Piggie’s We Are in a Play today at 2 p.m. at ZACH Theatre! Tickets are $16 for children and $21 for adults. You can purchase your tickets online here or by calling 512-476-0541.
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