We know your typical To-Do List is filled monotonous parenting tasks — go grocery shopping again, fold laundry for the gazillionth time, drive the kids to dance lessons, don’t forget the PTA meeting, etc. But we’ve got your FUN To-Do List right here. Every month, we’ll be rounding up all the best things you can be doing with your kids. Here’s your Austin To-Do List for May!

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May 4: Round Rock Express Star Wars Night @ Dell Diamond
May 4: Movies in the Park – A League of Their Own @ NW District Park
May 4: Starry Nights @ GirlStart STEM Center
May 4: Unplugged at the Grove: Ian Moore @ Shady Grove
May 5: Outdoor Screening: Batman @ Community First Village
May 5: Cinco de Mayo Block Party @ in.gredients
May 6: Popovitch Comedy Pet Theatre @ Paramount & Stateside Theatres
May 6: BBQ Cook-Off & Family Festival @ Brushy Creek Community Center
May 6: Derby in the City Music Festival @ Austin American Statesman lot
May 6: Cinco de Mayo Car Show @ Fiesta Mart
May 6: The Big Baby Bash & Toddler Jam @ NW Hills United Methodist Church
May 6: Violet Crown Spring Festival @ Brentwood Elementary
May 6: Pioneer Day @ Old Settler’s Park
May 6-7: 40th Annual Pecan Street Festival @ Downtown Austin

Spring Pecan Street Festival

May 7: Silicon Labs Sunshine Run @ Auditorium Shores
May 7: H-E-B First Sunday @ Bullock Museum
May 10 – 14: Disney On Ice @ H-E-B Center at Cedar Park
May 11: Unplugged at the Grove: Lisa Morales @ Shady Grove
May 11: Do512 Family Presents a Mom Celebration @ ModCloth
May 12: Do512 Day Taco Party @ Thinkery
May 12-14: Austin Ballet Presents: Alice in Wonderland @ Long Center
May 12: Outdoor Screening: Beetlejuice @ Community First Village
May 12: KUTX Live at Mueller @ Mueller Lake Park
May 13 – 21: Pollyanna Theatre Presents: Playing Possum @ Long Center
May 13: BookSpring into Summer: Celebration Readers @ The Arboretum
May 13: Touch A Truck @ Camp Mabry
May 13 & 14: Maker Faire Austin @ Palmer Events Center
May 13 & 14 West Austin Studio Tour @ Various locations
May 13: 70th Birthday Splash @ Barton Springs Pool

Barton Springs

May 14: HAPPY MOTHER’S DAY! Click here for a roundup of Mother’s Day events.
May 14: Taco Libre Austin @ Austin American Statesman parking lot
May 14: Mother’s Day Concert with Austin Symphonic Band @ Texas State Capitol
May 14: Umlauf Family Day @ Umlauf Sculpture Garden & Museum
May 18: Movies in the Park: Aladdin (Spanish dub) @ Dove Springs Rec Center
May 18: Unplugged at the Grove: James McMurtry @ Shady Grove
May 19: Outdoor Screening: Top Gun @ Community First Village
May 20: YMCA Splash Day @ NW Family YMCA
May 20: Saturday Morning Cartoon Party @ Hat Creek Burger Co. Round Rock
May 24: Blues on the Green @ Zilker Park
May 25: Unplugged at the Grove: Dale Watson @ Shady Grove
May 27 (to July 30): 5th Annual Woodland Faerie Trail @ Zilker Botanical Garden
May 29: Memorial Day Splash & Bash @ Zip Lost Pines

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As always, check out our Daily Calendar or Events for even more ideas for family fun!