On Wednesday, August 21 through Sunday, August 25, catch the most mythical, magical show on Earth at Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey® Circus Presents: Dragons at the Frank Erwin Center. The Austin premiere of this all-new show will be on the 21st at 7:30pm.
Take a magical trip into the woods this weekend... with your kids? You bet. ZACH Theatre presents a kid-friendly version of the 1980s Broadway hit, Into the Woods, appropriately calling it Into the Woods Jr. Showtimes are at 2 and 7 pm on both Friday, August 16, and Saturday, August 17. Tickets are $10 for kids and $12 for adults.
The summer may be coming to a close, but there is still plenty of free music going on everyday. Here's what's up this week...
You and your older children may find Zilker Botanical Garden's Monarch, Milkweed and You event on Saturday, August 10 from 1 - 3 pm to be educational and empowering as you learn how you can help. Please join us for this educational talk to learn what actions you can take to help this magnificent long distance flyer of the insect world.
Dining with the littles can be tough. They don't want to sit still and they don't want to have adult conversations, and who can blame them, really? Let the kids be kids at our Featured Family Restaurant of the Week - Austin's Pizza in Westlake. where they can play outside and eat some high quality pizza.
Just on the edge of Tarrytown, adjacent to Mopac, West Enfield Park is surprisingly peaceful. When you're in it, it's fairly easy to block out the road noise. It may not be the prettiest of the neighborhood parks, but it's got a lot to offer with its wide open spaces, large pool, tennis and sport court, ball field and playscape/swings.
Tucked away in the hills off HWY 360 & 2222 on City Park Road, Ski Shores Cafe is a laid back cafe on Lake Austin, ideal for enjoying with other families or groups of friends. This is not a quick-stop joint--you'll want to stay a while.
Shipe Park has a lot to offer a family, especially if you have multiple children. There's a wading pool, a regular pool, tennis courts, a basketball court, a playscape, a covered spot with a Foosball table and an open area to run around in. There are several places to grab lunch before or after in the neighborhood. Plus, it has an amazing mural.