Wondering what to do this first week of summer break? You could join us at the Thinkery for Baby Bloomers, check out Trailer Food Tuesday at the Long Center, listen to music at Children’s Day Art Park, pop by Nature Night at the Wildflower Center, and listen to movie music in Zilker Park.
Top 5 Austin Family Events to Check Out This Week:
— Do512 Family Days – Baby Bloomers @ The Thinkery
Monday, June 6, 9 a.m. – noon
Bring the little ones (ages 0-3) to the Thinkery for this week’s celebration of the colorful world of Frida Kahlo. Create beautiful Mexican flowers, weave with bright fabrics and use your senses in our Kahlo inspired sensory bins. At 10 a.m. Mrs. Purple Urple will entertain the kids. At 10:30 a.m., Armstrong Community Music School will be there for favorite sing-a-long time. And we’ll be joining in on the fun and providing free healthy snacks. $2.50 for members & $4.50 for non-members.
— Trailer Food Tuesdays @ The Long Center
Tuesday, June 7, 5-9 p.m.
Trailer Food Tuesdays is back for its fifth year with some Austin classics like The Peached Tortilla, Dock & Roll Diner and Chi’Lantro, alongside newcomers like Mission Dogs and Rosarito. You can kick back and listen to live music from Star Parks while relaxing on a blanket or chair on the lawn or sitting on the provided tables on the terrace in a family-friendly environment.
— Children’s Day Art Park @ Symphony Square
Wednesday, June 8, 9:30 – 11:30 a.m.
This annual summer music series kicks off today with music from Sara Hickman and Family Time Rocks! Bring the kids for only 50 cents admission. Gates open at 9 a.m.
— Nature Nights @ The Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center
Thursday, June 9, 6-9 p.m.
Enjoy free admission from 6-9 p.m. along with hikes, nature crafts for kids of all ages and special presentations. Nature Nights provide a fun way to explore Texas plants & animals in such a beautiful setting. This week’s theme is Harnessing Fire.
— Free Summer Pops Concert @ Zilker Hillside Theater
Friday, June 10 & Saturday, June 11, 8 p.m.
The Austin Civic Orchestra presents their ever-popular two-night concert in Zilker Park. This year’s theme is Oscar Winners, featuring music from scores which have won an Academy Award. Relax in the summer night and listen to songs from films such as Frozen, Star Wars, Lord of the Rings, The Wizard of Oz and more.
Have a fun week!