This week you can explore the art of Jackson Pollock with your very young artists, attend a unicorn princess storytime, make tiny felt cats at the library, do mermaid yoga at Barton Springs and see a free concert from Tameca Jones in the park.

Top 5 Austin Family Events to Check Out This Week:

Baby Bloomers @ Thinkery
Monday, May 9, 9 a.m.
Bring your budding artist (ages 0-3 years) to the Thinkery as they begin a new series exploring famous artists. Prepare to get messy while exploring action art of Jackson Pollock. They’ll dive into colored spaghetti, paint with magnets and splatter color all over the Paint Wall! Staci Gray will lead a sing-a-long at 10:30 a.m. Cost is $2.50 for members and $4.50 for non-members.

13165928_1081381418601223_7052512201057075147_nUnicorn Princess Storytime @ All Things Kids at The Domain
Tuesday, May 10, 10:30 – 11:30 a.m.
A Cat of Impossible Color hosts morning story time dressed as a pink unicorn princess. Tuesdays and Thursdays at this toy store in The Domain. Free.
13177960_892663587522731_328269985078634911_nFelt Friends: Make a Tiny Cat @ Spicewood Springs Library
Wednesday, May 11, 4:30 p.m.
Sew fun, cute and simple felt creatures. The projects use sharp sewing needles and so are recommended for ages 10 and up. Adults are welcome to join in the fun! Free.

ACYS-FeltFrnzTour2015_highlight580_3Mermaid Yoga @ Barton Springs Pool
Friday, May 13, 10:30 a.m. – noon
Costumes are encouraged at this special yoga class for all ages. Make sure you have yoga clothing that is comfortable to move your body in and something to swim in. Don’t forget any yoga and poolside essentials you may need. $20 per person. Pre-register online by May 12.

event-poster-5659676KUTX Live featuring Tameca Jones @ Mueller Lake Park Amphitheater
Friday, May 13, 7 p.m.
KUTX presents a free, family-friendly music series featuring performances from El Tule at 7 p.m. followed by a show from Tameca Jones at 7:45 p.m. Food trucks will be onsite. The event is free, and free parking is available in the Mueller garage, adjacent to the Thinkery.


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Have a fun week!