Celebrate Dinosaur Day and more family fun in Austin, Jan. 28-Feb. 3


Celebrate Dinosaur Day and more family fun in Austin, Jan. 28-Feb. 3

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Celebrate Dinosaur Day at the Austin Nature & Science Center. AMERICAN-STATESMAN 2014


Austin Dinosaur Day. Find activities at Zilker Botanical Garden, Texas Memorial Museum and Austin Nature & Science Center. Saturday. Admission rates apply.

Safe Baby Academy. Learn baby safety with Austin-Travis County EMS. 9 a.m. Saturday, Seton Southwest Medical Center, 7900 FM 1826. austintexas.gov


Zach Theatre presents “The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe.” Head to Narnia in the C.S. Lewis tale. Various times through Feb. 25. $18-$24. Whisenhunt Stage, 1510 Toomey Road. zachtheatre.org

Las Aventuras de Enoughie ( The Adventures of Enoughie ).” This bilingual puppet show teaches kids about kindness and is a collaboration between Zach Theatre, Teatro Vivo, Glass Half Full Theatre and the Kindness Campaign. 2 p.m. Sunday. More shows through February. Sign language, visual captions and sensory-friendly show Sunday. $14-$16. Mexican American Cultural Center, 600 River St. zachtheatre.org

Hideout Theatre Presents: Improv for Kids. Join the cast in creating the story. 11 a.m. Sundays. $5. Hideout Theatre, 617 Congress Ave. hideouttheatre.org

“The Wazir of Oz.” A Bollywood-style version with music by the Sacred Cowgirls. $12-$8. 11 a.m. Saturday. Scottish Rite Theater, 207 W. 18th St. scottishritetheater.org


Bullock Museum. Pop-up Exhibit: Bullock Arcade. Play vintage video games. Sunday. Bullock Museum, 1800 N. Congress Ave. thestoryoftexas.com

Thinkery. Art Start: Super Sculptors! 9:45 a.m. Wednesdays 1-year-olds, 10:45 a.m. Wednesdays 2-year-olds. $20 per class, $140 for the series. Exploring Seasons. 9:45 a.m. 2-year-olds, 10:45 a.m. 3-year-olds, Fridays. $20 per class, $140 for the series. Baby Bloomers. Boogie on Down, 9 a.m. Monday. All about Senses, 9 a.m. Saturday. For birth to age 3. Art Bots. Ages 4 and older. 10:30 a.m., noon, 2 p.m. or 3:30 p.m. Sunday. $8. Suminagashi Fabrics. Ages 4 and older. 10:30 a.m., noon, 2 p.m. or 3:30 p.m. Saturday. $8. Thinkery, 1830 Simond Ave. thinkeryaustin.org

Toybrary Winter Party with Spunky Kids. Make your own snow and more. 10:30 a.m. Thursday. $10 a child. Play in Nature: 10:30 a.m. Fridays. $10. Toybrary Austin, 2001 Justin Lane. toybraryaustin.com


Alamo Drafthouse PBS Kids “Pinkalicious & Peterrific.” 10 a.m. Saturday, Mueller. drafthouse.com

Austin Film Society Sunday School. “Paper Moon.” 1 p.m. Sunday. Austin Film Society Theater, 6406 N. Interstate 35, Suite 3100. austinfilm.org


BookPeople events: W. Stone Cotter reads “Saint Philomene’s Infirmary for Magical Creatures” at 2 p.m. Saturday. Story times. Mother Goose. 2 p.m. Tuesday. The New Year for Trees. 10:30 a.m. Wednesday. “Keepin’ It Weird,” 10:30 a.m. Saturday. BookPeople, 603 N. Lamar Blvd. bookpeople.com

Barnes & Noble Events: 11 a.m. Saturdays story times at all locations: “I Am Harriet Tubman.”

At the library

Tabletop Tuesday. Play games in the children’s area and teen area. 5 p.m. Tuesdays, Central Library.

Bow Wow Reading with Bonnie. 11:30 a.m. Saturdays, Yarborough Branch.

Art Smart: Native American Celebration. 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Willie Mae Kirk Branch.

Book Circle. 3:30 p.m. Tuesday, Twin Oaks Branch.

Music & Movement. 11 a.m. Thursday, Howson Branch. 11 a.m. Friday, Old Quarry Branch.

World Play Your Ukulele Day: Free Lesson. 1 p.m. Friday, Recycled Reads Bookstore.

“Anasasi and the Golden Box of Stories.” Ages 5 and older. 3:30 p.m. Friday, Yarborough Branch. 2 p.m. Saturday, Hampton Branch.

Saturday Family Movie. “Lego Ninjago Movie.” 1 p.m. Saturday, St. John Branch.

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