Guess what? It’s still going to be hot this weekend with temps hitting 100+. Make the best of it by exploring these family events:
“My Little Pony: The Movie,” 3:30 p.m. Friday, Carver Branch. library.austintexas.gov
Early Learner Playtime. 10:30 a.m. Friday, Central Library.
Teen Videogame Free Play. 1 p.m. Friday, Central Library.
Lego Lab. 2 p.m. Friday, University Hills Branch.
Kids Create Fidget Spinners. 2:30 p.m. Friday, Yarborough Branch.
Friday Movie Matinee. “Ferdinand.” 3:30 p.m. Friday, Old Quarry Branch.
Art Smart “We Read” Community Mural Project. . 1 p.m. Friday, Pleasant Hill Branch.
Cedar Park Rodeo comes to the H-E-B Center. See the ropers and riders inside an air-conditioned venue. 7:30 p.m. Friday-Saturday. $12-$27. H-E-B Center, 2100 Avenue of the Stars, Cedar Park. hebcenter.com
“Beauty and the Beast” at Zach Theatre. 7:30 p.m. Wednesdays-Saturdays, 2 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays. $25-$150. Zach Theatre, 202 S. Lamar Blvd. zachtheatre.org
Alamo Drafthouse Kids Camp offers morning movies for a $1 to $5 donation. “Despicable Me.” 10:20 a.m. Friday-Sunday, Mueller. 10:20 a.m. Friday, 10:30 a.m. Saturday, 10:40 a.m. Sunday, Slaughter Lane. “Kung Fu Panda.” 10 a.m. Friday-Sunday, Lakeline. “Space Jam” Cereal Party. 1 p.m. Lakeline. 1:45 p.m. Saturday, Mueller. 1:30 p.m. Saturday, Slaughter Lane. drafthouse.com
Austin Bat Fest. Celebrate everything bat. Congress Avenue Bridge, 100 S. Congress Ave. 4 p.m. to midnight. Saturday. $15, kids 8 and younger free. roadwayevents.com/event/bat-fest.
Heroes in a Half Shell: A Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Celebration. Mondo Gallery offers art of the cartoon. Family Day Party. Pizza, treats, face painting, photo booth and more. 10 a.m.-noon Saturday. Regular hours noon-6 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays Saturday-Aug. 25. Mondo Gallery is located at 4115 Guadalupe St. mondotees.com
Bullock Museum. Yippee Yay! The rodeo exhibit comes to life with trick roping. 2 p.m. Saturday. Bullock Museum, 1800 N. Congress Ave. thestoryoftexas.com
Thinkery. Splash Into Summer this August for Baby Bloomers, 9 a.m. Saturdays. $5. Thinkery, 1830 Simond Ave. thinkeryaustin.org
BookPeople events. 10:30 a.m. story time. Back to School, Saturday. BookPeople, 603 N. Lamar Blvd. bookpeople.com
Barnes & Noble 11 a.m. Saturday story times. This week hear “The Dinosaur Expert.” barnesandnoble.com
Girl Scout Girl Power story time. Bring a book to donate to BookSpring. Free. 2 p.m.-4 p.m. Saturday. Westoak Woods Baptist Church, 2900 W. Slaughter Lane.
Tumble podcast records “The Surprising Story of Sea Stars’s Sticky Feet.” 11 a.m. Saturday. Science Mill, 101 S. Lady Bird Lane, Johnson City. sciencemill.org
Felt Food workshop. Kids 4 and older learn to sew by making food out of felt. 10:30 a.m., noon, 2 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Thinkery, 1830 Simond Ave. thinkeryaustin.org
Austin Symphony Hartman Concerts in the Park. 7:30 p.m. Sunday. Free. The Long Center, 701 W. Riverside Drive. thelongcenter.org.