Brace yourself. It’s going to be a hot weekend with temperatures in the 90s Friday and Saturday, before cooling off after late night showers on Saturday. Sunday will be beautiful with highs in the upper 70s.
Plan your family fun accordingly. Here’s what’s on our calendar:
Wildflower Center. Sprouts. Hands-on preschool program. 10 a.m. Friday. Wildflower Center, 4801 La Crosse Ave. wildflower.org
Thinkery. Tinkering Tots: Mini Music Makers! 9:45 a.m. Fridays for 2-year-olds; 10:45 a.m. Fridays for 3-year-olds through May 26. $20 a class. Thinkery, 1830 Simond Ave. thinkeryaustin.org
Texas Museum of Science & Technology. Star Party. Look at the stars. 8 p.m. Fridays. Texas Museum of Science & Technology, 1220 Toro Grande Drive, Cedar Park. txmost.org
“JJ’s Arcade.” Zach Theater and Teatro Vivo present this play about a boy who builds an arcade out of leftover cardboard. For ages 7 and up. 7 p.m. Friday, 2 p.m. Saturday with sign-language-interpretion and sensory-friendly performance. $13-$15. Emma S. Barrientos Mexican American Cultural Center, 600 River St. zachtheatre.org
“Never Grow Up: A Disney Art Show.” Mondo Gallery presents this show. Opening reception, 3-10 p.m. Friday. “Mondo Clubhouse” Kids Party, 10 a.m. to noon Saturday. Mondo Gallery, 4115 Guadalupe St. MondoTees.com.
Contemporary Austin. Young Artists Portfolio Celebration. See what young artists are doing. 3-4 p.m. Saturday, Jones Center, 700 Congress Ave. thecontemporaryaustin.org
Baby Bloomers for kids infant to 3. Study the the sky. 9 a.m. Mondays and Saturdays. Special guests throughout the month. $5. Thinkery, 1830 Simond Ave. thinkeryaustin.org
BookPeople story time. Feminist Baby giveaway story time, 11:30 a.m. Saturday. BookPeople, 603 N. Lamar Blvd. bookpeople.com
Barnes & Noble Saturday story times at all locations: “The Wonderful Things You will Be,” Saturday.
Bow Wow Reading with Bonnie the Dog. 11:30 a.m. Saturday, Yarborough Branch Austin Public Library.
Saturday Family Movie “Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens.” 2 p.m. Saturday, University Hills Branch.
Made with Code. 1 p.m. Saturday, Terrazas Branch.
Open Mic Night. 1 p.m. Saturday, Carver Branch.
Wildflower Center. Nature Play Hour. Play in the Family Garden. 11 a.m. Saturdays. Wildflower Center, 4801 La Crosse Ave. wildflower.org
Saturday and Sunday
Dragon Boat Festival. See the dragon boats race in this 2,000-year-old Chinese tradition. 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Festival Beach, 2101 Jesse E. Segovia St. asianamericancc.com.
“Elephant and Piggie: We Are in a Play!” The Mo Willems story comes to the stage. 2 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. 11 a.m. Saturday. $16-$21. Zach Theatre’s Kleberg Theatre, 1421 W. Riverside Drive. zachtheatre.org
“Jungle Book Jangal Ki Kahani.” Enjoy the original “Jungle Book” Bollywood style. $8-$12. 11 a.m. Saturday and Sunday. Scottish Rite Theater, 207 W. 18th St. scottishritetheater.org.
Thinkery. Get Pumped! For ages 4 and up. Learn about the circulatory system. 11:15 a.m., 1:15 p.m., 3:15 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. $8. Thinkery, 1830 Simond Ave. thinkeryaustin.org
Hill Country Science Mill. Fossil Day. The Science Mill opens its fossil dig site and welcomes two giant African Spurred Tortoises. Noon-5 p.m. Sunday. Hill Country Science Mill, 101 S. Lady Bird Lane, Johnson City. sciencemill.org
Pecan Street Brass. 4 p.m. Sunday, Recycled Reads Bookstore.]]