Back-to-School Dance, 6-9 p.m. Aug. 24, Givens Recreation Center, 3811 E. 12th St. austintexas.gov
Marvel Universe Live! Now you can see your favorite action heroes live. 7 p.m. Aug. 23-25, 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. Aug. 25, 1 p.m. and 5 p.m. Aug. 26. $25-$90. Erwin Center, 1701 Red River St. uterwincenter.com
Heroes in a Half Shell: A Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Celebration. Mondo Gallery offers art of the cartoon. Noon-6 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday. Mondo Gallery is located at 4115 Guadalupe St. mondotees.com
Thinkery. Splash Into Summer this August for Baby Bloomers, 9 a.m. Monday and Saturdays. $5. 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. Sunday. $8. Tinkering Take Home. For ages 4 and older. Make a sewn circuit. 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday. $5. Thinkery, 1830 Simond Ave.thinkeryaustin.org
Bullock Museum. Dino Story Time. Hear a story in the history museum. 10 a.m. Thursday. Bullock Museum, 1800 N. Congress Ave. thestoryoftexas.com
Toybrary Austin. Unicorn Swimming. 10 a.m. Friday. Music Class with Ariel. 10:30 a.m. Wednesday. $10. Painting with Texture. 10:30 a.m. Thursday. $7. 2001 Justin Lane. toybraryaustin.com
Austin Symphony Hartman Concerts in the Park. 7:30 p.m. Sunday. Free. The Long Center, 701 W. Riverside Drive. thelongcenter.org
"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
BookPeople events. 10:30 a.m. story times. Armstrong Community Music School, Tuesday; Bilingual Boogie story time, Wednesday; Coloring story time, Saturday. BookPeople, 603 N. Lamar Blvd. bookpeople.com
Barnes & Noble Summer Game Night Series. 7 p.m. Thursdays, all locations. 11 a.m. Saturday story times. This week hear "We Don’t Eat Our Classmates." barnesandnoble.com
Paramount Summer Movie Classics. Show your kids all the great films you or your parents grew up on. "Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs," 1 p.m. Sunday. $6-$12. Paramount Theatre, 713 Congress Ave. austintheatre.org
Alamo Drafthouse Kids Club. Kids movies for a $1-$3 donation. "Kung Fu Panda." 10 a.m. Sunday-Thursday, Lakeline. 10:20 a.m. Saturday, Mueller. 11 a.m. Friday, Slaughter Lane. "Paddington 2." 10 a.m. Friday-Saturday, Lakeline. "Despicable Me." 10:20 a.m. Sunday, Mueller. 10:40 a.m. Sunday, 11 a.m. Monday and Tuesday, Slaughter Lane. drafthouse.com.
At the library
Board Game Night. 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, Central Library.
Lego Lab. 3 p.m. Thursday, Cepeda Branch. Noon Tuesday, Ruiz Branch. 3:30 p.m. Tuesday, Pleasant Hill Branch. 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, Yarborough Branch.
Platform Nine and Three-Quarters Teen Harry Potter Meetup. 2 p.m. Sunday, Central Library.
Crafternoon. 3 p.m. Monday, Southeast Branch. 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, Carver Branch.
Teen Book Club. "Once and for All: A Novel." 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Howson Branch.
NBTween Graphic Novel Book Club. "Comics Squad." 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, St. John Branch.
Free Play Gaming. 3 p.m. Thursday, St. John Branch.
"Toy Story." 1 p.m. Thursday, Terrazas Branch.
"Rise of the Black Panther." Meet author Evan Narcisse. 7 p.m. Friday, Carver Branch.
Minecraft Club. 1 p.m. Saturday, Ruiz Branch.