A few patches of rain might get in the way of your weekend fun. Be prepared with an umbrella and raincoat, but it won't be as bad as what we had in October.

Plan your family calendar with these fun events:

FRIDAY

Thinkery. Namaste & Play. Explore our senses. 9:45 a.m. for 1-year-olds, 10:45 a.m. for 2-year-olds and 11:45 a.m. for 3-year-olds, Fridays, $20 each class. Thinkery, 1830 Simond Ave. thinkeryaustin.org

Wildflower Center. Sprouts. Hands-on preschool program. 10 a.m. Fridays. Wildflower Center, 4801 La Crosse Ave. wildflower.org

Toybrary Austin. Messy Art Class. 10:30 a.m. Fridays, $12. Bubble Party! 10:30 a.m. Friday, $10. Toybrary Austin, 2001 Justin Lane. toybraryaustin.com

That's My Face: Youth and Young Adult Film Series. "Little White Lie." Free. 6:30 p.m. Friday. Carver Museum, 1165 Angelina St. austintexas.gov

Animanga Club. 3:30 p.m. Friday, Carver Branch.

Tween and Teen Anime Club. 3:30 p.m. Friday, Twin Oaks Branch.

Robotics Intermediate Class. Ages 9 and up. 4 p.m. Friday, North Village Branch.

Sewing After Dark for Teens. 5 p.m. Friday, Central Library.

FRIDAY-SATURDAY

 

FRIDAY-SUNDAY

Pictures with Santa. Through Dec. 24, Barton Creek Square; Friday-Dec. 24, Domain and Lakeline Mall. Reserve your time slot ahead of time at simon.com.

 

SATURDAY

YMCA Camp Moody Backyard Movie Night. "Hook." $5 per vehicle. 7 p.m. movie, Saturday. Come an hour before the show for a guided hike, fossil hunt, games and crafts. Camp Moody, 959 Old San Antonio Road, Buda. austinymca.org

Contemporary Austin. Families Create: Alien Invasions. Make art with botanical supplies and learn about trees with TreeFolks. 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday Free. Laguna Gloria, 3809 W. 35th St. thecontemporaryaustin.org

Carver Museum. Children in Nature Workshop. Events to celebrate nature. Noon to 4 p.m. Saturday. Free. Carver Museum, 1165 Angelina St. austintexas.gov

Toybrary Austin. Date Night Child Care. 5 p.m. Saturdays. $25; $10 extra sibling.Toybrary Austin, 2001 Justin Lane. toybraryaustin.com

Thinkery. Baby Bloomers. Kids up to age 3 learn about exploring our senses this month. 9 a.m.Saturday. $5. Thinkery, 1830 Simond Ave. thinkeryaustin.org

Contemporary Austin. Families Create: Alien Invasions. Make art with botanical supplies and learn about trees with TreeFolks. 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday Free. Laguna Gloria, 3809 W. 35th St. thecontemporaryaustin.org

Alamo Drafthouse events. "The Grinch" Family Party. 9:45 a.m. Saturday,9:30 a.m. Sunday, Lakeline.Slaughter Lane.

Wildflower Center. Seasons in Stop Motion. Make a movie with natural things. For ages 12-15. 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday. $75. Wildflower Center, 4801 La Crosse Ave. wildflower.org

BookPeople events: Lucia DiStefano reads "Borrowed," 6 p.m. Saturday.  10:30 a.m. Saturday story times: With Dan Marvin. Saturday. BookPeople, 603 N. Lamar Blvd. bookpeople.com

Barnes & Noble 11 a.m. Saturday story times at all locations: "Juno Valentine and the Magical Shoes." barnesandnoble.com

International Games Day. 10 a.m. Saturday, Central Library.

Library Escape Room: Mysteries of the Deep. 10 a.m. Saturday, University Hills Branch.

Tea Rex Party. 1 p.m. Saturday, St. John Branch.

Saturday Cinema: "Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom." 2 p.m. Saturday, Southeast Branch.

The Physics Circus. 2 p.m. Saturday, Howson Branch.

Maker Night: Light-Up Holiday Cards. 2:30 p.m. Saturday, Twin Oaks Branch.

SATURDAY-SUNDAY

Thinkery. Spark Shop Scribble Bots for ages 4 and up. Learn to use a robot to draw. 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday-Sunday. $6 for a kit. Thinkery, 1830 Simond Ave. thinkeryaustin.org

“Tortoise and Hare” at Zach Theatre. The Aesop fable becomes a musical for ages 5 and up. 2 p.m. Saturday-Sunday. $18-$24. Kleburg Stage, 1421 W. Riverside Drive. zachtheatre.org

SUNDAY

"Wake Up, Brother Bear!" This show for children 6 and younger tells the story of Brother Bear and Sister Bear as they go through the seasons. $12. 10 a.m. and noon Tuesdays and Thursdays, 2 p.m. Sundays.  Zach North, 12129 N. RM 620. zachtheatre.org

Veterans Day Parade. Celebrate veterans while the parade goes down Congress Avenue downtown. 9 a.m. to noon Sunday.

austinveteransparade.org

Central Texas Archery free shootout. For kids 8 and older. Try your hand at archery; no experience needed. Free. 2-4 p.m. Sunday. Central Texas Archery, 5400 E. Howard Lane, Manor. centraltexasarchery.org