Events

Ice Skating on the Plaza. 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. daily through January. Whole Foods, 525 N. Lamar Blvd. wholefoodsmarket.com

Winter Faerie Tea Parties. 11 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. Sunday. Zilker Botanical Garden, 2220 Barton Springs Road. austintexas.gov/zilkerbotanicalgarden

Rock and Roll Playhouse. The Mohawk hosts "The Music of the Beatles." 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. Sunday. $12-$15. Mohawk, 912 Red River St. mohawkaustin.com

Theater

"Tortoise and Hare." 2 p.m. Sunday and Saturday. $18-24. Kleberg Stage. Zach Theatre, 202 S. Lamar Ave. zachtheatre.org

"This Girl Laughs, This Girl Cries, This Girl Does Nothing." A modern fairy tale of three sisters. 2 p.m. Sunday and Saturday. Whisenhunt, Zach Theatre, 1510 Toomey Road. $18-24. zachtheatre.org

Museums

Bullock Museum. Science Thursday. 10 a.m. Thursday. Bullock Museum, 1800 Congress Ave. thestoryoftexas.com

Thinkery. Baby Bloomers. Kids up to age 3 learn about light. 9 a.m. Saturdays and Mondays. $5. Pop and Fizz Kitchen Lab. For ages 4 and up. 10:30 a.m., noon and 1:30 p.m. Saturday. $8. Art Start: Art in Motion. Wednesday. 9:45 a.m. 1-year-olds, 10:45 a.m. 2-year-olds, 11:45 a.m. 3-year-olds. $20. Tinkering Tots, Meaning of Mess. Fridays. 9:45 a.m. 1-year-olds, 10:45 a.m. 2-year-olds, 11:45 a.m. 3-year-olds. $20. "The Very Nervous Caterpillar." An interactive on-site performance from Zach Theatre and the Thinkery. Ages 4 and up. 6-9 p.m. Friday and Saturday. $13-$15. Thinkery, 1830 Simond Ave. thinkeryaustin.org

Umlauf Sculpture Garden and Museum. Family Day. Play on a trampoline, make art and more. Noon to 4 p.m. Sunday. Free. Umlauf Sculpture Garden and Museum, 605 Azie Morton Road. umlaufsculpture.org

Toybrary Austin. Sunshine Cake story time. 10:30 a.m. Tuesday.  $7. $25. 2001 Justin Lane. toybraryaustin.com

Movies

Alamo Drafthouse. Babe Cereal Party. 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Lakeline. PBS Kids: Odd Squad. 10:45 a.m. Saturday, Mueller.

Flix Junior: "Iron Giant." 11 a.m. Saturday. Flix Brewhouse, 2200 S. Interstate 35, Round Rock. flixbrewhouse.com/round-rock

Books

BookPeople. Events: Holly Black reads "The Wicked King," 2 p.m. Sunday. Kiersten White reads "Slayer," 7 p.m. Tuesday.10:30 a.m. story times: Armstrong community Music School. Tuesday. Tiny Tails to You Petting Zoo. Wednesday.  Author guests Kenneth and Sarah Jane Wright, Saturday. BookPeople, 603 N. Lamar Blvd. bookpeople.com

Barnes & Noble.11 a.m. Saturday story time: "The Duchess and Guy: A Rescue-to-Royalty Puppy Love Story," Saturday. barnesandnoble.com

Library

Lego Lab. 4:30 p.m. Monday, Carver Branch. 5 p.m. Monday, Little Walnut Creek Branch. 3 p.m. Tuesday, Ruiz Branch. 3:30 p.m. Tuesday, Milwood Branch. 4 p.m. Friday, University Hills Branch.

Music and Movement. 10:15 a.m. Thursday, Carver Branch. 11 a.m. Thursday, Howson Branch. 11 a.m. Monday, Pleasant Hill Branch. 11 a.m. Tuesday, Southeast Branch.

Early Literacy Playgroup. 11 a.m. Tuesday, Milwood Branch. 11 a.m. Wednesday, Willie Mae Kirk Branch.

Crafternoon. 3 p.m. Monday, Southeast Branch. 3:30 p.m. Thursday, Howson Branch.

Pajama Story Time. 6:30 p.m. Monday, Central Library. 6 p.m. Tuesday, Windsor Park Branch. 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, St. John Branch.

STEM Builder Lab. 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, Spicewood Springs Branch.

Art Smart: Storytime Cherry Blossoms.  11 a.m. Tuesday, Spicewood Springs Branch. 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Manchaca Road Branch.

Neighborhood Science: Science of Superheroes. 7 p.m. Tuesday, Howson Branch.

NBTween Book Club: "The Night Diary." 6 p.m. Thursday, Twin Oaks Branch.

Friday Movie Matinee:  "Happy Feet." 3:30 p.m. Friday, Old Quarry Branch.

Bow Wow Reading with Daisy the Dog. 10:15 a.m. Friday, Ruiz Branch.

Monday Movies: "Transformers." 5 p.m. Monday, Willie Mae Kirk Branch.

Book Circle. 3:30 p.m. Tuesday, Southeast Branch.

Teen Book Club: "Exit, Pursued by a Bear." 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Howson Branch.

Escape Room Design Club. 6 p.m. Wednesday, Central Library.

Thursday Matinee: "Coco." 1 p.m. Thursday, Terrazas Branch.

Movie Night: "The House With a Clock in its Walls." 3:30 p.m. Friday, Ruiz Branch.

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