February may be short and sweet, but it's also packed with things to do with the family. This month we're particularly excited about tea parties at Zilker Botanical Garden, Austin Cave Festival at the Wildflower Center, the new aquaponics exhibit at the Science Mill and "Rap Unzel" at Scottish Rite Theater.

Check out our calendar and find more online at austin360.com.

Events

Harlem Globetrotters.  The world-famous basketball team is back in Austin. 7 p.m. Feb. 1. $19-$135. Erwin Center, 1701 Red River St. uterwincenter.com. 2 p.m. Feb. 18. $25.25- $140.25. H-E-B. Center, 2100 Avenue of the Stars. hebcenter.com

Boy Scouts Report to State. Parade begins at 9 a.m. Line up on the Ann Richards Congress Avenue Bridge by 8:30 a.m. Feb. 2. Congress Avenue and State Capitol. bsacac.org

Winter Faerie Tea Parties. 11 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. Feb. 3 and Feb. 17. Zilker Botanical Garden, 2220 Barton Springs Road. austintexas.gov/zilkerbotanicalgarden

Austin Cave Festival. Free family-friendly event. Crawl through the Wildflower Cave or the LaCrosse Cave, hike to a sinkhole, learn about cave animals and water resources, plus live music, art and a puppet show. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Feb. 23. Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center, 4801 La Crosse Ave. austincavefestival.org

Rock and Roll Playhouse. The Mohawk hosts "The Music of Willie Nelson" 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. Feb. 10. $12-$15. Mohawk, 912 Red River St. mohawkaustin.com

The Raise Riders Family Bicycle Weekend. Alongside the Austin Marathon and Health & Fitness Expo is this event with a bicycle playground, scavenger hunt, crafts table, family bike ride and more. 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Feb. 15, family rides 1-4 p.m. Feb. 15, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Feb. 16, after the Marathon Feb. 17. Palmer Events Center, 900 Barton Springs Road. woombikes.com

Theater

"Rap Unzel." The classic fairy tale with music by SaulPaul. 11 a.m. Feb. 9-10, 16-17, 23-24, March 2-3 and 1 p.m. Feb. 23-24, March 2-3. $10-$15. Scottish Rite Theater, 207 W. 18th St. scottishritetheater.org

"123 Andrés." Bilingual concert for kids. 10 a.m. Feb. 2-3. $10-$15. Scottish Rite Theater, 207 W. 18th St. scottishritetheater.org

"Brother Bear." For children 6 and younger. Bear wakes up and experiences the seasons. 2 p.m. Feb. 10, Feb. 17, Feb. 24. $12. Zach North, 12129 RM 620 N. zachtheatre.org

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

"The Amazing Acro-Cats and the Rock Cats." Real cats perform for you. 7 p.m. Feb. 5-7. $27-$37. Paramount Theatre, 713 Congress Ave. austhintheatre.org

"Me ... Jane: The Dreams & Adventures of Young Jane Goodall." For grades kindergarten to fifth-grade. Meet the Jane Goodall as a girl. 2 p.m. and 4 p.m. Feb. 24.  $10-$18. Paramount Theatre, 713 Congress Ave. austhintheatre.org

Cirque du Soleil "Corteo." 7:30 p.m. Feb. 20-23, 3:30 p.m. Feb. 22 and Feb. 23, 1 p.m. and 5 p.m. Feb. 24. $54-$125. H-E-B. Center, 2100 Avenue of the Stars. hebcenter.com

"Paw Patrol: All Hands on Deck." The pups are coming to Bass Concert Hall. 6 p.m. Feb. 22, 10 a.m. 3 p.m. Feb. 23, 2 p.m. Feb. 24. $26-$84. Bass Concert Hall, 2500 Robert Dedman Drive. texasperformingarts.org.

Museums

Bullock Museum. H-E-B Free First Sunday: "Deep in the Heart of STEM." Noon to 4 p.m. Feb. 3. Living History Days. 10 a.m. Feb. 7. Homeschool Day. 10 a.m. Feb. 14. "Little Texans: Inspired." 10 a.m. Feb. 14. Science Thursday. 10 a.m. Feb. 21. Storytime: Black History. 10 a.m. Feb. 28. Bullock Museum, 1800 Congress Ave. thestoryoftexas.com

Thinkery. Baby Day. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Feb. 8.Baby-friendly activities, baby and toddler yoga, entertainment and more. Free 0-23 months, $12 ages 2 and older. Baby Bloomers. Kids up to age 3 Boogie on Down in February. 9 a.m. Saturdays and Mondays. $5. Cow Eye Dissection. For ages 7 and up. 10:30 a.m., noon and 1:30 p.m. Feb. 2-3, Feb. 16-18. $8. Art Start: Art in Motion. Wednesdays through Feb. 27. 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 through March 1. 9:45 a.m. 1-year-olds, 10:45 a.m. 2-year-olds, 11:45 a.m. 3-year-olds. $20. STEAM on the Spot: Engineering Day! 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Feb. 16. Bots for Tots. Explore robots. Feb. 18. 9:30 a.m. 1-year-olds, 10:30 a.m. 2-year-olds, 11:30 a.m. 3-year-olds. $20. Community Night Spotlight: Black Heritage. 4-8 p.m. Feb. 20. Free. Parents' Night Out. 5:30-10 p.m. Feb. 15. $45-$25. Thinkery, 1830 Simond Ave. thinkeryaustin.org

Contemporary Austin. Second Saturdays for Families: Let's Rock. Make stone work 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Feb. 9. Free. Contemporary Austin, 3809 W. 35th St. thecontemporaryaustin.org

Science Mill. Be an Engineer Homeschool Day. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Feb. 13. Aquaponics Greenhouse. The new exhibit opens with snake visitors, build-your-own aquaponics kit, Doing Science Outside activities and more. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Feb. 16. Science Mill, 101 S. Lady Bird Lane, Johnson City. sciencemill.org

Umlauf Sculpture Garden and Museum. Family Day. Play on a trampoline, make art and more. Noon to 4 p.m. Feb. 10. Free. Umlauf Sculpture Garden and Museum, 605 Azie Morton Road. umlaufsculpture.org

Toybrary Austin. Superhero party. 10:30 a.m. Feb. 5. $12. Daddy & Me Make Valentines. 10:30 a.m. Feb. 9, $20. Mommy & Me Make Chocolate Strawberries. 10:30 a.m. Feb. 12, $15. Valentine's Day Balloon Party with Milly McSilly. 10:30 a.m. Feb. 14. Daddy & Me Spunky Kids Event. 10:30 a.m. Feb. 16. $12. Alphabet party. 10:30 a.m. Feb. 19. $7. Abby Cadabby Is Coming! 10:30 a.m. Feb. 21. $12. Petting zoo! 10:30 a.m. Feb. 26. $12. Music Classes with Miss Ariel. 10:30 a.m. Wednesdays. $10. Sensory-Friendly Fun with Joshua's Stage. 10:30 a.m. Fridays. $12. 2001 Justin Lane. toybraryaustin.com

Movies

Alamo Drafthouse. PBS Kids at the Alamo: Valentine's Mix. 10 a.m. Feb. 2-3, Lakeline. 10:30 a.m. Feb. 16-17, Mueller. "How to Train Your Dragon: Hidden World" Family Party. 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. Feb. 23, Mueller. 10 a.m. Feb. 24, Lakeline.

Books

BookPeople. Events: Angie Thomas reads "On the Come Up." 7 p.m. Feb. 15. (First Baptist Church, 901 Trinity St.). Lindsay Leslie reads "This Book Is Spineless." 2 p.m. Feb. 23. Kathryn Orsbee, "The Great Unknowable End."  7 p.m. Feb. 27. Christopher Paolini, "The Fork, the Witch, and the Worm" (at Austin Central Public Library). 7 p.m. Feb. 28. 10:30 a.m. story times: Pollyanna Theatre. Feb. 2. Baby Signs. Feb. 6. Drag Queen. Feb. 12. Ms. Staci. Feb. 13. Brand New Books. Feb. 16. Reach for the Stars. Feb. 23. I'm in the Mood. Feb. 26. BookPeople, 603 N. Lamar Blvd. bookpeople.com

Barnes & Noble. Events: Kids' Book Hangout. Get free book swag, plus games and activities. 2 p.m. Feb. 9. "Lego Movie 2" Event. 2 p.m. Feb. 23.  11 a.m. Saturday story time: "Elmo's Super-Duper Birthday Party." Feb. 2. "All You Need Is Love." Feb. 9. "The Good Egg and the Bad Seed." Feb. 16. "I Am Martin Luther King Jr." Feb. 23.  barnesandnoble.com

Library

Music and Movement. 11 a.m. Feb. 1, Old Quarry Branch. 10: 15 a.m. Thursdays, Carver Branch. 11 a.m. Thursdays, Howson Branch. 11 a.m. Feb. 11, Pleasant Hill Branch. 11 a.m. Feb. 19, Southeast Branch.

Lego Lab. 4 p.m. Feb. 1, North Village Branch. 3 p.m. Feb. 6, Southeast Branch. 3:30 p.m. Feb. 8, Manchaca Road Branch. 4:30 p.m. Feb. 11, Carver Branch. 5 p.m. Feb. 11, Little Walnut Creek Branch.  3:30 p.m. Feb. 12, Milwood Branch. 3:30 p.m. Feb. 12, Twin Oaks Branch. 3:30 p.m. Feb. 11, Windsor Park Branch. 4 p.m. Feb. 13, Howson Branch. 4 p.m. Feb. 15, University Hills Branch. 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Feb. 16, Central Library. Noon to 6 p.m. Feb. 17, Central Library. 2:30 p.m. Feb. 19, Yarborough Branch. 3 p.m. Feb. 19, Ruiz Branch. 3:30 p.m. Feb. 19, Pleasant Hill Branch. 3:30 p.m. Feb. 20, Willie Mae Kirk Branch. 2 p.m. Feb. 26, St. John Branch. 3:30 p.m. Feb. 26, Cepeda Branch.

Tech Familia Sphero Robots. 11 a.m. Feb. 2, Ruiz Branch. Robot Dash. 11 a.m. Feb. 23, Ruiz Branch.

Bow Wow Reading with Pilot the Dog. 11:30 a.m. Saturdays, Yarborough Branch. With Wrangler the Dog. 4 p.m. Feb. 8, Milwood Branch. With Daisy the Dog. 10:15 a.m. Feb. 15, Ruiz Branch. With Aussie. 3:30 p.m. Feb. 27, North Village Branch.

Youth Code Jam ATX. 1 p.m. Feb. 2, Central Library.

Saturday Family Movie: "The House With a Clock in its Walls." 2 p.m. Windsor Park Branch. "A Wrinkle in Time." 2 p.m. Feb. 9, Southeast Branch.

Crafternoon. 3 p.m. Feb. 4, Feb. 11, Feb. 25, Southeast Branch. 4:30 p.m. Feb. 4, Carver Branch. 3 p.m. Wednesdays, Ruiz Branch. 1 pm. Feb. 9, Little Walnut Creek Branch. 3:30 p.m. Feb. 14, Twin Oaks Branch. 3:30 p.m. Feb. 26, Windsor Park Branch.

Pajama Storytime. 6:30 p.m. Feb. 4, Feb. 11, Feb. 25, Central Library. 6 p.m. Tuesdays, Windsor Park Branch. 6 p.m. Feb. 5, Yarborough Branch. 6:30 a.m. Thursdays,  Manchaca Road Branch. 6:30 p.m. Wednesdays, St. John Branch. 6 p.m. Feb. 26, Milwood Branch. 6 p.m. Feb. 26, Old Quarry Branch. 6 p.m. Feb. 28, Spicewood Springs Branch.

Early Literacy Playgroup. 11 a.m. Feb. 5, Milwood Branch. 11 a.m. Feb. 6, Willie Mae Kirk Branch. 11 a.m. Feb. 8, North Village Branch. 11 a.m. Feb. 11, Howson Branch. 11 a.m. Feb. 14, Southeast Branch. 10:15 a.m. Feb. 22, Pleasant Hill Branch.

Book Circle. 3:30 p.m. Tuesdays Twin Oaks Branch.

Literature Live Presents: "Tiger Woman." 3:30 p.m. Feb. 5, Old Quarry Branch. 3:30 p.m. Feb. 6, Milwood Branch. 2 p.m. Feb. 9, Carver Branch. 3:30 p.m. Feb. 12, St. John Branch. 3:30 p.m. and 6 p.m. Feb. 14, Spicewood Springs Branch. 10:30 a.m. Feb. 15, Central Library. 3 p.m. Feb. 22, Southeast Branch. 10:30 a.m. Feb. 27, Willie Mae Kirk Branch.

Science Fun. 3:30 p.m. Feb. 5, Pleasant Hill Branch.

Accio: Rubik's Cubing Club. For age 8-18. 4 p.m. Tuesdays, Central Library.

Just for Teens: Science and Math Tutoring. 5 p.m. Feb. 5, Feb. 19, Central Library.

Family Board Game Night. 7 p.m. Tuesdays, Central Library.

Homeschool D&D Club. 10 a.m. Wednesdays, Central Library.

Video Game Coding Workshop. 3 p.m. Wednesdays,  Carver Branch.

Tween/Teen Yoga. 4 p.m. Wednesdays, Yarborough Branch.

Art Smart Storytime. Cherry Blossoms. 10:15 a.m. Feb. 7, Pleasant Hill Branch. 10:30 a.m. Feb. 8, Central Library. 2 p.m. Feb. 9, Howson Branch. 10:30 a.m. Feb. 12, Terrazas Branch. 11 a.m. Feb. 13, University Hills Branch. 1 p.m. Feb. 14, St. John Branch. 10:30 a.m. Feb. 20, Willie Mae Kirk Branch. 10:30 a.m. Feb. 21, Yarborough Branch.

Family Craft Night. 7 p.m. Feb. 7, St. John Branch. 4:30 p.m. Feb. 12, Willie Mae Kirk Branch. 

Perler Lab. 3 p.m. Feb. 8, St. John Branch.

Animanga Club. 3:30 p.m. Feb. 8, Carver Branch.

Sewing After Dark for Teens. 5 p.m. Feb. 8, Central Library.

"Love Simon," Valentine's Day Party. 6:30 p.m. Feb. 8, Spicewood Springs Branch.

College Planning Workshop: Studying film, music and more. 6:30 p.m. Feb. 11, Carver Branch. 11:15 a.m. Feb. 23, North Village Branch. Award-Winning Essays. 10 a.m. Feb. 23, North Village Branch.

Neighborhood Science: Real-Life Pokemon. 7 p.m. Feb. 12, Howson Branch.

Homeschool Social. 11:30 a.m. Feb. 13, Carver Branch.

Lunar New Year Celebration. 3:30 p.m. Feb. 13, Milwood Branch.

STEM Builder Lab. 3:30 p.m. Feb. 13, Spicewood Springs Branch.

NBTween Graphic Novel Book Club: "Cucumber Quest." "Pashmina." 4:30 p.m. Feb. 13, St. John Branch. "Blended." 6 p.m. Twin Oaks Branch. "Harbor Me." 4:30 p.m. Feb. 25, Carver Branch.

Friday Movie Matinee. "Enchanted." 3:30 p.m. Feb. 15, Old Quarry Branch.

BluePrint for Tweens. Ages 9-12. 4 p.m. Feb. 15, Central Library. BluePrint for Teens. 6 p.m. Feb. 15, Central Library.

Platform Nine and Teen Quarters "Harry Potter "Meetup. 2 p.m. Feb. 17, Central Library.

Sunday Afternoon Matinee: "The House With a Clock in its Walls." 3 p.m. Feb. 17, Little Walnut Creek Branch.

All branches closed Feb. 18.

Teen Book Club. "Pride." 6:30 p.m. Feb. 19, Howson Branch.

Love Month Author Visit, Kat Kronenberg, "Dream Big." 3:30 p.m. Feb. 21, Milwood Branch.

Teen and Tween Anime Club. 3:30 p.m. Feb. 22, Twin Oaks Branch. 3:30 p.m. Feb. 27, Ruiz Branch.

Saturday Craft. 11 a.m. Feb. 23, Milwood Branch.

Ukulele Club. 4 p.m. Feb. 27, Manchaca Road Branch.

Escape Room Design Club. 6 p.m. Feb. 27, Central Library.

Mother-Daughter Book Club, "Island of the Blue Dolphins." 6 p.m. Feb. 27, Pleasant Hill Branch.

Get Hired! Finding Your First Job for Teens. 6 p.m. Feb. 28, St. John Branch.