This weekend will have its weather challenges, with a little rain expected and temperatures that swing wildly, but you can start out by celebrating all things Texas for Texas Independence Day and all things Dr. Seuss on Saturday.
Check out these events and find more at austin360.com.
Rock the Park. Spare the Rock, Spoil the Child on KUTX presents this show for all ages. 6:30 p.m. Friday, Mueller Lake Park, 4550 Mueller Blvd. kutx.org
Texas Independence Day Parade. 9:30 a.m. to noon Saturday. Congress Ave. celebratetexas.org
Thinkery. Baby Bloomers. Kids up to age 3 talk about spring. 9 a.m. Saturday. Thinkery, 1830 Simond Ave. thinkeryaustin.org
Toybrary Austin. Daddy & Me Construction Playdate. 10:30 a.m. Saturday. $10. 2001 Justin Lane. toybraryaustin.com
"Madeline and the Bad Hat." The children's book comes to the stage. $9-$12. Noon Saturday. One World Theatre, 7701 Bee Cave Road. oneworldtheatre.org
BookPeople. Charlotte Sullivan Wild reads "The Amazing Idea of You." 10:30 a.m. Saturday. 10:30 a.m. story times: Happy Birthday, Dr. Seuss!, Saturday. BookPeople, 603 N. Lamar Blvd. bookpeople.com
Barnes & Noble. 11 a.m. Saturday story times: "Dr. Seuss' Birthday." Saturday. barnesandnoble.com
Storytime at Mueller H-E-B. 10 a.m. Saturday.
Tech Familia: Drones. 11 a.m. Saturday, Ruiz Branch.
Saturday Movie Matinee, "Ant-Man and the Wasp." 2 p.m. Saturday, Windsor Park Branch.
"Rap Unzel." The classic fairy tale with music by SaulPaul. 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. Saturday-Sunday. $10-$15. Scottish Rite Theater, 207 W. 18th St. scottishritetheater.org
Pollution Solution Think Lab. For ages 4 and up. 10:30 a.m., noon and 1:30 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Thinkery, 1830 Simond Ave. thinkeryaustin.org
Bullock Museum. H-E-B Free First Sunday: "Texas Symbols." Noon to 4 p.m. Sunday. Bullock Museum, 1800 Congress Ave. thestoryoftexas.com
"Brother Bear." For children 6 and younger. Bear wakes up and experiences the seasons. 2 p.m. Sunday. $12. Zach North, 12129 RM 620 N. zachtheatre.org
Just for Teens: Science & Math Tutoring. 2 p.m. Sunday, Central Library.