St. Patrick's Day. Enjoy Celtic culture, from food to drums. Noon to 6 p.m. Sunday. Pioneer Farms, 10621 Pioneer Farms Drive. $16. stpatricksdayaustin.com
Rodeo Austin. See the animals, watch the cowboys at work, go on carnival rides and more. 10 a.m. to concert end, through March 30. $8-$5 fairground tickets; $20-$175 rodeo tickets. 9100 Decker Lake Road. rodeoaustin.com
SXSW Gaming Expo. Explore new games, play in tournaments and more. $25-$49. 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday. Austin Convention Center, 500 E. Cesar Chavez St. gaming.sxsw.com
Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center. During spring break week, head to the Wildflower Center for Carts in the Garden with ready-made activities. 1-2 p.m. Monday-Friday in the Family Garden. What a Hoot! Learn about owls. Noon to 2 p.m. Saturday. Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center, 4801 La Crosse Ave. wildflower.org
Bullock Museum. Spring Break at the Bullock 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday-Friday. Explore a different topic each day: Bird's Eye View, Monday; Shapes & Symbols, Tuesday; Creative America, Wednesday; History Detectives, Thursday; Fly High, Friday. Science Thursday. 10 a.m. Thursday. Bullock Museum, 1800 Congress Ave. thestoryoftexas.com
Science Mill. Spring Break Week. Science Mill adds special activities 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday-Friday. Science Mill, 101 S. Lady Bird Lane, Johnson City. sciencemill.org
Thinkery. Baby Bloomers. Kids up to age 3 talk about spring in March. 9 a.m. Saturday. $5. Pollution Solution Think Lab. For ages 4 and up. 10:30 a.m., noon and 1:30 p.m. Sunday and Monday. $8. Tinkering Take Homes. Make light boxes. 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday-Saturday. $6. Thinkery, 1830 Simond Ave. thinkeryaustin.org
Toybrary Austin. Meet Elmo. 10:30 a.m. Tuesday. $12. Foam Party. 10:30 a.m Wednesday. $12. Music Classes with Miss Ariel. 10:30 a.m. Wednesday. $10. Gardening Classes. 10:30 a.m. Thursday. $7. Orange Party. 10:30 a.m. Friday. Sensory-Friendly Fun with Joshua's Stage. 10:30 a.m. Friday. $12. Date Night Child Care. 5 p.m. Saturday. $25. 2001 Justin Lane. toybraryaustin.com
Pollyanna Theatre Company: "Everything Is Round." Explore shapes with Circle and Square in this production for the very young. 9:30 a.m. and 11 a.m. Thursday-Saturday. $7.25. Carver Cultural Center, 1165 Angelina St. pollyannatheatrecompany.org
Alamo Drafthouse. Kids Camp: "Matilda." 10 a.m. Monday-Thursday, Lakeline and Mueller.
BookPeople. Events: Starla Michelle Halfmann reads "Alphabet Kingdom." 2 p.m. Saturday. 10:30 a.m. story times: Once Upon a Storytime, Monday. Armstrong Community Music School. Tuesday. Tiny Tails Petting Zoo. Wednesday. Luchador Legends, Thursday. Music with Miss Ariel, Friday. BookPeople, 603 N. Lamar Blvd. bookpeople.com
Barnes & Noble. Events: Escape This Bookstore! Solve puzzles and riddles and more. 2 p.m. Saturday. 11 a.m. Saturday story times: "Little Blue Truck's Springtime," Saturday. barnesandnoble.com
Music & Movement. 11 a.m. Tuesday, Southeast Branch.
Lego Lab. Noon to 6 p.m. Sunday, Central Library. 3:30 p.m. Tuesday, Pleasant Hill Branch. 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, Willie Mae Kirk Branch.
Crafternoon. 4:30 p.m. Monday, Carver Branch. 2 p.m. Wednesday, St. John Branch. 3 p.m. Wednesday, Ruiz Branch. 3:30 p.m. Thursday, Howson Branch.
Early Literacy Playgroup. 11 a.m. Tuesday, Old Quarry Branch. 10:15 a.m. Friday, Pleasant Hill Branch.
Video Game Coding Workshop. 2 p.m. Tuesday, St. John Branch.
Bow Wow Reading with Quintana Roo. 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, Little Walnut Creek Branch.
Family Board Game Night. 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, Central Library.
Homeschool D&D Club for ages 9-18. 10 a.m. Wednesday, Central Library.
Literature Live! Presents: "Tiger Woman." 11 a.m. Wednesday, Ruiz Branch. 2 p.m. Saturday, Little Walnut Creek Branch.
Art Smart Storytime: "Rain." 11 a.m. Wednesday, University Hills Branch.
Tween and Teen Anime Club. 3:30 p.m. Friday, Twin Oaks Branch.
NBTween Graphic Novel Book Club: "Wed Wabbit." 6 p.m. Thursday, Twin Oaks Branch.
Early Learner Playtime. 10 a.m. Friday, Central Library.
Platform Nine & Teen Quarters "Harry Potter" Meeting. 2 p.m. Sunday, Central Library.
Sunday Afternoon Matinee: "Penguins of Madagascar." 3 p.m. Sunday, Little Walnut Creek Branch.
Master Builder Monday. 2 p.m. Monday, St. John Branch.
Teen Book Club: "A Tyranny of Petticoats." 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Howson Branch.
Night Crafters. 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Manchaca Road Branch.
Friday Movie Matinee: "Stuart Little." 3:30 p.m. Friday, Carver Branch.
Just for Teens: APL Industries. 6 p.m. Friday, Central Library.
Tech Familia AI Inteligencia. 11 a.m. Saturday, Ruiz Branch.