Animals and Nature
The Woodland Faerie Trail is open through Aug. 10. Zilker Botanical Garden, 2220 Barton Springs Road. zilkergarden.org
Toybrary Austin. Reptile Adventure Show. 10:30 a.m. Saturday. $12. Toybrary Austin, 2001 Justin Lane. toybraryaustin.com
Wildflower Center. Nature Nights. Free family programming 6-9 p.m. on Thursday. This week: Birds of Prey & Reptiles, Thursday. Free. Wildflower Center, 4801 La Crosse Ave. wildflower.org
Austin Reptile Show. 6 p.m. Wednesday, Carver; 2 p.m. June 28, Howson; 2 p.m. Saturday, Manchaca.
Super Narwhal and Jelly Party. Celebrate the narwhal and the jellyfish. 6 p.m. Monday, Southeast library; 2 p.m. Wednesday, Willie Mae Kirk.
Tiny Tails to You Petting Zoo. The zoo comes to Catch Air. 10 a.m. Wednesday. Catch Air Round Rock, 1401 S. Interstate 35 No. 130. Free with admission, but get a ticket in advance on Eventbrite.
Carolina Storyteller. Stories of children as heroes. 2 p.m. Tuesday, Cepeda library.
Elizabeth Kahura. African storytelling. 3 p.m. Tuesday, St. John library.
"Geronimo Stilton" Party. Play games, solve puzzles and carry out the adventures of this spy mouse. 2 p.m. Thursday, Ruiz library.
Camp Bluebonnet. Celebrate the Texas Bluebonnet Award. "Crown: An Ode to the Fresh Cut." 2 p.m. Monday, Old Quarry library. "Game Changers: The Story of Venus and Serena Williams." 1 p.m. Wednesday, St. John.
BookPeople 10:30 a.m. storytimes every Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday. Here There Be Dragons, Tuesday; Down by the Farm, Wednesday; Sweet Siesta, Saturday. BookPeople, 603 N. Lamar Blvd. bookpeople.com
Barnes & Noble events. New Baby & Me storytime. 11 a.m. Sunday, Arboretum and Round Rock. Game On! Bring your gaming device, plus interactive gaming, 2 p.m. Saturday, Arboretum and Round Rock. Each Saturday all Barnes & Noble locations offer 11 a.m. storytimes. Pride: "Prince & Knight," "Maiden & Princess," and "Red: A Crayon's Story," Saturday. barnesandnoble.com
Austin Symphony Hartman Concerts in the Park. Bring a picnic and listen to music of one of the symphony's sections. 7:30 p.m. Sunday. Free. The Long Center, 701 W. Riverside Drive. austinsymphony.org
Austin Symphony Children's Day Art Park. For the second year, the concerts and activities are at the Austin Central Library. A different musician plays each week with a different theme. Teddy Bear Picnic and "Hansel and Gretel," Wednesday. 10 a.m. to noon Wednesdays. Free. Austin Central Library, 710 W. Cesar Chavez St. The event is expanding to more locations and events. 2 p.m. Tuesday, Old Quarry, "Hansel and Gretel." austinsymphony.org
Austin Opera. 2 p.m. Monday, Windsor Park library; 2 p.m. June 28, Terrazas.
Paramount Theatre's Summer Movie Classics. Many of them are great for kids. "Jurassic Park," 4:20 p.m. Sunday. Paramount Theatre, 713 Congress Ave. austintheatre.org
Alamo Drafthouse Kids Club. Most of the schedule has not been set yet, but these morning movies can be seen with a donation of $1-$5 to a local charity or school. "Paddington 2," 10 a.m. Monday-Thursday, Lakeline; "The Neverending Story," 10 a.m. Friday-Saturday, Lakeline. "The Lorax," 10 a.m. Monday-Thursday, Mueller. 10:30 a.m. Monday-Thursday, Slaughter Lane. Other screenings: "Toy Story 4" Family Party. 9 a.m. and 9:30 a.m. Sunday, Lakeline. "E.T." 12:15 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. Saturday, Ritz. drafthouse.com
Mobile Loaves and Fishes Community First Village free screenings. "Mulan," 8 p.m. June 28. Mobile Loaves & Fishes Community First Village, 9301 Hog Eye Road. mlf.org
Regal Summer Movie Express. 10 a.m. Tuesdays and Wednesdays at Westgate Stadium 11, Regal Metropolitan and Gateway Stadium 16. This week: "Teen Titans Go! To the Movies." and "Paddington 2." Tickets are $1. regmovies.com/movies/summer-movie-express
Cinemark Summer Movie Clubhouse offers $1 movies 10 a.m. Mondays through Thursdays at Round Rock 8; 9:30 a.m. and 9:40 a.m. Wednesdays, Hill Country Galleria. This week: "How to Train Your Dragon." cinemark.com/summer-movie-clubhouse
Pollyanna Theatre Presents "Dog's Job." 2 p.m. Monday, Spicewood Springs library; 2 p.m. Thursday, University Hills library.
Bright Star Theatre Presents "Jack's Adventure in Space." 1 p.m. Sunday, Austin Central Library.
Literature Life Presents "Jack and the Beanstalk." 6:30 p.m. Monday, Central Library; 11 a.m. Tuesday, Twin Oaks; 2 p.m. Thursday, Milwood.
"Too Many Stories!" A little girl catches two people stealing something from a department store. 10 a.m. Wednesday. $8. Scottish Rite Theater, 207 W. 18th St. scottishritetheater.org
"Once Upon a Whaaa?!" The Hideout Theatre's improv show for children. 11 a.m. Sunday and Saturday $12-$8. Scottish Rite Theater, 207 W. 18th St. scottishritetheater.org
"Wake Up, Brother Bear!" For ages 6 and younger. Two bear siblings explore the seasons. 1 p.m. Sundays through Aug. 25. $10. Zach Theatre's Whisenhunt Studio, 1510 Toomey Road. zachtheatre.org
Bullock Museum. Sense-sational Thursdays, explore history with your senses at 10 a.m. Thursday. This week: Pretty Poppies. Bullock Museum, 1800 N. Congress Ave. thestoryoftexas.com
Williamson Museum. Summer Chores. Do chores like they used to do in the 1870s. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturdays in June. Chisholm Trail location. Fourth of July 1876 Celebration. See what it was like to celebrate America in 1876. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Chisholm Trail location. Summertime Ice Cream Social. 6-8 p.m. Saturday, Chisholm Trail location. $5 for all games and ice cream. Williamson Museum, 8 Chisholm Trail, Round Rock. williamsonmuseum.org
Thinkery workshops. Tinkering Take Homes: No Sew Tote Bag. For ages $4 and up. Create a bag in the Spark Shop. $5 a kit. 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday. Thinkery, 1830 Simond Ave. thinkeryaustin.org
Bullock Museum. Make It Tuesdays. Create art at 10 a.m. Tuesday. This week: Toy Story, Tuesday. Bullock Museum, 1800 N. Congress Ave. thestoryoftexas.com
Blanton Museum. Each summer, the Blanton brings creative programs for different age groups that have you learning about art as well as making it. Reserve your space a week in advance. 3ft Deep for ages 3-5, 10 a.m. Tuesday; Artists and Authors, for ages 5-7, 10:30-11:15 a.m. Thursday; Deeper Dives for ages 8-10, 10-11:15 a.m. Fridays; Free Diving for ages 11-14, 1 p.m. Friday. Plus you can make art in the WorkLab, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday. Blanton Museum. 200 E. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. blantonmuseum.org
Fairy Houses. Make your own, with supplies provided. 2 p.m. Monday, Howson library; 2 p.m. Thursday, Pleasant Hill.
Art Smart: Chibi-Tastic. 6 p.m. Tuesday, Little Walnut Creek library; 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Central Library.
Felt and Filmgazing. Sew felt characters based on movies. "Iron Giant." 2 p.m. Thursday, Terrazas library.
Get Your Science On: Glow in the Dark Art. 2:30 p.m. Thursday, Howson Branch library. UV Resin Jewelry. 4 p.m. Tuesday, University Hills; 2 p.m. June 28, Southeast.
Humane Society. Art Workshop. 10 a.m. Tuesday. Create animal-themed art and learn about cats and dogs. All supplies provided. Children 8 and younger free, but you must register. AustinHumaneSociety.org, 512-646-7387. Austin Humane Society, 124 W. Anderson Lane
Thinkery. Baby Bloomers for children younger than 3. 9 a.m. Monday and Saturdays. This month learn about Land and Sea. $5. Thinkery, 1830 Simond Ave. thinkeryaustin.org
"Fortnite" Party. 2:30 p.m. Thursday, Carver library.
"Percy Jackson" Party. 2 p.m. Tuesday, Ruiz library.