Run obstacle courses, see Monster Jam and butterflies, April 15-22
Urban Air Adventure Park Grand Opening. The first 100 people in get free jumping for the rest of 2018. The park includes trampolines, dodge ball courts, airbag drop zones, slam dunk zone, tumbling track, indoor playground, obstacle course and more. 10 a.m. Saturday. 13201 RM N. 620, Cedar Park. urbanairtrampolinepark.com/cedar-park-tx/.
Kids Obstacle Challenge. Run through a touring obstacle course including a rope swing into a giant mud pit, climb cargo nets and army crawl through obstacles. Parents run free with kids admission. $32-$66. 8:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday. Dripping Springs Ranch Park, 1042 Event Center Drive, Dripping Springs. kidsobstaclechallenge.com
Sherwood Forest Faire. Travel back in time to merry ol’ England with this fair. 10 a.m. to dusk, Sunday and Saturday. $12-$22. 1883 Old U.S. 20, McDade. sherwoodforestfaire.com
Monster Jam. Seriously big trucks crush other trucks. 7 p.m. Saturday. $20-37. Erwin Center, 1701 Red River St. uterwincenter.com
Car seat check. 9 a.m. Wednesday, Gus Garcia Recreation Center, 1201 E. Rundberg Lane.austintexas.gov
LBJ Library Block Party. Celebrate the opening day of “Get in the Game: The Fight for Equality in American Sports.” Play basketball, live music, food trucks and more. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday. LBJ Presidential Library, 2313 Red River St. lbjlibrary.org
Totally Cool Totally Art Teen Art Exhibition. Through April 26. Free. Dougherty Arts Center, 1110 Barton Springs Road. austintexas.gov
Austin Nature & Science Center. Austin’s Nature Day Nature and Art. 9 a.m. to noon Saturday. Free. Austin Nature & Science Center, 2389 Stratford Drive. austintexas.gov/ansc
Mexic-Arte Museum. Family Day: The Art of Resistance.Enjoy activities around the current exhibit. Free. Noon to 5 p.m. Sunday. Mexic-Arte Museum, 419 Congress Ave. mexic-artemuseum.org
Thinkery.Community Night Spotlight. Autism Awareness Month. Put on a virtual reality headset to learn what autism is like. 4-8 p.m. Wednesday. Free with donation. Art Start: My Many Colored Days: 9:45 a.m. Wednesdays (1-year-olds), 10:45 a.m. Wednesdays (2-year-olds), Wednesdays through May 9. $20 a class, $140 for the series. Namaste and Play: Sense-ational: 9:45 a.m. (2-year-olds), 10:45 a.m. (3-year-olds), Fridays, through May 11. $20 a class, $140 for the series. Baby Bloomers: Spring has Sprung. Learn about light. 9 a.m. Mondays and Saturdays. For birth to age 3. $5. Decoding DNA. Ages 4 and up. 10:30 a.m., noon, 2 p.m. or 3:30 p.m. Saturday. $8. Seed Paper Making. Ages 4 and up. 10:30 a.m., noon, 2 p.m. or 3:30 p.m. Sunday. $8. Thinkery, 1830 Simond Ave. thinkeryaustin.org
Wildflower Center. Sprouts. Preschool program. 10 a.m. Wednesdays and Fridays. Free with admission. Nature Play Hour. 10 a.m. Saturdays. Free with admission to the gardens. Afternoon Explorers: Wild About Wildflowers. For ages 6-10. $15 one child and adult. 3:30 p.m. Friday. Wildflower Center, 4801 La Crosse Ave. wildflower.org
“Pancho Rabbit and the Coyote.” Pancho Rabbit goes through a dangerous journey with little help from his guide. 11 a.m. Sunday, Saturday; 12:30 p.m. Saturday. $8-$12. Scottish Rite Theater, 207 W. 18th St. $3 adults, $1 children. scottishritetheater.org
Fifth Annual Greater Austin High School Theatre Awards. See who wins, plus some snapshots of the best shows. 7:30 p.m. Wednesday. Long Center, 701 W. Riverside Drive. thelongcenter.org
Zach Theatre presents “Goodnight Moon.” The classic children’s book comes to the stage. 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. Saturdays and 2 p.m. Sundays through May 27. $18-$24. Kleberg Stage, 1421 Riverside Drive. zachtheatre.org
Alamo Drafthouse. “PBS Kids: Explore the Outdoors.” 10:30 a.m. Friday-Saturday, Mueller. 10:15 a.m. Sunday, Lakeline. drafthouse.com
BookPeople events:Donna Janell Bowman reads “Abraham Lincoln’s Dueling Words.” 2 p.m. Sunday. 10:30 a.m. storytimes:Armstrong Community Music School, Tuesday. Tiny Tails to You Petting Zoo, Wednesday. Mrs. Purple Urple, Saturday. BookPeople, 603 N. Lamar Blvd. bookpeople.com
Barnes & Noble Events: 11 a.m. Saturdays, story times at all locations: “Here We Are: Notes for Living on Planet Earth”
At the library
Tabletop Tuesday. Play games. 5 p.m. Tuesday, Central Library.
Art Smart: Celebrating Asian Dragons. 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, Little Walnut Creek Branch. 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, St. John Branch.
Express Yourself with social media. 1 p.m. Saturday, Ruiz Branch.
“Anansi and the Golden Box of Stories.” 3:30 p.m. Tuesday, Twin Oaks Branch. 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, Ruiz Branch. 1 p.m. Saturday, Recycled Reads Bookstore.
Kids’ Yoga. 3:30 p.m. Monday, Yarborough Branch.
NBTween Book Club.“Flora & Ulysses.” 6 p.m. Thursday, Twin Oaks Branch. “Counting by Sevens.” 6 p.m. Thursday, Spicewood Springs Branch.
Teen “Harry Potter” Club. 2 p.m. Sunday, Central Library.
Mother-Daughter Book Club: “A Snicker of Magic.” 6 p.m. Wednesday, Hampton Branch.
Family Craft Night. 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Howson Branch.