Learn something new, see something new with the family, Jan. 7-13
Whole Foods Skating on the Plaza. Go ice skating 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. through Jan. 15. $10 per person. Whole Foods Market, 525 N. Lamar Blvd. wholefoodsmarket.com
Car seat check. Have Austin-Travis County EMS check your car seat. 9 a.m. Monday, CommUnity Care Clinic, 211 Comal St. austintexas.gov
Zach Theatre presents “The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe.” Head to Narnia in the C.S. Lewis tale. 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. Saturdays, 2 p.m. Sundays, through Feb. 10. $18-$24. Whisenhunt Stage, 1510 Toomey Road. zachtheatre.org
Hideout Theatre Presents: Improv for Kids. Join the cast in creating the story. 11 a.m. Sundays. $5. Hideout Theatre, 617 Congress Ave. hideouttheatre.org
Bullock Museum.H-E-B Free First Sunday: Musical. Free family fun around the museum with the theme. Noon to 5 p.m. Sunday. Little Texans: Choo Choo.10 a.m. Thursday. Bullock Museum, 1800 N. Congress Ave. thestoryoftexas.com
Neill-Cochran House Museum. Bright Ideas: The Light Bulb and the Electric Motor. Re-create an early lightbulb and motor. Recommended for ages 8 and older. 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday. Free. 2310 San Gabriel St. nchmuseum.org
Garden Party with Spunky Kids. It’s an indoor garden party with edible gardens, tea, sensory play and more. 10:30 a.m. Thursday. $10 per child. Daddy and Me Playdate. 10:30 a.m. Saturday. Toybrary Austin, 2001 Justin Lane. toybraryaustin.com
Thinkery.Art Start: Super Sculptors! 9:45 a.m. Wednesdays 1-year-olds, 10:45 a.m. Wednesdays 2-year-olds. $20 per class. Exploring Seasons. 9:45 a.m. 2-year-olds, 10:45 a.m. 3-year-olds Fridays. $20 per class.Baby Bloomers. Boogie on Down in January. 9 a.m. Mondays and Saturdays. For birth to age 3. Petri Dish Art. Ages 4 and older. 10:30 a.m., noon, 2 p.m. or 3:30 p.m. Sunday. $8. Art Bots. Ages 4 and older. 10:30 a.m., noon, 2 p.m. or 3:30 p.m. Saturday. $8. Thinkery, 1830 Simond Ave. thinkeryaustin.org
Hill Country Science Mill.Homeschool Day. All day Thursday. Hill Country Science Mill, 101 Lady Bird Lane, Johnson City. sciencemill.org
That’s My Face Film Series: “Something the Lord Made.” 6:30 p.m. Friday, Carver Museum, 1165 Angelina St. carver-museum.org
Alamo DrafthousePBS Kids “Odd Squad.” 11 a.m. Saturday, Lakeline. drafthouse.com
BookPeople events. Amie Kaufman and Meagan Spoon read “Unearthed.” 7 p.m. Thursday. Story times.All in the Family. 10:30 a.m. Tuesday. Ms. Staci. 10:30 a.m. Wednesday. Author Cristee Cook reads. 11:30 a.m. Saturday. BookPeople, 603 N. Lamar Blvd. bookpeople.com
Barnes & Noble Events:11 a.m. Saturdays story times at all locations:“Paddington,” Saturday.
At the library
Tabletop Tuesday. Play games in the children’s area and teen area. 5 p.m. Tuesday. Central Library.
Reading with Bonnie. 11:30 a.m. Saturdays, Yarborough Branch. Read to George. 3:45 p.m. Wednesday, Pleasant Hill Branch. Mornings with Moxie. 10 a.m. Saturday, Manchaca Road Branch.
Music and Movement. 11 a.m. Monday, Pleasant Hill Branch. 11 a.m. Thursday, Manchaca Road Branch. 11 a.m. Thursday, Howson Branch.
Crafternoon. 3 p.m. Monday, Dove Springs Branch. 4:30 p.m. Thursday, Twin Oaks Branch.
NBTween Book Club. “The First Rule of Punky.” 4 p.m. Wednesday, Howson Branch.
Ukulele Club. 4:30 p.m. Wednesdays, Manchaca Road Branch.
Pajama Story time. 6 p.m. Wednesday, Windsor Park Branch.
Art Smart: Native American Celebration. 3:30 p.m. Thursday, Twin Oaks Branch. 2 p.m. Saturday, Howson Branch.
Teen Book Club “Beauty Queens.” 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Spicewood Springs Branch.
Night Builders: Family Lego Lab. 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Hampton Branch.
Saturday Movie Matinee: “Moana.” 2 p.m. Saturday, University Hills Branch.