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Fill your spring break week with extra family fun in Austin

Nicole Villalpando
Patrick Zieschang plays with baby llamas, goats, and sheep at the petting zoo at Rodeo Austin. RESHMA KIRPALANI / AMERICAN-STATESMAN 2015


Rodeo Austin. Watch the pigs race, the bull riders, barrel racers and more. $5-$8 fairgrounds admission, $20-$36 rodeo seats. Daily through March 24. Expo Center, 9100 Decker Lake Road.

Sherwood Forest Faire. Travel back in time to merry ol’ England with this fair. 10 a.m. to dusk, Sunday-Monday, Friday-March 18. $12-$22. 1883 Old U.S. 20, McDade.

Kids Fest. Little Yoga House presents this two-day event. Enjoy musical acts, art projects, coding games, films, a family photo booth and Lego animation. Free. 1:30-3:30 p.m. Tuesday-Wednesday. The Little Yoga House Clarksville location, 1211 Parkway.

Easter Bunny photos. 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Monday-Saturday, noon-6 p.m. Sunday, Barton Creek Square; 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Monday-Saturday, noon-6 p.m. Sunday, Lakeline Mall;, Round Rock Premium Outlets,

Safe Baby Academy. Learn how to care for your baby. 9 a.m. Saturday, Seton Medical Center Williamson, 201 Seton Parkway, Round Rock.

Car seat check. 9 a.m. Monday, CommUnity Care Clinic, 211 Comal St.


MyMusicRx + YOU WHO! Rock Show for Kids at the Fader Fort’s new location. 10 a.m. to noon Thursday. $25 adults, $30 day of show; free children 10 and younger. Benefits the Children’s Cancer Association. 1501 E. Seventh St.

Bill Childs of Spare the Rock on KUTX presents these fun music family events:

“Hello Dolly! A Tribute to Dolly Parton.” Celebrate Dolly Parton’s music with Superfun Yeah Yeah Rocketship, Red Yarn, Jon Langford, 1-2-3 Andres, Ms. Kat, Que Pastas, SaulPaul and more. 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Friday. Scottish Rite Theater, 207 W. 18th St. $3 adults, $1 children.

Rock & Read at the Domain. Musicians include the Hoots, 1-2-3 Andres, the Que Pastas, Superfun Yeah Yeah Rocketship. 2-5:30 p.m. Saturday. Free. Domain lawn by Dick’s Sporting Goods and Dillard’s.

KUTX live broadcast kids’ music lineup. The KUTX live broadcast at the Four Seasons during South by Southwest will feature children’s music between the sets each morning. Red Yam and JareBare, Wednesday. Ms. Kat and SaulPaul, Thursday. Laura Doherty and 1-2-3 Andres, Friday. Lucky Diaz & the Family Jam Band and Sugar Free Allstars, Saturday. $5 for a wristband for the kids-only stage. $15 for the adult stage. Four Seasons Hotel, 98 San Jacinto Blvd.


Circus Chickendog’s “1001 Tricks in 1 Hour!” See the original show with rescue dogs. 1 p.m. Monday-Friday, 10:30 p.m. Saturday. $15; free for children younger than 3. The Institution Theater, 3708 Woodbury Drive.

Zach Theatre presents “Goodnight Moon.” The classic children’s book comes to the stage. 2 p.m. Sunday. $18-$24. Kleberg Stage, 1421 Riverside Drive.

Bubble Guppies Live!: “Ready to Rock.” The Nickelodeon cartoon comes to the stage. $19-$29. 1:30 p.m. and 4:30 p.m. Sunday. Long Center, 701 W. Riverside Drive.


Alamo Drafthouse. Kids Camp: “The Fantastic Mr. Fox”: 10 a.m. Sunday-Thursday, Lakeline. 10:25 a.m. Sunday, 10:30 a.m. Monday-Thursday, Mueller. “The Iron Giant”: 4 p.m. Sunday, 7 p.m. Tuesday, Lakeline. 4:15 p.m. Sunday, 7:15 p.m. Tuesday, Slaughter Lane. “All Dogs Go to Heaven”: 10:15 a.m. Sunday-Thursday, Slaughter Lane. 9:30 a.m. Saturday, Lakeline. “Back to the Future”: 1:15 p.m. Saturday, Slaughter Lane.


Blanton Museum of Art. Look. Think. Make. Drop in and make art every Thursday. Noon to 4 p.m. Admission is free on Thursdays. Blanton Museum of Art, 200 E. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.

Bullock Museum.Spring Break at the Bullock.Hands-on activities, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Monday-Friday. Bullock Museum, 1800 N. Congress Ave.

Hill Country Science Mill. Robot Mania.Special hands-on activities. Monday-Friday. Hill Country Science Mill, 101 Lady Bird Lane, Johnson City.

Toybrary Austin.Spring Break Staycation Party with Spunky Kids: 10:30 a.m. Thursday. $10. Daddy and Me Playdate:Let’s Go Fishing: 10:30 a.m. Saturday. $10. Toybrary Austin, 2001 Justin Lane.

Umlauf Sculpture Garden Family Day. Learn different forms of exercise as a family, plus make art. Noon to 4 p.m. Sunday. Free. Umlauf Sculpture Garden, 605 Robert E. Lee Road.

Thinkery.Baby Bloomers: Light It Up. Learn about light. 9 a.m. Saturday. For birth to age 3. $5. Cow Eye Dissection: Ages 4 and older. 10:30 a.m., noon, 2 p.m. or 3:30 p.m. Sunday-Monday. $8. Take Apart Art: Ages 4 and older. 10:30 a.m., noon, 2 p.m. or 3:30 p.m. Friday-Saturday. $8. Thinkery, 1830 Simond Ave.

Texas Museum of Science and Technology. This Cedar Park museum and planetarium will close after March 18. Currently you can see the exhibit “Amazing Butterflies” and do the TimeWalk, journey through the Precambrian and Jurassic eras and into the Holocene period. $18-$12. 1220 Toro Grande Drive, Cedar Park.


BookPeople10:30 a.m. story times:Colors of Spring: Monday. Heartsong Music: Tuesday. Ms. Staci: Wednesday. Princesses and Warriors: Thursday. Luchador Legends: Friday. Lucky Day: Saturday. BookPeople, 603 N. Lamar Blvd.

Barnes & Noble Events:11 a.m. Saturdays, story times at all locations:“The Gingerbread Man and the Leprechaun Loose at School”: Saturday.

At the library

Crafternoon. 2 p.m. Wednesday, Cepeda Branch. 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, Carver Branch. 3 p.m. Monday, Dove Springs Recreation Center.

NBTween Book Club. “The Girl Who Drank the Moon”: 4 p.m. Wednesday, Howson Branch. “The Nest”: 6 p.m. Thursday, Spicewood Springs Branch.

Tween STEM Lab. Electric Sculpture with Squishy Circuits. 3 p.m. Friday, Cepeda Branch.

Teen Tech Week:Robot Petting Zoo: 2 p.m. Sunday, Central Library. “Ready Player One”: 2 p.m. Monday, Central Library. Pi Day: 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, Central Library. Bristle Bots: 2:30 p.m. Thursday, Central Library. Stop Motion Animation: 2 p.m. Friday, Central Library.

Women’s History Month Film Series: “Wonder Woman.” 3:30 p.m. Monday, Old Quarry Branch.

Family Movie Night. “Jumanji”: 4 p.m. Tuesday, Cepeda Branch. “Robots”: 4 p.m. Thursday, Cepeda Branch.

Friday Movie Matinee:“Sing.” 3:30 p.m. Friday, Old Quarry Branch.

Music and Movement. 11 a.m. Monday, Pleasant Hill Branch.

Tabletop Tuesday. Games to play. 5 p.m. Tuesday, Central Library.

“PAW Patrol” Party. 10:15 a.m. Friday, Carver Branch.

Austin Ukestra. 1 p.m. Sunday, Recycled Reads Bookstore.