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Explore caves, bikes and a rap fairy tale with the kids

Nicole Villalpando
Austin residents Rose Lozano and Aaron Gobert, 1, explore the cave in the Family Garden at the Wildflower Center. On Saturday, you can explore a real cave during the cave festival there. [AMERICAN-STATESMAN 2016]


Harlem Globetrotters.  The world-famous basketball team is back. 2 p.m. Monday. $25.25- $140.25. H-E-B. Center, 2100 Avenue of the Stars.

Winter Faerie Tea Parties. 11 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. Sunday. Zilker Botanical Garden, 2220 Barton Springs Road.

Austin Cave Festival. Free family-friendly event. Crawl through the Wildflower Cave or the LaCrosse Cave, hike to a sinkhole, learn about cave animals and water resources, plus live music, art and a puppet show. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday. Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center, 4801 La Crosse Ave.

The Raise Riders Family Bicycle Weekend. Alongside the Austin Marathon and Health & Fitness Expo is this event with a bicycle playground, scavenger hunt, crafts table, family bike ride and more. After the Marathon Sunday. Palmer Events Center, 900 Barton Springs Road.


"Rap Unzel." The classic fairy tale with music by SaulPaul. 11 a.m. Sunday and Saturday and 1 p.m. Saturday. $10-$15. Scottish Rite Theater, 207 W. 18th St.

"Brother Bear." For children 6 and younger. Bear wakes up and experiences the seasons. 2 p.m. Sunday. $12. Zach North, 12129 RM 620 N.

Cirque du Soleil, Corteo. 7:30 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday, 3:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 1 p.m. and 5 p.m. Feb. 24. $54-$125. H-E-B. Center, 2100 Avenue of the Stars.

"Paw Patrol: All Hands on Deck." The pups are coming to Bass Concert Hall. 6 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. Saturday, 2 p.m. Feb. 24. $26-$84. Bass Concert Hall, 2500 Robert Dedman Drive.


Bullock Museum.Science Thursday. 10 a.m. Thursday. Bullock Museum, 1800 Congress Ave.

Thinkery. Baby Bloomers. Kids up to age 3 Boogie on Down in February. 9 a.m. Saturday. $5. Cow Eye Dissection. For ages 7 and up. 10:30 a.m., noon and 1:30 p.m. Sunday and Monday. $8. Art Start: Art in Motion. Wednesdays through Feb. 27. 9:45 a.m. 1-year-olds, 10:45 a.m. 2-year-olds, 11:45 a.m. 3-year-olds. $20. Tinkering Tots, Meaning of Mess. Fridays through March 1. 9:45 a.m. 1-year-olds, 10:45 a.m. 2-year-olds, 11:45 a.m. 3-year-olds. $20. Bots for Tots. Explore robots. Monday. 9:30 a.m. 1-year-olds, 10:30 a.m. 2-year-olds, 11:30 a.m. 3-year-olds. $20. Community Night Spotlight: Black Heritage. 4-8 p.m. Wednesday. Free. Thinkery, 1830 Simond Ave.

Toybrary Austin. Alphabet party. 10:30 a.m. Tuesday. $7. Abby Cadabby Is Coming! 10:30 a.m. Thursday. $12. Music Classes with Miss Ariel. 10:30 a.m. Wednesdays. $10. Sensory-Friendly Fun with Joshua's Stage. 10:30 a.m. Fridays. $12. 2001 Justin Lane.


Alamo Drafthouse. PBS Kids at the Alamo: Valentine's Mix. 10:30 a.m. Sunday, Mueller. "How to Train Your Dragon: Hidden World" Family Party. 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. Saturday, Mueller.


BookPeople. Events:Lindsay Leslie reads "This Book Is Spineless." 2 p.m. Saturday. 10:30 a.m. story times:Reach for the Stars. Saturday. BookPeople, 603 N. Lamar Blvd.

Barnes & Noble. Events:"Lego Movie 2" Event. 2 p.m. Saturday. 11 a.m. Saturday story time:"I Am Martin Luther King Jr." Saturday.


Music and Movement. 10:15 a.m. Thursday, Carver Branch. 11 a.m. Thursday, Howson Branch. 11 a.m. Tuesday, Southeast Branch.

Lego Lab. Noon to 6 p.m. Sunday, Central Library. 2:30 p.m. Tuesday, Yarborough Branch. 3 p.m. Tuesday, Ruiz Branch. 3:30 p.m. Tuesday, Pleasant Hill Branch. 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, Willie Mae Kirk Branch.

Tech FamiliaRobot Dash. 11 a.m. Saturday, Ruiz Branch.

Bow Wow Reading with Pilot the Dog. 11:30 a.m. Saturday, Yarborough Branch.

Crafternoon. 3 p.m. Wednesday, Ruiz Branch.

Pajama Storytime. 6 p.m. Tuesday, Windsor Park Branch. 6:30 a.m. Thursday,  Manchaca Road Branch. 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, St. John Branch.

Early Literacy Playgroup. 10:15 a.m. Friday, Pleasant Hill Branch.

Book Circle. 3:30 p.m. Tuesday Twin Oaks Branch.

Literature Live Presents: "Tiger Woman." 3 p.m. Friday, Southeast Branch.

Accio: Rubik's Cubing Club. For age 8-18. 4 p.m. Tuesday, Central Library.

Just for Teens: Science and Math Tutoring. 5 p.m. Tuesday, Central Library.

Family Board Game Night. 7 p.m. Tuesday, Central Library.

Homeschool D&D Club. 10 a.m. Wednesday, Central Library.

Video Game Coding Workshop. 3 p.m. Wednesday, Carver Branch.

Tween/Teen Yoga. 4 p.m. Wednesday, Yarborough Branch.

Art Smart Storytime. Cherry Blossoms. 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Willie Mae Kirk Branch. 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Yarborough Branch.

College Planning Workshop: Studying film, music and more. 11:15 a.m. Saturday, North Village Branch.

Platform Nine and Teen Quarters "Harry Potter "Meetup. 2 p.m. Sunday, Central Library.

Sunday Afternoon Matinee: "The House With a Clock in Its Walls." 3 p.m. Sunday, Little Walnut Creek Branch.

All branches closed Monday.

Teen Book Club. "Pride." 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Howson Branch.

Love Month Author Visit, Kat Kronenberg, "Dream Big." 3:30 p.m. Thursday, Milwood Branch.

Teen and Tween Anime Club. 3:30 p.m. Friday, Twin Oaks Branch.

Saturday Craft. 11 a.m. Saturday, Milwood Branch.