First rodeo, SXSW events for kids and more family fun, March 3-9
SXSW Edu Learning Expo Free Student Day. Check out interactive exhibits and learn something. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday. Austin Convention Center, 500 E. Cesar Chavez St. sxswedu.com/expo
Rodeo Austin Cowboy Breakfast. Enjoy breakfast like the cowboys do at this free event to kick off the rodeo. 6 a.m. Friday. Long Center, 701 W. Riverside Drive. rodeoaustin.com
Bullock Museum. H-E-B Free First Sunday: "Texas Symbols." Noon to 4 p.m. Sunday. Bullock Museum, 1800 Congress Ave. thestoryoftexas.com
Science Mill. Be a Biologist Homeschool Day. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday. Science Mill, 101 S. Lady Bird Lane, Johnson City. sciencemill.org
Contemporary Austin. Art Free for All. Explore the art and more at this open house. 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday. Free. Contemporary Austin, 3809 W. 35th St. thecontemporaryaustin.org
Thinkery.Baby Bloomers. Kids up to age 3 talk about spring in March. 9 a.m. Saturdays and Mondays. $5. Pollution Solution Think Lab. For ages 4 and up. 10:30 a.m., noon and 1:30 p.m. Sunday. $8. Tinkering Take Homes. Make light boxes. 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday. $6. Thinkery, 1830 Simond Ave. thinkeryaustin.org
Toybrary Austin. Pinwheel making. 10:30 a.m. Tuesday. $10. Music Classes with Miss Ariel. 10:30 a.m. Wednesdays. $10. Gardening classes. 10:30 a.m. Thursdays. $7. Sensory-Friendly Fun with Joshua's Stage. 10:30 a.m. Fridays. $12. 2001 Justin Lane. toybraryaustin.com
"The Genius Plan." A man and his two puppets bring science and math to life. For preschool through first-grade audiences. $7. 9:45 a.m. and 11:45 a.m. Monday. One World Theatre, 7701 Bee Cave Road. oneworldtheatre.org
PJ Masks, "Save the Day Live!" In this live musical, the PJ Masks have to save the day from the villains. $29.50-$59. 6 p.m. Wednesday, H-E-B Center, 2100 Avenue of the Stars. hebcenter.com
"Rap Unzel." The classic fairy tale with music by SaulPaul. 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. Sunday. $10-$15. Scottish Rite Theater, 207 W. 18th St. scottishritetheater.org
"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. zachtheatre.org
BookPeople.Greg Foley reads "Kat Keeps the Beat." 2 p.m. Saturday. 10:30 a.m. story times:Purim, Tuesday. Women's History, Wednesday. Colors of Spring, Saturday. BookPeople, 603 N. Lamar Blvd. bookpeople.com
Barnes & Noble. 11 a.m. Saturday story times:"You Are My Happy." Saturday. barnesandnoble.com
Music & Movement. 10:15 a.m. Thursday, Carver Branch. 11 a.m. Thursday, Howson Branch.
Lego Lab. 3 p.m. Wednesday, Southeast Branch.
Saturday Movie Matinee, "Ant-Man and the Wasp." 3 p.m. Saturday, Southeast Branch.
Just for Teens: Science & Math Tutoring. 2 p.m. Sunday, Central Library.
Crafternoon. 3 p.m. Mondays, Southeast Branch. 3 p.m. Wednesday, Ruiz Branch. 1 p.m. Saturday, Little Walnut Creek Branch.
Pajama Storytime. 6:30 p.m. Monday, Central Library. 6 p.m. Tuesday, Windsor Park Branch. 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, St. John Branch. 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Manchaca Road Branch.
Early Literacy Playgroup. 11 a.m. Tuesday, Milwood Branch. 11 a.m. Wednesday, Willie Mae Kirk Branch. 11 a.m. Friday, North Village Branch.
Video Game Coding Workshop. 3 p.m. Wednesday, Carver Branch.
Bow Wow Reading with Quintana Roo. 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, Little Walnut Creek Branch.
Book Circle. 3:30 p.m. Tuesday, Twin Oaks Branch.
Science Fun! Sound. 3:30 p.m. Tuesday, Pleasant Hill Branch.
Family Board Game Night. 5:30 p.m. Tuesdays, Central Library.
Homeschool D&D Club for ages 9-18. 10 a.m. Wednesdays, Central Library.
Literature Live! Presents: "Tiger Woman." 2 p.m. Saturday, Howson Branch.