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Celebrate dance, trains and making things this week with the family

Nicole Villalpando
Get sweaty with other amateur dancers at Ballet Austin's International Dance Day. [Contributed by Ballet Austin]


International Dance Day 2019. Experience dance around the world. 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday. $10 per class. Children younger than 13 are welcome with an adult. Ballet Austin, 501 W. Third St.

Future Chica Conference 2019. For Latina girls 9-18 years old. Learn about technology, business and design and more with hands-on activities. 9 a.m. Saturday. $15, includes lunch. Oracle, 2300 Cloud Way.

Austin Area Train Show. See more than 16,000 square feet of model trains. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. May 5. $7, kids free with adult. Williamson County Expo Center, 5350 Bill Pickett Trail, Taylor.

Jarrell Community Library Grand Opening and Spring Festival. Bounce house, face painting and more. 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday. Jarrell Community Library, 113 Limestone Terrace, Jarrell.

Maker Faire Austin. See artists and scientists and crafters make things and make some things with them. $10-$42. 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday. Palmer Events Center, 900 Barton Springs Road.


Bullock Museum.Living History Days. 10 a.m. Thursday. Bullock Museum, 1800 Congress Ave.

Williamson Museum. Pioneer Days at Old Settlers' Park in Round Rock. Learn how to churn butter, make corn husk dolls and dip candles. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday. Free. Williamson Museum, 8 Chisholm Trail, Round Rock.

Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center. Milkweed Madness. Learn what you can do to help butterflies. 10 a.m. to noon Saturday. Sprouts preschool program 10 a.m. Wednesdays and Thursdays. Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center, 4801 La Crosse Ave.

Science Mill.Bubble Fiesta. Make your own geometric bubbles, make bubble formulas and more. 11 am. to 2 p.m. Saturday. Science Mill, 101 S. Lady Bird Lane, Johnson City.

Thinkery.Sensory Friendly Hours. 8-10 a.m. Sunday. Baby Bloomers. Kids up to age 3 talk about animals Monday and the sky Saturday. 9 a.m.  $5. Art Start. 9:45 a.m., 10:45 a.m. and 11:45 a.m. Wednesday through May 15. $18. Tinkering Tots. 9:45 a.m., 10:45 a.m. and 11:45 a.m. Friday through May 17. $18. Parent's Night Out. 5:30-10 p.m. Friday. $45-$25. Think Lab: World of Wildflowers. For ages 4 and up. 10:30 a.m., noon and 1:30 p.m. Saturday and May 5, May 18-19. $8. Geometric Bubble Event. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday. Celebrate National Math Festival with bubbles. Free with admission. Thinkery, 1830 Simond Ave.

Toybrary Austin. Painting with marbles. 10:30 a.m. Friday. $7.Baby Play Group. Tuesdays 1-3 p.m. Date Night Child Care. 5 p.m. Saturdays. $25. Music Classes with Miss Ariel. 10:30 a.m. Wednesdays. $10. Gardening Classes. 10:30 a.m. Thursdays. $7. 2001 Justin Lane.


Rock and Roll Playhouse. The Mohawk hosts the Music of Phish for Kids. 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. Sunday. $12-$15. Mohawk, 912 Red River St.

Backyard at Waller Creek Family Sunday Funday. Music, bounce house, face painting and more. Free for kids, $10 for adults. 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday. Backyard at Waller Creek, 701 E. 11th St.

Groundwork Music Project presents the We Create Concert. Students from local elementary schools and preschools perform. Free. 5-7 p.m. Thursday. George Washington Carver Museum and Cultural Center, 1165 Angelina St.

KUTX’s Rock the Park. Free, family-friendly concerts curated by KUTX. Come early to grab your spot on the lawn and grab dinner from a food truck. There will be activities for the kids, including face painting. This month, Moving Panoramas and Kat's Pajamas will play. 6:15 p.m. Friday. 4550 Mueller Blvd.


"Treasure Island in the Bay of Bengal." When a young girl finds a treasure map, she needs to sail the treacherous waters to recover the booty. 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. Sunday. $10-$15. Scottish Rite Theater, 207 W. 18th St.

Austin Playhouse's "Summer and Bird." Katherine Catmull adapts this middle-grade novel. After their parents go missing, sisters Summer and Bird get transported to a magical bird world. $7-$28, kids 4-18 free. Austin Playhouse, 6001 Airport Blvd. 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, May 10-11, and 2 p.m. Saturday and May 5, May 11-12.

"Roald Dahl's 'Matilda' the Musical." The book about a little girl standing up against her parents and headmaster. 7:30 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday. 2:30 p.m. Sundays Through May 12. $30-$93. Zach Theatre's Topfer, 202 S. Lamar Blvd.

"Hideout Kids Presents: Trash Critters." You help create the show. 11 a.m. Sundays. $5. Hideout Theatre, 617 Congress Ave.


Mobile Loaves and Fishes Community First Village free screenings. "Aquaman." 7:30 p.m. Friday. Mobile Loaves & Fishes Community First Village, 9301 Hog Eye Road.


BookPeople. Adam Rubin reads "High Five!" 4 p.m. Monday.10:30 a.m. storytimes Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday. Being Unique is the Jam, Wednesday. Star Wars Day, Saturday.  BookPeople, 603 N. Lamar Blvd.

Barnes & Noble. Lego Star Wars event. 2 p.m. Saturday. 11 a.m. Saturday storytimes: "High Five." Saturday.


Sunday Afternoon Matinee: "Spider-Man." 3 p.m. Sunday, Little Walnut Creek Branch.

Vivien Goldman: "Revenge of the She-Punks." 7 p.m. Monday, Central Library.

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

"Little Red Riding Hood." Storytime and crafts. 10:15 a.m. Wednesday, Central Library.

Dance a Story: "Giselle" for ages 3-5. 1 p.m. Wednesday.  Central Library.

Early Literacy Playgroup. 11 a.m. Monday, Howson Branch. 11 a.m. Wednesday, Willie Mae Kirk Branch.

Crafternoon. 3 p.m Wednesdays, Ruiz Branch. 3 p.m. Mondays, Southeast Branch.

Lego Lab. 3 p.m. Wednesday, Southeast Branch.

Bow Wow Reading with Quintana Roo. 4:30 p.m. Wednesdays, Little Walnut Creek Branch.

Saturday Family Matinee: "Into the Spider-verse." 2 p.m. Saturday, Windsor Park Branch.