FREE events to enjoy with the kids this weekend (Austin Area)

 

Dia de los Niños/Dia de los Libros: 4/28 10:30 am to 12:30 pm, 5803 Nuckols Crossing Rd. KLRU, in partnership with Austin Public Libraries, will open this celebration of children and books with a performance of the Ballet Folklorico Mexikayotl under the direction of Ms. Elsa Y. Nelligan. This presentation will be followed by storytime and a fun time exploring and learning about science. We will be accompanied by The Cat in the Hat and by Martha the talking dog, from “Martha Speaks”. You can bring your camera to take a picture with them.

KLRU Birthday Party: 4/29 12-4 pm, 2nd Street in downtown Austin
Your favorite PBS characters will be celebrating KLRU’s birthday and you’re invited! Cookie Monster, Arthur, SuperWhy, Clifford, Maya & Miguel and others will take over 2ND Street for a day of family fun. There will be fun for the whole family including a Central Texas Gardener activity, story time with local celebrities, Arts In Context dance demonstrations and much more. Bring your camera! Thanks to our sponsors Silicon Labs and The Moody Foundation. Special thanks to 2ND Street District.

Austin Dragon Boat FestivalPlease join us for the 2012 Dragon Boat Races and Festival, Saturday April 28, 2012. The event starts at 10 am and goes until 3 pm. This year’s event will be held for the 14th year running at Festival Beach, on the beautiful banks of Lady Bird Lake (Town Lake) in central Austin.

SpringFest in Bee Cave: 4/28 11am-7pm. SpringFest is the BIGGEST time in the smallest town held at the Hill Country Galleria and Shops at the Galleria  in Bee Cave, Texas from 11AM-7PM. SpringFest has something for everyone whether it’s live music you’re looking for, browsing for a new boatunique shopping and KidZone, we’ve got it all. The smoke from the Lake Travis Rib King BBQ Cook-Off is the first hint you are in the right place. We have a huge KidZone, arts and crafts vendors lining main street, a boat expo and live music all day featuring some of central Texas’ best musicians.

For more events around Austin make sure to check out FreeFuninAustin.com

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