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Keep your week free with Earth Day Austin, Unplugged at the Grove


Sunday

Texas Keeper Cidery Easter Egg Hunt. The cider is offering three hunts for the kids: one for those younger than 3, one for those 3 to 6, and a final one for 6- to 12-year-olds. For the adults, Texas Keeper will have cider and Easter-themed snacks from Cultivo Salsa Company & Catering. 2 to 3 p.m. 12521 Twin Creeks Road. texaskeeper.com/goingson/.

Monday

Jo’s Movie Monday Night. The downtown location of Jo’s Coffee hosts themed weekly movie screenings of popular films. This time, get your caffeine fix taken care of while watching the animal comedy “Babe.” 7 to 10 p.m. 242 W. Second St. facebook.com/events/252314308507682/.

Tuesday

Greg Iles at BookPeople. New York Times bestselling author Iles is in town to share his latest book, “Mississippi Blood,” the enthralling conclusion to a trilogy, “Natchez Burning,” seven years in the making. With it, he has illuminated the brutal history of the American south in a suspenseful, satisfying final book about Penn Cage. 7 p.m. 603 N. Lamar Blvd. 512-472-5050, bookpeople.com.

Wednesday

Date Night with the Dougherty Arts Center. Immortalize your favorite furry friend with a custom pet portrait you’ll create with help from a Dougherty art expert. The Austin Animal Center also will be on-site with adoptable dogs, and a canine chef from Dragonfly Dog Bowl will have healthy treats to share with your pet. 6 to 8 p.m. 1110 Barton Springs Road. eventbrite.com/e/date-night-the-dac-pet-portraits-in-the-park-tickets-33156885136.

Thursday

KGSR’s Unplugged at the Grove. One of Austin’s longest-running free concert series is back to offer hot nights of cool music, this time featuring beats from Swimming with Bears. 8 p.m. Shady Grove Restaurant, 1624 Barton Springs Road. kgsr.com/unplugged-grove-2017.

Friday

“Flower Power” and “The Mighty Vignettes.” Art for the People will have a whopping 37 artists represented at its latest set of shows. “Flower Power” embraces the diversity of flowers, while “Mighty Vignettes” showcases handmade furniture, wall art, sculptures and ceramics. Opening reception 6:30 to 9 p.m. Noon to 6 p.m. Wednesday-Sunday through July 8. 1711 S. First St. 512-76104708, artforthepeoplegallery.com.

Saturday, April 22

Earth Day Austin. With eight new activity areas and a focus on hands-on discovery, this year’s Earth Day aims to be more engaging and exploratory than ever, with everything from solar cars, a renewables marketplace, eco art, a rain garden installation and more. 12 to 7 p.m. Huston-Tillotson University, 900 Chicon St. earthdayaustin.com.



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