Austin360 recreation list, April 21-27


Barton Creek Farmers Markets.9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays. Parking lot of Barton Creek Square, intersection of South MoPac Boulevard (Loop 1) and South Capital of Texas Highway (Loop 360). 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sundays at 2323 S. Lamar Blvd.512-443-0143,bartoncreekfarmersmarket.org.

Bastrop Producers Market.Indoor farmers market. 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesdays-Fridays, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturdays, 12 to 5 p.m. Sundays. 977 Texas 71 West, Bastrop.512-308-9989,bastropproducersmkt.com.

Burnet Farmers Market. 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays. Burnet Courthouse Square, 200 block of Main Street, Burnet. 512-635-3970, burnetcountyhighlandlakesmastergardener.org.

Georgetown Farmers Market.3:30 to 6:30 p.m. Thursdays. Georgetown Church of Christ parking lot, 1525 W. University Ave., Georgetown. gtfma.com.

Hope Farmers Market.11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sundays. Plaza Saltillo, 412 Comal St. hopefarmersmarket.org.

Johnson-Gordon Farmers Market.Produce, taqueria, ice cream, local honey, firewood, Western wear, sports memorabilia and more. Various times Tuesdays-Sundays. 5230 Hwy. 79 Round Rock. asoul14u@earthlink.net.

Monument Market.Local produce, gluten-free items, pastries and more. 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily. 500 S. Austin Ave., Georgetown. 512-240-4715, themonumentmarket.com.

Mueller Farmers Market.10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sundays. 4550 Mueller Blvd. 512-363-5700, facebook.com/MuellerFarmersMarket.

Round Rock Farmers Market.9 a.m. to noon Saturdays. Scott & White Hospital parking lot, 300 W. University Blvd., Round Rock. gtfma.com.

San Marcos Farmers Markets.9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays, 155 E. San Antonio St., San Marcos. 3 to 6 p.m. Tuesdays, 204 S. Edward Gary St., San Marcos. 830-534-7908, sanmarcosfarmersmarket.com.

SFC Farmers Markets.Downtown: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays, Fourth and Guadalupe streets. East: 3 p.m. to dark Tuesdays, Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard and Miriam Avenue. The Triangle: 3 to 7 p.m. Wednesdays, West 46th Street at North Lamar Boulevard and Guadalupe Street. Sunset Valley: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays, 3200 Jones Road. 512-236-0074, sfcfarmersmarket.org.

Sun City Farmers Market.9 a.m. to noon Tuesdays. Sun City Social Center parking lot, 2 Texas Drive, Georgetown. gtfma.com.

Sunset Valley Artisan Market.Artwork, crafts, jewelry and more. 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays. Burger Center, 3200 Jones Road. 512-236-0074, sunsetvalleyartisanmarket.wordpress.com.

Texas Farmers Market at Lakeline.9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays. Lakeline Mall parking lot, 11200Lakeline Mall Drive. 512-363-5700,facebook.com/CedarParkFM.

Nature & outdoors

Austin Nature and Science Center.Native Texas wildlife, the Dino Pit, hiking trails, ponds, camps, more. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays, noon to 5 p.m. Sundays. Free. 301 Nature Center Drive inside Zilker Park. 512-974-3888, austintexas.gov/department/austin-nature-science-center.

Austin Zoo & Animal Sanctuary.Primates, big cats, birds, reptiles, more at kid-oriented, privately run sanctuary. 9:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily; no entry after 5 p.m. $5-$9. 10808 Rawhide Trail. 512-288-1490, austinzoo.org.

Capital of Texas Zoo.Nonprofit dedicated to education and conservation. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. 376-A Jenkins Road, Cedar Creek. Children younger than 2 free, ages 2-11 $7.49, adults $9.99. 512-303-6675, capitaloftexaszoo.org.

Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center.Gardens and exhibits celebrating the life and legacy of the former first lady. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays, noon to 5 p.m. Sundays. $3-$9. 4801 La Crosse Ave. 512-232-0100, wildflower.org.

Stargazing at the University of Texas campus.Star parties on the roof of Robert Lee Moore Hall on Wednesday nights and viewings at the Painter Hall Telescope on Friday and Saturday nights. Free. Call 512-471-5007 for times and 512-232-4265 for weather cancellations. outreach.as.utexas.edu/public/parties.html.

Westcave Preserve Weekend Tours.Public tours at Hill Country preserve offered at 10 a.m., noon, 2 p.m. and 4 p.m. Saturdays-Sundays; weekdays by appointment. $2 child, $5 adult, $15 family. 24814 Hamilton Pool Road, Round Mountain. 830-825-3442, westcave.org.

Wild Basin Wilderness Preserve.Hill Country preserve offers 3 miles of hiking trails. Trails open sunrise to sundown daily. $2-$3. 805 N. Capital of Texas Highway. 512-327-7622, wildbasin.org.

Sports & fitness

Ballet Austin drop-in dance and fitness classes.More than 70 classes offered seven days a week, including ballet,

Bollywood, contemporary, hip-hop, body sculpting and more. $17 for a single class, first class free. Butler Community School, 501 W. Third St. 512-501-8704, balletaustin.org/community.

Esquina Tango drop-in dance classes.Learn to tango, salsa, samba and more. Classes offered 5:30 to 9 p.m. Mondays-Fridays, 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays. $12 for a single class. 209 Pedernales St. 512-524-2772, esquinatangoaustin.com.

Gentle Yoga.Designed to make yoga easy, gentle and accessible to all. 6 p.m. Thursdays. $60 for 10 weeks. Parker Lane United Methodist Church, 2105 Parker Lane. 512-963-8364, medicinalyoga.com.

“Keep Austin Meditating.”Breathing and meditation sessions. 6:30 p.m. Thursdays, 4 p.m. Sundays. Free. 5555 N. Lamar Blvd., Suite C-104. 512-297-7950, keepaustinmeditating.org.

Tap N Texas.A high-energy senior (age 50+) performance tap dance group. All practices are free; must know basic tap steps. Practices are Monday and Tuesday from 9-10:30 a.m. South Austin Church, behind the main building, 6711 Manchaca Road. 512-487-0663, tapntexas.com.

Texas Beer 5K Run.A 3-mile run with stops at some of the city’s best bars and restaurants; arrive 10 minutes early. 4:30 p.m. Saturdays. $30. Texas Running Company Downtown, 1101 W. Fifth St. cityrunningtours.com/austin.

Family events

Austin Nature Day: Bees and Trees. Free. 9 a.m. to noon Saturday. Austin Nature & Science Center, 2389 Stratford Drive. austintexas.gov/ansc

“Elephant and Piggie: We Are in a Play!” The Mo Willems story comes to the stage. 2 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays through April 30. $16-$21. Zach Theatre’s Kleberg Theatre, 1421 W. Riverside Drive. zachtheatre.org

Flying Theater Machine. Interactive improv for kids. 2 p.m. Sundays. $8. The Hideout Theatre, 617 N. Congress Ave. 512-476-0473, hideouttheatre.com.

Giant Chess. Play giant chess outside. 12:30 to 3 p.m. Saturdays. Free. Wooldridge Square Park, 900 Guadalupe St. 512-477-1566, giantchess.org.

Girls in STEM Conference. A day filled with science, technology, engineering and math activities from GirlStart. $35. 10 a.m. Saturday. Travis High School, 1211 E. Oltorf St. girlstart.org.

“The Imaginators.” Austin Playhouse presents a story of a make-believe adventure, monster included. Free, but make reservations. 2 p.m. Saturday, noon Friday. Austin Playhouse at Austin Community College’s Highland Campus., 6001 Airport Blvd. austinplayhouse.com.

“JJ’s Arcade.” Zach Theater and Teatro Vivo present this play about a boy who builds an arcade out of leftover cardboard. For ages 7 and up. 7 p.m. Fridays, 2 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays except April 30, through May 7. 2 p.m. April 29 sign-language-interpreted and sensory-friendly performance. $13-$15. Emma S. Barrientos Mexican American Cultural Center, 600 River St. zachtheatre.org

“Jungle Book Jangal Ki Kahani.” Enjoy the original “Jungle Book” Bollywood style. $8-$12. 11 a.m. Saturday-Sunday, April 29-30. Scottish Rite Theater, 207 W. 18th St. scottishritetheater.org

Monster Jam. Seriously big trucks crush other trucks. 7 p.m. Saturday, 1 p.m. Sunday. $15-$35. Erwin Center, 1701 Red River St. uterwincenter.com

PBS Kids “Explore the Outdoors.” With an episode of “Wild Kratts.” Noon Saturday-Sunday, Alamo Drafthouse Lakeline; 10:30 a.m. Saturday-Sunday, Slaughter Lane. drafthouse.com

Texas Museum of Science & Technology. Science Saturday: Earth Day. Learn more about ecology. Noon-4 p.m. Saturday. Star Party. Look at the stars. 8 p.m. Friday. Texas Museum of Science & Technology, 1220 Toro Grande Drive, Cedar Park. txmost.org



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