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Sunday

Tumble, a Science Party for Kids. Conduct cool science experiments and other fun activities with Lindsay Patterson and Marshall Escamilla, hosts of the Tumble Science Podcast for Kids. BookPeople will also be sharing neat science books from the shelves to check out. 2 p.m. Sunday. BookPeople, 603 N. Lamar Blvd. 512-472-5050, bookpeople.com.

Monday

Pints & Poses at the Hyatt Regency Austin. A good life’s all about balance, right? Find it with this serene evening of yoga and a beer. The monthly vinyasa flow yoga class returns with live meditative music from local yoga DJ Trey Tarwater and instruction by Ferny Barcelo and Zuzu Perkal. (Bring your own mat.) Following the class, enjoy a complimentary draft beer at a pop-up bar at the hotel’s Southwest Bistro restaurant. 6:30 p.m. Monday. 208 Barton Springs Road. austin.hyatt.com.

Tuesday

Literary Libations with American Short Fiction. One of three events for this year’s Literary Libations, which raises money for Lit Crawl Austin, brings a thrilling lineup of writers — Roger Reeves, Lara Prescott, Chaitali Sen and Frances Schenkkan — to local bar and ice cream parlor Prohibition Creamery. Literary-themed drinks and ice cream will be available for purchase. 5:30 to 7 p.m. Tuesday. 1407 E. Seventh St. facebook.com/events/203436690265390/.

Wednesday

Sound & Cinema at the Long Center. The popular music and movies series co-presented by Do512 and the Alamo Drafthouse closes with the comedy crime flick, “O Brother Where Art Thou.” Local country band Rattlesnake Milk sets the stage for a film that rambles along on a rollicking soundtrack of country, folk and bluegrass. Music at 7:30 p.m., movie at sunset, Wednesday. 701 W. Riverside Drive. thelongcenter.org — Deborah Sengupta Stith

Thursday

Movies in the Park. The Austin Park Foundation’s film series bringing beloved movies to neighborhood parks across town continues with a screening of “10 Things I Hate About You.” You can grab dinner beforehand from food trucks, including Garbo’s, Taco Flats and Casey’s New Orleans Snowballs. 8:30 p.m. Thursday. Martin Fields, 1621 Nash Hernandez Sr. Road. austinparks.org/movies-in-the-park/.

Friday

Nakia at Waterloo Records. “The Voice” veteran is celebrating the release of his new album, “Blues Grifter,” with a free in-store performance before album release parties in Austin and other Texas cities. The album is a nod to the blues artists and songs that inspire him. 5 p.m. Friday. 600A. N. Lamar Blvd. events.waterloorecords.com.

Saturday, Aug. 18

Battleship Texas Day at Friends & Allies Brewing. Austinites can help to restore a historic battleship that served in two world wars and now serves as a museum in the Houston area. Friends & Allies is hosting one in a series of statewide Come and Save It fundraisers for Battleship Texas, and the event will have a large battleship-shaped ice sculpture, a life-sized battleship game, $3 pints and more. 6 to 10 p.m. Aug. 18. 979 Springdale Road. facebook.com/events/1916789598342011/.



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