Ideas of what to do with the kids this weekend

Jan 19, 2018
Snow Day at the Hill Country Science Mill lets kids play in the snow, no matter how warm it is outside. Hill country Science Mill

Need some ideas for the weekend? We have ideas that can keep kids busy.

Know that Saturday is going to be beautiful, making it hard to believe we had a snow day earlier in the week. Sunday will be a great day for the rain boots.

Austin Family’s Summer Camp Fair. 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday. Palmer Events Center, 900 Barton Springs Road.

Hill Country Science Mill. Snow Day. Play in the snow and do snow science. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday. Hill Country Science Mill, 101 Lady Bird Lane, Johnson City. sciencemill.org

“Pete the Cat.” See the book become a live action show. Noon and 2 p.m. Saturday. $9-$12. One World Theatre, 7701 Bee Cave Road. oneworldtheatre.org

“The Adventures of Enoughie (Las Aventuras de Enoughie).” This bilingual puppet show teaches kids about kindness and is a collaboration between Zach Theatre, Teatro Vivo, Glass Half Full Theatre and the Kindness Campaign. 2 p.m. Saturday-Sunday. $14-$16. Mexican American Cultural Center, 600 River St. zachtheatre.org

The First Tee of Greater Austin Open House. Learn about different golfing programs for kids. Noon to 2 p.m. Saturday. Harvey Penick Golf Course, 5501 Ed Bluestein Blvd. bitly.TFTGA_OH.

Austin Nature and Science Center. Nature’s Numbers. This exhibit is all about how math is everywhere in nature. Saturday-May 6. Austin Nature and Science Center, 2389 Stratford Drive. austintexas.gov/ansc

Matt Del La Peña and Loren Long read “Love.” 11:30 a.m. Saturday. BookPeople, 603 N. Lamar Blvd. bookpeople.com

Zach Theatre presents “The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe.” Head to Narnia in the C.S. Lewis tale. 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. Saturdays, 2 p.m. Sundays, through Feb. 10. $18-$24. Whisenhunt Stage, 1510 Toomey Road. zachtheatre.org

Thinkery. Petri Dish Art. Ages 4 and up. 10:30 a.m., noon, 2 p.m. or 3:30 p.m. Saturday-Sunday. $8. Thinkery, 1830 Simond Ave. thinkeryaustin.org

Hideout Theatre Presents: Improv for Kids. Join the cast in creating the story. 11 a.m. Sundays. $5. Hideout Theatre, 617 Congress Ave. hideouttheatre.org

Toybrary. Daddy and Me Playdate. 10:30 a.m. Saturday. Toybrary Austin, 2001 Justin Lane. toybraryaustin.com

Thinkery. Baby Bloomers. Boogie on Down in January. 9 a.m. Saturday. For birth to age 3. Thinkery, 1830 Simond Ave. thinkeryaustin.org

Kids Book Club with Austin Allies. 12:30 p.m. Saturday. BookPeople, 603 N. Lamar Blvd. bookpeople.com

Bow Wow Reading with Bonnie. 11:30 a.m. Saturdays, Yarborough Branch.

Saturday Movie Matinee: “The Lego Batman Movie.” 2 p.m. Saturday, University Hills Branch.

Toybrary. Daddy and Me Playdate. 10:30 a.m. Saturday. Toybrary Austin, 2001 Justin Lane. toybraryaustin.com