Last week for rodeo and more fun things to do as a family, March 19-25


Rodeo Austin. Check out the rodeo, stock show, fair and more. 10 a.m. to midnight through Saturday. $8 adults, $5 child ages 3-12, free 2 and younger. Rodeo, concert and carnival extra. 9100 Decker Lake Road.


“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.

Cirque du Soleil “OVO.” See artists do what insects do: fly, crawl, work and more. 5 p.m. Sunday. $25-$149. H-E-B Center at Cedar Park, 2100 Avenue of the Stars, Cedar Park.

“Sesame Street Live: Elmo Makes Music.” 10 a.m. and 7 p.m. Friday, 10:30 a.m., 2 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. Saturday, and 1 p.m. and 4:30 p.m. March 26. $13-$75. Erwin Center, 1701 Red River St.


Bullock Museum. Story time. For ages 2 to 5. 10 a.m. Thursday. Bullock Museum, 1800 N. Congress Ave.

Thinkery. Little Thinkers Club: Art Start: My Many Colors. 9:45 a.m. Wednesdays for 1-year-olds, 10:45 a.m. Wednesdays for 2-year-olds through March 29. $20 per class. Tinkering Tots: Build the City! 9:45 a.m. Fridays for 2-year-olds; 10:45 a.m. Fridays for 3-year-olds through March 31. $20 a class. Baby Bloomers for kids infant to 3. Study the garden this month. 9 a.m. Mondays and Saturdays. Special guests throughout the month. $5. Happy Birthday Dr. Seuss: Egg Planters and Truffula Trees. For ages 4 and up. 11:15 a.m., 1:15 p.m. or 3:15 p.m. Sunday. $8. Storytelling with Ozobots. Learn to code. For ages 4 and up. 11:15 a.m. Saturday-March 26. $8. Stop Motion Animation. For ages 8 and up. 1:15 p.m. and 3:15 p.m. Saturday-March 26. $8. Thinkery, 1830 Simond Ave.

Texas Museum of Science & Technology. Wee-Searchers for children 5 and younger. Learn about science through song, play and stories. 9 a.m. March. 22. Texas Museum of Science & Technology, 1220 Toro Grande Drive, Cedar Park.

Wildflower Center. Sprouts. Hands-on preschool program. 10 a.m. Wednesdays and Fridays. Nature Play Hour. Play in the Family Garden. 11 a.m. Saturdays. Tracks, Scats and Signs. Learn how to identify which animals have been there. 10 a.m.-noon Saturday. $10-$15. Wildflower Center, 4801 La Crosse Ave.


Movies in the Park: “Aladdin.” 7 p.m. Thursday. Patterson Park. 4200 Brookview Road.

“Beauty and the Beast” Family Party. 10 a.m. Saturday, Alamo Drafthouse Mueller.


BookPeople events. Benjamin Alire Sáenz reads “The Inexplicable Logic of My Life,” 7 p.m. Tuesday; Danielle Paige reads “The End of Oz,” 7 p.m. Wednesday. Story times. Armstrong Community Music School, 10:30 a.m. Tuesday; Spring has Sprung, 10:30 a.m. Wednesday; Paramount Theatre, 11:30 a.m. Saturday. BookPeople, 603 N. Lamar Blvd.

Barnes & Noble Saturday story times at all locations: Create Your Own Little Golden Book, Saturday.

At the library

Music & Movement. 3:30 p.m. Monday, Manchaca Road Branch; 11 a.m. Thursday, Howson Branch.

Literature Live! Presents “Little Peep.” 3:30 p.m. Tuesday, Twin Oaks Branch; 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Manchaca Road Branch.

Bow Wow Reading with Bonnie the Dog. 11:30 a.m. Saturday, Yarborough Branch.

Express Yourself Through Social Media. Learn how to use social media for activism, music, art and filmmaking for ages 10 and up. 1 p.m.-2:30 p.m. Saturday. Ruiz Branch.

Crafternoon. 3:30 p.m. Tuesday, Windsor Park Branch.

Tabletop Tuesday. Play board games. 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, Faulk Central Library.

Art Smart: Phoenix Art, 6:30 p.m. Tuesday.

Teen Book Club “Wolf by Wolf,” 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Howson Branch.

The Contemporary Austin Presents: Preschool Art Hour. 10:15 a.m. Tuesday, Pleasant Hill Branch.

Read It, Sing It, Let Us Hear It: open-mic night. 1 p.m. Saturday, Carver Branch.

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