Welcome to RegularGigz -- where you can find cool kids' or family Austin area activities or events going on and/or around the Austin-area on a regular basis. If you've got kids in Austin or surrounding areas, you'll find something great for your family to enjoy and often at a great price! Highlights so far include free or low-priced kid's movies during the week, concerts in the park, library storytime programs, "how-to" clinics for kids and more.

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Please note: Each of the following "gigs" or "gigz (KidzAustin style)" are created by local businesses or community projects and are subject to change without notice. Please contact the establishment listed below with any questions, for details, or to verify the activity or event including times and location. The information provided below is free-of-charge to the public. While we strive to provide you the latest information, KidzAustin.com is not responsible nor liable for any of these programs nor any changes to the information provided below.

Click and Choose From the Days Below to See the Full List of Scheduled Family Friendly Events Available on that Day.

MONDAY (Click to Open/Close Complete List)

***EVERY MONDAY***

Alamo Drafthouse's Summer Kids' Camp (free or cheap movie)
Alamo Drafthouse South Lamar, 1120 S. Lamar, Austin, TX , 476-1320

Alamo Drafthouse Village, 2700 W. Anderson Lane, Austin, TX 78757, 476-1320

Alamo Drafthouse Lake Creek, 13729 Research Blvd, Austin, TX 78750, 219-5408

When: 11 AM
Family friendly regularly occuring activity/event: (first come, first served), free movies for kids -- all ages welcome. See site for movie schedules/prices per location. This will be regularly occurring event (Mon-Thurs over the Summer).

Baby Bloomers Program
The Thinkery, 1830 Simond Ave, Austin, Texas 78723, 512-469-6200 When: 9AM - Noon
Baby friendly regularly occurring event/activity: For kids 3 and under ONLY. Toddler Storytime @ 9:30AM, Sing-a-long @ 10:30am, Little Explorer's Lab @ 11:00AM.

Storytime Program for 3 to 6 year olds
Robert G. and Helen Griffith Library, Children's Dept.
216 E. Main Street, Round Rock, TX 78664
Barbara at 218-7012, When: 7 PM
Regularly occurring kid-friendly event/activity: 30-minute session including books, fingerplays, songs, and/or a short film.

Open Gym Play at Olympic Hills Gymnastics
Olympic Hills Gymnastics, 222 Park 35 Cove N, Buda, TX 78610, 295-3073, When: 10-11:30 AM
Regularly occuring kid-friendly event/activity: Open gym play for Parents and Tots every Monday from 10 - 11:30 AM for kids 5 and under.

TUESDAY (Click to Open/Close Complete List)

***EVERY TUESDAY***

Alamo Drafthouse's Summer Kids' Camp (free or cheap movie)
Alamo Drafthouse South Lamar, 1120 S. Lamar,
Austin, TX , 476-1320

Alamo Drafthouse Village, 2700 W. Anderson Lane
Austin, TX 78757, 476-1320

Alamo Drafthouse Lake Creek, 13729 Research Blvd, Austin, TX 78750, 219-5408

When: 11 AM
Family friendly regularly occuring event/activity: (first come, first served), free movies for kids -- all ages welcome. See site for movie schedules/pricing per lcoation. This will be regularly occurring event (Mon-Thurs over the Summer).

Bastrop Farmers Market
1302 Chestnet St, Bastrop, TX, 360-4502, When: 2-6 PM
Family friendly regularly occurring event/activity: Produce and prepared foods market. local vendors, more.

Bastrop Producers Market
977 Hwy 71 W, Bastrop, TX, 308-9989, When: 11 AM - 6 PM
Family friendly regularly occurring event/activity: Produce and prepared foods market. local vendors, more.

Cinemark Summer Movie Clubhouse
Cinemark Tinseltown 17
5501 South IH 35 (N of Stassney), Austin, TX

Cinemark Movies 8
2132 N Mays, #800, Round Rock, TX 78664

When: 10 AM
Family friendly regularly occuring event/activity: Summer kids movies @ 10 AM for $1 every Tuesday and/or Wednesday or buy 10 tickets for $5. First come, first served basis. Click link for schedule.

Kids Movie Night
Freddie's Place
1703 S 1st St, Austin, TX 78704, 445-9197
When: 6:30 PM
Family friendly regularly occuring event/activity: Enjoy an entertaining kids movie every Tuesday while enjoying a great meal at Freddie's. See site for movie schedule. (Bonus: Freddie's also has a playscape)

Movies in Your Park
San Marcos Plaza, 401 Hopkins St, San Marcos, TX, 393-8400
When: Movie begins at sunset. Pre-movie activities on hour before sunset.
Family friendly Summer event/regular gig info: Free admission. Bring a blanket or chairs and enjoy a family movie. Concessions available for purchase. Available every Tuesday in Summer thru late July. See site for schedule of entertainment.

Regal Summer Movie Express
Regal Cinema - Arbor Cinema @ Great Hills
9828 Great Hills Trail, Austin ,TX 78759, 231-9742

Regal Cinema - Lakeline
11200 Lakeline Mall Dr, Cedar Park, TX 78613, 335-4793

Regal Cinema - Westgate Stadium 11
4477 South Lamar Blvd., Austin ,TX 78745, 899-2013

When: 10 AM
Family friendly event info: Selected G & PG movies offered for only $1 each Tuesday, Wednesday over Summer. First-come, first-served seating is limited to theatre capacity. Summer Movie Express is safe, fun and a great way for kids to spend a weekday morning in the summer. Click link for schedule.

Storytime and Preschool Storytimes -
Local libraries, see link for location/times
Kid friendly regular event details: May include stories, films or art activities.

More Storytimes

Storytime at BookPeople
BookPeople
603 N Lamar Blvd, Austin , TX, 78703, 472-5050, When: 10:30 AM
Kid-friendly regularly occuring event/activity: Please come and join the BookPeople staff every Tuesday morning at 10:30 for a great time full of stories and activities!

WEDNESDAY (Click to Open/Close Complete List)

***EVERY WEDNESDAY***

Alamo Drafthouse's Summer Kids' Camp (free or cheap movie)Alamo Drafthouse South Lamar, 1120 S. Lamar,
Austin, TX , 476-1320

Alamo Drafthouse Village, 2700 W. Anderson Lane
Austin, TX 78757, 476-1320

Alamo Drafthouse Lake Creek, 13729 Research Blvd, Austin, TX 78750, 219-5408

When: 11 AM
Family friendly event info: (first come, first served), free movies for kids -- all ages welcome. See site for movie schedules/pricing per location. This will be regularly occurring event (Mon-Thurs over the Summer).

Austin Farmers Market@ The Triangle
Triangle Park, 4600 Guadalupe (46th Street at Triangle Avenue -- between Lamar and Guadalupe), 236-0074
About: 4-8 PM, Second MARKET (an expansion of the Downtown Austin Farmers Market (see Saturday)) -- a growers-only market offering an exciting and bountiful place to buy your fresh fruits, vegetables, meats, cheeses, eggs and plants. Try out FREE tastes of everything under the sun on Wednesday market days at The Triangle. Not only is there cool shade from the courtyard and sidewalk trees and the free flowing kid's waterscape, but also there will be tastes of farm produce to chill out with.

Bastrop Producers Market
977 Hwy 71 W, Bastrop, TX, 308-9989, When: 11 AM - 6 PM
Family friendly regularly occurring event/activity: Produce and prepared foods market. local vendors, more.

Children's Day Art Park
Symphony Square, 1101 Red River St, Austin, TX, 476-6064
When: 9:30 - 11:30 AM
Family friendly event info: Free for adults, 50 cents per child. Enjoy musical performances and activities including dancers, storytellers, musicians, mimes. Performances vary by date. See site (link above) for details. This is regularly occuring (Wed thru July) Summer event.

Children's Storytimes
Bastrop Public Library
1100 Church St., Bastrop, TX 78602, 321-5441
About: 10:30 AM, Pre-school and elementary level stories and activities.

Cinemark Summer Movie Clubhouse - Starts June 8
Cinemark Tinseltown 17, 5501 South IH 35 (N of Stassney), Austin, TX
When: 10 AM
Family friendly event info: Summer kids movies @ 10 AM for $1 every Tuesday and Wednesday in Summer ONLY or buy 10 tickets for $5. First come, first served basis. Click link for schedule.

Community Night
Austin Children's Museum, 201 Colorado St., Austin TX, 78701, 472-2499, When: 5-8 PM
Family friendly regularly occuring event/activity: Enjoy exhibits, storytime, hands-on activities. Special performances are held throughout the year. Suggested donation of $1

Downtown Manor Farmers Market
104 E Rector St, Manor, TX, 278-1611, When: 4-7 PM
Family friendly regularly occuring event/activity: Produce and prepared food as well as vendors, more.

iFly Kids Club NightNEW to KidzAustin.com!
13265 North US 183, Suite A, Austin, TX 78750, 774-5359
Kids/family fun indoor activity: Simulate sky diving without jumping from a plane. Every Wednesday from 5:30-7:30 pm is Kids Club night!Your child will get flying time, hands-on coaching from world-champion coaches, a de-brief and a DVD of the session. Not only is it fun, but kids learn skills that can help them succeed in other areas of their lives, skills such as goal-setting, visualization and how to be a team player.

Regal Summer Movie Express
Regal Cinema - Arbor Cinema @ Great Hills
9828 Great Hills Trail, Austin ,TX 78759, 231-9742

Regal Cinema - Lakeline
11200 Lakeline Mall Dr, Cedar Park, TX 78613, 335-4793

Regal Cinema - Westgate Stadium 11
4477 South Lamar Blvd., Austin ,TX 78745, 899-2013
When: 10 AM
Family friendly event info: Selected G & PG movies offered for only $1 each Tuesday, Wednesday over Summer. First-come, first-served seating is limited to theatre capacity. Summer Movie Express is safe, fun and a great way for kids to spend a weekday morning in the summer. Click link for schedule.

Storytime at BookPeople
BookPeople, 603 North Lamar Blvd, Austin , TX, 78703, 472-5050, When: 10:30 AM
Family friendly regularly occuring event/activity: Please come and join the BookPeople staff every Wednesday morning at 10:30 for a great time full of stories and activities!

Storytime Program for 3 to 6 year olds
Robert G. and Helen Griffith Library, Children's Dept.
216 E. Main Street, Round Rock, TX 78664
Barbara at 218-7012, When 9:30 AM and 10:30 AM
Family friendly regularly occuring event/activity: 30-minute session including books, fingerplays, songs, and/or a short film.

Wednesday Storytime
Barnes and Noble
701 S. Capital of Texas Hwy.#P860, Austin, TX 78746, 328-3155, When: 10 AM
Family friendly regularly occuring event/activity: Children enjoy storytime at Barnes and Noble.

SEE ALSO General Events.

***EVERY OTHER WEDNESDAY***

Blues On the Green (KGSR's)
Zilker Park, Austin, TX
When: 7 PM (get there early for best "seats")
Family friendly regularly occurring summer event/activity: Bring your friends and family out every other Wednesday evening between early June and mid August to enjoy six big nights of Austin’s longest running FREE music series. Patrons can enjoy food and non-alcoholic beverages from local restaurants, and stop by our local charity area for volunteer and donation information. Blankets, lawn chairs, dogs on leashes, children are all welcome.

Toddler Time  
Community Resource Center, 805 W. University Avenue, Georgetown, When: 9:30-10:30 am
Family friendly regularly occuring event/activity:: Free. For children 9 months – 3 years old and their parent/caregiver.  This is an hour of unstructured play, sensory play, song time, and a sharing time for parents.  The parent remains with the child for interactive play. Pre-registration is requested 864-3008.

THURSDAY (Click to Open/Close Complete List)

***EVERY THURSDAY***

Alamo Drafthouse's Summer Kids' Camp (free or cheap movie)
Alamo Drafthouse South Lamar, 1120 S. Lamar,
Austin, TX , 476-1320

Alamo Drafthouse Village, 2700 W. Anderson Lane
Austin, TX 78757, 476-1320

Alamo Drafthouse Lake Creek, 13729 Research Blvd, Austin, TX 78750, 219-5408

When: 11 AM
Family friendly regularly occuring event/activity: (first come, first served), free movies for kids -- all ages welcome. See site for movie schedules/prices per lcoation. This will be regularly occurring event (Mon-Thurs over the Summer).

Bastrop Producers Market
977 Hwy 71 W, Bastrop, TX, 308-9989, When: 11 AM - 6 PM
Family friendly regularly occurring event/activity: Produce and prepared foods market. local vendors, more.

Central Market Live Music
4001 North Lamar, Austin, TX, 206-1000, When: 6:30-9 PM
Family friendly regularly occuring event/activity: Have dinner at Central Market and enjoy an evening of great live music -- no cover charge. Did we mention they also have a playscape outside?

Georgetown Farmers Market
Georgetwon Church of Christ parking lot, 1525 W University Ave., Georgetown, TX, When: 3:30 - 6:30 PM
Family friendly regularly occurring event/activity: Produce and prepared food market including vendors, more.

Nature Nights @ Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center
4801 La Crosse Avenue, Austin, Texas 78739
When: 6-9PM
Family friendly regularly occuring event/activity: Presented Thursday evenings this summer (see site for specific dates), Nature Nights offers family fun through explorations of plants, animals, and the ecology of Central Texas. Each evening features interactive presentations, hikes with experts in their fields, & nature crafting.

Summer In The ParkSan Marcos Plaza Park Stage, 206 N C.M. Allen Parkway, San Marcos, TX, When: 7:30 PM
Family friendly regularly occuring event/activity: Enjoy a free concert in the park every Thursday in June & July

Thursday Noonday Concerts
Central Presbyterian Church, 200 E. 8th St (8th & Brazos), Austin TX 78701, 472-2445, When: Noon
Family friendly regularly occuring event/activity: Free concert. $5 light lunch available following performance with lunch reservation.

Unplugged at the Grove
Shady Grove, 1624 Barton Springs Road, Austin, TX, When: 8 PM
Family friendly regularly occuring event/activity: Showcases some of the best of Austin's diverse musical community each Thursday, weather permitting, under the stars on Shady Grove's tree-shaded patio. April - September.

Annual Zilker Summer Musical Series
Zilker Park Hillside Theater, Austin, TX, 479-9491
When: Dusk (approx 8:30 PM)
Family friendly regularly occuring event/activity: Bring a blanket, the family and enjoy a musical under the stars. Free. Thursdays - Sundays, July - August. See site for schedules/details

***FIRST THURSDAY (of month)***

First Thursday @ SoCo
South Congress Drive between Riverside and Live Oak St
Austin, TX
Family friendly regularly occuring event/activity: 6-10 PM, verified to be "kid-friendly" -- shopping at boutiques, specialty stores or unique shops; street vendors; musicians; street performers; dining, Participating merchants stay open later than usual hours so that everyone can share in the unique Austin vibe. Great people-watching! Note: neighborhood requests that you not drive/park your car in neighborhoods. Instead biking (with valet bike parking at JO's) or catching a dillo (free rides every 10 minutes) from the front of Your Living Room store is encouraged.

FRIDAY (Click to Open/Close Complete List)

*** EVERY FRIDAY***

Alamo Drafthouse's Summer Kids' Camp (free or cheap movie)
Alamo Drafthouse Lake Creek,
13729 Research Blvd, Austin, TX 78750, 219-5408
When: 11 AM
Family friendly regularly occuring event/activity: (first come, first served) See site for movie schedules/prices . This will be regularly occurring event (Mon-Sun at Lake Creek location only over the Summer).

Bastrop Producers Market
977 Hwy 71 W, Bastrop, TX, 308-9989, When: 11 AM - 6 PM
Family friendly regularly occurring event/activity: Produce and prepared foods market. local vendors, more.

Central Market Live Music
4001 North Lamar, Austin, TX, 206-1000
When: 6:30-9 PM
Family friendly regularly occuring event/activity: Have dinner at Central Market and enjoy an evening of great live music -- no cover charge. Did we mention they also have a playscape outside?

Central Market (Westgate) Live Music
4477 South Lamar, Austin, TX, 899-4300
When: 6:30-9 PM
Family friendly regularly occuring event/activity: Have lunch at Central Market and enjoy an afternoon with great live music -- no additional charge.

Chisholm Chuckwagon Wild West Dinner & Cowboy Show
The Page House, LLC 2000 South IH35, Georgetown, TX 78628
Family friendly regularly occurring event/activity: Enjoy a real chuckwagon dinner and an entertaining s cowboy how. Available every Friday. See site for prices/details.

Free Guided Tours of Williamson County's Courthouse
On the Square, 716 South Austin Avenue, just across the street from the Courthouse, Georgetown, TX, 943-1670
Family friendly regularly occuring event/activity: Tour the recently restored Courthouse, courtesy of the Williamson Museum. Visible for miles around, the imposing beautiful neoclassical structure is the focal point of the central business district and the fifth structure to serve as a county courthouse. Please arrive at the museum a few minutes before tours are scheduled to begin. Free tours Fridays and Saturdays (1:30, 2:30 & 3:30 pm) except holidays.

Friday Family Fun Nights - Summer ONLY
Kaleidoscope Toys
1601 S. IH 35, Ste 350, Round Rock, TX, 388-5048
When: 6:30 - 7:30 PM
Family friendly regularly occuring event/activity: Admission is one non-perishable food item per person. Different family friendly entertainment each week. See link above for entertainment schedule.

Live From the Plaza
Austin City Hall, 301 W. Second St., Austin, TX
When: Noon - 1PM
974-9310
Family friendly regularly occuring event/activity: Free concert series hosted by the City of Austin. Promotes the cultural sector and the artistic excellence and cultural diversity of Austin musicians. Each week a local food vendor will be on the plaza offering a $6 lunch special. The concerts are held every Friday from mid-March to Mid-June and late September to mid-December. Free parking available at City Hall parking garage.

Playnastics
J&R Gymnastics, 211 S Stage Coach Rd, San Marcos, TX 78666, 512-392-9882, When: 10 - 11:30 AM  
Family friendly regularly occuring event/activity: Open gym every Friday from 10 - 11:30AM for kids 5 and under.

Zilker Annual Summer Musical Series
Zilker Park Hillside Theater, Austin, TX, 479-9491
When: Dusk (approx 8:30 PM)
Family friendly regularly occuring event/activity: Bring a blanket, the family and enjoy a musical under the stars. Free. Thursdays - Sundays, July - August. See site for specific dates.

***FIRST FRIDAY (of month)***

Children's Storytimes
Bastrop Public Library, 1100 Church St., Bastrop, TX 78602
321-5441
Kid friendly regularly occuring event/activity: 10:30 AM, Pre-school and elementary level stories and activities.

First Friday
Downtown Georgetown, When: 6-8 PM
Family friendly regularly occuring event/activity: evening of dining, artist reception, music, shopping, more while enjoying beautiful downtown Georgetown scenery.

***EVERY FOURTH FRIDAY ***

East End's Fourth Friday
Kenny Dorham's Backyard, 1106 E. 11th St
Austin, TX 78702, 345-8300, When:6 PM
Family friendly regularly occurring event info: The event takes place every fourth Friday of the month at Kenny Dorham’s Backyard, showcasing art and craft vendors and live music while providing good food, refreshments, and free activities for children. DiverseArts collaborates with local businesses and artisans to provide a unique and relaxed cultural experience, with the goal of bringing people together to celebrate the rich cultural legacy of central East Austin.  For information about sponsorship, vending or participation, please contact DiverseArts Culture Works at (512) 477-9438

SATURDAY (Click to Open/Close Complete List)

***EVERY SATURDAY***

Alamo Drafthouse's Summer Kids' Camp (free or cheap movie)
Alamo Drafthouse Lake Creek,
13729 Research Blvd, Austin, TX 78750, 219-5408
When: 11 AM
Family friendly event info: (first come, first served) See site for movie schedule. This will be regularly occurring event (Mon-Sun at Lake Creek location only over the Summer).

Austin Open Air Market - Oak Hill
6300 Hwy 71, Austin, TX, 796-3842, When: 10 AM - 3 PM
Family friendly regularly occurring event/activity: Produce and prepared foods market with live music and more.

Austin Sailboat RentalsNEW to KidzAustin.com!
Located in downtown Austin directly on Lady Bird Lake behind the Holiday Inn at 20 North IH-35 (Exit 233), 431-1894.
Kids' regularly occurring activity: FREE sailing lessons every Saturday from 11 AM - Noon.

Barton Creek Farmers Market
Parking lot of Barton Creek Square Mall (Intersection of S Loop 1 and S Cap of Tx Hwy), 443-0143
Family friendly regularly occurring event/activity: Produce and prepared foods market. local vendors, more.

Bastrop Farmers Market
1302 Chestnet St, Bastrop, TX, 360-4502, When: 10 AM - 2 PM
Family friendly regularly occurring event/activity: Produce and prepared foods market. local vendors, more.

Bastrop Producers Market
977 Hwy 71 W, Bastrop, TX, 308-9989, When: 9 AM - 6 PM
Family friendly regularly occurring event/activity: Produce and prepared foods market. local vendors, more.

Burnet Road Open-Air Flea Market
6701 Burnet Road, Austin, TX, 878-8565, When: 9 AM - 1 PM
Family friendly regularly occurring event/activity: Produce and prepared foods market with live music and more.

Cedar Park Farmers Market
Lakeline Mall Parking Lot, 11200 Lakeline Mall Drive, Cedar Park, TX, 363-5700, When: 9 AM - 1 PM
Family friendly regularly occurring event/activity: Produce and prepared foods market with live music, vendors and more.

Central Market Live Music
4001 North Lamar, Austin, TX, 206-1000
When: 6:30-9 PM
Event activity: Have dinner at Central Market and enjoy an evening of great live music -- no cover charge. Did we mention they also have a playscape outside?

Central Market (Westgate) Live Music
4477 South Lamar, Austin, TX, 899-4300
When: 6:30-9 PM
Event activity: Have lunch at Central Market and enjoy an afternoon with great live music -- no additional charge.

Deep Eddy Splash Party Movie Night
Deep Eddy Pool, 401 Deep Eddy Ave., Austin, TX
Family friendly regularly occuring event activity: Float in the spacious spring fed pool, picnic on the lawn, enjoy refreshments from our concession stand and watch a feature film at dusk, every Summer Saturday night.

Downtown Austin Farmers Market
Republic Square Park at 4th and Guadalupe, 236-0074
About: 9 AM-1 PM, a growers-only market -- an exciting and bountiful place to buy your fresh fruits, vegetables, meats, cheeses, eggs and plants. Chef's demos, children's activities, and live local musicians.

Free Crafts for Kids
Lakeshore Learning Store, 9828 Great Hills Trail, Austin, TX
241-2885
When: 11AM - 3PM
Family friendly activity info: Features a weekly fun craft activity for kids 3 and up, with a new craft each Saturday.

Free Guided Tours of Williamson County's Courthouse
On the Square, 716 South Austin Avenue, just across the street from the Courthouse, Georgetown, TX, 943-1670
Family freindly regularly occurring event/activity: Tour the recently restored Courthouse, courtesy of the Williamson Museum. Visible for miles around, the imposing beautiful neoclassical structure is the focal point of the central business district and the fifth structure to serve as a county courthouse. Please arrive at the museum a few minutes before tours are scheduled to begin. Free tours Fridays and Saturdays (1:30, 2:30 & 3:30 pm) except holidays.

Giant Chess In Wooldridge Park
Location: The park occupies the block between the Travis County Courthouse and the Austin Public Library. It's bounded by 9th & 10th, and by Guadalupe & San Antonio.
When: 12:30 - 3:30PM
Family friendly activity info: For kids of all ages. Participate or watch a battle from the sidelines. Features giant chess set.

Lockhart Main Street Market
217 S Main St, Lockhart, TX, When: 9 AM - 1 PM
Family friendly regularly occurring event/activity: Local gardeners, growers and artisans.

Round Rock Farmers Market
Round Rock Farmers Market (Rain or Shine)
200 E Bagdad Ave, City Hall Parking Garage, Round Rock, TX
When: 8 AM to Noon
Family friendly event info: Take advantage of a great opportunity to bring home some great local fare for the whole family. Available ONLY April - July.

Storytime at BookPeople
BookPeople, 603 North Lamar Blvd, Austin , TX, 78703, 472-5050, When: 11:30 AM
Family friendly event info: Join the BookPeople staff every Saturday morning at 11:30 for a great time full of stories and activities! See site for schedule/details of event.

Sunset Valley Farmers Market
Toney Burger Center, 3200 Jones Road, Austin, TX, 280-1976
Family friendly activity: 9am - 1pm, fresh foods, live entertainment, kids activities, more

Zilker Annual Summer Musical Series
Zilker Park Hillside Theater, Austin, TX, 479-9491
When: Dusk (approx 8:30 PM)
Family friendly event info: Bring a blanket, the family and enjoy a musical under the stars. Free. Thursdays - Sundays, July - August. See site for specific dates.

SEE ALSO SUMMEREVENTZ for special events in the area.

***EVERY FIRST SATURDAY (of month) ***

The Home Depot's "How-To Clinics" for kids age 5-12
Multiple locations. See site to find location near you.
When: 9 AM - Noon
About: Free "How-to clinics" for kids age 5-12. See site for times at your location. See our blog on this kid's activity.

Kyle Market Days and Farmers Market
Front Street (between Kyle City Hall and the Historic Train Depot). Kyle, TX
Activity info: Free admission. Live music and artists, craftsmen and farmer's booths. Available ONLY April through November.

**EVERY SECOND SATURDAY (of month) **

FEATURED LISTING

Races2U - portable slot car racing for kids' partiesRaces2U's
Second Saturday Cruise In

761-7223

Northfork Plaza Shopping Center, 13945 N. US 183, Austin, TX 78717, When: 8:30 AM - 12:30 PM, 761-7223
Family friendly regularly occurring event. Available July - September. Come on out for a free informal get together of muscle cars, classics, and exotics from all around Austin. Music, donuts, and slot car racing. Sponsored by Fast Eddies, Austin School of Music, and Races2U.

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Bright Leaf Nature Hike
Bright Leaf (located N of Camp Mabry, between Mopac and 360 and between 2222 and Crestway Drive), Austin, TX, When: 9AM (Feb thru April) then 8:30AM (May-Oct), 459-7269
Family friendly regularly occurring activity/event info: Free. Open to everyone. Hikes are about 4 miles long and last approx 2 1/2 hours. Meet at the parking lot off 2222 and Creek Mountain Road. Dress for the weather & bring a water bottle. For shorter hikes or hikes on other days, please call the park at 459-7269.

Family Nature Quest - Spring thru August
McKinney Falls State Park, 5808 McKinney Falls Pkwy, Austin, TX 78744, 512-303-5073
When: 10 AM - 1 PMFamly friendly event info: Includes a fun family hike as a naturalist guides you along one of many beautiful trails. Pack a picnic lunch and enjoy the day. Pre-registration is recommended for hikes and is limited to first 20 partcipants. Free for all ages.

Family Saturdays at AMOA
Austin Museum of Art - Downtown, 823 Congress Ave., Austin, TX, When: 12-4PM, 495-9224
Family friendly event activity and info: $7 per family or $5 per member family. Featues fun interactive art projects for families. See site for details on specific dates (as location and times sometimes vary for special events).

Georgetown Market Days
The Georgetown Square, Georgetown, TX, 868-8675
About: 9 AM-3 PM, the Square comes alive with over 90 booths featuring handmade arts & crafts, jewelry, unique clothing, woodcrafts, ironworks, festive foods, antiques & collectibles, stained glass, entertainment. Available ONLY Apr - July.

Lowe's Build and Grow
Multiple locations, see site for details
When: 10-11 AM
Family/kid friendly regularly occurring event activity: Build and Grow Clinics are free to the public and occur every other Saturday at 10am. See a list of upcoming clinics. Registration opens a few weeks before each clinic's date.

Pine Street Market Days. Pine Street, Bastrop, TX, When: 9 AM, 303-6233
Family friendly regularly occurring event info: Second Saturdays in April - December, on Pine Street between Main & Water Streets. Antiques, Handcraft, Pottery, Woodcraft, Plants, Food Carnival & Depression Glass, Tupperware, Jewelry, more.

***EVERY LAST/4th SATURDAY (of month) ***

Saturday Morning Kids Club
Alamo Drafthouse -- South Lamar
1120 S. Lamar, Austin, TX, 476-1320
When: 11AM
Details on this family friendly regular gig: (first come, first served), free movies for kids -- all ages welcome

Lowe's Build and Grow
Multiple locations, see site for details
When: 10-11 AM
Family/kid friendly regularly occurring event activity: Build and Grow Clinics are free to the public and occur every other Saturday at 10am. See a list of upcoming clinics. Registration opens a few weeks before each clinic's date.

SUNDAY (Click to Open/Close Complete List)

***EVERY SUNDAY***

Alamo Drafthouse's Summer Kids' Camp (free or cheap movie)
Alamo Drafthouse Lake Creek,
13729 Research Blvd, Austin, TX 78750, 219-5408
When: 11 AM
Family friendly event info: (first come, first served) See site for movie schedule. This will be regularly occurring event (Mon-Sun at Lake Creek location only over the Summer).

Austin Open Air Market - Great Hills
10000 Research Blvd, Austin, TX, 796-3842, When: 10 AM - 2 PM
Family friendly regularly occurring event/activity: Produce and prepared foods market with live music and more.

Bastrop Producers Market
977 Hwy 71 W, Bastrop, TX, 308-9989, When: 1-5 PM
Family friendly regularly occurring event/activity: Produce and prepared foods market. local vendors, more.

Comedy Improv for Kids
Hideout Theater, 617 Congress Ave., Austin, TX, 971-3311, When: 2 PM
Family friendly regularly occurring event/activity: Fun for the whole family. Comedy improv that's zany enough for kids! See site for show details and price.

Concerts in the Park
Hartman Concert Park
(On the grounds of the Long Center for the Performing Arts)
701 W. Riverside Dr., Austin, TX, 206-1000
When: 7:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Regularly occuring family frinedly Summer event activity: Free. Sundays from Jun - Aug (except Sunday near July 4th) a different ensemble of the Austin Symphony will be featured at the new Hartman Concert Park located on the grounds of the Long Center for the Performing Arts. Performances include music from jazz and light classical to pops selections and film scores. Bring a picnic dinner and blanket and make it a family outing. Sorry, no alcohol is allowed at these events.

Highland Mall Farmers Market
Parking lot of Highland Mall, 6001 Airport Blvd, Austin, TX, When: 10 AM - 2 PM
Family friendly regularly occurring event/activity: Produce and prepared foods market. local vendors, more.

Hope Farmers Market
Pine Street Station, 414 Waller Street, Austin, TX, When: 10 AM - 3 PM
Family friendly regularly occurring event/activity: Produce and prepared foods market. local vendors, more.

Lakeway Commons Farmers Market
Lakeway Commons Shopping Center, 900 S RR 620, Lakeway, TX, When: 9 AM - 1 PM
Family friendly regularly occurring event/activity: Produce and prepared foods market. local vendors, more.

Mueller Farmers Market
4550 Mueller Blvd, Austin, TX, 363-5700, When: 10 AM - 2 PM
Family friendly regularly occurring event/activity: Produce and prepared foods market. local vendors, more.

Ruta Maya Coffee House and Organic Coffee Importing -- Free Kids Show
3601 S Congress Ave, Suite D-200, Austin, TX 78704, 707-9637
Event activity: Free Kids show every Sunday at 10:30 AM. Tips for performers are appreciated.

Zilker Annual Summer Musical Series
Zilker Park Hillside Theater, Austin, TX, 479-9491
When: Dusk (approx 8:30 PM)
Family friendly event info: Bring a blanket, the family and enjoy a musical under the stars. Free. Thursdays - Sundays, July - August. See site for specific dates.

SEE ALSO General Events.

***EVERY SECOND SUNDAY (of month)***

Bright Leaf Nature Hike
Bright Leaf
(located N of Camp Mabry, between Mopac and 360 and between 2222 and Crestway Drive)
Austin, TX
When: 9AM (thru April) then 8:30AM (May-Oct)
459-7269
Free. Open to everyone. Hikes are about 4 miles long and last approx 2 1/2 hours. Meet at the parking lot off 2222 and Creek Mountain Road. Dress for the weather & bring a water bottle. For shorter hikes or hikes on other days, please call the park at 459-7269.

Lowe's Build and Grow
Multiple locations, see site for details, When: 2-3 PM
Family/kid friendly regularly occurring event activity: Build and Grow Clinics are free to the public and occur every other Sunday at 2 PM. See a list of upcoming clinics. Registration opens a few weeks before each clinic's date.

***EVERY 4th SUNDAY (of month)***

Lowe's Build and Grow
Multiple locations, see site for details, When: 2-3 PM
Family/kid friendly regularly occurring event activity: Build and Grow Clinics are free to the public and occur every other Sunday at 2 PM. See a list of upcoming clinics. Registration opens a few weeks before each clinic's date.

 

 

 

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