The Long Center has decided to postpone Bubblepalooza until July 16 because of expected bad weather this weekend. It was originally supposed to be Saturday.
On this first weekend of summer break, there are still many things for families to do. Many are indoors, but for the ones that are outdoors, check the website in advance to make sure it’s still happening if the rain does come.
Texas Museum of Science & Technology Star Party. Every Friday in June, look at the stars in the parking lot. 8-10 p.m. Friday. Texas Museum of Science & Technology, 1220 Toro Grande Drive, Cedar Park. txmost.org.
The Alamo Drafthouse Kids Camp. “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory,” 11 a.m. Friday-Sunday, Lakeline; “Curious George,” 10 a.m. Friday-Sunday, Slaughter Lane; “Clash of the Titans,” 11 a.m. Saturday and noon Sunday, Ritz; “A League of their Own,” 10:30 a.m. Friday-Sunday, South Lamar. Reserve tickets for $1-$3 donation online.
RED Arena Round-Up. Family fun and an inclusive rodeo play day with a petting zoo, bounce houses and mini horses. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday. Free. Dripping Springs Ranch Park, 1042 Event Center Drive, Dripping Springs. redarena.org
Thinkery workshops: Early Learners Workshops: Things that Glow! For ages 1-2. 9:45 a.m. Saturday and for ages 2-3, 10:45 a.m. Saturday. $20 child and adult. Baby Bloomers for ages birth to 3, Famous Artists: Frida Kahlo. 9 a.m. Saturday. The Thinkery, 1830 Simond Ave. thinkeryaustin.org.
Snorky’s Rhythm Tunes, 2 p.m. Saturday, Twin Oaks public library branch.
Barnes & Noble Events: Summer Reading Triathlon Opening Ceremony. 11 a.m. Saturday, all locations.
Tasting Kitchen. Try different foods from local purveyors. Noon-2 p.m. Saturday. Bullock Museum, 1800 N. Congress Ave. thestoryoftexas.com.
Saturday and Sunday
Random Acts of Harping. 1 p.m. Saturday and 1 p.m. Sunday with a harp petting zoo, Recycled Reads Bookstore.
Thinkery workshops: Instant Ice Cream. For kids 4-7. 11:15 a.m. and 1:15 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. $8 per person. Dry Ice Sorbet. For kids 8 and older. 3:15 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. $8 per person. The Thinkery, 1830 Simond Ave. thinkeryaustin.org.
Hartman Foundation Concerts in the Park. Hear the symphony sections play. This week, it’s strings. 7:30 p.m. Sunday. Long Center City Terrace, 701 W. Riverside Drive. austinsymphony.org.
Paramount Theatre Classic Film Series. “Space Jam,” 2 p.m. Sunday; “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles II,” 3:45 p.m. Sunday. $10 adults, $5 kids. Paramount Theatre, 713 Congress Ave. austintheatre.org.
Echo and the Bats play. 2 p.m. Sunday, Faulk Central Library.