It should be a nice weekend, with a chance of rain on Sunday morning, but highs in the 60s on Saturday and 70s on Sunday. Thinkery, 1830 Simond Ave. thinkeryaustin.org
Check out these fun family events:
Sprouts. Hands-on preschool program. 10 a.m. Fridays. Wildflower Center, 4801 La Crosse Ave. wildflower.org
Lego Lab. 5 p.m. Wednesday, Ruiz Branch; 4 p.m. Friday, North Village Branch.
Music and Movement. 11 a.m. Thursday, Howson Branch; 11 a.m. Friday, Milwood Branch.
Art Workshops: Shaping Spaces. 4 p.m. Friday, Southeast Branch.
Baby Bloomers for kids infant to 3. Study the garden this month. 9 a.m. Saturday. Special guests throughout the month. $5.
Father Daughter Dance. 6 p.m. Saturday, Hancock Recreation Center, 811 E. 41st St.
Free Heart Screenings for Student Athletes. Get screened for hypertrophic cardiomyopathy. 8 a.m. to noon. Saturday. Heart Hospital of Austin, 3801 N. Lamar Blvd. Free, but must make an appointment at StDavids.com/youngheart.
Nature Play Hour. Play in the Family Garden. 11 a.m. Saturdays. Wildflower Center, 4801 La Crosse Ave. wildflower.org
Families Down Under Cave Tour. 9:30 a.m. Saturday. $10-$15. Wildflower Center, 4801 La Crosse Ave. wildflower.org
Giveaway story time, 11:30 a.m. Saturday. BookPeople, 603 N. Lamar Blvd. bookpeople.com
Disney Reads Day story time. 11 a.m. Saturday all Barnes & Noble locations.
Art Workshops: Shaping Spaces. 12:30 p.m. Saturday, Twin Oaks Branch; 2 p.m. Saturday, Little Walnut Creek Branch.
Saturday Family Movie: “The Secret Life of Pets.” 2 p.m. Saturday, Windsor Park Branch.
“The Thing in Grandma’s Closet.” Pollyanna Theater presents this story of two siblings finding something mysterious in their grandmother’s closet. Best for third- to fifth-graders. 2 p.m. Sunday. $10.50-$13.50. The Long Center, 701 W. Riverside Drive. thelongcenter.org
“Puff, the Magic Dragon.” You know the songs and the story. $12-$18. 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. Sundays and Saturdays through Feb. 26. Scottish Rite Theater, 207 W. 18th St. scottishritetheater.org
Soap Making. For ages 4 and up. 11:15 a.m., 1:15 p.m. or 3:15 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. $8. Thinkery, 1830 Simond Ave.
H-E-B Free First Sunday: Weather Fest. Learn how weather is made, ask a meteorologist your weather questions, catch a cloud in a jar with GirlStart and more. Free. Noon-4 p.m. Sunday. Bullock Museum, 1800 N. Congress Ave. thestoryoftexas.com
Sunday Funday: The Pop-Up Book. Make what was considered multimedia before the tablet. 1-4 p.m. Sunday. Free. Neill-Cochran House, 2310 San Gabriel St. nchmuseum.org