Plan your July with these family events in Austin

Families will once again gather to at Zilker Hillside Theater for the annual summer musical. This year “The Wizard of Oz” is playing. Xavier Mascareñas/AMERICAN-STATESMAN 2008

July is a great time for getting out with the family and enjoy some fun around Austin. Just remember: Hydrate and use sunscreen. Check out our July calendar. Are we missing something? Email nvillalpando@statesman.com.

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Events

Woodland Faerie Trail. See fairy houses on this trail. Through July 30. Free with admission. Zilker Botanical Garden, 2220 Barton Springs Road. zilkergarden.org.

The Harlem Globetrotters. 7 p.m. July 7. $14-$104. H-E-B Center, 2100 Avenue of the Stars, Cedar Park. hebcenter.com

Discover the Dinosaurs Unleashed. See dinosaurs models up close. 2 p.m.-8 p.m. July 7, 9 a.m.-7 p.m. July 8 and 9 a.m.-7 p.m. July 9. $19-$45. Palmer Events Center, 900 Barton Springs Road. discoverthedinosaurs.com

Rhythm on Stage. Take center stage and learn how to dance with Ballet Austin instructors. Learn about Brazillian dance on July 11. RSVP ahead of time. 7 p.m. doors. The Long Center, 701 W. Riverside Drive. thelongcenter.org/event/rhythm-on-stage.

Free Teddybear Clinic. Help kids understand about doctors’ visits. 10:30 a.m. July 1. Baby Earth, 06 E. Old Settlers Blvd., Suite D-100, Round Rock. RSVP at 844-279-3627.

Keep Austin Playing. Free activities including rock climbing, human foosball, bike rodeo and more. Free. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. July 22. Palmer Events Center, 900 Barton Springs Road. austintexas.gov/parks.

Humane Society kids programs. Learn about Austin Wildlife Rescue. 1 p.m. July 8. Story time with cats. 2 p.m. July 11. Teddy Bear Surgery. 3 p.m. July 22. Art Workshop with cats.  3 p.m. July 25. Register at austinhumanesociety.org. Humane Society, 124 W. Anderson Lane.

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Blanton docent Gary Kattner, right, reads a book for (left to right) Mandy Kutz, and daughter Effie, 3, Cate Bowman, 3, and mother Jillian Bontke Bowman during a Storytime tour in the Blanton Museum of Art. Julia Robinson/ FOR AMERICAN-STATESMAN 2014

Museums

Bullock Museum. Summer Free Family Film Series: “Black Cauldron.” 2 p.m. July 1. H-E-B Free First Sunday: Red, White and Blue. Special family programs throughout the museum. 10 a.m. July 2. Sensational Thursdays: Family Stories. 10 a.m. July 6. What’s that Smell? July 13, Museum Takeover, 10 a.m. July 20, Story time. 10 a.m. July 27.  Make it Tuesdays. What’s the Scoop? 10 a.m. July 11. On the Map. 10 a.m. July 18. Makey Makey. 10 a.m. July 25.  Summer Free Film Series: “My Neighbor Totoro.” 2 p.m. July 22. Bullock Museum, 1800 N. Congress Ave. thestoryoftexas.com

Blanton Museum. 3ft Deep. For ages 3-5. Explore art and make art. 10 a.m. Tuesdays through July 25. Artists and Authors. For ages 5-8. Hear a story and see and make art. 10:30 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. Thursdays, through July 27. Deeper Dives. Ages 8-12. 10:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. Fridays, through July 28. See the museum and make art. WorkLab. For all ages. Make art. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Wednesdays, through July 26. Family Art Quest. For families with children ages 8-12. Have an adventure in the museum. 11:30 a.m. Wednesdays, through July 26. Blanton Museum. 200 E. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. blantonmuseum.org.

Thinkery. Baby Bloomers. For infant to 3. Learn about summer all month long. 9 a.m. Mondays and Saturdays. Special guests throughout the month. $5. Cow Eye Dissection. For ages 4 and up. 11:15 a.m., 1:15 p.m. or 3:15 p.m. July 1-2, July 15-16, July 29-30. $8. E-Wearables. For ages 4 and up. 11:15 a.m., 1:15 p.m. or 3:15 p.m., July 8-9, July 22-23. $8. Parent’s Night Out. You go to the Alamo to see a movie, your child stays at the Thinkery to play. 5:30-10 p.m. July 21. $45 for first child, $25 each additional child. Sensory-friendly Hours. 8-10 a.m. July 23, $5. Thinkery, 1830 Simond Ave. thinkeryaustin.org

Contemporary Austin. Families Create: Out of the Past. 11 a.m.-3 p.m. July 8. Free. Laguna Gloria, 3809 W. 35th St. thecontemporaryaustin.org

Hill Country Science Mill. Soar to New Heights. It’s all about rockets and paper planes as you test out your creations. 11 a.m.-3 p.m. July 1. Hill Country Science Mill, 101 S. Lady Bird Lane, Johnson City. sciencemill.org

Texas Museum of Science & Technology. Wee-Searchers for children 5 and younger. Learn about science through song, play and stories. 9 a.m. July 12 and 26. Star Party. Look at the stars. 9 p.m. Fridays. Texas Museum of Science & Technology, 1220 Toro Grande Drive, Cedar Park. txmost.org

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. Lady Bird Day. Free admission and special activity. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. July 23; Wildflower Center, 4801 La Crosse Ave. wildflower.org

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Umlauf Sculpture Garden & Museum. Family Day. 10-4 p.m. July 9. Free. Umlauf Sculpture Garden & Museum, 605 Robert E. Lee Road. umlaufsculpture.org

Toybrary Austin. Date night babysitting. For ages 1-5. $25 first child, $10 siblings. 5-8 p.m. Saturdays. A Taste of Paris party. $7 a child. 10:30 a.m. July 14. Daddy & Me Drum Classes. 10:30 a.m. July 15, 22, 29. $10. Clown Show with Silly Sparkles. 10:30 a.m. July 27. $10.Toybrary Austin, 7817 Rockwood Lane, Suite 101. toybraryaustin.com

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Theater

“Jack & The Beanstalk.” The fairytale comes to the sage. Noon July 1. $12. One World Theatre,  7701 Bee Cave Road. oneworldtheatre.org

“A Shoe Story: A Brand New Musical.” Summer Stock Austin presents this family theater show based on “The Elves and the Shoemaker.” It’s written by Allen Robertson and Damon Brown and directed by Allen Robertson. 7:30 p.m. July 25; 11 a.m. July 28, Aug. 3-4, Aug. 8; 10 a.m. July 29, Aug. 5, Aug. 11-12; 2 p.m. July 30. Tickets $17 and up. Summer Stock Austin also has one-day camps that include a performance Aug. 3, 4 and 8. $50. The Long Center, 701 W. Riverside Drive. thelongcenter.org

“The Ragbag Shoes.” Pollyanna Theater presents this story of a girl who dreams of getting magical shoes, but she knows her father can’t afford them. For ages 4-10. 2 p.m. July 8, July 9 and July 15. $10.50-$13.50. The Long Center, 701 W. Riverside Drive. thelongcenter.org

“The Wizard of Oz.” Zilker Summer Musical returns with adventure on the yellow brick road. 8:15 p.m. Thursdays-Sundays July 7-Aug. 12. Free, but donations welcome. Zilker Hillside Theatre, 2206 William Barton Drive. zilker.org.

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The crowds arrived in record numbers to participate in the July 4 firework celebration and symphony concert at Auditorium Shores and the Long Center. JOHN GUTIERREZ/ FOR AMERICAN-STATESMAN 2016

Music

“The Legend of Zelda: Symphony of the Goddesses.” All the music you love from the video game comes to the stage. 8 p.m. July 7. $19.50-$69.50. The Long Center, 701 W. Riverside Drive. thelongcenter.org

Austin Symphony Hartman Concerts in the Park. A different section of the symphony plays each week. 7:30 p.m. Sundays through Aug. 27 except July 2. Free. The Long Center, 701 W. Riverside Drive. thelongcenter.org

Austin Symphony Children’s Art Park. A different musician plays each week. July 12, April & Amy; July 19, Mr. Will Music; July 26, Nathalia. 9:30 a.m. Wednesdays through July 26 except July 5. 50 cents per child. Symphony Square, 1101 Red River St. austinsymphony.org.

H-E-B Austin Symphony July 4th Concert and Fireworks. 8:30 p.m. July 4. Free. Vic Mathias Shores. austinsymphony.org

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“Moana”  can be found at theaters and libraries across Austin. Disney

Movies

Sound and Cinema. Watch a movie and hear a concert at the same time on the lawn of the Long Center. “Galaxy Quest,” 6 p.m. July 19 and “Scott Pilgrim vs. The World,” July 26. The Long Center, 701 W. Riverside Drive. thelongcenter.org

“Iron Giant.” 1 p.m. July 1. $10-$6. Paramount Theater, 713 Congress Ave. austintheatre.org

“Who Framed Roger Rabbit.” 3:05 p.m. July 1, 4 p.m. July 2. $10-$6. Paramount Theater, 713 Congress Ave. austintheatre.org

“Swiss Family Robinson.” 1 p.m. July 8. $10-$6. Stateside at the Paramount Theater, 719 Congress Ave. austintheatre.org

“The Wizard of Oz.” 1 p.m. July 16. $10-$6. Paramount Theater, 713 Congress Ave. austintheatre.org

“Babe.” 1 p.m. July 29. $10-$6. Stateside at the Paramount Theater, 719 Congress Ave. austintheatre.org

Movies in the Park: “Aladdin.” 9 p.m. July 6. Free. Patterson Park, 4200 Brookview Road. austinparks.org.

Movies in the Park: “Mighty Ducks.” 9 p.m. July 13. Free. Dick Nichols District Park, 8011 Becket Road. austinparks.org.

Deep Eddie Splash Party Movie Nights. “Beauty and the Beast.” 8 p.m. July 8. “Finding Dory.” 8 p.m. July 22. Deep Eddy Pool, 401 Deep Eddy Ave. Regular pool fees apply.

Cinemark Summer Movie Clubhouse. Offers $1 movies 10 a.m. Monday through Thursdays at Round Rock 8. “Goosebumps” July 3-6, “The Iron Giant,” July 10-13, “Hotel Transylvania 2,” July 17-20, “Megamind,” July 24-27, “The Angry Birds Movie,” July 31-Aug. 3. cinemark.com/summer-movie-clubhouse.

Regal Summer Movie Express. 10 a.m. Tuesdays and Wednesdays at Westgate Stadium 11 and Gateway Stadium 16. “The Secret Life of Pets,” and “Sing,” July 4-5; “Kubo and the Two Strings” and “Rachet and Clank,” July 11-12; “The SpongeBob Move: Sponge out of Water” and “The Adventures of Tintin,” July 18-19; “Happy Feet Two” and “Cats & Dogs: The Revenge of Kitty Galore,” July 25-26. Tickets are $1. regmovies.com/movies/summer-movie-express.

Alamo Drafthouse Kids Camp. Movies for $1-3 donation. “Iron Giant.” 10:20 a.m. July 1-6 Lakeline.  10 a.m. July 14-20, Mueller. 10 a.m. July 21-27, Slaughter Lane. “Muppets from Space.” 10:25 a.m. July 1-2, 10 a.m. July 3-6, Slaughter Lane.  9:50 a.m. July 7-10. 10:30 a.m. July 11-13, Lakeline. 10 a.m. July 21-27, Mueller. “The SpongeBob SquarePants Movie.” 10 a.m. July 7-13, Slaughter Lane. 10:10 a.m. July 14-16, 10 a.m. July 17-20, Lakeline. 9:30 a.m. July 1-2, 10 a.m. July 3-6, Mueller. “Trolls.” 10 a.m. July 21-27, Lakeline. 10 a.m. July 7, 9-13, Mueller. “Speed Racer.” 10 a.m. July 28-31, Lakeline. “The Boxtrolls.” 10 a.m. July 14-20, Slaughter Lane. “Jumanji.” 10 a.m. July 28-31, Slaughter Lane. drafthouse.com

“Despicable Me 3” Party. 9:15 a.m. July 2, Lakeline. 9:30 a.m. Saturday, Slaughter Lane. 10 a.m. July 8. Mueller. drafthouse.com

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Austin-based children’s performer Ms. Staci Gray entertains at a room packed with kids and their parents as they try to burst bubbles during story time at BookPeople. RICARDO B. BRAZZIELL / AMERICAN-STATESMAN

Books

BookPeople events. Richelle Mead: “Midnight Jewel.” 6 p.m. July 8. P.C. Cast and Kristin Cast: “Loved.” 7 p.m. July 17. Teen Summer Cosplay Camp. 1-3 p.m. July 19 and 21. Jason Gallaher: “Whobert, Whover, Owl Detective.” 2 p.m. July 22. Story time. “Ninjas in the Night.” 11:30 a.m. July 1,  Brand New Books. 10:30 a.m. July 4. Baby Signs. 10:30 a.m. July 5. “Spread the Joy.” 11:30 a.m. July 8. Author Emma Virjan. 10:30 a.m. July 11. “Down on the Farm.” 10:30 a.m. July 12.  Illustrator Spotlight. 11:30 a.m. July 15. Armstrong Community Music School. 10:30 a.m. July 18. Tiny Tails Petting Zoo. 10:30 a.m. July 19. “We ❤ Dinosaurs.” 11:30 a.m. July 22. Shark Week. 10:30 a.m. July 25. Modern First Library. 10:30 a.m. July 26.  Things that Go. 11:30 a.m. July 29. BookPeople, 603 N. Lamar Blvd. bookpeople.com

Barnes & Noble Events: Saturday story times 11 a.m. at all locations: “Be Quiet!” July 1. “Little Excavator” July 8. “Pig the Pug.” July 15. “What Do You Do With a Problem?” July 22. Celebration in Get Pop-Cultured featuring “Good Morning, Superman!,” “Be a Star, Wonder Woman,” and “Bedtime for Batman.” July 29.

At the library

Bow Wow Reading with Bonnie the Dog. 11:30 a.m. Saturdays, Yarborough Branch. Read to Scout! 3:30 p.m. July 20, Old Quarry Branch.

Saturday Family Movie: “Sing.” Noon July 1, Carver Branch. “Lego Batman Movie.” 2 p.m. July 1, Windsor Park Branch; “Inside Out.” Noon July 8, Carver Branch; “Finding Dory.” 2 p.m. July 8, University Hills Branch; “The Secret Life of Pets.” 2 p.m. July 22, University Hills Branch; “Storks.” 2 p.m. July 27, University Hills Branch.

That’s So Fandom: Video Game Animation. 2 p.m. July 1, Yarborough Branch; Cosplay Demo and Workshop. 11 a.m. July 15, University Hills Branch; Ultimate Showdown. 1 p.m. July 22, Carver Branch.

The Hoots. 3 p.m. July 2, Manchaca Road Branch; 2 p.m. July 6, Milwood Branch; 2 p.m. July 10, Spicewood Springs Branch; 2 p.m. July 12, Hampton Branch; 2 p.m. July 13, Pleasant Hill Branch.

Crafternoon. 2 p.m. July 3, Manchaca Road Branch; 2 p.m. July 24, Manchaca Road Branch; 3 p.m. July 25, Little Walnut Creek Branch.

Hey Lollies Present: “Iris Saves the Land of Black and White.” 2 p.m. July 3, Spicewood Springs Branch; 3 p.m. July 17, Howson Branch; 2 p.m. July 21, Yarborough Branch.

Magician John O’Bryant. 2 p.m. July 3, Spicewood Springs Branch; 2 p.m. July 12, Ruiz Branch; 2 p.m. July 13, Milwood Branch; 2 p.m. July 20, University Hills Branch; 2 p.m. July 28, Yarborough Branch.

Bernadette Nason Presents: Stone Soup. 3 p.m. July 3, Howson Branch; 2 p.m. July 6, University Hills Branch; 2 p.m. July 11, Cepeda Branch; 3 p.m. July 16, Manchaca Road Branch; 2 p.m. July 24, Windsor Park Branch.

Sandbank Shadow Factory Presents: Rapunzel. 6 p.m. July 3, Carver Branch; 2 p.m. July 5, Ruiz Branch.

Elizabeth Kahura Presents: Folktales from Africa. 2 p.m. July 5, Hampton Branch.

Literature Live! Presents “Wiley and the Hairy Man.” 2 p.m. July 5, Little Walnut Creek Branch; 3 p.m. July 10, Howson Branch; 3:30 p.m. July 12, North Village Branch; 3:30 p.m. July 25, Old Quarry Branch; 3 p.m. July 27, Southeast Branch.

Tween STEAM. LittleBits Theme Park. 2 p.m. July 5, Twin Oaks Branch, 3 p.m. July 11, Yarborough Branch, 3 p.m. July 12, Cepeda Branch, 2 p.m. July 14, St. John Branch, 2 p.m. July 18, Ruiz Branch, 3 p.m. July 28, North Village Branch; Makey Makey Madness. 2 p.m. July 7, Howson Branch, 2 p.m. July 10, Manchaca Road Branch, 2 p.m. July 13, Old Quarry Branch, 2 p.m. July 20, Terrazas Branch; Stop Motion Animation. 3 p.m. July 7, Little Walnut Creek Branch, 2 p.m. July 27, Terrazas Branch; Wireless Wearables. 2 p.m. July 11, Windsor Park Branch, 2 p.m. July 13, Willie Mae Kirk Branch, 3 p.m. July 17, Hampton Branch; Paper Circuits. 3 p.m. July 19, Spicewood Springs Branch; 3 p.m. July 24, Hampton Branch.

Pirate and Princess Party. 3:30 p.m. July 5, North Village Branch; 3:30 p.m. July 18, Old Quarry Branch; 3 p.m. July 25, Twin Oaks Branch.

Sew Happy. 5 p.m. July 5, Manchaca Road Branch.

Music and Movement. 11 a.m. July 6, Howson Branch; 11:30 a.m. July 12, Manchaca Road Branch; 11 a.m. July 13, Howson Branch; 3:30 p.m. July 17, Manchaca Road Branch; 11 a.m. July 20, Howson Branch; 11 a.m. July 27, Howson Branch.

Crafting for a Cause. 2 p.m. July 6, Carver Branch; 2 p.m. July 20, Carver Branch.

Mariachi Amor. 2 p.m. July 6, Pleasant Hill Branch; 2 p.m. July 10, Windsor Park Branch; 2 p.m. July 17, Spicewood Springs Branch; 3 p.m. July 18, Twin Oaks Branch; 2 p.m. July 20, Milwood Branch; 2 p.m. July 27, University Hills Branch.

You are the Artist: Watercolor and Scratch Art. 3 p.m July 6, Southeast Branch; 3 p.m. July 11, Twin Oaks Branch; 3:30 p.m. July 25, North Village Branch.

Camp Bluebonnet. Read books that could win the Bluebonnet Award. 1 p.m. July 7, Manchaca Road Branch; 3 p.m. July 10, Old Quarry Branch; 1 p.m. July 14, Manchaca Road Branch; 3 p.m. July 17, Old Quarry Branch.

Elephant and Piggie Party. 2 p.m. July 7, Yarborough Branch; 2 p.m. July 14, Terrazas Branch; 3 p.m. July 20, Southeast Branch; 3 p.m. July 23, Manchaca Road Branch.

Literature Live! “Predicts the Forecast: Fantabulous Finger Fun.” 2 p.m. July 7, Terrazas Branch; 2 p.m. July 13, University Hills Branch; 2 p.m. July 14, Yarborough Branch.

Friday Movie Matinee: “Jungle Book.” 3 p.m. July 7, Old Quarry Branch.

Storybook Dance Making. 2 p.m. July 9, Recycled Reads Bookstore.

Surapsari: Japanese Mask Dance and Drama. 3 p.m. July 9, Manchaca Road Branch; 6 p.m. July 10, Carver Branch; 3:30 p.m. July 11, Old Quarry Branch; 2 p.m. July 12, Little Walnut Creek Branch; 3 p.m. July 13, Southeast Branch.

Austin Ukestra, ukulele group. 1 p.m. July 9, Recycled Reads Bookstore.

Tabletop Tuesday: Family Board Game Night. 5:30 p.m. Tuesdays except July 4. Faulk Central Library.

Family Movie Night: “Moana.” 6:30 p.m. July 11, Twin Oaks Branch.

NBTween Book Club. “The Best Man.” 4 p.m. July 12, Howson Branch. “Full of Beans.” 6 p.m. July 20, Twin Oaks Branch. “Raymie Nightingale.” 6 p.m. July 26, Spicewood Springs Branch.

Movie Matinee: “Moana.” 2 p.m. July 13, Carver Branch. “The Lego Batman Movie.” 4 p.m. July 19, Cepeda Branch. “The Good Dinosaur.” 2 p.m. July 27, Carver Branch.

Teen Manga Book Club: “Soul Eater.” 5:30 p.m. July 13, Little Walnut Creek Branch.

Power Rangers Glow Party. 2 p.m. July 17, Windsor Park Branch; 3 p.m. July 24, Howson Branch.

Spotlight on Opera Presents: “The Coyotes and Rabbits.” 2 p.m. July 18, Cepeda Branch; 2 p.m. July 19, Hampton Branch.

Teen Book Club: “I’d Tell You I Love You, But Then I’d Have To Kill You.” 6:30 p.m. July 18, Howson Branch. “My Lady.” 6:30 p.m. July 20, Spicewood Springs Branch.

Family Craft Night. 6 p.m. July 19, Howson Branch.

Mother-Daughter Book Club: “The Dreamer.” 6 p.m. July 19, Hampton Branch.

Kids Summer Film Fest: “Storks.” 2 p.m. July 27, Old Quarry Branch.