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20 things to do with the family in Austin this Martin Luther King Jr. weekend, Jan. 12-15
It’s going to be beautiful, long weekend for getting out of the house and doing something with the family. Celebrate diversity, learn something new and have fun with these 20 family events:
Martin Luther King Jr. Day March and Parade. The parade starts at the Martin Luther King Jr. statue at the University of Texas campus and goes around the Capitol to Huston-Tillotson University. 9 a.m. Monday. mlkcelebration.com
When I Grow Up Festival. Partners in Parenting presents this festival, which will allow kids to meet adults in different professions like dancers, firefighters, chefs, musicians, engineers, artists, doctors, dentists and more. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Sunday. Free. Asian American Resource Center, 8401 Cameron Road. Register at pipaustin.org/when-i-grow-up/
That’s My Face Film Series: “Something the Lord Made.” 6:30 p.m. Friday, Carver Museum, 1165 Angelina St. carver-museum.org
Zach Theatre presents “The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe.” Head to Narnia in the C.S. Lewis tale. 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. Saturdays, 2 p.m. Sundays, through Feb. 10. $18-$24. Whisenhunt Stage, 1510 Toomey Road. zachtheatre.org
Hideout Theatre Presents: Improv for Kids. Join the cast in creating the story. 11 a.m. Sundays. $5. Hideout Theatre, 617 Congress Ave. hideouttheatre.org
Nicole Villalpando writes about families in the Raising Austin blog and the Raising Austin column on Saturdays. She also offers a weekly and monthly family calendar at austin360.com/raisingaustin. She tweets at @raisingaustin.
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