The Weekenders, May 30-June 1

Kids Decaf Club- The Irie Bean Coffee Bar is giving mom and dad a coffee break while they entertain the kids with games, magic, crafts and balloon animals on the back porch. This month also features a rhythm and drum interactive with Mr. Steve. Kids can bring their own drum toys or we’ll provide some drumming tools. FREE! Saturday, 10:00 a.m.- Noon. Irie Bean Coffee Bar, 2310 S. Lamar.

Pachanga- The first annual one-day festival will close out Austin’s Latino Music Month and will showcase a vibrant blend of Latino-created music and art with artists that include: Nortec Collective presents Bostich +Fussible, Grupo Fantasma, Vallejo, Charanga Cakewalk, Girl in a Coma and Manejo Beto. Tickets are $25. Saturday, Noon- 10:00p.m. at Waterloo Park, 403 E. 15th Street.

Ballet Under the Stars: A Community of Dance- AMDE will continue the tradition of sharing an evening of dance under the nighttime skies at the Zilker Hillside Theater. Featuring a mixed repertory of old and new works, it will be sheer, family fun for all. FREE!!! Bring a blanket. General seating on the lawn is available 30 minutes prior to the show. Friday and Saturday at 8:30 p.m. Zilker Hillside Theater, Barton Springs Rd.

Fire Fighter Feast- BBQ and concert, kids activities, STAR Flight appearance, cake walk and silent auction and Smokey the Bear!! FREE! Saturday, 11:00 a.m.- 3:00 p.m. at the Driftwood Firestation, 15850 FM 1826, Driftwood.

Jewsapalooza- Austin’s first Jewish heritage music festival, featuring music by Noah Budin, Sababa, Yom Hadash, Neil Blumofe, Mark Rubin and Sam Glaser. Jewelry vendors, food and drinks. Bring the whole Mishpacha! Saturday and Sunday. Click here for schedule and ticket prices. JCC Community Hall Stage at the Dell Jewish Community Campus, 7300 Hart Lane.

Saturday Morning Film Club- This month’s feature is The Witches, a story by Roald Dahl about a boy and his Grandma that face kid eating witches. Rated PG (my seven year old loved it, but actually had to look away at the part where the main witch reveals herself as the true, horribly ugly witch that she is). Kids 6 and up welcome with an adult. FREE! Alamo South, 1120 S. Lamar.
AdvertisementSammy’s House Super Summer Carnival- Stuffed animal walk, fishing and duck pond, face painting, nail painting, moonwalk, sand art crafts, clown performance, food booths and more. All activities will be modified to ensure accessibility for all kids. All proceeds benefit Sammy’s House. FREE! Game tickets are only $1. Saturday, 10:00 a.m.- 2:00 p.m., Sammy’s House, 2415 Twin Oaks at Burnet Rd. 453-5258.

Cedar Park Heritage Festival- The 2nd Annual Cedar Park Heritage Festival will feature live music by Duck Soup, a Championship Hamburger Cook-off, an Arts & Crafts fair, big wheel races, concessions, demonstrations, inflatables and much more fun for the entire family. Saturday, 4:00-10:00 p.m., FREE! Heritage Oak Park, 875 Quest Pkwy, Cedar Park.

Flying Theater Machine’s Story Soup- Come help us make our stories delicious! We’ll perform some awesome stories, but we need your suggestions to help make them yummy. Perfect for 4-10 year olds, really fun for everyone else. Sunday, 2:00p.m. at the Hideout, 617 Congress Ave.

Just For Mom:

CRAFT: Release Party- I’ve admitted this before to y’all- I’m not a crafty person, but because of my lack of craftiness, I have so much more appreciation for the craftiness of others. If you are a crafty mama, a party is happening on Sunday, right here in Austin. Scoot on over to her Average Jane Crafter to read more about it!


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