Summer Fun 2014





  • Glenn Frankel: The Searchers

    The author creates a rich and nuanced anatomy of John Ford's 1956 film and a quintessentially American myth. Wed., Feb. 27, 7pm (2013)

    BookPeople, 603 N. Lamar, 512/472-5050

  • Community

    • Day of the Fallen/Día de los Caídos

      March with the Workers Defense Project as they remind local policy-makers that construction workers deserve safe conditions for their job. 4pm.

      J.J. Pickle Federal Building Plaza, 903 San Jacinto

    • Anansi & the Golden Box of Stories

      This puppet show tells the story of the original Spider-Man who quests to bring stories to the world. Will Anansi complete the tasks necessary to win the box of tales? Tue., Feb. 26, 3:30pm, Twin Oaks Branch, 1800 S. Fifth; Wed., Feb. 27, 10:15am, University Hills Branch, 4721 Loyola. Free.


    • Erth: Dinosaur Petting Zoo

      This Australian group brings its prehistoric creations with them so the kids can, in fact, interact with dinosaurs. The elaborate puppets ensure all the fun without any of the harsh lessons we learned from Jurassic Park. Feb. 26-March 3. $24.

      The Long Center, 701 W. Riverside, 512/474-5664

    • Austin Toros

      At 12:30pm on Sunday prior to the Toros hosting the Iowa Energy fans can watch the Guns vs. Hoses game featuring area firefighters and law enforcement officers battling it out for bragging rights on the hardwood and benefiting charity. Vs. Iowa: Sun., Feb. 24, 3pm. Vs. Sioux Falls: Wed., Feb. 27, 7:30pm. Vs. Iowa: Thu., Feb. 28, 7:30pm. $4-39.

      Cedar Park Center, 2100 Avenue of the Stars, Cedar Park, 512/236-8333 x4651

    • Jack & Adam's Shop Core Workout

      Free classes featuring a "cross training combination of core and calisthenic workouts" held Mondays and Wednesdays from 5:30-6:30pm. Free.

      Jack & Adam's Bicycles, 1210 Barton Springs Rd., 472-5646

    • Shitty Kitty Big Ball BINGO

      Ms. Rebecca Havemeyer will have you scrambling for letters, numbers, and ya diaper. Drink cheap, win big. Last Wednesdays of the month, 9:30pm.

      Rain on 4th, 217 W. Fourth, 512/494-1150

    • Steel Vaginas

      Search Facebook for "The Steel Vaginas: Discussion Group on Feminism(s)" to discover this semiweekly romp through the nuanced ebbs and flows of the F Word. Second and fourth Wadnesdays of the month, 7:30pm.

      The Q, 2906 Medical Arts, 281/733-0576,