Groucho Marx plays the president of Huxley College, who recruits the wrong football players to beat school rival Darwin College. It's an excellent Marx Brothers picture.
Two-day forum on the issues women face in and out of prison. Schedule online. 7pm, 2pm. Free.
Emma S. Barrientos Mexican American Cultural Center, 600 River, 512/974-3772
Costumed pets will parade from Annie Street up Congress Avenue with a marching band and be judged for cool prizes and trophies upon arrival in the parking lot at Jo's. noon. $15 ($10, advance).
Jo's Coffee, 1300 S. Congress, 512/444-3800
You should support your local record store every day, but on this special occasion there will be one of a kind offerings from artists and labels to entice you. Go online or check out this week's Playback column for more.
You probably know the story, but what about your kids. Introduce them to this timeless tale courtesy of ZACH Theatre's Family Series. Saturdays through May 24, 11am & 2pm. $16 ($14, kids).
Zach Theatre's Whisenhunt Stage, 1510 Toomey, 512/476-0541 x1
Get a picture with the Easter hare, but don't tell him that you've been hunting for his eggs. Prizes and games follow the hunt. 11am. Free.
A.B. Cantu/Pan American Recreation Center, 2100 E. Third, 512/476-9193
The classic Seuss tale comes to life onstage complete with the siblings, Thing 1 and 2, and, of course, the infamous cat. Recommended for kids over the age of 3. Saturdays through May 3, 11am & 2pm. $16 ($14, kids).
Zach Theatre's Kleberg Stage, 1421 W. Riverside, 512/476-0541
This free family-friendly event offers cooking demos and olive oil tastings, as well as food, drinks, and plenty of fun. 2:30-8pm. Free.
Volente Beach Waterpark, 16107 Wharf Cove (FM 2769), Volente, 512/258-5109
We've clinched a spot in the playoffs (the first team in the league to do so, we might add), but let's keep the momentum as the regular season comes to a close against second place (in our division) Abbotsford. 7pm. $17-47.
Cedar Park Center, 2100 Avenue of the Stars, Cedar Park, 512/600-5000
This is your only opportunity to see UT Football in action (even if it is against themselves) before next season's opener in August. The fan fest kicks things off at 11am with the scrimmage starting at 1pm. Expect things to reach the usual fever pitch as all football-related events do on campus. 11am. $45-60.
Darrell K. Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium, 2100 San Jacinto, 512/471-3050