Water? We don't need no stinking water. Come out and see rare cacti and other water-rationing flora from around the world. Sat.-Sun., Aug. 31-Sept. 1, 10am-5pm. Free (with admission to the the Garden).
Tables filled with reptiles and reptile-centric info await the herpetologist in the family. Arts & crafts will be available for the kids to keep them from tapping on the glass and away from anything venomous. Sat.-Sun., Aug. 31-Sept. 1. $10; $15, two-day pass.
The United Heritage Center at Dell Diamond, 3400 E. Palm Valley Blvd., 512/255-2255
The splash part is for the swimming and games; the jam part is for the live poolside music. To keep you in the summer celebratory mood, there's face-painting, video games, laser tag, a rock wall, hamster balls, and fireworks at dusk. 4-9pm. Free.
Elizabeth Milburn Park, 1901 Sunchase Blvd, 512/401-5500
Enjoy tours, tastings, food and craft vendors, and live music all day. You can also stomp some grapes and leave footprints on a souvenir T-shirt. Sat., Aug. 24 & 31, 10am-6pm; Sun., Aug. 25 & Sept. 1, noon-5pm.
Believing the ChildrenIn 1992, Fran and Danny Keller were convicted of multiple counts of child sexual abuse at their Oak Hill day care center and sent to prison for 48 years. It's likely they were innocent. Indeed, it's very likely that no crime ever occurred – except an absurd and overzealous prosecution