And Then Came Tango

Join Lily as she shares the heartwarming story of two male penguins, Roy and Silo, who are eager to become parents. Fri., Nov. 30, 7pm; Sat., Dec. 1, 2 & 7pm; Sun., Dec. 2, 2 & 4pm. Free.

Oscar G. Brockett Theatre, Winship Drama Building, 23rd & San Jacinto, 471-5793

Austin Public Library Events

There are a myriad things going on at your local library every day. Go online for a schedule of their story times, puppet shows, book groups, instructional classes, meetings, and more. Not to mention they have a ton of great books.



Gingerbread Workshop

Kids and parents are invited to create their own sugary abodes made from locally baked gingerbread. Through Dec. 23: Wednesdays, 10am; Thursdays, 10am, 3:30pm; Fridays & Saturdays, 10am, 12:30, & 3:30pm; Sundays, 12:30 & 3:30pm. $35 ($30, members).

Thinkery, 1830 Simond, 472-2499 x201


Jingle Bells, Batman Smells

Junie B. Jones and her classmates have an adventure that warms the heart with holiday cheer. Sat., Dec. 15 & 22, 11am & 1pm; Sun., Dec. 16, 12:30pm; Fri., Dec. 21, 7pm. $10 ($8, kids).

Scottish Rite Theater, 207 W. 18th, 512/809-7799


Miss Princess

It's a pageant, it's a play, it's a family-friendly comedy from Violet Crown Community Theatre. 10:30am. Free.

Cherrywood Coffeehouse, 1400 E. 38 1/2, 531-1991

www.cherrywoodcoffeehouse.com, sporkbooking@gmail.com

Monster Families: Flying Theater Machine Improv

Only the baby of the monster family can see the audience and that's where this improvisors will be getting their inspiration, so be prepared to offer suggestions. Sundays through Dec. 30, 2pm. $7.

The Hideout Theatre, 617 Congress, 971-3311