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.



Children's Valentine's Sock Hop

Come dressed for a 50s sock hop and Rosie Flores will provide the tunes. A pet-rock painting station as well as areas to perfect your pompadour or ponytail will be there to keep things authentic. 1pm. $7.

Scottish Rite Theater, 207 W. 18th, 472-5436


Darwin Day

UT scientists will be sharing their knowledge of Darwin's life and work if the kids aren't too distracted by the arts, crafts, fossil dig pit, and assorted specimens on display. 1-4:45pm. Free.

Texas Memorial Museum, 2400 Trinity, 512/471-1604


Flying Theater Machine: Snowball Fights

Two groups of improvisers go head-to-head and the audience throws simulated snowballs at the team they like more. Kids are encouraged to get in on the improv action. Sundays through Feb. 24, 2pm. $7.

The Hideout Theatre, 617 Congress, 971-3311