Calendar: Recommended


  • Comedy Italian Style: Boccaccio '70

    A handful of great Italian directors (Fellini, De Sica, Visconti, Monicelli) tackle tales of love in this ribald anthology.

    3PM, AFS Cinema, 6406 N I-35, #3100

  • Classic John Wayne Cinema: McLintock!

    A wealthy ranchers faces many an ordeal in this classic Western.

    7PM, Historic Globe Theatre, 132 W. Vaughan, Bertram

  • AFS New Releases: Catfight

    A grudge sparks an increasingly intense rivalry between two old college friends in this new comedy from Onur Tukel, who will be in attendance for the June 3 screening.

    7:30PM, AFS Cinema, 6406 N I-35, #3100

  • Labyrinth and Purple Rain

    Double bill commemorates the film work of David Bowie and Prince.

    8PM, Blue Starlite Drive-In at Austin Studios, 1901 E. 51st

  • AFS New Releases: Mimosas

    A sheikh's last wish of being buried next to his loved ones prompts an odyssey across Morocco's Atlas Mountains.

    10PM, AFS Cinema, 6406 N I-35, #3100

    • Art Bra Austin

      Presented by the Breast Cancer Resource Center, women diagnosed with breast cancer will model these unique art bras that will then be auctioned off to support BCRC. Sat., June 3, 6pm (2017)

      Austin Convention Center, 500 E. Cesar Chavez, 512/404-4000

    • Junocat Party

      Local event production company Junocat is teaming up Solstice Festival to throw a party Spider House featuring fresh faces from the local music scene and beyond. Tunes will be supplied by Austin indie pop duo Indoor Creature as well as hip-hop beat-crafters Eujit$u and the Bishops. Bring a blank shirt for free screen-printing by skate apparel brand Shokka, get your face painted, or check out a demo of unreleased psychedelic rhythm video game Roto Color Rhythm. If that’s not enough for you, there’s also talk of a “special guest” set to make a presence at the party, adding a bit of mystery to the whole affair. Sat., June 3, 9pm-2am (2017), $7 ($5, advance)

      Spider House Ballroom, 2906 Fruth, 512/480-9562

    • National Learn to Row Day

      Is rowing for you? Check out the open house, get some on-land instruction, and then a take a spin around the lake – supervised, of course. Sign up online. Sat., June 3, 9am-2pm (2017), Free

      Austin Rowing Club, 74 Trinity on Town Lake, 512/472-0700

    • Plant Show & Sale

      The Garden Club of Austin is celebrating the 60th anniversary of this event by inviting members of various Central Texas garden clubs to join in on the fun. Sat., June 3, 10am-5pm (2017), $2

      Zilker Botanical Garden, 2220 Barton Springs Rd., 512/468-9991

    • Pond & Garden Tour

      See what waterworks are hiding in the backyards of your neighbors. Admission grants you entrance to any of the stops on this self-guided tour. They're not just mosquito magnets, they can be miniecosystems, aquariums, or just a cool place to sit and enjoy the water. Go online to purchase your ticket and learn about the tour stops. Sat.-Sun., June 3-4, 9am-5pm, $25 ($20, advance)


    • Transform! Our Congress Avenue

      Two day interactive exploration of Congress Avenue. Learn about its past and present and discuss its future. See website for further details. Fri.-Sat., June 2-3, Free

      Congress Avenue, 512/974-7972

    • Wear Orange Austin

      Moms Demand Action, Texas Gun Sense, and Gun-Free UT hos this event in honor of June 2nd's National Gun Violence Awareness Day to raise awareness of gun violence and find out how to get involved. Live music, food & drink, and kids' activities lighten the mood. Sat., June 3, 11:30am-1:30pm (2017), Free

      Scholz Garten, 1607 San Jacinto, 512/751-5650

    • Taylor Stomp'n'Holler BBQ+Music Festival

      Take a day trip to Taylor to sample barbecue from 10 of Texas' best joints, including Louie Mueller, Stiles Switch, Micklethwait Craft Meats, and the Original Blacks BBQ. Once you are good and full, enjoy live performances from Rosie Flores, Whiskey Shivers, the Mavericks and more. Sat., June 3, 2-11pm (2017), $35-100

      Heritage Park, 101-159 E. Fourth, Taylor

    • School's Out for Summer

      Celebrate another school year down with free admission for the kids. They can dig for fossils and then identify them in the Paleo Lab. This is the last chance to view the Explore Evolution exhibit before it is retired. Sat., June 3, 9am-5pm (2017), Free

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

    • Footy Brunch Soccer Skills Challenge

      Take advantage of brunch specials and show off your soccer skills – in a goal-scoring challenge, APD kicking dunk booth, and more – with your two-person team leading up to the UEFA Champions League Final at 2pm. Sat., June 3, 10am-2pm (2017), Free

      Jack & Ginger's Irish Pub, 11500 Rock Rose, 512/350-3738

    • Naturally Fit Games

      This is kind of a catchall for fitness competitions with weightlifting, CrossFit, kettlebell challenges, afit model search, and lots more. Kids can also get in on the fun with age-appropriate activities. There will be a plethora of vendors showing new ways and products to keep you naturally healthy. Sat., June 3, (2017), $10-45

      Austin Convention Center, 500 E. Cesar Chavez, 512/404-4000

    • Round Rock Express

      It's a "What Could Have Been?" homestand where the Express transform in to the Round Rock Jackalopes with unique alternate-name unis. Vs. New Orleans: Thu.-Sat., June 1-3, 7:05pm; Sun., June 4, 1:05pm, $7-16

      Dell Diamond, 3400 E. Palm Valley Blvd., Round Rock, 512/255-2255

    • Texas 4000 Atlas Ride

      Support the fight against cancer riding in this 700-plus person cycling event from Cedar Park to Lampasas with options of 25, 50, or 70 miles. Enjoy the post-ride fest at the finish line with barbecue, live music, and more. Register online. Fest-only passes available too. Sat., June 3, 8am (2017), $70

      Running Brushy Middle School, 2303 N Lakeline Blvd., Cedar Park,

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