the recre­ation cal­en­dar

Austin American-Statesman - - THE RECREATION CALENDAR -

Fairs & Fes­ti­vals

Chili & Chilin. The Wine Road 290 winer­ies team up with a Hill Coun­try res­tau­rant to present chili va­ri­eties. 11:30 a.m. Satur­day. Reg­u­lar win­ery fees ap­ply. Fred­er­icks­burg winer­ies. www.wineroad290.com.

Sum­mer in the Park. Ev­ery Thurs­day through sum­mer. 7:30 p.m. to­day: Jump­start. San Mar­cos Ac­tiv­ity Cen­ter, 501 E. Hopkins St., San Mar­cos. 512-393-8400.

East End Fourth Fri­days. Cul­ture-driven monthly com­mu­nity event de­vel­oped by Di­verseArts with chil­dren’s ac­tiv­i­ties, live mu­sic and more. 6 p.m. Fri­day. Lo­cated in the East End on 11th Street east of In­ter­state 35, west of Chicon Street. 477-9438.

Sports & fit­ness

Ar­gen­tine tango classes. All lev­els. 6:30 p.m. Thurs­days, 1 p.m. Satur­days. Esquina Tango, 209 Ped­er­nales St. $12 drop in, $40 one ses­sion (4 to 5 classes). 524-2772, www.es­quinatan­goaustin.com.

Baruzu­land Fire Arts. Learn the ba­sics to ad­vanced skills. Classes be­gin 7 p.m. Tues­day. $12. The Vor­tex, 2307 Manor Road. www.vor­texrep.org.

Fit­ness at the Vor­tex. ‘Yoga and Pi­lates Fu­sion,’ noon to 1 p.m. Mon­days and Wed­nes­days, 10 a.m. Sun­days. $7 per class. Reg­is­ter: miss­doss@ya­hoo.com. 2307 Manor Road. www.vor­texrep.org.

In­tro to Capoeira Re­gional Work­shop. Learn the move­ments, mu­sic and more of this Afro-Brazil­ian dance style. 4 to 6 p.m. Satur­day. $20. Esquina Tango, 209 Ped­er­nales St. 524-2772, www.es­quinatan­goaustin.com.

Tribal Fu­sion Belly Dance. Learn the ba­sics with Fran­nie Brown. Classes be­gin 7 p.m. Mon­day. $12. The Vor­tex, 2307 Manor Road. www.vor­texrep.org.

Yoga by Do­na­tion. Hatha flow yoga for all lev­els. 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Wed­nes­days, 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Fri­days, 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Sun­days. Esquina Tango, 209 Ped­er­nales St. 524-2772, www.es­quinatan­goaustin.com.

Na­ture & out­doors

Austin Na­ture and Sci­ence Cen­ter. Na­ture ex­hibits such as the Dino Pit and Zilker Na­ture Pre­serve. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mon­days-Satur­days, noon to 5 p.m. Sun­days. 301 Na­ture Cen­ter Drive in Zilker Park. Free. 327-8181, www.ci.austin.tx.us/ansc.

Bet­ter Pho­tog­ra­phy in the Gar­den. Learn tips on how best to cap­ture the beauty of your gar­den. 10 a.m. to noon Satur­day. Free. Zilker Botan­i­cal Gar­den, 2220 Barton Springs Road. 854-9600, www.tc mas­ter­gar­den­ers.org.

West­cave Pre­serve Week­end Tours. Hill Coun­try pre­serve of­fers water­falls, lush plant life and more. 10 a.m., noon, 2 and 4 p.m. Satur­days and Sun­days. $2 child, $5 adult, $15 fam­ily. 830-825-3442, www. west­cave.org.

Wild­flower Cen­ter Na­ture Nights. To­day: Wildlife Track­ing. 6 to 9 p.m. Thurs­days through July 29. Lady Bird John­son Wild­flower Cen­ter, 4801 La Crosse Ave. 232-0100, www.wild­flower.org/na­ture.

Wild­flower Cen­ter Trib­ute Day. Honor the cen­ter’s name­sake with free ad­mis­sion, ac­tiv­i­ties and work­shops. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sun­day. Lady Bird John­son Wild­flower Cen­ter, 4801 La Crosse Ave. 232-0100, www.wild­flower.org.

Mu­se­ums & ex­hibits

Austin Chil­dren’s Mu­seum. Learn­ing ex­pe­ri­ences for chil­dren. ‘The Big Game.’ 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tues­days-Satur­days, noon to 5 p.m. Sun­days. $4.50 to $6.50. 201 Colorado St. www.austinkids.org.

Bul­lock Texas State His­tory Mu­seum. In­ter­ac­tive and trav­el­ing ex­hibits, plus an IMAX theater. ‘Texas

Trea­sure: In­side Our Gover­nor’s Man­sion.’ 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Mon­days-Satur­days, noon to 6 p.m. Sun­days through Aug. 1. Martin Luther King Jr. Boule­vard and North Congress Av­enue. $4-$7. 936-8746, www. thesto­ry­of­texas.com.

LBJ Li­brary and Mu­seum. Lyndon Baines John­son’s pres­i­den­tial li­brary. Cur­rent ex­hibit: ‘Cronkite: Eye­wit­ness to a Cen­tury.’ 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ev­ery day through Jan. 3. Free. 2313 Red River St. 721-0200, www.lb­jli­brary.org.

Rail­road Her­itage Mu­seum. ‘Vacation Won­der­lands’ through Aug. 15. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Mon­days, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tues­days-Satur­days. Adults $4; se­niors $3; kids ages 5-12 $2; younger than 5 free. 315 W. Ave. B, Tem­ple. 254-298-5165, www.rrhm.org.

Ran­som Cen­ter. ‘Mak­ing Movies’ and ‘¡Viva! Mex­ico’s In­de­pen­dence’ through Aug. 1. Di­verse col­lec­tions of cul­tural ma­te­rial to ad­vance the study of arts and hu­man­i­ties. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tues­days, Wed­nes­days, Fri­days; 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Thurs­days; noon to 5 p.m. Satur­days-Sun­days. 21st and Guadalupe streets. Free. 471-8944, www.hrc.utexas.edu.

Joseph and Su­sanna Dick­in­son Han­nig Mu­seum. Mu­seum hon­ors sur­vivor of the Bat­tle of the Alamo. Noon to 5 p.m. Wed­nes­days-Sun­days. 411 E. Fifth St. 974-6754, www.su­san­nadick­in­son­mu­seum.org.

Chil­dren’s theater

‘Aladdin.’ Magic car­pets, ge­nies and wishes abound in this new adap­ta­tion of the clas­sic tale of Aladdin. 10 a.m. Satur­days, 2 p.m. Sun­days through Aug. 29. $4 to $10. Scot­tish Rite Chil­dren’s The­atre, 207 W. 18th St. www.srct.org.

‘An­nie Jr.’ The mu­si­cal is per­formed by a ro­tat­ing cast, and pre­sented by Tex-Arts. Opens 7 p.m. Fri­day. Noon, 4 and 7:30 p.m. Satur­day; 2 and 6 p.m. Sun­day. $15. Kam & James Mor­ris Theater, 2300 Lohmans Spur Road. www.tex-arts.org.

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