MrJohnny's Update was sponsored this week by www.TheDinoPark.com inviting you to celebrate their 2nd Anniversary on Aug 1.
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Family Space Day
July 21 (Sat) / 12:00-4:00pm / Bob Bullock Texas State History Museum. Have a blast celebrating the 38th anniversary of the first moon landing at the Museum with family activities for "astronauts" of all ages. Explore space-age technology and take part in hands-on activities including a chance to make your own space shuttle. Free. 936-4649.
Austin Under The Stars
July 21 (Sat) / 6:00pm - Midnight / St. Stephens School. The public is invited to join local astronomers on the grounds of St. Stephen’s beginning at 6pm for Solar viewing and planetarium shows, followed by an evening star party from 8:00 pm until midnight. Contact Austin Astronomical Society for more details on what to bring and weather updates. Free. 971-8656.
Summer Skate Fest
July 21 (Sat) / 10:00 am - 5:00pm / Mabel Davis Skate Park. Skateboard contest with awesome prizes. Registration and Practice is 10:00-11:45am. Contest starts at 12noon-5pm . Divisions are 14 & under and 15 & up. Coolers and lawn chairs OK but no glass or alchohol. Pre-Register at all Austin Recreation Centers. Free. 472-7343.
Dinosaur Park 2nd Anniversary Celebration
- Saturday, September 1st from 10:00 am - 4:00 pm, off Hwy 71 between Austin and Bastrop. (see map link)
There will be cookies, balloons and lots of fun for the whole family! Admission will be discounted to $4 per person all day. See the new exhibits added in 2007. More info, call (512) 321-6262 or visit www.TheDinoPark.com
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7th Annual Candlelight Bowling
July 22 (Sun) / 1:00 -4:00pm / Westgate Lanes, 2701 W. William Cannon. Benefit for special needs children and adults in South Austin and Buda. Proceeds will be used to build a recreation building for Special Olympic Sports, After School Programs, Day Campers and Work Center. Includes lunch and two games. $15 adults, $10 Kids.
July 22 (Sun) / 3:00 pm / Austin Children’s Museum, 201 Colorado St. Discover the fascinating world of science with special guests from the Society of Women Engineers. $3.50-$5.50, under 12 mos. Free. 472-2499.
Arthouse Family Day
July 22 (Sun) / 1:00-5:00pm / Arthouse at the Jones Center, 700 Congress. Features fun for kids of all ages, including hands-on activities, refreshments and family-oriented tours at 2pm and 3pm. Free. 453-5312.
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Live music by Joe McDermott & Trout Fishing In America, 80 Exhibitors with fun activities for kids and parents, great giveaways & door prizes, pageant, performances by kids all day. Belton County Expo Center, 9am-5pm. $5 or Canned food donation. Don't forget to get your tickets to the Texas American Girl Style Fashion Show or the Character Breakfast!
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Disney's High School Musical
Through - Aug 12, School for the Deaf, 1102 S. Congress. The smash hit movie musical comes to life on ZACH’s stage. Follow the antics of East High’s most popular students as they fall in love and secretly try to audition for the school musical. Troy, Gabriella, Sharpay, Ryan, Chad and Taylor are all ready to sing and dance in this fun-tastic, family-friendly show. www.zachscott.com
AUSTIN-NORTH / CEDAR PARK / ROUNDROCK
July 21 (Sat) 10:00 am - 3:00pm, Towne Hall Community Center at Steiner Ranch, 12550 Country Trails Lane, Austin. Enjoy Free Barbecue, Children's Activities, Door Prizes, Snow Cones, Music, and Water-Related Exhibits sponsored by local businesses and organizations. Free.
Kidgit Club Karnival
July 21 (Sat) 12:00-3:00 pm, Lakeline Mall, 257-8500. Good old fashion fun Kidgit style! Bean Bag Toss, Hole in One Mini Golf, Duck Pond, Ring Toss, Hair Decorating by Sweet & Sassy, Cotton Candy, Popcorn and a coloring station. Prizes for each game. Free to all Kidgit Members. ($5 annual Membership is available for sign up at event).
July 21 (Sat) / 7:00-9:00pm / Deer Creek Elementary. The Sanctuary of Cedar Park will host a Concert in the Park, with free food, great live music, and lots of fun for the entire family. Free.
C O M I N G S O O N . . .
James and the Giant Peach
Aug 4, (Saturday) 11:00 am and 1:00pm, One World Theater, 7701 Bee Caves Rd, 329-6753. Theatreworks USA proves their award-winning talent in introducing young audiences to the magic of the stage in this enchanting redemption tale. An orphaned boy in horrible circumstances finds new friends and new life, from inside a giant peach. A singing centipede and other buggy characters join in the adventure. $12. www.oneworldtheatre.org
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And thanks for attending our Summer Beach Party. Lots of fun. Please send your photos for our website.
Have a great weekend!
-Johnny & Sharon
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