Theater and live music: 5 things to do in Cedar Park and Leander this weekend, Jan. 4-7

A local theater group celebrates opening night of 'Same Time Next Year' on Friday.

A local theater group celebrates opening night of 'Same Time Next Year' on Friday.

Listen to live music or attend a local theater production this weekend.



THURSDAY
1. Leander ISD board will hear a presentation on the attendance zoning process
A presentation on the process used for attendance zoning is among agenda items for this week’s LISD board of trustees meeting. If approved by the board, the process for attendance zoning for the district’s 27th elementary school will begin later this month.

6:15 p.m. (executive session), 6:45 p.m. (public meeting, approximate). Free. Leander ISD Support Services Complex, 1900 Cougar Country Drive, Cedar Park. 512-570-0000. www.leanderisd.org

The meeting may also be streamed live at this link.






STARTING FRIDAY
2. Way Off Broadway performs ‘Same Time Next Year’
The theater group performs the romantic comedy, which is about two people who meet on the same weekend each year after a chance encounter at an inn. The show continues until Jan. 27.

8 p.m. (Fri.-Sat.), 3 p.m. (Jan. 14 only). $10 (age 10 and younger), $15 (students, military, first responders and seniors age 60 and older), $20 (general admission). Way Off Broadway Community Players, 1880 Hero Way West, Leander. 512-259-5878. www.wobcp.org






FRIDAY-SATURDAY
3. Texas Stars face the Bakersfield Condors
The Texas Stars, the Dallas Stars American Hockey League affiliate team, play two games against the Bakersfield Condors this weekend before another game against them Wednesday.

7:30 p.m. (Fri.), 7 p.m. (Sat.). $22. H-E-B Center at Cedar Park, 2100 Avenue of the Stars, Cedar Park. 512-467-8277. www.texasstars.com






SATURDAY
4. Rock Hard plays at Shooters Billiards
The band of five performs '80s hard rock tunes.

9:30 p.m. Free admission. Shooters Billiards & Sports Bar, 601 E. Whitestone Blvd., Cedar Park. 512-260-2060. www.shootersbilliards.net






SUNDAY
5. Holiday trees collected for recycling in Cedar Park
The city of Cedar Park gathers undecorated trees, which will be turned into tree mulch used for city park and facilities landscaping purposes. Free seedlings for different Texas trees are provided to participants while supplies last. Boy Scout Troop 233 will pick up trees from homes as well; visit www.troop233leander.org for more information.

9 a.m.-noon. Free. Cedar Park Recreation Center, 1435 Main Street, Cedar Park. 512-401-5500. www.cedarparktexas.gov/departments/parks-recreation


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