Things to do in Cedar Park and Leander for late November and early December 2019

(Animal Meet and Greet)
Courtesy Cuz I Matter Animal Rescue
(Animal Meet and Greet) Courtesy Cuz I Matter Animal Rescue

(Animal Meet and Greet) Courtesy Cuz I Matter Animal Rescue

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(Groove Monkey - Whitestone Brewery) Courtesy Whitestone Brewery
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(Teddy Bear Toss) Courtesy Texas Stars
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(Worth the trip: Worldwide Wine Festival) Courtesy city of Round Rock
Nov. 21

WORTH THE TRIP:
Worldwide wine festival

People can partake in an international, nearly 70-year-old wine tradition at the Beaujolais Nouveau Festival, hosted worldwide on the third Thursday of November. 5-9 p.m. Free, reservation required. Centennial Plaza, 301 W. Bagdad Ave., Round Rock. 512-671-2705. www.roundrocktexas.gov/residents/arts-culture

Nov. 23

Worth the Trip: Fur Ball


The 10th annual Fur Ball raises money for the Williamson County Regional Animal Shelter and recognizes the staff, volunteers and fosters of the shelter. 6-9:30 p.m. $100 (individual). Sheraton Austin Georgetown Hotel & Conference Center, 1101 Woodlawn Ave. 512-943-3322. http://pets.wilco.org

Nov. 24

Austin Spurs game


The Austin Spurs, the NBA G League affiliate of the San Antonio Spurs, play against the Salt Lake CIty Stars. This is the Austin Spurs' 15th anniversary season. The team has other games throughout November and December. 4-6:30 p.m. $15-$200. H-E-B Center at Cedar Park, 2100 Ave. of the Stars, Cedar Park. 512-236-8333. https://austin.gleague.nba.com

Nov. 25

Golf tournament

The Youth Scholarship Benefit Golf Tournament supports scholarships for recreational life-enhancement programs for local youth in need. The event includes golf, lunch, contests, prizes, cart fees and refreshments. Shotgun starts at noon. $100 per person. Twin Creeks Country Club, 3201 Twin Creeks Club Drive, Cedar Park. 512-401-5508. www.cpparks.net




DATES TO KNOW


Nov. 25-29: Leander ISD students do not have school during Thanksgiving Break. Thanksgiving is Nov. 28. Cedar Park and Leander city offices are closed Nov. 28-29.



Nov. 30

Animal meet and greet


Cuz I Matter Animal Rescue, a volunteer-run, foster-based organization, is hosting a meet and greet with adoptable pets at Tomlinson’s Feed. 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Free. Tomlinson’s Feed Cedar Park, 2800 E. Whitestone Blvd., Cedar Park. 512-260-8566. www.tomlinsons.com

Nov. 30

Teddy Bear Toss


The Texas Stars invite people to bring new stuffed animals to their game against Iowa Wild. Stuffed animals thrown onto the ice after the Stars score their first goal will be donated to Operation Blue Santa, which gives gifts to those in need during the holidays. 7 p.m. $18-$61. H-E-B Center at Cedar Park, 2100 Ave. of the Stars, Cedar Park. 512-600-5000. www.texasstars.com/games

Dec. 4

Parents’ survival guide workshop


The MOMS Club of Leander is hosting a workshop on homework. Naureen Shivji from the Huntington Learning Center leads a workshop on ways to structure children’s time and environment to improve homework performance. 9:30-10:30 a.m. Free. Life Church Leander, 1393 E. Woodview Drive, Leander. 512-743-9576. www.facebook.com/Momsclubleander




Dec. 7


Know Your Numbers


The Cedar Park Regional Emergency Center will be offering free blood pressure and glucose tests. Snacks will be available after the tests. A glucose measurement is most accurate when the individual has had nothing to eat or drink—except water or sugar-free coffee—prior to the test, according to organizers. 8-11 a.m. Free. Cedar Park Regional Emergency Center,1751 Crystal Falls Parkway, Leander. 512-379-3200. https://bit.ly/2pjtbEQ



Dec. 17-18

Sesame Street Live


Sesame Street is coming to Cedar Park with the show “Sesame Street Live! Let’s party!”. Characters such as Elmo, Abby Cadabby and Big Bird take part in an adventure live on stage. 2 p.m., 5:30 p.m. (Dec. 17); 10:30 a.m., 2:30 p.m. (Dec. 18). $35.75-$70.75. H-E-B Center at Cedar Park, 2100 Ave. of the Stars, Cedar Park. 512-600-5000. http://bit.ly/HEBCSSL19B

LIBRARY EVENTS



CEDAR PARK PUBLIC LIBRARY

550 Discovery Blvd., Cedar Park

512-401-5600

www.cedarparktexas.gov/library

Nov. 26

Family Movie


The movie “Secret Life of Pets 2” will play at the library. People can bring food and drinks in closed-lid containers. 2:30-4:30 p.m. Free

LEANDER PUBLIC LIBRARY

1011 S. Bagdad Road, Leander

512-259-5259

www.leandertx.gov/library

Nov. 26

Kids Craft Storytime


On Tuesday mornings children can participate in simple crafts and listen to a story. 10 a.m. Free

LIVE MUSIC

RED HORN COFFEE HOUSE AND BREWING CO.


13010 W. Parmer Lane, Ste. 800, Cedar Park

512-986-7038

www.redhornbrew.com

Shows run from 8-10:30 p.m.

November

22 Matt Doering

23 Bruce Islandmind

29 Michael Vincent Fisher

30 Bobby Noble

December

7 TBD

13 Chase Dean Tutor and friends

14 Clint Manning

WHITESTONE BREWERY

601 E. Whitestone Blvd., Bldg. 5, Ste. 500, Cedar Park

512-765-4828 www.whitestonebrewery.com

Show runs from 6-10 p.m.

November

27 Groove Monkey
By Marisa Charpentier

Reporter, Cedar Park | Leander

Marisa Charpentier joined Community Impact in September 2018. After working as an intern, she became a reporter for the Cedar Park | Leander edition in October 2018. Charpentier graduated from The University of Texas at Austin with degrees in journalism and Plan II Honors.



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