This September, Georgetown residents can participate in a variety of family-friendly activities, including a cello concert at Southwestern University and a parking lot soiree hosted by Helping Hands of Georgetown. Learn more about these and other local events in Community Impact Newspaper's monthly to-do list.

Sept. 18: Go to a cello concert

Southwestern University’s Saro School of Fine Arts’ Music Department will host a concert featuring cellist Hai Zheng and pianist Kiyoshi Tamagawa—both SU music faculty members—along with the SU String Quartet. 3 p.m. Free (Southwestern students, faculty and staff), $12-$14 (general admission). 1001 E. University Ave., Georgetown. 512-863-1378.

Sept. 19: Spend time in San Marcos

The Georgetown Parks & Recreation Department will host a one-day adventure camp in which teens will get to experience whitewater kayaking on the San Marcos River. Children ages 11-14 are welcome to register. 9 a.m.-6 p.m. $45 (residents), $55 (nonresidents). Drop-off and pickup will be from the Georgetown Teen and Senior Center, 1003 N. Austin Ave., Georgetown. 512-930-3596.

Sept. 25: Feed yourself and the community

Helping Hands of Georgetown will present a Party in the Parking Lot event in downtown Georgetown. Ticket prices include a meal and dessert, and each ticket also funds a meal for a member of the local community. The festival will include live music, a silent auction, a celebrity dunk tank, and a children’s area with face painting and inflatables. Food will be from Jimmy Vega’s Smokehouse. 1-5 p.m. Free (children), $35 (adults). 512-688-3595.

Sept. 26-Nov. 5: Enroll in Senior University

Registration is open for all Senior University courses, which run for six weeks during the fall semester. Class options include beginning and intermediate Spanish, classical music, worldwide travel, and memoir writing. Seniors must be a member of Senior University to register for classes. Membership is $50 annually. Registration is $70 per semester, which includes unlimited classes. Times and locations vary. 512-863-1680.

Oct. 1: Attend a film festival

The 2022 Georgetown Film Festival will feature a full day offilms. There will also be an after party. 10 a.m.-10:30 p.m. $30. Doug Smith Performance Center at the Georgetown Palace Theatre, 206 W. Second St., Georgetown.

Oct. 1: Celebrate Hispanic heritage

The Hispanic Business Owners of Georgetown, a nonprofit organization, is hosting Fiesta Georgetown. The event will have communication resources as well as booths and vendors. Vendors will provide food as well as mariachi, ballet folklorico and bands. Noon-4 p.m. Free (admission). Georgetown City Center, next to 808 Martin Luther King Jr. St., Georgetown.

Oct. 10: Spend time at Camp Goodwater

Camp Goodwater offers single-day camps corresponding with Georgetown ISD holidays and teacher work days for children ages 5-12. Camp activities include games; arts and crafts; and science, technology, engineering and math, or STEM, learning. 8:45 a.m.-4 p.m. $40 (residents), $50 (nonresidents). Georgetown Recreation Center, 1003 N. Austin Ave., Georgetown. 512-930-3595.