Author events and more: 5 things to do in Georgetown, Feb. 20-23

Georgetown public library
The Georgetown Public Library is located at 402 W. Eighth St., Georgetown. (Ali Linan/Community Impact Newspaper)

The Georgetown Public Library is located at 402 W. Eighth St., Georgetown. (Ali Linan/Community Impact Newspaper)

Updated Feb. 20 3:18 p.m.

Feb. 20

1. CANCELLED- Public stargazing night at Garey Park

In partnership with Southwestern University and the Williamson County Astronomy Club, Garey Park will be hosting a public viewing night under the stars. 7-9 p.m. $2 (resident), $3 (nonresident). Garey Park, 6450 RM 2243. 512-930-6800.

Feb. 21

2. Southwestern University musicale

The Sarofim School of Fine Arts’ Music Department presents a musicale featuring student solo and ensemble works. 3 p.m. Free. Alma Thomas Fine Arts Center, 1001 E. University Ave., Georgetown. 512-863-1378.

Feb. 22

3. 'The Black Vote' panel

The Georgetown Library hosts panel discussion “The Black Vote” as part of its Black History Month event calendar. 1-2:30 p.m. Free. Georgetown Public Library, 402 W. Eighth St., Georgetown. 512-636-4576.

4. Paula Boggs Band at Roots

Americana and soulgrass band the Paula Boggs Band performs at Roots Bistro. The six-piece band traverses jazz, world and rock. 7-10 p.m. Free. Roots Bistro, 118 W. Eighth St., Ste. 101, Georgetown. 512-863-7080.

Feb. 23

5. Author event and writing workshop

Lark & Owl Booksellers hosts Austin author Carolyn Cohagan for an author event and writing workshop. Known for young adult novels “The Lost Children” and “Time Zero,” Cohagan also founded Girls With Pens, a creative writing organization in Austin dedicated to fostering the individual voices and offbeat imaginations of kids ages 8-16. The workshop is for girls ages 11-15. 3 p.m. Free. Lark & Owl Booksellers, 205 W. Sixth St., Georgetown. 512-688-5582.


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