TO-DO LIST: 13 events in Round Rock, Pflugerville and Hutto in Feb. 2020

Groove to the beat with a Zumba class hosted by Pflugerville Parks and Recreation Department. (Photo courtesy Pflugerville Parks and Recreation)
Groove to the beat with a Zumba class hosted by Pflugerville Parks and Recreation Department. (Photo courtesy Pflugerville Parks and Recreation)

Groove to the beat with a Zumba class hosted by Pflugerville Parks and Recreation Department. (Photo courtesy Pflugerville Parks and Recreation)

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Watch the inaugural Round Rock Classic, a baseball tournament featuring Texas Tech University, Stanford University, the University of Houston and the University of Tennessee. (Courtesy city of Round Rock)
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Practice Spanish fluency at the Hutto Public Library. (Photo courtesy Hutto Public Library)
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Practice reading skills with help from the volunteers from The Dog Alliance at the Paws & Read event. (Courtesy Pflugerville Public Library)
Feb. 6 Paint and sip

Unwind from the work week and try out a new hobby with Paint Nite, an instructional guide to creating your own work of art. 7-9 p.m. $35. Ages 21 and older. Star Coffee Texas, 201 E. Main St., Round Rock. 512-840-0095. www.yaymaker.com

Feb. 6 Groove to the beat

Keep your 2020 resolutions going strong in February with the Pflugerville Parks and Recreation Department’s Zumba classes, featuring Latin rhythms and step-by-step instructions. 6:15-7:15 p.m. $7 (per class), $45 (10-class punch card). Pflugerville Recreation Center, 400 Immanuel Road, Pflugerville. 512-990-6350. https://parks.pflugervilletx.gov/recreation-center

Feb. 8, 15, 22 and 29 Celebrate Black History Month


Pay homage to the heritage and cultural influence of African Americans in the Austin area with Soul of Austin: The Black Experience Tour. The tour includes historic site visits; sampling multicultural cuisines; and discussions on music, art and cultural elements from Austin’s black community. 9:30 a.m.-2 p.m. $75. Victoria’s House & Garden, 1518 E. Palm Valley Blvd., Round Rock. 512-568-3080. www.wilcosocialclub.com

Feb. 10 Practice Spanish fluency

Looking to learn a new language in 2020? Sign up for the Hutto Public Library’s beginners Spanish class, available for elementary school students. Other class offerings are available for teenagers and adults. Grades K-5. 10:30-11:30 a.m. Free (registration required). Hutto Public Library, 500 W. Live Oak St., Hutto. 512-759-4008. www.huttotx.gov/calendar

Feb. 10 Paw-fect your reading skills

Practice reading skills with help from the volunteers from The Dog Alliance at Pflugerville Public Library’s Paws & Read event. Grades K-2. 4:30-5:30 p.m. Free (sign ups take place at the Children’s Desk prior to the start of the event). Pflugerville Public Library, 1008 W. Pfluger St., Pflugerville. 512-990-6375. https://library.pflugervilletx.gov

Feb. 11 Practice self-defense

Make personal safety a priority this year with the Hutto Parks and Recreation Department’s self-defense academy, hosted in partnership with the Williamson County Sheriff’s Office. The class includes personal safety awareness tips and defensive techniques for beginners and advanced practitioners alike. Ages 18-55. 6:30-8:30 p.m. Free (registration required). Hutto Parks & Recreation Office, 306 E. Live Oak St., Hutto. 512-759-4000. www.active.com/orgs/hutto-parks-and-recreation-dept

Feb. 13 Highlight your Hippo school spirit

Show some love to the Hutto Hippos and enjoy a night out with Hutto ISD’s spirit night at the Austin Spurs basketball game. A portion of each ticket will go toward Hutto athletics. 7:30 p.m. $9-$24. H-E-B Center at Cedar Park, 2100 Avenue of the Stars, Cedar Park. 512-600-5000. www.hebcenter.com

Feb. 15 Embrace your creative side

Are you a fan of comic books and graphic novels? Meet and mingle with fellow readers at the Central Texas Teens & Kids Comic Con, hosted by Round Rock ISD. Ages 5-19. 10 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Free. Round Rock High School, 201 Deep Wood Drive, Round Rock. 512-464-6000. www.roundrockisd.org

Feb. 15 Jive through time

Put on your best dancing shoes and take a trip down memory lane with Pflugerville’s Dance through the Decades, a night of different dance styles, refreshments and music. 6:30-9:30 p.m. $5. Pflugerville Recreation Center, 400 Immanuel Road, Pflugerville. 512-990-6350. www.pflugervilletx.gov

Feb. 15 Get your heart pumping

Lace up your sneakers and participate in the inaugural Sweetheart Shuffle featuring 1-mile, 5K and 10K races. 8-11 a.m. $26 (1-mile), $39 (5K, 10K). Northeast Metropolitan Park, 15500 Sunlight Near Way, Pflugerville. www.raceplace.com/events/70570/sweetheart-shuffle-austin

Feb. 21-23 Take me out to the ball game

Watch the inaugural Round Rock Classic, a baseball tournament featuring Texas Tech University, Stanford University, the University of Houston and the University of Tennessee. Events begin at 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. Feb. 21, 2 p.m. and 6 p.m. Feb. 22, and 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. Feb. 23. $10 (day pass), $25 (weekend pass). Dell Diamond, 3400 E. Palm Valley Blvd., Round Rock. 469-400-4125. www.roundrockclassic.net

Feb. 22 Celebrate a night out Gatsby style

Enjoy the Rotary Club of Pflugerville’s 13th Annual Casino Party, a Roaring ‘20s-themed celebration featuring a barbecue dinner, drinks, casino games, raffles and more. 6-10 p.m. $40. Pfluger Hall, 203 E. Pecan St., Ste. B, Pflugerville. 512-934-3764. www.facebook.com/pflugervillerotary

Feb. 23, 27-29 Enjoy a night at the theater

Watch MAD Productions’ performance of “Steel Magnolias.” The play follows a group of Southern women and explores their friendship and strength amid loss. 2-5 p.m., Feb. 23; 7:30-10 p.m., Feb. 27-29. $15. CD Fulkes Middle School, 300 W. Anderson Lane, Round Rock. 512-815-8552. www.madproductionsrr.com


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