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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By Kelsey Thompson

Kelsey Thompson is the reporter for Round Rock, Pflugerville and Hutto, where her work focuses on education, city government and community development. Originally from upstate New York, Kelsey relocated to Austin after graduating from Syracuse University in May 2019.


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