6 activities and events to do in Round Rock, Pflugerville from May 30-June 6

The city-owned water park reopened May 30 for its summer 2020 season, complete with social distancing-friendly safety measures. (Courtesy Rock'N River Waterpark)
The city-owned water park reopened May 30 for its summer 2020 season, complete with social distancing-friendly safety measures. (Courtesy Rock'N River Waterpark)

The city-owned water park reopened May 30 for its summer 2020 season, complete with social distancing-friendly safety measures. (Courtesy Rock'N River Waterpark)

No need to let summer days drift away when the cities of Round Rock and Pflugerville are offering in-person and virtual activities for residents to participate in. From splashing around in Round Rock’s water park to attending a virtual history lesson on the Women’s Suffrage Movement, here are 6 things to do and see from May 30-June 6.

MAY 30 | Splash the day away at the Rock’N River Waterpark

As things heat up in Central Texas, cool off with a visit to Round Rock’s Rock’N River Waterpark. The city-owned water park reopened May 30 for its summer 2020 season, complete with social distancing-friendly safety measures. $5-$12, one-day admissions. Noon-7 p.m. Rock’N River Waterpark, 3300 Palm Valley Blvd., Round Rock. 512-671-2737.

www.roundrocktexas.gov/event/rockn-river-water-park-opens-sat-may-30

JUNE 1-AUG. 1 | Have a good read all summer along


Dust off your bookshelf and participate in the Round Rock Public Library’s summer reading challenge, running June 1 through Aug. 1. Register your personal reading goal online and read books to help unlock donations that will be made from the Friends of the Round Rock Public Library to two area nonprofits: The Round Rock Area Serving Center and the Williamson County Regional Animal Shelter. Free. Open to all ages.

www.roundrocktexas.gov/departments/library/kids/programs-for-kids/summer-reading-challenge

JUNE 2 | Pick out the perfect summer produce

No green thumb? No problem. Stop on by Pflugerville’s weekly farmers market for local produce, meats and food products. Due to the coronavirus pandemic, face coverings are required, and a maximum of 10 customers will be allowed in the market at once. Free. 3-7 p.m. Heritage Park, 901 Old Austin-Hutto Road, Pflugerville. www.pflugervilletx.gov/home/components/calendar/event/22570/213?curm=6&cury=2020

JUNE 4 | Learn about the U.S. Women’s Suffrage Movement

Dive deep into the history of the 19th Amendment, which granted women the right to vote in the United States. Presented by the League of Women Voters of the Austin Area, the discussion will critique the movement’s leadership and its relationship with the suffrage of African-American women and men. Free, registration required. Ages 18 and older. 6:30-7:30 p.m.

www.pflugervilletx.gov/home/components/calendar/event/25180/213?curm=6&cury=2020

JUNE 5 | Try a Tai Chi class

For those looking for a more relaxing fitness session, the Pflugerville Recreation Center is hosting virtual tai chi workouts. Tai chi focuses on strength, flexibility and balance, as well as incorporating meditative practices. Free. 10-10:40 a.m. www.facebook.com/pflugervilleparksandrec

JUNE 6 | Take a hike and celebrate National Trails Day

Embrace your inner tree hugger this weekend with Round Rock’s celebration of National Trails Day, hosted by the Round Rock Parks and Recreation department. Participants are invited to meet at the Freeman Park trailhead for a morning yoga session near the Rabb House. Free commemorative t-shirts, snacks and water will be provided. Free. 7:30-9:30 a.m. Freeman Park trailhead, 301 Forest Ridge Drive, Round Rock. www.roundrocktexas.gov/event/national-trails-day-2020


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