TO-DO LIST: 8 free activities in Round Rock, Pflugerville this June

From learning a new language to crafting up an award-winning recipe, here are eight things to do in Round Rock and Pflugerville this June.

June 1-30 | Whip up a winning recipe

Are you Round Rock Public Library’s top chef? There is only one way to find out. Put your original recipe to the test and smoke out the competition in RRPL’s monthlong event, which challenges chefs to create a recipe based on a book’s characters, plot or title. Entries are due by 5 p.m. June 30. Free. Ages 6-18. www.roundrocktexas.gov/event/virtual-library-top-chef-contest-ages-6-18

June 8-9 | Soak up suncatcher rays

Bask in the sunshine this summer from the comfort of home with the Friends of the Pflugerville Library’s family craft


time event. Families can register for the event June 8, with kit pickups June 9 to create suncatchers at home. Paint and markers are needed for the craft and can be supplied as needed. Pickup runs on June 9 from 10 a.m.-5:45 p.m. Free, registration required. www.pflugervilletx.gov

June 9, 16, 23, 30 | Revamp your resume

Looking to give your resume some care, but unsure if it is up-to-date or on the right track? Round Rock Public Library hosts 10- to 15-minute resume review sessions on Tuesdays. Bring a copy of your resume and relevant job postings. 4-5 p.m. Free. www.roundrocktexas.gov/event/resume-review

June 9, 16, 23, 30 | Find some farm ‘pfresh’ produce

Celebrate the coming summer months with Pflugerville’s Pfarmers Market. Due to the pandemic, the market is limited to produce, meat and prepared food products only. Face masks and social distancing are required, and a maximum of 10 people are allowed in the market at once. 3-7 p.m. Free. Heritage Park, 901 Old Austin-Hutto Road, Pflugerville. www.pflugervilletx.gov

June 11 | Pick up a new page-turner

Dive into your first summer read with the Round Rock Public Library’s virtual book club, featuring a guest appearance by Texas author P.J. Hoover. Books will be made available for registered participants to pick up. The pre-teen book is “Homer’s Excellent Adventure,” and the teen selection is “The Hidden Code.” 2-3 p.m. Free, registration required. Ages 8-18.

www.roundrocktexas.gov/event/virtualbookclub-ages-8-18

June 19 | Try tai chi

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

June 23 | Solve a murder mystery

Find the culprit at the Pflugerville Public Library’s online murder mystery party. Participants can observe and help solve the mystery, or register for a speaking character role on a first-come, first-served basis. 7-8:30 p.m. Free, registration required. Ages 13-18. www.pflugervilletx.gov

June 30 | Sign up to learn sign language

Interested in learning a new language? Sign up for Pflugerville’s virtual sign language workshop, where participants will be taught letters, numbers and simple phrases. 10-11 a.m. Free, registration required. Age 12 and older. www.pflugervilletx.gov
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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