6 things to do in Round Rock, Pflugerville, Hutto June 13-20

June 13 | Seek out career advice

In need of a career change but unsure of where to start? Join the city of Round Rock for a virtual career workshop, hosted for recent college graduates, entry-level employees and seasoned workers alike. Career strategist Elaine Davis—a corporate leader with experience working with Nike, Amazon and American Express—will provide guidance on how workers can utilize talents and personal branding to achieve their goals. The event will be hosted online via Microsoft Teams. 3-5 p.m. Free. www.roundrocktexas.gov/event/career-secret-workshop-2

June 13 | Dive into a Round Rock pool party

Float the day away at Rock’N River’s season passholder party, exclusively hosted for the water park’s season ticket holders. Season passholders will also gain priority access to the water park’s upcoming Fourth of July celebration. 7:30-10:30 p.m. $60 (youth and senior season passes), $70 (adult season passes). Rock’N River Waterpark, 3300 E. Palm Valley Blvd., Round Rock. 512-218-5540. www.roundrocktexas.gov/event/rockn-river-season-pass-party

June 15 | Embrace your inner mad scientist


Mad about science? Put your academic and creative skills to the test with Round Rock Public Library’s virtual Rockin’ Kids Club, where participants will learn how to make moving lava right from home. Free. Ages 5-12. Video premieres at 10:30 a.m. www.roundrocktexas.gov/event/rockin-kids-club-science-home-ages-5-12

June 16 | Strum a new tune

Pick up a new skill and tap into your musical side with the Pflugerville Ukulele Club’s online strum-along, hosted from the comfort of your own home. Free (registration required). Age 18 and older. 6-7 p.m. www.pflugervilletx.gov/home/components/calendar/event/25221/213

June 18 | Paint your way through the wizarding world

Stir up some magic with each paint stroke through the Pflugerville Public Library’s wizard watercolor paint night. Participants will create their own “Harry Potter”-themed masterpieces, including hand-painted postcards of Hogwarts, potion bottles and their Hogwarts acceptance letter. Painting kits will be available for curbside pickup from the library June 18-25. Free (registration required). Age 18 and older. Video premieres at 6:30 p.m. www.pflugervilletx.gov/home/components/calendar/event/25184/213

June 20 | Commemorate Juneteenth in Pflugerville

Black Pflugerville will host "In Celebration of Freedom: A Pflugerville Juneteenth" at Lake Pflugerville on June 20. Juneteenth is a holiday commemorating the end of slavery in the United States. The event will include a recount of Juneteenth's history, a Miss Juneteenth Pageant celebration, storytelling, spoken word poetry, a car parade and a candlelight vigil. Attendees are asked to wear masks and maintain social distancing while attending. Free. 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Lake Pflugerville, Pflugerville. www.facebook.com/events/1498759273618784

Editor's note: This story has been updated following a change in dates for the Tailgates & Tunes concert series. The first concert has been postponed a week, and is therefore no longer included in this week's event roundup.
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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