Late night 'Jaws' screening, trivia nights and more: 5 things to do in Round Rock, Pflugerville

Blue Starlite Drive-In will hold a late night screening of "Jaws" in Round Rock. (Community Impact Staff)
Blue Starlite Drive-In will hold a late night screening of "Jaws" in Round Rock. (Community Impact Staff)

Blue Starlite Drive-In will hold a late night screening of "Jaws" in Round Rock. (Community Impact Staff)

Amid triple-digit outdoor temperatures and heightened precautions surrounding the coronavirus pandemic, area residents will be spending plenty of time home this summer. Here are some activities to safely do and stream in Round Rock and Pflugerville.

JULY 19 | Laugh the day away with a comedy show

Head over to Round Rock’s Blue Starlite Drive-In for its inaugural comedy show. Local and touring comedians will perform for socially distanced crowds, who can “chuckle” at jokes by flashing their car lights. 5:45-7:15 p.m. $25-$40. Blue Starlite Drive-In, 800 Harrell Parkway, Round Rock. www.bluestarlitedrivein.com/round-rock

JULY 20 | Get your mad scientist on

It might still be summertime, but it is never too early to embrace your inner mad scientist. Round Rock Public Library streams weekly kid-friendly, do-it-yourself projects for participants to complete with everyday household items. Project will upload onto Round Rock Public Library’s Facebook page at 10:30 a.m. Free. www.roundrocktexas.gov/event/rockin-kids-club-science-home-ages-5-12-2-2020-07-20/2020-07-20


JULY 21 | Strum along to a new song this summer

With more time at home these days, take the opportunity to learn a new instrument with the Pflugerville Ukulele Club. Members meet monthly for a virtual strum-along with club leader Laura Brekke. 6-7 p.m. Free, registration required. Age 18 and older. www.pflugervilletx.gov/home/components/calendar/event/25222/213

JULY 21 | Put your books and movies knowledge to the test

Are you a young adult pop culture aficionado? Then sign up for Pflugerville Public Library’s virtual YA books and movies trivia night. Participants will compete in a Kahoot trivia challenge online to see who will reign supreme. 7-8 p.m. Free, registration required. Ages 13-18. www.pflugervilletx.gov/home/components/calendar/event/25174/213

JULY 22 | Sink your teeth into a “Jaws” screening

Celebrate the 45th anniversary of a summer classic with a late-night screening at Blue Starlite Drive-In in Round Rock. Preordered concession packages are available for purchase when ordering tickets online, and visitors are advised to remain in their cars at all times in adherence to social distancing measures. Show begins at 11:35 p.m. $25-$35. Blue Starlite Drive-In, 800 Harrell Parkway, Round Rock. www.bluestarlitedrivein.com/round-rock
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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