Virtual concerts to farmers markets: 5 things to do in Round Rock, Pflugerville from July 28-Aug. 1

Pflugerville Public Library will host a We Are Blood mobile blood drive Aug. 1. (Courtesy Pflugerville Public Library)
Pflugerville Public Library will host a We Are Blood mobile blood drive Aug. 1. (Courtesy Pflugerville Public Library)

Pflugerville Public Library will host a We Are Blood mobile blood drive Aug. 1. (Courtesy Pflugerville Public Library)

Feeling stir-crazy at home? Here are five in-person and virtual events in Round Rock and Pflugerville from July 28-Aug. 1.

JULY 28: Shop local this summer

Craft the perfect summer meal and support local businesses by shopping at the Pflugerville Pfarmers Market. Area vendors sell fresh produce, meat and prepared food products. Social distancing and mask wearing will be enforced, and customers are limited to 10 people in the market at a time. 3-7 p.m. Free. The Green Red Barn, 901 Old Austin-Hutto Road, Pflugerville. www.facebook.com/events/2570519923210677

JULY 28: Give your resume some TLC

Those looking to upgrade their resume and get a fresh set of eyes on it are invited to Round Rock Public Library’s virtual resume review, hosted on Microsoft Teams. A librarian will review each resume submitted and provide feedback on how to make it stand out to prospective employers. Free; registration required. www.roundrocktexas.gov/event/resume-review-2020-07-28


JULY 29: Snuggle up for story time

Join Round Rock Public Library librarians Andrea Warkentin and Jane Dance for a morning of music, rhymes, reading and playtime. Videos are uploaded onto the library’s YouTube page and posted on its Facebook page at 10:30 a.m. Free. www.roundrocktexas.gov/event/pause-and-play-video-activities-2020-05-01/2020-07-29

AUG. 1: Salute summer 2020 with a concert

Celebrate the finale of Round Rock Public Library’s summer reading series in musical fashion with a virtual concert. The music event features a performance from artist Joe McDermott. 10:30 a.m. Free. www.facebook.com/events/2714707935427413

AUG. 1: Lend an arm at Pflugerville’s blood drive

Your efforts will not be made in “vein” at Pflugerville’s Pay It Forward mobile blood drive. Participants interested in donating are asked to register online for the event beforehand. No-contact health screenings will be made, and participants will be asked to wear masks and practice social distancing. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Free; registration required.. Pflugerville Public Library, 1008 W. Pfluger St., Pflugerville. www.facebook.com/events/1440192152834460
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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