9 events to check out for March in Round Rock, Pflugerville and Hutto

Country music singer Cody Johnson (Courtesy Round Rock Express)
Country music singer Cody Johnson (Courtesy Round Rock Express)

Country music singer Cody Johnson (Courtesy Round Rock Express)

MARCH 6 13, 20, 27: CHICK-A-PALOOZA

Every Saturday in March the nonprofit Simple Sparrow Care Farm is hosting its annual farmers market and petting zoo. Chicks and rabbits will be available to purchase. All proceeds go to Simple Sparrow Care Farm to provide mental health services and care farm programs. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. $5 (general admission), $20 (family admission). 1601 CR 107, Hutto. Eventbrite: Chick-A-Palooza

MARCH 19: BIZ.ABILITY: RESOURCES FOR SMALL BUSINESSES

This free virtual workshop, hosted by the Round Rock Public Library and Austin SCORE, aims to help entrepreneurs and small-business owners utilize Geographic Information System data and demographic data to expand a business. Preregister to receive the Zoom meeting information. Noon-1:30 p.m. www.roundrocktexas.gov/event/biz-ability-city-gis-resources-for-small-business

MARCH 20: CODY JOHNSON CONCERT AT DELL DIAMOND


Country music singer Cody Johnson is headlining a live concert at Dell Diamond through a partnership with the Round Rock Express, 98.1 KVET and KASE 101. The Dell Diamond field will be divided into individual 6-foot-by-6-foot square pods with a clear path on all sides. The seating bowl has been reconfigured to maintain social distancing. Barriers are in place around the field and seating bowl to enforce restrictions. Tickets from $37-$360. 6 p.m. (gates), 7:30 p.m. (concert). 3400 E Palm Valley Blvd, Round Rock. www.milb.com/round-rock/fans/events

MARCH 21: ROUND ROCK CAR SHOW

This free, family-friendly car show is hosted by the Round Rock Police Officers Association and the city of Round Rock. No loud music or drag/street racing is permitted. Anyone is invited to show their collector, classic, favorite, sport, or antique car or truck. 10 a.m.-1 p.m. 301 W. Bagdad, Round Rock. Facebook: Round Rock Car Show

MARCH 23: VIRTUAL POWER LUNCH

The public is invited to virtually join Round Rock Chamber investors to learn more about issues in the business community. The keynote speaker is Reid Ryan, the CEO of Ryan Sanders Sports & Entertainment. 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Future Investor Ticket $15, Investor Ticket $10. https://web.roundrockchamber.org/events

MARCH 23: APPRENTICESHIPS: HOW THEY WORK

This Round Rock ISD event will help students plan for after high school to “earn while you learn.” The online seminar will show students how to earn an industry certification in Central Texas. 6-7:15 p.m. Free. Online event. https://communityeducation.roundrockisd.org

MARCH 24: “WELCOME TO KINDERGARTEN” VIRTUAL TOWNHALL

The Round Rock ISD virtual event “Welcome to Kindergarten” will answer questions for parents about their child becoming a member of RRISD Class of 2034. Early childhood educators and operations staff will give tips on preparing students for Kindergarten. 6-7 p.m. Free. Sign-up for Zoom link. 512-464-5000. https://roundrockisd.org/kindergarten

MARCH 27: HIPPO STAMPEDE 5K

You can walk or run the second annual virtual Hippo Stampede 5K or hop on a bike for the 15K bike ride. The proceeds from the event go to the Hutto Women’s Alliance scholarship fund. Purple attire to support the HWA is encouraged. 7 a.m.-11:59 p.m. $15 (age 18 or younger), $30 (over age of 18). Facebook: Hippo Stampede 5K


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