Helicopter tours, last day of school: 6 things happening around Cedar Park and Leander this weekend, June 7-10


With sunny skies predicted, residents can get out and enjoy a variety of activities in the Leander and Cedar Park area this weekend, such as helicopter tours and a summer reading club.


  1. Leander City Council considers downtown development proposal
    At a work session and regular meeting, Leander City Council will receive presentations about Northline, a mixed-use development proposed for the city’s transit-oriented development district. Council is slated to consider a concept plan, planned unit development and development agreement.

6 p.m. work session, 7 p.m. meeting. Free. Pat Bryson Municipal Hall, 201 N. Brushy St., Leander. 512-528-2743. www.leandertx.gov

  1. Texas Stars face Toronto Marlies in game 4 of Calder Cup Finals
    The Dallas Stars affiliate hockey team based in Cedar Park plays against the Toronto Marlies in the next installment of the Calder Cup Finals.

7 p.m. $25-$38. H-E-B Center at Cedar Park, 2100 Avenue of the Stars, Cedar Park. 512-600-5000. www.hebcenter.com


  1. School lets out for summer
    Students at Leander ISD’s campuses attend their last day of school before summer vacation. Next year, school is scheduled to be finished on May 31 after the district became designated as a District of Innovation.

512-570-0000. www.leandertx.gov


  1. Helicopter tours fly from VFW post
    Freedom Air Helicopter Tours offer rides launching from the Leander Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 10427. Children ages 14 and younger must be accompanied by an adult.

Various times. Prices start at $35 per person. Leander Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 10427, 8760 FM 2243, Leander. 254-630-6313. www.freedomairhelos.com


  1. Leander Public Library summer reading club begins
    The library kicks off its summer reading program with a picnic and live music.

11 a.m.-1 p.m. Free. Leander Public Library, 1011 S. Bagdad Road, Leander. 512-259-5259. www.leandertx.gov/library


  1. Worth the trip: GTX Film: Professional Actor/Casting Panel
    Casting Director Donise L. Hardy, CSA, and Jonathan Young, Director of Education at the Palace Theatre, will discuss acting, casting, making the transition from stage to film and other topics related to the film and television industry.

3-5 p.m. Free. 402 W. 8th Street Georgetown. 512.818.0472. www.gtxfilm.org

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Abby Bora
Abby Bora started at Community Impact Newspaper in May 2017. After working as a reporter, she became editor of the Cedar Park-Leander edition in October 2018. She covers Leander ISD and city government. Bora graduated from Johnson & Wales University in Providence, R.I. with a bachelor’s degree in media and communications studies.
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