To-do list: Your guide to activities in Cedar Park and Leander April-May 2019

A jazz and art festival takes place in Cedar Park.

A jazz and art festival takes place in Cedar Park.

Here is your guide to activities in Cedar Park and Leander at the end of April and beginning of May. Live music and library events can be found at the end of the list as well.


APRIL










April 19-May 4
'Anybody for Murder' play
Way Off Broadway Community Players’ latest comedy-thriller “Anybody for Murder?” follows the story of a man who seeks to murder his wife, collect her life insurance and enjoy life with his girlfriend.


8-10:30 p.m. $10-$20. Way Off Broadway Community Players, 11880 Hero Way West, Leander. 512-259-5878. www.wobcp.org








April 20
Spring Fling event
Rockbridge Church’s Annual Spring Fling and Easter Egg Hunt features carnival-style games, a food truck, a bounce house, a petting zoo and pony rides.


10 a.m.-2 p.m. Free. Rockbridge Church, 2001 W. New Hope Drive, Cedar Park. 512-260-0900. www.rockbridgelife.com








April 22-30
Early voting for the May 4 elections takes place.

Learn more about who is running and how to vote at communityimpact.com/lcp.






April 23
Leander candidate forum
During the monthly Leander Chamber of Commerce’s Lunch and Learn event, attendees have a chance to meet the candidates running for City Council. A workshop about online marketing for small businesses will follow.


11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. $13-$18. Hill Country Bible Church Leander, 11880 Hero Way West, Leander. 512-259-1907. www.leandercc.org








April 26
Movie in the park
Attendees can bring blankets, lawn chairs and a picnic to Cedar Park’s Movies in the Park event featuring “Ralph Breaks the Internet.” Glass containers are prohibited.


8 p.m. Free. Elizabeth Milburn Park, 1901 Sun Chase Blvd., Cedar Park. 512-401-5500. www.cedarparkparks.com








April 27
Healthy KIds Day
YMCA Healthy Kids day is a public event with activities and vendors. The event features a kid’s talent show, bounce houses, T-shirt tie dying, vendor booths, interactive workout stations for kids, Zumba demos and more.


10 a.m.-2 p.m. Free. Twin Lakes Family YMCA, 204 E. Little Elm Trail, Cedar Park. 512-250-9622. www.ymcagwc.org








April 27
Drug take back day
During National Prescription Drug Take Back Day, the Cedar Park Police Department encourages people to drop off any unused or unwanted prescription medications.


10 a.m.-2 p.m. Free. Cedar Park Police Department, 911 Quest Parkway, Cedar Park. 512-260-4646. https://takebackday.dea.gov







MAY









May 1
Baby animals event
The Moms Club of Leander invites people to meet baby animals and learn facts about them during an event featuring the Critter Crusaders Wildlife Rehabilitation.


9:30-11 a.m. Free. Life Church Leander, 1393 E. Woodview Drive, Leander. 512-743-9576. www.facebook.com/momsclubleander








May 2
Casting Crowns concert
Grammy-winning band Casting Crowns performs at the H-E-B Center at Cedar Park, supporting the band’s new album, “Only Jesus.” Zach Williams and Austin French are special guests during the performance.


7-10:30 p.m. $21.75-$66.75; discounts available for groups of 10 and more. H-E-B Center at Cedar Park, 2100 Avenue of the Stars, Cedar Park. 512-600-5000. www.hebcenter.com








May 4-5
Austin-area train show
The train show will include more than 16,000 square feet of model trains, vendors, a self-guided tour and a raffle.


10 a.m.-5 p.m. (Saturday), 10 a.m.-3 p.m. (Sunday). Weekend-long tickets are $7 for adults; free for children. Williamson County Expo Center, 5350 Bill Pickett Trail, Taylor. 512-653-3824. https://austinrailway.org/trainshow.html








May 4
Brewery yoga class
The 30-minute beginner-friendly yoga class ends with a pint of beer. Attendees should bring their own mat and arrive 5 minutes before the class starts.


10:30-11:30 a.m. $12 (includes a beer). Whitestone Brewery, 601 E. Whitestone Blvd., Ste. 500, Cedar Park. 512-765-4828. www.whitestonebrewery.com








May 5
Band of the Hills concert
The local community band will perform its Spring Concert, a family friendly event. The band has been around for more than 20 years and features residents from Leander, Cedar Park and the surrounding area.


3 p.m. Free. Hill Country Nazarene Church, 1750 S. Bagdad Rd., Cedar Park. 512-426-4270. www.bandofthehills.org








May 8-12
Disney On Ice
Disney’s “Frozen” is told live on ice. Mickey and Minnie Mouse take the audience through the story.


7:30 p.m. $15.75-$55.75. H-E-B Center at Cedar Park, 2100 Avenue of the Stars, Cedar Park. 512-600-5000. https://bit.ly/DOIF19B








May 10-11
Jazz and art festival
Jazz & Art on Main includes music, food, and booths with paintings, sculptures, woodwork, glasswork and more.


6-9 p.m. (May 10), 11 a.m.-5 p.m. (May 11). Free. Cedar Park Recreation Center, 1435 Main St., Cedar Park. 512-401-5508. www.cedarparkparks.com


 









May 11
Mindfulness workshop
South Wind Equestrian Center is holding a mindfulness workshop aimed at helping people feel renewed.

9 a.m.-4 p.m. $300 (regular price), $250 (early bird price, ends April 30). South Wind Equestrian Center, 15214 Faubion Trail, Leander. 512-689-7793. www.southwindequestrian.com 






May 11
Mother’s Day Tea
The second annual event invites mothers and children to dress up to enjoy tea, sandwiches, fruit, pasta salad and mini cakes. Guests build fruit kebabs and decorate stacked mini cakes.


1:30-3:30 p.m. $50 (for mother and child; $10 for each additional child). The Kitchen House, 1514 Dandridge Dr., Cedar Park. 512-799-8301. https://txkidskitchen.com








May 13
Annual Golf Classic
The Cedar Park Chamber of Commerce’s 19th Annual Chamber Golf Classic is a chance to network and support the chamber. Lunch and dinner is included.


11:30 a.m.-5 p.m. $500 per team of four. Twin Creeks Country Club, 3201 Twin Creeks Club Drive, Cedar Park. 512-260-7800. www.cedarparkchamber.org/golf-classic








May 18
Old Town Street Festival
The annual festival features the Old Town 5K, vendors, food trucks and music by headliner Doug Stone and LC Rocks. Parking is available at the Leander ISD lots and Capital Metro Park & Ride.


All day. Free. Old Town Leander, 100 N. Brushy St., Leander. 512-259-1907. www.oldtownstreetfestival.com








May 18
Sanctuary nature day
Families are invited to take golden-cheeked warbler hikes and visit a raptor show. Educational booths and crafts are available for children.


9 a.m.-1 p.m. Free. Baker Sanctuary, 12308 Lime Creek Road, Leander. 512-219-8425. www.travisaudubon.org








May 18-19
Church SpringFest
St. Margaret Mary Catholic Church SpringFest features live music, bingo, pony rides, games and food.


6 p.m. (May 18) and 11 a.m.-4 p.m. (May 19). Free. St. Margaret Mary Catholic Church, 1101 W. New Hope Drive, Cedar Park. 512-259-3126. www.stmargaretmary.com








May 18
Adopted dog reunion
Texas Humane Heroes adopted alum gather at Dog House Drinkery & Dog Park. Attendees can drink beer while their dogs meet up with former litter mates.


Noon-4 p.m. Free. Dog House Drinkery & Dog Park, 3800 CR 175, Leander. 512-260-3602. www.humaneheroes.org







LIBRARY EVENTS


CEDAR PARK PUBLIC LIBRARY
550 Discovery Blvd., Cedar Park
512-401-5635
www.cedarparktexas.gov/library


April 24 | Teen Writing Group. 6:30-7:30 p.m. Free but registration is required.
April 25 | One-on-One Computer Help. 9:30-11:30 a.m. Free but registration is required.
April 26 | El día de los niños/El día de los libros. 3-4 p.m. Free.


LEANDER PUBLIC LIBRARY
1011 S. Bagdad Road, Leander
512-259-5259
www.leandertx.gov/library


April 24 | Frogs, Scales & Puppy Dog Tales. Recommended for age 2 and older. 10:30 a.m. Free.
May 1 | Gaming for Grown-Ups. 6-8:30 p.m. Free.







LIVE MUSIC


RED HORN COFFEE HOUSE AND BREWING CO.
13010 W. Parmer Lane, Ste. 800, Cedar Park
512-986-7038
www.redhornbrew.com
All shows run from 8-10:30 p.m.


April
19 Brittany Pfantz
20 Luke Kirschke
26 Cameron Elise
27 Joe and Bethany


May
4
  Justin Langston
10 Kaylin Karr
11 Sasha Klare-Ayvazian
18  Bruce Islandminds


SHOOTERS BILLIARDS & SPORTS BAR 1431
601 E. Whitestone Blvd., Cedar Park
512-260-2060
www.shootersbilliards.net
All shows run from 9 p.m.-1 a.m.


April
20 Audic Empire


May
4  Rock Hard
11 American Gypsy Band


SHOOTERS BILLIARDS & SPORTS BAR 620
11416 N. RM 620, Austin
512-401-2060
www.shootersbilliards.net


April
19 Suede, 9 p.m.-1 a.m.
26 Lixbox, 9 p.m.-1 a.m.


May
10 Peterson Brothers, 9 p.m.-midnight
17 Suede, 9 p.m.-1 a.m.


WHITESTONE BREWERY
601 E. Whitestone Blvd., Bldg. 5, Ste. 500, Cedar Park
512-765-4828
www.whitestonebrewery.com
All shows run from 7-10 p.m.


April
20 Code Blue Band


May
4 The Mother Covers
18 Blazin Kane




By Marisa Charpentier

Reporter, Cedar Park | Leander

Marisa Charpentier joined Community Impact in September 2018. After working as an intern, she became a reporter for the Cedar Park | Leander edition in October 2018. Charpentier graduated from The University of Texas at Austin with degrees in journalism and Plan II Honors.



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