Area residents can check out Cirque du Soleil’s ice show at the H-E-B Center at Cedar Park or a children’s self-defense class at Gracie Barra this weekend.
- Cirque du Soleil performs ice show
Cirque du Soleil’s team of acrobats and ice skaters perform the group’s 42nd production and first ice show, “Crystal.”
Various times. Tickets starting at $40. H-E-B Center at Cedar Park, 2100 Avenue of the Stars, Cedar Park. 512-600-5000. www.cirquedusoleil.com/crystal
2. Leander celebrates Black History Month
The city’s 5th annual Black History Month celebration event includes dinner and a keynote presentation by state Rep. Nicole Collier, D-Fort Worth, called “African Americans in the Times of War.”
6 p.m. $5 for adults, $2 for ages 18 and younger. Hill Country Bible Church Leander, 11880 Hero Way West, Ste. 600, Leander. 512-259-1907. www.leandercc.org
3. Pet adoption event held in Cedar Park
Cedar Park Nissan and Texas Humane Heroes partner for a pet adoption event. The Melted Food Truck is on-site from 10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. for lunch, and Cedar Park Nissan provides service specials.
8 a.m.-5 p.m. Various prices. Cedar Park Nissan, 2121 S. Bell Blvd., Cedar Park. 512-620-7200. www.facebook.com/CedarParkNissan
4. Children learn self-defense skills
Gracie Barra Cedar Park, a Brazilian jiujitsu academy, offers a children’s stranger danger class.
9-10 a.m. Gracie Barra Cedar Park, 500 Cypress Creek Road, Ste. 120, Cedar Park. 512-497-2996. www.gbcedarpark.com
5. Leander Car Show features vintage cars in Old Town Leander
The city of Leander and Leander Chamber of Commerce present the monthly casual cruise-in car show.
3-5 p.m. Free. Old Town Leander, 200 W. Willis St., Leander. 512-259-1907. www.facebook.com/leandercarshow
6. Storyteller Hollis Baker discusses writing
Author Hollis Baker reads from his published works and discusses writing for yourself and future readers with event attendees.
2-4 p.m. Free. Leander Public Library, 1011 S. Bagdad Road, Leander. 512-259-5259. www.leander.lib.tx.us