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Volunteer at a local park during citywide cleanup
Nonprofit Austin Parks Foundation hosts It’s My Park Day, a twice-annual citywide park cleanup event. Area parks with volunteer opportunities include Quail Creek Park and Springwoods Neighborhood Park. 9 a.m.-noon. Free. Locations vary. 512-477-1566. www.austinparks.org
Fill up on pancakes at a breakfast for a local cause
The McNeil High School band boosters host an all-you-can-eat pancake breakfast that includes breakfast sausage, juice and coffee at St. Philip’s United Methodist Church. 7-11 a.m. $6. 16321 South Great Oaks Drive, Round Rock. 512-627-7711. www.mcneilband.org
Stock up on garden plants
As springtime approaches, Adelphi Acre Community Garden hosts a fundraiser with vegetables and herbs for sale from local nursery Gabriel Valley Farms Nursery. Proceeds directly benefit the garden. 9 a.m.-noon. $3 per plant (cash only). 3701 Adelphi Lane, Austin.
Catch a children’s show live at the H-E-B Center
A live adaptation of children’s television show “PJ Masks” takes the stage at the H-E-B Center. Characters perform songs while saving the day from the show’s villains. 6-8:30 p.m. $29.50-$110. 2100 Avenue of the Stars, Cedar Park.
Honor Austin’s elders
Adult caregiver service Family Eldercare celebrates its first Austin 80 Over Eighty awards. Over breakfast at the Renaissance Austin Hotel, Family Eldercare presents awards to admirable elders. 8:30-11 a.m. $250. 9721 Arboretum Blvd., Austin. 512-628-1698.
See a theater performance of classic French satire
Concordia University Texas’ theater program performs French playwright Moliere’s satirical play “Tartuffe” at the campus’s Black Box Theatre. Times vary. $10. 11400 Concordia University Drive, Austin. 512-313-5410.
Learn college essay tips
Dale Price, founder of Access College America, a national college-planning service, leads a workshop at the Milwood Public Library. Students and parents can learn key elements of college essays. 11:15 a.m.-12:15 p.m. Free. 12500 Amherst Drive, Austin. 512-382-0059.
Party on Rock Rose at St. Patrick’s Day celebration
Jack & Ginger’s Irish Pub hosts its annual St. Patrick’s Day block party with live music. 10 a.m.-9 p.m. $10 (before noon), $20 (after noon). 15100-B Rock Rose Ave., Austin. 512-350-3738.
Explore Austin’s Asian eats
The Greater Austin Asian American Chamber of Commerce brings together over 40 area eateries to create an east Asian-inspired market at Austin Community College Highland campus. 6-10 p.m. Free. 5930 Middle Fiskville Road, Austin.
Run a brewery 5K with beer at the finish line
Oskar Blues Brewery hosts a 5K beginning and ending at its taproom. All fitness levels are welcome, and participants receive a free beer upon completion of the race. 11 a.m. $30-$100. 10420 Metric Blvd., Austin.