10 events happening in March in the Northwest Austin area

nYour ultimate local guide for events, business openings, meetings and more in the month of March.

nYour ultimate local guide for events, business openings, meetings and more in the month of March.

Your ultimate local guide for events, business openings, meetings and more in the month of March.

Find more or submit Northwest Austin events at communityimpact.com/nwa-calendar.

Event organizers can submit local events online to be considered for the print edition. Submitting details for consideration does not guarantee publication.

March 2

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

March 2

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

March 2

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.
956-358-5414. www.adelphiacre.org

March 6

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.
512-600-5000. www.hebcenter.com

March 7

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.

March 7-10

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.

March 16

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.

March 17

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.

March 22-23

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.
512-407-8240. www.asianeatsatx.com

March 30

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.
512-243-7054. www.oskarblues.com

By Emma Whalen
Emma is Community Impact Newspaper's Houston City Hall reporter. Previously, she covered public health, education and features for several Austin-area publications. A Boston native, she is a former student athlete and alumna of The University of Texas at Austin.


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