Your ultimate guide to events and activities in the Northwest Austin area in May, early June

April 28
Visit with other gardening enthusiasts

The Adelphi Acre Community Garden celebrates its third anniversary with garden tours, a Q&A with specialists, a tree-care help desk, live music, a lady bug release, a charicaturist and kid-friendly activities. 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Free. 3701 Adelphi Lane.

Attend a free children’s bike safety clinic

Attendees can receive free children’s bike helmets, attend demonstrations and receive checkups for stuffed toys at the Teddy Bear Clinic to celebrate the opening of Baylor Scott & White’s Northwest Austin clinic. 9-11 a.m. Free. 9800 North Lake Creek Parkway.

May 1
Build sales skills at business meetup

The Business Success Center hosts a free meetup in collaboration with local organizations Soloprenuers and Austin Brainstorming Entrepreneurs to help attendees learn networking and sales skills. RSVP required. 7-8 p.m. Free. 7600 Burnet Road.

May 10
Learn about advocating for foster children

CASA of Travis County hosts a volunteer luncheon to provide information about the organization’s efforts to advocate for abused or neglected children in the court system. 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Free. CASA, 7600 Chevy Chase Drive,
Ste. 200.

May 12
Celebrate Asian culture with a food festival

The Asian American Resource Center hosts its fifth annual CelebrASIA Austin festival with food, cultural performances and other activities. 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Free admission. AARC, 8401 Cameron Road.

Tour breweries along the Capital Metro Red Line

Participants in the Red Line Brewery Tour tour four breweries along the MetroRail line, including Circle Brewing Co., to fill out a punch card and receive a free pair of socks. 4-10 p.m. Free (admission). Circle Brewing Co., 2340 Braker Lane, Ste. B.

May 13
Celebrate Mother’s Day with chocolate, mimosas

Delysia Chocolatier Culinary Center provides free mimosas and chocolate tastings to celebrate Mother’s Day. Mothers also get a free chocolate rose. Noon-5 p.m. Free. 2000 Windy Terrace.

May 16
Learn about new Medicare insurance card policies

All Medicare recipients in the U.S. are receiving new insurance cards, and health professionals from Baylor Scott & White provide information about the changes. Register by calling 844-279-3627. 6-7 p.m. Free. 2608 Brockton Drive.

May 22
Network with women in the tech industry

Austin Technology Council hosts a roundtable discussion with women in Austin’s tech industry to promote networking and leadership. 7:30-9 a.m. Free (members), $25 (nonmembers). Galvanize, 119 Nueces St.

June 9
Learn summer safety tips

Children and parents learn the signs of heat stroke, tips on water and bike safety, and other summer safety advice. A limited number of free bike helmets and booster seats are available. Residents must RSVP by June 1 to attend. 9-11 a.m. Free. Seton Northwest, 11113 Research Blvd., Austin.

Library events
May 2 | Bow Wow Reading with Aussie

3:30 p.m. Free. North Village Branch, 2505 Steck Ave.
May 7 | Tech Connect: Python Coding

6-7 p.m. Free. Milwood Branch, 12500 Amherst Drive
May 9 | LEGO Lab

3:30 p.m. Free. Spicewood Springs Branch, 8637 Spicewood Springs Road
May 17 | Art Smart: Celebrating Asian Dragons

4:30 p.m. Free. Little Walnut Creek Branch, 835 W. Rundberg Lane

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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