Your ultimate guide to events and activities in the Northwest Austin area in late March and April


Through March 31
Celebrate spring at Domain Northside

Domain Northside shoppers can hear live music, shop for special spring sales at participating retailers and enjoy floral decor in celebration of spring. Times vary. Free. 11700 Domain Blvd.

March 31
Hunt for Easter eggs

Anderson Mill Baptist Church and the Anderson Mill Homeowners Association host a free Northwest Austin Egg Hunt for children. Other activities include a bounce house and games. 10 a.m.-noon. Free. Harper Park, Lake Creek Parkway and Deerbrook Trail.

April 5-26
Learn to cook Turkish cuisine

Classes on cooking Turkish cuisine are held every Thursday in April. Raindrop Turkish House also hosts the 12th annual Turkish Food & Craft Fest on April 16 from 11 a.m.-7 p.m. 6 p.m.-9 p.m. (classes). $75. 12400 Amherst Drive. www.rain

April 7
Donate a prom dress

Drop off donated dresses, jewelry and shoes at any Westbank Dry Cleaning or Goodwill location by March 30 for the Prom Rack, benefiting high schoolers who have experienced the foster care system. 1:30-6 p.m. (April 7). Free. Round Rock High School,100 N. Lake Creek Drive, Bldg. 400.

April 7-29
See a performance of ‘Kindertransport’

Actors from the Jewish Repertory Theater perform the play “Kinderstransport” about the experiences of children during World War II. Times vary. Free. 7300 Hart Lane.

April 8
Watch a symphony performance

Austin Symphonic Band performs “George Washington Bridge” by William Schuman with guest composers from throughout Austin. 4-5:30 p.m. $12 (adults), $8 (seniors), free (students under 18). 1500 Barbara Jordan Blvd.

April 14
Volunteer with Keep Austin Beautiful

Nonprofit organization Keep Austin Beautiful hosts a service day throughout the city. North Austin locations include Little Walnut Creek, North Acres Park, Lanier High School and North Lamar Boulevard. Times vary. Free. Locations vary.

April 14
Enjoy a spring festival

The Anderson Mill Limited District hosts its annual spring festival with food trucks, vendor booths and activities such as inflatables and an outdoor screening of Pixar’s feature film “Coco.” 4-9:30 p.m. Free. Harper Park, Lake Creek Parkway and Deerbrook Trail. 512-258-4104.

April 19-22
Attend a South Asian film festival

The Indie Meme Festival, hosted at the Regal Arbor 8 @ Great Hills, features independent narratives, documentaries and short films from South Asia. Times vary. $55 (members), $75 (nonmembers). 9828 Great Hills Trail.

April 26
Support art programs for the homeless

Art From the Streets, a nonprofit program that provides studio space and art supplies for individuals experiencing homelessness, hosts an art auction and fundraiser. 7:30-9:30 p.m. Prices vary. Gather, 5540 N. Lamar Blvd.

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Emma Whalen
Emma is Community Impact Newspaper's Houston City Hall reporter. Previously, she covered health care and public education in Austin.
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