TO DO LIST: April events in Round Rock, Pflugerville and Hutto

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

April 3, 10, 17, 24 & May 1
Listen to Music on Main

Musicians, including The Reverent Few, Donovan Keith, Susan Hickman, Aaron Stephens and Brian Scartocci, perform family-friendly concerts in downtown Round Rock every Wednesday night in April and May. 6-8 p.m. Free. Prete Plaza, 221 E. Main St., Round Rock. 512-671-2705. www.downtownroundrocktexas.com

April 4, 11, 18 and 25
Learn a board game

Teenagers can learn to play Dungeons and Dragons. 5:30-8 p.m. Free. Registration is required. 216 E. Round Rock Public Library, Main St., Round Rock. 512-218-7012. www.roundrocktexas.gov/departments/library

April 5-14
Solve a mystery at the library

The Friends of the Round Rock Public Library host the 27th production of Mystery Night Dinner Theater—an interactive audience participation show. Show times vary. $18-$25 (food included in ticket price). 216 E. Main St., Round Rock. 512-218-7001. www.roundrocktexas.gov/departments/library

April 6
Princess Ball

Children ages 3-13 are invited to attend “How to be a Princess Lessons” with professional adult princesses. 10 a.m.-1 p.m. $30 for one child and one adult, $5 per extra adult, $50 VIP ticket. 15806 Windermere Drive, Pflugerville. 512-852-1852. www.princesspartydepot.com

April 12
Attend Anti Prom

The Pflugerville Library hosts a safe space for high school students to celebrate Anti Prom. The theme of the night is “Fairy Tales,” and there will be a DJ, snacks and a photo booth. 8 p.m. Free. 1008 W. Pfluger St., Pflugerville. 512-990-6375. www.library.pflugervilletx.gov

April 13
Fight hunger at the Empty Bowl Festival

Artists create unique bowls for attendees to use at the community meal and then take home. All proceeds go to the Round Rock Area Serving Center. Suggested $10 donation. 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Cedar Ridge High School, 2801 Gattis School Road, Round Rock. www.emptybowlsroundrock.com

April 23
Sample the Taste of Round Rock

The Taste of Round Rock features area restaurants, bakers and caterers. Attendees sample food and enjoy live music. 6-8 p.m. $25-$30 (free for children age 12 and younger). Round Rock Sports Center, 2400 Chisholm Trail, Round Rock. 512-218-5500. www.tasteofroundrock.com

April 26-27
Participate in Main Street Plazapalooza

The city of Pflugerville is hosting its inaugural Main Street Plazapalooza. Community members will create an art walk in the grassy alley space between City Hall and Hanovers Draught Haus. Free. 100 E. Main St., Pflugerville. 512-990-6100. www.pflugervilletx.gov

April 26-28
Sculptfest returns

The Texas Society of Sculptors hosts an annual show drawing over 80 artists from across the country. New this year, the festival will feature an interactive children’s art area. Times vary. Free. Centennial Plaza, 301 W. Bagdad Ave., Round Rock. www.roundrocktexas.gov/event/sculptfest-2019

April 26
Sunset Block Party Bash

The first of four monthly neighborhood concerts kicks off April 26 at Fritz Park. Arts and crafts vendors and food trucks will be on-site. Attendees are encouraged to bring a blanket and chairs. Coolers are welcome. Hot air balloons will be available for free photographs and demos, weather permitting. 6-10 p.m. Free. Fritz Park, 306 E. Live Oak St., Hutto. 512-759-4003. www.huttotx.gov

April 27
Ride Against Hunger with Backpack Friends

Bikers are invited to gather in Pflugerville for a group ride through the Texas Hill Country, ending with lunch at A Shot Of Texas Ranch in Georgetown for fajitas, live music, and giveaways. The Ride Against Hunger event will raise money to provide low-cost, nutritious food every weekend for students in PfISD who are on free-and-reduced meal programs. 8 a.m. Registration starts at $40. The ride starts at Texas Roadhouse, 15415 N. I-35, Pflugerville. 512-965-3052. www.backpackfriends.com/ride

April 27-28
Attend a classic chamber concert

Salon Concerts hosts the “Woman’s Work” Classic Chamber Concert. Chamber musicians will perform a program by all women composers. 7 p.m. $20. Round Rock Presbyterian Church, 4010 Sam Bass Road, Round Rock. 512-402-2516. www.salonconcerts.org

April 28
Support shelter animals at Woofstock

Pflugerville Animal Welfare Services and the Friends of the Pflugerville Animal Shelter host Woofstock 2019 to benefit the city’s shelter animals. Food trucks, live music and activities will be on-site. 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Free. Heritage Park, 901 Old Austin-Hutto Road, Pflugerville. 512-990-6280. www.pflugervilletx.gov/paws

UPCOMING AREA EVENTS

April 4-7 | Austin International Poetry Festival | Austin
www.aipf.org

April 5-6 | “Crime and Punishment” presented by Penfold Theatre | Georgetown
www.penfoldtheatre.org/2018-19-season

April 5-7 | Austin Dance Festival | Austin
www.austindancefestival.com

April 7 | Cedar Park Kite Festival | Cedar Park
www.facebook.com/events/388419221910452

April 12-13 | Metamorphosis Dance Spring Season Gala | Austin
www.metamorphosisdance.org

April 20 | Weird Homes Tour | Austin
www.weirdhomestour.com

April 30 | Heroes for Children Top Golf Tournament | Northwest Austin
https://heroesforchildren.org

LOCAL EGG HUNTS

April 9 | Egg hunt at the Heritage House | Pflugerville
Ages 1-5. 10:30-11:30 a.m. Free. Heritage House, 901 Old Austin-Hutto Road, Pflugerville. 512-990-6375. www.library.pflugervilletx.gov

April 13 | Play for All Special Needs Easter Egg Hunt | Round Rock
All ages. 9-11:30 a.m. Free (preregistration encouraged). Play for All Park, 151 N. A.W. Grimes Blvd., Round Rock. 512-218-5540. www.roundrockrecreation.com

April 13 | Egg Hunt Extravaganza for Grown-Ups | Round Rock
6-7:30 p.m. $20 (members), $25 (nonmembers). Williamson Museum on the Chisholm Trail, 8 Chisholm Trail, Round Rock. 512-943-1670. www.williamsonmuseum.org

April 13 | Hutto Easter Egg Hunt | Hutto
Age 12 and under. 9 a.m.-noon. Free. Fritz Park, 400 Park Ave., Hutto. 512-759-4000. www.huttotx.gov/departments/parks_and_recreation

April 18 | Flashlight Egg Hunt and Movie in the Park | Round Rock
All ages. 6:30 p.m. $5 (tickets are presale only). Old Settlers Park, 3300 Palm Valley Blvd., Round Rock. 512-218-5540. www.roundrocktexas.gov

Editor’s note: the April 12 entry has been updated. The text should have said snacks.

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Iain Oldman
Iain Oldman joined Community Impact Newspaper in 2017 after spending two years in Pittsburgh, Pa., where he covered Pittsburgh City Council. His byline has appeared in PublicSource, WESA-FM and Scranton-Times Tribune. Iain worked as the reporter for Community Impact Newspaper's flagship Round Rock/Pflugerville/Hutto edition and is now working as the reporter for Northwest Austin.
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