Your ultimate local guide for events, business openings, meetings and more in August and early September.



Aug. 10

Watch a movie in the pool
Bring a pool noodle to watch a screening of “Ice Age.” Concessions are available. Arrive between 8:15-8:30 p.m. $5 (ages 14 and older), $3 (ages 13 and under). Scott Mentzer Pool, 901 Old Austin-Hutto Road, Pflugerville. 512-990-6355.
https://parks.pflugervilletx.gov/events






Aug. 10

Try out aerial acrobatics
The Jungle Movement Academy’s “aerial jam” allows participants of all skill levels to explore aerial acrobatics. Ages 16 and older. 8-11 p.m. $10. The Jungle Movement Academy, 2701 Gattis School Road, Bldg. C, Ste. 100, Round Rock. 512-786-2171. www.junglemovement.com






Aug. 10-11

Attend KOKEFEST 2018
The festival will feature performances from country artists including Mark Chesnutt, Josh Abbott Band, Wade Bowen, Whiskey Myers and Koe Wetzel. 5 p.m. (Fri.), 3 p.m. (Sat.). $30 (Fri.), $35 (Sat.). Hutto Park on Brushy Creek, 1001 CR 137, Hutto. www.kokefest.com






Aug. 11

Compete in the 5K for Clay
The event supports the Clay Madsen Recreation Center. 7:30-11 a.m. $10 (ages 10 and under), $23 (ages 11-17), $30 (ages 18 and older). Clay Madsen Recreation Center, 1600 Gattis School Road, Round Rock. www.roundrocktexas.gov/departments/parks-and-recreation





Aug. 18, 26

Support a local high school band booster club
The Stony Point High School band boosters fundraiser features new mattresses, sheets, mattress protectors and frames available for purchase. Prices vary. 10 a.m.- 5 p.m. Stony Point High School, 1801 Tiger Trail, Round Rock. www.facebook.com/events/179334286111029





Aug. 21

Learn tips and tricks for outdoor photography
REI hosts a free travel photography basics class for those using point-and-shoot cameras or smart phones. 6-8:30 p.m. Free. REI, 201 University Oaks Blvd., Ste. 1100, Round Rock. 512-255-1938. https://www.rei.com/event/travel-photo-basics/round-rock/210936





Aug. 25

Raise overdose awareness
The Williamson County Overdose Awareness Day features a memorial ceremony for those lost to drug overdose as well as  keynote speakers. 9:30-11:30 a.m. Free. Lakeview Pavilion at Old Settlers Park, 3300 E. Palm Valley Blvd., Round Rock.
www.facebook.com/events/546737729057201






Sept. 8

Take your pup to the pool
Dogs can take a dip in the pool at the Pfurry Splash Party. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. $5 (dog and owner), $5 (additional dog), $3 (additional person). Scott Mentzer Pool, 901 Old Austin-Hutto Road, Pflugerville. 512-990-6355. https://parks.pflugervilletx.gov/events






UPCOMING AREA EVENTS
Aug. 11 | Sup El Camino Real | Bastrop
Paddlers compete in a six-mile down-river race.
www.bastropsup.com

Aug. 18 | Bat Fest | Austin
Watch 1.5 million bats emerge from Congress Avenue Bridge.
www.roadwayevents.com/event/bat-fest

Aug. 25 | Quesoff | Austin
A celebration of queso benefitting the Central Texas Food Bank.
www.facebook.com/events/213225322638362





SCHOOL YEAR BEGINS FOR THREE DISTRICTS
Aug. 16 | ROUND ROCK ISD | First day of school
www.roundrockisd.org

Aug. 16 | PFLUGERVILLE ISD | First day of school
www.pfisd.net

Aug. 21 | HUTTO ISD | First day of school
www.hipponation.org





Library events
PFLUGERVILLE PUBLIC LIBRARY
1008 W. Pfluger St., Pflugerville
512-990-6375
http://library.pflugervilletx.gov

Aug.
12 Laser Cutter Training
18 Movie Matinee: “Infinity War”
23 Master Gardener Presentation: Houseplants
27 Senior Movie Matinee: Chappaquiddick

Sept.
2 Journaling group
5 Pfknitters

ROUND ROCK PUBLIC LIBRARY
216 E. Main St., Round Rock
512-218-7001
www.roundrocktexas.gov/departments/library

August
14
Book Group for Adults
18 Library Acoustic Open Jam
21 Signing Storytime
28 Hindi Bilingual Storytime

September
4
Chinese Bilingual Storytime

HUTTO PUBLIC LIBRARY
205 West St., Hutto
512-759-4008
www.huttotx.gov/library

August
10
Brown Bag Movie Matinees
23 Book Club
24 Adult Art with Ms. Sue

September
5
Adult Game Day





FARMERS MARKETS
Aug. 14, 21, 28, Sept. 4 | Pflugerville Pfarmers Market
3 p.m.-7p.m.
The Green Red Barn at Heritage Park,
901 Old Austin-Hutto Road, Pflugerville
www.pflugervilletx.gov/for-visitors/pfarmers-market

Aug. 11, 18, 25, Sept. 1 | Farmer George Farmers Market
University Oaks Shopping Center,
201 University Oaks Blvd., Round Rock
www.farmergeorge.market

Aug. 15, 22, 29, Sept. 5 | Hutto Farmers Market
Fritz Park Pavilion,
306 E. Live Oak St., Hutto.
www.huttotx.gov