Your weekend guide to non-SXSW events in Central Austin

Here's what you can do in Austin this weekend that's not South by Southwest-related.

Here's what you can do in Austin this weekend that's not South by Southwest-related.

March 9 | Movies in the Park


Hosted by the Austin Parks Foundation in partnership with Alamo Drafthouse Cinema, this year’s screenings are all 1992 films in honor of APF’s 25-year anniversary. The movie series begins with “Aladdin.” Attendees are encouraged to bring a blanket or lawn chairs, and leashed dogs are permitted.

7 p.m. Free. Patterson Park, 4200 Brookview Road, Austin. 512-477-1566. www.austinparks.org/movies. [email protected]

Lala‘s Little Nugget Neighborhood bar Lala's is open during lunch hours starting this weekend.[/caption]

March 10 | Lala's Little Nugget new lunch hours


Starting this weekend, the Christmas-themed neighborhood bar on Justin Lane will open at 11 a.m. Friday through Sunday. A Stubb's BBQ location recently opened next door, and the new hours will allow the bar to accommodate customers when the barbecue restaurant serves its lunch crowd.

2207 Justin Lane, Austin. 512-487-5297. www.facebook.com/lalaslittlenugget

March 10 | March for Kindness


Maplewood Elementary School community members as well as local dignitaries march in an event aimed at promoting peace, kindness and respect among students and society as a whole. The event features music and community speakers in addition to dancers, cheerleaders and band members from McCallum High School, who will lead the students in song and cheers.

8:30-10:30 a.m. Free. Maplewood Elementary School, 3808 Maplewood Ave., Austin. www.maplewoodelementary.com

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March 11-25 | Rodeo Austin


Dwight Yoakam, Elle King, Fitz and the Tantrums, and Randy Rogers Band highlight the list of nightly musical performances scheduled following each day of ProRodeo events.

Various times. $25-$175. Travis County Exposition Center, 7311 Decker Lane, Austin. 512-919-3000. www.rodeoaustin.com. [email protected]
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