Things to do this weekend in Cedar Park and Leander, March 23-26

Pints and Paws Happy Hour, which benefits Texas Humane Heroes, will be held at Whitestone Brewery in Cedar Park tonight. Pints and Paws Happy Hour, which benefits Texas Humane Heroes, will be held at Whitestone Brewery in Cedar Park tonight.[/caption]

If you're looking for some things to do this weekend, here are some events tonight through Sunday in Cedar Park and Leander:


March 23 - Pints & Paws Happy Hour
Whitestone Brewery hosts the happy hour event to benefit Texas Humane Heroes. For every pint sold, the brewery donates $1 to the organization. Every attendee who brings an in-kind donation for the organization is entered in a raffle. 5-9 p.m. Free (admission). Whitestone Brewery, 601 E. Whitestone Blvd., Cedar Park. 512-260-3602. www.texashumaneheroes.org


March 24 - Cedar Park spring movies in the park
Guests can bring lawn chairs, blankets and food to watch films outdoors. “Storks” is shown on Mar. 24, and “Bears” is shown on April 7. 7:45 p.m. (Mar. 24), 8 p.m. (Apr. 7). Free. Milburn Park, 1901 Sun Chase Blvd., Cedar Park. 512-401-5528. www.cedarparktexas.gov


March 24 - Leander spring movies in the park
The city presents a series of outdoor film screenings through May and August. “Cinderella” is shown on Mar. 24 and “Moana” on Apr. 7. 7:30 p.m. Free. Benbrook Ranch Park, 1100 Halsey Drive, Leander. 512-528-9909. www.leandertx.gov/parksrec


March 25 - Household Hazardous Waste free cleanup
Residents are able to bring acids, aluminum, used motor oils, paint, pool chemicals and other products for free disposal. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Free. Gupton Stadium parking lot, 200 Gupton Way Drive, Cedar Park. 512-401-5300. www.cedarparktexas.gov


March 25 - Rang Barse Holi Rain Dance 2017
The festival of colors features a live dhol player, a Bollywood dance performance, authentic Indian food and a Holi rain dance. Colored powder will be sold at the event. 4-8 p.m. Free (age 7 and younger), $8 (admission). Milburn Park, 1901 Sun Chase Blvd., Cedar Park. 214-394-2381. https://www.facebook.com/events/1625360361096418

March 25 - Bryson Crawfish Boil & Home Tour
The second annual family-friendly event includes live music by Zydeco Angels Band, craft beer, 800 pounds of crawfish, drinks by Sourced Craft Cocktails, cornhole, face painting, treats by The Cupcake Bar, horseshoes, water balloon tosses and potato sack races. There are also home tours. Noon-3 p.m. Free. Bryson, 501 Chitalpa St., Leander. 512-259-1035. www.brysoncrawfish.com


Here are two events out of town that could be worth the trip:


 March 25 - Lanes 4 Lives
Benefiting Samaritan Health Ministries, a project of Leadership Cedar Park, the public is invited to celebrate and support the area resource. 5-8 p.m. $35 (individual), $150 (team of five), sponsorships available. Mel’s Lone Star Lanes, 1010 N. Austin Ave., Georgetown. 512-260-7800. www.cedarparkchamber.org/events


March 25 - Zilker Garden Festival
The 60th annual festival features vendors selling plants and garden-themed arts and crafts, custom jewelry and herbal products. The event has a flower show, face painting, a beer garden and food court. 10 a.m.-7 p.m. (Sat.), 10 a.m.-5 p.m. (Sun.). $4 (ages 4-12), $5 (parking), $10 (adults). Zilker Botanical Garden, 2220 Barton Springs Road, Austin. 512-477-8672. www.zilkergarden.org



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