Austin Kids Recommended – June 29 – July 5

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Welcome to Austin’s Tiniest Kids’ calendar with just a few carefully selected activities during the coming week, usually hiking, music or art-related.
This is a July 4th for Kids special edition. Make a July 4th t-shirt on Sunday and check out two options for July 4th fireworks.

Tie Dye Workshop at the Art Garage, for kids 6+
Sunday, July 1, 3:00pm
11190 Circle Drive
You can help your kids make their own red-white-and-blue fireworks t-shirt at the Art Garage. Make reservations and let them know the t-shirt size you need by calling 512-852-9900. It is $15 per t-shirt.

Austin Symphony with Fireworks at Lady Bird Lake
Wednesday, July 4th, 8:30pm
701 West Riverside Drive
I usually prefer the less traveled path, but sometimes I appreciate a tradition too and you can’t get much more traditional than classical music and fireworks on July 4th. You can head out early with a picnic and check out the lake, trails and turtles at Butler Park.

Bob Schnieder’s 7th Annual July 4th Festival
Wednesday, July 4th, 5:00pm
12225 W Highway 290
The July 4th festival might have slightly fewer than the 100,000 people expected at Lady Bird Lake, so it might be a bit easier to manage. They have a great lineup of bands, which is why I guess it is $20 a person and they have their own fireworks.

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