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1980 South IH-35
Round Rock, TX 78681
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Located in the downtown area of Round Rock, the Round Rock Public Library is a library with a rich history, as it was used as an outpost in the 1830s. Today, the library has a well-stocked collection of literature, along with internet access. Bring your kids along and let them play in the kid's section, or go through children's books, enjoy games, or listen to audio books. Their catalog is quite extensive, and you are likely to find every book you're looking for. Visit website for further details.
A beautiful green space amidst the city, Old Settlers Park is the perfect choice, to spend a day outdoors. With facilities like playgrounds, trails and lake for fishing, this place is often filled with locals and tourists throughout the year. Nice and sunny atmosphere makes up for a perfect picnic spot, just to hang around the shady trees, or play a game of baseball.
A beautiful local park in Pflugerville, this one is spread over 349 acres (141.23 hectares) of lush green space. A multi-functional area, it is mostly used by the locals to play spots or relax. A perfect spot to unwind on weekends, the park has a tennis court, picnic tables with grills, cricket field and even a small water play area. Apart from all this, some premises of the park are also available on rent for private events and functions. Check website for more.
A gorgeous green space, Southwest Williamson County Regional Park is spread over 800 acres (323.74 hectares) in the beautiful city of Leander. The huge park is home to eleven soccer fields, eight tennis courts, two softball fields, six basketball courts and a football field. Apart from playing games here, you can choose to ride a cycle, go walking, or simply sit under the shady trees and enjoy the nature.
Fun for adults and kids alike, the Austin Aquarium is an educational and memorable outing for the whole family. Feel like you dove beneath the depths of the ocean and discover the brightly hued creatures that live below as you gaze into the giant tanks, feel the silky smooth skin of a stingray, and learn about the resident giant Pacific octopus. Daily talks, tours, special sleepovers for children, and birthday parties let guests get up-close and personal with the many inhabitants at the aquarium.
After being sealed for over 10,000 years, this cave was discovered in 1963 when a group of workers were digging to build a highway overpass. Daily tours are available and last just over an hour. The cave stays a comfortable 72 degrees Farenheit year-round, and features not only beautiful rock formations but also the remains of prehistoric mastodons, saber-tooth cats and other ice age animals. After your tour, enjoy the shaded picnic area with a playscape for children.
The water and angler enthusiast will love this 1,200 acre lake that offers boating, fishing, skiing, 16 miles of hiking trails, a wildlife preserve, and four separate camping areas.
Established in 1979, the Little Walnut Creek Branch of Austin Public Library, has been functional ever since its inception. With a range of books across fields, it is mostly visited by locals in the area. A lot of events and local programs also keep taking place here, to entertain and engage the members. See website for upcoming schedule.
Performing all over Austin this chorus is a collaboration of several Austin musical organizations. Founded in 1965, the Civic Chorus joins the Austin Vocal Arts Ensemble, the Austin Children's Choir and the Orchestra of St. David's to perform some of the most famous musical arrangements around. The Chorus is dedicated to uniting the arts community through the collaboration of these fabulous performers. Performances are offered year-round.
The First Presbyterian Church settled into a log cabin in Austin around 1850. Since that time, the church has moved to a number of different locations but throughout it all, the love of music reined supreme. In the present location, Oscar, the 100-year-old tracker organ, is the main attraction. With 32 stops, 35 ranks and 1894 pipes, of which about 10 ranks of pipes are from the original 1900 organ. Don't miss a service with this fantastic sound of history.
Technically, there are six Alamo Drafthouse locations in Austin. The popular belief is that, if you're in Austin and you want to see a movie, this is the place to be; it's a theater where you can order drinks and food from a strong menu to be served to you during the film (the aisles are wide enough to accommodate dining tables). Arrive one hour prior to showtime to find a good seat and to start ordering if you're going to dine heartily here - last call is 45 to 30 minutes before the movie ends.
A state-of-the-art educational institute, Southwestern University is located at East University Avenue, in the charming little city of Georgetown. Offering various courses across fields, the university is home to 26 departments, which feature a lot of professional courses. To enroll in the college, or to know their admission procedure, please log on to their website or call ahead.