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Come dressed up as your pfavorite Star Wars character for Star Wars Reads Day
Celebrate the 4th annual Star Wars Reads Day at the Pflugerville Public Library on Saturday, October 8. Enjoy crafts and games for all ages, including do it yourself light sabers, BB-8 magnets, video games, a sewing craft and more. Plus, take a photo with a Stormtrooper. All ages are welcome and costumes are encouraged.
Schedule of activities:
1:30 p.m.-1:45 p.m.: Star Wars Story Time
1:45 p.m.-3 p.m.: Crafts and games
3:15 p.m.-5:30 p.m.: Star Wars: The Force Awakens screening (Rated PG-13, (c) Disney Pictures).
Take a SAT Practice Test Reading Section at the library
Find out what you need to study before you take the real SAT test. On Saturday, October 8, students in grades 10 through 12 can complete a free practice test for the new SAT Reading section at the Pflugerville Public Library. The practice test will start at 3:30 p.m. After everyone has completed the exam, questions will be reviewed and answered as a group. Space is limited and registration is required. Visit the library calendar to register.
Can you solve the clues and escape the Teen Escape Room?
Find yourself inside a good mystery at the Library. Each team of 2 to 5 players will have up to 15 minutes to solve a series of riddles and clues and find the key to escape the room. Come as part of a team or be assigned to a team when you arrive. Board games will be available to play while teams wait for their turn. Onsite team registration begins at 1 p.m. at the Pflugerville Public Library on Saturday, October 8. Ages 12 through 18 are welcome to participate.
Machine Embroidery demonstration and classes – Watch how free standing lace is made on Saturday, October 8 at 2 p.m. at the Pflugerville Library. The lace is embroidered on water soluble stabilizer and then the stabilizer is rinsed out, leaving a piece of lace. Anyone 18 and up may attend. Participants can take a hands-on machine embroidery class on Saturday, October 22 to make free standing lace. Registration for the class beings October 15. Visit the library calendar to register.
Learn the art of Paper Quilling - On Thursday, October 13 at the Pflugerville Public Library, adults can learn how to use a quilling tool to make various paper shapes. Materials will be provided while supplies last. Anyone 18 and up is welcome to attend. The event starts at 6 p.m.
Friday 10/7: Tween Typing (L)’ Pflugerville Fire Department Art Contest 9/12-11/14 (O)
Saturday 10/8: Animal Shelter Volunteer Class (AS); Star Wars Read Day (L); Machine Embroidery Demo: Free-standing Lace (L); SAT Practice Test – Reading Section (L); Paws & Read (L); Teen escape room (L)
Sunday 10/9: Game On! Board Games (L)
Monday 10/10: Baby Time – Babies 3 to 12 months (L); Baby Times: Babies 12 to 18 months (L); Literacy Luau (L); Senior Crafternoon – Decorative Boxes (L); Pfab Lab Open House – Seniors (L); Paws & Read (L)
Tuesday 10/11: City Council Meeting (B&C); Pfarmers Market (P&R); Heritage House Museum Open (P&R); Bilingual (English & Spanish) Story Time for Everyone (L); Home School Teens (L); Home School Kids (Ages 5 to 8) – Survey & Graphing (L); Home School Tweens (L); Library Board Meeting (L)
Wednesday 10/12: Walk In Computer Help for Adults (L); Paperback Pirates (L); Library Board Meeting (L)
Thursday 10/13: Story Time (L); Kids Crafternoon (Ages 5 to 8) – Paper Jack-o-lantern Craft (L); Adult Craft Night – Paper Quilling (L); Beginning Guitar Lessons (L)
Legend: B&C – Board & Commissions; P&R – Parks & Recreation; L – Library; PD – Police; O - Other
October 15 Chili Pfest - Come to downtown Main Street in Pflugerville for the Pfall Chili Pfest from noon - 5 p.m. Enjoy the annual chili cook-off contest with as many as 40 teams entered, plus vendors, car show and children's area, live music and more. www.pflugervilletx.gov/chili.
October 18 Medicare Presentation - Come to the Pflugerville Public Library on October 18 at 2 p.m. for a presentation on Medicare. Angela Herron of the Texas Department of Insurance will walk you through the basics and discuss supplemental insurance and Medicare changes for the coming year. Refreshments will be provided.
October 26- Weiss Lane Roadway Improvement Open House - The City of Pflugerville and Travis County will host an open house at the Pflugerville Justice Center, 1611 E. Pfennig Ln. on Wednesday, October 26 to provide information about the much-anticipated Weiss Lane Roadway Improvements project that is slated to begin in early 2017 with construction scheduled for 20 months. Throughout the construction, the roadway will remain open with a north and south bound lane of traffic at all times. The open house is from 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. Additional information