- Texas Independence Day Celebration in the Capitol Rotunda – Monday, March 2 at Noon. FREE! Texas Capitol, 1100 Congress Ave, Austin.
- Dr. Seuss Storytime & Birthday Party – Monday, March 2 at 6:00 p.m. Enjoy a special dual language storytime, followed by a party at 6:45 for Dr. Seuss’s birthday with snacks, games, crafts and more. This is the first of four FREE Seuss X Seuss West events happening this week. FREE! APL – University Hills Branch, 4721 Loyola Ln, Austin.
- IHOP National Pancake Day – Tuesday, March 3. IHOP restaurants across the country will celebrate National Pancake Day by giving away free short stacks of buttermilk pancakes. No purchase is necessary and each member of your party can order a free short stack – even the kids. There is a limit of one free short stack (3 pancakes) per guest. The offer is valid at participating restaurants for dine-in only while supplies last and is not valid with any other offer, special coupon or discount. FREE but in return for the pancakes, guests will be asked to consider leaving a donation for local charities. Give your local IHOP a call to confirm hours and details of their participation.
- LEGO Mini Model Build – Tuesday, March 3 at 5:00 p.m. Learn how to build a cool LEGO Mini Robot and take it home – for FREE! One per child. Event is open to children ages 6 to 14 only. Quantities are limited to approximately 250 per store and offer is good while supplies last only. Arrive early if possible as there will be a line. LEGO Store, Barton Creek Square, 2901 S Capital of Texas Hwy, Austin.
- Cowboy Breakfast – Friday, March 6 at 6:00 a.m. This super-sized Texas breakfast kicks off the Fair and Rodeo. Enjoy pancakes, authentic chuck wagon biscuits, and more. Featuring western-themed entertainment, live music, and two-stepping lessons, the Cowboy Breakfast is fun for all ages. FREE! The Long Center, 701 West Riverside Dr, Austin.
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