Enjoy a night of playful exploration with thematic activities at Thinkery’s exclusive after-hours event for families.
Each Family Night explores a different topic, but all include access to Thinkery’s exhibits and a cash bar with snacks, kid-friendly drinks, beer and wine. Depending on each evening’s lineup, you can enjoy entertaining performances, play educational games, tinker with Austin makers, learn from local scientists or explore cutting-edge technology.
Come play with us!
3rd Annual Bricks & Blocks Bonanza
Friday, June 9 from 6–9 pm
$13 Member Adult/$11 Member Child
$15 Non-Member Adult/$13 Non-Member Child
FREE: Children 0–23 months
Calling all brick-building fans! Thinkery’s 3rd Annual Bricks & Blocks Bonanza is designed for brick-building enthusiasts. Snap those blocks together and explore art, physics and engineering with brick-building experts. Join us for a fun, family-friendly evening of creating with LEGO®, Duplo® and other blocks.
Thinkery is partnering with some amazing local organizations to bring you the ultimate night of brick fun. The evening’s line up includes:
Stations led by Thinkery
Ninjago Bounce House – Try out your Spinjitzu moves in the air!
LEGO® “Fire” Walk – Walk shoeless across our LEGO® path to win a prize.
LEGO® Jewelry – Use real drills to create some LEGO® bling.
Who is Master Wu? – Challenge adults to a game of “Name That Minifig!”
Stations led by Learning Fun 101
Imagination Station – Let your creative juices flow as you construct whatever your heart desires.
Spin Art – Motor + marker + LEGO® bricks = awesome works of art.
Stations led by Snapology
LEGO® Grand Prix – How fast can you go? Design a car and race it down a track.
Marble Mania – Make a marvelous marble maze.
Stations led by Play-Well TEKnologies
Monorail Joust – Engineer your best monorail car to knock your opponent’s bot off the track.
Stations led by 4 Reelz School of Film
LEGO Stop Motion Animation – Bring LEGOs® to life, just like the movies!
Free Build Challenge – Assemble LEGO® sets together as a team.
Stations led by Gracie Barra South Austin
Jiu Jitsu – Learn some super cool moves—fit for a Ninjago!
Stations led by Paramount Academy for the Arts and Science in a Suitcase
Sumobot Challenge – Design a powerful robot and push your opponent out of the ring!
Family Night Cancellation Policy: Thinkery will not issue a refund for the cost of the ticket if you are unable to attend the event. Thinkery reserves the right to cancel a program if registration for the event does not meet the minimum enrollment requirements. If Thinkery cancels a program, a full refund will be issued to all registrants.