Public invited for tours, driving simulators, a mock trial, and more.
11/5 UPDATE: Registration required for "What do you consider lethal" focus-group class Nov. 8; Registration full for the mock trial; bicycle safety event removed.
Austin Municipal Court is throwing a week-long party to celebrate Texas Municipal Courts Week. Members of the public, specifically Austin-area children and teens, are invited to 700 E. 7thNov. 5 through Nov. 9 for tours, driving simulators, a mock trial, and more.
“We hope that these events will increase the general awareness of all that Austin Municipal Court contributes to our community,” said Mary Jane Grubb, AMC Clerk of the Court. “We want citizens to experience, first hand, Municipal Court’s focus on citizens and customer service.”
All activities are kid- and teen-friendly and without age restrictions unless otherwise stated, and we’re especially looking for our home-school students to join in on the fun. Children younger than 5 years old need to be accompanied by an adult at all times.
Court Tours & Judge Q&A: 9:30AM; 11AM; 4PM
Driving Simulator: 10AM-1PM
Ages 15 and older
Driving with Fatal Vision Goggles: 10AM-NOON
Ages 15 and older
All events for people ages 15 and older
Teens in the Driver Seat & Driving Simulator: 2-8PM
The Mock Trial of the Year: NOON-1PM (for elementary-age children).Registration is full for this event.
Municipal Courts Week is a week, prescribed by the 85th Texas Legislature in House Resolution 799, dedicated to appreciating the contributions that Texas municipal courts make to the safety and well-being of our communities.
For more information, call the Austin Municipal Court at 512-974-4800 or visit AustinTexas.Gov/Department/Municipal-Court.
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301 W. 2nd Street, Austin, TX 78701