Top 5 FREE Weekday Events: January 9-13, 2017

You can catch our top five picks for free weekday fun in Austin every Monday morning on KXAN! Here are some of the exciting events you should put on your calendar this week.

Top 5 Free Things to do in Austin

  1. Family Movie Night: Finding Dory – Tuesday, January 10 at 6:30 p.m. Rated PG. FREE! APL – Twin Oaks Branch, 1800 S Fifth St, Austin.
  2. Happy Birthday, Snake Puppet Show (Round Rock) – Wednesday, January 11 at 9:30 a.m. (Baby-friendly show for 12-18 months) and 10:30 a.m. (18 months+), Thursday, January 12 at 9:30 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. and Friday, January 13 at 10:30 a.m. The library’s sweet snake Rocksssanne turns 20 on January 20. Celebrate her birthday with a fun puppet show. FREE! Round Rock Public Library, 216 E Main St, Round Rock.
  3. Free Noon Concert – Thursday, January 12 at Noon. Take a 30-minute lunchtime break to hear a piano concert by Artina McCain. FREE! Central Presbyterian Church, 200 E 8th St, Austin.
  4. Night Crafters: Make Keychains (17+) – Thursday, January 12 from 6-7:30 p.m. Are you a crafter? Do you wish you were a crafter? Learn to make keychains. All supplies are provided. Adults only, please. FREE! APL – Old Quarry Branch, 7051 Village Center Dr, Austin.
  5. MLK Day Film Screenings – Friday, January 13 from 11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. King – Go Beyond the Dream to Discover the Man (11:00 a.m.); Eyes on the Prize: Vol. 5, Power! (1966-1968) and The Promised Land (1967-1968) (12:40 p.m.); and Selma (2:45p.m.). FREE! Boyd Vance Theatre at George Washington Carver Museum, 1165 Angelina St, Austin.

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About the Author

Heidi Gollub
Heidi Gollub is the founder of the award-winning website Free Fun in Austin. When not running around on adventures with her five children–ages four to 16–she volunteers for the Austin Convention and Visitors Bureau and shares content with the local news.  Recently, Heidi was a speaker at Mom 2.0 and the Texas Conference for Women.