What’s Up? Weekly: April 16-20, 2018

Looking for things to do in Austin this week? What’s Up Weekly highlights some of the exciting Austin events featured on our Free Fun Calendar! Have an event to add to the calendar? Submit it here.

Happening All Week

Fun Arts Exhibit (Cedar Park)
Monday, April 16 to Friday, April 20 | All Day | Cedar Park Public Library, 550 Discovery Blvd., Cedar Park
Somewhere between the noble realm of Fine Art and the mighty realm of Illustration, lies a curious little field that is coming to be known as Fun Art. Cedar Park Public Library hosts this Fun Arts Exhibit, proudly sponsored by FunArtsWorld.com and Texas Cartoonists – National Cartoonists Society Texas Chapter.

Monday

Austin Animal Week – Vulture Presentation
Monday, April 16 | from 10 to 10:30 a.m. | Austin Nature and Science Center, 2389 Stratford Dr.

Celebrate Austin Animal Week at the Austin Nature and Science Center! Learn about resident vultures and how they care for them. Meet at the Vulture enclosure. Donations of new, never used items are needed to keep our animals happy and healthy. Please consider bringing in one of more of the following items: Bird seed, Timothy Hay, King Toys, Bird Tops, Scoop-able Cat Litter, Blankets, Pine or Aspen Wood Shavings.

Austin Opera Presents
Monday, April 16 | at 11 a.m. | Yarborough Branch, Austin Public Library, 2200 Hancock Dr.
The Yarborough Branch of the Austin Public Library is excited to host Austin Opera’s Education Department as they present a multimedia program about their upcoming production of Verdi’s La Traviata. They will discuss the cultural and historical context of the opera, as well as share the story, music, and details about the production. Recommended for ages 7-12.

Austin Animal Week – Cockroach Painting
Monday, April 16 | from 2 to 3 p.m. | Austin Nature and Science Center, 2389 Stratford Dr.
Celebrate Austin Animal Week at the Austin Nature and Science Center! Create art with animals. Watch how cockroach tracks create beautiful artwork.

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