What’s Up? Weekly: Austin Events Happening February 17 Through 21, 2020

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Looking for things to do in Austin this week? What’s Up Weekly highlights some exciting Austin events featured on our Free Fun Calendar.


Free Admission on President’s Day
Monday, February 17 | From 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. | Lyndon Baines Johnson Library and Museum, 2313 Red River Street
In honor of President’s Day, the LBJ Presidential Library will be offering free admission to all visitors. Experience the life and times of Lyndon B. Johnson during his time as president!

Free Play
Monday, February 17 | From 4 to 7 p.m. | Laura Bush Community Library, 9411 Bee Cave Road
Meet up with friends and make new ones at this play date! Parents can sit back and relax with other parents. Plus you don’t have to worry about cleaning the mess up.


Family Night: Pretty Faces with Danielle
Tuesday, February 18 | From 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. | Chick-fil-A, 13229 Ranch Road
Come out and have your face painted by the talented Danielle!

Family Board Game Night at the Library
Tuesday, February 18 | From 5:30 to 8 p.m. | Austin Central Library, 710 West Cesar Chavez Street
Games, snacks, and family fun! Play their collection of modern and traditional family board games. Snacks will be provided, open to kids of all ages.

Steiner Ranch Science Night
Tuesday, February 18 | From 5 to 7 p.m. | Steiner Ranch Elementary School, 4001 North Quinlan Park Road
Girlstart is hosting a hands-on activity booth at Science Night!


Donation Based Storytime Yoga
Wednesday, February 19 | From 9:30 to 10 a.m. | Little Yoga House, 2700 West Anderson Lane
Bring your kids of all ages to watch their favorite stories come to life through yoga poses!

Ladybug Music Demo Class
Wednesday, February 19 | From 10:30 to 11:15 a.m. | The Dance Loft at Movin’ Easy Dancewear, 404 West 30th Street
Infants to 4 years old can enjoy a demo class of the award-winning kids music program, Ladybug Music. Sing, boogie, and have fun!

Games Night (Relationship Communication Skills)
Wednesday, February 19 | From 7 to 9:30 p.m. | Central Market, 4001 North Lamar Boulevard
Hosted by Emotional Intelligence PLAY Group, your kiddo can learn how to go deeper into relationships while playing games.


All Ages Storytime at Cepeda
Thursday, February 20 | At 10:45 a.m. | Austin Public Library – Cepeda Branch, 651 North Pleasant Valley Road
All ages storytime with Mr. Ted! Share books, songs, and rhymes while having tons of fun.

Lego Lab at Cepeda!
Thursday, February 20 | From 4 to 5 p.m. | Austin Public Library, Cepeda Branch, 651 North Pleasant Valley Road
Build your imagination with Legos!


Art In Cahoots!
Friday, February 21 | From 10 to 11:15 a.m. | Dougherty Arts Center, 1110 Barton Springs Road
Socialize, cooperate, and connect over art! Strengthen the bond between child and care giver with this one-on-one, interactive class. Each class includes group activities as well.

Southwestern Musicale (Georgetown)
Friday, February 21 | From 3 to 4 p.m. | Southwestern University’s Alma Thomas Fine Arts Center, Caldwell-Carvery Foyer. E. Rutersville Road, Georgetown
The Sarofim School of Fine Arts’ Music Department is pleased to present a Musicale consisting of student solo and ensemble works. Free and open to the public. No ticket reservation needed. Box Office: (512) 863- 1378. 

Check out the Free Fun Calendar for even more ways to fill your week with fun Austin events.

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Maggie Pace
A born and raised Midwesterner, Maggie made the move to Austin after falling in love with the natural parks, trails, friendly people and, of course, tacos. Maggie specializes in events and marketing, while having a strong passion for writing. Offline and off paper, beer drinking, soccer, and her dog, are her top priorities.
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