What’s Up? Weekly: Austin Events Happening February 3 Through 7, 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.

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Free Fun In Austin continues to highlight Austin area locations and activities that may not be available at this time. We encourage you to take all safety measures to keep yourself and your neighbors safe. It is our hope that the stories and features on this site will help inform your plans in the future.


Bluegrass Night at RADIO
Monday, February 3 | at 8 p.m. | Radio Coffee & Beer, 4204 Manchaca Road
Bring a lawn chair. Event is dog and kid friendly!

Free Play
Monday, February 3 | From 4 to 7 p.m. | Laura Bush Community Library, 9411 Bee Cave Road
Make Mondays fun days! Meet up with your friends at the world’s best play date. Your kids can play with each other and make new friends, and you can sit back and play with other parents and make new friends as well! Fun for all, and no cooking or clean-up for you – a great way to start your week!


Family Night: Music with Ariel
Tuesday, February 4 | From 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. | Chick-fil-A, 13229 Ranch Road
Join Ariel as she sings silly songs with bubbles and instruments!

Free Play Date for 0 to 6 Months Old
Tuesday, February 4 | From 1 to 3 p.m. | Toybrary Austin, 2001 Justin Lane
Have coffee and hang out with other new parents!


Donation Based Storytime Yoga
Wednesday, February 5 | 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 in this donation based class!

Kids Music with Amber, Johnny, and Sharon
Wednesday, February 5 | From 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. | Central Market Austin Westgate, 4477 South Lamar Boulevard
Join this musical trio for a wild array of streamers, bubbles, flying scarves, moms, dads, and laughing kids. You and your kids will help co-create the show with games, drumming, dancing, clapping, and singing. Grab dinner in the cafe after the show, kids eat free!


Starry Night
Thursday, February 6 | From 5:30 to 7 p.m. | Girlstart, 1400 West Anderson Lane
Girlstart’s STEM Studio and Mini-Planetarium is a unique space for families to explore astrology! Starry Nights feature a new astronomy experience every first Thursday of the month. February’s Starry Night will feature Ancient Chinese Legend Star Shows. Activities include origami making, designing a flying dragonfly toy, engineering a chopstick catapult, and more!

Yarn Craft Club
Thursday, February 6 | From 7 to 8 p.m. | Austin Public Library, Ruiz Branch, 1600 Grove Boulevard
Do you want to learn some new knitting and crocheting techniques? Or work on your yarn project with other yarn lovers in a casual setting? Join on the first and third Thursday of each month. This is for anyone from 10 to 110 interested in knitting and crocheting.

Living History Days
Thursday, February 6 | From 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. | Bullock Texas State History Museum, 1800 Congress Avenue
Meet characters from Texas history!


Be My Valentine: A Family Event
Friday, February 7 | From 6 to 8 p.m. | Southeast Branch Library, 5803 Nuckols Crossing Road
Families are invited to put on their fanciest outfits and spend the night dancing! Light snacks will be provided in addition to a photo station. Little ones are welcome to enjoy crafts in a separate area.

Art in Cahoots!
Friday, February 7 | From 10 to 11:15 a.m. | Dougherty Arts Center, 1110 Barton Springs Road
Kids, ages 2.5 to 5, can socialize, cooperate, and connect over art!

Russ Glenn Concert
Friday, February 7 | From 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. | Wells Branch Community Library, 15001 Wells Port Drive
Singer Russ Glenn performs Americana, rock, acoustic, blues, and folk songs!

Snow-Ball 2020
Friday, February 7 | From 6 to 8 p.m. | Molly Dawson Elementary, 3001 South First
Family-friendly music and dancing!

2020 Sweetheart Dance
Friday, February 7 | From 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. | Forest North Elementary, 13414 Broadmeade Avenue
Dancing, photo booth, and more! Snacks and drinks will be provided.

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

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About the Author

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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