What’s Up? Weekly: January 8-12, 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

School Readiness Open House
Jan. 8 – 13 | from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. | Gymboree Play & Music, Multiple Austin Area Locations
Join Gymboree Play & Music for the New Year’s School Readiness Open House!
Preview any one of their classes for FREE all throughout the week. Signing up is as easy as clicking a button, or just drop in before class to get registered! Check out their website to get a schedule, or call 512-451-8644.


FREE Monday Tango Night with Singer Carlos Perez Intro Tango Class
Monday, Jan. 8 | from 8 to 11 p.m. | Native Hostel and Bar & Kitchen, 807 E. 4th St.
Everyone is welcome to a fun Tango Night at Native Hostel and Bar & Kitchen. The evening starts with an intro lesson to authentic Argentine Tango (no experience or partner needed) and follows with two hours filled of social dancing by wonderful Argentinian Singer Carlos Perez. This is a great way to extend the weekend! This event is 100% free. Though you should bring a tip for the band.

Pints & Poses at Hyatt Regency Austin
Monday, Jan. 8 | from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. | Hyatt Regency Austin, 208 Barton Springs Rd.
Hyatt Regency Austin will host its first Pints & Poses class of 2018 on Monday. The event will include complimentary yoga hosted by Ferny Barcelo, lead class instructor, with assistant instructor Zuzu Perkal. The yoga class will be accompanied by live, meditative music from Trey Tarwater, a local yoga DJ. Guests are encouraged to bring their own mats. Following the Pints & Poses class, participants will receive a coupon for a complimentary beer.

Class Is In Session with Cupcake
Monday, Jan. 8 | at 7 p.m. | Barrel O’ Fun, 1911 Aldrich St, Ste 120
Discover what you didn’t learn in school with Austin’s dirtiest professor, Cupcake, Ph. DD. Mondays at 7 p.m., Austin’s Drag Superstar quizzes you and your classmates with her unique spin on classic trivia. There will be performances, prizes for promising students and punishments for dunces. FREE to play!

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Dani Dudek
Dani Dudek is an Emmy-winning marketer who has been active professionally in the entertainment industry for two decades. She has mastered the art of celebrity spotting across the country, but does so best in Austin, where she runs the website ATXGossip.com. With a special eye for even the most minor of celebs, she is basically Shazam and IMDB together in human form.