- August 22, 2022

Top Free Austin Events Happening This Week: August 22 through August 26, 2022

It’s finally happening, we have rain in our forecast! Central Texas may finally see some showers, and we are so ready, but that isn’t the only thing we are ready for this week, have you seen all of the FREE events happening around town?! Check them out below.

This list contains a mix of family-friendly and adult focused Austin events.

Tango with DJ G Plus Intro Tango Class
Monday, August 22nd | From 6:30 to 10 p.m. | Halycon Mueller, 1905 Aldrich Street

Everyone is welcome to a fun Tango Night at Halcyon Muller. Evening starts with an intro lesson to authentic Argentine Tango (no experience or partner needed) with Gustavo Simplis and or Monica Caivano and follows with two hours filled of social dancing by DJ G.

Double or Nothing Two Step Lessons
Monday, August 22nd | From 8:30 to 10:30 p.m. | Sam’s Town Point, 2115 Allred Drive

Two Step Lessons for FREE! Whether you are a local or new in town, two steppin’ is a way of life in Texas. Take a lesson or two, and start boot scootin’ all over town!

Old School Dungeons and Dragons
Tuesday, August 23rd | From 6 to 8:30 p.m. | Round Rock Public Library, 216 East Main Street, Round Rock

Head of tabletop role playing games and interested in trying this one out? Come to the library for some classic Dungeons and Dragons play! Players must be 16 or older.

Singo – Music Bingo
Tuesday, August 23rd | From 7 to 9 p.m. | Gourdough’s Public House, 2700 South Lamar Boulevard

Everyone loves singing along with their favorite songs and who doesn’t love a competitive game of Bingo? SINGO Music Bingo brings together the best of both worlds for a high energy game that is fun for everyone. Simply listen to your favorite music, match the songs to the titles on your music bingo cards, and win great prizes. You can compete for gift certificates as well as nationally sponsored contests and jackpots.

Dripping Springs Farmers Market
Wednesday, August 24th | From 9 to noon | The Pound House Farmstead, 419 Founders Park Road, Dripping Springs

We moved earlier this year! Our new location creates a deeper connection between the iconic weekly Farmers Market and the heritage of the city, while at the same time provides more room for vendors, activities, and future growth!

Tombstone Screening
Wednesday, August 24th | From 8:30 to 10:30 p.m. | Central Machine Works, 4824 East Cesar Chavez

“I’ll be your Huckleberry.” This film is loosely based on real events that took place in the 1880s in Tombstone, AZ, including the Gunfight at the O.K. Corral and the Earp Vendetta Ride, starring Kurt Russel, Sam Elliot, and Val Kilmer. Come watch it with your friends or make new friends at CMW!

PreK Playtime: What Grows Here?
Thursday, August 25th | From 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. | Round Rock Public Library, 216 East Main Street, Round Rock

Let’s meet the plants and animals all around us! Explore a variety of creative play and STEM stations at your child’s own pace. Families with children of all ages are welcome, but children ages 18 months – 6 years old will enjoy it best. Some stations may not be appropriate for children who put toys in their mouths.

Tech Time
Thursday, August 25th | From 12 to 1 p.m. | Austin Central Library, 710 West Cesar Chavez

Learn to download books and use digital Library resources. Bring in your tablet, smartphone or eReader for help navigating the Virtual Library and Overdrive, downloading eBooks, audiobooks, digital magazines and more! Tech Time sessions take place at various Austin Public Library locations throughout town. Drop in anytime during the session. The estimated setup time for each device is about 20 minutes.

Kid-Friendly Yoga
Friday, August 26th | From 9 to 10:30 a.m. | Pease Park, 1100 Kingsbury Street

Come stretch, breathe, move, dance, relax, create, and have FUN! These classes will include age-appropriate yoga and movement- including breathing, poses, games, stories, music, relaxation, meditation, and more. Your little yogi will get to practice fine and gross motor skills, social and group skills, and begin to learn mindfulness and breathing/calming tools.

Movies in the Park: Encanto (En Español)
Friday, August 26th | From 8:30 to 10 p.m. | Dove Springs Park, 5899 Ainez Drive, Austin

“Encanto” de Walt Disney Animation Studios cuenta la historia de los Madrigal, una familia extraordinaria que vive escondida en las montañas de Colombia, en una casa mágica, en un pueblo vibrante, en un lugar maravilloso conocido como un Encanto.

Looking for more FREE things to do around Austin? Discover our calendar HERE.