- May 1, 2022

Top Free Austin Events Happening This Week: May 2 through May 6, 2022

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May is here, and Austin is full of plenty of FREE events for you to enjoy! From story times to good times, here are our top FREE events happening this week around Austin.

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

Free Austin events happening from May 2nd to May 6th, 2022.

Free Films at EVO for Teachers
Monday, May 2 | From 10 to 10 p.m. | Evo Cinema Theaters, all around Austin

Happening all week! Teachers can enjoy FREE films at Evo for teacher appreciation week with I.D.

Pre-K Playtime
Monday, May 2 | From 6:30 to 7 p.m. | Round Rock Public Library, 216 East Main Street, Round Rock

Let’s have a pretend campout! 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.

Homeschool Club: Haiku Workshop
Tuesday, May 3 | From 2 to 3 p.m. | Pflugerville Public Library, 1008 West Pfluger Street, Pflugerville

Homeschool families with kids and teens ages 5-18 are invited to a Haiku poetry workshop led by poet Agnes Savich.

Old School Dungeons and Dragons Group
Tuesday, May 3 | From 6 to 8 p.m. | Round Rock Public Library, 216 East Main Street, Round Rock

Heard of tabletop Role Playing Games and interested in trying one out? Or, long-time player looking for another Adventure? Check out this fun group, where you can play for FREE.

Music on Main
Wednesday, May 4 | From 7 to 9 p.m. | Prete Plaza, 221 East Main Street, Round Rock

Come check out Two Tons of Steel on the Prete Plaza stage this Wednesday night. Bring a lawn chair or blanket and the entire family. There will be face painting, balloon artists, free parking, and more!

Movie Night: Escape from New York
Wednesday, May 4 | From 8:30 to 10:30 p.m. | Central Machine Works, 4824 East Cesar Chavez

Looking for a midweek movie? Grab your friends and head to Central Machine Works to watch Escape from New York!

Kids 5-8 Club: Flower Lacing Project
Thursday, May 5 | From 3:30 to 4 p.m. | Pflugerville Public Library, 1008 West Pfluger Street, Pflugerville

Families with children 5 to 8 register to participate in an in-person craft activity.  Kids crafts are planned for kids 5 to 8. This week? A flower lacing project for the kids to enjoy.

An Evening with Vinyl Ranch
Thursday, May 5 | From 7 to 9 p.m. | Central Machine Works, 4824 East Cesar Chavez

Spend cinco de mayo enjoying the sounds of Vinyl Ranch at Central Machine Works. Long live urban cowboys.

Live Music: Central Plaza Lawn
Friday, May 6 | From 5 to 7 p.m. | Hill Country Galleria, 1200 Hill Country Boulevard

Bring your family, friends, and a blanket to lounge on the lawn at the Hill Country Galleria.  Friday, May 6th, enjoy music from artist Nathan Harlan. 

The Unlikely Candidates
Friday, May 6 | From 6 to 9:30 p.m. | Domain Northside, 11700 Domain Boulevard

Get ready, Austin. Texas’s own The Unlikely Candidates are coming to Domain NORTHSIDE on Friday, May 6th, for a free show!

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