- August 28, 2015

Weekend Top 10 FREE Events (August 28-30, 2015)


Free Events Austin

  1. Free Admission at the Umlauf – Friday, August 28 from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.; Saturday, August 29 and Sunday, August 30 from 12-4 p.m.  Admission is FREE through Sunday!  Umlauf Sculpture Garden, 605 Robert E Lee Rd, Austin.
  2. Movies in the Park: Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day (Leander) – Friday, August 28 at 7:30 p.m. Often described as a combination of state-of-the-art technology and the nostalgia of the 1950s drive-in, the Movies in the Park series provides families the opportunity to spend time together under the stars while enjoying first run movies. Bring your lawn chairs, blankets, and a picnic dinner. Concessions will be available for purchase. Rated PG. FREE! Robin Bledsoe Park, 601 S Bagdad Rd, Leander.
  3. Aquapalooza – Saturday, August 29 from 10 a.m. – noon. Fun for the whole family. Water slides, games, food, music and more. Tickets are 25 cents. Benefits Pillow Elementary PTA. Pillow Elementary, 3025 Crosscreek Dr, Austin.
  4. Free Day of Dance (Pflugerville) – Saturday, August 29 from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. Kick off the school year at the studio with Free Day of Dance! Bring all your friends to show them the studio and what Lonestar Dance Center is all about. A variety of dance classes will be available (see the schedule). Lonestar Dance Center, 2606 FM 1825, Ste 119, Pflugerville.
  5. Capes and Crowns at Lakeline Mall (Cedar Park) – Saturday, August 29 from 12-2 p.m.  Join the March of Dimes, Lakeline Mall and Macy’s for the Capes and Crowns event. Dress up as your favorite super hero or royal character and enjoy a FREE day of fun activities including a Macy’s back-to-school fashion show featuring March of Dimes mission families, a scavenger hunt, craft activities, a photo booth, a costume contest (1:30 p.m.), and more!  Lakeline Mall – JCPenney Court, 11200 Lakeline Mall Dr., Cedar Park.
  6. Inishfree School of Irish Dancing Open House – Saturday, August 29 from 1-2 p.m. Watch dancers from the beginner level all the way up to an 8th in World ranked dancer dance. Inishfree offers classes for kids from 4-99. There is a dedicated boys class as well as a dedicated class for adults. Come by and get your Jig On! FREE! Inishfree Irish Dance Studio, 12636 Research Blvd, Ste C214, Austin.
  7. Inclusive Back to School Bash with Lucas Miller – Saturday, August 29 from 2:30-4:30 p.m. Join Johnson Center for Child Health and Development at the Austin Rec Center for a Back to School Bash with live music by Lucas Miller, the Singing Zoologist. This FREE, fun, and fully-inclusive event is open to all, plus the first 50 kids will get a bag of back-to-school treats and supplies! Austin Recreation Center, 1301 Shoal Creek Blvd, Austin.
  8. Noche de Folklor – Saturday, August 29 at 7:30 p.m. Roy Lozano’s Ballet Folklorico de Texas presents “Noche de Folklor” with special guests the Irish Dance Company. FREE. Bring $5 for parking. Zilker Hillside Theater, 2201 Barton Springs Rd, Austin.
  9. Ballet Austin’s Free Day of Dance – Sunday, August 30 from 1-5:45 p.m. Whether you have danced before or never danced a step in your life, Come Dance is your day to get your groove on! Come try as many of the fun dance styles as you can! See the schedulePrizes, giveaways, and lots of fun! FREEBallet Austin, 501 W 3rd St, Austin.

Bonus “free with donation” events:

  • Babywearing International of Greater Austin Swap and Share –  Saturday, August 29 from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. Anyone is welcome to attend and/or contribute to this Swap and Share. No payment is required to participate. There is a suggested $5 donation if you would like to contribute to helping pay for event costs. No one will be turned away! Parker Lane United Methodist Church, 2105 Parker Lane, Austin.
  • Alamo Kids Club: The Muppet Movie – Saturday, August 29 at noon. Reserve your seat with a $1 – $3 donation! Alamo South Lamar, 1120 South Lamar, Austin.

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