Interested in trying something a little different? We’ve got you covered! So get up, get out and explore some of the best events going on this week.
Annual Phil Clay Blood Drive
Tuesday, July 30 from 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm
A remembrance is held for Phil Clay, a respected man of the production side of Amy’s Ice Cream, is held every year in the form of a blood drive. Located at the Burnet Location, everyone who attempts to give blood will get a free small ice cream with a crush’n. So help out your community by donating blood this Tuesday!
Professional PAWstastic Photos
Tuesday, July 30 from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Pure Moment Studio and Shaggy Wags Pet Care are teaming up to take professional photos of your pets! They will be at Auditorium Shores so flag down anyone wearing the Shaggy Wags shirts. Why not get your favorite pets pictures taken!? There’s also a “Most Pawtastic Photo” competition!
Thursday, August 01 at 7:00pm
This month’s meetup is at Tech Ranch Austin and won’t host a speaker. Instead, the meetup will include brainstorms on career opportunities and lots of conversation on the programming community and industry that surrounds it.
Texas Style Conference
Friday, August 02 at 3:00 pm
This conference, held at the Hyatt Downtown, has been praised as “relatable, comfortable, and approachable.” This social media conference is now in its fourth year with the goal of creating the girl-nexts-door approach to marketing. The event hosts a line-up of great speakers!
Happy Hours & Farmer’s Market
Happy Hour at Trudy’s
Monday through Friday, from 2:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Everyday Trudy’s has a great deal on their alcoholic beverages, but during happy hour you can find great deals like $2.00 Bottle Beers, $3.00 Drafts, $3.00 House Margaritas, and $6.00 House Mexmarts!
Happy Hour at Papi Tino’s
Tuesday through Thursday, from 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Papi Tino’s specialty drinks for $5 and $2 Modelo and Lonestar all of the time. In the middle of downtown this is a great way to start your evening with friends or end a hard day in the office.
Saturday, August 03 at 9:00 am
With four locations around town, the SFC Farmer’s Market is one you can get to! Their mission is clear, to cultivate a healthy community through strengthening the local food system and improving access to nutritious, affordable food. With such a great mission, why not see what they are all about and pick up some great food from some great local vendors!
Barton Springs Late Night Swim
Daily from 9:00 pm – 10:00pm
Admit it, even with the small break from the heat this past weekend, it’s still really hot! So beat the heat with a late night swim at Barton Springs. Nothing wrong with taking a free dip in one of Austin’s beauties.
“Maha Yoga Monday” w/ Ben & Hilly
Monday, July 29 from 6:30 pm to 8:00pm
If you’ve ever been interested in trying yoga, what could be better than taking a free class? Whether your a yoga pro or a yoga newbie just swing by Vuka!
Free Relentless Boot Camp
Saturday, August 03 at 8:30 am
CrossFit Central brings to you a great opportunity to kick off your weekend! This free Boot Camp is for everyone of all ages and all fitness levels. Located at Picnik, Austin’s first paleo grain-free, gluten-free restaurant, there’s no reason not to come try it out. Space is limited to the first 30 people.
Stronghorn Saturday Sweat Session
Saturday, August 03 at 9:00 am
Ready to rack up some serious sweat with your peers? These sessions will help your body turn on its caloric furnace and melt away the fat. Come to Zilker, near the volleyball courts, for a morning of fun and intense workouts. So bring your gameday attitude, a mat, lots of water, and your friends!
Suitable for the Youngsters
Baby Day at Alamo Drafthouse
Tuesday, July 30 at 11:00 am
Alamo Drafthouse understands how hard it can be for new parents to get out for an evening. That’s why they created Baby Days. For most regular shows that start before 2:00pm everyone is welcome, including infants (who get in free)! So bring the kids to the movies and get a little you-time at the same time! Available at four of the Austin area locations.
Sunday, August 04 at 3:00 pm
Come to the Austin Children’s Museum for an afternoon of fun with hands-on activities. Meet some inspiring role models who are studying and/or working in the sciences! This week’s group includes students from The University of Texas who are in UT Hands On Science!