Top FREE Things to Do in Austin, Texas

1. It's My Park Day A city-wide volunteer event, It's My Park Day combines eager volunteers with parks and green belts in need! Last year there were over 90 pojects in the city being worked on, almost 3,500 volunteers and more than 10,000 hours of volunteer labor. Come be apart of helping the city of Austin stay fresh, clean, and safe!

When: Saturday, March 1st, 2014

Where: Parks around Austin

2. Yoga in the Park (provided by Yoga Yoga) Yoga Yoga is offering an all level Hatha Yoga class to those who want to participate in Yoga in the Park 2014.This yoga studio is proud to offer traditional and advanced yoga classes in 5 different locations all around Austin.

When: Ever Wednesday from noon to 1 p.m. during the months of April, May, September, and October.

Where: Republic Square Park

3. Night Stargazing on the UT Campus Come enjoy the night and observe the beauty in the sky! A typical night of stargazing can include a planet or two, star clusters, binary stars, and more! A 16 inch telescope will be on hand!

When: January 22 to March 5, 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. (No viewing March 12 due to spring break), March 19 to April 30 8:30 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.

Where: the top roof of Robert Lee Moore Hall, which is located at the southeast corner of Dean Keeton (formerly 26th street) and Speedway. Once you reach RLM, take the elevators to the 17th floor and then follow the signs to the stairs up to the telescope.

4. Explore Barton Creek Greenbelt: Twin Falls Escape into nature by exploring Barton Creek Greenbelt and see favorites like swimming holes, Twin Falls and Sculpture Falls. Bring the family, your dog, a friend, or just yourself for a nice walk with refreshing scenery.

When: Daily

Where: Twin Falls = located just over a quarter mile from the trail entrance along a path. 3900 S Mo-Pac Expy, 78704

5. Spend the day at Texas Memorial Museum Exhibits at the Texas Memorial Museum focus on dinosaurs and fossils, Texas wildlife, gems and minerals, and a Paleontology Lab where museum
visitors have the option of interacting with scientists as they prepare their newly found fossils.

When: Monday–Thursday, 9 a.m.–5 p.m. Friday, 9 a.m.–4:45 p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m.–4:45 p.m. Sunday, 1–4:45 p.m.

Texas Memorial Museum
2400 Trinity St Stop D1500
Austin, TX 78712-1621