AUSTIN (KXAN) — From Science Under the Stars to Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet, find out what free fun Austin has for the family this week.
- National Fossil Day: Learn about fossil finds and the saber-toothed cats of Texas on Wednesday for National Fossil Day. The Texas Memorial Museum will open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
- Paramount Story time: Also on Wednesday, the Paramount Theater is revving up for the upcoming production of The Man Who Planted Trees. There will be a reading of Dr. Suess’s classic The Lorax at the Thinkery at 6 p.m.
- Science Under the Stars: Glowing Oceans: Check out flow in the dark marine animals at the Brackenridge Field Laboratory on Thursday. It is a part of the Science Under the Stars series staring at 8 p.m.
- Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet: At the end of the work week transport yourself to the past listening to the wonderful language of Shakespeare at Ramsey Park on Thursday and Friday. The Something for Nothing Theater Company is producing Romeo and Juliet starting at 8 p.m.
- Dripping Springs Songwriting Festival: You have a chance to get up close and personal with some talented performers who love songwriting on Friday. It is the Dripping Springs Songwriters Festival from 2 to 11 p.m.