Free events this week, Aug. 31-Sept. 6

JAY JANNER / AMERICAN-STATESMAN
JAY JANNER / AMERICAN-STATESMAN

Tuesday
Weeknight Cinema: More Max. The Austin Public Library presents a screening of 1985’s Mad Max: Beyond the Thunderdome. 6:30 p.m. APL – North Village Branch. 2505 Steck Ave. library.austintexas.gov, 512-974-9960.

Wednesday
Texas Radio Live. A weekly celebration of Texas music. Shinyribs, Ernie Durawa and Murali Coryell perform this week. 6 p.m. Guero’s Oak Garden, 1412 S. Congress Ave. sunradio.com/texasradiolive, 512-829-4680.

Thursday
Ingrid Law. The New York Times bestselling author of two novels for young readers comes to BookPeople to speak about and sign copies of “Savvy,” a story about the power of family and the magic of friendship. 7 p.m. BookPeople, 603 N. Lamar Blvd. bookpeople.com, 512-472-5050.

Unplugged at the Grove. Gina Chavez performs as we come to the final weeks of the summer series. 8 p.m. Shady Grove, 1624 Barton Springs Road. kgsr.com.

Saturday
Big Mega Workout. Austin’s Camp Gladiator hosts its final free workout of the summer. Get fit against one of the best backdrops in Austin. 9 a.m. The Long Center, 701 W. Riverside Dr. thelongcenter.org, 512-474-5664.

Labor of Love Brewery Party. The first Saturday of the month merges with Labor Day for a big party at Independence Brewing. Mama K & The Shades will perform. Food and drink are available for purchase (3 beers for $10). 12-6 p.m. Independence Brewing, 3913 Todd Lane. independencebrewing.com, 512-707-0099.

Sunday
Landmark’s Dog Art Walk. Bring your dog to stroll around UT’s campus, admiring some of its most stunning outdoor sculptures. Don’t have a dog? Meet some of Blue Dog Rescue’s pups available for adoption. 10 a.m. 24th and Speedway. landmarks.utexas.edu.

 

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