8 free things to do in Louisville this week (4/11)


YMCA Fit on Fourth
4th Street Live!
6 p.m.
Finding the right fitness class for yourself can be an expensive endeavor. Thankfully, the YMCA offers a complimentary one-hour fitness class. These free Fourth Street Live! classes are held every second Monday of the month while the weather allows it.


UofL vs. Western Kentucky (Men’s Baseball)
Jim Patterson Stadium

6 p.m.
With college basketball over and college football yet to start, loyal UofL fans should turn their attention to the only college sport left, baseball. Watch UofL vs. Western Kentucky at Jim Patterson Stadium and be sure to don your best pink outfit for cancer awareness night.

Defining Five & The Best Year 
Haymarket Whiskey Bar
6 p.m.
We Listen For You and LEO asks five artists from the Louisville music scene to pick five songs they love, play them during a happy hour DJ set, and tell us about their emotional connection to them (we’ll post an article with their responses on Thursday.)

Free Turntable Clinic with Jeffery Lee Puckett
Better Days Records (East)
7 p.m.
Imagine the horror: you slide your favorite record out of that sleeve with the amazing cover art on it but you can’t even drop the needle because the record is so warped. To avoid that nightmare, learn how to properly preserve and care for your records with Jeffrey Lee Puckett, The Courier-Journal’s music aficionado.


Royal Wednesday Hip-hop Concert 
Kaiju (bar)
9 p.m.
A giant-monster themed bar + some badass hip-hop = one hell of a night. Featured artists at this month’s Royal Wednesday include Mooga Malone, Ray Reap, Mike Rocker, Corner Store Bundy and Louie Velli.

Vinyl Night with DJ’s Lauren Kendall, Andrew Spade, Victor Corbett
Mag Bar
9 p.m., 21+
Decompress from your work-week woes with some of Mag Bar’s favorite DJs. DJ’s Lauren Kendall, Andrew Spade and Victor Corbett will be spinning the best in alt, indie, hip-hop, electronic vinyl till 2 in the morning. And with $2 fireball shots, I’m sure you’ll be there until they shut it down.


Sega Playtendo Party!
Kaiju (bar)
7 p.m.
Thanks to Book and Music Exchange, there will be a variety of retro gaming consoles for everyone including Sega, Playstation 1-3, Dreamcast and Nintendo. As well as games like Mario Party 1-3, Pokemon Stadium 1-2, Metal Slug X and the bizarre Typing of the Dead.


Battle Of The Formigny Day
Cure Lounge
6 p.m.
It’s finally Friday, and the Cure Lounge has everything you need to start your weekend off right. Plenty of drinks and a free concert that includes acts by Shawn Sleeps Naked, Ben Traughber (from Dream Eye Color Wheel), The Campers and Houses in Motion.