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Austin Humane Society's Puppy Bowl

Enjoy a live game of puppyball while checking out adoptable pets. Music, food, face-painting, and tailgating games keep you in the sporting mood. noon-2pm. Free.

Austin Humane Society, 124 W. Anderson, 512/646-7387

www.austinhumanesociety.org

Black Lives Matter Austin's February Neighborhood Canvassing

Black Lives Matter members, supporters, and allies will canvas the Mueller neighborhood at Airport and Zach Scoot Street. Meet at Ella Wooten Park, 2047 McCloskey. 10am.

Mueller Neighborhood

www.fb.com/events/1681542755418761

Boy Scouts Report to State Parade

7:30am. $2.

100 S. Congress

www.bsacac.org

CASAblanca Gala

Get in the spirit of charity with stories from volunteers and children of CASA followed by a more festive arrangement of big band music, auctions, a casino afterparty, and a full meal. 6:15-11:30pm. $200.

JW Marriott Austin, 512/539-2677

www.casatravis.org/events/casablanca

Computer/Tech Training Classes

Your esteemed public library system offers yet another service to the community: adult computer and tech classes covering everything from the basics to finding a job online to setting up your new gadget. Classes are held in various languages, with some requiring registration beforehand. Call or go online for a complete schedule and additional details. Free.

512/974-7400

library.austintexas.gov

CSA Chinese New Year Celebration

6:30-10pm. $23, nonmembers; $20 CSA members.

Asian American Resource Center, 8401 Cameron, 512/974-1690

aarctexas.org

Dogtopia Grand Opening

Tour the new facility and maybe try out the face painting, photo booth, and enter your pooch in the dog costume contest. Texas Humane Heroes will have pets looking for new homes. noon-4pm. Free.

Dogtopia, 13945 Hwy. 183 N., 512/333-1111

www.dogtopianorthaustin.com

East Austin Handmade Arts Market Valentine's Event

Artists and other crafty folk show off their creations for your purchasing pleasure. Live music ensures you don't forget that you're still in Austin. 11am-5pm. Free.

El Sapo Botanas y Burgers, 1900 Manor Rd., 512/366-5154

www.eastaustinhandmade.com/events.html

Life and Death on the Border 1910-1920

Rare artifacts, photographs, newspapers, family histories, and eyewitness accounts examine life along the Texas-Mexico border at a pivotal period in history that had some of the worst racial violence in United States history. Exhibit runs through April 3. $8-12.

Bullock Texas State History Museum, 1800 Congress, 512/936-8746

www.thestoryoftexas.com

Love Fest: Valentines Day and Self-Love Market Day

Pop-up vendors help get the creative juices flowing so you can get that special gift for your loved one, even if that love one is yourself. 1-6pm. Free.

Art for the People, 1711 S. First

www.artforthepeople.com

Power Rangers Fan Meetup

Hang out with other fans of this timeless Saturday-morning TV classic. The voice of Zordon, David J. Fielding, is the special guest. 5-8pm. Free.

Kick Butt Coffee, 5775 Airport #725, 512/454-5425

www.facebook.com/teamjdftexas

Travis County Sheriff's Race - Candidate Forum

Common Ground for Texans hosts this sheriff's forum. 2-4pm. Free.

Yarborough Branch Library, 2200 Hancock

www.cg4tx.org/about/who-we-are-2

Valentine's Austin Flea

Browse for handmade and vintage wearables, housewares, and more. 11am-5pm. Free.

The HighBall, 1120 S. Lamar, 512/383-8309

www.thehighball.com

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Call for Platelet Donors

The supply of platelets has fallen to an unsafe level. Anyone who is able is urged to make a platelet donation appointment as soon as possible. Platelet donation may be done every 7 days or 24 times per year. The entire process from the time a donor walks through the doors until they leave is approximately 1 to 1.5 hours. Call to make an appointment. Open seven days a week.

Blood Center of Central Texas, 4300 N. Lamar, 512/206-1266

www.inyourhands.org

Downtown Ghost Tours

offer nooks-and-crannies walking tours that spotlight the dead to bring Austin's history and geography to life. Fri.-Sat., 8pm.

853-9826

www.austinghosttours.com

Emancipet Free Days

This mobile spay/neuter clinic might be in your neighborhood today. Check www.emancipet.org to find out. Fri.-Sat., check-in begins 8am (first come, first served). Free.

587-SPAY

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