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Bazaar Brunch: Valentines Edition

Locally made art, jewelry, clothes, and more handcrafted goods will be at your fingertips and just might be the perfect place to find something for your sweetheart. 10am-3pm. Free.

Bouldin Creek Cafe, 1900 S. First, 512/416-1601

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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

Faerie Bowl

Now this is what we call Super Bowl counter-programming. Come dressed as your favorite magical being or faery and compete in games, enjoy live music, or just mingle with other fantastical folk. 5-11pm. Free.

The Vortex, 2307 Manor Rd., 512/478-5282

www.vortexrep.org

Free First Sunday: Weatherfest

Bring the whole family for hands-on experiments, weather-related films, and other activities. You might even run into your favorite meteorologist while you're there. noon-5pm. Free.

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

www.thestoryoftexas.com

High Noon Talk: Austin's First Public Schools

Austin History Center curator Molly Hults discusses the hardships in creating a free public school system. noon. Free.

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

www.thestoryoftexas.com

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

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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

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