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John Newcombe Women's $50K Pro Challenge

See website for additional events. John Newcombe Country Club, New Braunfels.

www.johnnewcombechallenger.com

Lone Star Curling Club

As the weather starts to cool, you know what time it is: curling time. The fine folks at the Lone Star Curling Club are more than happy to teach you all they know about this Olympic event. Sundays, 9:30am-noon. Chaparral Ice, Northcross Mall, 2525 Anderson Ln.

www.lonestarcurlingclub.org

The Rules of Basketball

Features an exhibition by artist Paul Pfeiffer and a display of James Naismith's 1891 document the Original Rules of Basketball. You won't want to miss this in-depth and historical look into the sport of basketball. Runs through Jan. 13, 2013.

The Blanton Museum of Art, 200 E. Martin Luther King Jr., 512/471-7324

www.blantonmuseum.org

Runs, Walks, & Rides

ACA Classic Ride: Blanco Blast

Sun., Nov. 4, 9am. Bike routes of 41, 44, and 52 miles. Starting Location: Blanco High School, 1215 Fourth St., Blanco.

512/589-1498

www.austincycling.org/rides/classic

Tour de Gruene Bicycle Classic

Enjoy a lovely, leisurely ride along the banks of the Guadalupe River and Gruene Hall Saturday morning and more competitive time trials Saturday afternoon and Sunday. Live music both nights. Sat.-Sun., Nov. 3-4, 8am. Gruene Historic District.

www.tourdegruene.com

UT GSA 5K

8:30am. $35.

Gregory Gym, UT campus, Speedway & 21st, 469/226-4752

www.utgsa5k.com

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AUSTIN SPORTS AND SOCIAL CLUB

All leagues are coed with happy-hour fun following all games.

www.austinssc.com

Free Ice Skating Class

Austin's premier rink folks are offering free first lessons every Saturday for ages 6 and older. Also, check out their men's, women's, and youth hockey leagues. "Try Me" clinics: Saturdays, noon. Chaparral Ice, 14200 N. I-35, 252-8500 and Northcross Mall, 451-5102. Free.

www.chaparralice.com

Runs, Walks, & Rides

Austin Cycling Association

Check website for fun biking adventures.

www.austincycling.org

City Running Tours

For those looking to learn more about Austin and get some exercise at the same time, this might do the trick. Choose the type of run, the mileage, and when you'd like to do it, and they'll handle the rest. Advance purchase required.

www.cityrunningtours.com/austin.html

Wild Basin Wilderness

has a plethora of available walks, hikes, and more.

www.wildbasin.org