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The Main Event

Formula One

The international racing event is gearing up to out-clusterfuck even South by Southwest with 300,000 alleged visitors to our town. So, you can either complain about the traffic or jump on the bandwagon and get in the spirit of the race. This bandwagon ain't cheap though with weekend passes ranging from $340 to $4,700. Fri.-Sun., Nov. 16-18.

473-2625

www.formulafest.com

The Home Teams

Huston-Tillotson University

Men's Basketball Vs. Schreiner: Fri., Nov. 16, 7pm. St. Francis School, 300 E. Huntland Dr.

Recreation & Fitness

Austin Table Tennis Club

is Austin's premier table tennis facility featuring 16 tables, wi-fi, a weight room, a lounge, and much more. Austin Table Tennis Club, 8956 Research Blvd.

Austin Table Tennis Club, 8956 Research Blvd, 512/491-7664

www.austintabletennis.com

Moonlight Paddle

The Rowing Dock stays open late on the third Friday of each month for a pleasant night-time paddle. 8-10pm. $5 per hour.

Rowing Dock, 2418 Stratford

www.rowingdock.com, jen1@rowingdock.com

Stroller Strides Fitness For New Moms

Moms get a good workout walking, running, and jogging with their baby stroller. Should be fun for the babies too. Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays, 9:30am. First class is free.

Zilker Park, 2100 Barton Springs Rd., 512/974-6700

www.strollerstrides.net/austinmetro

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

Third Friday Movement Sampler

Everyone is invited to enjoy up to four free 30-minute dance classes. 5:30pm. Free.

Thrive Fitness Studio, 3212 S. Congress

www.niaspace.com

ONGOING

AUSTIN SPORTS AND SOCIAL CLUB

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

www.austinssc.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