• COMMUNITY

  • SEARCH FOR

Sports

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

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

Scott Jurek 'Eat & Run' Booksigning

Ultra marathoner Scott Jurek will be on hand to sign copies of his book, Eat and Run, and discuss his vegan diet. 9:30am. Free.

Luke's Locker, 115 Sandra Muraida Way

www.lukeslocker.com

Street Fighter IV & Galaga Tournament

Whether you're good at old-school or contemporary games there's something for you. Proceeds go to the Austin Humane Society. 2-6pm. $5.

Pinballz Arcade, 8940 Research #100, 420-8458

www.pinballzarcade.com

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: Creedmoor Cruise

Sun., Dec. 2, 9am. Bike rides of 24, 46, and 69 miles in rolling to flat countryside. Meet at Williams Elementary School, 500 Mairo.

512/423-3562

www.austincycling.org/rides/classic

Jingle Bell 5k benefiting MADD

8am. $20, youth 5K; $35, adult 5K.

The Domain, 11410 Century Oaks Terrace, 512/795-4230

www.yellowcheetah.com/jinglebell

Lions 23rd Relays

10am. $20, first event; $5, thereafter; $35, unlimited events.

Saint Michael's Academy, 3000 Barton Creek Blvd., 512/794-3818

www.trackforlife.com/20121201main.htm

Round Rock Rotary Reindeer Run

6pm. $30, untimed; $35, timed.

Old Settlers Park, 3300 E. Palm Valley Blvd., Round Rock, 512/422-1668

www.5r5k.org

ONGOING

Recreation & Fitness

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