The Main Event
Recumbent riders from across the land will gather in Austin for a two-day "rolling party" to benefit Assistive Recumbents for All. Get started with the Saturday morning roll (three courses of varying difficulties to choose from), enjoy the Recumbent Rodeo on Sunday, and stick around for activities of all types throughout the weekend. All varieties of wheeled transportation welcome. Sat.-Sun., Feb. 23-24. $35 registration.
The Austin Huns take on cross-town rivals the Austin Blacks in association with charity Team Justin to honor a former Hun who who passed on after suffering from ALS. Huns B team at 2pm followed by the A side at 3:30. Old Boys match at 1pm. Not enough fun? Join them for a pub crawl in the evening. 1pm. Free.
Huns Rugby Field, 4107 Nixon Ln.
The Home Teams
Men's Basketball Vs. St. Thomas University: Thu., Feb. 21, 7:30pm. Mary E. Branch Gymnasium, 900 Chicon.
Women's Basketball Vs. St. Thomas University: Thu., Feb. 21, 5:30pm. Mary E. Branch Gymnasium, 900 Chicon. Baseball Vs. Texas Southern University: Wed., Feb. 27, 1pm. Downs Field.
Softball Vs. University of the Southwest: Sat., Feb. 22, 1pm (doubleheader); Sun., Feb. 23, noon. Krieg Field.
Sixteen talented high school baseball teams play a round robin style tourney at five different fields. Thu.-Sat., Feb. 21-23, 10am. Five locations: Dell Diamond, Round Rock; Dragon Diamond, Round Rock; Tiger Field, Stony Point; Maverick Field, McNeil; Lion Field, Leander. $5.
Men's Basketball Vs. UA Fort Smith: Thu., Feb. 28, 7:30pm. Recreation and Convocation Center.
Softball St. Edward's Tourney: Sat., Feb. 23: St. Edward's vs. Texas Women's: 9am; St. Edward's vs. Texas A&M-Kingsville: 11am; Texas Woman's vs. Texas A&M-International: 1pm; Texas A&M-Kingsville vs. Texas A&M-International: 3pm; Sun., Feb. 24: Texas A&M-Kingsville vs. Texas A&M-International: 9am; Texas Woman's vs. Texas A&M-International: 11am; St. Edward's vs. Texas A&M-Kingsville: 1pm; St. Edward's vs. Texas Woman's: 3pm. Diane Daniels Field.
Men's Tennis Vs. UT-Arlington: Thu., Feb. 21, 1:30pm. Vs. Texas A&M Corpus Christi: Thu., Feb. 21, 6pm. Penick-Allison Tennis Center, 1701 Trinity St.
Baseball Vs. Nebraska: Fri., Feb. 22, 7pm; Sat., Feb. 23, 1pm; Sun., Feb. 24, noon. Vs. Sam Houston State: Tue., Feb. 26, 5pm. UFCU Disch-Falk Field, 1300 E. MLK Blvd. $6-15
Men's Basketball Vs. Kansas State: Sat., Feb. 23, 7pm. Vs. Oklahoma: Wed., Feb. 27, 8pm. Frank Erwin Center, 1701 Red River. $8-40.
Women's Basketball Vs. TCU: Tue., Feb. 26, 8pm. Frank Erwin Center, 1701 Red River. $8-16.
Softball Texas Invitational: Fri., Feb. 22: Utah State vs. Lamar: 11am; Tulsa vs. Utah State: 1:30pm; Texas vs. Lamar: 4:30pm; Texas vs. Tulsa: 6:30pm. Sat., Feb. 23: Texas vs. Utah State: 10:30am; Tulsa vs. Lamar: 1pm; Semifinals 1: 4pm; Semifinals 2: 6pm. Sun., Feb. 24: Championship/third-place game: 10am; seeded game: noon. Red and Charline McCombs Field. $7-9.
The finest high school grapplers in Texas converge on Austin. See website for details. Thu.-Sat., Feb 21-24. Austin ISD Burger Center, 3200 Jones Rd.; and Austin ISD Delco Center, 4601 Pecan Brook Dr. $5-18.
Recreation & Fitness
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.
Beginners through advanced, ages 8 and up. BYOCB (chess board). Tuesdays, 5-6pm. Oak Springs Library, 3101 Oak Springs Dr. Saturdays, 1-2pm. Spicewood Springs Library, 8637 Spicewood Springs Rd. Free.
Free classes for kids and adults, males and females. See website for details. 9am. Free.
Fit and Fearless, 118 E. Alpine
St. Ed's will be celebrating the sports and culture of Mexico with a youth soccer clinic at 10am, family friendly fun (piñatas, arts and crafts, food and drinks, etc.) at 11:30am, and a soccer game between the Austin Nationals and Tecnologico de Monterrey beginning at noon. Sat., Feb. 23, 10am. St Edward's University Lewis-Chen Family Field, 3001 S. Congress. Free.
will benefit the Muscular Dystrophy Association. 7:30am.
Barton Creek Square, 2901 Capital of TX Hwy. S., 512/327-7040
A one-day basic skills workshop covering awareness for violence prevention. Open to teens and adults. 3:30-6:30pm. $35-50.
Sun Dragon Martial Arts & Self Defense, 4534 West Gate Blvd. #101
is an exercise group that meets every other Saturday to walk laps at Highland Mall. Open to men and women; please bring some water, and wear comfortable shoes. Meet at the Food Court. Free.
Highland Mall, 6001 Airport
The new sport of stand-up paddling has arrived in Austin, and you are welcome to come out and learn how to do it for free. All ages and athletic abilities welcome. Saturdays, 10am-noon. Free.
North side of Lady Bird Lake under the MoPac bridge
In support of the Go Red/Por Tu Corazon campaign. All proceeds donated to the American Heart Association - Austin chapter. noon-2pm. $10.
All leagues are coed with happy-hour fun following all games.
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.
Runs, Walks, & Rides
Check website for fun biking adventures.
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.
has a plethora of available walks, hikes, and more.