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The Main Event

Heart of Texas Recumbent Rally

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.

Easy Street Recumbents, 5555 N. Lamar Ste. C-105, 512/453-0438

www.facebook.com/events/291066744314554/?ref=ts

The Whitehead Cup

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.

www.hunsrugby.com

The Home Teams

Huston-Tillotson University

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.

htu.edu/athletics

Rock Hardball Tourney

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.

www.leaguelineup.com/tournaments.asp?url=raiderbaseball&displaycalendar=1&tournamentID=387873

St. Edward's University

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.

www.stedwards.edu/athletics

University of Texas

University of Texas

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.

www.texassports.com

Wrestling State Tourney

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.

www.uiltexas.org/wrestling/state

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

Chess Club

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.

974-9920

www.austintexas.gov/library

Fit and Fearless Krav Maga Open House

Free classes for kids and adults, males and females. See website for details. 9am. Free.

Fit and Fearless, 118 E. Alpine

www.fitandfearless.com

Global Sports Day

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.

www.gohilltoppers.com

MDA Muscle Walk and Fire Truck Pull

will benefit the Muscular Dystrophy Association. 7:30am.

Barton Creek Square, 2901 Capital of TX Hwy. S., 512/327-7040

www2.mda.org/site/TR?fr_id=4092&pg=entry

Self Defense for Teens and Adults

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

www.sundragon.org/self-defense-at-sun-dragon

The African-American Fitness Circle

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

austincircles@ymail.com

Try Stand-Up Paddling for Free

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

www.supatx.com

Zumba For The Heart - Zumbathon

In support of the Go Red/Por Tu Corazon campaign. All proceeds donated to the American Heart Association - Austin chapter. noon-2pm. $10.

Highland Mall, 6001 Airport, 897-9850

www.highlandmall.com

ONGOING

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