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GAAlympics

The Greater Austin Asian Chamber of Commerce is hosting their own field-day style Olympics with tug-of-war, human Hungry Hippo, food and drinks, and more! 1pm. $15 ($20 nonmembers).

BAM Academy South, 113 Industrial Blvd. Ste. C-1

www.austinasianchamber.org/events/details/gaalympics-580

Mexican Baseball Fiesta

Mexican Pacific League clubs Naranjeros de Hermosillo and Aguilas de Mexicali are in town for two exhibition games with a postgame concert on Sunday. Sat., Sept. 24, 6pm; Sun., Sept. 25, 2pm. $10-20.

Dell Diamond, 3400 E. Palm Valley Blvd., Round Rock, 512/255-2255

www.roundrockexpress.com

The Home Teams

Austin Toros Local Tryouts

Local hoop dreamers do apply. Register now, limited to 100 ballers. See website for forms and info. 8:30am. $150-175.

Round Rock Sports Center, 2400 Chisholm Trail, Round Rock

www.austintoros.com

Concordia Volleyball

ASC Crossover I tourney with games all day Saturday and Sunday. $5.

Concordia Fieldhouse, 11400 Concordia University Dr.

www.athletics.concordia.edu

St. Edward's Men's Soccer

Vs. Lubbock Christian: Thu., Sept. 22, 3pm. Vs. UT-Permian Basin: Free.

Lewis-Chen Family Field, 3001 S. Congress (off University Circle)

www.athletics.stedwards.edu

Texas State Football

The 1-1 Bobcats play their first home game of the season vs. top 10 ranked Houston. 6pm. $15-40.

Bobcat Stadium, 1100 Aquarena Springs Dr, San Marcos

www.txstatebobcats.com

UT Volleyball

Vs. Kansas: Sat., Sept. 24, 7pm..

Gregory Gym, UT campus, Speedway & 21st, 512/471-6370

www.texassports.com

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

KOZ National Hunting & Fishing Day

The City of Round Rock and Kids Outdoor Zone bring the fun with fishing, kayaking, archery, and much more. 8am-1pm. Free.

Old Settlers Park, 3300 E. Palm Valley Blvd., Round Rock, 512/292-1113

www.roundrocktexas.gov

Putt Fore Autism

Spark Learning hosts this mini-golf tourney supporting Autism Speaks. noon-3pm. $10.

Peter Pan Mini-Golf, 1207 Barton Springs Rd., 512/472-1033

www.spark-learning.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

Runs, Walks, & Rides

A Walk In Hyde Park

Routes of 5, 7, and 10K through the historic Hyde Park neighborhood. 7:30am. $3.

Hyde Park Christian Church, 610 E. 45th

www.coloradoriverwalkers.org

NAMIWalks Austin

This 5K walk raises awareness for mental health issues. 8am. No registration fee but every walker is encouraged to raise at least $100.

Long Center for the Performing Arts, 701 W. Riverside, 512/474-5664

www.thelongcenter.org, namiwalks@namiaustin.org

Rattan Creek Festival 5k Run

Stick around afterward for the Rattan Creek Festival with live music, food trucks, and vendors. 10am. Free.

7617 Elkhorn Mountain Trail, 512/762-1048

www.rattancreek.org/rattan-fest.html

Walk To End Lupus Now

A simple stroll is all it takes to help combat lupus. 10am-2pm. Free.

Camp Mabry, 2200 W. 35th, 210/651-9480

www.walktoendlupusnowaustin.org

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Recreation & Fitness

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

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