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  • Film

    Special Screenings

    A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984)

    Nightmare is the modern tabula rasa of the teen slasher genre.
    Thu., Oct. 26, 7:00  
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    Events

    Amazon in Austin: Socialize With Butterflies

    Spend time with friends and other people passionate about the environment, climate change, biodiversity, conservation ,and sustainable economic development. dinner, drinks, auctions and entertainment in support of the Rainforest Partnership.
    Thu., Oct. 26, 7pm. $125.
    800 Congress Ave.
  • Community

    Civics 101

    Big Data & Community Policing

    A three-day event highlighting the role of data in community policing. See schedule at ticket link for details.
    Oct. 26-28, 5pm  
    George Washington Carver Museum and Cultural Center's Genealogy Center, 1165 Angelina
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    Events

    Call for E.A.S.T. Vendors

    Apply to sell your artistic wares at the Lemon Lounge during E.A.S.T. LGBTQIA, artists of color, self-identifying women, an non-binary artists encouraged to apply.
    E.A.S.T. Market Nov. 10-11 & Nov. 18-19, 9am-6pm. Email for rates and application.
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    Events

    Calypso Boogie 7

    It's a boat party to raise cash for disadvantaged, at-risk kids’ free classes with instruments and transportation. Live music from Superfonicos and more plus plenty of dancing and drinkin'.
    Thu., Oct. 26, 6:30pm. $60, $50 advance.
  • Community

    Kids

    Catch Air's Costume Fun Day and Contest

    Jasper & Costello will greet the kids with face painting and balloon art (4:30-6:30pm) plus a costume contest ($2 off admission with costume).
    Thu., Oct. 26, 9am-7pm. free.
    Catch Air,13450 N Highway 183, Ste 107 Austin, TX 78750
  • Community

    The Gay Place

    Clawstin 8: A Benefit for Amaanah Refugee Services

    Get ready to rumble with the Austin Collective of Lady Arm Wrestlers. Eight badass women battle it out to raise funds for Amaanah Refugee Services.
    Thu., Oct. 26, 8-11pm. $5 suggested donation.  
  • Community

    Civics 101

    Community Health Assessment Accepting Public Comment

    The CHA – covering clinical health, health behaviors, social and economic factors, and environmental factors that impact the health status of community residents – is seeking public input. Available now through Oct. 27, please offer your insight via the website, email (above) or calling.
    Oct. 5-27  
  • Community

    Out of Town

    Corn Maze, Petting Zoo, Pumpkin Patch

    Make your way around the 5.5-acre maze, meet the farm animals, take a pumpkin home, plus more fun in the country near San Antonio.
    Opens Sat., Sept. 23 to Oct. 31. $10.
    Circle N. Farm, LaVernia
  • Community

    The Gay Place

    Drag Queen Bingo: Halloween Edition

    Of course Louisianna Purchase was born for Halloween. Dress up to play and celebrate the holiday and the birthday of our lovely queen.
    Thu., Oct. 26, 7-9pm. Free.
  • Community

    Events

    Eastside Pop Up Nights

    Peruse handcrafted and vintage goods on the patio with a cocktail and then dance 'til the wee hours. And maybe you will pick up that cool last-minute Halloween costume. 21 and up.
    Thu., Oct. 26, 7pm-1am. Free.
  • Community

    Civics 101

    Environmental Public Hearing

    Provide feedback at this public hearing on the proposed improvements to RM 2222 and RM 620.
    Thu., Oct. 26, 5:30pm
    Vandegrift High School, 9500 McNeil
  • Community

    Out of Town

    Fall Foliage Color Report

    Go to the website to get updates, but be aware that the park closes when the parking lots become full.
    Through Nov. 30
    Lost Maples State Park
  • Community

    Sports

    Fitness on the Lawn

    Get in a workout while supporting Susan G. Komen. Also: wine.
    Thu., Oct. 26, 6pm. Donation based.
    Vintage Villas Hotel and Events Center, 4209 Eck Ln.
  • Community

    Civics 101

    Flooding in Hyde Park

    A public meeting covering the Watershed Protection Dept.'s study on possible upgrades to Hyde Park's storm drain system.
    Thu., Oct. 26, 6:30pm
  • Community

    Civics 101

    Foster Care And Adoption Forum

    Meet with caseworkers and child-placing agencies to learn about kids waiting for foster or adoptive homes.
    Thu., Oct. 26, 6:30-7:30pm. Free.
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    Events

    Garden Club Of Austin Monthly Meeting

    Gardening tips every fourth Thursday of the month.
    Fourth Thursday of every month, 7-9pm. Free.
  • Community

    The Gay Place

    Geeks on Fleek: Resident Evil vs. Silent Hill

    It's a helluva party when these Geeks journey into the darkness. Honey St. Claire hosts this motley crew of queens and kings doing all kinds of horror things. Come prepared to be judged (for the costume contest).
    Thu., Oct. 26, 10pm. $5, $3 with costume.  
  • Community

    Events

    Halloween Spelltacular: Hocus Pocus

    This is not your average movie in the park. Enjoy a Halloween dance party, pumpkin smashing, food trucks, photo booths, costume contests, and more. End the evening with a screening of Hocus Pocus. This event is BYOB and proceeds benefit the Austin Parks Foundation.
    Thu., Oct. 26, 5:30-9:30pm. $20, $5 for children 4-17, free for children 3 and under.  
  • Film

    Special Screenings

    Hocus Pocus (1993)

    Thu., Oct. 26, 8:00  
  • Community

    Out of Town

    HOU-ATX BBQ Showdown

    With all the bragging, it was bound to happen. Houston challenges Austin barbecue joints to the ultimate taste-off. Tickets are going fast and when they're gone there won’t be any more until next year.
    Sun., Dec. 3, 1-4pm. $80.
    Saint Arnold Brewing Company, Houston
  • Community

    The Gay Place

    Knowledge & Noms: LGBTQ Studies Info Session

    Learn about the new LGBTQ Studies Program, upcoming events and courses, the minor, the certificate, and ways to get involved with Dr. Ann Cvetkovich and Dr. Grayson Hunt. There will be snacks.
    Thu., Oct. 26, 12:30-1:30pm  
  • Community

    The Gay Place

    Much Ado About Nothing

    Directors Allison Dillon and (Chron writer) Rosalind Faires put a lady-lovin' spin on Shakespeare's Much Ado comedy. It's a play in the park, just in time for fall weather feels.
    Every Thu.-Sun., Oct. 19-Nov. 5, 7:30pm. Free, donations accepted.  
  • Community

    Civics 101

    Ninth Annual Pease Park Conservancy Fall Fundraiser

    Tickets to the Pease Park fundraiser might be sold out, but you can still bid on silent auction items to help raise funds to implement the park's master plan.
    Thu., Oct. 26, 6-9pm  
  • Community

    Events

    Pong to Pokémon: The Evolution of Electronic Gaming

    Follow the evolution of the gaming industry from the Seventies to the present day with a focus on the local scene from Richard Garriott's Ultima series to John Romero's Doom to the developers making waves on today's gaming platforms.
    Daily through March 18, 2018. Museum admission: $13 ($9, kids).  
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    Events

    Pumpkin Patch Fundraiser

    Buy a pumpkin from these folks to help them help those with life-threatening conditions receive necessary regular care with us to rehab/recover and/or live with less or no pain.
    10am-7pm through Oct. 30. Free.
    Restore Transform, 1003 Adventure Ln., Cedar Park

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