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Community Events for Tue., Dec. 12
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    Sports

    UT Men's Basketball

    Vs. Michigan:
    Tue., Dec. 12, 8pm. $15-70.  
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      Blue Genie Art Bazaar

      Need something Austin-y (art, jewelry, prints, clothing, etc., whatnot, and then some) for a loved one this year? Thousands of original works from more than 200 artists and artisans will help you with your gifting conundrums.
      Daily Nov. 24-Dec. 24, 10am-10pm
      Blue Genie Art Bazaar, 6100 Airport
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      Civics 101

      City Managers Town Hall

      Meet the City Manager finalists – finally. Spencer Cronk, current Minneapolis city coordinator, and Howard Lazarus, current Ann Arbor city administrator, will discuss their plans and answer your questions. Can't make it? Watch live at ATXN or ATXN.tv. Attendees will be asked to provide feedback after.
      Tue., Dec. 12, 6:30pm  
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      Civics 101

      Do Good/Then Party: Holiday Edition

      Join Good Party ATX for an evening of volunteering at the local food back then head over to El Taquito to hang out and order a Mealshare branded item to provide a meal to youth in need.
      Tue., Dec. 12, 6pm  
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      The Gay Place

      Homo for the Holigays!

      Boiz of Austin host a special night of queer holiday cheer with the second annual Homo for the Holigays. They're celebrating two years with special guests Los MENtirosos – San Antonio's drag king troupe – and Papi Churro's 12 Twinks a Twerking contest.
      Tue., Dec. 12, 9pm  
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      Story Mixer: Good Grief!

      The holidays can be a difficult time for many who have suffered loss in their lives. Join Story Bar for an evening of stories, music, and performance about finding good in the grief, joy in the world, and hope for the holidays.
      Tue., Dec. 12, 6:30-9:30pm. $15.  
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      Trail of Lights

      You'll come for the amazing light displays (2 million lights along the 2.1 mile stroll through Zilker Park), but stay for the food trucks, live entertainment, and interactive activities. A tradition since 1965.
      Every day through Sat., Dec. 23, 7-10pm. Free.  
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      Winter Wonderland

      A new Austin holiday tradition. Millions of lights will illuminate the Circuit of the Americas track with a little bit of something for everyone: a skating rink, petting zoo, human snow globe, movies on the lawn, a tunnel of lights in addition to the Circuit of Lights track walk, a vendor village, and more.
      Every day through Dec. 30, 6-10pm (Fridays and Saturdays, 6-11pm). $16 (children 5 and under free).  
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      Civics 101

      Be a Giver, Raise a Tito’s

      Text “TITOSHOLIDAY” to 81181, select the charity of your choice – such as ASPCA and Operation Homefront, and Tito’s will donate $1 for every text received (up to $150,000). No vodka necessary.
      Now through Jan. 3
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      Civics 101

      City of Austin Announces New Public Art Opportunity for Colony Park District Park

      Professional visual artists are invited to apply to create a permanent public artwork for Colony Park.
      Deadline Jan. 4  
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      Yoga

      Full Moon Yoga

      Charles MacInerney teaches classes all over town but also offers private instruction and hosts retreats. Once a month for 18 years, he has also hosted Full Moon Yoga – a free outdoor yoga class. Go online for location and time details.
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      Host a Creek Cleanup

      Is the creek you love filled with beer cans and six-pack rings? All you have to do is gather some friends to clean it up, and Keep Austin Beautiful and Watershed Protection and Development Review will give you all the guidance and materials you need.
      Free.
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      Civics 101

      Open Enrollment for Marketplace Insurance (Obamacare)

      Foundation Communities can help you navigate the ACA health insurance marketplace to find the plan that works best for you. Hours vary by day and location; see website for details.
      Through Dec. 15.. Free.
      Locations vary, see website
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      The Gay Place

      PFLAG Austin Deidre Furr Essay Prize for LGBTQ Students

      Calling all Central Texas (queer/trans/gender diverse) high schoolers. PFLAG's essay contest returns! Write 500 to 1,000 words on: What challenges LGBTQ+ high school students face in romantic relationships. First place takes $500 cash (second = $200, third = $100).
      Submissions due March 1  
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      Civics 101

      Proposed Cemetery Rules Open to Public Comment

      The final draft of Austin's proposed new cemetery rules has been posted on the City Clerk's website for public feedback. Email comments to D’Anne Williams.
      Open through Fri., Jan. 12.  

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