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Community Events for Tue., Jan. 30
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    Laganja's Dance School: Austin

    A Drag Race super star, wants to make you one too! She says "come in heels, flats, or bare feet – just be ready to werk!" For all ages and abilities, Laganja Estranja will help you express yourself in this hip-hop oriented jazz/funk class.
    Tue., Jan. 30, 7-8:10pm. $22.  
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    Austin Black Pride

    ABP returns for year three. New dates, new programming, same focus. Get it on the books!
    June 7-10
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    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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    The Gay Place

    Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner

    Dine out in private homes across town for Project Transitions' 21st annual dinner party fundraiser. This meal (and dessert and bubbly afterparty at the Thinkery starting at 9:30pm) helps the org do what they do so well: serve Austinites living with HIV/AIDS. Expect fine wine, good eats, and a sweet end to the evening.
    Sat., Feb. 3, 7:30-11:30pm. $125 for dinner and reception.  
    Various locations; reception at the Thinkery, 1830 Simond
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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.
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    The Gay Place

    OUTsider Festival

    Austin's queer transmedia fest returns for another year of head-spinning, mind-racing, jaw-dropping work by notable and up-and-coming queer visionaries. This year's lineup includes work by Brontez Purnell, Yuliya Lanina, and Bethany Johnson. The 2018 Legacy Award goes to the 40th Anniversary of Born in Flames directed by Lizzie Borden. See full lineup online.
    Feb. 14-18  
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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

    Volunteers Needed for the 25th Annual SOTX Winter Games

    This year's Special Olympics Texas is Feb. 2-4, and they need your help to make it great. Volunteers needed to assist with various duties at all competition events, the Athlete Village, and medics (physicians, nurses, and EMTs needed). Sign up online; email with questions.
    Jan. 16-Feb. 2  

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