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    The Gay Place

    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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    Civics 101

    City Council Calls for Municipal Civil Service Commissioners

    Council is accepting applications from qualified folks to serve on the five-member Municipal Civil Service Commission. Two three-year terms are currently open. Apply online or email Boards and Commissions Coordinator Deena Estrada.
    Deadline: Fri., March 2, 5pm  
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    Civics 101

    Free Tax Prep for Low-Income Austin Families

    Foundation Communities offer tax prep and filing assistance for low- and moderate-income residents (households making up to $55,000). Available at six locations with varying day, evening, and weekend hours – see website for specifics.
    Jan. 22-April 17. Free.  
    www.foundcom.org/financial-stability/austin-tax-preparation
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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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    The Gay Place

    HavenCon 4: A Cosmic Journey

    Texas' first and only queer, geek, and gaymer convention returns for its final year. Expect four days (or one, if you choose) of epic nerdiness, cosplay, drag, and loads more. This year, celebrity guests include Tracee Cocco (Star Trek) and Daniel Newman (The Walking Dead). Fest organizers announced this will be the last year for HavenCon, so get out and get weird while you can!
    March 29-April 1. $15-200.  
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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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    The Gay Place

    Queer Dance Freakout

    We're here, we're queer, and we're not going anywhere. For the anniversary of last year's queer dance freakout protesting bathroom bills and anti-LGBTQ legislation, the party planners are taking the fight to the steps of the Capitol to encourage a blue wave in state politics.
    Sat., Feb. 24, 5-8pm  
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    Civics 101

    Volunteer for It's My Park Day

    Thousands of Austinites unite to improve and transform city parks, trails, and greenbelts. Register for a project now!
    Volunteer for Sat., March 3  

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