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for Thu., May 26
  • Austin Greek Festival

    It’s time once again to mark your calendars for the Austin Greek Festival on, Memorial Day weekend! Admission is $5 and there is free admission for children 10 and under, as well as Military and First Responders with ID. Parking is free. Complete details, including events schedule, food menu, and volunteer info are available online.
    May 27-29  
    Transfiguration Greek Orthodox Church
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    Club Latinitas Afterschool Club

    Girls and nonbinary students age 9-14 will meet online to spend the afternoon exploring tech, electronics, writing, video creation, and more.
    Thursdays through May 26, 4-6pm. Free.  
    Online
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    Breath Work Sound Healing

    A class exploring the depth of breath work followed by a sound healing meditation.
    Thursdays, 11am. $22.  
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    Cocaine Anonymous World Convention

    The theme is “Deep in the Heart of Recovery,” and this year’s program offers a variety of activities, events, and programming focusing on sobriety, fellowship, step-work, and fun.
    May 26-30. $65 and up.  
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    Donate Blood, Get Kerbey Lane Queso

    For some of us, queso almost runs through our veins. We Are Blood partnered with Kerbey Lane Cafe to provide blood donors with vouchers for a free queso while supplies last, so schedule an appointment online or call 512/206-1266.
    Through May 31  
    We Are Blood donor centers and mobile drives
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    Ecstatic Dance

    Connect with yourself and others at this meditative and transcendent barefoot dance night with a live DJ.
    Tuesdays & Thursdays, 7:30-10:30pm. $22; $77 for eight-dance membership.  
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    Finley’s Pop-Up Barbershop

    Finley’s takes over part of the historic Driskill Hotel’s Chisholm Trail Room, offering haircuts, beard/mustache trims, and straight-razor shaves along with a bit of early 1900s nostalgia.
    Through May 29  
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    Gifted & Talented Showcase

    AISD's GT students were invited to submit a virtual student project that connected with the 2022 theme, "Pathways and Passions." See a selection of chosen projects online.
    Through June 3  
    Online
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    Healthspeak Education Series: Heart Failure

    Join cardiologists Jaime Hernandez-Montfort and Justin Coyle for an informative discussion about heart failure and new treatment options available.
    Thu., May 26, noon. Free.  
    Online via Zoom
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    Out of Town

    Kerrville Folk Festival

    The 50th edition of the annual music festival runs for 18 days of peace and love at the Quiet Valley Ranch featuring legacy acts and up-and-coming stars. Read more in our Music section.
    May 26-June 12  
    Kerrville
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    Lone Star Limericks Call for Submissions

    Brush Square Museums and Brush Square Museums Foundation announce an open call to writers to submit original limericks about Texas or Austin. Pay tribute to the people, places, sights, and sounds of this great city and state by immortalizing (or gently mocking) them in verse!
    Submissions accepted through June 4; finalists voted on June 5-11  
    Online
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    Lumber Society Knot-Tying Workshop

    You do knot want to miss this course teaching everything from a better way to tie your shoes to essentials for camping.
    Thu., May 26, 7pm. $20.  
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    Night Golf

    A nighttime shotgun-style nine-hole round made more fun and challenging with glow-in-the-dark balls.
    Thu.-Sat., 6-9:30pm. $20.  
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    Obama Portraits Tour

    Portraits of the former president and first lady by Kehinde Wiley and Amy Sherald are on view before moving to the National Portrait Gallery.
    April 3-May 30  
    Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
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    Other Worlds Screenplay Contest

    Other Worlds Film Festival's eighth annual screenwriting contest, part of its mission to encourage work in science fiction and horror, is accepting submissions. New this year is the "under 18" category for young'uns starting to learn the craft. Early-bird deadline is March 31; entry fees increase with each following deadline (each month until August).
    Final deadline: Aug. 20  
    Apply online
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    Pan Am Park Renaming

    The community is invited to provide feedback on a proposal to change the name of Pan American Neighborhood Park to Tony Castillo Pan American Neighborhood Park. An online survey is now open, and meetings will be held online and at the park.
    Survey open through June 4. Virtual meetings: Thu., May 19 & June 2, 7pm. In-person meeting: Sat., June 4, 10:30am, 2100 E. Third  
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    Pioneer Farms Skills Classes

    Have you wanted to learn about blacksmithing, archery, candlemaking, or knitting? The historic Pioneer Farms offers courses in all these and more. Check the calendar and sign up today to learn a fun new skill.
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    Pride 2022 Call for Artists

    The Dougherty Arts Center seeks submissions from LGBTQ+ artists for a pop-up exhibit during the Pride celebration with the theme "Glow Up!" Get all the details and submit online.
    Submissions due May 30; exhibit held June 15  
    Online
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    Project Connect Virtual Open House

    The virtual open house is designed to welcome a new round of feedback on Austin's high-capacity transit plan.
    Online
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    Public Comment Period for City Draft Allocation Plan

    Each year, the city prepares a plan detailing the amount of federal funding to be allocated to various housing and public service programs. Give your feedback online or at a public hearing Tue., May 10, 6:30pm, with the Community Development Commission, or Thu., June 9, 10am, with City Council.
    Through June 10  
    Online
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    Public Input on ARP Funding for Homelessness

    The public is invited to provide input on the city's plan to allocate federal funds dedicated to homelessness and housing instability, either online or at a public hearing May 10 with the Community Development Commission or June 9 with City Council.
    Through June 10  
    Online
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    Safe Fence Regulations Feedback

    The Development Services Dept. seeks feedback on improvements to fence design safety regulations. Input can also be given at SpeakUpAustin.org.
    Thu., May 26, 6-8pm  
    Permitting & Development Center, 6310 Wilhelmina Delco
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    Stick With Me

    All month, We Are Blood is rewarding blood and platelet donors with a limited-edition "Stick With Me" T-shirt when they bring a friend along to donate. Appointments required; make one online or call 512/206-1266.
    We Are Blood donation centers & mobile drives
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    THAT Conference

    A four-day summer camp for developers passionate about learning all things mobile, web, cloud, and technology.
    Mon.-Thu., May 23-26  
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    The Drop-In

    A free outdoor concert series with select nights programmed by Black Fret.
    Thursdays through Aug. 11, 8pm. Free.  
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    The Power of Movesz

    Join a 30-day wellness campaign to get inspired, get healthy, and make a positive change. Proceeds go to the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention.
    Through May. $35.  
    Virtual
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    Out of Town

    Tour the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston

    Visit the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston’s online exhibitions or take a virtual tour of Renzi, Bayou Bend, or the museum.
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    Trivia With Get It Gals

    "Best of Austin" winners Get It Gals are back with tons of trivia nights planned for y'all, with several based on TV programs you may have binged over the last year for some reason. Stay tuned on their socials because they are all over the place.
    Various locations
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    Virtual Book Clubs

    With Austin being in Stage 5 of the COVID-19 guidelines, it's a great time to hit the books and connect online. Austin Public Library has a variety of virtual book clubs and storytimes covering all ages and interests, and a library card provides access to electronic and hard copies of all kinds of materials.
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    Virtual Fitness Classes

    Stronger Austin has a full slate of free virtual classes all week long, from cardio & strength to Zumba, so you can always fit some fitness in your schedule.
    Ongoing. Free.  
    Online
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    Virtual Livestreamed Workouts

    Check the schedule for a huge selection of livestreamed workouts and ballet classes taught by Ballet Austin instructors.
    Ongoing. Up to $12.50 per class.  
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    Volunteer Days at ACR

    Organized types will have fun volunteering to help Austin Creative Reuse sort through donated items, roll fabric, and detangle yarn. Registration required.
    Tuesdays & Thursdays  
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    YMCA Early Learning Readiness Program

    A free community program for qualifying low-income families that focuses on preparing children ages 2-4 for school, while providing their caregivers with the tools to facilitate their child’s development. Classes are offered twice a week in English and Spanish and last one hour.
    English: Mondays & Wednesdays, 9am; Tuesdays & Thursdays, 10:30am. Spanish: Mondays & Wednesdays, 10:30am; Tuesdays & Thursdays, 9am.. Free.  
    Online
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    Arc of the Capital Area Wildflower Program

    In collaboration with Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center, The Arc offers classes for adults with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities focusing on social-emotional growth, vocational studies, life skills, active recreation, and Texas nature.
    Tuesdays & Thursdays, 9am-2pm. $150-300 per month.  
    Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center, 4801 La Crosse
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    Austin Strategic Mobility Plan Survey

    Austin Transportation Department seeks community members’ feedback on three new policy changes to the Austin Strategic Mobility Plan, the city’s first comprehensive, multimodal transportation plan.
    Online
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    Palm District Planning Survey

    Austin’s Palm District is located on the eastern edge of Downtown between I-35 and Trinity St., running from Rainey St. to 15th St. The city's Housing and Planning Department seeks public input on the future of the area as it develops the final Palm District Small Area Plan. Explore the area, take a survey, and ask questions on the city’s project website.
    Ongoing  
    Online
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    YWCA Greater Austin Warmline

    Call 512/548-9922 for support amidst the isolation of the COVID-19 pandemic.
    Mondays-Thursdays, 9am-8pm; Fridays, 9-5pm; Saturdays, noon-4pm  
    Citywide

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