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    RTX 2022

    A podcasting, gaming, and animation convention bringing the best entertainment and community together for a wild weekend. See your fave Rooster Teeth personalities and visit panels, live shows, meet & greets, exhibits, and more.
    July 1-3. Badges start at $52.  
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    Austin Humane Society's Summer Kids Series

    Summer sessions will take Humane Heroes on an epic adventure to learn what it means to care for a pet of their own and explore ways to help animals in need. The beloved Teddy Bear surgery is back for two sessions, and an outdoor movie night screens June 23. It all culminates in graduation Aug. 3.
    June 7-Aug. 3. Free.  
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    Baby Formula Resources

    Due to the nationwide shortage of baby formula, which disproportionately affects low-income families with transportation and time restraints, Community Resilience Trust provides a helpful online resource. Families in need can sign up for updates on local formula supply and info from WIC, and those in the know can help track the supply by reporting information. Anyone with formula to donate can drop it off at any of several locations; get all the info online.
    Ongoing  
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    Ballet Austin Online Fitness Classes

    Choose from a variety of movement classes offered via livestream.
    Ongoing and June 21-July 29  
    Online
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    Black Girl Ventures x Pimco Austin Pitch Competition

    Black Girl Ventures is an organization that provides Black and Brown woman-identifying founders with access to community, capital, and capacity building. Small-business owners are invited to pitch to a panel of judges for a chance to win prizes of up to $10,000, which will be matched by Capital One. Apply now; finalists will be notified on July 18 for the pitch competition in the fall.
    Deadline: Fri., July 1  
    Apply online
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    Donate Blood, Get Taquitos

    We Are Blood teams up with Whataburger to reward blood and platelet donors with a voucher for a free taquito. Schedule an appointment online or call 512/206-1266.
    July 1-15  
    We Are Blood donor centers and mobile drives
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    FC Austin Elite

    Vs. SA Athenians Friday, and SA Runners Sunday.
    Fri. & Sun., July 1 & 3, 7:30pm  
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    Float Films

    Celebrate summer with camp-centric films, a swim, and a counselor-approved cocktail. Selections include Wet Hot American Summer, But I'm a Cheerleader, and Friday the 13th.
    Fridays all summer; pool opens at 5pm, screenings begin at dusk  
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    Free Fitness Classes

    Stronger Austin, powered by It’s Time Texas, offers a variety of free fitness classes, from cardio to Zumba.
    Ongoing. Free.  
    Online via Zoom
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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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    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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    Pickleball 4 Life New Player Development

    A four-week development course designed for novice pickleball players who want to improve their game.
    Register by Fri., July 1; classes are held Wednesdays or Saturdays. $150.  
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    Poetry Jam

    The hottest spoken-word poets hit the stage for a night of thought-provoking vibes. RSVP for the open mic by texting 512/645-6810.
    Fri., July 1, 8pm. $20.  
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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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    Richard Samuel's "Till Death Give Us Art" Opening Reception

    Buda Art Brawl champion Richard Samuel brings his solo exhibit to Inspired Minds Gallery (open through Aug. 13).
    Fri., July 1, 6-8pm. Free.  
    Inspired Minds Art Center, 121 Main St., Buda
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    Rise Up 4 Abortion Rights

    Fed up with rights being taken away? If the overturning of Roe v. Wade has inspired you to take action, join the movement to demand legal abortion nationwide. Find resources and ways to act, including rallies, meetings, and donation drives, and sign up to be notified of local actions.
    Ongoing  
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    Round Top Music Festival

    More than 80 young artists present orchestra, chamber, and solo work with concerts on Saturdays over six weeks. Weekday rehearsals in the concert hall are free and open to the public.
    June 5-July 17  
    Round Top
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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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    Volunteer With TCDP

    It's a great time to get involved with the Travis County Democratic Party. Sign up online to be notified of events in your area, such as gatherings to write postcards to help get out the vote.
    Ongoing  
    Various locations
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    We Are Blood’s Battle of the Badges

    The annual competition between first responders returns, with the goal of seeing who can donate more blood: Austin Police, Austin Fire, Austin/Travis County EMS, the Travis County Sheriff’s Department, or the city of Austin. Donors can vote for any of these when they check in for their appointment.
    June 30-July 9  
    We Are Blood donor centers and mobile drives
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    Wood Reclamation

    The city's Parks & Rec Department offers reclaimed log pickup for community members wanting large logs for art projects or milling.
    Fri., July 1, 9am-2pm  
    John Treviño Jr. Metropolitan Park, 9501 FM 969
Ongoing
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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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