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  • ATX Hemp & Wellness Convention

    Join Nature's Joint and Raw Remedies for a historical hemp educating event. Listen to an impressive lineup of trailblazing speakers that are on the forefront of the cannabis industry! Meet local vendors who will be presenting a variety of products from coffee, teas, & honey that may trigger your wellness journey. Complete details available online.
    Sat. Apr. 24, 12pm-7pm  
    Manchaca Spring Saloon
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    2021 Bowl for Kids

    Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Texas is bringing glitz and glamour to their annual fundraiser. The goal is to raise funds to put 80 kids into a caring match with an adult mentor, and you can participate from home by donating, forming or joining a fundraising team, and via online activities including a "Golden Age of Hollywood" costume contest.
    Through April 23  
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    AmeriCorps Central Texas Virtual Career Fair

    AmeriCorps Central Texas is a collaboration of nine local nonprofit organizations offering a wide range of opportunities for anyone age 17 and up to create a better future for themselves and Central Texas through paid AmeriCorps service, which comes with benefits including education awards, health insurance, and student loan deferments. Learn about the opportunities and get all your questions answered at a virtual career fair.
    Thu., April 22; Tue., May 4; Wed., May 12; 10-11am & 6-7pm. Free.  
    Virtual
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    Breathe: The Fight Continues

    Join the Austin Justice Coalition for a vigil honoring Adam Toledo, Daunte Wright, Breonna Taylor, and George Floyd, in the continued fight against police violence and brutality.
    Thu., April 22, 5pm  
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    CARTS Offers Free Rides for Earth Day

    The Capital Area Rural Transportation System, servicing non-urbanized areas of Travis and surrounding counties, is offering free rides for Earth Day. Get more info online or by calling 512/478-RIDE.
    Thu., April 22  
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    Demand Change Phone-a-Thon

    A record number of anti-LGBTQIA bills have been filed in this year’s Lege session, including a targeted attack on trans youth and Texans. The Transgender Education Network of Texas is calling on folks to call their state leadership and chairs & co-chairs of key committees hearing bills TENT's focusing on defeating and advancing.
    Thu., April 22, 3:30-5pm. Free (registration required).  
    Online
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    Disney Through the Decades

    As part of the "Songs Under the Stars" concert series, this family-friendly sing-along led by an all-star cast celebrates Disney magic with hits from Frozen, Moana, The Little Mermaid, and more. Socially distanced pods for 2-6 and premium cabanas for 6 are available.
    April 22-May 2. Thu.-Fri., 7:30pm; Sat.-Sun., 2:30 & 7:30pm. $70 for a 2-person pod.  
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    Drive Change Car Caravan

    In a Lege session that’s witnessed a record-breaking number of anti-LGBTQIA bills targeting trans Texans, the Transgender Education Network of Texas is driving the message home with a car (and bikes) caravan around the Capitol and Governor’s Mansion. Check here for registration details.
    Thu., April 22, noon-2pm. Free (registration required).  
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    Earth Day Celebration

    Join Flow Yoga for rejuvenating and grounding yoga practice with Carolina Bolinger followed by a succulent planting class led by Shannon Donaldson, founder of Succulent Native. Yoga mats and planting tools are provided, and everyone takes home a succulent!
    Thu., April 22, 5-6:30pm. $25.  
    Flow Yoga, 2167 Anderson
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    Lights Out for Wildlife

    Several major migratory flyways pass through Texas. Every spring and fall, millions of birds pass through the state. Many birds fly at night, but can become disoriented by bright lights. Texans can help solve this problem by turning off non-essential lights late at night during the peak of migratory season.
    Through May 7, 11pm-6am  
    Statewide
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    May 1 Special Election Early Voting

    Cast your ballot anywhere you see a "Vote Here/Vote Aquí" sign. Read the latest on local races on our Elections Page; need help making up your mind? Check out our endorsements and get to the polls!
    Citywide
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    Tell #TXLege: Enough! Do Your Job! Stop Killing Texans!

    A coalition of nonprofits and advocacy orgs are gathering at the Capitol to protest the Texas Legislature's seemingly neverending attack on LGBTQIA rights, abortion rights, and voting rights among other issues.
    Thu., April 22, noon  
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    "Time No Longer" by Anri Sala

    The internationally renowned multimedia artist presents a new immersive sound and visual installation in the city’s former underground water reservoir.
    Fri., March 12-Sun., Dec. 12. $12/$8; free on Thursdays.  
    Buffalo Bayou Cistern, Houston
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    AISD Earth Week

    Austin ISD encourages students to celebrate Earth Day all week and share their activities on social media with the hashtag #AISDgreen. Their website has inspiration and an Earth Day Bingo card to print and complete throughout the week.
    April 19-23  
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    Austin Parks and Recreation Summer Camp Lottery Registration

    Applicants can register for a random lottery drawing for limited in-person camps. In-person camp costs $120 per week with $20 due upon acceptance of lottery spot.
    April 19-May 16  
    Online
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    BookSpring & the Nobelity Project Discussion

    A lively discussion with Christy and Turk Pipkin, founders of The Nobelity Project, a local nonprofit that bridges gaps in education. The Pipkins request that donations be made to BookSpring so that kids and families can build home libraries.
    Thu., April 22, 5-6pm. Free, but donations encouraged.  
    Virtual via Zoom
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    Brownie Neighborhood Park Community Meeting

    Share feedback with Austin's Parks and Recreation Department about the concept plan for the newly enlarged park.
    Thu., April 22, 5:30-7pm. Registration required.  
    Online
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    BSC Reopening Business Safely Global Forum

    Business is not as usual. This is a safe place to talk about business concerns, share ideas, and hear from weekly business expert guests.
    Thursdays, 12-1pm. Through Dec. 16. Free.  
    Online
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    BSC's Rebuilding Business Nationwide Online Forum

    With Business Success Center's weekly forum, create strategic alliances and learn from other business owners in order to relaunch and rebuild carefully and successfully.
    Thursdays, noon-1pm. Free.  
    Online
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    Camacho Activity Center Virtual Programs

    Visit the Camacho Activity Center virtually for bike tutorials, a Blunn Creek Nature Preserve hiking guide, and activity guides for homemade ice cream, nature bingo, leaf art, and more.
     
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    City of Austin "How to Help" Portal

    Looking for the right way to help your community during the pandemic? Or do you have a volunteer opportunity that you want to list? Visit the city's "How to Help" portal to make a match. The portal includes ways to help from home, donation drives, and active community engagement opportunities.
     
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    City Utility Payment Centers Temporary Closures

    In response to Stage 5 COVID-19 restrictions, the walk-in utility payment centers located at 8716 Research Blvd. #115 and 1901 W. William Cannon will temporarily close. Customers who pay their utility bill at these locations are urged to pay online, at authorized pay stations/drop boxes, or by mail.
    Effective: Mon., Dec. 28  
    Multiple locations
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    Club Latinitas

    Enrollment is open and ongoing for this free bilingual afterschool club for all girls age 9-14, which includes fun, educational activities with technology and media.
    Through May 21, 4-6pm  
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    Connect2Texas

    The Bullock Museum has an excellent selection of educational programming that can be incorporated into distance learning or experienced just for fun. There are recordings and worksheets on a range of topics as wide as Texas: blues music, extreme mammals, cattle drives, and more. Plus, check out the very cool interactive tools like the Texas history timeline and "Campfire Stories," an interactive version of Amarillo artist Robert T. Ritter's mosaic that leads you to discover the people who wrote the stories of Texas.
     
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    Donate Blood, Get Free Wings

    Winner winner, chicken dinner! We Are Blood partners with Pluckers Wing Bar to give all blood donors a voucher for a dine-in five-piece plate at all participating Pluckers in Austin, Round Rock & Cedar Park (while supplies last, dine-in only). Appointments required; call or schedule online.
    Through April 25  
    We Are Blood donor centers and mobile drives
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    Drive-Through Vaccine Clinic Volunteers

    If you're interested in volunteering at Travis County's drive-through vaccine clinic at COTA, sign up here.
    Clinic open: Fridays-Sundays  
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    Earth Day at Pinballz

    Play green and enjoy the solar-powered game floor at the original Pinballz Arcade.
    Thu., April 22  
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    Earth Day Extravaganza

    Join Girlstart for hands-on planet-saving fun! Explore the STEM behind renewable energy, ecological restoration, and more with environmental activities you can do at home, including a pinwheel to discover the power of wind energy, upcycling an old T-shirt, and more.
    Thu., April 22  
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    Eastside Neighborhood Cleanup

    Kammok is celebrating Earth Day with a socially distant trash cleanup. Meet at the shop, and they'll provide trash bags, gloves, and maps; bring your own trash grabber. A team member will guide you through a route of the Eastside route.
    Thu., April 22, 5pm  
    Kammok Gear Shop, 1401 E. Seventh
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    Esquina Tango Outdoor Classes

    Esquina Tango has a full calendar of socially distanced, donation-based outdoor classes like samba, salsa aerobics, and of course, tango. Check out the full calendar online.
    Ongoing  
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    FOTO//HOUSE Music Industry Night

    FOTO//HOUSE invites music industry professionals to mix and mingle and enjoy live music and libations while touring the new studio, now taking bookings for photo and video shoots, podcasts, and more. RSVP via email.
    Thu., April 22, 5-8pm  
    1701 Guadalupe
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    Home Composting Class

    Learn how to keep food waste out of the landfill.
    Thu., April 22, 6-7pm. Free (registration required).  
    Online
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    It’s Strawberry Time

    The berries are ripe for the picking! Check the website for the latest updates. Enjoy additional farm activities on weekends; closed Wednesdays.
    Through May. Mon.-Tue., 8:30am-5:30pm, Thu.-Sat., 8:30am-5:30pm, Sun., 1-5pm  
    Sweet Berry Farm, Burnet
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    La Mujer 2021

    Emma S. Barrientos Mexican American Cultural Center presents a multidisciplinary festival inspired by Sor Juana Ines de la Cruz, who is considered the first feminist of the Americas.
    April 21-24  
    Virtual
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    La Mujer: A Celebration of Womxn

    The Emma S. Barrientos Mexican American Cultural Center 10th annual celebration of Latinx womxn in the arts is a multi-disciplinary digital festival spanning several days. The lineup includes Grammy nominee Gina Chavez, a Cine Las America film screening, panel discussions, and more. See here for a complete schedule.
    Wed.-Sat., April 21-24, 7pm. Free.  
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    Lumber Society: Tree Identification

    Learn how to identify Central Texas trees and hear about their many benefits, from tools and food to medicine and art.
    Thu., April 22, 7pm. $20.  
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    Modern Times Speaker Series: Texas Anthems

    Dr. Don Carleton, founding director of UT-Austin’s Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, will discuss “The Yellow Rose” (1850s) and “The Eyes” (1903), including the origins and history of both songs, their close association with Texas, and the fictions linked to both.
    Thu., April 22, 6-8pm  
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    On the Fence About Prop B?

    Join Austin Justice Coalition for an open discussion about homelessness and Proposition B, the measure about reinstating the city's camping ban that's on the May 1 ballot.
    Thu., April 22, 6:30pm  
    Online
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    Oyster Season

    It was a brave soul who ate the first oyster, and now the bivalve mollusks are on the dinner table. This is the time to get the freshest oysters as fishermen come into the Rockport/Fulton Harbor around 4-5pm. The annual Fulton Oyster Festival has been canceled for this year, but there are still plenty of oysters available at local markets and restaurants.
    Through April 30  
    Rockport/Fulton
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    Pioneer Farms Skills Classes

    Have you wanted to learn blacksmithing, crochet, leatherwork, sewing, candlemaking, or cheesemaking? 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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    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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    RENT: Relief of Emergency Needs for Tenants

    The RENT Assistance Program application portal is now open, and provides $25 million of direct support for income-eligible Austin renters who are financially impacted by COVID-19. Get all the eligibility details and apply online, or call 512/488-1397.
     
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    SOLD OUT: Nature Never Wastes Workshop

    This virtual art workshop creates a fun new use for those plastic grocery bags! Join artist Calder Kamin as she teaches how to crochet plastic into art objects for an engaging Earth Day celebration. All you need besides bags is a pair of scissors and crochet needles.
    Thu., April 22, 4pm  
    Virtual
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    Take a (Virtual) Day Trip Around the World

    Learn something new, visit museums around the world, and explore the hidden mysteries of life at the website with enough cool stuff to outlast any pandemic.
    Any day, anytime  
    Online
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    Special Screenings

    The Office Murder Mystery Parody

    It's the last week to catch Paramount's The Office-themed interactive, immersive show. Starting at the State Theatre, participants will walk short distances to find clues to solve the mystery of the Scranton Strangler.
    Through April 25  
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    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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    TPA Kitchen

    Nonprofit Touring Professionals Alliance Kitchen has partnered with C3 Presents and Musically Fed to provide meals to music professionals impacted by the pandemic. Those in need can register online for meals from local faves Loro, Franklin Barbecue, or Emmer & Rye.
    April 20-22 & 27-28  
    Various locations
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    Vino Vinyasa x Prestige Picnics

    Prestige Picnics and Vino Vinyasa teamed up to present a wine-themed yoga class and a wine tasting with charcuterie and cheese boxes, all in the fantastical, artistic setting of Sekrit Theater.
    Thu., April 22, 6:30pm. $60.  
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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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    Virtual Storytime

    Join the Bullock Museum to read Say Something, an empowering picture book that explores the ways a single voice can make a difference, then participate in a corresponding activity inspired by the museum's exhibit "Not Alone: Working Together in the Fight Against Human Trafficking."
    Thu., April 22, 10am  
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    Virtual Volunteer Week Trash Pickup

    Austin Parks Foundation encourages Austinites to show the Earth some love by spending an hour picking up trash in their local park or greenspace, and downloading the iNaturalist app to identify native and invasive plant species.
    April 19-23  
    Citywide
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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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    Yoga for Earth Day

    Restore your soul with an outdoor yoga class. Proceeds go to nonprofit TreeFolks, whose volunteers have planted more than 2.8 million trees in Central Texas.
    Thu., April 22, 6pm. By donation.  
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    Yoga on the Farm

    Join for a vinyasa flow to calm and ground you this Earth Day, then stay to explore the beautiful property and shop the farm's delicious produce and local goods.: Half of ticket sales will go to support Boggy Creek Farm, and mats, water, Moontower Matcha, and Supergoop sunscreen will be provided.
    Thu., April 22, 11am  
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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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    YWCA Warmline

    Call the YWCA of Greater Austin's "Warmline" to get support amidst the isolation of COVID-19.
    Mon.-Thu., 9am-8pm; Fri., 9am-5pm; Sat., noon-4pm  
    Via phone: 512/548-9922
Ongoing
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    Austin FC Season Membership Deposits

    Austin's Major League Soccer team, Austin FC, is officially taking deposits for 2021 season memberships. Your deposit will reserve your spot in line, which means the earlier you purchase your membership, the earlier you're eligible to select your seats for the season.
    Ongoing. $50.  
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    Austin Transit Partnership Advisory Committees Applications

    Applications are now open to join the following committees: Engineering, Architecture, and Construction;: Finance and Risk; and Planning, Sustainability, Equity, and DBE Advisory. The governing body of the agency created to build out Project Connect, ATP will oversee funding, designing, and implementing the $7.1 billion mass transit overhaul.
    Online

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