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  • The Longest Day

    The Longest Day is the day with the most light — the summer solstice. On June 21, thousands of participants from across the world come together to fight the darkness of Alzheimer's through an activity of their choice. Together, they use their creativity and passion to raise funds and awareness for the care, support and research efforts of the Alzheimer’s Association.
    Tues. June 21, 2022  
    Austin, Texas
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    Abortion Rights Rally

    Protesters will bookend the day with rallies to show that normal operations can't go on while basic rights are being taken away.
    Thu., June 30, 7:30-9am, 4:30-6pm  
    Federal Courthouse, 501 W. Fifth
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    Round Rock Express

    Vs. Las Vegas. Bring canned goods for free admission on Tuesday, and Thursday it's dog-friendly for Pints & Pups.
    Tue.-Thu., June 28-30, 7:05pm  
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    Alzheimer's & Brain Awareness Month

    Join the Alzheimer's Association in going purple and raising awareness this June. Find out how to donate and get involved online.
    Through June 30  
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    Austin FC Watch Party

    Watch the Verde take on Charlotte FC with the supporters' group Austin Anthem.
    Thu., June 30, 6pm  
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    Austin FC Watch Party

    Grab some giveaways and chow down on wings and fried mac & cheese as you watch the Verde take on Charlotte on the road.
    Thu., June 30, 6-9pm. Free.  
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    Austin Forum Book Discussion

    Join Austin Forum for a discussion of cyberweapons and the NY Times bestseller by Nicole Perlroth, This Is How They Tell Me the World Ends, hosted by South by Southwest CPO Hugh Forrest, who'll also share insights on how to apply for SXSW 2023.
    Thu., June 30, 7pm. Free, but RSVP.  
    Online via Zoom
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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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    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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    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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    Evening for Educators: Reflections

    A free event connecting teachers to classroom resources, teaching strategies, and local community organizations.
    Thu., June 30, 5-8pm. Free.  
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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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    Make New Robot Friends

    Kids can get a taste of Girl Scouts programming before making a commitment at this fun workshop for grades pre-K to third.
    Thu., June 30, 11am  
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    Mixology Masterclass Presented by Fareground & Patrón

    A fully hands-on interactive cocktail masterclass in a private bar setting at award-winning Ellis at Fareground.
    Thu., June 30, 6:30pm. $95.  
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    Nature Nights: Mud, Water & Caves

    A family-friendly exploration to find out what rocks can teach us and how water flows underground. Tour a cave, hike with experts, create kids' nature crafts, and more.
    Thu., June 30, 6-9pm  
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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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    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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    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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    SOLD OUT: Lumber Society Intro to Soapmaking

    A workshop teaching how to make hot-process soap scented with essential oils, perfect for gifts or personal use.
    Thu., June 30, 7-9pm. $20.  
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    Swim Session No. 1 W/ Y2K

    Vibe alongside women and LGBTQ+ DJs while taking a dip in the pool and perusing a nighttime art market on the last Thursday of every month. Swim Session No. 1 will feature Austin's own performance artist/DJ/Cyber Queen Y2K.
    Last Thursday of every month, 7-10pm. $10 donation.
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    TechTalk: Are NFTs Still the Next Big Thing?

    Join the Austin Chamber for networking and a discussion about non-fungible tokens with tech experts Tiana Laurence (Blockchain for Dummies and NFTs for Dummies) and Whurley (founder of Strangeworks) engaging with SXSW CPO Hugh Forrest.
    Thu., June 30, 4pm. $10-20.  
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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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    TreeFolks Pride Shirt Design Contest

    Nonprofit TreeFolks will be participating in the Pride Parade for the first time this year, and is seeking submissions for a T-shirt logo to showcase. Get all the deets and submit your design online.
    Deadline: June 30  
    Submit online
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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 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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    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 "Giving Double" Campaign

    We Are Blood is rewarding blood and platelet donors with a special opportunity to double the good of a donation. With each visit, donors can choose to donate $5 to either Central Texas Food Bank or Austin Humane Society, and We Are Blood will send all the proceeds to the orgs in July. Schedule an appointment online or call 512/206-1266.
    Through June 30  
    We Are Blood donor centers and mobile drives
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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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    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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