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    Austin Black Pride

    Back for year three! ABP is an extended weekend created to celebrate the talents, culture, and interests of Austin's Black LGBTQ communities. From parties to art shows, brunch crawls and yoga, Austin Black Pride is not to be missed!
    Tue., June 5 Sun., June 10  
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    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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    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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    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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    Host a Creek Cleanup

    Is the creek you love filled with beer cans and six-pack rings? All you have to do is gather some friends to clean it up, and Keep Austin Beautiful and Watershed Protection and Development Review will give you all the guidance and materials you need.
    Free.
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    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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    Volunteers Needed for the 25th Annual SOTX Winter Games

    This year's Special Olympics Texas is Feb. 2-4, and they need your help to make it great. Volunteers needed to assist with various duties at all competition events, the Athlete Village, and medics (physicians, nurses, and EMTs needed). Sign up online; email with questions.
    Jan. 16-Feb. 2  

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