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    2019 Budget Talks with Council Member Jimmy Flannigan

    CM Flannigan will be speaking with District 6 residents about 2019 budget options.
    Mon., May 21, 6:30-8pm  
    Spicewood Springs Library, 8637 Spicewood Springs Rd.
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    Apply Now: Queer Youth Media Project

    Calling all queer youth – aGLIFF and Austin School of Film are taking applications for two Queer Youth Media Projects this summer! Documentary Filmmaking: June 11 - 15; Narrative Filmmaking June 18 - 22. Students will delve into all aspects of filmmaking from creative to technical. Final projects will screen in September at aGLIFF's film fest. And is absolutely free! For all queer and allied youth!
    Applications due Fri., May 25, 2018. Free.  
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    Austin Pond Society Meeting

    Brief monthly meeting for APS, followed by a presentation by Gary Coffman of the Austin Fish & Pond Store.
    Mon., May 21, 6:30-9pm. Free.
    Austin Aqua Dome, 1604 Fortview
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    Bikin' Betties Social Ride

    Social Cycling Austin presents Bikin' Betties, a weekly, beginner-friendly, all-ladies bike ride that ends with drink specials and fun activities (karaoke, mini-golf, outdoor movies, etc.) Along the way, bond with other two-wheelin' ladies. Join the Facebook group for ride details.
    Mondays, 8pm
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    EMDR Training Oppurtunity for Therapists

    The City is offering therapists free Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing training in exchange for working with sexual assault survivors through APD Victims Services. EMDR focuses on the disturbing emotions and symptoms that result from traumatic events and helps the brain organically move toward natural healing and positive mental health. As DNA backlogs are being addressed the need for more EMDR therapists is needed.
    Apply by May 31  
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    Sports

    Fitness Series at Republic Square

    Yoga on Mondays. Rowing and circuit training on Tuesdays. Barre class on Wednesdays. Endurance training on Thursdays. Child-friendly activities will be provided each night, and all classes are free.
    May 7-31. Mon.-Thu., 6:30pm. Free.
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    Flatwater Foundation Fundraising Events

    For one month leading up to Tyler's Dam That Cancer, FF's annual paddleboarding fundraiser, you can help support the cause in other ways. Attend a happy hour at YETI on May 17, or get a new hairstyle at Benjamin Beau May 20 or June 17. Blenders & Bowls Give Back Days are May 20 and June 17. (See the Facebook page for more info.)
    May 17-June 17  
    Various locations
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    Give your feedback on the Capital Area MPO's Regional Arterials Plan

    CAMPO is developing a Regional Arterials Plan and they're looking for residents' feedback via an online survey.
    Through Thu., May 31  
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    Sports

    Gixo Run Club

    This is a weekly run/walk for all skill levels, starting and ending at Austin Java. Each mile is celebrated for motivation. Sponsored by Gixo, a new fitness app.
    Mondays, 5:45-6:45pm. Through June 25
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    Nightlife & Parties

    Karaoke on the Catwalk

    Sing, baby, sing. With host Stephanie Rey Marshall.
    Mondays, 10pm-2am. Through Sept. 3. Free ($5 18-20).
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    Nightlife & Parties

    Musical Mondays with Mike Horton

    Enjoy all the best of Broadway (and Hollywood, and who knows – maybe even some Buffy musical hits).
    Mondays, 9pm
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    Out of Town

    Neighborhood Fishing

    The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department is stocking 17 locations in 16 cities, including Austin, with channel catfish throughout the summer.
    Through November. Free with fishing license.
    Various locations
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    Partners in Parenting

    Support group for new moms with babies 0 to 4 months. To register call 512/829-1704 or email register@pipaustin.org.
    April 9-June 11. Mondays, 10am-noon.. Free.
    Southeast Health & Wellness Center 2901 Montopolis Dr
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    Pilates in the Park

    Dancers Shape is offering a one-hour fitness class combining traditional elements of pilates, yoga, and barre into a quick-paced flow on the mat. Meet under the pavilion.
    Mondays, April 30-May 21, 9:30am. Free.
    Bee Caves Central Park, 13742 Bee Cave Pkwy
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    Plant/Flower Show Call for Entries

    The Garden Club of Austin will be celebrating their 61st annual Plant/Flower Show & Sale on June 2 & 3. The pubic is invited to participate (for free); all plant and/or flower entries must be submitted by Saturday, June 2.
    Ongoing. Free.
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    Queerbomb Planning Meeting

    Austin's alt-DIY-non-corporate pride is just two weeks away and the glitter is heating up! If you've ever wanted to get involved – now's your chance! Drop in and find out how you can help!
    Mon., May 21, 7-9pm
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    Queerdalini: A Queer Yoga Experience

    A sweet and queer Kundalini-centric yoga class led by Gigi Grinstad and Haley Love. Designed for all genders, sizes, and levels.
    Mondays, 7:30-9pm. $10-15.  
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    Nightlife & Parties

    Quenched

    Quench your thirst with DJ Jungle Party and surprise cash prize contests at midnight. Catch updates on the gram at @stonewallsmtx.
    Mondays and Thursdays, 10pm. Free ($5 18-20).
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    Out of Town

    See a Sea Turtle?

    Sea turtle nesting season on the Texas coast has officially begun. If you see a sea turtle heading for the dunes, a nest, or even the distinctive tracks, call the hotline so a trained volunteer can protect the site.
    April-Sept
    Texas Gulf Coast
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    Kids

    Summer Folklorico Dance Workshop

    Ballet East Dance Company offers free classes with instructor Miguel Marroquin, for ages 10 and older, beginning in June. See website for details.
    Free.
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    Sports

    Topgolf Tour

    The third annual Topgolf Tour is coming to Austin on Sept. 23. Play for a chance to win $50,000 and a ticket to the championship in Las Vegas. New this year is a military division, open to active duty and veteran members of the U.S. Armed Forces.
    Through Sept. 20. $85 individual; $170 team.  
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    Travel & Culture Series: France

    Allow featured speaker Leslie Archambault to introduce you to the beauty of France and the French culture. Wine and culturally specific hors d’oeuvres will be served. Call to RSVP.
    Mon., May 21, 1:30-2:30pm. Free.
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    Arts & Culture

    We'll Just Rock for Ourselves: Selections from the Lisa Davis Photograph Archive

    Lisa Davis captured history. Her photography, memorializing Austin's lesbian and queer music scene of the Nineties, is on exhibit at the Austin History Center. Don't miss this moment. Read our review on the show.
    Through July 22  
Ongoing
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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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    Austin Pride 2018

    The city's flagship Pride celebration starts off with the fest at Fiesta Gardens then flows into neon nighttime parade rolling from the Capitol all the way down Congress to 4th Street. Peeping the parade is free, but you gotta pay to enter the fest for its multitude of entertainers. Snag yours now.
    Sat., Aug. 11. $15-125.  
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    Yoga

    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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    Queerbomb 2018

    The date's been announced and the planning is in full swing. Austin's alt-Pride celebration and march returns to town to rain glitter and queer pride all over Downtown.
    Sat., June 2, 6pm-1am  

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