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  • Open Enrollment for 2019 Marketplace Coverage

    Open Enrollment ends Dec. 15 - don't delay. There are new rates and plans, and financial assistance is available. This is the ONLY time of year most people can enroll or make changes to their health plan. Call 2-1-1 to find free, in-person enrollment assistance near you.
    Nov. 1-Dec. 15
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    Round Rock Express

    Monday's game (June 25) has a Stranger Things theme. During Fitness in the Park (June 26) game-goers are encouraged to walk 10 laps around the ballpark, starting at 6pm. Wednesday (June 27) is Superhero Night. And they'll have fireworks after the game on July 3 in celebration of Independence Day.
    Vs. Omaha: Mon.-Thu., June 25-28. Vs. Colorado Springs: Fri.-Tue., June 29-July 3. $7-16.  
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      Celebrate Pride With a Pride Punch Cocktail

      Chameleon Companies – the hospitality firm behind Wu Chow, Swift's Attic, and Guild – have concocted a cocktail to celebrate Pride Month. All Pride Punch proceeds will be donated to the Trevor Project – the 24/7 suicide hotline for queer youth. (Wu Chow: lunch M-F, Sunday brunch, and nightly dinners. Guild: nightly dinners, no service Sunday. Swift's Attic: lunch M-F, Sunday brunch, nightly dinners.)
      Daily, through July 1. $10.
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      Advocates Rally for Paid Sick Days

      Advocates supporting Austin Paid Sick Days Ordinance will rally outside the court house before the lawsuit against Austin’s paid sick days ordinance is heard at 9am. See our coverage for more.
      Mon., June 25, 8:30am
      Front Steps of Travis County Courthouse, 1000 Guadalupe St.
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      Austin 60 Strong Calendar Contest

      Do you know someone who is still rockin' it at or after 60? Connected Senior Care Advantage is searching for a dozen inspirational adults ages 60-69 that are "healthy in mind and body and are contributing to Austin in some way." The winners will be selected by a panel of celebrity judges and included in a calendar photo shoot.
      Through Aug. 15  
      Austin
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      Austin Parks Foundation + Geeks Who Drink

      Trivia night with prizes from Austin Parks Foundation.
      Mon., June 25, 8-11pm. $5.  
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      Out of Town

      “Titanic: The Artifact Exhibit”

      Seventy years after the luxury liner sank in the Atlantic more than 150 items from the wreck were brought up from the ocean floor and brought together for this fascinating show. Timed tickets are required.
      June 2-Jan. 5
      Mayborn Museum, Waco
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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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      City Council to Hear Public Input on 2018 Bond Language

      During Thursday's Council meeting (Item 27), the dais will accept feedback from residents on the bond package facing voters this November. Those interested must complete an electronic registration form in person at the kiosks located in the City Hall lobby, registration opens Monday, June 25, through Thursday morning.
      Register by Thursday, June 28, 10am  
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      Community Showcase Day

      This is a showcase for Impact Hub's Workforce Development Accelerator program, in which nine teams have spent three months creating solutions to Austin's workforce challenges. Here's your chance to see what they came up with.
      Mon., June 25, 6-8:30pm. Free.  
      Impact Hub, 411 W. Monroe
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      District 9 Drinks with Danielle

      Meet the D9 City Council candidate and learn about why she's challenging Mayor Pro Tem Kathie Tovo. For more on the 2018 City Council race see the News Team's coverage.
      Mon., June 25, 6-7:30pm  
      412 Crockett St.
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      Drink for the Water

      15% of food and drink sales goes to the Gazelle Foundation, an org building clean water projects in Africa and educating Central Texas youth.
      Mon., June 25, 6-11pm. Free.  
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      Fostering Makers in Your Space

      Get back to basics, and try being a kid again. This workshop is for educators to develop maker education and play-based techniques for their classrooms through hands-on activities.
      Mon., June 25, 9am-3pm. $25.  
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      Gay Barre

      ToddPilates is celebrating Pride Month with Gay Barre! Doug leads a total body workout to yer fave gay hits.
      Mon. 6am, 5pm; Tue. 7am, 6pm; Thu. 7am, 6pm; Fri. 6am, 11am. $10.  
      ToddPilates & Barre, 4032 S. Lamar Blvd #700
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      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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      Kids

      If Wishes Were Fishes

      Pollyanna Theatre, a resident company of the Long Center for the Performing Arts, presents this new play, written by award-winning playwright Holly Hepp-Galvan. Best suited for ages 4-9.
      June 22-July 1. Fri., 11:30am; Sat.-Sun., 2pm; Mon., 9:30 & 11:30am. $3-13.50.  
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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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      Let’s Talk: Starting The Mental Health Conversation With Teens

      Join NAMI Austin for their June Mind Matters event in which they will share tools and practices for parents and caregivers to approach teens on issues of mental health.
      Mon., June 25, 6:30-8pm. Free.  
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      Mean Movie Monday

      Every Monday night the West Fifth bar will screen a film on the patio. Bonus: drink specials.
      Mondays, 8pm. Free.  
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      MLS2ATX Asks for Community Support

      Pro soccer stadium and Precourt Sports Ventures supporters are seeking letters from community members urging City Council to vote in support of allowing PSV "to build a privately funded stadium and soccer park at McKalla Place​ and bring Austin’s first ​major league ​professional sports team" to town. If you support, sign online.
      Support accepted thru June 28  
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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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      PFLAG Monthly Meeting: Georgetown

      Need a place to be? PFLAG's monthly meetings invite everyone from teens to senior citizens to join the discussion, or just listen and snack. As always, they like to keep things confidential.
      Every fourth Monday. Free.
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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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      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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      She Talks: Tearing Down Tokenism

      She Talks is an ongoing discussion-based personal and professional development series. This time, experts and community members will discuss as well as identify solutions for the lack of representation for women of color. All genders are welcome.
      Mon., June 25, 7-9pm. $5.  
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      Arts & Culture

      Submissions for 2018 Gender Unbound Art Fest Open

      Gender Unbound (returning for year three on Sept. 29-30) is looking for trans and intersex artists looking to share their work at this year's festival. Artists from across the globe are encouraged to submit (they offer some travel assistance too)! Details under submission. See our coverage of the fest here.
      Submissions due Fri., July 6  
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      Summer Lunch Program

      Central Health Enterprise and the Central Texas Food Bank will provide Travis County low-income families a healthy, free lunch every weekday for 11 weeks, beginning June 4. A weekend take-home food bag will be available on Fridays.
      June 4-Aug. 24. Mon.-Fri., 11am-1pm
      Central Health Southeast Health & Wellness Center, 2901 Montopolis
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      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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      Tyler's Dam That Cancer

      This active fundraiser benefits Flatwater Foundation, a local nonprofit providing mental health services for cancer patients and their families. Participants travel a 21-mile course from Mansfield Dam on Lake Austin to Tom Miller Dam (Hula Hut) on stand-up paddleboards.
      Mon., June 25, 6-8pm  
      LCRA Lawn (adjacent to Hula Hut), 3701 Lake Austin Blvd
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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  
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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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