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    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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    Community Night Spotlight: LGBTQ Family Pride

    Everything's coming up rainbows at the Thinkery's Pride party for all LGBTQ families – literally. There will be cooking stations for rainbow kabobs, rainbow flags for the mini parade, and rainbow-adorned queens reading bedtime stories. Plus free ice cream from that gay-owned ice cream shop, Lick.
    Wed., Aug. 8, 4-8pm. $1, first come first served.  
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    Jump on It Summer Music Festival

    This summer series features two stages of live music and a game zone for family-friendly fun, plus an adult zone (hint: That's where the booze is at). For more, see "Playback," June 15.
    Wednesdays, June 20-Aug. 18 (except July 4). Free before 6:30pm; $5-10 after.  
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    Portraits of Pride

    It wouldn't be Pride week if we didn't take a moment to honor, remember, and thank Marsha P. Johnson, who – among other claims to fame – help set off the gay liberation movement. Join BossBabes, Unbounded Agency, and Space 24 Twenty for a night to remember those who helped pave the way with polaroids, cocktails, and queers.
    Wed., Aug. 8, 7-9pm. Free with RSVP.  
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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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    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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    Juneteenth: A Celebration of Freedom

    The Carver is the first museum in the nation to feature a permanent exhibit honoring Juneteenth. Up all year round, the museum's core exhibit is dedicated to the history and evolution of Juneteenth, told through a combination of visual and interactive activities.
    Mon.-Fri., 10am-4pm. Free.
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    Splash Days 2018

    Austin's annual summer send-off with nonstop gay parties to get you wet, wild, and feeling good. New this year: all events are free, but donations for beneficiaries (Kind Clinic, Out Youth, AIDS Services of Austin) will be accepted and those that throw some extra money down will be awarded with cheaper drinks and yummy food deals.
    Fri.-Mon., Aug. 31-Sept. 3. Free, donations accepted.  

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