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  • 8th Annual Austin Original Benefits Concert

    Wild Child will bring their blend of indie-pop and infectious melodies to this year's 8th Annual Austin Original Benefit Concert! It's all for a good cause with proceeds benefiting children's mental health at Austin Child Guidance Center.
    Sat. Aug. 24, 8:30pm  
    ACL Live at the Moody Theater
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    43rd Annual Hispanic Business Convention of Texas

    Join the Texas Association of Mexican American Chambers of Commerce (TAMACC) for three days of networking, speakers, workshops, receptions, and awards.
    Sept. 6-9  
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    Apply for PARK(ing) Day

    Join the annual Park(ing) Day celebration – where folks transform parkings space into temporary "parklets" to promotes public conversation on the need for public, open spaces in urban areas. Applications to make your own mini park are due Sept. 17. Email for additional information.
    Apply by Sept. 17. Free.  
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    Austin Bold FC

    The city's newly minted United Soccer League team will be hosting games at COTA starting in March 2019. Season passes are now available.
    $189 for 20-game season pass.  
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    Austin Code: Boat Dock Registration Program

    Boat dock owners are now required to properly address and register their dock with the city. Now through Sept. 30, owners can take advantage of the current grace period as there's no cost to register at this time.
    Through Sun., Sept. 30  
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    Ayomi Yoshida Exhibition

    The Japanese artist makes her Texas debut with a large-scale multimedia exhibition that evokes a pool with flowers falling into it that complements the center’s water garden.
    Tue.-Sun., through Jan. 13. Free.
    Asia Society Texas Center, Houston
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    “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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    El Buen Samaritano Mobile Food Pantry

    A mobile food pantry providing emergency food assistance to families with financial limitations. Fresh produce, cooking help, and nutrition education available. No appointment is necessary.
    First and third Thursdays, 9am-noon.
    Del Valle Community Center, 3518 FM 973, Del Valle
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    Empress Tarot

    Empress Tarot provides intuitive readings and spiritual guidance every Thursday night at the Butterfly Bar.
    Thursdays, 8-10pm. $15-35.
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    Kids

    Fairytale Threads Children's Consignment Event

    Fairytale Threads is a children's consignment event, held several times throughout the year, designed to turn clutter into cash and give local families the opportunity to shop new and gently loved items for great prices.
    Thu.-Sat., Sept. 6-8. Free.
    Austin Sports Center – Cedar Park, 1420 Toro Grande Blvd., Cedar Park
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    First Thursday

    Music, food, and shopping.
    Free.
    South Congress
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    FY 19 Community Initiatives Application Workshop

    Learn how to complete the online application for artists, unincorporated art groups, and arts nonprofits interested in applying for Community Initiatives Program funding.
    Thu., Sept. 6, noon. Free.  
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    Geeks Who Drink

    Pub quizzes, beers, and bears – oh my!
    Thursdays, 8-10pm
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    Growing a Stronger Workforce

    A conversation on Workforce Development over drinks and snacks. Civil Engineer and Commissioner for District 9 Danielle Skidmore will moderate the discussion with Skillpoint Alliance Director of Programs Aaron Hill and Managing Director at Impact Hub Austin Ashley Phillips.
    Thu., Sept. 6, 5-7pm. Free.  
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    Health & Wellness Lecture Series

    This monthly series at the Downtown library focuses on a different theme each session: from nutrition to chronic pain to cedar fever. The featured speaker at each is Chris Goddin, an acupuncturist and integrative medicine specialist.
    First Thursdays, 7pm. Free.
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    Nightlife & Parties

    Lizzy Caroloke at Radio

    Some people just gotta sing. Join Lizzy, down south, for her one of a kind Caroloke and queer shebang.
    First Thursdays, 8-11:30pm  
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    Melanin Book Club

    Join Austin Black Pride for their latest endeavor: a monthly book club meeting on first Thursdays. And they're starting things off with Daniel Black's Perfect Peace. Come with the book and get ready to read!
    Thu., Sept. 6, 7:30-9pm. Free.  
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    Morning Walk Austin

    Meet at Jo's for a cuppa coffee, then take a stroll through Downtown Austin with an ATX tour guide.
    Ongoing. Wed.-Sat., 10-11:30am. $10-20.
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    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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    New Gay Softball Team Recruiting

    A group of LGBTQ players from Softball Austin are startin' up a new team to complete in the D Division this fall and they're looking for ballers and batters now! Practices will begin the first Sunday in August. No skill required. If you have never played, there is a place for you in the team. D team will play two games every Sunday for six to eight weeks. Email to sign up or ask questions.
    Recruiting through Sept. 6. $40 membership fee.
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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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    Snack Drive for Becker Elementary

    Austinites are invited to donate nonperishable healthy snacks at Lick’s Lamar Union Scoop Shop. All treats will be donated to Becker's food pantry – started by parents in 2016 to provide snacks for kids in need. Preferred snacks include fig bars, popcorn, pretzels, applesauce, fruit squeezes, granola bars, rice snacks, and Cheerios.
    Donations accepted Aug. 31-Sept. 6
    Lick Honest Ice Creams, 1100 S. Lamar #1135
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    Taking it to the Streets: A Visual History of Protest and Demonstration in Austin

    The Austin History Center's latest exhibit spotlights local efforts to create social change over the decades, including the Civil Rights and Women's Liberation movements. Residents are invited to upload personal photos of recent marches and rallies for inclusion.
    Through Oct. 28. Free.  
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    Nightlife & Parties

    The Residency ft. DJ GirlFriend + Lauren Dickens

    Bossbabes hosts one helluva dance party to close out the season. Sounds by GirlFriend, visuals by Lauren Dickens.
    Thu., Sept. 6, 6-9pm. Free.  
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    The Rewind

    Old-school, vinyl turntable mix show fundraising event every Thursday night on the Terrace 59 Rooftop.
    Through Dec. 27. Thursdays, 10pm. Free.
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    Thursday Night Social Ride

    Kinda like Critical Mass without all the pretension. Relax, ride around town, chat it up with cycle-lovers like yourself, and overrun a park or a local hangout or two or three.
    Thursdays, 7pm
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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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    UT Volleyball

    Vs. Texas State: Thu., Sept. 6, 7pm. Vs. Kentucky: Fri., Sept. 7, 8pm  
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    Write the Rules Summer Series

    Give your input to the Austin Center for Events as it develops the special events ordinance administrative rules. Find them in Room 1029.
    Thu., Sept. 6, 2-4pm  
Ongoing
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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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    Arts & Culture

    Gender Unbound Fest 2018

    The multidisciplinary arts festival, spotlighting works by trans and intersex creators, returns for year three, and this time it's double the fun, double the days! For more on this year's fest, see our most recent coverage.
    Sat.-Sun., Sept., 29-30
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    RuPaul's Drag Race Presents: Werq the World

    RuPaul's right hand Michelle Visage brings some of Drag Race's best queens to shantay all over Austin's main stage. Queens include season 10 faves Aquaria, Kameron Michael's, Eureka O'Hara, and Asia O'Hara along with all-time all stars bob the Drag Queen, Kim Chi, and Violet Chachki. Gentlequeers, start those engines.
    Thu., Oct. 11, 9pm. $39-150.  

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