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  • Pinballz Lake Creek Grand Reopening

    Pinballz is celebrating the grand reopening of their Lake Creek location to celebrate their massive expansion! New features are the world's first four-person VR arena, North Austin’s largest LED laser tag arena, go karts, bumper cars, and so much more! There will be hourly game card giveaways and numerous competitions throughout the day!
    Sat. Apr. 27, 11am-7pm  
    Pinballz Arcade Lake Creek
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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 City Council Work Session

    See agenda for details.
    Tue., Oct. 30, 9am  
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    Austin Naked Yoga for Gay Men

    A hatha meeting flow yoga class for all levels. Despite the name, all are welcome. For a longer reader see our coverage.
    Saturdays, 10:30-11:45am and Tuesdays, 8-9:15pm. Through Nov. 21. $10 and up.
    ToddPilates & Barre, 9029 Research #200
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    Theatre

    Austin Séance: Halloween Series

    A. Lucio and J. Dyer bring the séance experience to skeptics and believers alike, with each sitting held in the intimate Pony Shed located in the Vortex courtyard.
    Oct. 25-31. Thu.-Mon., 7 & 9pm; Mon.-Tue., 9pm. $16.
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    Out of Town

    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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    Barton Springs Bathhouse Community Meeting

    Austin Parks and Rec. wants your feedback on the upcoming remodel of the Barton Springs Bathhouse.
    Tue., Oct. 30, 3-6:30pm. Free.  
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    Bethany Lutheran Pumpkin Patch

    Tis the season to take a stroll through the pumpkin patch. Leave time to explore the photo ops, storytelling sessions, and activity stations.
    Daily, Oct. 12-31. Free.
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    Brawl-O-Ween

    Treat yourself this Halloween and take this special-edition 75-minute Brawl class: Cardio kickboxing drills, a longer form kickboxing sequence, and full body strength training will leave you fearless! Costumes encouraged with prizes for best dressed and treats for all post class.
    Tue., Oct. 30, 6:30pm. $10-25.  
    The Barre Code Austin, 400 Nueces
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    Celebration for the Fine Arts Library

    Join the University of Texas Libraries in celebration of the recently renovated fifth floor of the Fine Arts Library. Expect remarks from the provost and vice provost, as well as light refreshments.
    Tue., Oct. 30, 3-5pm. Free.  
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    Civic Events

    Checkpoint Nation

    Texas Observer reporter Melissa del Bosque will discuss her article "Checkpoint Nation," which examines the brutalities committed by Customs and Border Protection agents in the 100-mile border zone. Del Bosque will be joined by Harper’s associate editor Rachel Poser and border writer Michelle García.
    Tue., Oct. 30, 6:30-10pm. Free.  
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    City Office Closures

    Commercial plan reviews, residential plan reviews, and building inspections will not be performed from Monday through Wednesday, due to mandatory training.
    Mon.-Wed., Oct. 29-31  
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    Nightlife & Parties

    Drag Class All-Stars

    School is back in session and headmistress Sabel Scities is leading an all-star class of queens.
    Tuesdays, 9-11pm. Free.  
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    Early Voting

    Cast your ballot for the 2018 midterm elections early! Sites throughout the City and County will open polling places for early voting. Need help deciding who to vote for and learning the issues? Check out austinchronicle.com/elections for our ongoing coverage.
    Mon., Oct. 22 - Fri., Nov. 2; 7am-7pm  
    Anywhere you see "Vote Here"
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    Fall Fun at Sweet Berry Farm

    Get down to the farm for deals on pumpkins & gourds, free hayrides, a corn maze, scarecrow stuffing, and more.
    Sept. 22-Nov. 4. Free.
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    Nightlife & Parties

    Happy Hell Night

    Caleb De Casper hosts hell night with The Gory Details, Slaughterstein, Suspirians, DJ Cruel Whip, and a slew of spooky visuals to keep you up at night. Costumes definitely encouraged!
    Tue., Oct. 30, 9pm-1am. $3 suggested donation.  
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    Holiday Food Drive to Benefit Local Food Banks

    US Storage Centers has partnered with Move for Hunger to be a designated drop-off point in the community. Until the end of December, they will be collecting food items to donate to local food banks.
    Oct. 26-Dec. 28. Free.
    201 W. Stassney
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    Out of Town

    Inside Out

    The evolution of women’s undergarments is exposed in the groundbreaking exhibit that explores what’s under the fashions of the day.
    Sept. 20, 2018-Jan. 20, 2019
    San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts, San Angelo
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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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    People For Bikes Community Survey

    Share your biking-in-the-city experiences with Austin leaders for a chance to win neat prizes while helping to improve local condition.
    Through Nov. 16  
    Online
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    Pizza, Postcards, and Phone Banking

    Indivisible Austin hosts a weekly phone-banking, post-card writing pizza party to help build Texas' blue wave on Election Day. For all or our coverage leading up to the Nov. 6 midterms, visiting our Elections landing page.
    Tuesdays thru Nov. 6; 6:30-8:30pm. Free.  
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    Visual Arts

    Saddle Up: Texas Ranching Tradition

    This exhibition, produced by Joe Vitone and Lori Najvar, honors hardworking ranch families from Jeff Davis and Lavaca Counties, as they wrangle livestock, battle weather, and study markets to stay on the rugged landscape they love.
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    Scream Hollow Wicked Halloween Park

    Romp around some spooky woods at one of the largest Halloween attractions in the state. Sitting on 20 acres, the campus includes four haunted houses, along with a cafe, beers on tap, space for live music, vendors, fortune tellers, a witches' bonfire, and more.
    Weekends, Sept. 15-Nov. 2  
    149 Split Rail Ln., Smithville
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    Spanish Conversational Classes

    Improve your Spanish-language skills through informal chats, reading articles, watching movies, and learning more about the culture.
    Tuesdays, 6:30pm. drop-in $15 / four classes $45.
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    The Boozery: Haunted Bar Takeover

    It's prime spoopy time at the bungalow bar with a pop-up haunted house and drink specials named after local ghosts.
    Oct. 17-31
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    Tuesday Trivia Night at Infinite Monkey Theorem

    Grab six of your best wine-loving buds and sign up for trivia. Deals on wines and slushies throughout the game, and the winning team each gets a freebie.
    Tuesdays, 7:45pm. Free.
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    UnMasked: A Spooky Soirée

    Calling all queer youth – there's a Halloween party just for you too! Join Out Youth and Creative Action's Color Squad for an evening of evils, art making, costume contests, and more.
    Tue., Oct. 30, 7-9pm. Free.  
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    VOLUME

    In an effort to preserve women's histories in Texas, #bossbabesATX and Chulita Vinyl Club will accept donations of vinyl, zines, and prints from the community. Drop off items at any upcoming #bossbabesATX event between now and Nov. 15. You can also schedule a drop-off by emailing thebabes@bossbabes.org.
    Through Nov. 15. Free.
    605 N. Edward Gary St., San Marcos
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    Voter Drive

    The nonpartisan League of Women Voters is hustling to get the vote out. Grab a copy of their free voter's guide now through election day, or find a copy in our Oct. 26 issue!
    Through Tue., Nov. 6  
    Online
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    Kids

    Wake Up, Brother Bear!

    Watch Brother Bear and Sister Bear experience a full year of glorious seasons: see a waterfall melt, meet a butterfly, chase an elusive fish, and skate on an icy pond. Children are invited to join the action to help create magical moments. (Geared toward ages 6 and under.)
    Through April 21. Tue. & Thu., 10am & noon; Sun., 2pm. $10 and up.  
    ZACH North, 12129 RR 620 N. #10
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    Sports

    Yoga Ride

    A 5-mile ride precedes your yoga class tailored to the cycling body. Enjoy a dip in the Springs afterward.
    Tuesdays, 7pm. Free.
    Doug Sahm Hill, 885 W. Riverside (next to Palmer Events Center)
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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    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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