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    City Council Candidates Run-off Forum

    The City and the League of Women Voters are hosting yet another candidate forum for the City Council run-off elections (voting day is Dec. 11). Meet the D1 at 6pm, D3 at 7pm, and D8 at 8pm. Can't attend, you can watch online at ATXN.tv.
    Mon., Nov. 26, 6-9pm  
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      Blue Genie Art Bazaar

      Need something Austin-y (art, jewelry, prints, clothing, etc., whatnot, and then some) for a loved one this year? Thousands of original works from more than 200 artists and artisans will help you with your gifting conundrums.
      Nov. 23-Dec. 24. Daily, 10am-10pm. Free.
      Blue Genie Art Bazaar, 6100 Airport
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      Mozart's Light Show

      Check out the holiday lights and get you a home-baked Bavarian treat, while local musicians play tunes on the grand piano.
      Through Jan. 2. Free.
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      Out of Town

      Trail of Lights at EmilyAnn

      Stroll through a walking path featuring more than 100 holiday light displays created by businesses, organizations, school groups, and families. Roast hot dogs and marshmallows at the Yule Log, drink hot chocolate, and enjoy live entertainment most evenings. Admission is free. Donations are appreciated.
      Nov. 24-Dec. 28. Sun.-Thu., 6-9pm; Fri. & Sat., 6-10pm. Free.
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      Winter Wonderland at The Circuit

      The racetrack transforms into something resembling the North Pole with the largest outdoor skating rink in Texas, the Tunnel of Lights, and Santa's Workshop; plus live music, carnival rides, a petting zoo, and Chinese Lantern Festival.
      Through Dec. 30. $16,.  
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      A Public Defender's Office in Travis County

      A panel discussion on the possible creation of a public defender's office with the Liberal Austin Democrats, Texas Democrats for Progressive Courts, Austin Young Democrats, and Our Revolution Travis County.
      Mon., Nov. 26, 6-8pm. Free.  
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      Sports

      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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      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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      Call for Applications: Travis County Children’s Protective Services Board

      Travis County Commissioners Court is currently seeking applicants interested in serving on three years on the Children’s Protective Services Board. Qualified applicants can find more info and the application online of call. Several seats need to be filled.
      Applications accepted thru Dec. 7, 5pm
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      Civic Events

      CAN Board of Directors Community Council

      See agenda for details.
      Mon., Nov. 26, 6pm  
      Travis County Offices, 700 Lavaca
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      Capital Area Metropolitan Planning Organization Meetings

      CAMPO hosts a series of open houses to educate the public about its planning initiatives to improve mobility in Central Texas. Find locations online – meetings are also held outside of Travis County.
      Nov. 26-29, 4-7pm, Dec. 3-6, 4-7pm and Fri., Dec. 7, 10am-2pm  
      Locations vary
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      Kids

      Christmas at Capital of Texas Zoo

      The zoo transforms into a winter wonderland for the holiday season. Hours are extended to 9pm (except for Mondays). Get a picture with Santa or Moses the Christmas Camel. There will also be games, prizes, and plenty of cheer.
      Through Dec. 30. Free for kids under 12 with purchase of adult ticket ($11.73).
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      Coats for Kids

      The Junior League of Austin will distribute over 30,000 coats at the annual Coats for Kids Distribution Day event. If you've got a coat to donate, you can drop it off at any Jack Brown Dry Cleaners. Monetary donations can be made online at www.jlaustin.org.
      Sat., Dec. 8, 8am-3pm. Free.
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      Department Early Closure

      The Development Services Department office at One Texas Center and Ben White closing for a team building event.
      Mon., Nov. 26, 3:30pm  
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      Out of Town

      Eisbahn: Outdoor Ice Skating Rink

      A portion of the proceeds is donated to the Lifeline Foundation (supporting cystic fibrosis research) and the Boys & Girls Club of Fredericksburg.
      Nov. 23-Jan. 6. Open daily except for Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. $15, day pass.  
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      First Choice ER Toys for Tots

      Drop off new, unwrapped gifts for children ages 0-12 at any First Choice ER location in the Austin and Pflugerville areas. (They're open 24/7.)
      Nov. 12-Dec. 9. Free.
      Various locations
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      Gratitude Night + Zine Release

      Snag a copy of Vol. 2 of Girls Like Us, a yearly zine of poems, drawings, photography, and more. The zine is produced by GirlForward, which provides a community of support through mentoring programs, safe spaces, and education. There will also be limited-edition posters, an art installation, and tunes by DJ Lil Rel.
      Mon., Nov. 26, 6-9pm. Free with RSVP.  
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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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      Holiday Window Walk

      Starting on Nov. 23, visitors can watch the storefronts of 2nd Street District as businesses transform into festive holiday scenes created by St. Edward's University students. Participating stores include Hemline, League of Rebels, Austin Rocks, Toy Joy, Authentic Smiles, Austin General Store, and Luxe Apothetique. Cast your vote for the best one through the 2nd Street District Facebook page, and the winner will be announced on Sat., Dec. 8.
      Nov. 23-Dec. 7. Free.  
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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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      Civic Events

      Join the CAN Community Council

      Folks interested in serving on the Community Advancement Network are encouraged to attend a meeting and apply online. The Community Council may elect up to 6 members to serve three-year terms to begin in January.
      Applications accepted through Nov. 30  
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      Miracle on 5th Street

      The Roosevelt Room & the Eleanor have teamed up for this second annual holiday pop-up bar, transforming the space to look like a classic family living room on Christmas morning. There's also a ski lodge on the dance floor and a mountain summit on the mezzanine. Snag a special holiday drink and explore.
      Through Dec. 29  
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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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      Civic Events

      Ohtli Award Ceremony Honoring Joe Straus

      Consul General Carlos González Gutiérrez leads an award ceremony to honor former Speaker of the Texas House of Representatives Joe Straus' contributions to the immigrant community in Texas.
      Mon., Nov. 26, 6-8pm  
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      Open Enrollment Health Insurance Help – North

      It's that time of the the year, again. Don’t miss your chance to switch your health insurance plans or get covered via the Marketplace with support from Foundation Communities. (Seriously, they're the best!) For more info visit the website or call 211.
      Nov. 1-Dec. 15: Mon.-Thu., 9am-7pm; Fri.-Sat., 9am-4pm; Sun. 1-5pm. Free.
      Community Financial Center North, 5900 Airport Blvd.
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      Civic Events

      Open Enrollment Health Insurance Help – South

      It's that time of the the year, again. Don’t miss your chance to switch your health insurance plans or get covered via the Marketplace with support from Foundation Communities. (Seriously, they're the best!) For more info visit the website or call 211.
      Nov. 1-Dec. 15: Mon.-Wed., 10am-7pm; Thu., 10am-4pm; Fri.-Sat., 9am-1pm. Free.
      Community Financial Center – South, 2600 W. Stassney
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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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      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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      Kids

      Santa Photo Experience at Barton Creek Square

      Go straight to the source and tell Santa what you want for Christmas. You can skip the line with a fast pass; see website.
      Through Dec. 24. Prices vary.  
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      Sports

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      Toys for Tots at Moviehouse & Eatery

      Help out Toys for Tots this holiday season by bringing an unwrapped toy valued at $10 or more to either Austin Moviehouse location. Each donation earns you a raffle ticket for a chance to win free movies for a year.
      Through Dec. 12  
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      Out of Town

      Walkway of Lights

      More than 2 million lights turn Lakeside Park into a wonderland of the colors and sounds.
      Nov. 16-Jan. 1. Free.
      Marble Falls
    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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