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    2020 Progressive Candidate Training

    A rundown of all the things you need to know before you run for office.
    Sat.-Sun., Jan. 26-27. $20.  
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    A Winter Ball for All

    Join Circle Brewing Company to party à la your high school prom with a winter ball couple and all. Proceeds benefit Equality Texas, which is an org fighting against discriminations based on gender and sexual orientation.
    Sat., Jan. 26, 9pm. $10 suggested donation.
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    Altatudes Hearts and Handbags

    The East Austin boutique is asking for handbag donations to help underserved youth in the area for the giveback initiative slated for Feb. 9. Open thy closet and see if there's anything that no longer sparks joy.
    Taking donations through Feb. 1. The event takes place Feb. 9, 2-4pm. Free.
    Altatudes, 1717 E. 12th
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    Artist Information Meeting

    A call to artists for the 51st Streetscape scene.
    Sat., Jan. 26, 1:30pm  
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    Austin Elite Rugby

    Vs. Houston SaberCats in the season opener.
    Sat., Jan. 26, 7pm. $15-50.  
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    Austin Girls' Choir Placement Auditions

    Austin Girls' Choir welcomes new singers ages 8-18. Placement auditions are for all levels. The choir sings a broad range of genres, mostly in 3- or 4-part harmony.
    Weekends through Feb. 24. $25.
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    Austin Remembers MLK

    This interactive app-based exhibit offers photos from MLK's civil rights meetings with LBJ and audio speeches from the Austin Area Heritage Council’s MLK Oratory competition, plus special Six Square mini-docs of Austin’s African-American community. Discover for yourself at three different locations: the MLK statue at UT's East Mall, the south steps of the Capitol, and the George Washington Carver Museum.
    Jan. 21-Feb. 28. Free.
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    Austin Rugby Club: Australia Day

    It's Austin Blacks vs. Quins and Alamo City Rugby (a total of three matches). Plus, there will be a live band, lots of food including meat pies and sausages, a bouncy house for the kids, and more.
    Sat., Jan. 26, noon-5pm. $10; kids under 13, free.
    Burr Field, 6013 Loyola
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    Citywide Free Day of Dance

    Check it out: There's over 100 free dance classes available, from ballet to ballroom, two step to tango.
    Sat., Jan. 26, 9am-8pm. Free.
    Various locations
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    Community Experience

    A chance to learn about the Community Advocacy & Healing Project, join the conversation, and get involved.
    Sat., Jan. 26, noon-2:30pm  
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    CoWork & Play Camp

    SWAP stands for "stay, work, and play," but the emphasis at this weekend camp is on staying and playing. There will be friendly team-building competitions to start; plus morning coffee & journaling sessions; and evening activities including yoga, stand-up paddle boarding, group runs, arts & crafts, live music, theatre trips, and more.
    Fri.-Sun., Jan. 25-27. Starting at $99.  
    Bill Murray SWAP Loft, 503 Neches
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    Cunto's Bucket Wars

    The band Cunto! has been playing a proprietary game called Bucket Wars at parties for years; now – for the first time ever – they're bringing it to the public. Cunto! will play a set, then host a 32-person bracket of Bucket Wars. The winner will receive $100 worth of scratch-offs and gift cards, plus a bucket-load of sick Buzz Mill swag.
    Sat., Jan. 26, 8-11pm. Free.  
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    Dream Gala Fundraiser and Benefit

    Join King Productions for a night of soulful live entertainment by Judy Arnold, Pamela Hart, James Robinson, and more, plus dinner & drinks, pop-up shopping, and a silent auction. Proceeds benefit the Ka'Stacieon Clark "When Words Fail, Music Speaks" scholarship fund providing financial aid to two high school seniors pursuing a degree in music or theatre.
    Sat., Jan. 26, 6:30-10pm. $50-75.  
    Imagine Arts, 2830 Real
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    Out of Town

    El Soldado de Mexico

    Immerse yourself in an 1836 Mexican army camp at the old stone fort and see how Santa Anna’s professional soldiers portrayed by re-enactors lived.
    Sat.-Sun., Jan. 26-27. $5.
    Presidio La Bahia, Goliad
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    Fix-It Clinic

    Bring your damaged or broken jewelry, toys, electronics, etc., and learn how to fix them with volunteer coaches.
    Sat., Jan. 26, noon-3pm. Free.  
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    Fix-It Clinic

    Bring your damaged or broken jewelry, toys, electronics, etc. and learn how to fix them with volunteer coaches. Enjoy a composting class and live puppet show while you're there.
    Sat., Jan. 26, noon-3pm. Free.
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    Haven Street-Allen Award Nominations

    This award honors an artist with a disability in Texas who, through a one-time creative act or a substantial record of achievement, embodies the spirit and vision of VSA Texas. Nominations are open to any artist with a disability over the age of 16 years in any discipline including visual art, dance, music, performance, craft, and writing.
    Through Feb. 28. Free.
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    Out of Town

    Hill Country Indian Artifacts Show

    Vendors show and sell Native American arrowheads, pottery, and books.
    Sat., Jan. 26
    Fredericksburg
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    Sports

    Huston-Tillotson Men's Basketball

    Vs. University of the Southwest: Thu., Jan. 31, 7:30pm. Vs. Our Lady of the Lake University: Sat., Feb. 2, 7:30pm
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    Huston-Tillotson Women's Basketball

    Vs. University of the Southwest: Thu., Jan. 31, 5:30pm. Vs. Our Lady of the Lake University: Sat., Feb. 2, 5:30pm  
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    Out of Town

    Kerrville Renaissance Festival

    Return to the days of knights and maidens to enjoy music, magic, and the bountiful harvest of the realm.
    Sat.-Sun., Feb. 2-3. Free.
    Kerrville
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    Le Garage Sale

    This is a semi-annual convergence of Austin's top local vendors and boutiques and BONUS: Everything's on sale!
    Sat.-Sun., Jan. 26-27. $10-20.  
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    Lunar New Year

    Ring in the Year of the Pig with a celebration of entertainment and food.
    Fri.-Sun., Feb. 1-3. Free.
    Grand Prairie
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    ModCloth Austin Sample Sale

    The faux vintage retailer is offering a weekendlong blowout sale with goods marked down to 75% off.
    Fri.-Sun., Jan. 25-27. Free.
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    Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre School Auditions in Austin

    The Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre School (PBT School) invites advanced ballet students from the Austin area to audition for its five-week Intensive Summer Program, an immersive training experience designed for students pursuing careers in dance.
    Sat., Jan. 26, 5pm
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    Civic Events

    Point in Time Count

    Participate in the city’s annual count of folks experiencing homelessness in Austin to help secure federal funding. More than 600 volunteers, working in teams, are needed.
    Sat., Jan. 26, 3-9am  
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    Ready, Set, Plant! at Williamson Creek Heartwood

    Join TreeFolks for a seedling planting.
    Sat., Jan. 26, 9am-noon. Free.
    Williamson Creek at Heartwood
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    Safe Baby Academy

    For expectant families, parents, and caregivers of kids under 12 months. Register online or call the EMS Safety Hotline.
    Sat., Jan. 26, 9am-noon. Free.  
    CommUnityCare Clinic, 2901 Montopolis
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    SoCo Select Farmers & Makers Market

    Because you like it local, because you like it good.
    Saturdays, 11am-5pm
    1511 S. Congress
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    Sports

    St. Edward's Women's Basketball

    Vs. Lubbock Christian: Thu., Jan. 24, 5:30pm. Vs. Newman: Sat., Jan. 26, 1pm  
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    Summer Youth Employment Job Fair

    The Harvest Foundation is looking for some student interns this summer through a Travis County program. Learn more and/or apply at this registration day.
    Sat., Jan. 26, 9am-2pm. Free; must have ID.
    Austin Achieve School Cafeteria, 7424 Hwy. 290 E
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    Out of Town

    Surfside Beach Food & Art Festival

    It’s not too early in the year to visit the beach for kite flying, a chili cookoff, artisans, and more.
    Sat., Jan. 26
    Stahlman Park, Surfside
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    Survey for QPOC Communities

    QPOC community members are asked to fill out an anonymous survey on health care to better support allgo’s upcoming health care provider trainings to ensure providers better serve QPOC patients.
    Deadline: Jan. 31, 2019  
    Online
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    Sports

    Texas State Women's Basketball

    Vs. Georgia State: Thu., Jan. 24, 7pm. Vs. Georgia Southern: Sat., Jan. 26, 2pm  
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    Kids

    Texas Wildlife Day

    Family-friendly activities hosted by UT Austin scientists, TMM science educators, Austin Bat Refuge, and the Capital Area, Good Water, and Lost Pines chapters of Texas Master Naturalists.
    Sat., Jan. 26, 9am-5pm. Free.  
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    The Power of YOUR Purpose

    This empowerment event will have speakers sharing their journey on how they found and pursued their purpose. The event will encourage the pursuit of one’s purpose for people of all ages, ethnicity, genders, and beliefs.
    Sat., Jan. 26, 10am-3pm. $5-45, presale; $50 at the door.  
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    Tortoise and Hare

    A new spin on the old fable with modern music, written by Allen Robertson and Damon Brown.
    Sept. 8-Jan. 27. $18-24.  
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    True Food Kitchen Job Fair

    Health-conscious restaurant pioneered by Dr. Andrew Weil is looking to hire for all positions. Go to the website to sign up for an interview.
    Mon.-Sat., Jan. 14-19 & 21-26, 10am-6pm. Free.
    Home2 Suites – The Domain, 2800 Esperanza Crossing
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    UT Women's Tennis

    It's the ITA Kickoff Weekend starting Jan. 26 with extra matches including a Consolation Match and Championship Match on Sat., Jan. 27, 10am. Vs. Middle Tennessee State:
    Sat., Jan. 26, 11am  
    Texas Tennis Center
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    Out of Town

    Vintner Dinner Series

    Tickets have gone on sale for the 5-course dinners designed specifically to highlight the flavors of featured Texas-made wines.
    Jan. 19-Feb. 23. $70 per person.
    Blair House Inn, Wimberley
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    Volunteer for Ready, Set, Plant! at Williamson Creek

    Help TreeFolks plant seedlings along Williamson Creek at Heartwood. Don’t forget to wear closed-toe shoes and long pants!
    Sat., Jan. 26, 9am-noon. Free (registration required).  
    TBA
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    We Are Blood Treats Donors to ThunderCloud Subs

    Anyone who donates or attempts to donate blood or platelets today through Jan. 31 will receive a coupon for a free small sub sandwich.
    Through Jan. 31
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    Yoga for Writers

    During this 2-hour mini-retreat participants will use gentle movement and guided relaxation to break down mental barriers preventing work flow. Bring a work-in-progress; after the yoga practice, there will be time to write in a supportive and distraction-free environment.
    Sat., Jan. 26, 2-4pm. $100.
Ongoing
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    Downtown Ghost Tours

    offer nooks-and-crannies walking tours that spotlight the dead to bring Austin's history and geography to life.
    Fri.-Sat., 8pm
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    Emancipet Free Days

    This mobile spay/neuter clinic might be in your neighborhood today. Check www.emancipet.org to find out.
    Fri.-Sat., check-in begins 8am (first come, first served). Free.
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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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