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  • Learn Mindfulness Meditation for Anxiety and Depression

    Interested in exploring a different way of being and living in the world instead of your head? Join the innovative class at MBCT Austin to learn how to be mindful in your daily life and respond to your feelings rather than react to them. You'll learn a unique approach to mindfulness meditation, a practice which has been scientifically proven to change brain chemistry and neuronal structure permanently for the better. The course includes eight (8) classes from 7:00-9:00p.m. on Wednesdays and a half day Saturday retreat. Next course begins April 24th.
    Wednesdays, 7pm-9pm  
    Office of Michele Hauser, M.D.
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    Absolute Beginning PILATES Group Reformer Workout

    This class is perfect for anyone looking for an intro to pilates.
    Feb. 27-April 3. Wednesdays, 6:30pm. $140 / 6 weeks.
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    Austin Bat Cave's School Supplies Drive

    Austin Bat Cave, a nonprofit organization that offers free creative writing programs to local youth ages 6 to 18, is holding a school supplies drive through April. If you would like to donate pencils, pens, paper, tape, composition notebooks, or any other classroom supplies, email heather@austinbatcave.org to learn how and where to drop off your items.
    March 11-April 30. Free.
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    Austin Beer Run Club – Weekly Beer Run

    Please arrive to Uncle Billy's by 6:30 as the run will begin precisely at 6:45. The fall/winter route is a 5k figure eight around the Long Center. An organizer will go over the route prior to the start, and route details can be found on the website. All speeds are welcome. Stick around for a post-run beer.: Free validated parking is available in the Uncle Billy's garage. Additional parking can be found on Kinney Avenue and near the Butler Shores softball fields on Toomey Road.: For ABRC events, all beer runners run at their own risk. Please use caution and exercise good judgment as ABRC is not responsible for injury or accidents.
    Wednesdays, 6:30pm. Free.
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    BizAid Business Orientation

    An overview of the steps and strategies to open or grow a small business.
    Wed., March 20, 9-10:30am. Free.  
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    BizOpen: Commercial Property Requirements

    An overview of the city's development process for business planning.
    Wed., March 20, 10-11am. Free.  
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    BookSpring Day at H-E-B

    Books for children ages 0 to 12 years will be available in English and Spanish, with select titles in Vietnamese and Arabic. A limited selection of books for teens, young adults, and adults will also be available. Each family will receive 20 free books while supplies last.
    Wed., March 20, 10am-2pm. Free.
    H-E-B, 9414 N. Lamar
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    Child Passenger Safety Car Seat Check

    Learn how to properly install your child's car seat. Register online, email, or call the EMS Safety Hotline for more info.
    Third Wednesdays, 9am. Free.  
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    Community Quilt Mosaic Project

    This is a series of four workshops where participants will be part of the design process to collaborate to make and glaze ceramic tiles that will be included in a large 5’ x 6’ mosaic artwork that will be installed at the entrance of the Rosewood-Zaragosa Neighborhood Center.
    March 20. April 3 & 10. Wednesdays, 11am. Free.
    Rosewood-Zaragosa Neighborhood Center, 2800 Webberville Rd
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    Don't Mess With Texas K-12 Art Contest

    Keep Texas Beautiful and the Texas Department of Transportation invite Texas students in kindergarten through 12th grade to submit their best litter prevention-inspired artwork to be considered for the Don’t Mess With Texas calendar. Students with the top 13 designs will have their work featured; one winner will be selected from each grade.
    Deadline: Mon., April 22. Free.
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    Dried Herb & Floral Smudgestick Class

    Make your own smudge stick using your choice of dried herbs, flowers, and crystals. Class will be held in the shaded garden.
    Wed., March 20, 6:45-8pm. $30.  
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    Free Tax Preparation

    Foundation Communities can help prepare taxes (for those who make less than $55,000 annually) at six different locations. Call 211 or see online for additional info.
    Through April 15. Mon., Tue., Fri., 11am-4pm; Wed., 1-8pm; Thu., 11am-8pm; Sat., 10am-4pm. Free.  
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    Free Tax Preparation

    Foundation Communities can help prepare taxes (for those who make less than $55,000 annually) at six different locations. Call 211 or see online for additional info.
    Through April 15. Mon., Tue., Thu., 9am-8pm; Wed., 1-8pm; Fri., Sat., 9am-5pm; Sun., 1-5pm. Free.  
    Community Financial Center North, 5900 Airport
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    Free Tax Preparation

    Foundation Communities can help prepare taxes (for those who make less than $55,000 annually) at six different locations. Call 211 or see online for additional info.
    Through April 15. Mon., Tue., Thu., 11am-8pm; Wed., 1-8pm; Fri., 11am-4pm; Sat., 9am-4pm. Free.  
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    Free Tax Preparation

    Foundation Communities can help prepare taxes (for those who make less than $55,000 annually) at six different locations. Call 211 or see online for additional info.
    Through April 15. Mon., Tue., Thu., 11am-8pm; Wed., 1-8pm; Fri., 11am-5pm; Sat., 9am-5pm. Free.  
    Southeast Health & Wellness Center, 2901 Montopolis
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    Free Tax Preparation

    Foundation Communities can help prepare taxes (for those who make less than $55,000 annually) at six different locations. Call 211 or see online for additional info. ASL appointments for the deaf/hard of hearing available at this location.
    Through April 15. Mon., Tue., Thu., 9am-8pm; Wed., 1-8pm; Fri., Sat., 9am-5pm; Sun., 1-5pm. Free.  
    Community Financial Center South, 2600 W. Stassney
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    Hump Day Nooner Ride

    Don't have a job or have an understanding boss? Take some time to get in a quick ride and a bite to eat along the way.
    Wednesdays, 11:45am
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    Moana: Spring Break Crafts and Screening (2016)

    Explore Polynesian culture by hearing ancient myths, making crafts, and watching Disney's Moana.
    Wed., March 20, 1pm. $3.  
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    Real Austin Tour

    This “bucket list tour” gives you a city overview in just two hours. Get acquainted with Austin's art, music, culture, food, history, parks, and famous people while touring major landmarks, lesser-known gems, neighborhoods, and food trucks. And, with the Mercedes tour van, you'll be riding in style.
    Multiple tours daily, starting at 10:30am. $35.
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    Sherwood Forest Faire

    Get out your corsets and chain-mail and join the fun and fantasy in the medieval village with scads of performances each day, plus food, shopping, live music, jousting, and unparalleled people watching.
    Weekends, March 2-April 21. $22 ($12, child).  
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    Spring Break at the Bullock

    Enjoy a variety of hands-on activities inspired by the current exhibit "Texas From Above."
    March 18-22, 10am-2pm. Free with museum admission.
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    Texas State Softball

    Vs. Incarnate Word.
    Wed., March 20, 2pm  
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    UT Baseball

    Vs. Texas Tech: Fri., March 15, 6:30pm; Sat., March 16, 2:30pm; Sun., March 17, 1pm. Vs. Arkansas: Tue., March 19, 6:30pm; Wed., March 20, 6:30pm. $7-25.  
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    We Build Texas Day of Action

    Day of lobbying and rallying for Texas construction workers.
    Wed., March 20, 10am-5pm  
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    Whole Planet Foundation’s Prosperity Campaign

    Whole Planet Foundation's mission is funding microcredit to alleviate poverty around the globe for the world’s poorest people – mostly women – living in communities where Whole Foods Market sources products. This year’s campaign goal is to raise $4 million, and you can donate at the store as you pay for your groceries.
    March 1-31
    Any Whole Foods Market
Ongoing
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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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