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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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    April CADW Meeting

    2019 District Attorney Report with special guest Margaret Moore.
    Thu., April 11, 11:45am-1pm  
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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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    CADW Meeting

    Join the Capital Area Democratic Women and their special guest, Margaret Moore.
    Thu., April 11, 11:45am-1pm  
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    City Council Meeting

    See agenda for details.
    Thu., April 11, 10am  
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    City Council Public Hearing for Austin Strategic Mobility Plan

    Residents are invited to share their thoughts with Council members regarding the proposed Austin Strategic Mobility Plan.
    Thu., April 11, time to be determined  
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    Crafting and Community With Jane

    Come do a craft (knitting, coloring, reading) or come and just be. The sessions are held by Jane Lippmann, a retired associate dean for academic affairs at UT.
    Thursdays, 2-4pm. Free.  
    The Austin Center for Grief & Loss, 2413 Greenlawn Pkwy
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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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    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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    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 Web Dev Training for Veterans & Spouses

    Learn the basics on HTML, JavaScript, and all the vocabulary that goes with the territory. The four-week course is being offered exclusively to active military, veterans, and spouses.
    March 18-April 11. Mondays & Thursdays, 6:30pm. $10 registration.  
    Galvanize, 119 Nueces
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    Guaranteed to Wrinkle Presents Pen & Paper Series: Home Buyer Workshop

    This workshop takes you through the ins and outs of home buying, start to finish, answering your all of your questions from determining an offer price to what happens after you sign on the dotted line.
    Thu., April 11. $0-19.  
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    Guayaki Yerba Mate Presents Come to Life: Austin

    Guayaki Yerba Mate is coming to Austin for the month of April. Their time will be spent producing music events, community gatherings, interactive art experiences, and action days focused on supporting environmental and social work being done in the area with a special emphasis on helping increase access to aid for local artists in the community. Check the website for more details.
    April 11-28. Free and ticketed events.
    Various locations
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    HackOut 2019

    You’re invited to the world’s only LGBTQ startup weekend, presented by Twilio! Learn about the work, network, and make some tech magic happen! Use discount code “boardmember” at checkout to get $20 off your ticket.
    April 11-14. $25.  
    UT Robert B. Rowling Hall, 300 W. MLK
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    HeartGift Foundation Gala

    This annual fundraiser supports HeartGift's mission of providing congenital heart defect surgery to children from around the world where specialized medical care is either scarce or nonexistent.: There will be live and silent auctions and a performance by Wade Bowen.
    Thu., April 11  
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    Historic Happy Hour: The End of Nicholas Trist

    Nicholas Trist ended the Mexican American War, made the Rio Grande the border between Texas and Mexico, and ended his political stardom in the process. Sheena Cox (UT Austin) explains this as well as the US's first anti-war movement, the lack of purpose the soldiers fighting the war felt, and the rampant starvation in the borderlands. Susto Mezcal and Rosso and Flynn Modern Butcher will make the hour happier with cocktails and a pig roast. A portion of the proceeds benefits Urban Roots.
    Thu., April 11, 5:30-7:30pm. $10-20.
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    Little Texans

    Young Texans (ages 2-5) will love this interactive experience incorporating movement, play, and tactile learning into engaging experiences.
    Second Thursday of every month, 10-11am. Free for members or with exhibit admission.
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    Little Texans: Create

    Join Creative Action for a hands-on, interactive learning experience including play, dance, song, and movement. (Recommended for ages 2-5.)
    Thu., April 11, 10-11am. Free with museum admission.  
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    Live Music Crawl

    Learn more about Austin live music history, get the latest scoop on the current music scene, and see iconic venues and new clubs, all while getting an overview of the city from a local musician.
    Thursday, Friday, and Saturday evenings. $50.
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    PFLAG Monthly Meeting: South Austin

    Need a place to be? PFLAG's monthly meetings invite everyone from teens to senior citizens to join the discussion, or just listen and snack. As always, they like to keep things confidential.
    Every second Thur. of the month. Free.
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    Planned Parenthood Texas Lobby Day

    Rally for reproductive rights and talk to legislators about the top issues impacting health care.
    Thu., April 11, 10am-6pm. Free.  
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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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    Sports

    Southwestern University Women's Tennis

    Vs. Mary Hardin-Baylor:
    Thu., April 11, 5pm  
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    Starlight Social

    In celebration of the Taniguchi Japanese Garden's 50th anniversary, tour the garden at twilight, sample sushi and sake, and experience an authentic tea ceremony, all while grooving to live music.
    Thu., April 11, 6:30-9:30pm. $115.  
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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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    TPIF 2019 Grants Program Announcement

    Texas Pride Impact Funds is seeking requests for proposal from Texas-based nonprofits supporting the Lone Star State’s LGBTQmmunity. Grants will be awarded to organizations working to inspire, support, or enrich queer lives.
    Deadline to Submit: Friday, May 10, 5pm  
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    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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    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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