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    10th Grade Leadership Institute

    Volunteers are needed to participate in interviews with Breakthrough Central Texas students for a unique opportunity for them to interact with professionals and gain feedback on their communication skills. The AmeriCorps program creates a path for students who will become the first in their families to earn a college degree. Training and lunch provided!
    Fri., June 21, 11:30am-1:30pm  
    RSVP by email
    Seminary of the Southwest, 501 E. 32nd
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    15th Annual Women’s Entrepreneurial Luncheon

    Austin-area women are invited to join the city's Small Business Program as its celebration of women's entrepreneurial spirit. Panelists will share their insights, challenges, and successes in achieving entrepreneurial success.
    Fri., June 21, 11:30am-1pm. $45.  
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    Big Blue Wave Summer Kickoff

    Rock out under the sun and make blue waves in Texas with TX-25 Democratic candidate Julie Oliver, Swerve Left, and friends.
    Fri., June 21, 8-10pm. $25 suggested donation.  
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    CAN Board of Directors Executive Committee Meeting

    Members of the Community Advancement Network work to build a fairer community during their monthly executive committee meeting. See agenda for details.
    Fri., June 21, 9-10:30am  
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    Cool Summer Nights 2019: Identity

    The Bullock's Cool Summer Nights event series kicks off with a nod to the museum's expanded exhibition space, "Becoming Texas." Guests can explore their own origin stories and connections to Texas culture through hands-on activities. Performances include powwow dancing with Nan Blasingame from Great Promise for American Indians and music by Mariachi Cielo Azul.
    Fri., June 21, 6-9pm. Free.  
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    Eastside Pop-up Summer Solstice Market

    A Texas-sized party celebrating the longest day of the year, featuring the Reverent Few, DJ Buck Rodgers, and goodies from local vendors.
    Fri., June 21, 6-10:30pm. Free.  
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    El Paso Jazz Girls: Austin Edition

    Three days of jazz music, mentorship, and performance open to all female-identifying middle and high school musicians. No previous jazz experience required, and no one will be turned away for financial reasons.
    Thu.-Sat., June 20-22. $0-150 sliding scale tuition.  
    Lake Travis United Methodist Church, 1502 RR 620 N., Lakeway
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    Fort Griffin Fandangle

    See the story of how the West was won through song and dance performed by a cast of hundreds of actors and animals.
    June 21-29. Fri.-Sat.
    Albany
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    Georgetown’s Music in the Square Summer Concert Series

    Free, family-friendly live music shows with something for everyone, from Motown to country rockabilly.
    June 14-Aug. 30. Fridays except for June 7, July 5, and Aug. 2,6:30-8:30pm. Free.  
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    Hatchling Release

    Baby sea turtles are released in batches, with late June and early July being the busiest. The turtles decide when they want to break from their shells and dash into the surf.
    June 1-July 18. Free.  
    Padre Island National Seashore, Corpus Christi
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    International Day of Yoga at TruFusion

    TruFusion is offering free yoga classes all day, including hip-hop vinyasa, classes with live music, and more. From 5-7:30pm, enjoy refreshments from local vendors, plus free tarot card readings.
    Fri., June 21, 5:45am-8pm. Free.  
    TruFusion, 4211 S. Lamar
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    International Gem and Jewelry Show

    America’s longest running direct-to-consumer jewelry show brings wholesalers, manufacturers, and designers together under one roof, selling gemstones, custom jewelry, home decor, and more blingy items.
    Fri-Sun., June 21-23. $8, cash only at show; $6, online; free, military members & family, teachers, wholesale buyers.  
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    Keep Texas Beautiful Annual Conference

    This year's conference focuses on the preservation and and growth happening across the Lone Star State. Keep Texas Beautiful seeks to empower Texans to keep communities clean and beautiful through deploying resources for local cleanups, recycling, and youth engagement efforts.
    Mon.-Fri., June 17-21. $170-430.  
    Rockwall
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    Murder Walk Austin

    This true-crime walking tour takes you on the morbid journey of America's first serial killer, "The Midnight Assassin" (aka "Servant Girl Annihilator"), who terrorized Austin in 1885. The walk covers two miles of historic Austin at a leisurely pace, plus a drink stop at the Driskill Hotel.
    Through Nov. 30. Fridays & Saturdays, 8pm. $40 (ages 13+ only).  
    Departs from intersection of Bowie & W. Sixth
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    National Peace Corps Connect Conference: Innovation For Good

    This conference is the annual gathering of the global Peace Corps community, featuring keynote speakers, expert panels, interactive sessions, an exhibitor hall, career fair, and volunteering activities around Austin.
    Thu.-Sat., June 20-22. $140+.  
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    Peach JAMboree and Rodeo

    The gates open on Friday and Saturday evenings for the rodeo, but all day Saturday the party celebrates all kinds of peach foods, barbecue, and games.
    Fri.-Sat., June 21-22
    Stonewall
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    Polish Festival Days

    Spend the day in the "Polish Capital of Texas" having fun, sampling the food, playing games, and stay for the evening street dance.
    Fri.-Sat., June 21-22
    Bremond
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    Pound: Rockout. Workout

    Full-body cardio workout session inspired by playing the drums.
    May 31-Aug. 16. Fridays, 1-1:45pm. $5-25.  
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    Public Talk: Encountering Basic Goodness Pride Month Edition

    A talk by Dr. Shanté Smalls, an assistant professor at St. John’s University who's interested in the "healing impact of contemplation and meditation in Black communities, People of Color communities, LGBTQ+ communities, and prison and recovery communities."
    Fri., June 21, 7-9pm. Free, but donations welcome.
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    Scholz Garten’s Summer Solstice Celebration

    Squeeze every last bit of fun out of the longest day of the year at Austin's historic beer garden , with performances by the Matt Gilmour Band and more local acts. All ages and pets welcome, plus a portion of the proceeds benefit CareBOX, a nonprofit that delivers care supplies to cancer patients at home.
    Fri., June 21, 7pm. $10.  
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    Scream Hollow Wicked Summer Party

    This event features four haunted houses, including Lost Pines Asylum, Slaughterhouse 2, Mansion of Terror, and Wicked Darkness.
    Fri.-Sat., June 21-22, 7pm-12mid. $6-32.
    Scream Hollow, 149 Split Rail Ln., Smithville
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    Singles Night Out

    Singles Night Out is hosted by Gateway Church, and sponsored by Swoovy, an app connecting singles through philanthropy. There'll be live entertainment and food to help break up the awkwardness. 18+ only (obvi).
    Fri., June 21, 6:30-10pm. Free.  
    Gateway Church South, 6800 W. Gate Blvd. #120
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    Small Business Recordkeeping

    The ins and outs of paperwork: what you need to keep, how long to keep it, and how you can use it to grow your business.
    Fri., June 21, 9am-4pm. $35.  
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    Summer Soccer Viewings at Native

    Native Hostel is kicking off its summer of soccer with viewings of the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup from Fri., June 7, through the last game on Sun., July 7, with special showings for U.S. and Mexico games TBA. Beginning on Fri., June 14, Native will also be showing the 2019 Copa América and the 2019 CONCACAF Gold Cup games. Bonus: Austin FC will be at Native with prizes for select matches, and a portion of the proceeds from drink specials will benefit local youth soccer program Upper Ninety.
    June 7-July 7. Daily; see FB for matches and scheduling. Free.  
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    Summer Solstice Celebration

    Join Solar Austin in its celebration of solar resources and community advocacy for renewable energy on the longest day of the year. Expect live music, free beer (courtesy of Texas Beer Company), and solar car racing.
    Fri., June 21, 5:30-9pm. $10-20.  
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    Summer Solstice Dance Party + Art Experience

    Two nights celebrating the summer solstice weekend with immersive environments, interactive art, "crazy" photo experiences, drink specials, vendors, and music.
    Fri.-Sat., June 21-22, 8pm-2am. Free; VIP, $25.  
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    Summer Solstice Happy Hour

    Celebrate the longest day of the year – and the first day of summer! – with this doggone great party. Good Party ATX's Sarah Wolf will give doggie tarot card readings, while Yard Bar serves up five Bell's summer brews, with $1 of every Bell's sold benefiting Love-A-Bull.
    Fri., June 21, 5-10pm  
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    Summer Solstice Yoga Celebration

    Salute the sun and warm up for the summer solstice with Athleta. Guests will enjoy raffles, product samples, and a free yoga class hosted by Black Swan Yoga.
    Fri., June 21, 6-9pm. Free.  
    Athleta, 11410 Century Oaks Terrace
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    United Fates Fest 2019

    Youth news media website GenDelta's first annual community activism event invites advocates, artists, and everyone in between for a weekend of speakers, performances, and a scholarship award ceremony honoring the work and efforts of young activists.
    Fri.-Sat., June 21-23. $7-24.95.  
    Downtown
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    Women's World Cup Watch Party

    The Eastside gastropub is showing all of the Women's World Cup games with full audio & visual across six indoor TVs, in addition to club soccer matches (Italian, French, Spanish, and English leagues).
    June 7-July 7. Daily; see FB for matches and scheduling. Free.  
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    Women's World Cup Watch Party

    In addition to enjoying drink specials throughout the tournament, fans can email in advance and reserve a spot at the bar to watch the match.
    June 7-July 7. Daily; see FB for matches and scheduling  
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    Women's World Cup Watch Party

    Jack & Ginger's is broadcasting all of the Women's World Cup matches from Fri., June 7, to Sun., July 7.
    Through July 7. Daily; see FB for matches and scheduling  

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