Home Events Community

for Thu., June 27
Recommended
  • Community

    Events

    Nature Nights at the Wildflower Center

    A family-friendly event exploring the ecology of Central Texas with interactive presentations, guided hikes, and nature crafting for kids. Tonight's theme is Birds of Prey & Reptiles.
    Thu., June 27, 6-9pm. Free.  
    • Qmmunity

      Community

      2020 Democratic Presidential Debates Watch Party

      Head to the gay bar, grab a drink with the therepubliq, and listen to the 20+ Dems running for president at this two-night debate watch party.: Night one debaters: Julián Castro, Cory Booker, Elizabeth Warren, Beto O’Rourke, Bill de Blasio, John Delaney, Tim Ryan, Amy Klobuchar, Tulsi Gabbard, and Jay Inslee.: Night two debaters: Kamala Harris, Pete Buttigieg, Kirsten Gillibrand, Bernie Sanders, Andrew Yang, Michael Bennet, John Hickenlooper, Joe Biden, Eric Swalwell, and Marianne Williamson.
      Wed.-Thu., June 26-27, 7-10pm. Free.  
    • Community

      Civic Events

      Presidential Debate Watch Party (Night 2)

      Hear candidates like Joe Biden and Bernie Sanders present their platforms on NBC at the second night of Jolt Action’s first 2020 Presidential Debate watch party.
      Thu., June 27, 8-10pm  
    All Events
    • Community

      Civic Events

      86th Texas Lege Session Wrap-Up Event

      The Austin Monitor, Glasshouse Policy, Leadership Austin, and Austin Tech Alliance will dive deep into the nuances of school finance, property taxes, and more.
      Thu., June 27, 6:30-8:30pm. Free.  
    • Community

      Civic Events

      AURA General Meeting

      Mayor Pro Tem Delia Garza is taking questions with Austinites for Urban Rail Action about her vision for improving Austin and the challenges the city faces in implementing such plans.
      Thu., June 27, 6:30-8pm  
    • Community

      Events

      Brown State of Mind University

      BSOM University offers a six-course roster of classes centered around cultural contributions of minority groups in America and around the world, from poetry in the Middle East to counterculture America and the Vietnam War. The instructors include local artists, business owners, cultural archivists, and one UT staff affiliate.
      June 5-Aug. 8. Mon.-Thu., 6:30 & 8pm. Free, but donations welcome.  
      The Commune, 101 E. North Loop; Vesper, 3106 E. 14th 1/2; Austin Visitor Center, 602 E. Fourth
    • Community

      Events

      Everybody Up! Embracing Authentic Leadership

      Focus on how you can become a stronger leader through improv. Drink tickets included!
      Thu., June 27, 5:30-7:30pm. $25.
    • Community

      Events

      Garden Club of Austin Monthly Meeting

      Laura Holland, longtime member of TGCOA and master gardener, shares various plant species that tolerate the harsh Texas climate. Gardening newbies and seasoned gardeners alike are welcome.
      Thu., June 27, 7-9pm. Free.
    • Community

      Kids

      Guidepost Montessori Open House

      An opportunity to tour the Montessori school's recently renovated classrooms for infants, toddlers, preschoolers, and kindergartners.
      Thu., June 27, 6:30-8pm. Free, but RSVP.  
      Guidepost Montessori at Brushy Creek, 3017 Polar Ln., Cedar Park
    • Community

      Out of Town

      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
    • Community

      Out of Town

      Luling Watermelon Thump

      Live music, a parade, and watermelon eating and seed spitting contests, all in the name of honoring Luling's watermelon growers.
      Thu.-Sun., June 27-30
      Luling
    • Community

      Civic Events

      Marketing Essentials

      Five essentials to help you better market your business.
      Thu., June 27, 9am-4pm. $35.  
    • Community

      Events

      Motown: The Sound of Young America

      In celebration of the 60th anniversary of Motown Records, this exhibit is the first major museum exhibition to embrace all facets – music, culture, and politics – of the Sixties' biggest sounds.
      Through Jan. 26, 2020. Included with admission.  
    • Community

      Events

      Night Swim at WET Deck

      Take happy hour to the next level at WET Deck with a poolside performance.
      Thu., June 27, 5pm. $15 before 5pm; free after 5pm.
      W Austin WET Deck, 200 Lavaca
    • Community

      Events

      Oita Japan Mixer

      A Japan-themed evening featuring a sake tasting from Texas Sake Co., food from Miyako, and a presentation by an official from Austin's sister city, Oita.
      Thu., June 27, 6-8pm. $5, members; $20, nonmembers; $25, walk-ins.  
      Greater Austin Asian Chamber of Commerce, 8001 Centre Park Dr.
    • Community

      Events

      Open Mic Night

      Comedy, poetry, music, breakdancing, body contortion, levitation ... anything goes. Sign-up is first come, first served, starting at 5:30pm.
      Thu., June 27, 6:30-9pm. Free.
    • Community

      Civic Events

      Redbud Trail Bridge Project Open House

      Get an update on the project to build a replacement bridge at Redbud Trail over Lady Bird Lake, and provide your input to the project team.
      Thu., June 27, 6-7:30pm  
    • Community

      Kids

      Sense-sational Thursdays: Pretty Poppies

      Read stories and learn all about these brightly colored flowers and their symbolic connection to World War I.
      Thu., June 27, 10am-noon. Free with museum admission.  
    • Community

      Sports

      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.  
    • Community

      Sports

      Thursday Night Social (Distancing) Ride

      Check Social Cycling Austin's FB page for details on ways to stay social while cycling while social distancing. You can get maps and do solo rides, then log your miles and join your virtual cycling buddies on Strava.
      Thursdays, 7pm  
      Citywide
    • Community

      Sports

      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  
    • Community

      Sports

      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.  
    • Community

      Sports

      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  

Information is power. Support the free press, so we can support Austin.   Support the Chronicle