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    Happy Birthday, Wizard Boy!

    From 4:30-8pm, there'll be family-friendly activities, such as wand-making, games, temporary tattoos, and a photo booth at this HP b-day bash. Afterward, 21+ to party with entertainment from Slash Fiction Salon.
    Wed., July 31, 4:30-11pm. Free.  
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    Absolute Beginning Pilates Group Reformer Workout

    A workshop perfect for anyone new to Pilates and/or Pilates workout equipment.
    July 17-Aug. 21. Wednesdays, 6:30-7:10pm. $150 for six weeks.  
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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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    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
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    Civic Events

    CityWorks Academy

    Apply for the opportunity to learn the “A to Z” of City operations and get a behind-the-scenes look at local government, via 14 classes (held Wednesdays or Tuesdays from 6-9pm). Session starts the first week of September and concludes the second week of December.
    Deadline to Apply: Thu., Aug. 1  
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    Democratic Debate Watch Party

    Join the Travis County Democratic Party for the next round of the Democratic presidential primary debates.: Night 1: Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren, South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg, former Texas Rep. Beto O’Rourke, Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders, Minnesota Sen. Amy Klobuchar, author Marianne Williamson, former Maryland Rep. John Delaney, former Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper, Ohio Rep. Tim Ryan, and Montana Gov. Steve Bullock.: Night 2: California Sen. Kamala Harris, New Jersey Sen. Cory Booker, former HUD Secretary Julián Castro, New York Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, businessman Andrew Yang, Former Vice President Joe Biden, Washington Gov. Jay Inslee, Hawaii Rep. Tulsi Gabbard, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio, and Colorado Sen. Michael Bennet.
    Tue.-Wed., July 30-31, 7pm  
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    Democratic Debate Watching Party

    The newly formed South East Democratic Alliance invites you to their watch party with debate bingo, door prizes, commentary, and beer. And you can register to vote too!: Night 1: Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren, South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg, former Texas Rep. Beto O’Rourke, Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders, Minnesota Sen. Amy Klobuchar, author Marianne Williamson, former Maryland Rep. John Delaney, former Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper, Ohio Rep. Tim Ryan, and Montana Gov. Steve Bullock.: Night 2: California Sen. Kamala Harris, New Jersey Sen. Cory Booker, former HUD Secretary Julián Castro, New York Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, businessman Andrew Yang, Former Vice President Joe Biden, Washington Gov. Jay Inslee, Hawaii Rep. Tulsi Gabbard, New York City Mayor B
    Tue.-Wed., July 30-31, 6:30pm. Free.  
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    District Cultural Arts Fest

    Presented by Six Square, this fest is a celebration honoring the rich legacy and cultural contributions of Central Texas’ Black community. During the day, there'll be a craft and food vendor market, plus four activations that showcase a variety of Black cultural expressions. The evening kicks off with a music festival spanning soul, blues, hip-hop, jazz, and rock.
    Wed., July 31, 3-10pm. $15-75.  
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    DIY Happy Hour at the Commune: Ceramic Mandala

    Local ceramic studio Brush Strokes Pottery will help you choose from a variety of mandala templates to transfer onto your choice of pottery.
    Wed., July 31, 6:30-8:30pm. $75-95.
    The Commune, 101 E. North Loop Blvd.
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    Equity Mini-Grant Fund Applications

    Community organizations focused on improving life for Austin’s most vulnerable populations are invited to apply for grants of up to $10,000, provided by the City of Austin.
    Deadline to apply: Fri., Aug. 9, 3:30pm  
    Online
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    Harry Potter Birthday Bash

    Celebrate the Boy Who Lived's b-day with themed trivia, games, drinks, and food specials all night long. Prizes for top trivia teams and best costumes!
    Wed., July 31, 6:30-9:30pm. Free.  
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    Kids

    Introductory Hip-Hop for Ages 7-12

    Kids brush up on the hip-hop moves before heading back to school.
    July 31-Aug. 21. Wednesdays, 5-5:45pm. $75 for four weeks.  
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    Jade Rolling 101

    Whether you are new to jade rolling, confused by it, or want to perfect your technique, this hands-on experience is designed to help you feel confident using a jade roller. Class includes beverage, skin prep & treatment, instruction, and a new jade roller.
    Through July 31. Sun. & Wed., 6:30-7:45pm. $60.
    Lovejay Beauty, 2124 E. Sixth #103
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    Live a Great Story Active Cleanup

    Fitppl is teaming up with Live a Great Story to host an evening cleanup around Barton Springs. After the cleanup, Fitppl and fellow vendors will have treats for volunteers.
    Wed., July 31, 6:30-8:30pm. Free.  
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    Magicians of Marketing: Building an Audience From Startup to Scale Up

    Marketing professionals discuss how businesses can build their audiences. Hosted by MassChallenge Texas.
    Wed., July 31, 6-8pm. Free.  
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    Oula Dance Fitness: A Cardio Dance Workout

    A high-cardio class with easy-to-follow dance choreography set to top-40 hits.
    June 12-Aug. 14. Wednesdays, 11:15am-12:15pm. $5-25.  
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    Kids

    Parent & Caregiver Support Group

    A support group for parents and caregivers of children with special needs. The goal is to promote the formation of supportive relationships as well as share resources that may be beneficial for parents and caregivers.
    Wed., July 31, noon-1pm. Free.
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    Round Rock Express

    Whole lotta promotions: The Office Night (July 25) and Wizarding Night at the Ballpark (July 31)
    Vs. Omaha Storm Chasers: Thu., July 25, 7:05pm. Vs. Fresno Grizzlies: Tue.-Wed., July 30-31, 7:05pm  
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    Out of Town

    San Antonio Film Festival

    The largest film fest in South Texas, SAFILM celebrates local and international filmmakers with a week of independent films, including documentaries, horror films, and more. Editors, directors, producers, and screenwriters offer live, free panels, too!
    Tue.-Sun., July 30-Aug. 4. Panels, free; day tickets, $10; night tickets, $15; one-day pass, $59; weekend badge, $99; VIP badge, $169.  
    Tobin Center for the Performing Arts, 100 Auditorium Cir., San Antonio
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    Shark Week

    Have fun while learning about the predator of the seas that we all love to fear at this exhibit, movie, and fossil dig.
    Wed.-Sun., July 31-Aug. 4
    Science Mill, Johnson City
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    Speaker Series: Going Solar!

    Take your first steps toward receiving a $2,500 rebate for a residential solar installation at this discussion with Austin Energy’s Solar Program
    Wed., July 31, 7pm  
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    Summer Men's Basketball League

    Weekly basketball games for men ages 21 & up.
    June 5-July 31. Wednesdays, 6:45pm. Free agent, $89; team, $795.  
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    We Are Blood: Alamo Drafthouse Tickets

    Donate some sangre and leave with an Alamo Drafthouse movie pass.
    Through July 31. Free.  
    Any We Are Blood Austin-area donor center or mobile drive
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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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