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    2020 Point in Time Count Volunteers Needed

    ECHO is looking for 800 volunteers to make its annual count of everyone experiencing homelessness in Austin and Travis County a success. The 2020 count takes place Jan. 25. Anyone 18 or older can participate; volunteers will work in teams counting folks in their assigned area. Others can collect donations for the care packages distributed during the count.
    Nov. 18-Jan. 21  
    Online
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    Apply for Staff the Movement

    Apply for this training course intended to raise the quality of Texas’ Democratic campaigns. Participants will learn how to run for office or effectively run a campaign.
    Application deadline: Mon., Dec. 2, 8am  
    Online
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    Austin Justice Coalition Presents Complete Communities

    The Campus Environmental Center brings in AJC to discuss the initiative for more equitable housing policies in the city’s Land Development Code rewrite.
    Mon., Nov. 18, 6-7pm. Free.  
    T.S. Painter Hall Rm. 4.420, 103 W. 24th, UT campus
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    Bears & Bedtime Toy Drive

    Stop by your nearest Mattress Firm to donate new, unwrapped teddy bears, stuffed animals, and other bedtime toys for foster youth in the Austin community.
    Through Dec. 16
    Austin-area Mattress Firm stores
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    Better Balance & Movement Workshop

    Workshop will focus on promoting and maintaining balance, coordination, and posture through brain and muscle exercises.
    Oct. 28-Nov. 18. Mondays, 10:45-11:25am. Free.  
    Ballet Austin, 501 W. Third
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    Día de Los Muertos & Community Altars Exhibition

    The 36th annual exhibit incorporates ofrendas, Día de Los Muertos-inspired art, a section dedicated to Mexican revolutionary leader Emiliano Zapata, mojigangas from the museum’s Viva la Vida Parade & Festival, and an art installation by Yocelyn Riojas and Jerry Silguero.
    Through Nov. 24. $7.  
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    Glossier Pop-Up

    Shop the cult internet makeup brand's complete product line IRL.
    Through Dec. 8 (except Thanksgiving). 11am-7pm
    Glossier Austin, 2000 S. Congress
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    Out of Town

    Houston Cinema Arts Festival

    The multi-venue festival includes narrative and documentary films, as well as panel discussions, workshops, and visits with filmmakers.
    Thu.-Mon., Nov. 14-18
    Houston
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    Lone Star Court’s Rockin’ the Courts Fundraiser

    The hotel is raising money to purchase and donate rocking chairs to the Ronald McDonald House Charities of Central Texas. Lone Star Court’s restaurant, the Water Trough, will be featuring specialty cocktails throughout the month and will donate 30% of drink proceeds to Ronald McDonald House.
    Nov. 1-30  
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    Marketplace Health Insurance Open Enrollment

    During open enrollment, Foundation Communities' Prosper Centers can help you get insurance coverage, switch plans, and track down financial assistance with their (pretty awesome) team of experts.
    Mon.-Thu., 9am-7pm; Fri.-Sat., 9am-1pm. Free.  
    2600 W. Stassney Ln.
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    Melanated Book Drive

    Community Advocacy & Healing Project hosts their annual POC book drive for the holidays so donate or offer your volunteer services when it comes time to distribute.: Community members are also invited to attend check-ins at the Carver Museum (1161 Angelina), on Thu., Nov. 21 and Mon., Nov. 25, 6:30-8:30pm.
    Drop off: Monday Friday, Oct. 17-Dec. 4, 9am-3pm  
    Mission Capital, 8303 N. Mopac Expy
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    Poketo Holiday Pop-up Shop

    Shop the L.A.-based lifestyle brand's signature stationery, apparel, and accessories collections.
    Through Dec. 15. 10am-6pm. Free.  
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    Texas State Men's Basketball

    Vs. Jackson State.
    Mon., Nov. 18, 7pm  
    Strahan Arena, 106 Charles Austin Dr., San Marcos
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    Thankskilling Food Drive

    The local video store is collecting canned goods to donate to a local cause. Plus special sales, giveaways, music from DJ Slugoo, and free VHS slasher film screenings all month long.
    Through Nov. 23
    Vulcan Video, 4411 Russell
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    We Are Blood & Pinballz

    Anyone who donates, or attempts to donate, will receive a $10 Pinballz Play Card.
    Nov. 15-24
    Any We Are Blood fixed site or mobile drive
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    We Are Blood: New Shirt on the Block for Double Donors

    Folks who donate at least twice between Sept. 1-Nov. 30 will receive a Sustaining Donor card for an exclusive T-shirt that can be redeemed at the end of November.
    Sept. 1-Nov. 30. Free.  
    Austin-area We Are Blood donor centers and mobile drives
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    Young Voices of Austin Volunteer Call

    The youth services nonprofit is in need of tutor and enrichment activity volunteers on Mondays from 4-5:30pm or 6-7pm.
    Mondays. Through March 23. Free.  
    First Austin, 901 Trinity

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