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    Austin Justice Coalition Art & Essay Contest

    A contest for young men of color grades 3-12 in Travis, Williamson and Hays counties. Winners from each division will receive a $75 award and an award-winning book of their choice. Also looking for community members to participate as volunteer judges; find details and apply online.
    Feb. 13-April 1  
    Apply online
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    Out of Town

    “The Texas Liberator: Witness to the Holocaust” Traveling Exhibit

    Part of the Texas Liberator Project, a collaboration between the Texas Holocaust Genocide Commission and Texas Tech University, this free exhibit features the oral histories of 21 Texan liberators of the Nazi concentration camps along with powerful photography, providing historical context for the Holocaust and World War II.
    Feb. 10-March 25. Free.  
    George H.W. Bush Gallery, The National Museum of the Pacific War, 311 E. Austin St., Fredericksburg
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    Civic Events

    Barton Springs Pool Closing

    The pool is closed for its annual spring cleaning. It’s expected to reopen on Sat., March 14.
    Through March 13  
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    Civic Events

    Board of Adjustment Meeting

    See agenda for details.
    Mon., March 9, 5:30pm. Free.  
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    Don't Mess With Texas Art Contest

    The Don't Mess With Texas® Art Contest is officially open! 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, with the top 14 designs featured. Each winner will also receive a Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.1 tablet, a Buc-ee's gift basket, their artwork framed and returned, and the opportunity to share the work on websites and social media. Teachers representing student winners will receive a $100 H-E-B/Central Market gift card. Submissions must be postmarked by April 24.
    Feb. 12-April 24. Free.  
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    Full Moon Sounds

    South Congress Hotel and Meditation Bar present the Full Moon Sounds series, using sound baths to take participants on a path to rest and relaxation. Guests are encouraged to bring a blanket and/or mat.
    Mon., March 9, 7:30-8:30pm  
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    Keep Texas Beautiful Youth and Educator Awards

    Nominations are being accepted for the Keep Texas Beautiful Youth and Educator Awards, which recognize the efforts made by youth and educators working to improve and beautify their communities. Nominate a person or group, such as your favorite scout, student group, educational nonprofit, teacher, school ... the possibilities are wide open. Applications are due April 3.
    March 9-April 3. Free.  
    Statewide
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    Pajama Drive for Foster Youth

    All Mattress Firm stores are accepting new pajamas to give foster children of all ages the comfort of a new pair of pajamas. You can also donate online or by mail.
    Through April 26
    All area Mattress Firm locations
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    Civic Events

    Property Tax System Town Hall

    State Rep. John Bucy III (D-Austin) hosts a town hall to discuss the property tax system and appraisal process in Williamson County.
    Mon., March 9, 6:30-8pm. Free.  
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    Out of Town

    Spring Frio Family Camp

    There will be lots of special activities at campgrounds along the Frio River, from kayaking to stargazing.
    Fri.-Tue., March 6-10
    Concan
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    Writing on the Walls Pop-Up Shop

    Shop a selection of artwork and prints by "Writing on the Walls" artists Shepard Fairey, Sandra Chevrier, and Sadé Lawson, plus a curated collection of gifts and home decor.
    March 4-10. Free.  
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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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    Kids

    [CANCELED] Robot Mania: Spring Break at the Science Mill

    Science Mill is closing from March 13-24 due to COVID-19. : Spring break at the Science Mill gives kids a chance to race, build, and code robots at special pop-up stations all over the museum. Check the Science Mill website for activity dates and times.
    March 9-13 & 16-20, 10am-4pm. $5.50-11; ages 2 & under, free.  
    Science Mill, 101 S. Lady Bird Ln., Johnson City

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