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  • CannaRock 2021

    The CannaRock 2021 event aims to celebrate the local cannabis industry and the advances they have made over the past two years! They offer an educational experience in a fun atmosphere that is true to the Austin vibe. Come hang with them, link up with your favorite local CBD and lifestyle companies, enjoy live entertainment and great food this summer in ATX.
    Sun. June 20, 12pm-5pm  
    Come & Take It Live
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    2021 Bowl for Kids

    Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Texas is bringing glitz and glamour to their annual fundraiser. The goal is to raise funds to put 80 kids into a caring match with an adult mentor, and you can participate from home by donating, forming or joining a fundraising team, and via online activities including a "Golden Age of Hollywood" costume contest.
    Through April 23  
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    Cute AF

    An afternoon of pampering at Cute Nail Studio and shopping a plethora of local handcrafted and vintage items with Eastside Pop Up. DJ @stateoftheheart spins tunes and a portion of the proceeds goes to Out Youth.
    Sun., April 11, 11am-4pm. Free.  
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    Official Bluebonnet Festival of Texas

    Tiptoe through the bluebonnets as you enjoy the food vendors, art dealers, music, and petting zoo.
    Sat.-Sun., April 10-11. $10 for parking.  
    Chappell Hill
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    Strawberry Festival

    Since 1948, this has been the berry best festival with lots of music, strawberry food, fun, and a carnival.
    Fri.-Sun., April 9-11  
    Poteet
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    "Time No Longer" by Anri Sala

    The internationally renowned multimedia artist presents a new immersive sound and visual installation in the city’s former underground water reservoir.
    Fri., March 12-Sun., Dec. 12. $12/$8; free on Thursdays.  
    Buffalo Bayou Cistern, Houston
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    A Neighbor in Need A/C Giveaway

    Do you know of a homeowner in your area whose heating and air system no longer works? Someone that needs a new system but can’t afford it? Tell Del's Heating & Air Conditioning their story, and Del’s will provide one winner with a new HVAC system.
    Through April 15; winner chosen April 30  
    www.delsacservice.com
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    AHS Car Raffle

    You could win a Mazda Miata convertible through the 17th annual Austin Humane Society car raffle powered by Roger Beasley Mazda. Each ticket provides one night of safe and warm shelter, nutritious food, quality medical care, and lots of love for a cat or dog who is waiting to find a home.
    Tickets available now; drawing held April 17. $20; three tickets for $50.  
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    Austin Flea

    Shop handmade, vintage, and local goods, and grab a slice and an award-winning brew.
    Second Sundays  
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    Black History River Cruises

    Take a one-hour lesson in Black history in the Alamo City on the beautiful San Antonio River.
    Sun., April 11 & Sat., April 24. $25.  
    San Antonio
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    Camacho Activity Center Virtual Programs

    Visit the Camacho Activity Center virtually for bike tutorials, a Blunn Creek Nature Preserve hiking guide, and activity guides for homemade ice cream, nature bingo, leaf art, and more.
     
    Online
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    City of Austin "How to Help" Portal

    Looking for the right way to help your community during the pandemic? Or do you have a volunteer opportunity that you want to list? Visit the city's "How to Help" portal to make a match. The portal includes ways to help from home, donation drives, and active community engagement opportunities.
     
    Online
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    Connect2Texas

    The Bullock Museum has an excellent selection of educational programming that can be incorporated into distance learning or experienced just for fun. There are recordings and worksheets on a range of topics as wide as Texas: blues music, extreme mammals, cattle drives, and more. Plus, check out the very cool interactive tools like the Texas history timeline and "Campfire Stories," an interactive version of Amarillo artist Robert T. Ritter's mosaic that leads you to discover the people who wrote the stories of Texas.
     
    Online
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    Dallas Blooms

    The largest floral festival in the Southwest celebrates “America the Beautiful” with an explosion of: color over 66 acres on the shores of White Rock Lake.
    Feb. 20-April 11. $12-17.  
    Arboretum and Botanical Gardens, Dallas
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    Donate Blood, Get a Free Whataburger

    We Are Blood is partnering again with Texas favorite Whataburger to give all blood donors a voucher for a free burger while supplies last. Appointments are mandatory; schedule online or call.
    Through April 18  
    We Are Blood donor centers & mobile drives
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    Esquina Tango Outdoor Classes

    Esquina Tango has a full calendar of socially distanced, donation-based outdoor classes like samba, salsa aerobics, and of course, tango. Check out the full calendar online.
    Ongoing  
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    Homes Not Handcuffs Hancock Canvass

    HNH and former Dem congressional candidate Mike Siegel are knocking on doors as part of HNH’s “No On Prop B” campaign. Prop B is a May 1 ballot measure that, if passed, would reinstate the local ban on public camping.
    Sun., April 11, 1:30-4:30pm. Registration required.  
    E. 4st & Peck
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    Just for Teens: APL Fantasy Club

    Join other teens virtually to discuss fantasy and sci-fi books. This month's theme is villains.
    Sun., April 11, 2pm  
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    Oyster Season

    It was a brave soul who ate the first oyster, and now the bivalve mollusks are on the dinner table. This is the time to get the freshest oysters as fishermen come into the Rockport/Fulton Harbor around 4-5pm. The annual Fulton Oyster Festival has been canceled for this year, but there are still plenty of oysters available at local markets and restaurants.
    Through April 30  
    Rockport/Fulton
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    Pioneer Farms Skills Classes

    Have you wanted to learn blacksmithing, crochet, leatherwork, sewing, candlemaking, or cheesemaking? The historic Pioneer Farms offers courses in all these and more. Check the calendar and sign up today to learn a fun new skill.
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    Project Connect Virtual Open House

    The virtual open house is designed to welcome a new round of feedback on Austin's high-capacity transit plan.
    Online
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    RENT: Relief of Emergency Needs for Tenants

    The RENT Assistance Program application portal is now open, and provides $25 million of direct support for income-eligible Austin renters who are financially impacted by COVID-19. Get all the eligibility details and apply online, or call 512/488-1397.
     
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    Scarborough Renaissance Festival

    Lords and ladies with proper face coverings and social distancing return to the days of merry olde England for jousts, turkey legs, and merriment.
    Weekends, April 10-May 30, and Mon., May 31  
    Waxahachie
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    Sherwood Forest Faire

    After shifting to a virtual faire last year, the Renaissance faire is back, live and in person, with over 170 artisans and 150 performances each day. Special add-ons include a Hawk Walk with a falconer and a "dream weaving" journey and drinks with King Ddrwg. Each day offers an abundance of medieval treats and activities for the whole family, and camping is available as well. Get all the details and buy tickets online.
    Open weekends through May 23 and Fri., April 23, 10am-dusk  
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    Spring Garage Sale

    Hosted by Taste of Koko's Jane Ko and friends, shop clothing, shoes, accessories, and local art by women artists. Ticket required to keep capacity at under 50%. Drinks provided by Austin Eastciders, Waterloo Sparkling Water and Austin Beerworks.
    Sun., April 11, noon-1pm  
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    St. Edward's University Baseball

    Spectators are encouraged to watch online, but may bring a chair and sit outside the permanent seating area.
    Vs. Texas A&M International. Fri.-Sun., April 9-11. Vs. Angelo State. Tue., April 13, 2:30pm  
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    St. Edward's University Softball

    Spectators are encouraged to watch online, but may bring a chair and sit outside the permanent seating area.
    Vs. Western New Mexico. Fri., April 9, 1 & 3pm. Vs. UT-Permian Basin. Sun., April 11, noon & 2pm  
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    Take a (Virtual) Day Trip Around the World

    Learn something new, visit museums around the world, and explore the hidden mysteries of life at the website with enough cool stuff to outlast any pandemic.
    Any day, anytime  
    Online
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    Texas State Softball

    Vs. South Alabama.
    Sun., April 11, noon  
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    Texas Vintage Motorcycle Fandango

    The roar of the engines will punctuate the air at this swap meet, vintage motorcycle show, and races all rolled into one exciting weekend.
    Fri.-Sun., April 9-11  
    Fredericksburg
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    Special Screenings

    The Office Murder Mystery Parody

    It's the last week to catch Paramount's The Office-themed interactive, immersive show. Starting at the State Theatre, participants will walk short distances to find clues to solve the mystery of the Scranton Strangler.
    Through April 25  
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    The RealReal Opens in Austin

    The RealReal Austin features women's and men's ready-to-wear, bags, shoes, sneakers, accessories; fine jewelry and watches; and home goods and art. Shoppers can find thousands of unique items curated for the Austin consumer and tons more online that can be virtually shopped in-store. They also offer consignment, cleaning, repairs, and alterations. For a limited time, get a $100 shopping credit for selling at TRR and an upcycled mask while supplies last.
    Now open; Mon.-Sat. 10am-7pm; Sunday noon-6pm
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    Tour the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston

    Visit the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston’s online exhibitions or take a virtual tour of Renzi, Bayou Bend, or the museum.
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    University of Texas Baseball

    Vs. Kansas State. Fri.-Sun., April 9-11. Vs. Nevada. Tue.-Wed., April 13-14  
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    University of Texas Men's Tennis

    Vs. Oklahoma. Fri., April 9, 3pm. Vs. Oklahoma State. Sun., April 11, noon.  
    Texas Tennis Center, 2100 Comal
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    Vehicle Registration Deadline Approaches

    The grace period for vehicle registration renewal and title applications will soon end, and missing the deadline can result in costly fines. If you've postponed these activities due to the pandemic, now is the time to act: Get your vehicle inspected and renew online at Texas.gov, or bring your DMV renewal form, passing inspection, insurance card, and payment to H-E-B, Fiesta Mart, or AAA. Title applications require appointments to be made at the Travis County Tax Office, and they fill up fast, so don't wait!
    Deadline: April 15  
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    Virtual Livestreamed Workouts

    Check the schedule for a huge selection of livestreamed workouts and ballet classes taught by Ballet Austin instructors.
    Ongoing. Up to $12.50 per class.  
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    Virtual Music School Open House

    Orpheus Academy has brought music, community, and connection to Austin and Cedar Park families as a local business for 17 years. Learn all about the school, meet the director, and try a free music class at this open house.
    Sun., April 11, 2-4pm. Free.  
    Virtual
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    Wilco Free Tax Prep

    United Way of Williamson County's Volunteer Income Tax Assistance is offering free drop-off/pickup tax preparation service by appointment only. IRS-certified tax preparers will provide assistance to households earning $57,000 or less annually and to older adults of all income levels, and services are available in English and Spanish.
    Feb. 10-April 15  
    1205 Round Rock Ave. #106, Round Rock
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    Wildflower Celebration

    The wildflowers are a little sparse this year due to the February winter storm, but that doesn’t mean there won’t be lots to see and do at the farm.
    April 3-18  
    Fredericksburg
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    YWCA Warmline

    Call the YWCA of Greater Austin's "Warmline" to get support amidst the isolation of COVID-19.
    Mon.-Thu., 9am-8pm; Fri., 9am-5pm; Sat., noon-4pm  
    Via phone: 512/548-9922
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