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    Luck Summit: Planting the Seed

    Willie Nelson and Luck Presents' multi-day virtual summit seeks to destigmatize, educate, and promote cannabis culture in an informative and entertaining way. Hosted by Nathaniel Rateliff, advocates will discuss the plant from a political, ethics, economic, wellness, community, industry, and science point of view. It's the marquee event of the "High Holidays," a cannabis celebration that begins on 4/20 and ends on Willie's birthday, April 29, and benefits the Cannabis Voter Project.
    April 26-29  
    Virtual
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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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      AISD Dyslexia & Literacy Department Family Meeting

      Learn about available resources and subscriptions to help keep your AISD student reading over the summer. There will be Spanish language interpretation services for the meeting.
      Mon., April 26, 6:30-7:30pm. Registration required.  
      Online
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      APL Bookmobile

      Get free books for kids at Austin Public Library's Bookmobile, visiting Navarro ECHS on April 26, 10am-noon; Summit Oaks on April 27, 4-5pm; and Alexander Oaks on April 29, 4-5pm.
      Mon., April 26, 10am-noon  
      Navarro Early College High School, 1201 Payton Gin; Summit Oaks Apartments, 11607 Sierra Nevada; Alexander Oaks Apartments, 6119 Valiant Circle
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      Austin Parks and Recreation Summer Camp Lottery Registration

      Applicants can register for a random lottery drawing for limited in-person camps. In-person camp costs $120 per week with $20 due upon acceptance of lottery spot.
      April 19-May 16  
      Online
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      Books & Babies Virtual Storytime

      Join a lap-sit storytime interspersed with songs, rhymes, and finger plays for babies and parents.
      Mondays, 2pm. Free, but RSVP.  
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      BYO Vinyl With Kiss or Kill

      Live your DJ dream by bringing a few fave records and letting them take a spin at the turntables. The first six participants get a free drink, too!
      Mondays, 6-9pm  
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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.
       
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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.
       
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      City Utility Payment Centers Temporary Closures

      In response to Stage 5 COVID-19 restrictions, the walk-in utility payment centers located at 8716 Research Blvd. #115 and 1901 W. William Cannon will temporarily close. Customers who pay their utility bill at these locations are urged to pay online, at authorized pay stations/drop boxes, or by mail.
      Effective: Mon., Dec. 28  
      Multiple locations
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      Club Latinitas

      Enrollment is open and ongoing for this free bilingual afterschool club for all girls age 9-14, which includes fun, educational activities with technology and media.
      Through May 21, 4-6pm  
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      Coach DJ’s Memorial Bench-a-Thon

      This virtual event will honor the memory of beloved Coach DJ Cedent, who passed in 2019. Proceeds will benefit Austin Simply Fit’s scholarship fund, to be given to select AISD student athletes entering college in the fall. Participants will film themselves completing their best one rep max bench press and submit via email or social media.
      April 25-May 1. $20 recommended donation.  
      Virtual
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      College, Career & FAFSA Spring Action Week

      Virtual help sessions are available to AISD class of 2021 seniors who need assistance with completing their FAFSA applications or applying for financial aid.
      Mon.-Thu., April 26-29  
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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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      Design Commission Meeting

      Commission-specific business covers progress on the Urban Design Guidelines revision, recommendations to City Council for proposed changes to the Downtown Density Bonus Program, and other items.
      Mon., April 26, 5:30pm  
      Videoconference
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      Drive-Through Vaccine Clinic Volunteers

      If you're interested in volunteering at Travis County's drive-through vaccine clinic at COTA, sign up here.
      Clinic open: Fridays-Sundays  
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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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      Givens Pool Community Meeting

      The project team behind Givens' renovation will share possible concepts for the new Eastside pool.
      Mon., April 26, 5:30-7pm. Registration required.  
      Online
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      HIV Planning Council Meeting

      Today's agenda includes important presentations about HIV/AIDS data in the Austin area from both Austin Public Health and Texas Department State Health Services.
      Mon., April 26, 6pm  
      Videoconference
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      It’s Strawberry Time

      The berries are ripe for the picking! Check the website for the latest updates. Enjoy additional farm activities on weekends; closed Wednesdays.
      Through May. Mon.-Tue., 8:30am-5:30pm, Thu.-Sat., 8:30am-5:30pm, Sun., 1-5pm  
      Sweet Berry Farm, Burnet
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      Library Commission Meeting

      Presentations include the George Washington Carver Museum, Cultural, and Genealogy Center expansion plan, as well as an update from the Austin History Center Association.
      Mon., April 26, 3-4:30pm  
      Videoconference
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      Maudie's Margarita Run Benefiting the Trail Foundation

      Back for the 18th year, Maudie’s Moonlight Margarita Run brings two of Austin’s favorites together: running and margaritas! You can complete your 5K anytime through May 31, and a drive-through packet pickup party will be held on June 4, including yummy Maudie's chips & dips and margaritas. Each dollar raised benefits the Trail Foundation.
      Run through May 31; party, June 4  
      Virtual
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      Monday Mechanic Work Party

      Are you a skilled bike mechanic? Help the Yellow Bike Project fix bikes for their spring Kids' Bike Giveaway. Reservations required.
      Mondays through May 24, noon-6pm  
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      Nao Santa Maria and 1877 Elissa Tour

      The replica of Columbus’ largest ship is visiting the Texas seaport from Spain. Online tickets can be purchased to tour either ship or both. This is a rare opportunity to see sailing ships of different eras side by side.
      Sat., April 24-Sun., May 2. $5-20.  
      Galveston
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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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      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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      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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      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 Night Crafters

      Austin Public Library invites the crafty to join in for chat, show & tell, and creative learning fun, this month celebrating Earth Day with a cork planter kit.
      Mon., April 26, 6:30pm. Free, but RSVP.  
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      YMCA Early Learning Readiness Program

      A free community program for qualifying low-income families that focuses on preparing children ages 2-4 for school, while providing their caregivers with the tools to facilitate their child’s development. Classes are offered twice a week in English and Spanish and last one hour.
      English: Mondays & Wednesdays, 9am; Tuesdays & Thursdays, 10:30am. Spanish: Mondays & Wednesdays, 10:30am; Tuesdays & Thursdays, 9am.. Free.  
      Online
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      YWCA Greater Austin Warmline

      Call 512/548-9922 for support amidst the isolation of the COVID-19 pandemic.
      Mondays-Thursdays, 9am-8pm; Fridays, 9-5pm; Saturdays, noon-4pm  
      Citywide
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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
    Ongoing
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      Austin FC Season Membership Deposits

      Austin's Major League Soccer team, Austin FC, is officially taking deposits for 2021 season memberships. Your deposit will reserve your spot in line, which means the earlier you purchase your membership, the earlier you're eligible to select your seats for the season.
      Ongoing. $50.  
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      Austin Transit Partnership Advisory Committees Applications

      Applications are now open to join the following committees: Engineering, Architecture, and Construction;: Finance and Risk; and Planning, Sustainability, Equity, and DBE Advisory. The governing body of the agency created to build out Project Connect, ATP will oversee funding, designing, and implementing the $7.1 billion mass transit overhaul.
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