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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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    Barnyard Buddies

    Meet animal friends at a special hands-on farm tour where a handler will introduce youngsters to chickens, horses, and donkeys.
    Saturdays, 10am  
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    Brunch Yourself for Mental Health

    Waterloo Counseling Center is partnering with CH Hospitality to offer a live virtual cooking class with a brunch theme, hosted by Emerald van Cartier. A $50 donation supports an uninsured client’s therapy session and gets you supply lists and a private link to the livestream. Become a VIP Quaran-team Host for $250, and they'll deliver the ingredients for up to 10 people, including a 1L bottle of Tito’s Handmade Vodka.
    Sat., May 22, noon-2pm. $50; $250 for VIP.  
    Online
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    City-Wide Vintage Sale

    Support small local businesses and shop for vintage clothing, antiques, collectibles, and more.
    Sat., May 22, 10am-5pm; Sun., May 23, 11am-5pm. $7; children under 12, free.  
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    NASCAR at COTA

    Don’t miss your chance to be a part of the inaugural NASCAR weekend at Circuit of the Americas, featuring the NASCAR Cup Series, Xfinity Series, and Camping World Truck Series, plus the IMSA-sanctioned Lamborghini Super Trofeo North America Series. Camping available.
    Fri.-Sun., May 21-23  
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    Summer Kickoff Party at Indigo Play

    Kick off the summer season with raffles, discounts, free pizza and ice pops, crafts, and games like cornhole, limbo, potato sack races, and more.
    Sat., May 22, 10am-1pm & 3-5pm. $12.  
    Indigo Play, 13530 Research
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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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    2nd Street District Sidewalk Sale

    Shop exclusive discounts or have a first look at brand-new items at your favorite local downtown shops.
    Sat., May 22, 8am  
    Second Street downtown
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    AISD Trustee Sounding Board: BE (LOCAL) Policy Discussion

    Learn about the ways the AISD Board of Trustees is changing how board items are established and communicated in an effort to make it easier for the public to follow the board’s work. Spanish interpretation will be provided.
    Sat., May 22, 10:30am  
    Online
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    Austin Classical Community Carnival

    An outdoor event celebrating charter school Austin Classical Academy's new location, with food, door prizes, and entertainment.
    Sat., May 22, noon-3pm. Free, but RSVP.  
    9100 Hwy. 290 E.
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    Austin Flea

    The Austin Flea features all local handmade items and vintage wares from some of Austin's most amazing and talented vendors. Find one-of-a-kind gifts for any occasion including jewelry, bath and body products, vintage, original artwork, paper goods, textiles, and so much more.
    Sat. May 22: Violet Crown; Sun., May 23: Radio; 10am-4pm. Free.  
    Violet Crown Clubhouse, 7100 Woodrow; Radio Coffee & Beer, 4204 Menchaca Rd.
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    Austin ISD COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic: Dobie Middle School

    Appointments are required for this clinic open to AISD community members ages 12 and older. See here for how to schedule an appointment.
    Sat., May 22, 10am-2pm. Free.  
    Dobie Middle School, 1200 E. Rundberg
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    Austin ISD COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic: Pecan Springs Elementary School

    Appointments are preferred but not required for this clinic open to AISD community members ages 12 and older. See here for how to schedule an appointment.
    Sat., May 22, 9am-1pm. Free.  
    Pecan Springs Elementary School, 3100 Rogge
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    Baby Bloomers

    A special program for visitors ages 0-3 and their families, providing caregivers and early learners the chance to experience the children's museum together. Thinkery will host two storytimes and free play that support the social, emotional, and cognitive development of the earliest learners. Capacity limited to allow for social distancing.
    Saturdays, 9-11am  
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    Bloom Market: A Spring Pop-Up

    An all-day pop-up featuring some of Austin’s most badass women-owned businesses, plus interactive craft activities with vendors.
    Sat., May 22, 11am-6pm. Free.  
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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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    Carnival at Pinballz

    Enjoy an outdoor fair at the arcade's parking lot.
    Through May 27  
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    Chicken Keeping Class

    Learn how keeping chickens can help you keep your food waste out of the landfill. City of Austin customers who pay the Clean Community Fee on their utility bills are eligible for a $75 rebate on either a home composting system and accessories or a chicken coop for their home.
    Sat., May 22, 11am-noon. Free (registration required).  
    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.
     
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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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    COVID-19 Pop-Up Vaccine Clinic: Del Valle HS

    Residents 18 years of age and older can arrive without an appointment for first-dose Moderna vaccines. Pre-registering online is not required but highly encouraged to help save time.
    Sat., May 22, 9am-1:30pm. Pre-registration encouraged.  
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    COVID-19 Pop-Up Vaccine Clinic: Sacred Heart

    Residents 18 years of age and older can arrive without an appointment for first-dose Moderna vaccines. Pre-registering online is not required but highly encouraged to help save time.
    Fri.-Sat., May 21-22, 10am-7:30pm. Pre-registration encouraged.  
    Sacred Heart Catholic Church, 5909 Reicher
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    COVID-19 Walk-Up Vaccine Clinic: Delco Center

    Residents 18 years of age and older can arrive without an appointment. Pre-registering online is not required but highly encouraged to help save time. This is for first dose Moderna vaccines, however, if you are more than 28 days past your Moderna first dose and have not received your second dose, you can also walk up and present your CDC vaccination card.
    May 19-22. Wed.-Fri., 3-7:30pm; Sat., 10am-2:30pm. Pre-registration encouraged.  
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    COVID-19 Walk-Up Vaccine Clinic: Little Walnut Creek Library

    Residents 18 years of age and older can arrive without an appointment. Pre-registering online is not required but highly encouraged to help save time. This is for first dose Moderna vaccines, however, if you are more than 28 days past your Moderna first dose and have not received your second dose, you can also walk up and present your CDC vaccination card.
    May 21-22. Fri., 2-5:30pm; Sat., 10am-1:30pm. Pre-registration encouraged.  
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    Donate Blood, Get $5 at Torchy’s

    We Are Blood is partnering with Torchy’s Tacos to give all blood donors a $5 Taco Money card to use toward a purchase at any Torchy’s Tacos (while supplies last). Appointments mandatory; call or schedule online.
    May 15-31  
    We Are Blood centers & mobile drives
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    Escape the Box

    Take a journey through time exploring the hidden clues of Austin with Escape the Box, an outdoor guided tour, scavenger hunt, and escape game all in one! It entertains groups of 2-6 at $75 per group. The box features a number of puzzles and clues that can all be found in wonderful Austin neighborhoods along with discounts to participating businesses.
    Ongoing; see website for scheduled pickup times. $75.  
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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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    Get On! Moto Fest

    Whether you’re a gearhead or just moto-curious, this is one of the largest motorcycle shows in the state with bike demos, custom bike show, and lots of vendors on site.
    Fri.-Sun., May 21-23. $15.  
    Fort Worth
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    I-35 Capital Express South Public Hearing

    Review the draft environmental assessment and the recommended alternative for improvements to I-35 from Hwy. 290 W./SH 71/Ben White Blvd. to SH 45 Southeast.
    Online
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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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    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  
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    No Stone Unturned: A Lifetime of Archaeology

    Ben McReynolds has donated his extensive and unique collection to the museum. It will be on view for a year along with the permanent collection that includes artifacts from La Belle, the French ship discovered in Matagorda Bay; the story of ranching on the coast; and more than 13,000 years of Texas history.
    April 23, 2021-April 30, 2022. Tue.-Sat. 10am-4pm  
    Museum of the Coastal Bend, Victoria
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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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    Puppet Show

    An original story created by Oscar, Indigo Play's very own puppeteer. Come for the show, and stay for the play in a huge educational playscape, dedicated baby area, imagination play space, and sensory room.
    Fridays & Saturdays, 11am. $8.  
    Indigo Play, 13530 Research
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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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    Repeat Platelet Donors Get Special Gift

    Platelet donors at We Are Blood will receive a limited-edition "Donate Platelets Y'all" T-shirt when they donate twice in May. Appointments required; schedule online or call 512/206-1266.
    May 1-31. Free.  
    We Are Blood donor centers
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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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    Sleep Coaching Session

    Indigo Play invites you to a conversation with the founder of A la Camita (Off to Bed), Patricia Beltran, who helps families overcome bedtime struggles and sleepless nights using the Gentle Sleep coaching method.: Beltran will offer a short presentation followed by a Q&A, and will be available for follow-up coaching.
    Sat., May 22, 11:30am. $12.  
    Indigo Play, 13530 Research
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    South Austin School Fair

    Visit the fair to meet schools, learn about local programs, and receive free one-on-one help with school applications. There will be games, prizes, a family-friendly DJ, and face-painters. Kids receive stickers at each booth, and the first 50 kids to collect 10 stickers get free admission and lunch at Urban Air.
    Sat., May 22, 10am-noon. Free.  
    Urban Air Trampoline & Adventure Park, 4500 S. Pleasant Valley
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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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    University of Texas Baseball

    Vs. West Virginia.
    Thu.-Fri., May 20-21, 6:30pm; Sat., May 22, 2:30pm  
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    UT-Austin Spring 2021 Commencement Ceremony

    Non-ticketed guests are not allowed to attend UT’s in-person university-wide ceremony, but the ceremony will stream live on the web beginning at 8pm. Multiple roads through and around the UT campus will be closed throughout the day. See here for the streaming link and check for street closures and alternative traffic routes here.
    Sat., May 22, 8pm  
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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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    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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