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    Queer AF Pride Celebration

    It’s double the rainbows with Eastside Pop-up and The Little Gay Shop’s Pride Month hurrah. Shop from 20+ local queer artists and makers, view a pop-up museum curated by Thee Gay Agenda, and treat yourself to some tasty treats. Know before you go: Masks are encouraged at this outdoor event, but they are required to enter The Little Gay Shop and pop-up gallery.
    Sat., June 26, noon-5pm. Free entry.  
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    "Reweave: 2021" Community Weaving Event

    Finally, a live, IRL art event! In conjunction with Jade Walker's "Reweave: 2021," they'll have mini structural looms on the grounds at which anyone, even little ones, can engage with the community fabric healing process. Bring strips of cloth (say from old shirts), rope, old leashes, string — whatever you have to integrate your story. Family-friendly refreshments will be served, and other art activities such as face-painting and “slingshot-weaving” will be held. Bring masks and sunscreen.
    Sat., June 26, noon-2pm. Free.  
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    Theatre

    Annie Jump and the Library of Heaven

    Acclaimed playwright Reina Hardy returns to the Vortex with her first National New Play Network rolling world premiere, bringing her magic and humor to this coming-of-age adventure for everyone who’s ever looked up at the stars and dreamed. "This remarkable play engages young adults and audiences of all ages, bringing science and imagination into the theatre." Directed by Marcus McQuirter and Rudy Ramirez, and starring Jeremy Rashad Brown, Oktavea LaToi, Dane Parker, Christina Blake, and Eva McQuade.
    Through July 3. Fri.-Sun., 8pm. $10 and up.  
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    Kids

    Cenicienta: A Bilingual Cinderella Story

    Austin's Glass Half Full Theatre presents its award-winning “story within a story” using puppetry, performed in Spanish and English. Featuring Madison Palomo as Belinda, who – when she confronts her stepmother and stepsisters – learns to embrace her love of poetry and stand up for herself. This captivating bilingual Cinderella story is recommended for ages five and older.
    Available online through June 30. $10.  
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    City-Wide Vintage Sale

    Support small local businesses and shop for vintage clothing, antiques, collectibles, and more.
    Sat.-Sun., July 17-18. $7; children under 12, free.  
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    Reuse Market Days

    Get out that sun hat and Join Austin Creative Reuse for two days of perusing the very best of Austin’s reuse artists, from 3D art to upcycled clothing to eccentric jewelry, crocheted treasures and much, much more.
    Sat.-Sun., June 26-27, 10am-4pm  
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    Out of Town

    "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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    Out of Town

    Agave Festival Marfa

    Agave spirit experts and chefs from around the world will come together to sample and talk about their favorite beverages.
    Fri.-Sun., June 25-27  
    Marfa
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    Art in ATX: An Outdoor Market

    Featuring 20+ artists and vendors selling handcrafted goods, plus live music by Lolita Lynne, Spring Valley, Violet Capri, and DJ Tsunani.
    Sat., June 26, 4-9pm; Sun., June 27, 2-7pm. Free with RSVP.  
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    Kids

    Austin Humane Society's Summer Kids Series

    For a paw-some summer, register your li'l animal lover for AHS's virtual, hands-on educational sessions, including live shelter tours, dog walks, storytime with shelter pets, crafts, and dance sessions. It's all free, and supplies are provided via pickup or you can get a supply list online. Graduation is Aug. 6-7 and comes with a certificate and swag bag.
    June 1-Aug.7. Free.  
    Virtual
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    Sports

    Austin SEC Club Golf Tournament

    Join in for a day of golf with your fellow SEC fans and alumni, with prizes going to the top three teams. Registration opens at 7:30 with breakfast tacos, and the shotgun start is at 8.
    Sat., June 26, 7:30am. $160.  
    Falconhead Golf Club, 15201 Falconhead Blvd.
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    Kids

    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.
    Saturdays, 8-10am  
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    Kids

    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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    Beyond Van Gogh

    Cutting-edge projection technology creates an engaging journey into the world of Van Gogh.
    June 25-Aug. 8  
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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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    Civic Events

    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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    CommUnityCare Walk-In COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic: Pflugerville

    Open to anyone 12 years of age and older for CommUnityCare patients and non-patients (persons 12 to 17 years of age must have parent or guardian present). No appointment is necessary.
    Daily, 8am-5pm. Free (no appointment required).  
    2700 Pecan St., Pflugerville
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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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    Out of Town

    Country Market

    Shop the fresh produce, homemade canned goods, delicious baked goods, and crafts around the courthouse square at Milam and Travis streets.
    Sat., June 26, 9am-noon. Free.  
    Columbus
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    Out of Town

    Discovery Days

    Each weekend in June will feature a different adventure, from exploring like a real caver to understanding these incredible land formations to protecting the fragile ecosystems, and topping it off with celebrating the amazing natural resources. There will be special guests on-site each weekend, live demonstrations, entertainment, activities, giveaways, and more.
    Fri.-Sat., 10am-5pm, June 5-27  
    Natural Bridge Caverns, 26495 Natural Bridge Caverns Rd., San Antonio
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    Civic Events

    Drive-Through PPE Event

    Pick up PPE (masks and hand sanitizer), a box of nonperishable food, pillows, and fans.
    Sat., June 26, 10am-2pm. Free.  
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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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    Out of Town

    Fiesta

    After two years and multiple cancellations, the more than 125-year-old tradition is back with parades, street parties, music, and more.
    Thu.-Sun., June 17-27  
    San Antonio
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    Sports

    Fitness in the Park

    Austin Parks Foundation and Cap Metro present a virtual boxing class. Ashley Bazan instructs as Lincoln Durham provides the soundtrack. Hosted by DJ Mel, aka Obama’s DJ and creator of the smash hit Living Room Dance Party series.
    Sat., June 26, 10am  
    Online from Butler Park
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    Highland Lakes Equality Center Equality Celebration

    The HLEC closes out Pride Month with a fam-friendly outdoor celebration. Expect a photo booth, water activities, entertainment, and arts & crafts.
    Sat., June 26, 10am-sundown. Free.  
    Johnson Park, 230 Ave. J, Marble Falls
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    Civic Events

    Locating and Accessing Resources for Caregivers Seminar

    Natalie Alcorta, AGE’s Resources & Information Manager, will explain local community resources that are available to family caregivers, including programs available through AGE of Central Texas.
    Sat., June 26, 10-11:30am. Free.  
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    Out of Town

    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 about bird watching, blacksmithing, archery, sewing, or woodworking? 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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    Out of Town

    Riverfest

    Cool off in the river at Twin Elm Guest Ranch after visiting the food and drink booths, sampling the barbecue, and enjoying the music.
    Sat., June 26, 10am-6pm. $5-10.  
    Bandera
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    Sports

    Summer Hip-Hop Classes

    Dance to the latest styles of hip-hop dance and current hip-hop music. High-energy instructors teach basic to advanced levels.
    Offered daily throughout summer. $5-26.  
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    Out of Town

    Sunflower Festival

    Walk through 6.5 acres with 35 varieties of pick-your-own sunflowers, but stay for the music, visit the petting zoo, or just play around on the farm.
    Through July 18. $18 online, $23 at gate.  
    Sweet Eats Fruit Farm, Georgetown
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    T-Shirt Giveaway for Blood Donors

    We Are Blood will give all blood/platelet donors a specially designed “Livin & Givin” T-shirt in June. Kick off the summer with a good deed and a fresh new wardrobe item. Appointments are mandatory; schedule online or call 512/206-1266.
    Through June 30  
    We Are Blood donor centers
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    Out of Town

    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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    Visual Arts

    The Bullock Museum: Black Citizenship in the Age of Jim Crow

    This powerful show, a traveling exhibition organized by the New-York Historical Society, explores the transformative years after the Civil War and the rise of Jim Crow, centering on stories of African Americans who pursued the ideals of Reconstruction and persevered in the face of a developing legal system promoting racial inequality.
    Through Nov. 28
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    Out of Town

    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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    Sports

    Vino Vinyasa

    Vinyasa-based yoga and fun wine facts come together through creative yoga poses, then enjoy a comparative wine tasting of two wines and a discounted brunch at Ciclo.
    Sat., June 26, 11am. $30.  
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    Sports

    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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    Yappy Hour Sponsored by Tito's

    Bring your dogs, take in the view from the huge outdoor deck, and enjoy Cajun food and special cocktails from Tito's.
    Saturdays, 2-5pm  
    The Boat, 10931 Stonelake
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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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    Civic Events

    2021-22 Budget Engagement

    The Budget Office’s website includes explanatory videos in English and Spanish about the city’s FY 2021-22 budgeting process, as well as a short survey for residents to share their thoughts on spending priorities. The mayor and City Council are scheduled to adopt Austin’s FY 2021-22 budget and tax rate between Aug. 11-13.
    Online
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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.
    Online
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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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    Palm District Planning Survey

    Austin’s Palm District is located on the eastern edge of Downtown between I-35 and Trinity St., running from Rainey St. to 15th St. The city's Housing and Planning Department seeks public input on the future of the area as it develops the final Palm District Small Area Plan. Explore the area, take a survey, and ask questions on the city’s project website.
    Ongoing  
    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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