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  • Teacher Confessions

    Teacher Confessions celebrates teachers through performing anonymous stories from teachers on stage. From funny, serious, poignant, or provocative, they will welcome those serious, absurd, comedic and even baffling confessions - they will highlight teachers' personal stories through storytelling and improvised skits. Expect a terrific night of diverse material!
    July 30-31, 7:30pm  
    Baker School
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    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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    Austin FC

    Vs. Columbus Crew. Read our coverage of the team, stadium, and fans on our Austin FC page.
    Sun., June 27, 7pm  
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    Blues Is the Cure Concert

    The Austin Blues Society presents their first concert of the year to celebrate blues music and how it soothes the soul and celebrates life. Co-sponsored with Harold McMillan of Diverse Arts and Kenny Dorham’s Backyard. Food trucks will be on-site for hungry guests. Featuring Kathy & the Kilowatts and the Mathew Robinson Band.
    Sun., June 27, 7-10pm. Free.  
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    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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    Kinky Curly Coily Fest

    A natural hair festival featuring performances from Nubia Emmon, Lady Shacklin, Tree G, CP Loony, CJ Verde, Ivy Roots, and DJ Klassic. Hosted by Crystal the Unsigned and presented by Cha'Keeta B.
    Sun., June 27, noon-6pm. $10 and up.  
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    Red Light Lit Austin

    Hosted by Red Light Lit storyteller Loria Mendoza and featuring your favorite Austin-based poets, comic Laura Bettina, music by Dan Petra, and a burlesque performance by body-moving sensation Cristal.
    Sun., June 27, 8-10pm. $20 advance; $25, door.  
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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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    The Maker's Market

    Enjoy brunching and shopping local artisans, makers, and vintage collectors.
    Sun., June 27, 11am-4pm. Free; 21 and up.  
    High Noon & Long Play Lounge, 1910 & 2000 E. Cesar Chavez
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    Water Balloon Fight

    It's too hot out! Cool off and have fun with a good old-fashioned water balloon fight. Come early for brunch, order a frozen drink, and psych yourself up for battle.: BYOWG (bring your own water gun) highly encouraged.
    Sun., June 27, 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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    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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    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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    Barton Creek Farmers Market

    A great selection of local farmers bringing fabulous pastured meats, eggs, dairy, vegetables, and fruits, plus prepared-food vendors, artisans, bakers, and of course, live music.
    Sundays, 9am-1pm. Free.  
    4805 Hwy. 290 W., Sunset Valley (Kohl's parking lot)
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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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    Bringing the Joy Back: Infusing Joy Into Your Day

    A workshop designed to help participants bring more joyful moments into daily life through activities like dance parties, visualization, and community-building.
    Sun., June 27, 1-3pm. Sliding scale donation.  
    Flow Yoga, 202 Walton Way #200, Cedar Park
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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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    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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    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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    Dreamland Sunday Night Bingo

    Close out the weekend with free bingo to win Dreamland swag and gift cards. All ages welcome!
    Sundays, 5pm. 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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    Sports

    FC Austin Elite

    Vs. Williamson County FC.
    Sun., June 27, 7:30pm  
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    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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    Frontier Times Jamboree

    David LeStourgeon hosts an afternoon of music on the Trail Drivers Stage after a tour of the collection of Texas oddities.
    Sun., June 27, 1-4pm. Free.  
    Bandera
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    Hill Country Farmer's Market

    A dog-friendly market with farm-fresh food for sale and live music.
    Sundays, 10am-2pm. Free.  
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    LGBTQIA Pop-up Vaccine Clinic

    Join Austin Public Health and local queer community partners to receive the COVID-19 vaccine.
    Sun., June 27, 2-6pm. Free (registration required).  
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    National HIV Testing Day

    Know your status and get tested with Austin Public Health.
    Sun., June 27, 1-5:30pm. Free.  
    15 Waller St.
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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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    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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    Sunday Tarot

    Join Carly for a 15-minute reading with the deck of your choice.
    Sundays, 6-8pm  
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    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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    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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    Uncommon Flea

    Uncommon Objects' big backyard is transformed into a dynamic marketplace for all things vintage, found and made. Come join the fun and feast on the bargains!
    Last Sundays, 10am-3pm  
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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
Ongoing
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    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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