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    Bans Off Our Bodies Rally

    Join Bans Off and Planned Parenthood Texas Votes to remind the Supreme Court that we will not stop fighting until we secure our constitutional right to abortion.
    Sat., May 14, 11am  
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      Austin Humane Society Kitten Shower

      It's kitten season, y'all! Austin Humane Society is raising funds for the care of all the babies on the way with a paw-some community event, with a bake-off, stress-relieving kitten yoga (at 10 & 11am), activities for kids, a donation drive, and more. Very Important Purr-son tix include a bake-off tasting ticket, a special gift, and swag.
      Sat., May 14, 1-4pm. Free; $35, VIP.  
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      CelebrASIA

      A family-friendly festival celebrating Asian Pacific American culture, with plenty of performance groups, musicians, food vendors, and hands-on activities by AARC and community organizations.
      Sat., May 14, 11am-3pm. Free.  
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      La Mujer: A Celebration of Womxn

      The 11th annual festival inspired by feminist Sor Juana Ines de la Cruz will highlight the accomplishments of inspiring mujeres, with a stellar lineup of musicians, poets, visual artists, and womxn business owners participating in community building, networking, education, and entertainment. Frida Friday ATX brings the mercado, and food trucks and parking are available on-site. Grab a shuttle from Sánchez Elementary (73 San Marcos St.) if you like.
      Sat., May 14, 1-7pm. Free; all ages welcome.  
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      Rise Up 4 Abortion Rights

      On May 2, a leaked draft memo from Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito indicated an intention to overturn Roe v. Wade. Join an emergency protest at the Capitol May 3 in response, and participate in the previously scheduled national week of action May 8-14 to stand up for abortion rights.
      Week of action: May 8-14; protest, May 14, 2pm, Buford Tower, 201 W. Cesar Chavez  
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      Round Rock Express

      Vs. Oklahoma City. Bring canned goods Tuesday for the Strike Out Hunger food drive; bring furry friends for Pints & Pups Thursday; enjoy a fireworks show at Star Wars Day Friday; check out a postgame screening of the doc Facing Nolan Saturday; and Kids' Day Sunday features pregame activities and a postgame running of the bases.
      May 10-15. Tue.-Fri., 7:05pm; Sat., 6:05pm; Sun., 1:05pm  
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      Second Saturdays Are for Families

      Spend an afternoon at the beautiful lakeside Laguna Gloria campus and be inspired by the many sculptures scattered throughout the grounds, this month focusing on Tom Friedman’s larger-than-life metal sculpture Looking Up, which was originally conceived using recycled aluminum tins. Find creative ways to use recycled materials to make your very own work of art just as Friedman did, and bring your artful robot to life.
      Sat., May 14, 11am-3pm  
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      Stories From the Road Car Show & Benefit

      A classic car show with live music, a Kendra Scott pop-up, a kids' corner, vendors, a raffle, coffee, and food trucks. Proceeds benefit nonprofit Drive a Senior ATX, which enables older adults to live independently, avoid social isolation, and age in place by providing free, volunteer-based transportation and other support services.
      Sat., May 14, 10am-1pm. Free entry; $20 to register a car.  
      Redeemer Lutheran, 1500 W. Anderson
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      AAC Seeks Fosters

      Austin Animal Center is in need of foster homes for dogs due to shelter overcrowding and a heat advisory. They've got kennels in every climate-controlled nook and cranny in the shelter, so anyone who can take on a new furry friend and alleviate the stress is urged to do so.
      Staff available Mon.-Sat., 11am-6pm  
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      All-Ages Virtual Storytime

      Featuring stories, songs, finger plays, rhymes, and other extension activities. Registration required.
      Saturdays, 10:30am  
      Virtual
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      Archery Class

      Learn the centuries-old sport from USA Archery Certified Level 3 coach Chris Ching at the historic farm.
      Second & fourth Saturdays. $35-45.  
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      Arts + Culture Celebration

      The Trail Foundation hosts a three-part event to celebrate the unveiling of a floating wetland installation called "Common Waters." It launches at Waller Beach (12 East Ave.) and travels down Lady Bird Lake to a celebration at Lakeshore Park (2525 S. Lakeshore). Join for the launch and follow along by land or water, or join the celebration at the installation. There'll be live music and refreshments, as well as chances to interact with the artists.
      Sat., May 14, 10am-2pm  
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      Austin FC Watch Party

      Watch the Verde take on Real Salt Lake with the supporters' group Austin Anthem.
      Sat., May 14, 8:30pm  
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      Austin Flea

      Shop local handmade and vintage vendors at Zilker Friday, 11am-4pm; Captain Quackenbush's, Saturday, 10am-4pm.
      May 13-14  
      Zilker Brewing, 1701 E. Sixth; Captain Quack's, 5326 Menchaca Rd
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      Austin Rugby Crawfish Boil

      Enjoy food, drinks, music, games, and lots to do, including keg ball, a beer pong tourney, a kids' playscape, and more.
      Sat., May 14, noon-6pm. $25.  
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      Ballet Austin Online Fitness Classes

      Choose from a variety of movement classes offered via livestream.
      Ongoing and June 21-July 29  
      Online
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      Black Heritage Celebration

      Celebrating the diversity of the Black experience with designers, artists, entertainers, and businesses.
      Sat.-Sun., May 14-15  
      Arboretum, Dallas
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      Blue Genie Art Bazaar’s May Market

      If you've been missing Blue Genie since the holidays, never fear. Shop the work of over 100 regional artisans and craftspeople all month at the May market, which is the perfect place to find gifts for all your spring occasions.
      April 29-May 29, Fri.-Sun., and Mon., May 30. Free.  
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      Bluff SchuetzenFest & Texas History on Tap

      Spend the day enjoying history exhibits, music, food and drink, and special games, and then stay for the dance and Texas craft beer.
      Sat., May 14, 10am-8pm. SchuetzenFest, free; History on Tap, $5-25.  
      La Grange
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      Brentwood Rocks! Family Concert

      The Derailers, Merciful Heavens, and the School of Rock bring the noise to raise funds for the Brentwood Elementary PTA. Food from Top Notch, Kona Ice, and Mister Softee will be available.
      Sat., May 14, 3-6pm. $10 suggested donation.  
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      Buccaneer Days

      There’s lots of fun things to do and see, from pig races to professional rodeo, a carnival, and lots of live music.
      May 5-15  
      Corpus Christi
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      Come & Send It Fest

      It's "a boulder flashin’, beer flowin’, music pumpin’ kind of time" to celebrate Crux's anniversary. Get the full schedule online.
      Sat., May 14, 9am-10pm. Free for spectators; $40-50 to participate.  
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      Doom Metal Goat Yoga

      What could be better than yoga with baby goats and sludgy doom metal riffs?
      Saturdays through May 28 and Sun., May 8, 10am. $25.  
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      East Austin Survival to Recovery Al Anon Family Group

      A group for anyone worried about someone with a drinking problem. Find the entrance on East 12th Street, upstairs.
      Saturdays, 3pm. Free.
      1818 E. 12th
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      Escape the Box

      Explore the hidden side of Austin with Escape the Box's time-travel-themed escape game and scavenger hunt adventure, which starts with a live intro and sends your group off to explore using a box full of clues and guides, including a playlist, photo challenges, a cipher wheel, map, and more. Call 512/779-9844 to book.
      Saturdays, 1:30pm. $15-35/person.  
      Locations vary
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      Farm Yoga

      Enjoy a peaceful morning yoga session preceded by a quick succulent care class with East Austin Succulents, then explore the farm and shop local goods, eggs, and produce.: Yoga mats, Mad Hippie sunscreen, and water will be provided, and guests get a $5 voucher to use at the farmstand and a gift from East Austin Succulents.
      Every other Saturday, 8:30am. $30.  
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      FolkFest

      Watch history demonstrations of frontier crafts and try your hand at the pioneer skills.
      Sat., May 14, 10am-4pm  
      New Braunfels
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      Free Bilingual Yoga

      Sana Yoga provides a pathway for healing with equitable and accessible programming.
      Saturdays, 10am  
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      Glass Pendant Making

      "Make and take" your own piece of jewelry at an all-levels workshop.
      Sat., May 14, 2-4:30pm. $60.  
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      Grounded Dance Cardio

      Pop in for an upbeat, high-energy dance cardio session with Austin's best instructors.
      Saturdays through July 30. Free.  
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      Jen's Gentle Yoga

      A class suitable for all levels, even beginners. Ends with meditation and deep relaxation.
      Second Saturdays, 9am
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      Kaxan's 10th Rescue Day

      Ten years ago, KXAN adopted a scruffy little pup as its mascot and named him Kaxan. Celebrate his gotcha day with treats, swag bags for early birds, and a raffle with all funds going to nonprofit Divine Canines.
      Sat., May 14, noon-3pm  
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      Living History Event

      See demonstrations of pioneer crafts and music, and try your hand at candle dipping and other old-fashioned chores.
      Second Saturdays, 10am-4pm  
      New Braunfels
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      Love Where You Live Day

      Keep Austin Beautiful developed this event to invite Austinites to beautify the areas around their homes and neighborhoods. Pick up some litter, weed a garden bed, or rake some leaves; it’s up to you! Check out the website for details on cleanup kit registration and social media giveaways.
      Second Saturdays, 9-11am  
      Citywide
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      Moonshine: Full Moon Release Sound Spa

      Harness the power of the full moon in a chakra-clearing sound spa.
      May 14-15. Sat., 5 & 7pm; Sun., 7pm. $55.  
      Meditation Bar, 8301 Mesa
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      Night Golf

      A nighttime shotgun-style nine-hole round made more fun and challenging with glow-in-the-dark balls.
      Thu.-Sat., 6-9:30pm. $20.  
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      Obama Portraits Tour

      Portraits of the former president and first lady by Kehinde Wiley and Amy Sherald are on view before moving to the National Portrait Gallery.
      April 3-May 30  
      Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
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      Other Worlds Screenplay Contest

      Other Worlds Film Festival's eighth annual screenwriting contest, part of its mission to encourage work in science fiction and horror, is accepting submissions. New this year is the "under 18" category for young'uns starting to learn the craft. Early-bird deadline is March 31; entry fees increase with each following deadline (each month until August).
      Final deadline: Aug. 20  
      Apply online
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      Pan Am Park Renaming

      The community is invited to provide feedback on a proposal to change the name of Pan American Neighborhood Park to Tony Castillo Pan American Neighborhood Park. An online survey is now open, and meetings will be held online and at the park.
      Survey open through June 4. Virtual meetings: Thu., May 19 & June 2, 7pm. In-person meeting: Sat., June 4, 10:30am, 2100 E. Third  
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      Parque Zaragoza 90th Anniversary

      Celebrate the cultural and historical significance of the park with fun for the whole family, including live music, sports and games, arts & crafts, and special guests like U.S. Rep. Lloyd Doggett, Mayor Steve Adler, City Council members, and more.
      Sat., May 14, 1-5pm  
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      PEAS Spring Into Fun Day

      An outdoor event with Parners for Education, Agriculture & Sustainability to celebrate teachers and families with food and nature activities, music, and door prizes.
      Sat., May 14, 10am-1pm. Free.  
      PEAS Community Farm, 2200 Berkeley
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      Plan B to Save Democracy

      While Trump is in Austin gloating about his Supreme Court and his endorsements for Texas Republicans, turn your anger into action. Hear from people impacted by failed Republican policies, train to become a volunteer deputy registrar, and learn how to canvass to register voters.
      Sat., May 14, 9:30am-1pm  
      AFL-CIO, 1106 Lavaca
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      Plant Plug Pop-Up

      Find houseplants, succulents, propagation station, macrame, and lots more from about 20 vendors.
      Sat., May 14, 10am-2pm. Free.  
      Ambrosia Salon, 2605 Jones
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      Pride 2022 Call for Artists

      The Dougherty Arts Center seeks submissions from LGBTQ+ artists for a pop-up exhibit during the Pride celebration with the theme "Glow Up!" Get all the details and submit online.
      Submissions due May 30; exhibit held June 15  
      Online
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      Primary Run-Off Block Walks

      Join Blue Austin Democrats to hit the streets and talk to folks about voting in the May 24 primary run-off election. Several options are available all over town.
      Ongoing  
      Register online
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      Public Comment Period for City Draft Allocation Plan

      Each year, the city prepares a plan detailing the amount of federal funding to be allocated to various housing and public service programs. Give your feedback online or at a public hearing Tue., May 10, 6:30pm, with the Community Development Commission, or Thu., June 9, 10am, with City Council.
      Through June 10  
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      Public Input on ARP Funding for Homelessness

      The public is invited to provide input on the city's plan to allocate federal funds dedicated to homelessness and housing instability, either online or at a public hearing May 10 with the Community Development Commission or June 9 with City Council.
      Through June 10  
      Online
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      Robotics Day

      Cheer on contestants in the student Robot Showcase competition and then try your hand at six styles of DIY robots.
      Sat., May 14  
      Science Mill, Johnson City
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      Robotics Day

      Dripping Springs High School's robotics team Spring Konstant brings robots to compete, and kids can take a turn at the controls. Plus, hear inspiring stories from retired NASA manager Julie Webster, who sent a robotic spacecraft to Saturn.
      Sat., May 14, 10am-2pm  
      Science Mill, 101 S. Lady Bird Ln., Johnson City
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      Rocket2022

      High school students design, build, and launch rockets with the goal of lifting a one-pound payload one mile high, or exceeding the speed of sound.
      Thu.-Sat., May 12-14. Free, but tickets required.  
      Stonewall
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      Roses of the Rubble

      UT-Austin's Texas Immersive Institute combines live theatre, escape room puzzle mechanics, and immersive tech for this unique showcase inviting participants to an alternate Austin where they'll take down tech giant NOX Corp. by assembling an automaton.
      Fri.-Sat., May 13-14, 7pm. $15-25.  
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      Saturday SEAM Series: The Science of Slime

      Learn how and why slimes were created and how some are used to keep the world moving. Labs include recipes for slime, and the program is geared toward kindergarten to third-grade students.
      Sat., May 14, 10am. $5.  
      Headwaters at the Comal, New Braunfels
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      Scarborough Renaissance Festival

      Come for the jousting and birds of prey, but stay for the games and food.
      Sat.-Sun., April 9-May 29, and Mon., May 30  
      Waxahachie
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      Spark Change Day

      An advocacy event for youth in grades 6-12 to learn about civic engagement, held by the Excellence & Advancement Foundation and Girls Empowerment Network. Speakers include County Attorney Delia Garza, Council Member Natasha Harper-Madison, and Youth Rise Texas co-Executive Director Roxanne Lawson.
      Sat., May 14. Free.  
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      Stick With Me

      All month, We Are Blood is rewarding blood and platelet donors with a limited-edition "Stick With Me" T-shirt when they bring a friend along to donate. Appointments required; make one online or call 512/206-1266.
      We Are Blood donation centers & mobile drives
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      Summer Jobs With the City

      The city has announced a round of attractive bonuses for summer employees including lifeguards and summer camp staff. Wages start at $15/hour, and bonuses range from $750 to $1,250 depending on qualifications. Get all the details and apply online soon!
      Apply now; bonuses for employees starting by June 6  
      Austin pools and summer camps
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      Texas State Baseball

      Vs. Louisiana.
      May 13-15. Fri., 6pm; Sat., 4pm; Sun., 1pm  
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      The Big Squeeze Accordion Contest

      Watch the next generation of accordion players compete for grand prizes in polka, Cajun, zydeco, and conjunto accordion traditions at Texas Folklife's Big Squeeze Accordion contest finals, followed by performances by polka star Alex Meixner and Dallas conjunto Los Morales.
      Sat., May 14, 1-5pm  
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      The Power of Movesz

      Join a 30-day wellness campaign to get inspired, get healthy, and make a positive change. Proceeds go to the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention.
      Through May. $35.  
      Virtual
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      The Wandering Vegan Market

      Go local and vegan at a 100% plant-based market with artisan goods and fab food trucks (Sassy's, Arlo's, the Corn Dog Guy, and Theano Vegan Greek).
      Sat., May 14, noon-4pm. Free.  
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      To Fika: Artist Talk

      As part of a series about Austin Swedes buried at Oakwood Cemetery, hear from local artist Brian David Johnson, a descendant of Swedish craftsmen who continues the tradition with his woodworking.
      Sat., May 14, 2-4pm. Free.  
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      Unlearning Circle

      Join Undoing White Supremacy Austin for a discussion about building accountable communities and a world without policing.
      Sat., May 14, 10am  
      Online
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      Virtual Fitness Classes

      Stronger Austin has a full slate of free virtual classes all week long, from cardio & strength to Zumba, so you can always fit some fitness in your schedule.
      Ongoing. Free.  
      Online

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