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  • Austin Greek Festival

    It’s time once again to mark your calendars for the Austin Greek Festival on, Memorial Day weekend! Admission is $5 and there is free admission for children 10 and under, as well as Military and First Responders with ID. Parking is free. Complete details, including events schedule, food menu, and volunteer info are available online.
    May 27-29  
    Transfiguration Greek Orthodox Church
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    Lone Star Limericks Call for Submissions

    Brush Square Museums and Brush Square Museums Foundation announce an open call to writers to submit original limericks about Texas or Austin. Pay tribute to the people, places, sights, and sounds of this great city and state by immortalizing (or gently mocking) them in verse!
    Submissions accepted through June 4; finalists voted on June 5-11  
    Online
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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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    Pioneer Farms Skills Classes

    Have you wanted to learn about blacksmithing, archery, candlemaking, or knitting? 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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    Pub Quiz at Baker Street

    Triviaficionados are welcome to join this COVID-cautious quiz to compete for prizes.
    Wednesdays, 7-9pm. Free.  
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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  
    Online
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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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    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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    Trivia With Get It Gals

    "Best of Austin" winners Get It Gals are back with tons of trivia nights planned for y'all, with several based on TV programs you may have binged over the last year for some reason. Stay tuned on their socials because they are all over the place.
    Various locations
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    Virtual Book Clubs

    With Austin being in Stage 5 of the COVID-19 guidelines, it's a great time to hit the books and connect online. Austin Public Library has a variety of virtual book clubs and storytimes covering all ages and interests, and a library card provides access to electronic and hard copies of all kinds of materials.
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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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    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
Ongoing
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    Austin Strategic Mobility Plan Survey

    Austin Transportation Department seeks community members’ feedback on three new policy changes to the Austin Strategic Mobility Plan, the city’s first comprehensive, multimodal transportation plan.
    Online
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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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