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  • The Amazing Acro-Cats: Keep It Weird in Austin!

    The Acro-Cats tour supports Rock Cats Rescue, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. Rock Cats Rescue is focused on saving cats "One Click at a Time" through cat welfare, rescue, and adoption. The Acro-Cats show promotes the importance of bonding and training cats with positive reinforcement, while also finding homes for rescued cats.
    Apr. 24-May 5  
    Long Center for the Performing Arts
  • BookSpring Fest: A Read Aloud Celebration

    Join BookSpring for an enchanting celebration of reading at BookSpring Fest: A Read Aloud Celebration! Enjoy inspiring stories read aloud from pillars of the community, carnival games, a petting zoo, face painters, balloon makers, books, and refreshments (ALL FREE).
    Sat. May 4, 12pm-6pm  
    BookSpring
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    Adult Skate Night

    Leave the rugrats at home and enjoy the roller rink with other grownups.
    Tuesdays, 7-11pm; Saturdays, 9pm-midnight  
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    Annie Get Your Gun

    The local theatre group brings sharpshooter Annie Oakley and her romantic entanglements to the stage.
    July 22-Aug. 6. Fri.-Sat., 8pm; Sun., 2pm  
    Lockhart
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    ATX Pride Market

    Kick off Austin Pride Month with a market featuring dozens of vendors, artists, and orgs.
    Sat., Aug. 6, 11am-4pm. Free.  
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    Austin Ballroom Dance

    Get a free mini lesson at 7:30pm then hit the dance floor at 8.
    First & third Saturdays. $7, members; $10, guests.  
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    Austin Budget Engagement

    Austin will adopt its 2022-23 budget this August, and is welcoming feedback online and at several town halls over the coming weeks. Get the schedule and more info at speakupaustin.org.
    Through Aug. 15  
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    Austin Flea

    Keep cool at an indoor mini market.
    Sat., Aug. 6, noon-5pm
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    Austin ISD Back to School Bash

    District departments and community orgs will offer exhibits for AISD families to learn about programs and services that can help students enjoy a safe and successful school year.
    Sat., Aug. 6, 9am-1pm  
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    Austin YMCA Now Hiring

    In anticipation of back-to-school, YMCA of Austin is hiring more than 100 seasonal full-time and part-time employees for afterschool care programs. They offer up to $500 in signing bonuses and pay starting at $15 an hour.
    Ongoing  
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    Blue Turns Two

    Celebrate two years of Blue Norther Hard Seltzer with music from Paul Val and more; bottomless Blue Northers, beers, and local liquor cocktails; grub from Granny's Tacos and the Lazy Chef; plus flash tattoos, a silent disco, permanent jewelry, and the exciting return of Frick Frack Blackjack.
    Sat., Aug. 6, 8:30pm. $35-45.
    Blue Norther Tasting Room, 440 E. St. Elmo
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    Buddy Holly’s 85th Birthday Celebration

    Peter Frampton and rock guitar legend Duane Eddy headline an evening of conversations and songs honoring Lubbock’s most famous son.
    Sat., Aug. 6, 7:30pm  
    Lubbock
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    Cepeda Branch Library Grand Reopening

    Celebrate the return of the library that's been closed for renovations since January 2021 with live music, crafts, origami, a photo booth, and more activities for the whole family.
    Sat., Aug. 6, 10am-noon
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    Donate Blood, Get Ice Cream

    As temperatures soar, let We Are Blood and Blue Bell cool you down. Get a free pint when you donate blood or platelets; just call 512/206-1266 or schedule an appointment online.
    Aug. 1-14  
    We Are Blood donation centers and mobile drives
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    Escape the Box

    Explore the hidden side of Austin with an event billed as "an escape room, but outdoors, with time travel." Guests will explore an iconic neighborhood, solve puzzles, and take memorable photos. Book online or call 512/633-9356.
    Saturdays, 11am. $35/person; $15/person 10 and under.  
    South Congress/East Austin
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    Fall Art Classes

    Art Garage is now registering students for eight- to 12-week classes this fall, which allow your kiddos ages 4-16 to explore several art mediums with certified art educators at afterschool and home school sessions.
    Classes begin Sept. 12. $350-550.  
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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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    FC Austin Elite

    Women's Super Cup and Indie League kickoff.
    Aug. 5-7  
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    Flute Healing Journey

    Journey through the sounds of flute, song, and drum with Nate Long “Owl” for an afternoon of healing and meditation.
    Sat., Aug. 6, 2-4pm. $10-25 donation.  
    Flow Yoga, 4477 S. Lamar
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    Free Fitness Classes

    Stronger Austin, powered by It’s Time Texas, offers a variety of free fitness classes, from cardio to Zumba.
    Ongoing. Free.  
    Online via Zoom
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    Fresh Farmers and Artisan Market

    Fresh produce, baked goods, small-batch handmade items, and gourmet foods fill the pavilion at Chesley Park.
    Sat., Aug. 6, 9am-noon  
    Bellville
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    Grown Folks Step 'n' Roll

    An adult roller skating and dance party, with glow-in-the-dark bowling too. BYOB.
    Every other Saturday, 9pm. $5-10.  
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    Karisha One Wellness Center Grand Opening

    Learn about this new health care center at an enjoyable and informative morning full of music, art, demonstrations, presentations, and giveaways.
    Sat., Aug. 6, 9am-noon. Free.  
    Karisha One, 4926 E. Cesar Chavez
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    Mission Possible Back to School Bash

    Fun for the whole family before school starts back up, including food, music, games, a water slide, sno-cones, school supply giveaways, and lots more.
    Sat., Aug. 6, 1-5pm  
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    Neches Wilderness Canoe Race

    Join the professional or leisure class as the paddlers make their way down a beautiful stretch of the river.
    Sat., Aug. 6, 8am  
    Palestine
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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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    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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    Purple Martin Party

    Gather with Travis Audubon to watch hundreds of thousands of purple martins swirl into their roosting site at sunset.
    Sat., Aug. 6, 8pm  
    Capital Plaza, I-35 & Reinli (near Target)
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    Save the Children-Ukraine Benefit

    A concert with Afterthoughts, Europa Boys, Kat Whitlock, and Evan Vines, with half of ticket proceeds going to the nonprofit.
    Sat., Aug. 6, noon-4pm. $10 donation.  
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    Schulenburg Festival

    Rodeos, music, arts & crafts vendors, cook-offs, and sports tournaments keep everyone busy having fun.
    Thu.-Sun. Aug. 4-7  
    Schulenburg
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    Stomp Out Suicide: Kevin Galloway & the Shufflehawks

    Enjoy a concert benefiting Rough Draft, an org that provides veteran classes and counseling.
    Sat., Aug. 6, 7pm-12mid. $10.  
    Jack's Roadhouse, 1625 Hunter Rd., San Marcos
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    Teacher Fundraiser

    Live music, a silent auction, and more to raise money for monthly donations for classroom supplies that local teachers will need for the upcoming school year.
    Sat., Aug. 6, 11am-11pm
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    Trap N Paint

    Today's best music combines with a fun painting class for a creative happy hour. Art supplies and instruction are included.
    Sat., Aug. 6, 6:30pm. $40.  
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    Civic Events

    Volunteer With TCDP

    With election day coming right up and early voting in progress right now, the Travis County Democratic Party is out in full force and could use help getting out the vote. Sign up online for one of their many volunteer opportunities all over town.
    Ongoing  
    Various locations

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