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    Dance Across Austin: Intro to West African Dance

    As part of Dance Across Austin, Mindpop presents a six-week course with Lannaya Drum & Dance for beginners of all ages.
    Nov. 3-Dec. 15. Thursdays, 4:30pm. $30; scholarships available.  
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      November 2022 General Election

      Vote anywhere you see a "Vote Here/Vote Aquí" sign, and learn about what's on the ballot at austinchronicle.com/elections. Need help getting to the polls? Capital Metro is waiving all fares on election day, including bus, rail, and pickup services, and bike rental service MetroBike is free with the code BIKETOVOTE2022. Lyft is offering half-price rides to the polls with the code VOTE22. You can also request a ride from RideShare2Vote.com. Remember: If you're in line by 7pm, you are allowed to vote. Learn more about voting rights here.
      Election day: Tue., Nov. 8  
      Travis County
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      "Tangible/Nothing"

      In the first reinstallation of the collection galleries since it opened in 2019, Ruby City will present an exhibit of artwork from the Linda Pace collection by national and international artists.
      Through July 30, 2023  
      Ruby City, San Antonio
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      "Texas Governors and Their Times, 1846-1946"

      This exhibit showcases materials from the State Archives documenting the official work and daily business of the state’s chief executive spanning 100 years. Can't visit in person? It's available to explore online.
      Sept. 19, 2022-May 15, 2023. Free.
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      AI Summit & IoT World Austin

      A two-day celebration of transformative and emerging tech.
      Nov. 2-3  
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      AISD COVID-19 Vaccine Clinics

      Austin ISD has free vaccine clinics scheduled at schools all over the city, so it's a great time to get those boosters and get the kids vaccinated; it's approved for anyone 6 months or older.
      Various dates through fall/winter. Free.  
      Citywide; find list online
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      AISD Equity Advisory Committee Meeting

      Join online or in person to hear about the EAC's recommendations on matters related to equitable outcomes in resource allocation, evaluation, policies, and practices. Public comment is welcome; sign up online.
      Thu., Nov. 3, 5:30pm  
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      Austin Community College Spring Registration

      ACC welcomes all to explore and learn about the 100+ programs they offer to Austinites. Start planning now for the spring semester starting in January 2023.
      Beginning Oct. 17 for current/former students; Oct. 31 for new students
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      City Council Regular Meeting

      See agenda for details, and follow along on ATXN.
      Thu., Nov. 3, 10am  
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      Community Fitness Classes

      For the fitness-curious and those on a budget, Castle Hill offers a wide selection of discounted classes throughout the week – just look for the "Community" name in the title.
      Ongoing. $15 for one class, $100 for 10.  
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      Drawing & Painting Classes for Kids

      Calling all mini Monets! Registration is now open for afterschool and weekend art classes with professional artist and educator Amanda Jones, teaching students ages 8-18. Professional illustrator Carly Dennis also offers a special weekly class for younger artists.
      Ongoing. $122.50-160 monthly.  
      607 W. St Johns #10
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      Drunk Yoga

      NY-based immersive wellness experience Drunk Yoga® comes to Austin for a weekendlong pop-up, bringing eccentric 90-minute yoga classes followed by discounted food and drink at the Water Trough to refuel.
      Nov. 3-6. $55-59.  
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      Free Beginner Two-Step Lessons

      Join Double or Nothing Two-Step for a free class followed by live music and dancing.
      Thursdays, 7pm. Donations appreciated.  
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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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      Out of Town

      Ground Zero 360 Remembrance Exhibit

      More than 70 artists, painters, and sculptors contributed to this powerful exhibit remembering the terrorist attack on 9/11 including photographs taken from the streets of New York City.
      Sept. 12, 2022-Jan. 31, 2023
      Houston
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      Inspire A.D. Wrestling

      An action-packed evening of pro wrestling themed "Forbidden War."
      Thu., Nov. 3, 7pm  
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      Know Your News

      Overwhelmed by misinformation and fake news? Learn how to fight back in this hourlong workshop.
      First Thursdays through Dec., 2-3pm. Free.  
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      Lumber Society Beekeeping Workshop

      Join professional beekeeper Mike Mendez as he leads a workshop covering all you’ll need to know to start your own hive.
      Thu., Nov. 3, 7-9pm. $20.  
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      Making Comics Workshop

      Make your own one-page comic at a workshop for all skill levels with supplies provided.
      Thu., Nov. 3, 5:30-7:30pm. Free.  
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      Monkeypox Resources

      Monkeypox is still on the scene, and Austin Public Health has expanded the availability of vaccines; check your eligibility via a survey with Wellness Equity Alliance via the link below. If you have symptoms, see your health care provider for testing. If you do not have a provider, call APH at 512/972-5560.
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      Music in the Park at Indeed Tower

      Kilroy Realty invites one and all to a three-part free music series under the glow of the Kilroy Star light installation. Bring a picnic or partake in goods from the food trucks, and BYO blanket or borrow one from Kilroy while supplies last. The series culminates in Starlit Austin, celebrating the holidays and benefiting Dell Children's.: Lineup:: Oct. 6: Shadow Band: Nov. 3: Peterson Brothers: Dec. 1: Starlit Austin
      Thu., Oct. 6, Nov. 3, Dec. 1, 6-7:30pm. Free.  
      The Park at Indeed Tower, 200 W. Sixth
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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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      Pilates Strengthen & Sculpt Mat Workout

      A class focusing on all the Pilates mat workout principles to develop a strong inner core and tone, sculpt, and strengthen the muscles.
      Sept. 12-Dec. 19. $5-28.  
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      Pizza & Politics Thursday

      Election season is really heating up, so the Travis County Democratic Party is working hard to get out the vote. Join in to help make calls to voters and be rewarded with free pizza.
      Thursdays through Nov. 3, 6-8pm  
      TCDP Coordinated Campaign HQ, 2614 E. Seventh
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      Platelet Donors Urgently Needed

      A growing community means a growing need for platelets, which are a crucial component of blood used for cancer patients, people with traumatic injuries, and pediatric transplant patients. In an effort to ramp up platelet donations, We Are Blood launched “Power Up,” a program that awards donors who donate five times by Nov. 30. Donors can choose one of four exclusive prizes: an embroidered windbreaker, Alamo movie passes, a tote, or backpack. Schedule online or call 512/206-1266.
      Through Nov. 30  
      We Are Blood donor centers
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      Practiquemos Español

      If you know some Spanish but are seeking a low-pressure environment to fine-tune it, this is the place.
      Mondays & Thursdays, 6pm. Free.  
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      Rancho CASI de los Chisos Chili Cook-Off

      The Chili Appreciation Society International split off from the Tolbert chili cook-off in 1983 and now holds their own cooking competition on the same weekend up the road from Terlingua.
      Tue.-Sat., Nov. 1-5. $35.
      Terlingua
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      Ride Bikes Thursday

      Join Ride Bikes Austin for a socially paced group ride starting and ending at Parque Zaragoza and visiting a different park each week. Meet at the basketball court for an 8pm departure on a 10- to 15-mile route.
      Thursdays, 7:30pm. Free.  
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      Roots & Wings Festival

      Celebrate trees, butterflies, bees, and nature in our city with over 50 events happening throughout the city, with special significance this year as Austin was recently certified as a Bee City USA affiliate.
      Through Nov. 5  
      Citywide
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      Starry Nights

      Back for fall, Girlstart provides a star show in the mini planetarium along with a related hands-on activity.
      First Thursdays, 5:30-7pm  
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      Stories on the Lawn

      A night of "Moth"-style true personal stories from celebrated local storytellers on the theme "Happy!" with cocktails from Still Austin Whiskey.
      Thu., Nov. 3, 7:30pm. $10.  
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      Terlingua Original International Chili Cook Off + BBQ

      Also known as “The Behind-the-Store Chili Cook-Off” or “Tolbert Cook-Off,” this cook-off began the great chili argument as a publicity stunt by Frank X. Tolbert in 1967 with Wick Fowler and H. Allen Smith squaring off with their chili recipes, and has continued for 55 years.
      Wed.-Sat., Nov. 2-5. $45.
      Terlingua
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      The Black Fund Now Accepting Applications

      The Austin Community Foundation has opened a request for proposals for the Black Fund, which will award 16 grants totaling $340,000 in first round of funding to "unleash the power of Black-led organizations and uplift solutions to benefit the Black community in Central Texas." Get details and apply online.
      Deadline: Nov. 18  
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      The Mission Within: Psychedelics & Healing the Wounds of War

      The Psychedelic Society of Texas hosts a panel conversation with the team at the Mission Within, an org whose treatment program facilitates psychedelic therapy to help veterans break through past trauma to become their best selves.
      Thu., Nov. 3, 6:45pm. $19-35.  
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      Thrive Grant Awareness Workshop

      Join the Economic Development Department to learn about a new grant program for nonprofit arts organizations.
      AIA Austin, Tue., Nov. 1, 6pm; Austin Public, Thu., Nov. 3, 6pm  
      AIA Austin, 801 W. 12th; Austin Public, 1143 Northwestern
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      Thursday Night Football Watch Party

      Enjoy $1 wings and $2 Tecates as you take in the big game.
      Thursdays, 7-10pm
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      Thursday Night Social Ride

      Join Social Cycling Austin for a fun themed ride with post-ride activities, and check the event page for details on themes and stops.
      Thursdays  
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      UT Baseball

      Fall World Series.
      Thu.-Sat., Nov. 3-5, 6pm  
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      Vinyl Shuffle

      Enjoy the rooftop garden while listening to a curated list of soul, jazz, funk, and Motown songs from the Carver Branch vinyl collection.
      Thu., Nov. 3, 6pm. Free.
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      Volunteer Days at ACR

      Organized types will have fun volunteering to help Austin Creative Reuse sort through donated items, roll fabric, and detangle yarn. Registration required.
      Tuesdays & Thursdays  
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      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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      Wine & Wag at Lone Star Court

      Enjoy a glass of wine with your furry friend and pick up pet-friendly treats and swag. Sponsored by Wander + Ivy, a percentage of proceeds will go to Austin Humane Society.
      Thursdays through Nov. 17, 4:30-6:30pm. Free.
    Ongoing
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      WIC Mobile Unit

      Resources and info about Austin Public Health’s Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) supplemental nutrition program for qualifying pregnant women, new mothers, and young children.
      Check online for current schedule. Free.  
      Various locations

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