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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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    Civic Events

    AISD Board Info Session

    See agenda for details.
    Thu., Nov. 10, 6pm  
    Broadcast on aisd.tv
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    City Council Mobility Committee Meeting

    The committee will discuss the Barton Springs Road Bridge, Vision Zero, and more.
    Thu., Nov. 10, 1pm  
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    College Student Commission Meeting

    The commission will hear briefings from working groups and discuss health care access, campus parking, disability justice, and other issues faced by students.
    Thu., Nov. 10, 4pm  
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    Sports

    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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    DAC Nights: Wrap It

    Head to the Dougherty Arts Center to upgrade your gift-wrapping skills. Learn some new tricks and take home unique wrapping paper designed by you. And stop by their card station to write a holiday letter to the troops – the DAC team will mail them for you. Note: This event is part of the Austin Veterans Arts Festival, created by the Veterans Suicide Prevention Channel to use the arts to promote wellness; attending veterans will receive free therapeutic arts and craft kits provided by the Help Heal Veterans organization.
    Thu., Nov. 10, 7-9pm. Free.  
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    Donate to Hands for Hope

    Donate now to help nonprofit El Buen Samaritano meet its $450,000 goal, which goes toward holiday meal kits, a food pantry, baby formula, services, and other assistance for Central Texans in need.
    Ongoing  
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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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    Fareground Holiday Mixology Masterclass

    Fareground and Angel's Envy collab to get you prepped for the season, teaching the ins and outs of cocktail mixing at fully stocked stations and sending students off with recipe cards and more.
    Thu., Nov. 10, 6:30pm. $95.
    Ellis at Fareground, 111 Congress
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    Fill a Thanksgiving Table

    Central Texas Food Bank always welcomes donations, but now is a great time to chip in because thanks to community partners at the Beaumont Foundation, every dollar donated is doubled up to $100,000. They've even got an online shopping cart you can fill with cranberry sauce, yams, corn, and other goodies to be donated, because shopping online is always fun.
    Ongoing  
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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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    Hill Country Galleria Ice Rink

    Find it between the Bee Cave Public Library and the Hill Country Galleria lawn.
    Through Jan. 2. $15 to skate; reservations encouraged.
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    Houseplants 101

    Join the Lumber society for a botanical journey with Tillery Street Plant Company's greenhouse manager.
    Thu., Nov. 10, 7-9pm. $20.  
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    Civic Events

    Housing & Planning Committee Meeting

    The committee discusses equitable transit-oriented development and other business.
    Thu., Nov. 10, 3pm  
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    Mozart's Holiday Light Show

    What's already a great view on the lake becomes even better with a spectacular light show, complemented by hot cocoa and tasty treats.
    Through Jan. 6  
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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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    Pasión Verde: The First Season of Growing the Legend (2022)

    The Austin FC season has concluded, but fans can revel in the magic of the team's hometown support with a documentary now available to stream.
    Ongoing  
    Online: losverdesatx.org
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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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    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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    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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    Showroom Austin Store Opening

    Get drinks and gifts with purchase at the new women's apparel and accessories shop.
    Thu., Nov. 10, 4-7pm. Free.
    Showroom Austin, Domain NORTHSIDE, 3200 Palm Way #120
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    Texas State Men's Basketball

    Vs. Mid-America Christian.
    Thu., Nov. 10, 6pm  
    Strahan Arena at the University Events Center, 106 Charles Austin Dr., San Marcos
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    The Annual Great Pumpkin Haul

    Pumpkins are the fave fall food for the residents of Central Texas Pig Rescue. If you've got a hoard of gourds, check CTPR's website for a list of places to donate and guidelines for what is pleasing to the pigs' palates. They could also use some extra hands to transport all the donations.
    Through Dec. 17
    Various locations
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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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    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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    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 Meals on Wheels Central Texas

    The season of giving is a great time to get involved with Meals on Wheels, and donating just an hour a week makes a huge difference to the homebound older adults served by the org. Volunteers deliver more than a meal; they also bring warm smiles and much-needed safety checks. Apply online and get signed up for a Zoom training to get started.
    Ongoing  
    Apply online
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    Volunteer With Operation Turkey

    Nonprofit Operation Turkey serves hearty Thanksgiving meals to folks who otherwise wouldn't get one. On Thanksgiving eve they'll be smoking hundreds of turkeys and accepting care package donations, then on Thanksgiving they'll deliver the meals and donations to homeless or less fortunate Austinites. Any kind of help is appreciated, so sign up now or donate online.
    Turkey Tailgate: Wed., Nov. 23, 6-8pm. Operation Turkey: Thu., Nov. 24, 8am-noon  
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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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