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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
  • Earth Day Jubilee with The Trail Conservancy

    Join The Trail Conservancy on the Butler Hike and Bike Trail for the 2nd Annual Earth Day Jubilee celebration! Enjoy live music by Mr. Will, Motenko, and Brother Thunder, eco-friendly activities, a market by Austin Flea, and fun for the whole family.
    Sat. Apr. 20, 10am-2pm  
    Butler Park
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  • Film

    Special Screenings

    Love in the Time of Fentanyl (2022)

    PBS Indie Lens Pop-Up: AFS screens a doc about the fentanyl crisis in Vancouver, followed by a panel discussion with Urban Survivors Union, Texas Harm Reduction Alliance, and harm reduction worker Ronnie Grigg, plus a resource fair in the lobby with USU, THRA, and Communities for Recovery.
    Mon., Jan. 23, 7pm. Free.  
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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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    Birds Barbershop's Haircuts Fighting Hunger

    In celebration of Birds' ninth location opening, they'll donate all haircut proceeds to the Central Texas Food Bank during the first week of business.
    Through Jan. 27
    Birds Barbershop, 3601 William Cannon
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    Donate Blood, Get a Free Sub

    We Are Blood partners with ThunderCloud Subs to reward blood donors with a free small sub. Do some good in exchange for an Office Favorite, Texas Tuna, Veggie Delite, or whatever strikes your fancy.
    Jan. 16-31  
    We Are Blood donor centers
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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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    Fitness Classes With Stronger Austin

    Stronger Austin offers a variety of virtual fitness classes from chair yoga to kickboxing to Zumba, with something bound to fit in everyone's schedule. All you need to do is register and RSVP online!
    January to May. Free.  
    Virtual
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    Fortlandia

    The Wildflower Center's annual exhibition of explorable secret hideouts designed by local artists will transport you to imaginary worlds and spark an appreciation for art and nature.
    Through Jan. 29
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    Free Monday Tango

    A delightful night of dance starts with an intro to authentic Argentine tango (no experience or partner needed) with Gustavo Simplis, and continues with two hours of social dancing with DJ G.
    Mondays, 6:30-10pm  
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    Governor's Community Achievement Awards

    The GCAA program has recognized outstanding communities since 1969, with the Texas Department of Transportation providing landscaping award funding since 1985. This year, ten winning communities will share $2 million in landscaping awards from TxDOT, with the amount based on population size. The funds are used for landscaping projects along state rights of way. Applications are now being accepted.
    Through Feb. 16. Free.
    Statewide
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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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    January Classes at Pioneer Farms

    Start the year learning a new old skill at the historic farm. They've got basic blacksmithing and leatherworking classes all month and you can learn to craft your own custom belt or a knife made from a railroad spike.
    Ongoing  
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    Music Open Mic

    Bring your acoustic and showcase your best original songs or old classics.
    Mondays, 8-10pm  
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    Parks & Recreation Board Meeting

    See agenda for details.
    Fourth Mondays, 6pm  
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    Port Aransas Restaurant Week

    More than a dozen local restaurants are participating in 10 days of special prix fixe menus to give visitors a chance to sample the coastal cuisine for lunch and dinner.
    Fri.-Sun., Jan. 20-29
    Port Aransas
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    Quanah Parker Exhibit: One Man, Two Worlds

    Using 46 rare photographs, this exhibit tells the story of Cynthia Ann and Quanah Parker as the mother and son made their way through a changing world.
    Jan. 14-April 15
    Temple
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    Résumé Skills Workshop

    Learn to create effective résumés and avoid common pitfalls using Google Docs templates. Computers and Wi-Fi are available, and you can bring your own device. A free Google account is required. Meet on the fourth floor.
    Mon., Jan. 23, 6-7:30pm; Wed., Jan. 25, 1-2:30pm; Fri., Jan. 27, 3-4:30pm. Free.  
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    Restaurant Weeks

    Now is a great time to explore San Antonio’s best eateries as they offer special three-course prix fixe menus for lunch and dinner.
    Mon.-Sat., Jan. 16-28
    San Antonio
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    Trout Fishing on the Guadalupe River

    Camp Huaco Springs on the Guadalupe River is open to anglers wishing to try their luck catching their daily bag limit of 5 of the more than 20,000 rainbow trout stocked by Texas Parks and Wildlife Department through late February. Anglers 17 years old and older will need a valid state fishing license.
    Through March 4  
    New Braunfels
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    University of Texas Lecture Series: Tod Williams

    The UT Austin School of Architecture presents a compelling talk from Tod Williams, whose practice is known for its humanistic approach to architecture primarily for institutional clients such as museums, schools, and nonprofits.
    Mon., Jan. 23, 5-6:30pm. Free.  
    Jessen Auditorium, 200 W. 21st
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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