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  • 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
  • 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
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    Solar Saturday Block Party & Black History Month Kickoff

    The Carver Museum celebrates and honors Black history all year, but they've got a full slate of activities in February for Black History Month. At the block party, there'll be happenings in the sunken garden, the Boyd Vance Theatre, the classroom, the plaza, the gallery, and the drum. Music will fill the halls, a vendor market will be poppin', and food trucks will pull up to ring in the month.
    Sat., Feb. 4, 3-7pm. Free.  
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      Lunar New Year Celebration

      After three long years, Chinatown Center relaunches its beloved celebration, welcoming the Year of the Rabbit, which symbolizes longevity, peace, and wealth. Get ready for lion dances, firecrackers, martial arts, and cultural dance teams, with a live concert featuring international singers Saturday night. Local retail and food vendors will be available throughout the two-day festival so guests can discover Asia in the heart of Texas.
      Feb. 4-5  
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      Special Screenings

      "The Anderson Yellow Jackets" (2021)

      A doc about Austin's segregated Black high school, opened in 1909 and closed in 1971, which during its time rose to glory statewide and outgrew three campuses. In celebration of Black History Month, Austin ISD invites the community for a screening and panel discussion with Yellow Jacket alumni.
      Sat., Feb. 4, 1:15pm. Free, but RSVP.  
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      Body Mind Spirit Expo

      Rediscover the magic in the world and yourself at a fabulous holistic living expo. Explore an incredible selection of the nation's finest psychics and mediums and the best in alternative health, wellness tools, products and resources. Expand your insights and take in learning sessions and presentations featuring psychics, experts, and holistic practitioners at the top of their fields.
      Feb. 4-5. Sat., 10am-6pm; Sun., 11am-6pm  
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      Carnaval Brasileiro

      Costumes are highly encouraged at Austin's Brazilian-style Mardi Gras that's been sparkling and samba-ing since 1978. Nonstop live music and lowered inhibitions make it a party not to be missed.
      Sat., Feb. 4. $35 advance, $45 door.  
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      Off-Leash Jingle Music Launch

      The city debuts original songs and music videos by local musicians Andrea Magee and Kevin Russell of Shinyribs as part of a leash awareness campaign spearheaded by the Austin Animal Center, the Austin Parks and Recreation Department, the Animal Advisory Commission, Austin Parks and Recreation Board, Austin Parks Foundation, and the Trail Conservancy. They'll have dessert bites from Street Treats, adoptable shelter dogs, ID dog tag engraving, giveaways, Bark Rangers, and more for a fun, family-friendly afternoon.
      Sat., Feb. 4, noon-2pm  
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      Texas Stars

      Vs. Grand Rapids Griffins.
      Fri.-Sat., Feb. 3-4, 7pm  
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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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      5k Beer Run

      Run, walk, or jog a 5K-ish course through the Eastside starting and ending at the brewery, with door prizes, festivities, a free craft brew, and more waiting at the finish line.
      Sat., Feb. 4, 11am-1pm. $30.
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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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      ATX Walk Bike Roll Feedback Needed

      The city is seeking feedback on its plans guiding how urban trails, sidewalks, crosswalks, and bike lanes are built.
      Through March 20
      Online
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      Austin Blacks Rugby

      The local rugby team faces Rugby HTX. Leashed dogs welcome.
      Sat., Feb. 4, 3:30pm. $5 for parking.  
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      Austin Flea

      Two chances to catch the local vendor market this weekend: Saturday at Zilker, noon-5pm, and Sunday at Lazarus, noon-4pm.
      Feb. 4-5
      Zilker Brewing, 1701 E. Sixth; Lazarus Brewing, 1902 E. Sixth
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      Baby Bloomers

      A special program for visitors ages 0-3 and their families, providing caregivers and early learners the chance to experience the children's museum together. Thinkery will host two storytimes and free play that support the social, emotional, and cognitive development of the earliest learners.
      Saturdays, 8-10am  
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      Best Night Ever: Taylor's Version

      Playing all the T.Swizzle hits and deep cuts you know too well.
      Sat., Feb. 4, 10pm  
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      Black Joy & Resistance Music Series

      The Austin Public Library and the Library Foundation present bands from the Electric Lady Bird collection to celebrate Black History Month with a concert series highlighting the amazing talent of our local black musicians and their counterparts, aiming to cultivate a sense of joy that honors the humanity, resilience, and diverse talent in our Black community.
      Feb. 4, 11, 18 & 26, 3pm; find locations online  
      Various locations
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      Cinderella

      This enchanting musical fairy tale will put a spell on audiences of all ages. In partnership with Deaf Austin Theatre and performed simultaneously in English and American Sign Language, Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Cinderella showcases favorite tunes and plenty of stage magic.
      Through March 5  
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      City-Wide Vintage Sale

      Find tons of treasures among the vintage clothing, antiques, collectibles, and more.
      Aug. 12-13; Sept. 16-17; Nov. 25-26. Sat., 10am-5pm; Sun., 11am-5pm. Early shop: Sat., 8:30-10am. $9; children under 12, free. $12 for early bird (Saturday).  
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      Clay Expo

      The annual event consists of a two-day Bountiful Bowl pottery fair with more than 30 potters, clay demos all weekend, and a free reception. Proceeds go to the local Meals on Wheels program.
      Sat.-Sun., Feb. 4-5. $10.
      Rockport
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      Concordia Men's Tennis

      Vs. University of St. Thomas (Houston).
      Sat., Feb. 4, 4pm  
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      Concordia Women's Tennis

      Vs. University of St. Thomas (Houston).
      Sat., Feb. 4, 4pm  
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      Conscious Breathwork & Sound Healing

      Unlock the power of manifestation and experience transformative healing with the powerful practice of breathwork and sound healing.
      Sat., Feb. 4, 7-9pm. $30.  
      Willow Gardens Yoga, 302 S. Main St, #103, Buda
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      Dino Days

      Enjoy activity tables throughout the Garden which include a fern spore activity, fossil finds, a scavenger hunt, and more. Activities provided by Austin Nature and Science Center, Paleontological Society of Austin, and Zilker Botanical Garden.
      Sat., Feb. 4, 10am-2pm  
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      Donate Blood, Get Free Girl Scout Cookies

      Kick off cookie season and do some good by donating blood or platelets and getting a sweet reward of Thin Mints, Peanut Butter Patties, and other faves.
      Throughout February. Free.  
      We Are Blood donation 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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      Emergency Preparedness Calendar Contest

      The city's Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Management will feature student artwork in the 2024 Emergency Preparedness Calendar. Central Texas students in kindergarten through eighth grade are invited to create art to be considered for the calendar, which will be distributed at libraries and available for download online.
      Deadline: March 31. Winners announced in April
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      Farm Yoga at Boggy Creek

      Enjoy a peaceful morning vinyasa on the farm preceded by a quick class with East Austin Succulents and followed by exploring Austin's oldest homestead and shopping fresh local goods, produce, and eggs.
      Saturdays, 8:30am. Free.  
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      Field of Light Hosting Silent Disco

      Listen to curated playlists as you peruse the stunning display of 28,000 lights at the wildflower center. While supplies last, 100 complimentary headsets will be available.
      Through March 31. Fri.-Sun., 6-8:30pm. $41 and up.
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      Field Order 15: And Other Broken Promises

      Carver Museum ATX presents an exhibit examining the paradox of American exceptionalism and the call for reparations, with film, sculpture, and two-dimensional work from 11 artists who were asked to consider what is required for America to atone for the continued denial of full citizenship to Black people, and what repair would feel like in the body.
      On view throughout Black History Month. Free.  
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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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      Fix-It Clinic Coaches Needed

      Are you handy with a hammer? Skilled with a sewing machine? Educated about electronics? The city seeks folks with repair skills to become coaches for its Fix-It clinics; the next one is Feb. 25.
      Ongoing  
      Apply online
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      Flood Safety Contest

      Kids in sixth through 12th grade are invited to create a 30-second PSA about flood safety, with winners to be announced in individual, foreign language, and team categories.
      Deadline: March 31. Winners announced April 7
      Apply online
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      Fresh Farmers and Artisan Market

      A small-town tradition on the first Saturday of the month brings farmers, ranchers, and artisans to Chesley Park, just off the town square.
      Sat., Feb. 4, 9am-noon. Free.
      Bellville
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      Geeks Who Drink Trivia

      Weekly trivia games for prizes, covering everything from Hungary to The Hunger Games, science to sports, the Billboard Hot 100 to Better Call Saul.
      Saturdays, 2pm. Free.  
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      Geeks Who Drink Trivia

      Weekly trivia games for prizes, covering everything from Hungary to The Hunger Games, science to sports, the Billboard Hot 100 to Better Call Saul.
      Saturdays, 7pm. Free.  
      Coffee Shark Espresso & Pints, 7300 RR 2222
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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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      Grounded Dance Cardio

      Pump up the jams and get moving with a dance fit cardio series blending freestyle, choreography, and toning grooves.
      Saturdays, 10am. Free, but RSVP.  
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      Historic Schools Open House

      Cave Creek, Junction, and Nebgen country schools open their doors for a glimpse of education in rural Gillespie County.
      Sat., Feb. 4, 11am-4pm. Free.
      Fredericksburg
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      Huston-Tillotson Baseball

      Doubleheader vs. Bethany Christian College.
      Sat., Feb. 4, noon  
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      Huston-Tillotson Women's Basketball

      Vs. Xavier University of Louisiana.
      Sat., Feb. 4, 2pm  
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      Keep Austin Beautiful Volunteer Opportunities

      Keep Austin Beautiful has plenty of shifts open for volunteers around town to clean up at parks and outdoor areas. Find one near you on the org's calendar and get to beautifying!
      Various dates & times  
      Various locations
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      Kerrville Renaissance Festival

      Enjoy the last weekend of this year’s festival of food, shows, shopping, and family fun.
      Sat.-Sun., Feb. 4-5. $9.95-16.95.
      Kerrville
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      Near-Death Experiences

      What is it like to die? What is a near-death experience? How does a near-death experience affect the individuals who have experienced this state? What can we draw from these experiences to change our perspective toward life, living, and our individual purpose? This class will answer these questions and more.
      Sat., Feb. 4, 1pm. $10.  
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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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      Pancake Breakfast Fundraiser

      A longtime tradition brings the community together to support TSD students and families over a hearty breakfast with pancakes, bacon, and scrambled eggs, plus coffee, juice, and milk. Live music 9-11am.
      Sat., Feb. 4, 8-11am. $8-10; kids 5 & under, free.  
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      Pearl Bluegrass Jam

      Come to the historic schoolhouse to play or just enjoy the music, but get there early to sample the homemade pies.
      Sat., Feb. 4. Free.
      Gatesville
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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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      Ready, Set, Plant!

      Join TreeFolks for a volunteer tree seedling planting with tools and materials provided.
      Sat., Feb. 4, 9am-1pm  
      Agave Neighborhood Park, 5900 Sendero Hills Pkwy.
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      Saturday Variety Dance

      Get a free mini lesson at 7:30 then practice your moves at the social dance, 8pm.
      First & third Saturdays. $7, members; $10, nonmembers.
      8868 Research #706
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      SOLD OUT: Texas Roller Derby

      Hellcats vs. Rhinestones.
      Sat., Feb. 4, 5pm  
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      SPI Kite Fest

      Congregate on the flats next to the convention center to see professional kite fliers get their contraptions airborne. The events begin a day early with an indoor kite exhibition.
      Fri.-Sat., Feb. 3-4. Free.
      South Padre Island
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      Texas State Parks Photo Contest

      Capture your adventures at Texas State Parks. Explore a new trail, discover a cool critter, or catch an awesome sunset, then submit your pics or tag them on social media (#TexasStateParks and #TexasParks100) to win parks passes or H-E-B gift cards.
      Deadline: Nov. 27  
      Submit online
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      Texas State Women's Basketball

      Vs. ULM.
      Sat., Feb. 4, 2pm  
      Strahan Arena at the University Events Center, 106 Charles Austin Dr., San Marcos
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      The Bunny Hop

      DJ Arlini Martini spins tunes at the new bar that took over the old Spider House space.
      Saturdays, 10pm-2am. Free.  
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      The Wandering Vegan Market

      Get yer vegan goodies from this 100% plant-based and artisan market, boasting not just food but also skincare, jewelry, candles, and more. Plus: new artist collective, ATX Urban Art.
      Sat., Feb. 4, 10am-2pm
      The Vegan Nom, 2324 E. Cesar Chavez
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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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      UT Baseball

      Alumni game.
      Sat., Feb. 4, noon  
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      UT Women's Tennis

      Vs. USC.
      Sat., Feb. 4, 1pm  
      Weller Tennis Center, 2516 University Club
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      Yoga at Republic Square Park

      Welcome the weekend with a balancing and renewing yoga class surrounded by the beautiful views of Downtown. Come early or stay late to explore the SFC market.
      Saturdays, 11am. 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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