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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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    Austin Humane Society's 16th Annual Puppy Bowl

    The bowl is back and better than ever! It's an epic day of delicious tailgate bites, puppy races, Super Bowl puppy predictions, pet adoptions, and the big game. Starting off at AHS with adorable adoptables, vendors, a Kid Zone and family fun, and the fifth annual Tailgate Competition, the fun continues at Yard Bar with the official Puppy Bowl game.
    Sat., Feb. 11, 11am-5pm. Free; VIP and tasting tix available.  
    Austin Humane Society, 124 W. Anderson, 11am-2pm; Yard Bar, 6700 Burnet Rd., 2-5pm
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    Laissez le Far Out Rouler With HONK!TX

    It's a "Mardi Gras Funkadelic Fundraiser" with plenty of good times and merriment, a silent auction, and music from Austin’s community brass bands: Moon Tower Brass Band, Blowcomotion, Yes Ma’am Brass Band, Big Wy’s Brass Band, Minor Mishap Marching Band.
    Sat., Feb. 11, noon-5pm. $10; kids 8 and under, free.  
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    Adopt Love

    Still looking for that special someone? Find a furry sweetheart at Austin Animal Center with adoption fees waived for the day. From noon to 2pm, they'll have a lovely adoption event on the front lawn so you can make a dog's Valentine's Day extra special and filled with love.
    Sat., Feb. 11, 11am-7pm  
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    Austin Spurs

    Vs. Birmingham Squadron.
    Sat., Feb. 11, 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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    ADRN Winter Storm Relief

    Austin Disaster Relief Network is here to help with debris cleanup after the recent winter storm. If you need help or can offer assistance or donations, contact ADRN.
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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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    Arena Weapon Arts Beginner Sword Practice

    Learn about steel fencing and stickfighting with historical weapons, using modern sport science.
    Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays & Saturdays
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    Asian American Storytelling Summit

    A day of sharing, crafting, and celebrating Asian American stories, inspired by the short film "Stories Within," with workshops, a panel, and an exclusive screening of So Yun Um's documentary Liquor Store Dreams (2022, 82 min.).
    Sat., Feb. 11, 10:30am  
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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 vs. Huns Rugby

    All three divisions play, with D3 at 12:30pm, D2 at 2pm, and D1 at 3:30.
    Sat., Feb. 11. $5 for parking.  
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    Austin Flea

    Two chances to catch the local vendor market this weekend: Saturday at Still Austin, Sunday at Jester King.
    Feb. 11-12. Sat., 11am-5pm; Sun., noon-5pm
    Still Austin Whiskey, 440 E. St. Elmo; Jester King Brewery, 13187 Fitzhugh
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    Austin Ice Bats

    Vs. Texas Roadrunners.
    Fri.-Sat., Feb. 10-11, 7pm  
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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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    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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    Buda Art Brawl: A High-Speed Painting Competition

    Over three 20-minute rounds, eight artists will battle it out along to funky, psychedelic cumbia grooves from Money Chicha. Live and silent auctions will benefit free art education for the community.
    Sat., Feb. 11. $10-25.
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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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    Cistern Experiential Tours

    Take a 30-minute tour of the former underground drinking water reservoir built in 1926 and experience the cavern’s calming space and unusual architecture.
    Wed.-Sun., 11am-5pm. $10.
    Houston
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    Concordia Baseball

    Vs. Pacific Lutheran University (Fri., 10am); vs. Hardin-Simmons (Fri., 6pm); vs. George Fox University (Sat., 7:30pm and Sun., noon).
    Feb. 10-12  
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    Concordia Men's Basketball

    Vs. UT Dallas.
    Sat., Feb. 11, 3pm  
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    Craft & Sweets Table

    Grab some pals and swing by for sour beers and creativity at a free-to-enjoy craft table to make cards or gifts for a special someone. Glitter beer slushies, the new Double Dapper Devil beer, and vegan sweets from Zucchini Kill will also be on hand. Friday evening kicks off with a live love note reading to get hearts fluttering (6pm).
    Feb. 10-12. Fri.-Sat., noon-10pm; Sun., noon-8pm. Free.  
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    Create With Canva

    Learn how to use the free design service Canva to create planners, to-do lists, résumés, and more, with each workshop focusing on a different aspect of Canva. Refreshments and a few laptops for attendee use will be provided.
    Second Saturdays through June 10, 1-3pm  
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    Cupid's Chase 5K

    Join a pet-friendly 5K to benefit Community Options.
    Sat., Feb. 11, 10am. $35.  
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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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    Fall Prevention

    FALL, or Fall Awareness Lengthens Lives, is an interactive educational program that teaches attendees ways to help prevent falls, emphasizing the importance of identifying and decreasing fall hazards, routine exercise, awareness of medication that may cause falls, and eye care.
    Sat., Feb. 11, 9am. Free.  
    Baylor Scott & White Medical Center, 100 Medical Pkwy., Lakeway
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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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    Flores Market: A Valentine's Event

    Shop a Valentine's-themed market with complimentary cocktails from Deep Eddy, a live harp performance, flowers, a photo booth, massage, and more.
    Sat., Feb. 11, 10am-3pm. Free.
    Salina Square, 1204 Salina
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    Fresh for Less Mobile Markets

    This program from the city of Austin, run by Farmshare Austin, has opened new market locations. There are now six weekly markets around town that sell Texas-grown produce, eggs, honey, and other groceries all at reduced prices. Most major cards are accepted at these markets and if you are a SNAP customer, you can also use your Lone Star card and Double Up Food Bucks. Locations and schedules are subject to change, so check the current info online to find one near you.
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    Galentine’s Day Brunch & Movie

    Celebrate friendship at a glam Galentine's Day themed brunch with live music from 11am to 2pm and a movie playing on the big screen.
    Sat., Feb. 11, 9:30am-2:30pm. $40; $20 per child.  
    Old 290 Brewery & Restaurant, 4064 U.S. Highway 290 W., Johnson City
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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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    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, 8pm. 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, 2pm. Free.  
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    Genuine Joe Fundraiser

    Beloved coffeehouse and "Best of Austin" winner Genuine Joe is relocating due to imminent redevelopment, and they're throwing a fundraising fête with face painting and five bands: Thunder People, Half Dream, Dmitri, Redbud, and Middle Sattre. Check out the new space and hear some sweet tunes. Read more in our story "Genuine Joe Coffeehouse: To Close, to Move, to Celebrate" (Daily Food, May 11, 2022).
    Sat., Feb. 11, 6-11pm  
    2200 Justin Ln.
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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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    HBCU Day

    Learn about historically Black colleges and universities directly from the institutions, with panels and representatives from the HBCUs sharing their history, programs, and opportunities for local students. Get info on applications, financial aid, and more for your student provided by the schools and community partners like Black Women in Business, IBM, Foundation Communities, and more.
    Sat., Feb. 11, 10am-4pm. Free.  
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    Hilton Austin F45 Training Grand Opening

    Fitness and hospitality merge as the Hilton Austin opens the first F45 Training location in a hotel. Members and Austin fitness enthusiasts are invited for an official ribbon-cutting ceremony, live DJ entertainment, two workout classes, mimosas, mocktails, and light bites.
    Sat., Feb. 11, 8am-2pm. Free.  
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    Hug-In and Valentine Ball

    Bring your sweetheart to a weekend of music in the old dance hall with Weldon Henson, Gary P. Nunn, and special musical guests.
    Fri.-Sat., Feb. 10-11
    Luckenbach
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    Huston-Tillotson Men's Basketball

    Vs. Paul Quinn College.
    Sat., Feb. 11, 4pm  
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    Huston-Tillotson University's fRAMily Reunion Homecoming

    H-T welcomes home all the Rams with a full week of festivities for the whole family, including worship and fellowship, kickball, basketball, an alumni brunch, awards, and lots more. Check out the full schedule with a variety of ticket options online.
    Sun.-Sat., Feb. 5-11  
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    Huston-Tillotson Women's Basketball

    Vs. North American University.
    Sat., Feb. 11, 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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    Lady Bird Lake Cleanup

    Volunteer to beautify the lake area from the shoreline or on the water.
    Sat., Feb. 11, 9-11am  
    Multiple locations
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    Live Brazilian Music With Nossas Novas

    Groove to a night of classic bossa nova favorites and retro funk and rock tunes from Nossas Novas, along with dishes and drinks inspired by the flavors of Latin America.
    Sat., Feb. 11, 7-10pm. Free.  
    Komal Latin Kitchen + Bar, 11320 RR 2222
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    Love POP! Community Market

    A lovely market where you can grab cute tchotchkes for the ones you love, hosted by Top Drawer Thrift and Eastside Pop Up.
    Sat., Feb. 11, 11am-3pm  
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    Love Where You Live Day

    Keep Austin Beautiful developed this event to invite Austinites to beautify the areas around their homes and neighborhoods. Pick up some litter, weed a garden bed, or rake some leaves; it’s up to you! Check out the website for details on cleanup kit registration and social media giveaways.
    Second Saturdays, 9-11am  
    Citywide
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    Mardi Gras! Galveston

    Catch one of the more than 25 parades on the Strand and Seawall, a masked ball, or concert, and take home lots of beads.
    Feb. 10-21  
    Galveston
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    Moving With Mindfulness Family Day

    Bring the family for a rejuvenating day including hikes with a sensory focus, activities meant to inspire curiosity, yoga for all levels, reflections by the outdoor fire ring, and more. Chef Addie will serve a seasonal hot lunch.
    Sat., Feb. 11. $25, adults; $15, youth (under 18).  
    Campsite at Shield Ranch; 10417 Crumley Ranch Rd., Dripping Springs
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    Mush Love: A Mushroom Gardening Workshop

    Learn what "mush-luv" is all about at this hands-on workshop teaching how to grow mushroom blocks, build healthy soil, sequester carbon, and feed yourself, your plants, and the soil web. Get supply list and more details online.
    Sat., Feb. 11, 9-11am. Donations accepted.  
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    New Bloom Music and Art Showcase

    Featuring live acts from 15 bands and a visual art display from 35 artists across genres. Guests will have access to an open bar stocked with beverages from 10 local favorites, three food vendors featuring Austin chefs, a full gallery exhibition, and five hours of live music each night.
    Fri.-Sun., March 10-12. $30-80.  
    Planet K & TexPopATX, 1516 S. Lamar
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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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    OutYouth Drop-Ins

    OutYouth offers drop-ins all February long for LGBTQ folks in three different age groups: pre-teens ages 9-12; teens ages 13-17; and young adults ages 18-25. Find dates, intake forms, and activity schedules online.
    Ongoing
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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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    Rodeo Austin Gala

    Support Rodeo Austin in its mission of raising millions for Texas kids at this Texas-sized fundraiser. Enjoy an evening of cocktails, a gourmet dinner, silent and live auctions, a raffle, fundraising games, and boot-tapping live music entertainment from Ashley McBryde.
    Sat., Feb. 11, 6pm  
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    St. Edward's Men's Basketball

    Vs. Oklahoma Christian University.
    Sat., Feb. 11, 3pm  
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    St. Edward's Softball

    Doubleheader vs. Regis University.
    Sat., Feb. 11, noon  
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    St. Edward's Women's Basketball

    Vs. Oklahoma Christian University.
    Sat., Feb. 11, 1pm  
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    STEM Extravaganza

    Join Girlstart for free, hands-on STEM activities the whole family will enjoy. All ages and genders welcome.
    Sat., Feb. 11, 9:30am-noon  
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    Texas State Men's Basketball

    Vs. Old Dominion, with a Black History Month celebration.
    Sat., Feb. 11, 4pm  
    Strahan Arena at the University Events Center, 106 Charles Austin Dr., San Marcos
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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 Softball

    Texas State Tournament vs. Wichita State, Kent State, and Villanova.
    Feb. 10-12  
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    Texas State Women's Tennis

    Vs. Tarleton State.
    Sat., Feb. 11, 1pm  
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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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    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 Men's Basketball

    Vs. West Virginia.
    Sat., Feb. 11, 11am  
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    UT Women's Basketball

    Pink Game vs. TCU.
    Sat., Feb. 11, 4pm  
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    Valentine Market

    If your love language is one-of-a-kind gifts, stop by a market with six special vendors to find the perfect way to say "I love you."
    Sat., Feb. 11, noon-5pm. Free.
    Show & Tell Vintage, 2200 S. Lamar
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    Valentine's Day Axe Throwing

    Add some axe-itement to the season of love by throwing sharp things, just like Cupid with his bow and arrow. Urban Axes covers your first round of drinks, and you can BYOB after that. Groups of up to six are welcome for double or even triple date action.
    Sat.-Sun. & Tue., Feb. 11-12 & 14. $40.  
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    Valentine's Swing Dance

    Grab your sweetie for a boogie across the historic pine dance floor to tunes from Austin jazz band Vintage Ties.
    Sat., Feb. 11, 7-10pm. $15-25.  
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    Volunteer With Your Valentine at Austin Diaper Bank

    Looking for a creative date idea this Valentine's? Register for a date to work together to make a difference for families and babies in the community by wrapping diapers, and enjoy chocolates, bubbles, and a special gift.
    Feb. 11, 12 & 14. Sat., 3-5pm; Sun. & Tue., 1-3pm. $25.
    Austin Diaper Bank, 2210 Denton Dr. #103
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    Wild Vine Floral Pop-Up

    Purchase sustainably, locally grown dried bouquets as well as limited fresh flowers. Wild Vine's flowers are cultivated from Josy Johnson's own cut garden as well as from local Central Texas flower farms. They'll also offer limited pre-orders for fresh bouquets on Mon.-Tue., Feb. 13-14.
    Sat., Feb. 11, noon-2pm. Free.  
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    Winter Storm Mara Recovery

    We are still contending with the fallout from the recent ice storm. You can be part of the winter weather response and help our community recover by volunteering, making donations, and sharing information. Those needing assistance with food, debris cleanup, emergency shelter, and more can find resources on the city's site or by calling 311.
    Ongoing  
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    Winter Storm Update From DSD

    If your home or business is in need of emergency repairs due to the recent storm, work can begin immediately. The Development Services Department will work with you to retroactively permit and inspect all emergency repairs to ensure work was completed safely. If you are removing fallen limbs or trees, take photos and document the estimated diameter and size of the tree for documentation, and contact Austin Energy immediately if anything has fallen on a power line.
    Ongoing
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    Wish Ball

    Groove in Seventies style to raise funds for Make A Wish Central & South Texas.
    Sat., Feb. 11, 6pm. $400 and up.  
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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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