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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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    AISD Advocacy Advisory Commission Meeting

    The AAC is excited to welcome its new members and the public at its first meeting. The committee assists the school district in advancing its legislative priorities at the local, state, and federal level. Note: Rescheduled from Feb. 1.
    Wed., Feb. 22, 5:30-7:30pm  
    AISD Central Office, 4000 S. I-35, Rm. 221
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    AISD Budget Community Conversation

    Join a virtual meeting about the AISD budget, in English at noon and in Spanish at 6pm.
    Wed., Feb. 22  
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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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    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 Forum Discussion: Sea of Tranquility

    For its monthly book discussion, Austin Forum will cover Sea of Tranquility by Emily St. John Mandel, which explores metaphysics and time travel through the intersecting lives of three characters in different time periods.
    Wed., Feb. 22, 7:15pm. Free.  
    Online via Zoom
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    Austin Outlaws Fundraiser

    The local women's tackle football team is gearing up for the spring season and holding a fundraiser selling some snuggly hoodies. Show your support for the team by ordering one in advance of the season opener April 22.
    Through Feb. 25  
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    BizAid Business Orientation

    The city's Economic Development Department presents a free seminar with a general overview of opening a small business or reevaluating an existing business during its growth.
    Wed., Feb. 22, 11am-2:30pm  
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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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    College Day at the Dock

    The eyes of Texas are upon college students on Wednesdays. Have your student ID ready, because it'll get you half off a boat rental all day.
    Wednesdays  
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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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    February Donation Classes Benefiting AAUL

    To honor Black History Month, Castle Hill Fitness is raising funds to support nonprofit Austin Area Urban League, which works to enable African Americans and other underserved urban residents to secure economic self-reliance, parity, power, and civil rights.
    Feb. 21-25  
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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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    Free Tax Preparation

    Certified volunteers offer free tax prep from AARP Foundation Tax-Aide, with service by appointment and walk-ins welcome at many sites. No age or income level restrictions, and no AARP membership required.
    Through April 18. Free.  
    Various locations
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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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    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.
    Wednesdays, 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.
    Wednesdays, 7pm. Free.  
    Kenney Fort Pub, 3001 Joe DiMaggio Blvd. #1400, Round Rock
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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.
    Wednesdays, 8pm. Free.  
    SmashATX, 213 W. Fifth
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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.
    Wednesdays, 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.
    Wednesdays, 7pm. 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.
    Wednesdays, 7pm. Free.  
    Patrizi’s West, 1705 Cuernavaca Dr. N.
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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.
    Wednesdays, 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.
    Wednesdays, 7pm. Free.  
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    Healthspeak Education Series: Heart Health

    Whether you feel fine or something feels off, making heart care a habit is important. In this webinar, a panel of experts will present on common heart disorders and what you can do to address them.
    Wed., Feb. 22, noon. Free.  
    Online via Zoom
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    Joint Inclusion Committee Meeting

    Reps from the city's quality of life commissions will discuss budget recommendations and more. See agenda for details.
    Wed., Feb. 22, 3pm  
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    Live at the Hive: Open Mic

    Bring your passions, bring your talents, bring your friends, and be a part of the Hive.
    Wednesdays, 6:30-10pm. Free.
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    National Margarita Day

    With music from Sol y Motion, the Tiarras, and Carito, and (of course) margaritas!
    Wed., Feb. 22, 9pm. $10 cash at the door.  
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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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    Pediatric Meet & Greet

    Choosing a pediatrician for your child is one of the most important decisions you can make as a parent. Meet your child’s new pediatrician at one of Baylor Scott & White's virtual meet-and-greet events. To make an appointment, call 844/279-3627 or RSVP online.
    Last Wednesdays, 5:30pm. Free.
    Virtual
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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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    Republic Square Park Fitness

    A mostly bodyweight bootcamp unlike any workout you've ever experienced, focused on building strength, power, speed, and mobility a while having the time of your life.
    Wednesdays, 6pm. Free, but RSVP.  
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    Small Batch Trivia From Geeks Who Drink

    A light, laid-back trivia night from the experts, with five rounds of five questions each including audiovisual elements and a three-question finishing round.
    Wednesdays, 7pm. Free.  
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    Texas State Men's Basketball

    Mental Health Awareness Day, vs. South Alabama.
    Wed., Feb. 22, 7pm  
    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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    The Brown Symposium

    Speakers from different fields will discuss how art from the past and present challenges political oppression, cultural marginalization, and social inequity.
    Tue.-Thu., Feb. 21-23. 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
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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