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  • Courthouse Nights in Lockhart, Texas!

    Don't miss the return of Courthouse Nights in Lockhart! Centered around the beautiful Caldwell County Courthouse lawn, the FREE and family-friendly live music series features an all-star lineup with Dale Watson, EZ Band, Deadeye, Rattlesnake Milk, and Simons Says. Held every third Friday of the month from April to August!
    Fri. Apr. 19, 7pm-10pm  
    Lockhart, Texas
  • 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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    "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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    Adult Capoeira

    Engage the body, mind, and spirit with capoeira, an Afro-Brazilian martial art and dance that incorporates music, movement, and culture, as part of ESB-MACC's Holistic Wellness Program.
    Through Feb. 23. Thursdays, 7pm. Free.  
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    AISD Board Regular Voting Meeting

    See agenda for details.
    Thu., Feb. 23, 6pm  
    Broadcast on aisd.tv
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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 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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    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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    City Council Regular Meeting

    See agenda for details, and follow along on ATXN.
    Twice monthly on a Thursday; find details online  
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    DAC Nights: Hula Luau

    Invoke the island spirit in the heart of winter with instructor Vivian Pohina of Island Rhythms Hula Company. Move through the steps and feel the story of traditional Hawaiian dance as you embrace island time.
    Thu., Feb. 23, 7-9pm. Free; registration encouraged.  
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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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    Foxtrot Market Burnet Opening Day Party

    Celebrate the grand opening of the market's first Austin location with good eats, fine wine, and live music. It promises to offer "a signature all-day café experience, complete with thoughtfully sourced coffee, seasonal café drinks, fresh smoothies, breakfast tacos, chef-prepared salads and bowls, and delicious grab-and-go meals for lunch and dinner."
    Thu., Feb. 23, 4-7pm. Free.
    Foxtrot Market, 4800 Burnet Rd.
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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.
    Thursdays, 7pm. Free.  
    Heroes Sports Bar & Kitchen, 1067 Hwy. 71 W., Bastrop
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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.
    Thursdays, 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.
    Thursdays, 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.
    Thursdays, 7:30pm. 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.
    Thursdays, 7:30pm. 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.
    Thursdays, 7pm. Free.  
    The Dig Pub, 401 Cypress Creek Rd. #600, Cedar Park
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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.
    Thursdays, 8pm. Free.  
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    Harry Potter Trivia Series

    Teams of up to six compete against other superfans of the series and top teams proceed to a finale wizard's duel.
    Jan. 26, Feb. 9 & 23, 7pm. $8.  
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    Helping Yourself Heal: First Aid for Broken Hearts

    If your heart is broken and you're struggling due to a breakup, illness, death, or loss of any kind, this webinar is for you.
    Thu., Feb. 23, 11:30am. Free, but registration required.  
    Online via Zoom
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    Mardi Gras Murder Mystery Dinner

    Enjoy specialty drinks, beignets, Cajun cuisine, and a murder mystery set in New Orleans: "Bumped Off on Bourbon Street."
    Thu., Feb. 23, 7pm. $35-45.  
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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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    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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    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.
    Thursdays, 7pm. Free.  
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    Spring Vegetable Garden Workshop

    Get your hands dirty and learn the basics of growing your own salad.
    Thu., Feb. 23, 7pm. $20.  
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    Take Me to the River

    Austin Youth River Watch hosts a celebration and fundraiser with snacks, an open bar, an auction, music, and storytelling in support of the work the org does for Austin's youth and the environment.
    Thu., Feb. 23. $75.  
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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 Classic vs. UTSA, UTA, Kansas, and Colorado State.
    Feb. 23-26  
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    Texas Tribune Event: How Will Higher Education Fare in the Next Texas Budget?

    Higher education reporter Kate McGee of The Texas Tribune hosts a panel discussion with experts from all over the state: Harrison Keller, commissioner, Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board; Brenda Hellyer, chancellor, San Jacinto College; state Sen. Royce West, D-Dallas; and state Rep. Gary VanDeaver, R-New Boston.
    Thu., Feb. 23, 8am. Free.
    Studio 919, 919 Congress Ave., sixth floor
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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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    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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    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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    Twin Liquors Dollar Sale

    Here's your chance to get great deals and stock up your liquor cabinet: Twin Liquors will drop the prices on all wine and spirits to the absolute lowest, then add a dollar.
    Feb. 23-25  
    Austin-area Twin Liquors
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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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    Whooping Crane Festival

    Join the annual salute to the largest cranes in North America with boat tours, guest speakers, workshops, and a trade show.
    Thu.-Sun., Feb. 23-26
    Port Aransas
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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