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  • 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
  • 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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    Raymond Lewis: L.A. Legend (2022)

    UT-Austin presents a special screening of this critically acclaimed doc about a basketball phenom who many believe was blackballed from the NBA in the Seventies, followed by a filmmaker discussion.
    Mon., Feb. 27, 4pm. Free.  
    Dealey Center for New Media, DMC Rm. 5.102, 300 W. Dean Keeton
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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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    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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    Creek Show Call for Ideas

    Waterloo Greenway welcomes Austin’s creative community to submit ideas for light-based art installations to be displayed at Creek Show this November, which is always a luminous experience. Designers from a wide variety of disciplines are encouraged to submit ideas. See photos from last year's "Creek Show" here.
    Through March 10. Free.  
    Apply online
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    Dallas Blooms

    The largest floral show in the Southwest features 500,000 spring blooms, plus azaleas and Japanese cherry trees.
    Feb. 25-April 16
    Dallas
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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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    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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    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 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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    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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    Free Vaccine Clinics

    Get flu and COVID-19 vaccines Friday at the Mexican Consulate, 5202 E. Ben White Blvd. #150, and Monday at Gus Garcia Recreation Center, 1201 E. Rundberg. No proof of citizenship or insurance required.
    Fri., Feb. 24 & Mon., Feb. 27, 10am-1pm
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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.
    Mondays, 8pm. Free.  
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    Geeks Who Drink Trivia

    A weekly pub quiz at 400 Rabbits at the Slaughter Alamo Drafthouse.
    Mondays, 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.
    Mondays, 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. Find them at Glass Half Full at Alamo's Lakeline location.
    Mondays, 8pm. Free.  
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    Icehouse Week

    Join a local tradition in San Antonio by dropping by a neighborhood ice house to meet new friends and try a local brew.
    Through March 5
    San Antonio
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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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    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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    Parks & Recreation Board Meeting

    See agenda for details.
    Fourth Mondays, 6pm  
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    Pokémon Day

    Celebrate the magical world of Pokémon with special prizes, themed cocktails, and a raffle to win prizes like a six-foot Snorlax plush, mega Pikachu Lego set, or a Gengar pillow and blanket.
    Mon., Feb. 27  
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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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    Rum Tasting & Costume Contest

    Arrr, matey! Don your best pirate gear and you could win a bottle of one of the yummy rums available for tasting.
    Mon., Feb. 27, 7:30-8:30pm  
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    SXSW 2023 LGBTQ+ Pre-Event Meet Up

    South by Southwest and Austin LGBT Chamber of Commerce present an evening of networking as well as a sneak preview of this year's queer SXSW programing including artists, screenings, and featured speakers.
    Mon., Feb. 27, 6:30-8:15pm. Free but RSVP.  
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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 Black Fund Awards Show

    Austin Community Foundation and leaders of the Black Fund present a celebration of 21 Black-led and Black-serving nonprofits selected to receive $355,000 from the fund. They've got a star-studded lineup: journalist Roland Martin, dance from Ballet Afrique, and music from Taméca Jones, Alesia Lani, Cha'keeta Banita, and Tje Austin.
    Mon., Feb. 27, 7pm. $25-100.  
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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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    Sports

    UT Women's Basketball

    Senior Night, vs. Baylor.
    Mon., Feb. 27, 6pm  
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    Women Power Texas: A Making Democracy Work Dinner

    Enjoy a night of dinner, drinks, and democracy with the League of Women Voters of Texas, supporters, allies, and other civic advocates to celebrate the work of the League and community partners working toward the same goals: empowering voters. Defending democracy. The keynote speaker is Rochelle Garza, who will discuss her career advocating for civil rights in the courts, and the honorees are Texas Gun Sense, Texas Impact, and The Texas Tribune. The night includes a raffle, and sponsorship packages are available. Funds raised will support LWV's mission throughout the upcoming year.
    Mon., Feb. 27, 6:30-11pm. $125.  
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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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