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  • UT Pre-College Showcase in Latin American Studies

    The Teresa Lozano Long Institute of Latin American Studies (LLILAS) at UT Austin hosts a pre-college showcase. Free for rising high school sophomores, juniors, and seniors accompanied by a parent or guardian. Lunch included. Registration required. Complete details available online. Jump-start your college journey!
    Sat. Jul. 20, 9am-3pm  
    Benson Latin American Collection, 2nd Floor
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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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    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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    Butterfly Trail Workday

    The Zilker Botanical Garden seeks volunteers to work along with staff on a variety of projects. They'll provide the necessary tools and materials, but feel free to bring any personal favorites.
    Wed., March 8, noon-3:30pm  
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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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    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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    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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    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 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 Tuesday at El Buen Samaritano, 7000 Woodhue, and Wednesday at Kealing Middle School,1607 Pennsylvania Ave. No proof of citizenship or insurance required.
    March 7-8. Tue., 10am-1pm; Wed., 4-7pm
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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, 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.  
    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.  
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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.  
    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.  
    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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    Habitat For Humanity Builds Homes & Hope

    Austin Habitat is seeking volunteers who are ready to learn how to build a house, have fun, and meet others.
    Ongoing. Free.  
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    Imagine Austin Speaker Series: Rain to River

    The city's Watershed Protection Department is building its new strategic plan, Rain to River, "on a foundation of inclusive, equity-focused community engagement." Join a panel discussion to learn about the engagement process in Spanish and English.
    Wed., March 8, 5-6:30pm  
    Virtual
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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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    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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    Queering Identities: Sexuality and Gender Identity

    This five-week program explores local & global LGBTQ histories and considers their impact on wider conversations about civil rights, equality, and justice.
    Wednesdays, 2:30-4pm. Through March 29. Free but RSVP.  
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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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    St. Edward's Softball

    Vs. St. Mary's University.
    March 7-8. Tue., 1pm (doubleheader); Wed., 3pm  
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    SXSW EDU

    Educators from around the world converge for discovery, innovation, and learning. Virtual and in-person badges are available to get access to panels, keynotes, and more.
    March 6-9. $109-645.  
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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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    UT Baseball

    Vs. Mercer.
    Wed., March 8, 6:30pm  
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    We Are Blood T-Shirt Giveaway

    To kick off the month of March, We Are Blood will give all blood/platelet donors a specially designed T-shirt for supporting local patients.
    March 1-12  
    Any We Are Blood donation center
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    Yoga for Toddlers & Their Grownups

    ATX Yoga Girl offers a fun and age-appropriate class for families to stretch, breathe, move, dance, relax, and create together.
    Wed., March 8, 10-10:45am. 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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