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  • Dripping Springs Rodeo 2024

    Get ready to kick off summer with a wild ride at the Dripping Springs Rodeo Memorial Day Weekend! Dust off your cowboy boots and join us for heart-pounding bull riding, thrilling barrel racing, and jaw-dropping roping competitions! Plus, enjoy delicious food, shopping, and family fun all weekend long! Free events during the day and ticketed entry for the evening Rodeo.
    May 24-26  
    Dripping Springs Ranch Park Event Center
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    Austin Music Nonprofit Beat 4 Beat Fundraising Event

    Grammy-winning Latin funk orchestra Grupo Fantasma and Colombian melody-maker Jaime Ospina play to raise funds to support Beat 4 Beat's work serving Central Texas youth through afterschool music education. They could certainly use some extra support after two recent back-to-back burglaries at their storage space.
    Thu., June 1. $30 and up.
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    Out of Town

    "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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    Agave Festival

    Head to West Texas to celebrate the agave plant and its influence on culture through food, film, music, science, and spirits.
    Thu.-Sun., June 1-4
    Marfa
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    Austin Habitat for Humanity Volunteers Wanted!

    Habitat is looking for folks ages 18 and up to assist in building six new homes in Northeast Austin. You'll learn new skills, do something great for the community, and maybe get a free T-shirt.
    Ongoing
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    Blue Star Museums

    The Bullock Museum is part of a collaboration of the National Endowment for the Arts, Blue Star Families, the Department of Defense, and museums across America, which means active duty military members and their families get free exhibit admission all summer, from Armed Forces Day to Labor Day.
    May 20-Sept. 4  
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    Civic Events

    City Council Regular Meeting

    See agenda for details, and follow along on ATXN.
    Thu., June 1, 10am  
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    Donate Blood, Get Free Pizza

    We Are Blood teamed up with Mr. Gatti's to reward blood and platelet donors for a voucher good for a medium pizza.
    June 1-15
    We Are Blood donor centers and mobile drives
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    Fall Registration Open

    Austin Community College is now registering for the fall semester, offering more than 100 programs including associate degrees, workforce certificates, and more. ACC offers free support and resources to students like tutoring, advising, and financial guidance. Classes start Aug. 21.
    Ongoing  
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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

    The masters of minutiae present 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 watering holes all over town each week.
    Ongoing
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    Guide to Dungeons and Dragons

    Every month the group will dive into a different aspect of one of the most popular tabletop role-playing games of all time, and you can join online or in person.
    First Thursdays, 6:30pm  
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    Harry Potter Trivia Series

    Qwizards quiz HP fans over a different book each month with content split by difficulty level.
    May 10 & 16; June 1 & 20. $8.
    WhichCraft, 1900 Simond #200
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    Special Screenings

    Hill Country Film Festival

    Escape to Fredericksburg for this celebration of independent film with screenings at the Great Hall at Hoffman Haus and the Nimitz Ballroom. HCFF will screen short and feature-length independent films, as well as host filmmaker Q&A, panel discussions, parties and more.
    June 1-4  
    Fredericksburg
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    Out of Town

    Kerrville Folk Festival

    Tony and Grammy award winner and 2003 New Folk winner Anais Mitchell returns to kick off the 51st year of the 18-day festival at the Quiet Valley Ranch south of town.
    Thu., May 25-Sun., June 11
    Kerrville
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    Latino Moonlight Serenades

    Float on kayaks, canoes, and stand-up paddleboards to a quiet area on the lake to enjoy live serenades by local Latino musicians with a beautiful view.
    First Thursdays April-June; last Thursdays July-September, 7pm  
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    Sports

    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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    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

    Join a short & sweet trivia game with five rounds of five questions each, including audio and visual elements.
    Thursdays, 7pm. Free.  
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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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    Sports

    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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    Civic Events

    Travis County Employee Public Hearing

    The county will discuss changes to benefits and compensation for county employees, who can give feedback via a survey by May 30 or by attending or calling in to the meeting. Employees can read about proposed changes online.
    Thu., June 1, 4:30pm  
    Commissioners Court, 700 Lavaca
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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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    We Are Blood Giving Double Campaign

    Double your giving this month in one fell swoop: Blood and platelet donors at We Are Blood can choose either Central Texas Food Bank or Austin Humane Society as recipients of a $5 donation from WRB. As part of the campaign, they'll host blood drives at Austin Humane Society (124 W. Anderson, Thu., June 15, 11am-1:30pm) and at the Central Texas Food Bank (6500 Metropolis, Tue., June 20, 11am-2pm).
    June 1-30. Free.
    We Are Blood donor centers and mobile drives
Ongoing
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    Civic Events

    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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