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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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    Stay Black & Live Juneteenth Festival

    The fourth annual fest on the theme "Austin Family Reunion" offers several days of programming, from community kickbacks, dance parties, cookouts, and live music to dynamic conversations with thought leaders, educators and public scholars. Grammy nominee SaulPaul, Grammy winner Pamela Dawson, James Beard honoree Michael T. Twitty, and Pulitzer winner Dr. Annette Gordon-Reed are just a few of the highlights of the weeklong festivities.
    June 12-19
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    Classical Music

    ASB: Father's Day Concert

    Listen to a variety of marches, patriotic melodies, and other cheerful works by the Austin Symphonic Band under the majestic trees at the Zilker Hillside Theater. UPDATE: Due to excessive heat warning, venue has been changed.
    Sun., June 18, 7:30pm. Free.
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    Sports

    Austin FC II

    The Austin FC affiliate plays an MLS Next Pro game vs. Timbers2.
    Sun., June 18, 6pm  
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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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    Ancestral Memory Jug Display

    See jugs made by 16 Bastrop Freedom Colony descendants in honor of family members who survived plantation slavery to build thriving black educational, cultural, and religious institutions for the generations to come in Central Texas.
    June 15-19, 11am-3pm. Free.
    Bastrop Co. African American Cultural Center, 1303 Pine St., Bastrop
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    Austin Flea

    Grab your brew of choice and peruse the pop-up market.
    Sun., June 18, 10am-2pm
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    Barton Creek Farmers Market

    A great selection of local farmers bringing fabulous pastured meats, eggs, dairy, vegetables, and fruits, plus prepared-food vendors, artisans, bakers, and of course, live music.
    Sundays, 9am-1pm. Free.  
    4805 Hwy. 290 W., Sunset Valley (Kohl's parking lot)
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    Big Gay Pride Market

    Shop from 50 local, queer-identifying artists and makers.
    Sun., June 18, noon-4pm. Free.  
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    Black West Austin Driving Tour

    Join Neill-Cochran House Museum for a tour of West Austin African American history beginning at the museum and winding through historic sites of Wheatville and Clarksville, two of the original fifteen freedman communities established in Austin after the end of the Civil War. The tour includes access to videos for each stop that explore the history of the site and create connections between the past and present.
    June 14-25  
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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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    Kids

    Community Hours at Thinkery

    Thinkery provides admission by donation as part of its Open Door Initiative, created to give every child a chance to explore STEAM concepts and develop a lifelong love of learning, regardless of means.
    Sundays, 3-5pm; Tuesdays, 3-7pm  
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    Conscious Breathwork & Sound Bath

    Unlock the power of manifestation and experience transformative healing with the powerful practice of breathwork and sound healing.
    Sun., June 18, 4-6pm. $40.  
    Sanctuary Yoga, 1006 S. Eighth
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    Diaspora Food Festival

    Celebrate Juneteenth with a festival celebrating the unique flavors of Afro-Latin and African American inspired dishes, as well as Afro-Colombian, Jamaican, and Haitian recipes.
    Sun., June 18, 11am-6pm. Free, but RSVP required.
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    Dungeons & Dragons Night

    Pinballz offers themed rooms, tavern music, an interactive drink menu, and more to help immerse you in the campaign experience.
    Sundays, 6pm-close  
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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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    Kids

    Family Guide: Drawing the Motion Picture

    Visiting the Harry Ransom Center with kids? Ask for a family guide at the Visitor Services desk, designed to enrich children's experience of the current exhibit, "Drawing the Motion Picture," perfect for budding filmmakers and curious minds.
    Through July 16. Tue.-Fri., 10am-5pm; Sat.-Sun., noon-5pm
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    Father's Day Bullseyes & Brews

    Make Father's Day awesome with axe-throwing and beers. First round is on Urban Axes!
    Sat.-Sun., June 17-18. $40.  
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    Out of Town

    Fredericksburg & Stonewall Peaches

    It's peach season! Find flavorful, orchard-ripe peaches via Hill Country Fruit Council's handy guide with a map to all those tasty local peaches, as well as other delicious seasonal fruits and veggies.
    Ongoing  
    Hill Country area
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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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    Galveston Juneteenth

    Visit the birthplace of the national celebration honoring emancipation with self-guided tours, festivals, gospel music, picnics, art, and more.
    Through June 19  
    Galveston
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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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    Sports

    Grounded Yoga

    Start your Sunday with a restoration of body, mind, and soul. Mats, towels, and water provided.
    Sundays, 10am. Free, but RSVP.  
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    Juneteenth at Neill-Cochran House Museum

    Join NCH for dominoes, lawn games, and a painting class with Rejina Thomas, whose exhibit "Signs and Symbols" is on view at the museum. Then pick up a Black West Austin Driving Tour and explore the historic sites of the freedom colonies of Wheatville and Clarksville.
    Sun., June 18, 11am-4pm. Free with museum admission.  
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    Meditations for World Peace

    Resident Teacher Noreen Flack guides quiet morning meditation classes exploring Buddha’s advice for developing inner peace.
    Sundays, 11am. $12.
    Kadampa Meditation Center Austin, 1918 Bissel
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    Sports

    Round Rock Express

    For a fun twist this week during a series of games vs. the El Paso Chihuahuas, from Friday to Sunday the Express become the Chupacabras as part of Minor League Baseball's Copa de la Diversión, or "Fun Cup." The games will feature various entertainment groups, food options, merchandise, players, vendors, etc. to celebrate Hispanic/Latino culture.
    June 13-18. Tue.-Fri., 7:05pm; Sat.-Sun., 6:05pm  
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    Texas Roller Derby

    Hellcats and Putas del Fuego face off.
    Sun., June 18, 6pm  
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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 Big Gay Bout

    Putas del Fuego take on the Hellcats for this Pride Month rink rocker that features a drag show and queer vendors.
    Sun., June 18, 5-9pm. $30-45.  
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    The Creek Open Mic

    See comedians try out their newest material, and if you'd like to sign up, send your full name to [email protected].
    Sundays, 8pm. Free with RSVP; $5 at the door.  
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    Violet Crown Roller Derby Tryouts

    VCRD holds tryouts for anyone interested in joining them for July events in Nebraska and Arizona.
    Sundays through June 18, 1:30-3:30pm  
    Rock Sports Arena, 3918 Gattis School Rd., Round Rock
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    Volunteer Opportunity: Call for Homestay Families

    Families are needed July 22-26 to host teen girls from the Middle East, North Africa, and the U.S. who'll be visiting Austin to learn about STEM careers. Background check required.
    Ongoing. Free.  
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    We Are Blood Giving Away Coolest T-Shirt In Town

    You know what else is cool? Helping the community through blood and platelet donations. Find a center or drive online or call 512/206-1266.
    June 16-30. Free.  
    We Are Blood donation centers & mobile drives
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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
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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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