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for Tue., Sept. 12
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    Adult Skate Night

    Leave the rugrats at home and enjoy the roller rink with other grownups.
    Tuesdays, 7-11pm; Saturdays, 9pm-midnight  
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    Civic Events

    AISD Community Conversation

    Join in for a conversation about repurposing the former Rosedale School campus.
    Tue., Sept. 12, 6-7pm  
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    An EGG-cellent Reward For Donating With We Are Blood

    Blood donors get a tasty reward from P. Terry's, who'll provide a voucher for a free egg burger.
    Sept. 1-15
    We Are Blood donor centers and mobile drives
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    Kids

    Art Explorers Afterschool Art Class

    Young Picassos can discover new mediums, techniques, and cultures at a six-week afterschool class on Tuesdays or Wednesdays.
    Sessions start Sept. 12 & 13. $250.
    Art Garage Oak Hill & Brentwood locations
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    Food Events

    Austin Restaurant Weeks

    Austin Restaurant Weeks is a two-week-long dining event featuring specially priced lunches, dinners, and cocktails at restaurants (many of the best places in town among them) throughout the greater Austin area, with a portion of the price of each meal going directly to the Central Texas Food Bank.: A portion? Yes: Restaurants donate between $3-9 for each meal sold during the event. The Food Bank can make the most of every dollar donated, so a dinner for two people can generate more than 50 meals for Central Texans facing hunger.: (Note: Prix fixe meal options can include lunch or brunch for $20 and dinner for $40 or $60. Cocktail, beer and wine options may also be available.)
    Through Sept. 17
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    Beat the Heat

    With Central Texas experiencing extremely high temperatures, city leaders issued a reminder to be aware of Excessive Heat Watch and Excessive Heat Warning alerts from the National Weather Service. A warning means action should be taken immediately to avoid heat-related illness. The city began a pilot program in July at Republic Square with misting tents and cold bottled water, and always offers facilities like rec centers and libraries as cooling centers. In addition, city pool fees are waived Aug. 9-Sept. 30, except for Barton Springs. Visit the city's website for more information, and always check before you head to an outdoor event: For safety, organizers may cancel events that put people at risk due to the heat.
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    Sports

    Bike Night at COTA

    Ascension Seton presents an evening where bicyclists can cruise COTA’s famed stars and stripes while enjoying camaraderie and stunning views.
    Tue., Sept. 12, 19 & 26, 6pm  
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    Buddhist Book Study

    Do you enjoy contemplating the deep questions that come with being human? Join conversations facilitated by Asenath Avinash based on Buddhist books from great teachers to explore these questions and meditate. Drop-ins welcome; no registration required.
    Tuesdays, 6:30-8:30pm. Donations appreciated.  
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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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    Epilepsy Support Group

    Listen to the experiences of other people with epilepsy and other seizure disorders. Tuesdays are for family group, and Wednesday is for adults.
    Second Tuesdays & Wednesdays, 7pm. Free.  
    Online via Zoom
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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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    Sports

    Grounded Fitness at Fareground

    Get grounded with a high-intensity outdoor workout powered by Swift Fit Events.
    Tuesdays, 6pm. Free.  
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    Help Stock Your School Library

    Austin Books and Comics has a neat deal for back to school: Get 15% off “all ages” graphic novels for a limited time, and use your coupon to vote for your school to receive a $250 gift card to stock the school library with graphic novels.
    Through Sept. 17  
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    Learn to Farm

    Farmshare Austin's Farmer Starter program is an immersive training program on a working, certified organic, diversified vegetable farm designed to provide aspiring farmers with the essential skills and training needed to manage a sustainable farming business. Get more info and apply online.
    Applications due Oct. 1
    Apply online
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    Live From the Library

    Austin Public Library and the Economic Development Department partner to present a series of live music performances at the scenic rooftop garden. Performers are Julian Acosta, Cast Iron Shoes, Marco Antonio Santos, then Noa Belillti.
    Tuesdays in September, 6-7pm. Free.
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    Civic Events

    Minority & Small Business Connection

    Small-business owners can join city leaders for an exploration of opportunities within Austin's bustling business ecosystem, networking and learning about resources through panels and breakout sessions.
    Tue., Sept. 12, 8am-6pm. Free.  
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    Planning Commission Meeting

    See agenda for details.
    Second & fourth Tuesdays, 6pm  
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    Sports

    Round Rock Express

    Vs. Las Vegas. The Express begin to wrap up the regular season with tons of fall fun: Bring two canned goods for Central Texas Food Bank and get free admission Tuesday, and Thursday is dog-friendly for Pints & Pups. Friday, the team becomes the Chupacabras at a game with fireworks, and Saturday's game celebrates the 30th anniversary of Dazed and Confused with special jerseys and a bobblehead giveaway. Sunday is Kids' Day, with pregame activities and a postgame run around the bases, and fans are encouraged to bring stuffed animals for the Teddy Bear Toss, with donations given to Williamson County Children's Advocacy Center.
    Sept. 12-17. Tue., 12:05pm; Wed.-Sat., 7:05pm; Sun., 1:05pm  
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    Sports

    Southern Walnut Creek Trail Ride

    Join Social Cycling Austin for a weekly 20-mile ride followed by socializing at an Eastside bar.
    Tuesdays, 7:30-10pm  
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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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    Kids

    The Lorax: Who Speaks for the Trees Now?

    Check out the family-friendly exhibit that looks at the shared interest in environmentalism of Dr. Seuss and Lady Bird Johnson, with original artwork from The Lorax and an exploration of why it was donated to the LBJ Museum.
    Through Sept. 24. Daily, 9am-5pm. $4-13.
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    Civic Events

    Travis County Commissioners Court Voting Session

    See agenda for details, and watch the meeting live on TCTV.
    Tuesdays, 9am  
    Commissioners Court, 700 Lavaca
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    Trivia Tuesday

    Weekly sponsors bring prizes and swag, and first through third place winners get a gift certificate.
    Tuesdays, 6:30-8:30pm. Free.  
    Anchor Bar, 2702-B Parker Dr., Round Rock
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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  
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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