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  • Honnas Veterinary Launch Party

    Join Honnas Veterinary as they celebrate their grand opening with a launch party! Swing by and enjoy free food, beverages, goodie bags, face paint, teddy bear surgery, and professional pet photoshoots! Dogs and cats are welcome. Bring the whole family, just make sure to RSVP! Parking is very limited, so rideshare is strongly encouraged.
    Sat. Mar. 2, 2pm-5pm  
    Honnas Veterinary
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    AfroTech Conference

    The largest Black tech conference of the year offers connections with a global community of 20,000+ Black tech innovators, dynamic programming on emerging trends, networking opportunities with industry leaders, and conversations with top tech recruiters. U.S. Rep. Maxine Waters, songwriter and producer Timbaland, and multitalented artist Issa Rae are just a few of the luminaries scheduled to speak.
    Wed.-Sun., Nov. 1-5  
    Various Downtown locations
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    AISD Equity Assessment Community Conversation

    Join in person or on Zoom to discuss the school district's equity assessment with the Austin ISD Office of Organizational Transformation.
    Thu., Nov. 2, 10:30am  
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    Halloween and Dia de los Muertos

    Celebración del Día de los Muertos

    A vibrant and lively celebration on the lawn with a delish dinner buffet, performances, and Day of the Dead altar.
    Thu., Nov. 2, 6-9pm. $60-100.  
    Suculenta Cocina Mexicana, 3225 Amy Donovan Plaza (by IPIC Theatre)
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    City Council Calls for Municipal Civil Service Commission Applications

    Qualified individuals are sought to serve on the five-member volunteer commission that makes recommendations on human resources actions for covered city employees. Time commitment varies but is around 20 hours per month, and applicants must be qualified voters and Austin residents.
    Open until positions filled  
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    City Council Regular Meeting

    See agenda for details, and follow along or watch the recording on ATXN.
    Thu., Nov. 2, 10am  
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    Arts & Culture

    Día de los Muertos/Day of the Dead Community Altar Exhibit & Celebration

    Share a meal, connect with QTBIPOC Austinites and allies, and celebrate the dearly departed through offerings at community altars and guest artist performances at this event hosted by allgo.
    Thu., Nov. 2, 6-8pm. Free but RSVP.  
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    Nightlife & Parties

    Dia de los Muertos

    Bobby Pudrido and Thele Magick host a celebration of the dearly departed with performances by Arinna Dior Heys, Kara Foxx Paris, Franky L'amour, Flex Brojas, Banshee Rose, Good Lucifer, and Bubu. Plus: pan de muerto and hot chocolate by Dorothy's ATX.
    Thu., Nov. 2, 9pm
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    Digital Nature Walk

    Nature and anti-nature collide at an educational walk to identify plants and animals found around the library using AI software. A limited number of iPads will be available, or you can use your own device. A free app called Merlin Bird ID will be used, and can be downloaded from Google Play or the App Store.
    Thu., Nov. 2, 4-6pm. Free.
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    Free Vaccine Clinics

    Help limit the spread of nasty viruses as holiday travel ramps up. Find a list of free vaccine clinics and other health info on the city's site.
    Ongoing
    Various locations
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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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    Out of Town

    Harvest of Fall Fun

    Time for some cool fun at the farm with the mazes, scarecrow village, pumpkin patch, food, and activities for all ages.
    Sept. 23-Nov. 5, closed Wed.
    Marble Falls
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    Kids

    Katha: Building Storytellers

    This engaging workshop series, tailor-made for young writers age 9-14, promises to spark their creativity and nurture their writing talents. Katha in Sanskrit signifies "a story, legend, conversation, or tale," and kids will explore storytelling on a literary adventure inspired by South Asian culture.
    Through Nov. 2. Thursdays, 5pm. Free.
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    Out of Town

    KEOS Lone Star Music Series

    KEOS 89.1 welcomes Max and Heather Stalling to the eighth annual Lone Star Music Series concert at the Grand Stafford Theater in downtown Bryan.
    Thu., Nov. 2, 6pm  
    Bryan
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    LBJ's America

    Fifty years after his death, how has former President Lyndon B. Johnson’s legacy impacted you? Join esteemed historians for a conversation on all aspects of LBJ’s life and presidency.
    Thu., Nov. 2, 6:30-8pm. Free.
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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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    Halloween and Dia de los Muertos

    Oakwood Cemetery: Alma y Corazon Ceremony

    Honor dearly departed loved ones on Día de los Muertos at a ceremony and altar presentation with Mariana Nuño Ruiz McEnroe, author of Dining with the Dead, who will give a talk on the rich culinary traditions in Mexico associated with the holiday, plus music from Javier Jara and an ofrenda by artist Alonso Estrada. Bring nonperishable objects to add to the ofrenda if you wish, and check out the digital exhibit to learn more.
    Thu., Nov. 2, 5:30-8pm. Free, all ages.
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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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    Texas Farmers' Market Fall Silent Auction Fundraiser

    The market's annual auction is back with an incredible list of items to bid on, from gift cards to beloved local restaurants and Austin gems to cooking classes and camps for kids. Proceeds support the org, its Ag Producer Support Fund, and BIPOC Farmer Scholarship.
    Through Nov. 19  
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    Out of Town

    Texas Furniture Makers Show

    The annual statewide competition features the functional art of the finest custom furniture makers in Texas.
    Nov. 2-Dec. 15
    Kerrville
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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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    Tree Smart Brown Bag Lunch & Learn

    Join experts from the city's Community Tree Preservation Division to learn more about the city’s tree ordinance and how to help protect our urban forest. Light refreshments provided, but guests may bring a lunch.
    Thu., Nov. 2, 11:45am-1pm. Free.  
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    Sports

    UT Women's Basketball

    Exhibition vs. Midwestern State.
    Thu., Nov. 2, 7pm  
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    Volunteer Builders Welcome at Habitat for Humanity

    Austin Habitat for Humanity is seeking volunteers age 18 and up in their construction program to assist in building six new homes in Northeast Austin, with shifts Saturdays and weekdays through December.
    Ongoing
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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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    Young Meditators Group

    Youngsters ages 18-39 who'd like to cultivate mindfulness are welcome to gather and reflect on and discuss topics about everyday life.
    First Thursdays, 7-8:30pm. 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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