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Civic Events for Thu., Nov. 1
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    AURA Townhall With Randy Clarke

    AURA members are invited to an evening with the new president and CEO of Capital Metro to hear more about his plans for the city's transit system.
    Thu., Nov. 1, 6:30-8pm  
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    Special Screenings

    Cartel Land (2015)

    Controversy & Conversation: Vigilante groups on both sides of the border fight the Mexican cartels in this harrowing doc.
    Thu., Nov. 1, 6:30. Free.  
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    Chari Kelly Fundraiser With Rep. Lloyd Doggett

    A fundraising dinner for Chari Kelly, Democratic nominee for Justice in Place 3 on the Third Court of Appeals.
    Thu., Nov. 1, 5-7pm. $50+ suggested donation.  
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    City Council Meeting

    See agenda for details.
    Thu., Nov. 1, 10am  
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    City Office Closures

    Commercial plan reviews, residential plan reviews, and building inspections will not be performed from Monday through Wednesday, due to mandatory training.
    Mon.-Wed., Oct. 29-31  
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    Early Voting

    Cast your ballot for the 2018 midterm elections early! Sites throughout the City and County will open polling places for early voting. Need help deciding who to vote for and learning the issues? Check out austinchronicle.com/elections for our ongoing coverage.
    Mon., Oct. 22 - Fri., Nov. 2; 7am-7pm  
    Anywhere you see "Vote Here"
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    El Buen Samaritano Mobile Food Pantry

    A mobile food pantry providing emergency food assistance to families with financial limitations. Fresh produce, cooking help, and nutrition education available. No appointment is necessary.
    First and third Thursdays, 9am-noon.
    Del Valle Community Center, 3518 FM 973, Del Valle
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    Kim Olson With Evan Smith

    Agriculture Commissioner hopeful Kim Olson sits down with Texas Tribune CEO Evan Smith to talk public service and policy. Attend live or watch online.
    Thu., Nov. 1, 7:30-9am. Free.  
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    Kwame Anthony Appiah's Keynote Lecture: "Social Identities and the Good Life"

    Appiah, a professor of philosophy and law at New York University, will share experiences from writing "The Ethicist" column in The New York Times along with central ideas from his recent book, The Lies That Bind: Rethinking Identity.
    Thu., Nov. 1, 4-6:30pm. Free.  
    UT's Lady Bird Johnson Auditorium, 2313 Red River
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    Minority- and Women-Owned Business Certification

    Business owners interested in government contracts are invited to learn more about the certifications available to small minority- and women-owned businesses.
    Thu., Nov. 1, 10am-noon. Free.  
    Small & Minority Business Resources, 4201 Ed Bluestein Blvd.
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    NFBPA Central Texas Chapter's Regional Leadership Summit 2018

    The Central Texas Chapter of the National Forum for Black Public Administrators hosts two days of workshops, forums, panel discussions, and keynote speeches to address today's complex issues of race. Attendees will leave with tools and strategies to effectively manage these issues and produce positive outcomes.
    Thu.-Fri., Nov. 1-2, 7am-7pm. $130-210.  
    Omni Austin Hotel at Southpark, 4140 Governors Row
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    Open Enrollment Health Insurance Help – North

    It's that time of the the year, again. Don’t miss your chance to switch your health insurance plans or get covered via the Marketplace with support from Foundation Communities. (Seriously, they're the best!) For more info visit the website or call 211.
    Nov. 1-Dec. 15: Mon.-Thu., 9am-7pm; Fri.-Sat., 9am-4pm; Sun. 1-5pm. Free.
    Community Financial Center North, 5900 Airport Blvd.
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    Open Enrollment Health Insurance Help – South

    It's that time of the the year, again. Don’t miss your chance to switch your health insurance plans or get covered via the Marketplace with support from Foundation Communities. (Seriously, they're the best!) For more info visit the website or call 211.
    Nov. 1-Dec. 15: Mon.-Wed., 10am-7pm; Thu., 10am-4pm; Fri.-Sat., 9am-1pm. Free.
    Community Financial Center – South, 2600 W. Stassney
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    People For Bikes Community Survey

    Share your biking-in-the-city experiences with Austin leaders for a chance to win neat prizes while helping to improve local condition.
    Through Nov. 16  
    Online
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    Voter Drive

    The nonpartisan League of Women Voters is hustling to get the vote out. Grab a copy of their free voter's guide now through election day, or find a copy in our Oct. 26 issue!
    Through Tue., Nov. 6  
    Online

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