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Civic Events for Sat., Aug. 19
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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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    Candidate Training With TCDP

    Planning to run for office? Join Travis County Democratic Party to learn more about the issues and dynamics impacting Travis County, featuring D.A. José Garza, Austin City Council members José Velásquez and Zo Qadri, and stakeholders.
    Sat., Aug. 19, 1-4pm  
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    HD 49 Town Hall

    State Rep. Gina Hinojosa will give an overview of major legislation passed this past session and during the two special sessions, as well as take audience questions. Guests get tacos and coffee.
    Sat., Aug. 19, 9:30-10:30am  
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    Red Line Trail Feedback Session

    The city is designing a new 1.7-mile urban trail to connect the Northern Walnut Creek Trail to Braker Lane. The Red Line Trail will also connect to CapMetro's future McKalla and Broadmoor stations. Find a virtual open house and submit feedback online through Thu., Aug. 31, or meet the project team, ask questions, and provide feedback at this in-person session.
    Sat., Aug. 19, 8:30-10:30am  
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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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