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Civic Events for Fri., Sept. 22
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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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    Get Ready Central Texas Emergency Preparedness Fair

    Over a dozen orgs will be available with information on planning for emergencies, plus games, refreshments, and tunes from DJ Chorizo Funk.
    Fri., Sept. 22, 3-7pm. Free.  
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    Meet the Mayors

    LBJ School of Public Affairs' Urban Lab Director Steven Pedigo is joined by Kansas City Mayor Quinton Lucas to discuss inclusive city building, which is the notion that cities should serve everyone equally in ways that break down structural inequalities and disparities.
    Fri., Sept. 22, 12:15pm. Free.  
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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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