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    AAC Summer Camp for Shelter Dogs

    The Austin Animal Center needs foster parents for its summer camp program to give dogs a break from the shelter life. You don't have to have foster experience, but they do ask that you sign on for two weeks.
    Pickup is open Wednesdays, Fridays, and Sundays, 11am-7pm. Free.  
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    Austin 60 Strong Calendar Contest

    Do you know someone who is still rockin' it at or after 60? Connected Senior Care Advantage is searching for a dozen inspirational adults ages 60-69 that are "healthy in mind and body and are contributing to Austin in some way." The winners will be selected by a panel of celebrity judges and included in a calendar photo shoot.
    Through Aug. 15  
    Austin
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    Back to School Bike Drive

    Jason & Deb from 101X and Bikes for Goodness Sake have partnered to build and donate bikes for underprivileged kids. They are taking cash donations as well as bikes, and you can also donate your time and help build them on Aug. 5. See the website for more.
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    Dog Days of Summer

    Texas Humane Heroes is hosting a series of weekend events to benefit area shelter pets. On Friday at the Alamo Drafthouse Lakeline, there's an interactive screening of Office Space. On Saturday the annual Bowl-a-Thon takes place at Mel's Lone Star Lanes in Georgetown. And on Sunday make a splash at Typhoon Texas.
    Fri.-Sun., July 20-22. $15-35 per event.  
    Various locations
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    Free Minds Seeking Applications

    Free Minds is a program of Foundation Communities in partnership with UT-Austin and ACC and is designed to serve adults who have faced barriers to higher education. Books, tuition, and child care are provided at no cost to students, and those who successfully complete the course earn 6 college credits.
    Apps accepted on a rolling basis. Free.  
    M Station Apartments, 2906 E. MLK
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    Frost Hosts School Supply Drive

    Frost Bank is collecting donations of school supplies for Backpacks for Hope. Go online for a full list of requested items.
    July 9-27. Free.  
    Any Frost Bank location
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    Isabel and the Runaway Train

    This is a contemporary jazz/folk musical that serves as a platform to discuss the challenging and painful topics of mental health and sexual abuse.
    July 13-21. Thu.-Sat., 7pm. $25.
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    Natural Austin Series

    Friday afternoon presentations on the wonders of planet Earth, from moths to small-scale land restoration. Call to RSVP.
    Fridays, July 13, 20 & 27, 1:30-2:30pm. Free.
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    Peacock Alley Summer Sale

    Get you some deals on new arrivals, including sheets, duvets, towels and more.
    July 20-28. Free.
    Peacock Alley, 3010 W. Anderson
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    Purple Martin Parties

    Calling all bird nerds: Travis Audubon is hosting purple martin watch parties every weekend from July 20 to Aug. 4 starting at 7:45pm.
    Free.  
    Behind Applebee’s and near the Sam’s Club parking lot at La Frontera Village in Round Rock
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    Summer Crush

    Beats by DJ Kurupt & Buck Rogers and special cocktails on the WET Deck from Memorial Day to Halloween.
    Fridays, noon-9pm, through October. $10.  
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    Travel & Culture Series: Borneo

    Presentation by Damien Temperley. Wine and culturally specific hors d’oeuvres will be served. Call to RSVP.
    Fri., July 20, 1:30-2:30pm. Free.
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    We Are Blood’s Movie Encounters of the Free Kind

    Give blood, see a movie: This July, anyone who donates, or attempts to donate, at a We Are Blood donor center or mobile drive will leave with an Alamo Drafthouse movie pass.
    Through July 31. Free.
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    Women’s Career and Networking Workshop

    Two-hour workshop focusing on résumé building and tips on improving your LinkedIn bio, plus interviewing and job search tips from a certified career coach.
    Fri., July 20, 10am-noon. $20 (free for HERdacity members).
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