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    Artisan Mercado

    This Latin-themed Downtown marketplace features locally crafted jewelry, glassware, ceramics, and tapestry pillows; Mexican, Colombian and African dresses, handbags and crafts; and Honduran and Texan paintings, prints, and mixed media.
    Sat., July 21, 10am-3pm. 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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    Body Mind Spirit Expo

    This expo offers holistic exhibitors and free lectures from across the nation. Get your aura photo taken, receive a relaxing massage, purchase quality nutritional supplements, have your future revealed, or connect with lost loved ones.
    Sat.-Sun., July 21-22. $12.  
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    City-Wide Garage Sale

    It's like a hundred garage sales in one. Maybe not quite as cheap.
    Sat.-Sun., July 21-22. $7, adults; 12 and under, free.
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    Colombian Independence Day

    Dance, eat, and be merry with live merengue, salsa, and vallenato music along with Colombian, Peruvian, and Cuban food.
    Sat., July 21, 3-9pm. $15 (children free).  
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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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    Festival Celebrating Suspending Judgement

    This is a relational and performance art festival that invites the public to engage in a conversation about borders of all varieties, internal and external. The festival will feature performance art, hourly meditation, painting, photography, and more, concluding with a community meal.
    Sat., July 21, 7:30am-9pm. Free.
    Sand Beach Park, 111 Sandra Muraida Way
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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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    Health & Wealth Celebration

    Here's a chance to consult with some helpful professionals including doctors, nurses, and dentists; insurance reps; and attorneys.
    Sat., July 21, 4-7pm. Free.
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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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    J.Crew Celebrates #summerbyjcrew

    We've been promised "games, tunes, sweet surprises, and more!"
    Sat., July 21, 11am-4pm. Free.  
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    National Hammock Day Celebration

    The gear shop opens for live music, food trucks, and beer. Share stories of past campouts, grab last-minute camp needs, and prepare to make memories on National Hammock Day.
    Sat., July 21, 2-6pm. Free.  
    Kammok Gear Shop, 1401 E. Seventh
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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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    Pup-A-Palooza

    This is an all-day pet extravaganza in celebration of the Year of the Dog. Meet adoptable pets, enjoy some cool treats, and give the prize wheel a spin. Karaoke starts at 2pm, and live music at 5. From 7-7:30 there will be a "Flowers & Stripes" puppy fashion show. Adorable!
    Sat., July 21, 11am-7:30pm. Free.
    Tomlinson's Feed, 916-B W. 12th
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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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    Reuniting Families Fundraiser Fair

    Donations of children's clothing, toys, and books will be accepted at this event. All proceeds will go to Kids in Need of Defense (KIND) and RAICES. Attendees will enjoy tarot readings from Typewriter Tarot, a craft fair, bake sale, face painting, kids' crafts, silent auction, and raffle. Morning mimosas from 10am to noon. Hoppy Hour from 3pm to close.
    Sat., July 21, 10am-6pm. Free.
    Me & Ewe, 4903 Woodrow
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    SoCo Select Farmers & Makers Market

    Because you like it local, because you like it good.
    Saturdays, 11am-6pm
    1511 S. Congress
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    Summertime Flea

    Shop local handmade items and vintage wares.
    Sat., July 21, noon-5pm. Free.  
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    Volunteer Work Day at the Colorado River Refuge

    Bring water, gloves, shovels, wheelbarrow, rakes, weed trimmer, and lopers if you have them! Email to RSVP by Wed., July 18.
    Sat., July 21, 7:30-10:30am
    Two Bridges trailhead, Colorado River Refuge, Bastrop
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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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    Woof Gang Bakery Circle C Grand Opening

    New pet boutique offers grooming services and a selection of healthy treats. Get there early for a chance to win free stuff for a year. And if you aren't a pet parent yet but you'd like to be, Cocker Spaniel Rescue of Austin/San Antonio and Austin Boxer Rescue will be on-site with adoptable dogs hoping to find their forever homes.
    Sat., July 21, 9am-noon. Free.
    Woof Gang Bakery & Grooming Circle C, 5700 W. Slaughter #250
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