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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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    AISD Science + Mathematics X Conference

    A four-day professional learning experience featuring over 200 workshops exploring equity, student agency, technology, and more. Open to all preK-12th grade educators.
    Mon.-Thu., July 30-Aug. 2. 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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    Connect Over Cocktails

    Happy hour with Women Communicators of Austin.
    Wed., Aug. 1, 6-8pm. Free.  
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    COVER 3’s Back-to-School Supply Drive

    COVER 3 is hosting a special back-to-school supply drive benefiting the Rainbow Room, an org providing resources for abused children. Collection boxes are available at each Austin-area COVER 3 and COVER 2 restaurant. They're looking for backpacks, folders, notebooks, pencils, crayons, markers, and things of that sort.
    Aug. 1-11
    COVER 3 and 2 locations
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    Downtown Jo's Trivia Night

    Sign-ups begin at 5:30pm.
    Wednesdays, 6-8pm. Free.
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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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    Hump Day Nooner Ride

    Don't have a job or have an understanding boss? Take some time to get in a quick ride and a bite to eat along the way.
    Wednesdays, 11:45am
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    Schwab Digital Talks

    Networking/learning event with speakers from the industry and a Q&A.
    Wed., Aug. 1, 6-9pm. Free.  
    Charles Schwab, 2309 Gracy Farms Ln
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    Thorne Dreyer’s Birthday Party

    Uranium Savages, Bill Kirchen, Shiva’s Headband, and Leeann Atherton perform at this benefit for the New Journalism Project, a nonprofit that organizes community events and publishes the Rag Blog.
    Wed., Aug. 1, 6:30-10:30pm. $10 advance, $15 at the door.  
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    Waterloo Fest Wednesdays

    Gearing up for the annual jam band festival happening in September, the Parish will be hosting Waterloo parties with live painting, vendors, and some local Austin acts from Roxy Roca to Trouble in the Streets.
    Through Sept. 5. Wednesdays, 7pm. $7 (free for festival pass holders).  
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    We Are Blood & Blue Bell: Pint for Pint

    Trade a pint of blood for a pint of ice cream. Anyone who donates, or attempts to donate at any We Are Blood donor center (or daily mobile drive) will leave with a free pint of Blue Bell ice cream.
    Aug. 1-14. Free.
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