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    Barbara Jordan Exhibition

    The Barbara Jordan Freedom Foundation displays an interactive exhibit of the politician, policymaker, and activist's life.
    Through Feb. 22. Free.
    Texas Capitol Rotunda, 1100 Congress
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      METSI Care Official Launch Party

      Celebrate the grand opening of METSI Care, which provides affordable health care to the creative community, including musicians, artists, entrepreneurs, and the service industry. Get a discounted membership by purchasing a ticket and signing up on the website.
      Thu., Feb. 20, 6:30pm. $10 presale; $15 door.  
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      AIBA: The Power of Local

      This workshop is a half-day event to connect with others, learn how to build your business using the power of local, and come together as a community to share ideas.
      Thu., Feb. 20, 9am-1pm  
      ACC Eastview, 3401 Webberville Rd., Rm. 8500
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      AMA Power Hour

      American Marketing Association presents on "Integrated Campaigns: How Customers, Partnerships, and Prospects Fit In."
      Thu., Feb. 20, 6-8pm. $21-32.  
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      Austin Energy Regional Science Festival

      Volunteers are needed to help with tasks such as registration, parking and unloading, booth setup, and more. No specific qualifications needed, but should be comfortable interacting with students.
      Feb. 19-22  
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      Austin Justice Coalition Art & Essay Contest

      A contest for young men of color grades 3-12 in Travis, Williamson and Hays counties. Winners from each division will receive a $75 award and an award-winning book of their choice. Also looking for community members to participate as volunteer judges; find details and apply online.
      Feb. 13-April 1  
      Apply online
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      Basic Computer Class

      Adults are invited to improve their computer skills, ranging from how to use a mouse and keyboard to an introduction to the internet. No prerequisites.
      Third Thursday of every month, 7-8:30pm. Through Feb. 20. Free.  
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      Bubbles & Boards

      A fundraiser for nonprofit The Other 23, which focuses on introducing current military and members and veterans to surfing. VIP cocktail hour, dinner, and a silent auction. Featuring Texas Secretary of State Ruth Ruggero Hughs, comedian JP Sears, and musician Luis Banuelos.
      Thu., Feb. 20, 6-10:30pm. $150-250.  
      Estância Brazilian Steakhouse, 10000-B Research
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      Courage to Be: An Evening Celebrating Saheli

      Celebrate the 28th anniversary of Saheli, the first organization in the South to serve Asian families impacted by domestic violence. Enjoy light refreshments, storytelling, and the archival exhibition "Courage to Be: The Saheli Story," which will be on display through April.
      Thu., Feb. 20, 6:30-8:30pm. Free, but RSVP.  
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      Don't Mess With Texas Art Contest

      The Don't Mess With Texas® Art Contest is officially open! Keep Texas Beautiful and the Texas Department of Transportation invite Texas students in kindergarten through 12th grade to submit their best litter prevention-inspired artwork to be considered for the Don’t Mess With Texas calendar, with the top 14 designs featured. Each winner will also receive a Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.1 tablet, a Buc-ee's gift basket, their artwork framed and returned, and the opportunity to share the work on websites and social media. Teachers representing student winners will receive a $100 H-E-B/Central Market gift card. Submissions must be postmarked by April 24.
      Feb. 12-April 24. Free.  
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      It's My Park Day Spring 2020 Volunteer Registration

      Register online for Austin Parks Foundation's biggest citywide volunteer event, It’s My Park Day (Sat., March 7).
      Volunteer registration opens: Thu., Feb. 6. Registration required.  
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      Knot-Tying Workshop

      Want to be Knot Master at your next campout? Learn an even better way to tie your shoes, tie in a quick release for when things get iffy, and more!
      Tue. & Thu., Feb. 18 & 20. $15-20.  
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      QuiltCon

      Presented by the Modern Quilt Guild, QuiltCon is the largest modern quilting show of its kind. See quilts on display, participate in workshops and lectures led by leading designers and quilters, and visit vendors and exhibitors.
      Thu.-Sun. Feb. 20-23  
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      Third Thursdays at Rock Rose

      Shop, dine, and take in some live music.
      Third Thursday of every month, 6pm. Through Feb. 20. Free.
      Rock Rose, 11420 Rock Rose Ave. #100

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