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    Friday the 13th Horror Auction

    Museum of the Weird is hosting a silent auction of many of their rare items, including horror and sci-fi movie props and memorabilia such as museum-quality Jason busts, sideshow ephemera, and curiosities.
    Fri., March 13, 3-6pm. $12.
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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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    Barton Springs Pool Closing

    The pool is closed for its annual spring cleaning. It’s expected to reopen on Sat., March 14.
    Through March 13  
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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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    Fleshlight Pop-up/25th Anniversary [CANCELED]

    Celebrate a quarter-century of Fleshlight with giveaways, discounts, and a meet & greet with Emily Willis.: Event was canceled 3/9/20 due to SXSW cancellation.
    Fri., March 13, 2-8pm. Free.  
    903 E. Third
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    Keep Texas Beautiful Youth and Educator Awards

    Nominations are being accepted for the Keep Texas Beautiful Youth and Educator Awards, which recognize the efforts made by youth and educators working to improve and beautify their communities. Nominate a person or group, such as your favorite scout, student group, educational nonprofit, teacher, school ... the possibilities are wide open. Applications are due April 3.
    March 9-April 3. Free.  
    Statewide
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    Pajama Drive for Foster Youth

    All Mattress Firm stores are accepting new pajamas to give foster children of all ages the comfort of a new pair of pajamas. You can also donate online or by mail.
    Through April 26
    All area Mattress Firm locations
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    We Are Blood Urgently Needs Donations

    With concerns around coronavirus growing and more companies implementing work-from-home policies, some mobile blood drives have been canceled and turnout has been low. There is a pressing need for donations, so the community is urged to find active mobile drives or go to a donor center today.
     
    We Are Blood locations citywide

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