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    All Together ATX Critical Needs Grants: Round Two

    The application period for the second round of funding for qualified organizations is now open. Get all the details and a link to an informational webinar on the website.
    Applications due June 26  
    Apply online
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    Artisan Mercado

    The Artisan Mercado has reopened at La Peña Gallery with social distancing and safety measures in place. The market features Latino products from different regions of Mexico, Honduras, Colombia, and the Southwest, including handcrafted jewelry and ceramics, ethnic clothing and handbags, as well as paintings and drawings. Parking is available at the Austin Convention Center.
    First and third Saturdays, 10am-4pm. Free.  
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    Austin Music Disaster Relief Fund Application Deadline Extended

    Local musicians whose incomes were affected by the pandemic have a bit more time to apply for a $1,000 grant from the city: The June 12 deadline has been bumped back to June 26.
    Applications due June 26, 5pm  
    Online
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    Austin Public Library Virtual Summer Reading Program

    Download an age-appropriate "Quest Log" (children, youth, teen, or adult), then submit a form whenever a challenge is completed and earn a digital badge. Use the Austin Public Library's curbside pickup or virtual catalog to check out materials to complete your quest.
    Through Aug. 31  
    Online
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    Black Lives Matter Watch Parties

    BLM Austin will be hosting Black film watch parties until Black August, which includes the Haitian Revolution, Nat Turner Rebellion, Fugitive Slave Law Convention, March on Washington, and more. Read more about it and check out the daily film events on their Facebook page.
    Daily through June & July  
    Online via BLM Austin
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    Capsule Hack: Virtual Conference and Hackathon

    Experimental Civics presents Capsule Hack, a two-day virtual conference and hackathon addressing the global climate crisis through inspiration and action. Over two days, attendees will virtually attend a unique mix of keynote speakers, interactive panel discussions, and problem solving breakouts, which offers attendees the flexibility to explore and create.
    Sat.-Sun., June 20-21. $35; students, $25.  
    Online
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    Celebrate Juneteenth With KOOP

    RSVP to KOOP's Facebook event to learn more about the story of Juneteenth and get the schedule for their multi-day celebration of Black artists and history, then tune in to 91.7FM all weekend to hear spotlighted artists.
    Through Sun., June 21  
    KOOP Radio 91.7FM
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    DIY Ragweed Control

    Pease Park could use your help. Since we’ve been social distancing, Pease Park Conservancy hasn't been able to host their annual spring volunteer events. They’re asking for volunteers to help curb some of the ragweed and litter that has found itself in Pease Park while also maintaining a safe distance away from each other. This is a DIY project and anyone can get involved; just show up anytime throughout the next month and do your part.
    Through June 30. Free.  
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    Donate Blood, Get Free Whataburger

    We Are Blood partners with Whataburger to give all blood donors in June a voucher for a free hamburger. Donate at any WAB mobile drive or at one of their three locations to participate. Due to COVID-19, appointments are mandatory, so call ahead at 512/206-1266 or register online.
    Through June 30  
    We Are Blood donor centers and mobile drives
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    Father's Day at Urban Axes

    Throw back a few brewskis and throw axes with Pa this year. Each family gets their own lane with plenty of space, and the first round of beers is on the house.
    Fri.-Sun., June 19-21. $25.  
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    Habitat for Humanity Launches Online ReStore

    Austin Habitat for Humanity announced that it has taken the ReStore online, allowing the community to shop the wide variety of items currently listed for sale from the comfort of their own home. Similar to the brick-and-mortar locations, you'll find deals on unique items from clothing and shoes to home and garden accessories and more, and when you shop, you're supporting Habitat for Humanity's mission.
    April 14-June 24  
    Online
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    In Celebration of Freedom: A Pflugerville Juneteenth

    A full schedule of events with song, dance, healing, and history. There will be activities for the whole family, presentations, and performances, and it all concludes with a car parade at 6pm.
    Sat., June 20, 11am-6pm  
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    Just Me & My Curlz: The Best You

    Join JM&MC for this hair expo with a fashion show debuting the latest hair and fashion trends, food & drinks, and an opportunity to network with Texas business owners. A portion of the proceeds goes to Beauty Without Boundaries, a charitable organization that supplies women undergoing chemotherapy with human-hair wigs.
    Sat., June 20, 12:30-5:30pm  
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    Precision Camera Expo & Sale

    Photogs won't want to miss out on huge sales, reps in-store, giveaways, free classes, and more.
    Fri.-Sat., June 19-20  
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    Scream Hollow Summer Monster Bash With Live Music

    Scream Hollow's Monster Bash features live music, four haunted attractions through 20 buildings in the woods, beer and wine bars, a cafe, and a haunted gift shop. With 20 acres, there's plenty of room for social distancing.
    Fri.-Sat., 6pm-12mid, through June 27. $6 and up.  
    Scream Hollow, 149 Split Rail Ln., Bastrop
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    SKM Art Advising Online Fundraiser

    Benefit Austin Creative Alliance’s Artists Emergency Fund, SKM Art Advising has mounted an online show of work by local artists. Pick up something to beautify your home while contributing to ACA's Artists Emergency Relief Fund, which is offering grants to artists who lost income due to the coronavirus.
    May 7 until sold out  
    Online
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    World Refugee Day Live Online Event

    The Refugee Roundtable of Austin invites the public to its annual celebration of World Refugee Day, with live-streamed fireside chats with refugees and experts on refugee resettlement, new book readings from authors, language lessons, and a variety of family-friendly downloadable activities. Get the full schedule and register online.
    Sat., June 20, 11am-3pm  
    Online via Zoom

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