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    AJC General Body Meeting

    Join Austin Justice Coalition's general body meeting to learn more about the organization and their current projects.
    Tue., Aug. 4, 6:30pm  
    Online
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    Teach On! Virtual Fair

    Austin Community College presents this virtual fair about teaching and learning online. If you're a parent trying to support an online learner, or you’re looking to connect with experienced online teachers and up your online game, Teach On! is here to help. And if you have online teaching tips or tricks to share, this is a great way to help your colleagues and the community. Head to the event page to complete a survey to share your needs, and if you have something to offer, sign up for a booth or submit instructional material.
    Sun., Aug. 9, 1-5pm  
    Online
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    Uncommon Objects Weird Home Tour

    Multiple "Best of Austin" award-winning store Uncommon Objects is back open daily, 10am-5pm. And now you can virtually tour owner Steve Wiman's home as part of Atlas Obscura's Wonder From Home initiative, and view his treasure trove of fascinating items from around the globe.
    Tue., Aug. 4, 7pm. $10.  
    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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    Child Care Provider Relief Grant Application Period Open

    The Austin Child Care Provider Relief Grant provides immediate one-time financial assistance to eligible child care centers, including home providers. In partnership with the city of Austin, United Way for Greater Austin will accept applications and provide consultation and case management services to grant applicants. Join a webinar on Wed., July 22, at 9am to get more information.
    Open July 21 to Oct. 1 or when funding is expended, whichever is first  
    Online
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    City of Austin "How to Help" Portal

    Looking for the right way to help your community during the pandemic? Or do you have a volunteer opportunity that you want to list? Visit the city's "How to Help" portal to make a match. The portal includes ways to help from home, donation drives, and active community engagement opportunities.
     
    Online
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    International Owl Awareness Day

    Celebrate by using the code ILOVEOWLS to receive a 20% discount on all Blue Owl Brewing merch, including apparel, posters, and other goodies, available for shipping or pickup during to-go window hours Wednesday through Sunday. Blue Owl will also donate 20% of all Spirit Animal beer sales made on International Owl Awareness Day to Travis Audubon.
    Tue., Aug. 4  
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    LegalLine

    On the first Tuesday of every month, obtaining good, simple legal advice is easy. Just call 512/472-8303 for LegalLine, the free legal advice hotline sponsored by Austin Lawyer Referral Service. Attorney volunteers can answer questions and give brief legal advice concerning many areas of law.
    First Tuesday of every month, 5:30-7:30pm. Free.  
    Citywide
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    Make Your Mark at Pease Park

    Pease Park Conservancy is accepting donations for their new Ribbon Wall. Through Dec. 31, for contributions of $1,000, $2,500, or $5,000 (which can also be made monthly at $84, $208, or $467 per month), the first 300 people to sign on can have their name etched on the Ribbon Wall that will wind throughout the lower seven acres of Pease Park known as Kingsbury Commons. Become a part of Austin history and make your mark today.
    Ongoing  
    Online
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    Texas Folk & Traditional Arts Relief Fund

    In response to the substantial economic and social impact of the ongoing pandemic, a group of Texas folk and traditional arts organizations have come together to help offset the immediate and ongoing needs of the community. This fund will support artists from marginalized and at-risk communities that may not be in line for assistance by other Covid-19 relief funds. You can donate to the fund or apply online if you qualify for a grant.
    Through Aug. 14  
    Online
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    We Are Blood & Blue Bell’s Annual Pint for Pint

    Summertime calls for ice cream, and for Texans there’s nothing better than Blue Bell. When you donate blood or platelets with We Are Blood, you'll get a pint of the sweet stuff in return. Donors at blood centers can pick up their ice cream after donating; mobile drive donors will receive a voucher redeemable at any We Are Blood donor center. Appointments are mandatory; schedule online or call 512/206-1266.
    Through Aug. 14  
    We Are Blood donor centers and mobile drives

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