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    2021 Bowl for Kids

    Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Texas is bringing glitz and glamour to their annual fundraiser. The goal is to raise funds to put 80 kids into a caring match with an adult mentor, and you can participate from home by donating, forming or joining a fundraising team, and via online activities including a "Golden Age of Hollywood" costume contest.
    Through April 23  
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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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    Colonoscopy Virtual Seminar

    March is Colon Cancer Awareness Month. Join Baylor Scott & White at this virtual event and get the facts to protect yourself and your loved ones from this highly preventable disease.
    Wed., April 21, noon. Free.  
    Zoom
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    Donate Blood, Get Free Wings

    Winner winner, chicken dinner! We Are Blood partners with Pluckers Wing Bar to give all blood donors a voucher for a dine-in five-piece plate at all participating Pluckers in Austin, Round Rock & Cedar Park (while supplies last, dine-in only). Appointments required; call or schedule online.
    Through April 25  
    We Are Blood donor centers and mobile drives
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    Esquina Tango Outdoor Classes

    Esquina Tango has a full calendar of socially distanced, donation-based outdoor classes like samba, salsa aerobics, and of course, tango. Check out the full calendar online.
    Ongoing  
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    La Mujer 2021

    Emma S. Barrientos Mexican American Cultural Center presents a multidisciplinary festival inspired by Sor Juana Ines de la Cruz, who is considered the first feminist of the Americas.
    April 21-24  
    Virtual
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    Pioneer Farms Skills Classes

    Have you wanted to learn about bird watching, blacksmithing, archery, sewing, or woodworking? The historic Pioneer Farms offers courses in all these and more. Check the calendar and sign up today to learn a fun new skill.
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    Pub Quiz at Baker Street

    Triviaficionados are welcome to join this COVID-cautious quiz to compete for prizes.
    Wednesdays, 7-9pm. Free.  
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    RENT: Relief of Emergency Needs for Tenants

    The RENT Assistance Program application portal is now open, and provides $25 million of direct support for income-eligible Austin renters who are financially impacted by COVID-19. Get all the eligibility details and apply online, or call 512/488-1397.
     
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    Special Screenings

    The Office Murder Mystery Parody

    It's the last week to catch Paramount's The Office-themed interactive, immersive show. Starting at the State Theatre, participants will walk short distances to find clues to solve the mystery of the Scranton Strangler.
    Through April 25  
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    TPA Kitchen

    Nonprofit Touring Professionals Alliance Kitchen has partnered with C3 Presents and Musically Fed to provide meals to music professionals impacted by the pandemic. Those in need can register online for meals from local faves Loro, Franklin Barbecue, or Emmer & Rye.
    April 20-22 & 27-28  
    Various locations
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    Virtual Pediatrician Meet & Greet

    Choosing a pediatrician for your child is one of the most important decisions you can make as a parent. Meet your child’s new pediatrician at one of Baylor Scott & White's virtual meet-and-greet events.
    Wed., April 21, 5:30pm. Free.  
    Baylor Scott & White Clinic Round Rock, via Zoom
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    Virtual Volunteer Week Trash Pickup

    Austin Parks Foundation encourages Austinites to show the Earth some love by spending an hour picking up trash in their local park or greenspace, and downloading the iNaturalist app to identify native and invasive plant species.
    April 19-23  
    Citywide
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    YWCA Warmline

    Call the YWCA of Greater Austin's "Warmline" to get support amidst the isolation of COVID-19.
    Mon.-Thu., 9am-8pm; Fri., 9am-5pm; Sat., noon-4pm  
    Via phone: 512/548-9922

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