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    Cirque Italia

    Fun for the whole family at this gorgeous, magical dream adventure under the big top with performers from all over the world.
    Jan. 6-17. $10-50.  
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    Ready, Set, Plant!

    Join TreeFolks for a tree planting event to help transform degraded creek sides into grow zones brimming with diversity and life.
    Sat., Jan. 8, 9am  
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    We Are Blood Franklin BBQ Raffle

    To celebrate National Blood Donor Month, We Are Blood partnered with Franklin BBQ to reward 20 lucky donors with a special dinner for two including Franklin's famous brisket, ribs, sides, desserts, and more. Donate by Jan. 17 to enter the raffle, which will be held Jan. 20. Make appointments online or call 512/206-1266.
    Through Jan. 17  
    We Are Blood donor centers
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    Blacksmithing at Pioneer Farms

    Pioneer Farms offers several blacksmithing classes in the coming weeks, including Fundamentals 1.0 and 2.0 as well as a couple's class that will make sparks fly. Check out the schedule and sign up if you'd like to learn a "hot" new skill!
    Various dates in February  
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    Bowie & Elvis Birthday Celebration

    As part of free week, sing along at the Bowie hoot night and see an Elvis impersonator marrying real couples.
    Sat., Jan. 8, 9pm. Free.  
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    Bridal Extravaganza

    Meet vendors and experts to help plan your wedding at the largest bridal showcase in Central Texas.
    Sat., Jan. 8  
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    Escape the Box

    Explore the hidden side of Austin with Escape the Box's time-travel-themed escape game and scavenger hunt adventure, which starts with a live intro and sends your group off to explore using a box full of clues and guides, including a playlist, photo challenges, a cipher wheel, map, and more. Call 512/779-9844 to book.
    Saturdays, 1:30pm. $15-35/person.  
    Locations vary
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    Holiday Tree Recycling

    Give your tree another life by turning it into mulch. Leave it at the curb on collection day if you're a curbside customer, or bring it to Zilker Park on Jan. 2, 8, or 9, 10am-2pm. Free mulch will become available for pickup Jan. 12.
    Through Jan. 9  
    Citywide
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    Love Where You Live Day

    Keep Austin Beautiful developed this event to invite Austinites to beautify the areas around their homes and neighborhoods. Pick up some litter, weed a garden bed, or rake some leaves; it’s up to you! Check out the website for details on cleanup kit registration and social media giveaways.
    Second Saturdays, 9-11am  
    Citywide
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    Trivia With Get It Gals

    "Best of Austin" winners Get It Gals are back with tons of trivia nights planned for y'all, with several based on TV programs you may have binged over the last year for some reason. Stay tuned on their socials because they are all over the place.
    Ongoing  
    Various locations
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    Unlearning Circle: Networking

    Join Undoing White Supremacy Austin for a discussion about the kind of networking that's essential for social change. Optional reading materials are available to peruse before the meeting.
    Sat., Jan. 8, 10am  

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