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General Events for Fri., May 13
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    AAC Seeks Fosters

    Austin Animal Center is in need of foster homes for dogs due to shelter overcrowding and a heat advisory. They've got kennels in every climate-controlled nook and cranny in the shelter, so anyone who can take on a new furry friend and alleviate the stress is urged to do so.
    Staff available Mon.-Sat., 11am-6pm  
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    Austin Flea

    Shop local handmade and vintage vendors at Zilker Friday, 11am-4pm; Captain Quackenbush's, Saturday, 10am-4pm.
    May 13-14  
    Zilker Brewing, 1701 E. Sixth; Captain Quack's, 5326 Menchaca Rd
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    Blue Genie Art Bazaar’s May Market

    If you've been missing Blue Genie since the holidays, never fear. Shop the work of over 100 regional artisans and craftspeople all month at the May market, which is the perfect place to find gifts for all your spring occasions.
    April 29-May 29, Fri.-Sun., and Mon., May 30. Free.  
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    Pan Am Park Renaming

    The community is invited to provide feedback on a proposal to change the name of Pan American Neighborhood Park to Tony Castillo Pan American Neighborhood Park. An online survey is now open, and meetings will be held online and at the park.
    Survey open through June 4. Virtual meetings: Thu., May 19 & June 2, 7pm. In-person meeting: Sat., June 4, 10:30am, 2100 E. Third  
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    Pride 2022 Call for Artists

    The Dougherty Arts Center seeks submissions from LGBTQ+ artists for a pop-up exhibit during the Pride celebration with the theme "Glow Up!" Get all the details and submit online.
    Submissions due May 30; exhibit held June 15  
    Online
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    Primary Run-Off Block Walks

    Join Blue Austin Democrats to hit the streets and talk to folks about voting in the May 24 primary run-off election. Several options are available all over town.
    Ongoing  
    Register online
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    Public Comment Period for City Draft Allocation Plan

    Each year, the city prepares a plan detailing the amount of federal funding to be allocated to various housing and public service programs. Give your feedback online or at a public hearing Tue., May 10, 6:30pm, with the Community Development Commission, or Thu., June 9, 10am, with City Council.
    Through June 10  
    Online
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    Public Input on ARP Funding for Homelessness

    The public is invited to provide input on the city's plan to allocate federal funds dedicated to homelessness and housing instability, either online or at a public hearing May 10 with the Community Development Commission or June 9 with City Council.
    Through June 10  
    Online
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    Roses of the Rubble

    UT-Austin's Texas Immersive Institute combines live theatre, escape room puzzle mechanics, and immersive tech for this unique showcase inviting participants to an alternate Austin where they'll take down tech giant NOX Corp. by assembling an automaton.
    Fri.-Sat., May 13-14, 7pm. $15-25.  
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    Stick With Me

    All month, We Are Blood is rewarding blood and platelet donors with a limited-edition "Stick With Me" T-shirt when they bring a friend along to donate. Appointments required; make one online or call 512/206-1266.
    We Are Blood donation centers & mobile drives
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    Summer Jobs With the City

    The city has announced a round of attractive bonuses for summer employees including lifeguards and summer camp staff. Wages start at $15/hour, and bonuses range from $750 to $1,250 depending on qualifications. Get all the details and apply online soon!
    Apply now; bonuses for employees starting by June 6  
    Austin pools and summer camps
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    Texas Murder Mysteries

    Celebrate Mystery Month with Sisters in Crime and three local authors.
    Fri., May 13, 6-7:30pm  
    Hearth & Soul, 2727 Exposition
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    Yappy Hour

    Meet adoptable dogs as DJ BoyFriend spins and a variety of vendors share their wares, and a portion of proceeds will benefit Happy Hearts Dog Rescue.
    Fri., May 13, 5-8pm  

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