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General Events for Mon., Nov. 21
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    "Texas Governors and Their Times, 1846-1946"

    This exhibit showcases materials from the State Archives documenting the official work and daily business of the state’s chief executive spanning 100 years. Can't visit in person? It's available to explore online.
    Sept. 19, 2022-May 15, 2023. Free.
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    An Anarchist Street Corner Rally

    Commemorating the 100th anniversary of the death of Mexican anarchist revolutionary Ricardo Flores Magon, hosted by Central Texas ABC and Xinachtli Defense Committee.
    Mon., Nov. 21, noon. $10 T-shirt donations accepted.  
    Intersection of 24th & Guadalupe, UT campus
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    Austin Baptist Chapel Angel House Soup Kitchen

    The nonprofit org seeks men's clothing donations for its clients. Jackets, scarves, hats, gloves, socks, and shoes are especially needed.
    Ongoing
    908 E. Cesar Chavez
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    Blue Genie Art Bazaar

    Austin's fave shopping destination for the holidays is the place to find unique jewelry, art, home goods, and gifts with oodles of Austin flair.
    Through Dec. 23, 10am-10pm; Dec. 24, 10am-6pm. Free entry.  
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    Casa Marianella Seeks Assistance

    The nonprofit providing shelter and resources to asylum seekers needs volunteers for all kinds of tasks, including driving, sorting donations, and translating, and accepts donations daily 8am-6pm; see wish list for items needed.
    Ongoing
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    Donate Blood, Treat Yourself to Torchy's Tacos

    Treat yo'self to a damn good taco when you donate with We Are Blood.
    Nov. 15-30  
    We Are Blood donation centers & mobile drives
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    Donate to Hands for Hope

    Donate now to help nonprofit El Buen Samaritano meet its $450,000 goal, which goes toward holiday meal kits, a food pantry, baby formula, services, and other assistance for Central Texans in need.
    Ongoing  
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    Fill a Thanksgiving Table

    Central Texas Food Bank always welcomes donations, but now is a great time to chip in because thanks to community partners at the Beaumont Foundation, every dollar donated is doubled up to $100,000. They've even got an online shopping cart you can fill with cranberry sauce, yams, corn, and other goodies to be donated, because shopping online is always fun.
    Ongoing  
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    Free Beginner Two-Step Lessons

    Join Double or Nothing Two-Step for a free class followed by live music and dancing.
    Mondays, 6:30pm. Donations appreciated.  
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    Free Intermediate Two-Step Lessons

    Join Double or Nothing Two-Step for a free class followed by live music and dancing.
    Mondays, 8:30pm. Donations appreciated.  
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    Free Monday Tango

    A delightful night of dance starts with an intro to authentic Argentine tango (no experience or partner needed) with Gustavo Simplis, and continues with two hours of social dancing with DJ G.
    Mondays, 6:30-10pm  
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    Hill Country Galleria Ice Rink

    Find it between the Bee Cave Public Library and the Hill Country Galleria lawn.
    Through Jan. 2. $15 to skate; reservations encouraged.
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    Ice Rodeo by Four Seasons

    The luxury hotel offers an ice skating rink overlooking Lady Bird Lake, chic "cabins" to gather in and enjoy s'mores or a glass of vino, and stunning holiday art installations and decor.
    Through Jan. 8. $35/hour to skate; $300 and up for cabins.  
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    Inspired Minds Holiday Bazaar

    The gallery will be filled floor to ceiling with handmade fine arts and crafts from local artists, artisans, crafters, and makers. Plus, paint a ceramic holiday ornament on Saturdays, 1-4pm, ready for pickup in one to two weeks ($10).
    Through Dec. 23. Mon.-Fri., 1-6pm; Sat., noon-5pm. Free.  
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    Mozart's Holiday Light Show

    What's already a great view on the lake becomes even better with a spectacular light show, complemented by hot cocoa and tasty treats.
    Through Jan. 6  
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    Music Open Mic

    Bring your acoustic and showcase your best original songs or old classics.
    Mondays, 8-10pm  
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    Off the Wall

    Did you know the W Austin has a collection of 8,000 records? On this night you can pull a vinyl off the wall of their Record Room and have it played on the McIntosh turntable as you sip a fine wine, and shop or trade records with Waterloo.
    Mon., Nov. 21, 6-8pm. Free.  
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    Platelet Donors Urgently Needed

    A growing community means a growing need for platelets, which are a crucial component of blood used for cancer patients, people with traumatic injuries, and pediatric transplant patients. In an effort to ramp up platelet donations, We Are Blood launched “Power Up,” a program that awards donors who donate five times by Nov. 30. Donors can choose one of four exclusive prizes: an embroidered windbreaker, Alamo movie passes, a tote, or backpack. Schedule online or call 512/206-1266.
    Through Nov. 30  
    We Are Blood donor centers
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    Practiquemos Español

    If you know some Spanish but are seeking a low-pressure environment to fine-tune it, this is the place.
    Mondays & Thursdays, 6pm. Free.  
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    Sale of FMA, Dr. Lamia Kadir Resignation

    Family Medicine Austin was sold by Dr. Lamia Kadir in early 2022. Effective December 1, 2022, Dr. Kadir will no longer be practicing at FMA. If you are a patient and would like to transfer your care to another doctor or clinic, fill out a medical record release and forward it to FMA. Keep in touch with Dr. Kadir at drlamiakadir.com.
    Effective Dec. 1
    Family Medicine Austin, 6633 Hwy. 290 E. #300
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    Solidarity Economy Series

    A monthly series to learn about and celebrate local economic models that prioritize the well-being of people and the planet over profit.
    Third Mondays, 6pm. Free.  
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    The Annual Great Pumpkin Haul

    Pumpkins are the fave fall food for the residents of Central Texas Pig Rescue. If you've got a hoard of gourds, check CTPR's website for a list of places to donate and guidelines for what is pleasing to the pigs' palates. They could also use some extra hands to transport all the donations.
    Through Dec. 17
    Various locations
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    Thrive Grant Drop-in Help

    Economic Development Department reps will be on hand all day to help with applications for a new grant program for nonprofit arts organizations. Deadline to apply is Nov. 21, 5pm.
    Fri., Nov. 18, 9am-6pm; Mon., Nov. 21, 9am-4pm  
    Virtual
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    Volunteer With Meals on Wheels Central Texas

    The season of giving is a great time to get involved with Meals on Wheels, and donating just an hour a week makes a huge difference to the homebound older adults served by the org. Volunteers deliver more than a meal; they also bring warm smiles and much-needed safety checks. Apply online and get signed up for a Zoom training to get started.
    Ongoing  
    Apply online
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    Volunteer With Operation Turkey

    Nonprofit Operation Turkey serves hearty Thanksgiving meals to folks who otherwise wouldn't get one. On Thanksgiving eve they'll be smoking hundreds of turkeys and accepting care package donations, then on Thanksgiving they'll deliver the meals and donations to homeless or less fortunate Austinites. Any kind of help is appreciated, so sign up now or donate online.
    Turkey Tailgate: Wed., Nov. 23, 6-8pm. Operation Turkey: Thu., Nov. 24, 8am-noon  

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