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    Special Screenings

    Love in the Time of Fentanyl (2022)

    PBS Indie Lens Pop-Up: AFS screens a doc about the fentanyl crisis in Vancouver, followed by a panel discussion with Urban Survivors Union, Texas Harm Reduction Alliance, and harm reduction worker Ronnie Grigg, plus a resource fair in the lobby with USU, THRA, and Communities for Recovery.
    Mon., Jan. 23, 7pm. Free.  
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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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    Birds Barbershop's Haircuts Fighting Hunger

    In celebration of Birds' ninth location opening, they'll donate all haircut proceeds to the Central Texas Food Bank during the first week of business.
    Through Jan. 27
    Birds Barbershop, 3601 William Cannon
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    Donate Blood, Get a Free Sub

    We Are Blood partners with ThunderCloud Subs to reward blood donors with a free small sub. Do some good in exchange for an Office Favorite, Texas Tuna, Veggie Delite, or whatever strikes your fancy.
    Jan. 16-31  
    We Are Blood donor centers
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    Fortlandia

    The Wildflower Center's annual exhibition of explorable secret hideouts designed by local artists will transport you to imaginary worlds and spark an appreciation for art and nature.
    Through Jan. 29
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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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    Governor's Community Achievement Awards

    The GCAA program has recognized outstanding communities since 1969, with the Texas Department of Transportation providing landscaping award funding since 1985. This year, ten winning communities will share $2 million in landscaping awards from TxDOT, with the amount based on population size. The funds are used for landscaping projects along state rights of way. Applications are now being accepted.
    Through Feb. 16. Free.
    Statewide
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    January Classes at Pioneer Farms

    Start the year learning a new old skill at the historic farm. They've got basic blacksmithing and leatherworking classes all month and you can learn to craft your own custom belt or a knife made from a railroad spike.
    Ongoing  
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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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    Civic Events

    Parks & Recreation Board Meeting

    See agenda for details.
    Fourth Mondays, 6pm  
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    Résumé Skills Workshop

    Learn to create effective résumés and avoid common pitfalls using Google Docs templates. Computers and Wi-Fi are available, and you can bring your own device. A free Google account is required. Meet on the fourth floor.
    Mon., Jan. 23, 6-7:30pm; Wed., Jan. 25, 1-2:30pm; Fri., Jan. 27, 3-4:30pm. Free.  
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    University of Texas Lecture Series: Tod Williams

    The UT Austin School of Architecture presents a compelling talk from Tod Williams, whose practice is known for its humanistic approach to architecture primarily for institutional clients such as museums, schools, and nonprofits.
    Mon., Jan. 23, 5-6:30pm. Free.  
    Jessen Auditorium, 200 W. 21st

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