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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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    ADRN Winter Storm Relief

    Austin Disaster Relief Network is here to help with debris cleanup after the recent winter storm. If you need help or can offer assistance or donations, contact ADRN.
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    ATX Walk Bike Roll Feedback Needed

    The city is seeking feedback on its plans guiding how urban trails, sidewalks, crosswalks, and bike lanes are built.
    Through March 20
    Online
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    Austin Flea

    Two chances to catch the local vendor market this weekend: Saturday at Still Austin, Sunday at Jester King.
    Feb. 11-12. Sat., 11am-5pm; Sun., noon-5pm
    Still Austin Whiskey, 440 E. St. Elmo; Jester King Brewery, 13187 Fitzhugh
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    Barton Creek Farmers Market

    A great selection of local farmers bringing fabulous pastured meats, eggs, dairy, vegetables, and fruits, plus prepared-food vendors, artisans, bakers, and of course, live music.
    Sundays, 9am-1pm. Free.  
    4805 Hwy. 290 W., Sunset Valley (Kohl's parking lot)
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    Craft & Sweets Table

    Grab some pals and swing by for sour beers and creativity at a free-to-enjoy craft table to make cards or gifts for a special someone. Glitter beer slushies, the new Double Dapper Devil beer, and vegan sweets from Zucchini Kill will also be on hand. Friday evening kicks off with a live love note reading to get hearts fluttering (6pm).
    Feb. 10-12. Fri.-Sat., noon-10pm; Sun., noon-8pm. Free.  
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    Donate Blood, Get Free Girl Scout Cookies

    Kick off cookie season and do some good by donating blood or platelets and getting a sweet reward of Thin Mints, Peanut Butter Patties, and other faves.
    Throughout February. Free.  
    We Are Blood donation centers
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    Dungeons & Dragons Night

    Pinballz offers themed rooms, tavern music, an interactive drink menu, and more to help immerse you in the campaign experience.
    Sundays, 6pm-close  
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    Field of Light Hosting Silent Disco

    Listen to curated playlists as you peruse the stunning display of 28,000 lights at the wildflower center. While supplies last, 100 complimentary headsets will be available.
    Through March 31. Fri.-Sun., 6-8:30pm. $41 and up.
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    Field Order 15: And Other Broken Promises

    Carver Museum ATX presents an exhibit examining the paradox of American exceptionalism and the call for reparations, with film, sculpture, and two-dimensional work from 11 artists who were asked to consider what is required for America to atone for the continued denial of full citizenship to Black people, and what repair would feel like in the body.
    On view throughout Black History Month. Free.  
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    Fierce Whiskers Super Bowl Party

    Beyond the Big Game, there'll be trivia, bingo, giveaways, punch bowl drinks, specialty cocktails, Cajun wings, and lots more.
    Sun., Feb. 12, 3:30-10pm. Free.
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    Fix-It Clinic Coaches Needed

    Are you handy with a hammer? Skilled with a sewing machine? Educated about electronics? The city seeks folks with repair skills to become coaches for its Fix-It clinics; the next one is Feb. 25.
    Ongoing  
    Apply online
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    Fresh for Less Mobile Markets

    This program from the city of Austin, run by Farmshare Austin, has opened new market locations. There are now six weekly markets around town that sell Texas-grown produce, eggs, honey, and other groceries all at reduced prices. Most major cards are accepted at these markets and if you are a SNAP customer, you can also use your Lone Star card and Double Up Food Bucks. Locations and schedules are subject to change, so check the current info online to find one near you.
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    Geeks Who Drink Trivia

    Weekly trivia games for prizes, covering everything from Hungary to The Hunger Games, science to sports, the Billboard Hot 100 to Better Call Saul.
    Sundays, 7pm. Free.  
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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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    Lonely Hearts Club Market

    Find a gift for yer special someone (even if that's just yourself) at this Cute AF handcrafted & vintage market hosted by Eastside Pop Up in the Cute Nail Salon parking lot.
    Sun., Feb. 12, 11am-3pm
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    New Bloom Music and Art Showcase

    Featuring live acts from 15 bands and a visual art display from 35 artists across genres. Guests will have access to an open bar stocked with beverages from 10 local favorites, three food vendors featuring Austin chefs, a full gallery exhibition, and five hours of live music each night.
    Fri.-Sun., March 10-12. $30-80.  
    Planet K & TexPopATX, 1516 S. Lamar
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    Other People: A Dating Experience/Comedy Show

    Put your name in a bucket to go on a blind date in front of a live audience, then get dating advice from comedians who have no business giving out advice!
    Sundays, 6pm. $10.  
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    Palentine's Commitment Pop-Up

    Grab your bestie and go all the way with your ride-or-die. Solidify your commitment with tattoos from Sphynx Tattoo Studio, permanent jewelry from Spare Finery, tooth gems from Small Pokes TX, manicures, matching wigs, and more. A portion of proceeds goes to the SAFE Alliance.
    Sun., Feb. 12, noon-5pm. Free.  
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    Super Bowl LVII Party

    Partake in Jester King's fabulous beers, specialty cocktails, and tons of game day snacks. To complement the Big Game, they'll have cornhole, fire pits, a goat crash, and lots more. Some proceeds go to Refugee Services of Texas.
    Sun., Feb. 12, 4-10pm. $25-30.  
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    Super Bowl Party at Meanwhile

    The big game plays on the new outdoor stage TVs and in the taproom, with plenty of drinks and snacks on special for the occasion.
    Sun., Feb. 12, noon-9pm. Free.  
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    Texas State Parks Photo Contest

    Capture your adventures at Texas State Parks. Explore a new trail, discover a cool critter, or catch an awesome sunset, then submit your pics or tag them on social media (#TexasStateParks and #TexasParks100) to win parks passes or H-E-B gift cards.
    Deadline: Nov. 27  
    Submit online
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    The Creek Open Mic

    See comedians try out their newest material, and if you'd like to sign up, send your full name to creekandcaveopenmic@gmail.com.
    Sundays, 8pm. Free with RSVP; $5 at the door.  
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    Victorian Valentines

    Go back to olden days and craft a nice card for your sweetheart at the historic farm.
    Sun., Feb. 12, 11am-3pm. Free with admission.  
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    Volunteer With Your Valentine at Austin Diaper Bank

    Looking for a creative date idea this Valentine's? Register for a date to work together to make a difference for families and babies in the community by wrapping diapers, and enjoy chocolates, bubbles, and a special gift.
    Feb. 11, 12 & 14. Sat., 3-5pm; Sun. & Tue., 1-3pm. $25.
    Austin Diaper Bank, 2210 Denton Dr. #103
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    Winter Storm Mara Recovery

    We are still contending with the fallout from the recent ice storm. You can be part of the winter weather response and help our community recover by volunteering, making donations, and sharing information. Those needing assistance with food, debris cleanup, emergency shelter, and more can find resources on the city's site or by calling 311.
    Ongoing  
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    Winter Storm Update From DSD

    If your home or business is in need of emergency repairs due to the recent storm, work can begin immediately. The Development Services Department will work with you to retroactively permit and inspect all emergency repairs to ensure work was completed safely. If you are removing fallen limbs or trees, take photos and document the estimated diameter and size of the tree for documentation, and contact Austin Energy immediately if anything has fallen on a power line.
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