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General Events for Sun., March 12
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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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    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

    Find the local vendor market at Zilker Brewing Saturday and Jester King Sunday.
    Sat., March 11, noon-5pm; Sun., March 12, 11am-5pm
    Zilker Brewing, 1701 E. Sixth; 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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    Buddhist Meditations for World Peace

    Resident teacher Noreen Flack will guide quiet morning meditation classes to explore Buddha’s advice for developing inner peace.
    Sundays, 11am. $12; $6 for seniors/students.
    Kadampa Meditation Center Austin, 1918 Bissel
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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 Immersive Sound Bath Experience

    A collaborative sound immersion experience with Kim Neater and Jackie Burrow from Workhouse Wellness to get grounded and energized for the week ahead.
    Sun., March 5, 12 & 26, 7-9pm. $39.
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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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    Free Tax Preparation

    Certified volunteers offer free tax prep from AARP Foundation Tax-Aide, with service by appointment and walk-ins welcome at many sites. No age or income level restrictions, and no AARP membership required.
    Through April 18. Free.  
    Various locations
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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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    Habitat For Humanity Builds Homes & Hope

    Austin Habitat is seeking volunteers who are ready to learn how to build a house, have fun, and meet others.
    Ongoing. Free.  
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    New Bloom Music and Art Showcase

    PietschHouse presents 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, 4-10pm. $30-80.  
    Planet K + TexPopATX, 1516 S. Lamar
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    South Asian House

    Created in partnership with the Auntie Network, One Minute Saree, the Partnership Inc., URL Media, Tasveer, IndieMeme, and Sway with Pray, South Asian House aims to connect and celebrate community thought leaders from seven different South Asian countries. They'll have panels, activations, live music, comedy, and lots more; register and get the full schedule online.
    Sat.-Sun., March 11-12, 11am-2am. Free, but RSVP.  
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    South by Southwest

    It's impossible to be bored during this fest that brings in musicians, films, tech experts, innovators, and much more from around the globe, but it can be intimidating because so much is going on. Check out our handy guides in the print issue and ongoing coverage online at austinchronicle.com/sxsw. Can't make it in person? An affordable online pass gets you access to tons of streaming and VOD content.
    March 10-19. $199-1,825.  
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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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    We Are Blood T-Shirt Giveaway

    To kick off the month of March, We Are Blood will give all blood/platelet donors a specially designed T-shirt for supporting local patients.
    March 1-12  
    Any We Are Blood donation center

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