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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 Game Makers Social Lounge

    Network, learn, play, and lounge with industry leaders from the worlds of gaming and Web 3.
    Mon.-Tue., March 13-14, 10am-7pm. Free, but registration required.  
    WRST Gallery, 1021 E. Seventh
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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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    Donate Blood, Get a Free Whataburger

    We Are Blood teams up with Whataburger to reward blood and platelet donors with a voucher for a free burger.
    March 13-31  
    We Are Blood donor centers and mobile drives
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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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    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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    Gardening and Healing With Roses

    Herbalist and educator Jesus Garcia will join Austin Organic Gardeners for an open dialogue on our emotional relationship with the rose and the spiritual healing it brings. Learn about folk botanical traditions and how to grow roses in Central Texas, and lots more.
    Mon., March 13, 6:30-9pm. Free.  
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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. Find them at Glass Half Full at Alamo's Lakeline location.
    Mondays, 8pm. Free.  
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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.
    Mondays, 8pm. Free.  
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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.
    Mondays, 7pm. Free.  
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    Geeks Who Drink Trivia

    A weekly pub quiz at 400 Rabbits at the Slaughter Alamo Drafthouse.
    Mondays, 8pm. 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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    Let's Grow Tomatoes

    Following the library's monthly Seed Gathering (3pm), local gardener and Central Texas Mycological Society member Austin Davenport will present a workshop about growing tomatoes in Central Texas, which are so good fresh from the garden and essential for salsa, sauces, salads, and more.
    Mon., March 13, 4:30-6:30pm. Free.  
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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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    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 Climate Hub

    Featuring speakers from WWF, UNDP, American Forests, Dream.org, and much more. Includes a special edition of Dragonfly's Den, where climate startups showcase their innovative climate solutions.
    Mon., March 13, noon-5pm. Free.  
    SXSW Center Building, 1400 Lavaca

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