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.
Get a free COVID-19 vaccine with an added bonus of a $50 Visa gift card, plus a variety of screenings in honor of National Public Health Week. No proof of citizenship or insurance required. Find it at South Austin Neighborhood Center Thursday and Gus Garcia Saturday.
Shop for organic herb, vegetable, and native plants at great prices, plus herbal tinctures, teas, crafts, aromatherapy products, and more. Educational workshops on a variety of herbs and their benefits will be offered, as well as crafts for kids and lots more herbaceous fun.
Sat., April 8, 9:30am-2pm. Free with garden admission.
Learn how to use the free design service Canva to create planners, to-do lists, résumés, and more, with each workshop focusing on a different aspect of Canva. Refreshments and a few laptops for attendee use will be provided.
Jester King partners with Oak + Lotus Yoga for sessions where you can sink into doomy and melodic sounds while being guided through a yoga session surrounded by JK's glorious goat herd. Bring forth the beasts!
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.
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.
The masters of minutiae present 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 watering holes all over town each week.
Austin City Limits Radio hosts a seven-week music series featuring local faves like Bob Schneider, Rosie Flores, Two Tons of Steel, and more. Bring blankets or chairs and enjoy music on the lawn, as well as dining options like Buenos Aires Cafe, Cafe Blue, and the League Kitchen & Tavern.
Keep Austin Beautiful developed this event to invite Austinites to beautify the areas around their homes and neighborhoods. Pick up some litter, weed a garden bed, or rake some leaves; it’s up to you! Check out the website for details on cleanup kit registration and social media giveaways.
Celebrate spring with games and activities from 1800s Texas, including natural dyeing of cloth and Easter eggs, instruction in the language of flowers, making lemonade and hot cross buns, and an activity where visitors can make paper pinwheels that were popular during the 19th century in Texas. Plus, check out a fascinating new exhibit on ladies' parasols from the 1800s.
A full day of speakers, walk-throughs, and mushroom snacks and supplements that will expand your awareness of all the benefits fungi contribute to health, wellness, and the environment. A portion of proceeds will got to UT-Austin's Center for Psychedelic Research and Therapy.
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.
Celebrate compassionate cuisine and the bounty and beauty of spring at this free, family-friendly fest with vegan cooking demonstrations, music, lectures, activities, samples, and lots more. Just a small sample of the participants: vegan faves Mr. Natural, Bananarchy, Zucchini Kill; educators Mad Science, who bring a veggie catapult; mushroom enthusiasts Central Texas Mycological Society; plant-based market Wandering Vegan; pig protectors Central Texas Pig Rescue ... we could go on! Don't miss this plant-based party.
A troupe of trained housecats will purr-form feats of agility and entertainment like riding skateboards, jumping through hoops, and playing instruments in the band Tuna and the Rock-Cats. All shows are sold out, but they still seek volunteers, which is a great chance to see the show and help the kitties of Rock Cats Rescue.