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    Bike to Work Day

    Over 35 stations with coffee, tacos, waffles, snacks, and complimentary bike tune-ups will be set up across town to keep folks motivated and fueled up. The morning concludes with a celebration at City Hall (301 W. Second) including guest speakers and bike-friendly vendors handing out goodies. After work, pedal over to Central Machine Works (4824 E. Cesar Chavez) for an afterparty (6-8pm).
    Fri., May 19, 7-9am. Free.
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      All Together Here: Monument Dedication & Memorial Events

      The city hosts a three-day event to dedicate a monument to honor the 36 men, women, and children reinterred at Oakwood Cemetery from the Historic Colored Grounds, whose remains were discovered by archaeologists in 2016 during cemetery chapel construction.
      May 19-21. Fri., 4-8pm; Sat., 9am-5pm; Sun., noon-4pm. Free.  
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      Mark Henry's The Big Lift

      Join the USA Weightlifting Foundation for an unforgettable evening to support athletes already on the Olympic stage, and those who hope to be. The evening will include a hosted full bar, an amazing dining experience, interaction with Olympic and sports greats, and a casual loose vibe.
      Fri., May 19, 6:30pm  
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      A Midsummer Night's Dream

      Inspired Minds presents the beguiling Shakespeare comedy.
      May 19-21 & 26-28. $12.  
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      APH Vaccination Event

      Get free vaccines at the Mexican Consulate Friday (10am-1pm) or on Saturday at the Austin Deaf Club (11am-1pm) or Burnet Middle School (10am-1pm). No proof of citizenship or insurance required.
      Fri.-Sat., May 19-20  
      Mexican Consulate, 5202 E. Ben White #150; Austin Deaf Club, 8818 Cullen; Burnet Middle School, 8401 Hathaway
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      Blue Genie Art Bazaar's May Market

      We always shop Blue Genie Art Bazaar during the winter holiday season, but we don't have to wait seven more months! At this spring market, see the work of more than 100 regional artisans and craftspeople and pick up gifts for Mother's or Father's Day, graduation, weddings, or any other spring/summer occasion. Raffles, samples, and demos will be offered throughout the show.
      Through May 29. Fri.-Sun. (and Memorial Day), 10am-8pm. Free.
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      Donate Blood, Get Free Queso

      We Are Blood partners with Kerbey Lane to reward blood donors with a free queso voucher.
      May 15-31. Free.  
      We Are Blood donor centers and mobile drives
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      Folktales Book Club

      The club meets to discuss All That She Carried: The Journey of Ashley's Sack, a Black Family Keepsake by Tiya Miles. Email folktaleslitsociety@hotmail.com to get more info.
      Fri., May 19, 6-8pm  
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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

      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.
      Ongoing
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      Kyle Fair: A Tex-Travaganza

      They call this family-friendly fest "finer than frog hair," and it includes carnival rides and games, a great live music lineup, ribs and 'rita competitions, crafts and food vendors, fireworks, and of course, the annual world record attempt to gather the most folks named Kyle.
      May 19-21  
      Lake Kyle Park, 700 Lehman Rd., Kyle
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      Lilith Fund Fund-a-Thon Celebration

      Abortion care funding org Lilith Fund is celebrating the conclusion of their spring fundraiser, Fund-a-Thon, with a dance party featuring DJ Clancy Jones.
      Fri., May 19, 8-10pm
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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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