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    The Way of Water: Onion Creek

    Ah, this is perfect for a local summer night! Surrounded by the landscape of Onion Creek, you'll see movement and moving-image vignettes made by Forklift Dance Company in collaboration with youth and city workers.
    Fri.-Sat., June 23-24, 8pm. Free.  
    6824 Onion Creek
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    Behind the Tanks Brewery Tour

    Jeff Young, Blue Owl co-owner and executive brewer, takes guests behind the scenes for a tour and tasting of special batches straight from the tank, with a take-home commemorative glass and four complimentary beers.
    Fri., June 23. $30.
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    Black West Austin Driving Tour

    Join Neill-Cochran House Museum for a tour of West Austin African American history beginning at the museum and winding through historic sites of Wheatville and Clarksville, two of the original fifteen freedman communities established in Austin after the end of the Civil War. The tour includes access to videos for each stop that explore the history of the site and create connections between the past and present.
    June 14-25  
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    Blue Star Museums

    The Bullock Museum is part of a collaboration of the National Endowment for the Arts, Blue Star Families, the Department of Defense, and museums across America, which means active duty military members and their families get free exhibit admission all summer, from Armed Forces Day to Labor Day.
    May 20-Sept. 4  
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    Canopy's Annual Party on the Pier

    Celebrate local art and the galleries of Canopy at a party with cocktails, a DJ, an Acero Hearts taco pop-up, and open galleries until 10pm.
    Fri., June 23, 6-10pm. Free.  
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    Chess Club Presents: Karaoke With Grace

    Free; 21 and up.
    Fri., June 23, 11pm. Free.  
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    Fall Registration Open

    Austin Community College is now registering for the fall semester, offering more than 100 programs including associate degrees, workforce certificates, and more. ACC offers free support and resources to students like tutoring, advising, and financial guidance. Classes start Aug. 21.
    Ongoing  
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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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    Howler Brothers Warehouse Sale

    The local apparel and outerwear shop offers its largest sale to date, with a bounty of goods from the Howler Brothers’ minds of years past at up to 70% off! Take your pick of heavily discounted merchandise alongside rare finds from special collections and unreleased samples.
    June 22-25
    Howler Brothers, 7301 Burnet Rd.
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    Live Band Karaoke With the Screamalongs

    Got rock star dreams? Hop onstage and sing your fave rock, punk, emo, and metal songs with a real band.
    Fri., June 23, 8:30pm. Free.
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    Pollinator Pride

    Celebrate Pride Month and Pollinator Week with the library. Events include making upcycled starter pots, Pollinator Pride Zine Night, guest speakers from the city's Office of Sustainability and Two Hives Honey, seed bombs and stories, and making your own pollinator starter garden with supplies from the Seed Collection.
    Through June 24. Free.  
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    Swing Dance Night at the Mansion

    The Vintage Ties jazz band keeps the ballroom swinging all evening at the historic mansion.
    Fri., June 23, 8pm-12mid. $20; $15 for members.  
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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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    Trivia Night at the Library

    Geeks Who Drink lead a trivia game with prizes and refreshments.
    Fri., June 23, 7pm. Free, but registration required.  
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    We Are Blood Giving Away Coolest T-Shirt In Town

    You know what else is cool? Helping the community through blood and platelet donations. Find a center or drive online or call 512/206-1266.
    June 16-30. Free.  
    We Are Blood donation centers & mobile drives
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    We Are Blood Giving Double Campaign

    Double your giving this month in one fell swoop: Blood and platelet donors at We Are Blood can choose either Central Texas Food Bank or Austin Humane Society as recipients of a $5 donation from WRB. As part of the campaign, they'll host blood drives at Austin Humane Society (124 W. Anderson, Thu., June 15, 11am-1:30pm) and at the Central Texas Food Bank (6500 Metropolis, Tue., June 20, 11am-2pm).
    June 1-30. Free.
    We Are Blood donor centers and mobile drives
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    Workshop: Rainbow Macrame Wall Hanging

    Master the retro crafting technique and bring home a unique piece of art. The fun workshop includes all materials, a Blue Owl commemorative logo glass, and four pours of beer so you can sip while you craft.
    Fri., June 23, 6pm. $42.  

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