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    Addiction: A Spiritually Aware Perspective

    This class will shed light on addictions, their causes, and a path to recovery.
    Thu., June 29, 7pm. $10.
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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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    Bug-Out Bag Workshop

    Learn all the basics of putting together an emergency preparedness kit during this exciting new class all about self-sufficiency.
    Thu., June 29, 7pm. $25.  
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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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    Fourth of July Sale

    Get 15% off in-store through July 2 or online through July 4.
    June 29-July 4
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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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    Habitat for Humanity ReStore Volunteers Welcome

    Home improvement donation and resale shop Habitat ReStore is a cool place to find treasure and make friends. Volunteers enjoy setting up displays, arranging merch, receiving donations, and keeping everything organized.
    Ongoing. Free.  
    Locations in South & North Austin and San Marcos
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    Learn to Earn

    Meet employers hiring recent high school graduates who complete short job training programs. Tuesday is focused on health care, information technology, and computer science, and Thursday on advanced manufacturing and skilled trades.
    Tue. & Thu., June 27 & 29, 2pm  
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    Small Batch Trivia From Geeks Who Drink

    Join a short & sweet trivia game with five rounds of five questions each, including audio and visual elements.
    Thursdays, 7pm. Free.  
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    Take My Hand

    Swing by the Carpenter Coffee Bar for a palm reading by Sister Palm.
    Thu., June 22 & 29, 6-9pm. $40.  
    Carpenter Hotel, 400 Josephine
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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 Sapphic Sting

    Have an epic adventure in this immersive game/scavenger hunt/bar crawl/Fourth Street tour/Pride month romp that has 12 different endings to be discovered. Ticket price includes the prize for successfully completing the game: a custom book that contains the story your team experienced. Extras like a tulle neck ruff or a themed hand fan are offered for a fee.
    June 29-July 1, 6:30pm. $20.  
    West Fourth & Colorado Street
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    Volunteer Days at ACR

    Organized types will have fun volunteering to help Austin Creative Reuse sort through donated items, roll fabric, and detangle yarn. Registration required.
    Tuesdays & Thursdays  
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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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    We Are Blood’s Battle of the Badges Blood Donor Contest

    The Travis County Sheriff’s Office, Austin Police Department, Austin Fire Department, and Austin-Travis County EMS will “battle” it out to see who can recruit the most blood donors; the department to receive the most votes via donors is declared the winner.
    June 26-July 5. Free.  
    We Are Blood donation centers & mobile drives

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