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    Barton Creek Farmers Market

    A great selection of local farmers bringing fabulous pastured meats, eggs, dairy, vegetables, and fruits, plus prepared-food vendors, artisans, bakers, and of course, live music.
    Sundays, 9am-1pm. Free.  
    4805 Hwy. 290 W., Sunset Valley (Kohl's parking lot)
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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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    CANCELED: Final Girl Festival

    Humble Enterprises presents a three-day celebration of women in media, including "final girls" in horror, with guests like Rachel True, Barbara Crampton, Helen Slater, and tons more. UPDATE: Due to low ticket sales, event has been canceled. - 6-27-23
    June 30-July 2. $20-50.  
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    Detroit Rock City Independence Day Weekend Party

    Get the party started early with tributes to the Motor City 5 performed by members of Amplified Heat and the Stooges performed by Jake Garcia, Johnny Walker, and friends.
    Sun., July 2, 10pm. $10 cash at the door.  
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    Dive In With Vibe Artisan Markets

    A day of shopping 30+ local artists, makers, and creatives along with live music, tasty Deep Eddy bevs, and food trucks.
    Sun., July 2, noon-5pm. Free.  
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    Donate Blood, Get a Free Taco

    We Are Blood teams up with Rudy's BBQ to offer blood and platelet donors a voucher for a free breakfast taco.
    July 1-15. Free.  
    We Are Blood donor centers and mobile drives
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    Dungeons & Dragons Night

    Pinballz offers themed rooms, tavern music, an interactive drink menu, and more to help immerse you in the campaign experience.
    Sundays, 6pm-close  
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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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    Guided Breathwork & Journaling

    Weekly guided breathwork sessions incorporate lunar and solar cycles, card readings, Kundalini, journaling, and more, and are led by Margaret, who has studied around the world and is a trained midwife, birth & postpartum doula, Reiki master, registered yoga teacher, and kinesiologist.
    Sundays, 7:30pm. Donations appreciated.  
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    H-E-B Free First Sunday

    Explore the story of Texas through three floors of exhibits showcasing artifacts from around the state.
    First Sundays, 10am-5pm. Free.  
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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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    Kowai Con

    This anime horror convention will feature celebrity guests, haunted house experiences, murder mysteries, escape rooms, panels, vendors, and more.
    June 30-July 2. $39.99 and up.
    Courtyard Marriott, 16100 Impact Way, Pflugerville
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    Meditations for World Peace

    Resident Teacher Noreen Flack guides quiet morning meditation classes exploring Buddha’s advice for developing inner peace.
    Sundays, 11am. $12.
    Kadampa Meditation Center Austin, 1918 Bissel
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    O. Henry Museum: Lone Star Limericks

    The O. Henry Museum presents an open call to writers to submit original limericks that pertain to Austin or Texas – your fave (or least favorite) person, city, animal, allergen, etc. – via the online form as a video, image, or text through July 22, to be judged by the public through July 31.
    Through July 22; winners notified Aug. 1. Free.  
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    Put a Bird on It: International Owl Day Tattoo Contest

    In celebration of International Owl Day (Aug. 4), Blue Owl Brewing has partnered up with the Travis Audubon Society for a contest that could win you a free tattoo at Austin Tattoo Company. Submit photos of your owl ink through July 28 to be entered in a slideshow for Owl Day, where the winner will be announced.
    Contest runs through July 28; event is Fri., Aug. 4, 7pm. Free.  
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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 Creek Open Mic

    See comedians try out their newest material, and if you'd like to sign up, send your full name to [email protected].
    Sundays, 8pm. Free with RSVP; $5 at the door.  
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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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