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General Events for Tue., Aug. 15
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    Adult Skate Night

    Leave the rugrats at home and enjoy the roller rink with other grownups.
    Tuesdays, 7-11pm; Saturdays, 9pm-midnight  
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    Beat the Heat

    With Central Texas experiencing extremely high temperatures, city leaders issued a reminder to be aware of Excessive Heat Watch and Excessive Heat Warning alerts from the National Weather Service. A warning means action should be taken immediately to avoid heat-related illness. The city began a pilot program in July at Republic Square with misting tents and cold bottled water, and always offers facilities like rec centers and libraries as cooling centers. In addition, city pool fees are waived Aug. 9-Sept. 30, except for Barton Springs. Visit the city's website for more information, and always check before you head to an outdoor event: For safety, organizers may cancel events that put people at risk due to the heat.
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    BizAid Business Orientation

    The city's Economic Development Department offers a free webinar with an overview of opening a small business or reevaluating an existing business during its growth.
    Tue., Aug. 15, Sept. 5, Oct. 3, Nov. 7 & Dec. 12, 9am. Free.  
    Virtual
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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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    Buddhist Book Study

    Do you enjoy contemplating the deep questions that come with being human? Join conversations facilitated by Asenath Avinash based on Buddhist books from great teachers to explore these questions and meditate. Drop-ins welcome; no registration required.
    Tuesdays, 6:30-8:30pm. Donations appreciated.  
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    Culture Lives Here

    Discover new threads and beats at a fashion showcase by wardrobe stylist and philanthropist Loreal Sarkisian with music accompaniment by guitarist/producer Adrian Quesada, followed by a panel with both guests.
    Tue., Aug. 15, 7-10pm. $50.  
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    Donate Blood, Get Free Chicken Wings

    We Are Blood partners with Pluckers Wing Bar to offer donors a voucher for five free wings.
    Aug. 15-31  
    We Are Blood donation centers & mobile drives
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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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    Healthspeak Education Series: Cardiology

    Join physician assistant Rosalyn Velasquez to learn about common heart conditions, signs/symptoms and treatments, and what you can do to keep your heart happy.
    Tue., Aug. 15, 2-3pm. Free.
    Grand Living at Georgetown, 1330 W. University Ave., Georgetown
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    Parish Presents: Rhythm & Booze With Russell Lee and His Funky Friends

    An open jam night to enjoy the music of Marvin Gaye, Muddy Waters, Otis Redding, Howlin’ Wolf, Curtis Mayfield, Isaac Hayes, and many more.
    Tuesdays, 8pm-12mid (doors at 7:30). 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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    Travis County Commissioners Court Voting Session

    See agenda for details, and watch the meeting live on TCTV.
    Tuesdays, 9am  
    Commissioners Court, 700 Lavaca
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    Trivia Tuesday

    Weekly sponsors bring prizes and swag, and first through third place winners get a gift certificate.
    Tuesdays, 6:30-8:30pm. Free.  
    Anchor Bar, 2702-B Parker Dr., Round Rock
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    Vino y Vinyl Series at Este

    Enjoy award-winning Mexican seafood, 50% off bottles of wine, and curated vinyl selections from musician Clemente Castillo.
    Tuesdays, 5-10pm. Free.
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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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    Write Club

    An opportunity to build community through writing with other writers by choosing a prompt or exercise, writing, and sharing.
    Third Tuesdays, 6:30-7:30pm  

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