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    Silent Disco Roller Skate Party

    Don your most colorful outfit, lace up your skates, and get ready for an unforgettable night of music and fun at a unique event combining the thrill of roller skating with the excitement of a silent disco. Several local vendors will offer a taste of Austin as well.
    Wed., Sept. 27, 7-11pm  
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    ACL Festival Load-In Closures

    As the massive ACL Fest gets geared up, the city has issued a reminder that there will be various road and park closures leading up to the festival that starts Oct. 6. Get all the details and a handy map online.
    Sept. 25-Oct. 5  
    Zilker Park and surrounding area
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    Buddhist Meditation

    Asenath Avinash, who has over a decade of experience practicing both Zen and Tibetan Buddhism, leads an hourlong meditation session. Drop-ins welcome; no registration required.
    Wednesdays, noon. Donations appreciated.  
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    Donate Blood, Get a Free T-Shirt

    We Are Blood wraps up September by offering rocking WAB T-shirts for blood and platelet donors.
    Sept. 15-30. Free.  
    We Are Blood donation centers and mobile drives
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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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    Learn to Farm

    Farmshare Austin's Farmer Starter program is an immersive training program on a working, certified organic, diversified vegetable farm designed to provide aspiring farmers with the essential skills and training needed to manage a sustainable farming business. Get more info and apply online.
    Applications due Oct. 1
    Apply online
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    Pediatric Meet & Greet

    Choosing a pediatrician for your child is one of the most important decisions you can make as a parent. Meet your child’s new pediatrician at one of Baylor Scott & White's virtual meet-and-greet events. To make an appointment, call 844/279-3627 or RSVP online.
    Last Wednesdays, 5:30pm. Free.
    Virtual
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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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    Tree Smart Brown Bag Lunch & Learn

    Join experts from the city's Community Tree Preservation Division to learn more about the city’s tree ordinance and how to help protect our urban forest. Light refreshments provided, but guests may bring a lunch.
    Wed., Sept. 27, 11:45am-1pm. Free.  

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