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    Coco Live-to-Film Concert (2017)

    Disney Pixar’s Coco in Concert on Tour features a screening of the complete film with Oscar- and Grammy-winning composer Michael Giacchino’s musical score performed by the 20-member Orquesta Folclórica Nacional de México.
    Wed., Nov. 8, 7:30pm. $30 and up.  
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      Affordable Care Act Help

      Now's the time to sign up for Affordable Care Act health coverage! Open enrollment runs through Jan. 15, 2024, and the city has gathered a ton of helpful resources to help you sort out options. Go online to learn more or call 800/318-2596.
      Through Jan. 15, 2024  
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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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      Chuy's Children Giving to Children Toy Drive

      Chuy's offers several ways to easily contribute to the Austin Police Operation Blue Santa: Bring new, unwrapped toys to any Chuy's location or to the Trail of Lights Fun Run at Zilker (Dec. 2), donate funds online, or select something from their Amazon wish list. Donations for children ages 11-14 are most needed.
      Through Dec. 10  
      Austin-area Chuy's restaurants and Zilker Park
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      Free Vaccine Clinics

      Help limit the spread of nasty viruses as holiday travel ramps up. Find a list of free vaccine clinics and other health info on the city's site.
      Ongoing
      Various locations
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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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      KMFA's Kids on Key

      KMFA Classical 89.5 has launched an initiative aimed at building access to music in Central Texas schools by providing classroom resources. Donors can earmark funds for the program, and educators can apply for their classroom or school to receive resources like instruments and repairs supplied by Austin music retailer Strait Music.
      Nov. 8-30
      Donate or apply for resources online
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      Texas Farmers' Market Fall Silent Auction Fundraiser

      The market's annual auction is back with an incredible list of items to bid on, from gift cards to beloved local restaurants and Austin gems to cooking classes and camps for kids. Proceeds support the org, its Ag Producer Support Fund, and BIPOC Farmer Scholarship.
      Through Nov. 19  
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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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      Volunteer Builders Welcome at Habitat for Humanity

      Austin Habitat for Humanity is seeking volunteers age 18 and up in their construction program to assist in building six new homes in Northeast Austin, with shifts Saturdays and weekdays through December.
      Ongoing
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      You Fix-It Station

      Ready to tackle a repair project you don't have the tools for? A free pilot program from the city helps you fix broken items like jewelry or zippers using tools at the library. You can also check out tools at the Cepeda Branch library 10am-2pm through Dec. 9.
      Mon.-Thu., 9am-4:30pm, through Dec. 14. Free.
      East Austin Neighborhood Center, 211 Comal

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