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    Create & Heal: African Americans and the Arts

    The Carver Museum’s guest facilitators Imani F. Aanu and Brandon Madyun will share their experiences around visual and performance arts unique to African American culture, leading an interactive workshop in visual arts practices and a one-hour African movement and dance class, for this full night of vibrant enrichment. Note: Comfortable clothing and footwear (and a refillable water bottle) are encouraged; refreshments will be served throughout the event. – Wayne Alan Brenner
    Thu., Feb. 1, 6pm. Free but RSVP.  
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    Mean Girls Trivia

    Is “fetch” going to happen? OK, that’s an easy one, but the five rounds of questions centered on the movie that had everyone wearing pink decades before the Barbie movie will get you digging deep in the Burn Book for answers. Get a team of up to six obsessives together, get in the spirit of the evening with a Mean look, and watch out for buses on your way to grab a beer on the patio.– James Renovitch
    Thu., Feb. 1, 7pm
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    Scribble After Dark

    You’re familiar with Scribble Showdown, where five of YouTube’s hottest animators compete against each other for their glory and your entertainment in an all-ages show? Well, leave the kids at home tonight, because Scribble After Dark is the more raucous, adult version of that – with Arin Hanson (Egoraptor) and the audience putting animators Odds1Out, JaidenAnimations, RubberRoss, and Domics through brand-new creative challenges where they’ll come up with shit as down and dirty as necessary to win. F-bombs dropping everywhere, OMG! Note: Ages 18+ only. – Wayne Alan Brenner
    Thu., Feb. 1, 7pm. $40-139.  
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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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    Sketch Crew

    Do you like to draw? Grab your notebook and pencil and head to the library to join the crew. All skill levels welcome.
    First Thursdays, 6-7:30pm. Free.  
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    Small Business Division Webinars

    Do you own a small business or have entrepreneurial dreams? The city's Small Business Division is here to help! Find resources and a selection of instructional webinars on the city's site, with many free classes and some with a small fee.
    Ongoing  
    Virtual
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    Thursday Night Flipper Fight

    Roll through for a tournament hosted by local pinball club Salamander City, with five rounds of play followed by the playoffs.
    Thursdays, 8pm. $5.  
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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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    Young Meditators Group

    Youngsters ages 18-39 who'd like to cultivate mindfulness are welcome to gather and reflect on and discuss topics about everyday life.
    First Thursdays, 7-8:30pm. Free.

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