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    An Evening With Bill Nye

    Gen Xers and millennials have a soft spot for the brilliant engineer-turned-entertainer thanks to his groundbreaking and Emmy-winning Nineties TV program Bill Nye the Science Guy, but he’s still at it today, making science education fun for all ages. The 68-year-old science advocate is also a bestselling author and documentary subject, and his latest series, The End Is Nye, explores global threats from viruses to volcanoes in his trademark no-nonsense but still fun way. Join in to laugh, learn something, and see what bowtie he’s sporting.: – Kat McNevins
    Wed., Feb. 21, 7:30pm. $15 and up.  
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    We Are Blood x Girl Scouts of Central Texas

    Although giving blood is its own reward, and your donation will save a neighbor’s life, it sure doesn’t hurt to get something in return. And you know how they give you a cookie with some juice after you donate blood? Well this time, you can get a whole box. The Girl Scouts of Central Texas bring four fan faves to We Are Blood to reward donors with a sweet treat: Choose from Thin Mints, Caramel DeLites, Peanut Butter Patties, or Adventurefuls to replenish your nutrients after your contribution. (Those peanut butter ones are just packed with protein, and mint is a leafy green, right?) Schedule an appointment online or by calling 512/206-1266. – Kat McNevins
    Mondays-Sundays. Through Feb. 29
    We Are Blood donor centers
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    Zine Night

    Wanna express yourself with a DIY publication that you can share with friends and family and maybe that receptive stranger at the bus stop? Gather with fellow creators and learn how to make and craft a zine with the Austin Public Library’s team of design-wrangling, text-trafficking, paper-folding pros. This month’s theme is “Leaping for Smarch 33rd,” where you conjure your own calendar or zine with a personalized day, month, or year – inspired by Leap Day. They’ll even add it to the APL Zine Collection. – Wayne Alan Brenner
    Wed., Feb. 21
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    Belles & Chimes Pinball Meetup

    Women and nonbinary pinball players are welcome to join this casual pinball group for all levels, meeting at Bender Bar on first Wednesdays of the month and Cidercade on third Wednesdays.
    First & third Wednesdays, 8pm  
    Bender Bar, 321 W. Ben White #300; Cidercade, 600 E. Riverside
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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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    Club Eternal Open Decks

    Six 30-minute slots will be open at this open deck night hosted by @juan40bpm, with no limits on genres, BPM, or mood. It's first come, first served, so get there early to secure a spot!
    Through March 27. Wednesdays, 10pm-3am. $10.
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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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    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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