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  • Texas Arena League - Hockey on Horseback

    It's Hockey on Horseback! Join us for the excitement of Arena Polo. Games played throughout the day Saturday and Sunday. Two Wishes Ranch, Lockhart just SE of Austin. Tickets are $10 per vehicle - bring your family and friends. Ticket sales benefit Make-A-Wish Central and South Texas.
    Jan. 25-26, 10am-4pm  
    Two Wishes Ranch LLC
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    Thinkery Day Camp

    Campers get to explore a variety of STEAM topics through hands-on, inquiry-based activities and museum exploration. Camps available for three different ages/grade levels: pre-K and kindergarten; first and second grades; and third through fifth grades.
    Mon., Jan. 6, 9am-4pm. Members, $70; nonmembers, $80.  
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    2020 Point in Time Count Volunteers Needed

    ECHO is looking for 800 volunteers to make its annual count of everyone experiencing homelessness in Austin and Travis County a success. The 2020 count takes place Jan. 25. Anyone 18 or older can participate; volunteers will work in teams counting folks in their assigned area. Others can collect donations for the care packages distributed during the count.
    Nov. 18-Jan. 24  
    Online
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    The Very Hungry Caterpillar at Zilker Botanical Garden

    The exhibit celebrates the 50th anniversary of Eric Carle's classic, The Very Hungry Caterpillar, with a fam-friendly "storywalk," photo opportunities, games, and more.
    Through March 22. Included with admission.
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    Austin Scavenger Hunt: Capitol Sights & Downtown Gems

    Gather your team and explore Downtown in search of storied buildings, green spaces, and famous concert venues, all while solving riddles, trivia questions, and completing photo challenges.
    365 days a year, 7am-10pm. $11.  
    1100 Congress
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    Bikin' Betties Social Ride

    Social Cycling Austin presents Bikin' Betties, a weekly, beginner-friendly, all-ladies bike ride that ends with drink specials and fun activities (karaoke, minigolf, outdoor movies, etc.) Along the way, bond with other two-wheelin' ladies. Join the Facebook group for ride details.
    Mondays, 8pm
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    Commission on Immigrant Affairs Meeting

    See agenda for details.
    Mon., Jan. 6, 6:30pm  
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    Community Feedback on Safety & Mobility Projects

    Review and provide feedback for the draft 2020 Mobility Annual Plan, which includes sidewalks, safe routes to school, bikeways, urban trails, intersection safety, Vision Zero improvements, and more. Funded by the 2016 Mobility Bond, the final 2020 MAP is expected to be released in early March.
    Provide feedback through Feb. 2, 2020  
    Online
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    Creativity Lab

    Story Bar and Inward & Artward present a six-week workshop exploring the creative process.
    Jan. 6-Feb. 17. Mondays, 6:30-8:30pm (excluding Jan. 20). $275.  
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    East Austin Nursing Services

    Nurses will be on-site to help navigate health concerns, provide check-ups, offer nutrition education, and help track down affordable health insurance coverage.
    Mondays, 8:30-11:30am  
    East Austin Neighborhood Center, 211 Comal
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    Far Northwest Progressives Meeting

    A candidate forum between Travis County Sheriff Sally Hernandez and her challenger Liz Donegan. Additionally, Austin Police Department & Williamson County sheriff's representatives will offer a crime and safety report.
    Mon., Jan. 6, 6:30-8pm  
    InterStellar BBQ, 12233 RR 620
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    LAD: Project Connect and the Future of Transit

    A discussion on local transit plans with the Liberal Austin Democrats and a Cap Metro rep. Arrive early for food and drinks. All are welcome.
    Mon., Jan. 6, 7-8:30pm  
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    Nathaniel Coleman Climbing Clinic

    The Olympic qualifier hosts two climbing clinics, followed by a screening of his new Petzl film.
    Mon., Jan. 6, 2-9:30pm. Members, $80; nonmembers, $100.  
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    No Lights No Lycra

    This is a weekly, free-form, all-ages, substance-free and judgment-free dance party – no drinking, no drugs, no Instagramming, no hitting on strangers, and, oh yeah, it's in the dark – with DJ Brian Blackout and a wide variety of tunes.
    Mondays, 8:30-9:30pm. $10 suggested donation.
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    PFLAG Monthly Meeting: Georgetown

    Need a place to be? PFLAG's monthly meetings invite everyone from teens to senior citizens to join the discussion, or just listen and snack. As always, they like to keep things confidential.
    Every fourth Monday. Free.
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    SMBR Launches Online Certification Portal

    Starting today, stakeholders can access a free, streamlined certification application process online to replace the existing paper certification application process. SMBR staffers are available to assist with completing the online application during business hours. Email or call for an appointment; computers and scanners will be available weekdays 8am-4:30pm.
    Mon., Jan. 6, 8am-5pm  
    Online
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    South Austin Nursing Services

    Nurses will be on-site to help navigate health concerns, provide check-ups, offer nutrition education, and help track down affordable health insurance coverage.
    Mondays, 8:30-11:30am  
    South Austin Neighborhood Center, 2508 Durwood
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    Texas State Men's Basketball

    Vs. Troy.
    Mon., Jan. 6, 7pm  
    Strahan Arena, 106 Charles Austin Dr., San Marcos
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    Travis County Christmas Tree Recycling

    Travis County residents can give their holiday tree new life by recycling it at one of the below locations. Simply remove all decorations and drop it off. No flocking accepted and trees should not be in bags. West Service Center (4501 FM 620); East Service Center (6011 Blue Bluff); Del Valle Adult Softball Complex (3614 FM 973, Del Valle); 1431 Collection Station (2625 Woodall Dr., Leander).
    Through Fri., Jan. 10. Free.  
    Multiple locations
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    Volunteers Needed to Make a Difference During Tax Season

    United Way of Williamson County is looking for volunteers to help with free tax prep services in Georgetown, Hutto, Leander, Liberty Hill, and Taylor. Work includes tax prep, translating, and greeting. No prior experience necessary, as a free training is provided, complete with IRS certification.: The sites will be open from Jan. 28 through April 15. Bilingual folks are sorely needed. Email, call, or visit the website for more info.
    Nov. 22-Jan. 23  
    Apply online
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    We Are Blood: Franklin BBQ Dinner Raffle

    In celebration of National Blood Donor Month, anyone who donates blood or platelets between Jan. 2-15 will be entered into a drawing to win a free private dinner at Franklin (Sat., Feb. 8). For the chance to be one of these lucky 20 guests, schedule an appointment at www.weareblood.org.
    Jan. 2-15  
    Austin-area We Are Blood donor centers and mobile drives
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    Young Voices of Austin Volunteer Call

    The youth services nonprofit is in need of tutor and enrichment activity volunteers on Mondays from 4-5:30pm or 6-7pm.
    Mondays. Through April 27. Free.  
    First Austin, 901 Trinity
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    Austin FC Season Membership Deposits

    Austin's Major League Soccer team, Austin FC, is officially taking deposits for 2021 season memberships. Your deposit will reserve your spot in line, which means the earlier you purchase your membership, the earlier you're eligible to select your seats for the season.
    Ongoing. $50.  
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    Full Moon Yoga

    Charles MacInerney teaches classes all over town but also offers private instruction and hosts retreats. Once a month for 18 years, he has also hosted Full Moon Yoga – a free outdoor yoga class. Go online for location and time details.

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