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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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    MLK Community March & Festival

    Celebrate the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., with a short program at UT's MLK statue before marching to the Capitol and on to Huston-Tillotson for festivities. Capital Area Food Bank will be collecting nonperishable food items.
    Mon., Jan. 20, 9am
    Starting location: University of Texas MLK statue, 305 E. 23rd; festival: Huston-Tillotson University, 900 Chicon
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      "Beili Liu: One and Another"

      The UT-Austin art professor and Austin-based visual artist begins a three-year series of exhibitions honoring the cultural traditions of Asia by three contemporary Texas women. This spring the UT-Dallas affiliated museum hosts artist performances and gallery talks.
      Jan. 18-Aug. 16. Free.
      Crow Museum of Asian Art, Dallas
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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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      Kids

      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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      American YouthWorks MLK Jr. Day of Service

      American YouthWorks' YouthBuild and Texas Conservation Corps programs will help beautify Austin's historic Burdett Prairie Cemetery, as well as provide trail maintenance at the adjacent Montopolis Greenbelt.
      Mon., Jan. 20, 9am-noon. Free (registration required).  
      Montopolis Practice Fields, 901 Vasquez
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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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      Austin Youth River Watch Cleanup

      Join River Watchers for its MLK Day of Service event to help clean and restore Buttermilk Creek. Activities will include: removing trash from the area, planting native plants, and learning about water quality. (All tools and supplies provided.)
      Mon., Jan. 20, 10am-noon. Free (registration required).  
      Buttermilk Branch Greenbelt, 7500 Blessing Ave.
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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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      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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      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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      Embody the Dream: Truth, Racial Healing & Transformation Circles

      A community event intended to deepen the understanding of Dr. King's dream for MLK Day.
      Mon., Jan. 20, 12:20-3:30pm. Free.  
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      Food for Thought

      A multimedia presentation on the meeting's topic, "What Was New in Science in 2019?"
      Mon., Jan. 20, 7-8:30pm. $5 suggested donation.
      Trinity Church, 4001 Speedway
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      Ladies and Gentlemen: Start Your Art Cars

      The Orange Show for Visionary Art is now accepting applications for mobile masterpieces for the 33rd Houston Art Car Parade (April 18).
      Deadline: Feb. 15
      Houston
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      MLK Day of Service Volunteer Projects in Williamson County

      As part of the national MLK Day of Service initiative, United Way of Williamson County seeks volunteers for projects in Cedar Park, Georgetown, Leander, Liberty Hill, Round Rock, and Taylor. Individuals, families, youth, employee teams, or community organizations may volunteer.
      Mon., Jan. 20, 9am-noon. Registration required.  
      Various locations
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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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      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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      Transgender Health: Complex Medical Case Studies

      Central Texas providers share case studies on providing culturally competent medical care for trans and nonbinary patients. Medical providers are the target audience, but med students and novices are also welcome.
      Registration open! Event: Thu., Feb. 20, 6pm  
      Dell Pediatric Research Institute, 1400 Barbara Jordan Blvd
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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: ThunderCloud Subs

      Donate at any one of We Are Blood’s three donor centers or at any mobile blood drive to receive a voucher for a ThunderCloud small sub sandwich.
      Jan. 16-31  
      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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      Sports

      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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      Yoga

      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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