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for Thu., Jan. 23
  • 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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    ATXplained Live

    KUT News brings its crowdsourced reporting series, ATXplained, to the stage with this evening of live storytelling based on listener questions about the city’s people, places, and culture. Watch eight new stories told live on stage by KUT journalists with accompanying visuals and audio, as well as classic ATXplained stories reimagined for a live audience.
    Thu., Jan. 23, 7pm. $20-30.  
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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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    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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    Blackland 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.
    Thursdays, 8:30-11:30am. Free.  
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    Bluebonnet Lane Open House

    Stop by anytime to learn about proposed safety projects for Bluebonnet Lane from Del Curto Road to Melridge Place and Melridge from Bluebonnet Lane to Rabb Road.
    Thu., Jan. 23, 6-7pm  
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    Bullock Storytime

    Pop in with your young Texans (ages 2-5) for this monthly exhibit-themed storytime.
    Fourth Thursdays, 10-11am. Free for members or with exhibit admission.  
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    City Council Meeting

    And just like that our Council Members return to the dais for the new year with a new agenda.
    Thu., Jan. 23, 10am  
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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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    Sports

    Donation Slow Flow Yoga

    A relaxed evening yoga class with breathwork and mediation. All are welcome; no experience necessary; suggested donation but no one turned away.
    Through Jan. 30. Thursdays, 8-9pm. $10-20 suggested donation.
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    Garden Club of Austin Monthly Meeting

    Gardening tips every fourth Thursday of the month.
    Fourth Thursday of every month, 7-9pm. Free.
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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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    Motown: The Sound of Young America

    In celebration of the 60th anniversary of Motown Records, this exhibit is the first major museum exhibition to embrace all facets – music, culture, and politics – of the Sixties' biggest sounds.
    Through Jan. 26, 2020. Included with admission.  
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    Open Mic Night

    Comedy, poetry, music, breakdancing, body contortion, levitation ... anything goes. Sign-up is first come, first served, starting at 5:30pm.
    Thursdays, 6:30-9pm. Free.
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    Pink Pilates for Breast Cancer Recovery

    For women recently diagnosed with breast cancer, recovering from surgery, or currently in ongoing treatment.
    Thursday session: Jan.9-March 12. Thursdays, 1-1:40pm; Sunday session: Jan. 19-March 22. Sundays, 1-1:40pm. Free.  
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    Rainey Shared Streets Pilot

    This Austin Transportation and Austin Police pilot program will test the temporary closure of Rainey Street to motor vehicle traffic Thursdays-Saturdays, 9pm-2:30am, in the model of the long-running Sixth Street shutdowns. The pilot period runs through March 8, 2020.
    Rainey Street
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    Storytime Art Class

    Geared toward 3-5-year-old preschoolers, Storytime Art always includes at least one book and a related art project, and often includes songs, poems, and coloring pages. Themes and stories change every week.
    Thursdays, 10:45-11:45am and Fridays, 10:45-11:45am. $15.
    The Art Garage, 11190 Circle Dr. #202
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    The Garden Club of Austin

    A presentation on new and lesser known invasive bugs and diseases headed to Texas. All are welcome – gardening newbies and seasoned gardeners alike.
    Thu., Jan. 23, 7-9pm. Free with Zilker Botanical Garden admission.
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    Thursday Night Social Ride

    Kinda like Critical Mass without all the pretension. Relax, ride around town, chat it up with cycle-lovers like yourself, and overrun a park or a local hangout or two or three.
    Thursdays, 7pm
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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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    Travis County District Attorney and Sheriff Candidate Forum

    Austin/Travis County Sexual Assault Resource and Response Team and the Austin Justice Coalition host (some of) the candidates running for Travis County District Attorney and Sheriff.
    Thu., Jan. 23, 6-8:30pm. Free.  
    Servant Church, 1605 E. 38th 1/2 St
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    Tree Smart Workshop

    Learn the ins and outs of Austin's tree ordinance, designed to protect trees during construction. Kids' activities and snacks on hand so bring the fam.
    Thu., Jan. 23, 6pm. Free.  
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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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    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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