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  • The New Story Festival

    The New Story Festival is a new annual gathering for community, creativity, and the common good, in Austin! Join artists, activists, teachers, and spiritual leaders to experience a new story of connection instead of separation, of commitment to the common good, of vibrant and collaborative imagination. Join bestselling authors Nadia Bolz-Weber, Charles Eisenstein, Rev. angel Kyodo williams, Brian McLaren, and Kaitlin Curtice, as well as musicians Riders Against The Storm, Carrie Rodriguez, and Over The Rhine, and other speakers, mystics, artists, and people committed to creating a healthier and happier world.
    March 29-31, 2019  
    Huston-Tillotson University
  • Learn Mindfulness Meditation for Anxiety and Depression

    Interested in exploring a different way of being and living in the world instead of your head? Join the innovative class at MBCT Austin to learn how to be mindful in your daily life and respond to your feelings rather than react to them. You'll learn a unique approach to mindfulness meditation, a practice which has been scientifically proven to change brain chemistry and neuronal structure permanently for the better. The course includes eight (8) classes from 7:00-9:00p.m. on Wednesdays and a half day Saturday retreat. Next course begins April 24th.
    Wednesdays, 7pm-9pm  
    Office of Michele Hauser, M.D.
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    Beerthoven Kraft Piano Classes

    During this 8-week series, you'll get a one-hour lesson and a pint of beer.
    Jan. 14-March 4. $35 per class.
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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, mini-golf, 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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    City Seeks Resident Thoughts About Single-Use Plastic Bags

    Austin Resource Recovery invites Austinites to participate in an online survey about their beliefs regarding plastic bags.
    Through March 8  
    Online
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    Don't Mess With Texas K-12 Art Contest

    Keep Texas Beautiful and the Texas Department of Transportation invite Texas students in kindergarten through 12th grade to submit their best litter prevention-inspired artwork to be considered for the Don’t Mess With Texas calendar. Students with the top 13 designs will have their work featured; one winner will be selected from each grade.
    Deadline: Mon., April 22. Free.
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    Free Tax Preparation

    Foundation Communities can help prepare taxes (for those who make less than $55,000 annually) at six different locations. Call 211 or see online for additional info.
    Through April 15. Mon., Tue., Thu., 11am-8pm; Wed., 1-8pm; Fri., 11am-5pm; Sat., 9am-5pm. Free.  
    Southeast Health & Wellness Center, 2901 Montopolis
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    Free Tax Preparation

    Foundation Communities can help prepare taxes (for those who make less than $55,000 annually) at six different locations. Call 211 or see online for additional info. ASL appointments for the deaf/hard of hearing available at this location.
    Through April 15. Mon., Tue., Thu., 9am-8pm; Wed., 1-8pm; Fri., Sat., 9am-5pm; Sun., 1-5pm. Free.  
    Community Financial Center South, 2600 W. Stassney
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    Free Tax Preparation

    Foundation Communities can help prepare taxes (for those who make less than $55,000 annually) at six different locations. Call 211 or see online for additional info.
    Through April 15. Mon., Tue., Fri., 11am-4pm; Wed., 1-8pm; Thu., 11am-8pm; Sat., 10am-4pm. Free.  
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    Free Tax Preparation

    Foundation Communities can help prepare taxes (for those who make less than $55,000 annually) at six different locations. Call 211 or see online for additional info.
    Through April 15. Mon., Tue., Thu., 9am-8pm; Wed., 1-8pm; Fri., Sat., 9am-5pm; Sun., 1-5pm. Free.  
    Community Financial Center North, 5900 Airport
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    Free Tax Preparation

    Foundation Communities can help prepare taxes (for those who make less than $55,000 annually) at six different locations. Call 211 or see online for additional info.
    Through April 15. Mon., Tue., Thu., 11am-8pm; Wed., 1-8pm; Fri., 11am-4pm; Sat., 9am-4pm. Free.  
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    Johnson Bentsen Richards Dinner

    The annual dinner to pay tribute to President Johnson, Senator Bentsen, and Governor Richards along with celebrity Democratic leaders. Featuring U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi.
    Mon., March 4, 5-8pm. $185+.  
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    Mardi Gras! Galveston

    Texas’ oldest and largest celebration going up to Fat Tuesday features 22 parades, two big stages of entertainment, and lots of Coastal cuisine.
    Fri.-Tue., Feb. 22-March 5. $22.
    Galveston
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    Muslims in Academia Symposium

    An all-day symposium featuring student and faculty-led panels and keynote speech by nationally recognized historian Dr. Denise Spellberg, author of Thomas Jefferson’s Qur’an.
    Mon., March 4, 8:30am-4:30pm. Free.  
    1001 E. University Ave., Georgetown
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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, 8:30pm. $10 suggested donation.
    Guan Yin Tea House, 4706 N. I-35
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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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    Real Austin Tour

    This “bucket list tour” gives you a city overview in just two hours. Get acquainted with Austin's art, music, culture, food, history, parks, and famous people while touring major landmarks, lesser-known gems, neighborhoods, and food trucks. And, with the Mercedes tour van, you'll be riding in style.
    Multiple tours daily, starting at 10:30am. $35.
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    Saddle Up: Texas Ranching Tradition

    This exhibition, produced by Joe Vitone and Lori Najvar, honors hardworking ranch families from Jeff Davis and Lavaca Counties, as they wrangle livestock, battle weather, and study markets to stay on the rugged landscape they love.
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    Safe Baby Academy (Spanish)

    A course, conducted in Spanish, on baby safety for parents and caregivers.
    Mon., March 4, 5pm. Free.  
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    Sherwood Forest Faire

    Get out your corsets and chain-mail and join the fun and fantasy in the medieval village with scads of performances each day, plus food, shopping, live music, jousting, and unparalleled people watching.
    Weekends, March 2-April 21. $22 ($12, child).  
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    Sports

    Southwestern University Men's Lacrosse

    Vs. Trine: Mon., March 4, 7pm. Vs. Chatham: Wed., March 6, 7pm  
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    Stand Up for Schools Luncheon

    Support low-income kids and campuses at Austin Voices for Education and Youth's annual fundraising lunch with a keynote from NEA President Lily Eskelsen García, plus student and parent leader awards.
    Mon., March 4, noon-1:30pm. $40.  
    Dell Children's Signe Auditorium, 4900 Mueller Blvd.
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    Stradigi AI:AI-Powered Interactive Cafe

    Stradigi AI, a leading artificial intelligence solutions provider, is sharing one of their latest creations at SXSW with a fully interactive AI-powered cafe that requires coffee seekers to place their beverage order in American Sign Language (ASL). It’s an interactive learning experience that is only happening at SXSW.
    March 4-14, 9am-6pm. Free.
    Fairmont Austin, 5th Floor
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    The Get Down Hour: Beginner Hip-Hop Dance Class

    The Get Down Hour works the basics of different street dance styles to an hour of classic hits from the golden age of hip-hop and beyond.
    Mondays, 7:30pm. $16.  
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    Whole Planet Foundation’s Prosperity Campaign

    Whole Planet Foundation's mission is funding microcredit to alleviate poverty around the globe for the world’s poorest people – mostly women – living in communities where Whole Foods Market sources products. This year’s campaign goal is to raise $4 million, and you can donate at the store as you pay for your groceries.
    March 1-31
    Any Whole Foods Market
Ongoing
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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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