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  • Mindfulness Class

    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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    Austin Bat Cave's School Supplies Drive

    Austin Bat Cave, a nonprofit organization that offers free creative writing programs to local youth ages 6 to 18, is holding a school supplies drive through April. If you would like to donate pencils, pens, paper, tape, composition notebooks, or any other classroom supplies, email heather@austinbatcave.org to learn how and where to drop off your items.
    March 11-April 30. Free.
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    Bumble Hive SXSW

    The dating, networking, and friend-finding app is popping up in the heart of downtown Austin, taking over local favorite Jo’s Coffee – which means free coffee round the clock for everyone!
    March 8-18, 7am-7pm. Free.
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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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    Help Set Austin's Priorities for Federally Funded Housing and Public Service Programs!

    A two-minute, online survey regarding affordable housing, job creation, and public service needs. Submit by March 15, 5pm.
    March 11-15  
    Online
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    Hotel Texas Monthly

    In partnership with Rice Business, Texas Monthly will be providing eight days of a pop-up hotel experience, complete with travel concierge, coffee + beer bar, and provocative conversations. Join Rice Business professors and Texas Monthly for daily panels and live-podcasting about the future of business.
    March 9-16. Daily, 8am-noon. Free.  
    Hotel Texas Monthly, 1512 Congress
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    Labor Standards & Record Keeping Requirements

    Brenda Hernandez with the U.S. Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division informs businesses on what to do when the division pays a visit.
    Tue., March 12, 10-11am. Free.  
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    PFLAG Monthly Meeting: Cedar Park

    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.
    Second Tuesdays. Free.
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    Planning Commission Public Hearing

    Provide your final feedback on the Austin Strategic Mobility Plan before it heads to City Council for review and adoption.
    Tue., March 12, 6pm  
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    Preparing to Serve: A Webinar for School Board Candidates

    Free webinar by the Texas Association of School Boards on the demands and rewards of school board service – perfect for potential candidates and interested citizens.
    Tue., March 12, noon-1pm. Free.  
    Online
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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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    Shack Track & Field

    This is Shake Shack's monthly community run (three miles, for all ages and abilities) that occurs every second Tuesday of the month, led by Run Lab Austin and Shoal Creek Striders. Bonus: your first drink back at the Shack is on them!
    Start time: Tue., March 12, 7pm  
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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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    St. Edward's Baseball

    Vs. Lubbock Christian: Fri., March 8, 2pm; Sat., March 9, 12:30pm; Sun., March 10, 1pm. Vs. Angelo State: Tue., March 12, 2pm. Free.  
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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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    UT Baseball

    Vs. Texas Southern.
    Tue., March 12, 6:30pm. $3-20.  
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    UT Men's Tennis

    Vs. Rice: Tue., March 12, 5:30pm. Vs. Ohio State: Thu., March 14, 5:30pm  
    Texas Tennis Center
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    Vision Zero Texas Lobby Day

    Day of advocacy for safety on Texas streets and roads.
    Tue., March 12, 8:30am-3:30pm. Free.  
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    Wake Up, Brother Bear!

    Watch Brother Bear and Sister Bear experience a full year of glorious seasons: see a waterfall melt, meet a butterfly, chase an elusive fish, and skate on an icy pond. Children are invited to join the action to help create magical moments. (Geared toward ages 6 and under.)
    Through April 21. Tue. & Thu., 10am & noon; Sun., 2pm. $10 and up.  
    ZACH North, 12129 RR 620 N. #10
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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
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    Yoga Ride

    A 5-mile ride precedes your yoga class tailored to the cycling body. Enjoy a dip in the Springs afterward.
    Tuesdays, 7pm. Free.
    Doug Sahm Hill, 885 W. Riverside (next to Palmer Events Center)
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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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    Host a Creek Cleanup

    Is the creek you love filled with beer cans and six-pack rings? All you have to do is gather some friends to clean it up, and Keep Austin Beautiful and Watershed Protection and Development Review will give you all the guidance and materials you need.
    Free.

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