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  • 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.
  • 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
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    Mighty Texas Dog Walk

    Grab your pooch and strut your stuff in this stroll that benefits Service Dogs Inc. There will be dog treats, games, and prizes.
    Sat., March 23, 10am. $40 per dog ($35, advance).
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    Texas Stars

    Vs. Chicago Wolves: Fri., March 22. Vs. Grand Rapids Griffins: Sat., March 23. Vs. Manitoba Moose: Wed., March 27. All games at 7pm. $22-50.
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    Asian Eats Night Market

    Inspired by evening street markets common in East and Southeast Asia, the GAACC looks to introduce the variety of Asian cuisine while inspiring entrepreneurs to bring lesser-known Asian dishes to the market.
    Fri.-Sat., March 22-23. Free.
    St. Vincent de Paul Thrift Store, 901 W. Braker
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    9th Annual Garden Party

    Celebrate with neighbors and friends of The VORTEX with a day of art, planting, live music, and renewal of the Earth. Bring a butterfly vine to plant. Mother Earth will be in attendance to help restore the garden and welcome the new additions.
    Sat., March 23, 2-5pm. Free.  
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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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    Austin Flea at Live Oak Brewing

    Shop local handmade items and vintage wares.
    Sat., March 23, noon-5pm. Free.  
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    Brewery Running Series

    It's a 5K that starts and ends at the brewery. Go at your own pace. Stick around for post-run festivities, including live music, food, vendors, and freebies from sponsors. 10% of proceeds will be donated to a local nonprofit.
    Sat., March 23, 11am. $30-100.  
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    Camp Gladiator Free Bootcamp at Hill Country Galleria

    This boot camp-style workout will take place on the Central Plaza lawn and is open to anyone over the age of 14. It's recommended to bring water, a towel, and a yoga mat.
    Saturdays through April, 9-10am. Free.
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    Celebration of Song

    This live music event presented by Home Street Music features three acclaimed songwriters: Kalu James, Vanessa Lively, and Dustin Welch.
    Sat., March 23, 1-3pm. Free.  
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    Collection Rert: Tears and Laughter They Know About

    This June marks the 50th anniversary of Judy Garland's death – and also of the Stonewall Rebellion. Queer lore has it that Garland's demise was a catalyst that pushed the events of that night into the riots they became. Now multimedia artist Silky Shoemaker has returned to Austin to create a personal homage to one of her many idols, honoring the actress with a room-filling shrine in the gallery of Collection Rert.
    2608-B Rogers
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    Community Forum (Foro Comunitario)

    Join the city’s Latino Quality of Life Resource Advisory Commission for a discussion on city services and goals regarding the FY 2020 budget.
    Sat., March 23, 10am-noon. 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. 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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    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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    Go Fish

    Kids and adults can start the summer by learning how to fish at McKinney Falls, Inks Lake, and Buescher state parks.
    Sat., March 23 & 30
    Texas Parks & Wildlife Department
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    Huston-Tillotson Baseball

    Vs. Our Lady of the Lake University.
    Fri., March 22, 4pm; Sat., March 23, 1pm  
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    Huston-Tillotson Softball

    Vs. University of the Southwest.
    Fri., March 22, 2pm; Sat., March 23, noon. Free.
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    IndyCar Classic + MUSE

    Open-wheel racing series includes stars from the Indianapolis 500 and a performance by rock stars Muse.
    Fri.-Sun., March 22-24. $119.  
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    Live Music Crawl

    Learn more about Austin live music history, get the latest scoop on the current music scene, and see iconic venues and new clubs, all while getting an overview of the city from a local musician.
    Thursday, Friday, and Saturday evenings. $50.
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    March ATX Art Market

    Kick off spring with an afternoon of local art, shopping, brunch, and drinks. The vendors include some of Austin's most talented artists, makers, and vintage dealers.
    Sat., March 23, 1-6pm. 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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    Ride for Hope

    This weekend fundraiser includes a trail ride, tack sale, barbecue, live music, raffle, bake sale, and much more. A portion of proceeds goes to the Hope Rising Aftercare Program.
    Sat.-Sun., March 23-24. $5-175.  
    7IL Ranch, 5389 Mill Creek Rd., Cat Spring
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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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    SoCo Select Farmers & Makers Market

    Because you like it local, because you like it good.
    Saturdays, 11am-5pm
    1511 S. Congress
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    Southwestern University Baseball

    Vs. Austin College.
    Fri., March 22, 6pm; Sat., March 23, 1 & 4pm  
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    Southwestern University Softball

    A double-header against Hardin-Simmons.
    Sat., March 23, 3 & 5pm  
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    Spring Bark

    This family-friendly resource fair will introduce you to everything Austin Animal Center has to offer (so much more than just adoptions!) plus you'll get to meet Austin police officers and firefighters and explore their trucks.
    Sat., March 23, noon-4pm. Free.  
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    Out of Town

    Spring Break at the LBJ National Historical Park

    Park rangers present short programs about the ranch and LBJ throughout the day.
    Sat.-Sun., March 9-24. Free.
    Stonewall
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    Spring Equinox Celebration

    Welcome the first day of spring with music in the underground Throne Room.
    Sat., March 23, 7pm
    Boerne
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    Spring Home and Garden Show

    The show features exhibits where you can learn about landscaping & gardening, builders, remodelers, contractors, decorating & interior design, decks, pools, spas, and so much more. With celebrity guest appearances and kid-friendly events, might as well bring the whole fam.
    Fri.-Sun., March 22-24. $7-8 (active duty military and first responders, free).
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    St. Edward's Baseball

    Vs. Oklahoma Christian: Fri., March 22, 1:30 & 4pm; Sat., March 23, 1pm. Vs. Houston-Victoria: Tue., March 26, 2:30pm. Free.  
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    Super Pup at Tomlinson's Feed

    Celebrate National Puppy Day with a meet & greet with adoptable fur babies at all Tomlinson's locations.
    Sat., March 23, 10am-2pm. Free.
    All Tomlinson's Feed locations
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    Out of Town

    Texas Fly Fishing and Brew Festival

    The perfect meeting of fishing and craft beer offers the chance to try both, meet guides, take lessons, and experiment with the latest equipment.
    Sat.-Sun., March 23-24
    Plano
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    Texas Mile

    Feel the power of mom’s minivan as she joins the Corvettes, Bugattis, and Harleys to see how fast the machines will go in a time trial for charity.
    Fri.-Sun., March 22-24. $25 for spectators.
    Victoria
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    Texas Pinball Festival

    Pinball wizards can try more than 400 new and vintage pinball machines along with celebrity guests, arcade games, swap meet, and tournaments.
    Fri.-Sun., March 22-24
    Frisco
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    Texas State Baseball

    Vs. ULM: Fri., March 22, 6pm; Sat., March 23, 2:30pm; Sun., March 24, 1pm. Vs. Rice: Tue., March 26, 6pm  
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    The GOOD Fest

    This is an all-day wellness conference full of thought-provoking speakers, yoga, meditation, healthy food, a marketplace, and more.
    Sat., March 23, 9:30am-6pm. $189.
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    Kids

    Three Billy Goats Gruff

    Part of the EmilyAnn's Children's Theatre series featuring well-loved tales adapted by D. Heath Thompson.
    March 2-24. Sat., 10am; Sun., 2pm. $8, students / $10, adults.  
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    UT Softball

    Vs. Iowa State.
    Fri., March 22, 6pm; Sat., March 23, 1pm; Sun., March 24, noon  
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    Vegan Artisan Market at Revolution Vegan Kitchen

    Grab some grub and check out 100% vegan items from local makers.
    Sat., March 23, noon-4pm. Free.
    Revolution Vegan Kitchen, 7800 S. First
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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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    Zero Waste Block Leader Orientation

    Learn how to get involved with Austin Resource Recovery programs and the city’s Zero Waste goals.
    Sat., March 23, 11:30am-1:30pm. Free.  
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    Downtown Ghost Tours

    offer nooks-and-crannies walking tours that spotlight the dead to bring Austin's history and geography to life.
    Fri.-Sat., 8pm
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    Emancipet Free Days

    This mobile spay/neuter clinic might be in your neighborhood today. Check www.emancipet.org to find out.
    Fri.-Sat., check-in begins 8am (first come, first served). Free.
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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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