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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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    Anita Hill: Speaking Truth to Power

    Anita Hill, who made sexual harassment a national issue when she testified at the 1991 Supreme Court confirmation hearings for Clarence Thomas, comes to Austin to discuss the ongoing fight to protect women and minorities and end sexual harassment.
    Sun., March 24, 7-10pm. $25-70.  
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    Anarchy Championship Wrestling: Peace, Love & Anarchy

    An afternoon of matchups from Austin's pro wrestling club.
    Sun., March 24, 5:30-10pm. $12-15.
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    Ann Howard for Travis County Commissioner Campaign Launch

    The Founding Executive Director of the Ending Community Homelessness Coalition kicks off her campaign for the Democratic nomination for Travis County Commissioners Court Precinct 3, currently held by Gerald Daugherty.
    Sun., March 24, 3pm
    Barn Bar & Food Court, 6218 Brodie Ln.
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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 Fareground

    Shop local handmade items and vintage wares.
    Sun., March 24, 10am-3pm. Free.  
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    Congo Square ATX

    This year’s festival features vibrant performances from Liberia, the Caribbean, Brazil, and Colombia. The annual festival aims to bring culture to the stage, while highlighting community programs.
    Sun., March 24, noon-8pm. Free.  
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    DIY Mounted Staghorn Fern Class

    Learn how to mount a large, specimen staghorn fern to a natural wood of your choice. All materials provided (including a mimosa if you’re so inclined).
    Sun., March 24, 10:30-11:30am. $45 and up.  
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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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    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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    Rastrelli Cello Quartet in Concert

    The Russian string ensemble performs a wide variety of music with non-traditional programming.
    Sun., March 24. Donations accepted.
    Fredericksburg
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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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    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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    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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    Songwriting Workshop

    Performing songwriters Dustin Welch and Vanessa Lively will lead an interactive workshop on songwriting. Together the instructors will guide participants through exercises, jams, and discussions about everything from technique to inspiration. No prior experience necessary. All genres encouraged.
    Sun., March 24, 1-3pm. Free.  
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    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 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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    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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    Sports

    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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    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 Men's Tennis

    Vs. Columbia: Fri., March 22, 6pm. Vs. USC: Sun., March 24, 2pm
    Texas Tennis Center
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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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    UT Women's Tennis

    Vs. Kansas State: Fri., March 22, 3pm. Vs. Kansas: Sun., March 24, 11am  
    Texas Tennis Center
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    Kids

    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.
    March 24-April 21. Sundays, 2pm. $12.
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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

    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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