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  • The Baron's Men Present A Midsummer Night's Dream by Wm. Shakespeare

    Join The Baron's Men for a night of frivolity, magic, and comedy as they present one of Shakespeare's most beloved (and most produced) works. The show opens October 1st and runs every Thursday, Friday, and Saturday evening through October 23rd. Tickets and additional information available online. You don't want to miss this one!
    Oct. 1-Oct. 23  
    The Curtain Theatre
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    "Remembrance for Those We’ve Lost" Memorial

    The city comes together with Interfaith Action of Central Texas for this virtual memorial service to remember those who have died from COVID-19. The service includes prayers, music, and practices from Bahá'í, Hindu, Jewish, Muslim, Protestant, Buddhist, Catholic, Sikh, Unitarian, and Indigenous peoples, as well as nonsecular remembrances. The public is invited to join in the remembrance by ringing bells or gongs at 4:30pm on Sunday.
    Sun., Feb. 28, 3-4:30pm  
    Austin Parks & Recreation Department's FB Live, YouTube, and Microsoft Teams
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    125th TSHA Annual Meeting

    The Texas State Historical Association's 125th annual meeting is all online, with more than 30 sessions featuring the research and work of top Texas historians. Regular sessions are prerecorded to watch at your own pace, and live events and Q&A sessions will take place March 3-6.
    Feb. 17-March 6. $25; VIP, $125.  
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    Austin Disaster Relief Network

    Austin Disaster Relief Network deployed volunteers to emergency shelters during the storm and is now seeking donations and volunteers for crisis cleanup. If you need assistance, call the hotline at 1-800-329-8052 through March 2.
    Feb. 16-March 2  
    Sign up/donate online
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    Black History Month With Austin Music Foundation

    AMF will celebrate Black History Month by featuring 28 days of Austin music history told through a series of stories by rock maverick Bevis M. Griffin, the first Black glam rock artist in Texas. Follow along on their blog all month.
    Through Feb. 28  
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    Black History With Outschool

    Local teachers are using the platform Outschool to reach more students to educate about Black history. Check out the many, many activities and classes online by searching "Black History Month" and sort by age group, date, and more.
    Through Feb. 28  
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    City of Austin Home Repair Program

    The city has announced an infusion of $1 million to its home repair program for low- to moderate-income homeowners to assist with repairs needed due to damage from Winter Storm Uri. Get details and apply online.
    Ongoing  
    Online
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    One Big Virtual CraftHER Market

    Brought to you by bbATX to support women and LGBTQ+ small-business owners, this digital marketplace features over 150 local creatives, designers, makers, and artists. Rescheduled from Feb. 20-21.
    Sat.-Sun., Feb. 27-28  
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    Survive2Thrive Fundraiser

    Survive2Thrive partnered with Austin Hotel and Lodging Association to provide hotel rooms for the unhoused during the historic freeze. Donations are still being accepted.
    Feb. 16-March 8  
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    Texas Science Festival: Science for a Changing World

    UT-Austin's fest offers a series of virtual events, most of them live. Hear from world-changing researchers, COVID-19 vaccine innovators, and more; join virtual star parties with astronomers; and get step-by-step guidance for fun at-home experiments.
    Feb. 16-March 26. Free.  
    Virtual
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    Water/Food Distribution Volunteers Needed

    BASTA (Building and Strengthening Tenant Action) teamed up with Workers Defense Project and Austin Justice Coalition for a water/food distribution event at the WDP office Sun., Feb. 28, noon-7pm; volunteer shifts run noon-3 and 3-7pm.
    Feb. 26-28  
    5604 Manor Rd.
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    A Neighbor in Need A/C Giveaway

    Do you know of a homeowner in your area whose heating and air system no longer works? Someone that needs a new system but can’t afford it? Tell Del's Heating & Air Conditioning their story, and Del’s will provide one winner with a new HVAC system.
    Through April 15; winner chosen April 30  
    www.delsacservice.com
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    ADRN Winter Storm Shelters

    Austin Disaster Relief Network is working with the city of Austin/Travis County to open church shelters throughout the Greater Austin area to provide close-in-proximity shelters for families and individuals in need. Please bring a change of clothes, toiletries, pillows, blankets, bed mats, extra dry food, water, etc., if you plan to stay at a church shelter.
    Feb. 28  
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    AHS Car Raffle

    You could win a Mazda Miata convertible through the 17th annual Austin Humane Society car raffle powered by Roger Beasley Mazda. Each ticket provides one night of safe and warm shelter, nutritious food, quality medical care, and lots of love for a cat or dog who is waiting to find a home.
    Tickets available now; drawing held April 17. $20; three tickets for $50.  
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    Arts District Houston

    Enjoy a virtual dance performance honoring the history of Richard Brock Park in Houston's First Ward Historic District.
    Sun., Feb. 28, 2pm  
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    Austin COVID Memorial

    Close to 700 people in Travis County have died due to COVID-19. The city of Austin and Interfaith Action of Central Texas invite the community to a virtual memorial service to remember those who have died and honor the families affected by the pandemic. The service will be available on several platforms and is open to all.
    Sun., Feb. 28, 3-4:30pm  
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    Austin Flea

    Shop vintage and local handmade goods and grab a growler and soft pretzel at Brewtorium.
    Sun., Feb. 28, noon-5pm  
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    Austin Gilgronis Memberships

    Join AG Nation by purchasing a 2021 season membership for Major League Rugby's Austin Gilgronis. Matches will be held at Bold Stadium at Circuit of the Americas, and a season pass gets you access to eight home matches and all kinds of perks. Legendary DJ Paul Oakenfold will perform after the opening game March 20.
    Ongoing; season begins March 20. $120 and up.  
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    Austin Spurs

    The Austin Spurs tipped off their 2021 season Feb. 10 in Orlando, and will play 15 games before the top eight teams advance to play a single-elimination playoff. Check the schedule to find out how to watch the games.
    Feb. 10-March 6  
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    Beautify Texas Awards

    The Beautify Texas Awards, formerly the Keep Texas Beautiful Awards, recognize the efforts of those working to enhance their community and protect the Lone Star State. Anyone is welcome to nominate an exceptional environmental leader; get all the details on the website.
    Nominations accepted through March 25. Free.  
    Online
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    Black History Month With Creative Action

    Follow Creative Action on social media to find out tow to join in uplifting local and young Black creators. Learn about how to support an artivist movement among youth, and honor the dynamic artistry of our Black communities.
    Through Feb. 28  
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    Camacho Activity Center Virtual Programs

    Visit the Camacho Activity Center virtually for bike tutorials, a Blunn Creek Nature Preserve hiking guide, and activity guides for homemade ice cream, nature bingo, leaf art, and more.
     
    Online
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    City of Austin "How to Help" Portal

    Looking for the right way to help your community during the pandemic? Or do you have a volunteer opportunity that you want to list? Visit the city's "How to Help" portal to make a match. The portal includes ways to help from home, donation drives, and active community engagement opportunities.
     
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    City of Austin Recovery Resources

    Looking for info on water distribution, code complaints, or anything related to fallout from the winter storm? Check the city's site for the most up-to-date information.
    Feb. 25-April 5  
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    Cold Weather Information and Resources

    In response to winter storm Uri, the city of Austin is partnering with multiple governmental and public agencies to provide certain services. Find available resources for water and meal distribution, emergency repairs, ways to help, and more on the city's website.
    Ongoing  
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    Commemoration of the Battle of the Alamo

    Special events at the Texas shrine honor those who died with tours, demonstrations, parades, and remembrances.
    Feb. 23-March 6  
    San Antonio
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    Community Resilience Trust

    CRT is working with multiple groups and departments to address the crisis of care facing our unhoused community members. Surplus funds will be allocated to efforts focused on long-term care.
    Feb. 25-April 5  
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    Connect2Texas

    The Bullock Museum has an excellent selection of educational programming that can be incorporated into distance learning or experienced just for fun. There are recordings and worksheets on a range of topics as wide as Texas: blues music, extreme mammals, cattle drives, and more. Plus, check out the very cool interactive tools like the Texas history timeline and "Campfire Stories," an interactive version of Amarillo artist Robert T. Ritter's mosaic that leads you to discover the people who wrote the stories of Texas.
     
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    Create Away Afterschool Program

    Dougherty Arts Center's afterschool program is held over Zoom so students ages 5-12 can connect with others, socialize with peers, and flex their creative skills under the guidance of arts instructors.
    Registration now open; spring session runs March 1-April 15  
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    Dallas Blooms

    The largest floral festival in the Southwest celebrates “America the Beautiful” with an explosion of: color over 66 acres on the shores of White Rock Lake.
    Feb. 20-April 11. $12-17.  
    Arboretum and Botanical Gardens, Dallas
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    Eastside Pop Up

    Enjoy shopping goods from local artisans, makers, and vintage collectors, complemented by libations from Armadillo Den and bites from Ranch Hand and Pueblo Viejo.
    Sun., Feb. 28, noon-5pm. Free.  
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    Federal Disaster Assistance

    Homeowners and renters who suffered damage due to the winter storm may apply for assistance from FEMA. If you have insurance and are applying for disaster assistance, you must also file a claim with your insurance company as soon as possible; if insurance does not cover all your damage, you may be eligible for federal assistance.: Take photos and keep receipts for related expenses, and apply online or call 800/621-3362.
    Feb. 25-April 5  
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    FEMA Assistance for Winter Storm Uri

    Travis County homeowners and renters affected by winter storm Uri may now apply for disaster assistance with FEMA. More info available here.
    Ongoing  
    Online
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    Foundation Communities Emergency Assistance Fund

    It will take some time to fully recover from the recent storm. You can help by contributing to Foundation Communities' fund providing direct relief for food, water, rent, medical assistance, and more.
    Feb. 25-April 5  
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    Governor's Community Achievement Awards

    Keep Texas Beautiful and the Texas Department of Transportation invite communities across Texas to apply for the prestigious Governor's Community Achievement Awards, which are judged on achievements in areas such as environmental education and community improvement.
    Deadline: March 4, 5pm. Free.  
    Online
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    Hollywood’s Sistine Chapel: Sacred Sets for Stage & Screen

    Six hand-painted soundstage backdrops are on exhibit alongside artwork from the Tobin Collection of Theatre Arts. The backdrops, on loan from Texas Performing Arts at UT-Austin, were created for MGM’s 1968 papal drama, The Shoes of the Fisherman, starring Anthony Quinn. These six replicas of Renaissance masterpieces in the Vatican’s Sistine Chapel were nearly discarded before being rescued in 2017.
    Through April 4. $10-20; free on Thursdays, 4-6pm, and first Sundays, noon-5pm.  
    McNay Museum, San Antonio
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    It’s Time Texas Community Challenge

    The It’s Time Texas Community Challenge, hosted by statewide nonprofit It’s Time Texas, is working to make healthier lifestyles accessible to all Texans. Participants track healthy activities, like eating healthy foods and doing physical activity, to earn points for their communities and weekly chances to win prizes. Registration is open now!
    Jan. 4-Feb. 28. Free.  
    Statewide
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    Oyster Season

    It was a brave soul who ate the first oyster, and now the bivalve mollusks are on the dinner table. This is the time to get the freshest oysters as fishermen come into the Rockport/Fulton Harbor around 4-5pm. The annual Fulton Oyster Festival has been canceled for this year, but there are still plenty of oysters available at local markets and restaurants.
    Through April 30  
    Rockport/Fulton
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    Pioneer Farms Skills Classes

    Have you wanted to learn about blacksmithing, archery, candlemaking, or knitting? The historic Pioneer Farms offers courses in all these and more. Check the calendar and sign up today to learn a fun new skill.
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    Project Connect Virtual Open House

    The virtual open house is designed to welcome a new round of feedback on Austin's high-capacity transit plan.
    Online
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    Red Cross Seeks Blood Donations

    The winter storm put a damper on blood drives, and now supplies need to be replenished. Donors, especially type O, are encouraged to find a Red Cross drive to visit in the coming days and weeks.
    Feb. 23-April 5  
    Citywide
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    San Antonio Stock Show & Rodeo

    The show must go on with youth livestock judging, rodeos, charreadas, music, and carnival with COVID precautions in place.
    Thu.-Sun., Feb. 11-28  
    San Antonio
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    Southwestern University Men's Soccer

    Vs. Texas Lutheran.
    Sun., Feb. 28, 3:30pm  
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    Spectrum Theatre Company: The People Could Fly

    As part of Black History Month, Spectrum Theatre Company presents a virtual play reading of The People Could Fly, written by Spectrum’s Executive Director Glenn: Towery, adapted from the African American folk tale written by Virginia Hamilton.
    Sun., Feb. 28, 7pm  
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    St. Edward's University Baseball

    Vs. UT-Tyler. Spectators are encouraged to watch online, but may bring a chair and sit outside the permanent seating area.
    Fri., Feb. 26, 2pm; Sat.-Sun., Feb. 27-28, 1pm.  
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    Sun Radio Recharge

    The Sun Radio Recharge program has pledged $40,000 in disaster relief funding for any Central Texans affected by the recent winter storm. Apply online for a $100 check if you were affected, or donate to keep the fund going so Sun Radio can help more folks. All funding has been allocated at this time.
    Application period opened Feb. 8, will close when funds are expended  
    Online
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    Sunday Hip Hop Dance Class for Adults

    Start any time and come when you can to one of two levels of hip-hop dance class with a super-fun instructor at Ballet Austin.
    Sundays, Feb. 21-March 28. Basic, 1pm; intermediate, 2:15pm. $5 to $26.
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    Take a (Virtual) Day Trip Around the World

    Learn something new, visit museums around the world, and explore the hidden mysteries of life at the website with enough cool stuff to outlast any pandemic.
    Any day, anytime  
    Online
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    Texas Fly Fishing & Brew Festival

    Just 15 minutes from downtown Dallas, the annual conference helps old fishermen sharpen their skills and beginners to learn the ropes while trying a local craft beer.
    Sat.-Sun., Feb. 27-28  
    Mesquite
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    Texas State Baseball

    Vs. New Mexico State: Tue., March 2, 6pm. Vs. Texas: Wed., March 3, 6pm.  
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    Texas State Softball

    Lone Star State Invitational.
    Fri.-Sun., Feb. 26-28.  
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    Texas State Women's Soccer

    Vs. North Texas.
    Sun., Feb. 28, 1pm  
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    The Development Services Department Equity Survey

    Share your experiences accessing the Development Services Department's services and working with the city in general. Survey answers are anonymous and results will be shared with Austin's Equity Office.
    Deadline: March 15  
    Online
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    Tour Canyon Lake Gorge

    Make a reservation online to take a three-hour educational walk through the gorge cut when the Guadalupe River flooded over the dam.
    Ongoing. $10.  
    New Braunfels
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    Tour the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston

    Visit the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston’s online exhibitions or take a virtual tour of Renzi, Bayou Bend, or the museum.
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    University of Texas Soccer

    Exhibition vs. Houston Dash.
    Sun., Feb. 28, 4pm  
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    University of Texas Softball

    Lone Star State Invitational.
    Fri.-Sun., Feb. 26-28  
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    Virtual Livestreamed Workouts

    Check the schedule for a huge selection of livestreamed workouts and ballet classes taught by Ballet Austin instructors.
    Ongoing. Up to $12.50 per class.  
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    Wilco Free Tax Prep

    United Way of Williamson County's Volunteer Income Tax Assistance is offering free drop-off/pickup tax preparation service by appointment only. IRS-certified tax preparers will provide assistance to households earning $57,000 or less annually and to older adults of all income levels, and services are available in English and Spanish.
    Feb. 10-April 15  
    1205 Round Rock Ave. #106, Round Rock
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    Wings of Winter Walking Tours

    Due to the pandemic, the annual Whooping Crane Festival has been canceled, but the birding folks are holding small-group tours of local birding sites. Reservations required.
    Sat.-Sun. mornings, Feb. 7-28. Free.  
    Port Aransas
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    Young Texan Ambassadors

    Keep Texas Beautiful is accepting applications for its Young Texan Ambassador program. Ambassadors are passionate about the environment and are committed to making Texas the best place to live, work, and play through volunteerism and leadership. Program is open to young people age 15-25.
    Deadline: March 5. Free.  
    Online
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    Youth Sailing Classes Spring Session

    The Austin Yacht Club's Junior Sailing Program provides the opportunity for youth to develop the skills and confidence necessary to spark a life-long love of the sport. Register now for spring sessions beginning in March.
    Program runs weekly, March-May. Weekly: $150, members; $350, nonmembers.  
    Austin Yacht Club, 5906 Beacon Dr.
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    YWCA Warmline

    Call the YWCA of Greater Austin's "Warmline" to get support amidst the isolation of COVID-19.
    Mon.-Thu., 9am-8pm; Fri., 9am-5pm; Sat., noon-4pm  
    Via phone: 512/548-9922

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