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  • Shape Austin's Future

    Help draw the City of Austin's City Council District map and shape our future for the next 10 years. Citizen participation opportunities begin now and extend through mid-October. Equitable and accurate representation affects neighborhood funding and ensures improved efficacy of your elected officials. This helps underserved communities and all Austinites.
    Through Mid-October  
    Austin, Texas
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    Art Squared Arts

    Stroll around the courthouse square to see the artists’ work, demonstrations, activities for the kids, and live music.
    Sat., July 10, 9am-2pm  
    San Marcos
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    Round Rock Express

    Vs. Albuquerque. The Express become the Chupacabras Thursday, there's fireworks Friday, and giveaways all weekend. See schedule for details and more events.
    July 8-13. Thu.-Sat. & Mon.-Tue, 7:05pm; Sun., 6:05pm  
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    SIMS Electric Art Party & Online Auction

    Over 30 local musicians have donated their art to the SIMS Foundation for an auction to raise funds to support mental health and substance use recovery services for the music industry. Start bidding online now, and join the wrap party to view and bid on the art, meet some of the artists, listen to music from Akina Adderley and Frederico7, and watch live painting by Gabriel Portillo. Treats include artisan popsicles from Odd Pop and drink specials from Deep Eddy Vodka, Lone Star, and Nine Banded Whiskey.
    Online auction open July 9-24; in-person event Sat., July 24, 4-7pm. Donations encouraged.  
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    2021 Tomato U-Pick

    Money can only buy tomatoes this fresh if you’re willing to walk the fields and pick your own.
    Sat., July 10 & 17, 8am-1pm. $30/box.  
    Johnson’s Backyard Garden, Garfield
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    All-Ages Virtual Storytime

    Featuring stories, songs, finger plays, rhymes, and other extension activities. Registration required.
    Saturdays, 10:30am  
    Virtual
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    Austin Allies School Supply Drive

    Order from the Amazon wish list to add to the collection that benefits nonprofits Saint Louise House, Literacy Coalition, and Foster Angels. Either send them the items or bring them to the event July 17 with fam-friendly crafts and activities and snacks from Crema Bakery.
    Through Sat., July 17; party 9am-noon, July 17  
    5917 La Crosse Ave.
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    Austin Flea

    Visit lots of local vendors and beat the heat at this indoor market.
    Sat., July 10, 10am-4pm  
    Captain Quack's, 5326 Menchaca Rd.
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    Austin Humane Society's Summer Kids Series

    For a paw-some summer, register your li'l animal lover for AHS's virtual, hands-on educational sessions, including live shelter tours, dog walks, storytime with shelter pets, crafts, and dance sessions. It's all free, and supplies are provided via pickup or you can get a supply list online. Graduation is Aug. 6-7 and comes with a certificate and swag bag.
    June 1-Aug.7. Free.  
    Virtual
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    Baby Bloomers

    A special program for visitors ages 0-3 and their families, providing caregivers and early learners the chance to experience the children's museum together. Thinkery will host two storytimes and free play that support the social, emotional, and cognitive development of the earliest learners.
    Saturdays, 8-10am  
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    Beyond Van Gogh

    Cutting-edge projection technology creates an engaging journey into the world of Van Gogh.
    June 25-Sept. 5  
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    BFREE Yoga at Beyond Van Gogh

    "Beyond Van Gogh: The Immersive Experience" welcomes guests to join BFREE Yoga for an enchanting yoga experience under the Starry Night Pavilion.
    Saturdays through Aug. 7, 8:30am. $56.99.  
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    Black Austin Coalition Community Discussion Series

    Share feedback, ask questions, and learn more about City Council’s resolution directing the city to invest in an effort to build a Black embassy.
    Sat., July 10, 11am-1pm. Free (registration required).  
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    Call for Projects: Experiments in Art and Science

    Do you enjoy experimenting with art and/or science? For Collection Rert's open call show they are seeking artists and scientists, from novice to professional, who want to follow their curiosity and document their discoveries. No matter what you're curious about, they welcome the sharable evidence of your experiments. Email collectionrert@gmail.com.
    Submit intent ASAP for projects due by Aug. 12; show opens Sat., Aug. 14. Free.  
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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.
     
    Online
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    Composting Class

    Learn how you can turn your food scraps and lawn clippings into plant fertilizer by using a home composting system.
    Sat., July 10, 11am-noon. Free (registration required).  
    Online
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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.
     
    Online
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    Donate Blood, Get a Taquito

    Blood and platelet donors can get a special treat from Whataburger: a voucher for one of their famous taquitos. Appointments mandatory; schedule online or call 512/206-1266.
    Through July 15  
    We Are Blood donor centers
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    Escape the Box

    Take a journey through time exploring the hidden clues of Austin with Escape the Box, an outdoor guided tour, scavenger hunt, and escape game all in one! It entertains groups of 2-6 at $75 per group. The box features a number of puzzles and clues that can all be found in wonderful Austin neighborhoods along with discounts to participating businesses.
    Ongoing; see website for scheduled pickup times. $75.  
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    Esquina Tango Outdoor Classes

    Esquina Tango has a full calendar of socially distanced, donation-based outdoor classes like samba, salsa aerobics, and of course, tango. Check out the full calendar online.
    Ongoing  
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    Farm Yoga at Boggy Creek

    Enjoy a peaceful morning yoga session at East Austin's Boggy Creek Farm, then stay to peruse the farm's fresh produce and local goods.
    Every other Saturday, 9am. $30.  
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    FC Austin Elite

    Vs. San Antonio Athenians.
    Sat., July 10, 7:30pm  
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    Fitness in the Park

    Austin Parks Foundation and Cap Metro present a virtual breakdancing class taught by Gabriel Mendez as local band Brownout provides the music. Hosted by DJ Mel, aka Obama’s DJ, and creator of the smash hit Living Room Dance Party series.
    Sat., July 10, 10am  
    Online from Parque Zaragoza
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    Float to Freedom

    True Rest Float Spa offers unlimited floats when you sign up for any membership level in July.
    Through July 31. $65 for basic membership.  
    10721 Research Ste. B-170
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    Jaws on the Water (1975)

    Just when you thought it was safe to go back in the water ... Alamo Drafthouse is bringing back the beloved "dive-in" screening of Jaws. As in years past, you'll view the film from a flotation device as scuba divers tease your dangling toes, and tickets get you access to the water park prior to the film. This year, bring your own floatie, and snap up those tix fast because attendance will be limited!
    Saturdays through Aug. 21, 5pm  
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    Jen's Gentle Yoga

    A class suitable for all levels, even beginners. Ends with meditation and deep relaxation.
    Second Saturdays, 9am
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    Love Where You Live Day

    Keep Austin Beautiful developed this event to invite Austinites to beautify the areas around their homes and neighborhoods. Pick up some litter, weed a garden bed, or rake some leaves; it’s up to you! Check out the website for details on cleanup kit registration and social media giveaways.
    Second Saturdays, 9-11am  
    Citywide
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    Mindjam & Ecstatic Dance

    A party to celebrate the launch of Timewheel Podcast Network with live music, podcasts, yoga, and more.
    Sat., July 10, 6pm. $22.  
    Church of the Sacred Womb, 5111 Creekline
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    Museum Market in the Sculpture Garden

    Enjoy the garden while browsing the wares of local artists, designers, collectors, bakers, and other local craftspeople.
    Sat., July 10, 10am-3pm. Free.  
    San Antonio Museum of Art, San Antonio
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    No Stone Unturned: A Lifetime of Archaeology

    Ben McReynolds has donated his extensive and unique collection to the museum. It will be on view for a year along with the permanent collection that includes artifacts from La Belle, the French ship discovered in Matagorda Bay; the story of ranching on the coast; and more than 13,000 years of Texas history.
    April 23, 2021-April 30, 2022. Tue.-Sat. 10am-4pm  
    Museum of the Coastal Bend, Victoria
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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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    Puppet Show

    An original story created by Oscar, Indigo Play's very own puppeteer. Come for the show, and stay for the play in a huge educational playscape, dedicated baby area, imagination play space, and sensory room.
    Fridays & Saturdays, 11am. $12.  
    Indigo Play, 13530 Research
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    RENT: Relief of Emergency Needs for Tenants

    The RENT Assistance Program application portal is now open, and provides $25 million of direct support for income-eligible Austin renters who are financially impacted by COVID-19. Get all the eligibility details and apply online, or call 512/488-1397.
     
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    Saturday Winery Tour

    Take a tour of several wineries and enjoy an Italian lunch. Tickets include round-trip transportation from Austin.
    Sat., July 10, 11am. $85.77.  
    Fredericksburg
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    Seussical The Musical

    Fri.-Sat., July 2-10, 7pm. Free.  
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    Spring Ho Festival

    A full week of activities for the family including races, fishing derbies, special exhibits, a carnival, barbecue cook-off, and more.
    Mon.-Sun., July 5-11  
    Lampasas
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    Summer Hip-Hop Classes

    Dance to the latest styles of hip-hop dance and current hip-hop music. High-energy instructors teach basic to advanced levels.
    Offered daily throughout summer. $5-26.  
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    Sunflower Festival

    Walk through 6.5 acres with 35 varieties of pick-your-own sunflowers, but stay for the music, visit the petting zoo, or just play around on the farm.
    Through July 18. $18 online, $23 at gate.  
    Sweet Eats Fruit Farm, Georgetown
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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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    The Bullock Museum: Black Citizenship in the Age of Jim Crow

    This powerful show, a traveling exhibition organized by the New-York Historical Society, explores the transformative years after the Civil War and the rise of Jim Crow, centering on stories of African Americans who pursued the ideals of Reconstruction and persevered in the face of a developing legal system promoting racial inequality.
    Through Nov. 28
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    Tour of the Gault Archaeology Site

    Tour the grounds of an archaeology dig where humans mined flint centuries ago.
    Sat., July 10, 9am-noon. $10.  
    Florence
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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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    Travis Audubon State Park Field Trip Series

    Check out the many different species of birds that make their home in the park’s juniper-oak woodland.
    Sat., July 10, 7-11am. $6 per person.  
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    Unlearning Circle: Internalized White Superiority

    Join Undoing White Supremacy Austin for a discussion on dismantling harmful internalized beliefs.
    Sat., July 10, 10am-noon  
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    Virtual Fitness Classes With Stronger Austin

    Stronger Austin has a full slate of free exercise classes available via Zoom, ranging from MixxedFit to Zumba, family yoga to yoga en español, and lots more, taking place in the morning, afternoon, or evening, so there's bound to be something that fits your schedule. And did we mention they're all free?
    Mon.-Sat., times vary  
    Online
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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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    Yappy Hour Sponsored by Tito's

    Bring your dogs, take in the view from the huge outdoor deck, and enjoy Cajun food and special cocktails from Tito's.
    Saturdays, 2-5pm  
    The Boat, 10931 Stonelake
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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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    Zilker Park Vision Plan Pop-Up Series

    Learn more about the plan that will establish a guiding framework for the restoration and future development of one of Austin’s most-loved parks.
    Sat., July 10, noon-3pm. Free.  
    Garrison Pool, 6001 Menchaca Rd.
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    APA! Pours for Pets

    Austin Pets Alive! puts the "fun" in "fundraiser" this month: For $40, you can purr-chase a passport to use participating locations throughout July, and at each stop, pick up a coffee, beer, glass of wine, or even a refreshing agua fresca. The nonprofit animal shelter is partnering with Austin favorites like Irene’s, Hank’s, Cosmic Coffee, Yard Bar, and more, and proceeds go to pets in need.
    July 1-31. $40 donation.  
    Citywide
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    Austin Transit Partnership Advisory Committees Applications

    Applications are now open to join the following committees: Engineering, Architecture, and Construction;: Finance and Risk; and Planning, Sustainability, Equity, and DBE Advisory. The governing body of the agency created to build out Project Connect, ATP will oversee funding, designing, and implementing the $7.1 billion mass transit overhaul.
    Online
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    Drive-Through Vaccine Clinic Volunteers

    If you're interested in volunteering at Travis County's drive-through vaccine clinic at COTA, sign up here.
    Clinic open: Fridays-Sundays  
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    Palm District Planning Survey

    Austin’s Palm District is located on the eastern edge of Downtown between I-35 and Trinity St., running from Rainey St. to 15th St. The city's Housing and Planning Department seeks public input on the future of the area as it develops the final Palm District Small Area Plan. Explore the area, take a survey, and ask questions on the city’s project website.
    Ongoing  
    Online
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    WIC Mobile Unit

    Resources and info about Austin Public Health’s Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) supplemental nutrition program for qualifying pregnant women, new mothers, and young children.
    Second Saturdays, 9am-1pm. Free.  
    3000 Jones Rd.
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    YWCA Greater Austin Warmline

    Call 512/548-9922 for support amidst the isolation of the COVID-19 pandemic.
    Mondays-Thursdays, 9am-8pm; Fridays, 9-5pm; Saturdays, noon-4pm  
    Citywide

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