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    Round Rock Express

    Vs. Albuquerque. Enjoy an Independence Day celebration with fireworks on Monday, bring a furry friend Thursday for Pints & Pups, more fireworks Friday, and Kids' Day is Sunday.
    Mon. & Sun., July 4 & 10, 6:05pm; Wed.-Sat., July 6-9, 7:05pm  
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    Austin Humane Society's Summer Kids Series

    Summer sessions will take Humane Heroes on an epic adventure to learn what it means to care for a pet of their own and explore ways to help animals in need. The beloved Teddy Bear surgery is back for two sessions, and an outdoor movie night screens June 23. It all culminates in graduation Aug. 3.
    June 7-Aug. 3. Free.  
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    Baby Formula Resources

    Due to the nationwide shortage of baby formula, which disproportionately affects low-income families with transportation and time restraints, Community Resilience Trust provides a helpful online resource. Families in need can sign up for updates on local formula supply and info from WIC, and those in the know can help track the supply by reporting information. Anyone with formula to donate can drop it off at any of several locations; get all the info online.
    Ongoing  
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    Ballet Austin Online Fitness Classes

    Choose from a variety of movement classes offered via livestream.
    Ongoing and June 21-July 29  
    Online
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    Butter & Jam Vibe Sessions

    Featuring 12 & Chicon St. Band. Butter & Jam is a place for musicians to huddle in the middle of the week between gigs and riff on familiar favorites, improvise on ideas, network, celebrate, mourn, and grow as a musical community. It also celebrates the influence of the Black community's influence on the culture of the city, state, nation and world.
    Wed., July 6, 9pm. $7 cash at the door.  
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    Del Valle Libraries Summer Storytimes

    Stories, snacks, and activities with an ocean theme for kids ages 3 and up.
    Wednesdays through July 27, 11am. Free.  
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    Donate Blood, Get Taquitos

    We Are Blood teams up with Whataburger to reward blood and platelet donors with a voucher for a free taquito. Schedule an appointment online or call 512/206-1266.
    July 1-15  
    We Are Blood donor centers and mobile drives
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    Free Fitness Classes

    Stronger Austin, powered by It’s Time Texas, offers a variety of free fitness classes, from cardio to Zumba.
    Ongoing. Free.  
    Online via Zoom
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    Free Women's Self-Defense Class

    Anyone who identifies as a woman and is interested in learning some hands-on self-defense techniques is welcome to join.
    First Wednesday of every month, 7:30-8:30pm. Free.
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    High Noon Talk

    Author Jesse Sublett talks Seventies Austin and his new and excellent true-crime book Last Gangster in Austin.
    Wed., July 6, noon  
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    Other Worlds Screenplay Contest

    Other Worlds Film Festival's eighth annual screenwriting contest, part of its mission to encourage work in science fiction and horror, is accepting submissions. New this year is the "under 18" category for young'uns starting to learn the craft. Early-bird deadline is March 31; entry fees increase with each following deadline (each month until August).
    Final deadline: Aug. 20  
    Apply online
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    Out of Town

    Pick-Your-Own Blueberries

    The sweetest blueberries are at their peak along with already picked berries at the Country Store in Edom.
    Through Sun., July 10. $3.75 per pound.  
    Berry Bush Blueberry Farm, Ben Wheeler
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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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    Pub Quiz at Baker Street

    Triviaficionados are welcome to join this COVID-cautious quiz to compete for prizes.
    Wednesdays, 7-9pm. Free.  
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    Rise Up 4 Abortion Rights

    Fed up with rights being taken away? If the overturning of Roe v. Wade has inspired you to take action, join the movement to demand legal abortion nationwide. Find resources and ways to act, including rallies, meetings, and donation drives, and sign up to be notified of local actions.
    Ongoing  
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    Out of Town

    Round Top Music Festival

    More than 80 young artists present orchestra, chamber, and solo work with concerts on Saturdays over six weeks. Weekday rehearsals in the concert hall are free and open to the public.
    June 5-July 17  
    Round Top
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    Trivia With Get It Gals

    "Best of Austin" winners Get It Gals are back with tons of trivia nights planned for y'all, with several based on TV programs you may have binged over the last year for some reason. Stay tuned on their socials because they are all over the place.
    Various locations
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    Volunteer With TCDP

    It's a great time to get involved with the Travis County Democratic Party. Sign up online to be notified of events in your area, such as gatherings to write postcards to help get out the vote.
    Ongoing  
    Various locations
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    We Are Blood’s Battle of the Badges

    The annual competition between first responders returns, with the goal of seeing who can donate more blood: Austin Police, Austin Fire, Austin/Travis County EMS, the Travis County Sheriff’s Department, or the city of Austin. Donors can vote for any of these when they check in for their appointment.
    June 30-July 9  
    We Are Blood donor centers and mobile drives
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    YMCA Early Learning Readiness Program

    A free community program for qualifying low-income families that focuses on preparing children ages 2-4 for school, while providing their caregivers with the tools to facilitate their child’s development. Classes are offered twice a week in English and Spanish and last one hour.
    English: Mondays & Wednesdays, 9am; Tuesdays & Thursdays, 10:30am. Spanish: Mondays & Wednesdays, 10:30am; Tuesdays & Thursdays, 9am.. Free.  
    Online
Ongoing
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    Austin Strategic Mobility Plan Survey

    Austin Transportation Department seeks community members’ feedback on three new policy changes to the Austin Strategic Mobility Plan, the city’s first comprehensive, multimodal transportation plan.
    Online
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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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    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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