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  • Food Trucks & Friendships

    Meet new friends in Austin & connect with real conversations! This event is hosted by Longwalks, an app that uses daily questions to help you connect with people in your area. Make sure to RSVP on Meetup & download the Longwalks app (for free)!
    Wed. Feb. 15, 6pm-8pm  
    Cosmic Coffee + Beer Garden
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    "Tangible/Nothing"

    In the first reinstallation of the collection galleries since it opened in 2019, Ruby City will present an exhibit of artwork from the Linda Pace collection by national and international artists.
    Through July 30, 2023  
    Ruby City, San Antonio
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    "Texas Governors and Their Times, 1846-1946"

    This exhibit showcases materials from the State Archives documenting the official work and daily business of the state’s chief executive spanning 100 years. Can't visit in person? It's available to explore online.
    Sept. 19, 2022-May 15, 2023. Free.
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    AISD Advocacy Advisory Commission Meeting

    The AAC is excited to welcome its new members and the public at its first meeting. The committee assists the school district in advancing its legislative priorities at the local, state, and federal level.
    Wed., Feb. 1, 5:30-7:30pm  
    AISD Central Office, 4000 S. I-35, Rm. 221
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    ATX Walk Bike Roll Feedback Needed

    The city is seeking feedback on its plans guiding how urban trails, sidewalks, crosswalks, and bike lanes are built.
    Through March 20
    Online
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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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    College Day at the Dock

    The eyes of Texas are upon college students on Wednesdays. Have your student ID ready, because it'll get you half off a boat rental all day.
    Wednesdays  
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    Donate Blood, Get Free Girl Scout Cookies

    Kick off cookie season and do some good by donating blood or platelets and getting a sweet reward of Thin Mints, Peanut Butter Patties, and other faves.
    Throughout February. Free.  
    We Are Blood donation centers
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    Drawing & Painting Classes for Kids

    Calling all mini Monets! Registration is now open for afterschool and weekend art classes with professional artist and educator Amanda Jones, teaching students ages 8-18. Professional illustrator Carly Dennis also offers a special weekly class for younger artists.
    Ongoing. $122.50-160 monthly.  
    607 W. St Johns #10
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    Emergency Preparedness Calendar Contest

    The city's Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Management will feature student artwork in the 2024 Emergency Preparedness Calendar. Central Texas students in kindergarten through eighth grade are invited to create art to be considered for the calendar, which will be distributed at libraries and available for download online.
    Deadline: March 31. Winners announced in April
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    Field Order 15: And Other Broken Promises

    Carver Museum ATX presents an exhibit examining the paradox of American exceptionalism and the call for reparations, with film, sculpture, and two-dimensional work from 11 artists who were asked to consider what is required for America to atone for the continued denial of full citizenship to Black people, and what repair would feel like in the body.
    On view throughout Black History Month; gallery opening Fri., Feb. 3, 6:30pm. Free.  
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    Fitness Classes With Stronger Austin

    Stronger Austin offers a variety of virtual fitness classes from chair yoga to kickboxing to Zumba, with something bound to fit in everyone's schedule. All you need to do is register and RSVP online!
    January to May. Free.  
    Virtual
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    Fix-It Clinic Coaches Needed

    Are you handy with a hammer? Skilled with a sewing machine? Educated about electronics? The city seeks folks with repair skills to become coaches for its Fix-It clinics; the next one is Feb. 25.
    Ongoing  
    Apply online
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    Flood Safety Contest

    Kids in sixth through 12th grade are invited to create a 30-second PSA about flood safety, with winners to be announced in individual, foreign language, and team categories.
    Deadline: March 31. Winners announced April 7
    Apply online
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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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    Geeks Who Drink Trivia

    Weekly trivia games for prizes, covering everything from Hungary to The Hunger Games, science to sports, the Billboard Hot 100 to Better Call Saul.
    Wednesdays, 7pm. Free.  
    Patrizi’s West, 1705 Cuernavaca Dr. N.
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    Governor's Community Achievement Awards

    The GCAA program has recognized outstanding communities since 1969, with the Texas Department of Transportation providing landscaping award funding since 1985. This year, ten winning communities will share $2 million in landscaping awards from TxDOT, with the amount based on population size. The funds are used for landscaping projects along state rights of way. Applications are now being accepted.
    Through Feb. 16. Free.
    Statewide
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    Keep Austin Beautiful Volunteer Opportunities

    Keep Austin Beautiful has plenty of shifts open for volunteers around town to clean up at parks and outdoor areas. Find one near you on the org's calendar and get to beautifying!
    Various dates & times  
    Various locations
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    Lifeguarding in Austin

    It may be freezing at the moment, but soon enough the city's pools will be struggling to staff up for warmer weather. The parks department is actively recruiting and training candidates age 15 and up, and they emphasize that minimum wage is now $20 per hour, lifeguards get free training and a free uniform, and there's a $400 training stipend for staff who complete a certain number of work hours during the swim season. Staff also get a free Cap Metro pass. Apply now to start working or training for summer now.
    Ongoing
    Apply online
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    Live at the Hive: Open Mic

    Bring your passions, bring your talents, bring your friends, and be a part of the Hive.
    Wednesdays, 6:30-10pm. Free.
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    Pub Quiz at Baker Street

    Get a team together to compete for prizes, and be sure to check the FB on Tuesday to get a preview of the categories you'll need to brush up on.
    Wednesdays, 7-9pm. Free.  
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    Quanah Parker Exhibit: One Man, Two Worlds

    Using 46 rare photographs, this exhibit tells the story of Cynthia Ann and Quanah Parker as the mother and son made their way through a changing world.
    Jan. 14-April 15
    Temple
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    Remembering Columbia 20th Anniversary

    On Feb. 1, 2003, the Space Shuttle Columbia broke apart over East Texas. Every year the Patricia Huffman Smith NASA Museum remembers the day with special programs and exhibits.
    Mon.-Wed., Jan. 30-Feb. 1. Free.
    Hemphill
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    Republic Square Park Fitness

    A mostly bodyweight bootcamp unlike any workout you've ever experienced, focused on building strength, power, speed, and mobility a while having the time of your life.
    Wednesdays, 6pm. Free, but RSVP.  
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    Small Batch Trivia From Geeks Who Drink

    A light, laid-back trivia night from the experts, with five rounds of five questions each including audiovisual elements and a three-question finishing round.
    Wednesdays, 7pm. Free.  
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    Texas State Parks Photo Contest

    Capture your adventures at Texas State Parks. Explore a new trail, discover a cool critter, or catch an awesome sunset, then submit your pics or tag them on social media (#TexasStateParks and #TexasParks100) to win parks passes or H-E-B gift cards.
    Deadline: Nov. 27  
    Submit online
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    Trout Fishing on the Guadalupe River

    Camp Huaco Springs on the Guadalupe River is open to anglers wishing to try their luck catching their daily bag limit of 5 of the more than 20,000 rainbow trout stocked by Texas Parks and Wildlife Department through late February. Anglers 17 years old and older will need a valid state fishing license.
    Through March 4  
    New Braunfels
Ongoing
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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.
    Check online for current schedule. Free.  
    Various locations

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