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for Sat., Jan. 11
  • Snow Ball: Project Transitions Runway

    Join Project Transitions for Snow Ball, a holiday-inspired fashionable celebration that features runway collections by talented Project Runway Designers, curated entertainment, light bites, cash bar, thrift pop-up, and dance party! VIP - preferred seating and designer meet and greet!
    Sat. Dec. 7, 6pm-9pm  
    Hotel Van Zandt
  • 11th Annual Humanities Texas Holiday Book Fair

    Join Humanities Texas for its 11th Annual Holiday Book Fair where twenty-three noteworthy authors will visit with the public and sign copies of their latest books, which Humanities Texas will offer for purchase at a discounted price. Available titles include works of fiction and nonfiction, with selections for both adult and youth readers (Christmas presents galore!). The event is free and open to the public, with all proceeds from book sales benefiting Texas libraries.
    Sat. Dec. 7, 10am-1pm  
    Byrne-Reed House
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    2020 Point in Time Count Volunteers Needed

    ECHO is looking for 800 volunteers to make its annual count of everyone experiencing homelessness in Austin and Travis County a success. The 2020 count takes place Jan. 25. Anyone 18 or older can participate; volunteers will work in teams counting folks in their assigned area. Others can collect donations for the care packages distributed during the count.
    Nov. 18-Jan. 24  
    Online
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    Austin FC Season Membership Deposits

    Austin's Major League Soccer team, Austin FC, is officially taking deposits for 2021 season memberships. Your deposit will reserve your spot in line, which means the earlier you purchase your membership, the earlier you're eligible to select your seats for the season.
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    Austin Home & Garden Show

    Whether you're looking to remodel your house or merely gawk at the work of pros, this gathering of experts and vendors has the goods. This year features a guest appearance by Extreme Makeover: Home Edition host and carpenter on TLC’s Trading Spaces, Ty Pennington.
    Fri.-Sun., Jan. 10-12. Adults, $8-10; ages 60 & up, $8; ages 16 & under, free.  
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    Austin Scavenger Hunt: Capitol Sights & Downtown Gems

    Gather your team and explore Downtown in search of storied buildings, green spaces, and famous concert venues, all while solving riddles, trivia questions, and completing photo challenges.
    365 days a year, 7am-10pm. $11.  
    1100 Congress
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    Breathwork, Mindfulness, and Meditation

    Alyson Simms guides this class exploring active breathing techniques to improve mental, physical, and spiritual health. Bring a yoga mat or something to sit on (a block, blanket, or pillow).
    Fourth and Second Saturday of every month, 10am-1pm. Free, but RSVP required.  
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    Kids

    Crafternoon

    Kids can express their creative side through painting, building, and working on seasonal projects.
    Second Saturdays, noon. $10.
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    Pioneer Yoga

    Practice yoga with instructor Jen Meigs amid Texas history in Pioneer Farms' town square-themed historic area. BYOM (bring your own mat)!
    Second Saturday of every month, 9-10am. $10.  
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    SoCo Select Farmers & Makers Market

    Because you like it local, because you like it good.
    Saturdays, 11am-5pm
    1511 S. Congress
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    Talk Money to Me

    Pop-up conference focusing on ways to build financial stability and wealth. Hosted by Bravely Go, a women-owned local business dedicated to closing the wage and investing gap.
    Sat., Jan. 11, 9am-4pm. $87.
    The Riveter, 1145 W. Fifth
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    Volunteers Needed to Make a Difference During Tax Season

    United Way of Williamson County is looking for volunteers to help with free tax prep services in Georgetown, Hutto, Leander, Liberty Hill, and Taylor. Work includes tax prep, translating, and greeting. No prior experience necessary, as a free training is provided, complete with IRS certification.: The sites will be open from Jan. 28 through April 15. Bilingual folks are sorely needed. Email, call, or visit the website for more info.
    Nov. 22-Jan. 23  
    Apply online
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    Yoga Therapy Series for Infertility

    This five-week series geared toward those experiencing infertility utilizes the tools of yoga to help reduce stress.
    Dec. 7-Jan. 11 (except Dec. 28). Saturdays, 1:30-5pm. $180.
    Be Well Austin, 1906 W. Koenig
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    [Rescheduled] Austin Stationary 5K

    It’s like other runs, except you stand in a line and run in place. And like other runs, there are supporters with signs. This is for real – you can be a runner or supporter.
    Sat., Jan. 11, 1-3pm. Free.  
Ongoing
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    Downtown Ghost Tours

    offer nooks-and-crannies walking tours that spotlight the dead to bring Austin's history and geography to life.
    Fri.-Sat., 8pm
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    Emancipet Free Days

    This mobile spay/neuter clinic might be in your neighborhood today. Check www.emancipet.org to find out.
    Fri.-Sat., check-in begins 8am (first come, first served). Free.
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    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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