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    3M Half Marathon

    More than 7,500 runners will wind their way through town, ending near the state Capitol, to benefit the Central Texas Food Bank. Spectating is discouraged at the start line, but there are 13 miles along the course to cheer for runners. Those who aren't participating, be aware of many street closures along the route.
    Sun., Jan. 23, 7:30am. $115-149.  
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    Donate Blood, Get a Free Sub

    We Are Blood partners with ThunderCloud Subs to reward blood and platelet donors with a voucher for a free small sub sandwich while supplies last. Schedule an appointment online or call 512/206-1266.
    Through Jan. 31  
    We Are Blood donor centers
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    Le Garage Sale

    A shopping event where every rack is a sale rack! Find all your favorite boutiques under one roof, and enjoy sips and giveaways as your peruse the goods. Note: Masks are required at Palmer regardless of vaccination status.
    Sat.-Sun., Jan. 22-23
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    Out of Town

    "Les Diners de Gala" by Salvador Dalí

    The Spanish surrealist painter illustrated the cookbook Gala’s Dinners in 1973 that included 136 recipes by French chefs. This traveling exhibit features 12 lithographs that were released in conjunction with the book and are some of his most unique experimental prints.
    Jan. 15-March 27. Free.  
    Noël Art Museum, San Angelo
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    Austin Scavenger Hunt

    Explore Downtown in search of storied buildings, green spaces, and famous concert venues, all while solving riddles, trivia questions, and completing photo challenges. Now available: "Roam From Home," with family and date night scavenger hunt activities you can do without leaving the house.
    Anytime. $12.99-24.99.  
    Online and at home
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    Barton Creek Farmers Market

    A great selection of local farmers bringing fabulous pastured meats, eggs, dairy, vegetables, and fruits, plus prepared-food vendors, artisans, bakers, and of course, live music.
    Sundays, 9am-1pm. Free.  
    4805 Hwy. 290 W., Sunset Valley (Kohl's parking lot)
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    Civic Events

    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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    Out of Town

    Eastside Market

    Local artists, artisans, and food trucks gather on the grounds of the Brotherwell Brewery just north of the river.
    Sun., Jan. 23, noon-5pm. Free.  
    Waco
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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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    Every Dog Is Lovable

    Submit a photo of and story about your dapper doggo for a chance to have your pet featured in the book Every Dog Is Lovable. Qualifiers will get a custom session with Dog Days Photography, and proceeds go to local nonprofit Hound Rescue.
    Nov. 26-March 18. $10 donation.  
    Online
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    Out of Town

    Grand Prairie Lunar New Year

    Get a jump on the Year of the Tiger with live performances, vendors, and fireworks to wrap up the final weekend.
    Festival: Fri.-Sun., Jan. 21-23 & 28-30. Lion dance & fireworks: Sat.-Sun., Feb. 5-6. Free.  
    Grand Prairie
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    Grant Program for Music Industry

    The city of Austin Economic Development Department is now accepting applications for the Austin Music Disaster Relief Grant. The fund provides one-time, unrestricted $2,000 grants to local professional musicians, independent promoters, music composers, and music industry workers facing hardships due to the economic impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic.
    Applications due Jan. 28, 5pm  
    Apply online
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    Green Eggs & Jam

    Brunch and a music series featuring tributes to jam bands every week.
    Sundays in January, noon. $15.  
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    Hatha Yoga

    A slow-moving asana practice to build strength and open the physical and energy body.
    Sundays, noon. $22.  
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    Keep Austin Rooted

    Gifting a tree through Treefolks is a fun way to surprise a friend or family member with a present that could last a lifetime, while beautifying and benefiting the community. Donors can opt for preset donation tiers of $30 (10 trees), $75 (25 trees), $150 (50 trees), or an amount of their choice.
    Ongoing  
    Online
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    Kids

    Kids' Chess Open Play

    Learn the basics and meet other young chess fans for a few games. Ages 17 and under, all skill levels welcome.
    Sundays, 1:30pm  
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    Mara Karpel Podcast

    Join Dr. Mara Karpel, author of The Passionate Life: Creating Vitality & Joy at Any Age, for a livestream with special guests each week discussing ways to create a more meaningful life.
    Sundays, 5pm  
    Online
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    NFL at the Cavalier

    The Cavalier is your fave non-sports bar to watch sports. There's plenty of TVs, it's dog-friendly, parking is free, and there's $5 frozens and burgs during the game.
    Thursdays & Sundays. Free.  
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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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    Civic Events

    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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    Shroud Con

    Enjoy daily vendors, giveaways, screenings, and games; meet Kenner toy designer Jim Swearingen, actor Mark Austin, and the Shroud Mandalorian cosplay group; and partake in food and drinks from a galaxy far, far away.
    Fri.-Sun., Jan. 21-23. $60.  
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    Sunday Satsang Meditation

    Commune with others and sit in silence to absorb the rich words of wisdom from teachers around the world.
    Sundays, 11am. $22.  
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    Sunday Tarot

    Join Carly for a 15-minute reading with the deck of your choice.
    Sundays, 6-8pm  
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    Out of Town

    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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    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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    Virtual APL Book Clubs

    Austin Public Library has a variety of virtual book clubs covering all ages and interests, like a mother/daughter club, tween fantasy, true crime, classics, and more. Check out their website or Eventbrite for details and crack those books!
    Ongoing  
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    Sports

    Virtual Fitness Classes

    Stronger Austin has a full slate of free virtual classes all week long, from cardio & strength to Zumba, so you can always fit some fitness in your schedule.
    Ongoing. Free.  
    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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    Voter Registration for March Primary

    If you plan on voting in the March 1 primary, be sure you're registered by the deadline. Check your status online or call 512/463-5650.
    Deadline: Jan. 31  
    Online
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