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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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    Nonprofit Happy Hour

    Hearth & Soul offers complimentary Ranch Rider spirits, and all proceeds from sales of their Belgium Linen candle go toward nonprofit partner Rosedale School.
    Fri., Jan. 28, 5-7pm  
    Hearth & Soul, 2727 Exposition
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    "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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Knit & Crochet Group

    This knitting circle is open to knitters and crocheters, whether you’re just picking up yarn and needles for the first time or have been knitting for years.
    Fridays, 2-4pm  
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    Out of Town

    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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    Over the Lege Live! Podcast

    The one and (maybe) only political satire show based on the Texas Lege generally airs every other Friday, with some exceptions due to the holidays. Tune in to learn and laugh.
    Fridays, 7:30pm. Free.  
    Virtual
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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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    Spicewood Blues Connection

    Family- and pet-friendly, outdoors, and free! Grab dinner and a drink and enjoy live blues.
    Thursdays, Dec. 23 & 30; Fridays, Jan. 7-28, 6-9pm. Free.  
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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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    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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    Yin Integrations

    Incorporates affirmations, meditation, sound therapy, and energy healing for the purpose of integration.
    Fridays, 10am. $22.  
Ongoing

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