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June 2019

Show Your Type at We Are Blood

June 26 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 8:00 am, repeating until June 30, 2019

We Are Blood, 4300 N Lamar Blvd
Austin, 78756
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Free

We Are Blood is offering all donors an exclusive branded key tag throughout the month of June. Anyone that donates, or attempts to donate blood or platelets at a We Are Blood donor center or mobile drive will be given a customized key tag with their own blood type. For donors who don’t know their blood type, now is the best time to find out and We Are Blood will provide your key tag after the donation. Never forget your…

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Texas Book Festival: Dive Into Reading

June 26 @ 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Austin Motel, 1220 South Congress Avenue
Austin, 78704
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$20

Texas Book Festival is excited to announce a one-day summer event where guests can purchase a pool pass at some of the top hotels in Austin, including Austin Motel, East Austin Hotel, Hotel Ella, The LINE Hotel, and W Austin’s WET Deck, and receive a free copy of a book featured at the 2019 Texas Book Festival. This event will take place Wednesday, June 26 in celebration of Texas Book Festival’s author lineup sneak peek announcement that morning at 8:00…

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Negroni Week at Whisler’s Benefiting PAWS

June 26 @ 4:00 pm - June 27 @ 2:00 am
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Until July 4
Whisler’s, 1816 E 6th St
Austin, TX 78702 United States
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Free

Whisler’s is offering 3 unique versions of the popular Italian cocktail for this year’s annual Negroni week June 24-30. Featured drink, Oaxacan Fire, is an exotic take on the classic Negroni with raw undertones of an agave based Mexican liquor mezcal, Campari, Cocci Torino, Cynar served over a large cube with an orange slice dipped in fiery Chapulinas. Part of this year’s proceeds are to be donated to PAWS, an animal welfare organization.

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Marketing Essentials

$35.00

This class covers five essentials to market your small business. Marketing requires a blend of traditional and emerging practices, creativity, and 100% tenacity. Learn the right strategies and tactics to maximize success and avoid wasting valuable time and money. This class is taught by a University of Texas Instructor and counts toward the 6 course requirement needed to earn your Business Skills Certification.

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Sense-sational Thursdays: June

June 27 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Thursday, repeating until August 8, 2019

Bullock Texas State History Museum, 1800 Congress Ave
Austin, TX 78701 United States
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Free

At Sense-sational Thursdays, explore, observe, and listen to the world around you at these family experiences designed to engage various senses. Drop-in anytime between 10 a.m. and 12 p.m. at these programs that are FREE for members or with Museum admission. Sense-sational Thursdays are part of 2019's Bullock Summer Vacation! From June 11th to August 8th, families with kids from toddlers to tweens can enjoy programs every Tuesday and Thursday morning. While you're at the Museum, don't miss great IMAX documentaries, our Summer Family Film Series, and fantastic special exhibitions!

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Guidepost Montessori at Brushy Creek Open House

June 27 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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Free

Open House - 6/27 - 630pm-8pm Guidepost Montessori at Brushy Creek invites you to an evening of wine, cheese and mingling while looking through our freshly renovated classrooms for infants, toddlers, preschoolers and kindergartners.

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Keep Austin Shimmying! Friday Night Gala Show at the Austin Belly Dance Convention

June 28 @ 7:00 am - 9:30 pm
Holiday Inn Austin Midtown, 6000 Middle Fiskville Rd
Austin, TX 78752 United States
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Start your weekend with a bang by watching our amazing workshop teachers and guest performers do what they do best; entertain and inspire you! Special live performances from international star Michelle Sorensen and other talented dancers in Middle Eastern, cabaret, fusion, and folkloric belly dance. The Gala Show is opened to the public (with purchase of a ticket), where they will have accessed to our vendors and countless beautiful international products. Tickets at the door are $25. Discounted tickets can…

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Suffrage Centennial: Texas Women and the Right to Vote

June 28 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Bullock Texas State History Museum, 1800 Congress Ave
Austin, TX 78701 United States
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Free

Join us for a program on the evening of June 28, 2019 to commemorate the centennial of Texas' ratification of the 19th amendment. This program will coincide with the opening of an exhibition in the Museum gallery exploring the history of women's suffrage. For this evening program, a panel of historians will explore the movement leading up to women's suffrage, provide some historical context for this era of Texas history and highlight issues that still have continuing relevance today.  

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The Austin Belly Dance Convention!

June 28 @ 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Until June 30
Holiday Inn Austin Midtown, 6000 Middle Fiskville Rd
Austin, TX 78752 United States
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The Austin Belly Dance Convention  is an annual 3-day event that has been bringing  the Middle Eastern dance and Belly Dance community together since its inception. Cabaret, folklore, and tribal dances are all represented by our collection of hand-picked performers and instructors from across the globe. We offer 50+ hours of dance workshops and instruction from globally recognized dance artists, two evening gala shows with professional dancers and afternoon shows open to any performer. Dozens of vendors are represented, selling handmade and…

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Milonga & Margarita – Drop in class + margarita

June 28 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Esquina Tango, 209 Pedernales St
Austin, 78702
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$10

Walk in All Level Milonga  class plus some nice Margaritas...what else is needed? All Level Milonga class 6:45- 8:00 pm with Gustavo Simplis. Practice, mingle and enjoy complimentary Margarita before and after class! Invite your friends and come sample this fun Argentinian dance! No partner or experience necessary! About EsquinaTango: Esquina Tango Cultural Society of Austin is a non-profit 501C3 organization striving to build a vibrant and diverse community in East Austin and beyond through culture, health, and dance, with an…

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Summer of Disney

June 28 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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One event on June 29, 2019 at 7:00 pm

Ao5 Gallery, 3005 South Lamar Blvd, Suite C110-B
Austin, TX 78704 United States
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Free

Opening Weekend Friday & Saturday, June 28th & 29th | 7-9pm with Disney Fine Artist Heather Edwards Event sponsored by Playa Real Tequila RSVP Required to attend, please select one night only. This summer, Ao5 Gallery will be presenting the Summer of Disney – an exhibition featuring original and limited edition artwork by over a dozen official Disney Fine Artists. Heather Edwards, best known for her realist portrait paintings of beloved Disney characters, will be in the gallery painting live,…

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Bastrop Patriotic Festival, Fun Run & 5K

June 29 @ 8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Fisherman’s Park, 1200 Willow St./400 Farm St.
Bastrop, 78602
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$10

Bastrop Patriotic Festival is an all-day fun-filled event for the whole family to celebrate everything American. The Patriotic Festival includes events such as: Fun Run/ 5K (8 AM, 8:20, AM) Kiddie Train Ride (9 AM-8 PM) Water Wonderland (10 AM-8 PM) Sand Volleyball (10 AM - 4 PM) Games and Crafts Activity Tent (10 AM- 8 PM) Car Show (10 AM - 10 PM) Hot Pepper (1 PM), Pie (2 PM), Hot Dog (3 PM), and Ice Cream (4 PM)…

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Summer Playgroups at North Austin YMCA

June 29 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 10:00 am on Saturday, repeating until August 10, 2019

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$5

SUMMER FAMILY PLAYGROUPS Looking for a fun way to beat the Texas heat this summer? Come play, learn & explore with your child at our summer family playgroups at the Y! Discover our interactive stations at the YMCA every 2nd and 4th weekend this summer! Come and enjoy our tumbling station, imagination station, puzzle station and more. Open to families with children ages 1-6 years old. Locations in North Austin, East Austin and Downtown Austin!

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Ahoy Matey Chocolate Tasting

June 29 @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
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One event on June 30, 2019 at 12:00 pm

Delysia Chocolatier Culinary Center, 2000 Windy Terrace, Suite 2C
Austin, 78613
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Need an escape from the mundane routine?!? Cast away your worries and sail over to Delysia Chocolatier for a nautical inspired chocolate tasting. Our Sea salt cranberry hazelnut chocolate truffle showcases a unique twist to a classic with sweet cranberries and crunchy hazelnuts complimenting the pink himalayan sea salt. As you nibble on our Spiced seaweed chocolate truffle, feel the monotony of your daily routine fade away as you experience the crunch of the seaweed surrounded by the tanginess of…

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Sunday Playgroups at the Austin YMCA

June 29 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 2:00 pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until August 11, 2019

SUMMER FAMILY PLAYGROUPS   Looking for a fun way to beat the Texas heat this summer? Come play, learn & explore with your child at our summer family playgroups at the Y! Discover our interactive stations at the YMCA every 2nd and 4th weekend this summer! Come and enjoy our tumbling station, imagination station, puzzle station and more. Open to families with children ages 1-6 years old. Locations in East Austin and Downtown Austin! East Communities YMCA (EC) 5315 Ed Bluestein…

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Saturday Live Music Concert Series

June 29 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Until June 29
The Hive, 10415 Old Manchaca Road
Austin, 78748
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Free

Join us EVERY Saturday evening @ 6pm for live music starting at 6pm! Every weekend we'll feature new artists to add to our amazing line up of weekend events for families. Come enjoy delicious dinner and beer/wine in our huge fenced-in backyard. Children are of course always welcome!

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Austin Raqs! Saturday Night Gala Show at the Austin Belly Dance Convention

June 29 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Holiday Inn Austin Midtown, 6000 Middle Fiskville Rd
Austin, TX 78752 United States
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$25

The Austin Belly Dance Convention is proud to present a variety of Middle Eastern dance styles. Performers include ABDC instructors and hand-picked guest dancers in this high caliber and dynamic show. Join us for live traditional music with Badrawn, internationally renowned headliners, and our convention teachers. The Gala Show is opened to the public (with purchase of a ticket), where they will have access to our vendors and countless beautiful international products. Tickets at the door are $25. Discounted tickets can…

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Sacred Earth Stories

June 29 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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One event on June 30, 2019 at 2:00 pm

Emma S. Barrientos Mexican American Cultural Center, 600 River St
Austin, TX 78701 United States
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$15 – $20

Anuradha Naimpally is an experienced dance soloist, choreographer, collaborator, educator and social practitioner. She connects modern audiences of all ages to the ancient arts of India through her organization Austin Dance India (ADI). She and her students present moving performances in the classical Bharata Natyam style at concert halls and festivals across the state. Naimpally also organizes interactive educational programs for youth at schools and libraries. A recipient of numerous awards—including the Canada Council's Jacqueline LeMieux Prize—Naimpally has been named…

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SFC: Whole Hog Butchery with Central Texas Meat Collective

June 30 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Sustainable Food Center, 2921 E 17th St, Bldg C
Austin, TX 78702 United States
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$50 – $200

Sharpen your knife skills, learn where your favorite cuts of meat come from, and meet a local farmer in our Whole Hog Butchery class! Join professional butcher and co-founder of the Central Texas Meat Collective, Julia Poplawsky, in Sustainable Food Center’s Teaching Kitchen and learn how to break down a whole hog, transforming it into roasts, chops, ribs, pork belly and more. Learn what to do with the trimmings, skin and bones, and pick up tips for preparing and curing…

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Longhorn Meat Market’s 50th Birthday Party

June 30 @ 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Longhorn Meat Market, 2411 East Martin Luther King Jr Blvd
Austin, 78702
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$30

Longhorn Meat Market is celebrating their 50th birthday in style with an evening of barbecue, brews and more at the local East Austin shop on Sunday, June 30 from 4 to 8 p.m. This milestone celebration—which commemorates 50 years in Longhorn Meat Market’s current location in the east Austin neighborhood—will offer the community an evening spent in true Texas style. Freshly-smoked BBQ from the market will be the highlight, including features like brisket, chicken, Longhorn’s specialty house-made sausages and more…

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Industry’s Big Pride Party!

June 30 @ 9:00 pm - 12:00 am
Industry, 110 E Martin Luther King Dr, Suite 126
San Marcos, 78666
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Free

Join Industry in San Marcos for an amazing night celebrating Pride Month! We’ll be partying with an incredible drag show, DJ tunes, reverse happy hour from 9pm to midnight, and a $5 Pride cocktail all night. Come as you are and join the fun!

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July 2019

We Are Blood’s Annual Battle of the Badges 2019

July 1 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Until July 7
We Are Blood, 4300 N Lamar Blvd
Austin, 78756
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We Are Blood, the exclusive provider of the blood supply for 10 counties in Central Texas, hosts Battle of the Badges, an annual competition between Austin Police Department, Austin-Travis County EMS and Austin Fire Department to encourage much-needed blood donations. Individuals that donate July 1 through July 7 will have the opportunity to vote for one of the competing departments. The departments will battle it out to see who can recruit the most blood donors and the one to receive…

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NaMasque at Lovejay

July 1 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30 pm on Monday, repeating until August 26, 2019

Lovejay Beauty, 2124 E. 6th St.
Austin, 78702
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$30

Mondays 6:30 - 7:45 pm $30 per session ​NaMasque ("Nah-mask-ay”) is a 75 minute yoga, skin mask and meditation experience to relax and restore the body, mind, spirit and skin!  The experience incorporates aromatherapy, mindful yoga, skin hydration mist, skin mask, meditation, skin serum and eye treatment. Reserve your spot at https://www.lovejaybeauty.com/events ​Spaces are limited - 6 Total Spaces

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BizAid Business Orientation

July 2 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
North Village Branch, Austin Public Library, 2505 Steck Ave
Austin, TX 78757 United States
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Free

BizAid Business Orientation provides a general overview of opening a small business or re-evaluating an existing business during its growth. In this session, you will be informed of key questions to consider when developing your business and resources to take you to the next level. Parking:  Free Fee:  FREE

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Taxpayer Seminar for Small Businesses

July 3 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Free

Representatives from the Comptroller's Office will go over the following topics rules, records, reports, remittance and resources. This session will also cover Texas sales, use taxes and permits; required recordkeeping; Texas resale certificate; Texas exemption certificate; successor liability; accounting methods (cash vs. accrual); auditing Taxpayer records; reporting periods; filing sales tax returns; pre-payments, discounts and penalties; other taxes and fees, and online assistance. Parking:  Free  Fee:  FREE

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