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September 2019

Twice Loved Sale

September 6 @ 7:00 pm
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One event on September 7, 2019 at 8:00 am

Blue Genie Art Bazaar, 6100 Airport Boulevard
Austin, 78752
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Free

Shop with us to find everything you need from maternity to high school. Top quality kids clothing (infant to size 16), gear, toys, books, feeding and bathing essentials, bikes, furniture, decor, maternity and more. We inspect all items for quality and safety. You save 75% or more off retail prices! All purchases are TAX FREE and support great local non-profits. Entry: $8 on Friday, $1 on Saturday (or free with a picture of the flyer from www.twicelovedsale.com)

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Camp Vida Fashion Show + Magazine Release Party

September 7 @ 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Brick at Blue Star Art Complex, 108 Blue Star
San Antonio, 78204 United States
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$20 – $50

WELCOME TO CAMP VIDA! Vida Magazine is back with their second magazine release party, CAMP VIDA, an interactive fashion event featuring brand activations, live performances, and an iconic fashion show! This event- in collaboration with our event partner, People's Revolt- celebrates the art of being together because that's what "vida" is all about. Fashion, lifestyle, and art help connect our human experiences so we want to cultivate an interactive event that explores connecting with yourself, creativity, and others. From the…

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Google: Help Customers Find You!

$35

Make your business stand out on Google and attract new customers for Free! Upon completion of this course, the participant should be able to: Create an online Google My Business Listing; Understanding why being online matters; Be found online with advertising; Understand how Gsuite can give your business the tools to Connect, Create and Control and Connect with customers with compelling videos on YouTube. This class is taught by a University of Texas Instructor and counts toward the 6-course requirement…

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BizAid Business Orientation

September 10 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Austin Public Library – Ruiz Branch, 1600 Grove Blvd.
Austin, 78741
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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.

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Little Texans: Suit Up

September 12 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Bullock Texas State History Museum, 1800 Congress Ave
Austin, TX 78701 United States
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Free with Museum Admission

From gloves to hats to shoes, try on different clothes and gear that workers need to do their jobs safely. Drop-in for this monthly hands-on program incorporating movement, play and tactile learning into engaging experiences where younger children (ages 2-5) can discover something new alongside their caregivers. Program is FREE for members or with exhibit admission. This project was made possible in part by the Institute of Museum and Library Services.

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Mujeriego

September 12 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Elisabet Ney Museum, 304 E 44th St
Austin, TX 78751 United States
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Free

By projecting images of clothes from their own closets onto their forms, artist Michael Anthony García creates in-camera photo collage portraits of local women of color to relay their stories. Through conversation, the artist connects with the women, discussing and selecting items from their wardrobe which are photographed and instantly projected onto their forms. Those images are ultimately used in temporary installations on the subjects' beds with other items from their closets, which are then documented in the final images…

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Social Media Best Practices

$35

Social media like Facebook and Twitter are not only great ways for people to stay in touch with one another, they're also a great marketing tools when implemented well. Businesses throughout the world want to use social media to: increase their brand image and awareness, develop stronger customer relations, and improve ROI. This class is designed to familiarize you with social media itself, the do's and don'ts of social media, and best practices in social media. You'll understand how to…

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Peter Max : The Retrospective – Back to Woodstock 50th Anniversary

September 14
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An event every day that begins at 2:00 am, repeating until September 15, 2019

Russell Collection Fine Art Gallery, 1137 W 6th St
Austin, 78703
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A Retrospective collection with a significant nod to Woodstock and from the studio of artist legend, Peter Max, will be on exhibition and available for acquisition in a limited engagement presentation at The Russell Collection, Austin’s premier fine art gallery. The exhibition opens with an evening preview event on Friday, September 6, 2019 from 5-7 pm and the Exhibition extends through Sunday, September 15,2019. Two limited engagement, not-to-be-missed Gallery receptions for the public have been announced: Saturday, September 14 from 6 to 8…

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Free Gardening Seminar – The Selection, Planting and Care of your Trees

September 14 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Zilker Botanical Garden, 2220 Barton Springs Rd
Austin, TX 78746 United States
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free with park admission fee

Get ready for tree planting season! There are many types of trees that will thrive in Central Texas. Matching a tree’s characteristics and growing requirements with your personal preferences is the first step to successfully adding or replacing trees that will increase the value of your property and bring you enjoyment for many years. Please join Travis County Master Gardener Jerry Naiser as he takes you through the steps of selecting, planting and caring for your trees. Planting the tree…

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CASA Superhero Run

September 15 @ 7:00 am - 10:30 am
Broadmoor Campus, 11501 Burnet Rd
Austin, TX 78758 United States
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$1 – $50

Run, walk or fly to the 10th annual CASA Superhero Run 5K and Kids 1K where you can be a superhero for children who've been abused or neglected. You choose what kind of superhero you will be: register for the race, donate to kids, fundraise for the cause, or do all 3! The CASA Superhero Run is the opening race for the 2019-20 Austin Distance Challenge, so kick off a year of super-speed and fitness with our chip-timed 5K! Race…

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Interviews and Hiring Employees

$35

Of all the decisions business owners make, none impacts the effectiveness of their business more profoundly than hiring. Understanding how to interview a potential employee and hire for the right fit is necessary for any small business owner. This course will teach you how to develop your own structured interviewing techniques, help you to differentiate between behaviors and traits, and show you how to write effective behavioral based questions so that you can prepare to ask the right questions when…

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Launch Pad Job Club Employment Expo!

September 17 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
accruent, 11500 Alterra Parkway #110
Austin, 78758 United States
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FREE

ALL Job Seekers Are Welcome! ALL is FREE! You're invited to attend the 4th Annual Launch Pad Job Club Employment Expo Activities: Resume Tweaking (bring copies to show and share!) Linkedin Profile Review Training sessions on best use of Indeed website -- hosted by club partner and sponsor Indeed Linkedin Headshots (say, "Hire Me!") Excellent speakers sharing insights into the job search Job Fair Area (companies participating ): ACC Accruent CapMetro City of Austin Consulting Solutions.Net Edward Jones Financial – Office of…

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BizOpen: Commercial Property Requirements Webinar

September 18 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
Free

The BizOpen Orientation Live Webinar provides a general overview of the potential steps in the City of Austin's development process. The objective is to help you identify which processes are relevant to your business location development, and how to navigate the steps in a timely and efficient manner.   Material will cover the following: Development Assessment, Land Use and Zoning, Site Plan Review, Building Plans and Permits, and Inspections and Certificate of Occupancy.System   Requirements: An internet connection: broadband wired…

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BizOpen: Commercial Property Requirements

Free

The BizOpen Orientation provides a general overview of the potential steps in the City of Austin's development process. The objective is to help you identify which processes are relevant to your business location development, and how to navigate the steps in a timely and efficient manner. Material will cover the following: Development Assessment, Land Use and Zoning, Site Plan Review, Building Plans and Permits, and Inspections and Certificate of Occupancy.

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SBA-504/CDC Loan Program

Free

The 504-loan program provides long-term, fixed -rate, subordinate mortgage financing for acquisition and/or renovation of capital assets including land, buildings and equipment. Some refinancing is also permitted. The SBA's 504 Certified Development Companies (CDC) serve their communities by financing business expansion needs. Find out about this loan and SBA resources to help your business grow. Instructor for this class is Lionel Leo Davila with Small Business Administration (SBA) who is the Lender Relations Specialist/Veterans Representative.

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Introduction to QuickBooks Desktop

$75

Whether you are a brand-new user looking to master the fundamentals of QuickBooks, or an existing user wishing to take your QuickBooks knowledge to another level, the QuickBooks Introduction can help you improve the way you use QuickBooks accounting software to manage your business. This class covers accounting basics, tracking revenue and expenses, bank reconciliation and file setup using QuickBooks Pro accounting software. Don't waste time through trial and error learning. If you want to reduce frustration, and increase accuracy…

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Strategic Pricing

$35

Pricing is the fastest and most effective way for companies to increase profitability. Studies show that a 1% increase in pricing has a greater positive impact on profitability than does a 1% increase in sales volume or a 1% decrease in costs. Unfortunately, too many companies do not think tactically about pricing and do not effectively price for profitability. This workshop is designed to help small business owners and managers to understand common mistakes that companies make in pricing and…

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Build Your Business Plan

September 25 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Austin Public Library – Ruiz Branch, 1600 Grove Blvd.
Austin, 78741
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Free

Business resources can empower you when starting, managing, and optimizing your small business or nonprofit organization.  In our training workshop, you will have the opportunity to use your business resources to build a business plan, develop financial projections, explore your target market, or create a marketing mailing list based on demographics.  We will explore two of your Gale Business resources, DemographicsNow, a comprehensive business and residential reference and Gale Small Business Builder a step-by-step online planning tool with an intuitive…

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BizAid Business Orientation

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.

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Gallery Talk: Jeffrey Gibson

September 26 @ 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Blanton Museum of Art, 200 E. Martin Muther King Jr. Blvd.
Austin, 78712
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Included with Admission

Join Kaila Schedeen, UT art history PhD candidate, in the galleries for a conversation about Jeffrey Gibson: This Is the Day. Schedeen’s research focuses on indigenous North American artists whose works engage issues of sovereignty, identity, and the history of representation. Included with museum admission. The Blanton is located at the intersection of Congress Avenue and Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard. Paid parking is available in the Brazos Garage on Brazos Street and Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard. Parking is $4; bring…

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Small Business Recordkeeping

$35

Paperwork? I don't have time to spend keeping up with details - I'm too busy growing my business and doing the work! Have you ever asked yourself - what documents do I really need for me, the IRS, the State of Texas, my bank, and the people I do business with? Sound familiar? Then this class if for you. Learn the basics of what records to create, how long to keep them, and how to use this information to grow…

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October 2019

Round Rock Chalk Walk Arts Festival

October 4 @ 5:00 pm - October 5 @ 11:00 pm
Dell Diamond, hwy 79
Round Rock, TX 78665 United States
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Free

Round Rock Chalk Walk Arts Festival October 4 - 5, 2019 Location Dell Diamond, 3400 East Palm Valley Boulevard Round Rock, Texas 78665 Festival dates and hours: Friday, October 4, 2019:  5:00 pm – 11:00 pm Saturday, October 5, 2019:  9:00 am – 11:00 pm   The Round Rock Chalk Walk Arts Festival is Round Rock area’s largest and most prestigious (and the most fun, in our estimation) festival, attracting over 40,000 people annually to this free event on the…

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2019 Swan Songs Serenade featuring Marcia Ball

October 20 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The Four Seasons, Austin, 98 San Jacinto Blvd.
Austin, 78701
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$150

Austin-based, music nonprofit Swan Songs announces the 2019 Swan Songs Serenade to take place Sunday, Oct. 20, 2019 at The Four Seasons located at 98 San Jacinto Blvd., Austin, Texas 78701. This event will take place from 6 - 10 p.m. and is the nonprofit’s annual signature fundraiser featuring a seated dinner, a live and silent auction, VIP sponsor reception and this year, a live performance by American blues singer and pianist and Austin City Limits Hall of Fame 2018…

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November 2019

Run for the Water

November 3 @ 7:00 am - 10:00 am
$10 – $95

Registration for 2019 Run For The Water is open. From 5k to 10-Miles and a kids K there’s a distance for everyone! You can give clean drinking water for life to someone in Burundi, Africa just by registering for the 2019 Run For The Water. Runners of all ages and experience levels are invited to take part in this inspiring Austin event which has helped bring clean water to nearly 100,000 people in Burundi, one of the world’s poorest nations.…

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