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    Wednesday Jan 17 @ 9:00 AM
Gymboree Play & Music- Open House 2018
Gymboree Play & Music Central Texas – Join Gymboree Play & Music of SouthWest and Central Texas for our first Open House of 2018 on January 17th! Classes are FREE all day for members and non-members. Be sure to sign up on the website at gymboreeclasses.com to secure your spot! We will have special discounts for families that sign up for a membership during Open House!
 
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    Wednesday Jan 17 @ 10:15 AM
Music with Mar Class
BabyEarth Round Rock Store – Music with Mar: A class where a caregiver and child (ages birth through preschool) participate together in musical activities. These classes are focused on the four main areas of development – cognitive, social, motor and language. Hop on in to learn and play through music! Classes are drop-in, so no advance sign-up needed. The class costs $12/family, payable directly to the class leader, Miss Julie. A 5-class punch card is $50/family. As always, our family pricing allows for moms or caregivers to bring all little ones (in one family) for one price. When you purchase a 5 class card it is the same as getting one class free! www.facebook.com/musicwithmarcentraltexas www.musicwithmar.com
 
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    Wednesday Jan 17 @ 10:30 AM
LTCC January Luncheon- Lake Travis Economic Forecast at Vintage
Lake Travis Chamber of Commerce – The annual Lake Travis Economic Forecast provides attendees with first hand information about growth and development in the South Lake Travis area. Hear from city officials, the school district, an area residential and commercial Realtor and a representative from the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas. Speakers Dr. Brad Lancaster, Superintendent of Schools, LTISD Steve Jones, City Manager, City of Lakeway Monty Parker, Council Member, City of Bee Cave Doug Land, Broker, Kuper Sotheby's International Realty Keith Phillips, Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas, San Antonio Branch http://www.laketravischamber.com/events/details/ltcc-january-luncheon-lake-travis-economic-forecast-at-vintage-villas-9475
 
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    Wednesday Jan 17 @ 11:15 AM
Kinderdance
BabyEarth Round Rock Store – Kinderdance of North Austin's Programs encourage children to have fun and gain a love for learning by associating it with something that comes naturally --- movement, music, dance, and fitness! Wednesdays, 11:15-11:45 KinderTots (Best for ages 12 months - age 3, but children up to age 5 are welcome!) KinderTots is an age appropriate dance and creative movement program designed to develop gross motor skills, movement creativity, physical development (flexibility, strength, balance, coordination), tumbling, body awareness and communication skills! Cost for the class will be $8 payable directly to the teacher.....(cash or card). Receive a 10% discount for siblings. More information on Kinderdance of North Austin can be found at www.northaustindance.com.
 
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    Wednesday Jan 17 @ 12:00 PM
Flunch
CTX Student Activities – Calling all commuters!!!! Come join us for delicious and FREE lunch in the Student Center at 12:00 if you are a commuter!!
 
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    Wednesday Jan 17 @ 3:00 PM
Baby Play Group
BabyEarth Round Rock Store – Join us every Wednesday afternoon at 3:00pm for a Free Baby Play Group! We will set out sensory toys, musical instruments and some fun tunnels and mats to let babies have lots of interactive, social, free-play time. Since this class is designed for our smallest of customers to socialize, we encourage families with non-mobile, crawling and/or cruising babies to attend. Older children are welcome to attend our free-time play, dance, music and story time classes.
 
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    Wednesday Jan 17 @ 5:30 PM
HDO at UT Austin: January 17 Info Session (Austin)
Human Dimensions of Organizations at UT Austin – Join us for an information session on the 15-month Master's program from Human Dimensions of Organizations (HDO) at UT Austin. The session will be led by Dr. Art Markman, HDO's Founding Director. Dr. Markman will cover a variety of topics related to the program, including: Program Overview & History Course Structure & Curriculum Advisors, Faculty, Assignments Admissions & Tuition There will also be time for Q&A following Dr. Markman's presentation.
 
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    Wednesday Jan 17 @ 6:00 PM
GSC Spring Welcome Back: Doughnuts and Board Games!
Gender and Sexuality Center at the University of Texas Austin – Join us as we kick off the spring semester! This super low-key event will be a way to connect with GSC regulars, meet new students, and play board games. We'll have a few, but feel free to bring your favorites.
 
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    Wednesday Jan 17 @ 6:00 PM
Texas Science Parents’ Night at the Museum
College of Natural Sciences, UT Austin – Join us for Texas Science Parents’ Night at the Museum! We are excited for this opportunity to connect with Texas Science parents and share updates about ongoing initiatives in the College of Natural Sciences, UT Austin, where we are dedicated to our students. Attendees will have an opportunity to: • Hear college updates from assistant dean, Dr. Mike Raney, and executive director of the Texas Institute for Discovery Education in Science, Dr. Sarah Eichorn. • Meet local Texas Science parents. • Explore exciting exhibits at the Texas Museum of Science & Technology (see txmost.org/current-exhibitions) *This event is free for College of Natural Sciences parents and guardians. Space is limited. Please RSVP by January 15 at txsci.net/TXMOST.* Parents Connect events, hosted by the College’s External Relations team, give parents an opportunity to network with peers and interact with College representatives. Please visit our Parent Connection website to learn more at cns.utexas.edu/alumni-friends/parent-connection.
 
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    Wednesday Jan 17 @ 6:00 PM
Alternative Piano Bar Experience with Johnny Holden at Scoot Inn
Historic Scoot Inn – Join us every Wednesday from 6-8pm for an Alternative Piano Bar Experience with Johnny Holden at the Historic Scoot Inn! This is free and open to the public. Johnny will perform a wide mixture of covers - some of which are well-known pop/rock songs but also various leftfield versions of heavy rock and punk tunes by the likes of Queens of the Stone Age, the Sex Pistols, the Dead Kennedys, Kings of Leon, Cold War Kids etc. With an eclectic and varied repertoire, you're not likely to hear typical piano bar songs like “Piano Man", "Tiny Dancer", or "Someone Like You" when Johnny Holden is tickling the ivory.
 
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    Wednesday Jan 17 @ 6:30 PM
Sanctuary Cities: On-the-Ground Impact
Lyndon Baines Johnson Library and Museum – Join the LBJ Future Forum on Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2018, for a conversation on sanctuary cities from the diverse perspectives of those who witness the on-the-ground impact. Confirmed participants include: - Louis Barrios, veteran San Antonio restaurateur - Jesús Garza, former CEO of Seton Healthcare and former Austin city manager - Dr. Stan Paz, executive director of the Texas Association of Latino Administrators and Superintendents - Lupe Valdez, Dallas County Sheriff and Democratic candidate for governor - Julián Aguilar, immigration reporter for the Texas Tribune, will serve as moderator for the discussion. Doors open at 6 p.m. The discussion will go from 6:30-7:30 p.m. A cocktail reception will follow the panel, and attendees are encouraged to continue the conversation over drinks and light bites. RSVP This program is open to both Future Forum members and the public. Please RSVP online and let us know you'll be attending: https://20207.thankyou4caring.org/pages/future-forum Location & Parking The LBJ Presidential Library is located at 2313 Red River St. Free parking is available in the library's visitor lot #38. Parking entrance located on Red River Street.
 
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    Wednesday Jan 17 @ 6:30 PM
Free Screening of I Am Not Your Negro
KLRU-TV, Austin PBS – This is an annual collaboration with KLRU-TV, Austin PBS. The screening is free - but you must RSVP via Eventbrite to reserve your tickets. In 1979, James Baldwin wrote a letter to his literary agent describing his next project, "Remember This House." The book was to be a revolutionary, personal account of the lives and assassinations of three of his close friends: Medgar Evers, Malcolm X and Martin Luther King, Jr. At the time of Baldwin's death in 1987, he left behind only 30 completed pages of this manuscript. Filmmaker Raoul Peck envisions the book James Baldwin never finished. Rated PG-13 for disturbing violent images, thematic material, language and brief nudity. I Am Not Your Negro (2016) 1h 33min Documentary More information on the film http://www.imdb.com/title/tt5804038/ KLRU’s mission is to educate, entertain and engage children and adults in the Greater Austin area and beyond by providing distinctive media experiences that matter, whether on the air, online or on the ground, and reflecting Austin’s uniqueness and creativity to the world. Community-supported public television inspiring Austin with quality programming, engaging events and educational opportunities.
 
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    Wednesday Jan 17 @ 6:30 PM
2018 Bond: Public Testimony 1/17
Austin, Texas - Your City Government – The City of Austin wants to hear from you about a potential 2018 bond package. Learn more at AustinTexas.Gov/2018Bond.
 
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    Wednesday Jan 17 @ 6:30 PM
Warren Hood at The ABGB- every Wednesday at 6:30p
The ABGB – If it's Wednesday... than it's time to get happy. And it's time for Warren. Our weekly shows on Wednesdays with Warren Hood are just the thing you need to get you through the week. Warren is our neighbor here in South Austin. He's also an ABGB regular. We count ourselves as pretty lucky to have one of our city's best musicians living so close... and even luckier that we get to put him and his stellar band to work bringing us his unique swinging Texas roots pop. We've nicknamed the shows as being "All Good In The Hood". Wednesdays are happy hour all night all long with a $1 off pints and reduced prices on pitchers. So, come over. We're going to be having a real good time... and we're going to be dancing. We want you here.
 
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    Wednesday Jan 17 @ 7:00 PM
Date Night at the DAC: Speed Printing
Dougherty Arts Center – An artistic sampler of sorts, it’s like speed dating but with printmaking! Collaborate with well-known Austin printmakers to design your own prints using everything from gelatin to fish molds. Explore an exhibit by Women Printmakers of Austin (WPA) and get the chance to mingle with the artists themselves. The City of Austin is proud to comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act. If you require assistance for participation in our programs or use of our facilities, please call (512) 974-3914. La Ciudad de Austin está comprometida al Acta de Americanos Incapacitados. Si requiere asistencia para participar en nuestros programas por favor llame al teléfono número (512) 974-3914.
 
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    Wednesday Jan 17 @ 7:00 PM
January Dark Moon Sacrifice
Hearthstone Grove, ADF – For countless moons we've gathered, to cast our magics under dark, betwixt time and between two moons, come with us to worship, hark! By cauldron, fire, and pillar stone, we call our kin to meet with us. Here at the center of the world, we honor our grandmothers close and deep. The shining gods accept our rites, and bless us with bounty keeps. From the edge to the center and back again, the sidhe folk come to collect their due. What we're doing: We are performing Indo-European folk magics in preparation for the month to come. We perform charms, poetry, divination, spells, chanting, and worship pacts with spirits and gods. Bring a charm, poem, and offering to an otherworldly entity, be it god, spirit, or honored dead. Or just come as you are and observe. 7:00pm - Class (To be announced) 7:30pm - Round Robin / Ritual SPECIFICS: -This month we will be located at Bartholomew Park in the field by the entrance on 51st across from the water tower. Look for a fire. -Before ritual, there will be a short class/discussion/lesson. (To be announced) -Before ritual we do a group introduction we call Round Robin, where everyone can tell a bit about themselves. -Within ritual we will be calling Celtic deities to aid us in our working. -There will a time for everyone to individually give to patron deities, passed loved ones, spirit guides, etc. (Need not be Celtic) -There will be the occasional blessing of an expecting mother and child. -Ritual ends around 8:15pm -There is a porta-potty on location. Always check for toilet paper and ask us if you need some. -We have been known to have impromptu drum circles so feel free to bring a drum and/or other hand instruments. -Kids of all ages are welcome. We only ask that you remove them from circle if they are being disruptive. Some kids are super entertained by ritual and some are bored to tears. First timers should definitely be aware of this. Occasional low Q&A whispers between you and the child during ritual are't considered disruptive. =) WHAT TO BRING: If you'd like them to attend, bring a friend. If you wish it, an offering for ancestor, deity, or spirit. (need not be Celtic). A monetary grove love offering if able. (This covers things purchased but the grove like blessing wine, communal offerings, firewood, etc.) WHAT TO WEAR: Most are in casual dress but ritual garb -- robes, cloaks, etc. are welcomed. Dress how you feel comfortable for ritual just please don't show up skyclad (naked).
 
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    Wednesday Jan 17 @ 7:00 PM
Prayer and Worship Night at Freedom Church
Freedom Church – Join us Wednesday night from 7:00pm - 8:00pm as we come together for a powerful Prayer and Worship Night. If you need a breakthrough we will take time to pray for specific spiritual needs during the service. Come expecting to be refreshed and see God move in your life. *We will have child care from ages 6 months to 6 years in the 4 & 5 year old classroom.
 
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    Wednesday Jan 17 @ 7:00 PM
Bubbly & Budapest
Shalom Austin – Budapest has the largest postwar Jewish population in central Europe and is at the forefront of the revitalization of Jewish life for the next generation. Come learn what it’s like to be Jewish in Budapest today and how we are contributing to this effort. Featuring Hedi Pusztai and Marton Tordai, young Jewish leaders from the Budapest community. Moderated by Megan Maurer, Budapest Co-Chair Partnership2Gether from Indianapolis Questions? Contact Carly Karten at (512) 735-8044.
 
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    Wednesday Jan 17 - Jan 18 @ 8:00 PM
The Gnomads, Bliss Spiller, The Boleys
Spider House Cafe and Ballroom – it's a humpday so that means a few things -- it's 2 bucks off w/ a student ID and you know we're throwing down tunes by: The Gnomads - https://thegnomads.bandcamp.com/releases ~~~~~~~~~~~~ Bliss Spiller - https://soundcloud.com/user-970644705/sets/pizza-shit ~~~~~~~~~~~~ The Boleys - www.soundcloud.com/the-boleys ~~~~~~~~~~~~ Doors at 8 Music at 9 5$ 21+ 7 18+ 2 $ OFF w/ STUDENT ID bring yr mum
 
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    Wednesday Jan 17 @ 8:30 PM
Hip Hop Academy with Glenn Ball
Go Dance – 3 Weeks. 1 Routine. 1 Video. Memories for life! $90pp by Jan 11, $105pp after. Wed. Jan. 17, 24, 31 | 8:30-10:00p The Go Dance Hip Hop Academy is a fresh opportunity to learn some amazing new moves and possibly try your first ever routine. Whether you have danced solo before or have always wanted to try a solo class, here is the ultimate crash course in Hip Hop routines. A lucky crew of dancers will work with Glenn over the three week period, learning a full routine and then performing in their own dance/pop video in the final session. The video will be edited together and be an amazing memory for life. This is suitable for all levels and is a great way to improve your dancing for any genre and try something unique and new in 2018.