Nov. 27-Dec. 14: Austin American Shaman and EVO Health Advisors are hosting informational sessions every Friday and Saturday through Dec. 14 for federal marketplace health care enrollment.
Times vary. Free. Austin American Shaman, 13450 Research Blvd., Ste. 100, Austin. 512-489-0303. www.evohealthadvisors.com
Put the pen to the paper with Austin-area writers
Dec. 5: The Little Walnut Creek Branch Public Library in North Austin hosts a night of writing, providing a space for local authors, poets and creative writers to socialize, network and express themselves. The library will also offer access to its computer workstations throughout the event.
6-8 p.m. Free. Little Walnut Creek Branch, 835 W. Rundberg Lane, Austin. 512-974-9860. www.library.austintexas.gov
Learn about Austin ISD’s middle school programs
Dec. 7: AISD’s 2019 Middle School Fair offers families with middle schoolers an opportunity to learn about various programs, speak with faculty and enjoy student performances.
9 a.m.-noon. Free. Webb Middle School, 601 E. St. Johns Ave., Austin. 512-414-4481. www.austinisd.org
Cast a spell
Decl 7: Worthwich School of Wizardry hosts its annual social Yule Ball. Witches, wizards and students are invited to enjoy cocktails and brews, dance lessons, a cosplay contest and more.
3 p.m.-midnight. $10-$20. Sterling Events Austin, 6134 E. Hwy. 290, Austin. www.worthwich.com
Visit a local art fair
Dec. 7-8: The two-day fair features local artists, live music, kids activities and food. Proceeds benefit Little Artist Big Artist, a mentoring program that pairs artists with fifth- and sixth-grade students from East Austin schools.
10 a.m.-5 p.m. Free. 3808 Maplewood Ave., Austin. www.chulaleague.com/cherrywood-art-fair
Listen to a piano concert
Dec. 20: Texas pianist Joseph Fuller plays a free concert at Steinway Piano Gallery of Austin. The Houston-area recording artist will perform songs off his recent live concert album “Christmas in the City,” which includes holiday arrangements.
7:30-8:30 p.m. Free (RSVP required). Steinway, 12980 N. US 183, Austin. 512-258-6100. www.josephfuller.com