Things to do in and around Northwest Austin this weekend, Nov. 9-12

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Enjoy fairs, fundraisers and other events in Northwest Austin this weekend.

THURSDAY

See Concordia University’s documentary-style play

 

Concordia University Theater will present a production of the play “SEVEN” which tells the true stories of seven women and their work to combat injustices throughout the world. The play tackles issues such as domestic violence, human trafficking and education rights.

7:30 p.m. (Thu.-Sat.); noon, 2 p.m. (Sun.). $10. Black Box Theatre, 11400 Concordia University Drive, Austin. 512-313-5410. www.concordia.edu

FRIDAY

Celebrate Catch Air’s 2nd Anniversary

Indoor play center Catch Air in Anderson Mill celebrates its 2-year anniversary on Friday Nov. 10. The event features face paint, snacks and a dance party with photo opportunities with Pup Patrol and Rainbow Pony cartoon costume performers.

10 a.m.-5 p.m. Admission varies by age. 13450 US 183, Ste. 107, Austin. catchairparty.com/location/austin

SATURDAY

Brush up on language skills at bilingual fair

The Asian American Resource Center hosts a Bilingual fair on Saturday Nov. 11. Attendees can participate in kid-friendly activities in Spanish, Mandarin and French throughout the afternoon. Panel discussions geared towards education are available for adults as well.

1-4 p.m. Free. 8401 Cameron Road, Austin. www.facebook.com/events/1974514246162077/

Check out an International craft market that offers fair trade items

Hope Presbyterian church hosts its World of Hope Fair Trade Market on Nov. 11 and 12. Items for sale include clothing, jewelry, baskets, tea, coffee and candies sold at prices that help support families from around the world.

8 a.m.-4 p.m. (Sat.), noon-4 p.m. (Sun.). Free. Hope Presbyterian Church, 11512 Olson Drive, Austin. 512-258-9117. www.hopeaustin.org

SUNDAY

Support victims of Hurricane Harvey

The Salvation Army hosts a benefit concert at LifeAustin Amphitheatre in Southwest Austin featuring Cory Morrow and other Texas musicians to raise money for the Salvation Army’s Hurricane Harvey relief efforts.

5:30- 9 p.m. Prices vary. 8901 W. Hwy. 71, Austin. www.rocktheredkettleatx.org

Raise money for the National Kidney Foundation

The National Kidney Foundation and Fresenius Medical Care host Austin Kidney Walk this weekend at Concordia University. More than 80 cents of every dollar raised goes towards supporting National Kidney Foundation programs. Special guests include Fox 7 New Anchor, Rebecca Thomas and singer Charlite Brooks, known as Lil Miss Swag.

9 a.m. Registration fees vary. 11400 Concordia University Drive, Austin. www.kidneywalk.org

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Emma is Community Impact Newspaper's Northwest Austin reporter. She is also responsible for citywide health care and entertainment coverage. She graduated from the University of Texas at Austin with a degree in journalism in May 2017.

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