Austin Humane Society will host the Puppy Bowl on Saturday

NORTH AUSTIN

The Humane Society organizes the Puppy Bowl

The Austin Humane Society Puppy Bowl will take place from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday.

The event, presented by Heritage Ranch by HEB, will take place outdoors at the shelter, 124 W. Anderson Lane, and will include puppy races, Super Bowl predictions, vendors, a Kid Zone and a check presentation. of HEB.

The fourth annual Tailgate Food Competition will also take place, featuring seven restaurants. Guests can purchase a tasting ticket to try each entry and vote for the winner, who will be announced at the end of the event.

The puppies will be available for adoption, and funds generated from the event will help the Austin Humane Society care for the puppies over the coming year. Adoption fees will be reduced to $200, and each pup is up to date on vaccinations, neutered/neutered, and microchipped. Older dogs and cats will also be available for adoption.

The event is free, but patrons can upgrade with a VIP bag or tasting ticket. For ticket options: bit.ly/3oEzazB.

The afternoon will continue with Puppy Bowl Live at 2 p.m. at the Yard Bar, 6700 Burnet Road. Guests can sign up their pup (under 35 pounds) for a quarter play on the big field, with play-by-play called by Mike Capps, announcer for the Round Rock Express.

Puppy Bowl portraits will also be available with Traverse Photography. To book a mini photo session: bit.ly/3rECUMU.

Courtesy of the Austin Humane Society

CENTRAL TEXAS

ACC offers free COVID-19 testing

The Austin Community College District is offering free COVID-19 testing at select district campuses for students, employees, and the community.

Tests will take place Wednesday at Highland Campus, 6101 Highland Campus Drive, Austin; Thursday at Round Rock Campus, 4400 College Park Drive; and Friday at Hays Campus, 1200 Kohlers Crossing, Kyle.

All testing will take place from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Testing will continue next week and other future opportunities will be shared as they are confirmed.

The college also continues to offer COVID-19 vaccinations on campus. These clinics offer first, second and recall. They are free and open to the community.

For more information: austincc.edu/coronavirus.

Courtesy of Austin Community College District

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