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Published on March 29, 2019
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There's a little something for everyone coming up on the events calendar this weekend. From a women's leadership summit to a performance of a Tony Award-winning play, here's a rundown of options to help you get off the couch and out into the world.

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Women in Leadership Summit

First, the Hispanic Women's Network of Texas (HWNT) is recognizing Women's History Month with a day of workshops, keynote speakers and community building activities on Sunday at the Main Public Library. The event is free, but a $5 donation is recommended as all proceeds will benefit the HWNT Educational Scholarship Fund to support scholarships for local college students. Also, the group is collecting gently used purses, backpacks and toiletries to support local women in need at homeless and women's shelters. 

When: Sunday, March 31, 1-5 p.m.
Where: El Paso Public Library Main Branch, 501 N. Oregon St.
Admission: Free

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Rafa Barrios Performs at Sanchez

Also on Sunday, catch international DJ Rafa Barrios perform his set at Sanchez. Born in Spain, he has played at the Miami Music Fest and venues all over the world.  

When: Sunday, March 31, 2-11:30 p.m.
Where: 1700 N. Zaragoza Road
Admission: Free

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The Official Bad Bunny Concert Afterparty Starring DJ ORMA

Or, hit the Bad Bunny concert afterparty on Sunday at the Back Nine Bar & Lounge. Following Puerto Rican Latin trap singer Bad Bunny's concert, DJ ORMA will keep the vibes flowing well into the early morning hours.  

When: Sunday, March 31, 9 p.m.-2 a.m.
Where: Back Nine Bar & Lounge, 1441 N. Zaragoza Road, #11
Admission: Free (with RSVP and entry before 10:30 pm); $10 (21+ general admission); More ticket options available.

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The Humans - Presented By UTEP Theatre & Dance

Then, the University of Texas El Paso Department of Theatre & Dance is hosting the show "The Humans" on Friday at the Studio Theatre. The play, which won the 2016 Tony Award for Best Play and was a finalist for the 2016 Pulitzer Prize, follows strange occurrences during a Thanksgiving dinner at a Chinatown apartment in New York City, according to The Prospector – the student paper at UTEP.

When: Friday, March 29, 7:30 p.m.
Where: The University of Texas at El Paso, 500 W. University Ave.
Price: $17.25

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Eat the Street El Paso

Lastly, grab some grub from local food trucks, enjoy live entertainment, including a kids' zone, and more on Saturday with the Eat the Street El Paso at the the Sunland Park Mall.  

When: Saturday, March 30, 5-9 p.m.
Where: Sunland Park Mall, 750 Sunland Park Drive
Price: Free

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