Social Cycling Austin presents Bikin' Betties, a weekly, beginner-friendly, all-ladies bike ride that ends with drink specials and fun activities (karaoke, mini-golf, outdoor movies, etc.) Along the way, bond with other two-wheelin' ladies. Join the Facebook group for ride details. Mondays, 8pm.
Everything you need to stay cool this summer will be tax-free this weekend: air conditioners, refrigerators, ceiling fans, plus dishwashers and other appliances. See website for the complete list. Sat.-Mon., May 24-26.
Formerly know as Capital of Texas triathlon, you can choose from the full 60.5 kilometers of running, biking, and swimming (combined) or try the shorter sprint and rookie courses. Onlookers can pick a spot along Congress Avenue or along Lady Bird Lake. A party at the Palmer Events Center awaits the finishers, who will likely be too tired to celebrate. 6:30am-1:30pm. $160 and up.
The Western Conference finals have begun, and Game 1 saw the Stars fall to Toronto Marlies 5-1. Come show your support on Monday for Game 2, before they head up north to continue the series. Fri. & Mon., May 23 & 26, 7:30pm. $20-80.