Arts and Service Celebration

This weeklong event provides professional and educational opportunities for veterans and military family members interested in pursuing the arts. See website for schedule and registration info. Oct. 19-25. Free.

Austin Community College Eastview Campus, 3401 Webberville Rd., 512/499-8914


Bikin' Betties Social Ride

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.


Early Vote Kick-Off Rally

Celebrate voting early with live music by Los Wranglers, free food by Bomb Tacos. 5-7pm.

Parque Zaragoza, 2608 Gonzales, 512/472-7142


Women's History Trivia Night

Grab some brainy pals and show off your knowledge of awesome women, all benefiting the Women's Community Center. 7-9pm. $5 suggested donation.

Cherrywood Coffeehouse, 1400 E. 38 1/2, 512/538-1991


Yoga Practice

Bring your mat and a desire to get your Vinyasa flowed right. Every weekday, 8am. Free.

Cherrywood Coffeehouse, 1400 E. 38 1/2, 538-1991



Call for Platelet Donors

The supply of platelets has fallen to an unsafe level. Anyone who is able is urged to make a platelet donation appointment as soon as possible. Platelet donation may be done every 7 days or 24 times per year. The entire process from the time a donor walks through the doors until they leave is approximately 1 to 1.5 hours. Call to make an appointment. Open seven days a week.

Blood Center of Central Texas, 4300 N. Lamar, 512/206-1266


Cap Metro's Adopt-a-Stop

Cap Metro's Adopt-a-Stop

allows you or your organization to adopt one of the stops along Cap Metro's bus lines. In exchange for helping keep your stop tidy, Cap Metro will let you spruce it up (Keep Austin Beautiful will even provide landscaping tools) to reflect the personality of your neighborhood.