Austin Forum: From Wearables to Cyborgs

Experts discuss the present and future uses and impacts of personal tech. 6pm. Free.

Stateside at the Paramount, 719 Congress, 512/472-5470

Kickoff Waterfront Design Workshop

Got ideas for what to do with the South Central Waterfront area of Lady Bird Lake? Come out and share your concepts and see what other people will be working on. A petting zoo and ice cream keeps the kids busy while you focus on making Austin better. 6:30-8:30pm. Free.

Texas School for the Deaf, 1102 S. Congress, 512/974-2716


Call this free legal-advice hotline for answers to your most pressing legal questions, and don't wait till tomorrow – this service, provided by the Lawyer Referral Service of Central Texas, is currently available only one day a month. First Tuesdays, 5:30-7:30pm.


Monkey Mat Mamas

The women behind the portable surface that wowed the judges on Shark Tank share their success story. 6-8pm. Free.

Sherlock's Baker St. Pub & Grill, 9012 Research Ste. C-1, 512/380-9443

South Central Waterfront: Design Workshop

Austinites are invited to participate in two Design Workshop events to inform designers in planning for great public spaces in the South Central Waterfront (SCW) area of Lady Bird Lake. Sept. 1 & 3, 6-8:30pm.

Texas School for the Deaf, 1102 S. Congress, 512/462-5353

Summer Days: Kitten Craze at Austin Animal Shelter

There's still ample time to pick up a feline friend during the Austin Animal Center's summer adoption special. For $25, take home a cat or kitten that is spayed/neutered, up-to-date on vaccines, and microchipped. Pets over 7 years old are free. Through Sept. 7.. $25 adoption fee (all pets over 7 years, free).

Austin Animal Center, 7201 Levander Loop

The Nazi Olympics: Berlin 1936

Learn more about one of the most controversial Olympics courtesy of this mobile exhibit from the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum. Exhibit is open every day. Free.

HJ Lutcher Stark Center, 512/471-4890

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

Yoga Ride

A 5-mile ride precedes your yoga class tailored to the cycling body. Enjoy a dip in the Springs afterward. Tuesdays, 7pm. Free.

Doug Sahm Hill, 885 W. Riverside (next to Palmer Events Center)


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.


Host a Creek Cleanup

Is the creek you love filled with beer cans and six-pack rings? All you have to do is gather some friends to clean it up, and Keep Austin Beautiful and Watershed Protection and Development Review will give you all the guidance and materials you need. Free.


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