Experts discuss the present and future uses and impacts of personal tech. 6pm. Free.
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.
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.
The women behind the portable surface that wowed the judges on Shark Tank share their success story. 6-8pm. Free.
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.
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).
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.
Bring your mat and a desire to get your Vinyasa flowed right. Every weekday, 8am. Free.
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)
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.
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.
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.