All manner of watercraft will be on display for your ogling (or purchasing) pleasure. Activities for kids (a live catfish tank) and adults (the marine GPS workshop) help keep things afloat. Thu.-Sun., Jan. 17-20. $8.
Austin Convention Center, 500 E. Cesar Chavez, 494-1128
invites anyone grieving from the loss of a loved one to join. A new grief-related topic is discussed for each of the 13 weeks. Come to any or all of the meetings. Sundays through April 14. 3-5pm. $15 for the workbook.
Manchaca United Methodist Church, Manchaca Road & FM 1626, 280-3469
Bring your voice and dancing shoes and celebrate the Puerto Rican Christmas season (Las Navidades) with traditional and contemporary songs and dances as well as a special visit from Los Reyes Mago. 2-5pm. Free.
Puerto Rican Folkloric Dance & Culture Center, 701 Tillery #13, 251-8122
This is the eleventh year for the annual celebration of the skin arts. Watch the professionals tint skin live and in person in the hopes of taking home the title of Tattoo of the Day. The burlesque, belly dancing, sideshow acts, and mechanical art will help your forget about your aching epidermis. There's even a kids area, although leaving your kids alone at a tattoo festival is just asking for an inked toddler. Fri.-Sun., Jan. 18-20. $20/day, $45/weekend.
Victim Services Unit is seeking volunteers who are over 21 and have a reliable car and cell phone to work four four-hour shifts per month for a year. The next training session begins March 18. See website for complete details.