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Black Elected Officials Program

The Capital City African American Chamber of Commerce honors African-American elected officials and community leaders in a reception called “A New Era of Civic and Political Engagement.” 6-9pm. Free.

100 Congress #1100, 459-1181

www.capcitychamber.org

Health Reform 101 Boot Camp

Everything you need to know about the Affordable Care Act in Texas, plus a light breakfast. 9-10:30am.

Capitol Grill, 512/472-5451

www.capitolgrillaustin.com

Hump Day Nooner Ride

Don't have a job or have an understanding boss? Take some time to get in a quick ride and a bite to eat along the way. Wednesdays, 11:45am.

Pfluger Pedestrian Bridge, Lamar & Riverside

www.facebook.com/socialcyclingaustin

Queer Ride

Queers and queer-friendly types cycle in solidarity to a different location every week. Wednesdays, 7pm. Free.

Texas State Capitol, 1100 Congress, 512/305-8400

www.facebook.com/groups/250352668401489

Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor

speaks about her journey from the projects in the Bronx to the federal bench in her new memoir, My Beloved World. See BookPeople website for details on tickets for the book signing portion. 6:30pm.

BookPeople, 603 N. Lamar, 512/472-5050

www.bookpeople.com

Vaudeville Showcase

Belly dancing, burlesque, cabaret, tap dancing, trapeze swinging, sword swallowing, magic, music, and, can you believe it, more. 9pm. $12.

Antone's CLOSED, 2015 E. Riverside, 939-2292

www.deliadread.com

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

www.cherrywoodcoffeehouse.com

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Human Potential Center

Join the various gatherings throughout the month. Events range from explorations of meditation practices to discussions of film to dream interpretation. Go online for a complete schedule of meetings.

Human Potential Center, 2007 Bert, 441-8988

www.humanpotentialcenter.org

Juneteenth: A Celebration of Freedom

The Carver is the first museum in the nation to feature a permanent exhibit honoring Juneteenth. Up all year round, the museum's core exhibit is dedicated to the history and evolution of Juneteenth, told through a combination of visual and interactive activities. Mon.-Fri., 10am-4pm. Free.

George Washington Carver Museum and Cultural Center, 1165 Angelina, 512/974-4926

www.cityofaustin.org/carver

Travis County Sheriff Volunteers

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.

www.tcsheriff.org