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10-1 Commission

10-1 Commission

The League of Women Voters of Austin invites you to learn how to apply to serve on the Independent Citizens Redistricting Commission that will divide the city into its 10 single-member districts. 5-8pm.

Austin Firefighters Association, 7537 Cameron, 512/441-7572

www.lwvaustin.org

AISD Community Meeting

Discuss academic programming for career and technical education as well as a future high school in South Austin. 6:30pm.

LBJ High School, 7309 Lazy Creek

www.austinisd.org

Camp Fire Promise to Children Award Luncheon

Recognizing those who support and fight for the wellbeing of local children. 11:30am. $50.

Mansion at Judges' Hill CLOSED, 1900 Rio Grande, 349-2111

www.camp-fire.org

Contesting Racism in the Afro-Americas

This three-day conference explores the racial ideologies of Latin America and how they compare to a supposed "post-racial" United States. Wed.-Fri., Feb. 20-22. Free.

The Nettie Lee Benson Latin American Collection, 512/495-4520

www.facebook.com/events/481903808488513

Free Tax Preparation

Go online for a list of locations, hours of operation, a list of forms to bring, and other helpful tips to prepare your tax returns with the help of a professional. Participants must make less than $50,000 a year. Through Mon., April 15. Free.

610-7374

www.foundcom.org/get-financially-stable/get-your-taxes-done/

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

Mt. Bonnell Landscape Meeting

The Parks and Recreation Department wants the community's input on proposed landscape improvements for Mt. Bonnell. 6:30-7:30pm.

Mayfield Park & Preserve, 3505 W. 35th, 512/974-6700

www.cityofaustin.org/parks, reynaldo.hernandez@austintexas.gov

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

Sierra Club Fundraiser

Celebrate 2013, the Year of Food Waste Prevention and Recovery, by screening the documentary Dive! Living off America's Waste and enjoying local beer and wine. 7-9pm. $10.

In.gredients, 2610 Manor Rd., 512/275-6357

www.meetup.com/Austin-Sierra-Club-Outings

Social Justice and Music

Henry Mollicone of Oregon's Ernest Bloch Music Festival discusses the use of "Music To Build Bridges In Society." Wed., Feb. 20, 7pm. Jones Auditorium, St. Edward's University, 3001 S. Congress. Free.

233-1678

www.think.stedwards.edu/kozmetsky/, meris@stedwards.edu

Son of Enfield, Father of Texas

Elisha M. Pease came from Connecticut to Texas and went on to be the state's governor, a Unionist, and all-around shaper of 20th century Texas. Learn about his contentious tenure from historians and experts. 6:30pm. Free.

Thompson Conference Center, Red River & Dean Keeton, 275-6027

www.cie.austin.utexas.edu/informalclasses/index.php/son_of_enfield/?num=IC13312

Volunteer Deputy Registrar Training

Want to help register voters for the May 11 general election? Get started by attending a one-hour training session at the tax office. Tue., April 2, 6:30pm. Free.

Travis County Tax Office, 5501 Airport, 854-9473

www.traviscountytax.org

Yoga in Spanish

Wednesdays through March 27, 6-7:15pm. Free.

Mexican American Cultural Center, 600 River, 974-3785

www.maccaustin.org

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

Young Women's Alliance Meeting

Learn the importance and the art of mentoring with other members and nonmembers of the YWA. 6:30pm. $10.

Austin Women's Club/North-Evans Chateau, 708 San Antonio, 472-1336

www.youngwomensalliance.org/en/cev/620

ONGOING

Adult Open Computer Clinic

features one-on-one help with everything from typing and mousing to using Microsoft Word, e-mail, and the Internet. Work on your resume or just print up that document you need. No registration required. Mon.-Thu., 9am-5pm; Fri., 9am-noon. Free.

Austin Free-Net, 2208 Webberville

www.austinfree.net

Community Tax Services

Foundation Communities is providing free tax-preparation services to income-qualifying individuals and households this spring, and it's also offering low-fee refund-anticipation loans. See www.communitytaxcenters.org for hours and details on income qualifications. Free.

2600 W. Stassney

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