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A Conversation About Health Care

Go online to RSVP and listen to senators and representatives discuss the state of health care in Texas. 7:30am. Free.

The Austin Club, 110 E. Ninth, 512/477-9496

www.texastribune.org/events/2013/feb/27/a-conversation-about-health-care/

Day of the Fallen/Día de los Caídos

March with the Workers Defense Project as they remind local policy-makers that construction workers deserve safe conditions for their job. 4pm.

J.J. Pickle Federal Building Plaza, 903 San Jacinto

www.workersdefense.org

Ed-Tech Meetup

If your career lies somewhere at the confluence of education and technology there's a meetup for you. And this is that meetup. Last Wednesdays of the month, 6:30pm. Free.

Capital Factory, 16th floor, 701 Brazos

www.meetup.com/edtechaustin

Four Cities. Four Land Development Codes

We're about to revise our land development code, so maybe we should see how different plans have worked for other US cities. Reps from four locales give us their tips and warnings. Wed., Feb. 27, 7pm, Stateside at the Paramount, 719 Congress; Thu., Feb. 28, 8am, St. David’s Episcopal Church, 301 E. Eighth. Free.

974-7877

kathleen.fox@austintexas.gov

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/

Green Fire: Aldo Leopold and a Land Ethic

Watch a screening of this land conservation film, presented in conjunction with the Texas Land Conservation Conference. 7:30pm.

Hilton Austin Airport, 9515 New Airport Dr., 512/385-6767

www1.hilton.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

Texas Land Conservation Conference

Do things like the state water plan, conservation & mitigation banking, farm bill issues, and the challenges of conservation easements interest you? This conference is tailor made for you. Feb. 27-March 1. $350.

Hilton Austin Airport, 9515 New Airport Dr., 638-0937

www.texaslandconservationconference.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

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