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'Burned' Screening

Make movie night a time for awareness. Filmmaker Emily Pyle will be in attendance for a screening of her documentary about two boys detained in Texas maximum security youth facilities. Admission is free, but organizers ask you to bring your own lawn chair or blanket for seating. 6pm. Free.

University United Methodist Church, 2409 Guadalupe, 512/478-9387

www.uumc.org

Amazing Scavenger Hunt Adventure

Bring your smart phone and go on a scavenger hunt while learning about the history of our fair town. The quest will take about three hours and teams can embark at any time. Through Sept. 30. $50.

Start location: Texas State Library, 1201 Brazos

www.urbanadventurequest.com

Austin Music Foundation Panel

Local experts shed light on what it takes to have a great show from promotion to venue expectations and everything in-between. 7-9pm. Free.

One-2-One Bar, 1509 S. Lamar, 512/542-0077

www.austinmusicfoundation.org

Call for Input on Austin Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Plan

The City of Austin is seeking input for the 2014-2016 Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Program Plan. Public comments can be emailed, dropped off at the Small and Minority Business Resources Department office, or submitted July 23 at the DBE Program Plan presentation. Free.

Small and Minority Business Resources Department, 4201 Ed Bluestein

www.austintexas.gov/smbr, dbepubliccomments@austintexas.gov

Capital Metro Fare Structure South Open House

Capital Metro hired a consultant earlier this year to make recommendations on their fare structure. Now it's your time to be heard. Visit Cap Metro's website for an infographic detailing how the change would affect passes. noon-1pm. Free.

Capital Metro Transit Store, 323 Congress

www.capmetro.org/farechange/

Chiropractic Care for Returning Veterans

Retired, disabled, reserve, and active military are invited for free chiropractic services courtesy of the Active Life Healing Center. Bring in your military ID or some other form of proof and they'll get crackin'. Through Oct. 4.

Active Life Healing Center, 4006 S. Lamar

For The Children School Supply Fundraising Campaign

It's never to late to become the teacher's pet. Help local Pre-K through fourth grade students start the school year on a happy note by donating funds for new school supplies. For the Children buy in bulk to make the most of your dollar.

www.schoolsuppliesforthechildren.org

Headspring Backpack Drive

Bring a backpack to donate to economically challenged schools in the area, and Headspring will match your donation. Mondays-Fridays, July 1-Aug. 16, 9am-5pm. Free.

Headspring Headquarters, Avallon Building, 10415 Morado Circle, Building 3

www.headspring.com/backpackdrive

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

Upcycle Craft Workshop

Fold and cut old books to create 3D art with the help of reps from your local library. 2pm. Free.

Milwood Branch Library, 12500 Amherst

www.recycledreads.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

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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