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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

Call for Public Input on Bike Share Stations

Here's your last chance to weigh in on potential locations for Austin bike share locations. You can even vote for the color of the bikes. We're going with red, but only because tie-dye wasn't an option.

www.votebikeshareaustin.com

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

Financing Options for Your Business

Robbing a bank is one way to finance a business, but who wants to wear a ski mask in the Austin heat? The Austin Small Business Development Program has better ideas. Learn the ABCs of seeking financing alternatives and making decisions that are best for your business. You can even earn credit towards your Small Business Success Skills Certification while you're at it. 9am-noon. Free with registration.

Entrepreneur Center of Austin, 4029 Capital of TX Hwy. S. #110, 512/974-7800

www.austinsmallbiz.com

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

Independent Citizens Redistricting Commission Public Input Meeting

In November 2012, Austin voters approved geographic single-member City Council districts. Now's your chance to help the Independent Citizens Redistricting Commission draw the maps. The first of the meetings will focus on Focus on Travis County Commissioner Precinct 1. 6:30pm.

Millenium Youth Entertainment Complex, 1156 Hargrave

www.austintexas.gov/10-one

Nerd Nite

Nerd Nite

This month's dork extravaganza invites three experts to discuss their obsessions. In this case attendees will hear from a falconer (and his falcon), a YA fiction lover, and someone who knows all about Austin's history with Negro League Baseball. 6:30pm. Free.

The North Door, 502 Brushy, 512/485-3002

www.austin.nerdnite.com

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

Special Events Ordinance Call for Input

Between food, music, and arts festivals, special events are part of the fabric of Austin. The city is looking for ideas on how the ever-growing roster should be managed.

https://austintexas.granicusideas.com/discussions/special-events-ordinance/topics/special-events-draft-ordinance

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