Cooperation Texas hosts a screening of a new film featuring historian and economist Gar Alperovitz. Instead of providing further commentary about the American political system, Alperovitz focuses on ways to move forward – offering examples of co-ops and land trusts that look to a sustainable future. 7pm. Free.
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.
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.
Chuy's once again presents Austin's original festival celebrating green chiles imported from Hatch, New Mexico. Enjoy special menu items, custom cocktails, prizes, souvenirs, and a social media photo contest to dine free at Chuy's for a year.
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.
Annual training sessions aim to educate the public about the city’s development process. Topics include current development regulations, design standards, and utilization of web-based tools to conduct zoning, permitting, and floodplain research. Attendees are encouraged to RSVP. Session topics listed online. 3-4pm, 1:30-2:30pm, 10-11am. Free.
One Texas Center, 505 Barton Springs Rd., 512/974-2698
The theme this time around is dragons. We imagine there won't actually be any real dragons present, but there will be the usual clowns, elephants, daredevils, acrobats, and childlike sense of wonder. Wed.-Sun., Aug. 21-25. $15 and up.
The Lower Colorado River Authority is currently reviewing the Highland Lakes watershed ordinance, a set of rules that protect water quality throughout the region. Stakeholders are invited to weigh-in, either in person or via email. 6-8pm. Free.
Believing the ChildrenIn 1992, Fran and Danny Keller were convicted of multiple counts of child sexual abuse at their Oak Hill day care center and sent to prison for 48 years. It's likely they were innocent. Indeed, it's very likely that no crime ever occurred – except an absurd and overzealous prosecution