Children over the age of 12 and adults are invited to get educated and discuss breast cancer prevention. Attendees will have the opportunity to sign up for low-cost and free mammograms. 11am. Free.
Mt. Sinai Missionary Baptist Church, 5900 Cameron
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
The Texas Humane Legislation Network gets together to discuss the state of animal welfare in the area. Are puppy mill regulations working? What are the latest studies on pet overpopulation telling us? All that along with a meal and keynote at the end of the evening. 8:45am-9:30pm. $140.
As Austin grows, so does the cost of living. Join experts and community leaders in brainstorming ways to make the city affordable for all. RSVP required. 1-4pm. Free with RSVP.
Take a tour of six houses with minimalist design aesthetics. Get some ideas and start simplifying your living space. The afterparty kicks off after 5pm at J. Clark Gallery (1500 W. Sixth). 11am-5pm. $30 ($25, advance).
Call to make a reservation and increase your chances of catching breast cancer early. Saturdays through Oct. 26, 8am-3pm. Free.
Nominate outstanding employers for their successful recruitment, hiring and retention of employees with disabilities.
Celebrate a quarter century of hair expertise with a coif fashion show followed by an afterparty. 7-11pm. $75.
Hartland Plaza, 1717 W. Sixth
Get some body/soul nourishment without depleting your wallet. First Saturdays of the month, 10:20am. Free.
Help the Independent Citizens Redistricting Commission draw the maps for the 10 geographic single-member City Council districts. 10am.
Using a Touched by an Angel episode as a springboard, participants will discuss the roots of racism and ways to move forward. 9-11:30am. Free.
Learn about TCSO 2012 Racial Profiling Report and Annual Report. Question and answer period to follow. 1:30-3pm.
offer nooks-and-crannies walking tours that spotlight the dead to bring Austin's history and geography to life. Fri.-Sat., 8pm.
This mobile spay/neuter clinic might be in your
neighborhood today. Check www.emancipet.org
to find out. Fri.-Sat., check-in begins 8am (first come, first served). Free.