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'Growing Up With Charlie Jr.'

A short film about the first person executed by lethal injection will be followed by discussion. Bring a book to donate to the Inside Books Project. 6:30-7:30pm. Free.

Recycled Reads, 5335 Burnet Rd., 512/323-5123

www.recycledreads.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

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

Conversations On Europe: A Virtual Roundtable Series

Leading experts on the EU and European topics participate via videoconference in a discussion of "The German Elections: Outcomes and Impact." 11am-12:30pm. Free (with registration).

Student Activity Center, 512/232-3470

ces@austin.utexas.edu

Cooperation Texas Volunteer Orientation

Learn about the local nonprofit that's dedicated to the development, support, and promotion of worker-owned cooperatives. Email to RSVP or get more info.

5604 Manor Rd

www.5604manor.org, info@cooperationtexas.coop

Disability Employment Awards Call for Nominations

Nominate outstanding employers for their successful recruitment, hiring and retention of employees with disabilities.

512/974-3256

www.austintexas.gov/employmentawards., dolores.gonzalez@austintexas.gov

Empower The Vote Texas Fundraiser

Help Empower Texas continue its work educating voters about the electoral process. 5pm. Free with suggested donation.

Uncle Billy's Brew & Que, 1530 Barton Springs Rd., 512/476-0100

www.empowerthevotetx.org

Equal Justice Center Fundraiser

Help raise funds for the Equal Justice Center merely by eating Franklin Barbecue, playing a round of minigolf, and drinking a beer or two. 6:30-8:30pm. $25 ($15, student; $5, child).

Peter Pan Mini-Golf, 1207 Barton Springs Rd., 512/474-0007

www.equaljusticecenter.org

Peggy Kelsey And The Afghan Women's Project

Join Amnesty International as photographer Peggy Kelsey discusses the plight of Afghan women today based upon her experiences in the Middle East. 7-9pm. Free.

First United Methodist Church, 1201 Lavaca, 512/478-5684

ai500.tripod.com, amnesty500@yahoogroups.com

Thursday Night Social Ride

Kinda like Critical Mass without all the pretension. Relax, ride around town, chat it up with cycle-lovers like yourself, and overrun a park or a local hangout or two or three. Thursdays, 7pm.

Festival Beach, 2101 Bergman

www.socialcyclingaustin.org