Not sure if you should be thanking or cursing Obama and his new health insurance plan? Get your questions answered and maybe even get yourself signed up. Go online for times and locations. Free.
Launch of Workers Defense Project campaign to ensure safety and a living wage for Gables employees. 12:45pm. Free.
115 Sandra Muraida Way
The Sustainable Food Center leads a class on how gardening can be more green. 9am-1pm. $45.
Seton Shoal Creek Hospital, 3501 Mills
Got an idea for an app or small game, but don't think you have the coding chops to pull it off? CodeDay invites high school and college students to form teams and spend 24 hours making something you might not have thought possible. Sat.-Sun., Feb. 15-16. $20.
Charles Darwin, famous for tagging Jesus-fish bumper stickers all over America, celebrates another birthday with speakers, exhibits, and more. noon-3pm. Free.
Local handmade goods for your shopping edification every week. Saturdays, 11am-4pm. Free.
The Vortex, 2307 Manor Rd., 512/478-5282
Learn about the biggest, smallest, meanest, and cutest mammals on earth using the museum's interactive exhibits. Through March 23.
Get out your corsets and chain-mail and join the fun and fantasy in the medieval village with scads of performances each day, plus food, shopping, live music, and unparalleled people watching. Weekends, Feb. 8-March 30, 10am-dusk. $20 ($10, kids).
It's not really a dance battle as much as a dance collaboration as Latin rhythms and breakin' culture come together. 8:30pm. $20 ($15, advance).
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.
Habitat for Humanity now offers free, once-a-month tours of recent and past home-building sites. See how much they've accomplished, and find out what's yet to be done. Call or email to reserve a seat.
Tours begin and end at 310 Comal, 512/472-8788 x401