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2014 Texas Land Conservation Conference

Sessions highlight water policy, endangered species, and conservation finance. $425.

Hilton Austin Airpot, 512/638-0937

www.texaslandconservationconference.org

Answers About the New Health Insurance Landscape

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.

www.insurecentraltexas.org

Children’s Policy Conference & Luncheon

A day of educational workshops and awards for those making a difference in the lives of Texas children. 8am-4:30pm. $115.

St. David's Episcopal Church, 301 E. Eighth, 512/610-3500

www.txchildren.org/conference

Extreme Mammals

Learn about the biggest, smallest, meanest, and cutest mammals on earth using the museum's interactive exhibits. Through March 23.

Bullock Texas State History Museum, 1800 N. Congress, 512/936-8746

www.thestoryoftexas.com

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

Pop Quiz

Prepare to recategorize all that "useless knowledge" into the "necessary" file as this quiz covers pop culture from Alf to rom-coms to Morrissey. 7:30pm. Free.

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

www.thenorthdoor.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

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