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'The Killing Zone': A Film Remembering Rachel Corrie and Gaza

Screening reveals the daily violence committed against the population of Gaza. 7:30pm. Free.

MonkeyWrench Books, 110 E. North Loop, 512/407-6925

www.facebook.com/events/543472272435130/?ref=22

Andy Roddick Foundation Fundraiser

Host Andy Roddick brings the Vintage 15 Band to transport you back to the Roaring 20s. Casino games, drinking, and dancing help raise funds for the locally based foundation working on building eight tennis courts and a learning center on FM 969 in East Austin, amongst other projects. 6-10pm. $125.

The Driskill Hotel, 604 Brazos, 512/439-1234

www.arfoundation.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

Austin Walk for Children

Walk 3 miles or so and let the world know you recognize child abuse as a problem that needs to be addressed. Registration at 8am; walk at 9am. 8am. $30.

Texas State Capitol, 1100 Congress, 512/250-8438

www.preventchildabusetexas.org

Beauty Bootcamp & Brunch

Take a few miniclasses in the latest styling techniques while enjoying food, drinks, and some choice beauty swag. 11am-2pm. $25.

TenOak, 409 Colorado, 512/472-2822

www.austinbeautyweek.com

CFI Presents Roy Zimmerman

Satirical songwriter skewers fracking, creationism, and more. 8pm. $15 or what you can.

Trinity United Methodist Church, 4001 Speedway, 512/459-5835

www.meetup.com/cfiaustin/events/168607242/

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

Fukushima Solutions World Conference

Various experts discuss the ramifications and measure that should be taken to avoid another catastrophe akin to the Fukushima incident in Japan. Sat.-Sun., March 22-23, 9am-7pm. Free.

T. S. Painter Hall, UT campus, 24th Street & Inner Campus Drive, 512 /761-2077

www.fukushimasolutions.com

HONK!TX Festival of Community Street Bands

Bands from all over the country converge on Austin to make a big noise. Things start Friday on South Congress from 6 to 10pm. The next day the bands take over Adams Park and Spider House (2908 Fruth) all afternoon and into the evening. The big send-off happens noon on Sunday with a community parade starting at Pan-Am Park (2013 E. Third). It's a community parade because you can join in. Fri.-Sun., March 21-23. Free.

www.honktx.org

Orchid Society Show

Get all your orchid questions answered by the experts and perhaps buy one or two of the exotic plants. Sat.-Sun., March 22-23, 10am-4pm. Free.

Zilker Botanical Garden, 2220 Barton Springs Rd., 512/413-3199

www.hotos.org

Pat’s Promise Organ Donor Registration Rally

Learn about organ donation from those who have given and received. 1-3pm. Free.

Brackenridge Hospital, 601 E. 15th, 512/771-8863

www.facebook.com/patspromise.org

Public Affairs Forum

Enroll America's Mimi Garcia presents a progress report on the ACA. 12:05pm. Free.

First Unitarian Universalist Church, 4700 Grover, 512/452-6168

www.austinuu.org

Sherwood Forest Faire

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).

Sherwood Forest Faire, 1883 Old Hwy. 20, McDade

www.sherwoodforestfaire.com

Travis County Voter Registration Logo Design Contest

Win $500 by helping Travis County’s Voter Registration division be the best and look the best.

www.traviscountytax.org/pdfs/VR-LogoContestConsent.pdf

Women's Empowerment Conference

A two-day gathering for women, girls, and those who care about them. 8:30am-6pm. $25-$150.

Norris Conference Centers, 2525 W. Anderson

www.weconaustin.org

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