A evening to recognize the hard-working women in our community. For those who can't strike, swing by (women-owened) CUC after work and check out some fab vendors and great atmosphere. 4-8:30pm.
Dress in purple and let our elected officials know how many Texans are effected by Alzheimer’s disease. The morning session will take place at the Austin History Center with afternoon legislative visits occurring in the State Capitol. 10am-3pm. Free.
Facebook's Small Business Team experts share best practices, success stories, and strategies on growing, managing, and understanding your small business presence on Facebook. 10-11am. Free.
Women's March organizers invite you to celebrate International Women's Day by striking. "In the spirit of women and their allies coming together for love and liberation, we offer A Day Without A Woman. We ask: do businesses support our communities, or do they drain them? Do they strive for gender equity or do they support policies and leaders that perpetuate oppression?" March 8, all day.
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.
Donate in-store at one of their 77 stores or online to benefit area foster kids and families. Free.
Mattress Firm, 3910 N. Lamar
Belly dancers, hookah specials, free belly dancing lessons, a henna tattoo artist, and more. Wednesday nights, 8pm. Free.
77 Degrees Rooftop Bar, 11500 E. Rock Rose Ave.
This exhibit examines "the lives of individuals intertwined in the domestic slave trade by exploring slavery’s reach beyond New Orleans and Galveston, beyond Texas, beyond the South, and into the very fabric of America." Through July 9. Cost of museum admission, free for members.
Schedule your one-hour session in this interactive escape room honoring the survival horror stalwart. Through April 12. $35.
The Yard, 902 E. Cesar Chavez
Electronic Planet Ensemble presents the 20th iteration of Robot Daddy, featuring an original score accented by the poetry of David Jewell and a light show by Patrick Anthony. Thu.-Sun., March 2-12. $15-35.
The Vortex, 2307 Manor Rd., 512/478-5282
In honor of International Women's Day, Alamo and Lilith Fund screen Mary Dore’s doc on the early women’s movement. Proceeds go to the Lilith Fund. 6:30pm.
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, jousting, and unparalleled people watching. Through April 23, 10am-dusk.
Bring your mat and a desire to get your Vinyasa flowed right. Every weekday, 8am. Free.
The supply of platelets has fallen to an unsafe level. Anyone who is able is urged to make a platelet donation appointment as soon as possible. Platelet donation may be done every 7 days or 24 times per year. The entire process from the time a donor walks through the doors until they leave is approximately 1 to 1.5 hours. Call to make an appointment. Open seven days a week.
We Are Blood, 4300 N. Lamar, 512/206-1266
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.