The March gathering focuses on discussing their goals and defeating House Bill 420, the "Exxoneration Bill." 6:30pm. Free.
Scholz Garten, 1607 San Jacinto, 512/751-5650
Local smart people come together to ponder the stars and drink beer. Topics covered will include dwarf satellite galaxies, astrobiology, and galactic archaeology. 7:30pm. Free.
A diverse panel of specialists in the criminal justice system discuss police and prison reform, privatized prisons, juvenile justice, mass incarceration, profiling, and more. Get inspired to fight for change. 7-9pm. Free.
Join Region I District Reps for an opportunity to exchange thoughts and ideas over coffee. 7:30-9am.
Starbucks, 600 Congress
Austin could not be a better home for this exhibit focused on the history of music festivals. Artifacts and concert footage bring the experience alive whether it's Hendrix at Monterey or Queen at Live Aid - both featured in a video montage of the Top 10 festival performances of all-time. Artifacts include Muddy Waters' '59 Martin acoustic played at the '68 Newport Folk Festival, a poster board stenciled sign by Banksy, and Dave Navarro's Jane's Addiction stage getup. Curated by the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum. March 10-July 23, Mon.-Sat., 9am-5pm, Sun., 12-5pm. $9-13.
The curator of the new Bob Dylan archive, Michael Chaiken will be joined by two UT scholars, Thomas Palaima and Thomas Staley, to discuss the cultural meaning of the archives. Founder and executive director of the Texas Archive of the Moving Image Caroline Frick will join them for the Q&A. 7pm. Free.
Donate in-store at one of their 77 stores or online to benefit area foster kids and families. Free.
Mattress Firm, 3910 N. Lamar
Stevie Ray Vaughan fans will not want to miss this exhaustive exhibit guest curated by his brother, Jimmie Vaughan. Many of Vaughan's guitars (including his legendary "Number One" Fender stratocaster) will be on view as well as early family photos, concert posters, stage outfits, handwritten lyrics, exclusive archival concert footage, his famed hat, and more. March 10 through July 23. $9-13.
Austin's chapter of Black Lives Matter leads a protest against the prison industrial complex. The Corrections Corporation of America, GEO Group, and the Avalon Corporation all have facilities in the area. noon.
Austin Transitional Center, 3154 Hwy. 71 E., Del Valle
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.
Elizabeth Teisberg, Ph.D., gives the keynote at the daylong summit on value-based health care and DSRIP sustainability. 10am-5pm.
Austin Marriott South, 4415 S. I-35
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
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.
Celebrate Women’s History Month with Women in Action's roundtable discussion. Participants include CM Ora Houston, Allgo's Priscilla Hale, PODER's Susana Almanza and more. 6:30-8:30pm. Free.
Bring your mat and a desire to get your Vinyasa flowed right. Every weekday, 8am. Free.
A 5-mile ride precedes your yoga class tailored to the cycling body. Enjoy a dip in the Springs afterward. Tuesdays, 7pm. Free.
Doug Sahm Hill, 885 W. Riverside (next to Palmer Events Center)
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
Is the creek you love filled with beer cans and six-pack rings? All you have to do is gather some friends to clean it up, and Keep Austin Beautiful and Watershed Protection and Development Review will give you all the guidance and materials you need. Free.