First Saturday at the Carver Museum with music, lectures, performances, and more. noon-5pm. Free.
Carver Museum, 1165 Angelina, 512/974-4926
The Parks Foundation brings a morning of fitness to Rosewood Park. Increase your range of motion, cardiovascular strength, and muscle endurance. 9-10am. Free.
Rosewood Park, 2300 Rosewood, 512/472-6838
It's a puppy party! There will be a doggy pool, of course, plus goodie bags, treats, pet food vendors, pet portraits, local trainers onsite to answer questions, and adoptable pups from local rescues. The first 150 partiers get a free summer swag bag. 11am-4pm. Free.
Nothing like a cold beer to render the voter registration process painless. 8pm.
Celebrate the holiday the way they used to back in the day, with a square dance Friday night (8-11pm). Then Old Texas Comes Alive Saturday and Sunday (10am-5pm) as they gussy up their star-spangled historic sites for the Fourth. Fri.-Sun., July 1-3. $10.
Pioneer Farms, 10621 Pioneer Farms Dr., 512/837-1215
The cool kids call it RTX. The people that supply you with your Red vs. Blue machinima fix and new series Day 5 bring you this celebration of gaming and internet culture. Get your hands on the newest games before they hit the streets, learn about VR from the creator of Oculus Rift, and so much more! Get 10% off your passes using the code: RTXCHRON. Fri.-Sun., July 1-3. $45-85.
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.
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.