The Chronicle has teamed up with KUT, KXAN, Univision, and the Austin Monitor to bring you a series of 10-1 City Council candidate forums. Each forum will begin at 7pm, is free and open to the public, and will include audience participation. Those interested in attending should sign up in advance. Other forums in the series are: District 3, Sept. 15; District 5, Sept. 22; District 6, Sept. 23; District 8, Sept. 29; District 7, Oct. 2; District 9, Oct. 6; District 10, Oct. 8; Mayor, Oct. 15.7pm.
The Marchesa Hall & Theatre, 6406 N. I-35, 512/454-2000
Rose Dental Group’s dentists will be providing complimentary enhanced oral cancer screenings and providing educational information on oral cancer. Space is limited; screenings may be reserved by email. 5:30-7:30pm.
In addition to being a Geshe (the highest degree of monastic training in Tibetan Buddhism), Geshe-la founded the Universal Compassion Foundation. As a former member of the Tibetan Parliament-in-Exile, and in his other work for peace and social justice, he’s a significant figure in Tibetan Buddhism. He will be speaking at various venues around town. See website for detailed schedule. Wed.-Sat., Sept. 17-20.
Celebrate the future of water philanthropy and help raise funds for Well Aware, a nonprofit that helps solve the problem of water scarcity and contamination in Africa. Drinks and appetizers are on the bill, as is an unplugged set by Alpha Rev. 7-10pm. Free with RSVP.
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