Christmas Tree Curbside Collection

Austin curbside customers can recycle their trees at the curb! Please remove all decorations from tree. Trees will be composted into Dillo Dirt. Please set out your tree by 6:30am on your trash and yard trimmings collection day and remove all decorations and stands from the tree. Trees over 6 feet should be cut in half.


Le Garage Sale

You can tell it's going to be one fancy garage sale because of the "le." Don't expect hand-me-downs and suspiciously stained linens. Local boutiques will show their stuff. Changing rooms are absent, so bring a sheet and a friend. Sat.-Sun., Jan. 24-25. $10.

Palmer Events Center, 900 Barton Springs Rd., 512/965-5708


Los Reyes Magos Celebran Octavitas

Bring your voice and dancing shoes and celebrate the Puerto Rican Christmas season (Las Navidades) with traditional and contemporary songs and dances. 2-5pm. Free.

Puerto Rican Folkloric Dance & Culture Center, 701 Tillery #13, 512/251-8122



Call for Platelet Donors

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.

Blood Center of Central Texas, 4300 N. Lamar, 512/206-1266