Nominate your favorite Austin business that ensures customers with disabilities feel welcome. Nominees may include private establishments such as restaurants, hotels, retail stores, medical services, and art or entertainment venues. More criteria and the nomination form are available online. Free.
Help usher Austin into a more sustainable future. Join the Austin Beyond Coal campaign in ramping up efforts to convince City Council to take action towards closing the Fayette coal plant. 5-6:30pm. Free.
Join Austin Tan Cerca de la Frontera for an evening benefiting their legal fund and their Mexican partners, the Border Committee of Workers. A short film, food, live music, and dancing will be accompanied by a brief presentations by members of the Acuña 11, who were arrested in April while visiting Mexican maquiladora workers. 6:30-8:30pm. Free.
Enjoy appetizers, cocktails, and music by DJ/sommelier Mark Sayre, as well as a silent auction at this benefit for the Austin Humane Society, Austin Pets Alive, and Emancipet. Also check out the new $39 summer prix-fixe menu that benefits their animal welfare partners. 5:30-7:30pm. $35 ($30, advance).
TRIO at the Four Seasons, 98 San Jacinto, 512/685-8300