Gathering at noon, march to the Capitol begins at 1pm, followed by a program at the Capitol steps. noon.
A wide variety of activities and speakers celebrate the Earth. See "Public Notice" for details. noon-6pm.
Enjoy the great outdoors with the staff of REI. Walking tours, geocaching, and other fun activities await. See website for the gear checklist. Sat., April 18, noon. $30 (free for kids 12 and under).
Lyndon B Johnson National Historical Park, Stonewall
Learn about the joys of turning your trash into fertilizer for your garden. Register on the website. 10am. Free.
Get your green on with live music, inspirational speakers, and environmental presentations. Kids activities, food trailers, and more than 75 exhibitors ensures that the planet knows we have its back. noon-6pm. Free.
This is South by Southwest for vintage rides. Cut your bangs, slick your hair back, and lace up your creepers, because the swinging music and parade of low-profile hot rods is nonstop. The proper exhibition is at the Expo Center, but the party crawls all up and down South Congress. Go online for a complete schedule. Fri.-Sat., April 17-18. $15.
A night of documentaries, excellent speakers, and rad local bands in support of reproductive rights. This event is completely free to the public, thanks to a grant from the Reproductive Health Access Project and Reel Reproductive Justice. 7pm-2am.
With key education bills hanging fire, now's the time to make a stand. Tell state leaders to restore full school funding now, stop over-testing our kids, and stand together for strong public schools for all Texas students. South steps. 10am-noon.
A unique gathering that focuses on the issue of human trafficking and slavery in the U.S. For more details, see "Finding Allies Against Slavery."
Looking for handmade, vintage fashion? Seeking unique, one-of-a-kind merchandise? This be the place, Ace. Fri.-Sun., March 6-8, 10am-5pm; through May. Free.
Austin Food Park, 30 I-35 N.
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.
Habitat for Humanity now offers free, once-a-month tours of recent and past home-building sites. See how much they've accomplished, and find out what's yet to be done. Call or e-mail to reserve a seat.
Tours begin and end at 310 Comal, 472-8788 x401