The Peterson Brothers
Dance party headlined by the Peterson Brothers with authentic Trinidad food and drink to support low-income, at-risk kids’ free Austin Community Steelband classes and transportation. 7pm.
The Belmont, 305 W. Sixth, 512/476-2100
Street Cat Rescue celebrates their 10-year anniversary with food, drinks, live music, and a live and silent auction to benefit our furry friends. Cat costumes encouraged. 6:30pm. $75 (includes food and drink).
Caswell House, 1404 West Ave., 512/762-3597
Peruse handcrafted and vintage goods on the patio with a DJ and a cocktail or two. 7pm. Free.
Hotel Vegas, 1502 E. Sixth, 512/524-1584
Gardening tips every fourth Thursday of the month. 7-9pm. Free.
Enjoy refreshments, chat about gardening tips, and more! The special guest speaker for the evening will be Andrew Cook. 7-9pm. Free.
Water is possibly our most precious resource and along with global warming one of the biggest issues for mankind moving forward. All of the pertinent parties in Texas will gather to strategize for the future. Tue.-Thu., Oct. 25-27.
Support the continued revitalization of Pease Park. 6pm. $75.
The Allan House, 1104 San Antonio, 512/777-1632
Stop by one of the Mattress Firm stores in town and drop off some shoes and/or cash between now and Oct. 30 to benefit the Foster Angels of Central Texas and Helping Hand Home for Children. Through Oct. 30.
The kids museum tailors an evening of educational fun to adults once a month. In this installment you must crack the code of the safety deposit box of an eccentric millionaire seeking an inheritor for her fortune made in the tequila business. 7pm. $36-40 9n advance (includes one drink voucher and one tequila tasting).
Thinkery, 1830 Simond, 512/469-6200
Kinda like Critical Mass without all the pretension. Relax, ride around town, chat it up with cycle-lovers like yourself, and overrun a park or a local hangout or two or three. Thursdays, 7pm.
Skilled staffers will be on hand to help with your two-wheeled needs. See website for schedule and to register. Saturdays-Mondays.
Austin Yellow Bike Project, 1216 Webberville Rd.
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.