Ballot Boxing: District 6

Ballot Boxing: District 6

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 8, Sept. 29; District 7, Oct. 2; District 9, Oct. 6; District 10, Oct. 8; Mayor, Oct. 15. 7pm.

Alamo Drafthouse Lakeline, 14028 U.S. 183 N., 512/861-7070


Candidate Forum for the Creative Sector - District 2 & 3

A series of candidate forums for Austin's creative sector are being co-hosted by the Austin Creative Alliance (ACA), Austin Music People (AMP), and the Austin Technology Council (ATC). Other forums in the series are: District 10, Sept. 9; District 5, Sept. 22; Mayor, Sept. 30. More will be listed as dates are set.

Our community partners for this series of candidate forums include Art Alliance Austin, ATX Safer Streets, Brazos Tech District, Entrepreneurs Foundation, Musician Outreach for Voter Education (MOVE), Musicians Union Local 433, Red River Cultural District, Texas Chapter of the Recording Academy (GRAMMYs), Urban Artist Alliance, Austin Black Chamber, CleanTX, Tech Ranch, UT Live Music Association, and Women in Music Professions. 5-6:30pm.

The White Horse, 500 Comal, 512/666-0717

www.thewhitehorseaustin.com, info@austinmusicpeople.org

Candidates Forum on Austin Energy - Districts 5 & 8

A number of local organizations have come together to organize a series of candidate forums on issues related to Austin Energy. Candidates will be asked to respond to a series of questions relating to Austin Energy, including questions on energy sources, affordability and governance of the utility. The public is invited to attend to learn more about the candidates. Other forums in this series are: Districts 6 & 10, Sept. 12; Districts 2 & 3, Sept. 19; Districts 1 & 7, Sept. 20; Districts 4 & 9, Sept. 22; Districts 5 & 8, Sept. 23; Mayor, Sept. 29.

Organizations participating in these forums are: Public Citizen, SEED Coalition, Sierra Club, Solar Austin, Texas ROSE (Ratepayers’ Organization to Save Energy), Clean Water Action, Austin Climate Action Network, Texas Drought Project, First Unitarian Universalist Green Sanctuary Ministry, Wildflower Unitarian Universalist Church. 6-9pm.

TreeHouse, 4477 S. Lamar #600


Drink Play Love

Yoga and liquor? Why not. Start out with a sunset yoga session, and then enjoy some complimentary cocktails. 6:30-9pm. Free (RSVP required).

Waller Creek Boathouse, 74 Trinity, 214/559-0122

www.wallercreekboathouse.org, rsvpdrinkplaylove@solernoliqueur.com

HAAM Benefit Day

The Health Alliance for Austin Musicians keeps local artists alive and kicking, and now is your chance to help. Venues, restaurants, and all kinds of businesses will donate a portion of the day's profits in an effort to keep this city's lifeblood healthy. See our Music Listings for some musical highlights. Go to www.myhaam.org for a complete list of participating businesses.


Impact Austin Community Membership Drive

Helping local nonprofits for a decade, Impact Austin gives back even more with a coffee fueled information session about their organization. 6-8pm. Free.

Sonno Domestic Living, 7301 Burnet Rd.


Yoga Practice

Bring your mat and a desire to get your Vinyasa flowed right. Every weekday, 8am. Free.

Cherrywood Coffeehouse, 1400 E. 38 1/2, 538-1991


Yoga Ride

A 5-mile ride precedes your yoga class tailored to the cycling body. Enjoy a dip in the Springs afterward. Tuesdays, 7pm. Free.

Doug Sahm Hill, 885 W. Riverside (next to Palmer Events Center)



Cap Metro's Adopt-a-Stop

Cap Metro's Adopt-a-Stop

allows you or your organization to adopt one of the stops along Cap Metro's bus lines. In exchange for helping keep your stop tidy, Cap Metro will let you spruce it up (Keep Austin Beautiful will even provide landscaping tools) to reflect the personality of your neighborhood.



Host a Creek Cleanup

Is the creek you love filled with beer cans and six-pack rings? All you have to do is gather some friends to clean it up, and Keep Austin Beautiful and Watershed Protection and Development Review will give you all the guidance and materials you need. Free.