Ballot Boxing: District 5

Ballot Boxing: District 5

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 6, Sept. 23; District 8, Sept. 29; District 7, Oct. 2; District 9, Oct. 6; District 10, Oct. 8; Mayor, Oct. 15. 7pm.

Austin Community College, South Austin Campus, 1820 W. Stassney


Bikin' Betties Social Ride

Social Cycling Austin presents Bikin' Betties, a weekly, beginner-friendly, all-ladies bike ride that ends with drink specials and fun activities (karaoke, mini-golf, outdoor movies, etc.) Along the way, bond with other two-wheelin' ladies. Join the Facebook group for ride details. Mondays, 8pm.


Candidate Forum for the Creative Sector - District 5

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; Districts 2 & 3, Sept. 23; Mayor, Sept. 30. More will be listed as dates are set.

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. 3-4:30pm.

Strange Brew Lounge Side, 5326 Manchaca Rd., 512/666-0717

www.strangebrewaustin.com, info@austinmusicpeople.org

Candidates Forum on Austin Energy - Districts 4 & 9

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 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.

First Unitarian Universalist Church, 4700 Grover, 512/452-6168


Northwest Austin Coalition Monthly Meeting


Spicewood Springs Library

www.nwaustin.org, info@nwaustin.org

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



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.