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As if our local pinball and arcade emporium didn't have enough going for it, this weekend there will be carnival rides and games to turn the fun up to 11. Thu.-Sun., May 7-10.
Pinballz Kingdom, 15201 I-35 S., Buda, 512/523-4080
Music, food, and shopping. Free.
Men and women are invited to schmooze with other tech- and innovation-minded folks. 6:30pm. Free.
You know the drill: dress to impress (professionally), bring a bunch of CVs, and get yourself a job. 9am-12:30pm. Free.
This month Austin indie gaming collective spotlights Montreal's Paloma Dawkins and her psychedelic oeuvre. Anyone interested in interactive art is encouraged to attend. 7-10pm. Free.
A week's worth of walks await you at the Wildflower Center with special events on Mother's Day. Go online for a complete schedule. Tue.-Sun., May 5-10.
Bullock Texas State History Museum, 512/936-8746
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.
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.