Do a little cleanup on the banks of Lady Bird Lake and follow it up with a party at Aussies Grill & Beach Bar (306 Barton Springs Rd.). Sign up online to attend, and you'll be given time and location details. 9am. Free.
During this three-day shopping extravaganza, ten Austin indie fabric shops offer their own special discounts on fabrics, patterns and notions, and in-store treats and surprises. Just like the last such event we told you about here, but no need for card-stamping this time!
Every fourth Saturday, the AAUE offers a workshop covering home-purchasing, mortgage-securing, and money management. Classes fill up quickly, so call to get on the waiting list. Personalized sessions are available. 10am-4pm.
Austin Area Urban League, 8011-A Cameron #100, 478-7176
Every summer thousands of these birds decide to spend their evenings roosting in three Live Oak trees in the Wells Fargo on Airport Boulevard. Bring a chair and watch from across the street with other bird lovers in the Highland Mall parking lot. Binoculars encouraged. Fri.-Sat., July 25-26, 7:45-9pm. Free.
Riggs, veteran journalist of the cryptozoological world of bigfoot research, speaks about the Sasquatch framed within an exploration of "shape-shifting shamans, altered states of consciousness, and mysterious energies." 7pm. Free.
Austin Center for Spiritual Living, 5555 N. Lamar Ste. D-115