A safe space for everyone – those for Trump and those against him – to share their views on what this election means to them. 7-9:30pm. $20 suggested donation, no one turned away.
Orange Coworking, 2110 W. Slaughter #160
All manner of watercraft will be on display for your ogling (or purchasing) pleasure. Drop the young ones at the kids korner (games, crafts, and snacks) with babysitters on hand then take your time boat and RV shopping. There's even an indoor poker run to encourage attendees to see all the nautical awesomeness at their disposal (and maybe win a brand new boat). Thu.-Sun., Jan. 19-22. $10; $6 for kids 7-12, adults over 60; free for kids under 7.
If you're looking for positive ways for change on Inauguration Day, these folks can help you out and 80% your admission will go to Circle of Health International, Muslim Community Support Services, Out Youth, Planned Parenthood of Greater Texas, and Texas Campaign for the Environment. 7-10pm. $100.
Local musicians rally around fellow Austin musician Brandon Morgan who is recovering from a recent surgery and can use the funds. 7:30-9:30pm.
The inaugural JAAM fest continues with Wee Celebrate the Seasons (bring your own baby for this part puppet show, part lullaby, and part immersive adventure) at the JCC and an open JAAM session at Kick Butt Coffee. Celebrate the Seasons: Thu.-Fri., Jan. 19-20, 9am, 11am, & 1pm. JAAM Session: Mon., Jan. 23, 8pm. Dell Jewish Community Center, 7300 Hart Lane; Kick Butt Coffee, 5775 Airport Blvd.. Free.
The LGBTQ community protests the incoming presidential administration and current Texas Legislature. Afterparty at Mohawk. 7-9pm.
Inauguration Day protest against Trump. Protesters will meet at Auditorium Shores, march up Congress, and return to the park. 5-8pm.
The Travis County Commissioners Court needs qualified applications for the Capital Area Metropolitan Planning Organization Technical Advisory Committee. The Committee's purpose is to advise the CAMPO Transportation Policy Board in its development of the Unified Planning Work Program and the Metropolitan Transportation Plan, as well as promote coordination of other transportation planning activities. Deadline is 5pm, Jan. 20..
Join Dr. Rene Salazar, the Assistant Dean for Diversity and Medical Education for a community discussion about an accountability strategy and equity initiative being implemented at Dell Medical School. 9-10am.
On Inauguration Day, UT-Austin students will walk out in solidarity with those threatened by the incoming administration. Ralliers will meet at the Tower and join One Resistance on South Congress at 4pm. 12:15-4pm.
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.
We Are Blood, 4300 N. Lamar, 512/206-1266
offer nooks-and-crannies walking tours that spotlight the dead to bring Austin's history and geography to life. Fri.-Sat., 8pm.
This mobile spay/neuter clinic might be in your
neighborhood today. Check www.emancipet.org
to find out. Fri.-Sat., check-in begins 8am (first come, first served). Free.
The 24th annual SOTX Winter Games are almost upon us and they need your help! Volunteers are needed for the bowling, volleyball, and powerlifting competitions. Assistance is also needed at Athlete Village to help with running games, arts & crafts, and snack service. Feb. 2-5.