A conversation on diversity, equality, and dialogue. 6:30-8:30pm.
Support Austin Boxer Rescue with $1 from every Shiner going to the cause, a doggie donation drive for items to make the pups more comfy in the shelter, and live music from the Judith Miller Band at 7. 5:30-8:30pm. Free.
Blackfinn Ameripub, 11410 Century Oaks Terrace, 512/836-3466
A conversation on community solutions for inclusivity, open access, democratization of information, preservation, human rights, and breaking institutional barriers. 6:30pm. Free.
Perry Castaneda Library, 2.500
Austin could not be a better home for this exhibit focused on the history of music festivals. Artifacts and concert footage bring the experience alive whether it's Hendrix at Monterey or Queen at Live Aid - both featured in a video montage of the Top 10 festival performances of all-time. Artifacts include Muddy Waters' '59 Martin acoustic played at the '68 Newport Folk Festival, a poster board stenciled sign by Banksy, and Dave Navarro's Jane's Addiction stage getup. Curated by the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum. March 10-July 23, Mon.-Sat., 9am-5pm, Sun., 12-5pm. $9-13.
An opportunity for the District 4 residents to learn about Animal Services, ask questions, and hear how the agency can best meet the needs of residents. 6:30-8pm.
Sip on cocktails while shopping for witchy handcrafted wares at this nighttime flea market with DJ Lizzbeth spinning dark wave tunes. 7pm-12mid. Free.
Drinks Lounge, 2001 E. Cesar Chavez, 512/524-0130
A panel discussion about Austin's technology and innovation gap and how companies are addressing diversity and inclusion. 5:30-8:30pm. $0–250.
A panel discussing the technology and innovation gap in Austin and how companies are addressing diversity and inclusion. 5pm. Free.
Gardening tips every fourth Thursday of the month. 7-9pm. Free.
Greyhound Pets of America Central Texas organizes an evening of jazz, drinks, auctions, and a greyhound runway show. Don't forget your 1920’s costume. 7-10pm. $75.
Chula League teams up with Dougherty Arts Center to produce an art show featuring 40 fifth and sixth graders' pieces. Join them for opening night. English-Spanish translators will be available. 6-8pm. Free.
Stevie Ray Vaughan fans will not want to miss this exhaustive exhibit guest curated by his brother, Jimmie Vaughan. Many of Vaughan's guitars (including his legendary "Number One" Fender stratocaster) will be on view as well as early family photos, concert posters, stage outfits, handwritten lyrics, exclusive archival concert footage, his famed hat, and more. March 10 through July 23. $9-13.
This exhibit examines "the lives of individuals intertwined in the domestic slave trade by exploring slavery’s reach beyond New Orleans and Galveston, beyond Texas, beyond the South, and into the very fabric of America." Through July 9. Cost of museum admission, free for members.
Join SJP – a community coalition seeking system level change in Austin regarding sexual assault – for updates and next steps! 6-8pm.
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.
U.S. and Mexico activists and academics discuss political and economic issues on the border. 4-6pm.
The eighth season is already well under for these speedy tortoises. Hosted by funny guy Adam Shumate. 8pm.
The border is the focus of many possible changes under the new Trump administration. This bi-national forum will discuss the future of trade under the new administration and its impact on people working on both sides of the border and will assess the relationship between trade and the flux of internal migration along the border. 4pm. Free.
2300 Red River Street, UT Austin, LLILAS Benson, Room SRH 1.208
This Stand Against Racism event honors the self-identified women of color and allies that have made history through courage, connection, and change featuring a panel discussion exploring the topic of Women of Color Leading Change. 6:30-9pm. Free.
Brew & Brew, 500 San Marcos St.
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
Join ActOUT – date TBA depending on when (or if) the House schedules a hearing for SB 6 – for a Capitol sit-in with potties, poopers, johns, and fake porcelain thrones. Email ActOUT for updates at firstname.lastname@example.org Date TBA.