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Austin Woman Anniversary Celebration

Network with Austin's top businesswomen and celebrate 14 years of Austin Woman Magazine. 9am-6pm. Varies.

The Westin, 11301 Domain Dr., 512/328-2421

www.austinwomanmagazine.com

American Indian Heritage Day

Learn about cultural traditions, clothing, art creation, and more at hands-on activity stations all day. The public celebration with dancing and drumming performances begins at 6:30pm. Free.

Bullock Texas State History Museum, 1800 Congress, 512/936-8746

www.thestoryoftexas.com

Black Matters International Black Studies Conference

Keynote speakers such as activist Angela Davis, musician and spoken word artist Saul Williams, and author Lezley McSpadden discuss topics including Black Lives Matter, anti-black state violence, and the role of public K-12 education. You can also stream the content on the event website. Thu., Sept. 29, 9am-9pm; Fri., Sept. 30, 9am-7pm. Free.

Lady Bird Johnson Auditorium, 2313 Red River

www.blackstudiesatut-blackmatters.com, cherise_smith@utexas.edu

Black Matters: The Futures of Black Scholarship and Activism

UT's first international Black Studies conference focuses on the role of activism in scholarship throughout the black diasporas. Thu.-Fri., Sept. 29-30.

Lady Bird Johnson Auditorium, 2313 Red River

www.blackstudiesatut-blackmatters.com

Domain Northside Debut

Catch a first look at the Domain Northside with a Beauty Bash on Friday, live music from Tameca Jones, Mayeux & Broussard, and others on Saturday, and much more. Fri.-Sat., Sept. 30-Oct. 1. Free.

Domain Northside, 3211 Palm Way

www.domainnorth.com

Downtown Street Market

The Downtown Austin Alliance hosts a marketful of local artisans and retailers, food trucks, live music, and more. 11:30am-1:30pm. Free.

Congress Avenue & Ninth Street, 512/381-6273

Flash Tattoos Festival Lawn Party

Get your $1 Flash Tattoos as you head into ACL Fest. Fri.-Sun., Sept. 30-Oct.2 , 10am. Free.

Shady Grove, 1624 Barton Springs Rd., 855/973-1091

www.flashtat.com

House of Torment

New location means twice the size and twice the scares with three haunted houses: Dawn of Evil, the Frenzy, and Graveside Manor. Not recommended for kids under 12. See website for schedule.. $20-33.

House of Torment, 2632 Ridgepoint Dr.

www.thehouseoftorment.com

OnePeace

is a networking meetup culminating in a marketing festival for nonprofits with live music. 7-9pm. Free.

Spider House Ballroom, 2906 Fruth, 512/480-9562

www.spiderhouse.com, kellymayberry81@gmail.com

Shoe Drive for Foster Kids

Stop by one of the Mattress Firm stores in town and drop off some shoes and/or cash between now and Oct. 30 to benefit the Foster Angels of Central Texas and Helping Hand Home for Children. Through Oct. 30.

Yellow Bike Project Adult Classes

Skilled staffers will be on hand to help with your two-wheeled needs. See website for schedule and to register. Saturdays-Mondays.

Austin Yellow Bike Project, 1216 Webberville Rd.

www.austinyellowbike.org

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Call for Platelet Donors

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.

Blood Center of Central Texas, 4300 N. Lamar, 512/206-1266

www.inyourhands.org

Downtown Ghost Tours

offer nooks-and-crannies walking tours that spotlight the dead to bring Austin's history and geography to life. Fri.-Sat., 8pm.

853-9826

www.austinghosttours.com

Emancipet Free Days

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.

587-SPAY

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