County officials estimate that more than 5,000 people are living with HIV in the region. To raise awareness, the Austin Healthy Adolescent Program will put on "Stigma," a play about seven characters affected by HIV who move from isolation to empowerment. Additional 12:30pm performance on July 30. 7:30pm. Free.
Friday's VIP pre-sale is $25 and will benefit Dress for Success Austin, the Mexic-Arte Museum and the Kindness Campaign and then the doors open for free Saturday and Sunday with lots of shopping plus live music, street art, piñatas, drinks and food, and more. Fri., July 28, 12pm; Sat., July 30, 10am; Sun., July 31, 11am.
Bring a credit or debit card and check out a pair of wireless headphones (free of charge, they just want to make sure you give them back). Tune in to one of three DJ-curated channels and find other folks listening to the same jams for possible freaking. Best thing? you can take the headphones off and have an actual chat with another person! 9pm-1am. $5-20.
Scholz Garten, 1607 San Jacinto, 512/751-5650
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.
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.