You know how the circus goes: physical feats of wonder, a childlike sense of awe, (scary) clowns, and circus animals. Show up early at noon for the elephant brunch. Fri.-Mon., Jan. 13-16. $9-35.
Social Cycling Austin presents Bikin' Betties, a weekly, beginner-friendly, all-ladies bike ride that ends with drink specials and fun activities (karaoke, mini-golf, outdoor movies, etc.) Along the way, bond with other two-wheelin' ladies. Join the Facebook group for ride details. Mondays, 8pm.
The march fittingly begins at the Martin Luther King Jr. statue on the UT campus (21st & Speedway, 9am) and ends at Huston-Tillotson University. All are invited to take part in the procession and donations to the Capital Area Food Bank are encouraged. At the march's end, the celebration continues with an outdoor concert, vendors, and more. Mon., Jan. 16, 9am (at MLK statue on UT campus); festival begins at the parade's arrival at Huston-Tillotson until 3pm. Free.
Bring your mat and a desire to get your Vinyasa flowed right. Every weekday, 8am. Free.
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
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.