Book Launch and Reception for 'Texas Tower Sniper'

August 1 will mark the 50th anniversary of the UT Tower Shooting. The Austin History Center will look back at the five decades since the tragedy with a new photo exhibit and launch of the book, Texas Tower Sniper: America's First Campus Active Shooter. 6:30pm.

Austin History Center, 810 Guadalupe, (512) 974-7379

Losses & Legacies Workshop

Dealing with a loss is hard enough without having to navigate the probate process on your own. This workshop will walk you through it. 7-9pm. Free.

Law Office of Robin Theobald Cravey, 807 Brazos, Vaughn Building #318


Go backstage to get an inside look at more than 90 of Austin's most mission driven companies. More than 90 sessions, a VIP kickoff, and a fun after party dubbed the Meetup Celebration. Tue.-Wed., July 26-27. $20-100.

Capital Factory, 701 Brazos, 16th Floor,

Willie Ray Davis Pass the Torch Basketball Camp

Your child will learn leadership skills on and off the court, plus fire safety tips, at this three-day basketball camp. Lunch provided daily. Ages 6-12. Registration required. 8:30am-1pm.

Virginia L. Brown Recreation Center, 7500 Blessing, (512) 974-7865

Yoga Practice

Bring your mat and a desire to get your Vinyasa flowed right. Every weekday, 8am. Free.

Cherrywood Coffeehouse, 1400 E. 38 1/2, 538-1991

Yoga Ride

A 5-mile ride precedes your yoga class tailored to the cycling body. Enjoy a dip in the Springs afterward. Tuesdays, 7pm. Free.

Doug Sahm Hill, 885 W. Riverside (next to Palmer Events Center)


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

Host a Creek Cleanup

Is the creek you love filled with beer cans and six-pack rings? All you have to do is gather some friends to clean it up, and Keep Austin Beautiful and Watershed Protection and Development Review will give you all the guidance and materials you need. Free.


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