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55+ Job Fair

Job seekers 55 and over can hopefully match with potential employers. 10am. Free.

Westminster Senior Living Community, 4100 Jackson

www.austinup.org/event/55-in-atx-job-fair, teresa@austinup.org

Astronomy On Tap ATX

Local smart people come together to ponder the stars and drink beer. Topics covered will include white dwarfs, distant galaxies, and space reconnaissance technology. 7:30pm. Free.

The North Door, 502 Brushy, 512/710-9765

www.ndvenue.com

Historian David Roediger Speaking on “Reconsidering Race and Class”

Roediger discusses how to write, think, and organize at the intersections of race and class in the U.S. 7-9pm.

Belo Center for New Media Auditorium

www.davidroediger.org, rjensen@austin.utexas.edu

Purchased Lives: The American Slave Trade From 1808 to 1865

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.

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

www.thestoryoftexas.com

Shape the Conversation

Hosted by AIA Austin's Women in Architecture, this inaugural three-week event will feature three exhibits highlighting the work of female architects with an opening party Fri., Feb. 10, with guest speaker Wendy Davis. See website for more. Runs through March 2. Suggested donation with rsvp.

249 W. Second

www.aiaaustin.org/committee/women-architecture

TX Lege 101

Learn how to advocate for issues you believe in with Stephanie Chiarello Noppenberg's nonpartisan lege workshop. 7-8pm. Free.

The Contemporary Austin, 700 Congress, 512/453-5312

www.thecontemporaryaustin.org

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

www.cherrywoodcoffeehouse.com

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)

www.facebook.com/groups/246934478735899

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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.

We Are Blood, 4300 N. Lamar, 512/206-1266

www.inyourhands.org

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.

391-0617

www.keepaustinbeautiful.org/creekcleanup

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