Students from UT's chapter of the Society of American Archivists impart their expertise on storing and restoring your records, be they photos, video, or audio recordings, electronic records, or just plain paper documents. 1-3pm. Free.
If they can get the cast of Star Trek: The Next Generation together, surely you can come out (preferably in costume). Fri.-Sun., Oct. 26-28.
Get your flipping fingers ready because there are treasures in that sea of vinyl. Fri.-Sun., Oct. 26-28. $5 ($25, early shopper admission).
Food, speeches, and silent auctions help celebrate liberty, property, and keeping the Man off our backs. 5:30pm. $125.
Toddlers and preschool age children can get started learning about nature at these monthly events. 10:30am.
You know the city has oodles of programs to help its citizens, but do you know how to access them? More than 50 local social services will be on hand at this event to show you the way. Prizes, games, and face-painting keep the kids busy while you learn. 10am-1pm. Free.
Cats being cared for in private homes come back to the shelter for a reunion and to see if a permanent family might be found. That's where you come in. Fourth weekend of every month, 11am-7pm. Free.
Early voting runs now through Friday, Nov. 2, for the Nov. 6 federal elections. Be a part of the democratic process. See our election page
for polling locations and times.
Every fourth Saturday, the AAUE offers a workshop covering home-purchasing, mortgage-securing, and money management. Classes fill up quickly, so call to get on the waiting list. Personalized sessions are available. 10am-4pm.
Learn about the latest in environmentally friendly locomotion. 9am-2pm.
Frost Mueller Financial Center, 1200 Barbara Jordan Blvd., Bldg. 2
Lots of bands play their hearts out so ailing musicians can pay their doctor bills. 6-9pm.
Local organizations come out in droves so you can check out your housing, health, dental, employment, immigration, and education options for you and your family. 9:30am-3pm. Free.
Pumpkins for the kids, live music, food, a contest for best pet and kid costume, and other surprises celebrate the first anniversary of this local startup. 10am-7pm. Free.
TreeHouse Smart Building Store, 4477 S. Lamar #600
Get loose and let the folks at Austin Pets Alive take advantage of your good mood by tempting you with cute animals. 1-3:15pm. $10-15 suggested donation.
Donation Yoga, 1211 W. Sixth #100
We're not sure what happens after two solid days of yoga, but you can expect Austin to be limber the following week. Lots of instructors and three stages should be more than enough to satisfy the yoga needs of experts, beginners, kids, and everyone in between. Sat.-Sun., Oct. 27-28. $16-269 (free admission to the marketplace).
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.