State Reps. Donna Howard, John Kuempel, Jose Menendez, Eddie Rodriguez, Mark Strama, and Paul Workman speak on a panel about transportation priorities for the Austin-San Antonio corridor. Sen. Kirk Watson moderates. 11:30am-1:30pm. $100.
San Marcos Embassy Suites & Conference Center, 1001 E. McCarty Ln.
De-stress and recharge with a little structured breathing and thinking. Go online or call to RSVP. Tuesdays, Thursdays, & Fridays, 6:30pm.
Art of Living, 5555 N. Lamar Ste. C-104, 297-7950
This historic house is turned into a holiday shopping and all-around party place with vendors, live music, dinners, lunches, and more. Go online for a schedule of special events. Nov. 1-10.
Halloween is over, and even though the lights have been turned out the haunted house is still open. Groups get a glow stick to explore the otherwise pitch black spookery. Fri.-Sat., Nov. 9-10, 7pm-12mid. $25.
Get ready for some old school yoga knowledge. 7:30pm. Free.
Casa de Luz, 1701 Toomey, 512/476-2535
Local bands and restaurants keep you amped up for all the fun and games at this neighborhood middle school. 6-9pm. Free.
Lamar Middle School, 6201 Wynona
Vallejo, DJ Manny, and others perform to raise funds for Dell Children’s Surgical Global Outreach. 6:30pm. $100.
Soundcheck, 1904 E. 51st, Stage 4, 512/444-0023
Santa's tired of waiting for global warming to catch up at the North Pole. He's spending most of his pre-Christmastime among the 1.5 million lights of Santa's Ranch. Why not join him? Through Dec. 30, 6-10pm. $24 per car.
9561 N. I-35, New Braunfels (two miles south of Tanger Outlet Mall)
Share the warmth and donate new or gently used blankets, towels, and pillows to five area nonprofits – including Austin Children's Shelter and SafePlace – via city newcomers Sleep Experts. Through Thanksgiving.
Sleep Experts locations or the Girl Scouts of Central Texas
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.