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Hump Day Nooner Ride

Don't have a job or have an understanding boss? Take some time to get in a quick ride and a bite to eat along the way. Wednesdays, 11:45am.

Pfluger Pedestrian Bridge, Lamar & Riverside

www.facebook.com/socialcyclingaustin

Michael Brick

Meet the author of Saving the School, this true story from a former New York Times investigative reporter who spent a year at Reagan High. See "Where There's a Heartbeat, There's Hope," Aug. 17, 2012. 7pm.

Windsor Park Branch Library, 5833 Westminster, 512/928-0333

library.austintexas.gov

Nerd Nite

Nerds of the world unite and take over ... the North Door. Speakers will school audience members on some topic or another, surely. 7pm. Free.

The North Door, 502 Brushy, 512/485-3002

www.austin.nerdnite.com

Queer Ride

Queers and queer-friendly types cycle in solidarity to a different location every week. Wednesdays, 7pm. Free.

Texas State Capitol, 1100 Congress, 512/305-8400

www.facebook.com/groups/250352668401489

Veterans Summit

State, local, and federal officials discuss issues important to vets. Workshops on programs and benefits will also be available. Register online. Tue.-Wed. Feb. 12-13. Free.

Palmer Events Center, 900 Barton Springs Rd.

www.tvc.texas.gov/summit.aspx

Yoga in Spanish

Wednesdays through March 27, 6-7:15pm. Free.

Mexican American Cultural Center, 600 River, 974-3785

www.maccaustin.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

ONGOING

Adult Open Computer Clinic

features one-on-one help with everything from typing and mousing to using Microsoft Word, e-mail, and the Internet. Work on your resume or just print up that document you need. No registration required. Mon.-Thu., 9am-5pm; Fri., 9am-noon. Free.

Austin Free-Net, 2208 Webberville

www.austinfree.net

Community Tax Services

Foundation Communities is providing free tax-preparation services to income-qualifying individuals and households this spring, and it's also offering low-fee refund-anticipation loans. See www.communitytaxcenters.org for hours and details on income qualifications. Free.

2600 W. Stassney

Human Potential Center

Join the various gatherings throughout the month. Events range from explorations of meditation practices to discussions of film to dream interpretation. Go online for a complete schedule of meetings.

Human Potential Center, 2007 Bert, 441-8988

www.humanpotentialcenter.org

Juneteenth: A Celebration of Freedom

The Carver is the first museum in the nation to feature a permanent exhibit honoring Juneteenth. Up all year round, the museum's core exhibit is dedicated to the history and evolution of Juneteenth, told through a combination of visual and interactive activities. Mon.-Fri., 10am-4pm. Free.

George Washington Carver Museum and Cultural Center, 1165 Angelina, 512/974-4926

www.cityofaustin.org/carver

Travis County Sheriff Volunteers

Victim Services Unit is seeking volunteers who are over 21 and have a reliable car and cell phone to work four four-hour shifts per month for a year. The next training session begins March 18. See website for complete details.

www.tcsheriff.org