Bring your smart phone and go on a scavenger hunt while learning about the history of our fair town. The quest will take about three hours and teams can embark at any time. Through Sept. 30. $50.
Start location: Texas State Library, 1201 Brazos
We all know about anarchy in the U.K., but how about anarchy in Austin? Activist Colin O’Malley speaks on how to bring the anarchist movement closer to home. 7pm. Free.
Here's your last chance to weigh in on potential locations for Austin bike share locations. You can even vote for the color of the bikes. We're going with red, but only because tie-dye wasn't an option.
Remember the days when you played with toys covered in lead and asbestos and you liked it? It's time for a walk down memory lane with booths upon booths of vintage and modern toys from Star Wars figures to model trains to trading cards. 9am-5pm. $4 (kids, 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. Sat.-Sun., July 27-28, 11am-7pm. Free.
The Tender Heart Foundation, serving underprivileged women and children in India, would like to introduce themselves with a humanitarian educational symposium, a call to action, a world music dance party, and a mini carnival all in one. 6pm. Free.
CTC Garden, 1102 Cesar Chavez
It's never to late to become the teacher's pet. Help local Pre-K through fourth grade students start the school year on a happy note by donating funds for new school supplies. For the Children buy in bulk to make the most of your dollar.
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.
If you have some old-ass windows that need sprucing up then you might want to RSVP to this workshop with old-ass-window experts. 9am-1pm. $75.
Music, dance, and refreshments help raise funds for the Hispanic Scholarship Consortium. noon-10pm. Free.
Highland Mall, 6001 Airport, 512/323-5404
International students, artists, and you are invited to help create a mural in the MACC Breezeway. With live music (starting at 2pm) by Como Las Movies, Johnny Degollado, and Conjunto Aztlan. Sat., July 27, 10am-4pm.
Every summer thousands of these birds decide to spend their evenings roosting in three Live Oak trees in the Wells Fargo on Airport Boulevard. Bring a chair and watch from across the street with other bird lovers in the Highland Mall parking lot. Binoculars encouraged. Fridays & Saturdays through July 27, 8-9pm. Free.
Being part of the democratic process has never been easier. Learn how to register voters and get deputized on the spot by Travis County Tax Assessor/Collector Bruce Elfant. 10-11:30am. Free.
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.