El John Selector will be your DJ, and Flamencura Music & Dance will show you how it's done. Crafts, photo booths, and some info on the local elementary school will help you cool down from the dance floor. 5-7:30pm. Free.
"A top Christian intellectual will debate a top Objectivist intellectual on the nature and value of Christianity." Brought to you by the Objective Standard and the UT Objectivism Society. 7-9pm. $30 ($8, students; $5, livestream).
Hogg Auditorium, West 24th Street & Whitis Avenue, 512/471-1444
This annual meeting will offer presentations by experts on topics of great interest to Texas wine-grape producers. It includes morning and afternoon seminars, a catered lunch, and a meet-and-greet wine reception with vendor booths. Preregister online or the day of the event. 8:30am-5pm. $30.
Agriculture Society Hall, 13035 Hall Rd., 281-855-5608
Get psyched for the International Festival of Independent Games in NYC with this chance to check out a handful of games that fall under this month's theme: Love. Naturally there will be a multiplayer gaming lounge for group loving. 8-11:30pm. Free.
Come dressed to break the law of Prohibition with casino games, silent auctions, and, of course, drinking. Proceeds to to the Texas Child Study Center Endowment at the Dell Children's Medical Center. 7:30-11:30pm. $50.
The first Friday of the monthly Texas Hill Country Winery Trail kicks off at Woodrose Winery where guests can sample wines from as many as 10 area wineries as well as culinary offerings from chef Ross Burtwell of Cabernet Grill. Purchase tickets online or at the door. 6-8pm. $30 ($25, advance).
The Texas Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association hosts this conference to bring practical information to consumers and producers alike, on everything from product labeling to urban homesteading. Keynote speaker is Jim Hightower. $90-$165.
Hilton Austin Airport, 9515 New Airport Dr., 512/385-6767
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.
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.