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Thursday 8

FOR THE CHILDREN SCHOOL SUPPLY FUNDRAISING CAMPAIGN 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. www.schoolsuppliesforthechildren.org.

CALL FOR PUBLIC INPUT ON BIKE SHARE STATIONS 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. www.votebikeshareaustin.com.

URBAN FORESTRY BOARD REQUEST FOR PUBLIC INPUT The Urban Forestry Board wants to hear from you on your concerns and priorities related to Austin’s urban forest. The Board is working closely with the city’s urban forester, Angela Hanson, and staff from many city departments to develop Austin’s first comprehensive urban forest plan for all trees and vegetation in public spaces. Sounds shady. www.austinurbanforestry.org.

Friday 9

FOR THE CHILDREN SCHOOL SUPPLY FUNDRAISING CAMPAIGN 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. www.schoolsuppliesforthechildren.org.

CALL FOR PUBLIC INPUT ON BIKE SHARE STATIONS 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. www.votebikeshareaustin.com.

URBAN FORESTRY BOARD REQUEST FOR PUBLIC INPUT The Urban Forestry Board wants to hear from you on your concerns and priorities related to Austin’s urban forest. The Board is working closely with the city’s urban forester, Angela Hanson, and staff from many city departments to develop Austin’s first comprehensive urban forest plan for all trees and vegetation in public spaces. Sounds shady. www.austinurbanforestry.org.

SPECIAL EVENTS ORDINANCE CALL FOR INPUT Between food, music, and arts festivals, special events are part of the fabric of Austin. The city is looking for ideas on how the ever-growing roster should be managed. https://austintexas.granicusideas.com/discussions/special-events-ordinance/topics/special-events-draft-ordinance.

Saturday 10

FOR THE CHILDREN SCHOOL SUPPLY FUNDRAISING CAMPAIGN 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. www.schoolsuppliesforthechildren.org.

CALL FOR PUBLIC INPUT ON BIKE SHARE STATIONS 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. www.votebikeshareaustin.com.

URBAN FORESTRY BOARD REQUEST FOR PUBLIC INPUT The Urban Forestry Board wants to hear from you on your concerns and priorities related to Austin’s urban forest. The Board is working closely with the city’s urban forester, Angela Hanson, and staff from many city departments to develop Austin’s first comprehensive urban forest plan for all trees and vegetation in public spaces. Sounds shady. www.austinurbanforestry.org.

SPECIAL EVENTS ORDINANCE CALL FOR INPUT Between food, music, and arts festivals, special events are part of the fabric of Austin. The city is looking for ideas on how the ever-growing roster should be managed. https://austintexas.granicusideas.com/discussions/special-events-ordinance/topics/special-events-draft-ordinance.

VOLUNTEER DEPUTY REGISTRAR TRAINING 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. First Unitarian Universalist Church, 4700 Grover, 512/452-6168. Free. www.volunteerdep.registrartraining@gmail.com.

Sunday 11

FOR THE CHILDREN SCHOOL SUPPLY FUNDRAISING CAMPAIGN 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. www.schoolsuppliesforthechildren.org.

CALL FOR PUBLIC INPUT ON BIKE SHARE STATIONS 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. www.votebikeshareaustin.com.

URBAN FORESTRY BOARD REQUEST FOR PUBLIC INPUT The Urban Forestry Board wants to hear from you on your concerns and priorities related to Austin’s urban forest. The Board is working closely with the city’s urban forester, Angela Hanson, and staff from many city departments to develop Austin’s first comprehensive urban forest plan for all trees and vegetation in public spaces. Sounds shady. www.austinurbanforestry.org.

SPECIAL EVENTS ORDINANCE CALL FOR INPUT Between food, music, and arts festivals, special events are part of the fabric of Austin. The city is looking for ideas on how the ever-growing roster should be managed. https://austintexas.granicusideas.com/discussions/special-events-ordinance/topics/special-events-draft-ordinance.

Monday 12

FOR THE CHILDREN SCHOOL SUPPLY FUNDRAISING CAMPAIGN 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. www.schoolsuppliesforthechildren.org.

AUSTIN MILITARY FREE CHIROPRACTIC CARE Active Life is saluting the troops by offering free chiropractic care for military personnel and spouses who have no applicable insurance benefits. Bring military ID or proof of service or discharge. Active Life Healing Center, 4006 S. Lamar #650, 512/474-5433. Free. www.austinactivelife.com.

CALL FOR PUBLIC INPUT ON BIKE SHARE STATIONS 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. www.votebikeshareaustin.com.

URBAN FORESTRY BOARD REQUEST FOR PUBLIC INPUT The Urban Forestry Board wants to hear from you on your concerns and priorities related to Austin’s urban forest. The Board is working closely with the city’s urban forester, Angela Hanson, and staff from many city departments to develop Austin’s first comprehensive urban forest plan for all trees and vegetation in public spaces. Sounds shady. www.austinurbanforestry.org.

SPECIAL EVENTS ORDINANCE CALL FOR INPUT Between food, music, and arts festivals, special events are part of the fabric of Austin. The city is looking for ideas on how the ever-growing roster should be managed. https://austintexas.granicusideas.com/discussions/special-events-ordinance/topics/special-events-draft-ordinance.

CAPITOL VIEW CORRIDOR APPLICATION TRAINING Austin's Planning and Development Review Department continues their summer training series with a look at the Capitol View Corridor. Topics include corridor locations and development rights and responsibilities. 9-10am. One Texas Center, 505 Barton Springs Rd., 512/974-2698. Free.

COMMERCIAL DESIGN STANDARDS TRAINING Site Planner Donna Galati will present information about Subchapter E and Commercial Design Standards. Included in the session will be an explanation of recent revisions, including a detailed overview of the changes and how they will affect commercial site plans and commercial building plans. 10:30-11:30am. One Texas Center, 505 Barton Springs Rd., 512/974-2698. Free.

Tuesday 13

FOR THE CHILDREN SCHOOL SUPPLY FUNDRAISING CAMPAIGN 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. www.schoolsuppliesforthechildren.org.

CALL FOR PUBLIC INPUT ON BIKE SHARE STATIONS 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. www.votebikeshareaustin.com.

URBAN FORESTRY BOARD REQUEST FOR PUBLIC INPUT The Urban Forestry Board wants to hear from you on your concerns and priorities related to Austin’s urban forest. The Board is working closely with the city’s urban forester, Angela Hanson, and staff from many city departments to develop Austin’s first comprehensive urban forest plan for all trees and vegetation in public spaces. Sounds shady. www.austinurbanforestry.org.

SPECIAL EVENTS ORDINANCE CALL FOR INPUT Between food, music, and arts festivals, special events are part of the fabric of Austin. The city is looking for ideas on how the ever-growing roster should be managed. https://austintexas.granicusideas.com/discussions/special-events-ordinance/topics/special-events-draft-ordinance.

BIZAID BUSINESS ORIENTATION Is your organic jeans shop getting too big for its britches? Have an idea for a comics business but not sure how to sally forth? BizAid has you covered with an orientation including everything from start-up to growth. Workshop is free but registration is required. 9-10:30am. Entrepreneur Center of Austin, 4029 Capital of TX Hwy. S. #110, 512/974-7800. Free with registration. www.austinsmallbiz.com.

Wednesday 14

FOR THE CHILDREN SCHOOL SUPPLY FUNDRAISING CAMPAIGN 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. www.schoolsuppliesforthechildren.org.

CALL FOR PUBLIC INPUT ON BIKE SHARE STATIONS 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. www.votebikeshareaustin.com.

SPECIAL EVENTS ORDINANCE CALL FOR INPUT Between food, music, and arts festivals, special events are part of the fabric of Austin. The city is looking for ideas on how the ever-growing roster should be managed. https://austintexas.granicusideas.com/discussions/special-events-ordinance/topics/special-events-draft-ordinance.

FINANCING OPTIONS FOR YOUR BUSINESS Robbing a bank is one way to finance a business, but who wants to wear a ski mask in the Austin heat? The Austin Small Business Development Program has better ideas. Learn the ABCs of seeking financing alternatives and making decisions that are best for your business. You can even earn credit towards your Small Business Success Skills Certification while you're at it. 9am-noon. Entrepreneur Center of Austin, 4029 Capital of TX Hwy. S. #110, 512/974-7800. Free with registration. www.austinsmallbiz.com.

INDEPENDENT CITIZENS REDISTRICTING COMMISSION PUBLIC INPUT MEETING In November 2012, Austin voters approved geographic single-member City Council districts. Now's your chance to help the Independent Citizens Redistricting Commission draw the maps. The first of the meetings will focus on Focus on Travis County Commissioner Precinct 1. 6:30pm. Millenium Youth Entertainment Complex, 1156 Hargrave. www.austintexas.gov/10-one.

Thursday 15

FOR THE CHILDREN SCHOOL SUPPLY FUNDRAISING CAMPAIGN 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. www.schoolsuppliesforthechildren.org.

CALL FOR PUBLIC INPUT ON BIKE SHARE STATIONS 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. www.votebikeshareaustin.com.

SPECIAL EVENTS ORDINANCE CALL FOR INPUT Between food, music, and arts festivals, special events are part of the fabric of Austin. The city is looking for ideas on how the ever-growing roster should be managed. https://austintexas.granicusideas.com/discussions/special-events-ordinance/topics/special-events-draft-ordinance.

ON-SITE SEWAGE FACILITY ORDINANCE PUBLIC MEETING Austin Water is hosting two meetings to discuss proposed rule changes to the Austin City Code for On-Site Sewage Facilities (OSSFs) that set standards and enforcement for facilities that include conventional septic systems as well advanced treatment units. noon, 6pm. Waller Creek Center, 625 E. 10th. Free.

COMPREHENSIVE IMMIGRATION REFORM: THE TIME IS NOW Learn more about comprehensive immigration reform, the do’s and don’ts of the process, and how local individuals can help and get involved and advocate for the bill. 6:30-8pm. Southwest Key Community Center, 6002 Jain, 512/949-2678. Free. www.swkey.org.

'EDIBLE CITY: GROW THE REVOLUTION' SCREENING & POTLUCK Want to become more involved in the local food movement? Break bread with a community potluck and some cinematic inspiration. Dinner and screening will be followed by a discussion group on making Austin's food system stronger and more environmentally sound. 7pm. 5604 Manor Community Garden, 5604 Manor Rd.. Free. markilous07@gmail.com, www.facebook.com/events/644637568898010.

Ongoing

PARD MAIN OFFICE CALL FOR NAMES 90-day period for public comment begins. www.austintexas.gov/department/parks-and-recreation.

ZILKER PARK CLUBHOUSE CALL FOR NAMES 90-day period for public comment begins. Contact Victor Ovalle. 512/974-6745.

VOLUNTEER DEPUTY REGISTRAR TRAINING Would you like to register people to vote? Get trained and deputized! Email Mary Patrick to RSVP. Include "VDR Training" in the subject line. 10am. First Unitarian Universalist Church, 4700 Grover, 512/452-6168. Free. maptrick@gmail.com.

CALL FOR PLATELET DONORS The supply of platelets has fallen to an unsafe level. Anyone who is able is urged to make a platelet donation appointment as soon as possible. Platelet donation may be done every 7 days or 24 times per year. The entire process from the time a donor walks through the doors until they leave is approximately 1 to 1.5 hours. Call to make an appointment. Open seven days a week. Blood Center of Central Texas, 4300 N. Lamar, 512/206-1266. www.inyourhands.org.

CHRONICLE WISH LIST Did you get more presents than you know what to do with? Make room by checking out our nonprofit wish list, and donating to worthy local groups. www.austinchronicle.com/gyrobase/Guides/WishList.