Civics 101

Friday 27

ACC TRANSITIONS PROGRAM ENROLLMENT Don't miss your opportunity to enroll in Austin Community College's free adult college preparation course. Free. cgill@austincc.edu, www.austincc.edu/transitions.

HEALTH CARE NAVIGATION CALL FOR PUBLIC COMMENT The Texas Department of Insurance is considering changes to the requirements for Texans working or volunteering as Health Insurance Marketplace navigators. Weigh in at the email listed, copying navigatorregistration@tdi.texas.gov. chiefclerk@tdi.texas.gov.

Saturday 28

ACC TRANSITIONS PROGRAM ENROLLMENT Don't miss your opportunity to enroll in Austin Community College's free adult college preparation course. Free. cgill@austincc.edu, www.austincc.edu/transitions.

HEALTH CARE NAVIGATION CALL FOR PUBLIC COMMENT The Texas Department of Insurance is considering changes to the requirements for Texans working or volunteering as Health Insurance Marketplace navigators. Weigh in at the email listed, copying navigatorregistration@tdi.texas.gov. chiefclerk@tdi.texas.gov.

Sunday 29

ACC TRANSITIONS PROGRAM ENROLLMENT Don't miss your opportunity to enroll in Austin Community College's free adult college preparation course. Free. cgill@austincc.edu, www.austincc.edu/transitions.

HEALTH CARE NAVIGATION CALL FOR PUBLIC COMMENT The Texas Department of Insurance is considering changes to the requirements for Texans working or volunteering as Health Insurance Marketplace navigators. Weigh in at the email listed, copying navigatorregistration@tdi.texas.gov. chiefclerk@tdi.texas.gov.

Monday 30

ACC TRANSITIONS PROGRAM ENROLLMENT Don't miss your opportunity to enroll in Austin Community College's free adult college preparation course. Free. cgill@austincc.edu, www.austincc.edu/transitions.

HEALTH CARE NAVIGATION CALL FOR PUBLIC COMMENT The Texas Department of Insurance is considering changes to the requirements for Texans working or volunteering as Health Insurance Marketplace navigators. Weigh in at the email listed, copying navigatorregistration@tdi.texas.gov. chiefclerk@tdi.texas.gov.

Tuesday 31

ACC TRANSITIONS PROGRAM ENROLLMENT Don't miss your opportunity to enroll in Austin Community College's free adult college preparation course. Free. cgill@austincc.edu, www.austincc.edu/transitions.

HEALTH CARE NAVIGATION CALL FOR PUBLIC COMMENT The Texas Department of Insurance is considering changes to the requirements for Texans working or volunteering as Health Insurance Marketplace navigators. Weigh in at the email listed, copying navigatorregistration@tdi.texas.gov. chiefclerk@tdi.texas.gov.

DECEMBER PROPERTY TAX RECEIPT DEADLINE Final day to get a December property tax receipt for your tax return. www.traviscountytax.org.

Wednesday 1

ACC TRANSITIONS PROGRAM ENROLLMENT Don't miss your opportunity to enroll in Austin Community College's free adult college preparation course. Free. cgill@austincc.edu, www.austincc.edu/transitions.

HEALTH CARE NAVIGATION CALL FOR PUBLIC COMMENT The Texas Department of Insurance is considering changes to the requirements for Texans working or volunteering as Health Insurance Marketplace navigators. Weigh in at the email listed, copying navigatorregistration@tdi.texas.gov. chiefclerk@tdi.texas.gov.

TRAVIS COUNTY COMMISSIONERS COURT CANDIDATE FORUM Common Ground for Texans hosts another chance to get to know the candidates. 2-4pm. Yarborough Branch Library, 2200 Hancock.

Thursday 2

ACC TRANSITIONS PROGRAM ENROLLMENT Don't miss your opportunity to enroll in Austin Community College's free adult college preparation course. Free. cgill@austincc.edu, www.austincc.edu/transitions.

HEALTH CARE NAVIGATION CALL FOR PUBLIC COMMENT The Texas Department of Insurance is considering changes to the requirements for Texans working or volunteering as Health Insurance Marketplace navigators. Weigh in at the email listed, copying navigatorregistration@tdi.texas.gov. chiefclerk@tdi.texas.gov.

Friday 3

ACC TRANSITIONS PROGRAM ENROLLMENT Don't miss your opportunity to enroll in Austin Community College's free adult college preparation course. Free. cgill@austincc.edu, www.austincc.edu/transitions.

HEALTH CARE NAVIGATION CALL FOR PUBLIC COMMENT The Texas Department of Insurance is considering changes to the requirements for Texans working or volunteering as Health Insurance Marketplace navigators. Weigh in at the email listed, copying navigatorregistration@tdi.texas.gov. chiefclerk@tdi.texas.gov.

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.

CHRONICLE WISH LIST Is your New Year's resolution to be a better person? Check out our nonprofit wish list, and donate something to a worthy cause. austinchronicle.com/wishlist.

HEALTH INSURANCE ENROLLMENT ASSISTANCE AT FOUNDATION COMMUNITIES NONPROFIT There is still time to sign up for affordable health insurance through the Federal Health Insurance Marketplace. Highland Mall (6001 Airport), Round Rock Public Library (216 E. Main), Cannon West Center (6800 West Gate), CommUnityCare SE Health Center (2901 Montopolis), LifeWorks (835 N. Pleasant Valley), 512/422-5395. Free. enroll@foundcom.org, www.insurecentraltexas.org.

#IAMBLACKAUSTIN The Greater Austin Black Chamber's #IAMBLACKAUSTIN campaign integrates portraits, videos, personal testimony and substantial social media to help stimulate visibility and engagement within Austin's growing community. Images from the first exhibit will remain on display from Tuesday, Jan. 27, through Tues. Feb. 3. Austin City Hall, 301 W. Second, 512/974-2220. www.iamblackaustin.org.

AUSTIN VOICES FUNDRAISER Now's the time to snag your tickets for Austin Voices for Education and Youth's annual fundraising lunch, slated for Tuesday, Feb. 17, noon-1:30pm at Dell Children's Signe Auditorium. This heralded local nonprofit combines groundbreaking programs with savvy advocacy to engage students, families and communities in building strong public schools for all kids, in Austin and beyond. www.austinvoices.org.

LOCAL ARTISTS INVITED TO SUBMIT PROPOSALS FOR TEMPO 2015 Art in Public Places (AIPP), a program of the city of Austin’s Cultural Arts Division of the Economic Development Department, seeks to commission temporary public artworks for the 2015 cycle of the TEMPO program. www.publicartist.org.

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