CODENEXT COMMUNITY CHARACTER WORKSHOPS Share what makes your neighborhood unique as part of the city's continued efforts to revise the Land Development Code. 6:30pm. Murchison Middle School, 3700 North Hills, 512/414-3254. Free.
THE UNDERGROUND GOES OVERBOARD Launch party for the New Journalism Project's newly improved Rag Blog with guest speakers Bill Ayers and Bernardine Dohrn. 7pm. 5604 Manor, 5604 Manor Rd., 512/436-9968. $10 suggested donation. www.5604manor.org.
JOHN ANDERSON’S OCCUPY AUSTIN BOOK SIGNING Chronicle photographer debuts his two books documenting the Occupy Austin movement. 3-5pm. MonkeyWrench Books, 110 E. North Loop, 512/407-6925. Free. www.monkeywrenchbooks.org.
FREE TAX PREPARATION Foundation Communities lend a hand to your annual return. Service is open to individuals and families who make less than $50,000 annually. List of locations and hours available online. Various Locations. Free.
WATERFRONT TALKABOUT City officials present redevelopment recommendations for the south central waterfront of Lady Bird Lake. 7pm. Stateside at the Paramount, 719 Congress, 512/472-5470. www.austintheatrealliance.org.
COMMERCIAL RECYCLING LUNCH & LEARN Austin Resource Recovery trains commercial property owners and managers on meeting the Universal Recycling Ordinance requirements. noon-1pm. Tres Amigos, 7535 U.S. 290. Free.
FORO URGENTE A panel of UT experts raise awareness about a court ruling stripping the citizenship of Dominicans of Haitian descent. 5-7pm. Teresa Lozano Long Institute Of Latin American Studies, 2nd Floor Conference Room, Benson Latin American Collection, SRH Unit 1. Free.
SOLAR AUSTIN HAPPY HOUR Local green community gathers to discuss all things solar. 5:30-8pm. Scholz Garten, 1607 San Jacinto, 512/751-5650. Free. www.scholzgarten.net.
MULTIFAMILY RECYCLING LUNCH & LEARN Complimentary lunch session on implementing effective recycling programs. noon-1pm. The County Line Bar-B-Q, 6500 Bee Caves Rd., 512/974-1884. Free. www.countyline.com.
MONTOPOLIS RECREATION CENTER DESIGN INPUT MEETING Have your say about site planning, building planning, and programming. 6:30-8pm. Montopolis Recreation Center, 1200 Montopolis, 512/385-5931. Free.