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Thursday 3

AUSTIN AFRICAN AMERICAN CULTURAL HERITAGE DISTRICT LEGACY LOGO COMPETITION Help AACHD express the district's history, purpose of preservation, and values. Application form and FAQs available online. Free.

TRAVIS COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE TOWN HALL Update on eliminating crime & violence in Travis County. 1:30pm. Millennium Youth Entertainment Complex, 1156 Hargrave, 512/854-9172. Free. www.myec.net.

ACC BOARD CANDIDATE ELECTION TRAINING For more information, contact Community Planning Matters. 6-7:30pm. ACC Highland Business Center, 5930 Middle Fiskville, 512/366-5224. Free. communitytexas@gmail.com, www.austin.cc.tx.us.

Friday 4

AUSTIN AFRICAN AMERICAN CULTURAL HERITAGE DISTRICT LEGACY LOGO COMPETITION Help AACHD express the district's history, purpose of preservation, and values. Application form and FAQs available online. Free.

Saturday 5

AUSTIN COOPERATIVE SUMMIT Panels and workshops on moving toward shared prosperity. UT Jesse Jones Communications Bldg A, 2504 Whitis. $50, $25 student.

AUSTIN AFRICAN AMERICAN CULTURAL HERITAGE DISTRICT LEGACY LOGO COMPETITION Help AACHD express the district's history, purpose of preservation, and values. Application form and FAQs available online. Free.

SOUTH CENTRAL WALKABOUT Walking tour of the South Central Waterfront focusing on potential future connections. One Texas Center, 505 Barton Springs Rd., 512/974-3251. Free.

AUSTIN COMMUNITY COLLEGE TOWN HALL Update from ACC President Richard Rhodes and staff. 1:30-3pm. Millennium Youth Entertainment Complex, 1156 Hargrave, 512/472-6932. www.myec.net.

PROLETARIAT DAY & WORKERS RECEPTION A day for constructing dialogue and advancing social justice. 4-9pm. Mexic-Arte Museum, 419 Congress, 512/200-7278. Free. www.mexic-artemuseum.org.

SPRING FOR WATER 2014: PARTY WITH CLEAN WATER FUND Party celebrating creating a culture of water conservation in Texas. 6pm. Amala Foundation, 1006 S. Eighth. $25.

Sunday 6

AUSTIN AFRICAN AMERICAN CULTURAL HERITAGE DISTRICT LEGACY LOGO COMPETITION Help AACHD express the district's history, purpose of preservation, and values. Application form and FAQs available online. Free.

Monday 7

AUSTIN AFRICAN AMERICAN CULTURAL HERITAGE DISTRICT LEGACY LOGO COMPETITION Help AACHD express the district's history, purpose of preservation, and values. Application form and FAQs available online. Free.

TEXAS INMATE FAMILIES ASSOCIATION MEETING Get your questions about the Texas Department of Criminal Justice answered on the first Monday of each month. 6:30pm. Sunrise Community Church, 4430 Manchaca. Free.

Tuesday 8

AUSTIN AFRICAN AMERICAN CULTURAL HERITAGE DISTRICT LEGACY LOGO COMPETITION Help AACHD express the district's history, purpose of preservation, and values. Application form and FAQs available online. Free.

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.

CAPITAL METRO SERVICE CHANGES PUBLIC MEETING Review and provide feedback on proposed changes Cap Metro is considering. 5:30-7pm. St. John's United Methodist Church, 2140 Allandale, 512/452-5737. Free. www.stjohnsaustin.org.

SHERIFF’S CITIZENS’ ACADEMY 13 week class on how the Sheriff's office works. 6:45-10pm. Free. vincente.galloway@co.travis.tx.us.

Wednesday 9

AUSTIN AFRICAN AMERICAN CULTURAL HERITAGE DISTRICT LEGACY LOGO COMPETITION Help AACHD express the district's history, purpose of preservation, and values. Application form and FAQs available online. Free.

CAPITAL METRO SERVICE CHANGES PUBLIC MEETING 2 See Tuesday. noon-1pm. Capital Metro Transit Store, 209 W. Ninth. Free.

CAPITAL METRO SERVICE CHANGES PUBLIC MEETING 3 See Tuesday. 6-7:30pm. Faith United Methodist Church, 2701 S. Lamar, 512/444-6781. Free. www.faithchurchumc.org.

UNTIL THE RULERS OBEY - SOCIAL MOVEMENTS IN LATIN AMERICA Marcy Rein and Clifton Ross discuss the 21st century’s most powerful waves of change. 6-8pm. MonkeyWrench Books, 110 E. North Loop, 512/407-6925. Free. www.monkeywrenchbooks.org.

AISD COMMUNITY CONVERSATION MEETING First look at AISD's preliminary budget. 6:30pm. McCallum High School cafeteria, 5600 Sunshine. Free.

Thursday 10

2014 POST-EVENT EVALUATION SURVEY Online survey to comment on post SXSW-related events.

AUSTIN AFRICAN AMERICAN CULTURAL HERITAGE DISTRICT LEGACY LOGO COMPETITION Help AACHD express the district's history, purpose of preservation, and values. Application form and FAQs available online. Free.

VOTER REGISTRATION DEADLINE Last chance to register before the local election May 10. Free.

CAPITAL METRO SERVICE CHANGES PUBLIC MEETING 4 See Tuesday. noon-1pm. Capital Metro Transit Store, 209 W. Ninth. Free.

CAPITAL METRO SERVICE CHANGES PUBLIC MEETING 4 See Tuesday. 5:30-7pm. Capital Metro Headquarters, 2910 E. Fifth. Free. www.capmetro.org.

AISD FACILITY MASTER PLAN MEETING Public meeting to gather input on future capital improvements. 6:30pm. Reagan High School, 7104 Berkman, 512/414-2523.

Ongoing

PARD MAIN OFFICE CALL FOR NAMES 90-day period for public comment begins.

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