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Thursday 12

AUSTIN WOMEN'S HALL OF FAME CALL FOR NOMINATIONS Pay tribute to the women who shaped Austin. www.austintexas.gov/whof.

AUDITORIUM SHORES EAST LAWN RENAMING CALL FOR NOMINATIONS Have a better name than Vic Mathias Shores? Let the city know online, by phone, or in person. Parks and Recreation Department’s Annex Office, 919 W. 28½, 512/974-9458. www.austintexas.gov/department/parks-and-recreation.

PROJECT CONNECT OPEN HOUSE Learn more about the proposed urban rail project. 5-8pm. Dove Springs Recreation Center, 5801 Ainez, 512/447-5875. Free. www.projectconnect.com.

Friday 13

AUSTIN WOMEN'S HALL OF FAME CALL FOR NOMINATIONS Pay tribute to the women who shaped Austin. www.austintexas.gov/whof.

FATHERLESS DAY & EQUAL PARENTING RIGHTS RALLY Rally for family law reform. 11am. Texas State Capitol, 1100 Congress, 512/305-8400. Free. www.facebook.com/events/1419526184969317/.

Saturday 14

AUSTIN WOMEN'S HALL OF FAME CALL FOR NOMINATIONS Pay tribute to the women who shaped Austin. www.austintexas.gov/whof.

SFC'S WATER CONSERVATION CLASS Learn water conservation techniques that you can use in your own backyard. Sustainable Food Center, 2921-C E. 17th. $35 (scholarships available upon request). ellen@sustainablefoodcenter.org, www.sustainablefoodcenter.org.

CODENEXT/CODETALK: COMPATIBILITY Explore what's working and not working with compatibility in Austin's Land Development Code. 9am-noon. Palmer Events Center, 900 Barton Springs Rd.. Free. www.austintexas.gov/blog/codetalks-june-explore-approaches-compatibility.

Sunday 15

AUSTIN WOMEN'S HALL OF FAME CALL FOR NOMINATIONS Pay tribute to the women who shaped Austin. www.austintexas.gov/whof.

Monday 16

AUSTIN WOMEN'S HALL OF FAME CALL FOR NOMINATIONS Pay tribute to the women who shaped Austin. www.austintexas.gov/whof.

Tuesday 17

AUSTIN WOMEN'S HALL OF FAME CALL FOR NOMINATIONS Pay tribute to the women who shaped Austin. www.austintexas.gov/whof.

SPECIAL EVENTS FUNDING PUBLIC MEETING Share your ideas on how to fund festivals, road races, and other events. 5-8pm. One Texas Center, 505 Barton Springs Rd., 512/974-2220.

TAI MOSES ON 'ZOOBURBIA: MEDITATIONS ON THE WILD ANIMALS AMONG US' Former managing editor of Alternet makes a case for compassionate stewardship. 7-8:30pm. BookPeople, 603 N. Lamar, 512/472-5050. Free. www.thirdcoastactivist.org/events/tai-moses-on-zooburbia-meditations-on-the-wild-animals-among-us.

Wednesday 18

AUSTIN WOMEN'S HALL OF FAME CALL FOR NOMINATIONS Pay tribute to the women who shaped Austin. www.austintexas.gov/whof.

Thursday 19

AUSTIN WOMEN'S HALL OF FAME CALL FOR NOMINATIONS Pay tribute to the women who shaped Austin. www.austintexas.gov/whof.

AUDITORIUM SHORES EAST LAWN RENAMING CALL FOR NOMINATIONS Have a better name than Vic Mathias Shores? Let the city know online, by phone, or in person. Parks and Recreation Department’s Annex Office, 919 W. 28½. www.austintexas.gov/department/parks-and-recreation.

CITYWORKS ACADEMY CALL FOR APPLICATIONS Learn the nuts and bolts of local government. www.austintexas.gov/cityworksapplication.

STATE OF BLACK BUSINESS IN CENTRAL TEXAS Presentation of black entrepreneur study followed by Juneteenth commemoration. 10:30-11:30am. Texas State Capitol, 1100 Congress, 512/305-8400. Registration closed. www.taaacc.org/event-847875, www.taaacc.org/event-847875.

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.