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Thursday 10

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.

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

2040 REGIONAL TRANSPORTATION PLAN SURVEY Survey to help CAMPO prioritize future transportation projects. www.campotexas.org.

AQUIFER DISTRICT HABITAT CONSERVATION PLAN PUBLIC REVIEW Review and comment on habitat protection plan. www.bseacd.org.

OCTOBER FLOOD RECOVERY OPEN HOUSE Information about the ongoing recovery from the October 2013 Onion Creek floods. 9am-12:30pm. Perez Elementary School, 7500 S. Pleasant Valley. Free. www.austintexas.gov/onioncreek.

Friday 11

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

Saturday 12

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

OCTOBER FLOOD RECOVERY OPEN HOUSE See Thursday. 12:30-4pm. Perez Elementary School, 7500 S. Pleasant Valley. Free. www.austintexas.gov/onioncreek.

PROJECT CONNECT OPEN HOUSE Learn more about the proposed urban rail project. 1-5pm. Circle C HOA, 7817 La Crosse Ave.. Free. info@projectconnect.com, www.projectconnect.com.

Sunday 13

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

Monday 14

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

OCTOBER FLOOD RECOVERY OPEN HOUSE See Thursday. 5:30-9pm. Perez Elementary School, 7500 S. Pleasant Valley. Free. www.austintexas.gov/onioncreek.

HOLLY SHORES MASTER PLAN Community meeting. 6:30-8pm. Fiesta Gardens, 2100 Jesse E. Segovia St., 512/480-8318. Free. www.austintexas.gov/hollyshoresmasterplan.

Tuesday 15

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

AISD SUPERINTENDENT FORUMS See times and locations online. Free. www.austinisd.org/superintendent-search.

Wednesday 16

AISD SUPERINTENDENT FORUMS See times and locations online. Free. www.austinisd.org/superintendent-search.

SPECIAL EVENTS NOTIFICATIONS PUBLIC MEETING Austin Center for Events seeks feedback. 5-8pm. Austin Convention Center, 500 E. Cesar Chavez, 512/404-4000. Free. www.austintexas.gov/citystage.

TEXAS NORML STRATEGY MEETING Grab some munchies and discuss drug law reform. 6:30-8:30pm. Cheddar's, 4301-D W. William Cannon. Free.. www.facebook.com/txnorml.

Thursday 17

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.

2040 REGIONAL TRANSPORTATION PLAN SURVEY Survey to help CAMPO prioritize future transportation projects. www.campotexas.org.

AQUIFER DISTRICT HABITAT CONSERVATION PLAN PUBLIC REVIEW Review and comment on habitat protection plan. www.bseacd.org.

AISD SUPERINTENDENT FORUMS See times and locations online. Free. www.austinisd.org/superintendent-search.

2014 REGIONAL TRANSIT COORDINATION COMMITTEE WORKSHOP Will provide an update on progress made on the goals identified in the Capital Area Coordinated Plan. 8:30am-4pm. Allen R. Baca Center, 301 W. Bagdad Ave., Bldg. 2, Round Rock, 512/974-2275. $13. www.campotexas.org.

AISD SUPERINTENDENT SEARCH Final day of forums for feedback on the superintendent search. Evening forums will be hosted at various schools from 6:30-8pm. See locations online. noon-1:30pm. Baker Center, 3908 Avenue B. www.austinisd.org/superintendent-search.

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.