COMMUNITY: Civics 101


AISD Trustee District 6 Candidate Forum w.ACPTA

In light of Paul Saldaña's resignation, AISD hopes to fill the D6 vacancy by June 12. Three candidates have filed (Alejandro Delgado, Geronimo Rodriguez, and Glen Shield). Hear them speak Tuesday during a forum with the Austin Council of PTAs. Questions can be submitted online. 6:30-8pm.

Akins High School Fine Arts Center, 10701 S. First

An Environmental History of Segregation in Austin

Katherine Pace, environmental historian and educator, discusses the role flash floods played in shaping Austin’s Jim Crow geography. 6:30pm.

MonkeyWrench Books, 110 E. North Loop, 512/407-6925

District 2 Town Hall With Council Member Delia Garza

CM Garza hosts a community discussion on CodeNEXT mapping, city budget, and corridor mobility updates for Slaughter and William Cannon. Spanish interpretation available. Light snacks served. 6:30-8pm.

American YouthWorks South Campus, 1901 E. Ben White, 512/744-1900

Donate to LifeWorks Second Chance Prom

LifeWorks will host a Second Chance Prom for their clients on June 15 and they need donations and volunteers. Donations needed: new or gently used women's formal dresses and shoes; men's suits, dress shirts, ties, and shoes; and undergarments for men and women. Email or call with questions. Donations accepted through June 12.


Eat Smart, Live Strong

An afternoon event for aging Austinites to discuss healthy eating and staying active. noon-1pm.

Dottie Jordan Recreation Center, 2803 Loyola

Protest SB 8

Bust out your orange t-shirts and grab your protest signs cuz the Texas House has passed an abortion omnibus bill that effectively "bans abortion at 14 weeks and requires all fetal tissue be buried." 11:45am-1pm.

11th St. & Congress Ave.


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.

We Are Blood, 4300 N. Lamar, 512/206-1266

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