Eight riders go on an "adrenaline-charged journey through an interactive adventure complete with real-time 3D graphics, motion, light, sound and nonstop excitement." Choose from six different themes. Only at Lake Creek. $9, $10 (skip the line pass).
Pinballz Lake Creek, 13729 Research Blvd.
Weekly team meeting to discuss issues and policies advocated for during the current legislative session. 2:30-5:30pm.
Scholz Garten, 1607 San Jacinto, 512/751-5650
Sustainable Cycles and Team Snacks are throwin' a party for periods! Drop in on this discussion about road survival (bikers y'all) and reusable period products. 3:30-5pm.
BookWoman, 5501 N. Lamar Ste. 105-A, 512/472-2785
Austin could not be a better home for this exhibit focused on the history of music festivals. Artifacts and concert footage bring the experience alive whether it's Hendrix at Monterey or Queen at Live Aid - both featured in a video montage of the Top 10 festival performances of all-time. Artifacts include Muddy Waters' '59 Martin acoustic played at the '68 Newport Folk Festival, a poster board stenciled sign by Banksy, and Dave Navarro's Jane's Addiction stage getup. Curated by the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum. March 10-July 23, Mon.-Sat., 9am-5pm, Sun., 12-5pm. $9-13.
Sip on cocktails while shopping for witchy handcrafted wares at this nighttime flea market with DJ Lizzbeth spinning dark wave tunes. 5-10pm. Free.
Drinks Lounge, 2001 E. Cesar Chavez, 512/524-0130
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.
Merging live music and spoken word with performances by Alesia Lani, Courtney Santana, Shake the Poet, Darnell, and more with music from DJ Kay Cali, DJ Donte, and Keyz Street Band. 7:30pm.
Speakeasy, 412 Congress, 817/403-7281
Support El Amistad Club's scholarship program at this celebration of veterans and Hispanic culture, featuring food, kids activities, and live music from Jay Perez, Stampede, Sunny Sauceda, Round Rock Ballet Folklorico, and more. 12:30pm.
Centennial Plaza, 301 W. Bagdad Ave., Round Rock
Enjoy some brunch and shop for handmade goods made by local artists in a variety of mediums. Presented by East Austin Handmade Arts Market. Sundays in May, 12-5pm. Free.
Stevie Ray Vaughan fans will not want to miss this exhaustive exhibit guest curated by his brother, Jimmie Vaughan. Many of Vaughan's guitars (including his legendary "Number One" Fender stratocaster) will be on view as well as early family photos, concert posters, stage outfits, handwritten lyrics, exclusive archival concert footage, his famed hat, and more. March 10 through July 23. $9-13.
This exhibit examines "the lives of individuals intertwined in the domestic slave trade by exploring slavery’s reach beyond New Orleans and Galveston, beyond Texas, beyond the South, and into the very fabric of America." Through July 9. Cost of museum admission, free for members.
Donate a fan through August 31 to help Family Eldercare keep those in need cool this summer. See website for drop off locations and more. Free.
Pflugerville is home to Central Texas' newest waterpark. Long hours, free parking, and tasty food are just a few of the attractions. The kids will love the Gully Washer which sprays their play area with 800 gallons of water. Sat.-Sun., May 27-29. $69.99 (season pass), $29.99 (weekdays), $34.99 (weekends and holidays).
Typhoon Texas, 8500 TX-130 N. service road, Pflugerville
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