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Beautification of 12th & Chicon Bus Stop: Your Input Is Needed

Give feedback to CapMetro's proposed art installation celebrating East Austin's Black community. The art will be installed at the 12th & Chicon bus stop. 6:30pm. Free.

Huston-Tillotson University, 900 Chicon, 512/505-3139

www.capmetroblog.com, jordan.smith@capmetro.org

Child Passenger Safety Car Seat Check

Call the EMS Safety Hotline (512/972-7233) or email EMSPubEd@austintexas.gov for an appointment. 9am.

Dove Springs Recreation Center, 5801 Ainez, 512/974-3840

www.austintexas.gov/dovesprings

Common Ground: The Music Festival Experience

Muddy Waters

Common Ground: The Music Festival Experience

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. Through July 23, Mon.-Sat., 9am-5pm, Sun., 12-5pm. $9-13.

Bullock Texas State History Museum, 1800 Congress, 512/936-8746

www.thestoryoftexas.com

GACA Lecture Series

This month's Greater Austin Clay Artists lecture features Stan Irving. Tue., Feb. 7, 7pm. Free.

St. Edward's University, Clay Studio in the Fine Arts Building, 3001 S. Congress

www.austinclay.org

Healthy Texas Week Rally

This rally is all about healthy living and features student performances, family-friendly physical activities, speakers, and healthy vendors. 10am-1pm. Free.

Texas State Capitol, 1100 Congress, 512/305-8400

www.healthytexasweek.com

IACT's Hope Awards

The theme for Interfaith Action of Central Texas' fundraiser is “Celebrating a Place of Refuge" and honoring people and organizations who make our refugee neighbors feel welcome. 6-9pm. $200.

Bullock Texas State History Museum, 1800 Congress, 512/386-9145

www.interfaithtexas.org/hope-awards-2017

iACTS! 2017 Hope Awards

A major fun fundraiser to help keep community service programs thriving. 6-9pm.

Bullock Texas State History Museum, 1800 Congress, 512/936-4629

www.interfaithtexas.org

LegalLine

This free, once-a-month hotline is available today for answering any legal questions you may have. 5:30-7:30pm.

512/472-8303

www.austinlrs.org

NCFCA High School Speech & Debate Regional Championship

They are looking for judges. Click on link to sign up. No experience needed. Tue.-Thu., May 2-4.

Concordia University, 11400 Concordia University, 512/486-2001

www.ncfcajudges.com

Pride & Joy: The Texas Blues of Stevie Ray Vaughan

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. Through July 23. $9-13.

Bullock Texas State History Museum, 1800 Congress, 512/936-8746

www.thestoryoftexas.com

Purchased Lives: The American Slave Trade From 1808 to 1865

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.

Bullock Texas State History Museum, 1800 Congress, 512/936-8746

www.thestoryoftexas.com

Yoga Practice

Bring your mat and a desire to get your Vinyasa flowed right. Every weekday, 8am. Free.

Cherrywood Coffeehouse, 1400 E. 38 1/2, 538-1991

www.cherrywoodcoffeehouse.com

Yoga Ride

A 5-mile ride precedes your yoga class tailored to the cycling body. Enjoy a dip in the Springs afterward. Tuesdays, 7pm. Free.

Doug Sahm Hill, 885 W. Riverside (next to Palmer Events Center)

www.facebook.com/groups/246934478735899

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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

www.inyourhands.org

Host a Creek Cleanup

Is the creek you love filled with beer cans and six-pack rings? All you have to do is gather some friends to clean it up, and Keep Austin Beautiful and Watershed Protection and Development Review will give you all the guidance and materials you need. Free.

391-0617

www.keepaustinbeautiful.org/creekcleanup

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