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Bikin' Betties Social Ride

Social Cycling Austin presents Bikin' Betties, a weekly, beginner-friendly, all-ladies bike ride that ends with drink specials and fun activities (karaoke, mini-golf, outdoor movies, etc.) Along the way, bond with other two-wheelin' ladies. Join the Facebook group for ride details. Mondays, 8pm.

www.facebook.com/groups/bikinbetties

Code Talk – Affordability

A CodeNEXT discussion. 6-8pm.

Town Lake Center, 721 Barton Springs Rd

www.austintexas.gov/codenext

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

Fun Recycling Tools for Austin Residents

An interactive presentation on new residential recycling tools. 6:30-8pm. Free.

Carver Branch Library, 1161 Angelina, 512/974-1010

www.austinrecycles.com

Neuropathy Awareness Week

See website for all of the events supporting the Neuropathy Alliance of Texas. Sun.-Sat., May 7-13. Free.

512/553-9130

www.neuropathyallliancetx.org

Organic Gardeners Meeting

Keep your bulbs blooming all year round. The Austin Organic Gardeners Club shows you how. This month Elizabeth McGreevy will discuss the growing use of gravel in the landscape. 7pm. Free.

Zilker Botanical Garden, 2220 Barton Springs Rd., 512/477-8672

www.austinorganicgardeners.org

Pints & Poses

Free yoga with music from yoga DJ Trey Tarwater followed by a free draft at the bar. 6:30-7:30pm. Free.

Hyatt Regency Austin, 208 Barton Springs Rd., 512/477-1234

www.austin.regency.hyatt.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

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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

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