Black Lives Matter Austin May General Body Meeting

Working committees cover education, criminal justice reform, health, economics, housing, transportation, and civics. All are welcome. 6-7:30pm.

1705 E. 11th

Blacks in Tech ATX: Job Hunting Through the Ages With Indeed

Austin Blacks in Tech partners with Indeed to provide an evening of networking. Recruiters, resume feedback, complimentary professional head shots, and more. 6-9pm. Free.

Indeed, 6433 Champion Grandview Way, Bldg. 1

Blow Your Mom Away This Mother's Day

Get your mom a $40 gift card for a blowout service and they'll throw in a free makeup application. Now till mom's day. Through Sun., May 14.

Dry Society Styling Lounge, 10622 Burnet Rd. #200

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. Curated by the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum. March 10-July 23, Mon.-Sat., 9am-5pm, Sun., 12-5pm. $9-13.

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

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

Neuropathy Awareness Week

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


Neuropathy Awareness Week: Round Rock Express Baseball Game

$3 from your game ticket will benefit the Neuropathy Alliance of Texas. 7:05pm. $3.50-30.

Dell Diamond, 3400 E. Palm Valley Blvd., Round Rock, 512/553-9130

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. March 10 through July 23. $9-13.

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

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

Rally + Meeting at Sen. Cornyn's Office

A rally in effort to save the ACA and stop #TrumpCare. Sen. Cornyn is one of 13 (all male) senators on the committee to write the Senate's version of #TrumpCare. Demand real coverage, tell him your needs! 11am-1pm.

Chase Tower, Suite 1530, 221 West Sixth St.

We Are #HereToStay And We Will Remember

Gov. Abbott has signed SB 4 – the anti-sanctuary cities/"show me your papers" bill – into law. "We will rise up in protests and community meetings across Texas to decry SB 4 for what it is: a racist law designed to target millions of Black and brown people, trample on civil liberties, and force millions of Texans to racial profiling and abuse." See Facebook for details. 8:30-10am.

Governor's Mansion, 1010 Colorado, 512/463-0063

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

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)


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

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.


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