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7D Dark Ride Adventure Theater

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.

www.pinballzarcade.com

A Conversation with U.S. Rep. Joaquin Castro

A conversation with U.S. Rep. Joaquin Castro, D-San Antonio. Coffee and networking begin at 7:30am. 7:30-9am. Free.

The Austin Club, 110 E. Ninth, 512/477-9496

AARC Senior Talent Show

Watch as the elders show how it's done. 11:30am-2pm. Free.

Asian American Resource Center, 8401 Cameron, 512/974-1700

aarctexas.org

Austin Sales Career Fair

Job seekers meet employers. Bring 15 resumes, and dress business professional. 10am-2pm. Free.

Holiday Inn Austin Midtown, 6000 Middle Fiskville, 512/451-5757

www.hirelive.com/fair/1252/TX/austin-tx/May/31/2017

Code Talk – Mobility

Code Talk – Mobility. A CodeNEXT discussion. 6-8pm.

Austin City Hall, 301 W. Second, 512/974-2220

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. 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

www.thestoryoftexas.com

Courageous Conversations to Accountability & Action

How to best fight for equity in enrollment, persistence, and completion at Austin Community College. May 31, 10:30am-noon, 3:30-5pm, or 6-7:30pm.

ACC, 5930 Middle Fiskville Rd., 512/223-7076

www.austincc.edu

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.

512/653-3764

www.lifeworksaustin.org, faces@lifeworksaustin.org

Former First Lady Laura Bush to Keynote South-Central Monarch Symposium

A two-day symposium on recovering the monarch in the south-central portion of its migratory pathway. RSVP by email; deadline is noon, May 26. 8-9:15am.

Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center, 4801 La Crosse, 512/232-0100

www.texanbynature.org, emily@texanbynature.org

HackerNest Austin First Ever Tech Social

A great way to connect with the local tech community. 7pm. Entry by donation.

SCI-Tech Academy, 1701 W. Ben White Blvd. #100

www.meetup.com/HackerNestAUS/events/171154602

Hump Day Nooner Ride

Don't have a job or have an understanding boss? Take some time to get in a quick ride and a bite to eat along the way. Wednesdays, 11:45am.

Pfluger Pedestrian Bridge, Lamar & Riverside

www.facebook.com/socialcyclingaustin

Mystic Nights

Belly dancers, hookah specials, free belly dancing lessons, a henna tattoo artist, and more. Wednesday nights, 8pm. Free.

77 Degrees Rooftop Bar, 11500 E. Rock Rose Ave.

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

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

Summer Fan Drive

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.

512/459-4326

www.summerfandrive.org

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

Juneteenth: A Celebration of Freedom

The Carver is the first museum in the nation to feature a permanent exhibit honoring Juneteenth. Up all year round, the museum's core exhibit is dedicated to the history and evolution of Juneteenth, told through a combination of visual and interactive activities. Mon.-Fri., 10am-4pm. Free.

George Washington Carver Museum and Cultural Center, 1165 Angelina, 512/974-4926

www.austintexas.gov/department/george-washington-carver-museum-and-cultural-center

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