Huston-Tillotson invites the whole family to the culminating celebration of Black History Month. The event features vendors, a kids' zone, food, a health fair, live entertainment from Dwele, and more. Show up early (11am) for a bike ride with Austin Mayor Pro-tem Sheryl Cole. 1-5pm. Free.
Time to start planning your next cross-country vacation in the deluxe, supersized RV of your dreams. Feb. 21-24. Thu., noon-8pm; Fri.-Sat., 10am-8pm; Sun., 10am-5pm. $8 ($4, kids).
If you're contemplating starting a tech business in Austin this three-day class will set you on the path to success with a helpful tips on marketing, pitching your product, or finding local resources. Registration closes on Wed., Feb. 20. noon-4pm. $100.
We do this in Austin, but if you find yourself in need of a bowl and want to help a good cause, here's your chance. Soup fills each bowl and live music fills the room. 11am-1:30pm. $20 (free, kids under 12).
Bastrop High School, 1614 Chambers, Bastrop
This is the first of three classes to get certified as a "citizen gardener." Get informed and start spreading the good news. 9am. $30.
UT Micro-farm (UT campus), 2204 Leona
Help code, design, analyze, or whatever it is you do tech-wise at this day-long event that aims to create something for the civic good. 9:30am-7pm. Free.
Conjunctured, 1309 E. Seventh, 512/524-4296
Every fourth Saturday, the AAUE offers a workshop covering home-purchasing, mortgage-securing, and money management. Classes fill up quickly, so call to get on the waiting list. Personalized sessions are available. 10am-4pm.
Go online for a list of locations, hours of operation, a list of forms to bring, and other helpful tips to prepare your tax returns with the help of a professional. Participants must make less than $50,000 a year. Through Mon., April 15. Free.
It's the 20th year for this renowned national gathering of talented jugglers (and unicyclists and yo-yo champions and more). Workshops, games, vendors, and more – all culminating in a mind-boggling public (and free) performance on Saturday night at 7:30pm. Fri.-Sun., Feb. 22-24. $10 ($20, three-day pass).
Choose from several 75-minute courses covering the basic information you need to know about common legal issues. Topics include family law, estate planning, criminal law, tenants' rights, identity theft, tax law, and more. 9am-2pm. Free.
Need more quilts in your life. Well, you're in luck because QuiltCon brings all manner of sewn blanket to Austin with opportunities to learn from the pros and see top notch work in the medium. Thu.-Sun., Feb. 21-24, 10am-6pm. $10 ($30, four-day pass).
Public schools face continuing budget cuts, a broken testing system, and proposed private school vouchers. Speak up. New York University's Diane Ravitch will be in attendance. noon-1:30pm.
Meet with intuitive minds and get better connected with your psychic self. 5pm. $35 reservation, doesn't include food.
Foundation Communities is providing free tax-preparation services to income-qualifying individuals and households this spring, and it's also offering low-fee refund-anticipation loans. See www.communitytaxcenters.org
for hours and details on income qualifications. Free.
2600 W. Stassney
offer nooks-and-crannies walking tours that spotlight the dead to bring Austin's history and geography to life. Fri.-Sat., 8pm.
This mobile spay/neuter clinic might be in your
neighborhood today. Check www.emancipet.org
to find out. Fri.-Sat., check-in begins 8am (first come, first served). Free.
Join the various gatherings throughout the month. Events range from explorations of meditation practices to discussions of film to dream interpretation. Go online for a complete schedule of meetings.
Victim Services Unit is seeking volunteers who are over 21 and have a reliable car and cell phone to work four four-hour shifts per month for a year. The next training session begins March 18. See website for complete details.