* The Summer Teen Recreation Academy is run by the Austin Parks & Recreation Department. The summer fun program provides sports clinics and tourneys, arts, dance, special events, and nature study for kids 12-17. The academy runs at participating sites (see below) noon-6pm, Mon-Fri, now until Fri, Jul 24. The fun, safe, and supervised alternative is available at: Baker Secondary; Burnet, Covington, Dobie, Fulmore, and Webb Middle Schools; Martin Junior High; and Garza and McCallum High Schools. 480-3014.
People's Community Clinic has been in the people business for over 28 years, providing comprehensive primary care to so many of us here in Austin over this period. Waterloo Icehouse on Sixth is the site for the People's Music Series concert series to benefit the health clinic which has taken care of us. The lineup is impressive: Tonight, Thu, Jun 11, Ana Egge performs. The next in the series is Thu, Jul 9 with Christine Albert & Chris Gage. Susanna Sharpe Brazilian Quartet plays Thu, Aug 20, and Jimmy LaFave takes the stage Thu, Oct 1. See you there. 708-3131.
The fine folks at the Horseshoe Lounge are getting out from behind the bar for an afternoon of concerted yard sale-ing. The South Lamar Bizarre Bazaar is a fundraiser for the Juvenile Leukemia Society. It brings together over 40 area merchants in the "courtyard"-like parking lot of the Horseshoe, 2024-2040 S. Lamar (between Oltorf & Mary), this Sun, Jun 14, 10am-6pm. There will be vintage clothing, antiques, arts & crafts, pies, cheesecakes, and a whole lot more. 441-2411.
Austin Bahá'í presents Race Unity Day, Sun, Jun 14, noon-6pm. This year, instead of holding the event at a local park, the message will be brought to as many Austinites as possible - at the mall. Highland Mall will be the site of the annual inclusive festival, which offers an array of activities, booths, and kids' fun from many different cultures. Is Benetton still in business? 448-5444.
Just a reminder: This weekend, the Ye-Ye ladies will be out in full force at Shipe Park, 45th & Ave. G, Sat, Jun 13, 11am. They'd like to invite you to come out and learn all about their social and support group for gay black wimmen. There'll be food and drink o'plenty. Brink your swimsuit! 302-6729.
Wild woman Liz Carpenter yuks it up at the Keynote of the To Lead Is to Serve Seminar for Reluctant Leaders conference being held next week, Wed, Jun 17, 8:30am-3:30pm at the Onion Creek Country Club. Shar McBee, the author of the book for which the conference is named, will also speak. 326-3308.
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