Home Events Community General Events

General Events for Mon., Jan. 18
Recommended
  • Community

    Events

    ACC Truth, Racial Healing, and Transformation Week

    Austin Community College's first TRHT Week focuses on the theme "Social Justice and Collaborative Change: The Time Is Now." The program consists of 12 free virtual learning opportunities, in which ACC will provide dialogues, resources, and engagement around a variety of equity and justice issues for and led by students, faculty/staff, and community members.
    Through Jan. 22  
  • Community

    Events

    Donate Blood, Get a Free Thundercloud Sub

    Donate blood or platelets with We Are Blood to get a voucher for a free small ThunderCloud sub, redeemable through February. Appointments are mandatory; schedule online or call 512/206-1266.
    Through Jan. 31  
    We Are Blood donor centers & mobile drives
  • Community

    Events

    MLK Celebration: Truth, Racial Healing & Transformation Virtual Circles

    Austin Health Commons, the YMCA, and ACC present a series of guided Zoom conversations designed to help participants gain a deeper understanding of one another.
    Mon., Jan. 18, 2:30-5:15pm, 3-5:45pm. Donations encouraged.  
  • Community

    Events

    MLK Day Livestream and In-Car Rally

    A limited number of cars will be allowed at the in-car rally, but all are welcome to join in for the livestream. Although we can't gather to celebrate, we can share how we're honoring the day using the hashtag #AustinMLKDay and tagging the Austin Area Heritage Council's social media sites. Donations to Central Texas Food Bank in honor of MLK are encouraged as well.
    Mon., Jan. 18, 10:30am  
    Online and at St. James Missionary Baptist Church, 3417 E. MLK
  • Community

    Events

    MLK Day of Service

    United Way for Greater Austin invites you to honor the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. by taking a self-guided walking tour through the city, taking a virtual tour of Dr. King's childhood home, listening to his "I Have a Dream" speech, and participating in an at-home activity. Then gather virtually at 10am Mon., Jan. 18, for a moment of community reflection led by Dr. Kazique Prince.
    Mon., Jan. 18  
    Virtual
All Events
  • Community

    Events

    AHS Car Raffle

    You could win a Mazda Miata convertible through the 17th annual Austin Humane Society car raffle powered by Roger Beasley Mazda. Each ticket provides one night of safe and warm shelter, nutritious food, quality medical care, and lots of love for a cat or dog who is waiting to find a home.
    Tickets available now; drawing held April 17. $20; three tickets for $50.  
  • Community

    Events

    AHS Tailgate Competition

    Austin Humane Society's Puppy Bowl XIV Tailgate Competition is officially underway! Andrea's Eats, Jo's Coffee, Austin Daily Press, and Yard Bar each compete with a tasty treat – and they're donating a percentage of sales to AHS. Try them all, and vote for your fave in the Facebook poll. The winning bite will be announced during the Puppy Bowl on Feb. 6.
    Through Feb. 5  
    Various locations
  • Community

    Civic Events

    City of Austin "How to Help" Portal

    Looking for the right way to help your community during the pandemic? Or do you have a volunteer opportunity that you want to list? Visit the city's "How to Help" portal to make a match. The portal includes ways to help from home, donation drives, and active community engagement opportunities.
     
    Online
  • Community

    Events

    MLK Day Artist Appreciation Broadcast

    In lieu of their usual open mic for MLK Day, the Vortex is broadcasting a celebration of BIPOC talents this year, with donations going to the artists or to Austin Justice Coalition.
    Mon., Jan. 18, 8pm  
  • Community

    Events

    MLK Day Open Mic: Artist Appreciation Broadcast

    It's been the tradition at the Vortex and its Butterfly Bar to hold a open mic for MLK Day. With Covid-19 still so rampant, that's just not possible. Instead, they're hosting a free MLK Artist Appreciation Broadcast – with all donations going directly to the artists involved. Note: Any other donations the Vortex receives through during the broadcast will be sent to Austin Justice Coalition. See website for details.
    Mon., Jan. 18, 8pm  
  • Community

    Events

    Texas Red Trivia

    A unique and entertaining trivia night with brewery prizes and a trophy to the top team.
    Thursdays, 7pm  
  • Community

    Events

    YWCA Warmline

    Call the YWCA of Greater Austin's "Warmline" to get support amidst the isolation of COVID-19.
    Mon.-Thu., 9am-8pm; Fri., 9am-5pm; Sat., noon-4pm  
    Via phone: 512/548-9922

Information is power. Support the free press, so we can support Austin.   Support the Chronicle