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April 16-22

• The Sustainable Food Center (www.sustainablefoodcenter.org) sponsors a free Food Justice Speaker Series on selected Thursdays in April and May at MonkeyWrench Books (110 E. North Loop) and other locations. This week's topic is Fair Food Across Borders and includes a film and panel discussion of migrant agricultural workers in the U.S. and Mexico. Thursday, April 16, 7pm.

Gary and Kathy Gilstrap of Texas Hills Vineyard (830/868-2321, www.texashillsvineyard.com) invite wine lovers to celebrate the vineyard's 10th anniversary with a day of festivities including arts & crafts vendors, booksignings, food booths, vineyard hayrides culminating in winery tours, and tastings of four of their wines. Saturday, April 18, 10am-6pm.

• Enjoy a festive crawfish boil on the new multilevel decks overlooking the scenic San Marcos River at Three Dudes Winery (125 Amy Ln. in San Marcos, 830/392-9808, www.threedudeswinery.com), with live music by Mike Duecy. $12 per person. Sunday, April 19, 2-6pm.

• Members of the Austin restaurant community are coming together to raise money for the medical expenses of former Texas Culinary Academy student and recent Uchi employee Ryan Creeden, who was seriously injured in an automobile accident. The benefit and silent auction will be held at Botticelli's (1321 S. Congress, 916-1315, www.botticellissouthcongress.com). Creeden was recently moved to a hospital in Massachusetts closer to his family home. For more on Creeden's condition and future fundraisers, go to www.creedenfamilyupdate.blogspot.com. Sunday, April 19, 3-7pm.

• Celebrate National Poetry Month and the 400th anniversary of the publication of Shake-speares Sonnets at a Poetry on the Plaza event at the Harry Ransom Center (21st Street & Guadalupe on the UT campus). Shakespearean scholars, poets, actors, and students will read all 154 sonnets and "A Lover's Complaint." Cake will be served, and the event will be webcast live. Wednesday, April 22, beginning at noon.

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