Friday-Sunday, Nov. 9-11: "Race to Space: the Renewed Risk of Nuclear War," Peace Action's 14th annual national congress. Holiday Inn Austin South. Register at www.peace-action.org/ncaustin.html.
Monday, Nov. 12: Former HUD Secretary Henry Cisneros discusses "Family Security in a Time of Uncertainty." Discussion with author Betty Sue Flowers follows. Hosted by the Center for Public Policy Priorities. 1:30pm. State Theater, 719 Congress. 320-0222 x114.
Nov. 12-17: Bleed Maroon blood drive. Blood and Tissue Center, 4300 N. Lamar.
Tuesday, Nov. 13: Panel discussion/teach-in on the U.S. war against terrorism. Featuring Rahul Mahajan of the Nowar Collective, English professor Rebecca Bell Metereau, Mass Communications instructor Ted Hughes, and psychology professor Tim Hulsey. 7pm, Old Main Room 320. Southwest Texas State University, San Marcos. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more info.
Wednesday, Nov. 14: Social activist Abe Osheroff, one of the last surviving veterans of the U.S. Abraham Lincoln Brigade of the Spanish Civil War, will show his film Dreams and Nightmares. Sponsored by the Social Welfare Action Alliance and the Dept. of Spanish. 7-9pm, Bass Lecture Hall. LBJ School of Public Policy, UT.
Thursday, Nov. 15: AISD deadline for student transfer requests for spring 2001-2002 semester. Call the Office of Student Services at 414-1726 or check www.austin.isd.tenet.edu.
Panel discussion about sexuality education hosted by Planned Parenthood of the Texas Capital Region. 6-8pm. Trinity United Methodist Church, 600 E. 50th. Free. To RSVP, call 476-4610.
Saturday, Nov. 17: Neighborhood Academy workshop on managing and improving neighborhood meetings. Free. 9:30am-noon. ACC-Riverside, Room 1130. Register at www.ci.austin.tx.us/ons/onsreg.htm or at 974-7671.