AISD will hold two public forums on the proposed changes in PE and fine arts classes (see p.18): Tuesday, Jan. 14, at Reagan High and Wednesday, Jan. 15 at Austin High, both at 6:30pm.
The Save Our Springs Alliance Holiday Party and Silent Auction is tonight (Thursday) at La Zona Rosa, 6:30-11:30pm. Tickets are $10 at the door and the party will feature music by Hot Club of Cowtown, Oceanic, and Bill Oliver. Call 477-2320 for more info.
The Trail of Lights Cap Metro shuttle service from Waterloo Park to Zilker Park and back again runs through Dec. 23, 6:30-9pm from Waterloo, last return from Zilker at 10:30pm. Parking is available in state garages. Adults $2; children 6-12 $1, 5 and under free. Go-line: 474-1200.
"Silencing Dissent: The 25x25 Art Book Project" -- 25 works on 25cm-by-25cm paper by 25 Austin-area artists on dissent in the current political climate -- goes on display this Friday at Monkeywrench Books. Copies of the book are on sale to benefit Monkeywrench and future projects. The opening will feature speakers, music, poetry, and an open mic. Friday, Dec. 13, 7pm, 110 E. North Loop (at Avenue F). Info: 407-6925.