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The Save Our Springs Alliance will hold a fundraiser from 7 to 11pm, Friday, April 4, at 313 W. Mary in South Austin. Entertainment will include Guy Forsyth, Michael Fracasso, Papa Mali, the Boxcar Preachers, and Bill Passalaqua. The Soup Peddler will provide veggie and venison chili. Tickets are $20 for non-SOS members (good for a one-year SOS membership) and $15 for members. Call 477-2320 for more info.

A community march and rally against war in Iraq will he held on Saturday, April 5, beginning at 1pm in front of UT's LBJ Library and leading to the Federal Building on Eighth Street. The event is part of a coordinated nationwide day of protest organized by the Campus Anti-War Network. More info at www.austinagainstwar.org or www.ccpj.org.

Independent Texans, a political coalition of outside-the-party activists, will be holding its statewide conference at UT's Flawn Academic Center Sunday, April 6, noon-5pm. Speakers include Austin mayoral candidate Max Nofziger (endorsed by Independent Texans), two-time U.S. Senate candidate Victor Morales, and Texas Supreme Court Justice Steven Wayne Smith. Call 303-2704 or visit www.independenttexans.org for more info.

Mayoral and council candidates will be grilled (by, among others, Naked City) on Austin's energy future -- including progress on our decadeslong civic commitment to renewable energy -- at the Austin Energy Forum, to be held Monday, April 7, at 8pm, at St. Edward's University's Ragsdale Center, 3001 S. Congress. Numerous environmental and progressive groups are sponsoring the event. Call 479-7744 (the SEED Coalition) for more info.

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