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Edited By Mike Clark-Madison, August 1, 2003, News

Bluegrass, traditional, and gospel music; a kid's raffle; and a silent auction are highlights of a Sunday, Aug. 3, benefit for Austin Pets Alive!, which supports a no-kill policy toward homeless animals. Money generated at the benefit -- 2-5pm at Jazz, 214 E. Sixth -- will go toward APP's spay/neuter program. For more details contact Elaine at or 422-8088.

On Tuesday, Aug. 5, the city will host a public meeting on curb extensions, landscaping, and other proposed improvements for Shoal Creek Boulevard. Citizens' input will be considered for the final design of the project, 6-8:30pm, Yarborough Branch Library, 2200 Hancock Dr. For more info, contact project manager David Magaña at 974-7054 or at

Tuesday, Aug. 5, marks the 20th anniversary of the National Night Out community crime-prevention program. Enjoy a walk with neighbors, local police, and even, if you're lucky, a City Council member or two. For more information on the annual event check out

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