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Happenings

Nov. 30-Dec. 5

November 30, 2007, News

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FRIDAY 30

ALTERNATIVE RADIO presents Kathleen Cleaver on the government's repression of the Black Panthers and the contemporary lessons to be drawn. 2pm. KOOP Radio 91.7FM. www.koop.org.

EMPOWERING WOMEN ENTREPRENEURS CONFERENCE – two days of workshops, seminars, and panels on the benefits of supporting women's entrepreneurship in developing countries. Fri.-Sat., Nov. 30-Dec. 1. The Crossings, 13500 FM 2769, 877/944-3003. $130 ($75, one day). www.flowidealism.org/EWE.html.

GREEN DRINKS AUSTIN Enviromentality Inc.'s Brandi Clark speaks on sustainable intentional communities for this month's happy hour, open to anyone working in environmental fields or sustainable endeavors. 5:30-7:30pm. Opal Divine's, 700 W. Sixth, 477-3308. Free. www.greendrinksaustin.blogspot.com.

INTERNATIONAL HUMANITARIAN LAW IN THE POST-9/11 U.S. UT School of Law professor Derek Jinks leads the final workshop in the Continuing Legal Education Program hosted by the ACLU. Noon-1:30pm. Carmelo's Restaurant, 504 E. Fifth. 478-7300 x104. $30 (includes lunch). kskotak@aclutx.org.

TOWN LAKE TRAIL FUNDRAISER Join Mayor Will Wynn, LBJ's daughter Lynda Robb, and others as they celebrate the Town Lake Trail. Enjoy free food, music, and a booksigning for Jen Ohlson's Every Town Needs a Trail. 6:30pm. RunTex, 422 W. Riverside. www.everytownneedsatrail.com.

SATURDAY 01

CAMPUS ANTI-WAR MOVEMENT TO END THE OCCUPATIONS Campus anti-war group CAMEO hosts a talk from a war veteran who will discuss his experiences and his opposition to the war in Iraq. 3pm. UT campus, CMA room 3.112. Free.

KENTUCKY FRIED CRUELTY PROTEST Speak out against KFC's treatment of animals. 11am-1pm. KFC, 2224 E. Riverside. 351-8032. sthomas4242@yahoo.com.

WORLD AIDS DAY SERVICE OF REMEMBRANCE & HOPE 7pm. Gethsemane Lutheran Church, 200 W. Anderson, 836-8560. Free.

SUNDAY 02

THANKS, NOKOA, FOR 20 YEARS OF SERVICE Honor the long-running progressive weekly with an open house featuring wine and treats. 4-7pm. Lyons Gardens Senior Center, 2720 Lyons. $20-30 suggested donation ($10, students/seniors).

WEDNESDAY 05

METROPOLITAN BREAKFAST CLUB City Council Member Mike Martinez presents: Is Now the Time for Single-Member Districts? 7-8:30am. UT Club, Darrell K. Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium, sixth floor. $15 (members/first-time guests). www.mbcaustin.org.

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