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Thursday 5

LEADERSHIP AUSTIN'S BEST PARTY EVER 6pm. Austin Music Hall, 208 Nueces, 499-0435. $150. www.leadershipaustin.org.

Saturday 7

ECOLOGICAL COLLAPSE TALK 8pm. MonkeyWrench Books, 110 E. North Loop, 407-6925. $5-10 suggested donation.

HARVEST OF JUSTICE CONFERENCE 8am-6pm. Ragsdale Center at St. Edward's, 3001 S. Congress, 442-3602. $30. www.harvestofjustice.org.

PETLAND PROTEST 3pm. Petland, 9900 S. I-35 #400, 656-6299. info@spayaustin.com.

PUBLIC MEETING ON PFLUGER BRIDGE EXTEN­SION DESIGN 8-11am. North end of Pfluger Bridge. www.cityofaustin.org/publicworks/pflugerbridge_default.htm.

SCHOOLS DOCUMENTARY FUNDRAISER Help support the making of a new doc about Eastside schools and their relationship to AISD. 5-8pm. Ruta Maya, 3601 S. Congress, 707-9637. www.rutamaya.net.

TEXANS FOR PEACE FUNDRAISER Proceeds go to Teaching Peace in Texas Schools, an annual educational conference. 6-11:30pm. Jovita's, 1619 S. First, 736-8385. $10.

Sunday 8

AIDS IN DEVELOPING NATIONS A talk on helping families affected by AIDS in Ecuador and Africa. 4pm. Austin History Center, 810 Guadalupe, 292-8093. Free.

RHIZOME TOUR Find out what the Rhizome Col­lect­ive folks are doing for urban sustainability. 12:30pm. Rhizome Collective, 300 Allen, 385-3695. Donations encouraged. www.rhizomecollective.org.

POLICE CHIEF ART ACEVEDO SPEAKS AT SIS­TERS IN CRIME BOOK CLUB 2pm. Barnes & Noble Westlake, 701 Capital of TX Hwy. S., 328-3652. Free.

TEXANS AGAINST REAL IDS MEETING 7:30pm. MonkeyWrench Books, 110 E. North Loop. Free.

Wednesday 11

METROPOLITAN BREAKFAST CLUB: THE NA­TION'S FIRST VOTER'S SELF-DEFENSE SYSTEM 7am. Royal Memorial Stadium, UT Club, 479-9460. $15. www.mbcaustin.org.

Thursday 12

BIKERS AGAINST CHILD ABUSE HONOR JUDGE W. JEANNE MEURER 5:30pm. Parkside, 301 E. Sixth, 474-9898. www.parkside-austin.com.

CENTRAL WEST NEIGHBORHOOD PLANNING WORKSHOP 6:30pm. LCRA Headquarters, 3700 Lake Austin Blvd., 974-2857. Free. www.cityofaustin.org/zoning/central_west_austin.htm.

CONSCIOUS CAPITALISM CONVERSATION 7pm. St. David's Episcopal Church, 304 E. Seventh, 888/356-9674. $30. www.flowidealism.org.

FIRE AND ICE GALA to benefit the Political Asylum Project of Austin. 6-11pm. Monarch Event Center, 6406 N. I-35, 478-0546 x208. $100. www.papais.org.

ongoing

BREASTFEEDING AWARENESS CAMPAIGN Austin's Health & Human Services Department and public libraries join the Women, Infants, and Childr­en Program to host public breastfeeding classes. Call for the schedule at a location near you. Through Aug. 14. 972-6862. Free. www.dshs.state.tx.us/wichd/bf/bfpublic.shtm.

ONLINE TRAFFIC SURVEY Help APD identify the most pressing safety issues on the roads. The survey is online through July 15 at www.cityofaustin.org.

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