Happenings

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Thursday 12

BIKERS AGAINST CHILD ABUSE honors the work of Judge W. Jeanne Meurer. 5:30pm. Parkside, 301 E. Sixth, 474-9898. www.parkside-austin.com.

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

COMMUNITY MEETING ON FUTURE OF JOHNSTON HIGH SCHOOL For more on the Johnston High's closing, see "Johnston Seniors Bid Final Farewell," p.22. 6pm. Johnston High School, 1012 Arthur Stiles, 414-2414.

FIRE & ICE GALA will raise funds for the Political Asylum Project of Austin. 6-11pm. Monarch Event Center, 6406 N. I-35 #3100. $100. www.papais.org.

LIVE MUSIC PUBLIC HEARING 7-9pm. City Hall, 301 W. Second, 974-2250. www.cityofaustin.org/council/livemusictaskforce.htm .

Friday 13

CAP METRO BUS DETOURS Visit www.capmetro.org/riding/current_detours.asp to see how this weekend's ROT Rally and Gay Pride events will affect your travel this weekend.

DIALOGUE ON AFFORDABLE HOUSING 9am. Street-Jones Building, East 11th & Waller. www.cityofaustin.org/housing/affordable_housing.htm .

FORUM FOR FAMILIES OF INCARCERATED PER­SONS 6pm. South Austin Rural Community Center, 3518 FM 973, 854-5229.

Saturday 14

YELLOW BIKE PROJECT SWAP MEET & SALE Noon-4pm. Yellow Bike Project, 2013 E. 51st, 457-9880. www.austinyellowbike.org.

HOMEBUYERS' SEMINAR 1pm. Austin Community College, 5930 Middle Fiskville, 997-7653. Free. www.livinginaustin.com.

Wednesday 18

REUSABLE BAG DAY Several locations are providing free canvas bags and art supplies today so that you can design your own reusable shopping bags – and then go shopping! See www.abrandnewbag.org for locations. 391-0617.

SOLAR ENERGY ENTREPRENEURS NETWORK RSVP to mrabeaux@ati.utexas.edu. Scholz Garten, 1607 San Jacinto. Free.

Ongoing

ADOPT-A-STREET All through the month of June, you can adopt your very own street. Check www.keepaustinbeautiful.org/adoptastreet for an orphan street near you. 391-0622.

BIOREGIONAL CAMPOUT Pitch your tent for a weekend of workshops, roundtables, and permacultural goodness. E-mail for details. Fri.-Sun., June 13-15. DuBose Natural Farm, 6509 RR 32, Blanco. $5/car. thehealthclass@gmail.com.

CENTER FOR CHILD PROTECTION is seeking volunteers to help children and families dealing with trauma. Summer training and orientation take place the week of July 15. 472-1164 x231. srichards@centerforchildprotection.org, www.centerforchildprotection.org.

NEIGHBORHOOD BEAUTIFICATION GRANTS Now is your chance to get funding for that median landscaping, community garden, or mural you've always thought your neighborhood needed – apply by Mon., July 14. 391-0617. www.keepaustinbeautiful.org/nbg.

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