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Citizens' calendar, Nov. 4-11

For more details and events, see Community Listings.

Thursday04

PHILOSOPHY LECTURE SERIES on political power and the state. 7pm. ACC Eastview Campus, 3401 Webberville Rd., 223-3012. Free. www.austincc.edu/ah.

Friday05

CMPBS: 35 YEARS OF SERIOUS COMMOTION Join folks from the Center for Maximum Potential Building Systems as they celebrate their 35th anniversary. 7-11pm. CMPBS, 8604 FM 969, 928-4786. $75. www.cmpbs.org.

OPERATION: CARE HAPPY HOUR Bring care packages for the troops. 4-9pm. Molotov Lounge, 719 W. Sixth, 499-0600. www.tinyurl.com/263735b.

Saturday06

FREE RABIES VACCINATION CLINIC for dogs (on leashes) and cats (in carriers) older than 12 weeks; younger pets get free ID tags. 8am-noon. Bartholomew Park, 5201 Berkman Dr.

SAVE TEXAS HISTORY SYMPOSIUM: DIS­COV­ER­ING SPANISH AND MEXICAN TEXAS 8:30am-5pm. Stephen F. Austin Building, 1700 N. Congress. $35. Registration: 463-5277. james.harkins@glo.state.tx.us.

WATER PLANNING IN COMPLEX CONTEXTS A talk from Brazilian engineers/urban planners Rodolpho Ramina and Carlos Eduardo Curi Gallego. 1-3pm. CMPBS, 8604 FM 969. RSVP: 928-4786. $15 suggested. www.cmpbs.org.

Sunday07

VETERANS DAY OBSERVANCE Music, games, letter-writing, and more. 2-6pm. Elizabeth Milburn Park, 1901 Sun Chase Blvd., Cedar Park.

Monday08

ELECTION DAY BY THE NUMBERS PolitiFact Texas' W. Gardner Selby analyzes the recent elections. Noon-2pm. Howson Library, 2500 Exposition, 472-3584. Free. www.lwvaustin.org.

Tuesday09

LEADERSHIP LECTURE SERIES A talk by UT women's athletics director Chris Plonsky. 5:30pm. LBJ School of Public Affairs, 2315 Red River. www.utexas.edu/lbj.

HUMAN RIGHT TO MATERNAL HEALTH CARE Learn about the state of women's health care in Travis County. 7pm. UT campus, Texas Union, Chicano Cultural Room 4.206.

Wednesday10

LEGISLATIVE COMMUNITY FORUM Experts discuss mental-health and chemical-dependency issues in Central Texas. 5:30-7pm. Thompson Conference Center, Red River & Dean Keeton, 440-4063. Free. www.integralcare.org.

WTP4 OPEN HOUSE on the latest developments of the Jollyville Water Transmission Main for Water Treatment Plant No. 4. Noon-8pm. Balcones Country Club, 8600 Balcones Club Dr., 498-9874. www.cityofaustin.org/water/wtp4.

Thursday11

NAVIGATING A POST-FACT WORLD Slate columnist Farhad Manjoo on the ideology-driven media landscape. 7pm. UT campus, Peter T. Flawn Academic Center Auditorium, 773-0673. Free. www.communication.utexas.edu.

PLANETARIUM FUNDRAISER A soiree to help make Austin's first planetarium a reality. 5-9pm. Steiner Ranch Steakhouse, 5424 Steiner Ranch Blvd., 961-5333. www.austinplanetarium.org.

VETERANS DAY PARADE proceeds from the Congress Avenue Bridge to the Capitol, where the memorial ceremony begins at 11am. 9am-noon. www.nov11.org.

Ongoing

AUSTIN COMPREHENSIVE PLAN The city is still gathering input: www.cityofaustin.org/compplan.

AUSTIN ENERGY LOANS/REBATES Get a rebate or zero-interest loan for your home energy efficiency improvements. www.austinenergy.com. Deadline: Dec. 20.

CITIZEN SURVEY: MCBETH RECREATION CEN­TER Help improve services for people with disabilities. www.cityofaustin.org/parks/mcbethsurvey.htm.

PAUL CONNETT The author of The Case Against Fluoride is in town sharing his story at several events; see more in "Naked City." Thu.-Tue., Nov. 4-9. www.fluoridefreeaustin.com.

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KEYWORDS FOR THIS STORY

Center for Maximum Potential Building Systems, election, health care, Water Treatment Plant No. 4, Austin Comprehensive Plan

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