Calendar of civic events, Oct. 6-13
OCCUPY AUSTIN makes its local debut as part of a national movement to "end the monied corruption of our democracy." 10am; 3pm, general assembly. City Hall, 301 W. Second. www.occupyaustin.org.
RADICALIZE YOUR UTERUS Join Radical Action for Gender Equality for a panel discussion on the war on women and Planned Parenthood. 7-9pm. 5604 Manor Rd. www.5604manor.org.
MEET THE WEED EXPERT Former Yippie Jonah Raskin, whose Marijuanaland explores the politics of pot, is guest of honor at a Rag Blog happy hour. See "Reefer Madness: Thin Green Line" for all the dope. 5-7pm. Maria's Taco Xpress, 2529 S. Lamar. www.theragblog.blogspot.com.
TEXAS ECONOMICS Coffee Party Austin hosts former Labor Secretary Ray Marshall, speaking on labor and immigration in the current market. 1-3pm. Howson Branch Library meeting room, 2500 Exposition. www.coffeepartyaustin.org.
MOVE TO AMEND Former Green presidential hopeful David Cobb speaks as part of a Move To Amend tour to reverse a ruling favoring corporate political fundraising schemes. 6-8pm. Third Coast Workers for Cooperation, 5604 Manor Rd. www.movetoamend.org.
VOTER REGISTRATION! Today's the last day to register to vote in the Nov. 8 general election. Travis Co. Tax Office, 5501 Airport; check online for satellite offices. www.traviscountytax.org.
DÍA DE LA RAZA Fun and recognition are on deck at this annual celebration and awards ceremony. 6:30pm. Mexican American Cultural Ctr., 600 River St. Free. www.maccaustin.org.
GAIL COLLINS SPEAKS The New York Times columnist talks about women's struggles for equality, drawing from her book, When Everything Changed. 7-9pm. 5604 Manor Rd. Email firstname.lastname@example.org for info. $15 suggested donation. www.5604manor.org.