Civics 101

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OCCUPY AUSTIN FAMILY FUN Bring Grandma and the kids to the encampment site today to bring family awareness to the topics of Occupy at this one-day event. 4:30-7:30pm. 301 W. Second.


STATE CAPITOL OCCUPATION All day. State Capitol lawn. For info, email


AUSTIN ISD PUBLIC HEARING on the district's proposed Facility Master Plan; sign up by 6:15pm to speak. 6-8pm. Carruth Administration Center Auditorium, 1111 W. Sixth.

Design for Resilience Opening reception for an exhibit of work by UT School of Archi­tect­ure students on how Austin can use design to respond with resilience to climate change, with a focus on East Austin. Through Dec. 3. 4:30pm, Austin City Hall atrium.


IMPACT FEE ADVISORY COM­MITTEE discusses the 2012 updates to the city's impact fee land-use assumptions and capital improvements program. 6pm. Waller Creek Plaza, 625 E. 10th, Rm. 104.

AISD COMMUNITY BOND OVER­SIGHT COMMITTEE meets to discuss updates on bond projects. 6-9pm. Carruth Administration Center Auditorium, 1111 W. Sixth.


DOCUMENTARY SCREENING: 'ONE WATER' takes a global approach to exploring our relationship to this limited resource. 7pm. Jones Auditorium, Ragsdale Center, St. Edward's University, 3001 S. Congress. Ques­tions? Contact Meridith Schmittou:


CHARTER REVISION COM­MIT­TEE considers geographic representation (aka single-member district) proposals and hears citizen input. 6pm, Carver Branch Library, 1161 Angelina.


IMAGINE AUSTIN INPUT EXTEND­ED Public input for the draft version of the city's Imagine Austin Comprehensive Plan has been extended until Dec. 15. You can review the document, comment on the plan, and take a "priorities" survey online at

WEATHERIZE YOUR HOME Get a $200 bonus rebate through the end of the year for making energy-saving home improvements.

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