This week's opportunities for public engagement
CHARTER REVISION COMMITTEE is gaining steam as more people chime in on geographic representation (single-member district) scenarios for City Council. What do you think? 6pm, Carver Library, 1161 Angelina. www.austintexas.gov/charter. www.ancweb.org.
WORLD AIDS DAY Texas Freedom Network Student Chapter hosts events at UT, including free HIV testing. 9:30am-4:30pm. West Mall, UT campus.
MASS DIE-IN to recall the 27th anniversary of the Bhopal, India, disaster and call on the London Olympics to drop its Dow Chemical sponsorship. 11am-2pm. West Mall, UT campus.
OCCUPY AUSTIN Student bank action rally at the Texas Capitol; march to the Drag. 11am, Texas Capitol.
ART FROM THE STREETS The annual offering of art from homeless artists, with proceeds benefiting the artists. Buy generously! 11am-4pm, Trinity Center, 304 E. Seventh. Also Sunday, Dec. 4.
LIVEABLE CITY HOLIDAY BASH Join Austin's partying policy wonks for seasonal schmoozing. 5:30-7:30pm. Málaga Tapas & Bar, 440 W. Second.
Austin Neighborhoods Council Holiday Party 6:30-9pm. The Vortex, 2307 Manor Rd.
PEOPLE AGAINST VIOLENT CRIME joins the Travis County Sheriff's Office in presenting the annual Tree of Angels to recall those affected by violent crime. 6:30pm. Central Christian Church, 1110 Guadalupe. www.treeofangels.net.
HIGH-CAPACITY TRANSIT Area transportation agencies are taking Project Connect to the community to gather feedback on implementing high-capacity transit components. Learn more; ask questions. 5-8pm. Bowie High School, 4103 W. Slaughter. www.connectcentraltexas.com.
'IT ALL STARTS IN AUSTIN'S PARKS!' The Austin Parks and Recreation Department's kickoff to celebrate all things "park." 6:30pm. Zilker Hillside Theater, 2206 William Barton Dr.
HIGH-CAPACITY TRANSIT See Tuesday's listing. 5-8pm, Anderson High School, 8403 Mesa.
IMAGINE AUSTIN INPUT EXTENDED Public input for the draft version of the city's Comprehensive Plan is extended until Dec. 15. You can review the document, comment on the plan, or take a priorities survey online at www.imagineaustin.net.