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Solar First Saturdays at ImagineSolar

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Sat, 09/07/2013 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Sat, 10/05/2013 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Sat, 11/02/2013 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
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Solar First Saturday is a free event to be featured the first Saturday of each month, and will explore both advocacy, policy, as well as opportunity in the solar industry.

Led by experienced solar professionals, each seminar is designed to inform you toward making a difference in solar.

The discussion begins at 4pm at the ImagineSolar School. You are invited to arrive early (3pm) to observe the full-day PV System Design & Installation Lab in progress.

CASA Volunteer Open House & Dinner

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Tue, 02/05/2013 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm

 

CASA of Travis County speaks up for children who’ve been abused or neglected by empowering our community to volunteer as advocates for them in the court system. When the state steps in to protect a child’s safety, a judge appoints a trained CASA volunteer to make independent and informed recommendations in the child’s best interest. CASA volunteers come from every walk of life and share a commitment to improving children’s lives, a willingness to learn, and an open mind towards life experiences different from their own.

Longhorn Recycle Roundup, Apply today!

Date: 
Thu, 08/11/2011 - 2:15pm to 6:15pm
Thu, 08/18/2011 - 2:15pm to 6:15pm
Thu, 08/25/2011 - 2:15pm to 6:15pm
Thu, 09/01/2011 - 2:15pm to 6:15pm
Thu, 09/08/2011 - 2:15pm to 6:15pm
Thu, 09/15/2011 - 2:15pm to 6:15pm
Thu, 09/22/2011 - 2:15pm to 6:15pm
Thu, 09/29/2011 - 2:15pm to 6:15pm
Thu, 10/06/2011 - 2:15pm to 6:15pm
Thu, 10/13/2011 - 2:15pm to 6:15pm

KAB and the Longhorn Recycle Roundup Sponsors would like to recognize your school recycling and environmental efforts. Apply for this year’s Good Sports Always Recycle Contest for the chance to win prizes and be recognized!

 

Winning Schools Receive:

  • Tickets to the Texas vs. Kansas State football game (Sat., Nov. 19, 2011)
  • Tickets to a pre-game party at the Longhorn Corporate Sponsor Club
  • Recognition during an ON-FIELD presentation at the game
  • A commemorative plaque for your school

 

Shower Strike 2011 Launch Party

Date: 
Sun, 07/24/2011 - 7:00pm to 10:00pm

We're skipping showers so that thousands can have life-saving water in East Africa. Participate from ANYWHERE on the globe.

To kick it all off... our SHOWER STRIKE LAUNCH PARTY in Austin Texas. EVERYONE welcome, whether you're on strike with us or not! The deets:

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What's up with the Internet Identity Movement? EFF-Austin Monthly Meeting

Date: 
Wed, 06/01/2011 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
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Back by popular demand! EFF-Austin’s resuming monthly public meetings on Internet and cyber liberties topics of interest.

Our very special guest speaker is coder extraordinaire Tom Brown, just returned from Internet Identity Workshop #12

5604 Manor Celebration

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Thu, 05/12/2011 - 5:30pm to 10:30pm
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In May 2010 we threw a big party to celebrate the opening of our progressive community center. We’re ready to mark a great first year with our first anniversary party. Staff and volunteers from the groups with offices in the building will be on hand to give guided tours and explain their work. The evening’s performers will include Cerronato (6-6:45 p.m.) and Eliza Gilkyson (8-9 p.m.).

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Local Food Potluck & Celebration - Barr Mansion

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Sun, 05/22/2011 - 6:30pm to 9:00pm
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Local Food Celebration, Local Food Potluck, and Permaculture/Citizen Gardener Graduation

For one and all - farmers, gardeners, friends, family, Foodies, Permaculture and Citizen Gardener Grads and Alumni....

The new, re-constructed, wonderful Barr Mansion, 10463 Sprinkle Road, Austin, 78754

To honor Local Farmers, Gardeners, and Markets - to Cheer on our new PC and CG Grads

Who: Everyone/anyone who loves good food, good company, supports Local Food & Local Growers

Media Reform Report-back

Date: 
Tue, 05/10/2011 - 7:00pm to 10:00pm

As consolidation and a lack of diversity in mass media grow in the U.S., a movement of media reformers, community media-makers and activists are resisting and standing in opposition to the corporate control of how we communicate. This past April, the National Conference on Media Reform in Boston was gathering spaces to address this. Austin media activists from Austin Airwaves, Austin Indymedia, The Rag Blog, The Texas Independent and other groups will report back on the issues covered at the conferences and how it affects Austin and our use of media to pursue democracy and justice.

Facebook event: http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=191073584272897

Conference web site: http://conference.freepress.net/

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Stay Teen Austin

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Sat, 04/30/2011 - 11:00am to 2:00pm
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Every 10 minutes a teenager in Texas gets pregnant. How can YOU help Austin teens stay teen? STAY TEEN AUSTIN is a one day event to bring awareness to teen pregnancy in our community and provide resources to help Austin teens make healthier choices for healthier lives. Entertainment throughout the event will be brought to you by YouthLaunch’s peer educators, rock band Charlie Belle, and Connally High School’s step team, C-Tau-Eta. There will be a resource fair as well as raffle prizes throughout the day.

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