WEST AUSTIN

Camp Mabry run

honors fallen heroes

The 11th Run with the Heroes 5K, set for 8 a.m. Sunday at Camp Mabry, 2200 W. 35th St., will honor fallen heroes from fire, emergency medical services and police agencies and their families, in addition to those who protect and serve the Austin-area communities.

The 2018 honoree is officer Ken Copeland, of the San Marcos Police Department.

Runners and walkers of various levels are encouraged to participate. Proceeds benefit Special Olympics Texas. Run with the Heroes is hosted by the Austin Police Department.

Sign-up is available at bit.ly/2yEqqys.

 

ROUND ROCK

School district hosts

anti-bullying program

The Round Rock school district’s Council of PTAs will hold an anti-bullying/pro-kindness presentation titled “Hey Dude, Nice Shoes” from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at C.D. Fulkes Middle School, 300 W. Anderson Ave.

Carolyn Jennings Brown will present the workshop that uses her experiences as the daughter of an educator, a student, a teacher and a parent as a springboard for stories to educate students and parents on bullying and kindness.

For more information on the presentation: heydudeniceshoes.com.

 

SOUTHEAST AUSTIN

ACC golf fundraiser

to benefit students

Austin Community College will host its 13th annual Golf Scramble at 8:30 a.m. Friday to benefit the college’s Student Emergency Fund, which helps students who are facing crisis cover the costs of tuition, books and fees.

The event will be at the Riverside Golf Course, 1020 Grove Blvd.

Prizes will be awarded for first, second, and third place as well as longest drive and closest to the pin. Registration covers greens fees, carts, beverages and prizes. The cost is $75 per player or $300 per foursome.

To register: 512-223-7071; adelrio@austincc.edu; austincc.edu/events/acc-golf-scramble.

 

GEORGETOWN

City seeks input

for bicycle plan

The city of Georgetown is seeking input from the community as the first step in developing a Bicycle Master Plan.

Opinions of cyclists and non-cyclists are sought at a community workshop from 3 to 6 p.m. Thursday at the Georgetown Public Library, 402 W. Eighth St. The workshop’s purpose is to learn from community members about existing conditions for cycling as well as types of cycling activity in the city.

The Georgetown Public Works Department is working with graduate students from the University of Texas to create a Bicycle Master Plan for Georgetown. The plan will serve as a blueprint for potential cycling transportation enhancements in the future.

A survey to gather community input for the plan is available at surveymonkey.com/r/BikeGeorgetown.

For information: 512-930-6552; mady.akers@georgetown.org.

 

GEORGETOWN

Museum hosts talk

on early Americas

The Williamson Museum will sponsor a presentation on archeology and research into the first people in the Americas at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Wildfire Restaurant, 812 S. Austin Ave., Georgetown.

D. Clark Wernecke will present at this edition of the Salon, one of the museum’s monthly talks that promote discussion of diverse topics in an informal community setting. Wernecke will speak on the First People in the Americas.

Admission is free for the presentation with refreshments available for purchase before and after the formal presentation.

 

SAN MARCOS

Library hosts discussion

on racism Thurssday night

The San Marcos Public Library, at 625 E. Hopkins St., will host a discussion on indigenous perspectives on racism from 7 to 8 p.m. Thursday.

Gene Randall, an elder in the indigenous community, will present. Randall is a host of KZSM radio show “Indigenous Freedom Radio” and is an advocate of indigenous issues.

 

NORTHWEST AUSTIN

Beloved Unveiled to host fundraising dance

Beloved Unveiled will host the #1012Movement Dance Upon Injustice Danceathon at 8 p.m. Friday at the Northwest Fellowship Church, 13427 Pond Springs Road.

The event will include vendors, guest speakers and the dance, which will go from 10 p.m. to midnight and feature a live music team and choreography leaders.

Registered dancers are provided with an information packet and encouraged to recruit at least 12 supporters for a donation of $10. Sign up for dancers is available at 1012movement.com/registration or by calling 512-704-5563.

 

American-Statesman staff