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Who: Allies Against Slavery
What: Free AustinThe Summit
When: Oct. 19, 2013
Where: For the City Center
Other deets: This is a one-day conference on how to use your unique sphere of influence to end slavery. The conference includes plenary sessions with national and local thought leaders, breakout sessions for more focused conversations and a networking hour in the evening with hundreds of other community members, service providers and professionals.

Austin Pets AliveWho: Austin Pets Alive
What: The Howl
When: Oct. 31, 2013
Where: Zach Nowlin Rehearsal Studio
Other deets: The Rescuers are proud to present The Howl, their first annual Halloween Gala benefitting Austin Pets Alive! Put on your favorite costume and enjoy their open bar provided by Deep Eddy Vodka and Circle Brewery, as well as DJ David Hexum, a silent auction, event photography and much more.


Settlement home for children

Who: The Settlement Home for Children
What: The Charity Garage Sale
When: November 2 – 4, 2013
Where: Palmer Events Center
Other deets: This annual event brings more than 25,000 shoppers every year! Get your hands on unique items and amazing bargains.  There are 21 different departments to peruse. Find everything from clothing and toys to art and holiday decor. 100% of the proceeds go to The Settlement Home for Children.