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0 \(sa 2 !OA. ‘ ‘ earcFuture This calendar is an information service for Observer readers. Notices must reach the Observer at least three weeks before the event. Feb. 4 / Sat. / Austin: The Chicano Legal Defense Fund sponsors a leadership and community development workshop, conducted by Leonard Anguiano of San Antonio, from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Montopolis Recreation Center, 1200 Montopolis. Admission is $1; lunch and dinner 477-3707 or 472-9832. Feb. 3-5 / Fri.-Sun. / Arlington: “Strategies for Change” is the theme of the Texas Regional Conference on Alternative Policies. Participatory government, energy, housing and land use are among the discussion topics. At the’ University of Texas at Arlington. Information: Mary Roe, 511 East Bluff, Fort Worth 76102. Feb. 4 / Sat. / Austin: Environmentalist and author Barry Commoner speaks on the problems of finding alternatives to nuclear energy. At 8 p.m., Texas Union ballroom, UT campus. Admission Feb. 6 / Mon.: If you’re considering running in a party primary May 6, today is the last day to file. Get filing forms for county-wide offices from the party’s county chairman; forms for statewide or district office are available only at statewide offices. The RepubliDemocrats, 478-8746. Feb. 6-7 / Mon.-Tues. / San Antonio: “Solar Heating and Cooling” is the subject of a conference sponsored by Trinity University’s Continuing Education program. Information: Dr. Marianne McCarthy, 715 Stadium Drive, San Antonio 78284; 736-531-7180. Feb. 14 / Tues. / Austin: A symposium on “The Water Crisis,” features Noel Brown of the United Nations’ environmental program. Panelists include Texas land commissioner Bob Armstrong. From 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. in the Texas Department of Community Affairs auditorium, 210 Barton Springs Road. Free admission. It’s all sponsored by World Order Studies, University of Texas, and funded by the Texas Committee for the Humanities and Public Policy. Information: 471-4906, afternoons. Feb. 15 / Wed. / Austin: Calling all Observer volunteers to help issue No. 3. We guarantee uplifting refreshments, and a chance to organize information, clip and file. At 7:30 p.m., 600 West 7th Street. Information: 0746. Feb. 16 / Thurs. / Austin: The Parks Division of Texas Parks and Wildlife Department conducts a public hearing to consider adding a dormitory to Mary Moody Northen Amphitheater Complex at Galveston Island State Park, Galveston County. At 2 p.m., 4200 Smith School Road, Room A-100, Austin. Information: Feb. 17 / Fri. / Austin: The Texas Agriculture Department and Texas Women for Agriculture sponsor a “Texas Forum on Food: A Dialogue for Women.” 474-1798. Feb. 20-21 / Mon.-Tues. / Austin: The newly created Sunset Advisory Commission holds public hearings on six agencies. Meeting room to be announced. InFeb. 23-24 / Thurs.-Fri. / Houston: The State Bar of Texas sponsors an Environmental Law Institute. Proposed topics include: coastal zone management and the Corps of Engineers;,surface mining and strip mining; air pollution; water pollution and solid waste. At Stouffer’s Greenway Plaza Hotel. Pre-registration is $40; $45 475-1234, or write State Bar of Texas, Environment Law Institute, P.O. Box 12487, Austin 78711. Feb. 24 / Fri. / Tyler: “Energy Development: New Challenge for Texas Communities” is the subject of a one-day conference aimed at managing growth of energy sources such as offshore drilling and nuclear power plant construction. The positive and negative effects that energy development may have on the cornmunity are also up for discussion. Registration fee is $10. Information: Sheryl Harding, P.O. Box 7765. Tuesdays / Austin: The Job Search Club wants to help jobseekers by sharing resource materials on resume preparation and information on the Austin job market. Enjoy a cup of coffee while exchanging strategies with resource personnel and others in the club. 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