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The Restaurant Where the era of fine dining is recaptured. Dinner Tuesday-Sunday Sunday Brunch Fine Wines and Bar Rio Grande at 17th St. Austin, Texas 512/477-9948 HALF 1PRICE RECORDS .M.A.GAz IN ES IN DALLAS: 4528 McKINNEY AVE. 209 S. AKARD, downtown RICHARDSON: 508 LOCKWOOD FARMERS BRANCH SHOPPING CTR. SW CORNER, VALLEY VIEW IN WACO: 25TH & COLUMBUS IN AUSTIN: 1514 LAVACA 6103 BURNET RD. IN FORT WORTH: 6301 CAMP BOWIE BLVD. Jan. 18 / Thurs. / Austin: The Central Texas chapter of the with speaker Pat Beyea, director of public education for the ACLU’s women’s rights project. At noon, Old Spaghetti Warehouse, 117 West 4th Street. Jan. 19 / Fri. / Austin: Texas Mobilization for Survival sponsors a talk by Dr. Helen Caldicott, one of the world’s most active opponents of nuclear power and weaponry, and author of Nuclear Madness: What You Can Do About It. At 7:30 p.m. in room 150 of the Business-Economics Building on the UT campus. InformaBob Clare The UT School of Nursing sponsors three workshops in Austin for health care professionals: Jan. 18-19: On vocabulary needed to help Spanish-speaking clients, for people with little or no knowledge of Spanish. Jan. 24-26: On teaching the Lamaze method of childbirth, an accredited training program for nurses and therapists. Jan. 30-Feb. 2: On staff development and training. Information: Joyce Hoover 471-7311. Jan. 20 / Sat. / Austin: The Austin Women’s Center holds a seminar on women and the law. From 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.; fee: $20. InforJan. 20 / Sat. / Austin: The city council’s referendum ballot seeks voter approval of Proposition 14, which would authorize the council to reduce the city’s participation in the South Texas Nuclear Project. Austin Citizens for Economical Energy seeks volunteers to help get the vote out. Come by 474-9461. Jan. 21 / Sun. / Austin: A coalition of anti-nuclear groups sponsors a “Rally for A Non-nuclear Texas,” in support of legislation that would ban disposal or transportation of nuclear waste in Texas. At 1 p.m. on the Capitol 6812 or 474-2399. Jan. 23 / Tues. / Austin: “Women’s Lobby ’79” is the Texas Women’s Political Caucus fundraising benefit. All are invited including members of the 66th 1798. Jan. 25 / Thurs. / Austin: The Austin city council holds a public hearing on its community development program. The community organizing group ACORN hopes for a big turnout. Information: Jan. 25-26 / Thurs.-Fri. / Dallas: The second regional White House Conference on Small Business to be held in Texas discusses ways to shape new policy on small business and to elect delegates to go to the national conference set for January 1980. $10 fee includes lunch. At the Statler Hilton. In456-7169. Jan. 26-27 / Fri.-Sat. / Houston: The UT Law School sponsors a conference on the Natural Gas Policy Act of 1978, including a discussion of new gas pricing by an attorney from the attorney general’s office. Fee: $125; $45 for a single morning or afternoon session. Information: Dean Byron Jan. 26 / Fri. / Austin: The Texas Department of Water Resources holds a public hearing on water quality planning for four major Texas estuary systems and bays. At 10 a.m. in Room 118, Stephen F. Austin Building, 1700 North Congress. Information: Jan. 27 / Sat. / Houston: Common Cause holds a fundraiser at the home of Dennis Naff, 2355 Bluebonnet, from 2 to 5 p.m. Minimum donation: $5. Information: Jan. 30 / Tues. / Austin: Senator Lloyd Doggett talks to the University of Texas Employees’ Union about the 66th legislative session and issues that might affect university employees. At 12 noon in Jester Center, Room A-317A. Information: Jim Kieke Vicki Vaughan This calendar is an information service for Obseriter readers. Notices must reach the Observer at least three weeks before the event. ear cFuture WELCOME TO THE 66TH SESSION ROY’S TAXI INC. 476-6911 2-WAY RADIO EQUIPPED 24 HOUR SERVICE SE HABLA ESPANOL SINCE 1931 THE TEXAS OBSERVER 23