Key meetings and events for the coming week.
Saturday, Aug. 24
- Education debate between state Sen. Dan Patrick and State Board of Education Vice Chairman Thomas Ratliff; University of Texas at Tyler Ornelas Activity Center (6:30 p.m.)
Sunday, Aug. 25
- Texas Democratic Party reception with Democratic National Committee Chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz; W Hotel, Austin (6 p.m.)
Tuesday, Aug. 27
- State Rep. Ralph Sheffield's annual fish fry; Cathedral Oaks Event Center, Belton (6-8 p.m.)
Thursday, Aug. 29
- Reception for state Rep. Eddie Rodriguez; Austin Club (5-7 p.m.)
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