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The Calendar

Key meetings and events for the coming week.

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Friday, Oct. 23

  • Journey to Mercy: Rethinking the Death Penalty in Texas; 1100 Congress Ave., Austin (9 a.m.-2:30 p.m.)
  • State Rep. Gilbert Peña, R-Pasadena, district office grand opening; 101 S. Richey St., Pasadena (10 a.m.-12 p.m.)

Saturday, Oct. 24

  • Walk for Life, Hope and Mercy; 2026 Guadalupe St., Austin (8-11:30 a.m.)
  • State Sen. José Menéndez, D-San Antonio, inaugural Community Gathering; 1819 N. Main Ave., San Antonio (9:30-11 a.m.)
  • State Rep. Gene Wu, D-Houston, Town Hall meeting on HERO ordinance; 6500 Rookin St., Houston (11 a.m.-12:30 p.m.)

Monday, Oct. 26

  • State Rep. Tan Parker, R-Flower Mound, Annual Fiesta Fundraiser; 4121 Barton Creek, Highland Village (5-6:30 p.m.)
  • State Sen. Brandon Creighton, R-Conroe, fundraiser with special guest Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick; 25911 I-45 North, The Woodlands (5:30-7 p.m.)

Tuesday, Oct. 27

  • State Rep. Armando Walle, D-Houston, fundraiser; 110 E. Ninth St., Austin (4-6 p.m.)
  • State Rep. Borris Miles, D-Houston, fundraiser; 110 E. Ninth St., Austin (4:30-6 p.m.)
  • State Rep. John Cyrier, R-Lockhart, benefit for Bastrop County fire recovery with special guest Comptroller Glenn Hegar; 534 Highway 71 W, Bastrop (6-8 p.m.)
  • State Sen. Don Huffines, R-Dallas, Town Hall meeting on transportation; 625 Austin St., Garland (7-8 p.m.)

Wednesday, Oct. 28

  • CALA of Central Texas Annual Fall Fundraiser with special guest Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick; 110 E. Ninth St., Austin (11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.)
  • GOP debate watch party hosted by Institute for Policy Innovation and the DFW Center-Right Coalition with guests Americans for Tax Reform President Grover Norquist,  state Sen. Van Taylor, R-Plano, and state Rep. Matt Rinaldi, R-Irving; 1320 Greenway Drive, Irving (6-9 p.m.)

Thursday, Oct. 29

  • Texas Taxpayers and Research Association (TTARA) 2015 Annual Meeting; 701 E. 11th St., Austin (Oct. 29-30)
  • State Rep. Borris Miles, D-Houston, 50th Birthday Celebration and fundraiser; 5312 Almeda Road, Houston (4-8 p.m.)
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