Thu., Jan. 5

Glenn Hager Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar will discuss the 2017 economic and business forecast for the region at Thursday's OHBPA luncheon.[/caption]

2017 Economic and Business Forecast

The Oak Hill Business and Professional Association of Austin will host this luncheon with Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar, who will speak about the 2017 business and economic forecast for the Austin region. Admission is $15 for members, $20 for nonmembers and includes lunch.

11:30-1 p.m. Mandola's Italian Market, 4301 W. William Cannon Drive, Austin.

Fri., Jan. 6

Storytime Art-Snowflakes!

Attend this event at the Art Garage to learn and read about snowflakes, paint snowflakes on a winter scene and use a technique to paint a “Let it Snow” plaque. Storytime Art events are geared to the 3- to 5-year-old preschooler, but some projects could translate into a mommy and me project for those a little younger. Storytimes always include at least one book and a related art project but often include surprises, such as songs, poems and coloring pages. Admission is $12 per child or $60 for a six-class punch card. To register, call 512-852-9900, or sign up online.

10:45 a.m. The Art Garage, 11190 Circle Drive, Ste. 202-4, Austin. 512-852-9900.

Sat., Jan. 7

Google Fiber Community Forum Google Fiber representatives will answer questions from the community at this week's forum at Sunset Valley City Hall.[/caption]

Google Fiber Community Forum

All interested residents are encouraged to attend this discussion with representatives from Google Fiber, who will be on-site to answer questions and discuss what the construction process might entail for Google Fiber installation in Sunset Valley. Google Fiber will discuss any areas of Sunset Valley that may not be part of the initial design and construction. Admission is free.

10 a.m. Sunset Valley City Hall, 3205 Jones Road, Austin. 512-892-1389.