Milt Kobayashi. On display at Gallery Shoal Creek is a new collection of work by New York-based artist Kobayashi, who seeks to capture fleeting moments of everyday life with gestural expressions and brevity of brush stroke. A third-generation Japanese-American, he masterfully blends the aesthetics of the east and west. He’ll be on hand for the opening reception, from 5 to 7 p.m. March 3. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, noon to 5 p.m. Saturday through March 31. 2832 E. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. 512-454-6671, galleryshoalcreek.com.
Judy Collins at One World Theatre. A central figure of the 1960s folk revival, Collins is in the midst of a late-career resurgence, releasing four albums in the past three years including last fall’s “Everybody Knows,” a collaboration with fellow traveler Stephen Stills. She wowed audiences at South by Southwest in 2016 when she appeared with younger-generation singer-songwriter Ari Hest, performing songs from their Grammy-nominated collaborative album “Silver Skies Blue.” She’ll sing songs old and new across two separately ticketed shows on this night. $30-$103. 7 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. March 3. 7701 Bee Caves Road. oneworldtheatre.org. — Peter Blackstock
Bob Schneider at Little Woodrow’s. Welcome spring with a live music show by one of Austin’s most beloved musicians. Schneider and guitarist Mitch Watkins will both perform. Dinner will be available from Brooklyn Pie, adjacent to Little Woodrow’s Southpark location, and can be delivered directly to the courtyard. General seating is first come, first serve, and you may bring your own chairs. The concert is $20, which you can pay in advance or at the door. 6:30 p.m. doors March 3. livevibe.ticketbud.com/springkickoff.
It’s My Park Day. Help to beautify and clean up Austin’s parks and greenbelts with the Austin Parks Foundation’s biggest citywide volunteer event. Thousands of volunteers will spread out across the city to improve its green spaces, working on such tasks as city-approved tree mulching, root collar clearing, habitat restoration and trail maintenance, as well as park and creek cleanups. Sign up on the foundation’s website for one of the specific park improvement projects. 9 a.m. March 3. Various locations. austinparks.org.
Pinthouse Pizza’s Electric Union IPA Release. Pinthouse Pizza’s new palate-pleasing collaboration with lauded California brewery Firestone Walker debuts Saturday. This batch of Electric Union IPA, a name that pays homage to both breweries’ flagship IPAs (Electric Jellyfish and Union Jack), was brewed at Firestone Walker. It’s a new take on the IPA, with plenty of hops and a signature kolsch yeast, delivering notes of peach, apricot and grapefruit. There will also be a limited number of Electric Union shirts available for purchase. 11 a.m. March 3. 4729 Burnet Road. facebook.com/events/167377397241617/.