The Student Program Board presents The Kids are Alright today at 7:30 p.m. in the University Cener Pacific Room.
The Ninth Annual Houston Caribbean Carnival Parade and Festival begins Friday with the Vendredi Gras Dance, an exposition of Caribbean culture at Shah Jahan Hall (9725 E. Bissonnet St. across from Westwood Mall) from 8 p.m. to 2 a.m. For more information, call 438-9125.
Today is the Nine-ball Billiard Scramble at the U C. Winners receive cue cases, trophies and the opportunity to participate in the Paul Gerni Billiards Exhibition (Wednesday, Sept. 27). Call the UC Games Room at 743-5324 for more information and registration.
The Homeless Pet Placement League will host the third annual Pause for Pets Fair Saturday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at PETsMART (5415 W. Loop South, at Highway 59). Activities will include a Pet and Owner Look Alike contests, prizes, raffles, and local celebrity appearances. Call 661-7724.
Law and order
The Pre-Law Society will meet today at 6 p.m. in the Atlantic Room of the U C Underground.