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Movies in the Park at Patterson: “How to Train Your Dragon” June 21

Cross-posted from friendsofpattersonpark.org

Friends of Patterson Park is thrilled to host Austin Parks Foundation’s Movies in the Park at our neighborhood park this week! Join APF, Alamo Drafthouse and Whole Foods for a FREE screening of “How To Train…

Bioblitz at Willowbrook Reach

By Jennifer Potter-Miller Originally published in the May 2018 issue of The Flea

Willowbrook Reach, the neighborhood greenbelt along Upper Boggy Creek runs along E. 40th St. and Willowbrook Dr. from Cherrywood Rd. to E. 38 ½ St. What you see…

Take Aways from the CNA LUT CodeNEXT meeting

By Jim Reed, CNA Chair

We had an excellent meeting last week at the CNA Land, Use and Transportation meeting with speakers from both Community Not Commodity (CNC) and Evolve Austin.

A major take away for me is from CodeNEXT…

Maplewood Plants Mini Orchard on Campus

Cross-posted from maplewoodelementary.com

Maplewood Elementary students planted a new orchard at the school this spring. The orchard is located between the building, the playground, and the portables along Ashwood Rd., and includes two fig trees, three plum trees, two mulberries, a…

Spring Plant and Book Swap is March 24

By Jack Darby Originally published in the November 2018 issue of The Flea

Join us for the 27th installment of the Cherrywood swap on Saturday, March 24 from 9am-noon. As always, we’ll be at the Cherrywood Green (located at E. 34th…

Grackle Green Pocket Park Approved!

By Daniel Culotta Originally published in the November 2018 issue of The Flea

The Grackle Green steering committee is happy to report that the pocket park project near Lafayette and Dean Keeton has been approved by the City! The City’s Neighborhood…

Patterson Park on the Go!

By Jennifer Potter-Miller Originally published in the November 2018 issue of The Flea

The Neighborhood Park Plan developed by Friends of Patterson Park was approved by all five adjacent neighborhood associations, and will be submitted to the Parks and Recreation Department…

Maplewood Celebrates 65th anniversary

By Maplewood PTA Cross-posted from the Flea newsletter

Maplewood Elementary is turning 65, and is celebrating with a new piece of public art, some fresh landscaping, and a commemorative illustration of the school. Chris Levack, who created the Rocket Ship…

21st Neighborhood Tree Planting

By Mike Damal Cross-posted from the Flea newsletter

On Saturday October 21st Brent Hay, Girard Kinney, Mike Sullivan, and Mike Damal continued the Cherrywood fall tree planting tradition, by delivering/planting 18 trees. This was the 21st year of planting, giving us…

Grackle Green Update

By Linsday Olinde Cross-posted from the Flea newsletter

Thanks to community support, the proposed microplayground near Lafayette and Dean Keeton was unanimously approved by the CNA at the general meeting in August. While the space is small, proposed features included new…

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