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    Entries from December 28th, 2011

    Howson Library Hosting Author Carolyn Bock McBride

    December 28th, 2011
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    [ February 25, 2012; 11:00 am to 1:23 pm. ] I am the managing librarian for Howson Branch Library. I would like to let our neighbors know that we are hosting writer Carolyn Bock McBride on February 25, 2012 at 11:00 a.m. She has written Fireflies in a Jar : growing up in Austin 1930-56, her memoir of growing up in the Bock house […]

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    Red Bud Isle Ready Set Plant

    December 7th, 2011
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    [ December 17, 2011; 9:00 am to 12:00 pm. ] Friends of Red Bud Isle,

    Due to recent rains & great planting conditions, the Austin Parks & Recreation Department has changed the date for the “Ready, Set, Plant” event at Red Bud Isle.

    The event has been moved up to Saturday, December 17th, from 9 am – Noon.
    If you are already signed up you don’t need to do […]

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    Livestrong Austin Marathon information

    December 7th, 2011
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    [ February 19, 2012; 7:00 am to 4:00 pm. ]

    The Livestrong Austin Marathon will take place Sunday February 19, 2012.  There will be multiple street and intersection closures in our neighborhood.  Please refer to the following PDF file links for detailed information.

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    Traffic Guide

    Some major intersections will have volunteer race marshals available to  give directions to get around closures and bad intersections.  Water stops will […]

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