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    These are the Good Old Days – April President’s Message

    April 6th, 2016
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    THESE ARE THE GOOD OLD DAYS By: Cathy Kyle Austin is always best the day you move there. After that, it’s all downhill. Or at least, that’s the way it seems sometimes. You hear folks giving directions according to “where the Stallion used to be” or reminiscing about that great band they heard for the […]

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    Trowel & Error Event on April 2 to Support Mayfield Park!!!

    February 24th, 2016
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    TROWEL & ERROR! On April 2, from 9:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., Mayfield Park will host Trowel & Error, the Spring event that annually attracts gardeners from all over Central Texas to hear experts give time-tested tips for beautiful gardens. Although lectures begin at 10:00, the event “opens” at 9:30 for those early birds who […]

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    What’s Out There Weekend Austin — Upcoming Events (Nov. 21-22)

    November 5th, 2015
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    Explore the Landscape Legacy of Austin on November 21-22 with a tour of Austin’s historic landscapes, including not only the historic Mayfield Park and Lion’s Municipal Golf Course in our neighborhood, but 25 other significant parks, open spaces, and historic landscapes.  Join The Cultural Landscape Foundation, the Austin Parks and Recreation Department, and local partners […]

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    District 10 Austin City Council Candidate Forum

    October 4th, 2014
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    On Sunday September 14th (4-6 PM), the District 10 Candidate Forum was held at the Harris Bell Hall at Westminster Manor, 4100 Jackson Avenue. We have very strong candidates in District 10, and the Forum provided a chance to address neighborhood concerns regarding growth, development, traffic, and many other topics.   Hosted by Bryker Woods […]

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    NIMBY

    September 18th, 2014
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    Ed Wendler, “I’m a NIMBY and proud – how about rest of Austin?”

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    Trowel & Error: Mayfield Gardening Symposium — Saturday, April 5, 2014

    March 14th, 2014
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    The Trowel and Error Mayfield Gardening Symposium will take place Saturday April 5th, 2014 from 9:30AM – 1:00PM at Mayfield Park 3505 West 35th Street (Next to Laguna Gloria).  The annual fundraising event for Mayfield Park, this year’s event is for gardeners from all over Central Texas coming to hear experts give time-tested tips for beautiful […]

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    Pemberton Heights 4th of July Parade

    July 3rd, 2013
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    America Walks Public Lecture and Q&A

    January 8th, 2013
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    Retrofitting Suburban Spaces into Lively Places: Creating Neighborhoods and Districts We Love: Ellen Dunham-Jones, Professor of Architecture and Urban Design, Georgia Tech School of Architecture Ellen Dunham-Jones, an award-winning architect, author and professor will share a lecture on opportunities to redevelop low-density areas. Hear how strip malls, office parks and cul-de-sac subdivisions can become new […]

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    ThinkBike! Austin

    November 6th, 2012
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    http://austintexas.gov/article/thinkbike-update-workshop-findings-and-presentations   http://www.kxan.com/dpp/news/local/austin/austin-looks-to-dutch-for-expertise   http://www.Storify.com/DutchEmbassyDC

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    Literature Out Loud

    July 20th, 2011
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    Visit the Howson Branch of the Austin Public Library the first Wednesday of every month for Literature Out Loud.

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