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    Trowel & Error Event on April 7 to Support Mayfield Park!!!

    March 9th, 2018
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    TROWEL & ERROR! On April 7, 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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    Summer Fun – June 2016 President’s Message

    July 1st, 2016
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    SUMMER FUN by: Cathy Kyle Summer arrived in full force last week, bringing unbearably hot and humid afternoons. The rains of early June seem a distant memory, although our lakes and streams are still wonderfully full. It’s the only time of year that you’re able to swim in Barton Creek! Despite the heat, there’s lots […]

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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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    Save Muny: What are Austin Mayoral and City Council Candidates are Saying

    October 20th, 2014
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    Noel Bridges, a new Save Muny volunteer, has put together statements from the Mayoral Candidates and the District 10 Candidates about Lions Municipal Golf Course.  (She contacted all the campaigns and asked them to send statements re Saving Muny – and she got a very good response!!!)   Please check it out — http://www.savemuny.com/vote-to-save-muny-2014.html

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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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    Lake Austin Development Code Revisions Being Considered

    April 1st, 2014
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    On April 17, 2014, the City Council will consider proposed code amendments creating a Lake Austin (LA) District District overlay extending environmental protections from the existing LA base zoning district to properties within 1,000 feet of Lake Austin.  Details on the proposed ordinance are posted at http://austintexas.gov/department/lake-austin-development-code-revisions, and relate to boat dock registration, boat dock […]

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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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    Tree Planting at Reed Park

    January 16th, 2013
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    Here is information about the tree planting in Reed Park on Jan. 18 from Mateo Scoggins in Watershed Protection.  Mateo spoke to the WANG board several months ago about his efforts in working with PARD to improve the streambanks of creeks in various city parks, including Reed Park… Planting runs for 9:00AM – 12:00PM  

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