Don’t Miss Milwood’s Garage Sale on Saturday, Sept. 22nd!

Saturday, Sept. 22nd, 2018! It’s a GREAT time to clean out your closets and make some cash! Or mark your calendars so you can find some wonderful treasurers at the best prices from your neighbors! Sign-up your garage sale BELOW or HERE. Then check back as the date approaches or join the Facebook Event Page to get notifications.

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Nov. 3rd 2018 – Save the Date for It’s My Park Day!

IMPD Fall 2018 will be November 3rd – please consider coming out to help with park maintenance and beautification. It’s also a great way to get to know neighbors and explore the park and greenbelt!

Projects planned:

1) Trash Cleanup throughout park and greenbelt to Mopac. If we have a really good turnout, we can go beyond Mopac along the creek and shared use path (NCWT)

2) Creekside Trail maintenance – remove/relocate fallen branches, move rocks off trail,spread straw and native seeds on the slope along the creekside trail.

3) Planted tree maintenance – weed, mulch, remove t-posts that have fallen, etc.

4) Poolhouse landscape maintenance – weed new plantings, replace/add a few plants, spread out leftover soil

5) Seed wildflowers/native grass in areas disturbed by trail work contractors

6) Patch small area of creekside trail near Duval

optional if we can get some team leaders:
-hand pull Johnson grass from the side of the NCWT trail near mopac
Please email balcones_park@austinridgeriders.com if you would like to volunteer to lead a project. A sign up link will be posted in October with more details.

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Now is the time to Register YOUR Block Party for National Night Out on Tues, Oct 2nd

Don’t Forget: If you are interested in hosting a Block Party for National Night Out on Tues, Oct 2nd and you want Police, Fire, Code, EMS to stop by you must register before Fri. Sept. 14. Click here to Register for National Night Out.

Also if you want MNA to help spread the word, click here to tell us the details and which streets you would like us to spread the word too. If you let us know about your event, we will also try to help you organize your block against crime. It’s easy, fun and worth it!!
English-spanish NNO16

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St. Stephen’s is hosting a Health Fair on Sat. Aug. 11

It’s FREE and all are welcome!
Saturday Aug. 11, 2018 from 10am to 1pm
“Health Fest 2018”
Hosted by St. Stephens MBC (12300 Amherst Drive)

The following vendors have confirmed their participation with others to come:
>Austin Public Health to provide health screenings: blood pressure, blood sugar and cholesterol. ***Folks who want their cholesterol readings must fast for 8 hours before and do not eat the morning of the screening.
>Underage Drinking: alcohol use and DWI info
>Coming of Age: senior volunteer opportunities and paid mileage;
>The Lyons Club: free eye exams
>Access Dental will provide dental screenings, a snow cone machine and face painting.
>Vernon’s Vibrational Healing Massage with tuning forks and bowls
>NAMI mental health services
>Dr. Rodriguez, Chiropractor
>Travis County HHSD Social services, utility assistance ad more
>ARCG Community Services diabetes education and games

Numerous give-a-ways, door prizes, treats, face painting AND More to come!

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The Annual July 4th Parade & Picnic for Milwood & Walnut Crossing Neighborhoods – Wed. July 4th at 9:30am

Want to volunteer at the July 4th Parade & Picnic on Wed, July 4th? Or do you have a shade tent or table you could loan us to use? Click HERE

We hope you can join us for the neighborhood’s Independence Day Parade & Picnic, which is always the neighborhood’s biggest event! A great time to socialize with neighbors, renew your $15 membership dues, compete in the best decorated bike/walker/float, munch on some free burgers/hot dogs/veggie tacos, and win some great raffle prizes totaling more than $2,000!

Remember to bring $15 for your membership dues to get a Grand Prize Ticket and a Raffle Ticket. Additional Raffle Tickets can be purchased for $1 but are not eligible for the Grand Prizes. Our Raffle Ticket Sales will go to Fundraising for Balcones Park’s Trails and Playground.

Parade & Picnic Schedule – Wed. July 4th
9:30am: Gathering for Parade at Milwood Baptist Church (12217 Cassady Dr) All are welcome to walk in the parade & win the Spirit Contest – just show-up & fall in line.
10:00am: Parade Begins & travels down Cabana Ln, left on Eton Ln, then into Park (Click Here for the Parade Map)
10:30am: Parade Ends at Balcones Park & Spirit Contest for Costumes, Bikes and Floats
11:00am: Lunch Begins (Burgers/Hot Dogs/Vegetarian Option & Cold Drinks)
11:30am: Raffle Drawing Begins

Thank you to our Event Sponsors:
TCP Real Estate
Melissa Wile, Keller Williams Realtor
H&H Design & Build
Austin Diagnostic Clinic
Textruss, Inc
The UPS Store – Parmer/Mopac near HEB
Milwood Baptist Church
Covenant United Methodist Church

Thanks to our our Entertainment, Food and Drink Donors:
Covenant United Methodist Church
Silver Grill Cafe
HEB – Parmer and McNeil
Austin Kid’s Directory
Costco Wholesale

Thanks to our our Raffle and Parade Prize Donors:Raffle & Parade Decor Prizes: (Over 30 prizes worth more than $2,000!)

Thanks to our our Raffle and Parade Prize Donors:Raffle & Parade Decor Prizes: (Over 30 prizes worth more than $2,000!)

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Join MNA for a Neighborhood Watch Training – Thurs. June 28 at 6:30pm – ALL Welcome!

Summer is always the worst time for crime in our neighborhood! So please join us for a training about what constitutes a good neighborhood watch and tips on how to prevent crime in your area.

When: Thurs, June 28 at 6:30pm
Where: Milwood Library Conf. Room – 12500 Amherst Dr, Austin, TX 78727

If you can please RSVP here so we can be prepared with handouts, etc.

Thanks for joining our forces against crime!
MNA

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Milwood’s General Resident Meeting – Tues, June 5 at 7pm – ALL Welcome!

We hope you can join us Tues, June 5th at 7pm at Milwood Baptist Church for our Bi-Annual Resident’s General Meeting!

Click HERE for details on agenda! Thanks to iFratelli’s for supplying the complimentary delicious pizza!

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