CANCELED – Jan 24 – Balcones Park – Tree Maintenance Volunteers Needed

POSTPONED DUE TO WEATHER, until possibly Jan. 31st, Saturday

Tree Mulching & Root Collar Clearing
9:00 to 12:00 | Balcones Park |

Volunteers will be mulching trees and clearing their root collars.

Wear comfortable clothes, appropriate for the weather. Bring your favorite pair of work gloves!

Sign up at


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Work Day for Adelphi Acre Community Garden – This Saturday, Jan 24th (10am to 3pm)

Sign-up to Volunteer to Help at The Adelphi Acre Community Garden this Saturday, Jan 24th

So far it looks like we’ll have perfect weather for our work day this Saturday! Please join us as we start building our raised garden beds.
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Library Closing & “Pocket” Library Opening Details

The Milwood Library will be closed from Feb 1 thru Dec 2015 for renovations. An interim “pocket library” will be offered in the Milwood Library meeting room starting on March 16, while construction is in progress throughout the rest of the building so from Feb 1 to March 16 nearby libraries will need to be used, as it will take some time to set-up the “pocket library”.

Expected Hours* for the “Pocket Library”:
Mon-Thurs: 1-7 pm
Friday: 1-6 pm
Saturday: 10-5 pm
Sunday: Closed

Expected Services*:
Children’s Collection (approx.14 – 42”H range)
Area for Holds/Reserves pick up.
Card Catalog Computer for reserving materials
External Book Drop open 24Hrs

The “Pocket Library” will close in July or August, at which point residents will need to go to a neighboring library until the renovations are complete.

* These might change as the date to opening gets nearer, so please check back.

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Bulk Collection begins Feb 2 by 6:30am

Bulk collection is coming up. If you want your bulk items collected please follow the guidelines below.

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Holiday Lighting Winners!

Thank you to all that made Milwood a wonderful place to drive through and view holiday lights! Below are the winners from the Holiday Lighting Contest based on the submitted votes:

Best Block:
Enchanted Forest

Best Inflatable:
12421 Turtleback

Best Theme:
12323 Wycliff

Best Overall Lighting:
12408 Blossomwood

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Milwood-wide Garage Sale – Sat. April 25, 2015

It’s never too early to sign-up for the Neighborhood-wide Garage Sale on Saturday, April 25th.

MNA will take care of posting general garage sale signs, marketing, craigslist posting and paying for advertising with newspaper. You just gather your stuff and get ready to make some extra cash.

If you are interested in participating, please email or click here

It is free to all current dues paying MNA members and $5 for all others.

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Holiday Lighting Contest

Thank you to all of our participants both in decorating and voting. Milwood had great Holiday Lighting participation making our nieghborhood a magical place over the holiday season and bringing many joy and laughs. The votes will be tallied and posted this week and prizes distributed to the winners.

Below are a list of the contest submissions for your viewing pleasure, please note that many, many more than those listed did participate and were noteworthy:
Enchanted Forest
Sceptre Cove
*Forsythe Dr – Walnut Crossing Neighbrhd

12523 Enchanted Forest
12421 Turtleback Ln
Bedrock (12000 block)
4111 Adelphi Ln
12408 Blossomwood
12408 Coronet St
3907 Eton Ln
3806 Hawkshead
3706 Hawkshead
3805 Tarragona
12112 Wycliff Ln
12114 Wycliff Ln
12322 Wycliff Ln
12323 Wycliff Ln
4308 Cumbria
4406 Bouvet
4303 Charlemagne Ct
11950 Dorsett
4620 Sidereal Dr
4505 Pelham
4608 Pelham
5115 Ganymede
12701 Rhea Ct
12603 Europa

*12239 Forsythe Dr – Walnut Crossing Neighbrhd
*12209 Forsythe Dr

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Businesses In Milwood

Take a look at the NEW “Businesses in Our Backyard” Page and help us spread the word so we can include all the business owners & service providers within Milwood.

Let’s make it a great resource for those needing services and those providing services alike! Keeping it very, very local and neighborly.

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Abel’s North Pole Party – Dec 14th

If you are looking for some fun this weekend, come to Abel’s North from 12:30-4pm. Just bring a toy to donate & get FREE pics with Santa, Train Rides, Bounce House & more! Photos with Santa will start at 1:30pm.

Abel’s address is: 4001 W Parmer Ln, Austin, Texas 78727

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Holiday Bazaar at Summitt Elementary – Dec 5th!

This Fri, Dec 5th from 6-9pm is Summitt Elementary-Koblenz Exchange Program’s 4th Annual “Holiday Bazaar” craft and vendor event in . There will be vendors selling a variety of products that will make great gifts?. There will also be 2 trucks selling yummy treats: SnoLabs and Juice Austin!
Find out more information here

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