Weekend Lane and Ramp Closures May Cause Travel Delays

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Summitt’s BIG Spring Fling Fundraiser – All Welcome, This Sat. April 30, 6-9pm

Join the neighborhood in Supporting our Summitt Students. All are welcome to this very fun event! Come and win yourself a steal of a good deal!!!

Summitt Elementary’s PTA will hold its annual Spring Fling fundraiser to raise the salary for our amazing technology instructor, Mrs. Barbara Neill. Catch up with your friends and neighbors at Abel’s North on Saturday, April 30 from 6 pm to 9 pm. When the school held this fun bash at Abel’s North for the first time last spring it was a huge success! Come see what it’s all about. There will be delicious food, amazing auction items, photo booth fun, and other surprises throughout the night.

Purchase tickets online now through April 22 for $25 each. (Tickets are $30 at the door.) Your ticket covers your entrance to the event, unlimited heavy hors d’oeuvres and two drinks. You may purchase additional drinks at a cash bar.

Whether you have students who attended Summitt years ago, a sixth grader who graduated last year, or you live in the surrounding area, come join the fun this year. Plan to attend this great community event. And keep updated on Facebook.

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Adelphi Acre Garden – 1 Year Anniversary, This Sat. 10am-1pm

Please join us at the Adelphi Acre Community Garden’s One Year Anniversary party on Saturday, April 30 from 10 am to 1 pm, located at the Southeast corner of Adelphi Lane and Amherst. Everyone is invited to attend this family friendly event and to help celebrate this milestone.

The anniversary will celebrate the continued effort of members, support from sponsors, local businesses and the partnership with multiple city and local agencies that has helped the garden grow.

Since opening in April last year, Adelphi Acre Community Garden has grown to include 75 garden beds with over 100 active members. The garden participates in the Capital Area Food Bank program and three oversized community beds are reserved for this effort. Garden members have been planting and harvesting these beds and delivering fresh produce weekly to Covenant United Methodist Church’s food pantry. Throughout this last year, the garden has been the recipient of many donations and gifts, partnered with local businesses and has been regularly assisted by local scout troops and volunteer organizations. Girl scouts from troop 645, 1259 and 1450 installed a Little Free Library, an arbor bench, two small children’s picnic tables, Mason bee houses, decorative plant labels, a permaculture herb spiral and several garden paintings.

Additional accomplishments include:

• Launching the Adelphi Acre Seedlings children’s workshops and garden
• Partnering with Countryside Nursery & Landscapes who sponsored and installed the new Adelphi Acre Teaching Garden
• Installing an Urban Orchard with six fruit trees donated by Treefolks with material support from both Whittlesey Landscape and Countryside Nursery
• Hosting two successful fund-raising plant sales

Join the celebration and enjoy these activities:

• Tour the garden, view featured artwork and new areas
• Visit the NEW AACG Adelphi Acre Teaching Garden
• Seed bomb making and caricature artist
• The Amazing Aaron, Juggler
• Master gardener panel
• Visit with sponsors and learn about sponsorship opportunities

To learn more about Adelphi Acre, visit www.adelphiacre.org and http://www.facebook.com/AdelphiAcre.

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Milwood’s General Meeting for Residents – Thurs. April 21

Did you miss the meeting? Download the presentation HERE. It is not the same thing as attending and being heard, but it is something.

Milwood Neighborhood’s General Meeting – Thurs, April 21st, 7pm at Milwood Baptist Church (Cassady & Cabana)

Please join MNA for News, Issues, & Events regarding our neighborhood as well as some neighborly socializing! If you would like to input an agenda item or join the board please email mnaboard@milwoodna.com.

A Thanks to Milwood Baptist Church who has generously offered their hall for our meeting.

We will also be accepting MNA Member Dues, which are $15 per year, but it is not a requirement to join the meeting. It just helps MNA continue its work for the neighborhood. Renters & Owners alike are welcome.

Agenda
7:00pm: Socializing
7:15pm: Meeting will Begin
– Library & Book Mobile Update
– Balcones Park Shade Improvement Project & Additional Improvement Projects
– Aquatics Program Presentation for Balcones Pool
– Trail Update
– Holiday Lighting Contest Winners
– July 4th Parade & Picnic
– Garden of the Season or Garden Club
– Crime Neighborhood Watch Signage in Neighborhood
– Resident Concerns or Questions
– and more
– Additional MNA Items ~ Facebook Page; Annual Dues; Call for Board Participation-attend a board meeting without a commitment/try us on!
8:30pm: Meeting Adjourned

We hope you can attend and join the conversations happening in Milwood.

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Milwood’s Garage Sale – April 16, Sat.

Don’t Miss Milwood’s Garage Sale THIS Saturday, April 16th with over 21 Homes Listed!

It’s a GREAT time to find wonderful treasurers at the best prices from your neighbors!

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Thanks for everyone to who participated. Despite the rain the day was a success.

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Turkish Food & Craft Festival – This Saturday, April 16th from 11am to 7pm

A great family friendly Turkish Food & Craft Festival in Milwood at Amherst & Adelphi – THIS Saturday, April 16th from 11am to 7pm!!

Children activities and treats-face-painting,clown, pop-corn, shaved-ice, ice-cream, lemonade and more!!

So many different delicious food from traditional Turkish cuisine, Home-made desserts and baklava, Turkish tea and coffee, Doner and kebaps from different vendors.

Great crafts to include Calligraphy and Watermarbling (Ebru), Handcrafts-ribbon art, cross-stitch, felt works and crochets. Traditional music and folk dances. Turkish ceramics and jewelery vendors. Guest non-profit organizations.

More Details here

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This Saturday, April 9: Keep Austin Beautiful Clean-up in Balcones Park – Join us!

Join Four Seasons Community School for a day of Clean-up in our beloved Balcones Park – THIS Saturday, April 9th from 9am-11am!

There will be tasks for all ages. So feel free to stop by and help make the park beautiful!

It is a Keep Austin Beautiful Project and every volunteer hour will count towards our grants for Balcones Park and Pool – so Don’t Forget to Sign-In and Out!! Thank you!!

Contact balconespark@gmail.com or 512-636-9176 with any questions.

Feel free to let us know you are coming by signing-up here

A BIG Thanks to Four Seasons Community School for putting this on!

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