MNA’s May Newsletter

If you don’t get the MNA Emails, check out the latest Email Blast HERE & Sign-up in the right column for some great Milwood Info! You won’t want to miss this one: NxNA Garden Tour – This Saturday, Our Pool Hours being cut, Milwood Improvement Project Input, Crime Prevention and Block Captain Training, and much more!

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NxNA Garden Tour – This Saturday, May 2nd, 10am-4pm

The NxNA Garden Tour has 24 locations plus 16 artists and musicians! Info on gardens and artists that will be on the tour is available here.

Tickets are on sale for $10.

Detailed maps and programs and a limited number of day of tickets are available at three starter garden tour locations on May 2nd:
– 3701 Adelphi Ln (Adelphi Community Garden, Water Park & Adelphi/Amherst)
– 1701 Pheasant Roost (a block off of Prairie Hen & Gracy Farms)
– 8503 Rockwood (across the street from Pillow Elementary School)

The Tour will be held rain or shine.
Like NxNA Garden Tour on Facebook!

All proceeds go to beautification of Walnut Creek Metro Park and McBee Elementary School!

The 2015 Tour includes 24 public and private gardens in North Austin (District 4 & 7) with a focus on native Central Texas gardening. The Tour also supports North Austin artists and musicians, giving them garden spaces to showcase their art and music.

The Tour is a collaboration between the Love North Austin blog and neighborhood associations. Community-led and volunteer ran, we are the only Austin event that is uniquely North Austin! Thank you for loving North Austin!
Want to support the Tour directly? You can donate directly by here.

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Notes & Presentation from MNA’s General Meeting – April 16th

Click here to download the minutes and presentation from the April 16th General Meeting.

For info on the agenda – Click Here

door prize donors final

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Our Pocket Library is OPEN!

The Pocket Library at the Milwood Library is OPEN! Spread the word! It is a wonderful, small facility waiting for your visit! There is also a computer terminal, copy machine, kids books and reading area and requested books shelves. Its pretty excellent! They also have a drop box for 24/7 returns…   click for the HOURS & more info.

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Milwood’s Neighborhood Garage Sale: 30+ Houses – April 25

Milwood’s Neighborhood-wide Garage Sale was a great success with over 30+ houses. With good traffic, the sellers made some cash, cleaned out some space and met some neighbors. Check back in for the Fall Neighborhood Garage Sale, probably in October.

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Adelphi Acre Garden Grand Opening – Sat. April 18th, 10am to 1pm


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Check Your Fire Alarms Now – It could save your life.

After the sad news of a devastating fire in Milwood this week, our thoughts and prayers go out to our neighbors who were affected.

Take a moment and test your fire alarms now then make an escape plan and remember to regularly test your alarms and if you see something you feel is concerning and could be an emergency call 911 right away just as this Milwood neighbor did.

For Info on Smoke Alarms or Austin Fire Dept’s Free Smoke Alarm & Free Home Hazard Assessment Programs, go to:

Or call:
(512) 974-0299Free Smoke Alarm Hotline
(512) 974-0290Public Education Main Line

It is the vision of the Austin Fire Department that every home and every citizen be protected by at least one smoke alarm. The FREE SMOKE ALARM program offers a free smoke alarm to any resident of Austin who is in need. The only prerequisites are that the citizen reside in a privately-owned home and have a genuine need for our assistance.

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