Category Archives: Environmental Awareness

Batteries, Oil, Paint & Antifreeze Collection Event – Sat. May 19, 8-10am

Make sure you use a little time this weekend to gather those leftover paint cans, used oil and oil filters, and dead batteries plus clean/dry styrofoam and plastic film! Then bring it by on Saturday, May 19th, from 8:00-10:00am to … Continue reading

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Balcones Park Trail Closures and Trail Construction Update

The City project to extend the Northern Walnut Creek Trail to Amherst is underway.  Construction is expected to last approximately 6 months.  This work has closed several trails so we have put together a map to help navigate around the … Continue reading

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April 7, 9am-1pm: Pool Landscape and Trail Workday – Help Needed!

We need about 20 volunteers to help finish the pool landscaping and restore the newly repaired Creekside Trail (see details below). Here is a link to sign up: https://austinparks.givepulse.com/event/73493-Balcones-District-Park-Friends-of-Balcones-Work-Day%21

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Creekside Trail Repairs Complete!

Thanks to the grant obtained by the Friends of Balcones through the City’s NPP Program, the City-hired Contractor has completed* repairs to the “Creekside Trail” in Balcones Park. This is a great win for the neighborhood and park supporters. We … Continue reading

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Free Yoga in Balcones Park – Saturdays in October!

It’s Back! Free Yoga in the Park! Every Saturday for the rest of October. The class runs from 9am-10am, and is being offered by CorePower Yoga. Like and Share! *Simply bring a yoga mat and water if desired. The class … Continue reading

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Free Pizza in Balcones Park! TODAY (April 20) at 6pm. Courtesy of iFratelli’s Pizza.

Thurs April 20 at 6pm. FREE pizza for Milwood Neighborhood Association residents! Courtesy of iFratelli Pizza! Some great thin crust pizza! If you plan to attend Comment below or on the facebook link with number who will join so Ryan … Continue reading

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Earth Day Clean-up in Balcones Park – Sat, April 22, 9am

The Friends of Balcones Park are teaming with Austin Parks Foundation to do an Earth Day project on April 22, Saturday, 9am-12noon. Priority 1 -finish clearing debris from the “creekside” trail in the park/greenbelt. We made a good start on … Continue reading

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