Milwood NA’s Resident General Meeting – Mon., Nov. 14 at 7pm

Join us for Milwood’s Resident Meeting on Mon., Nov. 14 at 7pm at Milwood Baptist Church!

All Welcome: Owners & Renters alike and not just paid members.

Mon, Nov 14, 2022 at 7pm
Milwood Baptist Church (corner of Cassady/Cabana)

We hope you can join us to discuss all things Milwood! Come hear what is new in our area and voice your concerns.

PLEASE RSVP so we can plan for you.

Tentative Agenda:
– City Transportation to talk about Roads, etc
– Summitt Elementary to talk need for Mentors at Summitt
– Discuss Park Items: It’s My Park Day, Trail Improvements, Basketball Court Improvements, Reservation System for the Pavilion and get signatures on petition, Gutters on Pavilion to help with Drainage Concerns around Playground, Sidewalk along Driveway into Park, Other Nearby Park Purchases
– Call for a Transportation Focused Neighbor who could monitor changes as the city starts developing around us
– Discuss Mailbox Break-ins and Replacements
– 311 App on Phones

 

Click HERE to see the notes and slides from the previous Milwood NA Resident Meetings.

Open to all Residents: Owners & Renters alike, not only those that pay the $15 voluntary annual dues though voting will be limited to dues paying / active members.

RSVP in the Facebook Event for a gentle reminder.

Want to take a more active role in your neighborhood? Or Have any agenda ideas for the fall General Resident Meeting for Milwood?

We want to hear from you! Give us your feedback on items you would like addressed or included at Milwoodna1<at>gmail.com

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Milwood’s Garage Sale – Sat. Nov. 12

Don’t Miss Milwood’s Garage Sale on Saturday, Nov. 12, 2022!

Mark your calendars so you can find some wonderful treasurers at the best prices from your neighbors OR sell your goods for Holiday money!

Sign-up your garage sale HERE. It is easy and free to MNA Members (which is $15 annual dues, join any time online). Pay $15 online anytime here to be listed. It’s quick and secure.

The Current List & Map of the Garage Sale Homes:
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Sat. Nov. 5th – Help us Beautify Balcones Park on It’s My Park Day!

If you love spending time at Balcones Park, please consider joining other volunteers as we clean up the park, mulch trees, distribute seed balls full of wildflowers and repair trails.

Click here to sign up – Balcones-Beautification to join us Sat. Nov. 5 from 9am to 12noon at Balcones Park.

See https://austinparks.org/impd/ for more information.

 

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Join us for Milwood Library’s 25th Anniversary Celebration!

Join us for Milwood Library’s 25th Anniversary Celebration!
Saturday, July 23rd from 10am to 1pm
12500 Amherst Dr, Austin, TX 78727

ALL WELCOME!

Milwood Library will be celebrating its 25th anniversary! We will be marking the occasion with 3 fantastic programs for children! These programs will take place inside the branch from 10:00am – 1:00pm on Saturday July 23rd.

Our first program will be a story time with Ezra Jack Keats Honor-winning author Anne Wynter!

Our second program will feature famous musician Joe McDermott!

Our third program will be a performance by Mad Science who will conduct a very creative live science experiment called “Sounds Like Science!”

We will also have face painting and STEM robot kits including Ozobots!

Thank you,
Richard Monthie
Library Manager | Milwood Library
512-974+9881 | Richard.Monthie@austintexas.go v

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July 4th Parade & Picnic, Monday, July 4th at 9:30am

Monday, July 4th is our 18th Annual Fourth of July Parade & Picnic!

We can’t have this event without volunteers & shade tents please take a moment to sign up to help! Click Here or call/txt  *512*636-9176

Come watch, walk or ride in the parade, eat burgers/hot dogs, listen to Austin Civic Wind Ensemble, meet neighbors, win prizes, support our neighborhood & park and celebrate our Independence as a nation!!

And as a Special Treat – Amy’s Ice Cream is going to have a booth at the Park to give a FREE scoop to attendees!

The Patriotic Parade Contest will be held for the best decorated walkers, riders and/or float so grab your friends and neighbors and get decorating!! Everyone in the parade is eligible and anyone can join in the parade – just gather at Milwood Baptist Church around 9:30am and fall in line. Parade kicks off at 10am.

Patriotic Music will begin soon after the parade arrives at the park. We are so very excited to have Austin Civic Wind Ensemble back this year!

Check in at the membership tables to get your Raffle Tickets and a Grand Prize Ticket either at the church or at the picnic at the park. So don’t forget your $15 for dues to support MNA and any extra for tipping the band. Additional Raffle Tickets can be purchased at $1 per ticket for the chance to win lots of other great prizes totaling over $1,000 in value! All the proceeds for MNA raffle tickets sold will go towards improvements at the park.

If you can’t make the picnic and want to pay your $15 dues click here. It is easy & secure.

Parade & Picnic Schedule – Monday, 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 (Parade Map)
10:30am: Parade Ends at Balcones Park & Spirit Contest for Costumes, Bikes and Floats
10:30am: Austin Civic Wind Ensemble is BACK to play for us!
11:00am: Lunch Begins (Burgers/Hot Dogs/Vegetarian Option & Cold Drinks)
11:00am: Raffle Drawing Begins

Balcones Pool will open at 12noon!

Thank you to our Event Sponsors:
The UPS Store – Parmer/Mopac near HEB
H&H Design & Build
All City Real Estate Realtor, Melissa Wile
Realty Austin, Shannon Reeve
Katherine C. Akinc, Board Certified Estate Planning & Probate Attorney at Rigby Slack Lawrence Berger Akinc Pepper + Comerford, PLLC
Waterloo Window Treatments, Celeste Bronson
Textruss, Inc
Milwood Baptist Church

THANKS to our Entertainment and Food/Drink Donors!

– Patriotic Concert by Austin Civic Wind Ensemble
– Ice Cream donations by Amy’s Ice Cream
– Food donations by Costco
– Food donations by HEB on Parmer/McNeil
– Drink donations by Covenant United Methodist Church
– Parade sponsor by Milwood Baptist Church

THANKS to our Prize Donors!
Grand Prizes:
a Wine Tasting with Drink Boxt & one hour massage by Cen-Tex Massage
Gift Card & one hour massage by Structural Health

Raffle Prizes
– 2 hours of Tech Time Hornburg Technologies Services
– a $100 gift card to Ashley’s Playhouse
– a $100 gift card to Ashley’s Playhouse
– a Dinner for Two Certificates Chuy’s Restaurant on 183 & Duval
– a Dinner for Two Certificates Chuy’s Restaurant on 183 & Duval
– a Dinner for Two Certificates Chuy’s Restaurant on 183 & Duval
– a $20 gift card to Brother’s Bakery, A Milwood pop-up on Saturdays at 12404 Bedrock Trail
– a $20 gift card to Brother’s Bakery, A Milwood pop-up on Saturdays at 12404 Bedrock Trail
– a family passes (2 kids, 2 adults) plus $5 game card at Mt. Playmore
– a family passes (2 kids, 2 adults) plus $5 game card at Mt. Playmore
– a family passes (2 kids, 2 adults) plus $5 game card at Mt. Playmore
– a Class with Painting with a Twist
– a beautiful creation by Twilight Faerie
– a beautiful creation by Twilight Faerie
– a $25 gift card to Phil’s Icehouse on 183
– a $25 gift card to Phil’s Icehouse on 183

Parade Prizes
– one Austin Aquarium Family Membership
– $20 Play Cards & Goodie Cup for Dave & Buster’s
– $20 Play Cards & Goodie Cup for Dave & Buster’s
– a family passes (2 kids, 2 adults) plus $5 game card at Mt. Playmore
– a family passes (2 kids, 2 adults) plus $5 game card at Mt. Playmore
– a family passes (2 kids, 2 adults) plus $10 game card at Mt. Playmore
– 2 gift certificates to Amy’s Ice Cream
– 2 gift certificates to Amy’s Ice Cream
– a Puzzle from Half Priced Books
– a Puzzle from Half Priced Books

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Cluster Mailbox Issues in Milwood

Please complete this FORM if you know of any broken cluster mailboxes in the neighborhood. We are trying to work with the USPS to shorten the repair times. Thanks!

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Balcones’ Potluck Pool Party – Sat. June 11 from 2-4pm – All Welcome!

Let’s celebrate summer, our pool & great neighbors at Balcones’ Potluck Pool Party
Saturday, June 11 from 2 to 4pm at Balcones Pool, 12017 Amherst Dr, Austin, TX 78759.

We welcome everyone to bring a main dish, side or dessert to help us make this a complete community gathering!  Please bring your own water bottles or drinks of choice (no glass).  

Please RSVP HERE so we can plan accordingly.

Please note that we will reschedule in the event of rain so check back or expect an email to the address you RSVPed with.

So come on out, bring a dish, meet your fellow neighbors, make friends with your soon to be swim team and swim lesson mates!

Swim Lesson Registration for Balcones Pool is ALSO Open! The Swim Lessons are in 2 week groups on every Tues, Wed, Thurs, Fri for 30 minutes and only $57! Then you can stay and practice what you learn before and after! A great way to get your kids swimming!

https://www.austintexas.gov/swimming

https://www.austintexas.gov/sites/default/files/files/Parks/Aquatics/Aquatics_Guide_2019_web.pdf

To Register go to & choose the Aquatics box in the first row of pics: https://web2.vermontsystems.com/wbwsc/txaustinwt.wsc/splash.html?InterfaceParameter=WebTrac

 

Starting June 7, 2022

Daily Hours of Operation
Closed Mondays
Tues – Fri:

(Closed Mondays)

8:00 am – 9:50 am Swim Team*

10:00 am – 12:00 pm Swim Lessons

10:00 am – 12:00 pm Lap Swim Only**

12:00 pm – 7:00 pm Recreational Swim***

Weekends
12:00 pm – 7:00pm Recreational Swim***

*Closed to the public

**Two (2) lap lanes available

***One (1) lap lane available

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