Milwood Art Day – Sat. May 14, 2022

Milwood Art Day
Saturday, May 14, 2022
10am – 2pm
12400 Amherst Dr. and throughout the neighborhood
 

Milwood Art Day is a bi-annual event, celebrating local artists in the North Austin area. It is free and open to the public and draws hundreds of visitors from throughout the Milwood neighborhood and all around Austin. Over the last year since its beginning, Milwood Art Day has brought together over 50 artists, which included adults and kids who are painters, photographers, jewelry makers, ceramic artists, print makers, mosaic artists, performance artists, musicians, bakers, fine food purveyors, marching bands, balloon twisters and so much more!

Milwood Art Day is open to artists of all disciplines who live in North Austin. Artistis are invited to display/sell their works during the event, either in their front yards, another artist’s yard or in the Texan Market parking lot. It takes place in the Milwood neighborhood, primarily at 12400 Amherst Drive and scattered throughout. The artists stops are contained within the borders of the neighborhood. South of Parmer Blvd, east of the railroad tracks, west of the Balcones District Park, and north of Duval. If you live outside these borders, don’t fret, we will have you a spot for you at the Texan Market parking lot.

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Become a Lifeguard at Balcones Pool or another Austin City Pool!

The City is desperately low on lifeguards this year and pools opening times and days will be affected as a result if we can’t resolve it. So please share and encourage! Thanks!
Be an Austin Lifeguard for $16/hr!
Up to $1250 in bonuses for staff who meet the criteria
How to become an Austin Lifeguard?
1. Apply Now!
The Aquatic Division’s hiring process is simple. All applicants need to complete an online application through the City of Austin Jobs website. Applicants must be 15 years of age or older. Follow us on Facebook for the latest information.
Instructions for Applying Online(PDF): https://www.austintexas.gov/…/FY21_Instructions%20for…
2. Get Hired!
Training classes are available throughout the year! Complete your paperwork and see our training schedule below to find out when you can get certified.
The Aquatic Division conducts trains and hires staff year-round. After submitting an online application, you should receive an email from the Aquatic Division within 48-72 business hours. This email will contain all additional paperwork and information necessary to get trained and get hired. You must submit all paperwork and employment verification documents in order to register for a Lifeguard class. Should you have questions, you can call 512-974-9330 Monday through Friday, 8AM-5PM or email us at AquaticsOffice@austintexas.gov.
3. Get Trained!
The Aquatic Division takes lifeguard training and certification seriously. Classes are offered for first-time lifeguards, returning lifeguards that need re-certification, and lifeguards that are interested in becoming an instructor. StarGuard Elite classes are available for applicants of the City of Austin only and this certification is valid only at City of Austin pools.
Scholarships are available for training classes for those who qualify. For more information, download our Aquatic Scholarship form here: English(PDF) | Spanish(PDF) or check out the Austin Parks and Recreation Youth Program Scholarships.
2021-2022 Training Calendar is posted now. Please see the links below for a schedule of trainings. You must complete the application and hiring paperwork before registering for a class. If you haven’t already, apply now!
Lifeguard Certification Schedule(PDF): https://www.austintexas.gov/…/FY22-Full%20Class…
Lifeguard Instructor Course Schedules – LGI classes are available to current employees with Lifeguarding experience. Please talk with your supervisor for more information.
StarGuard Water Safety Educator – We also teach swim lessons and water safety! Water Safety Educator classes are also available to all City of Austin Aquatics employees.
4. Get Working!
Once you have completed steps 1-3, you’re almost ready to start saving lives. You will be contacted to sign up for scheduling and to attend your first inservice training, so find out what pool is closest to you!
Bonus Details:
Lifeguard and Aquatic Temp Jobs
Signing Bonus of $500 to be paid mid-season to lifeguards and temporary aquatic staff who:
Are trained and ready to work by June 6
Completion Bonus of $500 to be paid at the end of the season for lifeguards and temporary aquatic staff who meet both of the following criteria:
Work 15 hours the last week of summer (August 7- August 13, 2022)
Are available to work on Sunday, August 14 (AISD classes begin on Monday, August 15)
Advanced Certification Bonus of $250 for any lifeguard who obtains one of the following:
Advanced certification of Open Water Lifeguarding
Swim Instructor Certifications
Lifeguard Instructor
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Thank you to Karl Hanson with H&H Design and Build  and all our many Volunteers for making our Annual BOPA event a huge success!

On Saturday, April 9, 2022, the Milwood Neighborhood Assoc was proud to host our Batteries, Oil, Paint and Antifreeze (BOPA + styrofoam) collection event after a 2 year break due to COVID restrictions.

We had a overwhelming response from the area and are proud of how much we were able to recycle and keep out of our landfills!

We could not have hosted this event without support and manpower from our sponsor, H&H Design and Build, and the Hanson family: Karl, Susan, and Evan.  H&H took a huge trailer of hazardous waste and two large van FULL of items to be recycled!
Thank you, H&H Design and Build!

Thanks also goes to all of our volunteers – Carolyn, Bethany, Johanna, Dessie, Michael, Dale, Meg, who made the event run quickly and smoothly for all!
Make sure you look them up for any remodeling needs you might have!

 

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Milwood’s Garage Sale – Sat. April 23: 27+ Houses!

Don’t Miss Milwood’s Garage Sale on Saturday, April 23, 2022!

Mark your calendars so you can find some wonderful treasurers at the best prices from your neighbors!

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:

List & Map was deleted after event

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Hazardous Waste Collection – Batteries, Oil, Paint, Antifreeze, Styrofoam, Plastic Film Collection Event – Sat, April 9

Start gathering those dead batteries, used oil and oil filters, leftover latex paint cans, and antifreeze PLUS clean/dry styrofoam and plastic film!

Because Milwood Neighborhood Association will be collecting Batteries, Oil, Latex Paint, Antifreeze, Styrofoam and Plastic Film on Saturday, April 9th, 2022 from 8:30-10am to St. Stephen’s Baptist Church.

We must close at 10am or when we fill up to be able to get the materials to the City site and unloaded before they close at noon.

Click HERE for the rest of the details.

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Milwood’s Neighborhood Garage Sale to Sat. April 23, 2022

Don’t Miss Milwood’s Garage Sale on Saturday, April 23, 2022!

Mark your calendars so you can find some wonderful treasurers at the best prices from your neighbors!

The Current List & Map of the Garage Sale Homes will be added here as the date approaches.

There is still time to 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.

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