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Free Shred Day

On Saturday, April 16, join ARMA (a not-for-profit professional association and the authority on managing records and information) and Solid Waste Services for a free “Shred Day.”.The event will be from 8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Austin High School parking lot, 1715...

Celebrate Spring With The Violet Crown Festival!

Blooms! Sprouts! Repotting! Spring is the time, and the Violet Crown Festival is doing some “repotting,” too! The festival will be held on May 7 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. at a brand-new location – the new 6701 Burnet Rd. Market (formerly known as the Travis County Farmers’ Market).

The festival – staged by Violet Crown Community Works (VCCW) and sponsored by Amy’s Ice Creams, Burnet Road Self-Storage, Grande Communications, The Pilates Center of Austin, and the 6701 Burnet Rd. Market — will feature arts and crafts vendors, family fun, children’s activities, live music, refreshments, and a very special event — the 1 p.m. grand opening of the new farmer’s market.


The Northwest Park Cleanup

The Northwest Park Cleanup

Here are some photos from Saturday’s park cleanup. In the past two weeks the park has received a lot of attention. Doors and rails were painted, the pond cleaned, bushes cleared out, walls power-washed, mulch spread, and new ground cover spread for the...

Get a deal on an Electric Lawnmower

Subject: Helping Promote the Central Tx. Electric Lawnmower Program – Sat., 4/2 – 8:30am-1:30pm – So. Austin Home Depot Who: The Center for Maximum Potential Building Systems and Home Depot What: The Central Texas Electric Lawnmower Program When:...