Event Calendar

February 2017

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Balcones Canyonlands Preserve cleanup near Steiner Ranch

Balcones Canyonlands Preserve cleanup near Steiner Ranch

Thu, Feb 2, 2017 -
9:00am to 12:00pm

Come help clean up the preserve near Steiner Ranch! Besides being ugly, litter can also be harmful for wildlife and often washes into the creeks and lake. So let's clean it up before it ever reaches the lake! All the supplies, including gloves, bags and pickers will be provided.

Travis County BCP field office
9512 FM 620 N
austin, TX 78726
9:00am to 12:00pm
 
 
 
Texas River School Cleanup

Texas River School Cleanup

Sat, Feb 4, 2017 -
8:00am to 12:00pm

Join us for a waterway cleanup of the Colorado River at the Texas River School. Keep Austin Beautiful will provide all the supplies you need for a successful cleanup, and we'll take care of trash collection at the end! Boats will be provided by the Texas River School. We will meet at the Austin Discovery School and carpool to the site.

Austin Discovery School 9303 FM 969
Austin, TN 78724
8:00am to 12:00pm
 
 
Workday at Blunn Creek Nature Preserve

Workday at Blunn Creek Nature Preserve

Monthly on the first Saturday
Sat, Feb 4, 2017 -
8:30am to 12:00pm
Sat, Mar 4, 2017 -
8:30am to 12:00pm
Sat, Apr 1, 2017 -
8:30am to 12:00pm
Sat, May 6, 2017 -
8:30am to 12:00pm
Sat, Jun 3, 2017 -
8:30am to 12:00pm
Sat, Jul 1, 2017 -
8:30am to 12:00pm
Sat, Aug 5, 2017 -
8:30am to 12:00pm
Sat, Sep 2, 2017 -
8:30am to 12:00pm
Sat, Oct 7, 2017 -
8:30am to 12:00pm
Sat, Nov 4, 2017 -
8:30am to 12:00pm
Sat, Dec 2, 2017 -
8:30am to 12:00pm
Sat, Jan 6, 2018 -
8:30am to 12:00pm

The Blunn Creek Partnership is working on ecological restoration of the 38-acre Blunn Creek Nature Preserve. Volunteers are welcome to join one of the monthly workdays on the 1st Saturday of every month. Workdays will consist of cutting ligustrum and stacking it in a brush pile for chipping. Groups are welcome!

Wear closed-toe shoes, long pants and a long sleeved shirt, and bring a water bottle and gloves. Parking is available along 1200 St Edwards Dr. Please meet promptly at 9:00 as it is a short hike to the working location.

Blunn Creek Nature Preserve
1200 St. Edwards Drive
Austin, TX 78704
8:30am to 12:00pm
 
 
Beautify Austin @ Paredes Middle School

Beautify Austin @ Paredes Middle School

Sat, Feb 4, 2017 -
9:00am to 11:00am

Join Keep Austin Beautiful as we seek to equip volunteer passion with resources and beautify the Paredes Middle School garden. Over the course of three months, we will engage the community and surrounding neighborhoods in creating an accessible and beautiful food forest, native garden and outdoor classroom at Paredes.

For this project, volunteers will be working to plant trees, vines, cover crops and vegetables in the garden. Volunteers should wear close-toed shoes and long pants and bring a full reusable bottle of water. Tools, supplies and guidance will be provided.

Paredes Middle School
10100 S. Mary Moore Searight Dr.
Austin, TX 78748
9:00am to 11:00am
 
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Manor Road Cleanup

Manor Road Cleanup

Sat, Feb 18, 2017 -
8:00am to 10:00pm

Volunteers will pick up litter, clear sidewalk access of shrubs and tree branches, and remove grass that has grown within cracked concrete.

5300 Westminster Dr.
Austin, TX 78723
8:00am to 10:00pm
 
 
Friends of South Zilker Park – Workday

Friends of South Zilker Park – Workday

Sat, Feb 18, 2017 -
9:00am to 11:30am

Here is an opportunity for volunteers to restore and beautify two small creeks in South Zilker Park, by planting native plants, removing invasive species, and cleaning up trash. The two creeks, Robert E Lee (REL) Tributary and Old Little Zilker (OLZ) Channel, are located in the part of Zilker park bordered by Robert E Lee Road and Barton Hills Drive.

Robert E Lee Rd.
Austin, TX 78704
9:00am to 11:30am
 
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Voigt Elementary Garden Build Day

Voigt Elementary Garden Build Day

Sat, Feb 25, 2017 -
9:00am to 1:30pm

EVENT IS FULL

The Garden Build Day is an all-hands-on-deck event! Community members will work alongside students, parents, teachers, and school administrators to help build the new school garden at Voigt Elementary. In just one day, volunteers will help build two raised-bed vegetable gardens, an herb garden, a native garden, and set the stage for an outdoor classroom. Lunch will be provided.

Voigt Elementary has been selected to receive a garden through the Texas Sprouts program through the University of Texas. In the coming year, 3rd-5th graders at the school will...

Voigt Elementary
1201 Cushing Dr.
Austin, TX 78664
9:00am to 1:30pm
 
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