Event Calendar

November 2017

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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 8:30am 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
 
 
SEATAG Country Club Creek Greenbelt Cleanup

SEATAG Country Club Creek Greenbelt Cleanup

Sat, Nov 4, 2017 -
9:00am to 12:00pm

Join South East Austin Rails and Greenways Allianace as they work to clean up the Country Club Creek Greenbelt and restore it to a beautiful healthy ecosystem for the surrounding wildlife and its trail visitors. Volunteers will assist with removing bulky items such as mattresses, car parts, and other misc. items along with common trash articles such as beer bottles, soda cans, Styrofoam cups, and more. Please be sure to wear long sleeve pants and closed toed shoes as there will be poison ivy and no one wants to spend the weekend with it! Volunteers should also bring a FULL bottle of water...

Country Club Creek Greeneblt
S Pleasant Valley Rd.
Austin, TX 78741
9:00am to 12:00pm
 
 
Blair Woods Family Nature Days: Native Plants and Trees

Blair Woods Family Nature Days: Native Plants and Trees

Sat, Nov 4, 2017 -
9:00am to 12:00pm

Take a trip to Travis Audubon’s Blair Woods Sanctuary for a morning of family nature exploration! The theme for November 4th is native plants and trees! Kids will be able to learn about the native and non-native plants at Blair Woods and participate in plant-related activities. This event is free and open to the public. All children must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. It is recommend that you wear closed-toe shoes and bring sunscreen, bug spray, snacks, and a FULL bottle of water to stay hydrated! Please remember to pack out what you pack in!

Blair Woods Preserve
5401 East MLK Blvd.
Austin, TX 78705
9:00am to 12:00pm
 
 
It's My Park Day Little Walnut Creek Greenbelt Clean Up

It's My Park Day Little Walnut Creek Greenbelt Clean Up

Sat, Nov 4, 2017 -
9:00am to 12:00pm

Join the Friends of Little Walnut Creek Greenbelt as the work to beautify their greenbelt for It's My Park Day! Closed-toed shoes, long pants, and hats are recommended as there will be poison ivy and we want everyone to be safe. Please be sure to bring a FULL bottle of water to stay hydrated.

Little Walnut Creek Greenbelt
5100 E. 51st Street
Austin, TX 78723
9:00am to 12:00pm
 
 
Ready -Set- Plant! | Williamson Creek on Bayton Loop

Ready -Set- Plant! | Williamson Creek on Bayton Loop

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

Join Keep Austin Beautiful, City of Austin, and TreeFolks for a morning of native sapling planting at Central Cherry Creek Neighborhood Association's Adopt-a-Creek site.

Please wear closed toe shoes, long pants and bring a full refillable water bottle.

Registration via Treefolks: http://www.treefolks.org/volunteer-with-trees-2/

5600-5698 Bayton Loop
Austin, TX 78745
9:00am to 11:00am
 
 
Texas Book Festival

Texas Book Festival

Sat, Nov 4, 2017 -
10:00am to 5:00pm

The Texas Book Festival is a non-profit organization established by Laura Bush, a former librarian and an ardent advocate of literacy. Along with Mary Margaret Farabee, founding co-chair, Mrs. Bush created a task force to plan a book festival to honor Texas authors, promote the joys of reading and serve to benefit the state's public libraries. The first Festival took place at the Capitol in November 1996. The signature event has evolved into one of the premier literary events in the country and takes place in and around the State Capitol in Austin, hosting over 250 authors each year. More...

Capital Complex & Congress Ave.
Austin, TX 78701
10:00am to 5:00pm
 
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Texas Book Festival

Texas Book Festival

Sun, Nov 5, 2017 -
10:00am to 5:00pm

The Texas Book Festival is a non-profit organization established by Laura Bush, a former librarian and an ardent advocate of literacy. Along with Mary Margaret Farabee, founding co-chair, Mrs. Bush created a task force to plan a book festival to honor Texas authors, promote the joys of reading and serve to benefit the state's public libraries. The first Festival took place at the Capitol in November 1996. The signature event has evolved into one of the premier literary events in the country and takes place in and around the State Capitol in Austin, hosting over 250 authors each year. More...

Capital Complex & Congress Ave.
Austin, TX 78701
10:00am to 5:00pm
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Reed Park Workday

Reed Park Workday

Sat, Nov 11, 2017 -
9:00am to 11:00am

Join Julia for an Adopt-a-Creek workday as she works to remove the invasive nandina in Reed Park! Reed Neighborhood Park is a beautiful small park located at 2614 Pecos St. in Tarrytown Texas. The park has a small swimming pool, a child's playground, a historical kiln and a beautiful scenic walk/drive with live oaks, black willows and bald cypresses with so much personality! This workday will involve removal of nandina so please be sure to wear long pants, closed-toed shoes, and a long sleeve t-shirt to make sure you are protected. Please also be sure to bring a full bottle of water as...

Reed Neighborhood Park
2614 Pecos St.
Austin, TX 78703
9:00am to 11:00am
 
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Blair Woods Family Nature Days: Wildlife

Blair Woods Family Nature Days: Wildlife

Sat, Nov 18, 2017 -
9:00am to 12:00pm

Take a trip to Travis Audubon’s Blair Woods Sanctuary for a morning of family nature exploration! The theme for November 18th is wildlife! Kids will be able to learn about the native wildlife from Austin Park Rangers, see bats up close and personal with the Austin Bat Rescue, participate in fun wildlife-related activities, and explore the trails of Blair Woods. This event is free and open to the public. All children must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. It is recommend that you wear closed-toe shoes and bring sunscreen, bug spray, snacks, and a FULL bottle of water to stay hydrated...

Blair Woods Preserve
5401 East MLK Blvd.
Austin, TX 78705
9:00am to 12:00pm
 
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