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FREE TREES AVAILABLE FROM TREEFOLKS

FREE TREES AVAILABLE FROM TREEFOLKS

October-March is tree planting season in Austin. While North Shoal Creek’s residential core has a pretty good tree canopy, overall our neighborhood needs more trees. If your yard can use one or more trees, you can probably get free ones from TreeFolks, a local non-profit that partners with the City of Austin to encourage tree planting and care.

There are two ways to get a free tree from TreeFolks:

  1. Sign up for their Tree Delivery service.
  • call TreeFolks at
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HOSTS NEEDED FOR NATIONAL NIGHT OUT BLOCK PARTIES AND SIMILAR EVENTS

HOSTS NEEDED FOR NATIONAL NIGHT OUT BLOCK PARTIES AND SIMILAR EVENTS

NATIONAL NIGHT OUT is our nation’s premiere crime prevention event. This year, it’s Tuesday, Oct. 3, 2017, from 7:00-9:00 pm. North Shoal Creek needs neighbors to step forward and host a block party or other related event for your street. The deadline to register your event is 5:00 pm, Friday, Sept. 15th

For info on registering your block party or other type of event online, go to http://www.austintexas.gov/page/national-night-out-registration#overlay-context=user

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17TH ANNUAL INDEPENDENCE DAY PARADE AND CELEBRATION

17TH ANNUAL INDEPENDENCE DAY PARADE AND CELEBRATION

Join us for our annual parade and celebration on Tuesday, July 4th from 9 – 11:30AM at Pillow Elementary School. We’ll be awarding contest prizes, raffle prizes, and there will be food and games for everyone.

  • Gather in the circle drive at the Pillow Elementary School entrance at 9:00AM.
  • There will be a brief opening ceremony at 9:10AM.
  • The parade will begin around 9:20AM.
  • We will be announcing raffle winners at 10:30AM.

Prize Categories

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MAYOR ADLER TO ATTEND JOINT NEIGHBORHOOD ASSOCIATIONS MEETING JUNE 21

MAYOR ADLER TO ATTEND JOINT NEIGHBORHOOD ASSOCIATIONS MEETING JUNE 21

This announcement is copied from the Brentwood Neighborhood Association’s blog. This is a joint Crestview NA and Brentwood NA meeting, but North Shoal Creek residents are invited to attend and can ask questions too.

“Mayor Steve Adler Comes to Brentwood to Discuss CodeNEXT
Wednesday, June 21st • 7pm

Location: Faith Lutheran Church Activity Center at 6600 Woodrow Ave (corner of Woodrow and Ruth)

Mayor Steve Adler will attend our joint meeting with Crestview Neighborhood Association to discuss the new CodeNEXT

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SHOAL CREEK TRAIL PROJECT

SHOAL CREEK TRAIL PROJECT

There’s a new project afoot our neighborhood needs to get involved in. It’s the Shoal Creek Trail Project, sponsored by the Shoal Creek Conservancy. If/When it’s successfully completed, the trail will include our neighborhood. We received this invite to a series of meetings about the project; please go if you can!

“You’re invited to join Shoal Creek Conservancy for the first of a series of three Shoal Creek Trail: Vision to Action Plan community meetings. The Conservancy, a

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FYI: COFFEE WITH A COP, TUES. MAY 23, WHATABURGER, 2801 W. ANDERSON LANE

FYI: COFFEE WITH A COP, TUES. MAY 23, WHATABURGER, 2801 W. ANDERSON LANE

 Good morning! APD and Whataburger have partnered together for another Coffee With a Cop visit. This one is next week, Tuesday May 23rd at the Whataburger located at 2801 W. Anderson Lane from 7:00 am to 9:00 am. Please join us. This is an informal setting where we can just meet and talk about anything you would like. Please stop by and have a cup a coffee with us. Hope to see you there!
Sgt. Alfred Trejo
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LIST OF CODE NEXT RELATED EVENTS AND RESOURCES

LIST OF CODE NEXT RELATED EVENTS AND RESOURCES

Here’s a list of CodeNext related events and resources sent to us by Michael Gaudini of Leslie Pool’s District 7 office. Please note that the Tuesday, May 16th Code Next Conversation is the one that applies to North Shoal Creek:

“Our office has created a webpage with links to different CodeNEXT-related resources and event information. You can find it here: www.d7atx.com/codenext. Please spread this information to your neighbors so we can increase engagement on CodeNEXT.

CodeNEXT Community Conversation

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CodeNEXT (Non-Transects and Small Area Plans) District 7 Community Conversations

CodeNEXT (Non-Transects and Small Area Plans) District 7 Community Conversations

This meeting will focus largely on District 7 communities that currently have small-area plans and where CodeNEXT staff are proposing implementing largely “non-transect” code.

Date and Time: Tuesday, May 16, 2017 – 6:30pm to 8:00pm

Location: Journey IFC /7500 Woodrow Ave. /Austin, TX 78757

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VOLUNTEERS NEEDED FOR NEXT COMMUNITY GARDEN WORKDAY SATURDAY, MAY 20TH, 9:00 AM TO NOON

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED FOR NEXT COMMUNITY GARDEN WORKDAY SATURDAY, MAY 20TH, 9:00 AM TO NOON

WE NEED YOUR HELP DIGGING IT!

Our next workday is Saturday, May 20th

 9:00 AM to Noon

The plan is to start a compost pile and begin putting in a drip irrigation system.  Of course, we’ll also do some digging.

 

PLEASE COME HELP!

To volunteer, just email Sarah Brandon at gardenchair [at] nscna [dot] org and tell her you’ll be there.

Want some more information?

Check out our new Community Garden webpage: www.nscna.org/garden/Read More