Author: Cheri Hartman

AISD Community Meetings, January 12 and 13

From Laura Kunz of the Austin Independent School District:

As leaders within the Austin community, we’d appreciate your attendance at and your help in sharing information with members of your community about AISD’s upcoming Facility Master Plan Community Meetings. Attached please find a flyer with details about the two Community Meetings taking place January 12 and 13 as well as draft content for inclusion in a newsletter or on a website for your use as needed.

AISD and the Facility … Read More

Free Children’s Theater – Hansel and Gretel

We received the following information from Nancy Mohn Barnard, Producer of the Violet Crown Community Theater:

Free Children’s Theater – Hansel and Gretel
Violet Crown Community Theater invites you to our third production! This is a family-friendly, interactive, theatrical performance that is fun for all ages. Bring blankets, food drink, friends and family. Contact 914-2917 or violetcrownct [at] gmail [dot] com for more information or visit our blog.

Saturday, November 6, 1 pm, Town Lake Y
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Texas Native Plant Week, October 18-24

The weather is beautiful and now is a great time to plant some native plants in celebration of Texas Native Plant Week, which starts on Monday. Planting native trees, shrubs and flowers can help conserve water, improve water quality and provide habitat. These native plants also attract and benefit wildlife, particularly birds and butterflies.

Here are some simple steps you can take to participate in Native Plant Week:

  • Plant a native tree in your yard or at your place of
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Travis County Farmers Market Moves to Village

The Travis County Farmers Market, which opened briefly at the old Brentwood Tavern location, has found a new home. We received the following notice from Scott Spain and Eric Snthkamp of Fresh Produce Austin.

“WE DID IT! That’s right folks we have been hard at work trying to find a new home and we decided to pull a double whammy to better serve all of our loyal customers. How about 2 locations, with our old location nestled right in the … Read More

Public Safety Open House, Sept. 18

We received the following press release from Austin Homeland Security and Emergency Management:

WHO: Austin Homeland Security and Emergency Management and city and county public safety agencies join together to better inform the community during National Preparedness Month 2010 activities.

WHAT: Austin Homeland Security and Emergency Management will host its 2nd Annual Public Safety Open House; this is the one time every year media and the public are allowed in the secure facility.  September marks National Preparedness Month 2010, … Read More

Afternoon Pipe Organ Concert, September 12

Date: Sunday, September 12
Time: 4 pm
Location: Faith Lutheran Church, 6600 Woodrow Ave.

Faith Lutheran Church will celebrate their 60th anniversary with a free afternoon organ concert. The celebration features a multimedia presentation of the “Words of Albert Schweitzer and the Music of Bach” by special arrangement with Tennessee Player, Inc.

From the church’s press release: “You will experience the glorious music of Bach played on our newly refurbished pipe organ and hear the profound words of Albert Schweitzer, … Read More

Helpful Info on Austin Safe Routes to School Website

Just a little reminder: The first day of school is Monday, August 23 and soon our neighborhood will be buzzing with students, parents and teachers.

Austin Safe Routes to School is a City of Austin-sponsored program designed to improve safety and encourage more kids to walk and bike to school. Their website offers tips for students, parents, drivers and educators. Please click here for helpful tips and resources.… Read More

Yahoo Group Guidelines Meeting, August 1

Date: Sunday, August 1
Time: 2:30 – 5 pm
Location: Village Christian Apartments Activity Room, 7925 Rockwood Lane

Our NSCNA Yahoo Group guidelines are up for their annual review. Last year, the Media Committee formed a task force to create guidelines for the NSCNA Yahoo Group.  These guidelines were developed to keep the group discussions lively and on topic and help everyone interact positively. The board approved and posted the guidelines on June 24, 2009. The guidelines can be … Read More