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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

Be sure to dress in your … Read More

Join Us at the NSCNA July 4 Parade and Celebration

Join Us at the NSCNA July 4 Parade and Celebration

On Monday, July 4, the North Shoal Creek Neighborhood Association will celebrate Independence Day with its annual parade for neighbors and friends of all ages.

Starting at 9:30 am, we’ll gather at Pillow Elementary. At 9:50, we’ll begin to line up for the parade, which starts at 10 am.

The parade will start in front of Pillow Elementary and circle the block around the school. Anyone can participate — on foot, on bicycle, and we usually have some small children … Read More

Violet Crown Festival, May 7

Violet Crown Festival, May 7

Date: Saturday, May 7, 2011
Time: 11 am to 6 pm
Location: Burnet Road Market, 7611 Burnet Road

The 2011 Violet Crown Festival moves to Burnet Road this year — you may know this location as the old Travis County Farmers Market site, by the Pour House Pub.

From the festival website: The festival “will feature arts and crafts vendors, family fun, children’s activities, live music, refreshments, and a very special event — the grand opening of … Read More

APD Neighborhood Watch “Train the Trainer”, May 10

APD Neighborhood Watch “Train the Trainer”, May 10

Austin Police Department logoDate: Tuesday, May 10, 2011
Time: 7 – 8:30 pm
Location: Parmer Woods, 12429 Scofield Farms Drive (map)

Attend the Austin Police Department Region 2 “Train the Trainer” series to learn more about setting up a local neighborhood watch program.

The series consists of three monthly sessions, the second Tuesday of the month:

  • Tuesday, May 10 — Introduction to Neighborhood Watch
  • Tuesday, June 14 — Physical Security
  • Tuesday, July 12 — “James the Burglar” Video and Region 2
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NSCNA General Membership Meeting, May 3

NSCNA General Membership Meeting, May 3

Date: Tuesday, May 3, 2011
Time: 6:30 – 8 pm
Location: Pillow Elementary, 3025 Crosscreek Dr.

Special Police Officer Billy Simoneaux, our new APD District Representative, is our invited speaker. SPO Simoneaux will update us on neighborhood safety issues, as well as answer member questions.… Read More

Village Summer Concert Series Starts May 13

Village Summer Concert Series Starts May 13

The Village at Anderson Lane and Link Coworking are hosting a series of three free outdoor concerts this summer, in the shopping center’s interior courtyard (the space behind Chipotle and Yumilicious).

The concert series kicks off on Friday, May 13, with jazz trumpeter Jeff Lofton performing from 5 to 7 pm. The organizers encourage you to bring a lawn chair or blanket so you can enjoy the event comfortably.

The other two concerts in the Village series will take place … Read More

Neighborhood Garage Sale, May 14

Neighborhood Garage Sale, May 14

Date: Saturday, May 14, 2011
Time: 8 am – 1 pm
Location: throughout the neighborhood

Spring has sprung and you may be itchin’ to clean out those closets and garages.

This is an invitation to participate in the 2011 North Shoal Creek Neighborhood Association Yard/Garage Sale.

It’s easy! You:

  • let us know that you will be participating
  • set up a yard or garage sale at your place
  • contribute $2 to support the cost of printing and advertising

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“Culture Unbound” Book Discussion, Mar. 23

“Culture Unbound” Book Discussion, Mar. 23

Date: Wednesday March 23, 2011
Time: 7 – 8:30 pm
Location: North Village Library, 2505 Steck Ave.

Come and discuss “The Things They Carried” by Tim O’Brien. The discussion will be lead by a UT professor. This event is part of the “Culture Unbound” series. It is free and open to the public

In cooperation with the Austin Public Library Friends Foundation and the Harry Ransom Center, the Austin Public Library presents a book discussion series that focuses on books … Read More

Social Committee, Mar. 10

Social Committee, Mar. 10

Date: Thursday, March 10, 2011
Time: 7 – 9 pm
Location: Genuine Joe Coffeehouse, 2001 West Anderson Ln. (map)

Join the NSCNA Social Committee to help plan the year’s activities. For more information, contact Social Committee Chair Amelia Cobb at socialchair [at] nscna [dot] org.… Read More