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Austin Bikefest 2014

Date: 
Sat, 10/25/2014 - 8:30am to 5:00pm

Austin BikeFest at Govalle Park in East Austin will be packed with activities for all ages, with an estimated 1000+ attendees. The day begins at 8:30am with a ribbon-cutting of Austin's newest multi-use path--the Southern Walnut Creek Trail--featuring U.S. Representative Lloyd Doggett and Mayor Lee Leffingwell. A family-friendly bike ride follows at 10:00am, including water and snack stations along the trail.

Herb Day

Date: 
Sat, 05/04/2013 - 10:00am to 4:00pm

Free and open to the public.

Come celebrate the 8th annual HerbDay at the American Botanical Council. There will be herbal lectures, herb walks through ABC's 25+ medicinal theme herb gardens, plants and books for sale, and much more. ABC is located on 2.5 acres in the heart of east Austin, Texas at 6200 Manor Road in the historic Case Mill Homestead.

Herbal Walks

Party at Selwyn's

Date: 
Wed, 12/19/2012 - 4:45am to 5:45am

cool party happening at selwyn's at this awful time of morning

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GrowinTogether Eco-Art Fest

Date: 
Sat, 08/18/2012 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm

GrowinTogether Eco-Art Fest

Come celebrate this new program cultivating youth to grow a beautiful sustainable world.

  • Live music by local youth including:
    Only Human, Southern Longoria, Chi-Town, & poets from the They Speak Youth Poetry Slam
  • Free local food
  • Art with recycled materials including:
    -flower pots -masks -musical instruments -And more!

Free Permaculture workshops including:

Austin Mini Maker Faire

Date: 
Sat, 05/12/2012 - 10:00am to 6:00pm

 

 

Maker Faire brings together families and individuals to celebrate the Do-It-Yourself (DIY) mindset and showcase all kinds of incredible projects. At Maker Faire, you’ll find arts and crafts, science and engineering, food and music, fire and water but what makes this event special is that all these interesting projects and smart, creative people belong together. They are actively and openly creating a maker culture.

Lake Travis Underwater Cleanup

Date: 
Sun, 09/11/2011 - 9:00am to 1:30pm

Lake Travis Underwater Cleanup

September 11, 2011

 

Green Garden Do-It-Yourself Day: Vegetable Gardens and Rain Gardens

Date: 
Sat, 08/27/2011 - 9:15am to 12:00pm

Topics/Speakers:

  • 9:15: Create, Install and Maintain a Vegetable Garden with Master Gardner, Tommie Clayton
  • 10:15: Build Your Own Rain Garden with John Gleason, Landscape Architect, City of Austin
  • 11:45: Optional tour of the Zilker Green Garden Cost: $10 (registration accepted after check or credit card information received)

Registration Required:

Klays for Kids

Date: 
Fri, 10/14/2011 - 8:30am to 2:00pm

Beneficiary: CASA of Travis County

Venue: Capitol City Trap & Skeet Club

Venue Address: 8707 Lindell Lane, Austin, TX 78724

Venue Phone: 512.272.4707

Ticket range: $1,000 for a team of 4, sponsorships range from $250 - $2,500

How to register: Visit www.nflaaustin.org to download the registration and sponsorship packet.

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Shower Strike 2011 Launch Party

Date: 
Sun, 07/24/2011 - 7:00pm to 10:00pm

We're skipping showers so that thousands can have life-saving water in East Africa. Participate from ANYWHERE on the globe.

To kick it all off... our SHOWER STRIKE LAUNCH PARTY in Austin Texas. EVERYONE welcome, whether you're on strike with us or not! The deets:

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Free Composting Class presented by the City of Austin

Date: 
Sat, 06/25/2011 - 9:30am to 11:30am

Register today for a FREE composting class presented by the City of Austin

Complete a FREE composting class and downsize to a green 30-gallon trash cart, and you’ll be eligible for a rebate of up to 75 percent off the cost of a backyard composter.

We will have two classes at this date in the same location. One starts at 9:30 and the other one starts at 10:30 AM

For more information about the Composting Rebate program visit austinrecycles.com.

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