Category Archives: Volunteering

Pond cleanup at Mabel Davis Park on July 29

Volunteers will show Mabel Davis Park some love this month during a cleanup organized by Keep Austin Beautiful (KAB) and the Country Club Creek Trail (CCCT) group. Organizers will supply tools, supplies, drinks, snacks and gloves. If you’d like to join … Continue reading

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F1 weekend brings out cyclists, volunteers for third year

Earlier this month, some hardy F1 spectators rolled through Burleson Heights and past Austin’s heavy traffic by cycling to the U.S. Grand Prix. And for the third year in a row, area residents and trail supporters hosted a rest stop to help at a bike crossing … Continue reading

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Clean Sweep coming up on April 12

Neighborhood volunteers made a big impact in area parks during It’s My Park Day last month, and this weekend we have another chance to make Austin a better place during Clean Sweep. Clean Sweep is Keep Austin Beautiful’s annual volunteer … Continue reading

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Volunteers give area parks a makeover

Dozens of volunteers came out on a misty Saturday morning to donate sweat equity to Southeast Austin parks. They were part of It’s My Park Day, a citywide project coordinated by the nonprofit Austin Parks Foundation, which provided supplies and … Continue reading

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Volunteer to improve an area park on It’s My Park Day

The biggest volunteer project of the year returns to area parks on March 1 for It’s My Park Day. Organized by the Austin Parks Foundation, this annual event mobilizes an army of volunteers across the city, who put in as … Continue reading

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Cyclists take a break in Burleson Heights on way to F1

For the second year, a bike route to the U.S. Grand Prix made a path through our neighborhood, and area residents and trail supporters organized a rest stop to help at a bike crossing and to provide free water, snacks, … Continue reading

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Volunteers host rest stop in pocket park

Neighborhood volunteers have it made in the shade today and Sunday! They’re staffing a rest stop for cyclists who are on their way to the U.S. Grand Prix, the annual F1 races held at Circuit of the Americas in Southeast … Continue reading

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Southeast Austin hit hard by floods

Last month went down as Austin’s wettest October on record, ending in major flooding on Halloween morning that forced the evacuation of more than a thousand homes in Southeast Austin and Travis County. The Burleson Heights and Burleson-Parker neighborhoods made … Continue reading

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Seeking neighborhood volunteers for F1 weekend

Get ready for an influx of international visitors soon when our neighborhood is again part of the bicycle route to the U.S. Grand Prix. The pocket park between Pleasant Valley and Burleson roads is at the halfway point on the … Continue reading

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Cleanup at area parks for It’s My Park Day

The Austin Parks Foundation’s annual It’s My Park Day attracts thousands of volunteers who show Austin Parks some love, and Saturday, March 2, is your chance to make an area park your Valentine. If you’d like to volunteer, please register online and join … Continue reading

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