Matthews Annual Fall Festival – October 27th

  • Location: Mathews elementary 906 West Lynn 78703
  • Date/ Time: Saturday, October 27th 11AM-3PM
  • Event Details: Games and booths & arts and crafts! We will have a bouncy castle, climbing wall, dunk tank and much more! All witches and wizards welcome; we will have a magical time at this years Octoberama! Tickets start at just .50¢.

July 4th Extravaganza!

July 4th Extravaganza!
9am Morning Sidewalk Parade:
Dress up your kids and your dogs and OWANA will provide the iced coffee and breakfast tacos!

6:30pm Evening Picnic and Fireworks Viewing:
Hot dogs, snow cones and Tiny Pies!

June 2018 General Membership Meeting

The June 2018 General Membership Meeting will be held Tuesday, June 5, 2018, from 7:00pm to 9:00pm at Mathews School Cafeteria (906 West Lynn at West 9th).

OWANA Owl June 2018


  1. Call to Order (7:00)
  2. Approval of Minutes
  3. Treasurer’s Report
  4. Schlosser Development – AISD Complex on 6th Street
  5. 1008 Baylor – Graffiti Park
  6. CODENext Update and Action Plan
  7. Committee Reports
    1. Events
    2. Zoning
    3. Parks
    4. Affordable Housing
    5. Traffic and Safety
    6. Newsletter/Website
  8. Other Business and Announcements
  9. Adjourn

Concert in the Park – April 6

FREE & Family Friendly
Concert & Picnic in West Austin Park
Friday, April 6th

Bring a blanket and picnic to the downtown West Austin Park for a free concert and picnic, hosted by Old West Austin Neighborhood Association (OWANA). Playscape, Dog Park, Kickball Field!

Tamale Addiction will offer four types of tamales (pork, chicken mole, one vegetarian and one vegan) + drinks (sodas/water).

Music by Jeff Plankenhorn. The Melting Potluck is a co-host of the event promoting diversity through music.


March 2018 General Membership Meeting

The March 2018 General Membership Meeting will be held Tuesday, March 6, 2018, from 7:00pm to 9:00pm at Mathews School Cafeteria (906 West Lynn at West 9th).

The March meeting will include updates on the West 9th Street Development and the Smoot Terrace Local Historic District, a discussion of Code Next 3.0, and reports from the committees. The complete agenda is available online and in the March 2018 OWANA Owl newsletter.

2018 City of Austin Historic Landmark Commission

The City of Austin’s Historic Landmark Commission meets on the fourth Monday of the month at 6pm at the City Hall, Council Chambers unless otherwise noted in the agenda posting.

The meeting dates for 2018 are:

  • February 26, 2018
  • March 26, 2018
  • April 23, 2018
  • May 21, 2018
  • June 25, 2018
  • July 23, 2018
  • August 27, 2018
  • September 24, 2018
  • October 22, 2018
  • November 19, 2018
  • December 17, 2018

For more information, visit the Historic Landmark Commission page on the City of Austin website.