March 2, 2024: Save the Date…Neighborhood Event!!!

 MARK YOUR CALENDARS FOR : “IT’S MY PARK DAY” AND LIVE MUSIC AND FOOD AT WEST AUSTIN PARK

When: March 2, 2024

Where: West Austin Park : 1317 W. 10th St., Austin Texas 78703 near/next to dog park

What:   “It’s My Park Day” (austinparks.org  and westaustinpark.org for more info) at West Austin Park will be on Saturday, March 2, 2024 from 9 am to 12 pm. This is a great opportunity to volunteer and meet with neighbors to improve, maintain and beautify our park and prepare the gardens at West Austin Park. Our park is sure to look amazing this spring 2024 with your help. All are welcome and your community involvement and service is appreciated.

Live Music and Food In West Austin Park!
OWANA along with Astound Powered by Grande and Zydeco Development are excited to sponsor Live Music in West Austin Park on March 2, 2024 from 1 pm to 5 pm. Bring your blankets and lawn chairs and enjoy local live music and food TBA  while hanging out with neighbors, family and friends.
LINE UP:
THE EPISODES:  1:00 PM – 1:45 PM
UNCLE PINEY DUO: 2:00 PM-2:45 PM
DAN CRUMP: 3:OO PM- 3:45 PM
NANCY’S WIG: 4:OO PM TO 5:OO PM

 

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SAVE THE DATE: Upcoming OWANA events

Hi Neighbors,
Please SAVE THE DATE for the following upcoming events in our neighborhood:

MARCH 2, 2024- “IT’S MY PARK DAY” (9am -12pm) followed by LIVE MUSIC IN WEST AUSTIN NEIGHBORHOOD PARK (near dog park at 1pm -5 pm; details TBA)

MARCH 5, 2024-OWANA GENERAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING (7pm at Mathew’s Elementary School Cafeteria)

MARCH 30, 2024 -ANNUAL OWANA EASTER EGG HUNT IN WEST AUSTIN NEIGHBORHOOD PARK (9am, details TBA)

The next general membership meeting will be held March 5, 2024

The agenda for our next General Membership meeting is in the works. Please check back soon for agenda items we will be discussing.

Pizza in the Park Tailgater on April 7,2023

Pizza in the West Austin Park Tailgater has changed to April 7 from 6pm – 8 pm. At this event, Friend Of West Austin Park (FOWAP)is sponsoring a casual “get to know your neighbors” in the northwest corner of the West Austin Park on Maufrais Street, future home of The Overlook. Join in for pizza, beverages and other goodies. Kids welcome.  So, mark your calendar for free pizza in the west Austin Park for April 7 from 6-8pm!

It’s My Park Day- March 4 from 9am-12 noon

WEST AUSTIN NEIGHBORHOOD PARK FROM 9AM TIL NOON!

Caffeinate yourself, grab some work gloves and spend a morning in the park helping to spread mulch, maintain the flower beds, meet some neighbors, help beautify our lovely park etc. Thank you in advance to all you wonderful neighbors who dedicate your time and energy and green thumbs!!! Free t-shirt! Sign up hereThen, come back after a well deserved nap and bring your blanket and lawn chair for Live Music in the park from 2pm-6 pm. 

Live Music in West Austin Park – November 5!

We are the central neighborhood in the Live Music Capital of the World, what better way to celebrate than by hosting our own live music event!

SAVE THE DATE for NOVEMBER 5, 4-8pm, for music in West Austin Park!

Neighborhood musicians  Above Ground, Junerise, Jake Andrews, and 9 1/2 Street Project will be playing. Let’s support them! Terry Lickona, neighborhood resident and executive producer of Austin City Limits, will be our MC.

We’ll also have the Fibonacci food truck. Bring a blanket and/or chairs, a beverage of choice, and stay a while!

 

Easter Egg Hunt

The annual OWANA Easter Egg Hunt is back!

Join us on Saturday, April 16, at West Austin Park. The kids’ Easter Egg Hunt will start promptly at 8am.

Cold Brew coffee and food will generously be provided by neighborhood restaurant/brewery Hold Out Brewing (who is now serving brunch!).

***Also, we need filled eggs for kids to hunt! You can drop them off at 1417 W. 10th St. Feel free to fill them with small toys, coins, or candy (ideally no chocolate). Thank you!***

Hope you can join us to get to know your neighbors and watch some cute kids hunt for eggs!

Budget Town Hall – Participation Details

Hello Neighbors!
As a follow up to the email that went out to OWANA members last week, below is information about joining in and participating in Councilmember Tovo’s Budget Town Hall on Monday, July 19. Please consider participating if you have opinions on how the City should prioritize funding for this upcoming fiscal year.
When: 5:30-6:30 pm, Monday July 19
What: CM Tovo and Interim Budget Officer Kerri Lang will discuss the proposed FY22 budget, followed by a moderated Q&A session.
After you submit your registration, you will receive an email containing the video link and call-in number. Attendees can submit questions via the chat function in real time. Attendees who will be calling in and not using the video platform should email their questions for the panelists at budgetqa@austintexas.gov.
For more information on the budget process, budget documents, and to provide feedback, visit: AustinTexas.gov/Budget.
Kathie Tovo and her staff continue to provide updates through Twitter (@kathietovo) and Facebook: www.facebook/ktovo. (You do not need a Facebook account to access the City Council page.)