The First Time Project Leader Meeting is Jan. 29

Join Austin Park Foundation's Volunteer Manager and Environmental Educator, Bill Stout, and our Programs Director Ladye Anne Wofford for our It's My Park Day First Time Project Leader Meeting on January 29, 2015, from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at our office: 507 Calles Street, Ste. 116, Austin, Texas 78702. When you become a project leader you are playing an important role in caring for our city's beloved green spaces. Many of our parks don't receive the care and attention they need and volunteer days like It's My Park Day are important opportunities to provide basic maintenance to our parks, tra...   read full post »

posted on 1/23/2015

   

MLK Day of Service 2015

“Life’s most persistent and urgent question is: ‘What are you doing for others?’”
-Martin Luther King, Jr.
Part of the United We Serve Presidential national call to service initiative, MLK Day of Service is a call for Americans of all walks of life to work ...   read full post »

posted on 1/13/2015

   

It's My Park Day Project Registration FAQ

It's My Park Day is Saturday, March 7. Project registration is open through Febraury 5. Volunteer registration will open February 9. Register an It's My Park Day Project.
Who can be a project leader?
Anyone can be a project leader! Many of our leaders come from our Adopt-a-Park groups, c...   read full post »

posted on 1/6/2015

   

Just Announced: 2014 Fall Grant Recipients

Today we are excited to announce we have designated more than $140,000 in grant funding as part of our annual fall cycle improving seven local parks as part of our Parks Grants Program. The fall 2014 Park Grants Program recipients include: The Windsor Park Neighborhood Association, who will use the...   read full post »

posted on 12/16/2014

   

King & Country Food Co. is Now Open in Wooldridge Square

We are happy to announce the newest addition to Wooldridge Square is the King & Country Food Co. airstream trailer. Wooldridge Square is one of Austin’s four original downtown parks and is located next to Travis County Courthouse and the Austin History Center at 900 Guadalupe St. Austinite...   read full post »

posted on 12/11/2014

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