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Recent Posts

Wild, Wild Life, Part 2: “The Fox & Minnie”

Photo: austintexas.gov Part Two of a Three-Part Series by District 6 neighbors Dave Marshall and Nancy Bain A few years ago, one of our Canyon Creek residents, Nancy Bain, had an encounter with a fox near her home. Her experience, shared here, illustrates the predicament that many homeowners face andRead More →
September 18, 2019

Part 1: Dealing With Wild Animals in the Wildland-Urban Interface

More humans now live in cities than on farms, in forests, or in the countryside. We continue to coexist with wildlife nonetheless, and it seems human and animal habitats are intersecting more often today. But it’s not just that wild animals have moved into our neighborhoods; humans have moved into theirs. Read More →
September 13, 2019

Seal Coat Season Is Upon Us

Now that Austin’s cool and wet months are (mostly) behind us, it’s again time for seal coat season! That’s right: The Austin Public Works Department is hard at work on extending the lifespan of aging city roads with seal coat, a preventative maintenance that can keep a road functioning for 10Read More →
June 13, 2019

Working to End Homelessness

Homelessness is a triple threat — to public safety, public health, and most notably, a humanitarian crisis. The city and the council have already taken some significant moves to offer care and help keep people off the street, but there is more work to do. There is a debate ragingRead More →
June 11, 2019

Meet District 6 Volunteer Sami Williams

D6 NW Field Office lead volunteer Sami Williams First in a series: Meet our D6 NW Field Office volunteers District 6 NW Field Office volunteer Sami Williams sits at the desk where she waits for constituents to come by or call. “I have lived in District 6 since before itRead More →
May 23, 2019

Upcoming Events

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11:30 am Networking Austin @ Riverplace Country Club
Networking Austin @ Riverplace Country Club
Sep 20 @ 11:30 am – 1:00 pm
Networking Austin @ Riverplace Country Club | Austin | Texas | United States
Networking Austin’s new club! The West Austin Chamber partnered with Networking Austin to bring you Austin’s original networking group in a new, lunchtime setting. Join them Fridays at Riverplace Country Club, where the meeting will begin at 11:30am and end at 1pm. Arrive around 11 for an opportunity to meetRead More →
7:30 pm Loud & Proud Open Mic Night @ Asian American Resource Center
Loud & Proud Open Mic Night @ Asian American Resource Center
Sep 20 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Loud & Proud Open Mic Night @ Asian American Resource Center | Austin | Texas | United States
Every quarter, Y’all We Asian and the Asian American Resource Center hosts an open mic where anyone can sign up to try out anything in front of an audience! Music, comedy, dance, poetry, film – you name it!Read More →
8:00 pm Over the Lege Part 4: The House ... @ Rollins Theater at the Long Center
Over the Lege Part 4: The House ... @ Rollins Theater at the Long Center
Sep 20 @ 8:00 pm
Over the Lege Part 4: The House Awakens @ Rollins Theater at the Long Center | Austin | Texas | United States
Over the Lege, the number one, and some might say only, political satire show based solely on the Texas Legislature unites the expertise of legislative staffers, improv veterans and comedic writers to bring you a political satire variety show exposing the shenanigans of the Texas Legislature. It’s a little SaturdayRead More →
Sep
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9:00 am AIDS Walk Austin @ Republic Square Park
AIDS Walk Austin @ Republic Square Park
Sep 21 @ 9:00 am
AIDS Walk Austin @ Republic Square Park | Austin | Texas | United States
AIDS Walk Austin is an annual charity walk that benefits 10 different AIDS service organizations throughout Central Texas.Read More →
9:00 am AIDS Walk Austin @ Republic Square
AIDS Walk Austin @ Republic Square
Sep 21 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
AIDS Walk Austin @ Republic Square | Austin | Texas | United States
Since 1987, AIDS Walk Austin has brought together thousands of people from the community to help 10 AIDS Service Organizations in Central Texas. Each year walkers, sponsors, and supporters join together to create awareness, fight stigma, and raise much-needed funds for HIV prevention and care services. Come join the funRead More →

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